There are many singers and bands that have emerged nowadays, sometimes it is even hard to keep track of everyone. Anyhow, this is a natural occurrence because most people, if not all, are into music, and some really do have the real talent to go with such interest. Now, music is not only just an interest but even a budding profession too.
But let’s have a look at the legends that graced the music scene in the past and even today.
The King of Pop is, of course, one to be remembered. Famous for his music and dance, the eighth child of the Jackson family debuted together with his siblings in the Jackson 5. Afterwards, he started going solo and just became a global figure with hits such as Beat It and Billie Jean. His album titled Thriller is even the best-selling album of all time.
Another big name is the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley. From his first single, Heartbreak Hotel, in 1956, he was already a number one hit. This celebrated and influential man is even the best-selling solo artist in history. He is recognised with three Grammy awards and the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. He has been awarded in many Hall of Fames as well. This international star is definitely esteemed for his energy and performance.
The Fab Four consists of members John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr. This English band started getting popular with their first hit, Love Me Do. They have topped many music charts not only in the United Kingdom but even in the United States. From rock, they have also ventured in many different genres. Influential, the Beatles indeed are.
This singer takes pride in being the 2009 Guinness Words Records’ most awarded female act in all time. Her debut album alone has become successful, proving her singing prowess from the start of her career. Many of her songs have been widely used around the world, especially during singing contests. Whitney also endeavoured into acting.
The Jamaican singer songwriter has really paved a way for the reggae sound to be appealing to many around the world. With this unique style, he certainly deserves the recognition given to him, including being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. His song, One Love, is even the song of the millennium, courtesy of BBC.
If there is a King of Pop, well, the females definitely do not want to be left behind. Here is the Queen of Pop, in the form of Madonna. This American singer and songwriter is widely acclaimed for her great and constant reinvention of her music and image. She proved to be an all-around entertainer as she also got into acting and business. The Guinness World Records also named her as the second best-selling female artist in the United States. For the UK Music Hall of Fame, Madonna is one of the founding members.