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Greatest Divas Of All Time. by spikedcylinder: 4:50pm On Sep 09, 2008
Tina Turner
At the tender age of 16, during the '60s and '70s, she became well known for her high energy performances with 'The Ike & Tina Turner Revue' and subsequently became as popular as James Brown. Her 'Queen of Rock and Roll' label is due to her dominance in the '80s and '90s. Also noted for her great legs and big hair.

Re: Greatest Divas Of All Time. by spikedcylinder: 4:51pm On Sep 09, 2008
Madonna
Singer, songwriter, musician, record and film producer, dancer, actress, author and a fashion trendsetter. Stage performances focus on political, intimate, and religious themes and imagery. 'Madonna is the highest earning female singer of all time' (2007 Guinness Book of Records) and her 2006 Confessions Tour was billed as the most successful concert tour of a female artist in history.

Re: Greatest Divas Of All Time. by spikedcylinder: 4:52pm On Sep 09, 2008
Celine Dion
Began her career in the early '80s as a French singer before breaking into the international music scene in the '90s. Achieved success when her manager and future husband mortgaged his house to finance her first release. She won the accolade of the Best-Selling Female Artist in the World Music Awards, in 2003

Re: Greatest Divas Of All Time. by spikedcylinder: 4:53pm On Sep 09, 2008
Shirley Bassey
Welsh dame with show-stopping outfits and huge voice who performed the James Bond theme songs 'Goldfinger' (1964), 'Diamonds Are Forever' (1971), and 'Moonraker' (1979). She is the only singer to have recorded more than one James Bond theme song

Re: Greatest Divas Of All Time. by Moyola(f): 4:54pm On Sep 09, 2008
Hmmmmn . . . . great divazzz indeed!!!!
Re: Greatest Divas Of All Time. by spikedcylinder: 4:55pm On Sep 09, 2008
Barbra Streisand
Two-time Academy Award-winning singer, theatre and film actress, composer, liberal political activist, film producer and director.
Barbra has won Oscars for Best Actress and Best Original Song as well as multiple Emmy Awards, Grammy Awards, Golden Globe Awards and an honorary Tony Award. She's up there with the greats

Re: Greatest Divas Of All Time. by spikedcylinder: 4:56pm On Sep 09, 2008
Judy Garland
Considered by many to be one of the greatest singing stars of Hollywood's Golden Era of musical film, Judy ranks at number eight of The American Film Institute's Greatest Female Stars of All Time. She was famous for her natural vibrato voice, which she was able to maintain at extremely low volume. The effects which she was able to project enabled her to convey a wide range of emotion when she interpreted a song. Oh and she's a gay cultural icon

Re: Greatest Divas Of All Time. by spikedcylinder: 4:57pm On Sep 09, 2008
Liza Minnelli
Daughter of Judy Garland and her second husband, film director Vincente Minnelli. Maternal lineage has entertainers in the family going back six generations, whilst Minnelli's first film appearance was at the age of three in the final scene of the 1949 musical 'In the Good Old Summertime,' starring her mother and Van Johnson.

Re: Greatest Divas Of All Time. by spikedcylinder: 4:58pm On Sep 09, 2008
Jennifer Lopez
Nicknamed J.Lo., Lopez is an American Golden Globe Award-nominated actress, Grammy Award-nominated singer, songwriter, dancer, and fashion designer. She is the richest Latin American in Hollywood, and is also considered the most influential hispanic entertainer in America. Oh and she's known for her curves

Re: Greatest Divas Of All Time. by spikedcylinder: 4:59pm On Sep 09, 2008
Christina Aguilera
Pop singer and songwriter extraordinaire. Aguilera was signed to RCA Records after recording 'Reflection' for the film 'Mulan'. Her critically and commercially acclaimed debut album 'Christina Aguilera' (1999) followed. She participated in collaboration projects for Ricky Martin's 'Sound Loaded' album and the 'Moulin Rouge!' soundtrack. Winner of two Grammy Award's and two nominations, she started out with other Disney Mickey Mouse Club brat packers, Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake

Re: Greatest Divas Of All Time. by spikedcylinder: 5:01pm On Sep 09, 2008
Gwen Stefani
The perfectly platinum-groomed front woman of the edgy '90s pop group 'No Doubt', Stefani kicked off a dazzling solo career as singer, songwriter, fashion designer of LAMB clothes and occasional actress. She is known as one of the top global fashion trendsetters

