Aliaune Damala Akon Thiam, known as Akon, is a Senegalese American R&B and hip hop recording artist, songwriter, record producer and businessman. He rose to prominence in 2004 following the release of "Locked Up", the first single from his debut album Trouble. He has since founded two successful rec
Grammy-award winning British singer-songwriter Adele burst onto the international music scene with her precocious debut 19 in 2009. Heavily influenced by Suzanne Vega and Jill Scott, Adele touches the hearts of millions with her soulful singing style and powerfully emotional yet catchy songs.
Avril Ramona Lavigne (pronunciation: /?ævr?l l??vi?n/; av-ril l?-veen; born 27 September 1984) is a Canadian singer-songwriter. She was born in Belleville, Ontario, but spent most of her youth in the small town of Napanee. By the age of 15, she had appeared on stage with Shania Twain; by 16, she ha
Alicia Keys is an American R&B singer-songwriter, pianist, musician, record producer, and actress.
AC/DC are an Australian hard rock band, formed in November 1973 by brothers Malcolm and Angus Young, who have remained constant members. Commonly referred to as a hard rock or blues rock band, they are also considered pioneers of heavy metal and are sometimes classified as such, though they have alw
Ariana Grande-Butera, known professionally as Ariana Grande, is an American actress, singer, and dancer. She made her performance debut on Broadway at age 15, playing the role of Charlotte in 13 in 2008. Recently, she has gained attention for her role as Cat Valentine on the Nickelodeon sitcom Victo
Ashley Michelle Tisdale is an American actress and singer who rose to prominence portraying Maddie Fitzpatrick in Disney Channel's The Suite Life of Zack & Cody and the female antagonist Sharpay Evans in the High School Musical film series. The High School Musical series became a successful franchis
Avenged Sevenfold are an American rock band from Huntington Beach, California, formed in 1999. The band's members are lead vocalist M. Shadows, rhythm guitarist and backing vocalist Zacky Vengeance, lead guitarist and backing vocalist Synyster Gates, bass guitarist Johnny Christ, and drummer and per
Aerosmith is an American hard rock band, sometimes referred to as "The Bad Boys from Boston" and "America's Greatest Rock and Roll Band." Their style, which is rooted in blues-based hard rock, has come to also incorporate elements of pop, heavy metal, and rhythm and blues, and has inspired many subs
Amy Jade Winehouse was an English singer and songwriter known for her deep contralto vocals and her eclectic mix of musical genres including R&B, soul and jazz. Winehouse's 2003 debut album, Frank, was critically successful in the UK and was nominated for the Mercury Prize. Her 2006 follow-up album,
Austin Carter Mahone is an American pop singer who became popular in 2011 due to viral videos of his performances. Mahone's debut single "11:11" was released on February 14, 2012. His second single "Say Somethin" was released on August 30, 2012. Mahone was chosen as one of the Opening Acts of Taylor
Aventura was a bachata music group from New York, United States. Aventura was formed in 1994 by Anthony "Romeo" Santos, Henry Santos, Lenny Santos, and Max Santos, three of whom are natives of The Bronx and one born in the Dominican Republic. Aventura made their big break in 1999, with the hopes of
Atif Aslam is a Pakistani pop singer and film actor, and makes cameo appearances in Bollywood films. His debut as an actor was in the 2011 film Pakistani movie Bol. He has generated numerous chart-topping songs, and is known for his vocal belting technique. Atif is a recipient for the Tamgha-e-Imtia
Aamir Khan is an Indian film actor, director, and producer who has established himself as one of the leading actors of Hindi cinema. Starting his career as a child actor in his uncle Nasir Hussain's film Yaadon Ki Baaraat, Khan began his professional career eleven years later with Holi and had his f
The Avengers are an American punk rock band formed in 1977 in San Francisco, California. Their lead singer, Penelope Houston, is also a folk singer. Their song "The American in Me," was described as "one of the best-ever indictments of blind patriotism" by Peter Margasak in an article for The Chicag
Dubbed the “World’s Most Popular” DJ five times by DJ Mag Top 100 poll, Armin van Buuren is driven by an unbridled and relentless passion for music. As the flag-bearer of the trance movement, Armin van Buuren is always on the move, whether through the music he creates in his studio, or bound
Tim Bergling, known professionally as Avicii, is a Swedish DJ, remixer, and record producer. Avicii ranked No. 6 on the Top 100 DJs list by DJ Magazine in 2011, and ranked higher in 2012, coming at No. 3 on the Top 100 DJs list by the publication.
