After first bursting onto the scene during the eighth season of 'American Idol,' Adam Lambert's smash single, "Whataya Want From Me," firmly established him in the industry. His new album, "Trespassing," continues to showcase his genre-bending glam pop-rock sound for the masses. As both host and performer at 2012 VH1 Divas, Adam's razor-sharp sense of humor and powerhouse voice will be on full display.
Iggy Azalea is an Australian hip-hop artist first recognized for her viral music videos. After releasing several buzzed about promotional tracks she signed to rapper T.I's record label and is set to release her debut album "The New Classic" in 2013.
After achieving the first number one song by a British female solo artist in 2006 with her smash hit "Unwritten," Natasha Bedingfield continues to dominate the charts with songs like "Pocketful of Sunshine" and "Love Like This." On her current album "Strip Me" she reminds us of the gift she has for creating heartfelt, spirited and dynamic pop anthems.
Ciara is a Grammy Award winning singer, songwriter, producer and actress who is globally known for hits such as "Goodies," "Ride," "Oh" and "1 2 Step." On her forthcoming fifth studio album, "One Woman Army," Ciara maintains her well-known pop polish while also taking a more artistically honest approach to her songwriting.
Kelly Clarkson burst onto the music scene and straight into superstar status after winning the inaugural season of "American Idol" in 2002. She's gone on to release five successful albums, including 2011's "Stronger" which is still topping the charts more than a year later. The VH1 Divas veteran recently released the first of what is sure to be many greatest hits albums.
Bootsy Collins is a master of funk music, known for his work with legends spanning several decades, including the Godfather of Soul, scholar Dr. Cornell West, R&B legend Bobby Wommack and rappers Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg and Chuck D. His whopping thirteenth studio album "Tha Funk Capital of the World" reveals a higher ambition of societal messages while also maintaining the sound that made him a legend.
Miley Cyrus is a world renowned entertainer with record breaking success in film, television and music.
She is a multi-platinum recording artist and is currently recording her forthcoming studio album. Miley is the youngest-ever recording artist with four number one albums in less than three years.
Paloma Faith comes to us from across the Atlantic, making a statement with her soulful pop sound. She's received plaudits from an array of industry heavyweights like Chaka Khan, Annie Lennox, Cee-Lo Green and Prince. Paloma's sophomore album "Fall To Grace" was recently released stateside to much critical acclaim.
Melania Fiona is at the top of her game after working on her critically and commercially acclaimed album "The MF Life" with industry heavyweights like Drake, No I.D and Salaam Remi. In 2012 she won two Grammy Awards for her collaboration with Cee Lo Green on the track "Fool For You" and continues to impress critics with her genre-defying vocals.
Keri Hilson's career first went into overdrive while penning hits for stars like Britney Spears, Usher and Mary J. Blige. Her first two solo albums spawned hits like "Knock You Down" ft. Kanye West & Ne-Yo and "Pretty Girl Rock." This year Hilson made her acting debut in the romantic comedy "Think Like a Man" and is currently hard at work on her much anticipated third album.
Ledisi is a New Orleans born and Oakland, California raised artist who expertly blends various genres of music including jazz, R&B, gospel and rock. Since 2000 Ledisi has released several solo albums, including her most recent effort "Pieces of Me." She is a seven-time Grammy Award nominated artist who brought down the house at VH1 Divas Celebrates Soul and is sure to do so again at this year's big show.
Demi Lovato first burst onto the scene as a pre-teen singer and actress, maintaining a rigorous television, film and music career that included two successful solo albums. After seeking treatment for personal struggles in 2011, Demi burst back onto the scene stronger than ever with her third album "Unbroken." She is currently hard at work on her fourth studio album while also taking a prominent role as one of the judges on the second season of 'The X Factor.'
The independent rock and roll quartet is empowered by Emily Haines, Jimmy Shaw, Joshua Winstead and Joules Scott Key's innovative approach to the music business. After having their music featured in two major Hollywood films in 2010 they followed it up by providing the score to David Cronenberg's latest film "Cosmopolis." Their fifth full-length studio album "Synthetica" was released in 2012 and has found them named VH1's December You Oughta Know Artist.
Pitbull is a chart-topping international music sensation with charm and hits to spare. His massively successful single "Give Me Everything" dominated the airwaves in 2011 and was the surefire song of the summer. Now the Cuban-American hit-maker is back and ready to unleash his seventh studio album "Global Warming."
Kelly Rowland is an award-winning singer, songwriter and actress who first attained global pop superstardom as a member of Destiny's Child. Kelly has blossomed into a successful solo artist with three studio albums under her belt, and is currently in the studio hard at work on album number four, "Year of the Women."
As a 17-year-old, Jordin Sparks became the youngest winner in 'American Idol' history. In the three years since, Jordin has released two albums, including her self-titled debut that went platinum, has sold over 2 million copies worldwide and has had multiple top-5 singles. Recently, Sparks has also embarked on a successful acting career that includes performing on Broadway, and in the lead role opposite the late Whitney Houston in the film 'Sparkle.'
Havana Brown is an internationally known DJ who has toured with major stars like Britney Spears, Lady Gaga and more. She brought her unique set of skills to the pop scene with her debut track "We Run the Night" featuring fellow Divas performer Pitbull. At VH1 Divas 2012 she will keep the party rocking as House DJ.