NAME: Sara Paxton
BIRTHPLACE:Woodland Hills, California
BREAK OUT ROLE: Playing party girl, Sarah Borden and steaming up the screen with Jesse McCartney on The WB’s “Summerland”.
HER EARLY START: Sara made her way into the acting lifestyle during an early age in the mid-nineties, on a game show where contestants would have to predict the answers from seven children to random questions. For the next couple of years she starred in small roles on the big and small screen before landing the guest-spot role of Sarah Tobin on the WB short-lived sitcom, “Greetings from Tucson”. Little did Sara know, it wouldn’t be her last time working with the network. For the next two years Sara appeared on everything from “Will & Grace”, “Malcolm in the Middle”, and “CSI: Miami” to Nickelodeon’s “Spongebob Squarepants” before landing the role of the mean but popular Stacie in the 2004 teen-oriented flick, “Sleepover”. [READ MORE]
NAME: Natasha Bedingfield
BIRTHPLACE: New Zealand
HOMETOWN: London, England
ALL IN THE FAMILY: Bedingfield? You’re probably wondering why that name sounds so familiar to you. Natasha is the younger sister of UK pop star Daniel Bedingfield, who achieved his own success overseas when he came onto the US music scene with his 2002 hits “Gotta Get Thru This” and “If You’re Not The One.” But, Natasha wants to make a name for herself, and with tracks like “If You’re Gonna,” “Stumble” and the title track off her album Unwritten (on Epic Records), that won’t be too hard for her. [READ MORE]
AGE: Dustin (16), Kelly (15), Patrick (14), Carnell (13), Bryan (10)
HOMETOWN: Atlanta, GA
FAMILY AFFAIR: Originally named the “TNT Boyz”, the group decided to change their name once younger brother, Bryan, joined in. While trying to think of a name the five brothers were constantly being compared to another group of five….the Jackson 5. Taking that into consideration they decided to call themselves B5, which stands for Breeding (the boys’ last name) Five . [READ MORE]
When the series “Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County” first premiered on MTV, audience’s general impression was simply camera’s documenting the lavish lives and outlandish spending habits of nine spoiled rich teenagers. Little did the public realize there was a diamond in the rough, one teenager that would take his fame and use it for the better.
Dieter Schmitz, 19, decided after Laguna Beach wrapped its first season to make an attempt at taking the show’s immense popularity by helping out some of its viewers. As a freshman at San Diego State University, Dieter founded an organization called Running Home 4 Teens. [READ MORE]
She’s not Avril and she wants all of you to know that.
Hitting MTV and radio stations across North America this past holiday season is the newest artist from Island Records, Fefe Dobson. Her self-titled debut album is set to hit stores on December 9th, in support of the
release will be a seven-city promotional tour.
Inspired by many different genres of music and artist range from Lionel Richie to Nirvana and Kurt Cobain, Dobson put together all her influences to rock out while recording her first album. It was the artist that she grew up with where she pulled out most of her inspiration. [READ MORE]
She said “Ciao!” to Lizzie McGuire last year with her smash movie based on her hit Disney Channel series and hasn’t looked back since.
By the time her sixteenth birthday came around, Hilary Duff has a resume that beat out most of her peers. From staring on the hit show Lizzie McGuire on the Disney Channel as well as the stations highest rated movie ever, Cadet Kelly; not to mention guest starring on several hit TV shows along with the likes of Sean Connery and Tim Robbins. There was only one step left for her to make.
Duff made it as she danced her way onto the singing stage. Her singing debut came on the soundtrack for Lizzie McGuire with “I Can’t Wait”. And she really couldn’t wait because on August 29th 2003 she released her debut album, Metamorphosis which soared to the #2 spot on Billboards Top 200 chart in its first week of release. [READ MORE]