Pop Musicians

Throughout history, there have been many Pop musicians who have made significant contribution to the field of Pop music. The list includes many familiar and great Pop musicians, such as Taylor Swift, Rita Ora, Ringo Starr, Charli XCX and Elvis Costello.
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 1 Taylor Swift

Taylor Alison Swift
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: December 13, 1989
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

American pop and country music singer-songwriter, Taylor Swift is a multiple Grammy award winning artist who has inspired a number of hopeful musicians. A talented artist since a young age, she achieved success with her first single and debut album in 2006. Since then, the Fearless star has not looked back and also made her acting debut in 2009.

 2 Phil Collins

Phil Collins
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Famous As: Drummer
Birthdate: January 30, 1951
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: British

Phil Collins is best known for his work with the popular rock band Genesis. Having sold more than 150 million copies worldwide, he is one of the best-selling music artists in the world. Phil is one of three recording artists who have sold more than 100 million records both as principal members of a band and as solo artists.

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 3 Tom Fletcher

Tom Fletcher
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: July 17, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: British
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.

 4 Ringo Starr

Ringo Starr
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: July 7, 1940
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: British

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.

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 5 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.

 6 Andy Williams

Andy Williams
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Famous As: Singer, Art collector, Musician, Putita
Birthdate: December 3, 1927
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Died: September 25, 2012
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 7 Sinead O’Connor

Sinead O’Connor
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: December 8, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Irish

Sinead O’Connor is an Irish singer and songwriter known for her controversial statements as much as for her work as a musician. Apart from releasing solo albums and singles, she has also collaborated with other artists and recorded songs for films. She often makes headlines for expressing views on subjects, such as women's rights, child abuse, sexuality, and organized religion.

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 8 Sting

Sting
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: October 2, 1951
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: British

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.

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 9 Nick Carter

Nick Carter
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: January 28, 1980
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

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.

 10 Rita Ora

Rita Ora
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 26, 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: British, Yugoslav, Kosovar

Rita Ora is a popular singer and actress who became the first British female solo artist to release 13 top ten songs in the UK. Also a well-known philanthropist, Rita Ora was appointed as one of the ambassadors for UNICEF UK in 2019. She performs quite frequently in charity concerts and supports several charity organizations.

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 11 Lewis Capaldi

Lewis Capaldi
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: October 7, 1996
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: British, Scottish

Lewis Capaldi's success story is one of the greatest testimonies to the fact that magical things can happen when talent meets opportunity. From being just another aspiring singer, he quickly became a popular singer-songwriter in the UK and the US after Ryan Walter stumbled upon his iPhone recording on his SoundCloud account. Subsequently, he was signed to Universal Music Group.

 12 Sade Adu

Sade Adu
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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: January 16, 1959
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Nigerian, British

 13 Mick Fleetwood

Mick Fleetwood
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: June 24, 1947
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: British

 14 Michelle Phillips

Michelle Phillips
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Famous As: Television actor, Singer, Actor, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Model
Birthdate: June 4, 1944
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

 15 Adrienne Bailon

Adrienne Bailon
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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Dancer, Television actor
Birthdate: October 24, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 16 Paula Abdul

Paula Abdul
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: June 19, 1962
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

Starting her career as a cheerleader, Paula Abdul went on to choreograph music videos for Janet Jackson. She then tried her hand at singing-songwriting and released a highly successful debut studio album. Also an award-winning actress, Paula was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. She has also appeared in TV shows like American Idol.

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 17 Andrew Ridgeley

Andrew Ridgeley
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Famous As: Singer, Guitarist, Songwriter, Musician
Birthdate: January 26, 1963
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: British

 18 Anni-Frid Lyngstad

Anni-Frid Lyngstad
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 15, 1945
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Norwegian, Swedish
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 19 Darlene Love

Darlene Love
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Famous As: Singer, Film actor
Birthdate: July 26, 1941
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

 20 Charli XCX

Charli XCX
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 2, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: British
Charli XCX began her career by posting songs on Myspace. She then began performing at parties, eventually gaining fame with collaborations such as I Love It, with Icona Pop, and Fancy, with Iggy Azalea. She released Billboard charters such as Boom Clap and co-wrote the Shawn Mendes-Camila Cabello hit Señorita.
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 21 David Cassidy

David Cassidy
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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Television actor
Birthdate: April 12, 1950
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 22 José Feliciano

José Feliciano
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Famous As: Musician, Singer, Composer, Guitarist, Jazz guitarist, Songwriter
Birthdate: September 10, 1945
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Puerto Rican
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 23 Lea Michele

Lea Michele
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 29, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

Lea Michele is an American actress and singer. She began her career as a child actress on Broadway and is best known for the role of Rachel Berry on the comedy-drama series Glee. She won many awards and was critically acclaimed for it. However, Lea has also been accused of being rude to her co-actors on the sets of Glee.

