Have you ever heard the singing story of David Cook? That epic story on how David Cook played at the seventh season of the American Idol amazed not just American viewers but also viewers across the globe. David Cook went to AI auditions in Omaha, Nebraska not for the sole purpose of being an American Idol but to support his younger brother who did not make it to fly to Hollywood. Sooner, a random show producer noticed him while his mother and brother convinced him to audition. David Cook’s first audition: www.youtube.com/watch?v=toQydhGCw7c That audition of David Cook was the start of his singing-song writing career.
His eroticized image was viewed very differently but all of America’s society. Teenagers admired his sexual magnetism; parents disagreed with the values he was presenting to society. Nothing less, he recorded dozens of hit singles. One being “Heartbreak Hotel.” This recording became his first million-seller, and was the best-selling single of 1956. “Heartbreak Hotel” had a great affect on the 1950s.
Since that day, Lady Antebellum has become very popular among country music fans. Some of their most popular songs include Need You Now, and I Run to You. They have won many different awards from CMA’s all the way to the Grammy’s. At last year’s Grammy Awards, Rolling Stones reporter Matthew Perpeuta watched as the hit Need You Know won Record of The Year, Song of The Year and Country Performance by a Duo or Group” (Perpeuta). In the last four years, this trio has gone from playing in local bars and grills to walking the red carpet and winning countless awards because of this reason, who knows what will come next for this
He grew up poor, but his parents worked hard to provide for him. While in high school he had at least 3 jobs to help his family. Right after high school, he began his music career and a few years later became an international star. He starred in 33 films and had numerous chart topping songs that would get him gold, platinum, and multi-platinum awards. Although he had dangerously sexy looks he did find someone he was in love with and together they created a family.
He received the most applause of all the acts, won the talent show, and even performed and encore. Most people know that the king of rock 'n' roll was Elvis Presley, but do they know when he died? On August 16, 1977, at 3:30 PM he was pronounced dead, due to a heart attack, according to the Washington Post. He accomplished many things in music, some that people never would have thought of. At the age of 42 he was at the peak of his career, or so he thought.
Below you will find the survey and writing contest summary report from the StageofLife.com blogging contest in which we asked people to share a story about a song that was incredibly inspiring to them at an important point in their life. 9,680+ people visited the Stage of Life writing contest pages during this month's writing prompt (July and August 2012) from over 100 countries and 50 US states. 456 people fully answered the music survey (results below). The majority were teens. 190+ people from various life stages (teens to Baby Boomers) submitted a qualifying essay about an inspirational song (see below for essay links).
Boyz 2 men is an American R&B vocal group best known for their emotional songs and a cappella harmonies. The quartet won 4 grammys and the trio won 2. They are the most successful R&B groups of all time selling over 60 million albums worldwide. The group was originally a quartet but Michael McCary left the group in 2003 due to his health issues. the groups first single was end of the road which hit number one on charts, it stayed number one for 13 weeks straight.
It is most widely known for its fine arts, computing, engineering, and imaging science programs; several fine arts programs routinely rank in the national "Top 10" according to the US News & World Report) and that’s when he became a part of deaf world and everything went easy for him because there’s deaf people that can communicate with each other. There was one thing he went for national championship. He sure had so many fans that call him “Hammer”. During his final game, he was against a two-time national champion, Jason Sloan and then he won, five to six. The “Hammer”, Matt Hamill was the first deaf person for NCCA Wrestling Team Championship, so he joined UFC Light Heavyweight Champion for six years and then he decided to retire after 13 fights in 2011.
Ten hours a day to do singing exercise is not a small number, and success only comes with persons who were diligent. He won the contest by his effort and diligence. Finally, he also has filial devotion with his grandparents. People around the U.S. came to the show with many different reasons, but Grimm wanted to win the money price. Why did he need money?
They were trying to figure out something that could get them more money. They placed an ad on The New York Times, that stated, “Young men with unlimited capital looking for interesting, legitimate investment opportunities and business propositions," and thats where they met Kornfeld and Lang. (Mitchell, 1997) Then all four of them got together and started putting together the idea doing a concert but they didn’t realize it would later become the greatest rock concert. They had trouble getting a permit where they could host this concert and a group called Concerned Citizen Committee got about 2000 signatures of residents who didn’t want hippie drug users in their town. So they had to find another place where they could host this festival, and they came across a six-hundred acre land owned by Max Yasgur.