Musicians From Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania has produced a number of Musicians who have made it big. These include Will Smith, Taylor Swift, Mac Miller, Jeff Goldblum, Billie Holiday and others.

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 1 Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift
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Famous As: American Pop & Country Music Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: December 13, 1989
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

American pop and country music singer-songwriter, Taylor Swift is a multiple Grammy award winning artist who has inspired a number of hopeful musicians. A talented artist since a young age, she achieved success with her first single and debut album in 2006. Since then, the Fearless star has not looked back and also made her acting debut in 2009.

 2 Todd Rundgren

Todd Rundgren
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Famous As: Multi-instrumentalist, Singer, Record Producer
Birthdate: June 22, 1948
Sun Sign: Cancer

Todd Rundgren is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer. He is credited with forming popular rock bands, such as Utopia and Nazz. Regarded as a pioneer in the fields of progressive rock, electronic music, Internet music delivery, and music videos, Todd Rundgren's works, such as A Wizard, a True Star remain influential in the world of music.

 3 Trent Reznor

Trent Reznor
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Famous As: Frontman and founder of the industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails
Birthdate: May 17, 1965
Sun Sign: Taurus

Trent Reznor is an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, and composer. Reznor is credited with founding the popular band Nine Inch Nails, where he serves as the principal songwriter, lead vocalist, and multi-instrumentalist. Trent Reznor is also credited with mentoring Marilyn Manson and has contributed to the latter's albums. . 

 4 Will Smith

Will Smith
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 25, 1968
Sun Sign: Libra

The charismatic, versatile and bankable American artist, Will Smith, tasted early success with rapping. A successful transition into films and television soon followed and made Smith a phenomenal success. With solid earnings, he has also frequently secured himself a place in the list of highest paid actors in world.

 5 Marshmello

Marshmello
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Famous As: DJ Famous for Wearing a Helmet Resembling a Marshmallow
Birthdate: May 19, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus

Marshmello is an American DJ and electronic music producer. In 2017, he was named as one of the world's highest-paid DJs by Forbes magazine. He wears a custom helmet, which looks like a marshmallow, for public appearances, and his identity was unknown at the beginning of his career. He is also a well-known philanthropist and a generous donator.

 6 Lil Uzi Vert

Lil Uzi Vert
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: July 31, 1995
Sun Sign: Leo

Lil Uzi Vert is an American rapper whose music is defined by dark subject matters, which complements his androgynous fashion, eccentric hairstyles, facial piercings, and face tattoos. Lil Uzi Vert has often courted controversy by saying phrases associated with Satanism and adding satanic imagery to his Instagram account. He has also been accused of worshipping Satan.

 7 Meek Mill

Meek Mill
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: May 6, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Rapper Meek Mill initially performed with the group The Bloodhoundz. His debut album was featured at number 2 on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart. He has released Billboard-charting tracks such as Amen and Going Bad, both featuring Drake. His brushes with the law inspired the documentary Free Meek.
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 8 Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: April 7, 1915
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: July 17, 1959
Jazz legend Billie Holiday had a tumultuous childhood and ended up in prison due to prostitution. Upon her release, at 14, she started singing using her pseudonym and performed at sold-out Carnegie Hall shows. Nicknamed Lady Day, she was riddled with alcohol and drug issues. She won four posthumous Grammys.

 9 Joan Jett

Joan Jett
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: September 22, 1958
Sun Sign: Virgo

Joan Jett, also known as The Queen of Rock 'n' Roll, is the frontwoman of Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, best known for their rendition of the Arrows song I Love Rock 'n Roll, which topped the Billboard Hot 100. Jett also released the hit Cherry Bomb with the Runaways

 10 Lil Peep

Lil Peep
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Famous As: A Leading Figure of the Mid–late 2010s Emo Rap Scene
Birthdate: November 1, 1996
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: November 15, 2017

Hailed as the leading figure of the emo rap scene of the mid-late 2010s, Lil Peep went on to inspire many youth subcultures. Peep achieved tremendous success in less than three years' time. In his personal life though, he struggled with mental health conditions. He died at the age of 21 due to an accidental overdose of drugs.

