Baschi – the secret Music star…? His debut album “Baschi” shot straight from zero to # 1 in the Swiss charts. 30,000 albums sold, bringing gold, fame and the “Prix Walo” as a newcomer in 2004 the most important award in the Swiss showbiz. With “Give a chance to Mer”, a successful dialect song that in 2004 put Baschi 24 weeks in the singles charts. The Second String “Somehow held” the often aloof acting Baselbieter Barden is a naughty revelation pressure emerging music star song by song that let’s appearing tangible. Seems that Baschi knew what he was doing. He doesn’t move, talks about his life, dreaming wide awake, never didactic, critical and courageous provoked as a projection teenager needs. His “Bring it home” is probably still sung for years in all Swiss football stadiums by thousands of fans … Baschi’s fourth album has just been published. His first Album was in a High German. With “on a great journey” he exceeds limits, and thus offers not only territorial meant.
Alex Hepburn sings the blues, but also soul and R’n’B from the 60s – often with distinct musical quotations from Jimi Hendrix to Janis Joplin. One does not have grown up with the old music, to love their songs. “I really had no right to be a singer.” But it is sometimes known, unlike woman thinks. Actually, Ms. Hepburn was interested before the start of her career rather for sharks, as for music. “I am fascinated by these animals. I wanted to be a marine biologist originally. Even today, I am fascinated by the sea and its inhabitants. “Alex Hepburn – a great loss for the Marine biology, but a win for the music.
CARLY RAE JEPSEN
The Canadian singer Carly Rae Jepsen was born on November 20, 1985 in Mission, British Columbia. Before she started her music career, she went to the Canadian College of Performing Arts. In summer 2007, she participated in the show Canadian Idol and reached third place. After her participation, she returned to British Columbia and focused on songwriting. Her demo recordings helped her finally to deal a record. In June 2008, her first single “Sunshine On My Shoulders” appeared. A short time later she released two more songs. Then, her first album was followed by in September. The year 2012 has begun successfully for Carly, because in February she released her first EP “Curiosity”, which reached sixth place in the Canadian charts. Her hit “Call Me Maybe” even climbed up to the top spot of the Canadian charts and has already been sold more than 320,000 times. Internationally, she managed the breakthrough with her song.
The debut album of Sandman aka Simon Enderli, “a great hope of the Swiss music industry abroad,” was not limited to Euro-Dance but mediated a mix of party songs, fresh dance, pop, rap and soft-melting ballads. Born in Indonesia and living in Switzerland since the age of five, these singers laid themselves foundation for a career a few years ago with the single “Right Here, Right Now”. This was followed by four more chart breaker – including summer hits like “Dancing On The Beach” or “Holyday” – and many performances, including Germany, Spain and the USA. They held on the international success. Sandman the Life and Soul of The Party is at your event. In 2010 some new titles were published. After a hiatus, Sandman started with certainty the mood of the finest songs, produced by the best producers.
He was the high flyer of the year: Luca Hänni became a superstar within a few weeks. And is still remained on the floor. Luca Hänni competed in 2012 in the ninth season of the singing talent show “Germany seeks the superstar”. He reached the Finals and joined against Daniele Negroni. Finally, he won with 52.85 percent of the Audience votes. Among the previous winners of American Idol, Hänni was the first minors that also wasn’t German. As a prize, he received EUR 500 000 and a recording contract with the Universal Music Group. His first single “Do not Think About Me” reached in Switzerland after 4 days Gold status and in Germany, Austria and Switzerland he took # 1 on the charts. Thus Hänni was the first Swiss in 52 years, reaching the number 1 on the German charts.
A young talent. Great voice. Great look. Linda Teodosiu has everything, she the prototype of a Popstars makes. And additionally another ace up its sleeve: you get convinced with a refreshing originality. No wonder, then, that according to her participation in the fifth season of “Germany seeks the superstar” the phones were no longer silent. All torn up about working with the 17-year-olds, and even Germany’s flagship singer Xavier Naidoo was suddenly personally on the line to express his highest praise to her. The very first single “Love Sux” impressively shows where the musical journey is to go. Power charged, edgy pop with a touch of electro, Linda comes back for her album versatile and changeable, but always remains absolutely authentic. In addition to “Love Sux”, the impudent challenge to all unfaithful guys, she also proves the clubby and ultra-catchy “Alien” impressively that you have not been born across the pond in order to convince with a cheeky and sexy sound.
