My 150 favorite music artists.

by monk_venkman | created - 27 Oct 2011 | updated - 07 Dec 2015 | Public

Figured I'd take a quick break from film and tv and celebrate my other audio visual love. Unfortunately there aren't pictures of everyone here. And there weren't listings for some. I'll try my best. Not listed: Arsenio Rodriguez, Rising Appalachia, etc....

1. Bob Marley

Soundtrack | I Am Legend

Bob Marley was born on February 6, 1945, in Nine Miles, Saint Ann, Jamaica, to Norval Marley and Cedella Booker. His father was a Jamaican of English descent. His mother was a black teenager. The couple planned to get married but Norval left Kingston before this could happen. Norval died in 1955, ...

2. Michael Jackson

Soundtrack | Michael Jackson: Thriller

Michael Joseph Jackson was born on August 29, 1958 in Gary, Indiana, and entertained audiences nearly his entire life. His father, Joe Jackson (no relation to Joe Jackson, also a musician), had been a guitarist, but was forced to give up his musical ambitions following his marriage to Michael's ...

3. Nirvana

Soundtrack | Shoot 'Em Up

Nirvana was an American rock band formed by lead singer and guitarist Kurt Cobain and bassist Krist Novoselic in Aberdeen, Washington, in 1987. Nirvana went through a succession of drummers, the longest-lasting and best-known being Dave Grohl, who joined in 1990. Despite releasing only three ...

4. David Bowie

Soundtrack | Labyrinth

David Bowie was one of the most influential and prolific writers and performers of popular music, but he was much more than that; he was also an accomplished actor, a mime and an intellectual, as well as an art lover whose appreciation and knowledge of it had led to him amassing one of the biggest ...

5. PJ Harvey

Soundtrack | Strange Days

Polly Jean Harvey was born in England on October 9th 1969. The daughter of a quarryman father and an artist mother, Polly Jean, or PJ as she is more commonly known, was raised on a sheep farm in Yeovil, Somerset. She learned to play a number of instruments as a child (including guitar, saxophone, ...

6. The Clash

Soundtrack | RoboCop

The Clash were an English rock band formed in London in 1976 as a key player in the original wave of British punk rock. The Clash achieved commercial success in the United Kingdom with the release of their self-titled debut album, The Clash, in 1977. Their third album, London Calling, released in ...

7. Björk

Soundtrack | Dancer in the Dark

Born in 1965 in the Icelandic capital city of Reykjavik, the daughter of Gudmundur Gunnarsson (an electrician) and Hildur Hauksdóttir who divorced before her second birthday, Björk grew up in a hippie-type community with her mother and her seven siblings. She started to study classical music at the...

8. Pixies

Soundtrack | Unbreakable

Pixies is an actor and composer, known for Unbreakable (2000), Grosse Pointe Blank (1997) and Southland Tales (2006).

9. Joanna Newsom

Actress | Inherent Vice

Joanna Newsom was born on January 18, 1982 in Grass Valley, California, USA as Joanna Caroline Newsom. She is an actress and composer, known for Inherent Vice (2014), The Strangers (2008) and Paper Towns (2015). She has been married to Andy Samberg since September 21, 2013. They have one child.

10. The Rolling Stones

Soundtrack | The Boat That Rocked

The Rolling Stones are the legendary British rock band known for many popular hits, such as Paint it Black, Lady Jane, Ruby Tuesday, and (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction. Almost everyone who attended their shows is quick to comment on their ability to start you up and shake your hips. Their song "...

11. John Lennon

Actor | A Hard Day's Night

John Winston (later Ono) Lennon was born on October 9, 1940, in Liverpool, England, to Julia Lennon (née Stanley) and Alfred Lennon, a merchant seaman. He was raised by his mother's older sister Mimi Smith. In the mid-1950s, he formed his first band, The Quarrymen (after Quarry Bank High School, ...

