Writer, Director, and Producer
Baz Luhrmann is an Australian writer, director, and producer with projects spanning film, television, opera, theatre, music, and recording industries. He is regarded by many as a contemporary example of an auteur for his distinctly recognizable style.
3-Time Grammy Award Nominee
Ace of Base were a Swedish pop group, originally consisting of Ulf Ekberg and three siblings, Jonas Berggren, Linn Berggren, and Jenny Berggren. The group released four studio albums between 1992 and 2002, and sold 50 million records worldwide.
2-Time Grammy Award Winner
Rage Against the Machine is a rock band. Formed in 1991, the group consists of vocalist Zack de la Rocha, bassist and backing vocalist Tim Commerford, guitarist Tom Morello, and drummer Brad Wilk. As of 2010, they had sold over 16 million records.
Gang Starr is an American hip hop duo, originating in Brooklyn, New York, consisting of MC Guru and DJ/producer DJ Premier. Gang Starr was at its height from 1989 to 2003, and are considered one of the best MC-and-producer duos in hip-hop history.
Inductee, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Sly and the Family Stone was a band. Active from 1966 to 1983, it was pivotal in the development of funk, soul, rock, and psychedelic music. The band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1993.
Lizzo is an American singer, rapper, and songwriter. In 2019, she attained mainstream success with the release of her third studio album, "Cuz I Love You", which peaked at #4 on the Billboard 200. Aside from singing and rapping, she is also an actress.
Shawn Johnson is an American former artistic gymnast. She is the 2008 Olympic balance beam gold medalist and team, all-around and floor exercise silver medalist. She is also a five-time Pan American Games gold medalist, winning the team titles in 2007.