She is as well known for shaving her head and having a joke wedding in Las Vegas, as she is for her smash-hit songs and records. Britney Spears has seen the best, and the worst, that fame has to offer. Once a teen pop icon at the height of stardom - with songs such as 'Baby One More Time' and 'Oops I did it again' - she has fallen apart at the seams and been splashed across tabloid newspapers for her protracted divorce and custody battles with Kevin Federline.
U2 are almost as well known for their philanthropy and charity work as they are for their music. Over twenty years, lead singer Bono has made a name for himself as a tireless worker for social and economic chcnage in Third World Countries. A Rock Crusade is the story of this band's never ending energy, drive and commitment to social causes, and U2's efforts to use its influence in order to affect change for the people who need it most - the poor and disadvantaged.
In the wake of Michael Jackson’s death, the world went into mourning. But as people began to deal with the news of his passing, attention turned to all that he had left the world. Michael Jackson: A Tribute celebrates the way Jackson’s music has changed the world, and how his charity work has made it a better place. Recovering from the shock of his death, we turn our attention on all that he has left the world.
The Rolling Stones are as well known for their music as they are for each band member's highly public and often troubled personal journey. Pioneering a gritty blues-based style of rock & roll in the 60s, the Stones gathered fans and momentum alike with front man Mick Jagger's unique blend of macho showmanship and camp irony attracting plenty of attention. For over four decades the Rolling Stones ahve been on top.
John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr: the four most iconic names in pop music. Together, they weave the story of the Beatles, still listed by Rolling Stone magazine as the most important band in the world. Since bursting onto the music scene in the early 1960s, the Beatles have embarked on successful solo careers, faced difficult personal and legal battles, but ultimately endured.
Recognized by multiple generations, as well as a cross-section of society, Elvis Presley holds a permanent place in American and World music history. Elvis Presley is an American icon that ushered in a music revolution that triggered a global-scale cultural transformation. Elvis’s legacy is celebrated all around the world from Japan to Israel and from India to the England.
On the 25th June 2009, the world stood still as they received the news that Michael Jackson, the King of Pop, was dead. Michael Jackson: 'Devotion' will look at a life led with devotion, that inspired others. It will follow his commendable charity work and his loyalty to friends and family, featuring those who loved him most: his fans.
Marilyn Monroe is one of the most famous and adored icons of the 20th century. Like no other Hollywood star, she won the hearts of millions around the world. It’s been said that: “Monroe played the best game with the worst hand.” Her journey to stardom stemmed from a childhood of poverty, neglect, and loneliness. 'Fascination' tells the remarkable story of Marilyn’s life. From birth to her premature death she endured criticism, insecurities, drug dependence and numerous miscarriages.