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Musicians Born in 1988

  • 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 16 FKA Twiggs, English singer-songwriter (LP1), born in Cheltenham, England
  • 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, born in Wimbledon, London
  • Feb 6 Allison Holker, American dancer, born in Minnesota, United States
  • Feb 7 Ai Kago, Japanese singer
  • Feb 14 Asia Nitollano, American 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, born in West Covina, California
  • May 11 Ace Hood [Antoine McColister], American rapper, born in Port St. Lucie, Florida
  • 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 pop singer (Canadian Idol-2005), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • Jul 20 Julianne Hough, American ballroom dancer and TV personality (Dancing With The Stars), born in Orem, Utah
  • 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 pop 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 (Same Trailer, Different Park; Golden Hour), born in Golden, Texas

Singer Songwriter Kacey Musgraves
Singer Songwriter
Kacey Musgraves
  • Aug 21 Louise Setara [Smith}, English singer and songwriter (Still Waters), 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, British pop singer, born in Knowsley Village, Merseyside, England
  • 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 18 Lukas Forchhammer, Danish singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist (Lukas Graham - "7 Years"), born in Freetown Christiania, Denmark
  • 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 2 Brittany Howard, American rock singer-songwriter and guitarist (Alabama Shakes), born in Athens, Alabama
  • 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 7 Tinie Tempah [Patrick Chukwuemeka Okogwu], British rapper ("Written In The Stars"), born in Plumstead, London
  • Nov 28 Christopher Stringini, American pop singer (US5), born in Wheaton, Illinois

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? 31 or 32 years old
Generation: Millennial

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