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Prince
(Singer-songwriter & Multi-instrumentalist)
Prince
154
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 7, 1958
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Died: April 21, 2016

Singer-songwriter, dancer, and musician, Prince is is widely regarded as one of the greatest musicians of his generation. He was considered a guitar virtuoso and could also play several other instruments. With worldwide sales of over 150 million records, he is ranked among the best-selling music artists of all time. He was also well known for his flamboyant persona.

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Post Malone
(One of the Best-Selling Pop Singer-Songwriter and Has Won 10 Billboard Music Awards)
Post Malone
126
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 4, 1995
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Syracuse, New York, United States

Much appreciated for his introspective songwriting, singer-songwriter, Post Malone ,is the first-ever solo artist to top both the Billboard Rap Airplay and Adult Contemporary charts as a lead artist. His music covers a range of genres including country, grunge, rap, and R&B. He has been accused of  "appropriating" African-American culture and has been called a “culture vulture".

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Paul McCartney
(Co-Lead Vocalist of the Rock Band 'The Beatles' and One of the Most Successful Composers of All Time)
Paul McCartney
122
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 18, 1942
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Liverpool, England, United Kingdom

English singer-songwriter and musician, Paul McCartney, is one of the most successful composers and performers of all time. He gained worldwide fame as co-lead vocalist and bassist for the rock band, the Beatles. He also enjoyed a successful solo career. Besides music, he has been actively involved in humanitarian causes and animal rights issues.

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Patrick Swayze
(Best Known For His Roles in the Films: 'Dirty Dancing' and 'Ghost')
Patrick Swayze
90
Birthdate: August 18, 1952
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Died: September 14, 2009

Patrick Swayze, the American actor, dancer, singer and songwriter, was very popular during the 1980s. His movie the ‘Dirty Dancing’ catapulted him to stardom. Ghost was another of his hit films. Swayze died in September, 2009, at the age of 57 due to pancreatic cancer. His final role was that of a FBI Agent in the television series ‘The Beast’.

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Pink
(Singer and Songwriter Known for Her Rock-Influenced Pop Songs, Distinctive Raspy Voice and Acrobatic Stage Presence)
Pink
117
Listed In: Fashion
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.

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Pitbull
(One of the Best-Selling Rappers of All-Time)
Pitbull
90
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 15, 1981
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States
Rapper Pitbull is best known for his chartbusting songs I Know You Want Me and Timber. He also sang the 2014 FIFA World Cup theme, We Are One (Ole Ola). The winner of 35 Billboard Latin Music Awards, he has also collaborated with artists such as Jennifer Lopez.
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Pop Smoke
(American rapper closely associated with Brooklyn drill)
Pop Smoke
47
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 20, 1999
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Canarsie, New York, United States
Died: February 19, 2020
 8 
Pharrell Williams
(Lead Vocalist of the of the Hip Hop Band ‘N.E.R.D’)
Pharrell Williams
38
Birthdate: April 5, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
Rapper-singer Pharrell Williams began his career with The Neptunes, the record-production duo he had formed with Chad Hugo. He was also part of the band N.E.R.D., as its lead vocalist. He is known for his Academy Award-nominated song Happy from the Despicable Me 2 soundtrack and his 13 Grammy wins.
 9 
Phil Collins
(Drummer & Lead Singer of the Rock Band 'Genesis')
Phil Collins
63
Birthdate: January 30, 1951
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chiswick, Middlesex, London, United Kingdom

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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Playboi Carti
(Rapper, Singer-Songwriter and Record Producer)
Playboi Carti
43
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 13, 1996
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Riverdale, Georgia, United States
Mumble rapper Playboi Carti previously performed with Ethereal, using the pseudonym "Sir Cartier." He soared to fame with the Billboard Hot 100-charting tracks Woke Up Like and Magnolia. Described by GQ as the "leader of a youth style," he is known for his signature gothic fashion and quirky personality.
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Paula Abdul
(Her Album 'Forever Your Girl' was One of The Most Successful Albums in 1988)
Paula Abdul
34
Birthdate: June 19, 1962
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San Fernando, California, United States

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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Patsy Cline
(One of the Most Influential Vocalists of the 20th Century)
Patsy Cline
28
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 8, 1932
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Winchester, Virginia, United States
Died: March 5, 1963

Patsy Cline was an American singer widely regarded as one of 20th century's most influential, celebrated, and respected vocalists. Her singing style helped influence several artists and musical genres. She also helped define the Nashville Sound style associated with country music. She has been a major influence on artists, such as Loretta Lynn, Reba McEntire, Linda Ronstadt, and Dottie West.

