Artists born in / bands formed in 1961

Artist Active Genre & Styles
Wynton Marsalis 1980s - 2020s Jazz, Classical, Neo-Bop, New Orleans Jazz, Post-Bop, Jazz Instrument, Trumpet Jazz, Concerto, Chamber Music
The Beach Boys 1960s - 2020s Pop/Rock, AM Pop, Early Pop/Rock, Surf, Contemporary Pop/Rock, Sunshine Pop, Psychedelic Pop, Rock & Roll, Psychedelic/Garage, Album Rock
Toby Keith 1990s - 2020s Country, Contemporary Country, New Traditionalist, Bro-Country, Neo-Traditionalist Country
Enya 1980s - 2020s New Age, International, Pop/Rock, Celtic, Celtic New Age, Contemporary Celtic, Contemporary Instrumental, Ethnic Fusion, Adult Alternative
The Spinners 1960s - 2020s R&B, Philly Soul, Quiet Storm, Smooth Soul, Soul, Pop-Soul, AM Pop, Disco
Sam & Dave 1960s - 1980s R&B, Deep Soul, Memphis Soul, Soul, Southern Soul
k.d. lang 1980s - 2020s Country, Pop/Rock, Stage & Screen, Neo-Traditionalist Country, Adult Alternative Pop/Rock, Alt-Country, Alternative/Indie Rock, Contemporary Country, Contemporary Singer/Songwriter, Contemporary Pop/Rock, Soundtracks, Adult Contemporary
Peter, Paul and Mary 1960s - 2000s Folk, Children's, Pop/Rock, Contemporary Folk, Folk Revival, Folk-Pop, Political Folk, Traditional Folk, Children's Folk, Protest Songs, Folk-Rock
Eddie Murphy 1980s - 2020s Comedy/Spoken, Comedy, Standup Comedy, Sketch Comedy, Contemporary R&B
Alexandre Desplat 1980s - 2020s Stage & Screen, Classical, Soundtracks, Film Score, Original Score, Film Music
Melissa Etheridge 1980s - 2020s Pop/Rock, Adult Alternative Pop/Rock, Blues-Rock, Heartland Rock, Rock & Roll, Contemporary Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock
Preservation Hall Jazz Band 1960s - 2020s Jazz, New Orleans Jazz, New Orleans Jazz Revival, Afro-Cuban Jazz, Latin Jazz, Global Jazz, Dixieland
Gladys Knight & the Pips 1950s - 1980s R&B, Soul, Motown, Pop-Soul, Quiet Storm, Smooth Soul
The New Christy Minstrels 1960s - 2010s Folk, Pop/Rock, Folk Revival, Folk-Pop, Early Pop/Rock
Bill Hicks 1970s - 1990s Comedy/Spoken, Political Comedy, Satire, Standup Comedy, Comedy
Gas 1990s - 2020s Electronic, Ambient Techno, Techno, Ambient, Experimental Techno, Minimal Techno, IDM
Yolanda Adams 1980s - 2020s Religious, New Age, Contemporary Christian, Contemporary Gospel, Praise & Worship, CCM, Black Gospel, Gospel, Inspirational
David Morales 1980s - 2020s Electronic, Club/Dance, House, Garage
Keith Sweat 1970s - 2020s R&B, Contemporary R&B, New Jack Swing, Adult Contemporary R&B
Maxi Priest 1980s - 2020s Reggae, Contemporary Reggae, Dancehall, Reggae-Pop, Smooth Reggae, Lovers Rock
Jean-Yves Thibaudet 1980s - 2020s Classical, Stage & Screen, Keyboard, Concerto, Film Music, Movie Themes, Soundtracks
Iris DeMent 1990s - 2020s Country, Folk, Pop/Rock, Alt-Country, Alternative/Indie Rock, Contemporary Country, Contemporary Folk, Country-Folk, Neo-Traditional Folk, Neo-Traditionalist Country, Americana
Angie Stone 1970s - 2020s R&B, Adult Contemporary R&B, Neo-Soul, Contemporary R&B
Daniel Johnston 1980s - 2010s Pop/Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Indie Rock, Alternative Singer/Songwriter, American Underground, Lo-Fi
