Louisiana singer/songwriter Trace Adkins is an American country music artist, and made his debut in 1996 with the album Dreamin' Out Loud. Since then, Adkins has released many more studio albums and two greatest hits compilations. In addition, he has charted more than 20 singles on the Billboard country music charts, including the hits "(This Ain't) No Thinkin' Thing", "Ladies Love Country Boys", and "You're Gonna Miss This." All but one of his studio albums have received gold or platinum certification in the United States. He has also made several appearances on television, including as a panelist on the game shows Hollywood Squares and Pyramid, as a finalist on The Celebrity Apprentice, as the voice for recurring character Elvin on King of the Hill, and in television commercial voice-overs for the KFC restaurant chain. In addition, Adkins has written an autobiography entitled A Personal Stand: Observations and Opinions from a Free-Thinking Roughneck, which was released in late 2007.
This world-renowned production tells the story of a nutcracker who comes to life, taking its owner, Clara, on a fantastical journey through a magical world populated by the rose queen, sugar plum fairies and an army of evil rats. The enchanting tale is performed by companies large and small during the holiday season, as a beloved tradition. The spectacular dances and incomparable score by Tchaikovsky have cemented themselves in the hearts and imaginations of popular culture, enduring for decades as a classic.
Joseph Edgar Foreman is an American rapper who produces music under the pseudonym Afroman. After adopting his chosen moniker in the early 1990s and honing his distinctive style, he dropped his first albumMy Fro-losophy, in 1999. With the help of producer Tim Ramenofsky, he followed the album up with the LP, Because I Got High, which spawned the critically and commercially acclaimed title track. After a year of circulated around the internet, "Because I Got High" became an international hit and earned Afroman a Grammy Award nomination for Best Rap Solo Performance in 2002. He has since continued to perform and release new material, including 2012's Marijuana Music.