Singers From Georgia

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Georgia has produced a number of Singers who have made it big. These include Kanye West, Britanny Murphy, Little Richard, Young Thug, Lil Baby and others.
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Kanye West
(One of the Greatest and Most Influential Hip Hop Musicians of All Time)
Kanye West
208
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.

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Ray Charles
(Singer-songwriter)
Ray Charles
40
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.

 3 
T.I.
(Rapper, Record Producer, and Actor Who is One of the Highest Selling Hip-Hop Artists of All Time)
T.I.
113
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.

 4 
André 3000
(Rapper)
André 3000
92
Birthdate: May 27, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
 5 
Otis Redding
(Singer-songwriter)
Otis Redding
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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
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Little Richard
(Known for His Hit Single 'Long Tall Sally' & Regarded as the 'Architect of Rock and Roll')
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.
 7 
Gladys Knight
(Singer-Songwriter)
Gladys Knight
20
Birthdate: May 28, 1944
Sun Sign: Gemini
 8 
Alan Jackson
(One of the Best-Selling Music Artists of All Time)
Alan Jackson
19
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.

 9 
Lil Nas X
(First Gay Artist To Have #1 Record on Billboard Hot 100)
Lil Nas X
305
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.

 10 
Future (Rapper)
(One of the Most Influential Rappers of His Generation)
Future (Rapper)
46
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.

 11 
Young Thug
(Rapper)
Young Thug
74
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.

 12 
Khalid (Singer)
(Best Known for His Debut Studio Album 'American Teen')
Khalid (Singer)
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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.

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Lil Baby
(Rapper)
Lil Baby
136
Birthdate: December 3, 1994
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Hip-hop and trap artist Lil Baby gained game with his 2017 mixtape Perfect Timing, named in honor of his newfound life after serving a 2-year sentence for possession of marijuana. His debut album, Harder Than Ever, was platinum-certified, while his second album, My Turn, topped the Billboard 200.
 14 
Luke Bryan
(Singer-Songwriter)
Luke Bryan
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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.

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Kiari Cephus
(Rapper and Member of the Hip Hop Trio 'Migos')
Kiari Cephus
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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.
 16 
Lil Yachty
(Rapper)
Lil Yachty
71
Birthdate: August 23, 1997
Sun Sign: Virgo
Lil Yachty, known for his signature red braids, soared to fame when his SoundCloud track One Night went viral through a comedy video. He calls his music bubblegum trap and mumble rap, and uses sounds from animated features such Charlie Brown. He has also modeled for Kanye West's fashion line.
 17 
Playboi Carti
(Rapper, Singer-songwriter)
Playboi Carti
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Birthdate: September 13, 1996
Sun Sign: Virgo
Mumble rapper Playboi Carti previously performed with Ethereal, using the pseudonym "Sir Cartier." He soared to fame with the Billboard Hot 100-charting tracks Woke Up Like and Magnolia. Described by GQ as the "leader of a youth style," he is known for his signature gothic fashion and quirky personality.
 18 
Quavo Marshall
(Rapper Known as The Co-Founder and Current Frontman of Hip Hop Trio 'Migos')
Quavo Marshall
6
Birthdate: April 2, 1991
Sun Sign: Aries
 19 
Wayne Brady
10
Birthdate: June 2, 1972
Sun Sign: Gemini

Emmy Award-winner improv comedian Wayne Brady of Whose Line Is It Anyway? has also mesmerized audiences with his acting skills in the Broadway musical Kinky Boots. If that wasn’t enough, the multitalented performer was also nominated for a Grammy for his rendition of Sam Cooke’s A Change Is Gonna Come.

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2 Chainz
(Rapper Best Known for His Single ‘Duffle Bag Boy’)
2 Chainz
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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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Dianna Agron
(Actress and Singer, Best Known for Her TV Series ‘Glee’)
Dianna Agron
4
Birthdate: April 30, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus

Film, Television and stage actress, Dianna Agron is best known for her acting in comedy-drama series Glee. For the musical series, she also sang numerous songs. Her other notable work include movies like The Family, BurlesqueI Am Number Four and Bare and the play McQueen. Dianna has also directed numerous music videos and a couple of films.

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Kelly Rowland
(Singer-Songwriter and Member of One of the Best-Selling Girl Groups of All Time ‘Destiny's Child’)
Kelly Rowland
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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

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Big Boi
(Rapper)
Big Boi
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Birthdate: February 1, 1975
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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Thomas Rhett
(American Country Music Singer-Songwriter)
Thomas Rhett
9
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.

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Jason Aldean
(Top-Selling Country Music Artist Known for Hit Singles like 'Why,' 'The Truth' and 'Dirt Road Anthem')
Jason Aldean
6
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.

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China Anne McClain
(Actress and Singer)
China Anne McClain
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Birthdate: August 25, 1998
Sun Sign: Virgo
China Anne McClain gained fame as Jazmine Payne from the series Tyler Perry's House of Payne and Charlotte McKenzie from the film Grown Ups. She gained international recognition with her role as Chyna Parks in A.N.T. Farm. She is part of the music group Thriii and has released bestselling soundtracks.
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Trisha Yearwood
(Country Singer Best Known for Her Hit single ‘She's in Love with the Boy’)
Trisha Yearwood
10
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.

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Kirshnik Ball
(Rapper/Singer)
Kirshnik Ball
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Birthdate: June 18, 1994
Sun Sign: Gemini

Kirshnik Ball, better known by his stage name Takeoff, is an American singer-songwriter and rapper. He is known for forming the hip hop trio Migos along with Offset and Quavo. Over the years, Kirshnik Ball has achieved success as part of the Migos. He stirred controversy in 2017 when he refused to use an overhead storage bin in an airplane.

