Some of these singers have millions of fan followers, some great past records, numerous numbers of hits and some heavy influence in public life. So let us bite bullet and start countdown of Most Popular Female Singers 2014. 10. Shakira Shakira is the most popular singer for her Belly dance and her Rock and roll. This 36-year-old beauty has the capabilities of Singing, Dancing and writing.
She later released her album ‘Whitney’ in 1985 and became the biggest selling album as an incoming artist. Her hits including ‘Saving All My Love For You’, ‘How Will I Know’, You Give Good Love’, and ‘ The Greatest Love of All’ were released in the album. ‘The album itself sold three million copies in its first year in the US and went on to sell twenty-five million worldwide, winning her first of six Grammies’. Whitney’s vigorous acting debut in the film ‘The Bodyguard’ 1992 was the biggest hit in her career. Her hit song ’I Will Always Love You’ went phenomenal; the single stayed ten weeks at the top of the UK charts.
The one thing baby Madonna wanted more than anything was to become famous. She trained on piano and dance, and signed up for almost any activity that would put her face in public view. By the time she turned twenty, she felt she had waited long enough for fame to find her, and went out looking for it. Throughout her career as one of America’s superstars, Madonna maintained much of her creative control while... ... middle of paper ... ...stry seem obtainable to everyone. Their accomplishments represent many of the recent victories won by women in the music industry; Accomplishments like Lilith Faire and Rock for Choice.
She followed that up with a record breaking world tour, a movie and her self-titled album Janet. You might think that a woman with a pedigree and resume as impressive as this would have had a smooth ride all along. Not so. Says Janet, "I went through a great deal of pain from about sixteen to nineteen and a half… Pain that I really wouldn't wish upon anyone." During those years, challenging years for anyone, Janet released two albums, Janet Jackson (1982) and Dream Street (1984).
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.
In 1995, Evans released her debut album, Faith, which went platinum on the strength of the hit RB singles "You Used to Love Me" and "Soon as I Get Home." The same year, she met fellow Bad Boy artist the Notorious B.I.G. (some accounts say at a photo shoot, others a phone conversation) and married him after a courtship of just nine days; shortly thereafter, she guested on a remix of his smash single "One More Chance." Over the next couple of years, Evans continued her behind-the-scenes work, performing and writing for records by the likes of Color Me Badd and LSG. She and Biggie also had a son, Christopher Wallace Jr., in late 1996; however, by that point, their marriage had already become strained.
(5) Her acting career didn’t take off until the 1950’s. (2) Her first movie was called “The Asphalt Jungle”; she acted in many more movies after that. (2, 6) She got annoyed playing the role of the dumb blonde so she moved to New York City and studied acting with Lee Strasberg. (2) Following this, she signed a seven year contract with 20th Century-Fox. (6) Marilyn’s fame was greater than any entertainer in her time, as a result of this she attracted enormous amounts of media and paparazzi.
She is also known to the world as the “Queen of Soul”. She went on tour with her father’s traveling revival and later released her very first recording under the album, Spirituals, when she was 14 years old. Similar to Bessie Smith, Aretha Franklin was signed by Columbia Records. There she released several classics such as, I’ll Keep on Smiling and I Still Can’t Forget. Years later (1966) she signed to Atlantic Records where she recorded I Never Loved a Man (The Way I Love You) and Respect which both sold millions.
“Whitney Houston” (the name of her first album) was a huge success. Two of her most famous singles, How Will I Know and Saving All My Love For You were at the top of the charts for 14 non-consecutive weeks, a huge success for her debut. She even won a Grammy for one of those songs. After the success of her first album, she released her second album, “Whitney.” The album went platinum and she won another Grammy for her hit song, I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me). Around the same time of her second release, she started her charity fund, the Whitney Houston Foundation for Children.
Marilyn Monroe was considered a popular sex symbol during the 50s. First having success as a model, and then actress, and singer, she was able to do it all in a talented way. She was able to overcome a difficult childhood without her parents, and eventually become the star she is known as today. In a short time Marilyn was able to live her life to the fullest, having the fame, and enough love affairs to last a century. However, she couldn’t completely get away from her past, getting involved with drugs, and having a mental breakdown.