BMI celebrated the songwriters, producers and publishers of the past year’s most-performed R&B/hip-hop songs during the 2019 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards held at the Sandy Springs Arts Center in Atlanta. Multiple-award-winning singer/songwriter and actress Brandy received the BMI President’s Award in recognition of her powerful impact on the entertainment industry and her timeless hits, which have secured her place in R&B history.
The debate to find out the best rapper in the world has always remained intense because everyone has their taste of listening to music. The question arises, who is the best rap singer and musician of all time. It is quite challenging to look for the best rhythm and its synchronization with the phrase used in the song. And above all, it is also laborious to find out, which music appeals listeners the most.
Harry Styles is one of the best-dressed celebrities with so many amazing looks that it’s hard to count. And the ones responsible for the majority of those are the iconic Alessandro Michele and Gucci. As the brand’s ambassador, Styles is the perfect person to represent the vibrant, unconventional creations that the designer creates. The world-popular signer is now the face of the label’s latest men’s ads.
Marcus Lodewijk Schenkenberg van Mierop, better known as Marcus Schenkenberg (born August 4, 1968) is a model, actor, singer, writer, and TV personality born in Stockholm, Sweden to Dutch parents. He has a citizenship with Netherlands, but has been based in NYC since 1991.
Following a rewarding career as a Sales Representative and Territorial Manager at Labatt Breweries Canada, Hilary transitioned to a career in photography, opening One for the Wall in 2008.
Robert Peter "Robbie" Williams was born on 13th of February 1974. He is an English singer, songwriter and actor. He was a member of the pop group Take That from 1990 to 1995 and again from 2009 to 2012. He has also had commercial success as a solo artist.
Jeremy Lee Renner was born on 7th of January, 1971. He is an American actor and singer. Throughout the 2000s, Renner appeared largely in independent films such as Dahmer (2002) and Neo Ned (2005). He also appeared in supporting roles in bigger films such as S.W.A.T. (2003) and 28 Weeks Later (2007). He then turned in a much-praised performance in The Town (2010), for which he received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor.
US singer Adam Lambert is the winner of BGFN's voting for Most Stylish Men 2016. Right after him are Andrea Bocelli and Engin Akyurek.
Marc Anthony is the top selling tropical salsa artist of all time. He holds the Guinness World Record for best-selling tropical/salsa artist and the most number-one albums on the Billboard Tropical Albums year-end charts.
Adam Mitchel Lambert is an American singer, songwriter and stage actor. Since 2009, he has sold over 3 million albums and 5 million singles worldwide. Lambert rose to fame in 2009 after finishing as runner-up on the eighth season of American Idol.
Marco Mengoni is an Italian singer-songwriter. He rose to fame in 2009, after winning the third series of Italian talent show X Factor. His debut extended play, Dove si vola, was preceded by the single with the same title, which reached the top spot of the Italian Top Digital Downloads chart and also served as his coronation song.
Gary Barlow is an English singer, songwriter, pianist, composer and record producer, born in 1971 in Frodsham, Cheshire. He is the frontman and leading vocalist of British pop-group Take That and your favorite for January in category Music of BGFN Readers' Most Stylish Men voting.
Human Nature are Australia’s leading pop vocal group, having released nine albums (many containing their own, self-penned original material), five of which went to #1 in their native continent, selling millions of records world-wide and garnering 24 platinum awards, 18 Top 40 hits and five Top 10 hits.
The countdown to Christmas started today at the Oxford Street Christmas Lights Switch On Event at Pandora, an anticipated event which is broadcast and seen by millions around the globe.
After captivating the world with the ground breaking Supercolor release in April, Pharrell Williams is back for FW15 with Supershell. The Supershell project sees Pharrell hand-pick friends and creatives from around the world to completely reinvent the shoe's Shelltoe for the very first time, evolving the Superstar into a canvas for creation.
Lucy Hale (born Karen Lucille Hale) is an American actress and singer. Hale was one of five winners of the reality show American Juniors. She is best known for her role as Aria Montgomery on the ABC Family series Pretty Little Liars. Hale recorded and released her debut studio album, 'Road Between', in 2014.
Carrera y Carrera was present at the gala of the 2015 Billboard Music Awards. Taylor Swift swept into eight categories, obtaining the Top Artist award among others. The singer, who presented her new music video Bad Blood, wore with style the Tiger ring from the Bestiario Collection in white gold, smoky quartz and diamonds.
People Magazine publishes a list of the most beautiful women in the world every year. Find out who famous show business women are part of 2015's list.
