Famous musicians born in the year 1978

Here are 50 famous musicians from the world were born in 1978:

Nelly Furtado

Nelly Furtado (December 2, 1978 Victoria-) also known as Nelly Furtando, Nelly Futardo, Nelly Fortado, Nelly Furtardo, Nelstar*, Nelly Kim Furtado or Nelly Kim Neto Furtado is a Canadian musician, record producer, singer-songwriter, actor, guitarist, multi-instrumentalist and television presenter. She has one child, Nevis Gahunia.

Related albums: Whoa, Nelly!, ....on the Radio, I'm Like a Bird, Turn Off the Light, Folklore, Promiscuous, Maneater, Loose, Explode and Força. Genres she performed include Trip hop, Folk music, Pop music, World music, Dance-pop, Pop rock, Rock music, Pop-folk, Soul music, Soft rock, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues, Alternative rock, Latin pop, Reggaeton, Latin American music, Blue-eyed soul, Electro, Dance music and Hip hop music.

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Sisqó (November 9, 1978 Baltimore-) a.k.a. Sisqo, Sisgo, Mark Andrews, Mark Durell Althavan Andrews, M. Andrews, Mark Althavean Andrews, Dragon or Dru Hill-SisQo is an American record producer, actor, dancer, singer-songwriter, singer and songwriter. He has one child, Shaione Andrews.

His albums: Unleash the Dragon, Return of Dragon, Thong Song, Sisqo, 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of Sisqó, The Last Dragon, Unleash the Dragon, Incomplete, Last Dragon and A-List. Genres related to him: Rhythm and blues, Contemporary R&B, Hip hop music, Hip Hop, Pop music and Hip hop soul.

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Ayumi Hamasaki

Ayumi Hamasaki (October 2, 1978 Fukuoka-) also known as Ayumi Hamazaki, Hamasaki Ayumi, Ayu, CREA, Hamasaki, Ayumi, Kurumi Hamasaki, Hamasaki Kurumi or ayumi hamasaki is a Japanese singer, model, record producer, songwriter, composer, actor, spokesperson, gravure idol, businessperson, singer-songwriter, lyricist, artist, musician and music artist.

Her albums: Trust, A Song for ××, ayu-mi-x, A, LOVEppears, SUPER EUROBEAT presents ayu-ro mix, Ayu-mi-x II Version Acoustic Orchestra, Duty, NEVER EVER and A BEST. Genres she performed: J-pop, Trance music, Pop music, Rock music, Rhythm and blues, Electronic dance music, Dance music and Electronic music.

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Scott Raynor

Scott Raynor (May 23, 1978 Poway-) also known as Raynor, Scott or Scott William Raynor, Jr. is an American musician, drummer and guitarist.

Genres: Post-punk, Alternative rock, Pop punk, Skate punk and Punk rock.

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Max Collins

Max Collins (August 28, 1978-) also known as Collins, Max or James Maxwell Stuart "Max" Collins III is an American singer, musician, record producer and songwriter.

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Tony Fagenson

Tony Fagenson (July 18, 1978-) a.k.a. Fagenson, Tony or Anthony Edward "Tony" Fagenson is an American record producer, drummer and musician.

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Clay Aiken

Clay Aiken (November 30, 1978 Raleigh-) also known as Clayton Holmes Grissom, clay_aiken, Clayton Holmes Aiken or Aiken, Clay is an American singer, actor, singer-songwriter, tv personality, author, social activist and activist. He has one child, Parker Foster Aiken.

His albums: Measure of a Man, Merry Christmas With Love, A Thousand Different Ways, Look What Love Has Done, Volume 2, Redefined, The Way/Solitaire, All Is Well, All Is Well - Songs for Christmas, On My Way Here and Playlist: The Very Best of Clay Aiken. Genres he performed include Pop music, Pop rock and Contemporary Christian music.

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Vanessa-Mae (October 27, 1978 Singapore-) also known as Vanessa Mae, Vanessa-Mae Vanakorn, Vanessa-Mae Vanakorn Nicholson or Vanessa Vanakorn is a British fiddler, musician, record producer, violinist, alpine skier and athlete.

