Pop Rock Singers

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Pop rock is a type of rock music, which lays emphasis on professional songwriting. It is also characterised by the use of drums, guitars, and propulsive rhythms. This genre originated in the late 1950s as an alternative to Rock & Roll and R&B. Here are some of the most famous Pop rock singers from all over the world.
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 1 
Chester Bennington
(One of the Greatest Rock Vocalists of His Generation)
Chester Bennington
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Birthdate: March 20, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Died: July 20, 2017

Singer, songwriter, and musician Chester Bennington rose to prominence as the lead vocalist for the band, Linkin Park. He is widely considered to be one of the greatest rock vocalists of his generation. He possessed a three-octave tenor vocal range that showed tremendous durability for the entirety of his career. He died of suicide in 2017.

 2 
Avril Lavigne
(Best Known for Album 'Let Go', The Best Selling Album of the 21st Century by a Canadian Artist)
Avril Lavigne
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Birthdate: September 27, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Belleville, Canada

Success came early to Canadian singer and songwriter Avril Lavigne. At fourteen, she performed with Canadian icon, Shania Twain, and at sixteen, bagged a two-album recording contract with Arista Records. Her debut album Let Go released soon, became a huge success, made her a teen idol and earned Grammy Award nominations. With subsequent albums, her popularity has only increased.

 3 
Lisa Marie Presley
(Singer-songwriter & the Only Child of Elvis Presley)
Lisa Marie Presley
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Birthdate: February 1, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States

The only child of the legendary singer and musician, Elvis Presley, Lisa Marie Presley fought her addiction with drugs during her teens and later launched herself as singer-songwriter with her debut album To Whom It May Concern. It was followed by two more commercially and critically successful albums. Lisa Marie Presley has also earned appreciation for her numerous philanthropic work.

 4 
Joe Jonas
(Member of the Pop Rock Band the 'Jonas Brothers')
Joe Jonas
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Birthdate: August 15, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Casa Grande, Arizona, United States

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.

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Mandy Moore
(Singer, Actress)
Mandy Moore
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Birthdate: April 10, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Nashua, New Hampshire, United States

Mandy Moore is a popular singer, songwriter, and actress who has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Apart from her entertainment career, Moore is a known philanthropist who endorses the philosophy of effective altruism. In 2017, she was an active participant at the Los Angeles Women's March.

 6 
Pink
(Singer and Songwriter Known for Her Rock-Influenced Pop Songs, Distinctive Raspy Voice and Acrobatic Stage Presence)
Pink
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Birthdate: September 8, 1979
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Doylestown, Pennsylvania, United States

Pink is an American singer-songwriter known for her acrobatic stage presence and raspy voice. Having sold more than 90 million records worldwide, Pink is one of the best-selling musicians in the world. A recipient of several prestigious awards, Pink was named in VH1's 100 Greatest Women in Music list. Her work has inspired many other artists like Taylor Swift.

 7 
Adam Levine
(Lead Vocalist of the Pop Rock Band 'Maroon 5'.)
Adam Levine
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Birthdate: March 18, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

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.

 8 
Kelly Clarkson
(Winner of 1st Season of 'American Idol')
Kelly Clarkson
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Birthdate: April 24, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, United States

Regarded as the personification of the perfect pop star, Kelly Clarkson is a product of American Idol. After winning the competition, she went on to become a popular star and was named in VH1's 100 Greatest Women in Music list. She has also inspired other popular musicians, such as Kelsea Ballerini and Demi Lovato. Kelly is also a well-known philanthropist.

