Special Report

Most Famous Musician Born the Year You Were Born

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1940
> Musician: John Lennon
> Birthday: October 9, 1940
> Spotify followers: 12.96 million
> Birthplace: Liverpool, England
> Runner-up: Dionne Warwick

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1941
> Musician: Neil Diamond
> Birthday: January 24, 1941
> Spotify followers: 0.82 million
> Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY
> Runner-up: Bob Dylan

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1942
> Musician: Paul McCartney
> Birthday: June 18, 1942
> Spotify followers: 12.96 million
> Birthplace: Liverpool, England
> Runner-up: Aretha Franklin

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1943
> Musician: Mick Jagger
> Birthday: July 26, 1943
> Spotify followers: 7.12 million
> Birthplace: Dartford, England
> Runner-up: John Denver

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1944
> Musician: Diana Ross
> Birthday: March 26, 1944
> Spotify followers: 0.87 million
> Birthplace: Detroit, MI
> Runner-up: Gladys Knight

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1945
> Musician: Rod Stewart
> Birthday: January 10, 1945
> Spotify followers: 1.50 million
> Birthplace: London, England
> Runner-up: Eric Clapton

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1946
> Musician: Cher
> Birthday: May 20, 1946
> Spotify followers: 1.18 million
> Birthplace: El Centro, CA
> Runner-up: Freddie Mercury

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1947
> Musician: Elton John
> Birthday: March 25, 1947
> Spotify followers: 3.33 million
> Birthplace: London, England
> Runner-up: David Bowie

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1948
> Musician: Olivia Newton-John
> Birthday: September 26, 1948
> Spotify followers: 0.47 million
> Birthplace: Cambridge, England
> Runner-up: James Taylor

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1949
> Musician: Billy Joel
> Birthday: May 9, 1949
> Spotify followers: 1.92 million
> Birthplace: New York City, NY
> Runner-up: Bruce Springsteen