Pop Stars | Pop Music

A pop star is the word that describes a musician who writes and performs pop music. Pop music emerged in the 1950s in the UK and the US and is often associated with the emergence of  youth culture. It often follows a formula; it is typified by a simple rhythm, catchy lyrics, and usually a bright, upbeat tone. Pop music produces the most hit songs, meaning that it is the genre that makes the most money. It is often considered mainstream and as the most popular form of music. There are pop groups like One Direction and Little Mix, and also individual pop stars, like Taylor Swift and Rihanna.

How do you become a pop star?

Become a pop star by learning new instruments and songs, practicing singing, and getting yourself noticed locally. Be persistent as transforming into a pop star does not happen overnight. Part of becoming a pop star includes being wholesome, having a unique voice, being a talented dancer, being open to criticism, having confidence, be willing to work hard, and having an appealing look.

Who were the first pop stars?

The first pop stars emerged in the 1930s and 1940s. These were Bing Crosby who sold millions of records and Frank Sinatra who is considered by many the first modern pop star. They both were from the United States. In Britain, Al Bowlly is considered the first pop star. These first pop stars recorded and performed with orchestras in the music genre that was popular. There were other vocal groups like The Mills Brothers and The Ink Spots who set a precedent for other aspiring artists at the time.

Who is the richest pop star in the world?

Rihanna, Robyn Rihanna Fenty, was named the richest pop star in the world in 2019. She has a fortune that is larger than Madonna’s, Celine Dion’s, and Beyonce’s. Rihanna is only 31 years old and has a worth of $600 million according to Forbes. Rihanna did not only earn her wealth from her music, but she also has a partnership with LVMH, her own lingerie line (Savage x Fenty), and cosmetics company (Fenty Beauty).

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6’ | 1.83 m
1994–present
Adam Levine
183.000
1994.00
320000
3D
Adam Levine
5’0” | 1.52 m
2008 to present
Ariana Grande
152.000
2008.00
1850000
3D
Ariana Grande
Beyonce
847000
5’7” | 1.70 m
1997–present
Beyonce
170.000
1997.00
847000
3D
Beyonce
5’3” | 1.60 m
December 18, 2001
Billie Eilish
160.000
2001.00
3500000
3D
Billie Eilish
5’5” | 1.65 m
2004–present
Bruno Mars
165.000
2004.00
562000
3D
Bruno Mars
Cher
428000
5’9” | 1.75 m
1963–present
Cher
175.000
1963.00
428000
3D
Cher
JoJo Siwa
399000
5’9” | 1.75 m
2013–present
JoJo Siwa
175.000
2013.00
399000
3D
JoJo Siwa
5’9” | 1.75 m
2007–present
Justin Bieber
175.000
2007.00
942000
3D
Justin Bieber
6’1” | 1.85 m
1992–present
Justin Timberlake
185.000
1992.00
472000
3D
Justin Timberlake
5’7” | 1.70 m
2001–present
Katy Perry
170.000
2001.00
809000
3D
Katy Perry
Lady Gaga
819000
5’1” | 1.55 m
2001–present
Lady Gaga
155.000
2001.00
819000
3D
Lady Gaga
5’9” | 1.75 m
1964-2009
Michael Jackson
175.000
1964.00
645000
3D
Michael Jackson
5’5” | 1.65 m
2001–present
Miley Cyrus
165.000
2001.00
848000
3D
Miley Cyrus
Rihanna
834000
5’8” | 1.73 m
2003–present
Rihanna
173.000
2003.00
834000
3D
Rihanna
6’2” | 1.88 m
2013–present
Shawn Mendes
188.000
2013.00
592000
3D
Shawn Mendes
5’10” | 1.78 m
2004-present
Taylor Swift
178.000
2004.00
1900000
3D
Taylor Swift
Justin Timberlake
Collection of drawings of Justin Timberlake measured with overall height

Justin Timberlake is an American musical artist. He was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee, and began his career as a child, when he appeared on television talent show The Mickey-Mouse Club, alongside Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera. Justin joined boyband NSync in the late 1990s which became on of the most popular boybands of the time. He then went on to launch his solo career in 2002 with the release of a solo RnB album entitled Justified. Justin has sold over 32 million albums worldwide and won numerous accolades including ten Grammy awards. He is married to actress Jessica Biel.

Justin Timberlake has a height of 6’1” (1.85 m).

Outlined silhouette drawings of Justin Timberlake in a variety of poses
Justin Timberlake is an American musical artist. His career began as a child, on The Mickey-Mouse Club, before leading the boyband NSync in the late 1990s which became on of the most popular boybands of the time. He then went on to launch his solo career in 2002.

Justin Timberlake has a height of 6’1” (1.85 m).