 24 Kacey Musgraves

Kacey Musgraves
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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: August 21, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Country singer Kacey Musgraves has won six Grammys, including one for her debut album, Same Trailer Different Park. She had started as part of the children’s country duo Texas Two Bits and explored a solo career later. She has also appeared on the singing reality show Nashville Star.

 25 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.

 26 Chynna Phillips

Chynna Phillips
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Famous As: Singer, Actor, Television actor
Birthdate: February 12, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

 27 Dusty Springfield

Dusty Springfield
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Famous As: Singer, Artist, Cleric
Birthdate: April 16, 1939
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: British
Died: March 2, 1999

 28 Sheryl Crow

Sheryl Crow
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Famous As: Musician, Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: February 11, 1962
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

Sheryl Crow is an American musician, actress, and singer-songwriter. Over the years, Crow has contributed to several film soundtracks, including the iconic theme song for the popular James Bond movie Tomorrow Never Dies. After being diagnosed with intraductal carcinoma, a form of breast cancer, Sheryl Crow opened the Sheryl Crow Imaging Center by joining hands with her surgeon Kristi Funk.

 29 Eddie Fisher

Eddie Fisher
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Famous As: Traditional pop music
Birthdate: August 10, 1928
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Died: September 22, 2010

 30 Dougie Poynter

Dougie Poynter
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Famous As: Bassist, Musician
Birthdate: November 30, 1987
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: British

 31 Max Martin

Max Martin
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Famous As: Record Producer
Birthdate: February 26, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Swedish

 32 Clairo

Clairo
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Famous As: Record Producer
Birthdate: August 18, 1998
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Indie singer Clairo began posting songs on SoundCloud at age 13. She initially recorded covers and soared to fame with her viral track Pretty Girl, a song recorded for the Transgender Law Center, in 2017. Her single Sofia was a Billboard Hot 100-charter. She came out as bisexual on Twitter

 33 AJ Michalka

AJ Michalka
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 10, 1991
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

AJ Michalka is an American actress, musician, and singer-songwriter. She is credited with forming the popular pop duo Aly & AJ along with her sister Alyson Renae Michalka. Also a respected actress and voice actress, AJ Michalka has contributed to the success of several TV series, such as Steven Universe and The Goldbergs.

 34 Tony Kanal

Tony Kanal
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: August 27, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: British, American

 35 Kym Marsh

Kym Marsh
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Famous As: Actor, Singer
Birthdate: June 13, 1976
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: British

 36 Alex Wolff

Alex Wolff
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 1, 1997
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 37 Dennis Wilson

Dennis Wilson
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Famous As: Record producer, Singer, Drummer, Surfer, Composer
Birthdate: December 4, 1944
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Died: December 28, 1983

 38 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.

 39 Emma Bunton

Emma Bunton
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Famous As: Actor, Television presenter, Singer-songwriter, Singer, Model, Karateka
Birthdate: January 21, 1976
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: British

 40 Bobby Darin

Bobby Darin
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Famous As: Singer, Actor, Jazz musician, Songwriter
Birthdate: May 14, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: December 20, 1973

 41 Natalia Tena

Natalia Tena
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 1, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: British

Natalia Tena is an English actress and musician,  best known for playing Nymphadora Tonks in the Harry Potter film series. She was interested in the performing arts since childhood. She began her career as a street musician, working as a busker on the London Underground. She then joined a theater group and soon branched out into acting.

 42 Pete Burns

Pete Burns
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Famous As: Singer, Composer, Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: August 5, 1959
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: British
Died: October 23, 2016

 43 Davido

Davido
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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: November 21, 1992
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Nigerian

 44 Sara Dallin

Sara Dallin
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Singer
Birthdate: December 17, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: French

 45 Krystal

Krystal
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Famous As: singer, actor, model
Birthdate: October 24, 1994
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: South Korean

 46 Perry Como

Perry Como
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 18, 1912
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: May 13, 2001

 47 Mika

Mika
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Famous As: Recording artist
Birthdate: August 18, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Lebanese, British, American

 48 Gary Numan

Gary Numan
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Famous As: Singer, Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: March 8, 1958
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: British

 49 Denny Doherty

Denny Doherty
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Famous As: Singer, Composer, Songwriter, Actor
Birthdate: November 29, 1940
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Canadian
Died: January 19, 2007

 50 Kim Wilde

Kim Wilde
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Famous As: Singer, Landscape architect, Songwriter, Television presenter
Birthdate: November 18, 1960
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: British
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