BOND 25 THEME SONG

by TsarStepan | created - 25 Jan 2017 | updated - 26 Jan 2017 | Public

Which of these singers* or bands* would you like to perform the next great James Bond theme song for Bond 25 (2020)?

Help us recruit the next great Bond singer for the sake of Queen and country!

*Living singers/active bands only. No musician(s) who have already performed on a previously created Bond theme song.

1. A.R. Rahman

Composer | Slumdog Millionaire

A two-time winner and five-times nominee of the Academy Award (Oscar), A. R. Rahman is popularly known as the man who has redefined contemporary Indian music. Rahman, according to a BBC estimate, has sold more than 150 million copies of his work comprising of music from more than 100 film ...

2. Ariana Grande

Actress | Sam & Cat

Ariana was born on June 26, 1993 in Boca Raton, Florida to Joan Marguerite Grande, a chief executive officer for Hose-McCann Communications & Edward Charles Butera, a graphic designer/founder of IBI Designs Inc. She began her career in 2008 in the Broadway musical, 13 before playing the role of Cat...

3. Arctic Monkeys

Soundtrack | Safety Not Guaranteed

Winner of the 2006 Brit Awards as "Best British Breakthrough Act".

4. Beyoncé

Soundtrack | Dreamgirls

Beyoncé was born & raised in Houston, Texas. Her mom, Tina Lawson designs their glittering costumes & her dad, Mathew Knowles manages Destiny's Child. Solange, her sister (they're 4 years apart) has released her debut album. She dances with her big sister during DC-3 concerts. Beyoncé's of ...

5. Birdy

Soundtrack | The Fault in Our Stars

Birdy was born on 15 May 1996, in Lymington, Hampshire. Her mother is a concert pianist, and Birdy learned to play piano at the age of seven, and began writing her own music at the age of eight. Birdy currently studies at Brockenhurst College in Brockenhurst, a sixth form college in the New Forest;...

6. Chance the Rapper

Actor | Slice

Chance the Rapper was born as Chancelor Bennett. He has been married to Kirsten Corley since March 9, 2019. They have two children.

7. The Chemical Brothers

Soundtrack | Hanna

The Chemical Brothers are a British electronic music duo composed of Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons, which originated in Manchester in 1989. They were pioneers at bringing the big beat genre to the forefront of pop culture. In film industry they have composed the soundtrack for the 2011 movie Hannah. ...

Featuring an upcoming artist du jour?

Or another band with striking pop Asian sensibilities?

9. Drake

Actor | Degrassi: The Next Generation

Aubrey Drake Graham was born in Toronto, Ontario, the son of Dennis Graham, an African-American musician born in Memphis, Tennessee, and Sandi (Sher) Graham, a Canadian Jewish educator. As a young man, Drake appeared in several commercials, for such retailers as Sears and GMC. In 2001, Drake rose ...

10. Ed Sheeran

Soundtrack | The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Ed Sheeran was born on February 17, 1991 in Yorkshire, England as Edward Christopher Sheeran.

11. Ellie Goulding

Actress | Ellie Goulding: Burn

Elena Jane Goulding (Ellie Goulding) is an English singer, songwriter and record producer who conquered the UK music field at the age of 23 and went on to win over fans all over the world within a year. A determined child, at the age of eight, she told her mother that she would become famous one ...

12. Florence and the Machine

Soundtrack | Snow White and the Huntsman

Florence and the Machine (styled as Florence + The Machine) are an English indie rock band that formed in London in 2007, consisting of lead singer Florence Welch, keyboardist Isabella Summers, and a collaboration of other artists. The band's music received praise across the media, especially from ...

13. Frank Ocean

Soundtrack | Safe House

Ocean was born Christopher "Lonny" Breaux in Long Beach, California. When he was around 5 years old, he and his family moved to New Orleans, Louisiana. He grew up around its local jazz scene and listened to his mother's CDs on her car stereo, including albums by Céline Dion, Anita Baker, and "The ...

15. James Blake

Soundtrack | Tales from the Borderlands: A Telltale Games Series

James Blake was born as James Blake Litherland.

16. Joss Stone

Actress | Eragon

Joscelyn Eve Stoker was born on April 11, 1987, in the pastoral county of Kent, England, to Wendy (Skillin) and Richard Stoker. She spent her teen years in the rural county of Devon, where she bought her first album, Aretha Franklin's Greatest Hits, which inspired her to become a singer. At the age...