12. Depeche Mode

Soundtrack | Atomic Blonde

Depeche Mode is an English electronic band formed in Basildon, Essex in 1980. The group consists of founders David Gahan (lead vocals, co-songwriting), Martin Gore (keyboards, guitar, chief songwriting), and Andrew Fletcher (keyboards). Depeche Mode have had 50 songs in the UK Singles Chart and ...

13. Hole

Soundtrack | Tank Girl

Hole is an actress and composer, known for Tank Girl (1995), Any Given Sunday (1999) and Never Been Kissed (1999).

14. The Beatles

Soundtrack | The Beatles Anthology

The Beatles were an English rock band that became arguably the most successful act of the 20th century. They contributed to music, film, literature, art, and fashion, made a continuous impact on popular culture and the lifestyle of several generations. Their songs and images carrying powerful ideas...

15. Nina Simone

Soundtrack | Repo Men

Nina Simone was born on February 21, 1933 in Tryon, North Carolina, USA as Eunice Kathleen Waymon. She is known for her work on Repo Men (2010), The Salton Sea (2002) and The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (2015). She was married to Andrew Stroud and Donald Ross. She died on April 21, 2003 in Carry-le-Rouet, ...

16. Janis Joplin

Soundtrack | Watchmen

Janis Lyn Joplin was born at St. Mary's Hospital in the oil-refining town of Port Arthur, Texas, near the border with Louisiana. Her father was a cannery worker and her mother was a registrar for a business college. As an overweight teenager, she was a folk-music devotee (especially Odetta, ...

17. Amy Winehouse

Soundtrack | Amy

Amy Jade Winehouse was born on September 14, 1983 in Southgate, London, England to Janis Holly Collins (née Seaton), a pharmacist & Mitchell "Mitch" Winehouse, a taxi driver. Her family shared her love of theater and music. Amy was brought up on jazz music; She received her first guitar at age 13 ...

18. Fiona Apple

Soundtrack | Pleasantville

Daughter of former singer Diane McAfee and actor Brandon Maggart. She was classically trained as a pianist as a child and began composing songs when she was eight years old. She crafted a demo tape while in Los Angeles finishing High School. When she returned home to New York for Christmas one of ...

19. Tom Waits

Actor | Seven Psychopaths

Thomas Alan Waits was born in Pomona, California, to schoolteachers Alma Fern (Johnson) and Jesse Frank Waits. Described as one of the last beatniks of the contemporary music, Waits in fact has two separate careers. From 1973 (LP "Closing Time") to 1983 ("One From The Heart" soundtrack), he ...

20. Kristin Asbjørnsen

Composer | Factotum

Kristin Asbjørnsen is a composer, known for Factotum (2005) and Spellemann 2006 (2007).

21. Pearl Jam

Soundtrack | Big Fish

Pearl Jam is an American rock band formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1990. Since its inception, the band's line-up has consisted of Eddie Vedder (lead vocals), Mike McCready (lead guitar), Stone Gossard (rhythm guitar) and Jeff Ament (bass). The band's fifth member is drummer Matt Cameron (also of ...

22. Hope Sandoval

Soundtrack | Starship Troopers

Hope Sandoval (born June 24, 1966) is an American singer-songwriter who is the lead singer for Mazzy Star and Hope Sandoval & the Warm Inventions.[2] Sandoval has toured and collaborated with other artists, including Massive Attack, for whom she sang "Paradise Circus" on the 2010 album Heligoland[3...

23. Sam Cooke

Soundtrack | Innerspace

Sam Cooke was born January 22, 1931 in Clarksdale, Mississippi. He was one of eight children of Charles Cook Sr., a Baptist minister. When Sam sang as a little boy in church, everyone made note that his voice had "something special". He sang in church and in local gospel choirs until a group called...

24. U2

Soundtrack | Lara Croft: Tomb Raider

U2 has been perhaps the biggest music act in the world since the late 1980s to the current day. They take prominent stands on human rights issues, expressed through their lyrics and other public statements and actions. The band's lead singer, Bono, has become quite prominent in charity movements ...

