British music stars born in 1970

Here are 43 famous musicians from United Kingdom were born in 1970:

Beth Orton

Beth Orton (December 14, 1970 Dereham-) also known as Orton, Beth or Elizabeth Caroline Orton is a British singer and singer-songwriter. She has two children, Nancy Orton and Arthur Amidon.

Her albums: Trailer Park, She Cries Your Name, Central Reservation, Central Reservation, Stolen Car, Daybreaker, The Other Side of Daybreak, Pass in Time: The Definitive Collection, Conceived and Comfort of Strangers. Her related genres: Folk music, Electronica, Electronic dance music, Trip hop, Folktronica and Folk rock.

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Gruff Rhys

Gruff Rhys (July 18, 1970 Haverfordwest-) also known as Gruffydd Maredudd Bowen Rhys is a British singer, musician, songwriter, film score composer, music producer and film director.

His most well known albums: Yr Atal Genhedlaeth, Candylion, Candylion, Ni Yw Y Byd / Gwn Mi Wn, Hotel Shampoo, Space Dust #2, The Terror of Cosmic Loneliness, Do's and Don'ts, Atheist Xmas EP and American Interior.

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Minnie Driver

Minnie Driver (January 31, 1970 Finsbury Park, London-) also known as Amelia Fiona Driver, Amelia Fiona J. Driver, Driver, Minnie or Amelia Fiona "Minnie" Driver is a British actor, singer-songwriter, voice actor, guitarist, film producer and singer. Her child is called Henry Story Driver.

Discography: Everything I've Got in My Pocket, Everything I've Got in My Pocket, Invisible Girl, Seastories, The Minnie Driver Collection and Ask Me to Dance.

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Naomi Campbell

Naomi Campbell (May 22, 1970 Streatham-) also known as Campbell, Naomi or Black Panther is a British singer, model, supermodel, fashion model, actor, fashion designer, writer and television producer.

Her albums include Love and Tears, Baby Woman and .

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Andy Bell

Andy Bell (August 11, 1970 Cardiff-) also known as Bell, Andy, Andrew Piran Bell or Andrew Piran "Andy" Bell is a British guitarist, bassist, songwriter, singer, musician, disc jockey and record producer.

Genres he performed: Shoegazing, Britpop, Rock music, Indie rock, Heavy metal, Acoustic music, Punk rock and Alternative rock.

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Stuart Cable

Stuart Cable (May 19, 1970 Aberdare-June 7, 2010 Llwydcoed) was a British drummer.

Genres related to him: Britpop, Grunge, Hard rock and Alternative rock.

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Jason Orange

Jason Orange (July 10, 1970 Crumpsall-) also known as Jason Thomas Orange or Orange, Jason is a British singer-songwriter, actor, dancer, composer and musician.

His related genres: Pop music, Country, Dance music, Pop rock and Soft rock.

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Mark Fox

Mark Fox (July 11, 1970 Brighton-) is a British journalist.

He started his career as a reporter for the Evening Argus in his hometown of Brighton, England. In 1998, Fox moved to London where he joined The Sunday Times as a news reporter. During his time there, he covered major events such as the 9/11 attacks, the Iraq War, and the London bombings of 2005.

In 2011, Fox joined The Guardian as a media correspondent and later became the editor of the newspaper's Media section. In 2016, he was appointed as the Chief Operating Officer of Trinity Mirror (now Reach plc), one of the largest British newspaper publishers. Fox currently serves as the CEO of a digital marketing agency in London.

Throughout his career, Fox has received various industry awards for his journalism, including the British Press Award for Best Young Journalist in 1998 and the Press Gazette Award for Business and Finance Journalist of the Year in 2011.

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Danny Howells

Danny Howells (November 24, 1970 Hastings-) also known as Howells, Danny is a British disc jockey and record producer.

His albums include Global Underground 027: Danny Howells in Miami, Nocturnal Frequencies, Global Underground: Nubreed 002, Renaissance: The Mix Collection, Choice: A Collection of Classics, Global Underground: 24:7 Danny Howells, Dusk Til Dawn, Danny Howells Presents: Jackpot Records, Renaissance: The Masters Series Part Four: Revelation and Nocturnal Frequencies Anthology. Genres: Progressive house.

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Alonza Bevan

Alonza Bevan (October 24, 1970 Hounslow-) is a British bassist and musician.

His related genres: Rock music, Alternative rock, Psychedelia and Psychedelic music.

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Zoë Tyler

Zoë Tyler (July 7, 1970 Birmingham-) also known as Zoe Tyler is a British singer, vocal coach and voice coach.

Genres she performed include Pop music.

