Robyn Rihanna Fenty is a Barbadian singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman, known throughout her career for embracing different musical styles and reinventing her image.
Born in Saint Michael, and raised in Bridgetown, Barbados, when she signed with Def Jam Recordings, Rihanna moved to the US in 2005. Following the release of her first two studio albums, Music of the Sun (2005) and A Girl like Me (2006), both influenced by Caribbean music and peaked in the top ten of the US Billboard 200 chart, she has earned significant recognition. Rihanna's third studio album, Good Girl Gone Bad (2007), incorporated more dance-pop elements and catapulted her into greater stardom, establishing her status as a sex symbol and a leading music industry figure. Rihanna was awarded her first Grammy Award by her international chart-topping single "Umbrella," winning Best Rap / Sung Collaboration.
Taylor Swift is an American singer-songwriter. She is known for narrative songs about her personal life, which have received widespread media coverage. At age 14, Swift became the youngest artist signed by the Sony/ATV Music publishing house and, at age 15, she signed her first record deal. Her 2006 eponymous debut album was the longest-charting album of the 2000s in the US. Its third single, "Our Song", made her the youngest person to single-handedly write and perform a number-one song on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. Swift's second album, Fearless, was released in 2008. Buoyed by the pop crossover success of the singles "Love Story" and "You Belong with Me", it became the US's best-selling album of 2009 and was certified diamond in the US. The album won four Grammy Awards, and Swift became the youngest Album of the Year winner.
Selena Gomez is an American actress, singer, and producer. After appearing on the children's television series Barney & Friends as a child, she received wider recognition for her portrayal of Alex Russo on the Disney Channel television series Wizards of Waverly Place, which aired for four seasons from 2007 until 2012. Gomez has also starred in the films Another Cinderella Story (2008), Princess Protection Program (2009), Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie (2009), Ramona and Beezus (2010), Monte Carlo (2011), Spring Breakers (2012), Getaway (2013) and The Fundamentals of Caring (2016). She voices the character of Mavis in the Hotel Transylvania film franchise, and serves as an executive producer of the Netflix television series 13 Reasons Why.