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Musicians Born in 1977

  • Jan 4 Tim Wheeler, Irish singer (Ash), born in Downpatrick, United Kingdom
  • Jan 11 Nadia Turner, American singer, born in Miami, Florida
  • Jan 18 Richard Archer, British singer (lead singer of Hard-Fi), born in Staines, United Kingdom
  • Jan 19 Nicole, Chilean singer, born in Chile
  • Jan 19 Cocco, Japanese singer, born in Naha, Japan
  • Jan 20 Melody, Belgian singer, born in Ronse, Belgium
  • 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 & singer (SMAP), born in Yokohama, Japan

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, American musician (Linkin Park, Fort Minor), born in Agoura Hills, California

  • Feb 14 Nathan Osmond, American vocalist (Osmond Boys), born in Utah
  • Feb 15 Brooks Wackerman, American musician (Bad Religion, Avenged Sevenfold)
  • Feb 18 Sean Watkins, American guitarist & songwriter, born in Vista, California
  • Feb 19 Ola Salo, Swedish singer (The Ark)
  • Feb 20 Amal Hijazi, Lebanese singer (Zaman), born in Kfarfila, Lebanon
  • Feb 21 Rhiannon Giddens, American 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 jazz drummer, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Mar 7 Bartosz Kowalski, Polish classical music composer, born in Warsaw, Poland
  • Mar 10 Matt Rubano, American musician (Taking Back Sunday)
  • Mar 10 Robin Thicke, Canadian American singer, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 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 [Harold Lima], American singer (LFO), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2018)
  • 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 Sizzla Kalonji [Miguel Orlando Collins], Jamaican reggae musician, born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Apr 17 Phil Jamieson, Australian singer (Grinspoon), born in Hornsby, New South Wales
  • Apr 21 Doseone [Adam Drucker], American rapper (co-founder of Anticon), born in Napa, Idaho
  • 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 (Above & Beyond)
  • Apr 25 Constantinos Christoforou, Cypriot singer (O, ti m'afora), born in Limassol, Cyprus
  • Apr 25 Matthew West, American Christian musician and singer (Happy), born in Downers Grove, Illinois
  • 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 23 Jason Mraz, American singer-songwriter (I'm Yours), born in Mechanicsville, Virginia
  • Jun 28 Harun Tekin, Turkish musician (Mor ve Ötesi), born in Ankara, Turkey
  • Jun 28 Mark Stoermer, American bass player (The Killers), born in Houston, Texas
  • Jul 1 Keigo Hayashi, Japanese music artist (Flow), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Jul 1 Birgit Schuurman, Dutch singer and actress, born in Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Jul 4 Jonas Kjellgren, Swedish musician (Scar Symmetry), born in Grangärde, Sweden
  • Jul 5 Royce Da 5'9" [Ryan Daniel Montgomery], American rapper, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jul 9 Isaac Brock, American musician and songwriter (Modest mouse), born in Helena, Montana
  • Jul 15 Ray Toro, American musician (My Chemical Romance)
  • Jul 15 Faraz Anwar, Pakistani guitarist (Mizraab)
  • Jul 17 Lehmber Hussainpuri, Indian singer, born in Kapurthala, India
  • Jul 26 Rebecca St. James, Australian Christian pop rock singer, born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Aug 1 Damien Saez, French singer and songwriter, born in Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne, France
  • Aug 8 Robert Randolph, American pedal steel guitarist (Robert Randolph and the Family Band), born in Irvington, New Jersey
  • Aug 9 Aldona Nawrocka, Polish pianist, composer and educator, born in Rzeszów, Poland
  • 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, born in Kitee, Finland
  • Aug 18 Régine Chassagne, Canadian musician (Arcade Fire), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Aug 27 Mase [Mason Durell Betha], American rapper (Harlem World), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Aug 30 Jens Ludwig, German heavy metal guitarist (Edguy), born in Fulda, Germany
  • Aug 31 Craig Nicholls, Australian musician (The Vines), born in Sydney
  • Sep 2 Ramiro Muñoz, Colombian musician
  • Sep 2 Sam Rivers, American rock bassist (Limp Bizkit), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Sep 4 Lucie Silvas [Silverman], British singer-songwriter, born in Kingston upon Thames, England
  • 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, born in Busan, South Korea

  • Sep 9 Soulja Slim [James Adarryl Tapp Jr.], American rapper (Slow Motion), born in Magnolia Projects, New Orleans (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 singer-songwriter, born in Kfar Saba, Israel
  • Sep 12 Jeff Irwin, American rock and jazz bassist, 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 18 Barrett Foa, American actor and singer (NCIS LA), born in Manhattan, New York
  • Sep 19 Ryan Dusick, American drummer (Maroon 5), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 20 Namie Amuro, Japanese pop and R&B singer (Super Monkey's), born in Naha, Okinawa, Japan
  • Sep 23 Rachael Yamagata, American singer-songwriter and piano player, born in Arlington, Virginia
  • Sep 23 Susan Tamim, Lebanese singer and actress (Studio El Fan), born in Beirut, Lebanon (d. 2008)
  • Sep 28 (Young) Jeezy [Jay Wayne Jenkins], American rapper and songwriter (Trap Or Die 3), born in Columbia, South Carolina
  • Sep 29 Debelah Morgan, American R&B singer
  • Oct 8 Erna Siikavirta, Finnish musician (Deathlike Silence), born in Espoo, Finland
  • Oct 12 Jay Jenkins, American rapper also known as "Young Jeezy", born in Columbia, South Carolina
  • Oct 14 Tina Dico [Dickow], Danish singer-songwriter, born in Åbyhøj, Aarhus, Denmark
  • Oct 14 Freddy Kempf, British musician (BBC Young Musician of the Year), born in Croydon, England
  • Oct 15 Erin McKeown, American musician and singer-songwriter, (We Will Become Like Birds), born in Fredericksburg, Virginia
  • Oct 16 John Mayer, American guitarist and singer-songwriter ("Your Body Is A Wonderland"; "Waiting For The World To Change'), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • Oct 18 Simon Rix, British rock bassist (Kaiser Chiefs - "Ruby") born in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England
  • Oct 20 Leila Josefowicz, Canadian classical violinist
  • Oct 31 Séverine Ferrer, French pop 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, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Nov 13 Chanel Cole [Whalley], New Zealand-born Australian singer (Spook), born in Hamilton, New Zealand

  • 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 [John David Jackson], American rapper (From Nothin' to Somethin'), born in Brooklyn, New York City
  • Nov 20 Josh Turner, American 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 [Milton Powell], American rapper (Screwed Up Click), born in Houston, Texas
  • Dec 7 Dominic Howard, English drummer (Muse), born in Stockport, England
  • Dec 9 Imogen Heap, English singer-songwriter, born in London Borough of Havering, United Kingdom
  • Dec 20 Saukrates, Canadian rapper, born in Ottawa, Canada
  • Dec 23 Jari Mäenpää, Finnish guitarist and singer, born in Finland

Person of interestPsy

Dec 31 Psy [Park Jae-sang], South Korean pop star (Gangnam Style), born in Seoul, South Korea

K-Pop Star Psy
K-Pop Star
Psy

About 1977

How Old? 42 or 43 years old
Generation: Generation X

Chinese Zodiac: Dragon (Jan 1 - Feb 17), Snake (Feb 18 - Dec 31)