Favourite British Solo Artists

by judas1982 | created - 12 Mar 2014 | updated - 1 month ago | Public

In No Particular Order. Criteria for inclusion on the list : I like at least one song of every artist included. Includes Artists Who Are In Bands/Groups who have Released Solo Singles/Albums or a duet Single or have featured on other's artists Single (but credited solo - not band.)

1. Amy Winehouse

Soundtrack | Amy

Amy Winehouse was a five-time Grammy Award-winning English singer-songwriter known for such hits as 'Rehab' and 'You Know I'm No Good' among her other works.

She was born Amy Jade Winehouse, on September 14, 1983, in Enfield, London, England to a Jewish family with Russian ancestry on her mother's ...

Favourite Songs : 'Back To Black' , 'Tears Dry On Their Own' , 'Love Is A Losing Game'.

2. Rod Stewart

Soundtrack | Innerspace

Rod Stewart was born on January 10, 1945 in Highgate, London, England as Roderick David Stewart. He has been married to Penny Lancaster since June 16, 2007. They have two children. He was previously married to Rachel Hunter and Alana Stewart.

Favourite Song : 'Baby Jane'.

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. ...

Favourite Songs : 'Rolling In The Deep' , 'Someone Like You'.

4. Robbie Williams

Soundtrack | A Knight's Tale

Robbie Williams was born in Stoke On Trent, England on February 13th, 1974. Having played in school productions of "Oliver" and, obviously showing a flair for entertaining, Williams' mother saw an advert for auditions to be in a new boy band which he applied for and, at age 16, was a member of Take...

Favourite Songs : 'No Regrets' , 'Advertising Space' , 'Feel'.

5. Melanie C

Actress | Spice World

Born on the 12th January 1974 in Merseyside, England, Melanie Chisholm became a member of Spice Girls in 1994. Their three albums sold more than 40 million copies worldwide and they had nine singles at number 1 in the UK.

"Northern Star" was her first solo album. On the back of the first single "...

Favourite Songs : 'Reason' , 'Northern Star' , 'When You're Gone (with Bryan Adams).

6. Elton John

Soundtrack | Kingsman: The Golden Circle

Sir Elton John is one of pop music's great survivors. Born 25 March, 1947, as Reginald Kenneth Dwight, he started to play the piano at the early age of four. At the age of 11, he won a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Music. His first band was called Bluesology. He later auditioned (...

Favourite Songs : 'Candle In The Wind' (original) , 'I'm Still Standing' , 'Sacrifice'.

7. Lily Allen

Actress | Elizabeth

Lily Allen was born on May 2, 1985 in Hammersmith, London, England as Lily Rose Beatrice Allen. She was previously married to Sam Cooper.

Favourite Song : 'LDN'.

8. Gary Barlow

Soundtrack | Kingsman: The Secret Service

Gary Barlow was born on January 20th 1971 in Frodsham, Cheshire, UK, the second and youngest son of Marge and Colin Barlow. He has an older brother named Ian. His first school was Weaver Vale Primary School, and he moved on to Frodsham High School in 1982. He was the founding member of successful ...

Favourite Song : 'Let Me Go'.

9. Dusty Springfield

Soundtrack | The Boat That Rocked

Dusty Springfield has been acknowledged around the world as the best female soul singer that Britain ever produced. With her oddly erotic, throaty voice, she racked up a string of hits from the 1960s onwards. Born in London to Irish parents, Dusty grew up in and around London. Her early work ...

Favourite Songs : 'Son of a Preacher Man' , 'What Have I Done To Deserve This?' (With Pet Shop Boys).

10. 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, ...

Favourite Song : 'Imagine'.

11. Annie Lennox

Soundtrack | The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Annie Lennox was born on December 25, 1954 in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland as Ann Griselda Lennox. She has been married to Mitch Besser since September 15, 2012. She was previously married to Uri Fruchtmann and Radha Raman.

Favourite Songs : 'Walking On Broken Glass' , 'Love Song For A Vampire'.