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Bernard Butler

Bernard Butler (May 1, 1970 Stamford Hill-) also known as Butler, Bernard or Bernard Joseph Butler is a British guitarist, singer-songwriter, record producer, songwriter and musician.

His albums include Not Alone, Stay, A Change of Heart, You Must Go On, People Move On, Friends and Lovers and Message for Jojo. Genres he performed: Alternative rock and Britpop.

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Aled Jones

Aled Jones (December 29, 1970 Bangor-) a.k.a. Jones, Aled is a British presenter, singer and musician. His children are Emilia Jones and Lucas Jones.

His albums include Aled Jones: The Christmas Album, Aled, All Through the Night, Higher, Pie Jesu, Ave Maria, You Raise Me Up: The Best of Aled Jones, Reason to Believe, From the Heart and Aled's Christmas Gift. Genres he performed: Christian music.

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Neil Halstead

Neil Halstead (October 7, 1970 Reading-) also known as Halstead, Neil is a British musician.

His albums include Sleeping on Roads, Seasons, Two Stones, Oh! Mighty Engine, Palindrome Hunches and Spin the Bottle. Genres: Alternative rock, Indie rock, Shoegazing, Dream pop and Folk music.

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Seb Fontaine

Seb Fontaine (July 14, 1970 London-) otherwise known as Fontaine, Seb is a British record producer and disc jockey.

His albums include Global Underground: Prototype 1, Global Underground: Prototype 3, Perfecto Presents: Horizons, Perfecto Presents Type 01, Perfecto Presents... Seb Fontaine, Global Underground: Prototype 4, Global Underground: Prototype 2, Cream Resident, Type, Volume 2 and Cream Anthems 1998. Genres he performed: House music, Progressive house and Dance music.

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Mitch Benn

Mitch Benn (January 20, 1970 Liverpool-) a.k.a. Benn, Mitch is a British comedian and musician.

Discography: The Unnecessary Mitch Benn, Radio Face, Sing Like an Angel, I'm Proud of the BBC, Too Late to Cancel, Crimes Against Music, Where Next? and Mitch Benn Is the 37th Beatle.

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Tim Follin

Tim Follin (December 19, 1970 St Helens-) also known as Follin, Tim is a British composer.

His albums include The Best of Tim Follin. Genres he performed include Rock music, New-age music, Electronic music and Orchestra.

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James Hyman

James Hyman (April 18, 1970-) also known as Hyman, James is a British presenter and disc jockey.

Related albums: James Hyman Mix, Volume 2, James Hyman: DJ Mission Vol 007 (License To Thrill) and James Hyman's Summer CD. Genres he performed: Mashup and Dance music.

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Richard Colburn

Richard Colburn (July 25, 1970 Perth-) also known as Colburn, Richard, Rico or Richard William Colburn is a British drummer and musician.

Genres related to him: Folk music, Rock music and Independent music.

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Tony Ashwin Kanal

Tony Ashwin Kanal (August 27, 1970 Kingsbury-) otherwise known as Tony Kanal, Anthony Ashwin Kanal or No Doubt is a British musician, record producer, songwriter and bassist. He has one child, Coco Reese Lakshmi Kanal.

Genres related to him: New Wave, Ska punk, Rock music, Ska, Reggae and Pop music.

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Sister Bliss

Sister Bliss (December 30, 1970 London-) a.k.a. Miss Bliss or Ayalah Bentovim is a British disc jockey, songwriter, record producer, musician, composer, keyboard player and pianist.

Her albums: Sister Sister, Oh! What a World, Headliners:02: Sister Bliss, DJ Power, Volume 3, Deliver Me (feat. John Martyn), Bad Man, The Gallery: Modern Masters, Volume 1, Nightmoves and Deliver Me. Genres she performed: Psychedelic trance, Trip hop, Electronica, House music, Progressive house, Pop music, Chill-out music and Electro.

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Gabrielle (July 19, 1970 London Borough of Hackney-) also known as Garielle or Louise Gabrielle Bobb is a British singer, songwriter, actor and musician.

Her discography includes: Sunshine, Give Me a Little More Time, Forget About the World, Find Your Way, Dreams, Dreams Can Come True: Greatest Hits, Volume 1, Play to Win, Out of Reach, Rise and Gabrielle. Genres she performed include Blues, Jazz, Pop music, Soul music, Urban contemporary, Rhythm and blues and Electronic dance music.

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Simon Thornton

Simon Thornton (March 17, 1970 Brighton-) otherwise known as Thornton, Simon is a British engineer.

He is best known for his work in the field of aerospace engineering, specifically for his contributions to the design and development of aircraft engines. Simon Thornton obtained his Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Cambridge in 1992. He then went on to pursue his Master's degree at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he focused on aerospace engineering.

