Musicians From Georgia

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

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 1 Ray Charles

Ray Charles
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
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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Famous As: Musician
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 Kanye West

Kanye West
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Famous As: One of the Greatest and Most Influential Hip Hop Musicians of All Time
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.

 4 Michael Stipe

Michael Stipe
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
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.

 5 Lil Nas X

Lil Nas X
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Famous As: First Gay Artist To Have #1 Record on Billboard Hot 100
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.

 6 Khalid (Singer)

Khalid (Singer)
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
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.

 7 Kiari Cephus

Kiari Cephus
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Famous As: Member of the Hip Hop Trio 'Migos'
Birthdate: December 14, 1991
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Grammy-nominated artist Kiari Cephus, better known as Offset, is part of the hip-hop group Migos, which has delivered hits such as Versace. He has also invested in the e-sports brand FaZe Clan. Offset has also been in the news for reportedly cheating on his wife Cardi B.
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 8 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.

 9 T.I.

T.I.
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: September 25, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra

Rapper T.I., also known as TIP, is one of the pioneers of trap music. The three-time Grammy-winner owns a music label and has seven “Top 5” Billboard 200 albums. He has starred in his own reality series, has written two novels, and has appeared in films such as Ant-Man.

 10 Luke Bryan

Luke Bryan
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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: July 17, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer

Luke Bryan is an American singer and songwriter. As a songwriter, Bryan has contributed to the success of songs recorded by musicians like Billy Currington and Travis Tritt. He is also an acclaimed singer with many prestigious awards under his belt. Also known for his philanthropic activities, Bryan has supported various charities, such as Red Cross and City of Hope.

 11 André 3000

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

 12 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

 13 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.

 14 Jeff Daniels

Jeff Daniels
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 19, 1955
Sun Sign: Pisces

Jeff Daniels is an American actor, playwright, and musician. Over the years, Daniels has played an influential role in the American entertainment business. In 1991, Daniels founded a not-for-profit organization called The Purple Rose Theatre Company, which offers an attractive apprenticeship program for youngsters looking for a career in theatre.

 15 Gladys Knight

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

 16 Kelly Rowland

Kelly Rowland
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: February 11, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Four-time Grammy-winning artist Kelly Rowland was part of the R&B group Destiny’s Child, along with Beyoncé. Kelly has also had a successful solo career and has starred in films such as Freddy vs. Jason. She has been a judge on The X Factor and a coach on The Voice

 17 Thomas Rhett

Thomas Rhett
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Famous As: Singer, 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.

 18 Jason Aldean

Jason Aldean
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Famous As: 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.

 19 Trisha Yearwood

Trisha Yearwood
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 19, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo

Trisha Yearwood is an American recording artist, television personality, actress, author, and celebrity chef. She is credited with releasing several chart-busting albums that have sold millions of copies worldwide. Also known for her philanthropic activities Trisha Yearwood has been supporting Habitat for Humanity, a charity home building group, for many years now.

 20 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.

 21 Kandi Burruss

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

 22 Summer Walker

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

 23 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.

 24 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.

 25 Killer Mike

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

 26 Normani Hamilton

Normani Hamilton
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 31, 1996
Sun Sign: Gemini

Normani Hamilton is an American dancer and singer. Hamilton, who was part of the popular girl group Fifth Harmony, has won several awards, such as BMI Awards and iHeartRadio Music Awards. Also a philanthropist, Hamilton has been involved with charities like the Ryan Seacrest Foundation. Since 2017, she has been serving as a global ambassador for the American Cancer Society.

 27 Josh Kelley

Josh Kelley
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Famous As: Famous for His Pop-Rock Hit Singles “Amazing” and “Only You”
Birthdate: January 30, 1980
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 28 Sam Hunt

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

 29 Monica

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

 30 Chris Kelly

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

 31 Big Boi

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

 32 Lauren Alaina

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

 33 Ma Rainey

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

 34 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
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 35 Keri Hilson

Keri Hilson
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: December 5, 1982
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Keri Hilson is an American singer, vocal arranger, songwriter, actress, and record producer. She is known for writing songs for popular artists like Mary J. Blige and Britney Spears. She often creates music that glorifies love, sexual intimacy, and womanhood. Also a well-known philanthropist, Hilson has contributed to various charities and relief efforts for natural disasters.

 36 Jennifer Nettles

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

 37 Rich Homie Quan

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

 38 Chris Robinson

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

 39 Quavo Marshall

Quavo Marshall
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Famous As: Rapper Known as The Co-Founder and Current Frontman of Hip Hop Trio 'Migos'
Birthdate: April 2, 1991
Sun Sign: Aries

 40 Erika Jayne

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

 41 Travis Tritt

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

 42 Brantley Gilbert

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

 43 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

 44 Laura Jane Grace

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

 45 Future (Rapper)

Future (Rapper)
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Famous As: Rapper - Known for His Mumble-Influenced Vocal Range
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.

 46 Rhett Akins

Rhett Akins
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Famous As: Country singer and musician who released the 1996 #1 single "Don't Get Me Started."
Birthdate: October 13, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra

 47 Cat Power

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

 48 Ray Stevens

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

 49 Shawty Lo

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

 50 Cole Swindell

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