25. Madonna

Actress | Evita

The remarkable, hyper-ambitious Material Girl who never stops reinventing herself, Madonna is a seven-time Grammy Award-winner who has sold over three hundred million records and CDs to adoring fans worldwide. Her film career, however, is another story. Her performances have consistently drawn ...

26. R.E.M.

Soundtrack | Man on the Moon

R.E.M. was an American rock band from Athens, Georgia, that was formed in 1980 by drummer Bill Berry, guitarist Peter Buck, bassist/backing vocalist Mike Mills, and lead vocalist Michael Stipe. R.E.M. was pivotal in the creation and development of the alternative rock genre. In 2007, the band was ...

27. The Cure

Soundtrack | Ant-Man

The Cure is an actor and composer, known for Ant-Man (2015), Judge Dredd (1995) and Grosse Pointe Blank (1997).

28. Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Soundtrack | Before I Fall

Yeah Yeah Yeahs is an actor and composer, known for Before I Fall (2017), Project X (2012) and The Ruins (2008).

29. Sleater-Kinney

Soundtrack | The Horse Whisperer

Sleater-Kinney is a rock band formed in 1994 in Olympia, Washington. Carrie Brownstein and Corin Tucker play guitar and do vocals. Janet Weiss plays drums. The band has released 8 studio albums -- Sleater-Kinney (1995), Call the Doctor (1996), Dig Me Out (1997), The Hot Rock (1999), All Hands on ...

30. Prince

Soundtrack | Under the Cherry Moon

Prince Rogers Nelson was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to Mattie Shaw, a jazz singer and social worker, and John L. Nelson, a lyricist and pianist. His father's stage name was "Prince Rogers". His parents were both from African-American families from Louisiana. They separated during his youth, ...

31. The Strokes

Soundtrack | Spider-Man

The Strokes is an actor and composer, known for Spider-Man (2002), Click (2006) and Marie Antoinette (2006).

33. Sonic Youth

Soundtrack | Demonlover

Sonic Youth is a composer and actor, known for Demonlover (2002), The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012) and If I Stay (2014).

34. Metric

Soundtrack | The Twilight Saga: Eclipse

Metric is a composer and actor, known for The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010), Cosmopolis (2012) and Zombieland (2009).

35. Cat Power

Soundtrack | My Blueberry Nights

Charlyn "Chan" Marie Marshall is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and occasional actress. She adopted the name Cat Power for her first band in 1992, and has since used the name as a moniker for all of her musical endeavors. Raised in the South primarily by her grandmother, Marshall showed ...

36. The Cardigans

Soundtrack | The Thirteenth Floor

The Cardigans are a Swedish rock band formed in Jönköping, Sweden, in 1992, by guitarist Peter Svensson, bassist Magnus Sveningsson, drummer Bengt Lagerberg, keyboardist Lars-Olof Johansson and lead singer Nina Persson, with the line-up remaining unchanged to this day.

Their debut album Emmerdale (...

37. Smokey Robinson

Soundtrack | Big Time

Multi-talented performer/writer/producer Smokey Robinson's career, and life, is inextricably tied up with Motown Records' founder Berry Gordy (his first two children are named Tamla, for the Gordy-owned label Smokey recorded for, and Berry, for Gordy himself). He and Gordy have had a professional ...

38. The Ronettes

Soundtrack | Goodfellas

The Ronettes is a composer, known for Goodfellas (1990), Dirty Dancing (1987) and Mean Streets (1973).

39. Billie Holiday

Soundtrack | Minority Report

Billie Holiday was a true artist of her day and rose as a social phenomenon in the 1950s. Her soulful, unique singing voice and her ability to boldly turn any material that she confronted into her own music made her a superstar of her time. Today, Holiday is remembered for her masterpieces, ...

