On This Day

Musicians Born in 1988

  • Jan 5 Pauline [Vasseur] French pop singer-songwriter ("Allô le monde"), born in Lens, Pas-de-Calais, 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 pop singer, born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Jan 16 FKA Twiggs [Tahliah Barnett], 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 C. Woxlin, Swedish ambient and electronic music composer, born in Borlänge, Sweden
  • Jan 26 Mia Rose, British-Portuguese pop singer, born in Wimbledon, London
  • Feb 6 Allison Holker, American dancer, born in Minnesota, United States
  • Feb 7 Ai Kago, Japanese singer
  • Feb 7 Nick Costa, American jazz drummer, born in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania
  • 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 J-pop singer (NEWS), born in Yokohama, Japan

Rihanna

Feb 20 Rihanna [Robyn Rihanna Fenty], Barbadian R&B and pop singer-songwriter ("Umbrella"; "Only Girl (In The World)"; "We Found Love"; "Diamonds"), born in Saint Michael, Barbados

  • Feb 28 Markéta Irglová, Czech Academy Award-winning songwriter ("Falling Slowly"), singer, and actress (Once), born in Valašské Meziříčí, Czechia
  • Mar 2 Keith Jack, British pop and theater singer and actor
  • Mar 2 James Arthur, British pop singer ("Say You Won't Let Go"), born in Middlesbrough, England
  • Mar 14 Mark Falgren, Danish drummer (Lukas Graham - "7 Years"), born in Denmark
  • Mar 17 Grimes [Claire Boucher], Canadian pop musician, born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Mar 25 Big Sean [Anderson], American rapper, singer, and songwriter (Dark Sky Paradise), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Mar 27 Jessie J [Jessica Cornish], British pop singer-songwriter ("Price Tag"; "Domino"; "Bang Bang"), born in Redbridge, London, England
  • Apr 12 Paulo Londra, Argentine rapper and singer (“Adán Y Eva”; “Nena Maldición”), born in Córdoba, Argentina
  • Apr 15 Eliza "Doolittle" [Caird], British pop singer-songwriter ("Skinny Genes"; "Pack Up"), born in Westminster, London
  • Apr 17 Takahiro Moriuchi, Japanese singer-songwriter and musician (One Ok Rock), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • 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

Adele

May 5 Adele [Adele Laurie Blue Adkins], British pop-rock singer-songwriter ("Rolling In The Deep"; "Someone Like You"), born in Tottenham, London

  • 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 18 Ksenija Sidorova, Latvian classical accordionist, born in Riga, Latvia
  • May 18 Taeyang [Dong Young-bae], Korean singer (Big Bang), born in Uijeongbu, South Korea
  • May 24 Billy Gilman, American singer (One Voice), born in Westerly, Rhode Island
  • May 31 Hope Partlow, American pop and country singer, born in Drummonds, Tennessee
  • 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 25 Sarah Geronimo, Filipino pop singer ("Tala") and actress (You Changed My Life), born in Santa Cruz, Manila, Philippines
  • 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

Kacey Musgraves

Aug 21 Kacey Musgraves, American country singer songwriter (Same Trailer, Different Park; Golden Hour), born in Golden, Texas

  • Aug 21 Louise Setara [Smith}, English pop and soul singer-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 24 Kelly Lee Owens, Welsh electronic musician and composer (Inner Song) , born in Rhuddlan, Flintshire, Wales
  • Aug 25 Raymond Quinn, British pop singer, born in Knowsley Village, Merseyside, England
  • Aug 25 Alexandra Burke, English singer-songwriter and actress (The X Factor winner 2008), born in London, England
  • Aug 26 Evan Ross, American actor and singer, born in Greenwich, Connecticut
  • 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 Christian musician, born in Bellefontaine, Ohio
  • Sep 26 Mark Simpson, English clarinetist and composer, born in Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • Sep 28 Esmée Denters, Dutch singer
  • Sep 29 Justin Nozuka, Canadian-American singer-songwriter, born in New York City
  • 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 10 Jodie Devos, Belgian operatic soprano, born in Libramont-Chevigny, Belgium
  • Oct 12 Calum Scott, British pop singer-songwriter ("You Are The Reason"), born in Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire, England
  • Oct 20 Risa Niigaki, Japanese singer (Morning Musume), born in Yokohama, Japan
  • 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 15 B.o.B [Bobby Simmons], American rapper and record producer ("Nothin' on You"; "Airplanes"),born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • Nov 28 Christopher Stringini, American pop singer (US5), born in Wheaton, Illinois

Tyler Joseph

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

  • Dec 7 Benjamin Clementine [Sainte-Clémentine], British vocalist, composer, musician, and poet (At Least For Now), born in London
  • 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 14 Yvonne Mwale, Zambian jazz and blues singer, born in Lusaka, Zambia
  • Dec 23 Eri Kamei, Japanese J-pop singer (Morning Musume), born in Arakawa, Tokyo, Japan
  • Dec 27 Hayley Williams, American singer-songwriter (Paramore; Petals for Armor), born in Meridian, Mississippi,
  • Dec 30 Leon Jackson, Scottish pop-jazz singer (The X-Factor - "When You Believe"), born in Whitburn, West Lothian, Scotland

About 1988

How Old? 32 or 33 years old
Generation: Millennial

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