She also wrote the soundtrack “I Will Always Love You”, which became the best-selling song in history, which earned her a Grammy award. According to Forbes Magazine Whitney was the third highest earning female entertainer from 1993-1994. Premiere magazine named her one of its “100 Most Powerful People in Hollywood.” Whitney’s popularity died down in the late 1990’s after that she spent the end of the 2000’s working on a new Album. In 2009 she made a modest comeback with her “I Look To You”
and the Grammy’s.In 1999 she was name United Kingdom’s most successful female artists in its history.She was an influential artist to rising stars like Beyonce,Janet Jackson,Mariah Carey, and Jennifer Lopez.On 1/14/70 Diana gave her last performance with The Supremes in Las Vegas at the Frontier Hotel.Between 1964 through 1967 the girls sang no less than 10 number one hit songs that reached the top 40 in the U.K. These are the reasons why she is
In 2008, two of his songs on the album made it on the Billboard Hot 100 (Deming Award Section). “All My Friends Say” made it to number 59, while “Country Man” hit number 74 (Deming Award Section). Due to his success with "We Rode In Trucks" and "Country Man", he toured as opening acts for Kenny Chesney and Dierks Bentley in 2008 (Luke Bryan Newsmaker 12). He came out with his second album in 2009, called Doin’ My Thing, and over half a million copies were sold (Silva 14). “Rain Is a Good Thing” reached number one on the Billboard country charts when Doin ' My Thing was released (Silva 14).
But later, they reached the biggest musical success of modern history in the world, in just a few years. Many social movements would have not done if The Beatles had not played songs against the war. They became in the most important influence in the sixties, both in music and in society. The Beatles phenomenon was called The Beatlemania and this lasted little more than three years, more than the time that fashions usually last. In this time, they marked the trends of the fashion and were an example to follow for their image.
• Made over 12 million selling singles, 20 number one R&B hits, and won 18 Grammys during her career • Signed with Columbia Records in 1960 • In 1967 , “Respect” was number one on both the Pop and R&B Billboards • In 1968, “Chain of Fools” was number one on the R&B Billboard and number two on the Pop Billboard • Had 9 top ten singles and 4 top 5 albums between 1967 and 1968 • Detroit Mayor declared February 16 “ Aretha Franklin Day “ in 1968 • Won a “Best R&B Performance” by a woman Grammy for “Respect” in 1968 • Received a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on August 29, 1979 • Starred as Mrs. Murphy, the owner of the “Soulfood Café” in the 1980 hit movie “The Blues Brothers” • First woman to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
George’s career began in 1981 with the album Strait Country, which “was influential in increasing the radio play of more traditional, less pop-influenced country music.” (Biography.com Editors), and was followed by 39 albums that have been; certified gold, the most of any country artist. He also holds the country music record for platinum and multi platinum. One example of his continuing popularity in the genre is that as of 2013 he was the only artist to have a top ten hit every year for the previous 32 years and his 60 number 1 singles are the most in the history of
Billboard Hot 100. It went on to sell over a million copies in the U.S. and was awarded a gold disc by the R.I.A.A. Global sales. Hopkins appeared at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London, England for the Pop Experience and sang three songs “Morning of My Life’, “Turn, Turn, Turn” and “Plaisir d’Amour”. Hopkins debut album came out in February of 1969 Postcard and was
In her band named “No Doubt”, she was the lead vocalist. Her solo album named “Love Angel Music Baby” was launched in 2004. The album was greatly successful and more than 7 million copies of this album were sold worldwide. She is happily married to Gavin Rossdale and this couple has 3 kids. With the dynamic career of Stefani, her appearances are also dynamic and continuously changing.
The group spent endless hours rehearsing and getting better. Some of their songs were not as popular as others and did not generate much interest. They eventually signed to Motown Records and several of their songs went to the top of the Billboard charts. The first album that the Jacksons recorded was called “Diana Ross Presents The Jackson 5.” “They were also the first group to debut with four consecutive number one hits on the Hot 100 with the songs ‘I Want You Back’, ‘ABC’, ‘The Love You Save’, and ‘I'll Be There’(AllMusic).” The singles ‘I Want You Back’ and ‘Who’s Loving You’ sold 2 million copies in six weeks. The Jackson 5 maintained a recording schedule and busy tour.
Also, in 1997, The Notorious B.I.G. sampled the "La Di Da Di" track on his number one billboard hit, “Hypnotize”. Overall, "La Di Da Di" has been sampled 549 times to date and is often recognized as the most sampled song ever. However, because the track has been sampled so often, the song has become a classic and is considered a hip hop masterpiece. Without all of the other artists sampling the song, it would have just been another ordinary song from two rap legends.