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David Bowie MP (1947 - 2016)

"David Bowie"

David Robert Jones (8 January 1947 – 10 January 2016), known professionally as David Bowie (/ˈboʊi/), was an English singer, songwriter and actor. He was a figure in popular music ...

5/13/2010 Yesterday

An Emmy and Golden Globe award winner, Beau Bridges developed into an amiable character actor after beginning his career as a child star in such films as "Force of Evil" (1948) and Lewis Milestone's "T...

11/16/2010 11/27/2016

Sir Elton Hercules John MP

"Elton John"

British singer, composer, and pianist Elton John was one of the most popular entertainers of the late 20th century, famous for his flashy clothes and string of hit records. In his four-decade career Jo...

4/22/2011 11/22/2016

Sir Rod Stewart MP

"Rod Stewart"

Roderick David "Rod" Stewart , CBE ( born 10 January 1945 ) is a British singer-songwriter and musician, born and raised in North London, England and currently residing in Epping. He is of Scottish and...

11/20/2010 11/22/2016

Seal MP

Seal Henry Olusegun Olumide Adeola Samuel (born 19 February 1963), better known by his stage name Seal , is an English singer and songwriter. He has sold more than 30 million albums worldwide and is kn...

8/17/2010 11/22/2016

Michael Whitaker Smith (born October 7, 1957) is an American musician, who has charted in both contemporary Christian and mainstream charts. His biggest success in mainstream music was in 1991 when "...

9/1/2011 11/9/2016

Emmylou Harris MP

Nashville, Tennessee, United States

Nashville, Tennessee, United States

Emmylou Harris (born April 2, 1947) is an American singer and songwriter. She has released many popular albums and singles over the course of her career, and – as of 2016 – she has won 13...

7/5/2008 10/28/2016

Emily Saliers MP

Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States

Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States

Emily Ann Saliers (born July 22, 1963) is an American singer-songwriter and member of the Grammy Award winning duo, Indigo Girls. Saliers plays lead guitar as well as banjo, piano, mandolin, ukulele, b...

10/27/2016 10/28/2016

Lucinda Williams MP

"Lucinda Williams"

Lucinda Williams is an American rock, folk, blues, and country music singer and songwriter. She recorded her first albums in 1978 and 1980 in a traditional country and blues style and received very l...

9/11/2015 10/27/2016

Sheryl Crow MP

Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, United States

Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, United States

Sheryl Crow is an American singer-songwriter and actor. Her music incorporates elements of pop, rock, folk, country, and blues. She has released eight studio albums, two compilations, a live album and ...

10/26/2016 10/26/2016

Nelly Kim Furtado ComIH (/fərˈtɑːdoʊ/; born December 2, 1978) is a Canadian singer, songwriter and record producer. Furtado first gained fame with her critical accl...

5/31/2012 10/26/2016

She is an American recording artist, musician, producer and actress. Early in her career, she established her reputation in the hip-hop world as a member of the Fugees. In 1998, she launched her solo c...

4/19/2010 10/26/2016

Meghan Trainor MP

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States

From Wikipedia : Meghan Elizabeth Trainor (born December 22, 1993) is an American singer-songwriter and record producer. Born and raised in Nantucket, Massachusetts, Trainor wrote, recorded, performe...

8/10/2010 10/21/2016

Howard Elliott Ashman MP (1950 - 1991)

Howard Elliott Ashman (May 17, 1950 – March 14, 1991) was an American playwright and lyricist.[1] Ashman first studied at Boston University and Goddard College (with a stop at Tufts University...

11/8/2008 10/10/2016

Shawn Colvin is an American country folk and americana singer-songwriter and musician best known for her Grammy-winning 1997 single "Sunny Came Home." A native of Vermillion, South Dakota, her ethnic...

8/11/2014 10/4/2016

Shel Silverstein MP (1930 - 1999)

Sheldon Allan "Shel" Silverstein (/ˈsɪl.və.stiːn/;[1] September 25, 1930 – May 10, 1999)[2][3] was an American poet, singer-songwriter, cartoonist, screenwriter, an...

9/30/2016 10/1/2016

Fiona Apple MP

"Fiona Maggart"

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States

Fiona Apple is an American singer-songwriter, pianist and record producer. Classically trained on piano as a child, Apple began composing her own songs when she was eight years old. Her debut album, Ti...

9/29/2016 9/29/2016

Albert Arnold "Al" Gore, Jr. (born March 31, 1948) is an American environmental activist who served as the 45th Vice President of the United States from 1993 to 2001 under President Bill Clinton. He is...

