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success Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude. - Thomas Jefferson


Selena Gomez Selena Gomez took her sweet time before recording her debut album. After all, she had her hands full starring in her hit Disney Channel series “Wizards of Waverley Place,” not to mention appearing in a string of movies and other TV shows. Still, music had been a core passion of hers going back to childhood. A child no more, Selena comes on strong with her Hollywood Records premiere CD, “Kiss & Tell.” It is nothing less than the emancipation proclamation of a young artist with a lot to say She didn’t get there alone. Producer Ted Bruner, along with songwriters Gina Schock, Tim James & Antonina Armato and Selena’s band, The Scene, wrap her vocals with fire and ferocity. “Because it is my first record I wanted it to be amazing,” Selena says. “I think of this record as a huge learning journey. I wanted to find my sound and see where I wanted to go musically.” On that journey, she clearly found her musical home base. And it rocks. Selena’s blazing rock ‘n’ roll chops may surprise fans, especially on songs like “Kiss & Tell,” with its battalion of drums, tight harmonies and Jane’s Addiction-like lead guitar work. Says Selena with a laugh, “Basically this is my harsh song, but in a good way.” On that journey, she clearly found her musical home base. And it rocks. Selena’s blazing rock ‘n’ roll chops may surprise fans, especially on songs like “Kiss & Tell,” with its battalion of drums, tight harmonies and Jane’s Addiction-like lead guitar work. Says Selena with a laugh, “Basically this is my harsh song, but in

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Singer and actress. Born Beyoncé Giselle Knowles on September 4, 1981, in Houston, Texas. One of the top entertainers working today, Beyoncé is a gifted and versatile performer. She seems to be equally at home on the big screen as she is in concert.

a good way.” She landed her first feature film role in 2003, when she was cast in the sci-fi action adventure film “Spy Kids

Beyoncé started singing at an early age. As a child, she competed in local talent shows. Beyoncé won many of these events by impressing audiences with her natural singing and dancing abilities. Teaming up with her cousin Kelly Rowland and two classmates, Beyoncé formed an allfemale singing group. Her father, Matthew Knowles, served as the band’s manager. The group went through some name and line-up changes before landing a record deal in 1997 with Columbia Records. Destiny’s Child soon became one of the most popular R&B acts with the release of their first self-titled album LayOut Design By: Kyanna Freeman and Suhailah Abdus-Salam

Destiny’s Child released their last studio album, Destiny Fulfilled in 2004, and officially broke up the following year. On her own, Beyoncé continued to enjoy great success. Her second studio album, 2006’s B’Day featured such hits as “Irreplaceable” and “Beautiful Liar.” On the big screen, she starred opposite Jennifer Hudson, Jaime Foxx and Eddie Murphy in Dreamgirls. The film was adapted from the hit Broadway musical of the same name.

n 2008, Beyoncé married rapper and music mogul Jay-Z in a small, private ceremony in New York City. Among the guests sighted at the wedding were Beyoncé’s mother Tina Knowles, her father and manager Matthew, her sister Solange, Destiny’s Child members Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams, and friend Gwyneth Paltrow. The newlywed continued to work as hard as ever, promoting her latest effort, I am . . . Sasha Fierce (2008). On It)” and “If I Were a Boy.” She

According to some reports, Beyoncé said that her father had been responsible for arranging the Libyan concert. She decided to drop her father as her manager in March 2011. Despite this passing controversy, the future looks bright for Beyoncé. She began work on a new album, and was signed on as the headlining act at the Glastonbury Festival in southwest England.

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-Always Remember Aaliyah “I stay true to myself and my style, and I am always pushing myself to be aware of that and be original.”- Aaliyah Born in Brooklyn, Aaliyah Haughton was moved to Detroit at an early age, where her parents provided her with a vocal instructor before she was even old enough to attend school. Her public singing career was initiated at the ripe old age of 9, the young singer making an unsuccessful bid on the televised pissing contest Star Search; the loss didn’t break her stride in the least, and by 11 she was performing in Las Vegas as a part of Gladys Knight’s act. The combination of good lungs, training and inside connections moved things along quickly, and after an uncle (fortuitously placed as CEO of the Blackground management company) introduced her to one of the artists in his stable - R&B singer R. Kelly -- the 15-year-old’s recording career was underway. Kelly went on to write and produce most of the debut album Age Ain’t Nothing But A Number, which, released in 1994 on Blackground Records (a new label created by her uncle specifically to provide a outlet for her debut) launched Aaliyah into the charts with 2 top ten singles. Following the success of the record, Aaliyah embarked upon an extensive world tour before returning to complete her education. During this

