Musicians From Georgia

Georgia has produced a number of Musicians who have made it big. These include Kanye West, Young Thug, Future (Rapper), Ray Charles, Little Richard and others.

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 1 Ray Charles

Ray Charles
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter & Musician
Birthdate: September 23, 1930
Sun Sign: Libra
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.

 2 Little Richard

Little Richard
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Birthdate: December 5, 1932
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: May 9, 2020
The Architect of Rock and Roll Little Richard is best known for his track Tutti Frutti, which was included in the National Recording Registry. His music was characterized by energetic piano and back beats. His songs broke all racial barriers and were equally appreciated by white and black listeners.

 3 Michael Stipe

Michael Stipe
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Famous As: Singer-lyricist
Birthdate: January 4, 1960
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Michael Stipe is best known as the lead vocalist of the alternative rock band R.E.M., which has released hits such as Losing my Religion. He has a signature “mumbling” and “wailing” style of singing. He has also directed several videos for the band and owns two movie production studios.

 4 Lil Nas X

Lil Nas X
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: April 9, 1999
Sun Sign: Aries

Montero Lamar Hill, better known as Lil Nas X, soared to fame with his US Billboard Hot 100 charter country rap track Old Town Road. The gay singer initially became viral for his comedy videos on Facebook and Vine and then soared to fame on Spotify.

 5 Khalid (Singer)

Khalid (Singer)
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: February 11, 1998
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Khalid is an American singer-songwriter whose work in Logic’s hit single 1-800-273-8255 earned him a nomination at the Grammy Awards. He has also received prestigious awards, such as Billboard Music Awards, MTV Video Music Award, and American Music Awards. In 2019, he was named in Time magazine's list of 100 Most Influential People.

 6 Young Thug

Young Thug
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: August 16, 1991
Sun Sign: Leo

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.

 7 2 Chainz

2 Chainz
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: September 12, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo

2 Chainz is an American rapper, media personality, songwriter, and basketball player. One-half of the now-defunct hip hop duo Playaz Circle, 2 Chainz is credited with founding The Real University, his own independent record label. Also an entrepreneur, 2 Chainz owns Dabbing Sweaters, his own line of sweaters, and CEO Millionaires, a line of hoodies.

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 8 André 3000

André 3000
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: May 27, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini

 9 Otis Redding

Otis Redding
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: September 9, 1941
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: December 10, 1967
The King of Soul Otis Redding, who had performed with the Pinetoppers, among others, is remembered for his track (Sittin' on) The Dock of the Bay, released after his death in a plane crash. It became the first posthumous Billboard R&B- and Hot 100-topping record. He also won two posthumous Grammys

 10 Thomas Rhett

Thomas Rhett
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: March 30, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries

Country singer Thomas Rhett, son of singer Rhett Akins, has delivered countless chartbusting tracks such as Crash and Burn, Unforgettable, and It Goes Like This. The Grammy-nominated singer has also won honors such as the BMI Award, the Billboard Music Award, and the Academy of Country Music Award.

 11 Gladys Knight

Gladys Knight
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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: May 28, 1944
Sun Sign: Gemini

 12 Jason Aldean

Jason Aldean
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Famous As: Country Singer
Birthdate: February 28, 1977
Sun Sign: Pisces

Jason Aldean is an American singer and songwriter known for his work in the country music genre. One of the most decorated male country music singers of his generation, Aldean has many platinum-certified albums under his belt. Also a philanthropist, Aldean has raised nearly $4 million for cancer research and continues to work towards raising awareness about breast cancer research.

 13 Alan Jackson

Alan Jackson
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: October 17, 1958
Sun Sign: Libra

Singer and songwriter Alan Jackson is famous for popularizing the “neotraditional country” genre of music that has elements of traditional honky-tonk and mainstream country-pop sounds. Having sold over 75 million records worldwide, he is one of the best-selling music artists of all-time. In 2017, he was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.

 14 Kanye West

Kanye West
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Famous As: Rapper, Singer-Songwriter, Record Producer
Birthdate: June 8, 1977
Sun Sign: Gemini

Creative from a very young age, Kanye West dreamed of becoming a rapper since very early in his life. He became an award winning American rapper whose creativity in music is widely appreciated by critics. However, his outspoken views, comments and behaviour have quite often landed him controversies.

 15 Jerry Reed

Jerry Reed
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Musician
Birthdate: March 20, 1937
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: September 1, 2008

Jerry Reed was an American guitarist, country music singer, songwriter, composer, and actor. He won three Grammy Awards and two Country Music Association awards during his illustrious career. In 2017, he was posthumously inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. Jerry Reed was also inducted into the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum.

