Category Archives: Entertainers

Eric Clapton

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Eric Clapton was born on March 30, 1945 in Ripley, United Kingdom. He is ranked as one of the greatest rock-and-roll guitarists of all time. He rose to fame with songs like “Layla,” “Wonderful Tonight” and “Crossroads.” Clapton was a guitarist in quite a few bands such as Yardbirds, Bluebreakers, Cream and many more. All through his distinguished career, he received seventeen Grammy Awards. He was also the recipient of the Brit Award, in 2004, for his Outstanding Contribution to Music. Clapton was honored click here to read more

Shania Twain

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© Sara Collaton

Most of us know this country-pop artist from Canada as Shania Twain, but her real name is Eileen Edwards. Her music career started in 1994 with the release of her first album ‘Shania Twain’ which, although received positive reviews, only managed to climb to 67 on a US Country albums chart. Her career was essentially jump started in 1995 with the release of her second studio album titled ‘The Woman in Me’. It spawned well-known hits like ‘No One Needs To Know’, ‘Whose Bed click here to read more

Steven Spielberg

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© Romain Dubois

Steven Spielberg was born on December 18, 1946 in Cincinnati, Ohio. In a career that spans over four decades, Spielberg covered several genres and themes in his films. However, he is well known for his adventure and science-fiction films. Spielberg is a very popular and influential filmmaker in Hollywood and has won three Academy Awards. Two in the Best Director category for the films ‘Schindler’s List’ in 1993 and ‘Saving Private Ryan’ in 1998 and won one award for the Best Picture category click here to read more

Prince

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Prince, whose full name is Prince Rogers Nelson, is a singer-songwriter, musician and actor from Minnesota, USA. With a career spanning over 35 years, Prince has released more than thirty studio albums, ten of which went platinum. Most of the instruments in his music are played by Prince himself, and he also writes his own music. Prince has won seven Grammy Awards and has five Billboard No.1 hits to his name. He is best known for songs like ‘Purple Rain’, ‘When Doves Cry’, ‘Kiss’, click here to read more