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   Britney Jean Spears (born
    December 2, 1981) is an American
    recording artist and entertainer.
    Born in McComb, Mississippi and
    raised in Kentwood, Louisiana,
    Spears began performing as a child,
    landing acting roles in stage
    productions and television shows.
    She signed with Jive Records in
    1997 and released her debut album
    ...Baby One More Time in 1999.
    During her first decade within the
    music industry, she became a
    prominent figure in mainstream
    popular music and popular culture,
    followed by a much-publicized
    personal life. Her first two albums
    established her as a pop icon and
    broke sales records, while title
    tracks "...Baby One More Time" and
    "Oops!... I Did It Again" became
    international number-one hits.
    Spears was credited with
    influencing the revival of teen pop
    during the late 1990s.
             Madonna (born Madonna Louise
              Ciccone (pronounced chee-co-nay) on
              August 16, 1958) is an American
              recording artist, actress and
              entrepreneur. Born in Bay City,
              Michigan, she moved to New York
              City in 1977 to pursue a career in
              modern dance. After performing in
              the music groups Breakfast Club and
              Emmy, she released her debut album
              in 1983. She followed it with a series
              of albums in which she found
              immense popularity by pushing the
              boundaries of lyrical content in
              mainstream popular music and
              imagery in her music videos, which
              became a fixture on MTV.
              Throughout her career, many of her
              songs have hit number one on the
              record charts, including "Like a
              Virgin", "Papa Don't Preach", "Like a
              Prayer", "Vogue", "Frozen", "Music",
              "Hung Up", and "4 Minutes". Critics
              have praised Madonna for her
              diverse musical productions while at
              the same time serving as a lightning
              rod for religious controversy.
               Michael Joseph Jackson[1]
                (August 29, 1958 – June 25,
                2009) was an American recording
                artist, dancer, singer-songwriter,
                musician, and philanthropist.
                Referred to as the King of Pop,
                Jackson is recognized as the most
                successful entertainer of all time
                by Guinness World Records. His
                contribution to music, dance, and
                fashion, along with a much-
                publicized personal life, made him
                a global figure in popular culture
                for over four decades. The eighth
                child of the Jackson family, he
                debuted on the professional music
                scene along with his brothers as a
                member of The Jackson 5 in
                1964, and began his solo career in
   Christina María Aguilera
    (born December 18, 1980) is
    an American recording artist
    and actress.[1] Aguilera first
    appeared on national
    television in 1990 as a
    contestant on the Star Search
    program, and went on to star
    in Disney Channel's television
    series The Mickey Mouse
    Club from 1993–1994.
    Aguilera signed to RCA
    Records after recording
    "Reflection",[2] the theme
    song for the animated film
    Mulan (1998).
               The Black Eyed Peas are an
                American hip hop group,
                formed in Los Angeles,
                California in 1995. The group
                is composed of rapper and
                rappers and Taboo,
                and singer-rapper Fergie.
                Since the release of their third
                album, Elephunk, in 2003, the
                group has sold an estimated
                27 million albums worldwide,
                20 million singles and 47
                million copies with both sales
                Enrique Miguel Iglesias Preysler
                 (born May 8, 1975), better known as
                 Enrique Iglesias, is a Spanish pop
                 music singer-songwriter. Iglesias
                 started his musical career on
                 Mexican label Fonovisa. This helped
                 turn him into one of the most popular
                 artists in Latin America and in the
                 Hispanic or Latino market in the
                 United States, and the biggest seller
                 of Spanish language albums of that
                 decade. Before the turn of the
                 millennium, he made a crossover into
                 the mainstream English language
                 market, signing a unique multi-album
                 deal with Universal Music Group for
                 an unprecedented US$48,000,000,
                 with Universal Music Latino to
                 release his Spanish albums and
                 Interscope to release English albums.
                 In 2010, he parted with Interscope
                 and signed with another Universal
                 Music Group label, Universal
   Justin Randall Timberlake (born
    January 31, 1981)1 is an
    American pop musician and actor.
    He has won six Grammy Awards
    as well as two Emmy Awards. He
    achieved early fame when he
    appeared as a contestant on Star
    Search, and went on to star in the
    Disney Channel television series
    The New Mickey Mouse Club,
    where he met future bandmate JC
    Chasez. Timberlake became
    famous in the late 1990s as the
    lead singer of the boy band 'N
    Sync, whose launch was financed
    by Lou Pearlman.
             Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll
              (born February 2, 1977),[2] known
              professionally as Shakira
              (pronounced /ʃəˈkɪərə/,
              Spanish: [tʃaˈkiɾa] or [ʃaˈkiɾa]),[3] is a
              Colombian singer, songwriter,
              musician, record producer, dancer,
              and philanthropist who emerged in
              the music scene of Colombia and
              Latin America in the early 1990s.
              Born and raised in Barranquilla,
              Colombia, Shakira revealed many of
              her talents in school as a live
              performer, demonstrating her vocal
              ability with rock and roll, Latin and
              Middle Eastern influences with her
              own original twist on belly dancing.
              Shakira is a native Spanish speaker
              and also speaks fluent English and
              Portuguese as well as some Italian,
              French and Arabic.
