In Biography.com it states,” Diana is an american pop singer,actress,and record producer.”Diana Ross has won a lot of awards. Last year in 2016 she got the presidential medal of freedom,and in 2007 she got an award for all of her hard work. She is famous because she was the lead singer for the supremes, which are the most successful female vocal group in pop music.One of her most famous songs are “ Ain’t no Mountain Higher.” There was a group called the primettes which were a sister group that Diana joined at the age of 15. The group had auditioned for Motown Records and used their song,”There Goes My Baby.”One of her neighbors was an American singer and songwriter named Smokey Robinson.Diana has won an Oscar award for her acting in “Lady Sings The Blues.” She has also gotten a lifetime award by B.E.T. and the Grammy’s.In 1999 she was name United Kingdom’s most successful female artists in its history.She was an influential artist to rising stars like Beyonce,Janet Jackson,Mariah Carey, and Jennifer Lopez.On 1/14/70 Diana gave her last performance with The Supremes in Las Vegas at the Frontier Hotel.Between 1964 through 1967 the girls sang no less than 10 number one hit songs that reached the top 40 in the U.K.
There are tons of amazing musicians in this generation, one of them is Lady Gaga. She has managed to release a couple of award-winning albums and songs throughout her career, some of her notable songs are, Poker Face, Edge Of Glory, Bad Romance, Born This Way, and more. She is also known for her unconventionality and provocative work as well as her out of this world fashion sense that she somehow manages to pull off. Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta or more commonly known as Lady Gaga, rose to fame in 2008 when she released her debut album entitled, The Fame, where she manage to hit the top charts with her singles, Just Dance and Poker Face. Over almost a decade with more than 27 million albums albums and 146 million singles, she has been considered as one of the best-selling musicians
I viewed Diahann Carroll’s performance of a heartfelt love song, “The Music That Makes Me Dance” from Funny Girl. The song is written by Jule Styne and Bob Merrill. Carroll’s recording was made in 1968, four years after the role of Fanny Brice had been made famous by Barbra Streisand. I view Carroll as a confident artist for putting this song out into the world after such a groundbreaking, well known performance of it circulated. All of this being said, her performance was spectacular and showed why she belonged to hold a spot in our memories.
Mary Hopkins A singer with lots of talent and great songs Mary Hopkins is a folk-singer who was born in Wales. She is best known for her 1968 hit “Those Were the Days”. She was also one of the first musicians to sing on to The Beatles’ Apple label. In fact “Those Were the Days was Hopkins debut single and it became a number one hit in the U.K. and rose up to number two on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.
Whitney Elizabeth Houston was one of the most popular singers, producers, actors and models from the 80’s through the 90’s. She is better known by musical albums: “My Love Is Your Love”, “I’m Your Baby Tonight”, “The Bodyguard” and the lead role in the film “The Bodyguard”. She was born on August 9, 1963, in Newark, New Jersey, to Cissy and John Houston. Her mother also was a singer who’s career affected on Whitney’s future. The Houston’s family had moved to East Orange right after the 1967 the Newark riots.
INTRO: Janis Joplin is not what most people would consider your average woman, or your average rock star. The fact that she was able to be both of these, and extremely successful, is astonishing today, nevermind in the 1960s. Joplin was born in Port Arthur, Texas, on January 19, 1943. She was tormented at school because of her weight and acne. She moved and went to college at the University of Texas in Austin, but in 1963, she dropped out to pursue a career in singing folk and blues songs.
Ella’s first big break was when Chick Web hired her to sing in his band in 1935. She recorded her first album with Chick and her first hit. At age twenty she reached number one in national charts for the song, "A-tisket, A-tasket" recorded with Chick. He fostered her talent and was, essentially, the reason for her fame. Her fame would not have been possible without Chick being her mentor.
Ella Fitzgerald, also known as “The First Lady of Song”, was a singing sensation and the most famous female jazz vocalist of all time. She is famous for several quotes but the quote that stands out and means the most to me says, “It isn’t where you came from, it’s where you’re going that counts.” Ella proved this quote to be true because she endured many struggles throughout her lifetime but she never let it stop her from doing what she loved most, and that was singing. Singing gave Ella joy and comfort. She also used her struggles and memories to assist her in expressing her emotions while performing. Ella Jane Fitzgerald was born in Newport News, VA on April 25, 1917.
Sapphires is one of the best movies I have seen. It is rated 4 and a half stars and is a true story about aboriginal people and their life. It’s about 4 young girls who are born in cummeragunja a small town in New South Wales, who aspire to become world famous singers; they travel to Vietnam and sing for people in hospitals and in clubs. On their journey in Vietnam some face love. While also preforming during the Vietnam war the see great
Carrie has earned the title for most effective citizen of the 20th century. She came from a small town in Oklahoma and started singing as a very young girl. She graduated high school, went to college, won American Idol, then went back to college to finish getting her degree. She has won many awards over the years and continues being a very talented musician. Carrie encourages you to never give up and always try your hardest, no matter who you are or where you came from.
Jackie Evancho is a classical crossover singer. (2) This means that she sings music that is partly pop and partly operatic. (3) She is also a child prodigy, which means that she is extraordinarily talented for her age. (4) When she was 10 years old, Jackie Evancho became the runner-up on America 's Got Talent. (5) Jackie Evancho is also a model for GUESS Kids.