Pop Stars For Presidentby Rafael_M | created - 07 Dec 2015 | updated - 12 Dec 2015 | Public
If the following music stars were to run for president in a fictional election, who would you vote for?
*Using fictional campaign slogans based on songs they've recorded
Cast your Vote, then speak your mind HERE
1. Jon Bon Jovi
Soundtrack | Young Guns II
Jon Bon Jovi, was born John Francis Bongiovi, Jr. On March 2, 1962, in Perth Amboy, New Jersey to parents John Francis Bongiovi, Sr. and Carol Sharkey.
Family: Jon's mother, Carol Sharkey, was a former model and one of the first Playboy Bunnies. She met Bon Jovi's father after she enlisted in the ...
He'll Be There For YOU (These five words he swears to you)
Actress | Evita
The remarkable, hyper-ambitious Material Girl who never stops reinventing herself, Madonna is a seven-time Grammy Award-winner who has sold over three hundred million records and CDs to adoring fans worldwide. Her film career, however, is another story. Her performances have consistently drawn ...
Open Your Heart To Her (She'll make you love her)
Actor | The Hunger Games
Four time Grammy Award-winner Leonard Albert Kravitz was born on May 26, 1964 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, the only child of actress Roxie Roker and Hollywood producer Sy Kravitz. The family moved to California when Lenny was ten. His father was Jewish and his mother was of ...
Are YOU Gonna Go HIS Way?
Soundtrack | Across the Universe
Bono was born Paul David Hewson in Dublin, Ireland on May 10, 1960, to Iris (Rankin) and Brendan Robert Hewson. He has been the lead singer of the rock band U2 since 1976. U2 has won 22 Grammy Awards to date, and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2005. Lauded by fans and critics ...
He has climbed the highest mountains, he has run through the fields, only to be with YOU
5. Dave Grohl
Soundtrack | Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny
Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters front-man, will always be remembered as the drummer for Nirvana. But, drumming for a great band such as Nirvana is not Dave's only claim in the world of music. Dave's musical career began at age 15 as the guitarist and later as the drummer for a punk band called "Freak Baby...
He'll hook you up a new revolution, 'cause this one is a lie
Soundtrack | Monte Carlo
Darius Rucker was born on May 13, 1966 in Charleston, South Carolina, USA as Darius Carlos Rucker. He has been married to Beth Leonard since December 9, 2000. They have two children.
He wants to love YOU the best that he can
Soundtrack | An Inconvenient Truth
Melissa Etheridge was born on May 29, 1961 in Leavenworth, Kansas, USA as Melissa Lou Etheridge. She has been married to Linda Wallem since May 31, 2014.
She's the only one who'll walk across the fire for YOU
8. Billy Joel
Soundtrack | Oliver & Company
Billy Joel was born on May 9, 1949 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as William Martin Joel. He has been married to Alexis Roderick since July 4, 2015. They have two children. He was previously married to Katie Lee, Christie Brinkley and Elizabeth Weber.
Don't go changing to try to please him.
Soundtrack | The Wrestler
Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen was born September 23, 1949 in Long Branch, New Jersey, USA. His father, Douglas Frederick Springsteen, worked as a bus driver, and was of Irish and Dutch ancestry. His mother, Adele Ann (Zerilli), worked as a legal secretary, and was of Italian descent. He has an...
He was born in the U.S.A.
10. Elton John
Soundtrack | Kingsman: The Golden Circle
Sir Elton John is one of pop music's great survivors. Born 25 March, 1947, as Reginald Kenneth Dwight, he started to play the piano at the early age of four. At the age of 11, he won a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Music. His first band was called Bluesology. He later auditioned (...
He was made in England
11. Shania Twain
Soundtrack | I Heart Huckabees
Shania Twain was born as Eilleen Regina Edwards in 1965 in Windsor, Ontario, Canada, one of three daughters of Clarence and Sharon (Morrison) Edwards (sister Jill is two years older and Carrie-Ann three years younger). When she was age six, her mother remarried Jerry Twain, a full-blooded Ojibwa ...
She's still the one YOU run to.
Soundtrack | Trolls
Justin Randall Timberlake was born on January 31, 1981, in Memphis, Tennessee, to Lynn (Bomar) and Randall Timberlake, whose own father was a Baptist minister. At the age of 11, he appeared on the show Star Search (1983), and even though he didn't win, it didn't dampen his ambitions. He also ...