 11 Jim Croce

Jim Croce
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: January 10, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: September 20, 1973

Jim Croce was an American rock and folk singer-songwriter. At the peak of his popularity, Jim Croce died in a plane crash at age 30. Many of his works were released posthumously and achieved popularity. Jim Croce's music has been used in many popular films, such as The Hangover Part II, X-Men: Days of Future Past, and Hobbs & Shaw.

 12 Joey Lawrence

Joey Lawrence
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 20, 1976
Sun Sign: Taurus
Joey Lawrence is best known for his portrayal of Joey Russo in the teen sitcom Blossom and Joe Longo in Melissa & Joey. He began as a child actor and appeared in quite a few commercials. He was also seen in Brotherly Love with his brothers Matthew and Andrew.

 13 Bret Michaels

Bret Michaels
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 15, 1963
Sun Sign: Pisces

Singer-songwriter and musician Bret Michaels first gained fame as the frontman of the rock band Poison. He also performs as a solo artist and has released many albums. He is an occasional actor as well and has appeared in numerous films and TV shows.  

 14 Eve

Eve
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: November 10, 1978
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 15 Daryl Hall

Daryl Hall
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: October 11, 1946
Sun Sign: Libra

 16 Questlove

Questlove
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: January 20, 1971
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 17 Jill Scott

Jill Scott
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: April 4, 1972
Sun Sign: Aries

 18 Daya (Singer)

Daya (Singer)
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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: October 24, 1988
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 19 Christina Perri

Christina Perri
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: August 19, 1986
Sun Sign: Leo

Christina Perri is an American singer-songwriter whose debut album Lovestrong was certified platinum. She is also known for recording the popular love theme, A Thousand Years, for the movie, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2. Apart from releasing studio albums and extended plays, Christina Perri also headlines concert tours.

 20 Blackbear

Blackbear
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Famous As: Singer, Songwriter
Birthdate: November 27, 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Matthew Tyler Musto, better known as Blackbear, has had a successful solo career and is also part of the hip hop/R&B duo Mansionz, with rapper Mike Posner. He has also written songs such as Boyfriend for Justin Bieber and My Ex's Best Friend for Machine Gun Kelly.

 21 Tammi Terrell

Tammi Terrell
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Famous As: Known as a star singer for Motown Records during the 1960s, notably for a series of duets with singer Marvin Gaye
Birthdate: April 29, 1945
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: March 16, 1970

 22 Vanessa Carlton

Vanessa Carlton
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: August 16, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Vanessa Carlton is known for her Billboard-charting debut single, A Thousand Miles, and her platinum-certified debut album, Be Not Nobody. Her album Rabbits on the Run was inspired by A Brief History of Time. The three-time Grammy nominee is also openly bisexual and married to Deer Tick member John McCauley.

 23 Riki Lindhome

Riki Lindhome
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 5, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces

 24 Jaco Pastorius

Jaco Pastorius
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: December 1, 1951
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: September 21, 1987

 25 Perry Como

Perry Como
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 18, 1912
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: May 13, 2001

 26 Vic Mignogna

Vic Mignogna
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 27, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo

Vic Mignogna is an American musician and voice actor. He is renowned for providing the English dubs for characters from Japanese anime shows and films like Dragon Ball, Ouran High School Host Club, Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle, and Digimon Adventure tri. His voice-over work in Fullmetal Alchemist, where he voiced Edward Elric, earned him the American Anime Award in 2007.

 27 George Benson

George Benson
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Famous As: Guitarist, Singer, Songwriter, Jazz musician, Composer, Jazz guitarist
Birthdate: March 22, 1943
Sun Sign: Aries

 28 DJ Jazzy Jeff

DJ Jazzy Jeff
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Famous As: Club DJ, Disc jockey, Actor, Television actor, Record producer, Composer
Birthdate: January 22, 1965
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 29 Mac Miller

Mac Miller
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: January 19, 1992
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: September 7, 2018

Before his death at the age of 26, Mac Miller had a major impact as a rapper and songwriter. Blue Slide Park, his studio album, became the first independently distributed maiden album since 1995 to top the US Billboard 200. His personal life was marred by depression, substance abuse, and legal issues. He died of drug overdose.

