Founded in 1973 by two brothers (Angus and Malcolm Young), AC/DC are a Rock group initially composed of 5 members (Vocals - Drums - Solo Guitar - Rhythm Guitar - Bass).
The vocals, originally performed by Dave Evans, were quickly given to Bon Scott, who was considered to be more experienced and suited to the Group. He was the Group’s singer from 1974 until his death in 1980.
Beyoncé is 33 year-old artist who has already accumulated 17 Grammy Awards! She had the honour of singing the American national anthem at the second inauguration of Barack Obama, as well as during the half time of the Super Bowl.
The history of The Black Eyed Peas began in 1989 with the meeting of will.i.am. and apl.de.ap. Jaime Luis Gomez, aka Taboo, joined them in 1995 and together, they formed the group, The Black Eyed Peas.
Born on September 23, 1946, Bruce Springsteen dedicated himself to music after discovering the music of Elvis Presley. In 1972, John Hammond noticed him and got him to sign to Colombia. "Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J", his first album, was only a minor success. It was in 1975 that his career really took off with his album "Born To Run" and in 1982, with his "Nebraska" album which met with enormous success.
The alternative rock band, Coldplay, was formed in 1998 in London and consists of 4 members: Chris Martin, Jonny Buckland, Guy Berryman and Will Champion. With over 40 million albums sold, Coldplay are one of the most popular POP groups of the moment.
David Guetta was born on November 7, 1967 in Paris. He married Cathy in 1992. First Artistic Director at the Les Folies Pigalle club, they transformed a succession of legendary halls in Paris into night clubs. Then he became head of several establishments: Pink Paradise (1994), Palace (1994), Les Bains Douches (1994).
The group's history began in 1976 in Basildon, England. It was during a performance noticed at the Bridge House in London that they got picked up by the Mute Records record label. Their first album, "Speak & Spell", was released in November 1981 and the single, "I just can't get enough", made them well known.
Né le 17 février 1991 à Halifax, en Angleterre, Edward Christopher Sheeran, plus connu sous le nom de Ed Sheeran est un guitariste, auteur, compositeur et interprète anglais. Passionné de musique, il joue avec talent de la guitare depuis tout petit.
EMINEM'S DIFFICULT CHILDHOOD
Eminem, whose real name is Marshall Bruce Mathers III, was born on 17 October 1972 in St. Joseph, Missouri. He had a difficult childhood. His father left home when he was still a baby.
GEORGE MICHAEL AND THE GROUP WHAM!
Born on 25 June 1963, Georgios Kyriákos Panagiótou (his real name) grew up in the suburbs of London. Early on, he developed a passion for music and especially for pop.
The group, Indochine, then made up of Nicolas Sirkis on vocals, Dominique Nicolas on solo guitar, and Dimitri Bodianski on saxophone, started out in 1981. This initial set-up was quickly completed by Stéphane Sirkis in 1982.
Jay-Z, whose real name is Shawn Corey Carter, was born on December 4, 1969 in Brooklyn. Although he was involved in the drug scene, he decided to stop all of that in 1992 to concentrate on music.
Jean-Philippe Smet, known as Johnny Hallyday, is a French singer, composer and actor born on June 15, 1943 in Paris. He popularised Rock'n'Roll in France in the 60s. Johnny Hallyday is above all a live performer.
THE BEGINNINGS OF JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE
Justin Randall Timberlake was born on 31 January 1981 in Memphis, a city in which many symbols of music began their careers (Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, BB King...).
Kendrick Lamar Duckworth was born on 17 June 1987 in Compton, California. Dre. In 2003, aged just 16, he released his first mixtape, "Youngest Head In Charge", under the pseudonym of K-Dot.
Born on 20 March 1986 in New York, Stefani Joanne Germanotta, by her real name, is singer-songwriter. She began music very young, at just 4 years of age, and wrote her first ballads at 13.
