Recently, R&B singer Sisqo returned to the game to release his third solo album, Last Dragon. On this album Sisqo features rapper Waka Flocka Flame, as well as his R&B bandmates Dru Hill. You can buy Sisqo’s Last Dragon, here on iTunes and Amazon!
On today in 1915, Billie Holiday was born Eleanora Fagan in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, but was raised in Baltimore, Maryland. She was a jazz singer and songwriter. Holiday is considered one of the best jazz vocalists of all time. In 2000, she was inducted into the Rock and Roll hall of fame.
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On today in 2004, Usher released his fourth studio album, “Confessions”. The album featured his hit singles “Yeah”, “Burn”, “Caught Up”, “My Boo”, and the self-titled track “Confessions”. The album has sold 10 million copies in the U.S. and 25 million worldwide.
On today in 1960, Duke Ellington received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Ellington star is located at 6535 Hollywood Blvd. It is near the corner of Hollywood Blvd. and N. Cahuenga Blvd.
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On today in 1997, James Brown received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. His star is located at 1501 Vine Street. The star is at the corner of Sunset and Vine.
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On today in 1948, Donna Summer was born LaDonna Adrian Gaines in Boston, Massachusetts. She is a singer and songwriter who gained success during the late 1970’s, which is known as the disco era. She is also known as the “Queen of Disco” and is a five-time Grammy Award winner. Summer’s was the first artist to have three consecutive double albums go number one on the U.S. Billboard chart and chart four number one singles in a 13-month period. Donna Summer has sold over 150 million worldwide. She died on May 17, 2012 at the age of 63.
On today in 1988, Anita Baker’s third album, “Giving You The Best That I Got” began a four-week run at the top of U.S. Billboard 200 chart. This was Baker’s first number one album in the Unites States, and is still her only number one album. Her singles “Just Because” and “Giving You The Best That I Got” went number one on the Billboard charts. She also received three Grammy Awards for this album. You can purchase “Giving You The Best That I Got” on iTunes and Amazon.