Born Stefani Germanotta on March 28, 1986, the New York native attended Convent of the Sacred Heart, a private all-girl Catholic school in Manhattan, before proceeding to study music at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts at age 17.
Dancehall superstar Sean Paul began scoring hit singles in Jamaica starting in 1996 and thereafter steadily began attracting international attention, eventually breaking into the pop mainstream in 2002 with Dutty Rock.
Big Time Rush is both a pop band and a Nickelodeon TV series. The show follows the fictional lives of four high school friends as they move to Los Angeles, and features original music in each episode, effectively turning the fictional band onscreen into a real group featuring actor/vocalists Kendall Schmidt, James Maslow, Carlos Pena Jr., and Logan Henderson.
KARMIN [car-men] – noun, in Latin meaning ‘song,’ with altered spelling to hint ‘karma’. Karmin is a collision of Nick’s Classic Rock upbringing and Jazz education (a trained trombonist) and Amy’s R&B influence and Pop background.
Once Nick Cannon firmly established himself on television and then in Hollywood, he expanded his reach into music, signing to Jive Records. The young multi-talent made his smash debut in late 2001 with a remake of DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince’s 1988 hit, “Parents Just Don’t Understand.”