Audrey Hannah

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Audrey Hannah
Birth nameMiriam Hannah
Born (1982-05-04) 4 May 1982 (age 38)
Saarbrücken, Germany
GenresPop
Occupation(s)Presenter, singer-songwriter, dancer
InstrumentsVocals
Years active1996–present
LabelsEdel Records (1999–01)
EMI / Capitol (2002–03)

Miriam Hannah (born May 4, 1982), better known as Audrey Hannah, is a German-Canadian presenter, singer-songwriter and ballet dancer.[1] She is known for the Christmas song "It's December (And I'll Be Missing You)".

Early life[edit]

Miriam Hannah was born in Saarbrücken, Germany, to a Canadian mother and a German father. Her father played trumpet in an orchestra.[2] As a child, she learned music and began singing and dancing lessons. At age 14, she graduated as ballet dancer.[2]

Career[edit]

In 1996, Hannah signed with a manager and became presenter of Das Ding, a children's program on SR 1 station. In 1998, she presented the Live Attack also in SR 1.[2] The following year, Hannah signed with Edel Records. On November 26, she released her debut single "It's December (And I'll Be Missing You)",[3] a Christmas song that peaked at number 27 on the German charts.[4] On May 15, 2000, she released another single, "Waiting For... (Serenade Of Love)", which did not chart.[5] Hannah signed to EMI and Capitol Records in 2002, and she announced a forthcoming debut album. On November 11, she released the first single from the album.[6] The single, "Liquid Touch", peaked at number 67.[4] However, the album was never released. In 2003 Hannah departed from EMI and Capitol and announced a hiatus.

In 2004 she joined the dance school Euschen-Gebhardt in Saarbrücken, and became an instructor at the school.[7] In 2011, she returned to her artistic career as a presenter of the Big FM radio program Miri's Promi-Ecke.[8]

Musical influences[edit]

Hannah cited Kylie Minogue, Britney Spears, Holly Valance, Rachel Stevens and Madonna as her biggest musical influences.[9]

Radio work[edit]

Year Title Role Station
1996–97 Das Ding Presenter SR 1
1998–99 Live Attack Presenter SR 1
2011–present Miri's Promi-Ecke Presenter Big FM 2012–present Liedergut - Music Made in Germany Presenter RPR1

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
GER
[4]
GER
Dance

[10]
UKR
[11]
UKR
Dance
[11]
"It's December (And I'll Be Missing You)"[12] 1999 27 93 N/A
"Waiting For... (Serenade Of Love)"[13] 2000
"Liquid Touch"[14] 2002 76 18 2
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that territory.

Music videos[edit]

List of music videos, showing director
Title Year Director
"It's December (And I'll Be Missing You)" 1999 N/A
"Liquid Touch" 2002

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Audrey Hannah - Pop". Pleimo. 2009-05-10. Archived from the original on 2016-03-03. Retrieved 2010-07-13.
  2. ^ a b c "Audrey Hannah release "Liquid Touch"". Musik Base. 2009-05-10. Archived from the original on 2016-03-06. Retrieved 2010-07-13.
  3. ^ "It's December (And I'll Be Missing You)". Allmusic. 2009-05-10. Retrieved 2010-07-13.
  4. ^ a b c "Anzahl der Singles in Charts:". Media Control Charts. Archived from the original on November 10, 2013. Retrieved February 25, 2012.
  5. ^ "Waiting For... (Serenade Of Love)". Allmusic. 2009-05-10. Retrieved 2010-07-13.
  6. ^ "Liquid Touch". Allmusic. 2009-05-10. Retrieved 2010-07-13.
  7. ^ "Audrey Hannah". 8 Tracks. 2009-05-10. Retrieved 2010-07-13.
  8. ^ "bigFM Saarland beim Deutschlandfest in Bonn". Presseanzeiger. 2009-05-10. Retrieved 2010-07-13.
  9. ^ "Thread: Audrey Hannah". Pop Justice. 2009-05-10. Archived from the original on 2014-07-28. Retrieved 2010-07-13.
  10. ^ "Charts KW 52 (31.12.2012) online!". Billboard. Archived from the original on 2013-11-10. Retrieved 2010-05-13.
  11. ^ a b "Ukrainian Chart - Aubrey Hannah". FDR. 2009-05-10. Archived from the original on 2013-11-10. Retrieved 2010-07-13.
  12. ^ "It's December (And I'll Be Missing You) - Aubrey Hannah". Discogs. 2009-05-10. Retrieved 2010-07-13.
  13. ^ "Waiting For....(Serenade Of Love) - Aubrey Hannah". Discogs. 2009-05-10. Retrieved 2010-07-13.
  14. ^ "Liquid Touch - Aubrey Hannah". Discogs. 2009-05-10. Retrieved 2010-07-13.