Christopher Cross is an American singer and songwriter. Christopher has written all his own songs, other than "Nature's Way" that appears on his Window album. He is best known for composing "Arthur's Theme" (with Burt Bacharach and Carole Bayer Sager) from the Dudley Moore film Arthur which won the Academy Award for best song in 1981 (with co-composers Burt Bacharach, Carole Bayer Sager and Peter Allen), and the soft rock classic, "Sailing".
Trent formed in 2000 and are based in Nottingham, UK. A five piece band, the lineup has changed little over the past 8 years. The original lineup consisted of Nigel Briggs, Rich Bull, Phil Squires, Matt Loose and Ross McDouall. In 2005, Ross left the band and in 2007 Adam Blundy came onboard as full time drummer. With two successfull albums behind them (Hold On & Unfailing Love), 2008 sees the release of the new EP, Radio Everything, available from www.vineyardrecords.co.uk. More information is available at their official website, www.
Atleast 2 persons/groups call themselfs Shanty 1) Annissa Nurul Shanty Kusuma Wardhani Heryadie, well-known as simply Shanty (born December 30, 1978 in Jakarta, Indonesia) is an indonesian actress, singer, and former MTV video jockey (1998-2002). As an actress, Shanty has starred in several movies, including "Berbagi Suami" (2006), "Kala" (2007), "Maaf, Saya Menghamili Istri Anda" (2007), "The Photograph" (2007), and "Lotus Requiem" (2007). Discography
An easy-listening trip-hopster similar in style and intent to his countrymen Air and Dimitri from Paris, Kid Loco has an even stronger kinship with the long tradition of French pop characterized by Serge Gainsbourg. Otherwise known as Jean-Yves Prieur, he began playing the guitar at the age of 13 and played in several French punk groups during the early '80s. He moved on to production as well by the end of the decade, and moved on to reggae and hip-hop with a band named Mega Reefer Scratch.
Robyn Rihanna Fenty, known by her stage name, Rihanna, is a Barbadian singer. Her song 'Umbrella' was one of the highest-selling songs of 2007 and her 3rd album "Good Girl Gone Bad" was critically acclaimed, helping propel her to superstar status. She has attained five Billboard Hot 100 number ones thus far and is the second Barbadian artist to win a Grammy Award. She is also a cultural ambassador for Barbados.
Dame Shirley Veronica Bassey, DBE (born January 8, 1937), is a Welsh singer, perhaps best-known for performing the theme songs to the James Bond films Goldfinger (1964), Diamonds Are Forever (1971), and Moonraker (1979). She is the only singer to have recorded more than one James Bond theme song. Bassey was born at 182 Bute Street, Tiger Bay, Cardiff to a Nigerian father who was a seaman, while her mother came from Yorkshire, North England.
Ben Christophers is an English singer-songwriter. He wrote his first song at the age of five and has released four full length albums: My Beautiful Demon, Spoonface, The Spaces In Between and a limited edition album called Viewfinder. In 2010 he released a self-titled mini-album and toured with Imogen Heap. He is also part of the Blue Dreams, the backing band for Bat For Lashes. Christophers has had two TV documentaries made on him by the VPRO in Holland. He has written with and duetted with Françoise Hardy and toured with Tori Amos.
James Blunt (born James Hillier Blount, 22 February 1974) is an English singer/songwriter whose debut album, Back to Bedlam, and single releases — especially the number one hit "You're Beautiful" — brought him to fame in 2005. His style is a mix of pop, rock and folk. Along with vocals, Blunt plays a wide variety of instruments including the piano, guitar, organ, marimba, and mellotron. Blunt was educated at Elstree School, Woolhampton, then Harrow School (where he received his nickname 'Blunty'), and finally the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.
The founding members of the group were Conleth (Con) Cluskey (born 18 November 1941), Declan (Dec) Cluskey (born 23 December 1942), and John Stokes (Sean James Stokes) (born 13 August 1940). In 1957 they formed their first band together, "The Harmonichords" (also seen as "The Harmony Chords"), a classically styled instrumental harmonica-act. As The Harmonichords, they appeared on Hughie Green's 'Opportunity Knocks' on Radio Luxembourg and on the 'Ed Sullivan' TV Show St. Patrick's Day Special (filmed in Dublin, broadcast 15 March 1959), where they played "Danny Boy.