Entertainers thrive from his or her fan base. It is from this that they begin to become icons to his or her fans, country, and even the world. Jay-Z for example has a net worth of 500 million dollars. He was awarded 17 Grammy awards. As well as being placed number one on the 2006 MTV Greatest MC's of All Time list.
Thanks to his unique style of singing, the way he dress and the way he dance(e.g. moon walk). Who does not know the well-known song (Billie Jean) written by himself in the album(the Thriller 1982). His tenure topped the music chart for almost three decades, 70s, 80s and 90s.MTV, the famous music channel, aired his music to entire the globe. Eventually, he became the everlasting icon of the pop culture
It became a modest hit in the U.S however topped the music charts in the U.K. More songs followed which included ‘Lonely Teardrops’ that also topped the charts and ‘All I Could Do Was Cry’. Berry decided to use all his profits from his the success of his songs into producing. He found out about ‘The Miracles’ in 1957 and after that he started making a portfolio of popular artists. He borrowed a loan from his family and founded R&B label Tamla Records. Soon Motown became a successful independent company that recorded some of the most successful groups and songs such as ‘The Supremes’, ‘Stevie Wonder’, ‘Four Tops’, ‘Martha and Vandellas’, ‘Marvin Gaye’, Jr. Walker & the All-Stars’, ‘Michael Jackson’ and ‘Smokey Robinson’.
Finally her boy friend moved to be with her there and she learned to accept her new environment. Lopez's first big break came in 1997, when she was chosen to play the title role in Selena, a biopic of the pop singer Selena Quintanilla-Pérez, who was killed by a crazed fan in 1995. She earned honor for her performance, including a Golden Globe nomination, and became the highest-paid actress in history with her paycheck of $1 million. That same year, Lopez starred in Anaconda and in Blood and Wine. Her role as federal marshal Karen Sisco in Steven Soderbergh's “Out of Sight,” further improved her image as a worthy movie star.
She also sang on television specials, commercials, and even broke a glass with her voice! Ella Fitzgerald is very talented. Bruno Mars Bruno Mars grew up in a very musical family. At age 4, he was an Elvis impersonator and loved the stage life. Bruno was born October 8, 1985 in Honolulu, Hawaii.
1.04H Over the last few years, the United kingdom has been the country everybody has taking about. The united kingdom claimed to have reached their golden age in the 1920's, however, they seem to be making a comeback. Britain has made an amazing impact in the worlds pop culture industry. The countries biggest artistic success come from the music industry. Music from British artists is spreading fast, becoming more and more popular throughout teenagers worldwide.
 The band renamed themselves "Coldplay" in 1998, before recording and releasing three EPs; Safety in 1998, Brothers & Sisters as a single in 1999 and The Blue Room in the same year. The latter was their first release on a major label, after signing to Parlophone.  They achieved worldwide fame with the release of the single "Yellow" in 2000, followed by their debut album released in the same year, Parachutes, which was nominated for the Mercury Prize. The band's second album, A Rush of Blood to the Head (2002), was released to critical acclaim and won multiple awards, including NME's Album of the Year, and has been widely considered the best of the Nelson-produced Coldplay albums. Their next release, X&Y, the best-selling album worldwide in 2005, was met with mostly positive reviews upon its release, though some critics felt that it was inferior to its predecessor.
KISS Induction Speech Finally after thirty-eight years of waiting, the hottest band in the world is being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Being on of America’s top gold record champs, KISS continues to hold an unbreakable bond with its fans. Having a rocky start involving another band, Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley left their old band and stumbled upon an Ad in Rolling Stones magazine, written by a drummer, Peter Criss. After holding auditions the three became one and began practicing as a trio. Another, Ace Frehley was then auditioned as the lead singer and the four officially became known as the band KISS in January of 1973.
An example of this is Miles Davis. He was a well-known musician for his talent. Almost two decades after his death, his music is still considered great and his albums like "Kind of Blue", "Miles Ahead" and "Sketches of Spain" are still selling and beating world records. So this is an example of a musician that gets increased recognition after their death. In popular music, it takes time to recognized a talented band and keep it for long in the industry.
10 Things I Will Do If I Become A Celebrity Adele Laurie Blue Adkins is my favourite artist and she is my icon. She is the greatest artist who was born on 5th May 1988, better known as Adele. She is an English recording artist and song writer. At the 2009 Grammy Awards, Adele received the awards for Best New Artist and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance. She is the first artist to sell more than 3 million copies of an album in a year in the United Kingdom.