The following year she released another album which was called “Amor Prohibido” that also went gold. With these achievements, this made Selena the first women to achieve huge success in Tejano and the first Tejano artist to win a Grammy award and have albums go gold. After achieving so much success in Tejano music Selena wanted to crossover to American music. She started recording the album “Dreaming of you” but sadly she did live to see her album success. Selena was murder on March 31, 1995.
She was born and raised in Newark, New Jersey. Queen Latifah’s parents Rita Owens and Lancelot Owens, Sr. are a part of her life, and still are today. Queen Latifah attended Manhattan Community College. While being an outstanding student at 8 years old, Queen Latifah had become a part of the award-winning choir in the district. When given the nickname “Latifah” meaning “delicate and sensitive” by her Muslim cousin, she took her nickname and said, “women are seen as that, but we should be seen as hard and amazing.” The jumpstart to her career was when she released her first album at 19 years old.
Many serious listeners consider her the greatest jazz vocalist ever. She was born Eleanora Fagan on April 7, 1915, in Baltimore, Maryland. (The name "Billie" she later borrowed from one of her favorite movie actresses, Billie Dove.) At the time of Billie's birth, her mother, Sadie
Mary Hopkins A singer with lots of talent and great songs Mary Hopkins is a folk-singer who was born in Wales. She is best known for her 1968 hit “Those Were the Days”. She was also one of the first musicians to sing on to The Beatles’ Apple label. In fact “Those Were the Days was Hopkins debut single and it became a number one hit in the U.K. and rose up to number two on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.
Because this Scandinavian liked her voice, he encouraged his friends to hear her as well;they liked her voice too and she became very famous and popular in the Scandinavian territories. Another big achievement was when she performed in the Salzburg festival! She was not only famous in Europe, her fame and popularity grew over seas and was considered “the best singer in the world”. The reason why all these achievements are so clear, is because of the good diction and tone that Hughes uses. The tone in this passage sounds very biographical and very formal.
The song that I chose was “Unwritten” by Natasha Bedingfield. It was released in 2004, and was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance. It also hit number five on the Billboard Hot 100. Natasha Bedingfield has another popular song “Pocketful of Sunshine” and was really only popular in 2004-2006. You can find her songs on multiple 00’s playlists.
E SONG “I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU”, AS SUNG BY DOLLY PARTON AND WHITNEY HOUSTON The song “I Will Always Love You” is one of the most iconic songs of the 21st Century. This song has been widely covered by professional artists and cover singers until today. However, two of the most iconic renditions have to be from Dolly Parton and Whitney Houston. If I were to compare these two renditions, I would prefer Whitney Houston’s version of the song. Dolly Parton was actually the original writer and singer of the song, “I Will Always Love You’.
She took advantage of every opportunity she was given to sing and performed in local amateur shows at movie houses as well as in a number of the storefront churches located throughout black neighborhoods (Greene, pg 9). In 1928, Billie’s mother took her to New York City. It was there where her renditions of famous songs like "Riffin' the Scotch" and "Your Mother's Son-in-Law" established her as a prodigious singer (Billie Holiday, par 2). The biography, “Billie Holiday,” gives accounts her different career accomplishments and collaborations: In 1933, she was spotted performing in Harlem by the critic and producer John Hammond, who brought her to Columbia Records, where she recorded classic sessions with such jazz greats as pianist Teddy Wilson and tenor saxophonist Lester Young, who gave Holiday her nickname, "Lady Day" (Kliment, par
Janet Jackson is an American singer and performer who was born on May 16, 1966. She has also done a fair amount of acting and is a talented dancer. She has made a number of socially conscious and thought-provoking albums, as well as sexually charged ones. Here are some of her most memorable quotes. Number Eight: Janet Jackson said, "No word is absolutely wrong or dirty or insulting.
 Speak Now was a commercial success, debuting at number one on the US Billboard 200 chart. Its opening sales of 1,047,000 copies made it the 16th album in U.S. history to sell one million copies in a single week.  As of September 2011, Speak Now had sold over 5 million copies worldwide.  Taylor Swift, wearing a purple dress, plays a blue acoustic guitar while sitting on a stool Swift performing in Newark, New Jersey during the Speak Now World Tour in
“Rain Is a Good Thing” reached number one on the Billboard country charts when Doin ' My Thing was released (Silva 14). Doin’ My Thing reached sixth on the Billboard 200 the year it came out (Deming Award Section). Three of the songs on Doin’ My Thing made it on the Billboard Hot 100 (Deming Award Section).“Rain Is a Good Thing” was number 37, and “Someone Else Calling You Baby” was number 56 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 2010 (Deming Award Section). “Do I” made it on the Billboard Hot 100 in 2009 in 34th (Deming Award Section). It had two singles that hit
Popular Sixties Band The Mamas and the Papas The way this band came together has everything to do with the saying – if something is meant to happen it will happen. The group members were Denny Doherty, Cass Elliot, John Phillips, Michelle Phillips and Jill Gibson. Coming Together The first time that John Phillips saw Michelle Gilliam was at the hungy i nightclub in San Francisco. True love for them was a rough path since Michelle was 16 and John was 25 and already married. However he did get a divorce and married his California girl.