Alphabet: C

Melanie C

Birth name Melanie Jayne Chisholm Born  12 January 1974 (age 41) Whiston, Merseyside, England Genres Pop Rock Pop rock Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter Actress Businesswoman Instruments Vocals Years active 1994–present Associated acts Spice Girls Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes Bryan Adams Matt Cardle Jools Holland’s Rhythm and Blues Orchestra Labels Virgin Red girl Melanie Jayne Chisholm, better known […]

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Cheryl “Coko” Clemons

Birth name Cheryl Elizabeth Gamble Born June 13, 1970 (age 44)  South Bronx, New York U.S Genres Gospel Urban Gospel R&B Hip Hop Soul Dance New Jack Swing House Occupation(s) Singer Instruments Vocals Years active 1990–present Associated acts Sisters With Voices Will Smith Labels Light/Artemis RCA Coko (born Cheryl Elizabeth Gamble, now known as Cheryl Clemons) […]

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Brandi Carlile

Background information Birth name Brandi M. Carlile Born  June 1, 1981 (age 33) Ravensdale, Washington, U.S. Genres Alternative country Folk rock Occupation(s) Musician Songwriter Instruments Vocals, Guitar, Piano, Banjo. Years active 2004-present Labels Columbia ATO Records Website http://brandicarlile.com/ Brandi M. Carlile is an American alternative country and folk rock singer-songwriter. She has released several albums […]

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Regine Chassagne

Background information Birth name Régine Chassagne Born 18 August 1977 (age 37) Montreal, Quebec, Canada Genres Indie rock Art rock Baroque pop Occupation(s) Singer Instruments Vocals, Accordion, Drums, Piano, Xylophone, Recorders, Keyboards Years active 2000–present Associated acts Arcade Fire Régine Chassagne is a Canadian multi-instrumentalist musician and singer, and a founding member of the band Arcade […]

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Alice Coltrane

Background information Birth name Alice McLeod Born August 27, 1937 Detroit, Michigan, U.S. Died January 12, 2007 (aged 69) Los Angeles, California, U.S. Genres Jazz Avant-garde jazz Occupation(s) Bandleader Composer Sideman Instruments Piano, Organ, Harp Years active 1962–2006 Labels Impulse! Columbia Warner Bros. Associated acts John Coltrane Pharoah Sanders Website http://www.alicecoltrane.org/ Alice Coltrane, née McLeod […]

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Kelly Clarkson

Background information Birth name Kelly Brianne Clarkson Born  April 24, 1982 (age 32) Fort Worth, Texas U.S. Genres Pop rock Occupation(s) Actress Singer-songwriter Instruments Vocals Years active 2002-present Labels 19 RCA S Website http://kellyclarkson.com Kelly Brianne Clarkson is an American singer and songwriter. In 2002, she rose to fame after winning the first season of […]

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Cheryl Crow

Sheryl Crow

Cheryl Crow

Background information Birth name Sheryl Suzanne Crow Born February 11 1962 (age 53) Kennett, Missouri, U.S. Genres Country Pop Rock Occupation(s) Musician Singer-songwriter Record producer Actress Activist Instruments Vocals, Guitar, Bass, Keyboards Years active 1987–present Labels A&M Old Green Barn Warner Bros. Website sherylcrow.com Sheryl Suzanne Crow is an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist. Her […]

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Shawn Colvin

Background information Birth name Shawn Colvin Born  January 10, 1956 (age 59) Vermillion, South Dakota Genres Rock Contemporary Folk Occupation(s) Musician Songwriter Instruments Vocals, Guitar, Years active 1973–present Labels Columbia Warner Tamerlane Publishing Corp. Website www.shawncolvin.com In 1996, Colvin released her “platinum status” album A Few Small Repairs and in 1997 the success of her […]

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Mary Chapin Carpenter

Background information Birth name Mary Chapin Carpenter Born  February 21, 1958 (age 57) Princeton, New Jersey United States Genres Country Americana Soft rock Occupation(s) Singer Songwriter Instruments Vocals, Acoustic guitar, Electric guitar Years active 1987–present Labels Columbia Zoë Associated acts John Jennings Joan Baez Shawn Colvin Indigo Girls Radney Foster Trisha Yearwood Kathy Mattea Website […]

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Betty Carter

Background information Birth name Lillie Mae Jones Born May 16, 1929 Flint, Michigan, US Died September  26, 1998 Brooklyn New York, US Genres Jazz Post-bop Occupation(s) Musician Instruments Vocals Years active 1948–1998 Labels Columbia Peacock ABC Atco United Artists Roulette Bet-Car Verve Website http://bettycarter.org/ Betty Carter (born Lillie Mae Jones, May 16, 1929 – passed […]

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