Vassy (singer)

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VASSY
Vassy full.jpg
Background information
Born Darwin, Northern Territory
Origin Australia
Genres Pop, R&B, acid jazz, neo soul, dance, EDM
Occupations Singer, songwriter
Years active 2003–present
Labels ABC Music
Associated acts David Guetta, Showtek, Dave Aude, Richard Vission, Tim Myers, Afrojack, Tiesto, Bob Sinclar, Joachim Garraud, Deorro, DJ Antoine, Pitbull, Crystal Waters, Carmen Electra, The Cataracs, Lena Katina
Website www.kissmyvassy.com

Vasiliki Karagiorgos (born in Darwin, Northern Territory) simply known for its stage name Vassy is an Australian singer-songwriter.[1] Vassy, whose parents are both Greek immigrants (from Florina),[2] was discovered in 2003 after winning Australian radio station Triple J's Unearthed talent contest.[3][4] Her single "We Are Young" reached the top of Billboard's Hot Dance Club Songs.[5]

In 2014, she featured on the song "Bad" by David Guetta and Showtek, which has already reached number 1 in many countries.

In popular culture[edit]

Her songs have appeared on American television series such as Grey's Anatomy and Ugly Betty, and her song "Desire" was featured on the soundtrack for The Cabin in the Woods.

Her songs have also been used in advertisement campaigns for Nike, Inc., Google, and Victoria's Secret[citation needed]

Her song "We Are Young" was used as in the recent "Gok Loves" campaign for Target Australia.[6]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • My Affection (2005)[7]
  • The Acoustics EP (2011)
  • Beautiful Day (2012)

Singles[edit]

  • "I Can See Clearly Now" (w/ Jazibel)
  • "Cover You In Kisses"
  • "Get Busy" (w/ Katalyst)
  • "Wanna Fly" (f/ Mozim)
  • "Loverman"
  • "Kick My Ass"
  • "History"
  • "Desire"
  • "Could This Be Love"
  • "We Are Young"
  • "MAD"
Featured artist
  • "Bad" (David Guetta & Showtek featuring Vassy)
  • "Spotlight" (Victor Magan featuring Vassy & Juan Magan)
  • "Miss Automatic" (Mark Angelo & Vassy featuring Epsilon)
  • "TOKYO STYLE" (FUTURE BOYZ featuring Dave Audé, Vassy)
List of singles as featured artist, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
FRA
[8]
AUS
[9]
AUT
[10]
BEL
(WA)

[11]
GER
[12]
NLD
[13]
SWE
[14]
SWI
[15]
UK
[16]
US
[17]
"BAD"
(David Guetta & Showtek featuring Vassy)
2014 6 5 16 16 19 26 2 39 22
  • ARIA: Gold[18]
  • IFPI SWE: 2× Platinum[19]
N/A
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vassy's star on rise", Darwin Palmerston Sun, 21 December 2005 
  2. ^ "Roll up for new Aussie sensation". Birmingham Mail. 2008-07-18. Retrieved 2013-04-06. 
  3. ^ "New stars unearthed", Sunday Territorian, 20 September 2003 
  4. ^ "Darwin star releases EP", Darwin Palmerston Sun, 19 January 2005 
  5. ^ "Chart Highlights: P!nk Ties Katy Perry For Most Adult Pop Songs No. 1s". Billboard. Retrieved 2013-04-06. 
  6. ^ 3 January 2013 (2013-01-03). "Hellenic Society of Constantinople to Honor Vassy at Annual Gala". USA.GreekReporter.com. Retrieved 2013-04-06. 
  7. ^ Crossen, Louise (7 January 2006), "My Affection review", The Courier-Mail 
  8. ^ Cite error: The named reference FRA was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  9. ^ Peak chart positions for singles as lead artist in Australia:
  10. ^ Cite error: The named reference AUT was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  11. ^ "Ultratop: Discografie David Guetta (Charts for Wallonia)". Ultratop. Hung Medien. Retrieved 19 July 2013. 
  12. ^ "David Guetta (Single)". charts.de (in German). Media Control Charts. Retrieved 29 March 2014. 
  13. ^ "Top 40 artiest: David Guetta" (select individual songs for chart information) (in Dutch). Stichting Nederlandse Top 40. Retrieved 22 September 2012. 
  14. ^ "Discography David Guetta". swedishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 18 January 2013. 
  15. ^ Cite error: The named reference SWI was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  16. ^ Peak chart positions for singles in the United Kingdom:
  17. ^ "David Guetta – Chart History: Hot 100". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 18 January 2013. 
  18. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2014 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 27 June 2014. 
  19. ^ "Sverige Toplistan: Sök". Sverige Toplistan (in Swedish). Retrieved 2014-06-27. Note: To retrieve the certifications, type in David Guetta in the upper right box "Sök", and then click on "Visa" of the desired album/single

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