Whitney Elizabeth Houston was one of the most popular singers, producers, actors and models from the 80’s through the 90’s. She is better known by musical albums: “My Love Is Your Love”, “I’m Your Baby Tonight”, “The Bodyguard” and the lead role in the film “The Bodyguard”. She was born on August 9, 1963, in Newark, New Jersey, to Cissy and John Houston. Her mother also was a singer who’s career affected on Whitney’s future. The Houston’s family had moved to East Orange right after the 1967 the Newark riots.
But, that all changed when she started to become popular among Tejano music fans. Leading her to win “best female vocalist of the year” and “performer of the year” at the Tejano Music Awards. In the 90s her album named “Ven Conmigo” was the first Tejano album to reached gold selling over five hundred thousand copies. In, 1993 when went on to win a Grammy for “best Mexican American album”. The following year she released another album which was called “Amor Prohibido” that also went gold.
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.
Serena is my favorite athlete because of her many accomplishments she has made throughout her career, one being have the most major singles, doubles, and mixed doubles titles combined amongst active players, male or female. She has won four gold medals a record she has shares with her sister Venus as the most gold medals won in doubles. Serena is a very inspiring women for being able to make it to the number one tennis player amongst all of the hate from numerous competitors, injuries, and losses. One of my all time favorite cheerleaders would be Reagan West. Reagan cheers for Cheer Athletics All-Star Wildcat, she a flyer and tumbler, her team has over three world championships.
Ella’s first big break was when Chick Web hired her to sing in his band in 1935. She recorded her first album with Chick and her first hit. At age twenty she reached number one in national charts for the song, "A-tisket, A-tasket" recorded with Chick. He fostered her talent and was, essentially, the reason for her fame. Her fame would not have been possible without Chick being her mentor.
On his way to success he won many awards and achieved many of his goals. When he released his album Piano Man, it went gold and everyone love it (Stambler, 1989). By 1992 he was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, And also in 1999 he was inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (Pareles, 1983). Many of his songs were a big hit such as his song "Just the Way You Are." (Romanowski, 1983).
The transition between 8th and 9th grade was important for me because I took up voice lesson in 8th grade and went to my first music camp the summer before 9th grade. As a freshman, I joined the chorus as a soprano. It was slightly intimidating that year because I was the youngest person in my section. Everyone
Dorothy Dandridge is an African-American actress and singer who rose from obscurity to become one of the most renowned performers of the modern era. Dandridge started her performing career in her early childhood with her sister Vivian Dandridge, and friend, Etta Jones, as “The Dandridge Sisters.” The trio performed in many prestigious clubs, which ultimately led to a few minor parts in film, and finally paved Dorothy’s path to desired roles in films as the leading lady. Dorothy’s early films gave her the recognition to move up the Hollywood ladder, and in the end, led to her path towards becoming the first African-American woman to be nominated for an academy award for best actress. Dorothy’s early career began with performances by “The Dandridge Sisters” in small films like A Day at the Races with the Marx Brothers and The Big Broadcast
Marilyn Monroe did many things in her life time and accomplished a lot. In Marilyn’s time she created a lot of firsts which will forever be in history. This beauty queen, modeling star, and Hollywood hero will forever be one of the greatest people in history and the most important person in our U.S.
Returning a year later, she was cast as the perfect Holly-Golightly in Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961). Audrey received her fourth Oscar nod for Best Actress in that film (she was also nominated for Sabrina and 1959’s A Nun’s Story). Audrey had a beautiful singing voice, but wasn’t used in the musical My Fair Lady (1964). “It should have been Julie Andrews! In fact, I told my agents I didn’t want to do it, because it should be her.” (Hepburn) Many criticized her for taking a role that was considered to be wrong for her, but right for Julie Andrews, since she was already a star on Broadway.
Jackie Evancho is a classical crossover singer. (2) This means that she sings music that is partly pop and partly operatic. (3) She is also a child prodigy, which means that she is extraordinarily talented for her age. (4) When she was 10 years old, Jackie Evancho became the runner-up on America 's Got Talent. (5) Jackie Evancho is also a model for GUESS Kids.
Ella’s fame and success started when she was discovered in an amateur singing contest. She amazed the judges with her voice and moved on to amazing things. Ella went to become the top female jazz singer for decades and earned the nickname “First Lady of Song”. In the 1950’s – 60’s, Ella became even more popular. She worked with Dizzy Gillespie and his band and vert famous producers.