Famous Songwriters in Music History (Part 15)

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Birthdays 1401 - 1,500 of 1,547

  • 1985-04-12 Olga Seryabkina, Russian singer and songwriter (Serebro), born in Moscow, Russia

Person of interestLily Allen

1985-05-02 Lily Allen, English singer-songwriter (It's Not Me, It's You) and TV presenter (Lily Allen and Friends), born in London

Recording Artist & Fashion Designer Lily Allen
Recording Artist & Fashion Designer
Lily Allen
  • 1985-05-28 Colbie Caillat, American folk singer-songwriter (Breakthrough, Bubbly, Realize), born in Malibu, California
  • 1985-06-11 Josh Ramsay, Canadian singer and songwriter (Marianas Trench), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1985-06-12 Chris Young, American country music singer and songwriter, born in Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Person of interestLana Del Rey

1985-06-21 Lana Del Rey, American singer-songwriter (Born to Die, Ultraviolence), and model (H&M), born in NYC, New York

Singer-Songwriter and Model Lana Del Rey
Singer-Songwriter and Model
Lana Del Rey
  • 1985-06-21 Lana Del Rey [Elizabeth Grant], American pop-rock singer-songwriter and record producer ("Video Games"; "Summertime Sadness"), born in New York City

Person of interestCiara

1985-10-25 Ciara [Harris], American singer and songwriter (Ciara: The Evolution) and model, born in Austin, Texas

Singer Ciara
Singer
Ciara
  • 1985-10-28 Nomcebo [Nkwanyana], South African singer-songwriter ("Jerusalema"), born in Hammarsdale, Republic of South Africa
  • 1985-12-01 Janelle Monáe, American singer-songwriter (Dirty Computer) and actress (Hidden Figures), born in Kansas City, Kansas
  • 1985-12-29 Alexa Ray Joel, American singer-songwriter and daughter of Billy Joel & Christie Brinkley, born in Manhattan, New York City
  • 1986-01-20 Kevin Parker, Australian singer, songwriter, musician, and record producer (Tame Impala - The Slow Rush), born in Sydney
  • 1986-01-30 Sam Duckworth, British singer-songwriter, born in Essex, England
  • 1986-02-19 Maria Mena, Norwegian pop-folk singer-songwriter ("Hold Me"; "You're The Only One"), born in Oslo, Norway
  • 1986-02-21 Charlotte Church, Welsh singer-songwriter, born in Llandaff, Wales
  • 1986-02-23 Skylar Grey [Holly Brook], American songwriter, and singer, born in Mazomanie, Wisconsin
  • 1986-03-18 Li Lykke [Zachrisson], Swedish pop-electronic singer-songwriter ("I Follow Rivers"), born in Ystad, Sweden

Person of interestLady Gaga

1986-03-28 Lady Gaga [Stefani Germanotta], American singer-songwriter and actress (Bad Romance; A Star is Born), born in NYC, New York

Singer-Songwriter Lady Gaga
Singer-Songwriter
Lady Gaga
  • 1986-04-01 Hillary Scott, American singer and songwriter (Lady A), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1986-04-27 Elena Risteska, Macedonian singer and songwriter, born in Skopje, Macedonia
  • 1986-04-28 George Nozuka, Canadian Singer/Songwriter
  • 1986-05-07 Frances Quinlan, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Hop Along; Likewise), born in New Jersey

Person of interestChristina Perri

1986-08-19 Christina Perri, American singer-songwriter (So You Think You Can Dance), born in Bensalem, Pennsylvania

Singer-Songwriter Christina Perri
Singer-Songwriter
Christina Perri
  • 1986-09-22 Lido Pimienta, Colombian-Canadian Latin-synth-pop musician, singer, and songwriter (Miss Columbia), born in Barranquilla, Colombia
  • 1986-11-15 Jeffree Star, American model, fashion designer, make-up artist and singer-songwriter
  • 1986-12-30 Ellie Goulding, English singer and songwriter ("Lights", "Anything Could Happen"), born in Hereford, England

Person of interestCynthia Erivo

1987-01-08 Cynthia Erivo, British actress (Harriet Tubman) and singer-songwriter, born in London, England

Actress Cynthia Erivo
Actress
Cynthia Erivo
  • 1987-01-09 Paolo Nutini, Scottish rock singer & songwriter (Sunny Side Up), born in Paisley, United Kingdom
  • 1987-01-31 Marcus Mumford, British singer-songwriter (Mumford and Sons), born in Orange County, California
  • 1987-02-05 Darren Criss, American actor & singer-songwriter (Glee, The Assassination of Gianni Versace), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1987-02-26 Juliet Simms, American singer & songwriter (Automatic Loveletter), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1987-03-10 Emeli Sandé, British singer-songwriter ("Next To Me"), born in Sunderland, England
  • 1987-03-26 Yui [Yoshioka], Japanese pop-rock singer-songwriter, and musician ("Good-bye Days"; Flower Power) and actress (A Song to the Sun), born in Koga, Japan
  • 1987-04-03 Rachel Bloom, American actress, writer, and singer-songwriter (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend), born in Los Angeles county, California

