Aaliyah was raised by her father, mother and brother Rashad Haughton in Detroit. At age 9 she appeared on "Star Search" (1983), the TV program and sang "My Funny Valentine", a song which her mother had sung years earlier. At age 11, she sang with Gladys Knight in a five-night stint in Las Vegas. In 1992, she began to work on her debut album with the help of singer R. Kelly. The album, "Age Ain't Nothing But A Number" was released in 1994 and received heavy praise.
Beyonce Giselle Knowles or otherwise known as Beyonce is a multi-talented artist who is a singer, songwriter, dancer, actress, business entrepreneur, fashion label owner designer and on top of that, a mother. She is one of the most influential female artists in the pop culture due to her “Beyonce Effect” that takes over the world which saved her a spot at number two on Forbes 2010 The Celebrity List (2012 Starpulse.com). She started her music career as the lead singer of RnB girl group called “Destiny’s Child” which put her under the limelight as the powerhouse singer with her defined vocal register and power to her performance on stage. Beyonce who was born and raised in Houston, Texas was already influenced by music from a very young age
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.
But the artist who draws everyone’s attention, everyone has heard of and makes many want to constantly be listening to her and be like her, someone who is a key element of my generation has to be Lady Gaga. Lady Gaga has been making a name for herself as soon as her pop music hit the radio. Her first hit was “Just Dance” release in 2008. Hitting #1 in the billboard charts in 2009 followed by the release of her first album, The Fame. This really got people listening and earned her 8 Grammy nomination and 2 wins.
James called her mother "the Mystery Lady".  James received her first professional vocal training at the age of five from James Earle Hines, musical director of the Echoes of Eden choir, at the St. Paul Baptist Church in Los Angeles. She became a popular
In 1977 she released Blue Lights in the Basement, which was one of the top selling albums of the year. This album featured a duet with Donny Hathaway, “The Closer I Get to You”, which reached number two on the pop charts. She followed that up with the album Roberta Flack featuring Donny Hathaway. Hathaway died before the album was released in 1980. Soon after he died she found a new partner in Peabo Bryson.
It described in great detail all the long nights of drug use and partying. I felt like I had been up all night with Kristina. The ending was not at all predictable. When Kristina returns to her mom's house to get clean from the drugs and to have the baby you believe that she will succeed. After she talks to her mother about not being able to provide for the baby and how difficult it was to love him, she decides to give the baby to her mother to adopt and raise.
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
She was heavily influenced by no other than the late, great, “Lady of Song,” Ms. Ella Fitzgerald. Ella Fitzgerald was born on April 25, 1918, in Newport News, Virginia, but she spent her youth just outside New York City in Yonkers, New York, and received her musical education in public schools. During elementary school she began singing at her local church, the Bethany African Methodist Episcopal Church. At fifteen her mother died and she was cared for by her aunt in Harlem, a black neighborhood in New York that was rich with jazz music. When only sixteen, she received her first big break at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, when she won an amateur-night contest and impressed saxophonist-bandleader Benny