1. Jordin Sparks
Jordin rose to fame after winning the sixth season of American Idol; at age 17, she became the youngest winner in the series’ history.
Monica began performing as a child and became part of a traveling gospel choir at the age of ten and signed to Arista Records at 13.
Monica has sold more than 25 million albums worldwide, including over 10 million units in the United States alone.
4. Aretha Franklin
Aretha Franklin started singing at age 10, recording (Gospel) at age 14 and signed with Columbia Records at age 18.
5. Aretha Franklin
Franklin’s career has spanned over a half of century, 18 Grammy Awards, 20 number 1 hits, dozens of awards and still performing today.
6. Little Stevie Wonder
Little Stevie Wonder was only 13 when he took the world by storm and had his 1st major hit ‘Fingertips (pt 2)’ (Youtube)
7. Stevie Wonder
Wonder is 64 and has 22 Grammy Awards plus numerous others, Hall of Famer (songwriters/R&R) and is still performing.
8. Janet Jackson
Janet Jackson (age 7) appeared on stage in Las Vegas with her siblings. At age 16, she signed a contract with A&M Records.
9. Janet Jackson
Janet has sold over 100M records, sold out shows and is a very accomplished actress.
Usher was 13 when spotted by a Rep from LaFace Records at a talent show. His 1st album, at age 16 sold over 500,000 copies.
Usher has won numerous awards and had hit after hit. He is also a judge on the hit show ‘The Voice’ and the father of two sons.
Shanice’s career began at 8 and was 14 when her 1st album was released. She had numerous hit singles and hasdropped 6 albums.
Shanice is all grown up now and has added acting, Broadway and is working on a new album to drop this year.