12. Phil Collins

Soundtrack | Tarzan

Phil Collins was born in Chiswick, London, England, to Winifred (Strange), a theatrical agent, Greville Philip Austin Collins, an insurance agent. He spent most of his early entertainment life as a young actor and model. He played the "Artful Dodger" in the West End production of "Oliver!" ...

Favourite Songs : 'Two Hearts' , 'A Groovy Kind Of Love'.

13. 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...

Favourite Song : 'Bang Bang' (with Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj ).

14. Sting

Soundtrack | The Emperor's New Groove

Sting was born Gordon Matthew Sumner on 2 October, 1951 in Wallsend, North Tyneside, Tyne and Wear, England, the eldest of four children of Audrey (Cowell), a hairdresser, and Ernest Matthew Sumner, an engineer and milkman. He received his name from a striped sweater he wore which looked like a bee...

Favourite Song : 'Englishman In New York'.

15. Petula Clark

Soundtrack | Goodbye, Mr. Chips

Petula Clark was a star at the age of 11. She starred in British concert halls and on BBC radio singing for the troops during WWII. She was a child star in a series of British films from the end of WWII through to the early 1950s,and by 1954 was having hit records. After a move to France in 1960, ...

Favourite Song : 'Downtown'.

16. Paul McCartney

Actor | A Hard Day's Night

Sir Paul McCartney is a key figure in contemporary culture as a singer, composer, poet, writer, artist, humanitarian, entrepreneur, and holder of more than 3 thousand copyrights. He is in the "Guinness Book of World Records" for most records sold, most #1s (shared), most covered song, "Yesterday," ...

Favourite Song : 'Live and Let Die' (with The Wings).

17. Dido

Soundtrack | 127 Hours

Dido was born on December 25, 1971 in Kensington, London, England as Florian Cloud De Bounevialle Armstrong. She has been married to Rohan Gavin since 2010. They have one child.

Favourite Song : 'White Flag'.

18. Plan B

Soundtrack | Harry Brown

Born Ben Paul Ballance Drew, Drew was born into a world where he was bought up by music and film, inspiring his art now. Growing up in the Circle Estate, Forest Gate, he meet Ed Skerin at a youth club who introduced him into rap. He has since released three studio albums, various mix-tapes, acted ...

Favourite Songs : 'She Said' , 'Prayin'.

19. Cheryl

Actress | What to Expect When You're Expecting

Born in 1983, British singer Cheryl Cole studied dance, modeled and appeared in advertisements as a child. Her crowd-pleasing performances on Popstars: The Rivals (2002) won her membership to the pop group Girls Aloud and vaulted her into music stardom, virtually overnight. Cole has also enjoyed ...

Favourite Song : 'Parachute'.

20. Will Young

Actor | Mrs Henderson Presents

Has a twin brother called Rupert and an older sister, Emma. William's mother, Annabel, runs a market garden and lives with his father, Robin, a business man. He represented his school, Wellington College, in rugby, football, basketball, athletics, long jump and triple jump. William went to Exeter ...

Favourite Songs : 'Your Game' , 'Leave Right Now'.

21. Leona Lewis

Soundtrack | Avatar

Leona Lewis was born on April 3, 1985 in Islington, London, England as Leona Louise Lewis.

Favourite Song : 'Run'.

22. Natasha Bedingfield

Soundtrack | Morning Glory

Natasha Bedingfield was born on November 26, 1981 in Haywards Heath, Sussex, England as Natasha Anne Bedingfield. She has been married to Matt Robinson since March 21, 2009. They have one child.

Favourite Song : 'These Words'.

23. Taio Cruz

Soundtrack | Rio

Taio Cruz is a British song writer, producer and performer coming up to the international scene in early 2009. His first international hit, "Break Your Heart" has sold millions of copies worldwide. Other hits include, "Dynamite" and recently released hit "Higher" featuring Kylie Minogue is already ...

Favourite Song : 'Break Your Heart'.

