The following chart details the ratio between nomination versus wins. Data taken from Wikipedia Of the 13 times he was been nominated, he was won nine times. His latest wins coming in 2010 in two catagories: Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance and Best R&B Song. The chart below details his success. He won three Grammy’s in 2005 and 2010.
Kayna Sollars Stallings English2 May 2, 2013 Rough Draft You may have heard of an American legend widely known as the “King” of Rock ‘n Roll, Elvis Presley. Elvis Aaron Presley was born in Tupelo, Mississippi January 8, 1935. He was born to a poor family following the stillborn birth of his twin brother Jesse Garon Presley. Elvis’s family went to the Assembly of God Church and sang in the choir. When he was ten years old Elvis sang in front of several hundred people at the annual Mississippi-Alabama Fair and Dairy Show and won a prize for singing Old Shep for a contest sponsored by a local radio- station.
In June 2008, the release of the third installment of Tha Carter series was released, titled Tha Carter III. Tha Carter III has already sold over 2.5 million copies worldwide, making it the highest selling album of 2008 outselling Coldplay by a mere 700,000 (Hip Hop Crunch). Tha Carter III has already made four number one singles: “A Milli”, “Got Money”, “Mrs. Officer”, and “Lollipop”. Mr. Carter also has many other projects coming up in the future such as the release of his next album Tha Carter IV, along with some group projects with artists such as Juelz Santana and T-Pain.
Starr played key roles in the Beatles' films and appeared in numerous others. After the band's break-up in 1970, he released "It Don't Come Easy", "Photograph" and "Back Off Boogaloo", followed by the 1973 top ten album Ringo. He narrated the first two seasons of the children's television series Thomas & Friends. Since 1989, he has successfully toured with twelve variations of Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band. In 2011 Rolling Stone readers named Starr the fifth-greatest drummer of all time.
One of these covers was a country and western song, "Blue Moon Of Kentucky". Elvis is the best-selling solo artist of all time in the United States with confirmed 189.2 million records in RIAA shipments. Before Sam Philips sold Elvis' contract to rca victor in 1956 for $35,000 they had recorded six two-sided singles. Each of these recordings featured a country and western song on one side and a rhythm and blues song on
From there, Cudi was put on the ‘artists to watch list’ in major music magazines including Rolling Stone, Vibe, and BBC News. In 2009 Cudi, released his first album named Man on the Moon: The End of Day (Kid Cudi biography). The album sold 104,419 copies in the first week topping the charts at #4. The album featured Kid Cudi’s lead single, Day ‘N’ Nite, which brought his biggest commercial success so far in his career (Birchmeier). His second album, the sequel, was released the next year.
"Coach K is remarkable at doing that." The numbers under Coach K are staggering: -Four National Championships (1991, 1992, 2001, 2010) -12 National Coach of the Year honors (eight seasons) -Seven National Players of the Year (nine honors) -Six National Defensive Players of the Year (nine honors) -27 NCAA Tournament bids 23 All-America selections (37
After a few years later, the band became hugely popular. (Waters, 2005) Van Halen signed to Warner Bros in 1977, after releasing a self-titled debut a year later, starting off a string of multi-platinum albums and sold out tours. Eddie also began being recognized as one of the best rock guitarist, he won numerous poll awards from all the world’s guitar magazines. (Prato, 2009) In 1982, Eddie was invited by Quincy Jones to play the guitar solo on the song “Beat It”, from Michael Jackson’s 1982 album, “Thriller”. (Prato,
He starred in 33 successful films, made history with his television appearances, and earned great acclaim through his many live concert performances. His American sales have earned him gold, platinum and multi-platinum awards. Among these were 14 Grammy nominations and being named One of the Ten Outstanding Young Men of the Nation for 1970 by the United States Jaycees. However, his popularity also brought criticism and warnings of new trends in teenagers. After a show in La Crosse, Wisconsin, an urgent message on the letterhead of the local Catholic Church’s newspaper was sent to FBI director J. Edgar Hoover.
Thriller is still among the biggest-selling albums in history, with sales of more than 45 million worldwide. At the 1983 Motown Records 25th Anniversary television special, Michael mesmerized the audience as he performed the hit song "Billie Jean," and debuted his now-famous "moon walk" dance steps. The show was seen by more than 50 million people around the world and was a major turning point in his career. Michael's trademark attire was his glittering costumes and sequined white glove. In 1985, he helped organize the USA For Africa famine relief benefit and co-wrote "We Are The World," on which he was a featured performer.