American musicians born in 1981

Here are 50 famous musicians from United States of America were born in 1981:

Britney Spears

Britney Spears (December 2, 1981 McComb-) also known as Britney Jean Spears, Pinkey, The Princess of Pop, Pop Icon, Brit or Queen B is an American author, actor, music video director, record producer, artist, dancer, television producer, fashion designer, entertainer, film producer, singer-songwriter, businessperson, singer, songwriter and music artist. Her children are Sean Federline and Jayden James Federline.

Her discography includes: ...Baby One More Time, ...Baby One More Time, (You Drive Me) Crazy, From the Bottom of My Broken Heart, Born to Make You Happy, Oops!...I Did It Again, Lucky, Don't Let Me Be the Last to Know, I’m a Slave 4 U and Britney. Genres she performed: Pop music, Dance-pop, Teen pop, Dance music, Contemporary R&B, Electronic dance music, Urban contemporary, Electronic music, Synthpop, Bubblegum pop and Electropop.

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Luke Helder

Luke Helder (May 5, 1981 Pine Island-) also known as Happy Face Bomber, Lucas John Helder, Lucas Helder, Midwest Pipe Bomber or Smiley Face Bomber is an American , .

Luke Helder gained notoriety in 2002 when he went on a bombing spree across multiple states in the Midwestern United States. He placed a total of 18 homemade pipe bombs in mailbox targets, targeting towns with smiley faces on the map. No one was seriously injured in the bombings, but several people suffered minor injuries. Helder was eventually caught by law enforcement after a high-speed chase and sentenced to 25 years in prison. He has since expressed remorse for his actions and has been cooperating with authorities in preventing future acts of violence.

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Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys (January 25, 1981 Hell's Kitchen-) also known as Alicia Keyes, Alicia J. Augello-Cook, Lellow, Alicia J. Augello- Cook, Alicia Cook, Alicia Augello-Cook, alicia_keys, Keys, Alicia or Alicia Augello Cook is an American record producer, musician, singer-songwriter, actor and pianist. She has one child, Egypt Daoud Dean.

Her albums: Remixed & Unplugged in A minor, The Diary of Alicia Keys, Unplugged, As I Am, Karma, Maximum, Doesn't Mean Anything, Remixed, House Mixes Volume 1 (DP) and Try Sleeping With a Broken Heart. Genres she performed include Rhythm and blues, Jazz, Soul music, Neo soul, Pop music, Contemporary R&B, Blues, Hip hop music and Electronic music.

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Justin Timberlake

Justin Timberlake (January 31, 1981 Memphis-) also known as Justin Randall Timberlake, JT, J. Timberlake, Justin Randall, Dzhastin Timberleyk, Tennman or Justin Timberlake is an American actor, record producer, musician, businessperson, dancer, singer, television producer, singer-songwriter, film producer and voice actor.

His discography includes: Justified, Cry Me a River, Like I Love You, Rock Your Body, Señorita, I'm Lovin' It, FutureSex/LoveSounds, SexyBack, My Love and Mr. Timberlake. His related genres: Pop music, Dance-pop, Blue-eyed soul, Teen pop, Rhythm and blues, Soul music, Contemporary R&B, Dance music, Electronic music, Alternative rock, Hip hop music and Chicken Noodle Soup.

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Paris Hilton

Paris Hilton (February 17, 1981 New York City-) a.k.a. Paris Whitney Hilton or The Hilton Sisters is an American entrepreneur, model, singer, businessperson, author, actor, fashion designer, television producer, screenwriter, disc jockey and film producer.

Discography: Paris, Turn It Up, Nothing in This World, Stars Are Blind, Oh Paris, Paris Hilton's second studio album and Good Time. Genres related to her: Pop music.

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Amy Lee

Amy Lee (December 13, 1981 Riverside-) also known as Amy Lynn Lee, amy_lee, Amy Lynn Hartzler, Lee, Amy, Amy Lee Hartzler, Evanescence or Amy Hartzler is an American singer, pianist, songwriter, musician, multi-instrumentalist and film score composer. Her child is called Jack Lion Hartzler.

Her albums: Aftermath. Her related genres: Alternative rock and Alternative metal.

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Josh Groban

Josh Groban (February 27, 1981 Los Angeles-) also known as Josh Groben, Joshua Winslow Groban, Groban, Josh, Joshua Winslow "Josh" Groban or ジョシュ・グローバン is an American singer, singer-songwriter, actor, record producer, musician, artist and music artist.

