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Birthdays in Music in 1988

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 5 Pauline, French singer, born in Lens, France
  • Jan 7 Haley Bennett, American singer & actress, born in Fort Myers, Florida
  • Jan 8 Adam T. Siska, American musician
  • Jan 14 Jordy [Lemoine], French singer, youngest singer (4 years) to have a #1, born in Paris, France
  • Jan 14 Mikalah Gordon, American singer, born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Jan 18 Ronnie Day [Ronald Guglielmone Jr.], American singer-songwriter (Nine Sleepless Nights), born in Redwood City, California
  • Jan 21 William Johansson, Swedish composer
  • Jan 26 Mia Rose, British-Portuguese singer
  • Feb 6 Allison Holker, American dancer, born in Minnesota, United States
  • Feb 7 Ai Kago, Japanese singer
  • Feb 14 Asia Nitollano, US dancer (Pussycat Dolls Present: The Search for the Next Doll winner), born in Mount Vernon, New York
  • Feb 14 Quentin Mosimann, Swiss DJ & music producer, born in Geneva, Switzerland
  • Feb 15 Hironori Kusano, Japanese singer (NEWS), born in Yokohama, Japan

Person of interestRihanna

Feb 20 Rihanna [Robyn Rihanna Fenty], Barbadian singer-songwriter (Umbrella, We Found Love, Diamonds), born in Saint Michael, Barbados

Singer Rihanna
Singer
Rihanna
  • Feb 28 Markéta Irglová, Czech songwriter & actress, born in Valašské Meziříčí, Czechia
  • Mar 2 Keith Jack, British singer and actor

  • Mar 17 Grimes [Claire Boucher], Canadian musician, born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Apr 27 Lizzo [Melissa Jefferson], American rapper, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Apr 29 Younha, Korean pop singer
  • May 2 Lara Liang, Russian-Taiwanese-American singer (Nan Quan Mama), born in California
  • May 5 Brooke Hogan, American singer (Undiscovered), born in Tampa, Florida
  • May 5 Skye Sweetnam, Canadian singer and songwriter (Sumo Cyco), born in Bolton, Ontario, Canada

Person of interestAdele

May 5 Adele [Adele Laurie Blue Adkins], English singer (Rolling in the Deep, Someone Like You), born in Tottenham, London

Singer-songwriter Adele
Singer-songwriter
Adele
  • May 7 Natalie Mejia, member of the American R&B/Pop group Girlicious
  • May 24 Billy Gilman, American singer (One Voice), born in Westerly, Rhode Island
  • May 31 Hope Partlow, American Singer
  • Jun 1 Nami Tamaki, Japanese pop singer
  • Jun 1 Christine and the Queens [Héloïse Letissier], French singer-songwriter (Chaleur humaine), born in Nantes, France
  • Jun 14 Kevin Michael McHale, American singer
  • Jun 16 Keshia Chante, Canadian singer
  • Jun 16 Leeland Dayton Mooring, American musician (Leeland)
  • Jun 23 Isabella Leong Lok-Sze, Hong Kong singer, actress and model
  • Jun 28 Lacey Schwimmer, American dancer (So You Think You Can Dance), born in Redland, California
  • Jul 7 Kaci Brown, American singer, born in Sulphur Springs, Texas
  • Jul 12 Melissa O'Neil, Canadian singer
  • Jul 20 Julianne Hough, American ballroom dancer

  • Jul 28 Ayla Brown, American singer (Let Love In), born in Wrentham, Massachusetts
  • Aug 2 Brittany Hargest, American singer (Jump5), born in Durham, North Carolina
  • Aug 14 Shahd Barmada, Syrian singer, born in Aleppo, Syria
  • Aug 18 G-Dragon [Kwon Ji-Yong], Korean rapper (Big Bang), born in Seoul, South Korea

Person of interestKacey Musgraves

Aug 21 Kacey Musgraves, American country singer songwriter (Golden Hour), born in Golden, Texas

Singer Songwriter Kacey Musgraves
Singer Songwriter
Kacey Musgraves
  • Aug 21 Louise Setara, English singer and songwriter, born in Reading, England
  • Aug 21 Paris Bennett, American singer and finalist on American Idol (season 5), born in Rockford, Illinois
  • Aug 23 Alice Glass [Margaret Osborn], Canadian singer and songwriter (Crystal Castles), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Aug 25 Raymond Quinn, English singer
  • Sep 12 Aaron Sidwell, English actor and singer, born in Maidstone, Kent, England
  • Sep 16 Teddy Geiger, American singer and songwriter (Stitches - Shawn Mendes), born in Rochester, New York
  • Sep 22 Bethany Dillon, American musician
  • Sep 26 Mark Simpson, English clarinetist and composer, born in Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • Sep 28 Esmée Denters, Dutch singer
  • Sep 29 Justin Nozuka, singer/songwriter
  • Oct 3 ASAP Rocky [Rakim Mayers], American rapper (Long. Live. A$AP), born in New York City
  • Oct 4 Melissa Benoist, American actress and singer (Glee, Supergirl), born in Littleton, Colorado
  • Oct 5 Bahar Kızıl, German singer (Monrose), born in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
  • Oct 7 Stacy DuPree, American musician (Eisley), born in The Woodlands, Texas
  • Oct 20 Risa Niigaki, Japanese singer (Morning Musume)
  • Nov 6 Conchita Wurst [Thomas Neuwirth], Austrian singer and drag queen (Eurovision Song Contest winner: 2014), born in Gmunden, Austria
  • Nov 28 Christopher Stringini, American singer

Person of interestTyler Joseph

Dec 1 Tyler Joseph, American singer-songwriter (Twenty One Pilots), born in Columbus, Ohio

Singer-Songwriter Tyler Joseph
Singer-Songwriter
Tyler Joseph
  • Dec 14 Vanessa Hudgens, American singer and actress (High School Musical), born in Salinas, California
  • Dec 14 Awkwafina [Nora Lum], American rapper and actress (Ocean's 8), born in New York City
  • Dec 23 Eri Kamei, Japanese singer, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Dec 30 Leon Jackson, Scottish singer

About 1988

How Old? 30 or 31 years old
Generation: Millennial

Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit (Jan 1 - Feb 16), Dragon (Feb 17 - Dec 31)