Monday, February 28, 2011

Eminem - merican rapper, record producer, and actor
Marshall Bruce Mathers III better identified by his stage name Eminem, is an American rapper, record producer, and actor. Eminem speedily gained popularity in 1999 with his major-label debut album, The Slim Shady LP, which won a Grammy Award for Best Rap Album. The following album, The Marshall Mathers LP, became the fastest-selling solo album in United States history. It brought Eminem increased popularity, including his own record label, Shady Records, and brought his group project, D12, to mainstream recognition.

The Marshall Mathers LP and his third album, The Eminem Show, also won Grammy Awards, making Eminem the first artist to win Best Rap Album for three consecutive LPs. He then won the award again in 2010 for his album Relapse and in 2011 for his album Recovery, giving him a total of 13 Grammys in his career. In 2003, he won the Academy Award for Best Original Song for "Lose Yourself" from the film, 8 Mile, in which he also played the lead. Eminem has scored over 1 billion vision on his official Vevo page on Youtube. Eminem is the most popular personality ever on Facebook with over 29 million likes.

Birth name

Marshall Bruce Mathers III

Date of Birth

October 17, 1972

Place Of Birth

Saint Joseph, Missouri, U.S.


Hip hop


Rapper, Record producer, Actor, Songwriter

Monday, February 21, 2011

Kesha - American pop singer and songwriter
Kesha Rose Sebert, better recognized by the mononym Kesha, is an American pop singer and songwriter. In 2005, at eighteen, Kesha was sign to Dr. Luke's record label, Kemosabe Entertainment, and publish company. Although an active musician since then, singing background vocals and writing songs for further artists, her breakthrough only came in early 2009 after show on Flo Rida's number one single, "Right Round." Her entrance single, "Tik Tok", released in late 2009, attain number one in eleven countries. Her debut album, Animal, was out in January 2010 and debuted at number one in the US, Canada and Greece.

By September, Kesha had sold two million album worldwide and out three more top ten singles from Animal. The album was re-released with a companion extensive play, Cannibal, in November, precede by the chart topping guide single, "We R Who We R". Kesha has quote artists such as Madonna, Debbie Harry, Queen, Johnny Cash, Aaron Neville, Bob Dylan and Beastie Boys as musical power. Her music incorporates fundamentals of dance-pop, and she uses a spoken word rapping style on several songs.

Birth name

Kesha Rose Sebert

Date Of Birth

March 1, 1987

Place of Birth

Los Angeles, California, United States


Electropop, dance-pop


Singer, songwriter


Vocals, piano, guitar

Friday, February 18, 2011

Esperanza Spalding - jazz bassist and singer, winner of Grammy Award
Esperanza Spalding is an American multi-instrumentalist best recognized as a jazz bassist and singer, who draws upon several genres in her own compositions. In 2011, she won the Grammy Award for Best New Artist at the 53rd Grammy Awards, creation her the initial jazz artist to win the award. Spalding has record 3 albums Junjo (2006), Esperanza (2008) and Chamber Music Society (2010). The first was formed to display the dynamic that she felt among her trio.

On December 10, at the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize ceremonies, Spalding achieve at Oslo City Hall in honor of the 2009 Laureate President Barack Obama and again at the Nobel Peace Prize performance the following day. She was personally chosen by Obama, as per the tradition of one laureate-invited-artist to perform. On February 7, 2010, Spalding became the nearly all searched person and second most searched item on Google as a effect of her look the previous evening on the PBS television program Austin City Limits.

Year of Born


Place of Birth

Portland, Oregon, U.S.


Jazz, jazz fusion, bossa nova, neo soul


Musician, composer, educator, bandleader


Vocals, upright bass, bass guitar, violin, oboe, clarinet

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Tony Award - Award for Excellence in Theatre
The Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre, more usually known as a Tony Award, recognizes achievement in live American theatre. The awards are offered by the American Theatre Wing and The Broadway League at an yearly ceremony in New York City. The awards are given for Broadway making and performance, and an award is given for regional theatre. Several discretionary non competitive awards are also given, with a Special Tony Award, the Tony Honors for Excellence in Theatre, and the Isabelle Stevenson Award. The prize are name after Antoinette Perry, co-founder of the American Theatre Wing.

The rules for the Tony Awards are set forth in the official certificate "Rules and Regulations of The American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards", which relate for that season only. It measured the highest U.S. theatre honor, the U.S. theatre industry's equal to the Academy Awards (Oscars) for motion pictures, the Grammy Awards for music and the Emmy Awards for television. In British theatre, the equal of the Tony Award is the Laurence Olivier Award. Since 1997, the Tony Awards ceremony has regularly been held at Radio City Music Hall in New York City in June and transmit live on CBS television. The 64th Tony Awards ceremony was held on June 13, 2010, at Radio City Music Hall, with a three-hour televise on CBS television.

Awarded for

Excellence in Broadway theatre

Presented by

American Theatre Wing and The Broadway League


United States

First awarded