Male Pop Singers

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 1 Louis Tomlinson

Louis Tomlinson
83
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 24, 1991
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: British

Louis Tomlinson is best known for his association with the popular boy band One Direction. A multi-talented personality, he is also known for his acting and footballing skills; while he started his career as an actor, he was later signed by the Doncaster Rovers Football Club. He is regarded as one of the most influential people in the UK.

 2 Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson
74
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 29, 1958
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Died: June 25, 2009

The King of Pop and an international superstar, Michael Jackson was a musical entertainer whose work – both with Jackson 5 and solo – won accolades and hearts worldwide. Equally popular were his unique dance moves that created sensation and shaped future dance styles. Amongst the most successful entertainers of all time, Jackson was later accused of child molestation.  

 3 Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber
166
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: March 1, 1994
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Canadian

Canadian singer and songwriter Justin Bieber was discovered via YouTube and subsequently went on to become a teen pop sensation. By age 25 he became the youngest solo artist to achieve seven number-one albums in the US. Bieber has received many accolades, including a Grammy Award. He’s also had his share of controversies and run-in with the law.

 4 Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: February 17, 1991
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: British

Ed Sheeran is one of the most popular English singer-songwriters of the current generation. His songs Castle on the Hill and Shape of You from his third studio album broke records in several countries. He is one of the best-selling music artists in the world, having sold over 150 million records worldwide.

 5 Shawn Mendes

Shawn Mendes
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Famous As: Singer & Songwriter
Birthdate: August 8, 1998
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Canadian

Canadian pop singer Shawn Mendes is known for catchy and soulful folk-pop songs. Stitches, Treat You Better, There's Nothing Holding Me Back, In My Blood, If I Can't Have You and Senorita are some of his popular and chartbuster songs. He was named by the Time Magazine in 2018 as one of the 100 most influential people in the world.

 6 Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars
65
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: October 8, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

American singer, Bruno Mars, is one of the best-selling artists of all time. He has a wide range of musical style like R&B, pop, funk, reggae, hip hop and rock. He is also known for his stage performances. Locked Out of Heaven, When I Was Your Man, 24K Magic and That's What I Like are some of his hit songs.

 7 Harry Styles

Harry Styles
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: February 1, 1994
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: British

With a career that began on the stage of The X Factor to being named Billboard’s Artist of the Year in 2014, Harry Styles is a name to be reckoned with in the music industry. He is a member of the internationally successful pop band, One Direction, and is known for his flamboyance and versatility.   

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 8 Charlie Puth

Charlie Puth
60
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 2, 1991
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Charlie Puth initially gained fame through his covers and originals on his YouTube channel, CharliesVlogs. He briefly worked under Ellen DeGeneres's label. He is known for the multiple-Grammy-nominated track See You Again by rapper Wiz Khalifa, which featured him, and his chartbusters One Call Away and We Don't Talk Anymore.

 9 Joe Jonas

Joe Jonas
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 15, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

American singer, songwriter and actor Joe Jonas shot to fame as the lead vocalist of the famous pop-rock band, Jonas Brothers. Later, he released a solo album, Fastlife and also formed another band, DNCE before once again joining his brothers for a single, Sucker. He has also appeared in various films and television shows.

 10 Liam Payne

Liam Payne
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Famous As: Singer, Songwriter
Birthdate: August 29, 1993
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: British

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.

 11 Kim Taehyung

Kim Taehyung
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Famous As: Pop Singer
Birthdate: December 30, 1995
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: South Korean

Kim Tae-hyung is a South Korean singer, actor, and songwriter. He is best known for his association with the popular boy group BTS, for which he is a vocalist. Renowned for his baritone singing voice, Kim is regarded as a role model by other Korean artists like Younghoon, Jaehyun, Byun Hyun-min, Yeosang, Jungseung, Mingi, and Yunmin.