 30 Charles Esten

Charles Esten
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 9, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo

 31 Lzzy Hale

Lzzy Hale
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: October 10, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra

Lzzy Hale is a singer, musician, and songwriter best known as the lead singer and rhythm guitarist of the hard rock band Halestorm. She is also the co-founder of the band. She began writing and performing music as a teenager and began her career collaborating with her brother, Arejay. She has also collaborated with many other artists.    

 32 Steve Burns

Steve Burns
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Famous As: Actor best known as the original host of the long-running children's preschool television program Blue's Clues from 1996 until 2002
Birthdate: October 9, 1973
Sun Sign: Libra

 33 Black Thought

Black Thought
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: October 3, 1971
Sun Sign: Libra

 34 Pink

Pink
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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: September 8, 1979
Sun Sign: Virgo

Pink is an American singer-songwriter known for her acrobatic stage presence and raspy voice. Having sold more than 90 million records worldwide, Pink is one of the best-selling musicians in the world. A recipient of several prestigious awards, Pink was named in VH1's 100 Greatest Women in Music list. Her work has inspired many other artists like Taylor Swift.

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 35 Jeff Goldblum

Jeff Goldblum
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 22, 1952
Sun Sign: Libra

Having starred in some of the highest-grossing films, such as Jurassic Park, Jeff Goldblum is one of the most bankable actors of his generation. He has also had an impact on the American TV and theatre scene. Also a musician, Goldblum has a couple of studio albums to his credit. He is married to Emilie Livingston, 30 years his junior.

 36 Orrin Hatch

Orrin Hatch
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Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: March 22, 1934
Sun Sign: Aries

 37 Stephen Foster

Stephen Foster
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Famous As: Composer known as the Father of American music
Birthdate: July 4, 1826
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: January 13, 1864

 38 Gerald Levert

Gerald Levert
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: July 13, 1966
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: November 10, 2006

 39 Robert Crumb

Robert Crumb
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Famous As: Cartoonist
Birthdate: August 30, 1943
Sun Sign: Virgo

Robert Crumb is a cartoonist whose work displays a satire of contemporary American culture. Crumb played a major role during the underground comix movement of the 1960s, contributing to the movement's seminal works. He is credited with founding Zap Comix, the first major underground comix series. In 1991, he was inducted into the Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame.

 40 Jazmine Sullivan

Jazmine Sullivan
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: April 9, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries

Jazmine Sullivan soared to fame with the Billboard-topping debut album Fearless. Born to a background vocalist mother, she began singing as part of gospel choirs. With 15 Grammy nominations, she has tied with Icelandic singer Björk, for the most Grammy nominations without a win for any female.

 41 Henry Gibson

Henry Gibson
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 21, 1935
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: September 14, 2009

 42 Scott Patterson

Scott Patterson
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 11, 1958
Sun Sign: Virgo

 43 Stanley Getz

Stanley Getz
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Famous As: Jazz Saxophonist
Birthdate: February 2, 1927
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: June 6, 1991

 44 Keith Jarrett

Keith Jarrett
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Famous As: Pianist, Composer, Jazz musician, Saxophonist, Songwriter, Musician
Birthdate: May 8, 1945
Sun Sign: Taurus

 45 Phyllis Hyman

Phyllis Hyman
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: July 6, 1949
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: June 30, 1995

 46 John Corabi

John Corabi
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 26, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus

 47 Santigold

Santigold
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: September 25, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra

Santigold is an American singer-songwriter renowned for her mezzo-soprano voice. She achieved popularity after the release of her critically acclaimed album Santogold in 2008. The same year, she was named the Best Breakthrough Artist at the NME Awards USA. In 2009, she won the Vanguard Award at the ASCAP Pop Music Awards. Santigold's work has influenced artists like Bob Evans.        

 48 Kurt Vile

Kurt Vile
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: January 3, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 49 Michael McCary

Michael McCary
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 16, 1971
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 50 Tierra Whack

Tierra Whack
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: August 11, 1995
Sun Sign: Leo