Musicians Whose First Name Starts With R

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Discover the famous musicians whose name starts with R. The list includes people like R. Kelly, Rihanna, River Phoenix, Ringo Starr, Rod Stewart and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. This list of musicians whose names start with R includes people from United States, England, Germany, India and other countries all over the world.
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 1 
Rihanna
(One of the Best-Selling Female Pop and R&B Artist In History)
Rihanna
113
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 20, 1988
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saint Michael, Barbados
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 2 
Ray Charles
(Singer-songwriter)
Ray Charles
28
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 23, 1930
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Albany, Georgia, United States
Died: June 10, 2004
 3 
River Phoenix
(Actor, Musician and Eldest Brother of the Phoenix Siblings Who Accidentally Died by Combined Drug Intoxication)
River Phoenix
42
Birthdate: August 23, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Madras, Oregon, United States
Died: October 31, 1993
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 4 
Ringo Starr
(The Drummer of the Rock Band 'The Beatles')
Ringo Starr
55
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 7, 1940
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Dingle, Liverpool, England
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 5 
Ritchie Valens
(A 'Rock and Roll' Pioneer and a Forefather of the 'Chicano Rock' Movement)
Ritchie Valens
26
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 13, 1941
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: February 3, 1959
 6 
Robert Plant
(Lead Singer and Lyricist of the English Rock Band 'Led Zeppelin')
Robert Plant
31
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 20, 1948
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: West Bromwich, England, United Kingdom
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 7 
Ricky Martin
(Singer-songwriter Known For his Biggest Hit Song "Livin' la Vida Loca")
Ricky Martin
30
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 24, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 8 
Roddy Ricch
(Rapper, Singer-Songwriter Best Known for His Single ’Die Young’)
Roddy Ricch
13
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 22, 1998
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Compton, California, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 9 
Rick Moranis
(Actor & Comedian)
Rick Moranis
16
Birthdate: April 18, 1953
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 10 
Roger Taylor
(Best Known As The Drummer Of The Rock Band 'Queen')
Roger Taylor
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 26, 1949
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: King's Lynn, Norfolk, England
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 11 
Rod Stewart
(One of the Best-Selling Music Artists of All Time)
Rod Stewart
21
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 10, 1945
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Highgate
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 12 
Rebecca Marie Gomez
(Hip-Hop Singer who Gained from Her Single 'Shower')
Rebecca Marie Gomez
16
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 2, 1997
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Inglewood, California, United States
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 13 
Richard Wagner
(Known for His Operas and Music Dramas ‘Der Ring des Nibelungen’ and ‘Tristan und Isolde’)
Richard Wagner
9
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 22, 1813
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany
Died: February 13, 1883
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 14 
Roy Orbison
(Known as 'The Caruso of Rock' & Famous for Songs 'Only the Lonely' and 'Running Scared')
Roy Orbison
14
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 23, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vernon, Texas, United States
Died: December 6, 1988
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 15 
Ricky Nelson
(Musician)
Ricky Nelson
19
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 8, 1940
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Teaneck, New Jersey, United States
Died: December 31, 1985
Rabindranath Tagore
62
Birthdate: May 7, 1861
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Died: August 7, 1941
 17 
Russ
(Famous for His Hit Singles "What They Want", "Losin Control" and "Best on Earth")
Russ
20
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 26, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Secaucus, New Jersey, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 18 
Robert Johnson
17
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 8, 1911
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hazlehurst, Mississippi, United States
Died: August 16, 1938
 19 
Robin Gibb
(Member of the ‘Bee Gees’ Pop Group)
Robin Gibb
12
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 22, 1949
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Douglas, Isle of Man
Died: May 20, 2012
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 20 
Rob Zombie
(Founding Member of the Heavy Metal band 'White Zombie')
Rob Zombie
15
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 12, 1965
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Haverhill, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 21 
RM (Rap Monster)
(Leader of the South Korean Boy Group 'BTS')
RM (Rap Monster)
66
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 12, 1994
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Yeoui-dong, Seoul, South Korea
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 22 
Roselyn Sánchez
(Singer-songwriter, Actress)
Roselyn Sánchez
14
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 2, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 23 
Robert Palmer
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 19, 1949
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Batley, England
Died: September 26, 2003
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 24 
Robbie Williams
(Member of the Pop Group ‘Take That’ & Guinness World Record Holder for Selling 1.6 Million Tickets in a Single Day)
Robbie Williams
15
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 13, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 25 
Rachel Platten
(Singer-songwriter)
Rachel Platten
8
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 20, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 26 
Randy Travis
(Country Singer Known for His Album 'Storms of Life' & Single 'Three Wooden Crosses')
Randy Travis
10
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 4, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Marshville, North Carolina, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
Celebrity Names:
 27 
Rick James
(American Singer-Songwriter, Multi-Instrumentalist and Record Producer.)