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Paul Simon
(American Singer-Songwriter)
Paul Simon
33
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 13, 1941
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States

One half of the popular musical duo Simon & Garfunkel, Paul Simon is a singer-songwriter, musician, and actor. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest guitarists and songwriters of all time. His career, which has spanned more than 60 years, has been so influential that Time named him among the 100 People Who Shaped the World in 2006.

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Polo G
(Rapper and Record Executive Known for His Albums: ‘Die a Legend’, ‘The Goat’ and ‘Hall of Fame’)
Polo G
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 6, 1999
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

Polo G is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, and record executive. Polo G, who became famous for his Chicago drill sound, gradually adopted a more melodic style. Renowned for his vivid storytelling, Polo G's lyrics often reflect on subjects, such as mental health and racism. In 2020, he announced the launch of ODA Records, his own record label.

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Paul Anka
(Known for His Signature Hit Songs "Diana", "Lonely Boy", "Put Your Head on My Shoulder")
Paul Anka
14
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 30, 1941
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ottawa, Canada

Paul Anka is a Canadian-American actor and singer-songwriter. As a songwriter, he has contributed to the success of popular musicians, such as Tom Jones, Frank Sinatra, and Michael Jackson. He has also contributed to the theme of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. Also known for his business ventures, Anka is credited with opening the popular restaurant and club, Jubilation.

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Penn Badgley
(Actor)
Penn Badgley
65
Birthdate: November 1, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Peter Gabriel
(Musician & Singer)
Peter Gabriel
9
Listed In: Singers
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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Peggy Lipton
(Actress)
Peggy Lipton
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: August 30, 1946
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: May 11, 2019

Peggy Lipton achieved fame after playing Julie Barnes in the TV series The Mod Squad; her character Julie became a fashion icon. Peggy is also credited with raising her children Kidada and Rashida Jones—both celebrities—after marrying Quincy Jones. Interestingly, Peggy achieved all these after overcoming nervousness and stuttering as a child after being sexually abused by a relative.

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Phoebe Bridgers
(Singer-songwriter)
Phoebe Bridgers
11
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 17, 1994
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pasadena, California, U.S.
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Pat Benatar
(Rock Singer and Songwriter Known for Her Songs ‘Heartbreaker’ and ‘Hit Me With Your Best Shot’)
Pat Benatar
14
Birthdate: January 10, 1953
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Greenpoint, New York, United States

Four-time Grammy-winning rock artist Pat Benatar left her job as a teller to step into the music industry and is best known for her chartbusting tracks Hit Me with Your Best Shot, Fire and Ice, and Love Is a Battlefield. She has platinum albums in both the U.S. and Canada.

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Paul Sorvino
(Actor and Singer Known for His Role as ‘Paulie Cicero’ in the Film ‘Goodfellas’)
Paul Sorvino
4
Birthdate: April 13, 1939
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Died: July 25, 2022
Paul Sorvino, father of actors Mira and Michael Sorvino, is best known as Paulie Cicero from the movie Goodfellas and Phil Cerreta from the series Law & Order. A skilled sculptor, too, he specializes in bronze. He owns a brand of pasta sauces and is a co-owner of Janson-Beckett Cosmeceuticals.
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Patti LaBelle
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 24, 1944
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
The Godmother of Soul Patti LaBelle is best known for her chartbusting song Lady Marmalade, released with her group Labelle. She has had a successful solo career, too, winning multiple Grammys. She has appeared on her own TV shows, released cookbooks, and has launched her line of food and bedding.
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Paget Brewster
(Actress and Singer Known for Her Role as ‘Emily Prentiss’ in the TV Series ‘Criminal Minds’)
Paget Brewster
18
Birthdate: March 10, 1969
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Concord, Massachusetts, United States
Best known as Emily Prentiss from Criminal Minds, Paget Brewster is one of those rare women who declined an offer to be featured on Playboy. She has been appreciated for her roles in The Big Bad Swim and Community. She was nominated for an Emmy for voicing Della in DuckTales.
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Phil Lynott
(Lead Vocalist of the Irish Hard Rock Band 'Thin Lizzy')
Phil Lynott
13
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 20, 1949
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England
Died: January 4, 1986
Phil Lynott was the frontman of the rock band Thin Lizzy, which delivered hits such as Whiskey in the Jar and Jailbreak. After the group disbanded, Phil had a successful solo career, published two poetry books, and led the band Grand Slam. He struggled with heroin addiction throughout his life.
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Pete Townshend
(Co-Founder and Lead Vocalist of the Rock Band 'The Who')
Pete Townshend
10
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 19, 1945
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England