PUMA and Global Cultural icon Rihanna, announced a new multi-year partnership, kicking off in January 2015. Rihanna will become PUMA’s global ambassador for Women’s Training and serve as the PUMA Women’s Creative Director, bringing her styling sensibilities and innovation to PUMA’s collections. Embodying everything that PUMA stands for, Rihanna’s unstoppable spirit, creative energy and prowess both on and off the stage, make her the perfect representation of the PUMA brand.
Endless Jewelry and Jennifer Lopez are pleased to announce that they have entered into a long-term partnership to introduce a line of bracelets and charms bearing the JENNIFER LOPEZ trademark:
The pop singer Selena Gomez continues her work with the sports giant Adidas. For the third season, the young singer enjoys her fans with original and unusual designs.
The ranking of the best dressed celebrities in 2014 will be presented in the new issue of "Vanity Fair", but the winners are already known. The celebrities are divided into several categories. In the ranking, which consists of 59 people, you can find singers, actors, producers, athletes, journalists and others.
Lady Gaga shoot a photo session for the September issue of "Harper` s Bazaar ". On the cover she posed in a pink Chanel suit and her dog - the French Bulldog Asia. In the edition who can find information about the style of the star - clothes type "vintage".
British singer Cheryl Cole will present her first fragrance this August.
'I AM SO EXCITED!!! I couldn't wait to tell you - It is called 'StormFlower' and will be ready for you in August!!! aaaaahhhhhh!!!', she wrote in her Instagram profile.
Roberto Cavalli created two special outfits for of Katy Perry's Prismatic World Tour, which begins this week.
The evening saw a total of 16 awards presented to the leading figures in fashion, recognising creative talent and design excellence across all areas of the industry. The ceremony was hosted by one of the UK’s most exciting comedy talents, Jack Whitehall, and was attended by industry members, including retailers, models, celebrities and media, and for the first time this year, members of the public who purchased tickets to attend.
Dean and Dan Caten choose Bulgarian folk-singer Joro to be the face of Dsquared for Bulgaria. Two designers of the world famous fashion house met Joro at a fashion event in Milan. The brand is new for the Bulgarian market. 'At the beginning I didn't recognize them. They asked me if I'm a model and am I interested to make some photos for a billboard for their brand. I told them I'm a singer and they were really interested', says Joro.
Lady Gaga is wearing nothing but a massive pink feathered hat in the beautiful picture shot by Mert & Marcus, which appears in the pages of Vogue's 2012 September issue, marking the 120th anniversary of the magazine. The hat is designed by the legendary British milliner Stephen Jones.
The singer is also on the cover of the magazine, dressed in a purple Marc Jacobs gown.
Katy Perry loved posing for more "natural" shots for her latest ghd 2012 campaign.
The 'Part of Me' singer is the hair styling brand's Global Brand Ambassador and the new black-and-white shots are less character-based than her previous campaigns.
Katy - who worked with photographer Ellen von Unwerth on the images - said...
Jennifer Lopez has scoffed at claims she makes outrageous backstage demands and insists she doesn't ask for anything out of the ordinary on her tours.
Jennifer Lopez insists she isn't a diva when it comes to her rider demands.
The singer-and-actress has earned a reputation as a demanding star, but Jennifer is adamant she doesn't ask for anything extraordinary backstage, she is just particular about the things she does want.
The 26-year-old singer and songwriter will grace the latest campaign for the high street chain H&M.
The theme of the campaign is a modern and feminine woman with a soft attitude. Curves and waist are important in the silhouette for this autumn, with a focus on knitwear and tweed. The colours include powder tones and accessories in wine red.
Rihanna is working on a male scent and she plans to wear it herself. The 24-year-old star launched her debut perfume, Reb'l Fleur, last year before following it up with Rebelle, and has plans to expand the range further in the coming months.
The singer admitted: "I'm working on a male scent. But it will be unisex, because I love wearing men's fragrances. You know how you love to smell like your boyfriend all day?' The Umbrella singer also shared: "I wanted this to be the fragrance no man can resist - and it is!"
Just in time for the holidays, Shakira debuted a new haircut. She showed the new hair style first in Twitter and then at 40 Principales Award at Palacio de los Deportes in Madrid, where she received the awards for most influential Latin artist and best foreign artist in the Spanish language.
The Colombian singer, on holiday in Barcelona, popped into a salon and chopped several inches off of her hair.
The American singer Cheryl Cole is only 160 cm tall and no wonder that she has a lot of high heel shoes. No one however could imagine that at Cheryl's home there are more than 2000 pairs of shoes and some of them she keeps in the refrigerator.