24. Cher Lloyd

Soundtrack | Identity Thief

Cher Lloyd (born on 28 July 1993) is an English singer, songwriter, and rapper who rose to international prominence with the success of her debut studio album 'Sticks and Stones.' The lead single of the album, 'Swagger Jagger,' not only debuted at number one on the UK Singles Chart, but also became...

Favourite Song : 'With Ur Love' (ft. Mike Posner).

25. Olly Murs

Soundtrack | Love, Rosie

Olly Murs was born on May 14, 1984 in Witham, Essex, England.

Favourite Song : 'Heart Skips A Beat' (ft. Rizzle Kicks).

26. Alexandra Burke

Actress | Alexandra Burke Feat. Pitbull: All Night Long

Alexandra Burke was born on August 25, 1988 in Islington, London, England as Alexandra Imelda Cecelia Ewan Burke.

Favourite Song : 'Hallelujah'.

27. Paolo Nutini

Soundtrack | Alien: Covenant

Paolo Nutini was born on January 9, 1987 in Paisley, Scotland as Paolo Giovanni Nutini.

Favourite Song : 'Pencil Full Of Lead'.

28. Emma Bunton

Actress | Spice World

Emma Lee Bunton was born on the 21st January 1976 in Finchley, North London to parents Pauline, a karate instructor, and Trevor, a milkman. They split up when Emma was 11, and she stayed with her mum. She also has a younger brother, P.J. (Paul) who she is very close to. Emma's career began at an ...

Favourite Song : 'Maybe'.

29. Matt Willis

Soundtrack | Mr. Bean's Holiday

Matt Willis was born on May 8, 1983 in Kingston upon Thames, England as Matthew James Willis. He is an actor, known for Mr. Bean's Holiday (2007), Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker (2006) and Thunderbirds (2004). He has been married to Emma Willis since July 5, 2008. They have three children.

Favourite Song : 'Up All Night'.

30. 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 Kosovo, 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 ...

Favourite Song : 'Anywhere'.

31. George Michael

Soundtrack | Beverly Hills Cop II

George Michael was born Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou in Finchley, north London, in the United Kingdom, to Lesley Angold (Harrison), a dancer, and Kyriacos Panayiotou, a restaurateur. His father was a Greek Cypriot, and his mother was of English background. He first discovered fame as a musician ...

Favourite Songs : 'Fastlove' , 'Too Funky' , 'Spinning The Wheel'.

32. Billie Piper

Actress | Doctor Who

Billie Piper studied at the prestigious Sylvia Young Theatre School. She caught the eyes of record producers who were interested in signing a young vocalist when she was the poster girl for the ad campaign of a British pop music magazine, "Smash Hits". She released her first single, "Because We ...

Favourite Song : 'Honey To The Bee'.

33. 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 ...

Favourite Songs : 'Life On Mars' , 'Changes' , 'Space Oddity' , ‘Starman’.

34. Geri Horner

Actress | Spice World

Geri Horner was born on August 6, 1972 in Watford, Hertfordshire, England as Geraldine Estelle Halliwell Hidalgo. She has been married to Christian Horner since May 15, 2015. They have one child.

Favourite Song : 'Mi Chico Latino'.

35. Cliff Richard

Soundtrack | Grown Ups

Cliff Richard burst onto the rock'n'roll world in 1958 with his hit single Move It. He was then known as Britain's answer to Elvis Presley. His first film was Serious Charge (1959) followed by Expresso Bongo (1959), Wonderful to Be Young! (1961) and Summer Holiday (1963). Wonderful to Be Young! (...

Favourite Song : 'Devil Woman'.

36. Shaznay Lewis

Soundtrack | Bend It Like Beckham

Shaznay Lewis was born on October 14, 1975 in Islington, London, England as Tricia Marie Lewis. She has been married to Christian Storm since August 21, 2004. They have two children.

Favourite Song : 'Never Felt Like This Before'.