9/7/2008 9/23/2016

Paula Julie Abdul MP

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Paula Julie Abdul born June 19, 1962 at San Fernando Valley, California American pop singer, record producer, dancer, choreographer, actress and television personality. In the 1980s, Abdul rose fro...

2/15/2010 9/15/2016

Gilda Susan Radner MP (1946 - 1989)

Gilda Susan Radner was an American comedienne and actress, best known for her five years as part of the original cast of the NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live, for which she won an Emmy Awar...

10/15/2010 9/9/2016

Joni Mitchell MP

"Joni Mitchell"

Joni Mitchell , CC, (born Roberta Joan Anderson; November 7, 1943) is a Canadian musician, songwriter, and painter. Mitchell began singing in small nightclubs in her native Western Canada and then bu...

9/27/2010 9/8/2016

Everything you wanted to know about Alanis Morissette. Alanis Nadine Morissette (born June 1, 1974) is a Canadian singer-songwriter, guitarist, record producer and actress. She has won 16 Juno Awar...

11/10/2008 9/8/2016

Margaret Hillis (1921 - 1998)

Margaret Hillis (October 1, 1921, Kokomo, Indiana – February 4, 1998, Evanston, Illinois) was an American conductor. She was the founder and first director of the Chicago Symphony Chorus. Li...

9/6/2016 9/6/2016

Ludacris MP

"Ludacris"

Christopher Bridges , better known by his stage name Ludacris , is an American rapper, entrepreneur and actor. Along with his manager, Chaka Zulu, Ludacris is the co-founder of Disturbing tha Peace, an...

3/3/2015 8/2/2016

Stephen Colbert MP

Montclair, Essex County, New Jersey, United States

Montclair, Essex County, New Jersey, United States

Stephen Tyrone Colbert (pronounced /koʊlˈbɛər/; born /ˈkoʊlbərt/ on May 13, 1964) is an Emmy-, Grammy-, and Peabody award-winning American political sat...

3/21/2010 7/29/2016

Jonathan Drew Groff (born March 26, 1985) is an American actor and singer. He rose to prominence for his Tony-nominated performance in the lead role of Melchior Gabor in the original Broadway product...

7/14/2016 7/14/2016

Daniel Quine "Dan" Auerbach (born May 14, 1979) is an American musician and record producer best known as the guitarist and vocalist for The Black Keys. In spring 2015, Auerbach announced a new side-pr...

7/11/2016 7/11/2016

James Lance Bass (born May 4, 1979) is an American pop singer, dancer, actor, film and television producer, and author. He grew up in Mississippi and rose to fame as the bass singer for the American ...

4/26/2016 7/10/2016

John Towner Williams (born February 8, 1932) is an American composer, conductor and pianist. In a career spanning over six decades, he has composed some of the most recognizable film scores in the hi...

9/20/2012 7/6/2016

Marvin Hamlisch MP (1944 - 2012)

Marvin Frederick Hamlisch (born June 2, 1944) is an American composer. He is one of only thirteen people to have been awarded Emmys, Grammys, Oscars, and a Tony (those four together are known as an EGO...

8/26/2011 7/6/2016

Itzhak Perlman (Hebrew: יצחק פרלמן‎; born August 31, 1945) is an Israeli-American violinist, conductor, and pedagogue. Early li...

8/31/2014 7/6/2016

Wynton Learson Marsalis (born October 18, 1961) is a trumpeter, composer, teacher, music educator, and artistic director of Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City, United States. Marsalis has promoted...

5/21/2016 7/6/2016

Henry Mancini MP (1924 - 1994)

He was an American composer, conductor and arranger, best remembered for his film and television scores. He won a record number of Grammy Awards (20), including a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1...

7/6/2010 7/6/2016

Yo-Yo Ma (born October 7, 1955) is an Chinese American cellist, virtuoso, and orchestral composer. He has received multiple Grammy Awards, the National Medal of Arts in 2001 and the Presidential Medal ...

8/26/2007 7/6/2016

Shania Twain MP

"Shania Twain"

Everything you wanted to know about Shania Twain Shania Twain, OC (pronounced /ʃəˈnaɪ.ə ˈtweɪn/; born Eilleen Regina Edwards; August 28, 1965) is a ...

5/15/2009 6/16/2016

Melvin Kaminsky, better known by his stage name Mel Brooks , is an American film director, screenwriter, composer, lyricist, comedian, actor, and producer. He is best known as a creator of broad film f...

