But, that all changed when she started to become popular among Tejano music fans. Leading her to win “best female vocalist of the year” and “performer of the year” at the Tejano Music Awards. In the 90s her album named “Ven Conmigo” was the first Tejano album to reached gold selling over five hundred thousand copies. In, 1993 when went on to win a Grammy for “best Mexican American album”. The following year she released another album which was called “Amor Prohibido” that also went gold.
Whitney’s first album, released in 1985, was named “Whitney Houston”, selling over 13 million copies. The strength of Whitney was not only her vocal performance, but also her acting. Therefore, Whitney decided to explore her career as an actress. In 1992 she screened in the "The Bodyguard" as the leading role. She also wrote the soundtrack “I Will Always Love You”, which became the best-selling song in history, which earned her a Grammy award.
Most Important Person in U.S. History “Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius, and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.” One of the many amazing quotes by an amazing woman. Marilyn Monroe was one of the most iconic model, musician, and actress of all time. Marilyn Monroe is still looked up to today and still inspires millions of people. Marilyn was born June 1, 1926 in Los Angeles, California. Marilyn Monroe was born with the name Norma Jeane but then in 1956 she legally changed her name to the name we all know her by, Marilyn Monroe.
Page 1 of 2 SelenaBy: Anna MastMost people have heard of the famous Mexican-American singer Selena. She did so many tremendous things, influenced so many people, and made such a big impact in the music industry. Selena mainly focused on Mexican music when she first started. She did not always stick to her Mexican culture and Mexican music though. This is the story and background of Selena Quintanilla-Perez.Selena learned about music from a young age.
(Banks, 2012) Her persistence and refusal to conform to a weight considered the norm and necessary for modeling ultimately led her to additional success and fame! She modeled at a weight she was comfortable with for Victoria's Secret and as a result the bras and panties she modeled sold more than any other model. She was the first black model to be featured in a Victoria's Secret catalogue. Tyra was also the first black model to appear on the cover of GQ as well as the cover of Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition. (Jacobs, 2010) Tyra has also been on People's magazine 50 Most Beautiful People list several times.
Celia Cruz is the most popular salsa performer in history. Also the first female salsa mega-star. She is known as the "Queen of Salsa Music." She is a Cuban-American singer that was born in Havana, Cuba. She was born on October 21, 1925 and died in 2008.
She was called La reina Tejana del bolero; which was the genre she mostly recorded. Rosita Fernández was also a successful artist, offering something new: Songs both in English and Spanish. Women were the strongest pillar of Tejano music and their impact has left a clear footprint in music in general. Notwithstanding, Tejano music has not been the only genre developed in the Texas area by the Mexican Americans. Jazz, a music considered truly ‘American’; a mix of African-American rhythms such as ragtime, blues and gospel, has also been interpreted by the community, ingrained with their own style, their own sabor.
Because this Scandinavian liked her voice, he encouraged his friends to hear her as well;they liked her voice too and she became very famous and popular in the Scandinavian territories. Another big achievement was when she performed in the Salzburg festival! She was not only famous in Europe, her fame and popularity grew over seas and was considered “the best singer in the world”. The reason why all these achievements are so clear, is because of the good diction and tone that Hughes uses. The tone in this passage sounds very biographical and very formal.
On January 8th, 1935 one of the greatest influences to pop and country was born. Elvis Aaron Presley changed the way people heard and saw music through his songs and the way he performed them. Elvis’ music was stunning, he had eighteen American No. 1s and hundreds of gold records from around the world. He brought a way of performing that people had never experienced before, he was electrifying when he performed on stage.
Psychology Autopsy Name Date The number of words must be not less than 1100 words, excluding references and title. Write a conclusion! Psychology autopsy Introduction Whitney Elizabeth Houston was an American singer, model, actress, and producer. In the year 2009, she was the most awarded female act of all time by the Guinness world book of records. Whitney was one of the best-selling music artists of all-time, with estimated millions of records sold worldwide.
When she got into acting she showed amazing talent and was nominated for a Golden Globe Award and an Academy Award for her performance in “Lady Sings the Blues”. She went on to act in two more movies “Mahogany” and “The Wiz”. The Guinness Book of World Records declared Ross the most successful female music artist in history in 1993. This was due to the fact that she had more hits than any other female artists on the charts – 70 hit singles while she was a part of The Supremes. As a solo artist she has sold over 100 million records all over the globe.
Then there was Duke Ellington and Thelonious Monk who met their career demise in the early nineteen forties. But Williams, in continuing to outdo herself, also outdid these heroes of her time in several crucial respects: she played better in her sixties than she ever did, reaching an artistic fulfillment in the nineteen-seventies that was due to the triple coincidence of external circumstances of the music world, those of her personal life, and those of her own creative evolution (The New Yorker). I admire Mary Lou Williams’s strength, persistence and talent, what did in her era was monumental. Being a woman. African-American, composing and arranging music; as well as leading a band was not a common thing back in her time.
Finally in 1977 they became Alabama. (Pareles,Romanowski,1983).They were one of the biggest US country rock acts of the 80s and 90s. (Larkin,2002). Alabama has lots of hits from making good music. Alabama was one of the most selling country groups of the 80s they had lots of singles.(Pareles,Romanowski,1983).
The Life of Whitney Houston A talented and gifted film-actress, producer, model and American singer. A woman who was one of the greatest singers in the world, and had the best voice of all time. A legendary woman throughout her wonderful years of life. Yet strong, but faced many struggles and challenges in her life, and still left a positive impact on the world after succumbing to death in February 2012. Whitney Elizabeth Houston was born on August 9, 1963 in Newark, New Jersey.