Miss Platnum

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Miss Platnum
Miss Platnum.jpg
Background information
Birth name Ruth Maria Renner
Born 1980
Timişoara, Romania
Genres Pop, Soul, R&B, Hip-Hop
Occupations Singer-songwriter
Years active 2005-present
Labels Four Music
Associated acts Seeed
Website missplatnum.com
Miss Platnum, moers festival 2010

Miss Platnum (born Ruth Maria Renner in 1980), formerly known as Platnum, is a Romanian-German singer, songwriter and musician, currently signed to Four Music.

Biography[edit]

Early life[edit]

Platnum was born in Timişoara, Romania in 1980. At the age of eight her family relocated to West Berlin where she went to school in Berlin-Lichterfelde. Later on she took lessons in singing with Jocelyn B. Smith and worked as a background singer for Moabeat.[1] [2]

Works[edit]

After her minorly successful debut album Rock Me which was released on January 31, 2005 on the Berlin-based Indie label Sonar Kollektiv, Platnum released her second album Chefa in May 2007, under her new artist name Miss Platnum. Produced by Die Krauts, it distinguished itself through a mixture of hip-hop, soul, R&B, pop and Romanian Musical elements. Its lead single, "Give Me the Food" reached the top 20 of the Romanian single charts, and debuted at #63 on the German Media Control chart.[3] [4]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Album Chart positions
GER AUT SWI
2005 Rock Me
2007 Chefa
2009 The Sweetest Hangover 27 72
2014 Glück und Benzin 34

Singles[edit]

Year Title Positions Notes
GER AUT CH ROU
2007 "Give Me the Food"
Chefa
63 - - 11
"Come Marry Me" (feat. Peter Fox)
Chefa
90 - - 57
"Mercedez Benz"
Chefa
- - - 79
2008 "Why Did You Do It?"
The Sweetest Hangover
- - - - (Promotional Single)
2009 "She Moved In!"
The Sweetest Hangover
51 72 - - Director:Peter Fox
"Babooshka"
The Sweetest Hangover
- - - -
2011 "Lila Wolken" 1 22 11 - Marteria, Yasha & Miss Platnum

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Artist Biography by David Jeffries". allmusic.com. Retrieved 28 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "Miss Platnum". apple.com. Retrieved 28 October 2013. 
  3. ^ "Miss Platnum - Give Me The Food". youtube.com. Retrieved 28 October 2013. 
  4. ^ "Miss Platnum". last.fm. Retrieved 28 October 2013. 

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