Simone Egeriis

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For the Brazilian singer also known by the stage name "Simone", see Simone Bittencourt de Oliveira. For the American singer and actress, see Simone (actress).
Simone
Born (1992-01-28) January 28, 1992 (age 22)
Slagelse, Denmark
Genres Pop, Dance, Schlager
Website Official website

Simone Egeriis (born January 28, 1992), better known as simply Simone, is a Danish pop singer. She was born and raised in Slagelse, Denmark. She is known in Denmark for winning the Danish TV talent show Scenen er din ('The Stage is Yours') in the category Junior Singing. She has since released three studio albums - her debut was called Vindens Farver or Colours of the Wind, the song from Disney's Pocahontas, with which she won Scenen er Din. She also plays the violin and the piano.

Biography[edit]

Early years[edit]

Simone's mother and father are divorced and she lives with her mother and her older sister Stephanie in Slagelse, where her father also lives. She started singing at a very young age and went on to do children musicals. At age nine she began in the children's gospel choir 'Himmelsus'.

Scenen er din[edit]

When she first went on 'The Stage is Yours' the judges totally loved her and she got top marks from them. She won the first season of the show in September in the category junior singing with the song Vindens Farver in the final.

Career[edit]

Simone's first studio album Vindens Farver was named after the winning song from Scenen er Din and is her most successful album. It included songs only from Walt Disney Pictures, both in Danish and English. Egeriis's second studio album was On a Night Like This, a holiday album which contained traditional Christmas songs both in Danish and English. In November 2006, she released the album Dreams Do Come True, being her first album with exclusively English language tracks.

Dansk Melodi Grand Prix[edit]

2010

Simone took part at the Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2010, the national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest 2010, with the song "How Will I Know". She came in third place.

2013

Simone also took part in the Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2013 with the song "Stay Awake" reaching the Superfinal (Final 3) stage. She came third with Emmelie de Forest carrying the title with "Only Teardrops"

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Album Details Year Chart
peak
(DEN)
[1]
Certification
*Vindens Farver
    • Released: April 7, 2005
    • Worldwide Sales: 100,000
    • Singles: Vindens Farver
2005 1 DEN: 3x Platinum
*On a Night Like This
    • Released: November 11, 2005
    • Worldwide Sales: 80,000
2 DEN: 2x Platinum
Dreams Do Come True 2006 9 DEN: Gold
Devoted to You 2008 5

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart
peak
(DEN)
[1]
Chart
peak
(NOR)
Certification Album
2005 "Vindens Farver" Vindens Farver
2006 "That's When You Know" Dreams Do Come True
"As If/Million Years" Dreams Do Come True
2007 "Summer Vacation" (Factor 15 remix) Dreams Do Come True
2008 "Hopelessly Devoted to You" 26 Devoted To You
2010 "How Will I Know" 17
2013 "Stay Awake" 12 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "DanishCharts.com Simone discography page". Danishcharts.com. Retrieved 2013-01-31. 

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