Most Famous Musician Born the Year You Were Born

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1970
> Musician: Mariah Carey
> Spotify followers: 3.32 million
> Wikipedia page views (1 yr.): 3.64 million
> Birthplace: Long Island, NY
> Runner-up: DMX

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1971
> Musician: Mary J. Blige
> Spotify followers: 1.49 million
> Wikipedia page views (1 yr.): 1.20 million
> Birthplace: New York City, NY
> Runner-up: Snoop Dogg

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1972
> Musician: Eminem
> Spotify followers: 18.51 million
> Wikipedia page views (1 yr.): 8.43 million
> Birthplace: Saint Joseph, MO
> Runner-up: Brad Paisley

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1973
> Musician: Nas
> Spotify followers: 1.31 million
> Wikipedia page views (1 yr.): 2.11 million
> Birthplace: New York City, NY
> Runner-up: Akon

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1974
> Musician: Nelly
> Spotify followers: 1.08 million
> Wikipedia page views (1 yr.): 0.97 million
> Birthplace: Austin, TX
> Runner-up: Da Brat

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1975
> Musician: Sia
> Spotify followers: 7.10 million
> Wikipedia page views (1 yr.): 3.11 million
> Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia
> Runner-up: Enrique Iglesias

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1976
> Musician: Blake Shelton
> Spotify followers: 3.55 million
> Wikipedia page views (1 yr.): 2.55 million
> Birthplace: Ada, OK
> Runner-up: Luke Bryan

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1977
> Musician: Kanye West
> Spotify followers: 8.06 million
> Wikipedia page views (1 yr.): 5.53 million
> Birthplace: Atlanta, GA
> Runner-up: Shakira

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1978
> Musician: Usher
> Spotify followers: 6.27 million
> Wikipedia page views (1 yr.): 1.21 million
> Birthplace: Dallas, TX
> Runner-up: John Legend

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1979
> Musician: Adam Levine
> Spotify followers: 12.24 million
> Wikipedia page views (1 yr.): 1.46 million
> Birthplace: Los Angeles, CA
> Runner-up: Pete Wentz