Jonathan Vandenbroeck aka Milow since 2007 is extremely successful in Belgium and the Netherlands. It took some time until he had talked about qualities also in the rest of Europe. With the single Ayo Technology, a wonderful souled cover version of the same songs of 50 Cent, the singer and songwriter became one of the most successful newcomers this year. Milow makes itself and also in the eighties born to the central point of his melodic pop songs. Bluntly, even sobering up pessimistic affects the philosophy of Mitt Zwanziger. In “You do not know,” gave him two years ago the title of the breakthrough, he immediately clarifies that he has given up dreaming. In “The Priest” has it even do almost with desperation: “I’ve seen enough, that’s why I know / God left this place a long time ago.” “Born In The Eighties” is indeed a less gloomy view on the past and future of his generation, but skepticism is omnipresent.
Ke$ha supported Britney Spears singing the song “Lace and Leather”. She also plays with the video of “I Kissed a Girl” by Katy Perry. She rendered featuring in 3OH! 3 s “My First Kiss” and Flo Rida’s song “Touch Me” and “Right Round”. Furthermore, Kesha signed with “This Love” by the Veronicas and “The Time of Our Lives” by Miley Cyrus. Ke$ha was producing by Dr. Luke and Max Martin and is the label of RCA Records. Currently Kesha lives in Los Angeles. She got her first own big title “TiK ToK” on the first attempt No. 1 on the International charts.
Gölä published in 1998 his debut album “Uf u Dervo” and thus wrote music history in Switzerland: The album sold around 280,000 times, kept for 2 years in the charts and triggered a veritable boom in dialect. Until 2001 he produced five dialect albums, won numerous awards (including World Music Award for Best Selling Swiss Artist, Prix Walo). “Never dialect” was announced in 2002 were Gölä adopted, with two sold-out concerts in the Zurich Hallenstadion (24,000 spectators) of its dialect fans. In the future he wanted to concentrate only on its original passion. And this was in the English language since his youth rock music. In the seven years in which Gölä did not publish any dialect album, he has nevertheless repeatedly even written a song in Bern German. From a thick book has arisen and the best songs from it have been “enjoy the life” that led to the album. In 2012 he comes now equal with one sung in dialect Double album “Angels and demons” and rose equal to a No. 1 on the Swiss charts.
The German rock band Silbermond is back in the charts! Recently, the latest single “Something remains” is on the market and shot immediately from 0 to No. 1 on the sales charts. New album “Nothing happened.” Is just released. Then Silbermond will go to a larger live tour. “Nothing happens” is the third album of the band around the charismatic singer Stefanie Klos, who already existed as a school band. The big breakthrough in the band came in 2004. In particular, by the two ballads “Through The Night” and “Symphony” the band celebrates the first chart success that ran regularly up and down on all radio stations. The songs came from the first album of the band “Take Your Time”.
Nutini’s father is from Italian descent, but the family has lived in the fourth generation in Scotland because his mother is from Glasgow. The family has been there for many decades. The Paolo Nutini should actually is taken in recording studios, but even as a schoolboy Nutini was jobbed Nutini with necessarily musicians. Shortly after the 18th birthday Nutini signed his first major record deal with Atlantic Records and in summer 2006 he released his debut album These Streets, which pushed forward in the UK at # 3 on the charts and in the meantime also in Continental Europe was designed to success. Previously, two singles were already released from May 2006, the first (These Streets) just as a free Internet Download was expelled. In 2009 Nutini had released his new album “Sunny Side Up”, with which he again captured top places in the international charts.
From Sarah with Love “was her first big hit. Since the release of this title, in 2001, the shooting star climbs the career steps steadily upward. The Success of Sarah Connor is no accident. At the age of 15, she sang in the musical “Line 1″ and took classical singing lessons. She has Irish-American ancestors (who actually Connor were called), and her father comes from New Orleans, it is probably due to that it was the soul, to speak in the cradle.
With his first album Life in Cartoon Motion in 2007, he succeeded both with the critics as well as with the listeners as a positively recorded debut. He sold it worldwide so far almost three million records. The songs written by him are clearly influenced by the pop music of the 1970s and 1980s. At the World Music Awards 2007 Mika was in the “Best Selling British Artist”, “Best Selling New Artist”, “Best Selling Male Entertainer” and “World’s Best Selling Pop Rock Male Artist” awarded. In addition, Mika was awarded both an Echo in the category “Newcomer International” as well as with a Brit Award for Best Newcomer. His second studio album “The Boy Who Knew Too Much” was published in 2009; previously came the single “We Are Golden” in the international charts.
