Birthdays in Music in 1982

  • Jan 8 wiL Francis, American singer
  • Jan 11 Ashley Taylor Dawson, British actor and singer
  • Jan 16 Samuel Preston, British singer (The Ordinary Boys)
  • Jan 17 Amanda Wilkinson, Canadian singer
  • Jan 17 Alex Varkatzas, American Singer (Atreyu)
  • Jan 19 Angela Chang, Taiwanese singer and actress
  • Jan 25 Sho Sakurai, Japanese singer and actor
  • Jan 31 Elena Paparizou, Greek singer
  • Feb 3 Jessica Harp, American singer (The Wreckers)
  • Feb 4 Kimberly Wyatt, American singer and dancer (Pussycat Dolls)
  • Feb 6 Tank, Mandopop singer
  • Feb 9 Ami Suzuki, Japanese singer
  • Feb 16 Wasalu Muhammad Jaco, American rapper
  • Feb 17 Lupe Fiasco, American rapper
  • Feb 21 Chantal Claret, American musician
  • Feb 25 Bert McCracken, American singer (The Used)
  • Mar 15 Jordan Hastings, Canadian drummer (Alexisonfire)
  • Mar 20 Nick Wheeler, American guitarist (The All-American Rejects)
  • Mar 24 Nivea, American singer
  • Mar 25 Sergey Yakovlev, russian musical artist and painter
  • Mar 31 Lennon Murphy, American rock singer/songwriter
  • Apr 3 Fler [Patrick Losensky], German rapper, born in Berlin
  • Apr 6 Michael Guy Chislett, Australian born, American guitarist of The Academy Is...
  • Apr 12 Deen [Fuad Backović], Bosnian singer and fashion designer, born in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia
  • Apr 13 Nellie McKay, American singer
  • Apr 13 Janice Vidal, Hong Kong singer
  • Apr 13 Jill Vidal, Hong Kong singer
  • Apr 15 Mark Mizzark, [Marlis Pugh], rapper (Another Bad Creation), born in Akron, Ohio
  • Apr 15 Anthony Green, American musician
  • Apr 18 Marie-Élaine Thibert, Canadian singer
  • Apr 23 Taio Cruz, London/English R&B, Pop, Hip Hop singer

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Apr 24 Kelly Clarkson, American singer and winner of the inaugural season of TV series American Idol, born in Fort Worth, Texas

  • Apr 26 Jon Lee, British singer (S Club)
  • Apr 30 Lloyd Banks, American rapper
  • Apr 30 Cleo Higgins, British singer and actress
  • Apr 30 Andrew Seeley, Canadian actor and singer
  • May 2 Lorie [Laure Pester], French singer, born in Le Plessis-Bouchard, Île-de-France
  • May 4 Hector King, Mexican singer-songwriter
  • May 4 Rasheeda, American hiphop singer
  • May 5 Edyta Sliwinska, Polish ballroom dancer

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May 11 Cory Monteith, Canadian actor and musician (Glee, Monte Carlo), born in Calgary, Alberta (d. 2013)

Actor & Musician Cory Monteith
Actor & Musician
Cory Monteith
  • May 15 Jessica Sutta, American dancer, singer and actress (The Pussycat Dolls)
  • May 18 Eric West, American singer and actor
  • May 23 Malene Mortensen, Danish singer
  • May 23 Tristan Prettyman, American musician
  • May 29 Joanne Borgella, American plus-sized model and singer
  • Jun 4 Jin, Chinese-American rapper
  • Jun 9 Christina Stürmer, Austrian singer
  • Jun 12 Ben Blackwell, American musician
  • Jun 15 Haley Scarnato, American singer
  • Jun 16 Matt Costa, American singer/songwriter
  • Jun 25 Rain, Korean singer (Rain, Jeong Ji-Hoon)
  • Jun 30 Dan Jacobs, American guitarist (Atreyu)
  • Jun 30 Andy Knowles, British musician (Franz Ferdinand)
  • Jul 6 Tay Zonday, American singer and keyboardist
  • Jul 7 Mike Glita, American bassist (Senses Fail)
  • Jul 7 Cassidy (Barry Adrian Reese), American rapper
  • Jul 9 Ashly DelGrosso, American ballroom dancer
  • Jul 10 Alex Arrowsmith, American musician
  • Jul 13 Joost van den Broek, Dutch keyboard player (After Forever)
  • Jul 14 Dmitry Chaplin, So You Think You Can Dance finalist
  • Jul 17 Natasha Hamilton, British singer (Atomic Kitten)
  • Jul 18 Ryan Cabrera, American musician and TV host
  • Jul 28 Ágústa Eva Erlendsdóttir, Icelandic singer and actress
  • Aug 5 Tobias Regner, German singer
  • Aug 23 YTCracker, American musician
  • Aug 26 David Long, New Zealand musician
  • Aug 28 Le Ann Rimes, country singer (Blue, Holiday in Your Heart)
  • Aug 29 A+ [Andre Levins], American rapper, born in Hempstead, New York
  • Aug 31 Patrick Nuo, Swiss singer
  • Sep 3 Andrew McMahon, American singer and songwriter
  • Sep 3 Kaori Natori, Japanese singer and model
  • Sep 5 Sondre Lerche, Norwegian musician
  • Sep 9 Ai Otsuka, Japanese singer and songwriter

