Musicians that I like!

by cogmandonald | created - 24 Dec 2017 | updated - 8 months ago | Public

1. Samantha Gongol

Soundtrack | Fifty Shades Freed

Samantha Gongol was born as Samantha Lee Gongol.

2. Jay-Z

Soundtrack | The Great Gatsby

Jay-Z was born Shawn Corey Carter on December 4, 1969 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York. Carter was a school friend of The Notorious B.I.G.. He first started releasing records in the late 1980s. In 1990, he appeared on records by his close friend, Jas ("The Originators") and Original Flavor ("...

3. Beyoncé

Soundtrack | Dreamgirls

Beyoncé Giselle Knowles was born on September 4, 1981 in Houston, Texas. Her mom, Tina Knowles-Lawson designs their glittering costumes & her dad, Mathew Knowles manages Destiny's Child. Solange, her sister (they're 4 years apart) has released her debut album. She dances with her big sister during ...

4. Solange

Soundtrack | Bring It On: All or Nothing

Solange was born on June 24, 1986 in Houston, Texas, USA as Solange Piaget Knowles. She has been married to Alan Ferguson since November 16, 2014. She was previously married to Daniel Smith.

5. Rihanna

Actress | Battleship

Robyn Rihanna Fenty was born in a parish in Barbados called St. Michael, to Monica (Braithwaite), an accountant, and Ronald Fenty, a warehouse supervisor. Her mother is Afro-Guyanese and her father is of Afro-Barbadian and British Isles ancestry (known as "Redlegs" in the Caribbean). Rihanna lived ...

6. Ciara

Actress | That's My Boy

Ciara Princess Harris was born on October 25, 1985 in Killeen, Texas to Jackie Harris (née Smith) & Carlton Clay Harris. Due to her father being in the United States Army, she grew up on army bases in Germany, New York, Utah, California, Arizona & Nevada. During her teens, Ciara and her family ...

7. Santigold

Soundtrack | The Watch

Santigold was born on September 25, 1976 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Santi White.

8. 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...

9. Rita Ora

Actress | Fifty Shades of Grey

Rita Ora is a British singer-songwriter. She was born Rita Sahatçiu Ora in 1990 in Pristina, SFR Yugoslavia, now Serbia, to Vera (Bajraktari) and Besnik Sahatçiu. She is a granddaughter of director Besim Sahatçiu. At age one, her family decided to move to the United Kingdom. She grew up in West ...

10. Shakira

Soundtrack | Zootopia

Grammy-winning pop singer Shakira was born in Barranquilla, Colombia, on February 2, 1977. She is of Lebanese, Spanish and Italian descent. Shakira began her musical career at the age of 12 and quickly captured fans around the world. She won the 2001 Best Latin pop Grammy for her "MTV Unplugged" ...

11. Ariana Grande

Actress | Sam & Cat

Ariana Grande was born Ariana Grande-Butera on June 26, 1993 in Boca Raton, Florida to Joan Marguerite Grande, a chief executive officer for Hose-McCann Communications & Edward Charles Butera, a graphic designer/founder of IBI Designs Inc. She began her career in 2008 in the Broadway musical, 13 ...

12. 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...

13. Zendaya

Actress | Spider-Man: Homecoming

Zendaya (which means "to give thanks" in the language of Shona) is an American actress and singer born in Oakland, California. She began her career appearing as a child model working for Macy's, Mervyns and Old Navy. She was a backup dancer before gaining prominence for her role as Rocky Blue on ...

15. Blue Ivy Carter

Actress | Black Is King

Blue Ivy Carter was born on January 7, 2012 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Black Is King (2020), Jay Z Feat. Blue Ivy Carter: Glory (Version 2) (2016) and Jay Z: Family Feud ft. Beyoncé (2017).

16. Mandy Moore

Actress | A Walk to Remember

Amanda Leigh Moore was born in Nashua, New Hampshire, on April 10, 1984, to Stacy (Friedman), a former news reporter, and Don Moore, an airline pilot. During her childhood, her family moved to Orlando, Florida, where she was raised. She has Russian Jewish (from her maternal grandfather), English, ...

