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Rebecca Black

Rebecca Black


Famous as :


Birth Date :

June 21, 1997

Birth Place :

Anaheim Hills, California, USA

Claim to fame :

Single "Friday" (2011)


The definition of famous was blurred when Rebecca Black emerged as one of them. Black is an American pop singer born on June 21, 1997 who gained attention through the negative responses to "Friday". As of the end of March 2011, "Friday", which contains simple and rather silly lyrics, received over 62 million hits on YouTube.

Black was an Orange County, California native and is the daughter of veterinarians John Black and Georgina Marquez Kelly. She has made showbiz her goal when she studied dance, auditioned for school shows, performed in musical theater and enrolled in summer camps. In 2008, she joined the patriotic group Celebration USA.

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The Guy Behind Rebecca Black's 'Friday' Returns With New Song 'Cupcakes'

August 08, 2014 09:24:18 GMT

Patrice Wilson, the man behind the disastrous "Friday" by , "It's Thanksgiving" by Nicole Westbrook and "Chinese Food" by , is back with new music. This time, the producer teams up with a new singer named Gina Naomi Baez for a track called "Cupcakes".

Rebecca Black Releases 'Saturday' Video, a Sequel to 'Friday'

December 09, 2013 00:33:20 GMT

makes it to "Saturday". The 16-year-old who went popular in 2011 for her viral video "Friday", has released a new music video titled "Saturday". Joining her in the video is fellow YouTube star Dave Days who has generated quite a reputation with his covers of popular songs and parodies.

Alison Gold Debuts 'Chinese Food', a Song From the Guy Who Made Rebecca Black's 'Friday'

October 16, 2013 03:04:04 GMT

's "Friday" is no longer the worst song on earth as it has a successor. Patrice Wilson, an Ark Music Factory producer who created Black's debut song, has returned with a new track which audience thinks is more annoying.

Video: Rebecca Black and Jon D Cover Miley Cyrus' 'We Can't Stop'

July 05, 2013 06:10:31 GMT

and Jon D have premiered a video that sees them covering ' "We Can't Stop". In the three-and-a-half-minute video, both singers are showing off their singing skill as the sound of guitar can be heard throughout the song.

Rebecca Black Returns With New Video 'In Your Words'

November 24, 2012 03:16:13 GMT

Teen pop singer has unveiled her new clip for the track "In Your Words" on Friday, November 23. The 15-year-old recording artist presents her mature and mellow sound in the new single and has the matching pensive and emotive visuals to go with the lyrics.

Funny or Die Video: Rebecca Black Auditions to Be Reality TV Show Judge

May 30, 2012 09:14:48 GMT

takes part in a new Funny or Die video which takes a jab at the musician judges of reality TV shows. The YouTube sensation is featured auditioning for "U B Da Judge", a fake show which aims to find America's next reality show celebrity judge of musicians.

Video Premiere: Rebecca Black's 'Sing It'

May 08, 2012 02:14:43 GMT

It's been a while since dropped her third single "Person of Interest", but the former YouTube sensation is now back with a fresh track. She releases a song called "Sing It" and premieres a music video to help promote it.

Kaleidoscope 2011: Important Events in Entertainment (Part 2/4)

December 29, 2011 09:02:53 GMT

AceShowbiz's look-back at 2011 continues with this second part of Kaleidoscope. Many celebrities shared happy news about marriage, pregnancy or newborn babies, but there were also others who coped with personal woes like divorce, split and health scares. Among those receiving wide coverage, it was the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton which stole the most attention. 's star-studded farewell and the removal of 's "Friday" from YouTube also stole the headlines.

Rebecca Black to Remix 'Friday' in 'Totally Different' Version

December 24, 2011 02:31:46 GMT

is back to her root. The YouTube sensation confirms that she's going to include her claim-fame single "Friday" on her upcoming debut album, but instead of listing the old version which was released a year ago, she will revamp it in a "totally different" version.

Rebecca Black and Jennifer Lopez Rule YouTube's Top 10 Videos of 2011

December 21, 2011 03:09:38 GMT

and take the top spots on two of YouTube's "Rewind" lists which look back at the most-viewed videos in the past twelve months leading to the year end. The former scores the most-watched clip of 2011 in the viral category, while the latter nabs the most-watched video in the music category.

Justin Bieber and Rebecca Black Rule Google's 2011 Top Search Lists

December 16, 2011 04:06:28 GMT

One more look-back at the past twelve months before the 2011 curtain is pulled down is revealed. This time around, it's provided by Google in a form of "Zeitgeist" lists which see two young music stars and , who both claimed their fame through YouTube, ruling two of the top-10 compilations.

Video Premiere: Rebecca Black's 'Person of Interest'

November 17, 2011 01:22:38 GMT

Just a day after releasing "Person of Interest", releases a music video for the single. It revolves around her when having a night out with her friends at an amusement park and catching the eyes of a cute boy with -esque hair.

Rebecca Black's New Single 'Person of Interest' Unleashed

November 16, 2011 01:55:28 GMT

has released her third single called "Person of Interest". The 14-year-old YouTube sensation sings about having a crush on a boy she meets on the dance floor. "When I talk, you listen, I like that/ When you listen, you smile and I like that/ Why you lookin', lookin', at me just like that?/ I like that, I like that," she sticks to repetitive lines, much like her fame-claim single "Friday".

Video: Rebecca Black Sings Medley on 'America's Got Talent'

August 11, 2011 09:03:57 GMT

dropped by "" recently. The YouTube sensation performed a medley of her first single "Friday" and her second one "My Moment" during the Thursday (August 10) episode of the talent show.

