Singers Whose First Name Starts With V

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Vanessa Hudgens
88
Birthdate: December 14, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Salinas, California, United States

Hollywood actress Vanessa Hudgens’s breakout roles were Disney Channel’s film High School Musical and Netflix’s The Princess Switch, both in 2006. She subsequently went on to act in a range of films cutting across various genres. She courted controversy in 2007 when her nude photos from her phone were leaked on the internet, for which she apologised to her fans.

 2 
Vanessa Paradis
(Singer, Model and Actress)
Vanessa Paradis
51
Birthdate: December 22, 1972
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Saint-Maur-des-Fossés, France

French singer and actress, Vanessa Paradis, became a celebrity at the age of 14 with the French song Joe le taxi in 1987. She tasted further success with English songs like Be My Baby and many other French songs. She has also acted in several French films and has modelled regularly for high-end fashion products by Chanel like perfume and handbags.

 3 
Victoria Justice
(Actress & Pop Singer)
Victoria Justice
63
Birthdate: February 19, 1993
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hollywood, Florida, United States
Victoria Justice is best known as Lola Martinez from Zoey 101. Fans also appreciated her performances in Victorious, Eye Candy, and The Boy Who Cried Werewolf. She has also recorded the soundtrack for the musical Spectacular! and is associated with charity initiatives such as Girl Up and the UN Foundation.
 4 
Vanessa Williams
26
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 18, 1963
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 5 
Vanilla Ice
(Rapper Known for His Debut Album 'To the Extreme')
Vanilla Ice
29
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 31, 1967
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: South Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States
Vanilla Ice shot to fame after his iconic 1990s’ single Ice Ice Baby became the first hip-hop track to top the Billboard Charts. He had ventured into motocross racing and jet skiing, and also survived a suicide attempt. He was also part of the reality show The Vanilla Ice Project.
 6 
Van Morrison
(Singer)
Van Morrison
26
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 31, 1945
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bloomfield, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Northern Irish singer, Van Morrison, garnered recognition in the 1960s while playing with the band, Them, and then later as a solo singer with the 1967 song Brown Eyed Girl. Over the years, he has released more than 40 albums. Astral Weeks, Moondance, Wavelength, Down the Road and Keep It Simple are some of his acclaimed and commercially successful albums.

 7 
Vince Gill
(Country Music Singer, Songwriter and Musician)
Vince Gill
14
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 12, 1957
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Norman, Oklahoma, United States

Vince Gill is an American multi-instrumentalist, singer, and songwriter. He currently holds the record for the most number of Grammy Awards won by a male country music artist with 22 awards under his belt. He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2007. Vince Gill also has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. 

 8 
Vicente Fernández
(Mexican Ranchera Singer, Actor and Film Producer)
Vicente Fernández
14
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 17, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Huentitán El Alto, Jalisco, Mexico
Died: December 12, 2021
One of Mexico’s best-known cultural icons, singer-actor Vicente Fernández gained nicknames such as The King of Ranchera Music. Known for his signature oversized sombrero and eye-catching costumes, he sold more than 50 million albums throughout his career and won 3 Grammys and 9 Latin Grammys. He also produced Mexican films.
 9 
Victor Garber
(Best Known for His Roles as 'Jack Bristow' in the Drama Series 'Alias' (2001–2006))
Victor Garber
8
Birthdate: March 16, 1949
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, Canada

Victor Garber is a Canadian singer and actor best known for his work in theatre, television, and film. Over the years, Garber has received nominations for several prestigious awards, such as Primetime Emmy Awards and Tony Awards. His work in critically acclaimed movies like Titanic, Argo, and Milk was also appreciated with Screen Actors Guild Award nominations.

 10 
Vanity (Singer)
(Lead Singer of The Female Trio 'Vanity 6' Known for Their Hit Song "Nasty Girl")
Vanity (Singer)
28
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 4, 1959
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Niagara Falls, Canada
Died: February 15, 2016
Canadian entertainer Denise Katherine Matthews, better known by her pseudonym, Vanity, initially gained fame as part of the girl group Vanity 6, which delivered hits such as Nasty Girl. She also released solo albums and starred in films such as Action Jackson. She died of kidney failure at 57.
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Vicki Lawrence
(Best Known for Her Character Mama 'Thelma Harper' in TV series 'The Carol Burnett Show')
Vicki Lawrence
8
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 26, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Inglewood, California, United States
Emmy-winning actor Vicki Lawrence is best known as Thelma Harper/Mama from The Carol Burnett Show. She later appeared as the same character in Mama's Family and the stage show Vicki Lawrence & Mama. Her track The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia aced both the U.S. and Canadian charts.
 12 
Victoria Beckham
(English Fashion Designer, Singer and Member of the Girl Group the ‘Spice Girls’)
Victoria Beckham
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: April 17, 1974
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Essex, England, United Kingdom

An internationally recognized fashion designer and style icon, Victoria Beckham is widely regarded as one of the most powerful women in the UK. She was appointed an OBE for services to the fashion industry in the 2017 New Year Honours. Also a popular singer, she was part of the best-selling female group of all time, Spice Girls.

