British music stars born in 1960

Here are 50 famous musicians from United Kingdom were born in 1960:

Vince Clarke

Vince Clarke (July 3, 1960 South Woodford-) also known as Vincent John Merin, Vincent John Martin or Clarke, Vince is a British keyboard player, disc jockey, musician, record producer, songwriter and remixer.

His albums include Spectrum Pursuit Vehicle, One Day, Ghost Train and … present a Tribute to Depeche Mode. Genres he performed include Synthpop, Dance music and New Wave.

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Neil Gaiman

Neil Gaiman (November 10, 1960 Portchester-) also known as Neil Richard Gaiman, Neil R. Gaiman or Neil Richard MacKinnon Gaiman is a British screenwriter, writer, novelist, film producer, film director, author, actor and graphic novelist. He has three children, Holly Gaiman, Maddy Gaiman and Michael Gaiman.

His albums include Who Killed Amanda Palmer, An Evening With Neil Gaiman & Amanda Palmer and .

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Sarah Brightman

Sarah Brightman (August 14, 1960 Berkhamsted-) also known as Sara Brightman, サラ・ブライトマン or Angel of Music is a British singer, actor, songwriter, film producer and dancer.

Her most well known albums: Dive, Fly, Eden, La Luna, Harem, Harem (Cançao Do Mar) (Remixes), Diva: The Singles Collection, A Question of Honour, Captain Nemo and Eden. Genres she performed: Operatic pop, Symphonic metal, Symphonic rock, Crossover, New-age music, Electronica, Folk music, Rock music, Techno, Pop music, Dance music, Traditional music, Disco, World music, Trance music, Ethereal wave, Neoclassicism, Ambient music and Baroque pop.

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Danny John-Jules

Danny John-Jules (September 16, 1960 Paddington-) also known as Daniel John-Jules, The Cat, Danny John - Jules, Danny John Jules, Daniel "Danny" John-Jules or Daniel is a British actor, singer, dancer and voice actor.

His albums include Tongue Tied.

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Alan McGee

Alan McGee (September 29, 1960 East Kilbride-) also known as McGee, Alan is a British guitarist, songwriter, singer, entrepreneur, musician, talent manager, film producer and disc jockey.

Genres related to him: Britpop and Alternative rock.

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Katrina Leskanich

Katrina Leskanich (April 10, 1960 Topeka-) also known as Leskanich, Katrina is a British singer, actor, disc jockey and presenter.

Her albums: Katrina Leskanich. Genres: New Wave, Pop music, Rock music and Pop rock.

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Stephen Street

Stephen Street (March 29, 1960 London Borough of Hackney-) also known as Steven Street, Steve Street or Street, Stephen is a British record producer.

Genres: Pop music and Rock music.

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Martin Glover

Martin Glover (December 27, 1960 Farnworth-) also known as Eternity, Youth, Yoof or Orion is a British record producer, musician and bassist.

His albums: Ambient Meditations 3, Ketama Live - Youth, Impossible Oddities: The Story of WAU! Mr. Modo and The Empty Quarter. Genres: Post-punk, Dub, Ambient music, Rock music, Experimental rock and Electronica.

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Rita Wolf

Rita Wolf (February 25, 1960 Kolkata-) is a British actor and theatrical producer. She has two children, Anjeli Chapman and Kiran Chapman.

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Janey Lee Grace

Janey Lee Grace (March 4, 1960 Nottingham-) is a British presenter.

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Phil Thornalley

Phil Thornalley (January 5, 1960 Worlington, Suffolk-) also known as Phil Thornally, Thornalley, Phil or Philip Carden Thornalley is a British singer, record producer and songwriter.

His most well known albums: Swamp. His related genres: Gothic rock, Post-punk, Alternative rock, Punk rock, New Wave and Pop rock.

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David Tibet

David Tibet (March 5, 1960 Batu Gajah-) also known as Tibet, David is a British , .

His discography includes: The Sadness of Things, Octopus and Musical Pumpkin Cottage. Genres he performed include Neofolk.

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Melvyn J Taub

Melvyn J Taub (September 7, 1960-) is a British singer.

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Pete Stollery

Pete Stollery (July 24, 1960 Halifax-) a.k.a. Stollery, Pete is a British composer.

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Simon Beckett

Simon Beckett (April 20, 1960 Sheffield-) also known as Beckett, Simon is a British journalist, author and novelist.

His discography includes: and .

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Roger Webster

Roger Webster (December 16, 1960 Doncaster-) is a British psychologist, composer, teacher, musician, trumpeter and cornetist.

Genres he performed include Classical music.

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Claire Moore

Claire Moore (January 2, 1960 Over Hulton-) a.k.a. Moore, Claire is a British singer and actor.

Her albums include Leading Ladies.

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Pete Tong

Pete Tong (July 31, 1960 Dartford-) otherwise known as Tong, Pete is a British disc jockey and record producer.

