like Kelly Clarkson, Rihanna, Taylor Swift, and Ke$ha. All of these artists are extremely popular, though their lyrics and themes vary wildly. What are some of the reasons why each has become so popular?
Do artists need to make music with mature topics and graphic lyrics to achieve true success? Why or why not?
Ten years after she won the first American Idol contest, Kelly Clarkson is arguably among the most popular Idols ever. What lessons could newer Idols take from Kelly in order to reach their own success?