Alkistis Protopsalti

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Alkistis Protopsalti
Άλκηστις Πρωτοψάλτη
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Background information
Birth nameAlkistis Sevasti Attikuzel
Born (1954-10-18) 18 October 1954 (age 64)
Alexandria, Egypt
OriginGreece
GenresModern entehno
Occupation(s)Singer
Years active1975–present
Website[1]
Alternate Minister of Tourism
In office
28 August 2015 – 23 September 2015
PresidentProkopis Pavlopoulos
Prime MinisterVassiliki Thanou-Christophilou
MinisterNikos Christodoulakis
Preceded byElena Kountoura
Succeeded byElena Kountoura

Alkistis Protopsalti (Greek: Άλκηστις Πρωτοψάλτη), born as Alkistis Sevasti Attikuzel (Greek: Άλκηστις Σεβαστή Αττικιουζέλ), is a Greek vocalist and musician of Egyptiote descent.

Life[edit]

Alkistis Protopsalti was born in Alexandria, Egypt to Greek parents. At the age of six, Alkistis moved to Athens because of the political events that were taking place back then in Egypt.

She had served as the Alternate Minister of Tourism in the Caretaker Cabinet of Vassiliki Thanou-Christophilou.[1]

Discography[edit]

Studio Albums[edit]

Alkistis has released 16 studio albums. Her best selling album to date is the 1997 album "San Ifestio Pou Xipna" which sold more than 100,000 copies.

Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications
CYP GRE
"Apla Tragoudia" 1977 - -
"Alkistis Protopsalti" 1981 1 1
"Exodos Kindinou" 1983 1 1
"Kikloforo Ki Oploforo" 1985 1 - *GRE: Platinum
"Paei I Agapi Mou" 1986 - -
"Dikeoma" 1988 1 1 *GRE: Gold
"Dio Vimata Apo Tin Ammo" 1989 - -
"Paradehtika" 1991 1 1 *GRE: Platinum
"Anthropon Erga" 1993 1 1 *GRE: Platinum
"San Ifestio Pou Ksipna" 1997 1 1 *GRE: 2x Platinum
*CYP: 2x Platinum
"Idrogies Sferes" 2000 1 1 *GRE: Gold
*CYP: Gold
"Pes Mou Thalassa" 2002 1 1 *GRE: Platinum
*CYP: Platinum
"Na Se Vlepo Na Gelas" 2004 1 1 *GRE: 2x Platinum
*CYP: Platinum
"Sto Oreotero Simio" 2007 1 1 *GRE: Platinum
*CYP: Gold
"Fanera Mistika" 2010 1 1 *GRE: Platinum
"Gia Pou Travas Elpida" 2012 4 5 *GRE: Platinum
"Thea Paradisou" 2014 ? ? *GRE: ?

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
CYP GRE
"Trava Skandali" 2002 1 1 *GRE: Gold Pes Mou Thalassa
"S' Agapo" (featuring Antonis Remos) 2002 1 1 *CYP: Gold
"Makria - Makria (Kalby Ekhtarak)" 2003 14 22
"Roz Gravata" 2003 15 30
"O Aggelos Mou" 2004 1 1 Na Se Vlepo Na Gelas
"Ola Auta Pou Fovame (How You Remind Me)" 2005 4 7
"Kathe Fora Pou Me Koitazeis" 2005 8 6
"Aperanto Keno" 2007 9 10 Sto Oreotoero Simio
"Pame Hawaii (It's A Pity)" 2008 6 1 *GRE: Platinum
"Mono Gia Mas (They Don't Care About Us)" 2008 8 10
"Ela Gia Ligo" 2007 27 32
"I Agapi Pou Paei" (feat. Stefanos Korkolis) 2010 4 7 Fanera Mistika
"Kokkino" 2010 - 28
"Apelpistika Diathesimi" 2010 3 27
"Se Ola Ta Nisia (Krina Tou Gialou)" 2012 - - Gia Pou Travas Elpida
"Lipame Gia Aurio" 2012 - -
"Itan Agapi" 2014 - - Thea Paradisou
"Afto to Fos Den Ligostevei" 2014 - -

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Greece's caretaker government sworn in with first female prime minister". The Guardian. Associated Press in Athens. 28 August 2015. Retrieved 6 September 2015.