People have also found out that Demi has struggled with bipolar disorder and addiction. When she disappeared from Sonny with a Chance, she went to one of the best facilities and got the help she needed. When at DNC, earlier this year, before she performed she talked to the audience a little about her mental illness. Demi told the audience, “Like millions of Americans, I am living with a mental illness… Unfortunately, too many Americans from all walks of life don’t get help, either because they fear the stigma or cannot afford treatment” (Demi Lovato Spoke at the DNC About Her Struggle With Mental Illness). In 2011, after months of treatment, Demi released her album Unbroken, which had her song Skyscraper, which made it to the top 10 list.
There are a lot of similarities between Beyoncé and Rihanna is that they’re both successful female singe scoring numerous awards and nominations. The both had collaborated with Jay-Z with singles like Beyoncé “Crazy in Love” and Rihanna’s “Umbrella”. They both won Grammys Beyoncé with 20 Rihanna eight and billboard music awards Beyoncé with eight, Rihanna with twenty-three. They both count Whitney Huston as big influence. Both signed big record deals at an early age Beyoncé at fifth teen and Rihanna at fifth teen.
Right after finishing college, Melissa started building her career as a producer, TV show host and huntress. She is known for her hard work, ambition and an incredible work ethics. There is no doubt she is on her way to become one of the most famous people in the hunting
Wilma Rudolph once said, “The triumph cannot be had without the struggle.” In the 1960s Wilma Rudolph became known as one of the fastest African American track and field athletes. In fact many people referred to her as the “Jesse Owens” of women’s track and field (Litsky). It was not easy for her to get there, but she overcame many obstacles to achieve her goal of being an athlete. Wilma Glodean Rudolph was born on June 23, 1940 in Bethlehem, Tennessee and died at the age of 54 on November 12, 1994 in Brentwood Tennessee (Litsky and Naden, 9). Growing up Rudolph was a very sickly child (Litsky and Naden, 5).
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.
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings was the first nonfiction best-seller by an African-American woman and ended up making her famous. She was now a star internationally. Afterwards, Angelou continued to redefine what could and couldn 't be done by people. She wrote the drama Georgia, Georgia in 1972—making her the first African-American woman to have her screenplay produced— and continued, ended up earning herself a Tony Award nomination for her role in Look Away and an Emmy award nomination for her work on Roots. These were only some of her
Eventually after working at many different jobs she did something she loved to do. She had a stage career for a while and started touring around the world. Maya’s screenplay for the 1972 film Georgia, Georgia was one of the first by an African American woman ever to be
Although her life was full of being on the “big screen” her life was a series of ups and downs. Although she faced challenges throughout her career it did not stop her from doing what she loved. Vivien Leigh will always be remembered for her awe-inspiring roles throughout
At a young age, Streisand figured out that she had a talented voice and had ambitions to become a famous actress. She started singing at nightclubs, which sparked her successful career. She played a role in a Broadway play, fell in love with the lead, and released fifty-three Gold albums, thirty-one Platinum albums, and fourteen Multi-Platinum albums during her career. As a charismatic entertainer, you are around fans that adore you and in return you adore your fans back. I believe based on her background and point of view Streisand was inspired to sing “People who need people are the luckiest people in the
Recalling Dido She had the crowd sing with her soulful and husky style of singing. The wider audience first known her as that croaky songstress side by side by Eminem on the hit single ‘Stan.’ It must be true that her appearance with Eminem allowed her to charm a wider scope of audience however, unknown to majority of worldwide music patrons, she is already a big thing in the UK. Even before she set foot in the US music arena, Dido has been a regular presence in the UK scene. She started in 1999 with the release of her debut album named ‘No Angel.’ Her song ‘Here with Me’ was a success that it even managed to climb top 4 on UK hit charts that time. This track’s favorable outcome glided and became a theme song for US Series ‘Roswell.’ This singer’s birth name is kind of mouthful – Dido Florian Cloud de Bounevialle O’Malley Armstrong.
She was singing songs from many famous singers, including Beyonce and Pink. Her dad can be heard in the background also. Connie has actually been singing for many years. At the age of six, she appeared on Britain 's Got Talent and wowed the crowd with her voice. She did an amazing rendition of the classic "Somewhere Over The Rainbow."
Although my mother was diagnosed with diabetes during her pregnancy with me, according to her doctor, her body was extensively damaged from the years the diabetes went undetected. My mother described her disease as a “silent killer”, something that was extremely difficult for a daughter to hear. I asked her about her