What 2019 Holds for the Music Industry Since entering the digital age, the global music industry was turned on its head. From the advent of file-sharing to the decline of analog, music has evolved and taken new forms over the years. Technology is undoubtedly a significant catalyst to crafting new and richer music experiences, and […]
Top 20 Marvin Gaye Hits Marvin Pentz Gay Jr. was born in Washington, D.C. in 1939. He started singing at the age of five in his father’s Apostolic church. In his teens, Marvin was already playing piano and drums and he discovered “do-wop” music. He joined several groups, including the Dippers and The Tones. After […]
Top 25 Michael Jackson Hits Michael Jackson, The King of Pop, died on June 25, 2009 at the age of 50. He was born in 1958 in Gary, Indiana and was the seventh of nine children. At the age of five, Michael became the lead singer of his brother’s group, The Jackson Five (later known […]
Top 20 Prince Hits He was born Prince Rogers Nelson, in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1958. He was named after the Prince Rogers trio, a jazz group led by his father, John L. Nelson. Prince’s mother was also a jazz singer, which meant that his introduction into the world of music started practically at birth. While […]
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Top 20 Diana Ross Hits Top 20 Diana Ross Hits, Diane Earle was born, in 1944, in Detroit, Michigan where, in her early years, she aspired to be a fashion designer. When she was 15, Diana joined the doo-wop group, The Primettes and signed with Lu Pine Records in 1960. The group won a singing […]
Born in East orange, New Jersey, in 1940, Marie Dionne Warwick cut her singing teeth in her church choir at the age of six. It was inevitable that Dionne would make music her career, since she is the sister of Dee Dee Warwick, her aunt is Cissy Houston (Whitney’s mom) and her father was the manager of the famed family gospel group, The Drinkard Singers.
Ray Charles Robinson was born on September 23, 1930 in Albany, Georgia. The family moved to Greenville, Florida while Ray was still an infant. Ray’s brother, George, drowned in a washtub when George was only four.