Born Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr.in New Orleans, LA; In 1996, he formed the southern hip hop group Hot Boys and is the CEO of Young Money Entertainment
Tha Block is Hot Tha Carter III Lights Out 500 Degreez
Born Tramar Lacel Dillard in Carol City, FL
Mail on Sunday "Low"
born in Muskogee, OK; she rose to fame as the winner of the fourth season of American Idol in 2005
Some Hearts Carnival Ride Blown Away "Jesus, Take the Wheel" "Before He Cheats"
The Black Eyed Peas
an American hip hop group from Los Angeles; In February 2011, the group performed at the Super Bowl XLV halftime show.
Monkey Business Elephunk "Where is the Love?"
Born Jason Joel Desrouleaux in Miramar, FL;
"Whatcha Say" "Don't Wanna Go Home" "Wiggle" "Talk Dirty"
Florida Georgia Line
American country music duo formed in Nashville, TN.
Fall Out Boy
American rock band formed in Wilmette, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, in 2001;
Take This to Your Grave From Under the Cork Tree Infinity on High Save Rock and Roll *American Beauty/American Psycho
Los Angeles hip hop-electronic dance music duo consisting of uncle and nephew who are descendants of Motown Records founder Berry Gordy, Jr.; originated in Los Angeles;
"Party Rock Anthem" "Sexy and I Know It"
Selena Gomez & the Scene
Electronica-inspired pop rock, electropop and dance-pop band from Hollywood, California, formed in 2008;
Kiss and Tell "A Year Without Rain" "Who Says" "Love You Like a Love Song"
American pop rock band that originated in Los Angeles, California; the original members formed a band called Kara's Flowers in 1994
Songs About Jane "Makes Me Wonder" "One More Night"
born in Boca Raton, FL; she began her career in the Broadway musical 13, before landing the role of Cat Valentine on the Nickelodeon television series Victorious in 2009;
Yours Truly "The Way" My Everything
English-Irish pop boy band based in London; The group signed with Simon Cowell's record label Syco Records after finishing third in the seventh season of the British televised singing competition The X Factor in 2010.
Midnight Memories Up All Night Take Me Home Four
Born Aliaume Damala Badara Thiam in St. Louis, MO;
Trouble "Locked Up" Konvicted
American roots rock band from San Francisco, formed in 1993;
Drops of Jupiter My Private Nation "Calling All Angels"
born in Paris, France; He is the "Grandfather of EDM (Electronic Dance Music)
One Love Just a Little More Love "When Love Takes Over" "Gettin' Over You"
Born Cornell Iral Haynes, Jr. in Austin, TX;
Country Grammar "Hot in Herre" "Dilemma" "Just a Dream"
born in Richmond, VA; His musical style, from rhythmic feeling to his use of nylon string guitars, has been heavily influenced by Brazilian music.
Waiting for My Rocket to Come Mr. A-Z "The Remedy (I Won't Worry)"
born in Memphis, TN; rose to prominence as one of the two lead vocalists and youngest member of NSYNC, which eventually became one of the best-selling boy bands of all time;
Justified "Cry Me a River" "Rock Your Body" "SexyBack" 20/20 Experience
American rock band from Denver, Colorado;
How to Save a Life Helios "Over My Head (Cable Car)"
Born Destiny Hope Cyrus in Franklin, TN; she became a teen idol for her portrayal of the starring character Miley Stewart in the Disney Channel television series Hannah Montana in 2006;
Bangerz "Wrecking Ball"
American pop rock band formed in Colorado Springs, CO; the band achieved commercial success on Myspace as an unsigned act.
Dreaming Out Loud "Apologize" Native "If I Lose Myself"
Born John Roger Stephens in Springfield, OH; he won the Academy Award for Best Original Song in 2015 for writing the song "Glory" from the film Selma;
"All of Me"
Born Clifford Joseph Harris, Jr. in Atlanta, GA; His other stage name is TIP. He also popularized the hip hop subgenre trap music
Born Timothy Zachery Mosley in Norfolk, VA; he produced many of Justin Timberlake's works
born Michael Eugene Archer; Richmond, VA singer; After briefly being a member of a hip-hop group called I.D.U., his first major success came in 1994 as the co-writer and co-producer of "U Will Know".