Pete Townshend is an English guitarist, composer, and singer. He is credited with co-founding and leading one of the most influential and important rock bands of the 20th century, The Who. Also an influential guitarist, Pete Townshend was ranked 10th in Rolling Stone magazine's 100 greatest guitarists of all time list published in 2011.

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Peter Frampton
(Musician & Singer)
Peter Frampton
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 22, 1950
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bromley, England
Rock guitarist Peter Frampton made the talk-box guitar effect his signature style. Known for hits such as Breaking All the Rules and Baby, I Love Your Way, he performed with the bands Humble Pie and The Herd. His album Frampton Comes Alive! sold over 8 million copies in the U.S.
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Paul Stanley
(Co-Founder, Frontman, Rhythm Guitarist and Co-Lead Vocalist of the Rock Band 'Kiss')
Paul Stanley
14
Birthdate: January 20, 1952
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City, United States

Singer, songwriter, and painter, Paul Stanley is best known for being a co-founder of the rock band Kiss. A rhythm guitarist and co-lead vocalist of the band, he also wrote or co-wrote many of their hit songs. He has been ranked 18th on Hit Parader’s list of the Top 100 Metal Vocalists of All Time.

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Peter Cetera
(Lead Vocalist and Bassist of the Rock Band 'Chicago')
Peter Cetera
8
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 13, 1944
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

Retired singer, songwriter, and bassist, Peter Cetera, first gained fame as an original member of the rock band Chicago. He later launched a successful solo career as well. He often collaborated with David Foster and Amy Grant over the course of his long career. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2016. 

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Pernell Roberts
(Actor, Activist, and Singer Best Known for His Roles as ‘Adam Cartwright’ in the TV Series ‘Bonanza’)
Pernell Roberts
16
Birthdate: May 18, 1928
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Waycross, Georgia, United States
Died: January 24, 2010
Pernell Roberts is best known as Adam Cartwright from the Western series Bonanza and Dr. John McIntyre from Trapper John, MD. He was also a prominent social activist and had participated in protests such as the Selma to Montgomery marches. He also narrated documentaries and experimented as a singer.
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Park Hyung-sik
(Singer, Actor)
Park Hyung-sik
40
Birthdate: November 16, 1991
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Yongin, South Korea
South Korean K-pop singer and actor Park Hyung-sik is best known for his stint with the boyband ZE:A. Fans loved him in series such as The Heirs and Dummy Mommy, and the variety show Real Men. He has won multiple KBS Drama awards and joined mandatory military training in 2019. 
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Paul Robeson
(Singer, Actor, and Black Activist.)
Paul Robeson
11
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: April 9, 1898
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Princeton, New Jersey, United States
Died: January 23, 1976

Singer and actor, Paul Robeson, was as much known for his music and films as he was for his political activism. As a black man who had to endure great difficulties to establish himself, he was actively involved in the Civil Rights Movement and other social justice campaigns. As a performer, he was a major figure in the Harlem Renaissance.

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Perrie Edwards
(Pop Singer and Member of the British Girl Group ‘Little Mix’)
Perrie Edwards
18
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 10, 1993
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: South Shields, England, United Kingdom

English singer Perrie Edwards is famous for being part of the girl group Little Mix, which is one of the highest-selling girl groups ever, having sold more than 50 million records. Such is Edwards' popularity that she has been signed as the new face for brands like Superga and Nando's. She is also the first female ambassador for Supreme Nutrition.

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Petula Clark
(One of the Longest Serving British Singers With a Career Spanning More than Seven Decades)
Petula Clark
8
Birthdate: November 15, 1932
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ewell, Surrey, England

Petula Clark is an English singer, composer, and actress. She achieved immense popularity in the USA, for which she is often referred to as the First Lady of the British Invasion. Over the years, Petula Clark has sold over 68 million records worldwide. Some of her best known songs include Downtown, I Couldn't Live Without Your Love, and My Love.