 12 Kim Seok-jin

Kim Seok-jin
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 4, 1992
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: South Korean

As a member of the popular South Korean boy band BTS, Kim Seok-jin is idolized in Korea and drooled over by girls across Asia. One of the most popular singer-songwriters in Korea, Kim Seok-jin is popular for his falsetto voice. Also a well-known philanthropist, Kim is a UNICEF Honors Club inductee.

 13 Khalid (Singer)

Khalid (Singer)
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: February 11, 1998
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

Khalid is an American singer-songwriter whose work in Logic’s hit single 1-800-273-8255 earned him a nomination at the Grammy Awards. He has also received prestigious awards, such as Billboard Music Awards, MTV Video Music Award, and American Music Awards. In 2019, he was named in Time magazine's list of 100 Most Influential People.

 14 Conan Gray

Conan Gray
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 5, 1998
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

An American singer-songwriter, Conan Gray's life is a testimony to the fact that talent alone can help anyone succeed. From being a YouTuber who uploaded original songs to his channel to becoming an artist with a record deal under his belt, Conan Gray's amazing story is out there for anyone seeking inspiration.

 15 Justin Randall Timberlake

Justin Randall Timberlake
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Famous As: American singer-songwriter
Birthdate: January 31, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

Justin Randall Timberlake is an American actor, singer-songwriter, and record producer. Regarded as a pop icon, Timberlake has sold more than 56 million singles worldwide, which makes him one of the best-selling music artists. In 2007 and 2013, he was named in Time magazine's 100 most influential people in the world list. Timberlake is also known for his philanthropic activities.

 16 Michael Bublé

Michael Buble
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 9, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Canadian, Italian

Michael Bublé is a Canadian record producer, singer, and songwriter. He gained international recognition after releasing his fourth studio album It's Time. Also known for his charity work, Michael Bublé was part of a charity concert where he pledged a donation of A$50,000 to those affected by the Black Saturday bushfires in Australia.

 17 Adam Levine

Adam Levine
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Famous As: Singer, Songwriter
Birthdate: March 18, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

Three-time Grammy-winning Maroon 5 singer and guitarist Adam Levine had started his career with the band Kara's Flowers, which went defunct later. He has also judged the reality show The Voice. Adam owns a production company and a music label. He also has his own fragrance line and clothing collection.

 18 Kevin Jonas

Kevin Jonas
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: November 5, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

Musician, singer, and songwriter Kevin Jonas rose to fame as a member of the pop-rock band, the Jonas Brothers, with his younger brothers, Joe and Nick. Also an actor, he has appeared in many Disney Channel productions. He is involved in business ventures as well and is the founder of a construction company, JonasWerner.

 19 Rick Astley

Rick Astley
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: February 6, 1966
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: British

Rick Astley went from being a high-school drop-out and a driver, to becoming a music sensation. He turned into a global phenomenon with his 1987 track Never Gonna Give You Up, which topped charts in 25 countries. Years later, in 2007, the video was part of the viral meme “rickrolling.”

 20 Jason Derulo

Jason Derulo
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: September 21, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

American singer Jason Derulo is one of the best-selling and popular musicians of present times. His forte is pop, but his music also encompasses R&B and hip-hop. Whatcha Say, Don't Wanna Go Home, Talk Dirty, In My Head, Savage Love, The Other Side and Wiggle are some of his smash hit songs. He also acts in movies and television shows.

 21 Calum Scott

Calum Scott
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Famous As: Singer, songwriter
Birthdate: October 12, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: British

Calum Scott is a British singer-songwriter who achieved national recognition after competing in the ninth series of the popular reality television show Britain's Got Talent. An openly gay musician, Calum Scott serves as an inspiration to the LGBT community around the world.

 22 Cliff Richard

Cliff Richard
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: October 14, 1940
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: British
The third-top-selling artist in UK Singles history, Cliff Richard has sold over 250 million records. He charted 67 top-ten and 14 number-one singles in the U.K. He mostly performed with his backing band, The Shadows, and redefined the rock-and-roll genre with singles such as Move It, which inspired The Beatles.

