Daniel Schuhmacher

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Daniel Schuhmacher
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Background information
Born (1987-04-19) April 19, 1987 (age 27)[1]
Pfullendorf, Germany
Origin Pfullendorf, Baden-Württemberg[1]
Genres Pop
Occupations Singer, Songwriter[citation needed]
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2009—Present
Labels 313music
Website http://daniel-schuhmacher-onstage.de

Daniel Schuhmacher (born April 19, 1987[1] in Pfullendorf, Baden-Württemberg[1]) is a German singer. He won the sixth season of Deutschland sucht den Superstar, the German edition of Pop Idol.

Personal life[edit]

Schuhmacher's hobbies are tennis, music, skating, meeting friends, movies, and films.[1] His nicknames are Kell, Kelly, and Schumi.[1] He has 4 tattoos which are located on the hip, neck and both wrists.[1]

DSDS[edit]

Theme (date) Song Original Artist Place/Percentage
The Top 15 — Now or Never (February 28, 2009) Broken Strings James Morrison 10.63% (4/15)
Top 10 — Greatest Hits (March 7, 2009) If You Don't Know Me by Now Simply Red 13.97% (3/10)
Top 9 — Geschlechtertausch (March 14, 2009) Irgendwas bleibt Silbermond 13.11% (3/9)
Top 8 — Party-Hits (March 21, 2009) Sweet Dreams Eurythmics 18.39% (1/8)
Top 7 — Sexy Hits (April 4, 2009) Sexual Healing Marvin Gaye 21.29% (1/7)
Top 6 — Aktuelle Hits & I love you (April 11, 2009) You Give Me Something James Morrison 15.88% (4/6)
Allein Allein Polarkreis 18
Top 5 — Sonne und Regen (April 18, 2009) Here Comes the Rain Again Eurythmics 32.68% (1/5)
Ain't No Sunshine Bill Withers
Top 4 — Moviesongs & Unplugged (April 25, 2009) Take My Breath Away Berlin 26.59% (2/4)
You Are So Beautiful Joe Cocker
Top 3 — Uptempo, Power ballad & №1 Hits (May 2, 2009) Rehab Amy Winehouse 33.81% (2/3)
Get Here Oleta Adams
Stand by Me Ben E. King
Top 2 — Finale — Singer's choice, Highlight Song, Winner's Single (May 9, 2009) Soulmate Natasha Bedingfield 50.47% (1/2)
Ain't No Sunshine Bill Withers
Anything but Love Daniel Schuhmacher

Post-DSDS[edit]

Schuhmacher writes his own songs "that deal with private matters."[2]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Information Chart positions Sales IFPI certifications
GER
[3]
AUT
[4]
SWI
[5]
WOR
2009 The Album
  • Debut Album
  • Released: June 19, 2009
  • Formats: CD, Download
1
1
4
33
  • Worldwide: +110,000
  • Austria: Gold (10,000)
  • Germany: Gold (100,000)
2010 Nothing to Lose
  • Second Studio Album
  • Released: September 17, 2010
  • Formats: CD, Download
37
  • Worldwide: +2,500
2013 Diversity
  • Third Studio Album
  • Released: October 25, 2013
  • Formats: CD, Download
90

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart positions Certification
GER
[3]
AUT
[4]
SWI
[5]
EUR HUN
2009 "Anything but Love"
The Album
1 1 1 5 29 DE: Gold
"Honestly"
Nothing to Lose
22 62 30
2010 "If It's Love"
Nothing to Lose
30 37
"Feel"
Nothing to Lose
50
"Running Through the Fire"
Nothing to Lose
2011 "On a New Wave"
2013 "Rolling Stone" 86

Awards[edit]

Year Award Category
2010 VIVA Comet 2010 Best Newcomer

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Daniel Schuhmacher Steckbrief". Daniel Schuhmacher's Website. Retrieved December 30, 2010. 
  2. ^ Kylla, Denise (27 August 2012). "Das machen die ehemaligen DSDS-Stars heute". Hamburger Morgenpost (in German). Retrieved 27 August 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Daniel Schuhmacher - German Charts". charts.de. 
  4. ^ a b "Daniel Schuhmacher - Austrian Charts". austriancharts.at. 
  5. ^ a b "Daniel Schuhmacher - Swiss Charts". hitparade.ch. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Thomas Godoj
Deutschland sucht den Superstar
Winner

Season 6 (2009)
Succeeded by
Mehrzad Marashi