His unique musical sound and style has influenced numerous hip hop, post-disco, contemporary R&B, pop, and rock artists (“Biography”). “The incomparable Michael Jackson has made a bigger impact on music than any other artist in the history of music. He was magic. He was what we all strive to be. He will always be the king of pop... For anyone who has ever seen, felt, or heard his art, we are all honored to have been alive in this generation to experience the magic of Michael Jackson,” grieved Beyoncé, a famous American singer after hearing the about the tragic death of Michael Jackson.
To this day it remains the best-selling album of all time with 65 million copies sold around the world and earning 8 Grammy awards. Music video for the song “Thriller” is the best music video ever made skyrocketing the popularity of music videos. During a TV special that honored Motown, Michael performed “Billy Jean” and debuted his signature dance move known as “The Moonwalk”. This dance will become one of the key elements of his early success. His next album “Bad” was also met with critical acclaim with five singles reaching number 1 spot.
That was more than any other male artist in the Hot 100 era and estimated sales of over 350 million records worldwide. Jackson won so many awards making him the most awarded recording artist in the history of popular music. He became the first artist in history to have a top ten single in the Billboard Hot 100 in five different
However Michael has said that his father was more than just strict, and that he in fact beat the young boys, and he also reportedly nicknamed Michael Big Nose. His father denies this by saying whatever he did it was with the intention of getting his family out of Gary, Indiana, and out of the two-bedroom, one-bathroom house where he and his wife brought up his children. Meanwhile Michael was becoming the Jackson 5's lead vocalist and front man. His adorable image won everybody's hearts, and so he went on to start his promising solo debut in 1979. His first album, Off the Wall, reached No.
Frank Sinatra was widely known from coast to coast. He was definitely one of the most popular stars of his era. (3) He, not only was a singer/ song writer, but as his career grew he shifted smoothly into acting and dancing. Ole Blue Eyes was an American icon who was capable of charming his way through each decade that rolled by. He had a sound that carried like no other.
With a sound and style that uniquely combined his diverse musical influences and blurred and challenged the social and racial barriers of the time, he ushered in a whole new era of American music and popular culture. He starred in 33 successful films, made history with his television appearances and specials, and knew great acclaim through his many, often record-breaking, live concert performances on tour and in Las Vegas. Globally, he has sold over one billion records, more than any other artist. His American sales have earned him gold, platinum or multi-platinum awards for 131 different albums and singles, far more than any other artist. Among his many awards and accolades were 14 Grammy nominations (3 wins) from the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, which he received at age 36, and his being named One of the Ten Outstanding Young Men of the Nation for 1970 by the United States Jaycees.
“His records, 45 of which sold more than a million copies each, his 33 motion pictures, and his appearances on television and in live concerts made the young singer into a one-man industry who by the mid-1960’s was the highest paid performer in show business history.” (“Elvis Presley”.) Elvis records were so good that he sold more than a million copies of them. Elvis changed and influenced rock n’ roll history because he got more than fifty-thousand dollars a performance. He changed rock n’ roll history because he sold so many copies and because he was one of the highest paid performers. 3.
(Music Week 4). Def Leppard sold millions of copies on three of their hit songs (JK 19). Second of all, the band deserves this award because they have influenced a large number of young singers and fans with their music. In 1977, they were so famous that a bunch ... ... middle of paper ... ...eir achievements, influences, and nice professional roles. They also should be inducted because we believe that they are an outrageous band and have been around for more than twenty-five plus years now, and have sold several million copies in their career.
When America first met Jackson, he was a charming, likeable young teen that had a solid voice playing with his music family group called the Jackson 5. The flow of his music had: pop, rock, disco and jazz; Jackson tone had all of that. He began his solo career in which he became one of the most dominate figure in the music industry. The released of Thriller was the six album that had the world thrilled since this type of genre was never seen before. Every month 1 million of copies were sold.
George Frederic Handel was one of the greatest composers to ever live. While this may seem like a very bold statement, it can be supported up by the monumental accomplishments achieved by Handel during his lifetime. Along with being a musical genius, Handel was also one of the greatest composers of the baroque era. Handel never gave up his dream of becoming a world class musician, even though his father wanted him to become a lawyer. The operas and oratorios Handel created are still some of the greatest ever made, and his creativeness and speed is unmatched even today.