 13 
Vince Neil
(The Lead Vocalist & Occasional Rhythm Guitarist of Heavy Metal Band 'Mötley Crüe')
Vince Neil
16
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 8, 1961
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Vince Neil, lead vocalist of the heavy metal band Mötley Crüe, had a successful solo career too, with albums such as Tattoos & Tequila. He owns several businesses, including a tattoo parlor and a vineyard. He was imprisoned for vehicular manslaughter in the death of Hanoi Rocks drummer Razzle.

 14 
Vybz Kartel
(Songwriter)
Vybz Kartel
39
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 7, 1976
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kingston

Jamaican reggae/dancehall musician Vybz Kartel, also known as Worl' Boss, soared to fame with hits such as Romping Shop and Summer Time. In 2014, he was convicted of the murder of his associate Clive "Lizard" Williams and received a life sentence. However, he continues to release music from prison.

 15 
Vance Joy
(Australian Singer and Songwriter)
Vance Joy
13
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 1, 1987
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
Though equipped with a degree in law, Australian singer Vance Joy doesn’t see himself working as a lawyer ever. The singer who has released chart-topping hits such as Riptide was also a promising footballer before he plunged into music full-time, and played for the Coburg Tigers.
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Vanessa Carlton
(Singer-Songwriter and Pianist Famous for Her Debut Single, 'A Thousand Miles')
Vanessa Carlton
6
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.
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Vanessa Marano
7
Birthdate: October 31, 1992
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Vice Ganda
(Stand-up Comedian, Actor)
Vice Ganda
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Birthdate: March 31, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tondo, Philippines

Filipino comedian, talk show host, actor, and TV presenter Vice Ganda has appeared in some of the highest-grossing movies in Philippine cinema. As a comedian, he uses observational comedy, situational irony, and sarcasm in his routines. Also active on TV, he regularly hosts the noontime variety show It's Showtime. He is openly gay and is considered an LGBTQAI+ icon.

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Victoria Song
11
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 2, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Qingdao, Shandong, China

Victoria Song is a Chinese actress, singer, dancer, TV presenter, model, and author. Over the years, she has received several awards, such as an MBC Entertainment Award and China TV Drama Awards. In 2017, 2019, and 2020, she was named on the Forbes China Celebrity 100 list. Also a philanthropist, Victoria Song has worked alongside organizations like UNICEF and Red Cross.

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Vic Damone
(Singer)
Vic Damone
7
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 12, 1928
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Died: February 11, 2018
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Vera Lynn
(Legendary English Singer Known for Her Performances for the Troops During World War II)
Vera Lynn
10
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 20, 1917
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: East Ham, Essex, England
Died: June 18, 2020

Iconic English singer Vera Lynn was a favorite of the masses during World War II and earned the nickname the Forces' Sweetheart, owing to her outdoor concerts for the army. Initially part of a singing troupe, she later became quite a sensation on both radio and TV.

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Viktor Tsoi
(Soviet Singer-Songwriter and Co-Founder of the Rock Band 'Kino')
Viktor Tsoi
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 21, 1962
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: August 15, 1990

Viktor Tsoi, the lead singer of the legendary Russian rock band Kino, broke the hearts of his fans across the world when he died in a tragic car crash at age 28. A symbol of rebellion, Tsoi transformed rock music from an underground movement to a mainstream phenomenon in Russia.

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Vladimir Vysotsky
(Best Known for His Unique Singing Style and Lyrics and an Influential Figure in Soviet Culture)
Vladimir Vysotsky
6
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 25, 1938
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: July 25, 1980

A Soviet cultural icon, singer Vladimir Vysotsky was known for his social commentary in his songs. In his early years, he quit engineering to study acting. He later ruled the stage as an actor, before stepping into music. He even distributed his recordings after being banned in the country.

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Ville Valo
(Finnish Musician & Co-Founder of the Gothic Rock Band 'HIM')
Ville Valo
7
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 22, 1976
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Helsinki, Finland

Ville Valo is a Finnish musician and singer-songwriter. Valo is best known for his association with the gothic rock band HIM, where he performs as the lead vocalist. He is also credited with co-founding the band and has won many awards as part of the band. Ville Valo is also considered a sex symbol by many publications in Finland.

