Sunday, March 20, 2011

Black Eyed Peas

Julián González Díaz 4º A

The Black Eyed Peas is an American R & B, pop and hip hop, six-time Grammy Award winner. Originally from Los Angeles, California, the group is composed of,, Taboo and Fergie.

Since the launch of their third album, Elephunk, in 2003, the group has become one of the most successful bands of the decade.
The group earned their first worldwide hit "Where Is the Love?" in 2003, which exceeded more than ten letters from around the world. Another success was the European single’’Shut Up and Let's Get It Started’’, the latter giving them a Grammy. His next album, Monkey Business was a hit worldwide, certified 4-disc Platinum in the U.S.A., and the hit singles: "My Humps" and "Do not Phunk with My Heart" being their second and Grammy third respectively.

In 2009, the group became one of 11 artists who have been at the same time occupying the # 1 and # 2 place on the Billboard Hot 100 with their singles "Boom Boom Pow" and "I Gotta Feeling" that on average added 26 consecutive weeks above all, being the group most weeks has been on that site. With the next single "Meet Me Halfway” achieve similar success to the two previous singles, getting along with them very good positions in the charts. The album later produced for the third time a number one with" Imma Be ", so the group is among the few to put always three number one singles on the lists of the same album, before being followed with "Rock That Body", which also achieved a great success in the Top 10 Hot 100.

"I Gotta Feeling" has become the first single to sell more than 1 million downloads in the UK and is the simplest of which became world famous, becoming the fifth most successful song in music history.

Monday, March 14, 2011

Michael Jackson

Michael Joseph Jackson (Indiana, 1958-Los Angeles, 2009), was a singer, composer and performer of American pop music and its variants. He was known as "The King of the pop" and he was included in the Guinness World Records on many ocasions, because of reasons as, to be the most successful artist of all time with nearly 750 million albums sold, more weeks at number 1 on the list of albums in the United States, with Thriller, during 37 weeks, the most successful video, the animator best paid of all time (125 million in 1989)...
He began his career with his brothers in the band "The Jackson 5" to mid-1960. In 1971, he began his solo career, but he remained himself with the band of his brothers. Because of the extraordinary impact of his album Thriller (1982), the best selling album of the music history, he became the biggest start in pop music at that time.
The 25 of June, in 2009, the singer died of a cardiac arrest. Coroner's Department Los Angeles Country, said that his death was a homicide.
This is one of his most popular videos:

Saturday, March 12, 2011


The group was formed in 1978 under the name Green Hat, which soon changed its Spanish translation, Sombrero Verde. Recorded two albums with an underperforming label, titled Sombrero Verde and A Ritmo De Rock, both in 1981

The original members were José Fernando (Fher) Olvera (composer, guitar and vocals), Gustavo Orozco (guitar and vocals), Adalgusto Vinoclio (guitar), Juan Calleros (bass), Ulises Calleros (guitar) and Abraham (drums). Gustavo Orozco, Adalgusto Vinoclio and Abraham were leaved the groupe and Alejandro (Alex) González (bass) was integrated, who brought a fresh sound. Many of his songs were written by Fher and Gustavo

In 1987 they released their first album, titled 'Maná', with modest results, and in 1989 the second, 'Falta amor. "Maná play both rock and latin pop.Some of their best-known songs are Cuando los ángeles lloran and Sueños líquidos. The band has won a lot of prizes for their music and videos. In 2000 were winners of the three latin Grammys