got her music career start in 1995 with his group Junior M.A.F.I.A., whose debut album Conspiracy generated three hit singles. Kimberly Jones' debut studio album, Hard Core (1996) was certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and spawned three consecutive No. 1 rap hits: "No Time", "Not Tonight (Ladies Night remix)", and "Crush on You", a record for a female rapper. Her following albums, The Notorious K.I.M. (2000) and La Bella Mafia (2003), were certified Platinum, making her the only female rapper besides Missy Elliott to have at least 3 platinum albums.
Boyz 2 men is an American R&B vocal group best known for their emotional songs and a cappella harmonies. The quartet won 4 grammys and the trio won 2. They are the most successful R&B groups of all time selling over 60 million albums worldwide. The group was originally a quartet but Michael McCary left the group in 2003 due to his health issues. the groups first single was end of the road which hit number one on charts, it stayed number one for 13 weeks straight.
The popularity of television shows like American Idol, X Factor, and America Got talent revealed that Americans are infatuated with music icons. For example America is obsessed with Beyoncé, Lil Wayne, Michael Jackson, The Beatles and Britney Spears. What these artists have in common is that they are wealthy, famous, and have amazing talent. This is what it takes for American’s to become interested in music icons. If you ask a young child who they want to be when they grow up they will say these following names; Beyoncé, Lil Wayne, Michael Jackson, the Beatles and Britney Spears and not both senators Bachman and Obama.
This collection of humble eclectic musicians worked their way up from meager beginnings to become the number one group of all time, at least according to Billboard, Rolling Stone magazine, and about a dozen other publications. The Beatles are amazing people who have accomplished a lot in their personal lives. Unfortunately because their personal lives were so sensational a lot of focus has been put on that instead of their
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
Problems of Alcohol and Drugs resulted in a breakup of Fleetwood Mac. Peter Green named the group by combining the surnames of two of his former band mates (Fleetwood, McVie). Green had achieved a UK number one with “Albatross”. After that, Fleetwood Mac as a group, produced 10 new singles and remained number 1, on the American albums chart for 31 weeks! He was a great help in the band, Fleetwood Mac.
All of the Western culture experienced the changes in the cultural phenomenon. The music in the United Kingdom was leaving its own impact on British youth, with a similar popular explosion of immediate fans. The most popular British band to emerge was the Beetles.13 This band came on the scene in early 1960s and quickly developed a female fan base. Their music appeared to be a sexual-outlet for these obsessed female fans, more than their young male counterparts. Beetle-mania developed an almost cult-like following, and the band, consisting of four all-male members reached world-shattering popularity.
Biggest Selling Album Of All Time B. Developed The Heal The World Foundation C. Listed in the 2000 edition of the Guiness Book Of World Records for breaking the world record for the "Most Charities Supported By a Pop Star". D. Influenced many Artists like Neyo, Chris Brown, Usher.
July 2001 was a busy time for Aaliyah. After the sucess of her song "Try Again" for which she was nominated for a Grammy Award and won several MTV Video Awards, Aaliyah finally released her "Aaliyah" album. Debuting at number two on the Billboard charts, "Aaliyah" was a sales success despite many lack-lustre reviews it received. In August 2001, Aaliyah took time off from her busy album promotional tour to fly to the Bahamas to film a video for the song "Rock the Boat". The video, filmed on Abaco Island, was directed by Hype Williams, a major music video director known for his style and wit.
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.