37. Adam Ant

Soundtrack | Ant-Man

Adam Ant is best known as a singer. He led Adam and the Ants in the early 1980s. Soon after he began a solo career with hits like "Goody Two Shoes" His most recent solo album was 1995's "Wonderful", which spawned the top 40 US single by the same name. His biggest contribution to music was probably ...

Favourite Song : 'Goody Two Shoes'.

38. Emeli Sandé

Soundtrack | Trance

Emeli Sandé was born on March 10, 1987 in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England as Adele Emeli Sandé. She was previously married to Adam Gouraguine.

Favourite Songs : 'Beneath Your Beautiful' (with Labrinth) , 'Read All About It, Pt. III'.

39. Rick Astley

Soundtrack | The Lego Batman Movie

This British singer was discoverd by the hit factory-producers Stock/Aitken/Waterman in 1987. They produced his biggest hits "Never Gonna Give You Up", "Whenever You Need Somebody", "Together Forever" and "My Arms Keep Missing You".

Favourite Song : 'Never Gonna Give You Up'.

40. Mel B

Actress | Spice World

Born on May 29, 1975 in Leeds, England, Melanie Brown became a member of Spice Girls in 1994. Their three albums sold than 40 million copies worldwide and they had nine singles at number 1 in the UK.

"Hot" was her first solo album, released on 9th October 2000. It entered the UK charts at #28. ...

Favourite Song : 'I Want You Back' (ft. Missy Elliott).

41. George Harrison

Actor | A Hard Day's Night

A master musician, a film producer and actor, best known as the lead guitarist and occasionally lead vocalist of The Beatles, George Harrison was born February 25, 1943, in Liverpool, Merseyside, England. He was also the youngest of four children, born to Harold Harrison and Louise Harrison.

Like ...

Favourite Song : 'Got My Mind Set On You'.

42. Shirley Bassey

Soundtrack | Moonraker

Shirley Bassey was born in Tiger Bay, Cardiff, Wales, and raised in the nearby working class neighborhood of Splott. Her mother was originally from Yorkshire, and her father was a Nigerian seaman who left the family when she was less than two. She later helped to support her family by working in an...

Favourite Songs : 'Goldfinger' , 'History Repeating' (with Propellerheads).

43. James Blunt

Soundtrack | P.S. I Love You

James Blunt was born on February 22, 1974 in Tidworth, Wiltshire, England as James Hillier Blount. He has been married to Sofia Wellesley since September 5, 2014. They have one child.

Favourite Song : 'Goodbye My Lover'.

44. KT Tunstall

Soundtrack | Man of the Year

KT Tunstall enchants audiences and engages with every song, and that's why she continues to resonate not only among fans but throughout pop culture at large. Scotland born and now Los Angeles based, KT Tunstall emerged with her 2004 classic debut Eye to the Telescope, spawning such international ...

Favourite Song : 'Suddenly I See'.

45. Boy George

Soundtrack | The Crying Game

Boy George was born on June 14, 1961 in Eltham, Kent, England as George Alan O'Dowd.

Favourite Song : 'The Crying Game'

46. Kate Bush

Soundtrack | The Line, the Cross & the Curve

Kate Bush began playing piano at a young age and, by her mid-teens, had composed over 200 songs. Her talent caught the notice of David Gilmour (of Pink Floyd) who assisted in arranging her contract with EMI. The first song she released, "Wuthering Heights", soared to #1 in England in 1978. Since ...

Favourite Songs : 'Wuthering Heights' , 'Running Up That Hill'.

47. Tony Christie

Soundtrack | Breaking the Waves

Tony Christie, whose real name is Anthony Fitzgerald, was born on April 25th, 1943 in Conisbrough. In 1969 he signed to MCA Records and released a number of hits including "Do You Know The Way To Amarillo?", "Las Vegas" and perhaps most famously "I Did What I Did For Maria" as well as the theme ...

Favourite Song : 'Avenues and Alleyways'.

