The Grammy Award - The Highest rated Music Awards Show
Grammy Award is well known as the highest rated music award shown in all over the world. The Grammy Award is most popular award of the Music World like the Oscar award of Movie and Emmy Awards of the TV in around the globe. The Grammy Award is known by other names like Gramophone Award or Grammy in Music industry. The Grammy Award is a tribute to the exceptional achiever of the music industry in a year by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the America. The Grammy Award function annual ceremony features performances by outstanding artists. It is one of the broadly watched music awards functions of the year by all over the world viewers. The Grammy Award is more than five decade older music award show. The first Grammy Awards ceremony was held on May 4, 1959. The most recent 53rd Grammy Award function was held on February 13, 2011, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, America.
Madona - The Record Breaking Music Queen
Madona is a well known name in the music field in all over the world. Madona is a world famous singer, dancer, actress and industrialist. Madona with the record breaking sold records of more than 300 million in all over the world, recognized as the Queen of the Music World. In the list of the most popular musical award of the world Billboard chart, Madona ranked top in the history of the most successful solo artist.
Madona Personal Life
* Madona full name is Madonna Louise Ciccone.
* Madona nick name is Little Nonni.
* Madona was born on Bay City, Michigan in America on Aug 16, 1958.
* Madona is famous as the Queen of the Music World.
* Madona father name is Silvio Anthony Ciccone, is a design engineer.
* Madona mother name is Madonna Louise.
* Madona have 5 siblings, three brothers and two sisters.
* Madona first married to Sean Penn on 1985 and than get divorced on 1989.
* Madona second husband is Guy Ritchie whom she married on 2000 but divorced on 2008.
* Madona have two children with Guy Ritchie.
* Madona first son name is Rocco Ritchie.
* Madona second son name is David.
Madona Professional Life
Madona Awards and Records
Lady Gaga - The Record breaking Pop Star of Music World
* Lady Gaga full name is Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta.
* Lady Gaga nick name is Gaga and Germinator.
* Lady Gaga was born on 28th March, 1986 in New York, America.
* Lady Gaga is well known as Pop dancer in music world.
* Lady Gaga father name is Joseph Germanotta, is an internet entrepreneur.
* Lady Gaga mother name is Cynthia Germanotta.
* Lady Gaga is a left-handed.
* By religion Lady Gaga is a Roman Catholic.
* In the age of 17, Lady Gaga was signed with Streamline Records.
* Lady Gaga debut album 'The Fame' was released in the year of 2008.
* In the year of 2010, Billboard named Lady Gaga the Artist of the Year.
* In the early days of her music career, Lady Gaga has won the five Grammy Awards.
* In the early days of 2011, Lady Gaga has sold over 15 million records worldwide.
* According to Billboard, Lady Gaga is the 73rd top most Artist of the 2000s.
* In the 2010 Forbes list, Lady Gaga was ranked top of the 100 Most Powerful and Influential celebrities list.
Biography and Stats of Britney Spears
Britney Spears is one of the well known name in the music world. Britney Spears basically a Pop dance star. In the one decade of music life she becomes the Super Star of the music industry.
* Britney Spears full name is Britney Jean Spears.
* Britney Spears nick name is Brit.
* Britney Spears was born on 2nd Dec, 1981 in the McComb city of Mississippi in America.
* Britney Spears father name is Jamie Spears, is a building contractor.
* Britney Spears mother name is Lynne Spears, is a school teacher.
* Britney Spears brother name is Bryan Spears.
* Britney Spears sister name is Jamie Lynn Spears.
* Britney Spears son name is Sean Preston.
* Britney Spears debut album 'Baby One More Time' was released in the Oct 1998.
* Britney Spears is the only female pop star to have six number one debut albums.
* Till the mid days of 2011, Britney Spears has sold over 100 million records worldwide.
* According to sources Britney Spears is the eighth top-selling female artist in the United States, with 33 million certified albums.
* According to Billboard, Britney Spears is the 8th most selling Artist of the 2000s.
* In the 2010 Forbes list, Britney Spears was ranked sixth of the 100 Most Powerful and Influential celebrities list.
* In the Internet World, Britney Spears is the third most search musician.
Zakir Hussain - The world class Drum player
India is traditionally a rich country in the music field. India produces many great musicians, composer and singers. In these great musicians Ustad Zakir Hussain is a notable name in the Indian and World music. Ustad Zakir Hussain is an Indian tabla(Drum) player, musical producer, film actor and soundtrack composer. He is born on the 9th Mar of 1951 in Mumbai, India. He belongs to the legendary tabla player Ustad Alla Rakha family. Since the childhood, Zakir Hussain was a genius, and was touring around the world. In the 51st Grammy Awards, Zakir Hussain won the Grammy in the Contemporary World Music Album category for his collaborative album "Global Drum Project".
Fact file of Ustad Zakir Hussain
* Zakir Hussain was born in Mumbai, India.
* Zakir Hussain Father was a legendary tabla player Alla Rakha.
* Zakir Hussain finished High School study in St. Michael's in Mahim
* Zakir Hussain graduated from St Xaviers, Mumbai.
* Zakir Hussain have two younger brothers, Taufiq Qureshi and Fazal Qureshi.
* Zakir Hussain is a founding member of Bill Laswell's 'World Music Supergroup' Tabla Beat Science.
* Zakir Hussain wife name is Antonia Minnecola, who is a Kathak dancer, teacher and his manager.
* Zakir Hussain has two daughters Anisa Qureshi and Isabella Qureshi.
* Achieved the titles of Padma Shri in 1988, and Padma Bhushan in 2002 for his excellent in the music field.
* Achieved the Indo-American Award in 1990.
* In the year of 1991 achieved the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award.
* In 1992 achieved the first-ever Grammy for Best World Music Album for Planet Drum album.
* In 2005, he was named an Old Dominion Fellow by the Humanities Council at Princeton University.
* In 2007 Zakir Hussain named Best World Music and Best World Beat Drummer respectively in readers’ polls from both Modern Drummer and Drum! magazines.
* In 51st Grammy Awards of 2009, Zakir Hussain won the Grammy in the Contemporary World Music Album category for his collaborative album "Global Drum Project".