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4 - Her career launched when Rene Angelil, manager/future husband, mortgaged his home to finance her first record - As a French- Canadian, Dion would become a veteran of the Quebec music scene at a young age - Dion sings “The Power of the Dream” at the 1996 Olympic games - The song was written by Babyface and David Foster for the opening ceremony of the 1996 Summer Olympics - Dion performed the piece in front of 100,000 people and half a billion TV viewers - 1999 is a great year for Dion, with her Let’s Talk About Love album released the same day as the Titanic soundtrack - Her performance of the song “My Heart Will Go On” is featured on both albums - That song pushes both albums to sales of over 27 million copies worldwide - Dion has sold 220 million records worldwide - Dion has recorded in English, French, Spanish, Italian, German, Latin, Japanese, and Mandarin Chinese Spice Girls - Britain’s biggest and most visible Pop phenomenon since The Beatles were the Spice Girls - “A group initially manufactured by men with no intention of generating anything beyond a sizable profit - “These scantily clad ‘90s feminists spouted philosophy of ‘Girl Power’ to an army of pre-teen and teen girls” - Their UK debut album, Spice, is the first album by an all-female group to top the UK charts - “Wannabe” is the first #1 single in Britain by an all-female group - The song is a “light hearted romp where the Spice Girls’ lyrics declare their purported fell control” - The song will quickly catch fire worldwide, topping the charts in countries - Sexy, bare-midriff, and attitude made them instant celebrities - They would briefly become the #1 act in the U.S., yet they did no concerts - They appeared on David Letterman once and rarely did interviews; none in-depth - By the end of 1997, the Spice Girls had earned nearly $70 million ‘90s Teen Pop Britney Spears - No female artist has generated as much attention from fans and the media than Britney Spears - “Spears… had the greatest influence on music during the first half-decade of the new millennium - Born in the small town of Kentwood, Louisiana in 1981, Spears showed an early aptitude for music
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5 - She moves to New York, where she studies voice with professionals and finds work in commercials - In 1992, at age eleven, Spears joins the Mickey Mouse Club as a mousketeer along with Justin Timberlake - She bursts onto the scene in October of ’98 when she releases “Baby One More Time,” her biggest hit and a #1 record - Spears was likely the first teen Pop star to put sex on equal footing with her music with no qualms or apologies - “Oops!...I Did It Again” appears on the album of the same name - The track reaches #9 on the charts - Released as a single in May of 2000, The song is dance style teen pop Christina Aguilera - Christina Aguilera has four-octave vocal range, and tremendous sensitivity and power - Rooted in Soul music, some refer to her as the “Queen of Riffing” - Born in December of 1980 on Staten Island, New York, Aguilera was a natural singer at an extreamely early age -
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