"I’ve always been a writer. My songs are the door to every dream I’ve ever had and every success I’ve ever achieved,” says Dolly Parton. Over the years, Dolly Parton has created an amazing image of being a renowned superstar. She has contributed to countless milestones in entertainment world of country music. Spanning from her classical songs such a “Jolene,” “Coat of Many Colors,” and her mega-hit “I Will Always Love You” (Dolly). Parton seamlessly defined country music with pop music, while maintaining her image as a country star. Parton exclaimed, “I’m not leaving country,” she said at the time, “I’m just taking it with me”
But they don’t know about her past and how her fans look up to her. Since Selena has become a star she has brought more attention to the latino music industry and helped many other artists become recognized. Selena was very close with her fans and she was very thankful for them and she never took her fame for advantage. She stayed family oriented and made sure to put her family
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.
From her ordinary beginning to her widespread suffering brought on by corrupt thoughts and feelings, Lovato matches all of the qualifications of a modern hero. Thus, Lovato was almost incapable of remaining strong against the oppressing thoughts she had about herself every day, that were brought upon her by degrading peers. Nevertheless, Lovato fought back against all the pain and suffering those hurtful words lead on, and to this day is empowering everyone around the globe to remain strong and true to themselves. If we all could just empower and lift each other up without having to make people suffer, in a world already filled with challenges, the impact it would have on this world would be for the
Selena Quintanilla-Perez was a talented Mexican-American singer, songwriter, spokesperson, and fashion designer. On top of her career, she had respect, and was admired as a great role model by Mexican Americans. The “Queen of Tejano” music, her contributions to music and fashion made her one of the most celebrated Mexican-American entertainers of the late 20th century. Billboard magazine named her the “Top Latin Artist of the 90s” and then “Best Selling Latin Artist of the decade”. Selena ranks among the most influential Latin artists of all time and is credited for catapulting a music genre into the mainstream market.
Selena Quintanilla-Pérez was accomplished many things in her life. She was a fashion designer, boutique owner, spokesperson, actress, and probably her most successful endeavor was her music career. Selena was often known as the the Queen of Tejano music. Making herself well known in a genre of music dominated mostly by men. She was arguably one of the most successful women singers to live.
Selena and her siblings would perform in her family’s Mexican restaurant and entertain the guests and later moved onto performing at festivals. Selena first found it hard to become popular because she was discriminated for her gender. This, however, did not stop her. As time went on, Selena became more popular. Her song “Como La Flor” hit number one on Latin Hot Songs chart, launching her career.
Many women still don 't understand the hidden power that they have. “As we learn more and more to cherish our feelings, and to respect those hidden sources of power, true knowledge and lasting action follow” (Lorde, 1982, pg. 281). Beyoncé is a great example of how she was able to use her voice and really promote feminism.
For instance, I have goals in my life that I want to achieve and I will not give up until I accomplish them. I admire Selena for all of her hard work and dedication she contributed to her community. She wanted people to do good with their lives and to become successful. She influenced many people and they looked up to her as a great role model. I would most definitely include Selena on future lists as being important to the history of Latin America because she proved to everyone that anybody can do anything they want in their life as long as they put their minds to it and do not give up no matter what the circumstances
On the other hand, she doesn 't always do so. For instance, marrying Logan Killicks, on Nanny’s wish, without the ability of patience to see it through. As well as, adhering to what people want and expect. With
She was a multi-talented person as Toni Morrison, a friend and contemporary of Angelou, expressed: “She had 19 talents and used 10. And she was a real original.” (qtd, in Sherwell, 2014).
I think it was very brave for Helen Reddy to say what she said when accepting her Grammy. Usually artists have a small amount of time to thank those that got he or she to the current standing. In that small amount time Helen Reddy confidently walked up to the stage and knew exactly what she was going say and how she was going to address it. “‘I am strong. I am invincible.
Beyoncé and Rihanna are two of the most successful R&B singers right now. They are very strong, black, powerful women. They influence, inspire and empower many people. Many young women look up to them and strive to look and be like the two successful stars. Many men drool over them and dream of having a woman that is as beautiful as the two.
Some, however, have more of a mean streak than others. Star Staff wrote in their article Hollywood’s 20 Meanest Celebs online about several popular and well known celebrities of Hollywood. For example, Julia Roberts has the reputation of being America’s Sweetheart but she reportedly didn’t like a dress picked out for one of her models during a photoshoot and instead of telling the stylist she didn’t like the dress she threw it across the room and yelled at the stylist when she went to retrieve