Brown Sugar Voodoo "Untitled (How Does it Feel)"
English singer. He dropped out of school at age 16 and moved to London to pursue a career in music
x + "Thinking Out Loud" "The A Team"
Reading, PA singer; In 2015, she became the youngest woman ever to be included on Forbes' "100 Most Powerful Women" list, ranked at number 64.
1989 Fearless Our Song "Bad Blood" ft. Kendrick Lamar "Blank Space" "Shake It Off"
born Abel Makkonen Tesfaye; Canadian performer; He is the first artist to have 3 songs simultaneously hold the top 3 spots on Billboard
Beauty Behind the Madness "Can't Feel My Face" "The Hills"
Compton, CA singer; embarked on his musical career as a teenager under the moniker K-Dot
Section.80 "HiiiPoWer" To Pimp a Butterfly "i" Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City
Minot, ND singer; born Cameron Jibril Thomaz
Show and Prove "Black and Yellow" "See You Again" ft. Charlie Puth
Australian rapper; Born Amethyst Amelia Kelly, she is the first non-American female rapper to reach the summit of the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The New Classic "Fancy" ft. Charli XCX "Work"
Houston, TX singer; She rose to fame in the late 1990s as lead singer of R&B girl-group Destiny's Child.
Dangerously in Love "Crazy in Love" "Baby Boy" I Am... Sasha Fierce "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)
Virginia Beach, VA singer; He and Chad Hugo make up the record production duo the Neptunes. He is also the lead vocalist and drummer of the rock-funk-hip hop band NER*D.
In My Mind Girl "Happy" "Frontin'"
Honolulu, HI singer AKA Peter Gene Hernandez; he co-founded the production team The Smeezingtons, which helped him becoming recognized as a solo artist.
Doo-Wops & Hooligans "Grenade" "Just the Way You Are" *Unorthodox Jukebox" "Locked Out of Heaven"
Born Stefani Germanotta, a Manhattan, NY singer and songwriter. She was originally a theater performer particularly in high school
Born This Way The Fame The Fame Monster "Just Dance" "Poker Face" Artpop
Born Robyn Fenty, she is a Barbadian singer and songwriter. She is the youngest and fastest solo artist to earn fourteen number-one singles on the Billboard Hot 100
"Umbrella" "Disturbia" "We Found Love" Unapologetic Anti Loud
He is a singer and songwriter from Atlanta, GA. His 2014 marriage to television personality Kim Kardashian has also been subject to widespread media coverage.
The College Dropout My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy "All of the Lights"
born in Frankfurt, West Germany and raised in Fayetteville, NC; he became the first rapper in 25 years to have a Platinum-selling album without any guest appearances or features.
Cole World: The Sideline Story Born Sinner 2014 Forest Halls Drive
Born Onika Tanya Maraj in Trinidad; According to Billboard, she has the most Hot 100 entries in history amongst female rappers.
Pink Friday Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded "Super Bass" "Starships"
Born Marshall Bruce Mathers III in Detroit, MI; The magazine Rolling Stone called him the King of Hip Hop
"Love the Way you Lie" ft. Rihanna Relapse Recovery The Slim Shady LP Infinite
Born Shawn Corey Carter in Brooklyn, NY. He married Beyonce in 2008 and founded Roc Nation
"Empire State of Mind" ft. Alicia Keys Reasonable Doubt The Blueprint The Black Album
Canadian singer; His fan base consists of beliebers. He is the first artist to surpass 10 billion total video views on Vevo.
My World "Baby" "What Do You Mean" My World 2.0 Under the Mistletoe
Canadian rapper AKA Aubrey Graham; he is the global ambassador for the NBA team Toronto Raptors. He also made a clothing line under the 'OVO' moniker
Thank Me Later Take Care Nothing Was the Same Views
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