Famous world music singer, Celebrity Birthdays

  • Selena Quintanilla

    Tejano performing artist who sold over twenty-one million albums and earned a Grammy Award for Best Mexican/American Album for Live! in 1994. She was murdered by <a title='Yolanda Saldivar' href='/famous/yolanda-saldivar.htm'>Yolanda Saldivar</a>, the former president of her fan club who she had previously fired for embezzling money. 

    Selena Quintanilla

  • Bebe Rexha

    Bebe Rexha is an American multi-talented composer, singer-songwriter and record producer. She has written chart-topping songs for famous artists like Tinashe, Pitbull, Nick Jonas, and Selena Gomez. Bebe has co-written the hit song ˜The Monster' with stars like Eminem and Rihanna and has collaborated with Nicki Minaj and released the single ˜No Broken Hearts'. She always wanted to be an artist from her early childhood. Bebe's parents were very supportive of all her creative endeavours. She decided that she would first try to establish herself in the industry by performing behind-the-scenes as a songwriter and instantly became well-known in the industry. The recognition she received as a writer opened huge opportunities for her and gave a big push to her singing career. Bebe Rexha has collaborated with celebrities like The Chainsmokers, Pitbull, and Lil Wayne etc. to release popular albums and is famous for her singles, albums and EP'S.

    Bebe Rexha

  • Ozuna

    Fast-rising recording artist who established himself with the single "No Quiere Enamorarse Remix." His post of the song earned more than 80 million views on his YouTube channel. He would release other songs called "Dile Que Tu Me Quieres" and "Te Vas."

    Ozuna

  • Daddy Yankee

    Daddy Yankee is the stage name of Puerto Rican singer, songwriter, rapper, actor and record producer Ramón Ayala, who is one of the pioneering reggaetón artists who helped establish a mainstream market for the music style. Influenced by traditional hip-hop, as well as Spanish-language dancehall reggae, he is one of the musicians who first fused different styles of music to create and popularize a new genre of music. From humble beginnings with independently released mixtapes that he himself produced, he went on to become the co-owner of the record company 'El Cartel Records'. The company also released his first commercially successful international album 'Barrio Fino', which made him an international star after a decade of struggle. He won the 'Latin Grammy Award' for the album, which also included his best known single 'Gasolina'. Following his international success, he was named among 100 most influential people by 'Time' magazine, bagged endorsements for brands like Reebok and Pepsi, and signed a $20 million contract with Interscope Records. He later branched into acting and producing, and is known for the movie 'Talento de Barrio'.

    Daddy Yankee

  • Luis Fonsi

    Luis Alfonso Rodríguez López-Cepero, popularly known as Luis Fonsi, is a Puerto Rican singer and songwriter who shot to stardom with his world famous Spanish song ˜Despacito'. He won four Latin Grammy Awards for the song. Interested in music from a young age, he always knew that he was meant to be a singer. As a child, he joined a local children's choir. He later attended the Florida State University School of Music to study music on a scholarship. The university's choir gave him the opportunity to travel and perform across the world. However, he did not stay to complete his course and eventually dropped to pursue a career in music. His debut album ˜Comenzaré' (I Will Begin) was a smashing hit which established his career. After releasing many other studio albums in the ensuing years, he shot to worldwide stardom in 2017 with the song ˜Despacito', which topped the charts in around 50 countries and received an overwhelming run on the US Top 40. At one point of time, it was the most streamed song and the most watched video ever on YouTube, with five billion views received by May 2018.

    Luis Fonsi

  • Luis Coronel

    Musician and songwriter known for his album Con la Frente en Altocomes, which was released on September 17, 2013. He has hit singles titled "Lo Mejor Que Me Ha Pasado," "Tu Boca Me Hipnotiza," and "Mi Nina Traviesa."