After completing his studies, Thornton began his career at Rolls-Royce, where he worked on the development of turbofan engines for commercial aircraft. He later moved on to GE Aviation, where he played a key role in the design and development of military aircraft engines. Thornton's work has earned him a reputation as a leading authority in the field of aerospace engineering, and he has received numerous awards and honors for his contributions.

In addition to his work in the aerospace industry, Simon Thornton is also known for his philanthropic endeavors. He is actively involved in several charitable organizations and has donated significant amounts of his time and resources to support a variety of causes. Thornton is a devoted husband and father of two children, and he enjoys spending his free time traveling and exploring the world.

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Delroy Pearson

Delroy Pearson (April 11, 1970 Romford-) also known as Pearson, Delroy is a British singer and musician.

He is best known as a founding member of the British boy band Five, which was formed in 1997. Pearson was responsible for writing and producing many of Five's hit songs, including "Everybody Get Up" and "If Ya Gettin' Down." In addition to his work with Five, Pearson has also worked as a songwriter and producer for other artists, including Janet Jackson and Lionel Richie. After Five disbanded in 2001, Pearson continued to work in the music industry as a songwriter and producer. He has also worked as a mentor for aspiring musicians and has served as a judge on the talent show "Got to Dance."

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DJ SS (August 27, 1970 Leicester-) also known as Sound of the Future, Black, The New Jazz Phenomenon, Leroy Small, MA3, SS, DJ, New Jazz Phenomenon, The, The Outsider, Outsider, The, Rhythm for Reasons, Rhythym 4 Reasons, Rythm for Reasons or DJ SS Sounds of the Future is a British disc jockey and record producer.

His albums include Jazz & Bass, Volume 1, Symphonic, Lost in New York (remix)/Shockwaves, Canada, Breakbeat Pressure EP, Part 2, DJ SS Presents: Jazz & Bass Session II, Jazz & Bass Session III, Those DJ's / Bite It, DJ SS Presents: Jazz & Bass Session IV and We Came to Entertain (Remixes). Genres related to him: Drum and bass, Electronica and Electronic dance music.

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Danny McNamara

Danny McNamara (December 31, 1970 Bailiff Bridge-) a.k.a. McNamara, Danny is a British singer.

Genres he performed include Rock music and Britpop.

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Shaun Taylor-Steels

Shaun Taylor-Steels (August 22, 1970-) otherwise known as Shaun Steels or Taylor-Steels, Shaun is a British drummer.

Genres he performed: Doom metal.

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David Readman

David Readman (July 6, 1970 Burnley-) is a British singer and musician.

His albums include David Readman. Genres he performed include Hard rock, Progressive metal, Symphonic metal, Neoclassical metal and Heavy metal.

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Ruth Ann

Ruth Ann (April 26, 1970 Sunderland-) also known as Ruth-Ann Boyle or Boyle, Ruth-Ann is a British singer.

Her albums: What About Us?. Genres she performed include Pop music.

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Monie Love

Monie Love (July 2, 1970 Battersea-) also known as Simone Johnson, Manie Love, Simone Wilson, Love, Monie or Simone Gooden is a British rapper, radio personality, actor and musician.

Her albums: In a Word or 2, Down to Earth, It’s a Shame (My Sister), Ring My Bell and Monie in the Middle. Genres she performed include New jack swing, Hip hop music, British hip hop and Rhythm and blues.

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Paul Potts

Paul Potts (October 13, 1970 Kingswood-) a.k.a. 保羅帕茲, 保罗帕兹 or Potts, Paul is a British singer and musician.

His albums: One Chance, Nessun Dorma, Passione, and Home. Genres he performed include Classical music and Operatic pop.

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Chris Adams

Chris Adams (May 6, 1970 Whitwell-) is a British cricketer and coach.

He played for Derbyshire, Sussex and England as a right-handed batsman and right-arm off-break bowler. Adams was known for his aggressive batting style and his ability to build partnerships with his teammates. He was a key member of the Sussex team that won the County Championship in 2003 and 2006, and he also played a crucial role in England's victory in the 1997 Hong Kong International Cricket Sixes.

After retiring from playing cricket, Adams became a coach and worked with a number of teams including Surrey, Sussex and Lahore Qalandars in the Pakistan Super League. He is widely recognized as one of the most innovative and forward-thinking coaches in cricket today, and he has developed a reputation for his ability to nurture young talent and build winning teams.

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Anthony Michael Mortimer

Anthony Michael Mortimer (October 21, 1970 Stepney-) also known as Tony Mortimer or Anthony Michael "Tony" Mortimer is a British singer, songwriter, rapper and composer.

