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    singer, dancer, actress, multi-platinum, fashion designer, record producer, choreographer, and Grammy Award-winning recording artist. Beyoncé later started a solo career with her debut album “Dangerously in Love”, becoming one of music’s top-selling artists with sold out tours and a number of awards. Beyoncé had also starred in several films, including “Dream Girls” and “Goldmember”. In 2008 she married hip-hop recording artist Jay-Z . One example of her passion for performance was at the United Nations for World Humanitarian Day, (“I Was Here”) . In late…

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    Six years later, and Swift’s fame has increasingly skyrocketed since her Fearless Tour. Swift’s third album, Speak Now won Favorite Country Album in 2011. Her fourth album, Red (2012) was nominated for the Juno Award, and Grammy Award for Album of the Year. In 2014, Swift’s pop-focused album 1989 won three Grammy Awards. As well as this, Swift has won many more awards and nominations for her incredible work. Since 2012, it is evident that Swift’s music has greatly shifted from country music to…

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    The Grammy Museum

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    While heading to Grammy Museum I was able to arrive before it open, I waited for about 15 minutes outside. While waiting I was able to walk around and see the Grammy Awards that have been won throughout the years. They were displayed on the sidewalk heading towards the Museum. I was able to identity some bands and artists that I knew such as; Ray Charles, Norah Jones as well as Green Day. I was truly surprised to have seen these names displayed. Outside of the museum I was able to hear a variety…

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    Seven time Grammy winner Taylor Swift has dominated the music industry the past few years. 2014 was even dubbed 'The year of Taylor Swift ' because of all she did. Swift came from being bullied in high school to now playing sold out arenas and stadiums. She has done things in music that have never been done before. Taylor Alison Swift was born on December 13, 1989 in Reading, Pennsylvania. She spent her early years in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania on her family 's Christmas tree farm. Her first…

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    Lady Saw Research Paper

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    “Lady Saw”, one of the most well know female artists in dancehall music, was born in 1972 in the small Jamaican village of St. Mary's as Marion Hall. At eight years old she started off singing in the Seventh-Day Adventist church choir. Later, as a teenager, she was able to practice her skills on a local sound system until moving on to Stereo One sound system.[2] She gained the attention of record producers such as Piper and Oliver Shaw. She was able to record her first single for producer Piper.…

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    Michael Jackson Thriller

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    Michael Jackson’s sixth album, “Thriller,” is Michael's one of the most famous album. The album was released on November 30, 1982 by Epic Records and have won eight Grammy Awards in 1984. Even till today it’s still the best selling album in music. It have a totally of nine songs, including, “Beat it,” “Billie Jean,” “The Girl is Mine,” “Thriller,” and many more. The songs on the album includes pop, rock, R&B, funk, and disco. Most of the songs are in the format of simple verse chorus where…

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    Singer and songwriter, Adele Adkins was given the nickname, “queen of soul-pop” after releasing her very first album. Idols are sometimes looked at as superheroes. Adele is just a simple human with a super voice! The album was named 19. Listeners who heard the powerful lyrics had fallen in love, obsessed and mesmerized with Adele’s voice. There are no adjectives that can describe her music perfectly. Fans cannot get enough of her music. Although some prefer a different genre of music and does…

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    Some of their music, such as singles on the album Viva La Vida, are more rock based and not quite as quiet and simple, but Yellow is still a good representation overall. The song starts off with a thirty-second instrumental intro. It starts off very soft and slow and around halfway through the tempo speeds up and volume increases to build into the song. This builds drama and tension within the song, which is very catchy to the listener. The instrumental sounds like a slight rock melody, but not…

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    “Music speaks what cannot be expressed, soothes the mind and gives it rest, heals the heart and makes it whole, flow from heaven to the soul (Monet).” Feeling good was originally written in 1965, by Nina Simone. This song has been used in the popular culture such as, “Point of No Return” and “Six Feet Under”. A song cover was later done by Jennifer Hudson in 2011, and Lauryn Hill in 2015. Although Nina Simone wrote the song, Jennifer Hudson sang it better due to melody, rhythm, and…

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    and the fathers of the children walk away from them and abandon them as if they don 't amount to anything. I fought for people to have the right to work, but not to have whole communities and people abandoned. That is not what I lived and died for” (Jehl, 1993). This speech is filled with examples of the crisis facing the American people and this specific location of this communication is greatly valuable. Going to the book of John chapter 13, Jesus said “A new commandment I give to you, that…

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