His discography includes: Josh Groban, Closer, Live at the Greek, Awake, With You, Noël, Awake Live, A Collection, Illuminations and Hidden Away. Genres he performed include Gospel music, Pop music, Vocal music, Christian music, Operatic pop, Pop rock, Easy listening, Classical Crossover and Crossover.

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Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer Hudson (September 12, 1981 Chicago-) a.k.a. Jennifer Kate Hudson is an American singer, actor, artist, spokesperson, musician and music artist. Her child is called David Daniel Otunga Jr..

Her albums include Jennifer Hudson, Spotlight, I Remember Me, Think Like a Man, And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going, If This Isn't Love, Giving Myself, Where You At, I Remember Me and No One Gonna Love You. Her related genres: Soul music, Contemporary R&B and Pop music.

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Jonny Lang

Jonny Lang (January 29, 1981 Fargo-) also known as Johnny Lang, Kid Jonny Lang, Jon Gordon Langseth Jr. or Jon Gordon Langseth, Jr. is an American singer, songwriter and guitarist. He has four children, Raimy Lang, Renn Lang, Saylor Lang and Lilou Jaymes Lang.

His albums include Lie to Me, Best of Jonny Lang, Greatest Hits, Turn Around, Wander This World, Long Time Coming, Touch... The Best of Jonny Lang, Live At The Ryman, Smokin' and Red Light. Genres related to him: Rock music, Blues and Gospel music.

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Graham Colton

Graham Colton (November 6, 1981 Oklahoma City-) a.k.a. Graham Patrick Colton or Colton, Graham is an American singer and singer-songwriter.

His albums include Graham Colton, Here Right Now, Summertown EP, Twenty Something EP, One by One EP, Pictures on the Wall EP, Pacific Coast Eyes, Dashboard Memory EP, Live at Eddie's Attic and Somewhere in Between EP. Genres he performed include Pop music and Rock music.

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Christina Milian

Christina Milian (September 26, 1981 Jersey City-) otherwise known as Chistina Milian, Christina Millian, Cristina Milan, Christina Milan, Christina Millian, Christine Flores, Christine Marié Flores, Tina Flores, Christine Milian or Christine Marie Flores is an American record producer, singer-songwriter, actor, model, dancer and voice actor. She has one child, Violet Madison Nash.

Her albums: Christina Milian, It's About Time, So Amazin', AM to PM, Whatever U Want, When You Look at Me, Dip It Low, Best Of, Us Against the World and Say I. Genres she performed include Pop music, Contemporary R&B, Dance music and Hip hop music.

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Tila Tequila

Tila Tequila (October 24, 1981 Singapore-) also known as Tila Nguyen, Tila "Tequila" Nguyen, Thien Thanh Thi Nguyen, Tequila, Tila or Miss Tila is an American singer, singer-songwriter, model, tv personality, rapper and pornographic film actor.

Her most important albums: I Love U, Sex, Welcome to the Dark Side, Stripper Friends and I Like to Fuck. Genres related to her: Pop music, Dance-pop, Pop-rap, Contemporary R&B, Pop rock, Hip hop music, Synthpop and Electropop.

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Ben Kweller

Ben Kweller (June 16, 1981 San Francisco-) a.k.a. ben kweller, Kweller, Ben, Benjamin Lev "Ben" Kweller, Benjamin Lev Kweller or BK is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, musician and multi-instrumentalist. His children are called Dorian Zev Kweller and Judah Evan Kweller.

His albums: Freak Out, It's Ben Kweller, Sha Sha, Commerce, TX, On My Way, Tylenol, Ben Kweller, E.P. Phone Home, Wasted & Ready, Bromeo and Sundress EP. Genres he performed include Rock music, Punk rock, Folk music, Country, Independent music, Thrash metal, Acoustic music, Indie rock and Indie folk.

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Devendra Banhart

Devendra Banhart (May 30, 1981 Houston-) also known as Devendra Obi Banhart is an American singer, guitarist, singer-songwriter, musician, record producer, actor, artist, visual artist and music artist.

His albums include Oh Me Oh My... The Way the Day Goes by the Sun Is Setting Dogs Are Dreaming Lovesongs of the Christmas Spirit, The Black Babies, Rejoicing in the Hands, Niño rojo, Little Yellow Spider, The Golden Apples of the Sun, I Feel Just Like a Child, Cripple Crow, At the Hop and The Charles C. Leary. Genres he performed include Indie folk, Psychedelic folk, Nu-folk, Freak folk, New Weird America, Folk music, Lo-fi music, Indie rock, Latin American music and Folk rock.