time a controversy surrounding her relationship to Kelly (some sources claiming they had married despite her status as a minor) was stirred up by the press; both denied a romantic link of any kind, but the gossip brought their working relationship to an end regardless. For the next album, Aaliyah enlisted the services of then-mostly-unknown producers Timbaland and Missy Elliott: a combination that would send the careers of all three into the stratosphere with its resultant One in a Million (1996). With this second album, she would score her first #1 single (If Your Girl Only Knew) and establish herself as a multi-platinum artist. Over the next two years, Aaliyah kept herself in the public consciousness with contributions to the soundtracks for the animated film Anastasia (earning her an Oscar nomination) and the Eddie Murphy vehicle Doctor Dolittle (earning her a Grammy nomination). The inevitable move from the soundtrack to the film itself was made in 2000, when producer Joel Silver enlisted her as one of the lead actors in the action film Romeo Must Die; the popularity of the film would later bring about a role in Queen of the Damned (released in 2002) and prospective roles in the sequels to The Matrix (which she was never able to pursue).

The car industry has evolved very much in a very short period of time, if we think of the very first car on the market. The last few decades have had an important influence on the car industry, if we think that only 50 years ago, cars had exquisite design, but, however, they were pretty slow. They were rather a symbol of social status, an elegant means of transportation for strolling. However, in the few last years the advanced technology has caused important breakthroughs in the car industry. Therefore, manufacturers had to develop a new car related concept, the speed, making use more and more

of the advanced technology.

They had to come up with rapid solutions for commuting, for car races, for the faster and faster rhythm people’s lives started to adopt. Cars thus became a balanced combination of design, comfort and speed.

Solange All About


Solange Piaget Knowles was born on June 24, 1986 in Houston, Texas, to Mathew and Tina Knowles. Her father is African-American and her mother is of Creole descent. Her maternal grandparents, Lumis Beyonce and Agnéz Deréon (a seamstress), were Frenchlanguage-speaking Louisiana Creoles. Knowles is the younger sister to Beyoncé Knowles. On February 27, 2004, at the age of 17, Knowles married 20 year old football player Daniel Smith. On October 18, 2004, Knowles gave birth to their son named Daniel Julez Smith Jr. Julez, as Knowles calls him, made his television debut on 106 & Park on September 5, 2006. In 2000, Knowles appeared in Lil' Bow Wow's music video for "Puppy Love", playing Bow Wow's guest. In 2002, Knowles released her debut single, "Feelin' You", from her debut album, Solo Star, which was released on 21 January 2003. Solo Star debuted at #49 on the Billboard 200 and #23 on the Top R&B/HipHop Albums chart. It has not sold well in the US, where it has sold just 60,000 copies. Solo Star was re-released on 14 November 2006. Knowles was also featured on the Destiny's Child holiday album 8 Days of Christmas (released on 29 October 2001), on the tracks "The Little Drummer Boy" and "Proud Family" (included on the special edition and later on the The Proud Family soundtrack album). She is also featured on the "Jumpin' Jumpin'" Disney Party Mix, and has duetted with Kelly Rowland on the title track of her album, Simply Deep. LAYOUT DESGIN BY: Sita , India


More About Solange My life as a performer started very early on. Classically trained in ballet, jazz, tap and modern dance, I stepped in, unexpectedly, as a back up dancer when a Destiny's

Child dancer suddenly had to leave the tour. This position gave me the opportunity to travel all across the World to places such as Europe, Australia, Asia, Africa and Mexico.

It was then I developed a deep sense of culture, style, and artistic influences. At the age of 16, I released my debut album, Solo Star, on Columbia Records. This album was

a creative turning point for me; a melting pot of different genres and sounds including R&B, Reggae, Alternative, and even Country. My first single "Feeling You," featuring


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