48. Duffy

Soundtrack | The Boat That Rocked

Duffy was born on June 23, 1984 in Bangor, Gwynedd, Wales as Aimee Anne Duffy.

Favourite Song : 'Mercy'.

49. Dizzee Rascal

Soundtrack | Kingsman: The Secret Service

Dizzee Rascal was born on September 18, 1984 in Bow, London, England as Dylan Kwabena Mills.

Favourite Song : 'You Got the Dirtee Love ?' (with Florence and the Machine).

50. Kiki Dee

Soundtrack | Summer of Sam

Kiki Dee was born on March 6, 1947 in Bradford, England as Pauline Matthews.

Favourite Song : 'Don't Go Breaking My Heart' (with Elton John).

51. Tinie Tempah

Soundtrack | Arthur

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

Favourite Song : 'Earthquake' (with Labrinth).

52. Nicola Roberts

Actress | St. Trinian's

Nicola Roberts was born on October 5, 1985 in Stanford, England as Nicola Maria Roberts. She is an actress, known for St. Trinian's (2007), Sugababes vs. Girls Aloud: Walk This Way (2007) and Live from Studio Five (2009).

Favourite Song : 'Sticks + Stones'.

53. Craig David

Soundtrack | About Time

Craig David was born on May 5, 1981 in Southampton, Hampshire, England as Craig Ashley David.

Favourite Song : 'Walking Away'.

54. Diana Vickers

Soundtrack | The Inbetweeners Movie

Diana Vickers was born on July 30, 1991 in Lancashire, England as Diana Mae Vickers.

Favourite Song : 'My Wicked Heart'.

55. Example

Soundtrack | Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa

Example was born as Elliot John Gleave. He has been married to Erin McNaught since May 18, 2013.

Favourite Song : 'Kickstarts'.

56. Estelle

Actress | Steven Universe

Estelle was born on January 18, 1980 in Hammersmith, London, England as Estelle Fanta Swaray. She is known for her work on Steven Universe (2013), Ride Along (2014) and Obsessed (2009).

Favourite Song : 'American Boy' (ft. Kanye West).

57. Fatboy Slim

Soundtrack | Bastille Day

Fatboy Slim was born on July 16, 1963 in Bromley, Kent, England as Quentin Leo Cook. He has been married to Zoë Ball since August 20, 1999. They have two children. He was previously married to Philippa Watson.

Favourite Songs : 'Praise You' , 'Demons' (with Macy Gray).

58. Sophie Ellis-Bextor

Soundtrack | Osmosis Jones

Sophie Ellis-Bextor was born on April 10, 1979 in London, England as Sophie Michelle Ellis-Bextor. She has been married to Richard Jones since June 25, 2005. They have four children.

Favourite Song : 'Groovejet (If This Ain't Love)' - (with Spiller).

59. Gareth Gates

Actor | S Club Seeing Double

Gareth Gates was born on July 12, 1984 in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England as Gareth Paul Gates. He has been married to Suzanne Mole since July 18, 2008. They have one child.

Favourite Song : 'Anyone of Us (Stupid Mistake)'.

60. Gabrielle

Soundtrack | Magnolia

In the Guinness Book of Records for the highest UK chart entry for a female debut act, Gabrielle took the charts by storm with 'Dreams'. Her debut album "Find Your Way" sold over a million copies worldwide, and has been followed by the albums "Gabrielle" and "Rise", the latter appropriately titled ...

Favourite Song : 'Should I Stay'.

61. Calvin Harris

Soundtrack | The Do-Over

Calvin Harris was born on January 17, 1984 in Dumfries, Scotland as Adam Richard Wiles.

Favourite Song : 'We Found Love' (with Rihanna).

62. Dina Carroll

Soundtrack | Bridget Jones's Diary

Dina Carroll was born on August 21, 1968 in Newmarket, Suffolk, England.

Favourite Song : 'Don't Be A Stranger'.

