The success Gaga encountered after the release of “Poker Face” continued as she produced several additional albums in which four have been ranked number one on the Billboard 200 albums chart. In addition to countless accomplishments, in more recent events, in 2016 Gaga performed the national anthem at the Super Bowl 50 and in 2017 she headlined the Super Bowl halftime show. (“Lady Gaga”.) It may be difficult when trying to describe Gaga’s musical style as she evidently challenges mainstream pop with her controversial and straightforward lyrics. In fact, Lady Gaga had stated herself “It is an exploration of electronic music and techno songs but I have created a genre of metal / dance / techno / rock / pop music with a lot of anthem choruses, because that is actually the music I love.” (Sciarretto).
Jennifer Lopez was born in 1969 in New York. She began her career as a dancer, appearing in musicals and music videos. She also took on small acting jobs before her first feature film, “Mi Familia” or “My family.” Lopez appeared in various other movies before she was chosen for to play the title role in “Selena.” She gained praise for her performance and was nominated for a Golden Globe. Lopez also became the highest-paid actress in history with a paycheck of $1 million. Lopez starred in various other well known movies as her music career progressed after debuting her Latin pop album, “On the 6.” The album went platinum, which made Lopez one of the most influential examples of Latin culture in pop music.
At the Tejano Music Awards, she obtained the award for “Best Female Vocalist of the Year and “Performer of the Year”. All of her albums sold out in large numbers, making Selena successful with her music. I look up to Selena Quintanilla-Perez as my role model. It took a lot of hard work and courage for her to become a successful Mexican-American artist. As a Mexican-American woman, she broke barriers and made recording history with her music.
Beyonce is a very popular Artist who has really made herself stand out by her talented voice. She has gone through a lot of transformations in the music that she presents to the public. With Her album, “Lemonade,” was a huge hit which was critisizing and comparing her experience as a black women since she was a teen to the emotional stages she went through in her life as how she kind of brings fourth the feelings of emptiness and rejection she has felt. In her albums you can tell that she has always made music for a reason and cause, but not just for entertainment. When she was a teenager she joined her first group which was called the “Distiney’s Child which went throgh a lot of ups and down until it actually came in notice by a lot
She received a Golden Globe Award in 1998 for Best Actress because of her role in Selena. In 2000, she was nominated for Grammy Awards for Best Dance Recording for two of her singles, “Waiting For Tonight” and “Let’s Get Loud.” Lopez set a Guinness World Record for the first number-one remix album on the Billboard 200 for her album “J to tha L-O!” She then set another World Record for highest viewed female music video of all time for her album “On the Floor.” Also in 2013, she received her “Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame.” Lopez’s hard-work and dedication for her career payed off as she won many
Cheyenne, is a case study, in Mary Piper’s Ph.D. book, Reviving Ophelia, whose parents had to move to a new neighborhood which caused a spiral of devastation to a once semi-normal (in society’s eyes) household. Reviving Ophelia, is an earth shattering, realization of how teen girls suffer from the new generation of fitting into a society that only accepts perfection. The young girl had always followed the rules, loved sports (especially soccer) and received good grades in school, unlike her older sister who had not been so innocent. Her mother and father had a few issues with her older sister but nothing like what Cheyenne was putting them through. While reading these first 4 chapters I felt myself wondering if I also had fallen into the
Though they started off with great performances, Selena wasn 't accepted as Tejano singer because she was a woman. Despite this, Selena y los Dinos didn 't give up and continued with music. Due to the great determination Selena and the rest of her family had, they finally became successful. Despite some doubts, Selena performed in Monterrey, Mexico.
Tina Fey, a well-known actress, comedian, writer and producer has written the #1 national bestseller and was nominated for AA Grammy Award with her novel, Bossypants. Throughout this novel Fey describes many major unlucky lifetime events that have led to her very successful career of many titles. She emphasizes the series of events that have developed her comical personality and well known recognition. Through these stories of her personal experiences, which are chronologically ordered, Fey creates a life theory with each one. With each idea, Fey argues many different social issues, such as our society needing to be more accepting, a stronger relationship of mothers with their children, and Americans attitude on many things.
The first season of CW 's Jane The Virgin made a good impression to both critics and viewers. The finale was something that was intriguing considering the kidnapping of Jane 's (played by Gina Rodriguez) baby. Celebrity Café published a recap of the season premiere that aired on October 12. The first thing that people saw was Jane frustrated about her telenovela and how it was becoming too much to watch. It was weird for her as well since the music being played on her favorite show brings her comfort for some reason.
The 70s, 80s and 90s were revolutionary years in our history, with the Sony Walkman making music portable and the infamous 80s fashion being all the rage. But there were also many famous literary publications that have gone on to influence pop culture and be remembered up until this day. The Princess Bride was published by William Goldman in 1973, and is an abridged version of novel of the same by S. Morgenstern. This book tells the tale of a beautiful woman named Buttercup and her lover, Wesley as they battle again ROUS's, bounty hunters and an evil prince with the aid of Fizzik the Giant and Innigo the sword-fighting spaniard. It is a combination of fantasy, comedy, adventure and romance, and quoted 'not just a love story'.