Aqua is a danish-norwegian dance-pop group, best known for their 1997 breakthrough single Barbie Girl. Initially forming as Joyspeed in 1989, the band was renamed Aqua in 1994 and achieved huge success across the globe in the late 1990s and early 2000s. The group managed to top the UK Singles Chart with their first three singles. The group released two albums: Aquarium in 1997 and Aquarius in 2000, before splitting up in July 2001. The group sold an estimated 33 million albums and singles, making them the most successful Danish band ever and the second most successful Norwegian band.
Demi Lovato, born Demetria Devonne Lovato on August 20, 1992 in Dallas, Texas, is an actress, singer, songwriter, guitarist and piano player. She began her acting career at 10 when she began playing Angela on "Barney & Friends." She has been a guest star on "Prison Break," "Split Ends" and "Just Jordan." In January of 2007, Demi landed a series regular role on the new Disney Channel original short series, "As the Bell Rings" as Charlotte.
Rebecca Black (born June 21, 1997) is an American pop singer who gained worldwide attention with her 2011 single "Friday". Her mother paid $4000 to have the single and an accompanying music video put out as a vanity release through the record label ARK Music Factory. The song was co-written and produced by Clarence Jey and Patrice Wilson of ARK Music Factory. After the video went viral on YouTube and other social media sites, "Friday" was derided by many music critics and viewers, who dubbed it "the worst song ever.
Frankee (born Nicole Francine Aiello, on 9 June 1983, in Staten Island, New York) is an American pop and R&B singer. She claims to be the ex-girlfriend of singer Eamon. She is widely regarded as a one hit wonder and has lost credibility ever since her relationship with Eamon was exposed as merely a marketing ploy to sell records. In 2003, she appeared on Louie DeVito's Dance Divas Volume 1, for the track "Making Love Out Of Nothing At All" under the name Nikki A.
All Saints are a English/Canadian pop music girl group that enjoyed considerable critical and commercial success. The group comprises founding members Melanie Blatt and Shaznay Lewis, and sisters Nicole and Natalie Appleton. Their debut album, All Saints, was released in 1997 with the first single "I Know Where It's At" reaching #4 on the UK charts. The next single, "Never Ever", launched All Saints as stars, selling over two million copies in the United Kingdom also. They later went on to release their second full length studio album, Saints & Sinners in 2000.
LM.C is a rock band from Japan. Members:
Vo. Maya ( ｓｉｎｎｅｒｓ (as a guitarist)→ 雅-MIYAVI- (support, as a guitarist) → LM.C )
Gu. Aiji ( ＫＡＬＥＮ → Pierrot → LM.C )
Ba. Ikuo / Ken
Dr. Death-O / Yuya
Key. JAYKAY / Jun
VJ. DENKI-MAN LM.C was founded by Maya in Tokyo,Japan , a support guitarist for musician Miyavi in the support band Ishihara Gundan (Ishihara being Miyavi's real last name, Gundan means 'brigade' or 'army' in Japanese) and a guitarist in his own band, Sinners. While still with Miyavi, maya and other support members also played live shows as LM.
White Lung are a four piece punk band from Vancouver, B.C. They have released three 7 inches ("Local Garbage", "Magazines", "Atlanta"), an LP "It's The Evil" on Deranged Records and a tour split 7 inch with Nu Sensae. Their second LP "Sorry" was released June 2012. http://whitelung.tumblr.com
Sheila Escovedo is the daughter of percussionist Pete Escovedo, with whom she frequently performs. Sheila E's uncle is Alejandro Escovedo, formerly with Delphine Neid's first-wave punk rock group The Nuns, Rank and File and The True Believers, followed by a solo career. The late Tito Puente was Escovedo's godfather. She is also niece to Javier Escovedo, founder of seminal San Diego punk act, The Zeros. Another uncle, Mario Escovedo, fronted long-running indie rockers, The Dragons. Escovedo is of Mexican, African American, and Creole heritage. Coke Escovedo was also her uncle.
Busted was a pop rock band originating from London, England that consisted of James Bourne, Matt Willis and Charlie Simpson. Their debut single, "What I Go To School For" was released in 2002 and charted at #3. The album Busted followed in September 2002. November 2003 saw the release of their second album A Present for Everyone. Both albums charted at #2 in the UK. A live album, A Ticket for Everyone was released in November 2004.
Dead or Alive is an influential new wave band from Liverpool that rose to popularity during the 1980s and gained a cult following in Japan during that time. They are best known for the hit singles "You Spin Me Round (Like A Record)" and "Brand New Lover". Before Pete Burns founded Dead Or Alive, he was involved with a Liverpool based band named Nightmares In Wax (no relation to Nightmares on Wax). The band centred around alternative music and released their only notable record, Black Leather in 1979 or 1980.