Alphabet: W

Hayley Williams

Birth name Hayley Nichole Williams Born  December 27, 1988 (age 26) Meridian, Mississippi, US Genres Pop punk Alternative rock Emo-pop Pop rock Occupation(s) Singer Songwriter Musician Record producer Instruments Vocals Keyboards Years active 2003–present Associated acts Paramore Zedd B.o.B Labels Fueled by Ramen Hayley Nichole Williams is an American singer, songwriter and musician who is […]

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Meg White

Birth name Megan Martha White Born December 10, 1974 (age 40)   Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan Genres Alternative rock Garage rock Blues rock Punk blues Occupation(s) Musician Instruments Drums Percussion Vocals Keyboards Guitar Years active 1997–2011 (hiatus) Labels Warner Bros. V2 Third Man Sub Pop Sympathy for the Record Industry XL Italy Website WhiteStripes.com Meg White […]

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Wendy Wilson

Background information Birth name Wendy Wilson Born  October 16, 1969 (age 45) Los Angeles, California, U.S. Genres Pop rock Occupation(s) Singer TV personality Instruments Vocals Years active 1989-Present Associated acts Wilson Phillips Labels SBK Records EMI Wendy Wilson (born October 16, 1969) is an American singer and member of the pop singing trio Wilson Phillips. […]

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Carnie Wilson

Background information Birth name Carnie Wilson Born  April 29, 1968 (age 46) Bel Air, California, U.S. Genres Pop rock Occupation(s) Singer TV Host Instruments Vocals Years active 1989-Present Associated acts Wilson Phillips Labels SBK Records EMI Carnie Wilson (born April 29, 1968) is an American singer and television host, perhaps best known as a member […]

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Florence Welch

Background information Birth name Florence Leontine Mary Welch Born  28 August 1986 (age 28) Camberwell, England Genres Indie rock Baroque pop Art rock Indie pop Neo soul Occupation(s) Musician Singer Songwriter Arranger Instruments Vocals, Drums Years active 2006-Present Associated acts Florence and the Machine Labels Moshi Moshi Iamsound Island Universal Republic Republic Website http://florenceandthemachine.net/ Florence […]

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Ethel Waters

Background information Birth name Ethel Waters Born October 31, 1896 Chester, Pennsylvania, U.S. Died September 1, 1977 (aged 80) Chatsworth, California, U.S. Genres Jazz Gospel Blues Occupation(s) Actress Singer Instruments Vocals Years active 1918–1977 Associated acts Josephine Baker Alberta Hunter Bessie Smith Fletcher Henderson Lena Horne Ma Rainey Bessie Smith Ethel Waters was an African-American […]

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Cassandra Wilson

Background information Birth name Cassandra Wilson Born December 4, 1955 (age 59) Jackson, Mississippi, United States Genres Jazz Occupation(s) Songwriter Vocalist Producer Arranger Instruments Vocals, Guitar, Piano Years active 1985–present Labels JMT Winter & Winter Polygram DIW Columbia Blue Note eOne Legacy Website www.cassandrawilson.com Described by critic Gary Giddins as “a singer blessed with an […]

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Dinah Washington

Background information Birth name Ruth Lee Jones Born August 29, 1924 Tuscaloosa, Alabama, US Died December 14, 1963 (aged 39) Detroit, Michigan, US Genres Jazz Blues R&B Gospel Traditional pop music Occupation(s) Singer Instruments Vocals, Piano, Vibraphone Years active 1941–1963 Labels Mercury EmArcy Roulette Associated acts Lionel Hampton Brook Benton Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dinah_Washington Dinah Washington (born […]

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Tal Wilkenfeld

Background information Birth name Tal Wilkenfeld Born  2 December 1986 (age 28) Sydney, Australia Genres Jazz Jazz fusion Blues-rock Rock Occupation(s) Musician Composer Bandleader Instruments Bass, Guitar, Vocals Years active 2002-present Associated acts Jeff Beck Steve Lukather Vinnie Colaiuta Jason Rebello Herbie Hancock Chick Corea Wayne Krantz Jeff “Tain” Watts Keith Carlock Ryan Adams Website […]

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Amy Winehouse

Background information Birth name Amy Jade Winehouse Born  14 September 1983 Southgate, London, England Died 23 July 2011 (aged 27) Camden, London, England Genres Soul R&B Jazz Occupation(s) Singer Songwriter Instruments Vocals, Guitar, Drums Years active 2003–2011 Labels Island Lioness Universal Republic Republic Website http://www.amywinehouse.com/ Amy Jade Winehouse was an English singer and songwriter known for […]

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