17. 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, ...

(This hurts me more than it hurts you!)

18. 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 ...

19. Lana Del Rey

Soundtrack | The Great Gatsby

Vocalist Lana Del Rey makes atmospheric, orchestral, retro-'60s-sounding pop that showcases her torchy image and sensuously husky singing style.

Del Rey was born Elizabeth Woolridge Grant in New York City, to Patricia Ann (Hill), an account executive, and Robert England Grant, Jr., a copywriter ...

20. Lin-Manuel Miranda

Soundtrack | Mary Poppins Returns

Lin-Manuel Miranda wrote the first incarnation of "In the Heights" his sophomore year at Wesleyan University in Connecticut. Off-Broadway, "In The Heights" received nine Drama Desk nominations, including best music, best lyrics, and it won the award for outstanding ensemble performance; received ...

21. Lorde

Soundtrack | The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1

Born on November 7, 1996, Lorde (Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O'Connor) is a singer/songwriter born in the Auckland suburb of Takapuna and raised in neighboring Devonport, New Zealand. She is of Irish and Croatian descent. She became an international crossover hit in 2013 with her debut studio album, ...

22. Mark Ronson

Soundtrack | A Star Is Born

Mark Ronson was born on September 4, 1975 in St. John's Wood, London, England as Mark Daniel Ronson. He was previously married to Joséphine de La Baume.

23. Metallica

Soundtrack | Mission: Impossible II

Metallica is an American heavy metal band. The band was formed in 1981 in Los Angeles, California by drummer Lars Ulrich and vocalist/guitarist James Hetfield, and has been based in San Francisco, California for most of its career. The group's fast tempos, instrumentals and aggressive musicianship ...

Or another heavy metal band.

24. The New Pornographers

Soundtrack | Management

CD: "Twin Cinema", 2005.

25. Panic! at the Disco

Soundtrack | Jennifer's Body

Consists of members Ryan Ross, Brendon Urie (singer, guitar, bass, keyboards), and Spencer Smith (drums). Bass player Brent Wilson left the band in May 2006 to pursue other things. Jon Walker soon replaced him as bassist. In 2009, members Ryan Ross (lyricists, guitar, backup vocals) and Jon Walker ...

26. Radiohead

Soundtrack | Vanilla Sky

Radiohead are an English rock band from Abingdon, Oxfordshire, formed in 1985. After signing to EMI in 1991, Radiohead released their debut single "Creep" in 1992. It became a worldwide hit after the release of their debut album, Pablo Honey (1993). Their popularity and critical standing rose in ...

27. Regina Spektor

Soundtrack | (500) Days of Summer

Regina Spektor was born in Moscow, USSR to a musical Jewish family. Her father, Ilya Spektor, is a photographer and violinist. Her mother, Bella Spektor, was a music professor in a Russian college of music and now teaches at a public elementary school in New York. Spektor learned how to play piano ...

28. Rihanna

Actress | Battleship

Robyn Rihanna Fenty was born in a parish in Barbados called St. Michael, to Monica (Braithwaite), an accountant, and Ronald Fenty, a warehouse supervisor. Her mother is Afro-Guyanese and her father is of Afro-Barbadian and British Isles ancestry (known as "Redlegs" in the Caribbean). Rihanna lived ...

29. Sia

Soundtrack | Sia: Chandelier

Sia Kate Isobelle Furler (born 18 December 1975) is an Australian singer, songwriter, record producer and music video director. She started her career as a singer in the acid jazz band Crisp in the mid-1990s in Adelaide. In 1997, when Crisp disbanded, she released her debut studio album titled ...

30. Solange

Soundtrack | Bring It On: All or Nothing

Solange was born on June 24, 1986 in Houston, Texas, USA as Solange Piaget Knowles. She has been married to Alan Ferguson since November 16, 2014. She was previously married to Daniel Smith.

31. Taylor Swift

Soundtrack | Taylor Swift: Bad Blood

Taylor Alison Swift is a multi-Grammy award-winning American singer/songwriter who, in 2010 at the age of 20, became the youngest artist in history to win the Grammy Award for Album of the Year. In 2011 Swift was named Billboard's Woman of the Year. She also has been named the American Music Awards...

(So so so dreadfully sorry for this one.)



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