“I hoard them all over the house: in cupboards in the kitchen, in the bathroom - every room,” Cheryl reveals for the Grazia magazine.
During 2011 the Bulgarian pop-folk singer Sofi Marinova celebrated her 15 years professional anniversary. The gypsy pearl went a long way to turn in one of the most loved singers in Bulgaria.
For her concert Sofi changed a lot of dresses made by Romantika Fashion House. She chose 17 dresses of the house's last collection, named DIFFERENT, with designer Sofia Borisova. The dresses are made by nature fabrics - cotton chiffon, organza, satin and Spanish taffeta. The Bulgarian singer fixed on colors like black, white, turquoise, Turkish blue, silver, coral and violet.
The 41-year-old Jennifer Lopez has just been named as the new face of the TOUS Spring 2011 ad campaign.
In its effort to continue to evolve into an international powerhouse, Barcelona-based jewelry brand will touch people around the world with the new face of their advertising campaign. "We are absolutely delighted to have the iconic Jennifer Lopez be the face of TOUS' Spring campaign," declares Rosa Tous.
Singer Gwen Stefani has signed a contract as the new face of French cosmetics giant L'Oreal Paris.
"I can't believe I get to be one of the L'Oreal Paris girls. To get to work with such a modern, talented group of people is really exciting. I'm a lucky, lucky girl," said the star. Gwen Stefani is famous for her own brand LAMB, which includes apparel, footwear, handbags and watches.
Ex "Spice girls" singer Geri Halliwell partnered with British retailer Next to create a collection of swimwear named Geri by Next, which includes one-pieces, bikinis, and cover-ups in floral and animal print patterns and bright colors like pink, white and blue.
Obviously pleased with her work, 38-year-old Gerry said: “It’s about inspiring confidence with great looking swimwear for all body shapes....
Rihanna with her new hit single "The Only Girl In This World" is not only topping the music charts these days but she is also on top of the priority of the world's biggest selling quality men's magazine GQ and to prove it they have Rihanna on the cover of their January 2011 Issue. After disappearing from the spotlight for a while due to a dispute with her former partner, the brunette appeared hotter than ever.
Rumours have been bouncing around when Lady Gaga signed up last year to work with MAC on the Viva Glam campaign and it can be safely confirmed that Lady Gaga will once again be the face with Viva Glam in 2011 and will shot by Nick Knight and styled by Nicola Formichetti. MAC is now reporting that the Gaga campaign, which also stars Cyndi Lauper, has been its most successful to date.
Beyoncé’s hot new perfume ad has been banned in Great Britain for its overtly sexual content. British advertising authorities have deemed it “too sexually provocative” to air on daytime television.
The commercial, which begins with an image of the singer and actress lying naked in a room, has been deemed "too sexy" to be seen by young children and will not be shown on British TV before 7.30pm.
Nail polish brand OPI confirmed the collaboration with singer Katy Perry to put some of her rocky style into OPI colors. The new collection will be released on January 2011.
Katy Perry collections includes 4 new nail polishes inspired by her innovative style and the amazing top coat that we’ve been hearing so many rumors lately. Each bottle will retail for the price of $9.00.
The British singer Amy Winehouse lunching her long awaited collection for Fred Perry.
The collection is from 16 models, which include skirt in chalk color, rose polo shirt, black and white dress with bare back and a black coat with a belt of roses. The predominanted colors are grey, rose and black and prices vary between 55 pounds (50 euros) for polo shirt and 195 pounds (220 euros) for jacket.
Jennifer Lopez and her twins, Max and Emme, will be the new stars of Gucci's debut childrenswear campaign.
The adverts were shot by famous photographers Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott in Mailbu in July and feature beach side shots of Lopez and her two-year-old twins, decked in the label's apparel and accessories.
According to WWD, Gucci will also make a donation to UNICEF and the Maribel Foundation - a charity founded by Lopez and her sister, Lynda, which raises money for health care for women around the world.
Singer Amy Winehouse is set to turn model for her new clothing line - Fred Perry.
Winehouse has been working with executives at the label to produce her own range, which includes coats, shirts and skirts. She will herself model the designs in the November issue of Britain's Glamour magazine.
Nadia, the girlfriend of the pop-folk idol Konstantin, chose her wedding dress by top designer Sofia Borisova. The celebrity couple is having a big wedding in September 17 in Plovdiv. Before they know each other, the future bride is a fan of designer’s dresses. Konstantin is familiar with Sofia for more than 10 years.
