Famous Singers in History (Part 31)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 3001 - 3,100 of 5,196

  • 1961-01-27 Tessa Niles, British session and touring singer (Eric Clapton; Duran Duran; Robbie Williams), born in Ilford, Essex, England
  • 1961-02-03 Linda Eder, American pop and musical theater singer, born in Tucson, Arizona
  • 1961-02-08 Vince Neil, American singer (Mötley Crüe)
  • 1961-02-14 Latifa, Tunisian singer, born in Manouba, Tunisia
  • 1961-02-24 Persijn "Dakota" Joling, Dutch rock guitarist/singer (Pilgrims-Red)
  • 1961-03-01 Davis Daniel, American country singer, born in Arlington Heights, Illinois
  • 1961-03-05 Dan Stuart, American singer/songwriter (Green on Red)
  • 1961-03-07 Warrel Dane, American singer (Nevermore), born in Seattle, Washington (d. 2017)
  • 1961-04-01 Mark White, British rock guitarist, singer-songwriter and record producer (ABC - "All of My Heart", born in Sheffield, England
  • 1961-04-01 Susan Boyle, Scottish pop singer (Britain's Got Talent, 2009 -"I Dreamed A Dream"), born in Dechmont, West Lothian, Scotland
  • 1961-04-13 Tammy Stephens, American singer (Girls Next Door - "Don't Be Cruel"), born in Arlington, Texas
  • 1961-04-16 Doris Dragović, Croatian singer, born in Split, Croatia
  • 1961-05-02 Doctor Robert [Bruce Robert Howard], Scottish singer-songwriter (The Blow Monkeys - "It Doesn't Have To Be This Way"), born in Haddington, Scotland
  • 1961-05-04 Jay Aston, English singer (Bucks Fizz), born in Purley, Surrey

Person of interestEnya

1961-05-17 Enya [Eithne Ní Bhraonáin], Irish singer and songwriter ("Orinoco Flow"; "Carribbean Blue"; "Only Time"), born in Gweedore, County Donegal, Ireland

Singer-Songwriter Enya
Singer-Songwriter
Enya
  • 1961-05-22 Dana Williams, American singer (Diamond Rio-Meet in the Middle), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • 1961-05-28 Roland Gift, British pop-rock singer (Fine Young Cannibals - "She Drives Me Crazy"), and actor, born in Sparkhill, Birmingham, England
  • 1961-05-29 Melissa Etheridge, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Never Enough), born in Leavenworth, Kansas
  • 1961-06-04 El Debarge, American pop-rock keyboardist, and singer-songwriter (Debarge - "Rhythm of the Night"), born in Grand Rapids Michigan
  • 1961-06-06 Tom Araya, Chilean-American heavy metal bass guitarist and lead singer (Slayer), born in Viña del Mar, Chile
  • 1961-06-08 Keti Garbi, Greek pop singer (To Kati), born in Athens, Greece
  • 1961-06-10 Maxi Priest [Max Elliott], Jamaican/English singer (Wild World)
  • 1961-06-10 Kim Deal, American rock singer-songwriter, guitarist, and bass player (Pixies; The Breeders - "Cannonball"), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • 1961-06-10 Kelley Deal, American rock guitarist, and singer (The Breeders - "Cannonball"), born in Dayton, Ohio

Person of interestBoy George

1961-06-14 Boy George [O'Dowd], British singer-songwriter (Culture Club - "Karma Chameleon"), born in Bexley, Kent, England

Singer-Songwriter Boy George
Singer-Songwriter
Boy George
  • 1961-06-15 Yoshimi Iwasaki, Japanese j-pop singer ("Touch"), born in Kōtō, Tokyo, Japan
  • 1961-06-22 Jimmy Somerville, Scottish rock guitarist, and singer-songwriter (Bronski Beat; Communards), born in Glasgow, Soctland
  • 1961-06-26 Terri Nunn, American singer (Berlin-Take My Breath Away), born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestToby Keith

1961-07-08 Toby Keith, American country singer and actor (Boomtown, Blue Moon), born in Clinton, Oklahoma

Country Singer and Actor Toby Keith
Country Singer and Actor
Toby Keith
  • 1961-07-10 Jacky Cheung, Hong Kong singer and actor (Bullet in the Head), born in Hong Kong
  • 1961-07-21 Amar Singh Chamkila [Dhanni Ram], Punjabi folk singer "The Elvis of Punjab", born in Dugri, Punjab, India (d. 1988)
  • 1961-07-22 Keith Sweat, American new jack swing singer, born in Harlem, New York
  • 1961-08-15 Matt Johnson, English singer-songwriter (The The), born in London, England

