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.
His psychological score for Images remains one of the most innovative works in soundtrack history. But his Americana - particularly The Reivers - is what caught the ear of director Steven Spielberg, then preparing for his first feature, The Sugarland Express. When Spielberg reunited with Williams on Jaws, they proven themselves as a blockbuster team, the composer gained his first Academy Award for Original Score, and Spielberg promptly recommended Williams to a friend, George
Once Russell heard the song “I Need a Beat” he loved it. I mean he really loved. He loved so much that he not only signed LL to Def Jam but also released his debut album, "Radio," the year after. It was also after securing a distribution deal for Def Jam with Columbia/CBS Records. The record sold over 100,000 copies, establishing both the label and the rapper.
When Enrique started to change his form of English music from his slower paced music to the fast and upbeat kind of music he gained millions of fans and the millions and millions of dollars that came along with it. Sources estimate that Enrique Iglesias is worth about forty-five million dollars. Much of his success is due to the fact that he has had five English number one hits and twenty-one Latin American hits. He has sold over fifty-five million records and released his ninth studio album in
He's married and has three children, and makes sure he's home twice a week while on tour. He recently appeared on "The Tonight Show," performing alongside the show's house band, The Roots, between segments. Lecrae also recently kicked off his 36-city tour that will conclude Nov. 21 in Atlanta. He said he was inspired by Kanye West's "Yeezus" tour last year. West "had very strong messaging," Lecrae said.
Native sons of Tulsa, Oklahoma, HANSON has been making music together for nearly two decades. Thirteen years ago, their out-of-the-blue, soul-inspired brand of American pop-rock‘n’roll was introduced to the world. Unaffected by charts or fads, they’ve spent more than a decade building a community of fans connected to one another and fueled by the energy and craftsmanship of three brothers and their music. Their fifth studio album, Shout It Out, is set to be released on June 8th 2010 on their label 3CG Records. They deliver a powerful group of soulful, melodic tunes that will leave you with a contagious sense of optimism for the future and welcomed reminiscence for American rock ‘n’ roll.
Elvis Aaron Presleya (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977) was one of the most popular American singers of the 20th century. A cultural icon, he is widely known by the single name Elvis. He is often referred to as the "King of Rock and Roll" or simply "the King". Born in Tupelo, Mississippi, Presley moved to Memphis, Tennessee, with his family at the age of 13. He began his career there in 1954, working with Sun Records owner Sam Phillips, who wanted to bring the sound of African American music to a wider audience.
He starred in thirty-three movies. His songs were on the charts every year from 1956 until 1977, the year he died. John Lennon of the Beatles once declared, “Before Elvis, there was nothing.” – (www.history-of-rock.com) Elvis Presley has either been dubbed “artist of the century” or ultimately “the king of rock n roll”. But let’s stop and think for a second,
Then for the next thirty years he established himself as the “King of Pop” ("Bio True Story", 2012). With lifelong fame and stardom came bourdons ("Bio True Story", 2012). Michael became so popular that his personal life became public information and led to public inquiry ("Bio True Story", 2012). Michael Jackson went on to become one of the most internationally famous award-winning solo pop sensations to date ("Bio True Story", 2012). His 2009 death stirred controversy and was ultimately ruled an accidental overdose ("Bio True Story", 2012).
Shortly after being signed, Marc Nelson left the group so he could pursue a solo career. Their songs “One Sweet Day”, “I’ll Make Love to You”, and “End of the Road” hold the number 1, 3, and 4 spots in Billboard Magazine’s longest running singles in music history. Because of these achievements, Billboard Magazine named them the most successful musical group of the 1990’s. They were awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on January 1, 2012. They are still successful today, minus their member Michael McCary, who left the group.