Person of interestJoss Stone

1987-04-11 Joss Stone [Joscelyn Stoker], English singer-songwriter (The Soul Sessions), born in Dover, Kent

Singer Joss Stone
Singer
Joss Stone
  • 1987-05-02 Nana Kitade, Japanese singer and songwriter, born in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan
  • 1987-05-03 Michael Kiwanuka, English singer-songwriter (Love & Hate), born in London, England

Person of interestKendrick Lamar

1987-06-17 Kendrick Lamar, American hip hop singer-songwriter (Damn), born in Compton, California

Singer-songwriter and Rapper Kendrick Lamar
Singer-songwriter and Rapper
Kendrick Lamar
  • 1987-07-06 Kate Nash, English singer songwriter and actress, born in London, England
  • 1987-07-14 Dan Reynolds, American singer and songwriter (Imagine Dragons - "Radioactive"), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 1987-08-09 Noonie Bao [Jonnali Mikaela Parmenius], Swedish pop songwriter and singer, born in Stockholm
  • 1987-10-28 Frank Ocean [Christopher Breaux], American singer-songwriter (Thinkin' 'Bout You), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1987-11-04 T.O.P. [Choi Seung-hyun], Korean singer-songwriter (Big Bang) and actor, born in Seoul, South Korea
  • 1987-11-24 Sabi, American pop singer-songwriter (You Make Me Feel...), born in Inglewood, California
  • 1987-12-02 Teairra Marí, American R&B singer and songwriter, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1987-12-07 Aaron Carter, American singer, rapper and songwriter, born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1988-01-05 Pauline [Vasseur] French pop singer-songwriter ("Allô le monde"), born in Lens, Pas-de-Calais, France
  • 1988-01-16 FKA Twiggs [Tahliah Barnett], English singer-songwriter (LP1), born in Cheltenham, England
  • 1988-01-18 Ronnie Day [Ronald Guglielmone Jr.], American singer-songwriter (Nine Sleepless Nights), born in Redwood City, California

Person of interestRihanna

1988-02-20 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

Singer Rihanna
Singer
Rihanna
  • 1988-02-28 Markéta Irglová, Czech Academy Award-winning songwriter ("Falling Slowly"), singer, and actress (Once), born in Valašské Meziříčí, Czechia
  • 1988-03-25 Big Sean [Anderson], American rapper, singer, and songwriter (Dark Sky Paradise), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1988-03-27 Jessie J [Jessica Cornish], British pop singer-songwriter ("Price Tag"; "Domino"; "Bang Bang"), born in Redbridge, London, England
  • 1988-04-17 Takahiro Moriuchi, Japanese singer-songwriter and musician (One Ok Rock), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • 1988-05-05 Skye Sweetnam, Canadian singer and songwriter (Sumo Cyco), born in Bolton, Ontario, Canada
  • 1988-06-01 Christine and the Queens [Héloïse Letissier], French singer-songwriter (Chaleur humaine), born in Nantes, France
  • 1988-08-21 Louise Setara [Smith}, English singer and songwriter (Still Waters), born in Reading, England

Person of interestKacey Musgraves

1988-08-21 Kacey Musgraves, American country singer songwriter (Same Trailer, Different Park; Golden Hour), born in Golden, Texas

Singer Songwriter Kacey Musgraves
Singer Songwriter
Kacey Musgraves
  • 1988-08-23 Alice Glass [Margaret Osborn], Canadian singer and songwriter (Crystal Castles), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1988-09-16 Teddy Geiger, American singer and songwriter (Stitches - Shawn Mendes), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1988-09-18 Lukas Forchhammer, Danish singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist (Lukas Graham - "7 Years"), born in Freetown Christiania, Denmark
  • 1988-09-29 Justin Nozuka, singer/songwriter
  • 1988-10-02 Brittany Howard, American rock singer-songwriter and guitarist (Alabama Shakes), born in Athens, Alabama

Person of interestTyler Joseph

1988-12-01 Tyler Joseph, American singer-songwriter (Twenty One Pilots), born in Columbus, Ohio

