top Musicians

by jacklangley | created - 10 Jul 2012 | updated - 10 Jul 2012 | Public

1. Eminem

Soundtrack | 8 Mile

Eminem was born Marshall Bruce Mathers III in St. Joseph, Missouri, to Deborah R. (Nelson) and Marshall Bruce Mathers, Jr., who were in a band together, Daddy Warbucks. He is of English, as well as some German, Scottish, and Swiss-German, ancestry. Marshall spent his early childhood being shoved ...

2. Linkin Park

Soundtrack | Transformers

They chose "Linkin Park" because Chester used to drive by Lincoln Park in Santa Monica, CA after practice and it grabbed his attention. The guys in the band liked how it sounded. They changed the spelling so that they could buy the domain, since lincolnpark.com was already taken and was too ...

3. Adele

Soundtrack | Skyfall

Adele Laurie Blue Adkins (born May 5, 1988) is a British singer-songwriter who has sold millions of albums worldwide and won a total of 15 Grammys as well as an Oscar. Adele's first two albums, 19 and 21, earned her critical praise and a level of commercial success unsurpassed among her peers. ...

4. Coldplay

Soundtrack | The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Band Members: Chris Martin Lead Vocals, Piano, Guitar. Jon Buckland Lead Guitar. Guy Berryman Bass. Will Champion Drums.

5. Maroon 5

Soundtrack | Love Actually

They have done over 200 live shows, including opening stints for John Mayer, Sheryl Crow, Jason Mraz and Counting Crows.

6. Take That

Soundtrack | Kingsman: The Secret Service

2011- Take That started their reunion Progress Live tour at Sunderland's Stadium of Light and sold out tickets within minutes of the release, outdoing their previous Circus tour sales record. Their record-breaking tour saw them come together as a 5 piece with Robbie Williams after 15 years, it also...

7. Katy Perry

Actress | The Smurfs

Katy Perry was born as Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson in Santa Barbara, California, the middle child of pastor parents, Mary Christine (Perry) and Maurice Keith Hudson. She has an older sister and younger brother, and has English, Portuguese, German, Irish, and Scottish ancestry. Her mother's ...

8. Ed Sheeran

Soundtrack | Yesterday

Ed Sheeran was born on February 17, 1991 in Yorkshire, England as Edward Christopher Sheeran. He has been married to Cherry Seaborn since December 2018.

9. Jessie J

Soundtrack | Ice Age: Collision Course

Jessie J (Jessica Ellen Cornish) was born in Redbridge, London on March 27, 1988. She went to Colins Performing Arts School as a child and when she was 11 she was cast in Andrew Lloyd Weber's musica "Whistle Down the Wind". When she was 17 she joined a girl group and soon after was signed as a solo...

10. Flo Rida

Soundtrack | Deadpool

Tramar Lacel Dillard, known professionally as Flo Rida, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter and composer from Carol City, Florida. His 2008 breakout single "Low" was number one for 10 weeks in the United States and broke the record for digital download sales at the time of its release. Flo ...

11. Tinie Tempah

Soundtrack | Arthur

Tinie Tempah was born on November 7, 1988 in Plumstead, London, England as Patrick Chukwuemeka Okogwu Jr.

12. Bruno Mars

Soundtrack | Rio 2

Bruno Mars was born on October 8, 1985 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA as Peter Gene Bayot Hernandez.

13. Chris Brown

Actor | Takers

Chris Brown was born on May 5, 1989 in Tappahannock, Virginia, USA as Christopher Maurice Brown.

14. Lil' Wayne

Soundtrack | Suicide Squad

Lil' Wayne was born on September 27, 1982 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. He was previously married to Toya Johnson.

15. Nicki Minaj

Actress | The Other Woman

Onika Tanya Maraj, better known as Nicki Minaj was born on December 8, 1982 in Saint James, Trinidad and Tobago and raised in Jamaica, Queens, New York. She grew up in a troubled family with a father that was a drug addict who later changed after he checked into rehab and started going to church. ...

16. Sean Paul

Soundtrack | Step Up

Sean Paul Francis Henriques (born 9 January 1973), known professionally as Sean Paul, is a Jamaican dancehall rapper, singer and record producer. Sean Paul was born in Kingston, Jamaica to parents Garth and Frances. His mother is a well-known painter. His paternal grandfather is from a Jewish ...

17. B.o.B.

Soundtrack | Chronicle

B.o.B. was born on November 15, 1988 in North Carolina, USA as Bobby Ray Simmons Jr.

18. Ne-Yo

Actor | Battle Los Angeles

Ne-Yo was born on October 18, 1982 in Camden, Arkansas, USA as Shaffer Chimere Smith. He has been married to Crystal Smith since February 20, 2016. They have two children.

19. The Black Eyed Peas

Soundtrack | G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra

One of the biggest bands in the world.

20. LMFAO

Soundtrack | 21 Jump Street

LMFAO (an initialism for Laughing My Fucking Ass Off) was an American electronic dance music duo consisting of uncle Redfoo and nephew SkyBlu. They respectively are a son and grandson of Motown Records founder Berry Gordy, Jr. RedFoo and SkyBlu grew up in Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, where they ...

21. Lady Gaga

Soundtrack | A Star Is Born

Lady Gaga, born Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, is an American songwriter, singer, actress, philanthropist, dancer and fashion designer.

Gaga was born on March 28, 1986 in Manhattan, New York City, to Cynthia Louise (Bissett), a philanthropist and business executive, and Joseph Anthony ...

22. Paramore

Soundtrack | Twilight

The band is made up of Hayley Williams, b. 27 Dec 1988 (vocals), Josh Farro (lead guitar, backing vocals), Jeremy Davis (bass guitar) and Zac Farro (drums). Taylor York is a stand-in guitarist.



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