Discography: The Violin Player, The Classical Album, Volume 1, The Classical Album, Volume 2: China Girl, The Original Four Seasons & The Classical Album 1, Subject to Change, The Best of Vanessa-Mae, Choreography, Classical Gas: Remix Dance Mini Album, Destiny: The Best of Vanessa-Mae and Fantastic Violin. Genres she performed include Pop music, Techno, Classical music and Synthpop.

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Justin Guarini

Justin Guarini (October 28, 1978 Columbus-) also known as Justin Eldrin Bell Guarini, Guarini, Justin, Justin Eldrin Bell or JGuar is an American singer-songwriter, actor and television presenter. His children are William Neko Bell Guarini and Asher Orion Guarini.

His most recognized albums: Justin Guarini, Stranger Things Have Happened and Revolve. Genres related to him: Funk, Jazz, Pop music, Rhythm and blues and Soul music.

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Ruben Studdard

Ruben Studdard (September 12, 1978 Frankfurt-) also known as Rubben Studdard, Reuben Studdard, Ruben Christopher Studdard, Studdard, Ruben, Christopher Theodore Ruben Studdard, Ruu, The Velvet Teddy Bear or Chris is an American singer and actor.

His albums include What If, The Return, American Idol, Soulful, I Need an Angel, Love IS, Playlist: The Very Best of Ruben Studdard, Celebrate Me Home, Letters From Birmingham and What the World Needs Now Is Love. Genres he performed: Pop music, Gospel music and Contemporary R&B.

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Heinz Winckler

Heinz Winckler (March 22, 1978 Stellenbosch-) otherwise known as Winckler, Heinz is a South African singer.

His albums include Moment Of Truth, Come Alive, Once In A Lifetime, Ek Kan Weer in Liefde Glo and 24/7/365. Genres he performed include Pop music.

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Freeway (August 6, 1978 North Philadelphia-) also known as Freeway & Joe Budden, Leslie Pridgen or Leslie Edward Pridgen is an American musician and rapper.

Related albums: Philadelphia Freeway, The Hits Unreleased Freestyles, Roc-A-Fella Billionaires, Free at Last, Philadelphia Freeway 2, Streetz Is Mine, Roc Boys, The Stimulus Package, Diamond in the Ruff and Two Kings. Genres: Hardcore hip hop, Gangsta rap and Hip hop music.

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LaToya London

LaToya London (December 29, 1978 San Francisco-) a.k.a. La Toya London, LaToya Renee London or London, La Toya is an American singer.

Her albums: Love & Life and Appreciate / Every Part of Me / All by Myself (feat. Black Thought from the Roots). Genres she performed: Jazz, Rhythm and blues, Soul music and Contemporary R&B.

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Kaori Mochida

Kaori Mochida (March 24, 1978 Tokyo-) also known as もちだ かおり, Mochida Kaori, 持田 かおり, Mocchi, もっちー or もっち is a Japanese singer and songwriter.

Her discography includes: itsunomanika shojo wa, mou ichido, Moka and NIU. Genres she performed: J-pop.

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Julian Casablancas

Julian Casablancas (August 23, 1978 New York City-) also known as Julian Fernando Casablancas or Casablancas, Julian is an American singer, songwriter and musician. His child is called Cal Casablancas.

Related albums: Phrazes for the Young, I Wish It Was Christmas Today, My Drive Thru and 11th Dimension. Genres he performed include Garage rock, Alternative rock, Indie rock, Post-punk revival, Synthpop, New Wave and Electronic rock.

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Jess Margera

Jess Margera (August 28, 1978 West Chester-) also known as Jesse Phillip Margera, Jesse Margera, Jess-Jess or Jesse Philip Margera is an American drummer and actor. He has three children, Ava Elizabeth Margera, Scarlett Marie Margera and London Phillip Margera.

Genres he performed: Heavy metal, Rock music, Experimental rock and Technical death metal.

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Har Mar Superstar

Har Mar Superstar (February 6, 1978 Marshall-) also known as Sean Tillmann, Sean Na Na or Sean Matthew Tillmann is an American songwriter, singer-songwriter and actor.

His most important albums: You Can Feel Me, The Handler, Har Mar Superstar, Return of the Unicorn, My Majesty, Dance 'til Your Baby is a Man, ...and his Baby Blue, Family Trees Or: CoPe We Must, Body Request and Dark Touches.

