Birthdays in Music in 1974

  • Jan 4 Ian Moor, English singer
  • Jan 5 John Drew Nichols, Oklahoma, rocker (PC Quest-Can You See)
  • Jan 9 Farhan Akhtar, Indian Bollywood Director, Actor, Producer, Singer.
  • Jan 10 Akari Kaida, Japanese composer

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Jan 12 Melanie Chisholm, English singer "Sporty Spice" (Spice Girls), born in Whiston, England

Singer-Songwriter Mel C
Singer-Songwriter
Mel C
  • Jan 17 Vesko Kountchev, Bulgarian musician
  • Jan 18 Christian Burns, English musician (BBMak)
  • Jan 25 Jonathan Bryan Colling, rocker (4 Fun-Unbelievable Fun Boys), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Jan 27 ZP Theart, South African-born English singer (Dragonforce)
  • Feb 10 Ivri Lider, Israeli singer
  • Feb 11 D'Angelo, American singer

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Feb 13 Robbie Williams, English singer (Take That, Feel, She's the One), born in Stoke-on-Trent, England

  • Feb 14 Filippa Giordano, Italian singer
  • Feb 15 Tomi Putaansuu, Finnish singer (Lordi)
  • Feb 16 Kimberly Dawn Whipany, Oklahoma, rocker (PC Quest-Can You See)
  • Feb 17 Kaoru, Japanese musician
  • Feb 17 Bryan White, American singer
  • Feb 21 Wish Bone, American rapper, (Bone Thugs-N-Harmony)
  • Feb 22 James Blunt, English musician
  • Feb 23 Jaime Villarreal, Mexican musician
  • Feb 24 Chad Hugo, American musician and producer (The Neptunes)
  • Feb 24 Bonnie Somerville, American actress and singer
  • Mar 4 ICS Vortex (Simen Hestnæs), Norwegian vocalist (Arcturus)
  • Mar 7 Larry Bagby, American actor and musician
  • Mar 10 Hugo Ferreira, American rock musician
  • Mar 15 John "Beatz" Holohan, American musician
  • Mar 24 Chad Butler, American drummer (Switchfoot)
  • Mar 26 Hakeem Abdul-samad, rocker (Boys)
  • Mar 31 Stefan Olsdal, Swedish bassist (Placebo)
  • Apr 1 Richard Christy, American drummer
  • Apr 2 Håkan Hellström, Swedish musician
  • Apr 5 Sahaj Ticotin, American musician/producer (Ra)
  • Apr 8 Chino XL, American rapper
  • Apr 14 Shawntae Harris, American rapper
  • Apr 15 Josh Todd, American musician (Buckcherry)
  • Apr 16 Mat Devine, American singer (Kill Hannah)
  • Apr 16 Xu Jinglei, Chinese actress, singer and director

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Apr 17 Victoria Beckham [Adams], English singer (Posh Spice in the Spice Girls), born in Harlow, Essex

Singer and Fashion Designer Victoria Beckham
Singer and Fashion Designer
Victoria Beckham
  • Apr 17 Mikael Åkerfeldt, Swedish guitarist and singer (Opeth)
  • Apr 18 Mark Tremonti, American musician
  • Apr 18 Millie Corretjer, Puerto Rican singer
  • Apr 18 Madeleine Peyroux, American French jazz and blues singer-songwriter, born in Athens, Georgia
  • Apr 22 Shavo Odadjian, Armenian-born bassist (System of a Down)
  • Apr 23 Carlos Dengler, American musician (Interpol)
  • Apr 24 Joseph Bruce, American rapper
  • Apr 24 Brian Marshall, American bassist
  • Apr 29 Anggun, Indonesian singer
  • Apr 29 Jasper Wood, Canadian violinist
  • May 2 Garðar Thór Cortes, Icelandic tenor
  • May 13 Tim McMahon, American hardcore singer (Mouthpiece, Hands Tied, Triple Threat)
  • May 15 Ahmet Rodan Zappa, son of Frank/rocker (Z, 2 Hip 4 TV)