    Luis Coronel

  • Romeo Santos

    Romeo Santos (Anthony Santos) is an American musician, singer, music producer and a film actor. He has been the lead vocalist for the popular band Aventura, an American Bachata group. The band received gigantic success, mostly in Europe and Latin American countries, and their single ˜Obsesion' went on to hold the first spot in several Italian music charts. Once the band parted ways, Romeo embarked on his solo career and produced several chart topping singles and studio albums. However, his beginnings were humble and in a truer sense, his introduction to music happened while singing in a church choir, where he found out a different sound to music which he liked. He gathered his brothers and cousins to form the boy band Aventura, which later got disbanded in 2011, as the members moved on to their solo careers. Signed under Sony, Romeo came up with chart topping singles titled ˜You', which was also his solo debut, and ˜I Promise', a chart topping song where he featured with Usher. Romeo later released his full length albums and his second album ˜Formula, Vol. 2' became the best selling Latino album of the year 2014.

    Romeo Santos

  • Anitta

    Larissa de Macedo Machado, more famous as Anitta, is a Brazilian recording artist, songwriter, actor, dancer, and entrepreneur. Born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, she began singing in a church choir at a young age. She borrowed her stage name, ˜Anitta,' from the central character in a popular TV miniseries, ˜Presença de Anita.' When she was 17, her YouTube video was appreciated by a producer at ˜Furacão 2000' and she was offered a recording contract. After a few singles and her hit song, ˜Meiga e Abusada,' she signed with ˜Warner Music Group.' Her debut single for this label, ˜Show das Poderosas,' became Brazil's most watched video with over 130 million views on YouTube. Her three studio albums, ˜Anitta,' ˜Reitmo Pefeito' and ˜Bang,' were released in three successive years, two of which achieved platinum certification and made her one of Brazil's biggest stars. Anitta received the honor of performing at ˜Latin Grammy Awards' (2014) and at the opening ceremony of ˜2016Summer Olympics.' She has earned a number of prestigious awards, including the ˜MTV Europe Music Awards.' She was named by ˜Billboard' as 15th most influential artist in world in social networks. She is married to businessman Thiago Magalhães.

    Anitta

  • Natti Natasha

    Natalia Alexandra Gutiérrez Batista is a reggaeton and hip hop singer and actress from the Dominican Republic. She is more popular by her professional name, Natti Natasha. A native of the city of Santiago de los Caballeros, Natasha started singing at an early age. When she was eight years old, she enrolled at the School of Fine Arts in Santiago for singing lessons and for honing her musical abilities. As she grew up, she developed a deep interest and respect for the likes of Bob Marley, Jerry Rivera, Lauryn Hill, and Ivy Queen. By the time she turned 14, she had begun recording songs for fun. Natasha got her first taste of success as a featured artist in Don Omar's Latin tropical pop song ˜Dutty Love' in 2012. That year, she also put out her first and only extended play to date, ˜All About Me'. In the ensuing years, she worked with several other artists before releasing her single, ˜Otra Cosa', in 2017. She has since put out eight more singles and has appeared as an actress in the TV series ˜Atlantic City Chronicles'. Natasha is presently signed to Puerto Rican record label Pina Records.

    Natti Natasha

  • Ariel Camacho

    José Ariel Camacho Barraza was a Mexican singer-songwriter remembered for his unique way of singing as well as his one-of-a-kind style of playing the requinto. He was signed to DEL Records and was the leader of the musical group Ariel Camacho y Los Plebes del Rancho. Starting out as a singer at the age of 12, Camacho went on to perform at various events and functions in his hometown and nearby locations. As his musical career picked up, he proceeded to release two albums and a number of singles. His most successful songs were "El Karma", "Te Metiste", "Hablemos" and "Rey de Corazones". A much loved figure in his community, he was also popularly known as "La Tuyia", a childhood name given to him because his guitar was much bigger than him! On February 25, 2015, Camacho lost his life in a car accident on his way back from a performance at a music festival. Although the promising singer went away too soon, he is still remembered for his music and extraordinary musical talent.

    Ariel Camacho

  • Wizkid

    Wizkid is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He is one of the most commercially successful music artistes from Nigeria. He started his music career at a very early age despite opposition from his family. He achieved commercial success at a very young age, and has collaborated with leading artistes and producers from Nigeria as well as Canada, USA, and the UK. He is one of the richest African stars as named by the Forbes magazine. He has also been repeatedly named one of the fastest rising stars from Africa by the media. He broke into the major league music scene in 2009 after dropping out from university, and has been on a rise ever since.

