Articles tagged with: entertainment

Janis Joplin (Singer/Songwriter)

janis-joplin.jpgJanis Lyn Joplin (January 19, 1943 - October 4, 1970) was an American singer, songwriter and music arranger. She rose to prominence in the late 1960s as the lead singer of Big Brother and the Holding Company and later as a solo artist.

Rolling Stone magazine ranked Joplin number 46 on its list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time in 2004, and number 28 on its 2008 list of 100 Greatest Singers of All Time.

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Katie Couric (Journalist/Correspondent)

katie-couric.jpgKatherine Anne "Katie" Couric (born January 7, 1957) is an American journalist and author.

She serves as Special Correspondent for ABC News, contributing to ABC World News, Nightline, 20/20, Good Morning America, This Week and primetime news specials.

She hosts Katie, a syndicated daytime talk show produced by Disney-ABC Domestic Television. She's also a single Mom.

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Bette Midler (Singer/Actress/Comedian)

bette-midler.jpgBette Midler (born December 1, 1945) is an American singer, actress and comedian, also known (by her informal stage name) as The Divine Miss M.

She has starred in live-action films such as Ruthless People and Hocus Pocus, and featured in animated films such as Oliver & Company and Fantasia 2000.

During her 40-plus-year career, Midler has been nominated for two Academy Awards; she has won three Grammy Awards, four Golden Globes, three Emmy Awards, and a special Tony Award.

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