Amr Abdul-Basset Abdul-Azeez Diab is an Egyptian singer and composer of geel music; he is the contemporary face of Egyptian el-geel pop music, according to World Music. Diab is the best-selling Arab recording artist of all time, according to Amr Diab Official website. He was awarded the World Music
Albert Einstein was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the general theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics. While best known for his mass–energy equivalence formula E = mc², he received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics "for his services to theoretical physics,
Amitabh Harivansh Bachchan is an Indian film actor. He first gained popularity in the early 1970s as the "angry young man" of Hindi cinema, and has since appeared in over 180 Indian films in a career spanning more than four decades. Bachchan is widely regarded as one of the greatest and most influen
Édgar Alexánder Campos Mora Better known as Alex Campos is a Christian singer that is popular in Latin America and in Spanish speaking countries. In 2001 he founded his musical company, Misión Vida, to promote his ministry. He has been nominated for a Latin Grammy and for Premios Shock.
Alejandro Fernández Abarca is a Mexican singer. Nicknamed as "El Potrillo" by the media and his fans, he has sold over 30 million albums worldwide. Alejandro is the son of the ranchera singer Vicente Fernández. He originally specialized in traditional, earthy forms of Mexican folk music, such as m
Adam Mitchel Lambert is an American singer-songwriter and stage actor. Born in Indianapolis, Indiana and raised in San Diego, California, he performed in amateur theatrical productions as a child, a path he pursued into adulthood, appearing in professional productions in the U.S. and abroad. In 2009
A Day to Remember is an American rock band from Ocala, Florida. Founded in 2003 by guitarist Tom Denney and drummer Bobby Scruggs, the band has released four studio albums, 15 singles and 11 music videos. They are mainly known for their unusual amalgamation of metalcore and pop punk as a musical sty
Axe is a hard rock band from Florida, USA, formed in 1979
Akshay Kumar is an Indian film actor, producer and martial artist who has appeared in over a hundred Hindi films. He has been nominated for Filmfare Awards several times, winning it two times. He has appeared in over 125 films. When he began his acting career in the 1990s, he primarily starred in ac
Alice in Chains is an American rock band formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1987 by guitarist and songwriter Jerry Cantrell and original lead vocalist Layne Staley. The initial lineup was rounded out by drummer Sean Kinney, and bassist Mike Starr. Although widely associated with grunge music, the ban
Arctic Monkeys are an English indie rock band. Formed in 2002 in High Green, a suburb of Sheffield. The band currently consists of Alex Turner, Jamie Cook, Nick O'Malley, and Matt Helders . Former members include Andy Nicholson and Glyn Jones. The band have released four studio albums: Whatever Peop
Arab Idol is an Arabic television show based on the popular British show Pop Idol created by Simon Fuller's 19 Entertainment and developed by Fremantle Media.
Asking Alexandria are a British rock band from York, North Yorkshire. Founded in 2008 when Ben Bruce contacted his old companions upon returning to the UK after residing in Dubai. The current line-up of the group consists of Ben Bruce, Danny Worsnop, Cameron Liddell, Sam Bettley and James Cassells.
Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger is an Austrian-born American former professional bodybuilder, actor, businessman, investor, and politician. Schwarzenegger served two terms as the 38th Governor of California from 2003 until 2011. Schwarzenegger began weight training at the age of 15. He won the Mr. Unive
Alexis & Fido, a.k.a. Los Pitbulls, Los Reyes Del Perreo, Are a Latin Grammy nominated reggaeton duo from Puerto Rico. They are CEOs and co-founders of Wild Dogz Music.
ABBA was a Swedish pop group formed in Stockholm in 1972, comprising Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson and Anni-Frid Lyngstad. ABBA is an acronym of the first letters of the band members' first names and is sometimes stylized as the registered trademark ᗅᗺᗷᗅ. They became one
Aline Barros Kistenmacker dos Santos, better known as Aline Barros is a gospel music singer, songwriter, presenter and manager in Brazil, winning 11 Trofeu Talento, five Latin Grammy, a Dove Awards and a Brazilian International Press Award. It is also evangelical pastor the Comunidade Evangélica In
All Time Low is an American pop punk band from Towson, Maryland, a suburb of Baltimore, formed in 2003. The band consists of vocalist and rhythm guitarist Alex Gaskarth, lead guitarist and backing vocalist Jack Barakat, bassist and backing vocalist Zack Merrick and drummer Rian Dawson. The band's na
Alexandra Ioanna Stan is a Romanian singer. She released her debut single, "Lollipop", in late 2009. The song impacted United States mainstream radios in early 2010, peaking at number-eighteen. Her sophomore release, "Mr. Saxobeat", became her worldwide breakthrough hit, selling almost 1,000,000 cop
Alanis Nadine Morissette is a Canadian and American singer-songwriter, guitarist, record producer and actress. She has won 16 Juno Awards and seven Grammy Awards, was nominated for two Golden Globe Awards. Morissette began her career in Canada, and as a teenager recorded two dance-pop albums, Alanis
Alan Eugene Jackson is an American country music singer, known for blending traditional honky tonk and mainstream country sounds and penning many of his own hits. He has recorded 14 studio albums, three Greatest Hits albums, two Christmas albums, one Gospel album and several compilations, all on the
Nick van de Wall, commonly known by his stage name Afrojack, is a Dutch music producer and DJ. He was born and raised in the Rotterdam suburb of Spijkenisse, Netherlands, similar to producers Vato Gonzalez and Sied van Riel. He was listed as number 7 on the DJ Mag Top 100 DJ's of 2011. His 2010 entr
Apocalyptica is a Finnish metal band from Helsinki, formed in 1993. The band is composed of classically trained cellists Eicca Toppinen, Paavo Lötjönen, and Perttu Kivilaakso and drummer Mikko Sirén. Originally a Metallica tribute band, their music borrows elements from a wide variety of genres i
Alesana is an American rock band from Raleigh, North Carolina. Formed in 2004, the group is currently signed to Epitaph Records and have released one EP and four full-length studio albums. The band gained a wide audience after their debut, On Frail Wings of Vanity and Wax was released, featuring a m
American Football was an emo band from Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, active from 1997 to 2000. The band was formed by guitarist/bassist and singer Mike Kinsella and drummer Steve Lamos, and also included guitar player Steve Holmes.
Álex Ubago is a Spanish singer-songwriter. He is especially known for his heartfelt voice and his ballads. He was able to record his debut album "Que Pides Tu" when manager Iñigo Argomaniz that used to go to Alex's cousin's bar heard a demo that Alex made for his girlfriend, his first cd contain s
Ana Carolina Sousa (Portuguese pronunciation: @%???n? karo?lin?&%, born September 9, 1974 in Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil) is a Brazilian singer, composer, and musician.
Alice Cooper is an American rock singer, songwriter and musician whose career spans six decades. With a stage show that features guillotines, electric chairs, fake blood, boa constrictors and baby dolls, he is considered by fans, and peers alike to be "The Godfather of Shock Rock"; Cooper has drawn
Ali Zafar is a Pakistani musician, composer, singer, song writer, painter,and Indian director and film actor. He started his singing career with the song Jugnuon Se Bhar Le Aanchal in the film Shararat, directed by Pakistani actress and director Samina Peerzada but made a big mark with his first sin
Akcent is an award-winning Romanian dance,pop act whose members sing in Romanian, English, and Spanish.