Nadia’s wedding dress is from the latest collection of ROMANTIKA FASHION – Luxus. The dress is ivory colored, and the fabric is silk. On the waist of the blue-eyed beauty will shine and sparkle one belt encrusted with 100 Swarovski stones.
Singer Shakira finally has her own fragrance named "S by Shakira", which she presented in Spain.
The Columbian superstar confessed to being involved in the process in order to find the essence that captures her young spirit that will also stimulate the imagination.
Gloria is on her way to rock the summer with her new single "Kiss me more".
The singer once again trusted KWIAT sunglasses to complement her great vision and the military style, that Gloria had chosen for the video of her new hit.
The pop-folk singer was the face of KWIAT in 2007 in the most successful campaign of the mark so far.
Australian singer Kylie Minogue will launch her new fragrance for women, attributed to the controversial Marie-Antoinette, called Pink Sparkle.
The new perfume will be on sale in July 2010. It is inspired by the luxury pink champagne, which is very hard to find in stores.
Pink Sparkle will be available in 15 ml edt and 30 ml edp, along with 200 ml shower gel and body lotion.
Apparently the hats Lady Gaga has been wearing lately haven’t been strange enough for her, so she’s decided she wants to start designing her own hats. How to start doing that? By learning to create her headwear under milliner Philip Treacy.
The singer has applied for an internship with Treacy after the two worked together on several headpieces. He designed Lady Gaga’s lobster hat, as well as her famous telephone-shaped hat.
Pop singer Britney Spearshas ventured into fashion designing.
The singer, who is currently the face of the US fashion brand Candie’s, has created her own range for the same.
The “Toxic” hitmaker has expanded her deal with Candie’s to include designing her own pieces for a limited edition collection.
Readers of the British Glamour magazine named singer Cheryl Cole as “Most stylish woman of 2010” .
Sexy pop singer Rihanna took the second spot.
Australian singer and actress Dani Minogue, who became the face of the autumn collection of Marks & Spencer brand, was voted 6th.
Pop-folk singer Maria defeated the controversial Nikoleta Lozanova and won the prize "Sex bomb of the year", contest organized by VIP Communications in the metropolitan Night Flight club.
The award was presented by the brand-manager of Marilyn Slims - Milen Shterev.
The folk star was dressed in a tempting gown, which was lace from the waist down. Her husband - Dimitar, was also there.
Kylie Minogue (41) is leading a breast cancer charity campaign for the first time after her successful battle with the disease.
The singer posed in a silk sheet with the logo of Fashion Targets Breast Cancer, for photographer Mario Testino.
Minogue was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005 during the Showgirl tour. Later she was treated with chemotherapy and radiotherapy and returned to the stage to continue her tour in November 2006.
The daughter of the Rolling Stones's singer Mick Jagger, Georgia May Jagger, will be the new advertising face of Versace.
17-year-old model will be the face of the advertising campaign for spring-summer of Versace. The photos of this campaign are work of photographer Mario Thestino.
Georgia is the daughter of Mick Jagger from his marriage to model-Jerry Hall.
The Bulgarian pop-folk singer Dimana has a new ultra sexy hair style.
The singer of "You almost got me to" competes with more curls the sex symbol of all times, Marilyn Monroe.
The effect of the singer is not он пурпосе, she just feels more comfortable and different.
Beyoncé was the major winner of the night, walking away with a total of three trophies – for Best Female, Best Song ("Halo") and Best Video with her ubiquitous instant classic "Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)".
She also electrified with her upbeat performance of "Sweet Dreams", while her hubby Jay-Z took us all into an "Empire State of Mind" and won the award for Best Urban.
The show opened with an electrifying number from Green Day, who was also the winner for Best Rock, and was followed by Katy Perry’s irreverent mash-up of the five Best Song contenders.
Bulgarian pop-folk singer Galena provokes again with interesting and original visions. She recently made a photo session for the November issue of "Kosa i krasota" magazine (Hair and Beauty).
The hair dressing is made by the coiffure Joro Petkov, the make-up - by Slav and the photographs are shot by Kostadin Krastev.
The photo session is a part of the returning of Galena on the music scene after she gave birth to her son Stefan.
The stylish No Doubt singer - who first launched her collection L.A.M.B
seven years ago - is thrilled with the pieces in the newest range, which she
has spent months creating.
She explained: "I never thought it would turn out this good.
"I'm really spoiled. These jeans are as good as anything I have."
The 39-year-old star's new collection focuses on attention to detail, and mixes neutral tones with electric shades of purple, red and yellow.