Person of interestBilly Ray Cyrus

1961-08-25 Billy Ray Cyrus, American country singer (Achy Breaky Heart), born in Flatwoods, Kentucky

Country Singer-Songwriter Billy Ray Cyrus
Country Singer-Songwriter
Billy Ray Cyrus
  • 1961-08-28 Kim Appleby, English singer (Mel & Kim-Coming to America), born in Stoke Newington, London
  • 1961-09-11 Elizabeth Daily, American actress and singer (Buttercup-The Powerpuff Girls), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1961-09-12 Mylène Farmer, Canadian-French singer (Cendres de Lune), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1961-09-12 Kadim Al Sahir, Iraqi singer-songwriter (Ana Wa Laila - Me and Laila), born in Mosul, Iraq
  • 1961-09-13 Dave Mustaine, American heavy metal guitarist and singer (Metallica, 1981-83; Megadeth), born in La Mesa, California
  • 1961-09-16 Bilinda Butcher, British singer (My Bloody Valentine), born in London
  • 1961-09-17 Ty Tabor, American progressive metal guitarist and singer (King's X), born in Pearl, Mississippi
  • 1961-09-27 Andy Lau, Hong Kong actor and singer (Internal Affairs), born in Hong Kong
  • 1961-09-30 Sally Yeh, Hong Kong singer and actress
  • 1961-10-02 Robbie Nevil, American pop singer-songwriter and producer (A Place Like This), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1961-10-04 John Secada, Cuban American singer-songwriter, born in Havana, Cuba
  • 1961-10-07 Brian Mannix, Australian rock singer (Uncanny X-men - "How Do You Get Your Kicks?"), and actor, born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1961-10-11 Amr Diab, Egyptian singer (Leily Nehary), born in Port Said, Egypt
  • 1961-11-02 K.D. Lang [Kathy Dawn], Canadian country singer, born in Consort, Alberta
  • 1961-11-04 Les Sampou, American singer and songwriter, born in Massachusetts
  • 1961-11-06 Florent Pagny, French songwriter and singer, born in Chalon-sur-Saône, Saône-et-Loire, France
  • 1961-11-08 Leif Garrett, American singer and actor (Devil x 5, 3 for the Road), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1961-11-16 Corinne Hermès [Miller], French pop singer (Si la vie est cadeau), born in Lagny-sur-Marne, France
  • 1961-11-27 Princess [Desiree Heslop], British pop singer (Say I'm Your Number One), born in London
  • 1961-11-28 Patty Zomer, Dutch singer (Dolly Dots - "Windsurfing"), born in Haarlem, The Netherlands
  • 1961-12-12 Daniel O'Donnell, Irish singer and television presenter, born in Donegal, Ireland
  • 1961-12-20 Mohammad Fouad, Arab singer and actor, born in Ismailia Governorate, Egypt
  • 1961-12-29 Jim Reid, Scottish rock singer-songwriter (The Jesus and Mary Chain; Freeheat), born in East Kilbride, Scotland
  • 1962-01-04 Peter Steele [Petrus Ratajczyk], American heavy metal singer-songwriter, and bassist (Type O Negative), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2010)
  • 1962-01-13 Trace Adkins, American country singer ("Ladies Love Country Boys"; "You're Gonna Miss This"), born in Sarepta, Louisiana
  • 1962-01-16 Maxine Jones, American R&B singer (En Vogue), born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • 1962-01-28 (Leslie Ann) "Sam" Phillips, American singer-songwriter (Martinis & Bikinis; Gilmore Girls; The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel), born in Glendale, California

Person of interestAxl Rose

1962-02-06 Axl Rose [William Bailey], American singer & songwriter (Guns & Roses), born in Lafayette, Indiana

Rocker and Singer-Songwriter Axl Rose
Rocker and Singer-Songwriter
Axl Rose

Person of interestGarth Brooks

1962-02-07 Garth Brooks, American country singer (No Fences; "Friends In Low Places"), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Garth Brooks
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Garth Brooks

Person of interestSheryl Crow

1962-02-11 Sheryl Crow, American singer-songwriter (All I Want to Do-Grammy 1995), born in Kennett, Missouri

