These artists have influenced and shaped generations of musicians across a wide variety of musical styles. With over fifty number one hit songs and countless platinum albums between them, they represent some of the most talented musicians of the
Mariah Carey (born March 27, 1969 or 1970) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress. She rose to prominence after releasing her self-titled debut studio album Mariah Carey in 1990; it went multiplatinum and spawned four consecutive number one singles on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart. Under the guidance of Columbia Records executive and later husband Tommy Mottola, Carey continued booking success with follow-up albums Emotions (1991), Music Box (1993), and Merry Christmas (1994), and was established as Columbia 's highest-selling act. Daydream (1995) made music history when its second single "One Sweet Day", a duet with Boyz II Men, spent a record sixteen weeks on top of the Billboard Hot 100, and it remains the longest-running number-one song in U.S. chart history. During the recording of the album, Carey began to deviate from her slower R&B and ballad-oriented beginnings and slowly transitioned into hip
He won thirteen Grammy Awards total for his famous albums, including eight Grammy Awards for Thriller alone (Harden 1 and Herbert 118 ). In fact, Michael’s Thriller album became the best selling album of all time! (Barnes 4). In 1984, he received a Walk of Fame Star on Hollywood Boulevard in response to his preposterous success as a superstar (Herbert 76). Selling over 750 million albums, it was hard to believe that anyone could top him and outdo his success; it was essentially impossible (Barnes 1).
Even though Selena was murdered, she achieved many great things throughout her lifetime. She is remembered today for her wonderful accomplishments. Selena was one of many Mexican-Americans to achieve crossover success with her music to become a global artist. Selena was born on April 16, 1971, in a small town called Lake Jackson, Texas. She was born to Mexican-American parents, Marcella and Abraham Quintanilla.
A couple of weeks ago rap icon Jay Z added fuel for the second half of 2017 & released his thirteenth studio album 4:44. Just a week after it 's release the album has received general acclaim from critics & has already gone platinum, thanks to the assistance of Tidal & Sprint, providing another reason why 2017 has been a good year for hip hop. The entire album is produced by legendary hip hop producer No I.D., who creates soulful beats that share the same color of emotion that each track displays, making sure the samples are parallel to the themes. By sampling from The Alan Parson Projects an intro like "Kill Jay Z," can sound like a second moment of clarity for Jigga Man as he embraces the impact of his ugly truths.
George Lopez is a comedian, a actress, and a he is a father. He was born in Mission Hills california on April 23 , 1961. He attended San Fernando High School , and graduated in 1979. His father deserted when George was only two months and his mother also did when he was ten years old. The rest of his teenage years he lived with his grandparents which were a big part of his life.
My inspiration for my Famous Latino essay is Enrique Iglesias. I have selected him because he is someone who my family has been listening too for years since I was born. Enrique Iglesias full name is Enrique Miguel Iglesias Preysler. He was born in Madrid, Spain on May 8, 1975. His mother is Isabel Preysler and his father is Julio Iglesias.
Selena Quintanilla Périez was a mexican American who loved to sing. It all started when her dad made a band for her brothers and her sisters called Selena Y Los Dinos, they started playing live at her father's restaurant .She often referred to as the queen of Tejano because she won so many awards for it. Her life was filled with friends, family, and fans who supported her, through her rough times and her good times. Unfortunately on March 31, 1995 it all came to an end.
Into the Great Wide Open Imagine gaining fame but also losing fame in a couple of days. This same thing happened to Eddie in “Into the Great Wide Open” by Tom Petty. This poem is about a young man name Eddie who travels to Hollywood to pursue a career in the music industry. At first, Eddie experiences success however, he runs into several problems along the way.