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 9 
John Mayer
(Pop-Rock Singer Known for His Albums 'Room for Squares' and 'Heavier Things')
John Mayer
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Birthdate: October 16, 1977
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States
John Mayer went from working at a gas station to producing the multi-platinum albums Room for Squares and Heavier Things and winning multiple Grammys. He has worked with bands such as the John Mayer Trio and Dead & Company. He has written for Esquire, donates to charities, and collects watches. 
 10 
Niall Horan
(Irish Singer-Songwriter - A Member of the English-Irish Boy Band 'One Direction')
Niall Horan
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Birthdate: September 13, 1993
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mullingar, Ireland
Niall Horan performed as part of the boyband One Direction, formed on The X Factor, till it went on a hiatus. He then launched his solo career with the album Flicker and hits such as This Town. He has marched for the BLM movement and has supported UNICEF's Soccer Aid.
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Brendon Urie
(Lead Singer and Multi-Instrumentalist of the Pop Rock Band 'Panic! at the Disco')
Brendon Urie
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Birthdate: April 12, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: St. George, Utah, United States

Singer, songwriter, and musician Brendon Urie is best known as the lead vocalist of the pop-rock band Panic! at the Disco. He started taking guitar classes while in high school and also joined a band. He has enjoyed considerable success with Panic! and also takes up projects as a solo artist. He launched the Highest Hopes Foundation in 2018.

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Kevin Jonas
(Member of the Pop Rock Band 'The Jonas Brothers')
Kevin Jonas
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Birthdate: November 5, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Teaneck, New Jersey, United States

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.

 13 
Adam Lambert
(Singer-Songwriter Known for His Dynamic Vocal Performances)
Adam Lambert
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Birthdate: January 29, 1982
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

American singer-songwriter and actor, Adam Lambert, serves as an inspiration to the LGBTQ community; he became the first openly gay musician to top the U.S. Billboard 200 charts with the release of his second studio album Trespassing. Also a well-known philanthropist, Adam Lambert helps raise money for various charitable causes.

 14 
Bryan Adams
(Best Selling Pop, Pop-Rock Singer-Songwriter Of All Time)
Bryan Adams
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Birthdate: November 5, 1959
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kingston, Canada
Canadian rock guitarist and singer Bryan Adams, known for his cult classics Everything I Do and Summer of '69, has won 20 Juno Awards and a Grammy. The Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductee is also an avid animal rights activist and a professional photographer who has held several exhibitions.
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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.

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Sonny Bono
(One-half of the Popular Singing Duo 'Sonny & Cher')
Sonny Bono
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Birthdate: February 16, 1935
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: January 5, 1998
Sonny Bono formed the musical duo Sonny & Cher, with his second wife, Cher. They also starred in The Sonny and Cher Show. He also served as the mayor of Palm Springs and a congressman for California's 44th district. The Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act was named after him.
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Louis Tomlinson
(Singer-Songwriter and Member of the British Boy Band 'Once Direction')
Louis Tomlinson
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Birthdate: December 24, 1991
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Doncaster, United Kingdom

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.

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Peter Gabriel
(Musician & Singer)
Peter Gabriel
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Birthdate: February 13, 1950
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chobham, Surrey, England

Man of Peace recipient and six-time Grammy-winner Peter Gabriel was the lead singer of Genesis but switched to a solo career in 1977. He co-founded the first online music download platform, OD2, and the WOMAD festival, apart from contributing to human rights, with groups such as Witness and The Elders.

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Carly Rae Jepsen
(Her Single “Call Me Maybe” was the Best-Selling Single of 2012)
Carly Rae Jepsen
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Birthdate: November 21, 1985
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mission, Canada

Canadian singer, songwriter, and actress Carly Rae Jepsen has been active in show business since 2007. Interested in music from an early age, she pursued musical theatre at the Canadian College of Performing Arts. She held a series of odd jobs before getting a break as a singer and actress. She is the winner of three Juno Awards.

 20 
David Lee Roth
(Singer, Musician)
David Lee Roth
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Birthdate: October 10, 1954
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bloomington, Indiana, United States

