KELLY CLARKSON I am Kelly Brianne Clarkson (born April 24, 1982), an American singer-songwriter, actress, and philanthropist. In 2002, I became famous after winning the first season of American Idol. Over the years I have accumulated 91 number ones on the Billboard charts and 11 international number one singles, and has sold over 25 million albums and 45 million singles worldwide. I am known for my vocal versatility and range. Apart from my work in music, I have also ventured into television and film.
1210500043 Pardeck 1st Hour January 23, 2013 Gabrielle Douglas “Gabrielle Douglas catapulted into history as the first African-American to win a gold medal in the women’s individual all-around gymnastic at the London Olympics” (Sanders). The impact one can have on another can be positive or negative depending on how the person was raised, their emotional standpoint, and their beliefs. Douglas showed it was possible to achieve anything after growing up with her coach and succeeding to become a world class gymnast. Gabrielle Douglas is the most positive influential person of the last twenty years because she accomplished her dreams and goals, she has a strong Christian faith, and she had the confidence and determination to become great, not just in her own standards, but it the overpowering standards of the world. When Douglas was little, her one and only dream was to become an amazing, inspiring gymnast.
Her role as federal marshal Karen Sisco in Steven Soderbergh's “Out of Sight,” further improved her image as a worthy movie star. Lopez's musical career also began to take off, as she released her debut Latin pop album, On the 6. The album (On The 6), with the success of her hit single "If You Had My Love," went platinum within two weeks, making Lopez one of the most significant examples in pop music. The popularity of the multi-talented Lopez reached top heights in 2001, when her album, J. Lo debuted at No.
Onika Tanya Maraj (born December 8, 1982), known by her stage name Nicki Minaj ( /mɪˈnɑːʒ/), is a Trinidadian-born American musician. She was born in Saint James, Trinidad and Tobago, and moved to the New York borough of Queens when she was five. After releasing three mixtapes between 2007 and 2009 and being signed to Young Money Entertainment in August 2009, Minaj released her debut album, Pink Friday, in November 2010. It quickly became a commercial success, peaking at number one on the U.S. Billboard 200 and being certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) a month after its release.
Ariana Grande-Butera (born June 26, 1993) known as Ariana Grande, is a American actress and singer-songwriter. Ariana grew up in Boca,Raton,Florida where she attended North Broward Preparatory School Grande made her acting debut in 2008 in the role of Charlotte in 13 on Broadway. From 2010 to 2013, she played Cat Valentine on the NickLodeno show Victorious In 2013 of march , Grande reached mainstream success after "The Way" from her debut studio album Yours Truly (2013) became a top ten hit on the Billboard hot 100 and was certified double platinum by the RIAA The album received critical acclaim and debuted at number one on the Billboard 200. This made Grande the first female artist to have their debut record debut in the peak position since Animal by Kesha in January 2010, and the fifteenth female artist overall. Grande possesses a four octave lights lyrics soprano vocal Grande has been deemed the "mini Mariah Carey" and the "New Mariah Carey" by critics due to her wide vocal range.
That is, until 2006 when Lady Luck tore up the charts with ‘Torn’ – the ‘You Are Everything’-sampled R&B groove that obviously struck a chord with listeners as it propelled the singer’s debut solo album ‘Letoya’ to the top of the charts. Critics hailed the underdog the champion as she made her rounds performing the hit single. And, while its follow-up ‘She Don’t’…well…didn’t, Ms. Luckett’s debut was still widely received as a success, earning the singer her first (solo) platinum
For the first time, there was a celebrity who looked like me. Lauryn Hill is an accomplished singer, actress, and writer who found her musical roots with a rap group called the Fugees where she was a femcee of a trio of rappers. She had great success winning Two Grammy’s while with the group and made an album hailed by critics to be one of the best of all time.
Selena recorded her first album in 1984 with the Freddie Label. She was 13 years old at the time. In 1986 is when her career really began to take off, she released her second album called, Alpha. By 1989 Selena was performing for thousands of fans. Selena was born in Lake Jackson, Texas on April 16, 1971.
On March 27th 1997 the movie Selena was released. It was directed by Gregory Nava and starred Jennifer Lopez as Selena. It is a popular movie and has helped make a whole new generation of fans aware of who Selena was and what she accomplished in her life. On April 12, 1995, two weeks after her death, George W. Bush, governor of Texas at the time, declared her birthday "Selena Day" in Texas. Today, nearly 15 years after her death, Selena’s legacy lives on.
Tyesha Florence Alexis Long English 111-710 30 October 2012 Mariah Carey Research Mariah Carey is arguably the best singer in the world. To her remarkable vocal range, top of the pop charts, top selling artist of the late nineties to the early 2000s, Mariah Carey has tremendously change the music industry. Summing that all up, who is Mariah Carey? How did her wonderful career take affect? Wondering minds, may want to know, “What made Mariah Carey who she is today?” Mariah Carey was born March 27, 1970 in Long Island New York.