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Vanness Wu

Vanness Wu (August 7, 1978 Santa Monica-) otherwise known as 吳建豪, Wu Jian Hao, Vanness, 吴建豪, Van Ness Wu, Wu, Vanness, Wú Jiànháo, Ngô Kiàn-hô, Vanness Wu Jian-Hao, Vanness S. Wu, Ng Kin Ho, Jian Hao Wu or Vann is an American singer, model, songwriter, actor, spokesperson, dancer, businessperson, record producer, film director, voice actor and music artist.

His albums: Body Will Sing, No More Tears, , Vanness: In Between - New Songs & Greatest Hits, Different Man and . Genres: C-pop, Pop music, Rhythm and blues, Pop-rap, Dance music and Hip hop music.

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Kathleen Edwards

Kathleen Edwards (July 11, 1978 Ottawa-) also known as Edwards, Kathleen is a Canadian writer, singer, guitarist, songwriter and musician.

Her albums: Failer, Back to Me, Live From the Bowery Ballroom, Asking for Flowers, Building 55 and Voyageur. Genres related to her: Folk music, Alternative country and Country.

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AJ McLean

AJ McLean (January 9, 1978 West Palm Beach-) a.k.a. Alexander James McLean, A. J. McLean, A.J., A.J. McLean, Alexander James "AJ" McLean, McLean, A.J., Bone or Alex is an American singer, songwriter, actor, musician, dancer and entertainer.

His albums include Have It All, Beneath the Ruins / Hurt, Autumn in Tallinn (remix) / Egoist and Clouds. Genres related to him: Pop music, Pop rock and Contemporary R&B.

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Claudio Sanchez

Claudio Sanchez (March 12, 1978 Nyack-) also known as Prize Fighter Inferno, The or Claudio Paul Sanchez is an American singer, guitarist and actor.

His albums: The Prize Fighter Inferno. Genres he performed: Rock music, Electronic music, Synth rock, Folk rock, Electronica, Progressive rock, Alternative rock, Emo, Heavy metal, Pop punk, Electronic dance music, Experimental rock, Acoustic music, Folktronica, New Prog, Post-hardcore and Alternative metal.

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Rachel Stevens

Rachel Stevens (April 9, 1978 Southgate, London-) also known as Rachel Lauren Stevens, Rachel Lauren Steinetski or Ratz is an English actor, model, singer-songwriter, dancer, tv personality and presenter. She has two children, Amelie Bourne and Minnie Blossom Bourne.

Her albums: Sweet Dreams My L.A. Ex, Funky Dory, Some Girls, More, More, More, Negotiate With Love, Come and Get It, Funky Dory, So Good and I Said Never Again (But Here We Are). Genres she performed: Pop music, Adult contemporary music, Dance music, Synthpop, Electro, Eurodance and Contemporary R&B.

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Nikki McKibbin

Nikki McKibbin (September 28, 1978 Grand Prairie-) also known as Katherine Nicole McKibbin or McKibbin, Nikki is an American singer.

Related albums: Unleashed, Nikki McKibbin, Made It, Here to There Live, Here to There and Inconsolable. Her related genres: Rock music.

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Jason Stollsteimer

Jason Stollsteimer (April 22, 1978 United States of America-) also known as Stollsteimer, Jason is an American singer and guitarist.

Genres he performed: Garage rock, Alternative rock and Indie rock.

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Kevin Federline

Kevin Federline (March 21, 1978 Fresno-) also known as K-Fed, Kevin Earl Federline, Kevin Ferderline or Cletus is an American actor, rapper, singer, dancer and fashion model. His children are called Sean Federline, Jayden James Federline, Kaleb Michael Jackson Federline, Kori Madison Federline, Jordan Kay Federline and Peyton Marie Federline.

His albums include Playing with Fire. Genres he performed include Hip hop music.

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Jenny Frost

Jenny Frost (February 22, 1978 Wallasey-) a.k.a. jenny_frost, Jennifer Frost, Frost, Jenny or Jennifer Anne Frost is an English singer, model, presenter and dancer.

Genres she performed: Pop music.

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Adam Gontier

Adam Gontier (May 25, 1978 Peterborough-) otherwise known as Gontier, Adam or Adam Wade Gontier is a Canadian singer, musician, songwriter, guitarist, composer and lyricist.

Genres related to him: Hard rock, Post-grunge, Alternative metal, Punk rock, Grunge, Alternative rock, Heavy metal and Nu metal.

