Male Pop Musicians

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 1 
Israel Kamakawiwo'ole
(Hawaiian Musician Best Known for His Medley 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow')
Israel Kamakawiwo'ole
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Birthdate: May 20, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Died: June 26, 1997

Hawaiian musician Israel Kamakawiwoʻole began his career as part of the Makaha Sons. He later went solo with the albums Ka 'Ano'I and Facing Future and also lent his support to the Hawaiian independence movement. His ever-increasing weight caused him chronic issues and eventually led to his death at 38.

 2 
Danny Elfman
(Singer-Songwriter for the New Wave Band 'Oingo Boingo')
Danny Elfman
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Birthdate: May 29, 1953
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Composer, singer, songwriter, and record producer, Danny Elfman is best known for his association with the new wave band Oingo Boingo. He has written over 100 feature film scores and has composed music for numerous TV shows and stage productions. He is the recipient of two Emmy Awards and one Grammy and has been nominated for the Academy Award.

 3 
Nick Carter
(Musician)
Nick Carter
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Birthdate: January 28, 1980
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Jamestown, New York, United States

Nick Carter is an American singer, musician, and actor. Best known for his association with the popular vocal group the Backstreet Boys, Carter achieved popularity as a teen idol throughout the mid and late-1990s. Also known for his charity work, Nick Carter has been playing an important role in raising awareness about the environment and its oceans.

 4 
David Foster
(Musician who Chaired 'Verve Records' (2012 to 2016))
David Foster
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Birthdate: November 1, 1949
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Victoria, Canada

Canadian musician, composer, and arranger David Foster is a prominent figure in the international music scene and has worked with the likes of  Christina Aguilera, Jennifer Lopez, and Madonna. The winner of 16 Grammy Awards, he has also been nominated for the Academy Awards thrice. He launched the David Foster Foundation to help sick children.

 5 
Elvis Costello
(Singer-Songwriter and Record Producer)
Elvis Costello
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Birthdate: August 25, 1954
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paddington, London, England

Regarded as one of the greatest artists of all time, Elvis Costello is a British singer-songwriter. Often counted among British cultural icons, Costello is also known for his humanitarian efforts; a prominent member of the Jazz Foundation of America, Costello has played a crucial role in saving the lives of many elderly blues and jazz musicians in America.

 6 
Alex Wolff
(Actor)
Alex Wolff
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Birthdate: November 1, 1997
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
 7 
Andrew Ridgeley
(Singer, Guitarist, Songwriter, Musician)
Andrew Ridgeley
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Birthdate: January 26, 1963
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Windlesham
 8 
Mick Fleetwood
(Musician)
Mick Fleetwood
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Birthdate: June 24, 1947
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Redruth, Cornwall, England
 9 
Andy Williams
(Singer, Art collector, Musician, Putita)
Andy Williams
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Birthdate: December 3, 1927
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wall Lake
Died: September 25, 2012
 10 
Mika
(Brit Award-Winning Singer Known for His Breakthrough EP 'Dodgy Holiday')
Mika
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Birthdate: August 18, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Beirut, Lebanon

Lebanese-born British singer Michael Holbrook Penniman Jr., also known as Mika, had moved to France as an infant and to Britain later, as his family escaped the war-torn Lebanon. Known for tracks such as Grace Kelly, he also earned a Grammy nomination for his single Love Today.

 11 
Richard Carpenter
(conductor, singer, songwriter, jazz musician, pianist, record producer)
Richard Carpenter
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Birthdate: October 15, 1946
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New Haven
 12 
Carl Wilson
(American musician)
Carl Wilson
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Birthdate: December 21, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hawthorne, California
Died: February 6, 1998
 13 
Davido
(Singer-Songwriter)
Davido
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Birthdate: November 21, 1992
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
American-born Nigerian artist David Adedeji Adeleke, better known as Davido, studied business before venturing into music. He soared to fame with his hit tracks Dami Duro and If. He owns a record label, too. His song Fall was the longest-charting Nigerian pop track in the history of Billboard.
 14 
Giorgio Moroder
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Birthdate: April 26, 1940
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Urtijëi, South Tyrol

Italian composer and record producer Giovanni Moroder, also known as the Father of Disco, produced Take My Breath Away, the Academy Award and Golden Globe-winning track by Berlin, which was part of the Top Gun soundtrack. His scores for Flashdance and Midnight Express, too, won Academy Awards.

