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- Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, she performed in various singing and dancing competitions as a child, and rose to fame.
- Olubowale Victor Akintimehin, better known by his stage name Wale, is an American rapper from Washington, D.C. He rose to prominence in 2006, when his song “Dig Dug” became popular in his hometown.
- Miguel Jontel Pimentel, who performs under the name Miguel, is an American recording artist, singer, songwriter and producer. Signed to Jive Records in 2007, Miguel released his debut album, All I Want Is You, in November 2010.
- Robyn Rihanna Fenty, known professionally as Rihanna, is a Barbadian singer, actress, and fashion designer.
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- Christopher Maurice “Chris” Brown is an American recording artist, dancer and actor. Born in Tappahannock, Virginia, he was involved in his church choir and several local talent shows from a young age.