Petula Clark, CBE (born November 15, 1932), is an English singer, actress and composer, best known for her upbeat popular international hits of the 1960s. With nearly 70 million recordings sold worldwide, she is the most successful English solo female recording artist to date. Perhaps best known for her massive hit 'Downtown' and whilst being English, Petula's work was heavily French-influenced.In the 1950s, she later was to branch out to become a major success in much of Europe. That success was followed by success in Scandinavia and also in Canada and Australia.
Whoopi Goldberg (born Caryn Elaine Johnson, November 13, 1955), is an American actress, comedian and radio DJ.
She made her performing debut at age eight with the Helena Rubinstein Children's Theatre at the Hudson Guild. After dropping out of high school, she found work as a summer camp counselor, and in the choruses of the Broadway shows Hair, Jesus Christ Superstar and Pippin.
In 1983 the legendary director Mike Nichols saw her perform and, the following year, presented her on Broadway in a one-woman show of her own creation.
Kristin Chenoweth (born July 24, 1968) is an American soprano and actress. She released her fourth album and debut country album Some Lessons Learned on September 13, 2011. Chenoweth was born in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. She graduated from Oklahoma City University, where she earned a bachelor's degree in musical theater and a master's degree in opera performance. She is a member of Gamma Phi Beta Sorority.
Claire Jane Sweeney (born 17 April 1971, Walton, Liverpool) is an English actress, singer, musical theatre performer and television personality. She trained at the Elliott-Clarke Theatre School in Liverpool, and went on to the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts in London. After leaving the stage school, Sweeney had many singing engagements before landing the minor role of Lindsey Corkhill in Brookside for a brief spell in 1991.
Dee Dee Bridgewater (b. May 27, 1950) is an American Jazz singer. She is a two-time Grammy Award Winner, Tony Award Winner and Host of NPR's Syndicated Radio show "JazzSet with Dee Dee Bridgewater". She is a United Nations Ambassador for the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Born Denise Eileen Garrett in Memphis, Tennessee, she grew up in Flint, Michigan. Her father, Matthew Garrett, was a jazz trumpeter and teacher at Manassas High School, and through his playing, Denise was exposed to jazz early on.
Jessica Lowndes (born November 8, 1988) is a Canadian actress and aspiring singer. Jessica was born in Vancouver, British Columbia. She attended Pacific Academy in Surrey, BC. She was discovered in Vancouver by the producers of Masters of Horror. She recurred as Mandi on the ABC Family hit series Greek. She is also a singer-songwriter and her song "Goodbye" was used prominently in the TV series Moonlight-- in Ep 1.12: "The Mortal Cure", CBS. 2008-01-18. She currently plays Adrianna Tate-Duncan, a pregnant teenager with a serious drug addiction, on the new 90210.
Amy Walker is 25, she lives on the fourth floor of an apartment block in Paris. Most days there is a gentleman outside on the street playing 'Strangers in the Night' on his accordion. Amy has a Simon & Patrick guitar which is getting a bit tatty but she doesn't mind because it still makes the right sounds.
Boomkat is an electronic and pop music duo consisting of brother-and-sister Kellin Manning and Taryn Manning. Their debut album Boomkatalog.One was released in 2003. The first single "The Wreckoning" hit #1 on the Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart. The new EP, "Runaway", is now available on iTunes as of 6th April 2008. In a recent interview with Taryn in October 2005's issue of NYLON, she mentioned that BOOMKat would be back eventually, and that she is currently writing songs for the new album once they find another record label.
Alexz Johnson (Born on November 4th, 1986, in New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada) is never quite what you'd think: she is always, instead, a surprise. While she writes intimate, down-to-earth lyrics, they’re delivered with a larger-than-life, crystalline voice. “Growing up I was afraid of it,” she says, about realizing she could sing big as a small child- the sixth in a brood of ten-- in Vancouver. “I thought it would blow me away.
Heather Elizabeth Morris (born February 1, 1987) is an American actress and dancer best known for her role as Brittany S. Pierce in the musical comedy series Glee. Morris's first significant appearance was in 2006 on So You Think You Can Dance Season 2 where she made the "green mile" but failed to make the final 20 by a vote of 3-2. Not discouraged, Morris decided to move to LA and actively pursue a career in dancing. Her big break came in 2007 via Beyoncé.