  • May 16 Laura Pausini, Italian pop singer
  • May 16 Sonny Sandoval, American singer (P.O.D.)
  • May 21 Havoc [Kejuan Muchita], American rapper (Mobb Deep), born in Queensbridge, Queens, New York

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May 23 Jewel Kilcher, American singer-songwriter (Pieces of You), born in Payson, Utah

Singer-Songwriter Jewel Kilcher
Singer-Songwriter
Jewel Kilcher
  • May 23 Mónica Naranjo, Spanish singer
  • May 25 Frank Klepacki, American musician
  • May 30 Cee-Lo, American musician
  • May 30 Big L, American rapper (d. 1999)

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Jun 1 Alanis Morisette, Canadian-America vocalist (Jagged Little Pill), born in Ottawa, Ontario

Singer-Songwriter Alanis Morissette
Singer-Songwriter
Alanis Morissette

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Jun 3 Kelly Jones, Welsh singer (Stereophonics), born in Cwmaman, Wales

Singer Kelly Jones
Singer
Kelly Jones
  • Jun 4 Stefan Lessard, American musician
  • Jun 6 Uncle Kracker [Matthew Shafer], American singer and rapper (Follow Me, Drift Away), born in Mount Clemens, Michigan
  • Jun 9 Samoth, Norwegian guitarist (Emperor, Zyklon)
  • Jun 13 Selma Björnsdóttir, Icelandic singer
  • Jun 21 Neely Jenkins, American musician
  • Jun 25 Jim LaMarca, American bass guitarist (Chimaira)
  • Jun 26 Jeff Frankenstein, American musician (Newsboys)
  • Jun 26 Nicole Saba, Lebanese singer
  • Jun 27 Big Moe, American musician (Screwed Up Click)
  • Jun 27 Christian Kane, American actor and singer
  • Jul 2 Rocky Gray, American musician
  • Jul 8 Zhanna Friske, Russian actress and singer
  • Jul 9 Nikola Sarcevic, Swedish bassist and singer (Millencolin)
  • Jul 12 Sharon den Adel, Dutch singer (Within Temptation)
  • Jul 13 Deborah Cox, Canadian R&B singer
  • Jul 15 Chot Ulep, Filipino musician
  • Jul 17 Laura Macdonald, Scottish jazz musician
  • Jul 22 Viktoria Tolstoy [Louise Viktoria Kjellberg], Swedish jazz singer (Meet Me at the Movies), born in Sigtuna Municipality, Sweden
  • Jul 26 Dan Konopka, American musician (OK Go)
  • Jul 27 Pete Yorn, American musician
  • Jul 31 Emilia Fox, English actress (The Pianist), born in London
  • Aug 1 Chris Shinn, American singer-songwriter (Live, Unified Theory), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Aug 2 Jeremy Castle, Oklahoma country singer and songwriter
  • Aug 11 Hadiqa Kiyani, Pakistani pop star
  • Aug 14 Martin Bulloch, Scottish musician (Mogwai)
  • Aug 14 Ana Matronic, American singer (Scissor Sisters)
  • Aug 17 Tony Hajjar, Lebanese musician (At the Drive-In, Sparta)
  • Aug 20 Maxim Vengerov, Russian violinist
  • Aug 20 Amy Adams, American actress and singer (Arrival, Man of Steel, American Hustle), born in Vicenza, Veneto, Italy
  • Aug 20 Big Moe, American rapper (d. 2007)
  • Aug 20 Andy Strachan, Australian musician (The Living End)
  • Aug 22 Stefano Verderi, Italian guitarist (Le Vibrazioni), born in Milan, Italy
  • Aug 23 Shifty, American musician (Crazy Town)
  • Aug 24 Orla Fallon, Irish Vocalist for Celtic Woman, born in Knockananna, County Wicklow, Ireland
  • Aug 28 Takahito Eguchi, Japanese composer
  • Aug 29 Kumi Tanioka, Japanese composer
  • Aug 30 Matt Bongiovi, heavy metal rocker (cousin of Jon Bon Jovi)
  • Aug 30 Aaron Barrett, Lead singer/guitarist of Reel Big Fish
  • Aug 30 Rich Cronin, US singer songwriter (Lyte Funkie Ones), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Sep 4 Nona Gaye, daughter of Marvin Gaye/singer
  • Sep 4 Carmit Bachar, American musician (Pussycat Dolls)
  • Sep 6 Nina Persson, Swedish musician (The Cardigans)
  • Sep 9 Mathias Färm, Swedish guitarist (Millencolin)
  • Sep 9 Ana Carolina, Brazilian singer, composer and musician
  • Sep 12 Jennifer Nettles, American country singer, part of Sugarland
  • Sep 13 Keith Murray, American rapper
  • Sep 15 Jamie Stevens, German singer
  • Sep 17 Mirah, American musician
  • Sep 18 Xzibit [Alvin Nathaniel Joiner], American rapper and actor (At the Speed of Life, Pimp My Ride), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Sep 21 Taral Hicks, American musician
  • Sep 22 Yoo Chae-yeong, South Korean singer and actress
  • Sep 25 Daniel Kessler, American musician (Interpol)
  • Sep 26 Boris Cepeda, German-Ecuadorian pianist and diplomat
  • Oct 1 Keith Duffy, Irish singer (Boyzone), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Oct 5 Heather Headley, Trinidadian singer
  • Oct 5 Colin Meloy, American singer (The Decemberists)
  • Oct 7 Charlotte Nilsson, Swedish singer
  • Oct 8 DJ Q-Ball, American musician (Bloodhound Gang)
  • Oct 13 Hawick Lau, Chinese actor and singer
  • Oct 13 Joseph Utsler, American rapper (Insane Clown Posse)