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Sep 10 Misty Copeland, ballerina (1st African American Principal Dancer at American Ballet Theatre), born in Kansas City Missouri

Ballet Dancer Misty Copeland
Ballet Dancer
Misty Copeland
  • Sep 22 Mandy Chiang, Hong Kong singer and actress
  • Sep 22 Billie Piper, English singer and actress (Dr Who), born in Swindon, Wiltshire
  • Sep 27 Lil Wayne, American rapper
  • Sep 28 Nolwenn Leroy, French Singer
  • Sep 29 Rob Smith, Irish musician and songwriter
  • Oct 1 Sandra Oxenryd, Swedish singer
  • Oct 2 George Pettit, Canadian singer (Alexisonfire)
  • Oct 6 William Butler, Musician and member of Arcade Fire
  • Oct 7 Li Yundi, Chinese classical pianist
  • Oct 12 Molly Bennett, Irish singer
  • Oct 15 Paulini Curuenavuli, Fijian singer
  • Oct 16 Vincy Chan, Hong Kong singer
  • Oct 22 Daniel M. Johnson "The Untouchable DJ Drastic", American DJ, music industry professional, and radio presenter
  • Oct 25 Eman Lam, Hong Kong singer
  • Oct 27 Keri Hilson, American singer, songwriter
  • Oct 28 Mai Kuraki, Japanese singer
  • Oct 29 Ariel Lin, Taiwanese actress and singer
  • Oct 31 The Cheeky Girls, British-Romanian singers
  • Nov 2 Kyoko Fukada, Japanese actress, model and singer
  • Nov 6 Sowelu, Japanese pop singer
  • Nov 8 Sam Sparro, Australian producer, songwriter, performer, former child actor
  • Nov 11 Lil' Dave, [Davis Shelton], rapper (Another Bad Creation), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Nov 13 Koda Kumi, Japanese singer
  • Nov 13 Michael Copon, American actor and singer
  • Nov 21 Ryan Starr, American singer
  • Nov 22 Charlene Choi Cheuk Yin, Hong Kong singer (Twins)
  • Dec 2 Pizon, American rapper/producer
  • Dec 3 Jaycee Chan, Hong Kong singer and actor

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Dec 8 Nicki Minaj, Trinidadian-American rapper and singer (Super Bass, Starships), born in Saint James, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

Rapper & Singer Nicki Minaj
Rapper & Singer
Nicki Minaj
  • Dec 9 Vincent Accardi, American guitarist Brand New
  • Dec 10 Tim Deegan, Canadian MuchMusic VJ
  • Dec 13 Anthony Callea, Australian singer/songwriter
  • Dec 14 Anthony Way, English singer and actor
  • Dec 17 Onur Ozsu, Turkish music artist, born in Izmir
  • Dec 18 Dave Luetkenhoelter, American bassist (Kutless)
  • Dec 19 Vincent Accardi, American musician
  • Dec 20 David Cook, American singer, winner of American Idol.
  • Dec 24 Aiba Masaki, Japanese singer and actor
  • Dec 24 Robert Carmine, American singer
  • Dec 25 Shystie, British rapper-songwriter
  • Dec 27 James Mead, American guitarist (Kutless)
  • Dec 27 Terji Skibenæs, Faroese guitarist, (Týr)
  • Dec 29 Gabrielle Destroismaisons, Quebec singer