Since their worldwide hit “Samba de Janeiro”, which sold over 4 million copies worldwide, Bellini are considered one of the most successful teams in the international scene. Optically always presented outstanding exception of stunning international origin beauties, this formation has produced the epitome of perfect inescapably animated and stunningly attractive a total party breaker mood.
January Eissfeldt Phillip, the man of many pseudonyms, came with a truly unique voice since the early 90s by the burgeoning German rap scene. After successful start-up time, the manageable co-founded by him, crew has grown up hits “Absolute Beginner” and 1998 lands “Bambule” and “Hip Hop Made in Germany”. After a collaboration with Udo Lindenberg on its comeback album “Strong like two” that was published Jan 2009 delay “Us Chidren from Railwai Station Soul” his third solo album, which like its predecessor also greatly inspired the music of Funk and Soul.
Sweden has already spawned several successful bands beginning with the letter “A”. Alcazar are the latest example of this beautiful tradition. By connoisseurs, their friends and mentors they were referred to as hybrid between ABBA, Daft Punk and Army of Lovers. Alcazar were found about five years ago. Andreas Lundstedt was already at that time a well-known solo artist in Sweden, Tess was the director of a music-theater group and Annika Fiore debuted with her first stage role as Frida Abba musical. All three band members threw their different experiences and influences from the worlds of music and theater in a pot and let a unique mixture arise. In 2009, Alcazar came in a new formation at the first group stage of Euro Vision Song Contest 2009 with the entitled “Stay The Night” and reached directly the finale.
Michael Hirte is 44 years old and has been experiencing some fatalities in his life. “End of the month the money is often scarce, then I earn for my livelihood with street music, so Michael wanted to be in the final round of “The Super Talent”. “I want to show what a harmonica I can do! The harmonica is my voice”. He has managed -. In the first semifinal of the odd strong RTL broadcast drew Michael Hirte as one of the favorites to the finals. At the end he was in the lead. Michael Shepherd who both has millions of TV viewers as well as with his performances in recent weeks at “Super Talent”, jury Bruce Darnell, Sylvie van der Vaart and Dieter Bohlen had brought some spine-tingling moments, sat down at the end against his nine other finalists made it through and secured the title of “The Super Talent 2008″.
I and I
I + I is the name of a joint music project of German musician Annette Humpe and Adel Tawil, which produces melancholic pop music. Both got to know by chance in a recording studio in Berlin in the spring of 2002, when Tawil should sing at a contract manufacturing, for which Humpe had written the texts. As Humpe became aware of Tawil’s voice, she sought contact with him. I + I started about five years ago as a studio project, which has grown steadily since then as a cooperation with trend character. “In the download era one just has a constant access to all the bands of the last decades”, Adel Tawil describes to the cosmos today’s pop fans.
Peter Fox, the red-haired singer, songwriter and producer first appeared with the group “Seed”. Born in Berlin, one who hangs on his city, but neither 100% with it still can make entirely without it. The most successful artist of 2009 thinks about a resignation after? His record company adheres initially striking covers. Shortly thereafter, the expectation according to official all-clear: Fox of course didn’t mean that. Rather, he wanted to focus in 2010 and 2011 mainly due to his band. And it was just as before “Seed”.
Daring pays off. Bligg has already received a number of ventures in his career. First he established Swiss German as Rap language, then he let the song “Everything good belongs to time” merge together with Emel, HipHop and R’n’B vocals singer and finally he began to sing himself, and brought in the last year “10 before 10» presenting Susanne Wille with his hit song a zeitgeist reflecting serenade. For his new album, “0816” Marco Bliggensdorfer is one step further. Building on the experience, he has acquired in cooperation with the Streichmusik Alder for the recording of the piece “Folkmusic” in which he leaves on the new board members of Swiss folk music incorporated in his compositions.
All good things come in threes. After his first solo opus (“Billy Bear” in 2003 and one with 35,000 Copies sold successor, reports to Stress back in a full glory. “Renaissance” is his third album, a condensate of crude rap, soulful choruses and pop tunes, all this is now typical hallmark of the most talented and successful Swiss rapper of the decade. As an author, composer, performer and actor, Stress proves itself with 29 years as the new hero of the entire generation. His album entered at # 1 at the first Swiss Rap Album in the Swiss charts. It is also the first time that a Romand is on # 1 in chart and the first rapper in Switzerland that even reaches the platinum status.
