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
Occupation(s) 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 Singles Chart, and debuted at #63 on the German Singles 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 SWI 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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