 23 Jesse McCartney

Jesse McCartney
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Famous As: Singer/Songwriter, Actor, Voice Actor
Birthdate: April 9, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Jesse McCartney is best known as JR Chandler from the soap All My Children. He also sang for the pop band Dream Street and then went solo. He has appeared on shows such as Law & Order: SVU and has voiced Theodore in Alvin and the Chipmunks and its sequels.

 24 Usher

Usher
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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: October 14, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 25 George Michael

George Michael
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 25, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: British
Died: December 25, 2016

George Michael is one of the best-selling music artists of all time. He rose to fame as a member of the music duo Wham and later went solo. His first solo single Careless Whisper reached number one in over 20 countries. He came out as gay in 1998. He was often in news for his personal life and legal troubles.

 26 Nat Wolff

Nat Wolff
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 17, 1994
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 27 Olly Murs

Olly Murs
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Famous As: Choreographer, Composer, Singer, Musician, Songwriter
Birthdate: May 14, 1984
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: British

Known for his songs like Thinking of Me, Heart Skips a Beat and Dance with Me Tonight, Olly Murs established himself as a successful singer and songwriter. The Englishman, whose music genres range from pop to neo soul came to prominence with his performance in The X Factor. The Manchester United fan is also a television presenter and voice actor.

 28 Berry Gordy

Berry Gordy
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Famous As: Record Executive
Birthdate: November 28, 1929
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 29 John Phillips

John Phillips
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: August 30, 1935
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Died: March 18, 2001

 30 Billy Burke

Billy Burke
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 25, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

Billy Burke is an American actor best known for playing Charlie Swan in the film series,The Twilight Saga. Also known for his writing skills, Burke contributed to the story of the 2004 musical zombie comedy film, Dead & Breakfast. A multi-talented personality, he also released an album titled Removed in 2010 and went on to release another album, The Underkill, in 2018.

 31 Harry Connick Jr.

Harry Connick Jr.
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Famous As: American singer
Birthdate: September 11, 1967
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

 32 Chad Kroeger

Chad Kroeger
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: November 15, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Canadian
Chad Kroeger gained fame as the lead singer and guitarist of the rock band Nickelback, delivering hit singles such as How You Remind Me and topping the Canadian charts. He later co-founded the band The Suits XL and also collaborated with major artists such as Santana and Avril Lavigne.

 33 Udit Narayan

Udit Narayan
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Famous As: Playback Singer
Birthdate: December 1, 1955
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Indian, Nepalese

 34 Eric Nam

Eric Nam
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 17, 1988
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
Korean-American pop singer Eric Nam gained fame with his YouTube covers and soon appeared on Birth of a Great Star 2. Named to Forbes’s 30 Under 30 Asia 2017, he also earned GQ’s 2016 Man of The Year tag. He is best known for his phenomenal debut EP, Cloud 9.

 35 Michael McDonald

Michael McDonald
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: February 12, 1952
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

 36 Al Jolson

Al Jolson
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Famous As: Actor, Singer
Birthdate: May 26, 1886
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Died: October 23, 1950

Singer, comedian, and actor Al Jolson was dubbed "The World's Greatest Entertainer" at the peak of his career. Known for his brash and extroverted performances, he is credited to have played a major role in defining the modern musical. He was the first star to entertain troops overseas during World War II and was posthumously awarded the Medal for Merit.

 37 Rag’n’Bone Man

Rag’n’Bone Man
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: January 29, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: British

 38 Smokey Robinson

Smokey Robinson
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: February 19, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

Singer, songwriter, and record producer, Smokey Robinson, first gained fame as the founder and frontman of the vocal group, The Miracles, in the 1950s. He embarked on an equally successful solo career after leaving the group. He is the recipient of many awards, including the prestigious Golden Plate Award of the American Academy of Achievement.