   The Beatles were an English rock and
    pop group, formed in Liverpool in 1960,
    and one of the most commercially
    successful and critically acclaimed acts
    in the history of popular music.[1] From
    1962, the group consisted of John
    Lennon (rhythm guitar, vocals), Paul
    McCartney (bass guitar, vocals), George
    Harrison (lead guitar, vocals) and Ringo
    Starr (drums, vocals). Rooted in skiffle
    and 1950s rock and roll, the group later
    worked in many genres ranging from
    pop ballads to psychedelic rock, often
    incorporating classical and other
    elements in innovative ways. The nature
    of their enormous popularity, which first
    emerged as "Beatlemania", transformed
    as their songwriting grew in
    sophistication. They came to be
    perceived as the embodiment of ideals
    of the social and cultural revolutions of
    the 1960s
   Alanis Nadine Morissette (born
    June 1, 1974) is a Canadian-
    American[1] singer-songwriter,
    guitarist, record producer, and
    actress. She has won 16 Juno
    Awards and seven Grammy Awards
    and has been nominated for two
    Golden Globe Award as well as
    preliminary Academy Award
    nominee. Morissette began her
    career in Canada, and as a teenager
    recorded two dance-pop albums,
    Alanis and Now Is the Time, under
    MCA Records Canada. Her
    worldwide debut album was the
    rock-influenced Jagged Little Pill,
    released in 1995, which remains the
    best-selling debut album by a female
    artist in the U.S., and the highest
    selling debut album worldwide,
    selling more than 30 million units
                 Alicia Augello Cook (born
                  January 25, 1981), better known
                  by her stage name Alicia Keys, is
                  an American recording artist,
                  musician and actress. She was
                  raised by a single mother in the
                  Hell's Kitchen area of Manhattan
                  in New York City. At age seven,
                  Keys began to play classical
                  music on the piano. She attended
                  Professional Performing Arts
                  School and graduated at 16 as
                  valedictorian. She later attended
                  Columbia University before
                  dropping out to pursue her music
                  career. Keys released her debut
                  album with J Records, having had
                  previous record deals first with
                  Columbia and then Arista
   Calvin Cordozar Broadus, Jr.
    (born October 20, 1971), better
    known by his stage name Snoop
    Dogg, is an American entertainer,
    rapper, record producer and actor.
    Snoop is best known as an MC in
    the West Coast hip hop scene, and
    for being one of Dr. Dre's most
    notable protégés. Snoop Dogg was
    a Crip gang member while in high
    school. Shortly after graduation, he
    was arrested for cocaine
    possession and spent six months in
    Wayside County Jail. His music
    career began in 1992 after his
    release when he was discovered by
    Dr. Dre. He collaborated on several
    tracks on Dre's solo debut, The
    Chronic and on the titular theme
    song to the film Deep Cover.
                 Miley Ray Cyrus (born Destiny Hope
                  Cyrus; November 23, 1992) is an
                  American actress and pop singer. She
                  achieved wide fame for her role as Miley
                  Stewart/Hannah Montana on the Disney
                  Channel sitcom Hannah Montana. Cyrus
                  recorded music for the soundtracks,
                  Hannah Montana (2006) and Hannah
                  Montana 2/Meet Miley Cyrus (2007),
                  released by Walt Disney Records. With the
                  success of the Hannah Montana franchise
                  she established herself as a teen idol. In
                  2007, Cyrus signed to Hollywood Records
                  to pursue a solo career. She embarked
                  upon the Best of Both Worlds Tour the
                  same year, in which she performed as both
                  herself and in character as Hannah
                  Montana. The tour was eventually turned
                  into a high-grossing concert film entitled
                  Hannah Montana & Miley Cyrus: Best of
                  Both Worlds Concert (2008). In July 2008,
                  Cyrus released her first solo album,
                  Breakout (2008), which was commercially
   Taylor Alison Swift (born December 13,
    1989) is an American country pop[1] singer-
    songwriter, musician and actress.
   In 2006, she released her debut single "Tim
    McGraw", then her self-titled debut album,
    which was subsequently certified multi-
    platinum by the Recording Industry
    Association of America and was nominated for
    the Best New Artist award at 50th Grammy
    Awards. In November 2008, Swift released her
    second album, Fearless, and the recording
    earned Swift four Grammy Awards, including
    the Album of the Year, at the 52nd Grammy
    Awards. Fearless and Taylor Swift finished
    2008 at number-three and number-six
    respectively, with sales of 2.1 and 1.5
    million.[5] Fearless topped the Billboard 200
    for 11 non-consecutive weeks;[6] no album
    has spent more time at No. 1 since 2000. Swift
    was named Artist of the Year by Billboard
    Magazine in 2009.[7] Swift released her third
    album Speak Now on October 25, 2010 which
    sold 1,047,000 copies in its first week.
                   Justin Drew Bieber7
                    (pronounced , born March 1,
                    1994)1 is a Canadian
                    pop/R&B singer-songwriter
                    and actor.234 Bieber was
                    discovered in 2008 by Scooter
                    Braun,8 who happened to
                    come across Bieber's videos
                    on YouTube and later became
                    his manager. Braun arranged
                    for him to meet with Usher in
                    Atlanta, Georgia, and Bieber
                    was soon signed to Raymond
                    Braun Media Group (RBMG),
                    a joint venture between Braun
                    and Usher,9 and then to a
                    recording contract with Island
                    Records offered by L.A. Reid.

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