Do you know what’s common between Rod Stewart, John Lennon, Elton John, Robert Plant, David Bowie and Mick Jagger? Other than their roots that bind them all together, it is their passion for rock music. Rock is a form of music that evolved from rock and roll during the mid-20th century in United Kingdom and United States. From 1960s started the golden era of the music form that captivated audience with its powerful and strong vocals, authentic music and distinctive yet innovative style. Catchy melodies, delicious hooks and influential style dominated rock music. While musicians across the globe brought in varsity to this music genre, it was the British rock bands and rock artists who made the most important and most influential contribution. John Lennon, along with Paul McCartney founded the most commercially successful and critically acclaimed band in the history of music, the Beatles. This apart, he enjoyed a successful solo career and was responsible for 25 number one songs on the US Hot 100 Chart. Elton John’s five decade long career has been a flourishing one, with more than 300 million records sold. This made him one of the best-selling music artists of the world. For his contribution to music in his fifty years of career, Mick Jagger is regarded as one of the most popular and influential frontmen in the history of rock & roll. To know more interesting facts about the life and career of British rock singers, read on.
Freddie MercuryFreddie Mercury
05 September 1946
Singer-songwriter
Lewis CapaldiLewis Capaldi
07 October 1996
Singer

John LennonJohn Lennon
09 October 1940
Co-founder of 'The Beatles'

David BowieDavid Bowie
08 January 1947
Singer

Mick JaggerMick Jagger
26 July 1943
Singer

Rod StewartRod Stewart
10 January 1945
Singer-songwriter
Van MorrisonVan Morrison
31 August 1945
Singer

Syd BarrettSyd Barrett
06 January 1946
Singer-songwriter

MorrisseyMorrissey
22 May 1959
Actor

Peter GabrielPeter Gabriel
13 February 1950
 
George EzraGeorge Ezra
07 June 1993
Singer-Songwriter

Thom YorkeThom Yorke
07 October 1968
Singer, Musician, Songwriter
Brian JohnsonBrian Johnson
05 October 1947
Singer, Musician

Robin GibbRobin Gibb
22 December 1949
Singer

Maurice GibbMaurice Gibb
22 December 1949
Singer-songwriter
Jeff LynneJeff Lynne
30 December 1947
Singer-songwriter, Record producer

Phil LynottPhil Lynott
20 August 1949
Singer
Joe StrummerJoe Strummer
21 August 1952
Singer, Guitarist

Keith FlintKeith Flint
17 September 1969
Vocalist

Florence WelchFlorence Welch
28 August 1986
Musician
Marianne FaithfullMarianne Faithfull
29 December 1946
Singer

Alex TurnerAlex Turner
06 January 1986
Rock Singer
Courtney HadwinCourtney Hadwin
06 July 2004
Singer

David CoverdaleDavid Coverdale
22 September 1951
Singer, Musician

Paul WellerPaul Weller
25 May 1958
Singer, Songwriter, Musician

Olly MursOlly Murs
14 May 1984
Choreographer, Composer, Singer, Musician,
Abigail HopkinsAbigail Hopkins
20 August 1968
Singer-songwriter
Royston LangdonRoyston Langdon
01 May 1972
Singer

Pete HamPete Ham
27 April 1947
Singer

Alex GaskarthAlex Gaskarth
14 December 1987
Rock Singer

Declan McKennaDeclan McKenna
24 December 1998
Singer
James BayJames Bay
04 September 1990
Singer-songwriter

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Roger TaylorRoger Taylor
26 July 1949
Musician

George SmithGeorge Smith
09 March 1999
Pop–rock Singer, Instrumentalist

Melanie CMelanie C
12 January 1974
Singer-songwriter

Domino KirkeDomino Kirke
17 December 1987
Singer
Tracey UllmanTracey Ullman
30 December 1959
Actress

James FoxJames Fox
06 April 1976
Singer
Tom ChaplinTom Chaplin
08 March 1979
Musician

Peter NoonePeter Noone
05 November 1947
Singer

Denny LaineDenny Laine
29 October 1944
Musician
Gary LightbodyGary Lightbody
14 June 1976
Singer

John FarnhamJohn Farnham
01 July 1949
Singer
Jim KerrJim Kerr
09 July 1959
Singer

Nadine CoyleNadine Coyle
15 June 1985
Singer

Glen MatlockGlen Matlock
27 August 1956
Musician

Murray HeadMurray Head
05 March 1946
Actor

Chris NormanChris Norman
25 October 1950
Singer
Justine FrischmannJustine Frischmann
16 September 1969
Musician

David KnopflerDavid Knopfler
27 December 1952
Singer

Crispian MillsCrispian Mills
18 January 1973
Singer

Mark OwenMark Owen
27 January 1972
Singer
Annabella LwinAnnabella Lwin
31 October 1966
Singer

Graham GouldmanGraham Gouldman
10 May 1946
Singer