Famous Songwriters in Music History (Part 8)

Events in Music

Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 701 - 800 of 977

  • 1970-05-17 Jordan Knight, American singer-songwriter (New Kids on the Block), born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • 1970-06-01 Rene Liu "Milk Tea", Taiwanese singer-songwriter and actress , born in Taipei, Taiwan
  • 1970-06-11 Chris Rice, American singer-songwriter, born in Clinton, Maryland
  • 1970-08-14 Kevin Rene Cadogan, American singer-songwriter (Third Eye Blind), born in Oakland, California
  • 1970-10-15 Eric Benét, American singer and songwriter (Love Don't Love Me), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1970-11-08 Diana King, Jamaican singer and songwriter ("Shy Guy", "I Say a Little Prayer" remake), born in St. Catherine, Jamaica
  • 1970-11-15 Jack Ingram, American singer and songwriter
  • 1970-12-09 Kara DioGuardi, American songwriter, record producer, and singer, born in Ossining, New York
  • 1970-12-14 Beth Orton, English singer and songwriter, born in East Dereham, Norfolk, England
  • 1970-12-24 Will Oldham, American singer and songwriter, born in Louisville, Kentucky

Person of interestMary J. Blige

1971-01-11 Mary J. Blige, American R&B singer-songwriter (Be Without You) and actress (I Can Do Bad All By Myself), born in NYC, New York

Singer-songwriter Mary J. Blige
Mary J. Blige
  • 1971-01-17 Kid Rock [Robert James Ritchie], American rapper, songwriter, musician and actor (Devil Without a Cause), born in Romeo, Michigan
  • 1971-01-19 John Wozniak, American singer & songwriter (Marcy Playground)
  • 1971-01-23 Marc Nelson, American singer & songwriter, born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1971-02-26 Erykah Badu [Erica Abi Wright], American singer-songwriter, born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1971-04-16 Selena [Quintanilla-Pérez], Mexican-American singer-songwriter known as the Queen of Tejano music (Grammy-1994), born in Lake Jackson, Texas (d. 1995)
  • 1971-05-16 Rachel Goswell, English singer and songwriter (Slowdive, Mojave 3)
  • 1971-06-15 Bif Naked [Beth Torbert], Canadian singer-songwriter (Spaceman) and actress, born in New Dehli, India
  • 1971-07-25 Roger Creager, American country music singer and songwriter, born in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • 1971-07-29 Lisa Ekdahl, Swedish singer songwriter
  • 1971-09-06 Dolores O’Riordan, Irish musician and singer-songwriter (The Cranberries, Zombie, Linger), born in Ballybricken, County Limerick, Ireland (d. 2018)
  • 1971-09-15 Ben Wallers, English musician and songwriter (Country Teasers)
  • 1971-09-28 Joseph Arthur, American singer-songwriter
  • 1971-11-05 Edmond Leung, Hong Kong singer and songwriter, born in British Hong Kong
  • 1971-12-23 Masayoshi Yamazaki, Japanese singer-songwriter, born in Kusatsu, Shiga Prefecture, Japan
  • 1972-01-01 DJ Shadow, American DJ and songwriter
  • 1972-01-06 Nek [Filippo Neviani], Italian singer-songwriter, born in Sassuolo, Modena
  • 1972-01-17 Ken Hirai, Japanese singer and songwriter, born in Higashi-osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan
  • 1972-01-24 Beth Hart, American singer-songwriter (LA Song, Screamin' for My Supper), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1972-03-21 Kristen Anderson-Lopez, American songwriter (Frozen), born in New York City
  • 1972-04-04 Jill Scott, American soul singer and songwriter (Who Is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds Vol. 1), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1972-08-16 Emily Robison, American country singer, instrumentalist and songwriter (Dixie Chicks), born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts
  • 1972-09-21 Liam Gallagher, British singer and songwriter (Oasis, Beady Eye), born in Burnage, Manchester
  • 1972-11-18 Jessi Alexander, American country music singer/songwriter
  • 1972-12-10 Brian Molko, Belgian-born singer and songwriter (Placebo)
  • 1972-12-12 Kevin Parent, French Canadian singer and songwriter, born in Greenfield Park, Quebec, Canada
  • 1972-12-31 Joey McIntyre, American singer-songwriter (New Kids-Lovin' You Forever), born in Needham, Massachusetts
  • 1973-01-18 Crispian Mills, English singer-songwriter & guitarist (Kula Shaker), born in London, England
  • 1973-03-13 David Draiman, American musician and songwriter (Disturbed), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1973-04-16 Bonnie Pink, Japanese singer and songwriter, born in Nantan, Kyoto, Japan
  • 1973-04-16 Akon [Thiam], American singer-songwriter and producer (Trouble, Lonely, Smack That), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1973-05-17 Josh Homme, American musician and songwriter
  • 1973-05-24 Ruslana [Lyzhychko], Ukrainian singer and songwriter, born in Lviv, Ukraine
  • 1973-06-05 Daniel Gildenlöw, Swedish musician and songwriter
  • 1973-07-05 Róisín Murphy, Irish singer and songwriter (Moloko), born in Arklow, Wicklow, Ireland
  • 1973-09-29 Scout Niblett, British singer/songwriter
  • 1973-12-04 Kate Rusby, English folk singer and songwriter, born in Barnsley, England
  • 1974-01-26 Rokia Traoré, Malian singer-songwriter (Tchamantché), born in Kolokani, Mali
  • 1974-02-11 D'Angelo [Michael Eugene Archer], American singer, songwriter, and record producer, born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1974-03-06 Guy Garvey, British singer-songwriter (Elbow) and presenter (BBC 6 Music), born in Bury, Lancashire. England
  • 1974-04-18 Madeleine Peyroux, American French jazz and blues singer-songwriter, born in Athens, Georgia
  • 1974-04-29 Anggun, Indonesian French singer-songwriter, born in Jakarta, Indonesia