18. Becky G

Actress | Power Rangers

Rebbeca Marie Gomez, better known by her stage name Becky G, is an American singer and actress. Gomez first gained recognition in 2011 when she began posting videos of herself covering popular songs online. One of her videos caught the attention of producer Dr. Luke, who subsequently offered her a ...

19. Brandy Norwood

Actress | I Still Know What You Did Last Summer

Brandy Norwood was born on February 11, 1979 in McComb, Mississippi, USA as Brandy Rayana Norwood. She is known for her work on I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (1998), Moesha (1996) and Osmosis Jones (2001).

20. Bishop Briggs

Soundtrack | xXx: Return of Xander Cage

Bishop Briggs was born on July 18, 1992 in London, England as Sarah Grace McLaughlin.

21. Taylor Swift

Soundtrack | Taylor Swift: Bad Blood

Taylor Alison Swift is a multi-Grammy award-winning American singer/songwriter who, in 2010 at the age of 20, became the youngest artist in history to win the Grammy Award for Album of the Year. In 2011 Swift was named Billboard's Woman of the Year. She also has been named the American Music Awards...

22. Haylie Duff

Actress | Napoleon Dynamite

Haylie Katherine Duff (born February 19, 1985) is an American actress, singer, songwriter, television host, writer, and fashion designer. She is also the older sister of American singer and actress Hilary Duff.Haylie Duff was born in Houston, Texas. Duff's mother, Susan Duff is a film producer who ...

23. Cardi B

Actress | Hustlers

Cardi B was born Belcalis Marlenis Almanzar in Manhattan, New York City, New York & raised in The Bronx, New York City, New York. She became an Internet celebrity after several of her posts and videos became popular on Vine and Instagram. From 2015 to 2017, she appeared as a regular cast member on ...

24. Jhené Aiko

Soundtrack | Creed

Jhené Aiko was born on March 16, 1988 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Jhené Aiko Efuru Chilombo. She is an actress and composer, known for Creed (2015), When the Bough Breaks (2016) and Chi-Raq (2015). She was previously married to Dot Da Genius.

25. Kat Graham

Actress | How It Ends

Kat Graham is an actress, singer, dancer and producer. Working across a variety of genres in film, television and music, she is one of most accomplished and versatile young talents working today.

Graham was recently seen in the 70s period crime thriller "The Poison Rose" opposite Morgan Freeman and ...

26. Saweetie

Soundtrack | Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn

Saweetie was born Diamonté Quiava Valentin Harper on July 2, 1994 in Santa Clara, California & raised in Sacramento, California. Saweetie was born to Trinidad Valentin, a Filipina-Chinese former video vixen & Johnny Kenton Harper, an African-American former baseball player. She also has 2 little ...

27. Chance the Rapper

Actor | The Lion King

Chance the Rapper was born on April 16, 1993 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Chancelor Bennett. He has been married to Kirsten Corley since March 9, 2019. They have two children.

28. 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 ...

29. Camila Cabello

Actress | Camila Cabello feat. Young Thug: Havana

Camila was born on March 3, 1997 in Havana, Cuba. In 2012, she auditioned for the X-Factor and joined a girl group, Fifth Harmony, in which she was known as the lead singer. Cabello and her band-mates released one EP and two studio albums. Her departure from the group was announced in December 18th...

30. Idina Menzel

Soundtrack | Frozen

Idina Menzel was born on May 30, 1971 in New York City, New York, USA as Idina Kim Mentzel. She has been married to Aaron Lohr since September 2017. She was previously married to Taye Diggs.

31. Kim Burrell

Soundtrack | Hidden Figures

Kim is one of the most popular gospel artists to emerge during the past several years. Her unique jazz-inflected style of gospel has won her a large and loyal following. She has toured widely and received major national media exposure including the MTV Beyoncé special and the NBC Thanksgiving ...



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