The following year she released another album which was called “Amor Prohibido” that also went gold. With these achievements, this made Selena the first women to achieve huge success in Tejano and the first Tejano artist to win a Grammy award and have albums go gold. After achieving so much success in Tejano music Selena wanted to crossover to American music. She started recording the album “Dreaming of you” but sadly she did live to see her album success. Selena was murder on March 31, 1995.
Her father decided to to name the group Selena and the Dinos. Ever since then Selena has been performing in front of crowds. The first time she performed in her parents restaurant she knew that’s what she was born to do. Selena started small just like most popular musicians do. She and her siblings played their songs at state fairs
You can find her songs on multiple 00’s playlists. I chose this song because I have listened to it since I was a child. I remember hearing it played on the radio frequently while I was in elementary school. Also, someone sung it in the talent show while I was in second grade. I love the message it has, especially when she says, “Feel the rain on your skin no one else can feel it for you.” This song is about being yourself and experiencing life and adventures for yourself because no one else can do it for you and I think that message is important.
Her renowned voice was distinct due to her abundant use different tones and with her ever changing range. In addition, Billie took the pain that she experienced throughout her life and conveyed it through song. Influential to jazz, Billie Holiday’s life and her music have continued to impact music and artists even now. Billie Holiday was born on April 7, 1915 and given the name Eleanora Fagan. However, just a few years into her life, she changed her name to what she is known as now- Billie Holiday.
hat many people don’t know is that Jessica Biel started her entertainment career as a vocalist. She appeared in a number of musical productions before getting her big breakout role as Mary Camden in the family TV show 7th Heaven. Today, many people still remember her from this role even though the series wrapped up approximately 13 years ago. Since then Jessica has appeared in a number of films and a handful of TV shows, mainly in guest roles. Her most successful role to date was as Erin Hardesty in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003).
Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, formerly known as Lady Gaga, was born March 28, 1986 in Manhattan, New York City, NY. Growing up, she learned classical piano and studied her father’s classical rock albums. Lady GaGa joined and band while attending a prep school which covered songs from pink Floyd and Led Zeppelin. She then ventured into the more glam rock and toured in gay clubs until 2008 when she released her first album ‘The fame’. From there Lady GaGa is an international pop star, songwriter and actress known for her self-empowering messages, exotic fashion and live performances.
Classmate Interview: Wearing big bows, a pound of glitter and tight skirts is a normal day for Joy Barber. Joy Barber always knew that she would be a cheerleader in college. Since the age of 7 she has cheered competitively. At a young age Joy started cheering, unfortunately as a freshman in high school her dream was almost destroyed. After tearing her ACL Joy used her injury as motivation.
Estefan first came to the United States of America when she was a infant with her parents from Havana, Cuba. Her career began when she started to work with a group called the Miami Sound Machine, where she met her future husband Emilio Estefan (Gloria Estefan Biography). The bands first American hits were “Bad Boy” and “Words Get In The Way” (Gloria Estefan Biography). Gloria Estefan is most known for her biggest hit “Conga” which came out in 1985 (Johnston). The band was very successful and toured around the world.
During the four years that you are in high school, almost everyone will come in contact with extremely joyful and great experiences as well as a few confusing and lousy ones. I, of course, encountered both. One experience in particular that has had a lasting effect on me is my participation as both a competitive cheerleader and sideline football cheerleader during the first three years of high school. To give some backstory, I was a competitive gymnast for seven years. Once I got to high school, I discovered we did not have a gymnastics team, but my high school did have a competitive cheer team where I could tumble and compete (two things which I love) at the same time.
American born actress, Crystal Hunt, started her acting career when she was just 2 years old. As a child, she competed in several pageants and attended acting and singing lessons. At the age of 6, she was cast as "Daughter" in the film "Problem Child 2" (1991). She also featured in a couple of television commercials with well-known stars like Tom Hanks and the members of NSYNC. Hunt is best known for her role as "Lizzie Spaulding", a troubled teen, in the daytime soap opera "Guiding Light" (2003-2006).
Ella Fitzgerald was born on April 25, 1917 in Newport, Virginia. She had a troubling childhood as she was growing up. Her parents separated shortly after her birth leaving her with no father. As a way to express herself, she turned to singing. Ella’s fame and success started when she was discovered in an amateur singing contest.
Their first Top Ten hit was “California Dreamin’”. After recording their first album If You Can Believe Your Eyes and Ears they practically became an overnight hit. The album was released in March 1966 and besides their first hit included the singles “Monday, Monday” and “Do You Wanna Dance?” However the group members started fighting among themselves. They had all moved into a big house in Hollywood and this resulted in Michelle and Doherty drifting into a flirtatious affair, Elliot getting resentful and John slowing withdrawing from everyone. The more popular they became the more they partied and the drug use grew.
In her world, dancing, acting, and singing changed her whole life. When she was only 3 years old she attended the Junior Dancing Company, and it shaped her into the person that she is today. Kimi is superior in dancing, acting and singing. From the talent show, to on stage at the Saroyan Theater she is will provide