Lady Gaga >>

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Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta (born March 28, 1986), better known by her stage name Lady Gaga, is an American pop singer-songwriter. After performing in the rock music scene of New York City's Lower East Side in 2003 and later enrolling at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, she soon signed with Streamline Records, an imprint of Interscope Records. During her early time at Interscope, she worked as a songwriter for fellow label artists and captured the attention of rapper Akon, ...

Marina and the Diamonds >>

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Diamandis was born in Abergavenny, Wales to a Greek father and a Welsh mother,9 and brought up in the village of Pandy with her parents and her older sister.10 She attended Haberdashers' Monmouth School for Girls, of which she said "I sort of found my talent there... I was the one who always skived off choir, but I had an incredible music teacher who managed to convince me I could do anything."11 When her parents separated, Diamandis moved to Greece when she was sixteen years old to li...

Marsheaux >>

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Marsheaux is a Greek synthpop duo formed in Athens in 2003. The group is composed of vocalists, songwriters and keyboardists Marianthi Melitsi and Sophie Sarigiannidou. The name Marsheaux is derived from the first syllable of each band member's name. Both members sing almost exclusively in English. Andy McCluskey of OMD said about this band: "I do have a soft spot for Marsheaux I have to say. They have a certain sort of wispy, melancholic charm".

Huski >>

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Happy accidents aren’t called as much for no reason. Often from the most unlikely of sources comes something special.

So it was one night in mid 2005 when producer Pike found himself at a party in a Turkish restaurant watching an impromptu two song set by Maple Bee. Pike didn’t know anything about Maple apart from he had to work with her. Bending the truth completely he approached Maple and asked if she could sing on some tracks he had written. Pike didn’t have any songs or even a full set up...

Bananarama >>

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Bananarama are an English girl group who had several hit pop and new wave songs in the 1980s. They have had ten singles in the top-ten of the UK singles chart to date, as well as three U.S. top-ten hits, one of which hit number one. Some of their biggest international hits include "Cruel Summer", "Venus", "Love in the First Degree" and "I Heard a Rumour". They are known for their unique vocal style which features all members singing the same notes in uniso...

Girls Aloud >>

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Girls Aloud are a Smash Hits Poll Winners, TMF award-winning and BRIT Award nominated British girl group created on ITV1 talent show Popstars: The Rivals in 2002. The group, consisting of Cheryl Cole (nee Tweedy), Nadine Coyle, Sarah Harding, Nicola Roberts and Kimberley Walsh, has gone on to become one of the most successful pop groups of the decade with a record breaking fifteen consecutive Top 10 singles (including three number ones), four platinum albums (including a number one) and record s...

Dubstar >>

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British band fronted by Sarah Blackwood.

Saint Etienne >>

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Saint Etienne are an English indie dance act, fronted by Sarah Cracknell (born April 12, 1967, Chelmsford, Essex). Ex-music journalists Bob Stanley (born December 25, 1964) and Pete Wiggs (born May 15, 1966) are the other regular members of the band. They are named after the famous French football team, AS Saint-Étienne, European Cup runners-up in the 1970s.

Shampoo >>

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Jacqui Blake and Carrie Askew met as teenagers at high school in Plumstead, where they became best friends and partners in crime. In the early nineties they started writing 'Last Exit', the first fanzine for the Manic Street Preachers, and later appeared in the video for 'Little Baby Nothing'. The track featured vocals from porn star Traci Lords, although she did not appear in the video. They also wrote a fanzine for Fabulous.

While still in their teens they formed Shampoo (according to their...

The Cardigans >>

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Swedish band with Nina Persson on vocals.