Though their contributions rarely receive credit, pets have always played their part in the creative process. From gut wrenching pieces to upbeat tracks that make you wonder “who let the dogs out”, there’s no denying what pets have done for musicians over the generations.
Nicki Minaj is a rapper, singer, and songwriter. She is known for her animated flow in her rapping and versatility as a recording artist. She gained popularity after releasing the mixtapes Playtime Is Over (2007), Sucka Free (2008), and Beam Me Up Scotty (2009).
Nicholas Jonas is an American singer, songwriter and actor. Jonas began acting in theater at the age of seven, and released his debut single in 2002 which gained attention from Columbia Records where Jonas formed a band with his older brothers, Joe Jonas and Kevin Jonas, known as the Jonas Brothers. The group released their debut studio album “It’s About Time through the Columbia label” in 2006.
Vanessa Paradis is a French singer, model, and actress. At the age of 14, Vanessa became a success with her “Joe le taxi”. Since 1991, she has been a spokesmodel for Chanel.
Joshua Dun, born , is an American musician.
Kesha Sebert, previous known as Ke$ha, is an American singer, songwriter, rapper and actress. In 2005, at age 18, Kesha was signed to Kemosabe Records and was featured on American rapper Flo Rida’s number-one single “Right Round”. Kesha’s music and image propelled her to immediate success.
Harry Styles is an English singer, songwriter and actor. His musical career began in 2010 as a solo contestant on the British music competition series The X Factor. Following the show, he joined the band One Direction with Zayn Malik and 3 other contestants, which went on to become one of the best-selling boy bands of all time.
Dove Cameron is an American actress and singer, who was apart of the Disney Channel comedy series Liv and Maddie where she won the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer in Children’s Programming. She has also portrayed Mal in the Descendants film series. As a singer, she gained popularity through her soundtrack album to Liv and Maddie (2015).
Billie Eilish is an American singer and songwriter. She first found popularity in 2015 with her single “Ocean Eyes” which was released by Darkroom, a subsidiary of Interscope Records. The song was written and produced by her brother, Finneas O’Connell.
Camila Cabello is a Cuban-born American singer and songwriter. She rose to fame as a member of the girl group Fifth Harmony, formed on The X Factor USA in 2012.
Lauren Daigle is a Christian music singer and songwriter signed to the label Centricity Music. She released her debut album, How Can It Be, in 2015 and it reached No. 1 on the Billboard Top Christian Albums chart, has been certified Platinum by the RIAA and produced three No. 1 singles on the Billboard Christian Airplay chart (“First”, “Trust in You”, and “O’Lord”).