Tegan Quin and Sara Quin (born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada on September 19, 1980) are identical twins and Canadian singer-songwriters, performing as Tegan and Sara. They initially played as Plunk in 1995, and lacked a drummer and bass player. In 1997, they used their school’s recording studio to record two demo albums: "Who's in Your Band?" and "Play Day". In 1998, they made an early breakthrough by winning Garage Warz Battle of the Bands, a local music competition in Calgary.
Mary Jane Blige (born January 11, 1971 in The Bronx, New York, United States but grew up in Yonkers, New York) is a Grammy award winning singer, rapper, model and actress. She released her debut album, What's The 411?, in 1992 to critical acclaim, and has since released eight more chart topping albums. Her ninth studio album, Stronger With Each Tear, was released on December 21st, 2009. When her debut album, What's the 411?, hit the street in 1992...
Sally Seltmann is an award-winning songwriter and singer based in Melbourne, Australia. She has previously released albums and performed under the name 'New Buffalo', and is well known as the co-writer of the song '1234', performed by Feist. Sally now returns with Harmony to My Heartbeat, the first single from her new album, due for release in early 2010. Previous recordings by Sally as New Buffalo include her debut EP 'About Last Night', which was released in Australia (through Modular) and the UK (through Heavenly).
Born in Cambridge, England in1948, the youngest child of Professor Brin Newton-John and Irene, daughter of Nobel Prize winning physicist, Max Born, Olivia moved to Melbourne, Australia with her family when she was five. By the age of fifteen, she had formed an all-girl group called Sol Four. Later that year she won a talent contest on the popular TV show, “Sing, Sing, Sing,” which earned her a trip to London.
Soft Power are <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Mary+Timony" class="bbcode_artist">Mary Timony</a> of <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Helium" class="bbcode_artist">Helium</a>, T.J. Lipple of <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Aloha" class="bbcode_artist">Aloha</a>, Jonah R. Takagi and Winston H. Yu As of June 5, 2009, they have two songs available to listen to on their myspace site (<a href="http://www.myspace.com/softpowerband" rel="nofollow">http://www.myspace.com/softpowerband</a>).
Sistar (씨스타, also stylized as SI★, SiSTAR) is a four-member girl group from Seoul, South Korea, under the management of Starship Entertainment.The four members are: Bora / 윤보라, Soyou / 강지현, Hyorin / 김효정 and Dasom / 김다솜. Their group name is a combination of the words "Sister" and "Star", meaning they are meant to be sisters in the entertainment business and become big stars. SiSTAR made their first appearance through a Céci magazine photo in England shoot on March 19, 2010 for the clothing company FUBU.
Kimya Dawson (born 17th November 1972) is an Olympia-based singer-songwriter, and a prominent part of the anti-folk movement. Dawson became well known as a member of The Moldy Peaches. Since the Moldy Peaches took a break from performing and recording in 2004, Dawson has released a string of lo-fi homemade albums, and toured widely in North America and Europe. In 2005 the Pharmacy and Matty Pop Chart performed as her backing band on a U.S. tour. In 2006 she collaborated with a number of friends to make a group, Antsy Pants, that recorded and released an album on Plan It X Records.
Sarah McLachlan (born Sarah Ann McLachlan January 28, 1968 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada) is a Grammy-winning musician, singer and songwriter. She is known for the emotional sound of her ballads. Some of her most popular songs include "Angel", "Building a Mystery", "Adia", "Possession", "Fallen", "I Will Remember You", and "World on Fire". Her best-selling album to date is Surfacing, for which she won two Grammy Awards and four Juno Awards.
Clare Bowditch is a a critically acclaimed, ARIA award-winning singer from Melbourne, Victoria. She came to prominence in 2005 with the release of her second album "What Was Left", which received excellent critical reviews, high rotation airplay on radio station Triple J and moderate commercial success. Her sweet folk-pop style has been compared to that of Cat Power and Beth Orton. Visit the Clare Bowditch website or her Myspace profile.