 16 Chris Kelly

Chris Kelly
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Famous As: Musical artist
Birthdate: August 11, 1978
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: May 1, 2013

 17 Kandi Burruss

Kandi Burruss
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: May 17, 1976
Sun Sign: Taurus

 18 Summer Walker

Summer Walker
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 11, 1996
Sun Sign: Aries

 19 Davido

Davido
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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: November 21, 1992
Sun Sign: Scorpio
American-born Nigerian artist David Adedeji Adeleke, better known as Davido, studied business before venturing into music. He soared to fame with his hit tracks Dami Duro and If. He owns a record label, too. His song Fall was the longest-charting Nigerian pop track in the history of Billboard.

 20 Killer Mike

Killer Mike
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Famous As: Musician, Songwriter, Rapper, Singer
Birthdate: April 20, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus

 21 Sam Hunt

Sam Hunt
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: December 8, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 22 Monica

Monica
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: October 24, 1980
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 23 Big Boi

Big Boi
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: February 1, 1975
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 24 Lil Jon

Lil Jon
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: January 17, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Grammy-winning rapper and DJ Jonathan H. Smith, better known as Lil Jon, previously performed as the frontman of the group Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz. He is considered a pioneer of crunk, a hip-hop sub-genre, and has scored Billboard-charting hits such as Cyclone, Yeah!, and Goodies

 25 Ma Rainey

Ma Rainey
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Famous As: Street artist, Musician
Birthdate: April 26, 1886
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: December 22, 1939

 26 Jennifer Nettles

Jennifer Nettles
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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: September 12, 1974
Sun Sign: Virgo

 27 Chris Robinson

Chris Robinson
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: December 20, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 28 Rich Homie Quan

Rich Homie Quan
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: October 4, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra

 29 Lauren Alaina

Lauren Alaina
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: November 8, 1994
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 30 Mike Will Made It

Mike Will Made It
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Famous As: Music executive, Businessperson, Record producer, Composer
Birthdate: March 23, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries

 31 Brantley Gilbert

Brantley Gilbert
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: January 20, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 32 Laura Jane Grace

Laura Jane Grace
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: November 8, 1980
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 33 Erika Jayne

Erika Jayne
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: July 10, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer

 34 Cat Power

Cat Power
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Famous As: American singer-songwriter
Birthdate: January 21, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 35 Travis Tritt

Travis Tritt
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Famous As: Country Singer
Birthdate: February 9, 1963
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 36 Future (Rapper)

Future (Rapper)
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: November 20, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Future is an American rapper, record producer, singer, and songwriter. He is credited with founding a record label named Freebandz. Having released many gold-certified singles and albums, Future is a popular rapper and his music is often characterized as trap music.

 37 Paul Williams

Paul Williams
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Famous As: American composer
Birthdate: September 19, 1940
Sun Sign: Virgo

 38 Ray Stevens

Ray Stevens
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 24, 1939
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 39 Laura Slade Wiggins

Laura Slade Wiggins
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 8, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo

 40 Shawty Lo

Shawty Lo
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: March 31, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: September 21, 2016

 41 Porter Robinson

Porter Robinson
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Famous As: DJ
Birthdate: July 15, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer

 42 Katelyn Nacon

Katelyn Nacon
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 11, 1999
Sun Sign: Gemini

 43 Cole Swindell

Cole Swindell
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 30, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer

 44 Devon Werkheiser

Devon Werkheiser
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 8, 1991
Sun Sign: Pisces

 45 Dallas Austin

Dallas Austin
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Famous As: Record producer
Birthdate: December 29, 1970
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 46 Johnny Mercer

Johnny Mercer
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Famous As: Lyricist, songwriter,
Birthdate: November 18, 1909
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: June 25, 1976

 47 Tyler Hubbard

Tyler Hubbard
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: January 31, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Tyler Hubbard is best known as part of the country music duo Florida Georgia Line, which also consists of music artist Brian Kelley. He has also released solo tracks. He and Kelley own the music publishing company Tree Vibez Music and the independent label Round Here Records.

 48 Bubba Sparxxx

Bubba Sparxxx
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: March 6, 1977
Sun Sign: Pisces

 49 Kip Moore

Kip Moore
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: April 1, 1980
Sun Sign: Aries

 50 Charlotte Kemp Muhl

Charlotte Kemp Muhl
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Model
Birthdate: August 17, 1987
Sun Sign: Leo