Canadians Who Made it Big in the U.S.A
Many Americans are unaware of how many Canadian singers have become sensations in their nation.
The current Canadian singing champ is probably pop star Justin Bieber. Nineteen-year-old Bieber was actually born in London, but he grew up in Ontario. Like so many of his fellow Canadians, heâ€™s a hockey fan.
Before Bieberâ€™s time, Celine Dion, a French-speaking native of Quebec, burned up pop charts with her powerful voice, impressive range and penchant for ballads. Her Read the rest of this entry »
Singer-songwriter and recording artist Carly Rae Jepsen was born and raised in Mission, British Columbia. Most of us know her from her hit song â€œCall Me Maybeâ€ that debuted in Canada in September of last year and in the United States back in February of this year.
Justin Bieber, who is also Canadian, had a hand in introducing Jepsenâ€™s music to the U.S. After tweeting about â€œCall Me Maybe,â€ it didnâ€™t take long for listeners to fall in love with the pop song, which made the number one spot on the BillboardRead the rest of this entry »
Justin Bieber is all grown up, but his fan base is still there. He may still be in his late teens as far as the age listed on his driver’s licenses, but he has matured greatly.
He is singing more about relationships and doing more songs for an older crowd. He even looks different now that he is older. Most of his maturity is found in the other side of Justin Bieber that exists off stage.
Bieber is a business man. He has made some investments in the music company called Spotify. He is touring the Read the rest of this entry »
It seems like a weird thing to hear about the success of “Call Me Maybe.” It’s not a lyrically rich song. It’s not even sung incredibly well. It has, however, captivated the hearts of millions. This is the fickle world of pop music that cannot always be measured with exact accuracy.
Somehow Justin Bieber decided that Carly was hot and that she would make a great opening act. The rest, as they say, is history. The song is a summer song that became a phenomenon because it had the right timing.
Big Time Rush also has a Read the rest of this entry »
What Jagger Thinks of “Moves Like Jagger”
Well, it seems certain that nobody likes to be at the expense of a joke or a singling out in a story or song. Especially the one and only Mick Jagger. However, Maroon 5 wrote a song called “Moves Like Jagger” which is not only about the infamous Rolling Stones frontman but it also features Jagger dancing in the music video to the song.
The Rolling Stones legend had asked Read the rest of this entry »
Thanks to the success of the hit song Moves Like Jagger, the band Maroon 5 has changed their sound and style. With their latest album titled Overexposed the band decided to play off the success of that song and employ some of pop musics biggest and best song writers.
Max Martin and Benny Blanco are the two main reasons behind the new sound. They are the writers responsible for hits by Britney Spears, Katy Perry and even Usher. Their influence can be heard in songs Read the rest of this entry »