Nik & Jay

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Nik & Jay
Nik & Jay.jpg
Nik & Jay in July 2010. (Photo: Lars Schmidt)
Background information
Origin Denmark
Genres rap, R&B, pop
Years active 2002–present
Labels Nexus Music
Associated acts Burhan G
Website nikogjay.dk
Members Niclas Genckel Petersen
Jannik Brandt Thomsen
Niclas Petersen and a dancer, July 2010. (Photo: Lars Schmidt)

Nik & Jay is a Danish R&B / Hip-Hop / pop duo made of Niclas Genckel Petersen (born 8 November 1980 in Herlev) and Jannik Brandt Thomsen (born 16 June 1981).

Their #2 single Hot! won them Hit of the Year and Best New Artist at the Danish Music Awards in 2003. Other hits have included En Dag Tilbage (One Day Left), Lækker (Hot in Danish), Kan Du Høre Hende Synge? (Can you hear her sing?) and Boing!.

They released a CD and DVD of their concert tour from 2003.

The single "Boing!" and the album, 3: Fresh - Fri - Fly have given them even more success and a bigger variety of ages among the fans.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
DEN
[1]
Nik & Jay 2
2
  • Released: April 26, 2004
  • Label: Nexus Music/Medley
1
3: Fresh, Fri, Fly
  • Released: September 25, 2006
  • Label: Nexus Music
2
Engle eller dæmoner 1
United
  • Released: October 28, 2013
  • Label: Copenhagen/Universal Music
2
  • DEN: Gold

Compilation albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
DEN
[1]
De Største
  • Released: 2008
  • Format: 2xCD + DVD
1
De første fra Nik & Jay
  • Released: 2008

Live albums[edit]

Title Album details
Det vi gør
  • Released: 2003
  • Format: DVD

Extended plays[edit]

Title Album details
Copenhagen Pop Cartel
  • Released: March 8, 2013
  • Label: Copenhagen/Universal Music

Singles[edit]

As main artist[edit]

Title Year Peak
position
Certifications Album
DEN
[1]
"Nik & Jay" 2002 3
  • Gold
Nik & Jay
"Hot"
"Elsker hende mere" 2003
"Ta' mig tilbage"
"Pop-pop!" 2004 2
"En dag tilbage"
  • Gold
"Lækker"
  • Gold
"Kan du høre hende synge" 2005
"Strip"
"Boing!" 2006 2
  • Platinum
3: Fresh, Fri, Fly
"Når et lys slukkes" 4
  • Gold
"I Love Ya" 8
  • Platinum
"Et sidste kys" 2007 2
  • Platinum
"Op på hesten"
"Kommer igen!" 2008 1
  • Platinum
De største
"Endnu en" 2
  • Gold
"Mod solnedgangen" 2011 1
  • Platinum
Engle eller dæmoner
"Gi' mig dine tanker" 6
  • Gold
"Udødelige" 7
  • Gold
"Mit hjerte" 2012
"Vi vandt i dag"
(feat. Landsholdet)
2 Non-album single
"United"
(feat. Lisa Rowe)
2013 1 Copenhagen Pop Cartel (EP)
"Clappin'" 20
"Ocean of You"
(feat. Søren Huss)
6
"#pæntnejtak" 4 United
"Forstadsdrømme" 5
"Novembervej" 20
"Stop! Dans!" 35
"—" denotes items which were not released in that country or failed to chart.

As guest artist[edit]

Title Year Peak
position
Certifications Album
DEN
[1]
"Girl Talk"
(Dhani featuring Nik & Jay)
2004 Non-album single
"Hvad nu hvis?"
(Alex feat. Nik & Jay)
2007 1
  • 2× Platinum
Non-album single
"Højere vildere (Skru op for den bitch)"
(Rune RK and Morten Breum feat. Nik & Jay)
2008 Non-album single
"Domestic"
(Morten Breum feat. Nik & Jay)
2009 3
  • Gold
Drop!
"Tættere på himlen"
(Burhan G feat. Nik & Jay)
2010 1
  • Platinum
Burhan G
"My City"
(Erik & Kriss with Nik & Jay)
2011 Non-album single
"Tænder en ild"
(Joey Moe feat. Nik & Jay)
2012 28 Midnat
"You're My Fire"
(Carpark North feat. Nik & Jay)
2014 22[2] Phoenix
"—" denotes items which were not released in that country or failed to chart.
Appearances

DVDs[edit]

  • 2003: "Det Vi Gør" (DVD)
  • 2008: "De største"

Awards[edit]

  • Best Danish Act for the NRJ Radio Awards 2003.
  • They were nominated for Best Danish Act at EMA06
  • In 2005 they won Best Danish Artist at the Nordic Music Awards.
  • They have won the People’s Choice Award at the Danish DeeJay Awards for years 2003, 2005, 2006 and 2007.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Steffen Hung. "Denmark's albums/singles positions for Nik & Jay". Danishcharts.com. Retrieved 2014-06-03. 
  2. ^ "Carpark North feat. Nik & Jay – You're My Fire". DanishCharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 10 February 2014. 

External links[edit]