 39 Cheyenne Jackson

Cheyenne Jackson
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 12, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

Cheyenne Jackson is an American singer and actor. Jackson is known for his contribution across all three major acting mediums; he has played leading roles in films, TV series, and stage plays. Also known for his charity work, Jackson serves as an ambassador for The Hetrick-Martin Institute. An openly gay actor, Jackson serves as an inspiration to the LGBTQ community.

 40 Elvis Costello

Elvis Costello
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Birthdate: August 25, 1954
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: British

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.

 41 Leeteuk

Leeteuk
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: July 1, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: South Korean
After his father murdered Leeteuk’s ailing grandparents and committed suicide in 2014, the South Korean singer plunged into depression, while also neck-deep in a 5-billion-won debt his father left behind. The Super Junior member, however, soared past his issues and continued to release hits with his K-pop band.

 42 Ozuna

Ozuna
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 13, 1992
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Puerto Rican, American
Two-time Latin Grammy-winning Puerto Rican singer Ozuna specializes in the Latin trap and reggaeton genres. He is known for his Billboard-charting albums such as Aura. He collaborated with DJ Snake, Selena Gomez, and Cardi B on the phenomenal hit Taki Taki and has been cast in the film F9.

 43 Darius Rucker

Darius Rucker
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Famous As: Singer, Guitarist
Birthdate: May 13, 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Darius Rucker gained fame as the lead singer and guitarist of the rock band Hootie & the Blowfish. He then launched a solo career, releasing Billboard-charting hits such as Wagon Wheel and True Believers. He became the first Black American singer to win the Country Music Association New Artist Award.

 44 Harry Connick, Jr.

Harry Connick, Jr.
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 11, 1967
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

 45 Jackson Wang

Jackson Wang
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: March 28, 1994
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Chinese, Hong Konger

Hong Kong rapper, singer, and dancer Jackson Wang gained international popularity as a member of the South Korean boy group Got7. Born into a family with a rich legacy in sports, he played multiple sports as a teenager before he began his entertainment career. He is the recipient of many BreakTudo Awards.

 46 Cody Simpson

Cody Simpson
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 11, 1997
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Australian
Apart from releasing three pop albums, Australian singer/actor Cody Simpson has also acted in the film The Smiley Face Killers and a Broadway musical. A Part of USC's Trojan Swim Elite team, he has qualified for the trials of the 100m butterfly event of the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.

 47 Joey Fatone

Joey Fatone
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 28, 1977
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Joey Fatone soared to fame with the boyband NSYNC. He was the runner-up in the 2007 version of Dancing with the Stars. He also hosted The Singing Bee and Family Feud, and performed as “Rabbit” in The Masked Singer. He also appeared in the film My Big Fat Greek Wedding.

 48 Kygo

Kygo
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Famous As: DJ, Singer
Birthdate: September 11, 1991
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Norwegian, Singaporean
Norwegian DJ and record producer Kygo gained worldwide acclaim for his remix of the Ed Sheeran track I See Fire. At the 2016 Rio Olympics, he became the first house music producer who performed at an Olympics closing ceremony. He is also the fastest to gain a billion Spotify streams.

 49 Luis Miguel

Luis Miguel
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 19, 1970
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Mexican, Puerto Rican

Luis Miguel is a Mexican singer. Having performed in a wide range of styles like pop and jazz, Miguel is considered the most successful artist in the history of Latin America. One of the best-selling Latin musicians ever, Miguel is credited with popularizing the bolero genre. Thanks to his popularity, he has been referred to as the Latin Frank Sinatra.

 50 Michael Bolton

Michael Bolton
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Famous As: Singer, Songwriter
Birthdate: February 26, 1953
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

Michael Bolton is an American singer-songwriter who has sold over 75 million records so far. Apart from recording several top 10 albums on the Billboard charts, Bolton also has several prestigious awards under his belt, such as Grammy Awards. Also known for his charity work, Bolton set up the Michael Bolton Foundation in order to aid children and women.