 15 
Pete Burns
(Singer, Composer, Singer-songwriter)
Pete Burns
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Birthdate: August 5, 1959
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Port Sunlight
Died: October 23, 2016

Dead or Alive lead vocalist Pete Burns was a legendary musician of the 1980s. The son of a Holocaust survivor mother, he had a troubled childhood and quit school. He made his androgynous looks and his bisexuality his signature style. Plagued with surgery-related health issues, he died of a cardiac arrest at 57.

 16 
Kevin Richardson
(singer, musician, model, songwriter)
Kevin Richardson
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Birthdate: October 3, 1971
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lexington
 17 
Perry Como
(Singer)
Perry Como
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Birthdate: May 18, 1912
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: May 13, 2001
 18 
Lukasz Gottwald
(Record producer, singer songwriter)
Lukasz Gottwald
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Birthdate: September 26, 1973
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, United States
 19 
Tom Fletcher
(Musician)
Tom Fletcher
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Birthdate: July 17, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London Borough of Harrow
Tom Fletcher, lead vocalist and guitarist of the band McFly, has also written for several artists and bands, such as Busted, One Direction, and The Vamps. A successful YouTube vlogger, too, he has documented and shared all three pregnancies of his wife, Giovanna. He has also written several children’s books.
 20 
Paul Young
(Singer-songwriter, Singer)
Paul Young
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Birthdate: January 17, 1956
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Luton
 21 
José Feliciano
(Musician, singer and composer, best known for many international hits, including his rendition of the Doors')
José Feliciano
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Birthdate: September 10, 1945
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lares, Puerto Rico
 22 
Sting
(Musician & Singer)
Sting
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Birthdate: October 2, 1951
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wallsend, England

Sting is an English singer-songwriter, musician, and actor. Credited with co-founding the popular rock band, The Police, Sting played an important role in the band's success from 1977 to 1984 during which he served as the band's bassist, lead singer, and principal songwriter. Also known for his work as an activist, Sting has shown interest in political and social issues.

 23 
Stewart Copeland
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Birthdate: July 16, 1952
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Alexandria, Virginia, USA
 24 
Jay Sean
(Singer-songwriter, Singer, Beatboxing)
Jay Sean
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Birthdate: March 26, 1981
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hounslow
 25 
Ringo Starr
(The Drummer of the Rock Band 'The Beatles')
Ringo Starr
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Birthdate: July 7, 1940
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Dingle, Liverpool, England

English musician, singer, and songwriter, Ringo Starr, gained international fame as the drummer for the rock band, the Beatles. Raised by a single mother, he had a difficult childhood. He sought solace in music and it became his vocation. After finding success with the Beatles, he embarked on a solo career as well.

 26 
Gary Numan
(Singer, composer, and musician who produced commercial electronic music, including the hits "Cars" and "Are 'Friends' Electric")
Gary Numan
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Birthdate: March 8, 1958
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
 27 
Brett Young
(Singer)
Brett Young
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Birthdate: March 23, 1981
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Anaheim, Orange County, California, USA
 28 
Marc Almond
(Singer-Songwriter)
Marc Almond
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Birthdate: July 9, 1957
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Southport, England
 29 
Tony Kanal
(Musician)
Tony Kanal
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Birthdate: August 27, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kingsbury, London, England
 30 
Vince Clarke
(Composer, Songwriter, Record producer)
Vince Clarke
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Birthdate: July 3, 1960
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Basildon
 31 
Tony Hadley
(Best Known as the Lead Vocalist for New Romantic Band 'Spandau Ballet')
Tony Hadley
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Birthdate: June 2, 1960
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Islington, London, England

Tony Hadley is a British singer-songwriter and radio presenter. He is best known for his association with the New Romantic band Spandau Ballet where he was the lead singer. Tony Hadley is also well-known for his humanitarian efforts; he is a patron of many charitable organizations like Shooting Star Chase, The Huntington's Disease Association (HDA), and The Lowe Syndrome Trust.