Person of interestJewel Kilcher

1974-05-23 Jewel Kilcher, American singer-songwriter (Pieces of You), born in Payson, Utah

Singer-Songwriter Jewel Kilcher
Jewel Kilcher
  • 1974-05-30 Cee-Lo Green [Thomas Callaway], American Grammy winning singer-songwriter (Crazy, F*** You), reality TV judge (The Voice), record producer, and actor, born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1974-08-01 Chris Shinn, American singer and songwriter (Live, Unified Theory), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1974-08-02 Jeremy Castle, Oklahoma country singer and songwriter, born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 1974-08-30 Rich Cronin, American singer songwriter (Lyte Funkie Ones), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1974-09-09 Ana Carolina, Brazilian singer-songwriter and musician, born in Juiz de Fora, Brazil
  • 1974-10-16 Deo Grech, Maltese television presenter, songwriter
  • 1974-11-05 Ryan Adams, American musician, singer and songwriter (Whiskeytown), born in Jacksonville, North Carolina
  • 1975-01-17 Rami Yacoub, Swedish songwriter & producer, born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1975-03-04 Hawksley Workman, Canadian rock singer-songwriter

Person of interestEnrique Iglesias

1975-05-08 Enrique Iglesias, Spanish singer-songwriter and King of Latin Pop (Bailamos, Hero), born in Madrid, Spain

King of Latin Pop Enrique Iglesias
King of Latin Pop
Enrique Iglesias
  • 1975-05-18 Jack Johnson, American singer-songwriter (In Between Dreams), born in Oahu, Hawaii

Person of interestLauryn Hill

1975-05-26 Lauryn Hill, American singer-songwriter (The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill), born in East Orange, New Jersey

Singer-Songwriter Lauryn Hill
Lauryn Hill
  • 1975-06-18 Jemma Griffiths, Welsh singer-songwriter
  • 1975-08-31 James Black, Canadian singer-songwriter (Finger Eleven), born in Ontario, Canada
  • 1975-09-04 Mark Ronson, British American musician, songwriter and DJ (Uptown Funk), born in London, England
  • 1975-09-22 Svilen Noev, Bulgarian singer-songwriter
  • 1975-10-23 Jessicka [Adams], American singer-songwriter, artist (Jack off Jill), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • 1975-12-18 Sia [Furler], Australian singer-songwriter and producer ( Titanium), born in Adalaide, Australia
  • 1976-01-18 Damien Leith, Irish-Australian singer-songwriter (Australian Idol 2006), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1976-02-13 Feist [Leslie Feist], Canadian singer & songwriter, born in Amherst, Canada
  • 1976-03-16 Blu Cantrell [Tiffany Cobb], American singer-songwriter (Hit 'Em Up Style (Oops!), Breathe), born in Providence, Rhode Island
  • 1976-03-20 Chester Bennington, American singer and songwriter (Linkin Park), born in Phoenix, Arizona (d. 2017)
  • 1976-05-08 Martha Wainwright, Canadian American musician and songwriter
  • 1976-08-31 Vincent Delerm, French singer-songwriter, pianist and composer
  • 1976-11-06 Jodi Martin, Australian singer-songwriter, born in Ceduna, Australia
  • 1976-11-19 Jun Shibata, Japanese singer and songwriter
  • 1976-12-08 Naimee Coleman, Irish singer and songwriter, born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1976-12-25 Tuomas Holopainen, Finnish keyboardist and songwriter, born in Kitee, Finland
  • 1977-02-18 Sean Watkins, American guitarist & songwriter, born in Vista, California

Person of interestGerard Way

1977-04-09 Gerard Way, American singer-songwriter (My Chemical Romance), born in Summit, New Jersey

Singer-Songwriter Gerard Way
Gerard Way
  • 1977-05-08 Joe Bonnamassa, American singer-songwriter (SeeSaw), born in New Hartford, New York
  • 1977-06-23 Jason Mraz, American singer-songwriter (I'm Yours), born in Mechanicsville, Virginia
  • 1977-08-01 Damien Saez, French singer and songwriter, born in Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne, France
  • 1977-09-13 Fiona Apple, American singer and songwriter (Criminal), born in NYC, New York
  • 1977-09-15 Angela Aki, Japanese singer-songwriter
  • 1977-09-23 Rachael Yamagata, American singer and songwriter
  • 1977-10-14 Tina Dico, Danish singer-songwriter
  • 1977-10-15 Erin McKeown, American musician and singer-songwriter, (We Will Become Like Birds), born in Fredericksburg, Virginia
  • 1977-12-09 Imogen Heap, English singer-songwriter, born in London Borough of Havering, United Kingdom
  • 1978-01-12 Amerie, American singer & songwriter, born in Fitchburg, Massachusetts
  • 1978-02-28 Jeanne Cherhal, French Singer-songwriter
  • 1978-03-03 Jeff Hanson, American singer-songwriter, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 2009)
  • 1978-04-04 Lemar Obika, English singer and songwriter, born in Tottenham, London
  • 1978-04-15 Luis Fonsi [Luis López-Cepero] Puerto Rican singer-songwriter (Despacito), born in San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • 1978-05-16 David Ford, English singer-songwriter (Songs for the Road), born in Dartford, Kent, England
  • 1978-05-26 Phil Elverum, American singer-songwriter
  • 1978-06-03 Lyfe Jennings, R&B singer and song-writer

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