David Lee Roth is an American rock singer, songwriter, musician, and former radio personality. Renowned for his energetic stage persona, Roth was a long-time member of the popular hard rock band Van Halen where he served as the lead singer. In 2007, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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James Blunt
(Best Known for His Album "Back to Bedlam," One of the Best-Selling Albums in UK Chart History)
James Blunt
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Birthdate: February 22, 1974
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tidworth, Hampshire, England
Five-time Grammy nominee James Blunt topped international charts with his single You're Beautiful. His album Back to Bedlam recorded the highest sales in the U.K. in the 2000s. He is also concerned about climate change and is known for screening the environmental documentary An Inconvenient Truth before his concerts.
 22 
Annie Lennox
(Singer-songwriter of)
Annie Lennox
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Birthdate: January 25, 1954
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Aberdeen, Scotland
Known for her androgynous look, four-time Grammy-winning artist Annie Lennox became an international sensation with Eurythmics, a duo she formed with Dave Stewart, delivering hits such as Sweet Dreams. Her song Into the West from The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King received an Academy Award.
 23 
Nick Jonas
(Singer, One of the Jonas Brothers)
Nick Jonas
2
Birthdate: September 16, 1992
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States

American singer and actor, Nick Jonas is one of the three members of the popular American pop rock band Jonas Brothers which has released five studio albums and worked in two successful Disney’s television films. When the band disbanded for sometime, Nick released solo albums, founded a record label and furthered his acting career with Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle.

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Belinda Carlisle
(Pop Singer and Lead Singer of the Rock Band 'Go-Go’s')
Belinda Carlisle
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Birthdate: August 17, 1958
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Belinda Carlisle is an American singer, author, and musician. She was part of the Go-Go's where she was the lead singer; during the first half of the 1980s, the Go-Go's was one of the most successful and popular all-female bands. In 2011, she was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame as a member of The Go-Go's.

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Morgan Wallen
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Birthdate: May 13, 1993
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sneedville, Tennessee, United States
 26 
Michael Bolton
(Member of the Rock Band 'Blackjack' Who Became Known for His Series of 'Pop Rock Ballads')
Michael Bolton
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Birthdate: February 26, 1953
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States

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.

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Demi Lovato
(Singer, Songwriter, Actress)
Demi Lovato
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Birthdate: August 20, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

Demi Lovato rose to fame with the television film Camp Rock, but became highly successful as singer when she released her pop rock debut album, Don't Forget in 2008, which was followed by many more albums seeing millions in sale. Her health issues like bipolar disorder, anorexia nervosa and drug and alcohol addictions have received significant media attention.

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Sara Bareilles
(One of the Best-Selling Pop Musical Artists Known for Her Single 'Love Song')
Sara Bareilles
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Birthdate: December 7, 1979
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Eureka, California, United States

Sara Bareilles is an American actress, author, and singer-songwriter. Her popularity in major entertainment mediums landed her an opportunity to judge the third season of the popular singing competition series, The Sing-Off. In 2012, Sara Bareilles was named in VH1's list of the Top 100 Greatest Women in Music.

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Laura Branigan
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Birthdate: July 3, 1952
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York, United States
Died: August 26, 2004
 30 
Joel Madden
(Lead Vocalist for the Pop Punk Band "Good Charlotte")
Joel Madden
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Birthdate: March 11, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Waldorf, Maryland, United States
Joel Madden is the frontman of the pop punk band Good Charlotte and part of the pop-rock duo The Madden Brothers with his twin brother, Benji. He has been a coach on The Voice Australia from its first to its fifth season. He is also UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.
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Ryan Tedder
(Singer-songwriter)
Ryan Tedder
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Birthdate: June 26, 1979
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
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Scott Grimes
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Birthdate: July 9, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
 33 
Michelle Branch
(Singer-songwriter Famous for Hit Single 'Everywhere')
Michelle Branch
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Birthdate: July 2, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sedona, Arizona, United States

Michelle Branch is an American actress, singer, and songwriter. She is best known for her vocal performance on Santana's song The Game of Love, which received a Grammy Award under the Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals category. She is also credited with forming the now-defunct duo The Wreckers.

