Her parents are Abraham and Marcella Quintanilla. She married her guitarist, Christopher Perez on April 2, 1992, but had no children. Selena’s father saw her romance between the guitarists as a conflict of interest. He believed he was after fortune; however, the relationship persevered. Her career started with the encouragement and support of her parents and family as well as her roots.
After her marriage, Montana continued to tour, and her biggest hit, “I Want to Be a Cowboy’s Sweetheart,” became published in 1935, during the midst of the Great Depression. The influence of this song came while Montana was performing in Illinois, and Paul was off spending time with his mother who was ill, in Tennessee. “In her loneliness, during his absence, one evening in her hotel room she wrote the song that was to become her ‘trademark’” (“Patsy Montana Mini Bio”). “The lyrics of this great hit spoke of independence and love and the kind of freedom the cowboy had come to symbolize” (Bufwack). This song led Montana to be the first woman in country music history to have a million-selling single (Brennan and Manheim).
Whitney Elizabeth Houston, born on 9th August 1963, in Newark, New jersey. The daughter of gospel star Cissy Houston, and the goddaughter of soul legend diva Aretha Franklin. She started her first singing experience in the choir at her church, The New Hope Baptist Church in Newark. After graduating, she continued to model and sing, backing up Lou Rawls and Chaka Khan. When she was 19, Whitney Houston was discovered in a nightclub by the renowned Clive Davis of Arista Records, who signed her immediately and took the helm of her career as she navigated from gospel to pop stardom.
Soon after Bonnie’s father had died Bonnie had decided she wanted to be a famous actress and be on broadway. Only at the age of four Bonnie Parker had done pageants ,she had been very good at her pageants but in public had lied to judges so she sounded better than the other little girls. Also in Bonnie’s school days she had wrote poetry. As Bonnie had gotten older she had fallen in love with a boy named Roy thornton, and on
Beyoncé and Rihanna are two of the biggest music icons in the world right now. Each having their own unique careers. Both have a lot of similarities and also a lot of difference. Beyoncé Knowles was born on September 4, 1981, in Houston, Texas. When she was child, she performed in different dancing and singing competitions.
She started performing on the local TV and radio stations at the age of 10 and sang for the first time at the Grand Ole Opry at age 13. After finishing High School, Parton packed her bags and moved to Nashville to jumpstart her career. She became famous working with country star, Porter Wagoner. She made hit songs with him such as “Jolene” and “9 to 5.” She then started her own record label and publishing company called Owe-Par. (“Dolly Parton”).
In 2011, after months of treatment, Demi released her album Unbroken, which had her song Skyscraper, which made it to the top 10 list. In 2012 Lovato joined the X-Factor as a judge. In 2013, she returned to acting when she starred on the show Glee as Dani. While Demi Lovato has done things outside of singing, she has continued to release albums and top hits, including Neon Lights, Give Your Heart A Break, Cool For The Summer, and Confident. She has also recently went on tour with Nick Jonas In conclusion, Demi Lovato is a world leader, because she started her career at a young age.
“Sometimes within the mistakes made, good things can come through it all.” - Amy Winehouse. Amy Jade Winehouse was born on September 14, Southgate England 1983. Even before Winehouse was born she was destined to a musician like few, but very special, family members. Aunts and uncles as professional jazz artists, it was hard not to like music in the Winehouse family. Parents Mitch and Janis Winehouse themselves were no musicians but, as cab driver and pharmacist they saw potential in their bundle of joy.
“Don’t stop believin, Hold onto the feeling” famous song lyrics sang by a very well-known band, Journey. Debby Smoots is a wonderful person and as you will find out she loves her music and having a great time. On July 9, 1950 at Lawrence Memorial Charles and Helen gave birth to a beautiful baby girl, named Debby. She grew up in Tonganoxie, Kansas with her 3 brothers, Dan, David, and Steve. Yes, she was the only girl.
Billie Holiday lived a tumultuous life as she went through many ups and downs during her childhood and into her adulthood. Billie Holiday was only eighteen years old when she was discovered singing in nightclubs and soon found great success as a jazz singer. In spite of her lack of musical training, Holiday’s distinct singing caught the attention of her audience and she became one of the greatest jazz singers of the twentieth century. However, despite the remarkable success Billie achieved, she continuously battled with substance abuse until the end of her life. Holiday may have had a tragic life, but her emotional, melancholic voice made her an imperative presence in the period of jazz.