Anastacia - a talented American singer with a bright appearance and strong vocals. Her repertoire was listed set of most of these hits, and because the international popularity of this extraordinary performer has long been all something familiar. Her performances are collected whole stadiums, her song led the charts in all corners of the Earth. But what else do we know about this brilliant American singer? Find the most comprehensive answer to this question we will try today.
EARLY YEARS, CHILDHOOD AND FAMILY of Anastacia
Anastacia Lyn Newkirk was born in one of the largest US cities - Chicago. Her family has been closely linked with the American show business, but because the children's enthusiasm for the heroine of today's music and dancing all perceived as a matter of course.
Indeed! How could a future star of the world stage to choose for themselves the fate of a radically different, not connected with the world of art, the music from an early age in her house sounded almost day and night? The thing is that the father Anastacia - Robert Newkirk - worked as a club singer. Very musical personality was also the mother of today's heroine - Diane Hurley - most of his life to music brodveevskim productions. That is why to get acquainted with the world of show business young Anastacia happened at an early age. She followed the career of their parents, hoping to one day become a star, even as they. Secretly from all she tried her mother's stage outfits, apply bright makeup and dressing in a few hours at the mirror, imagining that the comb - a microphone, and she held a star of world pop scene. Once these lessons have led her to «Professional Children's School». It is here that the young singer began for the first time seriously to develop their innate talents. However, all this has happened after Anastacia's father left the family, and her mother carried her to New York. Pretty soon, the young girl started having health problems. Doctors diagnosed the singer Crohn's disease - specific inflammatory bowel disease - and advised her to keep quiet and relaxed lifestyle. For a while, our heroine today followed the recommendations of doctors. But a few months later, spit on everything, she enrolled in the dance section. It is remarkable that intestinal problems soon could still negate. After that Anastacia beginning with redoubled zeal to dance and very soon he became one of the best students in their group. The first successes have led the singer to the group's future dancers musical group Salt-N-Pepa. As a dancer Anastacia took part in the filming of several movies. And very soon she managed to get "on the pencil," several prominent New York-based producers. Since then, the life of a young singer looked like a fairy tale.
Anastacia Star Trek: The first song and great success
The first came to popular young singer after she appeared on the show «Comic View», in which she performed a cover version of Oleta Adams «Get Here». After that, she began to appear frequently in the Club MTV, in which once again proved itself as a vibrant and interesting performer. In 1998, the year already having a considerable stage experience, Anastacia appeared on the contest «The Cut», which was successfully broadcast channel MTV. As part of the project called the girl managed to reach the final, where she subsequently won the second place. This success has attracted the attention of major record labels, who very soon began to offer the singer lucrative contracts. As a result, in 1999, our heroine today signed a contract with Daylight Records, which is, in fact, took up the promotion of the talented singer. In 2000, on the shelves of US stores it appeared the first studio album by the actress - «Not That Kind». In parallel with this on American radio channels sounded composition «Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting», Anastacia recorded a duet with the legendary Elton John.
Running a little ahead, we note that in the future our current heroine will often write a composition together with other famous singers and music bands. So, over the years it became the scene of partners Paul McCartney, Michael Jackson, Omar Sosa, Celine Dion, Eros Ramazzotti, Wyclef Jean, Dima Bilan and many other famous artists. However, the greatest success achieved Anastacia did as a solo singer. Already in 2001, the year after the first plate they released their second album, the singer - «Freak of Nature». It was this album with the song «One Day in Your Life» as the title track brought the most popular actress. This was followed by a new album and the new hits. One of the most successful, according to the singer's fans, was the album «Anastacia», gave the world such hits as «Heavy On My Heart», «Left Outside Alone», «Sick And Tired» and others. These compositions brought the heroine of today's fame, not only in the US but also in Europe.
On the wave of success, Anastacia released her own clothing line «Anastacia By s. Oliver », as well as an exclusive fragrance. Last at the moment album of the singer - «It's A Man's World» - was presented to the public in 2012, the year. After that, the actress's career came a lull caused by health problems. In 2003, she was successfully treated for breast cancer, but after ten years of the disease came back again.
In July, 2013. Artist succeeded for the second time in his life to successfully overcome the disease. After that, our heroine today stepped up its work in the framework established in 2003, the year the fund «Anastacia Fund», the essence of which is to raise public awareness about the problems of breast cancer.
PERSONAL LIFE of Anastacia
In April of 2007, the famous singer went to Mexico, where he was married with her bodyguard Wayne Newton. This marital union lasted three years. In April of 2010 it became known that the actress filed for divorce. The reason for the gap is not reported.
Anastacia Lyn Newkirk (born September 17, 1968) is an American singer-songwriter, producer and former dancer. She is best known for her eclectic pop music of the early 2000s which had a significant impact in Europe and Oceania. Her first two albums Not That Kind (2000) and Freak of Nature (2001) were released in quick succession to major success. Spurred on by the multi-platinum, global smash "I'm Outta Love", Anastacia was awarded as the 'World's Best-Selling New Female Pop Artist' in 2001. Her commercial appeal continued with international hits such as "Paid My Dues", "One Day In Your Life" and the official song of the 2002 FIFA World Cup, "Boom". After recovering from cancer, she returned with 2004's Anastacia which deviated from previous albums into pop-rock. Peaking at number one in 11 countries, it became Europe's second biggest selling album of the year. Its lead "Left Outside Alone" remained at number one on the European Billboard chart for 15 weeks and helped Anastacia launch the most successful European tour by a solo artist that same year. In 2005, the multi-platinum compilation project Pieces of a Dream was released which spawned the chart topping duet with Eros Ramazzotti, "I Belong to You (Il Ritmo della Passione)". Anastacia established herself as one of the top selling international female pop-singers of the 2000s before taking a hiatus in late 2006.