For instance the newest comer to the club (some would argue) would be Bristol Palin, the daughter of Sara Palin. Bristol has been a part of the cast of this 2010 season of Dancing with the stars. Sara Palin the ex-governor of Alaska, ex-vice presidential candidate of 08 for the republican-party and now a new “Reality T.V. Star” mom, with her own show Sara Palin’s Alaska. Has proven that no matter how you feel about her, you can’t help but admit she has star power.
Her role as federal marshal Karen Sisco in Steven Soderbergh’s Out of Sight, a film based on the Elmerd Leonard novel and co-starring Gorge Clooney, further enhanced her image as a bankable movie star. Music Career Lopez's musical career also began to take off, as she released her debut Latin pop album, On the 6 in June 1999. The album, fueled by the success of her hit single, "If You Had My Love," went platinum within two weeks, making Lopez—along with Ricky Martin—one of the most influential examples of the growing Latin cultural influence in pop music. Early in 2000, Lopez was nominated for Best Dance Performance for her second hit single "Waiting for Tonight," but lost the award to veteran diva Cher. In the
Better remembered as Hannah Montana, Miley continued her acting and singing career away from The Disney Channel. Although Miley Cyrus maintains the same singing and acting abilities; her image has dramatically changed over the years influencing today’s society. Hannah Montana was a popular show in which a normal teenager girl, Miley, would transform into world renown pop-sensation Hannah Montana by night. Miley played Hannah Montana on and off the air, traveling across the globe wearing a blonde wig, performing in front of millions of young girls who were crazy for her. Miley sang songs which related to girls ages 12 and younger.
In the book it says, “Unlike vaudeo, many TV situation comedies revolved around women stars.” (p. 132) Lucy, being one of these women stars, hit it off big when I Love Lucy started. This show had sixteen million viewers and rising. She is known for her humorous facial expressions, and the energy she put into making this show
Hello Kitty was soon on her way to become a celebrity. “Although, Hello Kitty was originally conceived as a character that would only appeal to pre-teen girls. She is no longer regarded as for children only. Along with the likes of Coke and Nike, she has become a brand of recognition.” (Walker) Not only was she popular among the young girls, she is now loved by everyone of all shape, size, and color. “The sales of Hello Kitty merchandise now account for half of Sanrio’s billion dollar empire with her face adorning over 50,000 products, and being sold in more than 60 countries.”(Walker) Simple products such as coin purses, jewelry, and skateboard decks have became popular in sales.
Kali Mitchell Mrs. Elliott English 1101 28 September 2012 Madonna of the new millennium “Forbes recently ranked her the most powerful and influential entertainer in the world. She has hundreds of fan Web sites, a video game, a Pepsi commercial, dozens of dolls in her image, a charity foundation, a movie, three hit albums, and multitudinous music videos-all before the age of 21” (Peters). Without a doubt, this is Britney Spears. She is anything but ordinary to the pop music industry. She deserves to be in our hall of fame because she beat her underprivileged childhood, for holding many awards and recognitions for her popular singles, for her amazing comeback from a tragic downfall, and her charity work.
Lady Gaga's success was built on more than just her talents as an entertainer. Lady Gaga and management seized the power of using popular social media platforms such as YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter to build a strong support base, fan by fan. To publicize her first single "Just Dance," Lady Gaga and team took to the social media airwaves with a handcrafted approach: she wrote (and continues to write) her own Tweets, and maintained close control over her other social media accounts. YouTube was also used as a promotional tool, management released a series of short two-minute videos on her personal channel titled “Transmission: Gaga-Vision”. Lady Gaga’s team understood that imagery was a large element of her brand and utilized the platform that YouTube offered.
But the artist who draws everyone’s attention, everyone has heard of and makes many want to constantly be listening to her and be like her, someone who is a key element of my generation has to be Lady Gaga. Lady Gaga has been making a name for herself as soon as her pop music hit the radio. Her first hit was “Just Dance” release in 2008. Hitting #1 in the billboard charts in 2009 followed by the release of her first album, The Fame. This really got people listening and earned her 8 Grammy nomination and 2 wins.
The Wonderful Life of Miley Cyrus Miley Cyrus is such an inspiration for young teen girls. She is still a teen Phenomenon, being nominated for three categories in the Kids Choice Awards, Favorite TV actress, Favorite Movie actress, and Favorite female singer. She is liked world wide, but what makes her so perfect? She has constant accountable mistakes that she apologizes for, but then turns around and does something worse. She is easily forgiven for anything she does wrong just like any other celebrity.
The premise of the show is basically a glimpse into the life of a very famous and wealthy California family whose rise to fame began after Kim Kardashian, the middle and most famous sister, released a sex tape with ex-boyfriend rapper Ray J. At first glance, Keeping Up With the Kardashians may appear to most as mindless and raunchy television. Personally, I think the show is much more than that. One of the main reasons I have loved this show from the beginning is because the family dynamic is very similar to my own family. The Kardashian family consists of three sisters and a younger brother.