He's Bringing Sexy Back!
13. Kanye West
Soundtrack | Safe House
Kanye Omari West (born June 8, 1977) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur and fashion designer. His musical career has been marked by dramatic changes in styles, incorporating an eclectic range of influences including soul, baroque pop, electro, indie rock, ...
He'll give you MONEY when you're in need (He ain't sayin' you're a goldigger)
Soundtrack | The Emperor's New Groove
Sting was born Gordon Matthew Sumner on 2 October, 1951 in Wallsend, North Tyneside, Tyne and Wear, England, the eldest of four children of Audrey (Cowell), a hairdresser, and Ernest Matthew Sumner, an engineer and milkman. He received his name from a striped sweater he wore which looked like a bee...
Every breath you take, every movie you make, he'll be watching YOU
15. Michael Stipe
Producer | Being John Malkovich
John Michael Stipe was born in Decatur, Georgia, on January 4th, 1960. Since his father was in the military, they moved around a lot. In 1980, while he was attending the University of Georgia (studying painting and photography), he met Mike Mills, Peter Buck and Bill Berry. They dropped out of ...
It's the end of the world as YOU know it and he feels fine.
16. Snoop Dogg
Actor | Training Day
Snoop Dogg was born in Long Beach, California, to Beverly (Tate) and Vernell Varnado, who was a mail carrier and singer. His parents were both originally from Mississippi. He got his name from his mother, who jokingly remarked that he looked like the Peanuts character Snoopy. Snoop is known ...
He's laid back (with his mind on his money and his money on his mind)
17. Chrissie Hynde
Soundtrack | Stealth
Chrissie Hynde was born on September 7, 1951 in Akron, Ohio, USA as Christine Ellen Hynde. She was previously married to Lucho Brieva and Jim Kerr.
She's special, so special, she's gotta have some of your attention...GIVE IT TO HER!
18. Patty Smyth
Soundtrack | Junior
Sultry-voiced singer/songwriter Patty Smyth was born on June 26, 1957 in New York City. She's of Irish descent. Her show business enthusiast mother not only worked as a trapeze artist and onetime manager for legendary rock'n'roll guitarist Link Wray, but also ran and/or owned several prominent ...
She IS The Warrior, and heart to heart she'll WIN!
Soundtrack | Under the Cherry Moon
Prince Rogers Nelson was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to Mattie Shaw, a jazz singer and social worker, and John L. Nelson, a lyricist and pianist. His father's stage name was "Prince Rogers". His parents were both from African-American families from Louisiana. They separated during his youth, ...
You don't have to be beautiful to turn him ON
20. Willie Nelson
Soundtrack | The Dukes of Hazzard
This versatile, eclectic, rather wanderlust country crossover star known for his classic ballads ("Always On My Mind"), autobiographical road songs ("On the Road Again") and catchy rhythms ("Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys") started out life as Willie Hugh Nelson on April 30, ...
YOU are always on his mind
(Nominated by jalapenoman)
21. Robin Thicke
Soundtrack | Agent Cody Banks
Robin Thicke was born on March 10, 1977 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Robin Charles Thicke. He was previously married to Paula Patton.
He knows YOU want IT!
22. Miley Cyrus
Soundtrack | Hannah Montana
Miley Cyrus was born in Franklin, Tennessee, the daughter of country singer Billy Ray Cyrus and his wife, Letitia Jean "Tish" (Finley). She has five siblings - two half-brothers, a half-sister, and a younger brother and sister. Her birth name is Destiny Hope Cyrus, because her parents hoped she ...
She'll come in like a WRECKING BALL!
23. Mick Jagger
Soundtrack | Alfie
Michael Philip Jagger was born in Dartford, Kent on 26th July 1943. When he was 4 he met Keith Richards until they went into secondary schools and lost touch. But one day in 1960 they accidentally met on the Dartford train line and both realized that they had an interest in rock n roll combined ...
HE CAN get YOU Satisfaction!
24. John Mellencamp
Soundtrack | The Perfect Storm
John Mellencamp was born on October 7, 1951 in Seymour, Indiana, USA. He was previously married to Elaine Irwin, Victoria L. Granucci and Priscilla Esterline.