Rick James
12
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 1, 1948
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States
Died: August 6, 2004
 28 
Ronnie Van Zant
(Singer, Singer-songwriter, Musician, Composer, Guitarist)
Ronnie Van Zant
8
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 15, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Jacksonville
Died: October 20, 1977
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 29 
Rich Brian
(Known for His Viral Debut Single "Dat $tick")
Rich Brian
21
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 3, 1999
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Jakarta, Indonesia
 30 
Ronnie Radke
(Lead Singer Of Rock Band 'Falling in Reverse')
Ronnie Radke
10
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 15, 1983
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 31 
Roger Waters
(Composer, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Screenwriter, Singer, Pianist, Record producer)
Roger Waters
16
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 6, 1943
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Surrey
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 32 
Roger Daltrey
7
Birthdate: March 1, 1944
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hammersmith Hospital, London, England
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 33 
Robert Smith
(Singer, Guitarist, Lyricist)
Robert Smith
10
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 21, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Blackpool, England
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 34 
Rag’n’Bone Man
(Known for His Deep Baritone Voice and His Debut Studio Album 'Human')
Rag’n’Bone Man
13
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 29, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Uckfield, East Sussex. England
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 35 
Rex Orange County
(Recording Artist)
Rex Orange County
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 4, 1998
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Grayshott, Hampshire
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 36 
Ravi Shankar
(Musician, composer)
Ravi Shankar
11
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 7, 1920
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Varanasi, United Provinces, British Raj
Died: December 11, 2012
 37 
Randy Rhoads
(Guitarist, Musician, Classical guitarist)
Randy Rhoads
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 6, 1956
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Santa Monica
Died: March 19, 1982
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 38 
Romeo Santos
(Lead Member and Vocalist of the Bachata Group 'Aventura')
Romeo Santos
10
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 21, 1981
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 39 
Richard Wright (Musician)
(One of the Founders of the Progressive Rock Band ‘Pink Floyd’)
Richard Wright (Musician)
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 28, 1943
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hatch End, Middlesex, England
Died: September 15, 2008
 40 
Ronnie Wood
(Best Known as a Member of the Rock Band 'Rolling Stones')
Ronnie Wood
10
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 1, 1947
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hillingdon, England, United Kingdom
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 41 
Ronnie James Dio
(Former heavy metal singer, songwriter and composer)
Ronnie James Dio
7
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 10, 1942
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States
Died: May 16, 2010
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 42 
Robert Schumann
(One of the Greatest Composer of the Romantic Era which include 'Carnaval, Symphonic Studies and Kinderszenen')
Robert Schumann
6
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 8, 1810
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Zwickau, Germany
Died: July 29, 1856
 43 
Robert Trujillo
(Bassist for American heavy metal band Metallica)
Robert Trujillo
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 23, 1964
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 44 
Rico Nasty
(Rapper)
Rico Nasty
10
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 7, 1997
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 45 
Rosanne Cash
(Country Singer-Songwriter Known for Her Breakout Single 'Seven Year Ache')
Rosanne Cash
8
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 24, 1955
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
 46 
Robbie Robertson
(Guitarist, Producer)
Robbie Robertson
11
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 5, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 47 
Redfoo
(Rapper & Songwriter Best Known for Being Part of the Musical Duo 'LMFAO')
Redfoo
13
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 3, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 48 
Randy Jackson
(Bassist)
Randy Jackson
13
Birthdate: June 23, 1956
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 49 
Roland Orzabal
(Musician, Singer)
Roland Orzabal
8
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 22, 1962
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hampshire, England
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 50 
Roy Clark
(Singer)
Roy Clark
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 15, 1933
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Meherrin, Virginia, United States
Died: November 15, 2018
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)