Rihanna

Rihanna performing on stage

A young star on the rise One of the most popular female artists of our time, Rihanna became world-famous after the release of her 2005 hit single “Pon De Replay”. Since then Rihanna is in the making of her 8th album called “Anti”. Rihanna was born Robyn Rihanna Fenty in 1988 20th of February in the island of Barbados. Rihanna had a rough childhood, particularly because of her fathers addiction to alcohol. This has led her to create a girl singing group when she was 15 to alleviate herself for…

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Nicole Scherzinger

Nicole Scherzinger is best known for her previous role of lead vocalist in the all-successful band Pussycat Dolls. Born in 1978 as Nicole Prescovia Elikolani Veliente in Hawaii, Nicoles parents divorced when she was just a baby and she traveled with her mother and stepfather to Kentucky. Nicoles inspiration to become a singer came when she heard a tape of Whitney Houston. She loved the recording so much she swore to herself to become a singer. This led her to sign up into the Wright State University in Ohio where…

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Adele

A new take on music Adele is one of the most influential female singers of our time. With hits like “Someone Like You” has took over the world and continues to do so with her new album 25 which was one of the most awaited albums of all time. Born in 1988 in London, Adele was the only child in the family and was supported by her mom to try out new things. It didn’t take long for her to develop a close relationship with music, especially Etta James, Ella…

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Bob Crosby

Born in Spokane in 1913, Bob Crosby was a famous singer, bandleader and actor. He was the brother of the infamous Bing Crosby Bob started performing in his early 20’s with the Rhythm Boys, a male singing group created in 1925 with Bing Crosby Harry Barris and Al Rinker as its members. The band is known for launching of Bing’s solo career to the worldwide audience. Bob had never achieved the level of fame like his brother Bing did, but this didnt stop him from becoming a famous jazz musician. Bob…

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Eminem

One of the most controversial rappers of 21st century, Eminem has left a long-lasting impression in the music and film industry. The star was born 1972 in Saint Joseph Missouri as Marshall Bruce Matters 3rd and is more known for his artistic name Eminem. Best selling artist of the start of the second millennium, Eminem has took over United States and conscientiously the world. Eminem release his first album in 1996 called “Infinite”, but has gained world-fame in 1999 with the EP release of The Slim Shady. Not only did Eminem gained…

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Alice Cooper

All about shock Alice cooper made way into our hearts his own way – by shocking us with his stage performances and videos, but we all loved it. Alice became notorious in the 1970s with his over-the-top performances on stage that shook the audiences worldwide. Alices birth name was Vincent Damon Furnier and he was born in Detroit in 1948. He moved from Detroit to California and some time later to Arizona with his family. Alice had always had a strong passin for creating music and this is why he…

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Bing Crosby

At the age of 19, Bing joined a highschool band that performed singing and dancing for high schools and clubs. They were called the Musicladers and their biggest achievement was performing for the KHQ, Spokane radio station. It is in Spokane that Crosby was first introduced to phonograph on which he loved listening to Al Jolson. The group parted ways after two years of activity. Bing Crosby, together with his friend Al Rinker found a job at the Clemmer Theater which is today known as the Bing Crosby Theater. They were…

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Frank Sinatra

Always in the spotlight during 40s and 50s due to his numerous hit songs that accompanied some of the biggest films, Frank Sinatra is known for some of his legendary hits like “New York, New York and “Love and Marriage”. He is known for selling just under 200 million records globally. Coming from Hoboken, New Jersey, Frank was inspired by Bing Crosby, one of the biggest stars of music and film in the 20th century. Frank has, since he was in highschool performed in the glee club which later lead…

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Benny Goodman

Benny Goodman on stage playing the trumpet

The King of Swing Benny Goodman was born in Chicago in 1909 and was one of 12 children that escaped Poland with their parents. He started to play music, studying clarinet to escape the harsh conditions the family was in. Soon he could support his family playing the clarinet because of the death of his father. Benny joined the American Federation of Musicians when he was only 14 and is remembered for many top hits and one of the most recognized jazz musicians on the planet. Benny and early start…

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