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Paul Wall

Paul Wall (March 11, 1981 Houston-) also known as Paul Slayton or Paul Michael Slayton is an American disc jockey, promoter and rapper. His children are William Patrick Slayton and Noelle Slayton.

Discography: Chick Magnet, Sittin' Sideways, The People's Champ, Get Money, Stay True, GYMC: The Remix Album, Fast Life, Heart of a Champion, Fast Money, Controversy Sells and Get Ya Mind Correct. Genres related to him: Southern hip hop, Crunk, Pop-rap and Hip hop music.

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Adam Green

Adam Green (May 28, 1981 Mount Kisco-) a.k.a. Adam M. Green or Green, Adam is an American songwriter, singer-songwriter, actor, film director and artist.

Related albums: Dance With Me, Adam Green, Friends of Mine, Jessica, Gemstones, Jacket Full of Danger, Carolina, Friends of Mine, Jessica and Nat King Cole. Genres: Indie folk, Anti-folk, Indie rock and Folk music.

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Nick Valensi

Nick Valensi (January 16, 1981 New York City-) also known as Valensi, Nick or Nicholas Valensi is an American guitarist and musician. He has two children, Ella Valensi and Silvan Valensi.

Genres he performed include Rock music, Indie rock, Garage rock, Alternative rock and Post-punk revival.

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Angela Via

Angela Via (December 29, 1981 Texas-) a.k.a. Angela Vía, Angela Jolene Trullinger Villarreal or Vía, Angela is an American singer and songwriter.

Discography: Picture Perfect, Angela Vía, Speakin' Spanish and Supergirl. Her related genres: Pop music, Reggaeton, Rhythm and blues, Latin pop and Contemporary R&B.

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Holly Williams

Holly Williams (March 12, 1981 Nashville-) a.k.a. Holly Audrey Williams is an American singer, record producer and singer-songwriter.

Her most important albums: The Ones We Never Knew, Here With Me, The Highway and . Genres: Folk rock, Country, Volk, Folk music and Americana.

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Willa Ford

Willa Ford (January 22, 1981 Ruskin-) otherwise known as Amanda Lee Williford, Mandy Modano, Amanda Lee Modano, Mando Commado or Mandah is an American record producer, singer, songwriter, presenter, actor and dancer.

Discography: Willa Was Here, A Toast to Men (F**k the Men) and I Wanna Be Bad. Genres she performed: Pop music and Dance-pop.

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Eyedea (November 9, 1981 United States of America-October 16, 2010 Saint Paul) otherwise known as Oliver Hart or Michael Larsen was an American guitarist, record producer, singer and rapper.

His discography includes: The Many Faces of Oliver Hart (Or How Eye One the Write Too Think) and Afraid to Dream. Genres: Hip hop music, Experimental hip hop and Rock music.

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Howie Day

Howie Day (January 15, 1981 Bangor-) a.k.a. Day, Howie or Howard Kern Day is an American singer and singer-songwriter.

His discography includes: Australia, Stop All the World Now, Live From..., The Madrigals EP, Blue EP, White EP, Untitled Howie Day third album, Sound The Alarm, The White EP #1 and The White EP #2. Genres he performed: Acoustic music, Pop rock, Pop music and Indie rock.

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Lisa Marx

Lisa Marx (August 21, 1981-) a.k.a. Marx, Lisa is an American musician.

Genres she performed: Heavy metal, Alternative metal, Industrial metal, Metalcore and Hardcore punk.

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Chris Ardoin

Chris Ardoin (April 7, 1981 Lake Charles-) is an American singer.

Genres he performed: Zydeco.

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Nicole Wray

Nicole Wray (May 2, 1981 Salinas-) also known as Nicole, Nicole Monique Wray, Nikki Wray or Nicole Ray is an American singer-songwriter and actor.

Discography: Elektric Blue, Make It Hot, Make It Hot, If I Was Your Girlfriend, Ms. America, Boss Chick, I Found You and I Like It. Genres she performed: Pop music, Contemporary R&B and Hip hop music.

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Frank Iero

Frank Iero (October 31, 1981 Belleville-) also known as Iero, Frank or Frank Anthony Iero Jr. is an American guitarist, musician and singer. He has three children, Cherry Iero, Lily Iero and Miles Iero.

