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Celebrity Birthdays for February 26 – Michael Bolton, Erykah Badu and More

Michael Bolton, Erykah Badu
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Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Michael Bolton
Age: 59
Occupation: Singer and Songwriter
Known For: Hit singles such as ‘How Am I Supposed to Live Without You,’ ‘Love Is a Wonderful Thing’ and the Grammy-winning ‘When a Man Loves a Woman,’ writing songs for other artists like Cher, and a long on and off relationship with actress Nicollette Sheridan

Erykah Badu
Age: 41
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter and Musician
Known For: Her role in the rise of the neo soul sub-genre, her once-ubiquitous large and colorful headwraps, her controversial ‘Window Seat’ video, singles including ‘On & On’ and ‘Bag Lady,’ and relationships with OutKast member Andre 3000 and rapper Common

Fats Domino
Age: 84
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter and Musician
Known For: Iconic 1950s hits including ‘I’m in Love Again,’ ‘Blueberry Hill’ and ‘I’m Walkin’,’ being a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, being a longtime New Orleans resident, and being mistakenly reported as deceased during the chaos after Hurricane Katrina

Mitch Ryder
Age: 67
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter and Musician
Known For: Fronting Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels, which had 1960s hits like ‘Devil with a Blue Dress On,’ ‘Sock It to Me-Baby!’ and ‘Jenny Take a Ride!,’ and influencing blue-collar rock artists such as Bob Seger, John Mellencamp, and Bruce Springsteen

Corinne Bailey Rae
Age: 33
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter and Musician
Known For: Selling over five million albums, winning two Grammy Awards, songs like ‘Put Your Records On’ and ‘Like a Star,’ and losing her husband musician Jason Rae in 2008 to an accidental drug overdose

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