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Sevara Nazarkhan

Sevara Nazarkhan (December 31, 1978 Andijan-) a.k.a. Nazarxon, Sevara is an Uzbek songwriter.

Discography: Yol Bolsin, Sen, Tortadur, , and .

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Natsuko Kuwatani

Natsuko Kuwatani (August 8, 1978 Tokyo-) a.k.a. Kuwatani Natsuko or Kuwatani, Natsuko is a Japanese voice actor.

Her discography includes: 涼宮ハルヒの憂鬱 キャラクターソング, Volume 5: 朝倉涼子, Sister Princess ~Nijūnin No Tenshitachi~ and .

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Murphy Lee

Murphy Lee (December 18, 1978 St. Louis-) also known as Torhi Murphy Lee Harris or Tohri Harper is an American musician, rapper and entrepreneur.

Discography: Da Skool Boy Presents Murphy's Law, Who Says St. Louis Ain't Hip Hop?, Murphy Lee's Sophomore Album, You See Me, My Shoes and Shake Ya Tailfeather. Genres he performed include Hip hop music.

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Vienna Teng

Vienna Teng (October 3, 1978 Saratoga-) also known as Cynthia Yih Shih or Teng, Vienna is an American singer, singer-songwriter and pianist.

Her albums: Warm Strangers, Waking Hour, Dreaming Through the Noise, 2004-11-22: Schubas, Chicago, IL, USA, Inland Territory, White Light (acoustic version), The Moment Always Vanishing and Aims. Genres she performed include Pop music, Piano rock, Folk music, Baroque pop and Indie folk.

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Jukka Nevalainen

Jukka Nevalainen (April 21, 1978 Kitee-) otherwise known as Nevalainen, Jukka, Jukka Antero Nevalainen or Julius is a Finnish drummer, musician and actor. He has three children, Luna Nevalainen, Niki Nevalainen and Lara Nevalainen.

Genres: Symphonic metal and Power metal.

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Nikolai Fraiture

Nikolai Fraiture (November 13, 1978 New York City-) a.k.a. Fraiture, Nikolai or Nikolai Philippe Fraiture is an American bassist and musician.

Genres: Rock music.

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Vibeke Stene

Vibeke Stene (August 17, 1978 Sokndal-) also known as Stene, Vibeke is a Norwegian singer.

Genres related to her: Gothic metal, Symphonic metal and Doom metal.

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Billy Klippert

Billy Klippert (August 6, 1978 Canada-) a.k.a. Klippert, Billy is a Canadian singer and singer-songwriter.

His albums include Naked And The Simple Truth. Genres: Rock music.

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Chris Wolstenholme

Chris Wolstenholme (December 2, 1978 Rotherham-) also known as Christopher Wolstenholme, Wolstenholme, Christopher, Christopher Tony Wolstenholme or Christopher Tony "Chris" Wolstenholme is an English musician, bassist, multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter.

Genres: Alternative rock, New Prog, Progressive rock, Progressive metal, Space rock, Symphonic rock and Classical music.

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Ben Lee

Ben Lee (September 11, 1978 Sydney-) otherwise known as Benjamin Michael Lee, Lee, Ben or Benjamin Michael "Ben" Lee is an Australian singer, actor, musician, singer-songwriter and film score composer. His child is Goldie Priya Lee.

Discography: Away With the Pixies, Breathing Tornados, Cigarettes Will Kill You, Live at the Wireless, The Dirty Little Secret EP, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, Hey You. Yes You., Gamble Everything for Love, Awake Is the New Sleep and Catch My Disease. Genres: Indie pop.

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James Valentine

James Valentine (January 5, 1978 Lincoln-) also known as James Burgon Valentine is an American guitarist and musician.

Genres related to him: Funk, Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock, Funk rock and Alternative rock.

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Kimberly Goss

Kimberly Goss (February 15, 1978 Los Angeles-) otherwise known as Goss, Kimberly is an American singer and musician.

Her related genres: Heavy metal, Power metal, Melodic death metal, Gothic metal, Symphonic metal, Death metal, Progressive metal and Black metal.

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Karen O

Karen O (November 22, 1978 Busan-) a.k.a. Karen Orzolek, O, Karen or Karen Lee Orzolek is an American singer and musician.