The 'Umbrella' singer has taken part in a raunchy photoshoot with famed
fashion photographer Steven Klein for the magazine's annual couture supplement.
The Grace Jones-inspired cover of the special publication sees the star clad in a structural feathered Valentino gown and patent knee-high boots, throwing a bucket of water at the camera.
Inside, the daring pictures see the 'S.O.S.' star clad in just skimpy pants, with glitter covering her chest.
The 27-year-old singer had the snake-themed jewellery designed especially for the 'Sweet Dreams' promo by Bijules designer Jules Kim.
Jules told Life and Style magazine: "I designed a set of four nail rings for her that cost about $36,000.
"I was commissioned to make something unique and special for her. She got a whole set of them. They're all encrusted in diamonds, and each snake has two rubies for eyes."
The singer - clad in a vintage black lace cone-bra dress from the
designer - was in the crowd at Paris Couture Week for the golden age of
Hollywood-inspired show from the man who will co-style her forthcoming
North American tour.
Models were made up in the style of classic screen sirens including Joan Crawford, Marilyn Monroe, Greta Garbo and Rita Hayworth, and took to the catwalk to music punctuated by dialogue clips and film soundtracks of the era.
The range included trench coasts, pinstripe trouser suits, tight corsets, lacy bodices fur coats, mink-trimmed tailored suits and lavish velvet gowns
The petite singer - who was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005 - has put on weight since undergoing chemotherapy treatment and believes her looks have improved because of it.
She explained: "It was hard to deal with. I still deal with it. I've got fat ankles hidden under these boots.
"But I think my body in many ways is better for having weight on it. When I look back at some pictures, especially before I was diagnosed, I just think, 'That's too thin, that doesn't look good. That doesn't look right.' "
The 'Crazy in Love' singer has teamed up with her mother Tina Knowles to launch Sasha Fierce for Dereon, which will include shoes, glasses, lingerie, sportswear and jewellery.
Tina will create the clothing and accessories but she insists Beyonce will be very involved with the designs.
She explained to WWD: "She definitely tells me what she likes and what she doesn't. It was her suggestion to line the rips of the jeans with the mesh and lace. It makes the jeans look really different from what's out there."
The singer's latest scent, 'My Glow by Jennifer Lopez' comes in a glass bottle with images of 16-month-old Max and Emme embossed on the dual-sided cap.
The fragrance will be sold in a box which mirrors her baby shower invitations when it is released in October.
Prices of 'My Glow' will start at $49 for a 50ml bottle, and the collection will include a body lotion for $30.
The 'SexyBack' singer - who launched his William Rast clothing line in London store Selfridges on Monday (29.06.09) - isn't a fan of ladies wearing loose, casual clothing and prefers a smarter look.
He said: "The women in Los Angeles dress like boys. Here in London, you see a lot more of that tailored, sharp look that New York women have."
His design partner Trace Ayala added: "He's right. British girls dress pretty sharp - in America people tend to wear their clothes looser."
Orlin Pavlov entered the role of a refined gentleman in a stylish photo session for a furniture company.
The sparkling sea water, the beautiful smile and the light tones partner the young singer in the reconstitution of fairy summer mood. In some of the photos Orlin poses as sexy bold corsair.
He had exotic adventure on the sea coast, managed by the photographer Ognian Geshev
Orlin Pavlov is chosen for the photos, because he best describes the elegant, modern and sexy young man, who is suitable for presenting the mood of the fashion furniture and accessories.
Karl Lagerfeld called Amy his muse and Roberto Cavalli went crazy for her, Jonathan Kelsey designed the ‘Amy’ shoe in her honour.
And now she is a new fashion designer!
The British singer Amy Winehouse will make her own range of clothes for PPQ- popular London label.
The 'Hero' singer has put a hot pink, fishtailed asymmetric frock onto the auction website to raise money for breast cancer charity Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
The gown was created by Julian Contreras as part of a competition where the singer asked fans to design a dress inspired by her Deicious Pink fragrance. It is one of only three in existence.
Mariah was last seen wearing the dress on a dinner date with husband Nick Cannon in Calfiornia in April.
The close-fitting dress will be listed until May 30.
Plastic surgeon Cyrille Blum claims the 50-year-old singer has had a series of non-invasive treatments to help maintain her looks.
Blum said: “She looks the same as she did 20 years ago. She looks like a good Michael Jackson.”
The cosmetic expert – who has a global A-list celebrity clients – believes the star’s wrinkle-free skin is due to the emergence of a new procedure, dubbed the ‘pillow face’.