James called her mother "the Mystery Lady".  James received her first professional vocal training at the age of five from James Earle Hines, musical director of the Echoes of Eden choir, at the St. Paul Baptist Church in Los Angeles. She became a popular
Turner Maxwell While their horses trotted, local riders tied down their preseason nerves at The Fourth Annual Ice Breaker Schooling Show hosted by The Oregon Horse Center last weekend. “If they have any jitterbugs going into competition, they can get them out here,” said facility manager Heather Engstrom. The Ice Breaker was a developmental show, meaning it was a practice competition. The show gave nearly 30 riders a stress free competition before they headed into their 2012 horse show season. For seven year-old Olivia Santee, it was her first time competing on a full size horse.
Aaliyah was raised by her father, mother and brother Rashad Haughton in Detroit. At age 9 she appeared on "Star Search" (1983), the TV program and sang "My Funny Valentine", a song which her mother had sung years earlier. At age 11, she sang with Gladys Knight in a five-night stint in Las Vegas. In 1992, she began to work on her debut album with the help of singer R. Kelly. The album, "Age Ain't Nothing But A Number" was released in 1994 and received heavy praise.
Amy Beach Amy Beach was born on September 5, 1867 in Henniker, New Hampshire. She was a child prodigy, and was able to sing forty tunes accurately by age one. She had also taught herself to read when she was four. By the time she was five she was composing simple waltzes. A year after her mother started giving her formal piano lessons.
Selena was born on 16 April 1971 in Lake Jackson, Texas, USA to Abraham Quintanilla jr and Marcella quintanilla.Selena's father opened a Mexican restaurant in lake jackson.Selena was 9 years old when her father notice her gift of singing. He formed a band using only Selena’s vocals, her brother AB on bass, and her sister Suzette on drums. The group was called LOS DINOS [the damage] frequently performed at the restaurant. In 1981 the family moved to Corpus Christi where Abraham started setting his band up for weddings and parties. Selena and Los Dino's biggest surprise came in 1987, when the then 15 year old Selena won the Tejano Music Award for Female Entertainer of the Year.
The locals quickly perceived Oprah “gifted” at the age of three because she was a talented speaker when she spoke at church. In kindergarten, she wrote to her teacher, “I don’t think I belong here because I know a lot of big words”, so she skipped kindergarten. She learned discipline and drama in the Southern Baptist Church, but she left the organization as an adult. Oprah moved around several times as a child. When she was six years old she moved to Wisconsin with her mother.
In 2000 Cher was presented with the lifelong contribution to music industry award at the world music awards. On the 16th of November of 2000 Cher also appeared on the hit screen show Will and grace. In 2002 she performed on VH1 divas Las Vegas with Shakira and Celine Dion, The Dixie Chicks, Anastacia, Cyndi lauper and Mary j Blige. In April 2003 “The best of Cher CD collection” with all her greatest hits and talking about her entire career came out. It was at number 4 on the bill bored top 200 album charts.
Bruce was born 1949 in Freehold, New Jersey. He was the first child and only son of Adele and Douglas Springsteen. Springsteen's childhood was "oppressive," and that "his relationship with his father was very fragile. In addition, Springsteen hated school, and often endured the wrath of the nuns who were his grade school teachers. Music was an escape for Bruce, and he was inspired to pursue a career in music after seeing Elvis and the Beatles on The Ed Sullivan Show.
According to the European Jazz Network, Cruz "commands her realm with a down-to-earth dignity unmistakably vibrant in her wide smile and striking pose." One of 14 children, born in the small village of Barrio Santos Suarez, Havana, Cruz was drawn to music from an early age. Her first pair of shoes was a gift from a tourist for whom she sang. In addition to spending many evenings singing her younger siblings to sleep, Cruz sang in school productions and community gatherings. Taken to cabarets and nightclubs by an aunt, she was introduced to the world of professional music.
The Harp Tyler was in Ms. Burdick’s, the school counselor’s, office the third time that September afternoon. Ms. Burdick lectured, “You must make good choices, and be kind to your classmates.” His mind was wandering, and her voice blew by his ears like the wind of a fan in his face. Tyler’s mother passed away the summer of his 4th grade year, and it has left him in a fog. “What did you say”, Tyler blurted out, “Why did you say I need to sing with the harp and be blessed by the water fairy?” Ms. Burdick looked at Tyler’s surprised face and said, “I didn’t say that, have you lost your mind young man, have you been listening to anything I’ve said?” Embarrassed, Tyler sprung out of his chair with a tear in his eye, and ran home. Out of breath, Tyler collapsed in the shadow of the pecan tree in his back yard.