Rebecca Black Removed From School After Constant Bullying

August 10, 2011 17:22:06 GMT

Bullying is nothing new to but it reaches to a point where she has to move to a new environment. The "Friday" singer has been removed from her school by her mother due to constant harassment from her classmates last spring after her instant YouTube fame.

2011 Teen Choice Awards: Rebecca Black Wins Web Star, Robert Pattinson Is Choice Vampire

August 08, 2011 03:26:32 GMT

Winners of this year's Teen Choice Awards have been presented with surfboard trophies at a ceremony held at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, California. was the big winner with six awards on her hands, but the non-traditional categories also saw and among the winners.

Rebecca Black Appeared at Katy Perry's L.A. Concert

August 07, 2011 17:46:22 GMT

Just like in 's music video for "Last Friday Night", appeared at Perry's concert unannounced. Perry was entertaining a sold-out show at L.A's Nokia Theater on Friday, August 5 when Black suddenly emerged from the backstage to help Perry finish the cover of her "Friday" song.

Second Wave of 2011 Teen Choice Awards Nominees

July 19, 2011 16:51:10 GMT

Teen Choice Awards have announced the second wave nominees for this year's event. The latest installments of "Harry Potter" and "Transformers" take multiple nods in the movie category while "" and "" dominate the TV field. Meanwhile, singers , and receive double nominations each.

Rebecca Black Addresses Haters in 'My Moment' Music Video

July 19, 2011 01:37:04 GMT

has just released her second single "My Moment". Written by Brandon "Blue" Hamilton (), the song seems to be specifically written for her. It celebrates her defying all odds to rise to pop stardom, and shrugs off the haters who keep pestering her due to much-ridiculed single "Friday".

Rebecca Black Reveals Official Cover Art for 'My Moment'

July 13, 2011 01:02:17 GMT

In anticipation of her new single release, took to her Facebook to share official cover art for the upcoming track. In the artwork, the "Friday" hitmaker is featured wearing a denim jacket and side-braided hair. She's giving a side glance and smiling to the camera.

To Arrive on July 18, Rebecca Black's New Single Narrates Her 'Fairytale' Story

July 11, 2011 08:40:01 GMT

gets ready to release her second single. Instead of dropping a text message-themed single "LOL", which is in similar vein to her debut single "Friday", like she previously planned, the YouTube sensation is going to release a single titled "My Moment" which narrates her story to the stardom.

Lexi St. George, Next Rebecca Black, Releases Debut Video

June 30, 2011 17:37:57 GMT

has paved the way for those looking forward to become the next viral sensation, and Lexi St. George is right behind her. According to "Good Morning America", the 14-year-old from Palmdale, CA is the next big thing after Black. She won the flash auditions for "Pop Star", held by "GMA" and Black's initial label Ark Music Factory.

Ark Music Fuming Over Rebecca Black's Copyright Infringement Allegation

June 18, 2011 01:40:29 GMT

Ark Music Factory was quick to issue statement regarding the removal of 's "Friday" music video from YouTube due to so-called copyright infringement issue. Fuming at the allegation, the company came to their defense, insisting that they didn't violate any guidelines and claiming their use of the video is fully authorized.

Rebecca Black Removes 'Friday' Video From YouTube and Plans Legal Action

June 17, 2011 03:07:36 GMT

A few days after her "Friday" music video was briefly rented on YouTube, sent a letter to the video-sharing website asking them to delete the clip. A representative for the teen singer revealed that she was upset with Ark Music Factory for listing the video as a pay-to-play material.

Rebecca Black's 'Friday' Video Free to Be Watched Again After Briefly Rented

June 14, 2011 08:38:58 GMT

might have tried to boost the sales of her viral hit single "Friday" by switching its music video from a free-to-watch content to a pay-to-play material. On Monday, June 13, the clip was blocked and made available to watch only for those who were willing to pay $2.99.

Ian Brennan Talks 'Glee' Future After the Characters Graduate

June 13, 2011 03:50:15 GMT

With each season representing one academic year on "", the third season will become a graduation for some of the characters. The show's bosses have anticipated this and Ian Brennan recently shared some things that have been mapped for the musical series.

'The Book of Mormon' Wins Best Musical at 2011 Tony Awards

June 13, 2011 03:37:15 GMT

"The Book of Mormon" leads the full winner list of 2011 Tony Awards. The religious satire musical rakes in nine prizes out of 14 nominations, beating the likes of "Anything Goes" and even "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" which stars .

'Last Friday Night' Video: Katy Perry's Wild Party With Rebecca Black and Darren Criss

June 13, 2011 02:57:44 GMT

Channeling her nerdy alter ego Kathy Beth Terry, has a wild party in "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)" music video. Originally planning to spend the night on her bed, Kathy is corrupted by when coming over to her home to confront her regarding some noise. The geeky girl is persuaded by the YouTube sensation to enjoy the home party instead.

Rebecca Black: I'm Absolutely NOT Pregnant

May 16, 2011 05:11:16 GMT

Contrary to swirling rumor, YouTube sensation is not with a child. The 13-year-old, who became famous with her "Friday" single, has taken to Twitter to slam faux claim that she is expecting. "I thought it was May 15th...not April Fools Day," she wrote on the social network. "I'm absolutely NOT pregnant."

'Glee' Cover of Rebecca Black's 'Friday' and Adele's 'Rolling in the Deep'

May 07, 2011 01:29:25 GMT

"" has kicked off the first weekend of May by releasing their take on "Friday". The male stars like , and get auto-tuned in this cover version. They are going to perform the revamped tune on "Prom Queen" episode which airs next Tuesday, May 10.

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