Joey Heindle

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Joey Heindle (2013)

Joey Heindle (born 14 May 1993 in Munich) is a German singer. He is best known for winning the seventh season of the game show Ich bin ein Star – Holt mich hier raus! and finishing in 5th place in season 9 of Deutschland sucht den Superstar, despite universally negative reviews from the jury each week.[1][2]

Biography[edit]

Early life[edit]

Joey Heindle was born on 14 May 1993 in Munich, Bavaria.[3] He currently lives in Freising, Bavaria.[3] He has 5 siblings.[3] He has trained as an assistant chef and has further training as a chef.[3] He had to cancelled training due to a hand injury.[3] He can play the guitar.[3] He has sung at birthday parties.[3] His favourite singers are Elton John and Xavier Naidoo.[3]

DSDS[edit]

He went shirtless for his Top 8 performance.[4] He felt uncomfortable going shirtless.[4] Joey stated (about being shirtless) "Actually, I did not want that, but did that because the director wanted."[4] Joey called DSDS jury member Dieter Bohlen a "pussy" for the negative criticism he has given him.[5] After the show, Joey stated "Dieter was a pussy. He just went out and did not further heard. That was just simply sucks. That would make no man on earth in a talent show. This is an insult to the power of three".[5] Joey also stated that his relationship in the long-term won't suffer because of this and he will forgive Dieter at some point.[5] He was eliminated in the Top 5.[1][2] Though he received negative feedback in the mottoshows, he ranked high in the public voting until his elimination.

Performances[edit]

Show
(Original Airdate)
Song (Artist) Percentage of calls
Top 16
(25 February 2012)
"Here Without You" (3 Doors Down)
Top 10
(3 March 2012)
"Hey, Soul Sister" (Train)
Top 9
(10 March 2012)
"Crying at the Discoteque" (Alcazar)
Top 8
(17 March 2012)
"Der Weg" (Herbert Grönemeyer)
Top 7
(24 March 2012)
"Love Is in the Air" (John Paul Young)
Top 6
(31 March 2012)
"Bitte hör nicht auf zu träumen" (Xavier Naidoo)
"Hero" (Enrique Iglesias) (duet with Luca Hänni)
Top 5
(7 April 2012)
"Grenade" (Bruno Mars)
"Behind Blue Eyes" (Limp Bizkit)

Post-DSDS[edit]

Within days of being eliminated from DSDS, Heindle got a recording contract with music producer Marco Delgardo.[6] Heindle had to be taken to a hospital by ambulance after funny movement and falling on his bed.[7] He was diagnosed with a pinched nerve.[7] Heindle is booked until August 2013.[8] Heindle participated in Ich bin ein Star – Holt mich hier raus! and won.[9]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions
GER
[10]
AUT
[11]
Jeder Tag zählt 95 65

Singles[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions and certifications
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
GER
[10]
AUT
[11]
"Die ganze Welt dreht sich um dich" 2012 94 Jeder Tag zählt
"Hol’ mich raus!" 2013
"—" denotes a title that was not released or did not chart in that territory.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kylla, Denise (8 April 2012). "Das sagt Joey nach dem DSDS-Aus". Hamburger Morgenpost (in German). Retrieved 10 April 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Stych, Juliane (8 April 2012). "Joey ist raus - Das sind die Top 4". Augsburger Allgemeine (in German). Retrieved 10 April 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h "DSDS 2012: Kandidat Joey Heindle" (in German). RTL. Retrieved 10 April 2012. 
  4. ^ a b c "Joey Heindle: "Mir war das viel zu nackt"". Hamburger Morgenpost (in German). 18 March 2012. Retrieved 10 April 2012. 
  5. ^ a b c "Joey wütend: "Dieter war eine Pussy"". Hamburger Morgenpost (in German). 25 March 2012. Retrieved 10 April 2012. 
  6. ^ "Joey Heindle: Der Krächzer bekommt einen Plattenvertrag". Augsburger Allgemeine (in German). 10 April 2012. Retrieved 10 April 2012. 
  7. ^ a b "Joey Heindle: Mit Blaulicht ins Krankenhaus". Augsburger Allgemeine (in German). 16 April 2012. Retrieved 16 April 2012. 
  8. ^ Kylla, Denise (27 August 2012). "Das machen die ehemaligen DSDS-Stars heute". Hamburger Morgenpost (in German). Retrieved 27 August 2012. 
  9. ^ "Joey lutscht für Fiona und für acht Sterne". Die Welt (in German). 12 January 2013. Retrieved 17 January 2013. 
  10. ^ a b "Joey Heindle - German Charts". charts.de. 
  11. ^ a b "Joey Heindle - Austrian Charts". austriancharts.at.