Lady Gaga, Christina Aguilera, or Katy Perry has risen to fame for their vocal ability and unforgettable songs with a hit and records of sales. They have been creating their own personas and style when appearing in public. They are at the height of fashion in their day and for decades. Their images have great influence on teens and music industry. Let's take a look at some of the most influential style icons.
M.I.A., a British -Sri Lankan singer, came to prominence in early 2004 through file-sharing of her singles "Galang" and "Sunshowers" on the Internet. M.I.A. has described her music style as being "other". In 2009, Time magazine placed M.I.A. in the Time 100 list of "World's Most Influential people" for having "global influence across many genres".
M.I.A. was in the Time 100 list of "World's Most Influential people" for having "global influence across many genres".
Lady Gaga has stated that fashion is a source of inspiration for her songwriting and performances. Billboard ranked Gaga the 73rd Artist of the 2000-10 decade. She was in Time’s list of annual Time 100 list of the most influential people in the world, becoming one of the biggest personalities in the whole pop music. Her wildly unique sense of style has made her a fashion icon.
Gaga is considered to be a rising gay icon.
Christina Aguilera came to prominence following her debut album Christina Aguilera. The singer has been notable for “Genie in a Bottle” and her sexy performances. The audience is shocked by her creativeness and personality.
Bionic is her fourth studio album, released on June 8, 2010, through RCA Records.
It is said that Jennifer Lopez is the richest person of Latin American descent in Hollywood. She parlayed her media fame into a fashion line and various perfumes. The singer has caught media attention for her personal life. She has had high-profile relationships with Ben Affleck, Cris Judd, and Marc Anthony. She is known to wear Versace in many her red carpet fashions. Many of the dresses that Lopez has worn have brought much publicity to the fashion house.
Jennifer Lopez is the most influential Hispanic entertainer in the U.S
Tina Turner has earned the title The Queen of Rock 'n' Roll for her numerous awards and achievements in the rock music genre. She is known for her energetic stage presence, powerful vocals, widespread appeal, and career longevity.
Tina Tumer performed in 2008.
Kylie Minogue, an Australian pop singer, initially presented as a "girl next door". The singer attempted to convey a more mature style in her public image and music. Her next single, "Confide in Me" was a hit in several European countries in 1994. Being inspired by a range of musical styles and artists, Kylie Minogue took creative control over the songwriting.
Minogue returned to prominence in 2000 with the single "Spinning Around".
Ke$ha is most notable for her debut single "Tik Tok" whose success represented "the complete and painless assimilation of the white female rapper into pop music”. She regards the need for her live shows to be "rowdy and really fun, and hopefully dance-inducing.
Her debut single, "Tik Tok" released in late 2009 set the weekly records for digital downloads of a female artist.
Beyonce Knowles rose to fame in the late 1990s as the lead singer of the R&B girl group Destiny’s Child. She has attained five Hot 100 number one singles as a solo performer. RIAA listed her as the top certified artist of the decade in 2010. The media-exposed black celebrity has often received criticism possibly because of racism and sexism.
In 2009, Billboard listed Knowles as the most successful female artist of the 2000s decade.
Victoria Beckham who rose to fame with the late 1990s girl pop group the Spice Girls has found success as an globally recognized and photographed style icon. She has brought out her own range of fragrance and sunglasses.
Beckham was dubbed Posh Spice, a nickname first coined by the British pop music magazine.
Grace Jones has a striking appearance, height (5'10½" or 1.79 m) and manner influenced the cross-dressing movement of the 1980s. She exemplified the Flat Top hairstyle in many of her concerts in 1970s. She wore outlandish costumes and adopted various personas, particularly during her years with Goude.
1980's Warm Leatherette featured "Flat Top" hairstyle.
Gwen Stefani, an American singer and fashion designer, expanded her collection with the 2005 Harajuku Lovers line, drawing inspiration from Japanese culture and fashion. Stefani is known for her midriff and frequently wears shirts. In general, Stefani's makeup design includes bright red lipstick, light face powder, and arched eyebrows.
Stefani makes public appearances with four back-up dancers known as the Harajuku Girls dancers.
American pop singer Cher has stated herself that "singers don’t consider me a singer and actors don't consider me an actor,". The singer is highly respected for her career longevity and ability. She has described herself as a"more of a stylist than a musician" and "hit and miss artist".
Cher has sold over 100 million records around the globe.
Katy Perry became known for wearing unconventional style of dress, often combining colors and vintage fashion. She caught great attention when she arrived at the Met Gala in a pulsating LED gown by CuteCircuit.
Katy Perry became known for wearing unconventional style of dress.
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