Jesus Take The Wheel, Reached number one on the charts, and Don’t Forget To Remember Me, reached number two. And then the songs Wasted, and Before He Cheats, came shortly after that and before she knew it, she had completed a whole album. She traveled all around North America, to begin her first tour in 2006. Underwood won many awards with her first album. Some included; Top New Female Vocalist of the year, Breakthrough Video of the year, Breakthrough Artist of the year, and was nominated for Favorite Female Artist of the year.
She proved that her success as a new artist wasn't a mistake, with her album reaching number 1. Alicia Keys also took home several Grammys for her 2nd album, including Best Female R&B Vocal Performance, Best R&B Song, Best R&B Album and Best R&B Performance by a Group or Duo with Vocals for her duet with Usher on the song "My Boo." Alicia Keys' seemingly unstoppable career continued in 2007 with the release of an new album As I Am. The album also reached number 1, selling more than 740,000 copies in its first week, the best sales that she ever received during the first week of an album's release. The album garnered her two more Grammys.
The other group members were Mary Wilson and Florence Ballard. In 1961 the group was signed to Motown Records by Berry Gordy Jr. (Diana Ross) They became very successful with 12 number one pop singles, plenty of television appearances, sold-out concerts, and various gold recordings. “At the height of the civil rights movement, they were also embraced by the world as symbols of black achievement and black womanhood. “ (Simon & Schuster) Their music catered to adults as well as teens. They were the top female group of the 60s and set records that no group has been able to compete with.
Her second album sold, 17 million copies, the third album “sold 746,000 copies the first week alone” (Koltnow 4). All this came from a new old sound called “teen pop” or “dance-pop.” Britney made it both sexy and innocent, and like her predecessors, she made it suggestive and energetic. This is beauty of Spears’ music. It has led her and other young musicians down the path initiated by Madonna, Cher, Tina Turner and others before. Like them, has spread out her talents.
In 2008, Swift’s career starts to grow rapidly. In April of that year she received Video of the Year, and in May she also took home Top New Female Vocalist at the Academy of Country Music Awards. (Wang) Her next album, Fearless, sells over 592,000 copies in th... ... middle of paper ... ...l of her own. She has maintained appropriate lyrics for all ages and handles herself with class in public. I believe Swift should be a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame not only because of her many awards she has acquired throughout her lifetime, but also her impact on people and her numerous charitable contributions.
Taylor Swift is one of the biggest pop-country sensations of the 21st century. With over billions of sells, she is also one of the top selling artists of our generation. But what makes her so unique? Are there not other pop-country artists out there? This is the story of Taylor Swift, and how she came to be.
However, Marvin Gaye’s version is the one that is in the history books (Carlos). Today, “I Heard it Through the Grapevine” is one of the most popular songs for covers. It is regularly performed on competitive singing shows like American Idol and X Factor. In fact, the wonderful Fantasia Barrino once performed an amazing rendition of the song during her time on idol. Candice Glover won the 2013 season of American Idol; her cover of the song received positive feedback from all the judges.
Her hit song ’I Will Always Love You’ went phenomenal; the single stayed ten weeks at the top of the UK charts. The soundtrack also sold over thirty-seven million copies. That same year Whitney married American R&B singer- songwriter, rapper and dancer Bobby Brown. On March 4th, 1993, Whitney gave birth to her only child Bobbi Kristina Houston Brown. During The 90’s, Whitney focused on her acting and appeared in ‘Waiting To Exhale’ in 1995 as a TV producer in love with married man.
Her career was sparked in 2008 by her role as Charlotte in the original Broadway cast of 13. That same year, Grande won a “National Youth Theater Association Award”. In 2011, she was signed to Universal Republic Records. Additionally, she debuted her first single, “Put Your Hearts Up.” It wasn’t until 2013 when she really excelled. In 2013, she released two music videos.
Since then, she was able to show her talent on tv and even act on shows and movies. Her high voice, unique styles for every album, and her experience; has made her a pop star. Christian’s net worth, is now $130 million as of 2017. Aguilera, went on one of Justin Timberlake’s Justified tour, which later was named ‘Stripped World Tour’. (Contactmusic, 2017).