Justyna Steczkowska

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Justyna Steczkowska
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Background information
Birth name Justyna Steczkowska
Born (1972-08-02) August 2, 1972 (age 41)
Rzeszów, Poland
Origin Polish
Genres Pop, Alternative, Trip-Hop, World music
Occupations Singer, composer, songwriter
Instruments Vocals, violin
Years active 1994–present
Website www.justynasteczkowska.pl

Justyna Steczkowska (born August 2, 1972 in Rzeszów,[1] Poland) is a Polish singer, song-writer, and actress.

She comes from a big musical family, and played violin in a family band before becoming a solo singer. She has a vocal range of four octaves.

Steczkowska became famous when she won a song contest in Poland Szansa na sukces with the song "Buenos Aires". Later, she represented Poland in the 1995 Eurovision Song Contest with the song "Sama", ("Alone") which was placed eighteenth. After a few CDs with her own songs, she released Alkimja, a compilation of Jewish songs with Polish lyrics. She received multiple awards including a Fryderyk for The Best Song of The Year. She appeared in two films: Billboard and Na koniec świata (To the End of the World).

She took part in the Polish edition of Dancing with the Stars (the sixth edition) where she came in second and in co-hosts Dancing on Ice.

In 2013, she was revealed as one of the coaches on the second series of the talent show The Voice of Poland.

She sold over 750,000 albums.

Discography[edit]

Year Album Sales
Certification Sales PL
1996 Dziewczyna szamana [The Shaman's Girlfriend] 3×Platinum 350,000
1997 Naga [Naked] Gold 150,000
1999 Na koniec świata [To the End of the World] - 15,000
2000 Dzień i noc [Day and Night] - 70,000
2001 Mów do mnie jeszcze [Tell Me More] - 30,000
2002 Alkimja [Alchemy] Gold 35,000
2003 Złota Kolekcja - Moja intymność [Gold Collection - My Intimacy] - 10,000
2004 Femme Fatale - 10,000
2007 Daj mi chwilę [Give Me a Moment] Platinum 35,000
2008 Puchowe kołysanki [Downy Lullabies] Gold 15,000
2009 To mój czas [This is my time] - 13,000
2011 Mezalianse [Mésalliances] - 10,000
2012 XV - 8,000

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Preceded by
Edyta Górniak
with "To nie ja!"
Poland in the Eurovision Song Contest
1995
Succeeded by
Kasia Kowalska
with "Chcę znać swój grzech..."