DJ Encore

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DJ Encore
Birth name Andreas Bang Hemmeth
Also known as Andreas Hemmeth
Born 1979 (age 34–35)
Copenhagen, Denmark
Genres Eurodance, trance, pop
Occupations Songwriter, producer
Labels Koch Records
Associated acts Engelina

DJ Encore (born Andreas Bang Hemmeth; 1979 in Copenhagen, Denmark) is a Danish songwriter and producer, who is the best known for the song "I See Right Through to You" featuring Engelina, which served as the theme to Big Brother Denmark in 2001.

He has been at the top of the radio airplay charts in Denmark, US, UK, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Brazil, and France with different projects. His best achievements were being certified 5 times platinum in Denmark for co-writing the single "Spirit of Christmas" for the boy band C21 in 2005, 4 times platinum in Portugal for co-writing the single for FF, 2 times platinum as DJ Encore, platinum for co-writing for the Finnish rock band Tiktak, and gold for co-writing the Eurovision Song Contest single "Den jeg er" for the artist Charlie.

Hemmeth has also reached number 1 on the American Billboard dance chart with a remix for Res.

Biography[edit]

Andreas Hemmeth had his debut in 2000 as DJ Encore, paired with Danish vocalist Engelina, with the song "I See Right Through to You", which was a #1 hit in his native Denmark after gaining popularity as the theme song to the first season of the reality television show Big Brother Denmark.[1] His debut album, Intuition, was released in 2002. The album sold more than 350,000 units worldwide, and featured the singles "I See Right Through to You", "Walking in the Sky", "High on Life" and "You've Got a Way".

In 2003 he co-wrote and co-produced the gold selling club hit "Steppin' Out" released by Laze, which peaked at #1 on the Danish Singles Chart.[2] He also produced the theme song to the Danish edition of Big Brother V.I.P., called "There's Someone Watching", which featured the vocals of Linnéa Handberg Lund.

His second album, released through Koch Records, is entitled Unique. The album, which was released in the US and Canada in 2007, features the vocals of Swedish singer Johanna Elkesdotter (former Johanna Stedt).

Hemmeth has a university degree from Roskilde University in economics.[citation needed]

Discography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "DJ Encore feat. Engelina - I See Right Through To You:". danishcharts.com. Retrieved 15 January 2010. 
  2. ^ "Laze - Stepping Out:". danishcharts.com. Retrieved 15 January 2010. 

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