Pop Rock Singers

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 Louis Tomlinson

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 24, 1991
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Doncaster

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 Chester Bennington

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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
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.

 3 Avril Lavigne

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
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.

 4 Ray Charles

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter & Musician
Birthdate: September 23, 1930
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Albany, Georgia, United States
Died: June 10, 2004

Ray Charles went on to become a great singer-songwriter, composer, and pianist, despite suffering blindness due to glaucoma early in his life. One of the most respected and decorated musicians of all time, Ray Charles has been named in lists, such as 100 Greatest Singers of All Time. He pioneered the soul music genre, which remains his greatest contribution.

 5 Robbie Williams

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: February 13, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England

Robbie Williams is one of the most popular and successful English singer-songwriters of his generation. Having sold 75 million records, Williams is one of the best-selling music artists ever. His lasting impact on British culture earned him the 2017 Brits Icon Award. Also a well-known philanthropist, Williams has established a charity organization called Give It Sum in his home town.

 6 Adam Lambert

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Famous As: Singer
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.

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 7 Kevin Jonas

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Famous As: Musician
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.

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 8 Niall Horan

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
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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 9 Brendon Urie

Brendon Urie.
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Famous As: Singer, Musician
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.

 10 Sinead O’Connor

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: December 8, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Glenageary, Ireland

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.

 11 Peter Gabriel

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Famous As: Musician & Singer
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.

 12 Dan Reynolds

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: July 14, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Las Vegas, Nevada

Dan Reynolds is an American singer, record producer, and songwriter. He is credited with founding the popular pop-rock band, Imagine Dragons, for which he serves as the lead vocalist. Also known for his philanthropic efforts, Reynolds helped form The Tyler Robinson Foundation, which helps young people battling cancer. He also supports people struggling with mental health.

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 13 Kim Seok-jin

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 4, 1992
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gwacheon, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea

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.

 14 Belinda Carlisle

Belinda Carlisle
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Famous As: Singer
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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 15 David Lee Roth

David Lee Roth
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Famous As: Singer, Musician
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.

 16 Laura Branigan

Laura Branigan
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: July 3, 1952
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York, United States
Died: August 26, 2004
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 17 AJ Michalka

AJ Michalka.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 10, 1991
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Torrance, California

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.

 18 Scott Grimes

Scott Grimes
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 9, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
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 19 Teddy Geiger

Teddy Geiger
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: September 16, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rochester, New York, USA

 20 Patty Smyth

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: June 26, 1957
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City
Patty Smyth is best known as the leading vocalist of the rock band Scandal. She also had a successful solo career and co-wrote and sang the Junior soundtrack Look What Love Has Done, which earned her Grammy and Academy Award nominations. Patty is married to legendary tennis star John McEnroe.
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 21 Björn Ulvaeus

Björn Ulvaeus
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 25, 1945
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gothenburg, Sweden

 22 Ann Wilson

Ann Wilson
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Famous As: Musician, Singer
Birthdate: June 19, 1950
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States

 23 Shawn Mendes

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Famous As: Singer & Songwriter
Birthdate: August 8, 1998
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

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.

 24 Ryan Tedder

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: June 26, 1979
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
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 25 Nick Carter

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Famous As: Musician
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.

 26 Mark McGrath

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: March 15, 1968
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, USA
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 27 Ruston Kelly

Ruston Kelly.
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: July 31, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Georgetown, South Carolina

 28 Christopher Cross

Christopher Cross
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: May 3, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States

 29 Colbie Caillat

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

 30 Morgan Wallen

Morgan Wallen
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 13, 1993
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sneedville, Tennessee, United States

 31 Taylor Hanson

Taylor Hanson
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: March 14, 1983
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States

 32 Andrea Corr

Andrea Corr.
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Famous As: Musician
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.

 33 Michael Penn

Michael Penn
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 1, 1958
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

 34 Cassidy Freeman

Cassidy Freeman.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 22, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

 35 Carlos Pena Jr.

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Famous As: Actor, Singer
Birthdate: August 15, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Colombia, Missouri

 36 Adnan Sami

Adnan Sami
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 15, 1971
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London, England

Adnan Sami is an Indian musician, singer, pianist, and music composer. Best known for his skills as a piano player, Sami was named the world's fastest keyboard player by Keyboard magazine. He is also widely regarded as the first person to have played Indian classical music on the piano. In 2020, he was awarded India's fourth-highest civilian award, Padma Shri. 

 37 Tony Hadley

Tony Hadley
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 2, 1960
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Islington, London, England, UK

 38 Jason Orange

Jason Orange
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: July 10, 1970
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Manchester, England, UK

 39 Morten Harket

Morten Harket
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Famous As: Vocalist
Birthdate: September 14, 1959
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kongsberg, Norway

 40 Joe Elliott

Joe Elliott
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Musician
Birthdate: August 1, 1959
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sheffield, England

 41 Samantha Ronson

Samantha Ronson
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Famous As: DJ
Birthdate: August 7, 1977
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London, England, UK

 42 Jonathan Cain

Jonathan Cain
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: February 26, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA

Jonathan Cain is a singer-songwriter and musician. He is a keyboardist for the rock band Journey. Interested in music from a young age, he attended the Chicago Conservatory of Music. He began his professional music career in the mid-1970s and played with numerous bands before joining Journey. He is also a solo artist and owns a recording studio. 

 43 Liz Phair

Liz Phair
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 17, 1967
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, USA

 44 Bea Miller

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Actress
Birthdate: February 7, 1999
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Maplewood, New Jersey

 45 Matt Willis

Matt Willis
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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: May 8, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tooting, London, England

 46 Adam Granduciel

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Famous As: Guitarist
Birthdate: February 15, 1979
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dover, Massachusetts
Guitarist Adam Granduciel is best known as the frontman and main songwriter of the indie rock band The War on Drugs. He was earlier part of Kurt Vile's backing band The Violators. He has also worked as a record producer for an album by the project Purling Hiss.

 47 Kim Carnes

Kim Carnes
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: July 20, 1945
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pasadena, California, USA

 48 Travie McCoy

Travie McCoy
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: August 6, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Geneva, New York, USA

 49 Paul Carrack

Paul Carrack
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 22, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sheffield, England, UK

 50 Duncan James

Duncan James
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 7, 1978
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Salisbury, England
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