His albums include .Stomachaches.. Genres he performed: Alternative rock, Post-hardcore, Screamo, Deathcore, Hardcore punk, Rock music, Punk rock and Hard rock.

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Chad Gilbert

Chad Gilbert (March 9, 1981 Coral Springs-) also known as Chad Everett Gilbert, New Found Glory, XChadballX, Captain Straightedge or Whats eating Gilbert is an American guitarist, musician, composer and record producer.

Genres he performed: Pop punk, Metalcore, Hardcore punk, Melodic hardcore, Punk rock, Alternative rock, Rock music and Rockabilly.

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Olivia (January 18, 1981 Brooklyn-) is an American singer, musician, model, actor, songwriter, singer-songwriter and rapper.

Discography: Behind Closed Doors, Olivia, Bizounce, So Sexy, Walk Away and December. Genres: Rhythm and blues, Reggae, Soul music, Contemporary R&B, Electronic dance music, Pop music, Hip hop soul, Hip hop music and Dance music.

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Billy Martin

Billy Martin (June 15, 1981 Annapolis-) also known as William Dean Martin is an American author, guitarist, illustrator, musician, songwriter and keyboard player. His children are Dreavyn Kingslee Martin and Zander Jace Martin.

Genres related to him: Synthpop, Alternative rock, Pop punk, Emo and Dance-punk.

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Jarrod Alexander

Jarrod Alexander (August 13, 1981 Long Beach-) is an American drummer.

Genres he performed: Alternative rock, Emo, Pop punk, Post-hardcore, Punk rock and Hardcore punk.

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Jon Schneck

Jon Schneck (August 18, 1981 Eustis-) a.k.a. Schneck, Jonathan, Jon or Jonathan David Schneck is an American guitarist.

His related genres: Christian music.

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LeToya Luckett

LeToya Luckett (March 11, 1981 Houston-) also known as LeToya, LeToya Nicole Luckett, Letoya Luckett or Le Toya is an American record producer, singer, actor and songwriter.

Her albums: LeToya, Lady Love, She Ain't Got..., Not Anymore and What It Do!. Genres: Pop music, Pop-rap, Dance-pop, Hip hop soul, Contemporary R&B, Electro hop, Soul music, Neo soul and Hip hop music.

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LaTavia Roberson

LaTavia Roberson (November 1, 1981 Houston-) a.k.a. Roberson, LaTavia, LaTavia Marie Roberson or Tav is an American singer, actor, rapper, model and songwriter. She has one child, Lyric Richard.

Her albums: Black Summer's Night. Genres she performed: Pop music, Rhythm and blues, Dance-pop, Contemporary R&B, Dance music, Hip hop music and Soul music.

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Brandon Reilly

Brandon Reilly (May 18, 1981-) is an American actor.

His discography includes: Sharing the Neighborhood. Genres: Indie rock.

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Farrah Franklin

Farrah Franklin (May 3, 1981 Fresno-) also known as Franklin, Farrah, Farah Destiny Franklin or Destiny is an American singer, model, actor, songwriter, dancer and record producer.

Genres she performed: Pop music, Rhythm and blues, Soul music and Contemporary R&B.

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Sara Watkins

Sara Watkins (June 8, 1981 Vista-) a.k.a. Watkins, Sara or Sara Ullrika Watkins is an American songwriter, singer, singer-songwriter, fiddler and musician.

Her albums: Sara Watkins and Sun Midnight Sun. Genres she performed include Folk music, Country, Bluegrass and Progressive bluegrass.

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Brandi Carlile

Brandi Carlile (June 1, 1981 Ravensdale-) also known as Carlile, Brandi, Brandi M. Carlile, Brandi Carlisle or Carlisle, Brandi is an American musician and singer-songwriter.

Her albums: Unplugged, Acoustic, Room for Me, The Story, Brandi Carlile, Rhapsody Originals, We're Growing Up, Live at Easy Street Records, Live From Neumo's and Give Up the Ghost. Genres: Folk music, Pop music, Alternative country, Folk rock and Pop rock.

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Claudette Ortiz

Claudette Ortiz (July 21, 1981 Willingboro-) also known as Ortiz, Claudette is an American singer, model and actor. Her children are called Daunte Toby, Joel Toby and Bella Ortiz.

Genres: Soul music, Contemporary R&B and Hip hop music.