Re: Greatest Divas Of All Time. by spikedcylinder: 5:02pm On Sep 09, 2008
Marlene Dietrich
The German actress, entertainer and singer, started as a cabaret singer in '20s Berlin, before becoming a Hollywood actress, World War II frontline entertainer and finally an international stage show performer. An inspiration to the fashion world, she was noted for bisexual leanings. Marlene famously said, "I vant to be alone" in the 1932 film, 'The Grand Hotel'

Re: Greatest Divas Of All Time. by spikedcylinder: 5:03pm On Sep 09, 2008
Bette Davis
Two-time Academy Award-winning American actress of film, television and theatre, Davis was noted for her willingness to play unsympathetic characters. She was highly regarded for her performances in a range of film genres, from contemporary crime melodramas to historical and period films and occasional comedies, though her greatest successes were romantic dramas

Re: Greatest Divas Of All Time. by spikedcylinder: 5:04pm On Sep 09, 2008
Oprah Winfrey
American multiple-Emmy Award-winning host of 'The Oprah Winfrey Show', Winfrey is the highest-rated talk show in television history. Influential book critic, Academy Award-nominated actress, and a magazine publisher, she's been ranked as the richest African American of the 20th century, the most philanthropic African American of all time, and the world's only black billionaire. She is considered by many to be the most influential woman in the world!

Re: Greatest Divas Of All Time. by spikedcylinder: 5:05pm On Sep 09, 2008
Kylie
The Grammy Award-winning Australian singer-songwriter and occasional actress, recently fought bosom cancer and knocked Kate Moss off the hot spot as best dressed celeb. Success in the '80s was marred by a decline in her popularity in the '90s. Minogue made a comeback as a dance pop artist and became well-known for her provocative music videos and expensively mounted stage shows. Another gay icon

Re: Greatest Divas Of All Time. by DeepZone: 6:21pm On Sep 09, 2008
Gloria Estefan:

Re: Greatest Divas Of All Time. by DeepZone: 6:22pm On Sep 09, 2008
Whitney Houston:
Re: Greatest Divas Of All Time. by DeepZone: 6:24pm On Sep 09, 2008
Sade Adu:
Re: Greatest Divas Of All Time. by DeepZone: 6:27pm On Sep 09, 2008
Onyeka Onwenu

Re: Greatest Divas Of All Time. by DeepZone: 6:30pm On Sep 09, 2008
Nnenna FreeLon

Re: Greatest Divas Of All Time. by DeepZone: 6:48pm On Sep 09, 2008
Mariah carey:

Re: Greatest Divas Of All Time. by bettes(f): 7:01pm On Sep 09, 2008
i have too many favourites amongst all divas,i liked Judy Garland in wizard of oz and easter parade,love Whitney Houston,Mariah Carey and Tina Turner.Wondering why Aretha Franklin isnt on your list of greatest divas.
Re: Greatest Divas Of All Time. by iice(f): 4:47pm On Sep 17, 2008
Cher, Patti LaBelle

But yeah divas? Mariah ughhhh
Re: Greatest Divas Of All Time. by yongbabe(f): 5:17pm On Sep 17, 2008
y am i nt on that list?
lol i kid
Re: Greatest Divas Of All Time. by sima(f): 5:29am On Sep 20, 2008
Lil Kim~~

Re: Greatest Divas Of All Time. by sima(f): 5:31am On Sep 20, 2008
eve~~

Re: Greatest Divas Of All Time. by sima(f): 5:35am On Sep 20, 2008
melina

Re: Greatest Divas Of All Time. by sima(f): 5:41am On Sep 20, 2008
mickey james

Re: Greatest Divas Of All Time. by kadman(m): 12:10pm On Sep 20, 2008
Donna Summer - 59

Is one of the greatest divas in the Disco Era. She was the most sucssful female artist in the 1970s & 1980s. With hits like She Works Hard For The Money, Love To Love You & I Feel Love
She Works Hard For The Money has become a pro feminsist anthem.
Summer has sold over 130 million records & has been incducted into The Dance Music Hall of Fame

Re: Greatest Divas Of All Time. by kadman(m): 12:14pm On Sep 20, 2008
Cher born Cherilyn Sarkisian - 62
Has won an Academy Award,multiple Grammy Awards,a Tony Award,an Emmy and a Gloden Globe.
Selling over 300 million records. Cher's carear has spanned 40 years and is the oldest female artist to have a number one.
Cher 62 is not only a Diva,but an Icon.

Re: Greatest Divas Of All Time. by spikedcylinder: 10:54am On Sep 26, 2008
Who is Melina? She looks like a Indecency star.

Keep 'em coming people! smiley
Re: Greatest Divas Of All Time. by ifihearam: 2:33pm On Sep 26, 2008
Fela nkor,u don forget fela abi?

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