Singer-Songwriter Tyler Joseph
Singer-Songwriter
Tyler Joseph
  • 1988-12-27 Hayley Williams, American singer-songwriter (Paramore; Petals for Armor), born in Meridian, Mississippi,
  • 1989-01-04 Waxahatchee [Katie Crutchfield], American folk-rock singer-songwriter born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • 1989-02-09 Gia Farrell [Jeannie Bocchicchio], American pop singer-songwriter ("Hit Me Up"), born in Suffern, New York
  • 1989-03-14 Colby O'Donis [Colón] American singer (Lady Gaga -"Just Dance"), songwriter, and record producer, born in Queens, New York
  • 1989-04-08 Matthew Healy, British singer-songwriter, guitarist, and record producer (The 1975 - "I Like It When You Sleep, For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware of It"), born in London, England
  • 1989-08-15 Belinda [Belinda Peregrín Schüll], Mexican singer, songwriter and actress, born in Madrid, Spain
  • 1989-08-28 Trixie Mattel [Brian Firkus], American drag queen, singer-songwriter, comedian, and television personality (The Trixie & Katya Show), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1989-08-30 Bebe Rexha, American singer-songwriter (Meant To Be), born in New York City
  • 1989-09-21 Jason Derulo, American singer-songwriter (Whatcha Say, Wiggle), and dancer, born in Miramar, Florida
  • 1989-09-29 Adore Delano [Daniel Noriega], American drag queen, singer-songwriter, actor and TV performer (RuPaul's Drag Race), born in Azusa, California

Person of interestTaylor Swift

1989-12-13 Taylor Swift, American singer and songwriter (Our Song), born in Reading, Pennsylvania

Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift
Singer-songwriter
Taylor Swift
  • 1990-02-01 Laura Marling, British singer-songwriter, born in Eversley, United Kingdom
  • 1990-02-16 The Weeknd [Abel Tesfaye] Canadian pop and R&B singer- songwriter (After Hours; Beauty Behind the Madness), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1990-03-02 Luke Combs, American country music singer-songwriter ("This One's for You"), born in Huntersville, North Carolina
  • 1990-03-17 Hozier [Andrew Hozier-Byrne], Irish folk-soul-blues singer-songwriter and guitarist ("Take Me To Church"), born in Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland.
  • 1990-03-27 Kimbra [Johnson], New Zealand Grammy Award-winning pop-fusion singer, songwriter, and record producer ("Cameo Lover"; with Gotye - “Somebody That I Used to Know"), born in Hamilton, New Zealand
  • 1990-04-08 Jonghyun [Kim Jong-hyun], South Korean singer-songwriter, radio host, and author (SHINee), born in Jung District, Seoul, South Korea (d. 2017)
  • 1990-07-15 Olly Alexander [Oliver Thornton], British actor, singer-songwriter (Years & Years), and LGBT activist, born in Harrogate, England
  • 1990-08-14 Jaydee Bixby, Canadian country singer-songwriter (Cowboys And Cadillacs), born in Drumheller, Alberta
  • 1990-09-04 James Bay, British singer-songwriter (Chaos and the Calm), born in Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England
  • 1990-10-31 Johanna Söderberg, Swedish pop-country-folk singer-songwriter (First Aid Kit - "Emmylou"), born in Enskede, Sweden
  • 1990-11-07 Matt Corby, Australian singer and songwriter (Into The Flame), born in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
  • 1990-11-07 Courtney Marie Andrews, American singer-songwriter (Old Flowers), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 1990-11-08 SZA [Solána Rowe], American R&B singer-songwriter, born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1990-12-20 JoJo [Joanna Levesque], American pop singer-songwriter ("Too Little Too Late"; "Baby It's You"), born in Brattleboro, Vermont

Person of interestEd Sheeran

1991-02-17 Ed Sheeran, English singer-songwriter ("Shape of You"; "Thinking Out Loud"), born in Halifax, England

Singer-Songwriter Ed Sheeran
Singer-Songwriter
Ed Sheeran
  • 1991-04-07 Anne-Marie [Nicholson], British pop singer-songwriter ("Rockabye"; "Friends"), born in East Tilbury in Essex, England
  • 1991-04-30 Travis Scott, American rapper and singer-songwriter (Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight, JackBoys), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1991-05-10 Kenny Beats [Blume], American hip-hop record producer and songwriter, born in Greenwich, Connecticut
  • 1991-05-19 Moses Sumney, American singer-songwriter (Græ), born in San Bernadino, California
  • 1991-05-23 Sarah Jarosz, American singer-songwriter (World on the Ground), born in Austin, Texas
  • 1991-06-21 Tyler Childers, American country, bluegrass and folk singer- songwriter (Purgatory; Long Violent History), born in Lawrence County, Kentucky
  • 1991-07-02 Burna Boy [Damini Ogulu], Nigerian singer-songwriter (African Giant), born in Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • 1991-10-10 Gabriella Cilmi, Australian singer and songwriter (Lessons To Be Learned), born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • 1991-11-01 Anthony Ramos, American actor and singer-songwriter (Hamilton), born in New York City
  • 1991-12-02 Charles Otto "Charlie" Puth (Jr.), American singer-songwriter (Voicenotes; "Marvin Gaye"; "See You Again"), born in Rumson, New Jersey

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