Birthdays in Music in 1977

  • Jan 4 Tim Wheeler, Irish singer (Ash)
  • Jan 11 Nadia Turner, US singer, born in Miami, Florida
  • Jan 18 Richard Archer, British singer (lead singer of Hard-Fi)
  • Jan 19 Nicole, Chilean singer
  • Jan 19 Cocco, Ryukyuan singer
  • Jan 20 Melody, Belgian singer
  • Jan 21 Rick Ross, American rapper
  • Jan 28 Matt DeVries, American guitarist (Chimaira)
  • Jan 28 Joey Fatone, American singer (*NSYNC)
  • Jan 31 Shingo Katori, Japanese actor and singer (SMAP)

Person of interestShakira

Feb 2 Shakira, Colombian pop singer (Whenever Wherever, Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)), born in Barranquilla, Colombia

Singer Shakira
Singer
Shakira
  • Feb 2 Heather Martin, American gospel singer
  • Feb 3 Daddy Yankee [Ramón Rodríguez], reggaeton singer and rapper (Despacito), born in San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Feb 4 Gavin DeGraw, American musician
  • Feb 8 Dave Farrell, American musician (Linkin Park)
  • Feb 11 Mike Shinoda, US musician (Linkin Park, Fort Minor), born in Agoura Hills, California
  • Feb 14 Nathan Osmond, Utah, vocalist (Osmond Boys)
  • Feb 15 Brooks Wackerman, US musician (Bad Religion, Avenged Sevenfold)
  • Feb 18 Sean Watkins, American guitarist and songwriter
  • Feb 19 Ola Salo, Swedish singer (The Ark)
  • Feb 20 Amal Hijazi, Lebanese singer (Zaman), born in Kfarfila, Lebanon
  • Feb 21 Rhiannon Giddens, musician (Carolina Chocolate Drops), born in Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Feb 24 Alexis Jose Grullon, American vocalist (Menudo-Cannonball), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 25 Sarah Jezebel Deva, English singer
  • Feb 28 Jason Aldean, American country singer

Person of interestChris Martin

Mar 2 Chris Martin, English musician (Coldplay), born in Exeter, England

Lead Vocalist of Coldplay Chris Martin
Lead Vocalist of Coldplay
Chris Martin

Person of interestRonan Keating

Mar 3 Ronan Keating, Bayside Irish singer (Boyzone), born in Dublin, Ireland

  • Mar 4 Jason Marsalis, American musician
  • Mar 10 Matt Rubano, American musician (Taking Back Sunday)
  • Mar 10 Robin Thicke, American singer
  • Mar 11 Andre Nickatina, American rapper
  • Mar 13 Ed Sloan, American musician (Crossfade), born in South Carolina
  • Mar 15 Joe Hahn, American musician
  • Mar 18 Devin Lima, American singer
  • Mar 24 Corneille, Canadian-Rwandan singer
  • Mar 28 Angelo Garcia, singer (Menudo-Cannonball), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Mar 31 Toshiya, Japanese musician (Dir en grey)
  • Apr 4 Adam Dutkiewicz, American guitarist (Killswitch Engage), born in Westhampton, Massachusetts

Person of interestGerard Way

Apr 9 Gerard Way, American singer-songwriter (My Chemical Romance), born in Summit, New Jersey

Singer-Songwriter Gerard Way
Singer-Songwriter
Gerard Way
  • Apr 17 Phil Jamieson, Australian singer (Grinspoon)
  • Apr 21 Doseone, American rapper
  • Apr 22 Aaron Fink, American guitarist (Breaking Benjamin)

Person of interestJohn Cena

Apr 23 John Cena, American professional wrestler, rapper and actor (The Marine), born in West Newbury, Massachusetts

Professional Wrestler and Actor John Cena
Professional Wrestler and Actor
John Cena
  • Apr 25 Paavo Siljamäki, Finnish musician
  • Apr 25 Constantinos Christoforou, Cypriot singer
  • Apr 25 Matthew West, American Christian singer
  • May 1 Dan Regan, American musician (Reel Big Fish)
  • May 8 Joe Bonnamassa, American singer-songwriter (SeeSaw), born in New Hartford, New York
  • May 13 Ilse DeLange, Dutch singer
  • May 16 Dolcenera, Italian singer
  • May 26 Mark Hunter, American musician (Chimaira)

  • May 28 Ashley Ryan Ruiz Offord, singer (Menudo-Cannonball), born in Miami, Florida
  • May 31 Scott Klopfenstein, American musician (Reel Big Fish)
  • Jun 5 Christian Martucci, American musician
  • Jun 5 Nourhanne, Lebanese singer