    Wizkid

  • Darren Espanto

    There is a reason why Darren Espanto is often hailed as 'The Total Performer' - not just by his bevy of fans, but by the media as well. The 15-year old is a top-notch pop singer, a pianist, drummer, and saxophonist. A musical journey that began at talent shows has taken him to the peak of the teen pop music world. Today, Darren Espanto is one of the most sought-after and bankable teen pop stars around, and his fan base is not limited to his homeland Philippines or his adopted motherland Canada. In the United States and across the world, Darren has a devoted fan following - loyal legions of 'Darrenatics' - who make sure that every concert of their favourite star is packed and every album a chartbuster. So, what's the allure of this youngster who has captivated the world in the course of his artistic journey? Let's try to demystify the phenomenon that Darren Espanto is!

    Darren Espanto

  • Juan Gabriel

    Juan Gabriel was a Mexican singer, songwriter, composer, arranger, producer and actor who is best known for breaking barriers within the Latin music market with his flamboyant style. He is one of Latin America's best selling singer-songwriters with over 200 million copies sold worldwide. His nineteenth studio album, 'Recuerdos, Vol. II', which sold over eight million copies, is claimed to be the best-selling album of all time in Mexico. He is also widely considered as one of the best Mexican composers and singers of all time. Some of his best songs are 'Abrázame Muy Fuerte', 'Querida', 'Hasta Que te Conocí', 'Amor Eterno', 'El Noa Noa', 'Se Me Olvido Otra Vez', 'La Frontera', 'Siempre en mi mente', 'Te lo pido por favor' and 'Yo te recuerdo'. Throughout his career, 31 of his songs made it into the 'Hot Latin Songs' chart, with seven of them reaching number one. Apart from his own albums, he has worked as an arranger, producer and songwriter for most leading Latin artists of his time, including Rocío Dúrcal, Lucha Villa, Lola Beltrán and Paul Anka.

    Juan Gabriel

  • Natalie La Rose

    Natalie La Rose is a Dutch recording artist who relocated to Los Angeles at the age of 20 to pursue her dream of becoming a star and succeeded in the music industry soon after. She was born in Amsterdam and has Surinamese roots. After an initial struggle in the US, she met Flo Rida at the ˜ESPY Awards' ceremony and got invited to audition at his studio. This proved to be a turning point in her career. She signed a deal with his label, ˜International Music Group' (IMG), and with ˜Republic Records' and toured around the world with him as a lead singer. Her debut single dance track, ˜Somebody,' featuring Jeremih, was an instant international success and reached number 10 on the ˜US Billboard Hot 100' list. Her second single, ˜Around the World,' featured Fetty Wap and was equally successful. She won the ˜EBBA' award from the Netherlands. She was nominated for the ˜MTV Europe Music Awards' for the ˜Best Push Act' and the ˜Best Dutch Act.' She is active on social media were she has a large fan following. She refers to her fans as the ˜Rozers' or ˜Team La Rose.' Even after attaining success, she remains a humble girl who has struggled to succeed in the entertainment world.

    Natalie La Rose

  • Christian Nodal

    Musician and composer who rose to fame with his hit 2016 single "Adiós Amor." That same year, he released his self-titled debut album.

    Christian Nodal

  • Sigrid Raabe

    Norwegian singer who won international acclaim with her breakout single "Don't Kill My Vibe" in 2017. She has been invited to perform at some of the biggest music festivals in Europe, including Sommerfesten på Giske, Øyafestivalen and Jugendfest.

    Sigrid Raabe

  • Farruko

    Carlos Efrén Reyes Rosado, better known as Farruko, is a Puerto Rican singer and songwriter. He is famous for releasing the album ˜El Talento Del Bloque' as well as for his collaborations with heavyweight artists like Jory, Daddy Yankee, and J Alvarez. He started his career in 2009 via Myspace that eventually helped him build a small but loyal fan base. His online popularity soon led to mainstream fame, making him a well-known singer. He today rules the entertainment industry and is credited as one of the top singers in the contemporary music world. Farruko has millions of fans worldwide and has been nominated for a few prestigious awards. In addition, he is massively popular on social media, especially on Instagram where he was over ten million followers. The Puerto Rican artiste, whose music falls under the genres of reggae, reggaeton, dancehall and Latin trap, has an unbeatable voice. His songs are incredible and so soothing to listen to. On a personal note, Farruko is a happily married man. He likes to spend his leisure time with his lady love.

