In the year 1986, she won an award for album of the year, not only that but she also topped the US and UK charts twice as number one with her her first album and just the US with her second (Heppermann 30, Whitney Houston). She also Had the highest-selling solo debut album in history (“Whitney Houston”) Wow, she must have been really good back then! She also made a big mark at the super bowl in 1991 when she sang the National Anthem (Whitney Houston). In 2007, she stared in a movie called The Bodyguard, and was placed at number one for a whole 14 weeks, no that’s pretty good! The music soundtrack for that movie dominated the grammys that year (Houston).
“The Black Eyed Peas are an American pop group, consisting of rappers, will,I,am, apl.de.ap, Taboo and a female singer Fergie. The group of artists were originally founded in 1995 in Los Angeles and have together sold an estimated 76 million records which shows how influential they are in the pop industry. The Black Eyes Peas have won 8 American Music Awards, 2 Billboard Music Awards, 6 Grammy Awards, 5 NRJ Music Awards, 4 Teen Choice Awards and 3 World Music Awards in 15 years. The Black Eyed Peas are one of the most successful pop groups in history wining 87 awards out of 116 nominations. A few years ago, the positive and upbeat tunes of their songs set the Black Eyes Peas apart from most bands at that time”( “Black Eyed Peas” ,n.d).
One such song they recorded as early as 1957 “Hey, Schoolgirl”. At this time they called themselves Tom and Jerry and this song became a Top Fifty Hit. Together they sang i on American Bandstand. However they failed to become successful and split up until 1962. They finally succeeded when they recorded “Sounds of Silence” and released an album of the same name.
Mattel went public in 1960 and joined the Fortune 500 in 1965 with sales of more than $100 million. Mattel went on to acquire brands like Fischer-Price, Tyco toys and American Girl and emerged as a parent company with seven subsidiaries. Over the years, the corporation has faced many ups and downs but due to smart decisions made by competent management, Mattel is still a major force to reckon with in the toy world. 2. History
Even the people he worked with have said that he had great manners (“Elvis Presley” International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers). On January 28, 1956 he was on the Dorsey Brothers’ “Stage Show” that played on CBS. This was his first national television appearance (“Elvis Presley” American Decades). Being a polite and kind musician helped him get well-known and adored by millions around the world. Elvis started out as a middle-class working American (Scheiber).
Fifty Shades of Grey. According to The Numbers (n.d.), the first installment grossed a total of about $571 million in North America and the other fifty-nine territories. The budget was $40 million. Fifty Shades of Grey became Universal's highest grossing R-rated international release (Lang, 2015) with the twelfth biggest worldwide box office champion. It also became the sixth R-rated film ever in history to cross the half-billion-dollar mark (Mendelson, 2015).
John Gray rose to fame with his bestselling book, Men are from Mars, and Women are from Venus. His counseling involves helping men and women to understand each other better by accepting and being considerate towards differences in both personal and professional lives Gray’s bestselling book, Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus was published in 1992 selling more than 7 million copies worldwide .e The book became the most popular solution to relationships. Problems leading to further videos, audiotapes, seminars, a Broadway show, a TV sitcom and movie contract with 20th Century Fox. It has also been translated into 40 languages for a wider non English speaking readership. The book men from mars and women from Venus, shows the relationship difference in a very Convenient t way and the written work made more people to understand the book because of its easy manner.
The “Rolling Stones”, the “Greatest Rock ‘n’ Roll Band in the World”, or the “Stones” are all names of which the influential bad boys of Rock ‘n’ Roll go by. The well deserved and hardly argued title of the “Greatest Rock ‘n’ Roll Band in the World” was first bestowed upon them in the 1960s. Although there were other Rock ‘n’ Roll bands rising to fame at this time, almost simultaneously, the Rolling Stones graciously accepted the title and carried it to the top along with them, taking no breaks from the spotlight. The Rolling Stones left a lasting impression on the music industry as well as on most, if not all, of the people that have had the pleasure of enjoying their music, including myself. I was first captivated by the Stones as a kid
His 3rd album잘못된 만남, (1995) sold over three millions copies, which was listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the biggest selling album in South Korea. " "“난 알아요” (I know: 1992 ) by Seo Taiji and Boys “난 알아요”is the song by the South Korean boy group Seo Taiji and Boys, featured on their debut album Yo!Taiji!(1992). This album including“난 알아is said to be the first album in South Korea which was commercially successful though performing rap music. Among the songs in this album, 난 알아요 was the biggest hit among young people making a revolution in the South Korean music industry which was dominated by ballads or traditional songs. The group are still admired as the legendary group in South
Now, love songs become mainstream music in Hong Kong. Singers such as Eason Chan, Joey Yung, are famous in the region. While J-pop began its success since 1970s, rock music brought Japan a worldwide market. According to an article from Oricon (2006), Eikich Yazawa 's rock single “Jikan yo Tomare” (“Time, Stop”) became a smash hit. Over 639,000 copies had been sold.