Arrested Development is an American alternative hip hop group, founded by Speech and his then best friend Headliner as a positive, Afrocentric alternative to the gangsta rap popular in the early 1990s.
Attack Attack! was an American metalcore band from Westerville, Ohio, formed in March 2007 originally as Ambiance, later changing their name. Attack Attack!'s first release, an independent EP titled If Guns Are Outlawed, Can We Use Swords?, was released in 2008, which led to the signing of the band
Air France was a band from Gothenburg, Sweden composed of Joel Karlsson and Henrik Markstedt. They were signed to the record label Sincerely Yours, founded by The Tough Alliance. Air France's music has been described as "post-rave bliss", "beach foam pop", and "Balearic disco". Their No Way Down EP
Alodia Almira Arraiza Gosiengfiao (born March 9, 1988 in Quezon City, Philippines) is a Filipina cosplayer model, artist and widely known cosplayer. Her remarkable achievements in the cosplay community led numerous companies in the Philippines to hire her as a celebrity endorser. She is one of the A
Arcade Fire is an indie rock band based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, consisting of husband and wife Win Butler and Régine Chassagne, along with Will Butler, Richard Reed Parry, Tim Kingsbury, Jeremy Gara, and Sarah Neufeld. The band came to prominence in 2004 with the release of their critically ac
Amal Maher or Ammal Maher is an Egyptian singer.Her powerful voice provided her license to the hearts of good listeners as she is quiet much influenced by Umm Kulthoum. In this, she has performed many concert in Egypt and neighbor countries in paying a tribute to �Planet of East� Um Khalthoum, w
A Perfect Circle is an American rock supergroup formed in 1999 by guitarist Billy Howerdel and Tool vocalist Maynard James Keenan. The original incarnation of the band also included Paz Lenchantin on bass, Troy Van Leeuwen on guitar, and Tim Alexander on drums, with Josh Freese being the band primar
Alpinestars was an electronic rock duo formed in 1999 in Manchester by Richard Woolgar and Glyn Thomas.
Allen Ezail Iverson is an American professional basketball player, playing both the point guard and shooting guard positions. Iverson attended Bethel High School and was a dual-sport athlete; he earned the Associated Press High School Player of the Year award in both football and basketball, and won
Rakim Mayers (born October 3, 1988), better known by his stage name A$AP Rocky, is an American rapper and director. Born and raised in the New York City neighborhood, Harlem, he released the mixtape LiveLoveA$AP in 2011. On December 5, 2011, the BBC announced that he had been nominated for the BBCs
ATL was a vocal group from Atlanta, Georgia. The vocalists are Tré, Will, L-Rock and rapper Danger. They had enlisted R. Kelly to produce their debut album The ATL Project, released in July 2004. Two singles released from this album: "Calling All Girls", and "Make It Up With Love".
Above & Beyond is an Finnish-English trance music group formed in 2000 and consists of the members Jono Grant, Tony McGuinness, and Paavo Siljamäki. They have their own record label Anjunabeats, which releases trance and progressive music, and they also host their own weekly radio show Group Therap
Above & Beyond is an English dance music group formed in 2000 and consists of the members Jono Grant, Tony McGuinness, and Paavo Siljamäki.
Anthrax were an anarcho punk band formed in Gravesend, Kent, England in 1980. They recorded their first demo in 1981 and went on to release two 7" EPs on Crass Records and Small wonder. They appeared on compilations released by Crass Records, Mortarhate Records and Fightback Records. They toured out
Audioslave was an American rock supergroup formed in Los Angeles, California, in 2001 and disbanded in 2007. The four-piece band consisted of then-former Soundgarden lead singer/rhythm guitarist, Chris Cornell, and then-former Rage Against the Machine members, Tom Morello, Tim Commerford, and Brad W
Anonymous is a hip-hop artist from Jacksonville, Florida.
