2 Liam Payne(Singer, Songwriter)
Liam Payne is a popular English singer-songwriter who is part of the world-renowned boy band One Direction. Also a well-known philanthropist, Liam Payne has supported Comic Relief and Unicef. In 2020, he helped raise over $10 million for charitable organizations fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. Thanks to his charity work, he serves as an inspiration to many youngsters across the world.
3 Alesha Dixon(Singer, Model, Dancer)
Alesha Dixon is an English singer-songwriter, rapper, and TV personality. She initially wanted to become a teacher, but destiny had other plans for her, and she ended up entering the music world. She rose to fame as a singer in the 2000s as a member of the girl group Mis-Teeq. She later pursued a successful solo career as well.
4 Rag’n’Bone Man(Singer-songwriter)
Rag'n'Bone Man is an English musician, singer, and songwriter. Renowned for his baritone voice, Rag'n'Bone Man was named British Breakthrough Act at the 2017 Brit Awards where he also won the prestigious Critics' Choice Award. Over the years, he has also received several other awards like Echo Awards, NRJ Music Award, and an Ivor Novello Award.
5 Cheryl Fernandez-Versini(Singer)
7 Leona Lewis(Singer-Songwriter)
8 Ella Mai(Singer)
English singer, Ella Mai, was one of the contestants on the TV show, The X Factor, in which she auditioned as part of a trio. Even though she didn’t last long on the show, she went ahead to create her own music and became a sensation following the release of her eponymous album that topped the US R&B chart.
9 Amy Jade Winehouse(Singer-songwriter)
10 Jess Glynne(Singer)
11 James Arthur(Singer-songwriter)
James Arthur is an English singer-songwriter who achieved popularity after winning the popular British reality TV music competition The X Factor in 2012. Apart from debuting at the top position on the UK Singles Chart, his debut single also went on to sell more than 2.5 million copies, making it the most successful single in the history of the show.
12 Sam Smith(Singer-songwriter)
13 Idris Elba(Actor)
Idris Elba is a successful actor both on the small and the big screen and is mainly known for the television series The Wire and Luther and also for films, such as Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom and Beasts of No Nation. He has also acted in blockbuster films of Marvel Comics universe like Avengers: Age of Ultron and Avengers: Infinity War.
15 Billy Ocean(Recording Artist)
Billy Ocean is a recording artist who achieved popularity in the 1980s when he became the most famous Trinidad–British R&B singer. Over the years, he has also been one of the most prominent supporters of the Rastafari movement. In the 2020 New Year Honours, Billy Ocean was appointed MBE for services to music.
16 Louise Redknapp(Singer-Songwriter)
17 Harvey Cantwell(Singer)
18 Courtney Hadwin(Singer-songwriter)
Courtney Hadwin is an English singer-songwriter who achieved popularity by participating in the first series of ITV's The Voice Kids and the 13th season of NBC's America's Got Talent, where she was a finalist. She is one of the youngest artists to sign a record deal with Arista Records and Syco Entertainment.
19 Jesy Nelson(Singer)
20 Nadine Coyle(Singer)
Part of the award-winning girl band Girls Aloud, Irish singer-actor Nadine Coyle began her career with the show Popstars and later launched a solo career, with songs such as Go To Work. She has also been a model and has launched an Irish pub, which was later run by her family.
21 Joss Stone(Singer-songwriter)
Joss Stone is an English singer, actress, and songwriter. One of the most successful British female singers of her generation, Stone has sold more than 15 million records worldwide. She has also received several prestigious awards, such as Grammy Award and Brit Awards. In 2006, Joss Stone became the youngest woman to be featured in the Sunday Times Rich List.
22 Rochelle Humes(Singer)
23 Lisa Stansfield(Singer, Singer-songwriter, Musician)
24 Tiwa Savage(Singer-songwriter)
Tiwa Savage is a Nigerian singer, actress, and songwriter. After having created an opportunity to establish herself in the United Kingdom, Savage returned to Nigeria and played an important role in elevating the Nigerian music industry. In 2018, she became the first woman to win the MTV Europe Music Award under the Best African Act category.
25 Mick Hucknall(Singer-songwriter known for his signature red hair and for being the lead singer of the band Simply Red)
26 Fleur East(Singer-songwriter)
Fleur East is an English rapper, singer, and songwriter. She is best known for her participation in the popular reality television music competition The X Factor where she finished second in 2014. She then went on to release her debut studio album Love, Sax and Flashbacks which peaked at number 12 on the Scottish Albums Chart.
27 Shayne Ward(Singer)
28 Conor Maynard(Singer-songwriter)
29 Ella Henderson(Singer-songwriter)
31 Paul Carrack(Singer)
32 Denny Laine(Musician)
33 Alex Clare(Singer)
34 Frankie Bridge(Singer)
35 Steve Marriott(Musician)
Steve Marriott was an English musician who served as the frontman guitarist of popular rock bands like Small Faces and Humble Pie. In Britain, he became a mod-style icon during his career and was one of the most photographed celebrities at that time. Steve Marriott died at the age of 44 and was posthumously honored with an Ivor Novello Award.
36 Jade Jones(singer)
37 Natasha Hamilton(Singer, Musician, Songwriter, Stage actor, Actor)
38 Alvin Lee(Lead Vocalist and Lead Guitarist of the Blues Rock Band 'Ten Years After')
39 Tim Westwood(DJ)
Tim Westwood is a British DJ and television and radio presenter. He is best known for presenting the popular British reality TV show Pimp My Ride UK. Over the years, Tim Westwood has received several prestigious awards, including MOBO Awards and Radio Academy John Peel Award.
40 Beverley Knight(Contemporary R&B singers)
41 Heather Small(Singer)
42 Ronnie Lane(Musician, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist)
43 Tina Barrett(Singer, Actor, Model)
44 Brian Harvey(Musician)
45 Melanie Blatt(Singer, Actor)
Celeste is an American-British singer-songwriter who became the fifth artist to win the Rising Star Award and top the BBC's Sound of poll in the same year in 2019. Considered one of the finest singers of her generation, Celeste is also admired for her fashion sense. In 2020, she was featured in one of the Top 10 lists by Elle.