Saturday, March 17, 2012
Charlize Theron built-in 7 August 1975) is a South African actress. She started her acting career in the United States and rose to acclaim in the backward 1990s afterward roles in The Devil's Advocate (1997), Mighty Joe Young (1998), and The Cider House Rules (1999). Theron won an Academy Award for Best Extra for her assuming of consecutive analgesic Aileen Wuornos in Monster (2003), acceptable the aboriginal African to win an Academy Award in a above acting category. She accustomed addition Academy Award choice for her achievement in North Country (2005). Theron became a US aborigine in 2007, while application her South African citizenship.
Monday, March 5, 2012
Beyoncé Giselle Knowles (born September 4, 1981), accepted mononymously as Beyoncé (play /biˈjɒnseɪ/ bee-YON-say), is an American singer, songwriter, almanac producer, and actress. Built-in and aloft in Houston, Texas, she enrolled in assorted assuming arts schools and was aboriginal apparent to singing and dancing competitions as a child
Knowles rose to acclaim in the backward 1990s as the advance accompanist of the R&B babe accumulation Destiny's Child, one of the world's acknowledged babe groups of all time.
During the aperture of Destiny's Child, Knowles appear her admission abandoned album, Dangerously in Love, in 2003, which spawned two number-one singles on the Billboard Hot 100—"Crazy in Love" and "Baby Boy"—and became one of the a lot of acknowledged albums of that year, earning her a again record-tying 5 Grammy Awards.
Following the disbandment of Destiny's Child in 2005, Knowles appear her additional abandoned album, B'Day, in 2006, and included the top 10 singles "Déjà Vu", "Irreplaceable" and "Beautiful Liar". Her third abandoned anthology I Am... Sasha Fierce, appear in 2008, spawned four commercially acknowledged singles—"If I Were a Boy", "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)", "Halo" and "Sweet Dreams". The anthology helped Knowles acquire six Grammys in 2010, breaking the almanac for a lot of Grammy Awards won by a changeable artisan in one night.
Knowles appear her fourth abandoned album, 4, in 2011, and became her fourth after number-one anthology on the Billboard 200 as a abandoned artist. This fabricated her the third artisan in history to accept her aboriginal four flat albums admission aloft the chart.
Apart from her plan in music, Knowles has aswell launched a career in acting. She fabricated her admission in the 2001 agreeable blur Carmen: A Hip Hopera, above-mentioned to actualization in above films, including Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002), Dreamgirls (2006), which becoming her two Golden Globe nominations, Cadillac Annal (2008) and Obsessed (2009). Knowles and her mother alien their family's appearance line, House of Deréon, in 2005, and has aswell accustomed brands including, L'Oréal, Pepsi, Tommy Hilfiger, Nintendo and Vizio. In June 2010, she was ranked aboriginal on Forbes account of the 100 A lot of Powerful and Influential musicians in the world,
and additional on its account of the 100 A lot of Powerful and Influential celebrities in the world.
Knowles' plan has becoming her abundant awards and accolades, including 16 Grammy Awards, 11 MTV Video Music Awards, 4 American Music Awards, a Billboard Millennium Award and a brilliant on the Hollywood Walk of Acclaim with Destiny's Child. In 2009, Billboard called her the Top Radio Songs Artisan of the 2000s decade,
and ranked her as the 4th all-embracing Artisan of the Decade (and as the Aboriginal Changeable Artisan of that period).
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), aswell accustomed Knowles as the Top Certified Artisan of the 2000s.
In the US, Knowles has awash over 11.2 actor albums as of May 2010,
and added than 30.4 actor agenda singles as of January 2012.
She has awash 75 actor annal worldwide, authoritative her one of the acknowledged music artists of all time.
In 2010, VH1 included Knowles in its account of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time,
and ranked her third in their 2012 account of the 100 Greatest Women in Music
Mary Jane Blige built-in January 11, 1971 is an American singer, songwriter, almanac ambassador and casual rapper and actress. She is a almsman of nine Grammy Awards and four American Music Awards, and has recorded eight multi-platinum albums. She is the alone artisan with Grammy Accolade wins in Pop, Rap, Gospel, and R&B.
Blige started her agreeable career in 1992, absolution her admission album, What's the 411? on MCA Annal and Uptown. With her tenth album, My Life II... The Journey Continues (Act 1) (2011), she had ten after albums admission in the top 10 on the Billboard 200. Blige's plan has authentic the advance of R&B/Hip-Hop music. My Life, in particular, is advised a allotment of the greatest albums anytime recorded according to Rolling Stone (279/500) Time and Vibe. For her allotment in accumulation hip hop and body in the aboriginal 1990s and its consecutive bartering success, Blige accustomed the Apple Music
Awards "Legends Award". In 2007 the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers awarded her its "Voice of Music" Award. ASCAP official Jeanie Weems declared that "[Blige's] music has been the articulation of afflatus to women common in both attempt and triumph."That aforementioned year, Time included her in its "Time 100" list, a accumulating of the year's 100 a lot of affecting individuals about the world.
As of 2011, Blige has awash over 50 actor albums and 15 actor singles worldwide. Billboard Annual ranked Blige as the a lot of acknowledged changeable R&B artisan of the accomplished 25 years.The annual aswell lists her 2006 song "Be Without You" as the top R&B song of the 2000s, as it spent an unparalleled 15 weeks aloft the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. In 2011, Vh1 ranked Blige as the 80th greatest artisan of all time. Moreover, she is ranked amount 100 on the account of "100 greatest singers of all time" by Rolling Stone magazine.
Blige aswell becoming top animadversion for her plan in blur and fragrance. She starred in the 2009 Tyler Perry box-office hit I Can Do Bad All By Myself and will play a advance role in the blur Rock of Ages, which is set to be appear to theaters in 2012. She is a almsman of two Golden Globe Awards nominations for her agreeable contributions to the films Bobby and The Help, and is a 2012 beloved for the Academy Accolade for Best Original Song
after authoritative the category's short-list with "The Living Proof". Blige is called to play music figure Nina Simone in the accessible biopic Nina.In affiliation with the Home Shopping Network (HSN) and Carol's Daughter, Blige appear her "My Life" perfume. The aroma bankrupt HSN annal by affairs 65,000 bottles during its premier.The aroma went on to win two FiFi Awards, including the celebrated "Fragrance Sales Breakthrough" award.
Sunday, March 4, 2012
Lindsay Lohan born July 2, 1986 is an American actress, pop singer and model. She began her
career as a child fashion model before making her motion picture debut in Disney's 1998 remake of The Parent Trap at the age of 11. Lohan gained further fame between 2003 and 2005 with leading roles in the films Freaky Friday
Mean Girls and Herbie: Fully Loaded, subsequently appearing in independent films including Robert Altman's A Prairie Home Companion and Emilio Estevez's Bobby.
Her career was interrupted in 2007 when two driving under the influence (DUI) incidents and three visits to rehabilitation facilities led to the loss of several movie deals. Resuming her career, she guest starred in the
TV series Ugly Betty in 2008, starred in the 2009 comedy Labor Pains, and appeared in Robert Rodriguez's Machete in 2010. Lohan launched a second career in pop music in 2004 with the album Speak and followed up with A Little More Personal (Raw) in 2005. She has attracted a great deal of publicity, particularly surrounding her personal life.