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Victoria Jackson
(American Actress and Comedian)
Victoria Jackson
4
Birthdate: August 2, 1959
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Vic Fuentes
(Singer-songwriter)
Vic Fuentes
7
Birthdate: February 10, 1983
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Vic Sotto
(Actor, comedian, film producer, TV host, singer , composer)
Vic Sotto
7
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 28, 1954
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines
 28 
Vince Staples
(Rapper)
Vince Staples
19
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 2, 1993
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Compton, California, United States
 29 
Verka Serduchka
(Ukrainian Comedian, Actor and Singer)
Verka Serduchka
7
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 2, 1973
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Poltava, Ukraine
 30 
Vitas
(Ukrainian-Russian Singer, Songwriter and Actor Known for His Unique Falsetto and His Eclectic Musical Style)
Vitas
47
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 19, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Daugavpils, Latvia

Vitas is a Ukrainian-Russian actor, singer, and songwriter. Renowned for his eclectic musical style and unique falsetto, Vitas has performed with well-known labels like Universal Music Group. He often incorporates elements of folk, classical, jazz, techno, dance, and operatic pop into his music.

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Vince Edwards
(Actor)
Vince Edwards
2
Birthdate: July 9, 1928
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brownsville, Brooklyn, New York City, U.S.
Died: March 11, 1996
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Victoria Monet
(Singer-songwriter)
Victoria Monet
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 1, 1993
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Georgia (U.S. state) Georgia, U.S.
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Victor Willis
(Singer)
Victor Willis
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 1, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, USA
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Vanness Wu
(Actor)
Vanness Wu
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 7, 1978
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Victoria Silvstedt
(Swedish Model, Actress, Singer, and Television Personality)
Victoria Silvstedt
4
Birthdate: September 19, 1974
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Skelleftehamn, Sweden

Victoria Silvstedt is a Swedish model, singer, actress, and television personality. She achieved national prominence in 1993 when she was selected to represent Sweden in the Miss World pageant in South Africa. She then worked for popular fashion houses like Chanel and Christian Dior before being featured on international magazines like Playboy, Glamour, and Maxim.

 36 
Valarie Pettiford
(Actress)
Valarie Pettiford
1
Birthdate: July 8, 1960
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Queens, New York, USA
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Violent J
(American Professional Wrestler, Record Producer and Co-founder of the Record Label ‘Psychopathic Records')
Violent J
8
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 28, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Vanessa Lengies
(Canadian TV and Film Actor and Voice Actor)
Vanessa Lengies
4
Birthdate: July 21, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
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Vic Reeves
(Comedian, Autobiographer, Singer)
Vic Reeves
4
Birthdate: January 24, 1959
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Leeds
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 40 
Viki Gabor
(Singer)
Viki Gabor
22
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 10, 2007
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
 41 
Violeta Parra
(Composer)
Violeta Parra
5
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 4, 1917
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: San Carlos, Chile
Died: February 5, 1967
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Vivian Blaine
(Actress)
Vivian Blaine
4
Birthdate: November 21, 1921
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: December 9, 1995
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
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Violante Placido
(Actress most famous for her roles in films like the comic book adaptation Ghost Rider and its sequel, Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance)
Violante Placido
1
Birthdate: May 1, 1976
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 44 
Valentina
(Singer)
Valentina
45
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 6, 2009
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rennes, France
 45 
Victoria Abril
(Spanish Film Actress and Singer Known for Her Performance in the Film ‘Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!')
Victoria Abril
0
Birthdate: July 4, 1959
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

Victoria Abril is a Spanish singer and actress. International audiences mainly recognize her for her role in the film ¡Átame! She began her career in the mid-1970s and found fame almost immediately. In the ensuing years, she appeared in films in Italy, France, and Iceland as well. She made her debut as a singer with a Bossanova-jazz album in 2005.

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Vashti Bunyan
(Known for Her 1970 Album 'Just Another Diamond Day')
Vashti Bunyan
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 20, 1945
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

English singer-songwriter Vashti Bunyan is best-known for her debut album Just Another Diamond Day which got relatively unnoticed following its release in 1970 leading Bunyan  to abandoned her musical-career. The album however gained attention with time and acquired cult following by 2000. This motivated Bunyan to re-start her musical-career after around three decades, and release the albums Lookaftering and Heartleap.    

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Vaughn Monroe
(Singer, Musician)
Vaughn Monroe
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 7, 1911
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, United States
Died: May 21, 1973
 48 
Vijay Antony
(Singer, Composer)
Vijay Antony
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 24, 1975
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nagercoil

Initially a sound engineer, Vijay Antony later rose to become a prominent music director of the Tamil film industry. Known for his music in films such as Vettaikaaran and Kadhalil Vizhunthen, he later stepped into acting with Naan. He won the Golden Lion at Cannes for his track Naaka Mukka.

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Vern Gosdin
(Singer, Musician)
Vern Gosdin
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 5, 1934
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Woodland, Alabama, United States
Died: April 28, 2009
 50 
Vince Taylor
(Singer-songwriter)
Vince Taylor
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 14, 1939
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Isleworth, Middlesex, England
Died: August 28, 1991