63. Ellie Goulding

Actress | Ellie Goulding: Burn

Elena Jane Goulding (Ellie Goulding) is an English singer, songwriter and record producer who conquered the UK music field at the age of 23 and went on to win over fans all over the world within a year. A determined child, at the age of eight, she told her mother that she would become famous one ...

Favourite Song : 'Burn'.

64. Chesney Hawkes

Soundtrack | Source Code

Chesney Hawkes born September 22, 1971 in Windsor, Berkshire, England Is the son of Len (Chip) Hawkes, the singer of The Tremeloes (known for their hit "Silence Is Golden") and Carol Hawkes, who was a TV hostess and actress in the UK.

It was in early 1991 when Chesney, then 19, won the lead role in ...

Favourite Song : 'The One And Only'.

65. Cathy Dennis

Soundtrack | Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze

Cathy Dennis was born on March 25, 1969 in Norwich, Norfolk, England.

Favourite Song : 'Everybody Move'.

66. Mick Jagger

Soundtrack | Alfie

Michael Philip Jagger was born in Dartford, Kent on 26th July 1943. When he was 4 he met Keith Richards until they went into secondary schools and lost touch. But one day in 1960 they accidentally met on the Dartford train line and both realized that they had an interest in rock n roll combined ...

Favourite Song : 'T.H.E. (The Hardest Ever)' - (with Will.I.Am and Jennifer Lopez).

67. Lisa Stansfield

Soundtrack | Indecent Proposal

Lisa Stansfield was born on April 11, 1966 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England as Lisa Jane Stansfield. She has been married to Ian Devaney since July 25, 1998. She was previously married to Augusto Grassi.

Favourite Song : 'In All The Right Places'.

68. Ozzy Osbourne

Soundtrack | Little Nicky

One of the pioneers of heavy metal and one of its most commercially successful and iconic artists, Ozzy Osbourne was born in Birmingham, England, as John Michael Osbourne. After leaving school and having many odd jobs, he ended up in a band with Geezer Butler. This group then split, leading Ozzy ...

Favourite Song : 'Shake Your Head (Let's Go to Bed )' - (with Was (Not Was) and Kim Basinger).

69. Victoria Beckham

Actress | Spice World

Victoria Beckham was born Victoria Caroline Adams on 17 April 1974 in Harlow, Essex, England, to Jacqueline Doreen (Cannon), an insurance clerk and hairdresser, and Anthony William Adams, an electronics engineer. She does not like being called Vicky. Instead, call her Posh, which stands for the ...

Favourite Song : 'Girlfriend'.

70. Tom Jones

Soundtrack | The Emperor's New Groove

Tom Jones was born Thomas Jones Woodward in Pontypridd, South Wales, to a traditional coal-mining family, the son of Freda (Jones) and Thomas Woodward. His father was of English descent and his mother was of Welsh and English ancestry. He began singing at an early age in church and in the school ...

Favourite Songs : 'Burning Down the House' (with The Cardigans), 'Delilah'.

71. Beverley Knight

Actress | Premonition

Beverley Knight was born on March 22, 1973 in Wolverhampton, West Midlands, England. She has been married to James O'Keefe since September 7, 2012.

Favourite Song : 'Shoulda Woulda Coulda'.

72. Suggs

Soundtrack | The Avengers

Suggs was born on January 13, 1961 in Hastings, East Sussex, England as Graham McPherson. He is married to Anne McPherson. They have two children.

Favourite Song : 'Cecilia'.

73. Lulu

Soundtrack | To Sir, with Love

Born in Glasgow in 1948. As a teenager, she toured the northern clubs with her band, "the Luvvers". After her initial success with a cover of "Shout" reaching #7 in 1964, Lulu went on to establish herself as one of the biggest-selling British female singers of the 1960s. She made her film début in ...

Favourite Song : 'Relight My Fire' (with Take That).

74. Mark Owen

Soundtrack | Kingsman: The Secret Service

Mark Owen was born on January 27, 1972 in Oldham, Lancashire, England as Mark Anthony Patrick Owen. He has been married to Emma Ferguson since November 8, 2009. They have three children.