Madonna, born Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone on 16 August 1958 in Bay City, USA. She grew up in a suburb of Detroit with her six brothers. She lost her mother to cancer at the age of five.
With a career spanning more than 30 years, Metallica are the most recognised Heavy Metal group in the world. The adventure began in 1981 when Lars Ulrich (drummer) decided to record a piece for a compilation.
The group was formed in 1996 in Devon, England. Composed of 4 members, Matthew Bellamy, Dominic Howard and Christopher Wolstenholme, their first release in March 1998 was an EP entitled Muse. Then the following year, Muscle Museum EP.
Mylène Gautier, her real name, was born on September 12, 1961 in Pierrefonds near Montreal. She came to France at the age of 10. In the early 1980s, she met Laurent Boutonnat.
In 1984 he wrote the song "Maman à tort" for her, which became a hit upon its release in March.
The group One Direction consists of Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson, all former candidates of the TV reality show, X-Factor, having decided to form a group.
Paul McCartney is an emblematic figure of British music. He was a member of The Beatles in the 60s, the British group had global success. This writer, performer and multi-instrumentalist is considered to be one of the most prolific and popular composers of the 20th century.
The Group's members met at high school: Anthony Kiedis, Flea and Hillel Slovak. They formed the group in 1983 at the end of high school. That year, they signed with the EMI label. Unfortunately, this blend of rap-funk did not seduce.
Born in Barbados in 1988, Robyn Rihanna Fenty began singing at the age of 7, before forming a trio with two classmates at Combermere High School. Her talent was discovered in 2003 by Evan Rogers, who made her record 4 demos. Listening to them, seduced by her voice, the rapper Jay-Z, President of the Dej Jam label, got her to sign a contract for six albums. She is the youngest female artist to have performed two concerts at Stade de France: with Coldplay in 2012 and during her "Diamonds World Tour" tour in 2013. She will be performing at Stade de France on 30 July 2016 for her return to the front of the stage during her "ANTI World Tour".
Roger Waters was born on 6 September 1943 in Great Bookham. Unfortunately, he never knew his father, Eric Fletcher Waters, who was killed during the Second World War. Roger Waters suffered enormously from this absence and this is felt in his compositions.
The rock group, The Rolling Stones, was formed in 1962 in London and had 4 members: Mick Jagger (vocals), Keith Richards (guitar), Brian Jones (guitar) and Ian Stewart (piano). Bill Wyman (bass) and Charlie Watts (drums) joined soon after.
Slash was born on July 23, 1965 in Hampstead, London. From the age of 14, he practised alone on an acoustic guitar. In 1983, he met the drummer, Steven Adler, and left school to form his first group, Road Crew.
Following the phenomenal success of the film Stars 80, with over 1,809,617 viewers, an eponymous tour produced by Coco Cyndecki and Olivier Kaefer was organised across France, starting on February 1, 2013.
Under his real name, Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner was born in Wallsend near Newcastle on 2 October 1951. During his studies and his short teaching career, he spent his evenings playing in jazz clubs.
In 1977, Stewart Copeland was looking for a bassist to create a group. He found Sting and Henry Padovani, who was soon replaced by Andy Summers and they founded The Police!
Paul Van Haver, alias Stromae, was born in Brussels on 12 March 1985. It was in rap that he took his first steps with his group Suspicion and the rapper, Jedi. He became Stromae. Between 2000 and 2009, Stromae had a solo career and financed his first album himself. In 2008, he released his first album of 4 songs and composed for the singer, Melissa M, and the rapper Kery James.
The rock group U2 was formed in 1976 in Dublin, Ireland and consists of Bono (vocals and guitar), The Edge (guitar, piano, vocals), Adam Clayton (bass) and Larry Mullen Jr. (Drums).
Urban Peace brings together the top stars of French Hip-Hop for a concert at Stade de France. The concerts are recorded live and then released on DVD and CD.