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YNW Melly
(Rapper and Singer Best Known for His Songs ‘Murder on My Mind’ and ‘Mixed Personalities’)
YNW Melly
218
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 1, 1999
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gifford, Florida, United States

YNW Melly is an American rapper whose song Murder on My Mind became a huge hit, especially after Melly was charged with double-murder. In 2019, he pleaded not guilty and is currently awaiting trial. If proven guilty, he could face life imprisonment or even capital punishment. Apart from the double-murder charges, he is a suspect in the 2017 murder of a sheriff's deputy.

 2 
Young Thug
(Rapper, Singer, and Songwriter)
Young Thug
91
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 16, 1991
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States

Rapper, singer, and songwriter, Young Thug, is considered to be one of the most influential rappers of his generation. Famous for his eccentric vocal style, he has inspired many others in the music industry. His debut studio album peaked at number one on the US Billboard 200 and earned him international fame.

 3 
Yung Gravy
(Rapper)
Yung Gravy
50
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 19, 1996
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rochester, Minnesota

Yung Gravy is an American singer, rapper, and songwriter. He is known for his songs 1 Thot 2 Thot Red Thot Blue Thot and Mr. Clean, which have been certified platinum by the RIAA. He often blends trap music with elements of soul and oldies from the 1950s and 1960s and his style has been described as groovy and humorous.

 4 
Young M.A
(American Rapper and Songwriter Known for Her 2016 Hit Single ‘Ooouuu’)
Young M.A
41
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 3, 1992
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

Young M.A is an American rapper who achieved popularity after the release of her single Ooouuu, which was certified quadruple-platinum. Also a well-known philanthropist, Young M.A launched the KWEENZ Foundation in 2018; the foundation aims at helping those trying to cope with the loss of loved ones. The same year, she was named in the Forbes 30 Under 30 list.

 5 
Yang Mi
(Chinese Actress and Singer)
Yang Mi
17
Birthdate: September 12, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Beijing, China
Chinese actor and singer Yang Mi soared to fame with the series Tang Ming Huang and later appeared in series such as Chinese Paladin 3 and Swords of Legends. She has also appeared in movies such as Mysterious Island, the Tiny Times film franchise, and The Witness.
 6 
Young Jeezy
(Rapper and One of the Pioneers Who Popularized Trap Music)
Young Jeezy
24
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 28, 1977
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Columbia, South Carolina, United States
 7 
Yolandi
(Singer, Actress)
Yolandi
78
Birthdate: December 1, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Port Alfred, Eastern Cape
South African rapper Anri du Toit, better known as Yolandi Visser, performs as part of the rap-rave group Die Antwoord, which has released hits such as Enter the Ninja. She has also starred in films such as Chappie. She is known for her signature blonde hair and outrageous fashion sense.
 8 
Yo Gotti
(Rapper)
Yo Gotti
33
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 19, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 9 
Yohani
(Singer-songwriter)
Yohani
48
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 30, 1993
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Colombo, Sri Lanka
 10 
YBN Nahmir
(Rapper)
YBN Nahmir
15
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 18, 1999
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 11 
Yung Lean
(Rapper, Songwriter, Fashion designer, Record Producer)
Yung Lean
21
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: July 18, 1996
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Stockholm
Swedish rapper Yung Lean is best known for his track Ginseng Strip 2002 and for albums such as Unknown Memory. His music is known as sad rap, emo rap, and soundcloud rap, and he also performs with the band Död Mark. He has struggled with bipolar disorder and drug issues.
 12 
Young Dolph
(Rapper)
Young Dolph
36
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 11, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Died: November 17, 2021
 13 
Yung Miami
(Singer)
Yung Miami
18
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 11, 1994
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States
 14 
YBN Cordae
(Rapper)
YBN Cordae
25
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 26, 1997
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
 15 
Yma Súmac
(American-Peruvian soprano)
Yma Súmac
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 10, 1922
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cajamarca, Peru
Died: November 1, 2008
 16 
Yaki Kadafi
(Rapper)
Yaki Kadafi
11
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 9, 1977
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, USA
Died: November 10, 1996
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 17 
Yolanda Adams
(One of the Best-Selling Gospel Artists of All Time)
Yolanda Adams
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 27, 1961
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States

Initially a schoolteacher, four-time Grammy-winning contemporary gospel singer Yolanda Adams rocked the Billboard charts with her debut full-length single Just As I Am. She was also part of the Tony-nominated team that created the original score of the Broadway musical SpongeBob SquarePants. She has also penned a book on Christian life.