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Patti LuPone
(Actress)
Patti LuPone
11
Birthdate: April 21, 1949
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Northport, Long Island, New York, USA
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
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Perry Como
(Singer)
Perry Como
11
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 18, 1912
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: May 13, 2001
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Park Chanyeol
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 27, 1992
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
South Korean entertainer Park Chan-yeol, also known as Chanyeol, gained fame as part of the South Korean-Chinese boy group Exo, which has delivered hits such as Mama. He has also starred in series such as Secret Queen Makers and Missing 9, and films such as So I Married an Anti-fan
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Patti Smith
(Known for Her Hit Single “Because the Night”)
Patti Smith
15
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 30, 1946
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

Patti Smith is an American singer-songwriter. Referred to as the punk poet laureate, Smith became an influential figure of the punk rock movement with the release of her album Horses. Many world-renowned musicians, such as Madonna and Michael Stipe, have cited Smith as their inspiration. Even actresses like Ellen Page and Maria Doyle Kennedy have called Smith a major influence.

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Phil Everly
(Singer)
Phil Everly
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 19, 1939
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: January 3, 2014
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Prince Royce
(Singer-songwriter)
Prince Royce
21
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 11, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Pat Boone
(Actor, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer)
Pat Boone
14
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 1, 1934
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Jacksonville
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Patti Scialfa
(Rock Singer-Songwriter & Member of the Rock Band 'E Street Band')
Patti Scialfa
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 29, 1953
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Deal, New Jersey, United States

Patti Scialfa is an American guitarist and singer-songwriter. The wife of popular musician Bruce Springsteen, Scialfa has been an important member of Springsteen's primary backing band, E Street Band, since 1984. As a member of the band, Patti Scialfa became an inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014.

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Paris Jackson
(Actress, Singer-Songwriter and Musician Known for Her Album ‘Wilted’)
Paris Jackson
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Birthdate: April 3, 1998
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Beverly Hills, California, United States

The only daughter of Debbie Rowe and Michael Jackson, Paris Jackson works as a model, musician, and actress. She has been vocal about issues, such as child abuse and supports the LGBTQ community. Quite eccentric in nature, Paris Jackson considers herself black, although she is white. Also, she has dated men and women but doesn't consider herself bisexual.

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PartyNextDoor
(Singer-Songwriter Known for His Albums ‘PartyNextDoor ‘ and ‘PNDColours’)
PartyNextDoor
13
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 3, 1993
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mississauga, Canada

PartyNextDoor is a Canadian rapper, singer, and record producer. He grew up listening to rappers, such as Jodeci, Boyz II Men, Blackstreet, and 112 and was inspired to pursue a career in music. His first mixtape was a moderate hit. Since then, he has released a few albums and several singles. He has been nominated for the Grammy Awards twice. 

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PSY
(Singer-songwriter)
PSY
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 31, 1977
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gangnam District, South Korea

South Korean singer, rapper, and songwriter, Psy, is known internationally for his hit single Gangnam Style. The music video for the song became the first video to exceed one billion views on YouTube and continues to be one of the most viewed videos on the platform. Psy is credited to have popularized K-Pop in the Western music industry.

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Peggy Lee
(Singer)
Peggy Lee
10
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 26, 1920
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Jamestown, North Dakota, United States
Died: January 21, 2002
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Patrick Stump
(Singer-songwriter, Musician, Record Producer, Composer)
Patrick Stump
7
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 27, 1984
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Evanston, Illinois, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Placido Domingo
(Spanish Opera Singer, Conductor and Part of 'The Three Tenors' Operatic Singing Group)
Placido Domingo
10
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 21, 1941
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

Spanish opera singer and conductor Plácido Domingo has performed in a variety of languages, such as English, Italian, French, Spanish, and German. The winner of nine Grammys and five Latin Grammys, he later performed as part of The Three Tenors, with legends Luciano Pavarotti and José Carreras, releasing bestselling albums.

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Peter Wentz
(American Musician Best Known as the Bassist and Lyricist for the Rock Band ‘Fall Out Boy’)
Peter Wentz
12
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 5, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Wilmette, Illinois, United States
Pete Wentz gained fame as the bassist/lyricist for the rock band Fall Out Boy and later formed the electropop group Black Cards. He owns a record label, an apparel company, and a film production company. He has hosted Best Ink and is associated with charities such as UNICEF's Tap Project.
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PnB Rock
(American Rapper and Singer)
PnB Rock
18
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 9, 1991
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Peter Criss
(Drummer, Singer)
Peter Criss
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 20, 1945
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)