At the age of 18 and after gaining more experience than most adult musicians can claim, Holiday was spotted by John Hammond and cut her first record as part of a studio group led by Benny Goodman, who was then just on the verge of public notoriety. In 1935 Holiday's career got a big push when she recorded four sides that went on to become hits, including "What a Little Moonlight Can Do" and "Miss Brown to You." This landed her a recording contract of her own, and then, until 1942, she
Madonna play on guitar and percussion, while Britney plays piano. Just as Spears is ranked from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), so as Madonna. However, Spears is ranked as the eighth best-selling female recording artist in the United States according to the RIAA with 31 million certified albums and one of the world's best-selling music artists having sold an estimated 83 million records worldwide. In contrast Madonna is ranked as the best-selling female rock artist of the twentieth century and the second top-selling female artist in the United States with 63 million certified albums. Each of these fabulous artists has been regarded as "one of the greatest pop acts of all time" and dubbed the "Queen of Pop" by various sources.
Radio exposure brought him to the attention of bandleader Harry James, with whom Sinatra made his first recordings, including "All or Nothing at All." In 1940, Sinatra joined Tommy Dorsey’s band. After two years of chart-topping success with Dorsey, Sinatra decided to strike out on his own (Frank Sinatra: the Boudoir Singer, 2011). In the 1940s Sinatra embarked on a solo career and became the idol of “bobby-soxers,” teenage girls who swooned over his crooning, soft-voiced singing. He appeared in such film musicals as Anchors Aweigh (1945), Till the Clouds Roll By (1947), and On the Town (1949).
It was premiered at the Boston Handel and Haydn Society in 1892. 1896 she performed the Gaelic Symphony in E minor, Op. 32. Recognized as the first symbolic work by an American woman Mrs. Beach was considered one of the country’s most leading composers. Mrs. Beach wrote more than 150 numbered works differing from orchestral works, church music and songs, to chamber work.
I’ve been curious about Georgia O’Keeffe, since my second job in the 80’s when it was popular to sell Nagel, Ansel Adams and Georgia O’Keeffe prints. “O’Keeffe’s landscapes and still life’s are among the most reproduced paintings in popular media” (Carlin, 2009). I always wondered what O’Keeffe was thinking about while she was painting, since all I saw was sexual imagery disguised as flowers. Many art critics came to the same conclusion, which Georgia adamantly denied, but a few critics state she accentuates the sexuality within each object. Georgia insisted the abstract sexual imagery was in the eye of the beholder, and not her intention.
Then she studied shortly at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts before she stopped to pursue her music career. She wrote songs for various artists until being discovered by R&B singer Akon. In 2008 she released her debut album, The Fame, which was a big success and the hit song "Poker Face" reached the top of the charts in almost every category, in almost every country. Her parents are Cynthia and Joseph Germanotta. Lady Gaga was skilled , she was accepted to The Juilliard School, but instead went to a catholic private school.
As the entertainment market changers, Madonna changes. By changing with the competitive environment, Madonna has sold over 300 million albums to date and is the world’s most successful female singer. Madonna seems to have defied all generational laws (Prieto-Arranz, 2012). Relevant Factual Information about the Problem or Decision the Organization Faced Madonna is an exceptionally businesswoman, she is a fifty-four year old entertainer who still has the ability to identify strategy alternatives as the competitive environment
When she was 19, Whitney Houston was discovered in a nightclub by the renowned Clive Davis of Arista Records, who signed her immediately and took the helm of her career as she navigated from gospel to pop stardom. Her debut album “Whitney Houston” became the biggest-selling album by a debut artist. Several hit singles, including 'Saving All My Love For You', 'How Will I Know', 'You Give Good Love', and 'The Greatest Love of All', were released from the album, setting her up for a Beatles-beating seven consecutive US number ones. In 1989 she teamed up with Aretha Franklin on the R&B hit "It Isn't, It
After signing with Hollywood Records, Duff expanded her repertoire to include pop music and has released several albums. Her debut studio album Metamorphosis (2003) was RIAA-certified triple platinum while the subsequent studio album Hilary Duff (2004) and compilation album Most Wanted (2005) were both certified platinum. She exhibited a more adult image with the release of Dignity (2007), which displayed a shift to more of a dance-oriented sound. Certified gold, the album spawned her highest charting US single to date "With Love" which also peaked at number 1 on Billboard's Hot Dance Club Songs chart, becoming the first of her three consecutive number ones on that chart. Prior to the release of Best of Hilary Duff (2008), a compilation of her greatest hits, Duff had sold thirteen million albums worldwide and had performed across the world on four concert tours.