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Trinidad James

The chart-hitting rapper Trinidad James was born Nicholas Williams in Trinidad in 1987. Trinidad James spent his early years moving to Canada, New York and Florida before the family settled in Atlanta, Georgia. Williams was brought by his mother but has said that his early childhood is a blank to him. Claiming that a head […]

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Hozier

Hozier, real name Andrew Hozier ­Byrne, was born in Ireland. The Musician and singer ­songwriter first shot to fame in 2013 when at the age of 23 he released his debut EP, Take me to the Church. Featuring the hit song of the same name, as well as the tracks Like Real People Do, Angel […]

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Mark Ronson

The English singer, producer, musician and DJ Mark Ronson was born in London in 1975, but at the age of eight moved to New York. It was in the Big Apple where Ronson first started working in the music world, working as a DJ for some of the city’s top nightclubs, playing funk, R&B and […]

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Tim McGraw

Longstanding country-musician Tim McGraw grew up in Start, Louisiana with mother Betty D’Angostino and step-father Horace Smith. Born Samuel Timothy McGraw in 1967 Tim grew up believing he was the son of Smith. Aged 11 he discovered that baseball player Tug McGraw was his biological father, Tug refused to accept Tim as his son until […]

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The Script

Irish band, The Script stem from a childhood friendship between lead singer Danny O’Donaghue and Mark Sheehan. The pair became friends when growing up in Dublin and originally formed part of a band called ‘mytown’ in 1996. ‘The Script’ was formed in 2002 when Danny and Mark met drummer Glen Power, who had been playing since […]

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The Band Perry

Sibling trio, The Band Perry began singing together as young children. Kimberly, Reid and Neil Perry were born in Mississippi but grew up together in Alabama. Singer, Kimberly, born in 1983, is the oldest of The Band Perry. Younger brothers Reid, born in 1988, and Neil, born in 1990, sing backing vocals. As a teenager […]

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Macklemore and Ryan Lewis

The musical collaboration between rapper Macklemore and producer Ryan Lewis began in 2008. Ben Haggerty, 29, took the stage name ‘Macklemore’ in 2000 when he recorded his first EP under the name ‘Professor Macklemore’. Macklemore went on to independently release two more records, ‘The Language of My World’ in 2005 and ‘The Unplanned Mixtape’ in […]

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Kimbra

Kimbra is the first New Zealand artist to ever win a Grammy following her success in Gotye collaboration, ‘Somebody That I Used to Know.’ Born Kimbra Lee Johnson in 1990 she grew up in Hamilton, New Zealand. Aged 12 Kimbra was given her first guitar by her father and after just a few years of […]

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Kesha

Irreverent electro-pop artist Kesha was born Kesha Rose Sebert in 1987 in Los Angeles.  Growing up in Nashville Keha spent a lot of time in recording studios with her singer-songwriter mother, Patricia Rose Sebert. Ke$ha began recording her own demos in her teens. She dropped out of school at 17 after one of her demos […]

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Hunter Hayes

Country music sensation Hunter Hayes began working in the music industry from a very early age. Born in Louisiana in 1991, an only child, Hunter was given an accordion by his grandmother at the age of two. By four he was a television regular, appearing on the Rosie O Donnell show and performing ‘Jambalaya (On […]

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