7 Music Stars Born On Christmas Day

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For many people, Christmas Day means gathering with family members, exchanging gifts and having a feast.

But, for some people, it also means making a wish and blowing out the candles on a cake.

Here are seven music stars who are celebrating their birthdays on Christmas Day:

Jimmy Buffett - 73

The singer best known for his hit “Margaritaville” – and the chain of bars with the same name – was born on Christmas Day 1946 in Pascagoula, Mississippi.

 

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Annie Lennox - 65

One-half of pop duo Eurythmics, whose hits include “Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)” and “Would I Lie To You?,” and a successful solo artist (“Why,” “Walking on Broken Glass”), Lennox was born in Aberdeen, Scotland on Christmas Day in 1954. 

 

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Steve Wariner - 65

Winner of multiple Grammy Awards, the country singer-songwriter was born on Christmas Day in Noblesville, Indiana.

 

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Shane MacGowan - 62

Frontman for Celtic punk band The Pogues, MacGowan was born in London to Irish parents on Christmas Day in 1957.

 

Alannah Myles - 61

The Grammy-winning Canadian singer, whose “Black Velvet” topped the Billboard Hot 100 in 1990, was born in Toronto on Christmas Day in 1958.

 

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Dido - 48

The singer behind “Thank You,” which is sampled in Eminem’s “Stan,” was born Florian Cloud de Bounevialle Armstrong in London on Christmas Day in 1971.

 

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Armin van Buuren - 43

The renowned DJ and producer, who earned a Grammy nomination in 2014 for “This Is What It Feels Like” featuring Canada’s Trevor Guthrie, was born in Leiden, Netherlands on Christmas Day in 1976.

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