Cassandra Wilson (born 4th December 1955) is a U.S. jazz vocalist and two-time Grammy Award winner from Jackson, Mississippi. Two of her albums, Blue Skies (1988) and New Moon Daughter (1996), have topped the US jazz charts, and the latter also won her a Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal Performance in 1997. More recently, Wilson's latest album Loverly (2008) also won the Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal Album at the 51st Grammy Awards in 2009.
Chistine's lustrous voice came to prominence as a back-up singer for Richard Thompson, where she was featured opposite Clive Gregson. While touring with Thompson from 1985-1988, she and Gregson began their own recording career, releasing four original albums through 1992. In 1995, she released her first solo album, "Live". She soon after joined a 'supergroup' of female British musicians, Daphne's Flight, and released an album with them in 1996. She has since released five more albums plus two live albums and a dvd available from her website (www.
Fresh from performing to 100,000 people across twelve nights on a national arena tour, featured by BBC News as one to watch, selected twice as Song of the Day by Popjustice, and raved about by Yahoo! music, Songpeople.com and pretty much every pop blog worth reading. Stonefoxx are the most hotly anticipated new pop group of 2009! Meet Stacy Burton, a massive Kylie (and Haribo!) fan, Gem Allen, school friend of Amy Winehouse, and Lizzy Williams, a club lover, who you may have heard as a vocalist on recent Artful Dodger tracks.
"Mama" Cass Elliot, Baroness von Wiedenman (19 September 1941 – 29 July 1974), born Ellen Naomi Cohen, was a noted American singer who performed with The Mamas & the Papas. She then went onto a successful solo career, releasing nine albums. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, she spent most of her childhood both in Baltimore and Alexandria, Virginia, a suburb of Washington, D.C. Elliot was widely considered the most charismatic member of the Mamas & the Papas due to her sense of humor and optimism, in part because of her large size and weight.
Lisa Redford Biography "one of our finest singer/songwriters" Bob Harris, BBC Radio 2 "brilliant! Lisa has a great voice" Glenn Tilbrook, Squeeze "In a sea of smart female singer-songwriters, Lisa Redford is an admiral.' Maverick Magazine **** "There is a warmth and welcoming vibe to Redford’s music that really is difficult to resist." Americana UK 8 out of 10 Influenced by classic singer-songwriters such as Carole King, Joni Mitchell, Neil Young and contemporary artists such as Neal Casal, Ryan Adams...
Lauryn Noel Hill (born May 26, 1975 in South Orange, New Jersey) is an American musical artist, and record producer, initially establishing her reputation as the most visible and vocal member of the Fugees, then continued on to a solo career releasing The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill. Hill's works primarily in the neo-soul and alternative rap styles, among other influences from reggae and folk. After a four year hiatus, she released the controversial MTV Unplugged No. 2.0, a live recording of original material except for
Jazziz praised Brazilian guitarist Badi Assad (pronounced Bah-Jee Ah-Sahje) as "a virtuoso of the highest order" while Guitar Player pegged her as "fearless!" Wonderland, her second for Deutsche Grammophone is not only an album fantasy and hope; it is also a plea for some sanity in this insane world of ours. The CD touches on many taboo topics including rape, prejudice, child prostitution and loss of cultural identity.
There are two bands/artists with this name: 1. An American model, R&B singer, and occasional actress
2. A Finnish dream-pop/shoegaze/post-rock band 1. Cassandra Ventura (born on August 26, 1986) is an American model, R&B singer, and occasional actress. She is best known for her single Me & U, which became a hit in the summer of 2006. Cassie was born in New London, Connecticut, United States and moved to New York City and continued modeling; she attended classes at the Broadway Dance Center. Meanwhile, music producer Ryan Leslie spotted her at clubs and parties in late 2004.
Justin Randall Timberlake (born January 31, 1981 in Memphis, Tennessee) is a Grammy Award winning singer, actor, producer and dancer. He rose to fame as one of the front men of the hugely successful pop group *NSYNC. He released his debut solo album, Justified, in 2002 and it went on to sell over nine million copies worldwide, solidifying Timberlake's position as a pop superstar. Timberlake's second album, FutureSex/LoveSounds, was released in 2006 and featured numerous hit singles including My Love featuring T.I. and SexyBack featuring Timbaland.
Sarah McLeod is the former frontwoman of Aussie rock band The Superjesus. McLeod is one of the best recognised women in the Australian music scene and is known for her enthusiastic and unique stage presence. She already has three ARIA awards and over 300,000 record sales to her name (from her Superjesus days), and has been to referred to as the "iconic aussie rock chic". McLeod, originally from Adelaide in South Australia, started singing in her late teens.