Favourite Song : 'Four Minute Warning'.

75. Pixie Lott

Soundtrack | Beastly

Pixie Lott was born on January 12, 1991 in Bromley, London, England as Victoria Louise Lott.

Favourite Song : 'Cry Me Out'.

76. Kim Appleby

Soundtrack | Coronation Street

Kim Appleby was born on August 28, 1961 in Stoke Newington, London, England as Kim Lorraine Appleby. She is an actress and composer, known for Coronation Street (1960), Doctors (2000) and Kim Appleby: Don't Worry (1990).

Favourite Song : 'Don't Worry'.

Favourite Song : 'Oopsy Daisy'.

78. Tulisa

Actress | Big Fat Gypsy Gangster

Tulisa was born on July 13, 1988 in Camden Town, London, England as Tula Paulina Contostavlous.

Favourite Song : 'Young'.

79. Tinchy Stryder

Soundtrack | Fast Girls

Tinchy Stryder was born on September 14, 1986 in Ghana as Kwasi Danquah.

Favourite Song : 'Number One' (ft. N-Dubz).

80. Cilla Black

Soundtrack | Cilla

Cilla Black was born on May 27, 1943 in Liverpool, England as Priscilla Maria Veronica White. She was married to Bobby Willis. She died on August 1, 2015 in Estepona, Spain.

Favourite Song : 'You're My World'.

81. Gary Numan

Soundtrack | Lara Croft: Tomb Raider

Gary Numan was born, Gary Anthony James Webb in Hammersmith, London on 8th of March 1958. His first job was working as a dispatch boy with a courier company at Heathrow where his father worked as a bus driver. His first band was Mean Street who only used him because he had a lot of music gear. He ...

Favourite Song : 'Cars'.

82. Sandie Shaw

Soundtrack | Because I Said So

Sandie Shaw was born on February 26, 1947 in Dagenham, Essex, England as Sandra Ann Goodrich. She is married to Tony Bedford. She was previously married to Nik Powell and Jeff Banks.

Favourite Song : 'Puppet on a String'.

83. Tasmin Archer

Composer | Tasmin Archer: Sleeping Satellite

Winner of the 1993 Brit Award for British Breakthrough Act.

Favourite Song : 'Sleeping Satellite'.

84. Mutya Buena

Soundtrack | About Time

Mutya Buena was born on May 21, 1985 in Kingsbury, London, England as Rosa Isabel Mutya Buena.

Favourite Song : 'Song 4 Mutya (Out of Control)' - (with Groove Armada).

85. Siobhan Donaghy

Soundtrack | 40 Days and 40 Nights

Siobhan was born in London, England on the 14th of June 1983, She was born of Irish descent and has been performing since she was 12 years old. She was discovered by ex-All Saints manager Ron Tom, who went on to manage Sugababes. Aged 16, she joined now ex bandmates Keisha Buchanan and Mutya Buena ...

Favourite Song : 'Don't Give It Up'.

86. Amelle Berrabah

Actress | Plastic

Amelle Berrabah was born on April 22, 1984 in Aldershot, Hampshire, England. She is an actress, known for Plastic (2014), Sugababes: Follow Me Home (2006) and Sugababes: Change (2007).

Favourite Song : 'Never Leave You' (with Tinchy Stryder).

87. Joss Stone

Actress | Eragon

Joscelyn Eve Stoker was born on April 11, 1987, in the pastoral county of Kent, England, to Wendy (Skillin) and Richard Stoker. She spent her teen years in the rural county of Devon, where she bought her first album, Aretha Franklin's Greatest Hits, which inspired her to become a singer. At the age...

Favourite Song : 'You Had Me'.

88. Sarah Brightman

Soundtrack | Repo! The Genetic Opera

Sarah Brightman's soprano voice has sold millions of records and been heard in arenas, cathedrals, and Olympic stadiums around the world. Brightman is the winner of more than 180 gold and platinum awards in 40 countries, and is a concert artist who has performed before millions of fans on every ...

