Singers From Indiana

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Indiana has produced a number of Singers who have made it big. These include Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson, Axl Rose, Adam Lambert, John Mellencamp and others.
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 1 
Michael Jackson
(One of the Most Significant Cultural Figures of the 20th Century Popularly Known as the 'King of Pop')
Michael Jackson
495
Birthdate: August 29, 1958
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: June 25, 2009

The King of Pop and an international superstar, Michael Jackson was a musical entertainer whose work – both with Jackson 5 and solo – won accolades and hearts worldwide. Equally popular were his unique dance moves that created sensation and shaped future dance styles. Amongst the most successful entertainers of all time, Jackson was later accused of child molestation.  

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Janet Jackson
(One of the World's Best-Selling Music Artists)
Janet Jackson
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Birthdate: May 16, 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus

A member of the prominent Jackson family, Janet Jackson is a singer, songwriter, actress, and dancer. Popularly known for her innovative and socially conscious songs, she was considered a sex icon in her youth. Beginning her career as a teenager, she went on to become one of the world's best-selling music artists of all time.

 3 
David Lee Roth
(Singer, Musician)
David Lee Roth
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Birthdate: October 10, 1954
Sun Sign: Libra

David Lee Roth is an American rock singer, songwriter, musician, and former radio personality. Renowned for his energetic stage persona, Roth was a long-time member of the popular hard rock band Van Halen where he served as the lead singer. In 2007, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

 4 
Adam Lambert
(Singer-Songwriter Known for His Dynamic Vocal Performances)
Adam Lambert
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Birthdate: January 29, 1982
Sun Sign: Aquarius

American singer-songwriter and actor, Adam Lambert, serves as an inspiration to the LGBTQ community; he became the first openly gay musician to top the U.S. Billboard 200 charts with the release of his second studio album Trespassing. Also a well-known philanthropist, Adam Lambert helps raise money for various charitable causes.

 5 
John Mellencamp
(Singer-Songwriter Best Known for His singles ‘Jack & Diane’, ‘Hurts So Good’ and ‘Crumblin' Down’)
John Mellencamp
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Birthdate: October 7, 1951
Sun Sign: Libra

John Mellencamp, also known as Johnny Cougar and John Cougar, has earned 13 Grammy nominations, winning one. He co-founded Farm Aid and helped raise funds for farmers through concerts. With 22 Top 40 hits in his kitty, he has also held painting exhibitions and acted in and directed movies.

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Shelley Long
(Actress, Singer and Comedian Best Known for Her Role as ‘Diane Chambers’ in the TV Series ‘Cheers’)
Shelley Long
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Birthdate: August 23, 1949
Sun Sign: Virgo
Shelley Long is best known for her Golden Globe- and Emmy-winning performance as Diane Chambers in the NBC sitcom Cheers. She later reprised the role in Frasier. Fans also loved her in films such as Irreconcilable Differences and Hello Again, and as DeDe Pritchett in the series Modern Family.
 7 
Axl Rose
(Lead Vocalist and Lyricist of the Hard Rock Band 'Guns N' Roses')
Axl Rose
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Birthdate: February 6, 1962
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Rock and Roll Hall of Famer W. Axl Rose, being true to his rebel spirit, fled to Los Angeles on a bus at 17, before he co-founded the legendary hard rock band Guns N' Roses. Working as the lead vocalist/lyricist of the band, he soon became a global sex symbol. 
 8 
Babyface
(record producer, singer-songwriter, musician, actor, singer)
Babyface
4
Birthdate: April 10, 1959
Sun Sign: Aries
 9 
Jermaine Jackson
(Singer-songwriter)
Jermaine Jackson
7
Birthdate: December 11, 1954
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 10 
Jeremy Camp
(Singer, Musician)
Jeremy Camp
4
Birthdate: January 12, 1978
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Jeremy Camp is an American singer and songwriter who specializes in Contemporary Christian music and Christian rock genres. Over the years, he has won several awards, such as the GMA Dove Awards and ASCAP Songwriter of the Year Awards. Jeremy Camp's life and career have inspired the 2020 Christian romantic drama film, I Still Believe.

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Tito Jackson
(Guitarist)
Tito Jackson
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Birthdate: October 15, 1953
Sun Sign: Libra

Tito Jackson is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter. He is one of the members of the famed Jackson family, which has produced popular musicians, including Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson. An original member of the popular pop band, The Jackson 5, Tito Jackson reached the peak of his success in the 1960s and 1970s.

