Michael Jackson was born into an African American family being the eighth of ten children. In 1964 when he was six he joined his brothers band, The Jackson Brothers and ultimately went on to become one of the lead singers with his brother Jermiane when he was eight years old. Becoming the centre of attention suited Michael and this all singing and dancing inspired him for his future success. As stated by Jackie Jackson, Michael’s older brother “he was so energetic that at five year olds he was like a leader. We saw that.
For *Nsync, after being signed to a label in Florida, the members of the band flew to Sweden to record their first-ever self-titled album which became a huge success in most of continent. They then went on to tour in Germany, Switzerland and Austria and had singles that made the top 10 in most of the European countries.They then got their big break in America after the Disney channel aired a concert special from their tour, which caught the attention of American viewers. And from that moment on they went on to become billboard chart toping worldwide sensation.Boybands from the 1990’s were known for the choreographed dance routines and so was *Nsync. Their fanbases made it a point to know all the steps to the boys synchronised dance numbers that they performed live or in their music
Michael Jackson Michael Joseph Jackson( was born 1958 and died in 2009) is a genuine music legend. He evolved to be a high-class star at early young at just eleven, as part of a family group band. Then he turned to solo career which gave him the timeless label 'King of Pop'. And his successful albums turned to be of all time classics. Thanks to his unique style of singing, the way he dress and the way he dance(e.g.
My entrance to the salsa world began four years ago, it was because my family spotted a studio in New Jersey and they decided to drag me along. As time went on, I was the one to continue and fall in love with the dance and the music and just the entire back-story behind it. Its origination and basically just me creating a grand appreciation for the genre as a whole. I am so thankful to have been brought up in a Hispanic home and to have been introduced to this dance studio, it is what kept me in New Jersey for my college schooling. Tito Puente, Tito Rodriguez, Celia Cruz, and El Gran Combo, these people are the inspiration for my dancing and thousands of other dancers like me.
Throughout the music industry there have been a lot of young musical artists that have come and gone, but there is one person who will always stand out, even if they were not born during the time when he was alive. This artist has won over the hearts of many with the words he said and the songs he created. This artist is none other than Tupac Shakur. Tupac Amaru Shakur was born on June 16, 1971 in the town of East Harlem, Manhattan, NYC. Tupac lived with his mother Afeni Shakur, his stepfather Mutulu Shakur, his older brother Mopreme.
In 1958 Gary, Indiana Michael Jackson was born to parents Katherine and Joseph Jackson. Michael went on to become the lead singer of the iconic family musical group The Jackson 5 and after their huge success he reinvented himself as a solo artist. Michael Jackson was one of the greatest artists of all time, he was credibly deemed the King of Pop. Throughout all of his successes he faced many struggles physically, mentally and emotionally. Behind the scenes, Michael seemed to have been struggling with self-identity amongst other things.
Young people around the country could now see their favorite music icons 24 hours a day, seven days a week. As a result, the young people of America were given a national/international platform to share their common voice, a voice that to this day wants to be heard. Since MTV has such a large hand in shaping the young minds of today, it is important that both parents and children are aware of the impact MTV has in their daily lives. In assessing the impact and effect of popular cultural forms like MTV, it is important to acknowledge the extent to which, rather than having them imposed upon us, we may instead appropriate or assimilate parts, whilst
He had solo hits in 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1936 and 1937, but the peak of his career didn 't even occur until World War II, when he also became a bona fide film star. Perhaps even more famously, he recorded "White Christmas," which was released on Christmas 1941 and remained a top hit all the way through 1942 (shmoop.com) Bing, was successful and adaptableness to all aspects of music. He began with singing jazz and pop tunes, and eventually expanded out to everything from country and blues to show tunes and ultimately a successful entrance into film acting only boosted his profile further. As a result, Crosby was honored as a sort of American "everyman," especially after his recognition and comparison of his character constructed in "Brother, Can You Spare A Dime?" The great depression did not discriminated any economical background,
The Rocket Man of Music One could call Elton John the Rocket Man of music, not just because of his hit “Rocket Man” but because of his incredible popularity and rise to stardom. He is a British singer, pianist and composer and is considered to be one of the most popular musicians of the 20th century. He was born as Reginald Kenneth Dwight on March 25, 1947. He has sold over 250 million records, found success on Broadway and composed the music score for “Billy Elliot” the Tony award hit in 2008. His full name is Elton Hercules John and after being knighted by the Queen in 1998 could add Sir to his name.
Stephen Sondheim is a well known composer in the Broadway community. His rare talent of writing both music and lyrics has earned him a “cult following.” His followers adore him due to his sophisticated music, topics, and approaches; however, four musicals made a particular impact toward Sondheim’s life, and affected his songwriting career. These four musicals are West Side Story, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, and Sunday in the Park with George. Stephen Joshua Sondheim was born on March 22, 1930 in New York City, New York, United States. When he was younger, he studied music and enjoyed school.
Through his life, millions of his characters and creations, from Sam and Friends, Sesame Street, and The Muppet Show caused life to be just a bit easier for kids and families everywhere. Jim Henson dashed from one project to the next, putting love and hard work into every single one, while still putting a touch of wackiness and craziness into them all. Sam and Friends, was a local television show created by Jim Henson himself. While working on the show, Henson met his beautiful wife, Jane Nebel; him and his wife both worked on the show together while still enrolled at the University of Maryland. The characters, the people he
In Boca Raton he attended Pine Crest Middle School. He is half-brother of the pop singer and actress Ariana Grande. In 2005 he graduated from a college in Pennsylvania, Muhlenberg College; he has three majors, biology, theatre and dance. His career started as early as 2007, appearing in the show “Dora the Explorer” as Boots the Monkey and later in roles in productions of “George M”, A Chorus Line and others. Subsequently that year he joined Broadway on a production of “Mamma Mia”, which propelled his career sky high; Increasing his fame and net worth in the next few years.
He achieved huge fame for the first time by being featured on the 1994 Big Daddy Kane album Daddy’s Home. He has been widely reputed as Big Daddy Kane’s hype man during this time. But Kane claims that Jay did not meet the traditional role of a hype man. He actually made cameo appearances on the stage. After working with several famous singers, Jay finally released his first official music video named “In My Lifetime”.
Peter Bottros, a self taught pianist and composer. Originally from Egypt. At the age of ten he moved to the United States to begin his new journey. He started picking up the piano as a hobby in 2005 which lead to an instant obsession. With the grace of God he was able to turn that hobby into a successful music career with thousands of followers and supporters.
Wonder is often considered responsible for expanding the range of rhythm and blues music through his use of diverse musical elements; reggae, jazz, blues, and rock are all part of his repertoire. Wonder 's audience reflects this diversity; he was one of the first black artists to achieve the mass popularity and initial acclaim previously attributed to white performers. His keen sense of sound, perhaps enhanced by his blindness, steered him towards developing his musical interests as a young child. At the age of nine, he was under contract with Motown records, and was referred to as "the little boy wonder" around the studio, thus creating his recording name. A talented harmonica player, he soon mastered all the other instruments used as backup for his music, an accomplishment allowing for varied musical expression.