Genres: Dance-pop, Pop music, Contemporary R&B, Europop and Hip hop music.

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Sheila Nicholls

Sheila Nicholls (February 9, 1970 Colchester-) a.k.a. Nicholls, Sheila is a British singer.

Her discography includes: Brief Strop and Wake.

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Robert Brian

Robert Brian (July 1, 1970-) is a British session musician.

Genres he performed include Jazz and Rock music.

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Dan Sealey

Dan Sealey (April 8, 1970 Redditch-) is a British guitarist, bassist and musician.

Genres he performed include Rock music, Indie rock and Folk music.

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Camille O'Sullivan

Camille O'Sullivan (December 30, 1970 London-) a.k.a. Camille is a British singer and actor.

Her discography includes: Live @ The Olympia, A Little Yearning, Changeling, Four Songs and Plays Brel Live. Genres related to her: Baroque pop, Alternative rock and Cabaret.

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Alex Newport

Alex Newport (September 12, 1970 Wolverhampton-) a.k.a. Newport, Alex is a British record producer, musician, songwriter and mixing engineer.

Genres related to him: Indie rock, Alternative rock, Grunge and Post-rock.

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Matthew Strachan

Matthew Strachan (December 11, 1970 London-) a.k.a. M. Strachan is a British composer, lyricist and film score composer.

His albums include Who Wants to Be a Millionare, 25 Year Songbook, Even Warren Beatty, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? The Album, , 37203, , Speed Limit Monkey, Save the King's Head and 25 Year Songbook Part II.

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Linzi Hateley

Linzi Hateley (October 23, 1970 Birmingham-) a.k.a. Hateley, Linzi is a British actor.

Her albums: For the First Time and Sooner or Later.

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Lewis MacLeod

Lewis MacLeod (December 6, 1970 Glasgow-) a.k.a. Euan Lewis MacLeod, Euan Macleod, Lewis McCleod or Lewis Mcleod is a British actor, voice actor and screenwriter.

He studied English Literature and Language at the University of Glasgow before pursuing a career in acting. MacLeod's career began as a stand-up comedian before transitioning to television and film roles, most notably in the BBC TV series "Goodness Gracious Me" and the political satire show "Bremner, Bird and Fortune". MacLeod is also a prolific voice actor, providing voices for various characters in popular British animated series such as "Postman Pat" and "Bob the Builder". In addition to his acting career, he has also written for and appeared on radio programs and is a frequent guest on panel shows such as "Have I Got News for You" and "QI". MacLeod is known for his ability to mimic a wide range of accents and has been praised for his vocal talents.

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Dave Maric

Dave Maric (June 12, 1970-) is a British , .

Dave Maric (June 12, 1970-) is a British composer, pianist and producer, born in London, UK. He is primarily known for his contemporary classical works and his collaborations with numerous artists across different genres. Maric has composed pieces for some of the world's leading ensembles, including the London Symphony Orchestra, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, and the BBC Symphony Orchestra. He has also collaborated with artists such as Tim Garland, Jason Rebello, and James Taylor. Maric's music often combines classical and jazz idioms, and he is known for his use of experimental techniques and electronics in his compositions. In addition to his work as a composer, Maric teaches at the Royal Academy of Music in London, and has been awarded several prestigious awards for his contributions to modern classical music.

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Simon Pegg

Simon Pegg (February 14, 1970 Brockworth-) also known as Dr. Russel Fell, Simon John Beckingham, The Cast, The Fresh Pegg or Simon John Pegg is a British actor, screenwriter, comedian, film producer, film director, singer, voice actor and writer. His child is Matilda Pegg.

Simon Pegg rose to fame in the UK with his appearances in the popular sitcoms "Spaced" and "Black Books". He then transitioned to the big screen with his breakthrough role in the critically acclaimed horror-comedy "Shaun of the Dead", which he co-wrote with his longtime collaborator Edgar Wright. Pegg went on to star in a number of successful films, including the "Mission: Impossible" franchise, "Star Trek", and the Cornetto Trilogy (which also includes "Hot Fuzz" and "The World's End").

In addition to his acting career, Pegg is also a prolific writer, having penned several episodes of "Spaced" as well as the screenplay for "Paul", a sci-fi comedy he also starred in with fellow actor Nick Frost. He has also published a memoir, "Nerd Do Well", and has contributed to various magazines and newspapers.

Pegg is a vocal advocate for mental health issues and has spoken candidly about his own struggles with depression and alcoholism. He has been married to his wife, Maureen McCann, since 2005 and they have one daughter together, Matilda.

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