Prince was a masterful multi-instrumentalist, producer, arranger, and songwriter. He was the man that could transform rock, funk, soul, and pop, and give to a Prince sound his own. Throughout his career, he had 30 Top 40 singles, including five #1’s.
Exploring all topics and genres, Questlove, of the band Roots, had once said of Prince “He knew the balance between innovation and America’s digestive system.”
American rapper, singer/songwriter, entrepreneur, and actor, Lil Wayne has a massive wealth of $160 million. Born Dwayne Michael Carter Jr., Lil Wayne began his music career in 1996, at a young 13 years old. The young rapper was discovered by famous American record executive and rapper, Birdman. Lil Wayne became Cash Money Records youngest member, and his fame and fortune just grew steadily after that.
Wayne's debut solo album, 'Tha Blok is Hot', which he released at a young 17 years of age, was number 3 on the Billboard 200 and certified Platinum. The rapper went on to release another 13 albums, among them 'Tha Carter', which would have five different volumes, each as a different album. All of his albums saw massive success, and that's not counting his mixtapes and many collaborations.
Brian Douglas Wilson was born in 1942, in Inglewood, California. At the age of six, he discovered that he was partially deaf in his right ear, of course, that fact didn't stop him from becoming a world-famous musician.
Brian Wilson is most widely known as a band member and primary songwriter of The Beach Boys. Many may not know that he was also the band's manager and producer.
Grande's impressive music career started in 2011, with the soundtrack from her hit Disney show, Victorious. Grande has gone on to earn three number-one albums on the US Billboard 200. Her album, Dangerous Woman, hit #2 in 2016. She has also gotten six Top 5 singles on the Billboard Hot 100. She became the first artist in history to have top ten singles from all 4 of her albums. She also had the most Top 10 singles out of any artist in the same year!
People have compared her enormous range to Mariah Carey. Her accomplishments include three American Music Awards, three MTV Europe Music Awards, two MTV Video Music Awards and six Grammy Award nominations!
Selena Gomez is an actress, singer, and songwriter from Grand Praire, Texas. She started her career in 2002 as a child actor on the Disney Channel, with one of her earliest roles being on Barney and Friends.
After her time on with Disney, she went to pursue a singing and songwriting career and has writing credits on over 40 songs. As of today, she enjoys a hefty estimated net worth of $75 million.