Giorgos Mazonakis

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Giorgos Mazonakis
Γιώργος Μαζωνάκης
Yiorgos Mazonakis
Performing live at Fantasia Live Stage in Summer 2014
Background information
Born (1972-03-04) 4 March 1972 (age 42)
Genres Modern Laika, Pop, dance
Years active 1993–present
Labels Universal Music Greece (1993–2001)
Heaven Music (2001–present)
Website http://www.mazonakis.net

Giorgos Mazonakis (Greek: Γιώργος Μαζωνάκης) (born on 4 March 1972 in Nikaia, Greece) is a modern Laika and pop Greek singer.

Biography[edit]

Giorgos Mazonakis born and raised in the neighbourhood of Nikaia, Athens. He grew up listening to traditional folk songs of Stratos Dionysiou, Yiannis Parios, Marinella and Haris Alexiou. Very quickly, at the age of 15, he realized his desire to become a singer. For the first time he sang at a nightclub in Patras, where in the summer of 1992 was discovered by executives of PolyGram Greece.

Giorgos Mazonakis' temperament, his unique interpretation and innovative views, changed the way of nightlife, with highly successful appearances at famous nightclubs in Athens.

At the same time, Mazonakis has made many appearances throughout Greece, Cyprus, Germany, Australia, and in several U.S. states including: New York, New Jersey, Atlantic City, and Chicago. Also one of best hits was released in Italy on the occasion of the success there made the song "Mou Leipeis" (I miss you) song in an automobile ad campaign.

In 2002, the popular singer sang two songs of Stamatis Kraounakis on the soundtrack of the film by Nikos Panagiotopoulos titled Varethika Na Skotono tous Agapitikous Sou (I'm tired of killing your Boyfriends).

Mazonakis and Greek fashion house Deux Hommes collaborated at MadWalk by Vodafone. The Hurriyet, the largest circulation newspaper in Turkey, chose the nightclub Votanikos and George Mazonakis to present the nightlife of Athens. Mazonakis completed his appearances at Votanikos in March 2011 will visit Turkey after preparing a collaboration with a Turkish songwriter, continuing the cooperation that began with major Turkish songwriters in his latest album titled Ta Isia Anapoda.

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

All the albums listed underneath were released and charted in Greece.

Year Title Certification
1993 Mesanihta Kai Kati
1994 Me Ta Matia Na To Les Gold
1996 Mou Leipeis Gold
1997 Paidi Tis Nihtas Platinum
1998 Brosta S'Ena Mikrofono Gold
1999 Allaxane Ta Plana Mou Gold
2002 Koita Me Gold
2003 Savvato Platinum
2007 Ta Ohi Kai Ta Nai Mou
2010 Ta Isia Anapoda
2012 Leipei Pali O Theos

Live albums[edit]

Year Title Certification
2004 Mazonakis Live Gold
2009 Revised

CD singles[edit]

Year Title Notes
2001 "2x2" Gold
2006 "Summer in Greece"
2007 "S'Eho Epithimisei"
2011 "Min Pas Pouthena"
2012 "Leipei Pali O Theos"
2014 "Exo Perasei Kai Xeirotera"

Compilations[edit]

Year Title Notes
2001 The Best Of
2013 Me Lene Giorgo (20 Years Giorgos Mazonakis)

External links[edit]