James Joseph Brown was an American singer, songwriter, dancer, musician, record producer and bandleader. A progenitor of funk music and a major figure of 20th century popular music and dance, he is often referred to as the "Godfather of Soul". In a career that lasted 50 years, he influenced the development of several music genres.
Vanessa Anne Hudgens is an American actress and singer. After making her feature film debut in Thirteen , Hudgens rose to prominence portraying Gabriella Montez in the High School Musical film series, which brought her significant mainstream success. The success of the first film led to Hudgens's acquiring a recording contract with Hollywood Records, with whom she released two studio albums, V and Identified . In addition to High School Musical, Hudgens has also appeared in various films and television series for the Disney Channel.
Jacqueline Yvonne Harry , better known by her mononymous stage name Jackée, is an American actress, singer, comedian, director, and television personality. She is best known for her roles as Sandra Clark, the sexy nemesis of Mary Jenkins , on the NBC TV series 227 , and as Lisa Landry on the ABC/The WB sitcom Sister, Sister . She is noted for being the first and currently only African-American to win an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series.