International Who's Who in Popular Music 2007
Routledge, 2007 - 616 pages
The International Who's Who in Popular Music 2007 provides biographical details on some of the most talented and influential artists, as well as up-and-coming individuals from the world of popular music. International in scope, this new edition provides information on artists, varying from Eminem to Wynton Marsalis; Ray Davies to Talvin Singh.
Listed alphabetically by surname, entries provide full biographical profiles, including personal information, principal career details, recordings and compositions, and full contact details, where available. An index of groups is provided for ease of reference. Appendices include directories listing music festivals, music organizations, music awards and digital music sites providing legal downloads.
The careers of pop, rock, folk, jazz, dance, world and country music artists from around the world are profiled in this new edition. New artists are included, as well as established names in popular music. Entrants include Elvis Costello, Carlos Santana, Wayne Shorter, Dizzee Rascal, Gil Scott-Heron and Joss Stone.
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Career : founding mem . , GirlsTyme ( with Kelly Rowland , later joined by
LaTavia Roberson and LeToya Luckett ) , group renamed Something Fresh , then
The Dolls before settling on Destiny's Child 1989–2005 ; numerous live
Honours : Billboard Music Awards for Best Group , Best Adult Contemporary
Group 1998 , Album of the Year , Artist of the Year 1999 , MTV Music Video
Award for Best Group Video 1998 , MTV European Music Awards for Best Pop
Act 1997 ...
Recordings include : albums : Backstreet Boys 1996 , Live in Concert 1998 ,
Backstreet's Back 1998 , Millennium 1999 , Black And Blue 2000 , Greatest Hits
Chapter 1 2001 , Never Gone 2005. Honours : Billboard Music Awards for Best