As stated previously, her voice in Star Search, The Mickey Mouse Club, “All I wanna do”, as well as “Reflection”; was the start to her peak of fame. Thus, she began her pop genre in the late 1990’s, moreover, teen pop. In 1999, Christian Aguilera album was released, which sold more than 8 million copies, reaching top charts like the Billboard 200. Her hit songs in the album were, “What a Girl Wants” and “Gennie in a Bottle”. In fact, Christian Aguilera alum, won a Grammy Award for “Best New Artist”, in the year 2000.
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.
In the 12 months after his death, Jackson sold more than 8.2 million albums in the United States and 35 million albums worldwide, making him the best-selling albums artist of 2009. He became the first artist to sell one million downloads in a week in music download history, with a record-breaking 2.6 million downloads of his songs. Three of his albums, Thriller, Number Ones and The Essential Michael Jackson, sold more than any new album, the first time a catalog album has ever scanned more sales than any new album. Jackson also became the first artist in history to have four of the top 20 best-selling albums in a single year in the United States. Following this surge in sales, Sony extended its distribution rights for Jackson's material, which had been due
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 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.
Britney Spears is an example of a tragic hero because she was a sensational singer of her time who was brought down by the many struggles in her life. From a young age, Spears was a natural performer. As a child, she participated in a vocal entertainment competition called Star Search in 1992 (“Britney Spears”). She was picked for The All-New Mickey Mouse Club television show when she was 11 years old (“Britney Spears”). Spears was always performing for guests, family, and friends.
The fact that Iglesias scored five consecutive number one singles on Billboard from this CD may say alot more about the... ... middle of paper ... ...ound the world. In 1998, Iglesias released his third album, Cosas del Amor (Things of Love). Deciding to mature his musical style, the album, spearheaded by the popular singles "Esperanza" and "Nunca Te Olvidaré", both peaked the Latin singles chart, helped mollify his status in the Latin music. Iglesias has sold over 100 million worldwide, deeming he one of the bestselling Spanish language stars of all time. He has five Billboard Hot 100 top five singles, including two number-ones, and holds the record for producing 24 number-one Spanish-language singles on the Billboard's Hot Latin Tracks.
Britney Spear’s net worth is $165 million, according to celebritynet worth.com. She is a singer, entrepreneur, entertainer and actress. Let’s delve into what has contributed to this enormous net worth: Music Britney’s music career is very successful. She has sold over 100 million records this far. In fact, the RIAA ranks her at number 8 among the top female artists in the U.S. She still earns from new music, for instance, ‘Pretty Girls’, where she has collaborated with Iggy Azalea.
The two wed in 1993. But before the couple exchanged nupitals, Mariah released her first album, a self-titled, heavily played smash success. The album would set into motion a number of the records Mariah was able to shatter during her career (most consecutive #1 singles, first female soloist to go straight to #1, a #1 hit in each year during the 90s). Her success was cemented with Grammys for Best New Artist and Best Female Vocalist. Mariah's ever-important sophomore album (which seems to make or break a number of artist - see Hootie & The Blowfish) failed to disappoint.
But, not only was this her big debut, it also happened to be her first ever published song. It was published June 19, 2006 by Big Machine Records, and has sold over a million downloads. It reached about 40 and 6 on the “Billboard Top 100” and “Hot Country Songs” in the United States.