Dolly Rebecca Parton, born January 19, 1946 is an American singer-songwriter, author, multi-instrumentalist, actress, and philanthropist, best known for her work in country music. As a songwriter, she has composed over 3,000 songs. She is one of the most successful female country artists of all time; with an estimated 100 million in album sales, She is known as "The Queen of Country Music".
Aaliyah (born Aaliyah Dana Haughton), recording artist, dancer, actress and model. With album sales around 30 million worldwide, she is credited for helping redefine R+B and hip hop in the 1990s, earning the nickname the "Princess of R+B". She and 8 others were killed in an airplane crash in The Bahamas after filming the video for Rock the Boat; the pilot, was unlicensed and had traces of cocaine and alcohol in his system.
Tina Turner (WOW, she’s 73!) has collected Grammy awards and influenced much of pop culture (ahem, Beyonce) and now the icon is splashed across the Vogue Germany cover with a headline plucked from one of her songs, “Simply The Best.” Source: http://cocoafab.com/tina-turner-lands-her-first-vogue-germany-cover-at-73/