Béatrice Thomas

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Béatrice Thomas (born 9 June 1984 New York City)[1][2] is an American born German funk & soul singer.

Biography[edit]

Thomas, daughter of a Buddhist German mother and an African American writer and musician father, worked as a model for several manufacturers of sportsware, amongst others for Nike and Puma. She studied musicology at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, and sang in the bands StreetLIVE Family,[3] King Kamehameha Club Band, Ladies Live, New City Beats, and Technotronic ("Pump up the Jam"). She also worked as background singer, amongst others for Sandra ("(I'll Never Be) Maria Magdalena"), UB40 and The Temptations.[4] In 2010, she published her first album titled "Blackbird".[5] Thomas lives in North Rhine-Westphalia.

Awards[edit]

  • 2009, German Rock & Pop Award (Deutscher Rock & Pop Preis ) - "best funk & soul singer"
  • 2010, German Rock & Pop Award - "best funk & soul music" and "best new rock & pop artist of the year"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Beatrice Thomas "Blackbird" (German), musiker Magazin, 2/2009.
  2. ^ Béatrice Thomas »Blackbird« (German), musiker Magazin 2/2010, p. 59.
  3. ^ The StreetLIVE Family
  4. ^ Beatrice Thomas (German), festivalticker.de.
  5. ^ Handwerk rockt! (German), Energy Clubzone, Leipzig.

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