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Kandi Burruss
(Singer-songwriter)
Kandi Burruss
17
Birthdate: May 17, 1976
Sun Sign: Taurus
 30 
CeeLo Green
(Singer)
CeeLo Green
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Birthdate: May 30, 1974
Sun Sign: Gemini
Five-time Grammy-winning artist CeeLo Green is best known for his hit tracks Crazy and Fuck You/Forget You. He initially gained fame with the hip-hop band Goodie Mob and then turned solo. He has also appeared as a judge on The Voice and voiced Murray in the animated film Hotel Transylvania.
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 31 
Gunna
(Rapper)
Gunna
42
Birthdate: June 14, 1993
Sun Sign: Gemini

Gunna is an American singer, songwriter, and rapper. On May 22, 2020, Gunna released his second album Wunna, which debuted at number one position on the Billboard 200 chart. Like many other rappers, Gunna has had his share of controversies; he was arrested in 2018 for possession of marijuana and was released the next day on a bond of $2,500.

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Laura Jane Grace
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Birthdate: November 8, 1980
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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Summer Walker
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Birthdate: April 11, 1996
Sun Sign: Aries
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Amy Grant
5
Birthdate: November 25, 1960
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Singer, songwriter, and musician, Amy Grant, is best known for her contemporary Christian music (CCM). Dubbed "The Queen of Christian Pop", she is the first artist to have a Christian album to go platinum. After gaining fame with Christian music in the 1980s, she successfully transitioned to pop music in the 1990s. She is also a published author.

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Jerry Reed
(Singer-songwriter, Musician)
Jerry Reed
4
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.

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Normani Hamilton
(Member of One of the Best-Selling Girl Groups of All Time 'Fifth Harmony')
Normani Hamilton
8
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.

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Pernell Roberts
(Actor, Activist, and Singer Best Known for His Roles as ‘Adam Cartwright’ in the TV Series ‘Bonanza’)
Pernell Roberts
4
Birthdate: May 18, 1928
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: January 24, 2010
Pernell Roberts is best known as Adam Cartwright from the Western series Bonanza and Dr. John McIntyre from Trapper John, MD. He was also a prominent social activist and had participated in protests such as the Selma to Montgomery marches. He also narrated documentaries and experimented as a singer.
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Rozonda Thomas
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Birthdate: February 27, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces
Rozonda Thomas, better known as Chilli, soared to fame as a member of the 1990s’ pop band TLC. She later founded the charity Chilli's Crew and also launched the handbag line Bags by Chilli. She has also released solo singles, produced a biopic, and starred in her own reality show.
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Michael Stipe
(Singer-songwriter)
Michael Stipe
5
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.

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Quando Rondo
(Rapper)
Quando Rondo
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Birthdate: March 23, 1999
Sun Sign: Aries

Quando Rondo is an American singer, songwriter, and rapper whose debut studio album QPac peaked at number 22 on the Billboard 200. After having spent time in juvenile detention centers, Quando Rondo rose from humble origins to establish himself in the American music industry; he is an inspiration to those willing to change their lives for the better.

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Sam Hunt
(Singer-songwriter)
Sam Hunt
4
Birthdate: December 8, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Josh Kelley
(Famous for His Pop-Rock Hit Singles “Amazing” and “Only You”)
Josh Kelley
4
Birthdate: January 30, 1980
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 43 
Monica
(Singer)
Monica
7
Birthdate: October 24, 1980
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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Jennifer Nettles
(Singer-Songwriter)
Jennifer Nettles
6
Birthdate: September 12, 1974
Sun Sign: Virgo
 45 
Lauren Alaina
(Singer-songwriter)
Lauren Alaina
16
Birthdate: November 8, 1994
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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DeForest Kelley
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Dr. Leonard McCoy’ in the TV Series ‘Star Trek’)
DeForest Kelley
3
Birthdate: January 20, 1920
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: June 11, 1999
DeForest Kelley, also known as Dee, is remembered for his appearances in Westerns such as Warlock. He also gained fame as Dr. Leonard "Bones" McCoy in the Star Trek movie and TV franchise. A talented singer, he also sang on various radio shows and appeared on WSB AM
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Lil Jon
(Rapper)
Lil Jon
15
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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Brenda Lee
(Singer-Songwriter Known for Her 1960 Hit 'I’m Sorry' and 1958’s 'Rockin’ around the Christmas Tree')
Brenda Lee
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Birthdate: December 11, 1944
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Brenda Lee is a singer best-known for performing country music and pop. One of the earliest pop singers to enjoy a contemporary international following, Lee was among the most-charted singers during the 1960s. A Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winner, Lee is the only female performer to be inducted into both the Country Music and Rock and Roll Halls of Fame.

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Jessye Norman
(Legendary American Opera Singer and 5-Time Grammy Winner)
Jessye Norman
5
Birthdate: September 15, 1945
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: September 30, 2019

American opera singer and recitalist Jessye Norman was born into a family of musicians and made her opera debut with Richard Wagner’s Tannhäuser in Berlin. A 5-time Grammy winner, she performed at iconic venues such as the Paris Opera and London’s Royal Opera, and also served as an ambassador to the UN.

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Keri Hilson
(Singer-Songwriter Known for Her Album ‘In a Perfect World’)
Keri Hilson
11
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.