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Cynthia Weil Biography

Produced in New York in 1940, Cynthia Weil started composing hit songs in the 1960s and went on to really have a long and varied career as a composer. She continued writing to the 1980s, however, and helped compose tunes like “Running With the Night” for Lionel Ritchie. A lot ...

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Keith Urban Biography

Keith Urban determined to continue a solo career in the late 1990s. In 2000, Keith released his first, self-titled solo album. In 2001, Keith was named the CMA’s “Top New Male Vocalist.” Keith toured in 2004, and was named CMA’s “Entertainer of the Year” the subsequent year. Urban won his ...

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Sara Bareilles Biography

Produced on December 7, 1979, in Eureka, California, Sara Bareilles is a singer songwriter and pianist known for the hit “Love Song,”off the record Little Voice (2007). The song sold more than THREE million copies and garnered two Grammy Award nominations for the musician. In 2011, Bareilles was added as ...

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Ronnie Milsap Biography

Ronnie Milsap was born on January 16, 1943, in Robbinsville, North Carolina. Milsap’s debut record was released by Warner Brothers in 1971. During his career, he is had 40 number one country hits, won six Grammys and eight Country Music Association Awards. Blind since birth, Milsap spent his early childhood ...

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Kenny Rogers Biography

Kenny Rogers was born August 21, 1938, in Houston, Texas. Rogers released The Gambler in 1978. The title track became another enormous country and pop hit and gave Rogers his second Grammy Award. Along with his solo work, Rogers recorded a string of hits with country star Dottie West. With ...

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Al McKay Biography

In 1972, he joined Earth, Wind & Fire, being a core member of the group as its mixture of pop and R&B tunes began to reach audiences. After years of succeeding, he left the group in 1980. A five-time Grammy Award winner, McKay has been inducted into the Rock and ...

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Alfonso Cuarón Biography

Produced on November 28, 1961, in Mexico City, Mexico, Alfonso Cuarn helmed several picture and television jobs before directing the sexual road film Y Tu Mam Tambin. Cuarn’s globally successful space-based story, Gravity, premiered in 2013. He grew up in a picture-going family having a mom who supported a passion for ...

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Scott Rudin Biography

Scott Rudin is an American producer who was born in New York in 1958. He created a constant flow of successes there and at Paramount, with movies like The Firm, There Will be Blood and No Country for Old Men. Rudinis just one of 14 individuals to have received the ...

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André 3000 Biography

Produced in 1975 in Atlanta, Georgia, Andr 3000 started performing in his teens having a friend as 2 Protections Deep. The pair got a record deal and switched their name to OutKast. Their first single, 1993’s “Players’ Ball,” was a Christmas song, plus it remained at No. 1 on the ...

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Miguel Biography

Miguel started composing songs as a teen and signed his first recording contract in 2004. He got attention for his 2010 launch All I Want Is You. His dad is Mexican American and his mother is African American. Miguel’s parents divorced when he was 8 years old, after which he ...

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