US country music star Blake Shelton will headline the benefit concert Healing in the Heartland to raise funds for the victims of the Oklahoma tornado.
Charismatic Southern rapper Lil Wayne began his industry ascendance as one of the Hot Boys, a short-lived Cash Money Records all-star group.
The southern rock outfit Kings of Leon is comprised of the brothers Caleb (guitar), Nathan (drums), and Jared Followill (bass).
The first country American Idol, Carrie Underwood grew up in the small town of Checotah, OK, and began singing with her church at the tender age of three.
Her official website says she possesses an "old soul," and the hard facts seem to back up the implied claim of wisdom and experience that transcend Alicia Keys' youth.
After being spotted by a La Face record executive at a talent show in his hometown of Atlanta, it took no time for Usher Raymond's career to take off.
After achieving superstardom throughout Latin America, Colombian-born Shakira became Latin pop's biggest female crossover artist since Jennifer Lopez broke down the doors to English-language success.
Pearl Jam rose from the ashes of Mother Love Bone to become the most popular American rock & roll band of the '90s.
Taylor Swift has been singing all her life, motivated by her grandmother, who was a professional opera singer.
In a short span of time, Kanye West went from hitmaking producer to just plain hitmaker.
Out of all the post-Nirvana American alternative bands to break into the pop mainstream, Green Day was second only to Pearl Jam in terms of influence.
Although she was initially viewed as yet another face in the late-'90s crowd of teen pop acts, Pink quickly showed signs of becoming one of the rare artists to transcend and outgrow the label.
Looking forward to BDO 2011, Astral interviews Matthew Armitage, bass player and multi-instrumentalist for Family Cactus, New Zealand's hottest alt-country-rock-bluegrass-folk implosion!
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