Faith Hill: An Inspiration to All There are many great entertainers across the nation. Each one of these entertainers has something about them that makes them great in their own way. Faith Hill is a model of an ideal entertainer because of her great success as a country singer and her admirable life outside of her career. “Faith Hill was born Audrey Faith Perry on September 21, 1967, in Jackson, Mississippi” (“Hill, Faith”). She was only a few days old when Ted and Edna Perry adopted her (Hinman 15).
Records were broke when McEntire surpassed Dolly Parton with having the most nominated female artists in the 43-year history of the CMA Awards. Her next album, All the Women I Am, which included the number-one hit "Turn On the Radio” was released in 2010. When asked what the key to success, Reba exclaims that "To succeed in life," she has said, "you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funny bone (Reba).” Over the past seventy years, country music has developed different traits. However, country music has always explained the real issues of ordinary people. Country music is no longer limited to just country; instead it embraces other aspects of music.
My thesis statement about Madonna is how strong she was , like some people didn’t really like Madonna , and said negative stuff about her , but she was strong , believed in herself , and encouraged other women to also believe in themselves too , and be strong and powerful because women have rights and are strong. She is a very powerful and strong woman in this way , and did I mention she is one of the most powerful and most strongest women in the industry? Madonna’s parents had seven children (including madonna) Silvio Ciccone – (Madonna’s father) is a designer engineer for general academics , he Was born on June 6 , 1931 , which makes him 84 years old., Madonna Louise Ciccone – (Madonna’s mother) was of french-canadian descent . she Died of breast cancer when Madonna was only six years old. Madonna Louise Ciccone was born on July 11 , 1933 , in Bay City , Michigan , USA ( the same birth place as Maddona ) , and died December 1963 , in Oakland
She actually didn’t receive her first pair of shoes until she was six years old. The locals quickly perceived Oprah “gifted” at the age of three. She was a talented speaker when she spoke at church. In kindergarten, she wrote to her teacher, “I don’t think I belong here because I know a lot of big words”, so she skipped kindergarten. She learned discipline and drama in the Southern Baptist Church, but she left the organization as an adult.
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.
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
Angelou was honored with the Presidential Medal of the Arts; she received the Ford 's Theatre Lincoln Medal in 2008." "In 2011, President Barack Obama awarded her the nation 's highest civilian honor, The Presidential Medal of Freedom"("Maya Angelou Biography" 1) "Maya Angelou has published more than thirty titles of works" ("Maya Angelou Biography" 1). She has inspired numerous students, women, and people around the world. Throughout her life of ups and downs, Maya never gave up on her dreams and ended up living an amazing life. "Unfortunately, Maya Angelou passed away on May 28, 2014" ("Maya Angelou Biography"
Music to many is a form of therapy. For example, “Because you loved me” sang by Celine Dion and co-authored by Diane is particularly therapeutic when I listen to it. It could be the reason why it has served as a theme song for so many movies. It has been a worldwide hit and has topped the charts in about ten countries; maintaining a number one position on radio and billboards for continuous weeks. The song also won the Grammy Award for best song numerous times.
“Marian Anderson [...] one of this country’s most successful classical singers” (Teachout 1). With a rough background, she rose above and became very famous because of her newly found their voice. “Anderson a world-famous symbol of black aspiration and achievement” (Teachout 1). Marian was a leading inspiration to all young blacks and whites of her time. Marian was born into a poor family, she started singing in church.
Selena Quintanilla is a role model now and when she was alive. She inspires young women and especially young latino women to be the best selves they can be no matter how hard it is.Selena Quintanilla was a Latino singer that rose to fame in 1992 when she finally heard one of her songs on the radio. She also recorded an English album that attracted her many more American fans. Without her family know of this would have been possible. Even though Selena died young she still had a memorable life.
The Life of Whitney Houston A talented and gifted film-actress, producer, model and American singer. A woman who was one of the greatest singers in the world, and had the best voice of all time. A legendary woman throughout her wonderful years of life. Yet strong, but faced many struggles and challenges in her life, and still left a positive impact on the world after succumbing to death in February 2012. Whitney Elizabeth Houston was born on August 9, 1963 in Newark, New Jersey.
When she got into acting she showed amazing talent and was nominated for a Golden Globe Award and an Academy Award for her performance in “Lady Sings the Blues”. She went on to act in two more movies “Mahogany” and “The Wiz”. The Guinness Book of World Records declared Ross the most successful female music artist in history in 1993. This was due to the fact that she had more hits than any other female artists on the charts – 70 hit singles while she was a part of The Supremes. As a solo artist she has sold over 100 million records all over the globe.
Aaliyah 's smart and strong connections have truly helped her in cementing her name in the industry as she collaborated with an equally famous music conglomerate Atlantic Records with Missy Elliott and Timbaland is supporting her career. Her second album, One In A Million, is such an effective follow-up as it 's been patronized well and great by the general music audience amounting to eight million copies purchased worldwide. This is the time of Aaliyah 's career that her name is a staple to every music fast and list and this very album yielded famous songs such as Hot Like Fire, 4 Page Letter and If Your Girl Only Knew, all of which placing a respectable rank on US Billboard Hot 100. Aaliyah also managed to penetrate the Hollywood scene with the movie Romeo Must Die alongside the action superstar Jet Li and this is where Try Again was born and released. The last known album that Aaliyah has released is her self-titled compilation in July 2001.
Hill then, on April 21, 1998, released her third album "Faith". This albums first single "This Kiss" was considered a country-pop hit. This song didn 't just become #1 in the Billboard 's Country Chart, but also #7 in the Billboard 's Hot 100. Her other songs in this album were all successful and all her singles stayed in the top 10 of the country charts, including her collaboration with Tim McGraw, "Just To Hears You Say You Love Me", it stayed in the top 10 country charts for a number of weeks also. Also, on August 12, 1998, Faith and Tim had their second child, Maggie Elizabeth McGraw.
Tina Turner did not bloom as well as a solo artist but she always gave her fans more and more music to love. When Tina Turner got on stage it was like a whirlwind. She has so many artist that dedicate their career and achievements to her for her integrity and strength. The artist that I believe is most like her today is Beyonce. Beyonce is the diva she is fierce and unstoppable.