August Burns Red is an American metalcore band, from Manheim, Pennsylvania. Formed in 2003, the group began their first performances while a majority of the members were attending their senior year of high school, and soon began playing shows around Lancaster, before being signed to CI Records, and
All That Remains are an American heavy metal band from Springfield, Massachusetts formed in 1998. They have released six studio albums, a live CD/DVD, and have sold nearly 800,000 records worldwide. The group consists of guitarists Oli Herbert and Mike Martin, vocalist Philip Labonte, bassist Jeanne
Adnan Sami is a singer, musician, pianist, actor and composer. with a command on Indian and Western Classical/ Semi-Classical notes, Jazz, Rock & Pop music. Born to Naureen and Arshad Sami Khan in London, United Kingdom, he is a Canadian citizen of Pakistani and Indian ancestry and currently works a
AFI is an American punk rock band from Ukiah, California formed in 1991. They have consisted of the same lineup since 1998: lead vocalist Davey Havok, drummer and backup vocalist Adam Carson, with bassist Hunter Burgan and guitarist Jade Puget, who both play keyboard and contribute backup vocals. Of
Armageddon is a Swedish heavy metal band, led by Christopher Amott of Arch Enemy. Originally conceived as a melodic death metal band with metalcore influences, the group's later efforts fall into the power metal category. The band has released three albums in Japan to date.
Alex Arash Labaf (Persian: ??? ?????, born 23 April 1977) is an Iranian-Swedish singer, entertainer and producer.
Ari Gold is an American pop singer and songwriter. He is openly gay and regularly addresses both his being Jewish and gay, also starring in an autobiographic theater production, Ari Gold – Untitled: The Making Of A Gay Pop Star.
Alessandra Amoroso is an Italian pop/soul singer. She was the winner of the 2009 edition of the Italian talent show Amici di Maria De Filippi.
Anthony Cornelius Hamilton is an American R&B singer-songwriter, and record producer who rose to fame with his platinum-selling second studio album Comin' from Where I'm From, which featured the title track single "Comin' from Where I'm From" and the follow-up "Charlene". He is also known for the so
André Tanneberger, under the stage name of ATB, is a German DJ, musician, and producer of trance music. According to the official world DJ rankings governed by DJ Magazine, ATB was ranked #11 in 2009. as well as in 2010 and went down to #15 in 2011. In 2011, he was ranked as world number 1 accordin
Atreyu is an American metalcore band from Orange County, California, formed in 1998. The band consists of vocalist/lyricist Alex Varkatzas, guitarists Dan Jacobs and Travis Miguel, bassist Marc McKnight and drummer/vocalist Brandon Saller. They have released five studio albums: Suicide Notes and But
Aviões do Forró é uma banda brasileira de forró eletrônico do Brasil formada em Fortaleza no dia 6 de agosto de 2002 por Zeca Aristides, André Camurça, Antônio Isaías e Carlos Aristides, criadores da produtora A3 Entretenimento. A banda é formada por 2 cantores, Solange Almeida e José Ale
Agatha Christie were a Russian punk/synth rock band led by brothers Vadim and Gleb Samoylov, formed in Sverdlovsk in late 1987. It was named after the British detective writer Agatha Christie. According to Gleb Samoylov, the band's main tendencies were based on 1970s art-rock and rock'n'roll, yet th
Lee Alexander McQueen, CBE was a British fashion designer and couturier best known for his in-depth knowledge of bespoke British tailoring, his tendency to juxtapose strength with fragility in his collections, as well as the emotional power and raw energy of his provocative fashion shows. He is also
Antonia aus Tirol ist eine Musikerin und Entertainerin.