1.) Aretha Franklin-Mary J. Blige
Modern day Mary J. Blige can be much compared to “The Queen of Soul,” Aretha Franklin. Aretha Franklin is known for one of the best voices in musical history. She is one of the most famous singer, songwriter and pianist, born March 25, 1942. Mary J. Blige is an American recording artist, songwriter, singer, and actress born on January 11, 1971. Blige has received the World Music Legends Award for combining hip hop and soul in the early 90’s, while Aretha Franklin ranked Franklin #1 on its list of The Greatest Singers of All Time by Rolling Stones magazine. Both women have talents that were very similar, both women focused on the soul heart of music and the modern R&B.
Mary J. Blige has earned the title “The Queen of Hip-Hop Soul” because of her raw gospel and R&B influenced vocals and delivery. By 2007, she had won six Grammy awards. Blige has not lost that soul as her career and personal life became more successful and happier.
Aretha Franklin is a legendary, nineteen-time Grammy Award winning American soul, R&B, and gospel singer. Aretha has had two U.S Hot 100 numbers 1 singles with “Respect” and “I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)”. Her career has spanned over 50 years and 40 albums.
Both women’s dedication to success through gospel singing leads them to be two of the most inspirational female singers of all time.
2.) Billie Holiday- Mariah Carey
Billie Holiday was born on April 7, 1915 and died on July 17, 1959. She was an American jazz singer and songwriter. Her vocal style, strongly inspired by jazz instrumentalists, this led to a new way for people to look at the tempo of music. Her unique style captured the attention of many people through her strength of music. She was admired for her deeply personal and intimate approach to singing. Her distinct delivery made Billie Holiday’s performances instantly recognizable throughout her career.
The literature written during this time period reveals the important part the supernatural (God) played during those changing times. The new world was struggling for a new identity. Were these individuals also defining the role of God to themselves? In this discussion the lives of Mary Rowlandson and Benjamin Franklin will be compared. Each penned a narrative of their life experiences. There are ...
Billie Holiday can be compared to modern day singer, songwriter Mariah Carey. Mariah Carey has a unique talent and signature vocal abilities. Mariah Carey commanded the world’s attention when she made her musical debut in the early nineties. In less than a decade, Mariah Carey emerged as one of the most popular and widely acclaimed talents in music. With her numerous awards recognizing her many musical talents Mariah Carey has grown to one of the most respected pop artists today.
Both these women continuously raised the bar and set the standard of excellence within the music industry worldwide. They both showed the positive tempo on music and how important it is to establish music through the heart. As Billie Holiday was one of the most influential jazz singers of all time. Also, Mariah as one of today’s most popular singer both women have made their mark and will continue to establish a name for them throughout the music society. Billie Holidays music and positive vibe of music will live on.
3.) Prince- Justin Timberlake
Prince Rogers Nelson known as simply “Prince” was born on June 7, 1958. He is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and actor. Prince is said to be a perfectionist who is highly protective of his music. He writes, composes and produces the majority of his music himself and plays most of the instruments on his albums. International success followed the release of 1999 (1982), the film and album Purple Rain (1984), and Batman (1989), which confirmed him as one of America’s most commercially successful pop artists.
Prince can be compared to modern day singer Justin Timberlake. He was born on January 31, 1981. He is an American singer and actor. He has won six Grammy Awards as well as two Emmy Awards. In 2002, Justin Timberlake took his career solo. He received two Grammy Awards in 2004 for Best Pop Vocal Album and Best Male Pop Vocal Performance. Timberlake’s first two albums made him one of the most commercially successful singers in the world, each selling in excess of 9 million copies.
The Filipinos dedication and love to music started during pre-Hispanic period. Early Filipinos love to express themselves through ethnic musical instruments. These early settlers played diversity of musical instruments which includes flutes, nose flutes, gong and guitar to play appropriate songs in commemoration of courtship, marriage, and harvest. Even during the hardest time of Philippine ...
Both men have positive attitudes and a lot of energy when it comes to performing. Both focuses on the highlights of dancing and how dancing can strengthen a performance. Both these singers have changed the vibe of song performances with the energy they both delivery to the audience with the use of