12/15/2010 6/14/2016

Rihanna MP

"Robyn Rihanna "Rihanna" Fenty"

Robyn Rihanna Fenty (born February 20, 1988), better known as simply Rihanna (pronounced /riˈɑːnə/ ree-YAH-na, also pronounced /riˈænə/), is a Barbadian...

2/10/2009 5/28/2016

Cynthia Ellen Nixon (born April 9, 1966) is an American actress, best known for her portrayal of Miranda Hobbes in the HBO series Sex and the City (1998–2004), the film Sex and the City (2008) a...

11/27/2008 5/20/2016

Mary Chapin Carpenter (born February 21, 1958) is an American singer, songwriter and musician. Carpenter spent several years singing in Washington, D.C., clubs before signing in the late 1980s with C...

2/19/2011 5/20/2016

Glen Travis Campbell (born April 22, 1936) is an American country music singer, guitarist, songwriter, television host, and occasional actor. He is best known for a series of hits in the 1960s and 1970...

10/6/2015 5/12/2016

Paula Cole (born April 5, 1968) is an American singer-songwriter. Her single "Where Have All the Cowboys Gone?" reached the top ten of the Billboard Hot 100 in 1997, and the following year she won a ...

10/26/2015 5/5/2016

One of the top-selling female vocalists of the late 1970s, Linda Ronstadt has earned ten Grammy Awards, two Academy of Country Music awards, an Emmy Award, an ALMA Award, numerous United States and int...

9/29/2010 4/30/2016

Lea Michele Sarfati (/ˈliːə mᵻˈʃɛl sɑːrˈfɑːti/; born August 29, 1986) is an American actress, singer, and author. She...

3/4/2016 3/4/2016

Justin Drew Bieber MP

"Justin Bieber"

Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Pop singer Justin Bieber was barely into his teens when he was discovered on YouTube by Scooter Braun, a talent agent. Bieber was flown to Atlanta for a test recording and, after a bidding war, signed ...

8/20/2010 2/17/2016

Hip-hop artist, author and actor LL Cool J was born James Todd Smith on January 14, 1968, in Bay Shore, Long Island, New York. Growing up in New York City, Smith adopted the stage name LL Cool J, which...

7/18/2014 2/17/2016

Sean John Combs MP

"Puff Daddy", "P. Diddy", "Sean John Combs", "Sean"

Reference: Biographical Summaries of Notable People - SmartCopy : Feb 17 2016, 2:15:10 UTC

5/17/2011 2/17/2016

Rob Wasserman MP (1952 - 2016)

Rob Wasserman (April 1, 1952 – June 29, 2016)[1] was an American composer and bass player. biography From allmusic A very versatile bassist, Rob Wasserman has gained fame for his trilogy o...

2/7/2016 2/7/2016

Gladys Knight MP

"Empress of Soul"

Gladys is an American recording artist, songwriter and actress. A seven-time Grammy Award-winner, she is best known for the hits she recorded during the 1960s and 1970s, for both the Motown and Buddah ...

2/28/2012 2/4/2016

Natalie Maria Cole MP (1950 - 2015)

Natalie Maria Cole (born February 6, 1950), better known as Natalie Cole was an American singer, songwriter and performer. The daughter of jazz legend Nat King Cole, Cole rode to musical success in the...

4/3/2010 1/1/2016

Marlo Thomas MP

"Marlo"

Actress, producer and social activist, Marlo Thomas has been a role model for women and children since she blazed the trail as television’s first single woman living alone in the hit series That...

6/11/2010 11/15/2015

Beyoncé Knowles MP

"Beyoncé Knowles Carter", "Beyonce Knowles"

New York, New York County, New York, United States

New York, New York County, New York, United States

Beyonce's father is African-American, and her mother is of Creole descent (French, African and Native American). Beyonce's maternal grandparents were French-speaking Louisiana Creoles, and Beyonce's na...

12/22/2008 11/5/2015

Robin Williams MP (1951 - 2014)

From Wikipedia (English) : Robin McLaurin Williams (born July 21, 1951, died August 11, 2014) was an American actor and comedian. Rising to fame with his role as the alien Mork in the TV series Mork ...

9/22/2011 11/4/2015

Dusty Springfield (1939 - 1999)

"Dusty Springfield"

Mary Isobel Catherine Bernadette O'Brien[note 1] OBE [1] (16 April 1939 – 2 March 1999), known professionally as Dusty Springfield, was an English pop singer and record producer whose career e...

