On This Day

Musicians Born in January 1981

  • Jan 6 Mike Jones, American rapper, born in Houston, Texas
  • Jan 10 Brian Joo, Korean-American singer, born in Absecon, New Jersey
  • Jan 11 Jamelia Niela Davis, English singer, born in Birmingham, England
  • Jan 11 Tom Meighan, British singer (Kasabian), born in Leicester, United Kingdom
  • Jan 13 Jason James, Welsh musician (Bullet for My Valentine)
  • Jan 14 Rosa López, Spanish singer, born in Láchar, Spain
  • Jan 15 Pitbull [Armando Christian Perez], American rapper, born in Miami, Florida
  • Jan 15 Howie Day, American singer, born in Bangor, Maine
  • Jan 16 Nick Valensi, American guitarist (The Strokes), born in New York
  • Jan 17 Ray J [William Ray Norwood Jr.], American singer and actor (Everything You Want), born in McComb, Mississippi
  • Jan 21 Gillian Chung Yan-tung, Hong Kong singer (Twins)
  • Jan 21 Andy Lee, Korean singer (Shinhwa)
  • Jan 21 Alex Ubago, Spanish-Basque singer-songwriter
  • Jan 22 Willa Ford, American singer, born in Ruskin, Florida
  • Jan 25 Tose Proeski, Macedonian Singer, born in Prilep, Macedonia (d. 2007)

Person of interestAlicia Keys

Jan 25 Alicia Keys [Cook], American singer-songwriter (Fallin, Where Do We Go From Here), born in NYC, New York

Singer-Songwriter Alicia Keys
Singer-Songwriter
Alicia Keys
  • Jan 26 Gustavo Dudamel, Venezuelan Spanish conductor (Los Angeles Philharmonic), born in Barquisimeto, Venezuela
  • Jan 29 Jonny Lang, American blues musician, born in Fargo, North Dakota
  • Jan 29 Álex Ubago, Spanish musician, born in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
  • Jan 30 Josh Kelley, American musician, born in Augusta, Georgia

Person of interestJustin Timberlake

Jan 31 Justin Timberlake, American singer-songwriter & actor (Sexyback, My Love), born in Memphis, Tennessee

Singer-songwriter Justin Timberlake
Singer-songwriter
Justin Timberlake

About January 1981

How Old? 39 years old
Generation: Millennial
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Signs: Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 19), Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18)