Adel Tawil

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Adel Tawil
1 Live Krone 2013 Adel Tawil 1.jpg
Tawil in 2013.
Background information
Birth name Adel Tawil
Born (1978-08-15) August 15, 1978 (age 38)
Germany
Origin Berlin, Germany
Genres
Years active 1996–present
Associated acts
Website adel-tawil.de/

Adel Tawil (born August 15, 1978 in Berlin, Germany), is a German singer, songwriter and producer. Besides his solo career, he is part of the popular German pop duo Ich + Ich, after being part earlier of the German boy band The Boyz.

Family background[edit]

Tawil was born in Germany. His father, Salah Tawil, is Egyptian and his mother, Fatima Tawil, is Tunisian. Tawil is the first born of three, having a younger brother, Hatem, and sister, Rascha.

In 2011 he married his long-time girlfriend Jasmin Weber in a private ceremony in Berlin.[1] In 2014 they were separated, he currently lives with his girlfriend Lena.

Music career[edit]

During the end of the 1990s, Tawil was part of the German boyband The Boyz. Since 2004, he and Annette Humpe formed the duo known as Ich + Ich. They have released three albums, Ich + Ich (2005), Vom Selben Stern (2007) and Gute Reise (2009).

In 2007, Tawil teamed up with rapper Azad and released the song "Prison Break Anthem (Ich glaub' an dich)",[2] which is the opening theme for the German version of Prison Break. Tawil has made another solo appearance with Tobias Schenke for the song "Niemand hat Gesagt".

In 2007, Tawil held three spots in the Top Ten with two released singles and one album.

On November 8, 2013 he released his first solo album "Lieder" in Germany, and confirmed a Tour in the year 2014[3]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions and certifications
Title Album details Peak positions Certifications
GER
[4]
AUT
[5]
SWI
[6]
Lieder 4 6 17
So schön anders
  • Released: 21 April 2017
  • Label: Island
  • Formats: CD, digital download
1 5 3

Singles[edit]

As lead artist

Title Year Peak positions Certifications Album
GER
[4]
AUT
[5]
SWI
[6]
"Lieder" 2013 2 1 6
  • GER: 3x Gold
  • AUT: Gold
  • SWI: Platinum
Lieder
"Aschenflug"
(featuring Prinz Pi & Sido)
18 33 41
"Weinen" 2014 57 38
"Zuhause"
(featuring Matisyahu)
23 6 64
"Kartenhaus" 78
"Wenn du liebst" 2015
"Unsere Lieder" 33 Non-album single
"Bis hier und noch weiter"
(featuring KC Rebell & Summer Cem)
2017 23 72 97 So schön anders
"Ist da jemand" 12 9 3
"Gott steh mir bei"

As featured artist

Title Year Peak positions Certifications Album
GER
[4]
AUT
[5]
SWI
[6]
"Niemand hat gesagt"
(Tobias Schenke featuring Kane)
2003 85 The Dome Vol. 26
"Prison Break Anthem (Ich glaub' an dich)"
(Azad featuring Adel Tawil)
2007 1 12 13
  • GER: 1x Gold
Blockschrift
"Stadt"
(Cassandra Steen featuring Adel Tawil)
2009 2 3 31
  • GER: 1x Platinum
Darum leben wir
"Der Himmel soll warten"
(Sido featuring Adel Tawil)
2010 2 4 28
  • GER: 2x Gold
MTV Unplugged Live aus’m MV
"Ich will nur dass du weißt"
(SDP featuring Adel Tawil)
2015 15 41 41
  • GER: 1x Platinum
Zurück in die Zukunst
"Zuhause ist die Welt noch in Ordnung"
(Sido featuring Adel Tawil)
80 47
  • GER: 1x Gold
VI

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.stern.de/lifestyle/leute/heimliche-hochzeit-ichich-saenger-adel-tawil-heiratet-1726529.html
  2. ^ Music video for "Ich Glaub an Dich"
  3. ^ Adel Tawil Tourdates. Vorverkaufstarts.de. Retrieved Oktober 24. 2013.
  4. ^ a b c "Adel Tawil discography". germancharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2017-03-24. 
  5. ^ a b c "Adel Tawil discography". austriancharts.at. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2017-03-24. 
  6. ^ a b c "Adel Tawil discography". hitparade.ch. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2017-03-24. 
  7. ^ "Adel Tawil: Austrian Certifications" (To access, enter the search parameter "Adel Tawil" and select "Suchen"). Hung Medien (ifpi.at). Retrieved 2017-03-24. 
  8. ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank" (To access, enter the search parameter "Adel Tawil" and select "Suchen"). Bundesverband Musikindustrie. Retrieved 16 January 2013. 
  9. ^ "Adel Tawil: Swiss Certifications". Hung Medien (swisschart.com). Retrieved 2017-03-24. 

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