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Oct 14 Natalie Maines, American musician (Dixie Chicks), born in Lubbock, Texas

Singer-songwriter Natalie Maines
Singer-songwriter
Natalie Maines
  • Oct 14 Joseph Utsler, American musician
  • Oct 16 Deo Grech, Maltese television presenter, songwriter
  • Oct 18 Peter Svensson, Swedish musician (The Cardigans)
  • Oct 18 Zhou Xun, Quzhou, Zhejiang, Chinese actress and singer (Suzhou River, Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress)
  • Oct 22 Tim Kinsella, American musician
  • Oct 26 LISA, Japanese musician
  • Oct 31 Natasja Saad, Danish hip hop and reggae artist, born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 2007)
  • Nov 2 Nelly [Cornell Haynes Jr.], American rapper, born in Austin, Texas
  • Nov 2 Prodigy [Albert Johnson], American rapper (Mobb Deep), born in Hempstead, Long Island, New York (d. 2017)
  • Nov 4 Cedric Bixler-Zavala, American musician (At the Drive-In, The Mars Volta), born in Redwood City. California
  • Nov 5 Angela Gossow, German vocalist (Arch Enemy)
  • Nov 5 Ryan Adams, American musician
  • Nov 7 Chris Summers, Norwegian drummer (Turbonegro)
  • Nov 9 Joe C. [Joseph Calleja], American rapper (hype man for Kid Rock), born in Taylor, Michigan (d. 2000)
  • Nov 10 Niko Hurme, Finnish musician
  • Nov 11 Static Major, American singer (d. 2008)
  • Nov 15 Chad Kroeger, Canadian singer
  • Nov 16 Eric Judy, American Musician
  • Nov 26 Jamie Jones, singer (All 4 One)
  • Nov 28 apl.de.ap, American rapper (Black Eyed Peas)
  • Dec 1 David Ludwig, American composer
  • Dec 7 Nicole Appleton, Canadian-born singer
  • Dec 8 Cristian Castro, Mexican singer
  • Dec 8 Nick Zinner, American guitarist (Yeah Yeah Yeahs)
  • Dec 9 Canibus, American rapper
  • Dec 10 Meg White, American drummer (The White Stripes), born in Grosse Point Farms, Michigan
  • Dec 13 Nicholas McCarthy, English guitarist (Franz Ferdinand)
  • Dec 18 Euroboy, Norwegian musician (Turbonegro)
  • Dec 19 Mikko Paananen, Finnish bassist (HIM)
  • Dec 20 Die, Japanese musician (Dir en grey)