Taylor Swift is an American country pop singer-songwriter. In 2006, she released her self-titled debut album, which was subsequently certified multi-platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. She was nominated for the Best New Artist award at 50th Grammy Awards. In November 2008, she released her second album, Fearless, which won Album of the Year at the 52nd Grammy Awards.
Formed in the wake of the L.A. punk scene, the Red Hot Chili Peppers combined funk and punk with macho, sexed-up lyrics. (One early track was called “Party on Your Pussy”). The result was a high-octane sound that made the quintet alt-rock favorites in the Eighties, then superstars in the Nineties.
Born Shawn Corey Carter on December 4, 1969, Jay-Z grew up in Brooklyn’s drug-infested Marcy Projects. He used rap as an escape, and appeared on Yo! MTV Raps in 1989. After selling millions of records with his own Roc-A-Fella label, Jay-Z then created his own clothing line.
INNA (real name Alexandra) is a 24 year old girl, originating from the Romanian Black Sea Coast. She knew where she was headed very early so she started voice coaching at the tender age of 8. Towards the end of 2007, Inna met with the guys from Play&Win, produced her first single, “Hot” and changed the history of dance music as we knew it.
Once a dancer on the television show In Living Color, Jennifer Lopez, often nicknamed J.Lo, is an American actress, singer, record producer, dancer, television personality, fashion designer and television producer. Lopez’s first leading role was in the biographical film Selena, in which she earned an ALMA Award for Outstanding Actress. To date, Lopez has sold over 25 million albums worldwide.
Born on October 14, 1978, in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Usher entered the fame game at the age of 14, two years after he moved with his mother and brother to Atlanta. After performing onStar Search, Usher landed a recording contract with LaFace Records. He released his first album in 1994, at age 15.
Canadian singer-songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen was born on November 11, 1985 and grew up in Mission, British Columbia. She debuted on the pop music scene in 2008 with Tug of War, an album including two acclaimed singles, “Bucket” and “Tug of War .”In February 2012, Jepsen produced her second album, Curiosity, which included “Call Me Maybe,” a tune that peaked at No. 1 on theBillboard Candian Hot 100 chart.
Born Robyn Rihanna Fenty, on February 20, 1988 in Barbados, Rihanna signed with Def Jam records at age 16 and released her first album, which sold more than 2 million copies worldwide, in 2005. She went on to release more albums and hit songs, including “Unfaithful,” “Disturbia,” and “Umbrella.” Rihanna has also won multiple awards including Grammys, MTV Video Music Awards, and Billboard awards.
Loreen (born Lorine Zineb Noka Talhaoui on October 16, 1983 in Västerås, Sweden) is a Swedish singer and music producer, of Moroccan-Berber descent, who rose to fame after competing in the Swedish talent TV-program “Idol 2004” where she finished on fourth place.
Tupac Shakur, known by his stage names 2Pac, was an American rapper. Shakur has sold over 75 million albums worldwide, making him one of the best-selling music artists in the world. Most of Tupac’s songs are about growing up amid violence and hardship in ghettos, racism, other social problems, and conflicts with other rappers during the East Coast-West Coast hip hop rivalry.