42. Odetta

Soundtrack | Everything Must Go

Odetta was born on December 31, 1930 in Birmingham, Alabama, USA as Odetta Holmes. She is known for her work on Everything Must Go (2010), Sanctuary (1961) and Selma (2014). She was married to Louisiana Red, Don Gordon and Gary Shead. She died on December 2, 2008 in Manhattan, New York City, New ...

43. Sinéad O'Connor

Soundtrack | In the Name of the Father

Sinéad O'Connor was born on December 8, 1966 in Dublin, Ireland as Sinéad Marie-Bernadette O'Connor. She is an actress and composer, known for In the Name of the Father (1993), Vanilla Sky (2001) and A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988). She has been married to Barry Herridge since ...

44. Smashing Pumpkins

Soundtrack | The Saint

Smashing Pumpkins is known for his work on The Saint (1997), Transformers (2007) and Rampage (2018).

45. Rage Against the Machine

Soundtrack | The Matrix

Rage Against the Machine is an American rock band from Los Angeles, California. Formed in 1991, the group consists of vocalist Zack De la Rocha, bassist and backing vocalist Tim Commerford, guitarist Tom Morello, and drummer Brad Wilk. Rage Against the Machine is well known for the members' ...

46. Tori Amos

Soundtrack | Twister

At age one, Tori and her family moved to Baltimore, where she spent much of her childhood. She started playing piano at a very early age (2 1/2). At the age of five, she was accepted to the Peabody Conservatory of Music (Arts school); she was the youngest person to be accepted to the school. ...

47. Nick Cave

Soundtrack | The Proposition

Nick Cave is a man of many talents. Musician. Songwriter. Screenwriter. Novelist. Actor. The Australian was born in Warracknabeal, Victoria in 1957, and would go onto form the alternative rock band Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, who have since successfully released a string of hit albums.

In film, Nick ...

48. Radiohead

Soundtrack | Vanilla Sky

Radiohead are an English rock band from Abingdon, Oxfordshire, formed in 1985. After signing to EMI in 1991, Radiohead released their debut single "Creep" in 1992. It became a worldwide hit after the release of their debut album, Pablo Honey (1993). Their popularity and critical standing rose in ...

49. Led Zeppelin

Soundtrack | The Song Remains the Same

Led Zeppelin are a popular British band best known for their iconic "Stairway to Heaven" as well as for co-creating the music genre of heavy metal. Since their nine albums were recorded between 1968 and 1979, Led Zeppelin has been one of the most popular bands of all time, having sold more than 300...

50. Red Hot Chili Peppers

Soundtrack | Twister

Red Hot Chili Peppers are an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1983. The group's musical style primarily consists of rock with an emphasis on funk, as well as elements from other genres such as punk rock and psychedelic rock. Currently, the band consists of founding members vocalist ...

51. Ramones

Soundtrack | Spider-Man: Homecoming

Punk Rock band formed in Forest Hills, Queens, New York City, USA, in 1974. They are known as one of the pioneers of the punk rock sound. All the band members have adopted the fake surname "Ramone" alongside their stage name. School friends John Cummings (Johnny Ramone ) and Thomas Erdelyi (Tommy ...

52. Tom Petty

Actor | The Postman

Tom Petty was born on October 20, 1950 in Gainesville, Florida, USA as Thomas Earl Petty. He was an actor and composer, known for The Postman (1997), Elizabethtown (2005) and Nerve (2016). He was married to Dana York and Jane Ann Benyo. He died on October 2, 2017 in Santa Monica, California, USA.

53. Debbie Harry

Actress | Videodrome

Deborah Harry was born Angela Trimble on July 1, 1945 in Miami, Florida. At three months, she was adopted by Catherine (Peters) and Richard Smith Harry, and was raised in Hawthorne, New Jersey. In the 1960s, she worked as a Playboy Bunny and hung out at Max's Kansas City, a famous Warhol-inhabited ...