 32 
Tom Fogerty
(Singer, Guitarist)
Tom Fogerty
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Birthdate: November 9, 1941
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Berkeley
Died: September 6, 1990
 33 
Diego Boneta
(Actor who gained wider recognition after starring in Rock of Ages alongside Tom Cruise and the Netflix biographical series Luis Miguel: The Series)
Diego Boneta
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Birthdate: November 29, 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico

Mexican singer and actor Diego Boneta rose to prominence starring in the 2012 American jukebox musical comedy film Rock of Ages. Boneta then furthered his acting career featuring in several films and television series, particularly playing the titular character in the Spanish-language American biographical television series Luis Miguel: The Series. Boneta has also released the studio albums Diego and Indigo.

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Conchita Wurst
(Singer, Model)
Conchita Wurst
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Birthdate: November 6, 1988
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gmunden

Born Thomas Neuwirth, Austrian singer, recording artist, and drag queen faced discrimination as a child because of his sexual orientation.  Around the age of nineteen, he embarked on his singing career, shortly developing the drag persona of a bearded woman called Conchita Wurst, gaining international attention when he won Eurovision Song Contest 2014 with his song Rise Like a Phoenix.

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Joan Sebastian
(Singer-songwriter, Actor, Poet, Record producer)
Joan Sebastian
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Birthdate: April 8, 1951
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Guerrero
Died: July 13, 2015

Known as the king of Mexican rodeo, for performing in concerts on horseback, Mexican singer Joan Sebastian won the highest number of Grammy awards from his country. Over 20 of his songs made it to the Billboard Hot Latin Songs chart. An actor, too, he was seen in the telenovela Tú y yo.

 36 
Gene Pitney
(Singer-songwriter)
Gene Pitney
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Birthdate: February 17, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: April 5, 2006
 37 
Freddy Moore
(Musician)
Freddy Moore
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Birthdate: July 19, 1950
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
 38 
Denny Laine
(Musician)
Denny Laine
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Birthdate: October 29, 1944
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Birmingham, England
 39 
Jim Steinman
(Composer)
Jim Steinman
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Birthdate: November 1, 1947
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
 40 
Colin Hay
(Singer, Guitarist, Songwriter)
Colin Hay
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Birthdate: June 29, 1953
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kilwinning

Colin Hay is an Australian-American musician, actor, singer, and songwriter. Known for his work with popular bands like Men at Work, Hay's music has been immortalized by actor-director Zach Braff, who has used his music in many of his own works. In 2020, Hay was honored at the APRA Awards with the Distinguished Services Award for his contribution to music.

 41 
Miles Robbins
(Musician)
Miles Robbins
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Birthdate: May 4, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
 42 
Markus Feehily
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Birthdate: May 28, 1980
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Sligo, Ireland
 43 
Chris Lowe
(Musician)
Chris Lowe
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Birthdate: October 4, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Blackpool, Lancashire, England, UK
 44 
Scott Walker
(Singer-songwriter)
Scott Walker
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Birthdate: January 9, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hamilton, Ohio, United States
Died: March 22, 2019
 45 
Mickey Gilley
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Birthdate: March 9, 1936
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Natchitoches, Louisiana, USA
 46 
Paul Nicholas
(Actor starring in the 1983 BBC sitcom Just Good Friends, for which he is best known)
Paul Nicholas
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Birthdate: December 3, 1944
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Peterborough, England, United Kingdom
 47 
Will Young
(Singer, Actor)
Will Young
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Birthdate: January 20, 1979
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wokingham
 48 
Kang Min-hyuk
(South Korean Musician, Actor)
Kang Min-hyuk
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Birthdate: June 28, 1991
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ilsan-gu, Goyang, South Korea

Kang Min-hyuk is a South Korean singer-songwriter, musician, and actor. He is best known for his association with the popular rock band CNBLUE, for which he plays the drums. Also known for his philanthropic efforts, Kang Min-hyuk donated 10 million won to help those affected by forest fires in Sokcho and Goseong County. 

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Lee Ryan
(Singer-songwriter, Composer, Musician, Singer, Actor)
Lee Ryan
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Birthdate: June 17, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chatham
 50 
Limahl
(Singer, Musician)
Limahl
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Birthdate: December 19, 1958
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wigan