10/17/2015 10/17/2015

Robert Johnson MP (1911 - 1938)

en.wikipedia Robert Leroy Johnson (May 8, 1911 – August 16, 1938) was an American blues singer and musician. His landmark recordings from 1936–37 display a combination of singing, guita...

4/28/2012 10/6/2015

Curtis Mayfield (1942 - 1999)

"The Gentle Genius"

Curtis Mayfield's Greatest Hits Full Album - Best Songs Of Curtis Mayfield Curtis Lee Mayfield (June 3, 1942 – December 26, 1999) was a soul, R&B, and funk singer-songwriter, guitarist, and ...

9/30/2015 9/30/2015

Jason Reitman (born October 19, 1977)[1] is a Canadian-American[2] film director, screenwriter, and producer, best known for directing the films Thank You for Smoking (2005), Juno (2007), Up in the A...

10/27/2014 8/8/2015

Robert Gerard Goulet MP (1933 - 2007)

"Bob"

From Wikipedia (English) : Robert Gerard Goulet (November 26, 1933 – October 30, 2007) was an American singer and actor of French Canadian ancestry and Canadian upbringing and training after b...

1/14/2009 7/16/2015

James Horner MP (1953 - 2015)

James Horner began studying piano at the age of five, and trained at the Royal College of Music in London, England, before moving to California in the 1970s. After receiving a bachelor's degree in musi...

6/4/2013 6/23/2015

John Lee Hooker MP (1917 - 2001)

John Lee Hooker was a Blues singer, songwriter and guitarist. Though he lived in Detroit during most of his career, he is not associated with the Chicago-style blues prevalent in the north as much as h...

5/23/2015 5/23/2015

Charlie Patton MP (c.1891 - 1934)

"Charley", "The Masked Marvel", "Elder J.J. Hadley"

Charlie Patton is considered the father of the Delta Blues musical genre. Patton was a celebrity and seminal influence on musicians throughout the Delta. Although Patton was small at 5 feet 5 inches an...

5/23/2015 5/23/2015

Muddy Waters MP (1913 - 1983)

Morgan "Muddy Waters" McKinley is considered the "father of modern Chicago Blues". His birth date and place are either April 4, 1913 in Jug's Corner, Issaquena County Mississippi or April 4, 1915 in Ro...

5/22/2015 5/22/2015

Howlin' Wolf MP (1910 - 1976)

Chester "Howlin' Wolf" Burnett (1910-1976) was a Blues singer, guitarist and harmonica player and one of the best know Chicago blues artists. Several of his songs, such as "Smokestack Lightnin'", "Back...

5/18/2015 5/18/2015

) William Pierce Butler (born October 6, 1982) is a multi-instrumentalist who is best known as a member of the indie rock band Arcade Fire. William plays synthesizer, bass, guitar and percussion. He ...

8/8/2013 5/5/2015

Sting MP

"Sting"

Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner CBE (born 2 October 1951), known on stage as Sting, is an English musician, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, activist, actor and philanthropist. He was principal s...

12/25/2014 4/16/2015

David Walter Foster is a 15 time Grammy award winning, Canadian musician, record producer, composer, singer, songwriter and arranger, noted for discovering singers, Celine Dion, Josh Groban and Micha...

8/19/2008 4/10/2015

Paul Francis Salamunovich MP (1927 - 2014)

Residence :  USA The youngest of five sons born to immigrant parents from what is now Croatia, he was born in Redondo Beach, California where he attended St. James Elementary School. When ...

10/18/2014 3/13/2015

Aretha Franklin is an American singer, songwriter and musician, active since 1956. Franklin has won 18 Grammy Awards and is one of the best selling female artists of all time, selling 75 million record...

1/24/2015 1/24/2015

Debby Boone MP

"Debbie"

Popular Christian music singer Debby Boone is known for her '70s hit "You Light Up My Life," which stayed at number one for ten weeks in 1977 and won her a Grammy Award for Best New Artist. Born Debo...

2/19/2009 1/4/2015

Common MP

Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Jr. (born March 13, 1972), better known by his stage name Common (formerly Common Sense), is an American hip hop recording artist and actor from Chicago, Illinois. Common debuted in...

9/13/2014 11/12/2014

Questlove MP

"Questlove"

Ahmir Khalib Thompson (born January 20, 1971), known professionally as ? uestlove or Questlove (also known as BROther ?uestion , Questo , Brother Question or Qlove ), is an American drummer, DJ, music ...

8/12/2014 8/13/2014