Artists born in / bands formed in 1981

Artist Active Genre & Styles
!Action Pact! 1980s Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Punk, Punk-Pop, Punk/New Wave
091 1980s - 1990s Pop/Rock
10,000 Maniacs 1980s - 2010s Pop/Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, College Rock, Jangle Pop, Adult Alternative Pop/Rock
100 Flowers 1980s - 1990s Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Post-Punk
40 Cal. 2000s - 2010s Rap, Gangsta Rap
54-40 1980s - 2010s Pop/Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Jangle Pop, Roots Rock, College Rock
A Number of Names 1980s - 2000s Electronic, Detroit Techno, Techno, Club/Dance
Aaron Espe 2000s - 2010s Folk, Pop/Rock, Contemporary Folk, Contemporary Singer/Songwriter, Urban Folk
Acoustic Alchemy 2000s - 2010s New Age, Jazz, International, Contemporary Instrumental, Smooth Jazz, International Fusion
Adam Green 2000s - 2010s Pop/Rock, Folk, Alternative/Indie Rock, Indie Pop, Alternative Singer/Songwriter, Indie Rock, Alternative Folk
Admiral T 2000s Reggae, Contemporary Reggae, Dancehall
Adrenalin O.D. 1980s - 1990s Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, American Underground, Hardcore Punk, Punk/New Wave
After Dinner 1980s - 2000s Pop/Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Experimental
Ai 2000s - 2010s Rap, International, Contemporary R&B, Japanese Traditions
Aidonia 2000s - 2010s Reggae, Dancehall, Ragga, Contemporary Reggae
Akabu 1980s - 2000s Electronic, Reggae, Club/Dance, Dub
Akademie für Alte Musik, Berlin 1980s - 2010s Classical, Chamber Music, Orchestral, Concerto, Choral, Opera
Akon 2000s - 2010s R&B, Rap, Contemporary R&B, Pop, Dance-Pop
Alaska 1980s Pop/Rock, Heavy Metal
Alberto Martos 2010s Classical, Concerto
Alex Band 1990s - 2010s Pop/Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Post-Grunge
Alex Ferrer Pop/Rock
Alex Ubago 2000s - 2010s Latin, Latin Pop
Alexander Schimpf 2010s Classical, Keyboard, Chamber Music, Concerto
Alexander String Quartet 1980s - 2010s Classical, Jazz, Chamber Music
Alexander Wolfe 2000s - 2010s Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Contemporary Singer/Songwriter, Indie Folk
Alicia Keys 1990s - 2010s R&B, Contemporary R&B, Adult Contemporary R&B, Neo-Soul
Alisan Porter 2000s - 2010s Pop/Rock, Country, Stage & Screen, Pop Idol, Cast Recordings, Contemporary Country, Musical Theater
Allison Crowe 2000s Pop/Rock, Contemporary Singer/Songwriter
Altogether Morris 1980s Pop/Rock
Amanda Diva 2000s Rap, R&B, Neo-Soul, Soul, Alternative Rap
Amati Quartet 1980s - 2010s Classical, Chamber Music
Amy Lee 1990s - 2010s Pop/Rock, Goth Metal, Post-Grunge, Alternative Metal, Heavy Metal, Pop-Metal
Anders Monrad
Andrej Bielow 1990s - 2010s Classical, Chamber Music, Concerto
Angerfist 2000s - 2010s Electronic, Hardcore Techno, Techno
Ania 2000s - 2010s Pop/Rock, R&B
Annie Stela 2000s Pop/Rock, Adult Alternative Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock
Anoushka Shankar 1990s - 2010s International, Indian Classical, Indian Subcontinent Traditions, Raga
Antal Szalai (Zalai) 2000s - 2010s Classical, Chamber Music, Concerto
Anthem 1980s - 2000s Pop/Rock, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal
Anthony Brown 2000s - 2010s Religious, Contemporary Gospel, Gospel
Anthrax 1980s - 2010s Pop/Rock, Heavy Metal, Speed/Thrash Metal, Rap-Metal
Anti Cimex 1980s - 1990s Pop/Rock, Hardcore Punk, Punk/New Wave
Antoine Becks Electronic
Arabella Steinbacher 2000s - 2010s Classical, Chamber Music, Concerto
Arion 1990s - 2010s Classical, Chamber Music, Concerto
Articles of Faith 1980s - 2000s Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, American Underground, Punk Revival
Ashley Parker Angel 2000s - 2010s Pop/Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Pop, Punk-Pop
Ashley Roberts 2000s Pop/Rock, Teen Pop