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Randy Jackson
(Singer-songwriter)
Randy Jackson
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Birthdate: October 31, 1961
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 13 
Dee Bradley Baker
(Actor, Singer, Puppeteer, Blogger, Dub actor, Television actor)
Dee Bradley Baker
3
Birthdate: August 31, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo
 14 
Jackie Jackson
(Singer best known as a founding member of the Jackson 5)
Jackie Jackson
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Birthdate: May 4, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus
 15 
Shannon Hoon
(Former Lead Singer of the Band 'Blind Melon')
Shannon Hoon
3
Birthdate: September 26, 1967
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: October 21, 1995
Shannon Hoon is best remembered as the lead singer of the rock band Blind Melon, which delivered chartbusting hits such as No Rain. He died of a drug overdose at age 28. He was known for his outrageous behavior, such as urinating on a fan and getting naked on stage.
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Rebbie Jackson
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Birthdate: May 29, 1950
Sun Sign: Gemini
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Marlon Jackson
(American entertainer)
Marlon Jackson
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Birthdate: March 12, 1957
Sun Sign: Pisces
 18 
Trevor Jackson
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Birthdate: August 30, 1996
Sun Sign: Virgo
 19 
Izzy Stradlin
(Guitarist, Singer-songwriter, Singer)
Izzy Stradlin
3
Birthdate: April 8, 1962
Sun Sign: Aries
 20 
Avery Brooks
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Birthdate: October 2, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
 21 
La Toya Jackson
(Singer-songwriter, actress, businesswoman and television personality)
La Toya Jackson
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Birthdate: May 29, 1956
Sun Sign: Gemini
 22 
Hoagy Carmichael
(Pianist and singer who composed many classic songs, including "Star Dust" and "Heart and Soul.")
Hoagy Carmichael
3
Birthdate: November 22, 1899
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: December 27, 1981
 23 
Connie Smith
(Musical Artist)
Connie Smith
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Birthdate: August 14, 1941
Sun Sign: Leo
 24 
Keke Wyatt
(Singer)
Keke Wyatt
3
Birthdate: March 10, 1982
Sun Sign: Pisces
 25 
Joey Feek
(Singer-songwriter)
Joey Feek
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Birthdate: September 9, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: March 4, 2016
 26 
Ugly God
(Rapper, Songwriter, Record Producer)
Ugly God
3
Birthdate: September 19, 1996
Sun Sign: Virgo
 27 
Rich Mullins
(Former Singer best known for his worship songs)
Rich Mullins
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Birthdate: October 21, 1955
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: September 19, 1997

Contemporary Christian music artist Rich Mullins was also a multi-instrumentalist, with skills in the piano and the guitar. He toured around with the Zion Ministries till he got his first record deal. He died at age 41, in an accident while on his way to a benefit concert.

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Deniece Williams
(Soul Singer-Songwriter Best Known for the Songs: 'Free', 'Silly', 'It’s Gonna Take a Miracle')
Deniece Williams
3
Birthdate: June 3, 1951
Sun Sign: Gemini

The daughter of singer parents, Deniece Williams grew up singing gospel. Though she initially aspired to be a nurse and an anesthetist, she later took up music full-time and began performing at nightclubs. The Grammy-winning artist soared to fame with tracks such as They Say and I Believe in You.

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Kerri Kenney-Silver
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Birthdate: January 20, 1970
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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John Hiatt
(Singer)
John Hiatt
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Birthdate: August 20, 1952
Sun Sign: Leo
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Clifton Webb
(Film actor, Singer)
Clifton Webb
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Birthdate: November 19, 1889
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: October 13, 1966
 32 
Pebe Sebert
(Singer-Songwriter)
Pebe Sebert
3
Birthdate: March 17, 1956
Sun Sign: Pisces
 33 
William Marshall
(Actor, Director and Opera Singer)
William Marshall
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Birthdate: August 19, 1924
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: June 12, 2003

William Marshall was an American opera singer, actor, and director. He is best remembered for playing the titular character in the 1972 blaxploitation horror film Blacula and its 1973 sequel Scream Blacula Scream. During his career, Marshall also performed on stage and in TV series. He received the Emmy Award for his performance in As Adam Early in the Morning.

 34 
Marilyn Miller
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Birthdate: September 1, 1898
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: April 7, 1936
 35 
Bill Shirley
(Actor, Singer)
Bill Shirley
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Birthdate: July 6, 1921
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: August 27, 1989
 36 
James McCracken
(American Operatic Tenor)
James McCracken
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Birthdate: December 16, 1926
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: April 29, 1988

James McCracken was an American operatic tenor who achieved immense popularity performing at the Metropolitan Opera in the 1960s and 1970s. One of the most successful dramatic tenors of all time, James McCracken is best remembered for playing the titular role in Verdi's popular opera, Otello.

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Bob Flanigan
(Tenor Singer)
Bob Flanigan
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Birthdate: August 20, 1926
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: May 15, 2011
 38 
Ross Barbour
(Singer)
Ross Barbour
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Birthdate: December 31, 1928
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: August 20, 2011
 39 
Trey Schafer
(Singer)
Trey Schafer
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Birthdate: September 26, 1997
Sun Sign: Libra