Stefanie Heinzmann is a soul singer, who became known as the winner of the casting competition SSDSDSSWEMUGABRTLAD. This Competition was broadcast between October 2007 and January 2008 as part of the TV show “TV Total” of the German TV channel Pro7. Stefan Raab, the host of “TV Total”, wants an order counterpart form to RTL show “Germany seeks the superstar”. After winning the finals Stefanie first single (“My Man is a Mean Man”) has already reached the top places in the singles charts for a week. Stefanie Heinzmann is clearly the Top candidate for female crown in the pop-soul-future. After gigantic success of “master plan” her second album “Roots to grow” is now already published.
SEVEN has developed into one of the best live acts in the country and proves with the album “Like a Rocket” his inspiring love for music with each of the 14 songs, with guests such as the English Soul Stars Beverley Knight, Omar or the US rapper Talib Kweli and AMG featured. The new sound that settles Pop / Soul in the field, is the mirror image of his enormous creativity and versatility. The already successful hit single “Lisa”, which was published with a fabulous video, gives a foretaste of the “Like a Rocket” Album Release Tour. In addition, SEVEN is a live act of this year’s Swiss Music Awards, which will be broadcast on Pro 7. Just released his latest “unplugged” work. Beautifully and top-produced.
The road to success can be surprising sometimes. Although, Aventura published their first album in 1997 and three reloading in the next seven years. It will take until the summer of 2004, until they develop into a chart hit in Europe thanks to the single “Obsession” where out of her appeared in the US in 2002 second album “We Broke The Rules “. Since then, a hit followed another hit and there’s no end in sight. Furthermore, their stage show is one of the best ever heard. A fireworks of rhythms, flashy costumes and dance performance.
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January 2003 was when Patrick Nuo first enters the stage, attracting charm and voice all in its spell. Not only were the experts, but especially the music fans fascinated by his songs and his charisma. Suddenly there are again scenes that you have not seen: screaming teens and endless queues at the autograph booth. Two singles have sparked this storm. The debut “5 Days” entered instantly charts and entered the first Los Patrick Nuo wave. Then “Reanimate” came and convinced with its beautiful melody loose. Then Patrick Nuo surprised with his first album – the appropriately titled “Welcome”.
Since she was born blind, she has learned to deal the prejudices in her own way: With a lot of humor, wit and persistence. She followed each target consistently, focused and with a lot of ambition. “It is a handicap, but why should not I try everything?” She enchants, captivates and inspires with her extraordinary voice full force and expressiveness. Joana Zimmer belongs unequivocally to the most talented young artists in the German-speaking countries. Her first single “I Believe (Give A Little Bit …”) managed at once the Top 20 chart entry and increases interest in the unstoppable 22-year-old Berliner.
With 14 gold records, six Platinum Awards and already more than five million records sold, this is clear: The Prince of the most successful pop bands in the German-speaking countries. Since 1990 she has now been in the limelight, besides, exactly since they had wisely stored the old band name “Heartboys”. “Gabi and Klaus”, “Forbidden Kissing”, “You must be a pig” are just a few of their big hits.
With only less than 5,000 votes just outside over the title. “What I feel, I decide on my guitar and my voice,” says Daniel Kandlbauer. Music has always fascinated him. There was on the one hand Bruce Springsteen plate to which he remembers – he has been given by his mom. On the other hand was the guitar that he got as a teenager from his dad that was his pretending direction: Since there for the 21-year-olds he only had a life with and for the music.
Loona or Luna is the Spanish name for the moon. The blond mane, her character figurehead of the project, which actually real name is Marie-Jose Van Der Kolk and comes from Amsterdam. The native Dutch woman with the well-toned body dancing from an early age and ballet works on her training as a ballet teaching for children. The recent hit “You’re The Greatest Lover”,
“Baila Mi Ritmo” and “Viva El Amor” and of course “Bailando” have all reached the top of the charts.
Just like love knows no boundaries, the music doesn’t too and that’s why Marc Sway loves music. The son of a Swiss father and a Brazilian mother, Marc grows between Zurich and Rio and notices very quickly that it is the music that connects people, because regardless of skin color or religion – the music speaks only one language. Then 2003, was his year. Immense media presence and charts successes lined up against one another and for this year, the chances of even a greater success raised very well.
With the mega-hit “Mambo No. 5 “He struck a chord with the fun dancing of an audience of all ages. His sunny songs and mingled with Swing, Soul and Rap Afro-Cuban rhythms breathe new life into the pop scene. Temperament and passion – perfectly embodies the “King of Mambo”, the Latin American way of life. His summer 2006 hit “Bachata”, of course, in the unmistakable sound Lou Bega, is currently played over and over in all Radio stations.