Favourite Song : 'Time to Say Goodbye' (with Andrea Bocelli).

89. Bonnie Tyler

Soundtrack | Metropolis

Born on June 8, 1951 in Skewen, Neath, Wales. She first came to prominence in 1976 with the song, "Lost in France", which made the UK top 10. Following a throat operation, she inadvertently developed her distinct singing voice. She had a transatlantic top 5 hit with "It's a Heartache" in 1978.

She ...

Favourite Song : 'Total Eclipse of the Heart'.

90. Kim Wilde

Soundtrack | Weird Science

Kim Wilde was born on November 18, 1960 in Chiswick, London, England as Kim Smith. She has been married to Hal Fowler since September 1, 1996. They have two children.

Favourite Song : 'Kids In America'.

91. Ella Henderson

Actress | Michael McIntyre's Easter Night at the Coliseum

Ella Henderson was born on January 12, 1996 in Lincolnshire, England as Gabriella Michelle Henderson.

Favourite Song : 'Ghost'.

92. Sam Smith

Soundtrack | Spectre

Sam Smith was born on May 19, 1992 in Bishop's Stortford, England as Samuel Frederick Smith.

Favourite Song : 'Too Good At Goodbyes'.

93. Ed Sheeran

Soundtrack | The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Ed Sheeran was born on February 17, 1991 in Yorkshire, England as Edward Christopher Sheeran.

Favourite Songs : 'You Need Me, I Don't Need You' , 'Thinking Out Loud' , 'Don't'.

94. Javine Hylton

Actress | Skins

Javine Hylton was born on December 27, 1981 in London, England as Javine Dionne Hylton. She is an actress, known for Skins (2007), Honeytrap (2014) and All Stars (2013).

Favourite Song : 'Surrender (Your Love)'.

95. Charli XCX

Soundtrack | Angry Birds

Born in Cambridge as Charlotte Emma Aitchison, Charli XCX is a singer, songwriter, model and actress. Daughter of a Scottish father and Indian mother, she studied at UCL's Slade School of Fine Art in London. Charlotte kept her MSN Messenger alias for her stage name and stated writing song at 14 ...

Favourite Song : 'I Love It ' (with Icona Pop).

96. Mark Ronson

Soundtrack | Suicide Squad

Mark Ronson was born on September 4, 1975 in St. John's Wood, London, England as Mark Daniel Ronson. He has been married to Joséphine de La Baume since September 3, 2011.

Favourite Song : 'Uptown Funk' (with Bruno Mars)

97. Alesha Dixon

Soundtrack | Catwoman

Alesha Dixon was born on October 7, 1978 in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England as Alesha Anjanette Dixon. She was previously married to MC Harvey.

Favourite Song : 'The Boy Does Nothing'.

98. Alison Moyet

Soundtrack | Wild Child

Born June 18,1961 in Essex. At the age of 21 gained mainstream success as one-half of the synthpop band Yazoo, together with Vince Clarke. As a duo recorded "Only You", "Situation", and "Don't Go". Now a solo artist with a name for herself in theater with her performance in the London revival of ...

Favourite Songs : 'Whispering Your Name' , ‘Invisible’.

99. Kirsty MacColl

Soundtrack | Run All Night

English songwriter and singer Kristy MacColl had hits with such albums as "Kite" (1989), "Titanic Days" (1994) and "Tropical Brainstorm" (2000). Her first hit as a songwriter was "They Don't Know" for Tracey Ullman in 1983. Her trademark style is a sharp wit allied to strong melodies. Her work ...

Favourite Song : 'Fairytale of New York ' (with The Pogues).

100. Sonia

Actress | The Lily Savage Show

Sonia was born on February 13, 1971 in Liverpool, England as Sonia Evans. She is an actress, known for The Lily Savage Show (1997), Hale and Pace (1986) and Bread (1986). She has been married to Mark Moses since 1998. They have one child.

Favourite Song : 'Better The Devil You Know'.



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