Mark O'Connor 1970s - 2020s Country, Classical, Folk, Jazz, Bluegrass, Progressive Bluegrass, Classical Crossover, Chamber Music, Concerto, New Acoustic, Jazz Instrument, Instrumental Country, Progressive Country
Carlos Vives 1980s - 2020s Latin, International, Latin Pop, Cumbia, South American Traditions, Tropical, Vallenato
Lloyd Cole 1980s - 2020s Pop/Rock, Alternative Singer/Songwriter, Alternative/Indie Rock, Adult Alternative Pop/Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock, Indie Pop, College Rock, Indie Electronic
The Chantays 1960s - 2020s Pop/Rock, Instrumental Rock, Surf
The Crystals 1960s - 2010s R&B, Pop/Rock, Brill Building Pop, Doo Wop, Early Pop/Rock, Girl Groups, Rock & Roll, Early R&B
Billy Ray Cyrus 1980s - 2020s Country, Contemporary Country, Country-Pop
Boney James 1970s - 2020s Jazz, Contemporary Jazz, Crossover Jazz, Smooth Jazz, Jazz Instrument, Saxophone Jazz
Lisa Gerrard 1980s - 2020s Pop/Rock, Stage & Screen, Classical, New Age, Electronic, Jazz, Global Jazz, Vocal Music, Adult Alternative Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Film Music, Film Score, Original Score, Soundtracks, Alternative Pop/Rock
Freedy Johnston 1980s - 2020s Pop/Rock, Country, Alternative/Indie Rock, Adult Alternative Pop/Rock, Contemporary Singer/Songwriter, Americana, Contemporary Folk
Henry Rollins 1980s - 2020s Pop/Rock, Comedy/Spoken, Alternative Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, American Underground, College Rock, Spoken Word, Alternative Metal, Heavy Metal
Grandmaster Melle Mel 1970s - 2020s Rap, Old-School Rap, Electro, Club/Dance
Keiko Matsui 1980s - 2020s Jazz, Classical, Contemporary Jazz, Crossover Jazz, Classical Crossover, Contemporary Instrumental, Jazz Instrument, Piano Jazz, Jazz-Pop, Fusion
Eivind Aarset 1980s - 2020s Jazz, Electronic, International, Electro-Acoustic, Progressive Electronic, Jazz Instrument
Jim Brickman 1990s - 2020s New Age, Pop/Rock, Contemporary Instrumental, Piano/New Age, Adult Contemporary, Show/Musical, Solo Instrumental, Keyboard
Guru 1980s - 2010s Rap, East Coast Rap, Golden Age, Jazz-Rap, Acid Jazz, Alternative Rap
Ivo Perelman 1980s - 2020s Jazz, Modern Creative, Avant-Garde Jazz, Jazz Instrument, Saxophone Jazz
Jimmy Somerville 1980s - 2020s Pop/Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Club/Dance, Dance-Pop, Hi-NRG, Punk/New Wave, Synth Pop
Brian Simpson 1990s - 2020s Jazz, Crossover Jazz
Alison Moyet 1980s - 2020s Pop/Rock, Adult Alternative Pop/Rock, Club/Dance, Hi-NRG
Danny Tenaglia 1980s - 2020s Electronic, Club/Dance, House, Garage, Tribal House, Progressive House, Deep House, Tech-House, Techno
Manu Chao 1980s - 2020s Latin, International, Pop/Rock, Rock en EspaƱol, Alternative Latin, International Fusion, Worldbeat, French Pop
Boy George 1970s - 2020s Pop/Rock, Electronic, Alternative/Indie Rock, New Wave, Punk/New Wave, Contemporary Pop/Rock, Euro-Dance, House, Progressive House, Club/Dance
Jonathan Butler 1960s - 2020s Jazz, Crossover Jazz, Jazz-Funk, Smooth Jazz
Susan Boyle 1990s - 2020s Vocal, Pop Idol, Vocal Pop
Jon Secada 1990s - 2020s Latin, Pop/Rock, Adult Contemporary, Latin Pop, Dance-Pop
Golden Earring 1960s - 2020s Pop/Rock, Arena Rock, Hard Rock, Contemporary Pop/Rock, Album Rock, AM Pop