54. Sade

Soundtrack | True Lies

Sade was born on January 16, 1959 in Ibadan, Nigeria as Helen Folasade Adu. She is an actress and composer, known for True Lies (1994), Sea of Love (1989) and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010). She was previously married to Carlos Scola.

55. Jimi Hendrix

Soundtrack | Woodstock

Widely regarded as the greatest and most influential guitarist in rock history, Jimi Hendrix was born on November 27, 1942 in Seattle, Washington, to African-American parents Lucille (Jeter) and James Allen Hendrix. His mother named him John Allen Hendrix and raised him alone while his father, Al ...

56. Black Sabbath

Soundtrack | Iron Man

Black Sabbath were an English rock band, formed in Birmingham in 1968, by guitarist and main songwriter Tony Iommi, bassist and main lyricist Geezer Butler, drummer Bill Ward and singer Ozzy Osbourne. Black Sabbath are often cited as pioneers of heavy metal music. The band helped define the genre ...

57. Madness

Soundtrack | Grimsby

Madness are an English ska band from Camden Town, north London, who formed in 1976. One of the most prominent bands of the late 1970s and early 1980s 2 Tone ska revival, they continue to perform with six of the seven members of their classic line-up. Madness have had 15 singles reach the UK top ten...

58. The Shangri-Las

Soundtrack | Killers

The Shangri-Las is a composer, known for Killers (2010), xXx: State of the Union (2005) and Goodfellas (1990).

59. Rahsaan Roland Kirk

Soundtrack | The Corruptor

Rahsaan Roland Kirk was born on August 7, 1935 in Columbus, Ohio, USA as Ronald Theodore Kirk. He is known for his work on The Corruptor (1999), Calendar Girls (2003) and Who's Camus Anyway (2005). He was married to Edith. He died on December 5, 1977 in Bloomington, Indiana, USA.

60. Dinah Washington

Soundtrack | The Cable Guy

Born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, the former Ruth Lee Jones moved with her family to Chicago as a young girl. She considered the Windy City her true home. And it was there in early 1940s that a local nightclub owner provided her first gig - and a new name that she would make famous. By 1959 she had ...

61. Marvin Gaye

Soundtrack | R.I.P.D.

Marvin Gaye was born on April 2, 1939 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Marvin Pentz Gay Jr. He is known for his work on R.I.P.D. (2013), High Fidelity (2000) and Transformers (2007). He was married to Jan Gaye and Anna Gordy Gaye. He died on April 1, 1984 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

62. Mahalia Jackson

Soundtrack | Glory Road

Mahalia Jackson was born on October 26, 1911 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. She was an actress, known for Glory Road (2006), Mississippi Burning (1988) and An American Crime (2007). She was married to Minters Sigmund Galloway and Isaac Lanes Grey Hockenhull. She died on January 27, 1972 in Chicago...

63. M.I.A.

Soundtrack | Slumdog Millionaire

Mathangi "Maya" Arulpragasam (born 18 July 1975), better known by her stage name M.I.A. (pronounced as distinct initials), is a British - Sri Lankan rapper, singer-songwriter, record producer, and activist. She is of Sri Lankan Tamil origin. Her stage name M.I.A. is wordplay on her name as well as ...

64. Otha Turner

Soundtrack | Gangs of New York

Otha Turner was born in 1907 to Hollis and Betty Turner, both sharecroppers, in Jackson County, Mississippi.

Turner's father left town shortly after he was born, leaving his mother to raise him and his siblings alone. He grew up helping his mother in the fields, and was often put in charge of taking...

65. Luca Prodan

Soundtrack | Las Pelotas: Vivo

Luca Prodan was born on May 17, 1953 in Rome, Lazio, Italy as Luca George Prodan. He died on December 22, 1987 in Buenos Aires, Federal District, Argentina.