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Ann Wilson
(Musician, Singer)
Ann Wilson
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Birthdate: June 19, 1950
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States
 35 
Nick Lachey
(Lead Singer of the Boyband '98 Degrees')
Nick Lachey
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Birthdate: November 9, 1973
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Harlan, Kentucky, United States
Nick Lachey, member of the popular boyband 98 Degrees, also had a successful solo career. He was part of the reality show Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica with his former wife Jessica Simpson and later co-hosted Love is Blind with his current wife, Vanessa. He also starred in the series Charmed.
 36 
Domino Kirke
(Pop Singer & Co-founder of the Indie Pop Band, 'Domino')
Domino Kirke
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Birthdate: December 17, 1983
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Westminster, London, England

Domino Kirke was scouted by producer Andres Levin while performing at a pub and later released her own music. She is also the girlfriend of Penn Badgley, better known as Joe Goldberg from the Netflix series You. She is a doula, too, and co-owns the doula agency Carriage House Birth.

 37 
Mark Hoppus
(Bass Guitarist and the Lead Vocalist of the Rock Band Blink-182)
Mark Hoppus
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Birthdate: March 15, 1972
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ridgecrest, California, United States
Mark Hoppus is best known as the co-lead vocalist and bassist of the rock band Blink-182. He was also part of the music duo Simple Creatures, along with Alex Gaskarth. He had a music talk show, hosted a podcast, and launched a clothing line. He also co-owned two businesses. 
 38 
Vanessa Carlton
(Singer-Songwriter and Pianist Famous for Her Debut Single, 'A Thousand Miles')
Vanessa Carlton
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Birthdate: August 16, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Milford, Pennsylvania, United States
Vanessa Carlton is known for her Billboard-charting debut single, A Thousand Miles, and her platinum-certified debut album, Be Not Nobody. Her album Rabbits on the Run was inspired by A Brief History of Time. The three-time Grammy nominee is also openly bisexual and married to Deer Tick member John McCauley.
 39 
Anastacia
(Singer-songwriter)
Anastacia
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Birthdate: September 17, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
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Teddy Geiger
(Musician)
Teddy Geiger
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Birthdate: September 16, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rochester, New York, USA
 41 
Mark McGrath
(Musician)
Mark McGrath
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Birthdate: March 15, 1968
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, USA
 42 
Harry Chapin
(Singer Best Known for His Folk Rock & Pop Rock Songs)
Harry Chapin
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Birthdate: December 7, 1942
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Greenwich Village, New York, United States
Died: July 16, 1981
Grammy-winning folk rock and pop rock singer Harry Chapin was one of the highest-paid artists of the 1970s, known for tracks such as Cat's in the Cradle. An avid philanthropist, he was part of the Presidential Commission on World Hunger. He also won a posthumous Congressional Gold Medal
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Howie Dorough
(Singer, Actor)
Howie Dorough
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Birthdate: August 22, 1973
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Orlando, Florida, United States
 44 
Morten Harket
(Best Known as the Lead Singer of the Synthpop/Rock Band 'A-ha')
Morten Harket
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Birthdate: September 14, 1959
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kongsberg, Norway

Morten Harket is a Norwegian vocalist and musician. He is most popular as the lead singer of the synthpop/rock band A-ha. The band has released ten studio albums to date. Before joining the band, he used to sing for the blues outfit Souldier Blue. He has often been praised for his incredibly strong falsetto.  

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Ruston Kelly
(Singer-songwriter)
Ruston Kelly
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Birthdate: July 31, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Georgetown, South Carolina
 46 
Christopher Cross
(Singer-songwriter)
Christopher Cross
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Birthdate: May 3, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States
 47 
Taylor Hanson
(Musician)
Taylor Hanson
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Birthdate: March 14, 1983
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
 48 
Michael Penn
(Singer)
Michael Penn
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Birthdate: August 1, 1958
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
 49 
Andrea Corr
(Singer-songwriter)
Andrea Corr
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Birthdate: May 17, 1974
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dundalk, Ireland

Andrea Corr is an Irish singer, musician, songwriter, actress, and author. She is part of the popular Celtic pop-rock and folk-rock group The Corrs, where she plays the ukulele, piano, and tin whistle apart from being the lead singer. Also a humanitarian, Andrea Corr takes part in several charitable activities to raise money for various causes.

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Colbie Caillat
(Singer-songwriter)
Colbie Caillat
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Birthdate: May 28, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Malibu, California, United States