Person of interestKanye West

Jun 8 Kanye West, American rapper and record producer, born in Atlanta, Georgia

Rapper Kanye West
Rapper
Kanye West
  • Jun 10 Takako Matsu, Japanese singer and actress
  • Jun 10 Adam Darski, Polish musician most known for being the leader of Behemoth
  • Jun 12 Kenny Wayne Shepherd [Brobst], American blues-rock guitarist, born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • Jun 17 Roger Manganelli, American bassist (Less Than Jake)
  • Jun 23 Jason Mraz, American singer and songwriter
  • Jun 28 Harun Tekin, Turkish musician, Mor ve Ötesi
  • Jul 1 Keigo Hayashi, Japanese music artist
  • Jul 1 Birgit Schuurman, Dutch musician
  • Jul 4 Jonas Kjellgren, Swedish musician (Scar Symmetry)
  • Jul 5 Royce Da 5'9", American rapper
  • Jul 9 Isaac Brock, American musician
  • Jul 15 Ray Toro, American musician (My Chemical Romance)
  • Jul 15 Faraz Anwar, Pakistani guitarist (Mizraab)
  • Jul 17 Lehmber Hussainpuri, Famous Indian Singer
  • Jul 26 Rebecca St. James, Australian Christian pop rock singer, born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Jul 30 Ian Watkins, Welsh singer (Lostprophets)
  • Aug 1 Damien Saez, French singer and songwriter, born in Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne, France
  • Aug 10 Aaron Kamin, American musician (The Calling)
  • Aug 11 Gemma Hayes, Irish born singer
  • Aug 12 Park Yong-ha, South Korean actor and singer
  • Aug 16 Tamer Hosny, Egyptian singer and actor, born in Cairo, Egypt
  • Aug 17 Tarja Turunen, Finnish singer
  • Aug 18 Régine Chassagne, Canadian musician (Arcade Fire), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Aug 27 Mase, American rapper
  • Aug 30 Jens Ludwig, German guitarist
  • Aug 31 Craig Nicholls, Australian musician (The Vines)
  • Sep 2 Ramiro Muñoz, Colombian musician
  • Sep 4 Lucie Silvas, English musician
  • Sep 5 Alexey Harkov, Russian bassist (Kipelov, Sergey Mavrin), born in Khimki, Moscow
  • Sep 6 Kiyoshi Hikawa, Japanese enka singer, born in Fukuoka, Japan
  • Sep 9 Chae Jung-an, South Korean actress and singer
  • Sep 9 Soulja Slim, American rapper (d. 2003)
  • Sep 11 Ludacris [Christopher Bridges], American rapper and actor (Back for the First Time, Fast and Furious), born in Champaign, Illinois
  • Sep 11 Jon Buckland, British guitarist (Coldplay), born in London, England
  • Sep 12 James McCartney, British musician son of Paul & Linda McCartney, born in London, England
  • Sep 12 Idan Raichel, Israeli musician, born in Kfar Saba, Israel
  • Sep 12 Jeff Irwin, American musician, born in Creve Coeur, Missouri
  • Sep 12 2 Chainz [Tauheed Epps], American rapper, born in College Park, Georgia
  • Sep 13 Fiona Apple, American singer and songwriter (Criminal), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 13 Ivan De Battista, Maltese actor, singer and composer, born in Gzira, Malta
  • Sep 13 Daisuke Tsuda, Japanese singer (Maximum the Hormone), born in Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture, Japan
  • Sep 15 Angela Aki, Japanese singer-songwriter
  • Sep 19 Ryan Dusick, American drummer (Maroon 5)
  • Sep 20 Namie Amuro, Japanese pop singer
  • Sep 23 Rachael Yamagata, American singer and songwriter
  • Sep 23 Susan Tamim, Lebanese singer and actress (d. 2008)
  • Sep 28 Young Jeezy, American Rapper
  • Sep 29 Debelah Morgan, American R&B singer
  • Oct 8 Erna Siikavirta, Finnish musician (Deathlike Silence)
  • Oct 12 Jay Jenkins, American rapper also known as "Young Jeezy"
  • Oct 14 Tina Dico, Danish singer-songwriter
  • Oct 14 Freddy Kempf, British musician (BBC Young Musician of the Year), born in Croydon, England
  • Oct 15 Erin McKeown, American musician
  • Oct 16 John Mayer, American musician
  • Oct 20 Leila Josefowicz, Canadian classical violinist
  • Oct 31 Séverine Ferrer, French singer, born in Montpellier, France
  • Nov 3 Jane Monheit, American jazz singer, born on Long Island, New York
  • Nov 8 Jully Black, Canadian R&B singer
  • Nov 13 Chanel Cole, Australian singer
  • Nov 13 Huang Xiaoming, Chinese actor and singer
  • Nov 14 Obie Trice, American rapper
  • Nov 15 Logan Whitehurst, American musician (d. 2006)
  • Nov 18 Fabolous, American rapper
  • Nov 20 Josh Turner, American pop country singer (Long Black Train), born in Hannah, South Carolina
  • Nov 21 Myles Heskett, Australian musician (Wolfmother)
  • Nov 21 Tobias Sammet, German singer (Edguy)
  • Dec 1 Brad Delson, American guitarist (Linkin Park)
  • Dec 4 Big Pokey, American rapper
  • Dec 7 Dominic Howard, English drummer (Muse)
  • Dec 9 Imogen Heap, English singer-songwriter
  • Dec 20 Saukrates, Canadian rapper
  • Dec 23 Jari Mäenpää, Finnish guitarist and singer