66. Joan Osborne

Soundtrack | Vanilla Sky

Joan Osborne was born on July 8, 1962 in Anchorage, Kentucky, USA as Joan Elizabeth Osborne. She is an actress and composer, known for Vanilla Sky (2001), Nightcrawler (2014) and Where the Heart Is (2000).

67. Crystal Castles

Soundtrack | Chronicle

Crystal Castles is an actress and composer, known for Chronicle (2012), Young & Beautiful (2013) and Extraterrestrial (2014).

68. Run-D.M.C.

Soundtrack | Die Hard

Run-D.M.C. is an actor and composer, known for Die Hard (1988), The Bounty Hunter (2010) and Ghostbusters II (1989).

69. Tegan and Sara

Soundtrack | To All the Boys I've Loved Before

Tegan and Sara was born on September 19, 1980 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. She is known for her work on To All the Boys I've Loved Before (2018), The Intern (2015) and The DUFF (2015).

70. Manu Chao

Soundtrack | Princesas

Manu Chao was born on June 21, 1961 in Paris, France as José Manuel Arturo Tomás Chao. He is a composer and actor, known for Princesas (2005), Blood Father (2016) and Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003).

71. Louis Armstrong

Actor | High Society

Louis Armstrong grew up poor in a single-parent household. He was 13 when he celebrated the New Year by running out on the street and firing a pistol that belonged to the current man in his mother's life. At the Colored Waifs Home for Boys, he learned to play the bugle and the clarinet and joined ...

72. Broadcast

Soundtrack | 21

73. Celia Cruz

Soundtrack | Carlito's Way

Celia Cruz was born on October 21, 1925 in Havana, Cuba as Úrsula Hilaria Celia de la Caridad Cruz Alfonso. She was an actress and composer, known for Carlito's Way (1993), Amores Perros (2000) and Tower Heist (2011). She was married to Pedro Knight. She died on July 16, 2003 in Fort Lee, New ...

75. Coldplay

Soundtrack | The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Coldplay is a composer and actor, known for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013), The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) and Wicker Park (2004).

76. Lauryn Hill

Soundtrack | Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit

Lauryn Hill, a native of South Orange, New Jersey, first came to attention with the multi-talented Fugees. Their first album, "Blunted On Reality", went virtually unnoticed by the public; their real breakthrough came with the sophomore album, "The Score", which featured "Killing Me Softly". That ...

77. Florence and the Machine

Soundtrack | Snow White and the Huntsman

Florence and the Machine (styled as Florence + The Machine) are an English indie rock band that formed in London in 2007, consisting of lead singer Florence Welch, keyboardist Isabella Summers, and a collaboration of other artists. The band's music received praise across the media, especially from ...

78. Portishead

Soundtrack | Fantastic Four

Portishead is known for his work on Fantastic Four (2015), Tank Girl (1995) and Wild (2014).

79. Eva Cassidy

Soundtrack | Love Actually

Eva Marie Cassidy was born on 2nd February, 1963 in Washington Hospital Center in the United States to Barbara and Hugh Cassidy. Eva grew up with her siblings, Anette, Margaret and Dan, in Bowie, Maryland. The Cassidy family was very musical. From an early age, Eva could master harmonies and first ...

80. Peter Tosh

Soundtrack | Savages

Peter Tosh was born on October 19, 1944 in Grange Hill, Jamaica as Winston Hubert McIntosh. He is known for his work on Savages (2012), Pineapple Express (2008) and Lords of Dogtown (2005). He died on September 11, 1987 in Kingston, Jamaica.

82. Eric B. & Rakim

Soundtrack | Limitless

Eric B. was born in 1965 in Elmhurst,New York and Rakim was born in 1968 in Wyandanch, New York.They first met at the radio station WBLS , and the two officially formed a partnership in 1985.The singles "I Ain't No Joke" and "I Know You Got Soul" sampled James Brown began to revolutionize the sound...

83. The Walkmen

Soundtrack | The Manchurian Candidate

The Walkmen is known for his work on The Manchurian Candidate (2004), In Bruges (2008) and 50/50 (2011).

