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Janis Ian


Janis Eddy Fink

Born: 7 April 1951
The Bronx, New York, USA

A child prodigy and 1978 Grammy winner for "At Seventeen", and had numerous hits on the popular TV show "Dawsons Creek".


Vanilla Ice

Robert Van Winkle
Born: 31 October 1968
Miami, Florida, USA

Catapulted into stardom by his 1990 single "Ice Ice Baby", which sold 15 million copies of the album "To The Extreme". Often criticised for faking his "from the streets" image, Robert was raised in the suburbs like most.


Ice Cube

O'Shea Jackson
Born: 15 June 1969
Los Angeles, California, USA

Best known for his contribution to hip-hop, he is also an acclaimed actor, director, producer and screenwriter.


Ice-T

Tracy Morrow
Born: 14 February 1959
Newark, New Jersey

One of hip-hop's most articulate and intelligent stars, writes of ghetto life and gangsters. Most recently a star on the small screen in Law & Order SVU.


Billy Idol

William Michael Albert Broad
Born: 30 November 1955
Middlesex, England

Controversial singer scoring a major hit with "Rebel Yell" in 1983.


Julio Iglesias

Julio Jose Iglesias de la Cueva
Born: 23 September 1943
Madrid, Spain

Julio Iglasias had aspirations of being a professional soccer goalkeeper until a near-fatal car accident. He spent his recovery learning guitar and writing songs. He was studying law when he won first prize at the 1968 Festival de la Canción when he sang his original "La Vida Sigue Igual" ("Life Continues All The Same"). He was soon signed by Discos Columbia, and represented Spain in the Eurovision Song Contest. In 1978 he signed to CBS International, adding to his global distribution. He has recorded many of his songs in Spanish, French, Italian, German, Portuguese, and English, adding to his worldwide record sales, which now amount to over 220 million. He is also the father of singer Enrique Iglesias.




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