 18 
Yves Montand
(Actor)
Yves Montand
4
Birthdate: October 13, 1921
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Monsummano Terme, Italy
Died: November 9, 1991
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 19 
Yoon Eun-hye
(South Korean Actress)
Yoon Eun-hye
11
Birthdate: October 3, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Guro District, South Korea

Yoon Eun-hye is a South Korean actress, model, singer, and entertainer. After starting her career as a singer, Yoon Eun-hye went on to establish herself as an actress, playing important roles in television dramas like The Vineyard Man, Princess Hours, and My Fair Lady. She has also won several prestigious awards for her skills as an actress.

 20 
Yung Joc
(Rapper)
Yung Joc
6
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 2, 1983
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Yvonne Elliman
(Singer)
Yvonne Elliman
8
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 29, 1951
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 22 
Yo Yo Honey Singh
(Rapper, Actor, Singer, Record producer, Composer)
Yo Yo Honey Singh
9
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 15, 1983
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Jalandhar

Yo Yo Honey Singh is an Indian rapper, music producer, pop singer, composer, actor, and lyricist. He is currently one of the most successful and highest-paid musical artists in the music industry in India. He has received several prestigious awards including an MTV VMAI Award, MTV EMA Award, UK Asian Music Award, BritAsia TV Music Award, and Zee Cine Award.

 23 
Yesung
(Singer, Actor)
Yesung
2
Birthdate: August 24, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Buseong-dong, Cheonan, South Korea

Yesung is a South Korean singer, actor, songwriter, MC, and radio personality. He is best known for his association with the popular boy band Super Junior and its subgroups Super Junior-H and Super Junior-K.R.Y. Over the years, Yesung has made immense contributions to the entertainment industry by recording songs for various movies and television dramas.

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Youssou N'Dour
(Senegalese Musician and Former Culture Minister Who Pioneered the Mbalax Genre)
Youssou N'Dour
5
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 1, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dakar, Senegal

Senegalese singer Youssou N'Dour is known for popularizing the musical genre mbalax. The Grammy Award- and Praemium Imperiale-winning singer has also served as Senegal’s culture and tourism minister. Initially part of the Star Band, he later formed Étoile de Dakar. He has also starred in the British-American movie Amazing Grace.

 25 
Ylona Garcia
(Filipino-Australian Singer and Songwriter)
Ylona Garcia
12
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 28, 2002
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Ylona Garcia is a Filipino-Australian television personality, singer, and actress. After finishing third in the Philippine version of Big Brother, Garcia went on to establish herself as a popular actress and singer. Over the years, she has also won many prestigious awards, such as the Awit Awards, MOR Choice Awards, MYX Music Award, and Wish Music Award

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Yuna
(Singer)
Yuna
6
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 14, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Alor Setar, Malaysia
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 27 
Yandel
(Puerto Rican Singer and Songwriter )
Yandel
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 14, 1977
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cayey, Puerto Rico
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 28 
Yong Jun-hyung
(Singer-songwriter)
Yong Jun-hyung
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 19, 1989
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 29 
Yun Sim-deok
(Singer)
Yun Sim-deok
6
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 25, 1897
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pyongyang, Kingdom of Korea
Died: August 4, 1926
 30 
Yvonne Catterfeld
(Singer)
Yvonne Catterfeld
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 2, 1979
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Erfurt, Germany
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 31 
Yama Buddha
(Music Department,Actor,Soundtrack)
Yama Buddha
9
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 30, 1987
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Leguwa, Nepal
Died: January 14, 2017
 32 
Yukie Nakama
(Actor, Singer, Seiyū)
Yukie Nakama
1
Birthdate: October 30, 1979
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Urasoe

Yukie Nakama is a Japanese singer, actress, and former idol. Nakama, who has contributed immensely to anime, video games, TV, and film industry, has been honored with several prestigious awards like the Japanese Drama Academy Awards and the Japan Academy Prize.