His discography includes: Essential Mix, Essential Selection: Spring 1999, Essential Dance Hits, Essential Selection Summer 1998, Essential Selection Spring 2000, Essential Selection 2005, Essential Classics, Essential Selection Ibiza 2000, Wonderland and Essential Selection Spring 1998. Genres: House music, Electronica, Balearic beat, Electronic dance music and Oldschool jungle.

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Mark Ellis

Mark Ellis (August 16, 1960 London-) also known as Flood, Mark Vincent Ellis or Bias is a British audio engineer, record producer and musician.

Genres he performed: Alternative rock and Post-punk.

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Hugh Grant

Hugh Grant (September 9, 1960 Hammersmith-) a.k.a. Hugh John Mungo Grant, Hughie Grant or Whippy is a British actor, film producer and voice actor. His children are Tabitha Grant and Felix Chang Hong Grant.

His albums include Music and Lyrics: Music from the Motion Picture.

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Craig Scanlon

Craig Scanlon (December 7, 1960-) also known as Scanlon, Craig is a British guitarist.

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Julian Nott

Julian Nott (August 23, 1960 London-) a.k.a. Nott, Julian is a British film score composer and television producer.

His albums: Wallace & Gromit: Curse of the Were-Rabbit and A Respectable Trade.

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John Rocca

John Rocca (July 23, 1960 London-) also known as Rocca, John or Midi Rain is a British singer.

His most recognized albums: I.O.U. - The Best of John Rocca, Fire and One. Genres he performed include Freestyle music, Rhythm and blues, Electro, Dance music, Contemporary R&B, Post-disco and Electronic dance music.

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Andy Quin

Andy Quin (August 12, 1960 London-) a.k.a. Quin, Andy or Ravi Sari is a British , .

Discography: Four Minus One and Two Toccatas for Piano.

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Paul Humphreys

Paul Humphreys (February 27, 1960 London-) also known as Humphreys, Paul or Paul David Humphreys is a British musician, songwriter and keyboard player. He has one child, Madeline Humphreys.

Genres: Synthpop, New Wave and Experimental music.

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Hugo Weaving

Hugo Weaving (April 4, 1960 Ibadan-) also known as Hugo Wallace Weaving is a British actor and voice actor. He has two children, Holly Weaving and Harry Weaving.

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Simon Townshend

Simon Townshend (October 10, 1960 Chiswick-) also known as Townshend, Simon is a British guitarist, songwriter, record producer, musician and actor.

Discography: Simontownshendis, British Rock Symphony, Among Us, Looking Out Looking In, Sweet Sound, Ages and Animal Soup. Genres: Hard rock, Rock music, Acoustic music, Mod and New Wave.

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Cath Carroll

Cath Carroll (August 25, 1960 Chipping Sodbury-) also known as Carroll, Cath is a British writer and musician.

Her albums: England Made Me, True Crime Motel and My Cold Heart. Genres she performed include Alternative rock, Indie pop and Post-punk.

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Tony Hawks

Tony Hawks (May 12, 1960 Brighton-) a.k.a. Antony Gordon Hawksworth or Morris Minor and the Majors is a British author, comedian, writer and actor.

His albums include One Hit Wonderland.

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Malcolm Holmes

Malcolm Holmes (July 28, 1960 Birkenhead-) is a British drummer and producer.

Genres he performed include Synthpop and New Wave.

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Roma Downey

Roma Downey (May 6, 1960 Derry-) is a British actor, television producer, film producer, spokesperson and singer. She has one child, Reilly Marie Anspaugh.

Her discography includes: Healing Angel.

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Perry Bamonte

Perry Bamonte (September 3, 1960 London-) also known as Bamonte, Perry or Perry Archangelo Bamonte is a British musician, guitarist and actor.

Genres: Gothic rock, Post-punk, Alternative rock, Punk rock and New Wave.

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Kevin Haskins

Kevin Haskins (July 19, 1960 Northampton-) also known as Kiven Haskins of Love & Rockets/Bauhaus, Haskins, Kevin, Kevin Michael Dompe, Messy Music, Kevin Donpe or Bauhaus is a British songwriter, drummer, film score composer and composer. He has two children, Diva Dompe and Lola Dompe.

His related genres: Gothic rock, Post-punk, Rock music, Electronic music, Psychedelic rock and Alternative rock.

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David Hamilton

David Hamilton (March 22, 1960 Scotland-) otherwise known as Hamilton, David is a British opera singer.

His albums: Gershwin on Piano.

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Adam Clayton

Adam Clayton (March 13, 1960 Chinnor-) also known as Adam Charles Clayton, Sparky, Madam Clayton or Mrs. Burns is a British musician, songwriter, bassist and film score composer.

His albums include Mission: Impossible. Genres: Rock music, Post-punk and Alternative rock.

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Andy Sears

Andy Sears (January 16, 1960 Shoreham-by-Sea-) also known as Sears, Andy is a British , .