    Farruko

  • Gerardo Ortiz

    Gerardo Ortiz Medína is an American-Mexican singer, songwriter, and record producer. Born and raised in California, Gerardo was always interested in making a career in music and started playing music at the age of 8. In 2010, he released his debut studio album, ˜Ni Hoy Ni Mañana.' Following this, he attained phenomenal success. Some of the singles from his debut album, such as ˜A la Moda' and ˜La Ultima Sombra,' became particularly successful. He then released another successful album, ˜Entre Dios y El Diablo.' In his 2013 album, ˜Archivos de Mi Vida,' Gerardo added unconventional sounds such as mariachi to his songs. His fans lapped it up. Gerardo has released a few more albums since then and has become one of the most talked-about musicians of his genre. Gerardo has won several music awards, too. He is yet to win a ˜Grammy,' though he has been nominated twice for the award. Gerardo is quite active on TV, too, and has appeared as a judge on the talent-hunt show ˜Tengo Talento, Mucho Talento.'

    Gerardo Ortiz

  • Cornelio Vega Jr.

    Mexican singer whose YouTube channel has earned over 900,000 subscribers as well as more than 103 million collective views. He is known for songs like "Te Fuiste Con El," "Te Pido," and "I Do Not Want To Be in Love." 

    Cornelio Vega Jr.

  • Thalia

    Mexican singer who was recognized as the most successful female solo Mexican artist internationally by media conglomerates. She has won many honors, including four Latin Billboard awards.

    Thalia

  • Pee Wee

    Mexican-American singer who performed with Kumbia Kings and Kumbia All Starz as well as releasing solo work. His first solo album, Yo Soy, was released in 2009.

    Pee Wee

  • Enya

    Irish new age singer who has won four Grammy Awards, including for her albums Shepherd Moons and A Day Without Rain, as well as an Academy Award nomination.

    Enya

  • Angela Vazquez

    Angela Vazquez is a famous Mexican singer and one of the members of the band, ˜Vazquez Sounds'. The band was formed by Angela, along with her brothers, <a title='Gustavo' href='/famous/gustavo-vazquez.htm'>Gustavo</a> and <a title='Abelardo' href='/famous/abelardo-vazquez.htm'>Abelardo</a>. Angela is a talented singer with an amazing voice. Her husky yet melodious voice has an unusual depth which gives life to the songs that she sings. Not surprisingly, she is the lead vocalist of the band. Apart from being the lead singer, she is also an instrumentalist who plays guitar, piano, ukulele and harmonica. Angela is affectionately addressed as Angie by her fans and brothers. She rose to fame when her cover version of the song, ˜Rolling in the Deep', became a sensation in YouTube and other social media platforms. Angela has also sung the cover versions of many other popular songs like ˜Cheap Thrills', ˜Despacito' and ˜Hallelujah'. In 2014, ˜Vazquez Sounds' released its first album, which was nominated for the Latin Grammy Awards.

    Angela Vazquez

  • Ayo Jay

    Ayo Jay is a Nigerian singer, and songwriter. He is famous in the music industry as ˜Boy Wonder.' Jay is known for his unique style of music, where he mixes pop music with the traditional African music. Jay was inclined towards music right from his childhood days, but his parents did not approve of a career in music. When he relocated to the United States to pursue higher education, his passion for music got rekindled and slowly his talent was noticed by music producers. Jay signed a recording contract with the music company, ˜One Nation Entertainment,' and released the song, ˜Your Number.' This song was an instant hit, and Jay was applauded by music lovers. The remix of the same song, which he recorded with rapper, Fetty Wap, also garnered immense attention.

    Ayo Jay