Musicians From Iowa

Iowa has produced a number of Musicians who have made it big. These include Corey Taylor, Adam Young, Nate Ruess, Tionne Watkins, Julia Michaels and others.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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Corey Taylor
(Singer, Musician)

Corey Taylor
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Birthdate: December 8, 1973
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Corey Taylor is a heavy metal singer and the lead vocalist of Stone Sour and Slipknot. He has also been associated with bands such as Apocalyptica, Anthrax, and Soulfly. He has struggled with alcoholism and drug addiction in the past and has released a tell-all autobiography named Seven Deadly Sins.

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Julia Michaels
(Singer-songwriter)

Julia Michaels
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Birthdate: November 13, 1993
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Three-time Grammy nominee singer-songwriter Julia Michaels has written many chartbusting songs, including the Billboard Hot 100-topping tracks Sorry by Justin Bieber and Lose You to Love Me by Selena Gomez. Julia’s debut single, Issues, was a hit, too. She has also won multiple BMI Pop Awards.

 3 
Andy Williams
(Singer, Art collector, Musician, Putita)

Andy Williams
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Birthdate: December 3, 1927
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: September 25, 2012

 4 
Glenn Miller
(Trombonist)

Glenn Miller
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Birthdate: March 1, 1904
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: December 15, 1944

 5 
Adam Young
(Musician, singer-songwriter)

Adam Young
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Birthdate: July 5, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer

Adam Young is an American singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. He is best known for creating Owl City, an electronic music project, which gained popularity in 2009 after the release of the album Ocean Eyes, which was certified platinum in the US. Apart from Owl City, Adam Young has also created several other music projects.

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Nate Ruess
(Singer)

Nate Ruess
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Birthdate: February 26, 1982
Sun Sign: Pisces

Nate Ruess is best known as the lead vocalist of the Grammy-winning indie-pop band Fun and of the indie-rock band The Format. He is part of the labor-oriented non-profit organization Democratic Socialists of America. He was featured on Pink’s multi-platinum track Just Give Me a Reason and Eminem’s hit Headlights.

 7 
Tionne Watkins
(Singer-Songwriter who rose to Fame as Member of the Girl-Group 'TLC')

Tionne Watkins
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Birthdate: April 26, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
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 8 
Charlie Haden
(Musician)

Charlie Haden
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Birthdate: August 6, 1937
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: July 11, 2014

 9 
Shawn Crahan
(Musician)

Shawn Crahan
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Birthdate: September 24, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra

 10 
Joey Jordison
(Guitarist, Musician, Record producer, Songwriter)

Joey Jordison
5
Birthdate: April 26, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus

 11 
Maddie Poppe
(Singer)

Maddie Poppe
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Birthdate: December 5, 1997
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

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Sharon Needles
4
Birthdate: November 28, 1981
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 13 
Sid Wilson
(Known as the ‘Turntablist’ of the Grammy Award-Winning Heavy Metal Band ‘Slipknot')

Sid Wilson
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Birthdate: January 20, 1977
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 14 
Mick Thomson
(Musician, Guitarist)

Mick Thomson
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Birthdate: November 3, 1973
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 15 
Paul Rust
(Actor)

Paul Rust
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Birthdate: April 12, 1981
Sun Sign: Aries

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Riley Smith
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Birthdate: April 12, 1978
Sun Sign: Aries

 17 
Craig Jones
(Musician)

Craig Jones
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Birthdate: February 11, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 18 
Tommy Bolin
(Guitarist who worked with Zephyr, Deep Purple, and The James Gang, as well as working as a solo artist)

Tommy Bolin
3
Birthdate: August 1, 1951
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: December 4, 1976

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Jon Foster
(Actor)

Jon Foster
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Birthdate: August 3, 1984
Sun Sign: Leo

 20 
Bix Beiderbecke
(Musician)

Bix Beiderbecke
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Birthdate: March 10, 1903
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: August 6, 1931

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Arthur Russell
3
Birthdate: May 21, 1951
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: April 4, 1992

 22 
Chris Fehn
(Percussionist in the rock band Slipknot)

Chris Fehn
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Birthdate: February 24, 1973
Sun Sign: Pisces

 23 
Meredith Willson
(Conductor, Composer, Flautist, Pianist, Songwriter)

Meredith Willson
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Birthdate: May 18, 1902
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: June 15, 1984

 24 
Brian Bell
(Guitarist)

Brian Bell
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Birthdate: December 9, 1968
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 25 
Scot Halpin
(Musician)

Scot Halpin
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Birthdate: February 3, 1954
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: February 9, 2008

 26 
Greg Brown
(He Is Known for His Prolific Recording Career and Appearances on 'A Prairie Home Companion')

Greg Brown
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Birthdate: July 2, 1949
Sun Sign: Cancer

 27 
Tracie Spencer
(Former Rhythm & blues vocalist best known for chart-topping 1991 hit 'Tender Kisses')

Tracie Spencer
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Birthdate: July 12, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer

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Jinxx
(Guitarist)

Jinxx
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Birthdate: January 7, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 29 
Art Farmer
(American musician)

Art Farmer
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Birthdate: August 21, 1928
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: October 4, 1999

 30 
John Robinson
(Drummer)

John Robinson
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Birthdate: December 29, 1954
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 31 

Richie Hayward
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Birthdate: February 6, 1946
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: August 12, 2010

 32 

Robert James Waller
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Birthdate: August 1, 1939
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: March 10, 2017

 33 

Hailey Whitters
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Birthdate: September 9, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo

 34 
Anders Colsefni
(Musician)

Anders Colsefni
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Birthdate: April 15, 1972
Sun Sign: Aries
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Edna Anne Wheeler Ballard
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Birthdate: June 25, 1886
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: February 10, 1971