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Ai (November 2, 1981 Los Angeles-) also known as あい, 植村 愛 Carina, うえむら あい カリーナ, Ai Carina Uemura or AI is an American singer.

Her albums: Story, Thank U, WATCH OUT! feat. AFRA + TUCKER, 最終宣告, MIC-A-HOLIC A.I., 2004 A.I., E.O., 365 feat. DELI, After The Rain and Crayon Beats. Genres she performed include Rhythm and blues, Urban contemporary, Pop music, Contemporary R&B, Hip hop music and Dance music.

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Linda Strawberry

Linda Strawberry (September 9, 1981-) is an American singer.

Discography: Lip Distortion. Genres: Dream pop, Alternative rock and Indie rock.

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Ashley Roberts

Ashley Roberts (September 14, 1981 Phoenix-) also known as Ashley Maria Roberts or Ashley Allyn Roberts is an American singer, actor, songwriter, dancer, choreographer, tv personality and model.

Discography: Butterfly Effect, Yesterday, Woman Up, Clockwork and Theme from "A Summer Place". Genres related to her: Pop music, Rhythm and blues, Contemporary R&B and Electropop.

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Spencer Seim

Spencer Seim (January 28, 1981-) also known as sBACH is an American guitarist.

His albums include sBACH.

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Annie Hardy

Annie Hardy (June 5, 1981 San Clemente-) a.k.a. Hardy, Annie is an American singer and singer-songwriter.

Genres she performed: Alternative rock, Indie rock, Pop punk and Freestyle music.

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Jake Kaufman

Jake Kaufman (April 3, 1981 United States of America-) a.k.a. virt is an American composer and remixer.

His albums include fx 2.0: A Chiptune Disk by Virt, FX EP, FX3, Shantae: Risky’s Revenge, Bloodrayne: Betrayal, , Mighty Milky Way / Mighty Flip Champs, Shantae, Mighty Switch Force and Double Dragon Neon.

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Anais Mitchell

Anais Mitchell (March 26, 1981 Vermont-) otherwise known as Anaïs Mitchell or Mitchell, Anaïs is an American singer-songwriter.

Her albums include Hymns for the Exiled, The Brightness, The Song They Sang... When Rome Fell, Country EP, Hadestown, Young Man in America, Child Ballads and Xoa. Genres related to her: Folk music and Indie folk.

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Dan Deacon

Dan Deacon (August 28, 1981 West Babylon-) otherwise known as Deacon, Dan, Pardalince Bird or Daniel Deacon is an American musician, composer, electronic musician and film score composer.

His albums: Acorn Master, Meetle Mice, Silly Hat vs. Egale Hat, Spiderman of the Rings, Twacky Cats, Goose on the Loose, Green Cobra Is Awesome Verses the Sun, Porky Pig, The Crystal Cat and Bromst. Genres he performed include Electronic music, Electronic dance music, Independent music, Contemporary classical music, Experimental music, Synthpop and Psychedelia.

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Isaac Slade

Isaac Slade (May 26, 1981 Denver-) also known as Slade, Isaac or Isaac Edward Slade is an American singer, musician, songwriter and pianist.

His most recognized albums: Movement EP, Reason EP and The Fray. Genres he performed include Pop music, Rock music, Alternative rock, Soft rock, Pop rock and Adult contemporary music.

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Lynda Thomas

Lynda Thomas (December 21, 1981 Mexico-) otherwise known as Lynda is an American songwriter and singer.

Discography: Un grito en el corazón, Polen, Lynda and Mi Día de la Independencia. Genres she performed: Dance music, Pop music, Funk metal, Alternative rock, Folk rock, Pop punk, Eurodance, World music, Techno, Reggae, Post-grunge, Flamenco, Gospel music, Hip hop music, Punk rock and Bolero.

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Chris Hornbrook

Chris Hornbrook (April 29, 1981-) is an American musician and drummer.

His related genres: Progressive rock, Rock music, Hardcore punk, Punk rock, Indie rock and Electronic music.

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Jake Owen

Jake Owen (August 28, 1981 Winter Haven-) a.k.a. Owen, Jake, Joshua Ryan Owen or Joshua Ryan "Jake" Owen is an American singer and singer-songwriter. His child is Olive Pearl Owen.

His albums: Startin' with Me, Easy Does It, Barefoot Blue Jean Night, Endless Summer, Days of Gold, Days of Gold and Beachin'. Genres he performed: Country.

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