Birthdays in Music in 1977

  • Jan 4 Tim Wheeler, Irish singer (Ash)
  • Jan 11 Nadia Turner, American singer
  • 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)

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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, American musician, Linkin Park, Fort Minor
  • Feb 14 Nathan Osmond, Utah, vocalist (Osmond Boys)
  • Feb 15 Brooks Wackerman, American musician (Bad Religion)
  • Feb 18 Sean Watkins, American guitarist and songwriter
  • Feb 19 Ola Salo, Swedish singer (The Ark)
  • Feb 20 Amal Hijazi, Lebanese singer and model
  • 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 interestPerson of Interest

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

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

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

  • Mar 4 Jason Marsalis, American musician
  • Mar 10 Bree Turner, American dancer and actress
  • 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)
  • 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 and producer(Killswitch Engage)

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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)
  • Apr 23 John Cena, American professional wrestler, rapper and actor (The Marine), born in West Newbury, Massachusetts
  • 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 Chantal Lefebvre, Ville LaSalle Que, ice dancer (1996 Canadians-2nd)
  • Jun 5 Christian Martucci, American musician
  • Jun 5 Nourhanne, Lebanese singer

Person of interestPerson of Interest

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, American blues-rock guitarist
  • 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 18 M.I.A7-17 [Mathangi "Maya" Arulpragasam], British rapper (Paper Planes, Boyz), born in London, England
  • Jul 26 Rebecca St. James, Australian-born singer
  • Jul 30 Ian Watkins, Welsh singer (Lostprophets)
  • Aug 1 Damien Saez, French musician, songwriter, and author
  • 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/actor
  • 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
  • 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 Louis McCartney, son of Paul & Linda McCartney
  • Sep 12 Idan Raichel, Israeli musician
  • Sep 12 Jeff Irwin, American musician
  • Sep 13 Fiona Apple, American singer
  • Sep 13 Ivan De Battista, Maltese Actor, singer and composer
  • Sep 13 Daisuke Tsuda, Japanese singer (Maximum the Hormone)
  • 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)
  • Nov 30 Olivier Schoenfelder, French ice dancer
  • 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