85. Meg White

Actress | Coffee and Cigarettes

She is not the older sister of The White Stripes band mate Jack White, as we were originally led to believe. Rather, Megan Martha White, born in Detroit on December 10, 1974, is Jack Gillis White's former wife and current drummer. Meg's drumming style is unique in its simplicity, and Jack has often...

86. The Black Crowes

Soundtrack | I Am Sam

The Black Crowes is known for his work on I Am Sam (2001), Mission: Impossible III (2006) and He's Just Not That Into You (2009).

88. The Cranberries

Soundtrack | Mission: Impossible

The Cranberries is an actor and composer, known for Mission: Impossible (1996), You've Got Mail (1998) and Click (2006).

89. Rammstein

Soundtrack | Mortal Kombat: Annihilation

Electronic metal band formed in Germany in 1993. Initiated by former 'Orgasm Death Gimmick' guitarist Richard Kruspe along with guitarist Paul Landers, keyboardist Christian Flake Lorenz [the two both ex-Feeling B], drummer Christoph Schneider, bassist Oliver Riedel and ex-champion swimmer Till ...

90. Public Enemy

Soundtrack | Do the Right Thing

Public Enemy is known for his work on Do the Right Thing (1989), Star Trek Beyond (2016) and Friday Night Lights (2004).

91. Metallica

Soundtrack | Mission: Impossible II

Metallica is an American heavy metal band. The band was formed in 1981 in Los Angeles, California by drummer Lars Ulrich and vocalist/guitarist James Hetfield, and has been based in San Francisco, California for most of its career. The group's fast tempos, instrumentals and aggressive musicianship ...

92. Guns N' Roses

Soundtrack | Body of Lies

Guns N' Roses is an American hard rock band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1985. The lineup, when first signed to Geffen Records in 1986, consisted of vocalist Axl Rose, lead guitarist Slash, rhythm guitarist Izzy Stradlin, bassist Duff McKagan, and drummer Steven Adler. Guns N' Roses has ...

93. Tool

Soundtrack | Escape from L.A.

Tool is an American rock band from Los Angeles, California.

94. Slick Rick

Soundtrack | Everest

Born to Jamaican parents in London, on January 14, 1965, Slick Rick, born Ricky Martin Lloyd Walters, is the most successful British-American rapper in music history. Brilliant word play, the effort-less ability to bring life to the stories he rhymed about, dead on pop-culture references and ...

95. Beach House

Soundtrack | Wild Target

Beach House is a composer and actor, known for Wild Target (2010), The Diabolical (2015) and Daydream Nation (2010).

96. Beastie Boys

Soundtrack | Star Trek Beyond

Beastie Boys is an actor and composer, known for Star Trek Beyond (2016), Star Trek (2009) and Star Trek Into Darkness (2013).

97. Heart

Soundtrack | Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Heart is an actress and composer, known for Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1978), Charlie's Angels (2000) and The Virgin Suicides (1999).

98. Anita O'Day

Soundtrack | Zig Zag

Anita O'Day was born on October 18, 1919 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Anita Belle Colton. She was an actress, known for Zig Zag (1970), Torch Song Trilogy (1988) and Plenilune (1999). She was married to Carl Hoff and Don Carter. She died on November 23, 2006 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

99. Benny Moré

Soundtrack | Before Night Falls

Benny Moré was born on August 24, 1919 in Santa Isabel de las Lajas, Cuba as Bartolomé Maximiliano Moré. He died on February 19, 1963 in Havana, Cuba.

100. Son House

Soundtrack | Supernatural

Legendary bluesman and one of the originators of the Mississippi Delta blues style, Son House was born Eddie Jones Jr. in 1902 in Riverton, MS, a small impoverished town in the Mississippi Delta. He sang in his local Baptist church as a youth and actually became a preacher at 20 years of age. His ...

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