Her albums: Immigrant Song, Hello Tomorrow (Adidas version), KO at Home, The Moon Song, Where the Wild Things Are, Crush Songs and Live From Crush Palace. Genres she performed: Indie rock, Art rock, Art punk and Alternative rock.

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Jun Fukuyama

Jun Fukuyama (November 26, 1978 Fukuyama-) otherwise known as Fukuyama Jun, Junjun, Yamaga Kōichi, Hōdenteirappa, Kiryūin Hayato, Mankuri Tarō, Fukuyama, Jun, Pinhane, 福山 潤, 潤潤/ジュンジュン (Junjun), 山賀弘一 (Yamaga Kōichi), ほうでん亭らっぱ (Hōdenteirappa), 鬼龍院隼人 (Kiryūin Hayato), 万栗太郎 (Mankuri Tarō) or ピンハネ (Pinhane) is a Japanese voice actor, singer and entrepreneur.

Discography: , , , , and BLEACH BEAT COLLECTION 2nd SESSION:03.

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Jamie Stewart

Jamie Stewart (March 2, 1978 Los Angeles-) otherwise known as Stewart, Jamie, James "Jamie" Cyrus Stewart or James Cyrus Stewart is an American singer, musician and record producer.

Genres he performed: Alternative rock, Electronica and Experimental rock.

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Park Sol-mi

Park Sol-mi (January 3, 1978 Iksan-) also known as 박솔미, Sol-Mi Park, Park Hye-jung or Bak Hye-jeong is a South Korean actor.

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Matthew Bellamy

Matthew Bellamy (June 9, 1978 Cambridge-) also known as Matthew James Bellamy, Matt or Bells is a British musician, singer-songwriter, guitarist, composer, record producer, music arranger, pianist, multi-instrumentalist, artist and music artist. He has one child, Bingham Hawn Bellamy.

Genres he performed include Alternative rock, Art rock, Progressive rock, New Prog, Rock music, Progressive metal, Space rock, Symphonic rock and Electronic music.

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Don Omar

Don Omar (February 10, 1978 Carolina-) also known as Omar, Don, William Landrón, William Omar Landron, William Omar Landron Rivera, El Rey, D.O. or King of Kings is a Puerto Rican composer, singer-songwriter, actor, rapper, singer and music artist. His children are called Diana Omar, Daniel Omar and Dereck Omar.

His albums: The Last Don, King of Kings, El Pentágono, Da Hitman Presents Reggaetón Latino, The Last Don Live, iDon, El Pentágono: The Return, King of Kings: Live, Don Omar Presents: Meet the Orphans and Los Bandoleros Reloaded. Genres he performed include Reggaeton, Contemporary R&B, Bachata, Hip hop music, Rhythm and blues, Pop music, Rap music, Latin pop, Latin hip hop and Electropop.

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Aya Ishiguro

Aya Ishiguro (May 12, 1978 Sapporo-) a.k.a. Ishiguro Aya, Ishiguro, Aya, Aya Yamada or Yamada, Aya is a Japanese writer and fashion designer.

Genres she performed: J-pop and Pop music.

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Taryn Manning

Taryn Manning (November 6, 1978 Tucson-) otherwise known as Boomkat is an American actor, fashion designer, businessperson and singer-songwriter.

Her most recognized albums: Send Me Your Love, Freedom City, So Talented, Spotlight, Turn It Up, Summer Ashes and Send Me Your Love (KDrew remix). Genres related to her: Rock music and Pop music.

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Tim McIlrath

Tim McIlrath (November 3, 1978 Indianapolis-) otherwise known as McIlrath, Tim, Timothy McIlrath, Timothy James McIlrath, Tim, Timothy "Tim" James McIlrath or James Kaspar is an American singer, musician, songwriter, guitarist, bassist, lyricist, singer-songwriter, composer and activist.

Genres he performed include Punk rock, Hardcore punk, Metalcore, Post-hardcore, Melodic hardcore, Emo and Alternative rock.

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Branden Steineckert

Branden Steineckert (April 21, 1978 Pocatello-) also known as Steineckert, Branden is an American drummer.

Genres he performed include Ska, Punk rock and Post-hardcore.

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Jesse Leach

Jesse Leach (July 3, 1978 United States of America-) also known as Leach, Jesse or Jesse David Leach is an American singer and record producer.

Genres: Heavy metal, Metalcore, Hard rock, Southern rock and Groove metal.

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