Outlined silhouette drawings of Justin Timberlake in a variety of poses
Justin Timberlake
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6’1” | 1.85 m
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January 31, 1981
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1992–present

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Justin Timberlake front (formal; standing), side (dancing), front (dancing)

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Cher
Collection of drawings of Cher measured with overall height

Cher is an American singer. She was born in California, in 1946. She dropped out of school age 16 and began working as a backup singer. She met Sonny Bono during this time, and they launched their music career as a duo, rocketing to fame upon the release of ‘I Got You Babe’. She is known for her successful solo career, and hits ‘Believe’, and ‘Turn Back Time’. She is one of the best-selling artists in music history, and is considered a cult icon, known for her iconic style. She is a huge supporter of LGBTQ rights and is an icon within the gay community.

Cher has a height of 5’9” (1.75 m).

Group of silhouette illustrations of Cher in assorted poses
Cher is an American singer. She was born in California, in 1946. She met Sonny Bono at an early age and they launched their music career as a duo, rocketing to fame upon the release of ‘I Got You Babe’. She is known for her successful solo career, and hits ‘Believe’, and ‘Turn Back Time’.

Cher has a height of 5’9” (1.75 m).

Group of silhouette illustrations of Cher in assorted poses
Cher
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5’9” | 1.75 m
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Birthday
May 20, 1946
Given Name
Cherilyn Sarkisian
Years Active
1963–present

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Cher front (dancing), front (pose), side (standing)

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Bruno Mars
Drawings of Bruno Mars in a range of positions measured with overall height

Bruno Mars is an American singer-songwriter. He was born in 1985 in Honolulu, Hawaii and later moved to Los Angeles to launch his music career. In 2010, Bruno Mars released the song ‘Just the way you are’ which reached number one in the US, UK, Canada, and several other countries. He is now one of the best selling musicians of all time, having sold over 26 million albums worldwide. He has won a total of eleven Grammy awards. He is a big fan of Elvis Presley, and says that the singer had a huge influence on his music.

Bruno Mars has a height of 5’5” (1.65 m).

Outlined silhouette drawings of Bruno Mars in a variety of poses
Bruno Mars is an American singer-songwriter. He was born in 1985 in Honolulu, Hawaii and later moved to Los Angeles to launch his music career. He has won a total of eleven Grammy awards. He is a big fan of Elvis Presley, and says that the singer had a huge influence on his music.

Bruno Mars has a height of 5’5” (1.65 m).

Outlined silhouette drawings of Bruno Mars in a variety of poses
Bruno Mars
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5’5” | 1.65 m
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Birthday
October 8, 1985
Given Name
Peter Gene Hernandez
Years Active
2004–present

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Bruno Mars front (standing), side (dancing), side (leaning)

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Ariana Grande
Dimensioned height drawings of Ariana Grande in assorted standing and performing postures

Ariana Grande is an American musician. She was born in Florida, in 1993, and began her career in the Broadway musical, 13. She signed a recording contract with Republic Records in 2011 at the age of sixteen. She has released several best-selling albums, and top ten singles, including the songs ‘Thank U, Next’, ‘Bad To You’, and ‘Got Her Own’. She has won numerous accolades including one Grammy. She is known for her wide vocal range and has often been compared to Whitney Houston and Mariah Carey. She is an outspoken supporter of womens and LGBTQ rights.

Ariana Grande is 5 foot (1.52 m) tall.

Ariana Grande is an American musician born in Florida, in 1993, and began her career in the Broadway musical, 13. She signed a recording contract in 2011 at the age of sixteen and has released several best-selling albums, and top ten singles. She is an outspoken supporter of womens and LGBTQ rights.

Ariana Grande is 5 foot (1.52 m) tall.

Ariana Grande
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5’0” | 1.52 m
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Birthday
June 26, 1993
Given Name
Ariana Grande-Butera
Years Active
2008 to present

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Ariana Grande standing (front), performing (front pose), performing (singing)

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Shawn Mendes
Drawings of Shawn Mendes in a range of positions measured with overall height

Shawn Mendes was born in Pickering, Canada, in 1998. He rose to fame by posting musical covers on YouTube, where he was discovered by, and later signed to Island Records. His first three albums all debuted on the Billboard Top 100, making him the youngest artist ever to do so. He has so far headlined four world tours and received numerous musical accolades. In 2019 he launched the Shawn Mendes foundation, which aims to help young people by supporting various causes.  He is the face of Canadian fast food chain, Tim Hortons.

Shawn Mendes has a height of 6’2” (1.88 m).

Group of silhouette illustrations of Shawn Mendes in assorted poses
Shawn Mendes was born in Pickering, Canada, in 1998. He rose to fame by posting musical covers on YouTube, where he was discovered by, and later signed to Island Records. His first three albums all debuted on the Billboard Top 100, making him the youngest artist ever to do so.

Shawn Mendes has a height of 6’2” (1.88 m).

Group of silhouette illustrations of Shawn Mendes in assorted poses
Shawn Mendes
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6’2” | 1.88 m
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Birthday
August 8, 1998
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Years Active
2013–present

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Shawn Mendes front (standing), walking (side), side (guitar)

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