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Whitney Houston journeys from obscurity to musical superstardom. Houston wins six Grammy Awards, 16 Billboard Music Awards, 22 American Music Awards and two Emmy Awards, among many others. She sells more than 200 million records worldwide.
An Asian American college student from the U.S. becomes a top competitor on South Korea’s toughest k-pop competition show.
Based on the autobiography of London-based music promoter Roy Tempest, who organized UK tours in the 1960s for some of America’s biggest soul acts – even though the acts were fakes.
Follows the life of Brian Epstein, who discovered and managed the Beatles from 1961 through 1967, when he died of a drug overdose at 32.
Kit Lambert discovers the rock band The Who while he is trying to make a film about the band, known then as the High Numbers. Instead, he decides to manage the band and to launch their musical career, and with Chris Stamp -- brother of Terence Stamp -- Lambert pushes Townshend to take The Who into more experimental avenues. The result is the seminal rock opera album "Tommy," which later becomes a Ken Russell film. Lambert also works with Jimi Hendrix and other artists, and is as known for self-destruction as they are.
The story is set in early 1980s New York as Madonna Louise Ciccone works on her first album, struggling in a business that treats women badly, while also dealing with a burgeoning love life and the first hints of fame.
The life story of the legendary gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt. He was this handsome gypsy whose music was just reaching the mainstream when a fire started in the gypsy caravan and he rushed in to save his wife (getting badly burned in the process). The doctors wanted to amputate his left hand and right leg, but the gypsies (kidnapped) him and nursed him back to health. He played anyway, until he was captured during WWII by the Nazis, who had outlawed jazz in Europe and wanted to completely exterminate gypsies. His music wound up saving his life." He later became the toast of the Paris jazz set and realized his dream to play with Ellington at Carnegie Hall.
At the beginning of the rave scene in the early 1990s, Pasquale Rotella becomes a promoter of EDM events starting with 50 people in warehouses in Venice Beach and eventually goes on to to stage events like the Electric Daisy Carnival Flagship Festival, which draws 400,000 to Vegas each June.