Singer-songwriter Sheryl Crow
Singer-songwriter
Sheryl Crow
  • 1962-02-17 David McComb, Australian singer-songwriter, and guitarist (The Triffids, 1976-89; d The Blackeyed Susans, 1989–93), born in Perth, Australia (d. 1999)
  • 1962-02-20 Joel Ellis, American glam- metal singer (Cats In Boots; Heavy Bones)
  • 1962-02-24 Michelle Shocked, American singer-songwriter
  • 1962-02-25 Foster Sylvers, American singer (Sylvers), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1962-02-25 LaVerne Butler, American jazz singer, born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • 1962-03-02 Jon Bon Jovi [John Bongiovi], American rock singer-songwriter (Bon Jovi - "You Give Love a Bad Name"; "Who Says You Can't Go Home"), born in Sayreville, New Jersey
  • 1962-03-10 Gary Clark, Scottish rock singer-songwriter and record producer (Danny Wilson - "Mary's Prayer"), born in Dundee, Scotlaand
  • 1962-03-10 Seiko Matsuda, Japanese pop singer
  • 1962-03-17 Clare Grogan, Scottish new wave singer (Altered Images - "Happy Birthday"), and actress (Gregory's Girl; Eastenders), born in Glasgow
  • 1962-03-17 Janet Gardner, American rock singer, and rhythm guitarist (Vixen - "Rev It Up"), born in Juneau, Alaska
  • 1962-04-01 Sara Lazarus, American jazz singer ("It's All Right With Me"), born in Wilmington, Delaware
  • 1962-04-02 Billy Dean, American country singer ("Young Man"; "Fire in the Dark"), born in Quincy, Florida
  • 1962-04-14 John Bell, American rock singer and guitarist (Widespread Panic - "Hope in a Hopeless World"), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1962-04-15 Surjit Bindrakhia [Bains], Punjabi Bhangra singer ("Lakk Tunoo Tunoo"), born in Bindrakh, Punjab (d. 2003)
  • 1962-04-18 Shirlie Holliman, English pop singer (Wham!, Pepsi & Shirlie), born in Bushey Heath, Hertfordshire, England
  • 1962-04-22 Rajae Belmlih, Moroccan singer, born in Rabat, Morocco (d. 2007)
  • 1962-04-26 Michael Damian, American actor (Young & Restless) and singer ("Rock On"), born in San Diego, California
  • 1962-05-04 Oleta Adams, American soul singer and pianist, born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1962-05-05 Gary Daly, British new wave rock keyboardist, singer, and songwriter (China Crisis - "Wishful Thinking"), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1962-05-09 John Corbett, American actor (Northern Exposure - "Chris Stevens"; Sex and the City - Aidan; My Big Fat Greek Wedding), and country music singer, born in Wheeling, West Virginia
  • 1962-05-09 Paul Heaton, English singer-songwriter (Housemartins), born in Bromborough, England
  • 1962-05-14 Ian Astbury, British-Canadian rock singer and songwriter (The Cult - "Fire Woman"), born in Heswall, Cheshire, England
  • 1962-05-18 (Marianne) "Nanne" Grönvall (nee Nordqvist), Swedish pop singer and songwriter, born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1962-05-18 Sandra Cretu, German singer (Close to Seven), born in Saarbrücken, Germany
  • 1962-05-23 Franca Masu, Italian jazz and world music singer-songwriter, born in Alghero, Sardinia, Italy
  • 1962-05-26 Colin Vearncombe, singer-songwriter (Black - "Wonderful Life"), born in Liverpool, Merseyside (d. 2016)
  • 1962-06-04 John P. Kee, American gospel singer, born in Durham, North Carolina
  • 1962-06-07 Patrick "Paddy" McAloon, British singer-songwriter (Prefab Sprout - "When Love Breaks Down"), born in Witton Gilbert, Durham, England
  • 1962-06-09 Eddie Lundon, British rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter (China Crisis - "Wishful Thinking"), born in Kirby, Liverpool, England
  • 1962-06-11 Rob B [Birch], British singer (Stereo MCs - "Connected"), born in Ruddington, Nottinghamshire, England
  • 1962-06-17 Michael Monroe, Finnish singer (Hanoi Rocks), born in Helsinki, Finland

Person of interestPaula Abdul

1962-06-19 Paula Abdul, American singer-songwriter, choreographer (Straight Up) and TV personality (American Idol), born in San Fernando, California

Singer & Judge of American Idol Paula Abdul
Singer & Judge of American Idol
Paula Abdul
  • 1962-07-13 Rhonda Vincent, American bluegrass singer, songwriter, and musician born in Kirksville, Missouri
  • 1962-07-21 Lee Aaron, Canadian rock singer (Metal Queen), born in Belleville, Canada
  • 1962-07-22 Martine St. Clair [Nault], Canadian singer, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1962-07-28 Rachel Sweet, American singer, born in Akron, Ohio

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