His albums include Souvenir.

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Alec Dankworth

Alec Dankworth (May 14, 1960 Marylebone-) is a British bassist and composer.

His albums: Music by Ellington & Bartók and Garden of Dreams.

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Kim Wilde

Kim Wilde (November 18, 1960 Chiswick-) a.k.a. Kim Wild or Kim Smith is a British singer, songwriter, singer-songwriter, author, presenter, gardener and disc jockey. Her children are Harry Tristan Fowler and Rose Elizabeth Fowler.

Related albums: The Very Best of Kim Wilde, You Came, The Singles Collection 1981-1993, Shame, Can't Get Enough (of Your Love), Heart Over Mind, Kids in America 1994, Love Is Holy, Never Trust a Stranger and The Collection. Genres she performed: New Wave, Rock music, Pop music, Dance music, Synthpop, Pop rock and Hi-NRG.

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Mark Russell

Mark Russell (May 23, 1960-) is a British film score composer, radio personality, composer and session musician.

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Rachel Portman

Rachel Portman (December 11, 1960 Haslemere-) a.k.a. Rachel M. Portman, Rachel Mary Berkeley Portman, OBE or Rachel Mary Berkeley Portman is a British film score composer and composer. She has three children, Niky Pasolini, Anna Pasolini and Giulia Pasolini.

Her albums include Chocolat, The Human Stain, Beloved: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, The Cider House Rules, Emma, Hart's War, Mona Lisa Smile, Nicholas Nickleby, Oliver Twist and Sirens. Genres she performed: Film score.

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Graham Massey

Graham Massey (August 4, 1960 Manchester-) also known as Graeme Massey, Massonix, Graham Vernon Massey or Prof Vernon World is a British musician, record producer, film score composer, composer and remixer.

His discography includes: Subtracks. Genres: Acid house, Electronica, Ambient music, Techno, Intelligent dance music and Alternative dance.

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Jim Bob

Jim Bob (November 22, 1960 London-) also known as James Robert Morrison or Jim's Super Stereoworld is a British singer.

His albums include School, Dumb and Dumber, A Humpty Dumpty Thing, The Best of Jim Bob, Jim's Super Stereoworld, J.R., Goodnight Jim Bob, Angelstrike!, In a Big Flash Car on a Saturday Night and Bonkers in the Nut. Genres: Punk rock and Acoustic music.

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David A. Hughes

David A. Hughes (April 25, 1960 Birkenhead-) also known as David Hughes, David Alan Hughes, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, Cooper Hughes or Dave Hughes is a British film score composer and musician.

Genres: Synthpop, New Wave, Post-punk and Soundtrack.

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Guy Sigsworth

Guy Sigsworth (June 14, 1960-) also known as GMT, Sigsworth, Guy or Allan Arthur Guy Sigsworth is a British composer, record producer and songwriter.

His albums include g:mt Greenwich Mean Time.

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Tilda Swinton

Tilda Swinton (November 5, 1960 London-) a.k.a. Katherine Matilda Swinton, Swilda, Tilda or Katherine Mathilda "Tilda" Swinton is a British actor, film producer, model, voice actor and screenwriter. She has two children, Xavier Byrne and Honor Byrne.

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Dominic Glynn

Dominic Glynn (September 27, 1960-) also known as Fluid or The Fluid is a British , .

His albums: Blacklight, Re-Volt, Envisioning Abstraction: The Duality of FluiD and Ghoul + FluiD EP.

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Guy E. Fletcher

Guy E. Fletcher (May 24, 1960 Maidstone-) also known as Guy Fletcher, Fletcher, Guy or Guy Edward Fletcher is a British musician, record producer, organist, keyboard player, music arranger, multi-instrumentalist and film score composer. He has two children, Max Fletcher and Leon Fletcher.

Genres: Rock music and Folk music.

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Colin Firth

Colin Firth (September 10, 1960 Grayshott-) otherwise known as Colin Andrew Firth, Colin Andrew Firth, CBE, Colin Firth CBE or Colin Andrew Firth CBE is a British actor, film producer, screenwriter and voice actor. He has three children, Will Firth, Luca Firth and Matteo Firth.

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Paul Bevoir

Paul Bevoir (May 20, 1960 Islington-) is a British , .

Genres he performed: Power pop.

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Stuart Matthewman

Stuart Matthewman (August 18, 1960 Kingston upon Hull-) also known as Stuart Mathewman, Stuart matthewman, Stuart Colin Matthewman, Cottonbelly, Cotton Belly or Belly, Cotton is a British musician, film score composer, songwriter, record producer, music arranger, saxophonist, guitarist and composer. His child is Clay Matthewman.

His most recognized albums: Twin Falls Idaho, The Astronaut Farmer and Northfork. Genres related to him: Dub, Acid jazz, Space age pop, Downtempo and Chill-out music.

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