Little pink houses for YOU and Me!
(Nominated by alioth4)
25. Bill Withers
Soundtrack | Fallen
Singer, songwriter and guitarist Bill Withers was born on July 4, 1938 in the small coal-mining town of Slab Fork, West Virginia and was raised in the nearby town of Beckley. He was the youngest of six children. His coal miner father died when Withers was only thirteen. Bill worked a series of odd ...
Lean on HIM
(Nominated by alioth4)
26. Roger Daltrey
Actor | Tommy
Roger Daltrey is noted as a founder of the legendary rock band The Who. After leaving London's Acton County Grammar School in 1963, he formed a skiffle band called The Detours, then displayed an early genius by putting together unusual elements into a world-class performance. The unusual elements ...
YOU Won't Get Fooled Again!
(Nominated by alioth4)
27. Flavor Flav
Soundtrack | Three Kings
Flavor Flav was born on March 16, 1959 in Roosevelt, Long Island, New York, USA as William Johnathon Drayton Jr. He is an actor and producer, known for Three Kings (1999), End of Watch (2012) and xXx: State of the Union (2005).
Fight The Power! (Yeah Boyyyyy!!!)
Soundtrack | Dogma
Alanis Nadine Morissette was born in Ottawa, Canada, on June 1st 1974. Alanis' Greek name is a feminine version of her father's name, Alan. Her mother's name's Georgia and she has two brothers: Chad and Wade (Alanis' Twin). She learned to play the piano at age 6 and the guitar at age 21. In 1986 ...
One hand in her pocket and the other one is giving YOU a High Five!
29. Tony Bennett
Soundtrack | War of the Worlds
Tony Bennett, one of the legends of jazz and popular music who served during the Second World War and then developed a career spanning over half a century, is now giving another concert tour across the United States and Europe.
He was born Anthony (Antonio) Dominick Benedetto on August 3, 1926, in ...
The BEST is yet to come...
(Nominated by borimor)
30. Lady Gaga
Soundtrack | A Star Is Born
Lady Gaga, born Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, is an American songwriter, singer, actress, philanthropist, dancer and fashion designer.
Gaga was born on March 28, 1986 in Manhattan, New York City, to Cynthia Louise (Bissett) and Joseph Anthony Germanotta, Jr., an internet entrepreneur. Her ...
She's Your BIGGEST FAN! (She'll follow you until you love her)
31. Stevie Nicks
Soundtrack | Sweet November
Stevie Nicks was born in Phoenix, Arizona. From an early age, she showed a love and aptitude for music, singing country and western duets with her grandfather when she was 4 years old. After moving to San Francisco, she began songwriting and performing at Menlo-Atherton High School, where she met ...
She'll Make A Path To The Rainbow's End
32. Joe Walsh
Soundtrack | The Warriors
Joe Walsh was born on November 20, 1947 in Wichita, Kansas, USA as Joseph Fidler Walsh. He has been married to Marjorie Bach since December 13, 2008. He was previously married to Denise Driscoll, Juanita Boyer and Stefany Amaro.
A Vote for Me is a Vote for ME!
33. Bob Dylan
Soundtrack | Renaldo and Clara
Robert Allen Zimmerman was born 24 May 1941 in Duluth, Minnesota; his father Abe worked for the Standard Oil Co. Six years later the family moved to Hibbing, often the coldest place in the US, where he taught himself piano and guitar and formed several high school rock bands. In 1959 he entered the...
Because The Times Are A-Changin'
34. Don Henley
Soundtrack | In America
Don Henley was born on July 22, 1947 in Gilmer, Texas, USA as Donald Hugh Henley. He has been married to Sharon Summerall since May 20, 1995. They have three children.
HE just has to look good, HE don't have to be clear
(Nominated by alioth4)
35. Rick Astley
Soundtrack | The Lego Batman Movie
This British singer was discoverd by the hit factory-producers Stock/Aitken/Waterman in 1987. They produced his biggest hits "Never Gonna Give You Up", "Whenever You Need Somebody", "Together Forever" and "My Arms Keep Missing You".
He's never gonna give you up, he's never gonna let you down, he's never gonna run around and hurt you