 33 
YFN Lucci
(Rapper)
YFN Lucci
11
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 16, 1991
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia

Rapper Rayshawn Lamar Bennett, better known as YFN Lucci, soared to fame with his Billboard-charting singles such as Everyday We Lit. In January 2021, he was arrested for street crime, including murder and assault. He has been in a publicized relationship with Lil Wayne’s daughter Reginae Carter.

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Yukimi Nagano
(Singer, Songwriter)
Yukimi Nagano
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 31, 1982
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Gothenburg, Sweden
 35 
Yoskar Sarante
(Singer)
Yoskar Sarante
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 2, 1970
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Died: January 28, 2019
 36 
Yella Beezy
(American Rapper)
Yella Beezy
11
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 21, 1991
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 37 
Yuma Asami
(Japanese Actress and Singer)
Yuma Asami
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 24, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Gunma, Japan

One of Japan’s most well-known adult stars, Yuma Asami had begun her career at age 18. She mostly worked with studios that specialized in soft porn. The Grand Prix award-winning actor was later diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Post-recovery, she ditched the adult industry and began working as a singer.

 38 
Yolandita Monge
(Singer)
Yolandita Monge
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 16, 1955
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Trujillo Alto
 39 
Yohio
(Singer, Songwriter)
Yohio
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 12, 1995
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sundsvall, Sweden

Yohio is a Swedish singer-songwriter best known for his dinstinctive androgynous appearance; he often performs wearing a lolita dress on stage. Inspired by Japanese culture at a young age, Yohio sings in Japanese and Swedish languages. He is also credited with co-founding Keios Entertainment where he is currently serving as the CEO.  

 40 
Yeh Shuhua
(Singer)
Yeh Shuhua
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 6, 2000
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Taoyuan County, Taiwan
 41 
Yuna Ito
(Singer)
Yuna Ito
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 20, 1983
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 42 
Yōsuke Kubozuka
(Actor, Singer, Model)
Yōsuke Kubozuka
1
Birthdate: May 7, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Yokosuka

Yōsuke Kubozuka is a Japanese musician and actor who worked as a model for TV commercials and magazines before starting his career as an actor. He then went on to establish himself as a reggae musician. Over the years, Kubozuka has been honored with many prestigious awards like the Japan Academy Film Prize, Television Academy Award, and Kinema Junpo Award.

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Yoon Jong shin
(Singer-songwriter)
Yoon Jong shin
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 15, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Seoul, S. Korea
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 44 
Yulia Nachalova
(Singer)
Yulia Nachalova
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 31, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Voronezh, Russia
Died: March 16, 2019
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 45 
Yasmin Levy
(Singer)
Yasmin Levy
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 23, 1975
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Jerusalem
 46 
Yasmine Hamdan
(Lebanese Electro-Pop Singer-Songwriter Based in Paris)
Yasmine Hamdan
3
Birthdate: 1976 AD
Birthplace: Beirut, Lebanon

Singer Yasmine Hamdan began her career with the rock band Lombrix and then soared to fame as part of Soapkills, an indie electro-pop band, with Zeid Hamdan. An Arab music icon, she later stepped into the French electronic new wave scene. Now married to filmmaker Elia Suleiman, she stays in Paris.

 47 
Yaritza Reyes
(Actress)
Yaritza Reyes
2
Birthdate: December 17, 1993
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Santo Domingo Norte, Dominican Republic
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 48 
Yoshiki Fukuyama
(Singer, Musician)
Yoshiki Fukuyama
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 14, 1963
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
 49 
Yuni Shara
(Singer)
Yuni Shara
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 3, 1972
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Batu, Indonesia
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 50 
Yanick Étienne
(Haitian Singer and Backing Vocalist)
Yanick Étienne
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 1957 AD
Birthplace: Haiti
Died: March 30, 2022