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  • Adele Adkins: The Meaning Behind Her Music

    music. Although some prefer a different genre of music and does not enjoy her music, Adele has sold over two million copies world-wide. Adele has also been nominated and won over 200 awards for her beautiful music. Adele has powerful meanings behind her songs that is why her music is powerful, listeners can feel and relate to her pain. Adele Adkins was born in Northern London, England on May 5, 1988. Adele was the only child…

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  • Taylor Swift Journey To Fearless Analysis

    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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  • Lady Saw Research Paper

    “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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  • Research Paper On Taylor Swift

    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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  • The Accomplishments In Ella Fitzgerald's Life

    The Work Itself Ella Fitzgerald achieved a multitude of accomplishments in her life. One of the many were her thirteen grammies. These grammies were: Grammy Award for Best Jazz Performance, Soloist in 1958 and 1959; Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance 1958, 1959, 1960, and 1962; Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal in 1976 and 1979; Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Female in 1980, 1981, 1983, and 1990; and Grammy Award for Best Historical Album in 1995. These awards she…

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  • Count Basie Research Paper

    that had many hits, for example: “Blue Skies” and “One O’Clock Jump.” Basie’s band and music helped to define the ‘swing’ era. He became the first African American male to receive a Grammy Award. Throughout his years he’d worked with a variety of different artists and had won countless other Grammys. Unfortunately, his life came to an end in Florida on April 26th, 1984. To begin with, Count Basie was born to Harvey Lee, a mellophonist and Lillian Basie, a pianist…

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  • Katy Perry Research Paper

    a 17 year old girl. People are not going to give me a chance.” “Well, if you do not leave this house in a few weeks to pursue a music career, I am going to make you.” Katy Perry, a seventeen year old, average girl with an extraordinary voice leaves her family and home to do exactly what her mom said, “pursue a music career.” Katy began her singing career with her parents in their church at the age of nine. From the start, her voice was amazing. When she left her house, she started with a trips…

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  • Mexican American Singer: Selena

    very successful. Selena won 67 awards total. She also had 86 nominations. In 1986 Selena won “Female Vocalist of the Year” at the Tejano Music Awards. Selena would go on to win this award seven more times. She also won “Female Entertainer of the Year” at the KFLZ Awards. Selena became a spokesperson for Coca Cola in 1987. Selena won “Female Entertainer of the Year” eight times at the Tejano Music Awards. In 1993, Selena won “Female Vocalist of the Year”, “Album of the Year”, “Song of…

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  • Similarities Between Beyonce And Shakira

    women as composers, song writers and other musical professions. In the 2010s, while women comprise a significant proportion of popular music and classical music singers, and a significant proportion of songwriters there are few women record producer, dancer and actress such as Beyonce and Shakira. They are worldwide famous women singers. Beyonce is an American singer, born and raised in Houston, Texas and performing in singing and dancing competitions as a child. She began her music career as a…

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  • Bono Research Paper

    Some famous songs are “Sunday Bloody Sunday” which is about unarmed protesters getting shot, “ The Saints Are Coming” which is about those who suffered from Hurricane Katrina, and “Pride” which was written about Martin Luther King Jr.” One of U2’s most famous albums “The Joshua Tree” brought awareness to drug addiction, homelessness, and political turmoil. After the attacks on 9-11 the album “Walk On” gave everyone hope for a safer future. Bono has said “ music can change the world because it…

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