Baby K (artist)

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Baby K
Baby K (2015) cropped.jpg
Baby K in 2015
Background information
Birth name Claudia Nahum
Born (1983-02-05) 5 February 1983 (age 33)
Singapore
Origin Rome, Italy
Genres Pop, dance
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2006 - present
Labels

Quadraro Basement
(2010 - 2013)
Sony Music

(2013 - present)
Website babyk.it
Notable instruments
Voice

Baby K[1] (born Claudia Nahum; 5 February 1983) is an Italian singer, songwriter, rapper and model. She is mainly known for her hits "Killer", recorded with Tiziano Ferro, and "Roma-Bangkok", a duet with Giusy Ferreri, which was the best-selling single of 2015 in Italy.[2]

Early life[edit]

Born in Singapore and raised in London,UK [3] she now lives in Rome, Italy. She attended the Harrow School of Young Musicians, where she was able to take part in a musical tour in Europe. In 2000 she returned to Italy after an absence of ten years, working on hip hop radio programs.[3]

Career[edit]

Her first act as an artist in the rap scene came in 2008, when with the Quadraro Basement, she recorded her first album, SOS, an EP with 5 tracks.[4] About two years later she released the single "Femmina Alfa" (Alpha Female) which had over 10,000 downloads during the first few months.[3]

In 2013 she released her first official solo album "Una Seria, produced by Sony Music,[5][6] which achieved remarkable success, reaching the top spot on the rankings of iTunes and the tenth position in the ranking officer FIMI. On 13 May Baby K was the opening act of the only Italian stop of the Azealia Banks tour. Baby K was also nominated in the category of Best New Artist at the Pepsi MTV Awards in 2013, winning the prize. In September 2013 she released a new single "Killer", with Tiziano Ferro. In 2015, her single "Roma-Bangkok", which features Giusy Ferreri, peaked at number one on the Italian music charts.[7]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Title Peak positions
ITA
2013 Una seria
  • Published: 12 March 2013
  • Record label: Sony Music
  • Format: CD, Download digitale
8
2015 Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
  • Published: September 2015
  • Record label:
  • Format: CD, Download digitale
4

EP[edit]

Year Title
2008 SOS
2011 Femmina Alfa
2012 Lezioni di volo

Singles[edit]

As lead artist[edit]

List of singles as lead artist, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
ITA
[10]
BEL
(WL)

[11]
FIN
[12]
FRA
[13]
RUS
[14]
SWI
[15]
"Femmina Alfa" 2011 Femmina Alfa
"Sparami" 2012 Una Seria
"Killer"
(featuring Tiziano Ferro)
2013 10
"Non cambierò mai"
(featuring Marracash)
"Sei sola"
(featuring Tiziano Ferro)
"Anna Wintour" 2015 Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
"Roma-Bangkok"
(featuring Giusy Ferreri)
1 [A] 6 25 133 23
  • FIMI: 8× Platinum[16]
"Chiudo gli occhi e salto"
(featuring Federica Abbate)
"Venerdì" 2016
"Roma-Bangkok (Spanish Version)"
(featuring Lali)
TBA

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Roma-Bangkok" did not enter the Ultratop 50, but peaked at number 17 on the Wallonia Ultratip chart.[11]

Tour[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ White, Otto. "Baby K all music". Retrieved 14 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Classifiche Top of the Music 2015 FIMI-GfK: La musica italiana in vetta negli album e nei singoli digital" (in Italian). Federation of the Italian Music Industry. 8 January 2016. Archived from the original on 8 January 2016. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c "biography". Retrieved 10 August 2015. 
  4. ^ "Max Pezzali: esce "Hanno ucciso l'uomo ragno 2012"" (in Italian). 15 May 2012. 
  5. ^ "Baby K in esclusiva su Sky Uno con "Sei sola"" (in Italian). 16 September 2013. 
  6. ^ Seclì, Daniela (14 September 2013). "Baby K e Tiziano Ferro, in radio il singolo "Sei sola", presto il videoclip" (in Italian). fanpage.it. 
  7. ^ "BABY K FEAT. GIUSY FERRERI - ROMA - BANGKOK (SONG)". Retrieved 10 August 2015. 
  8. ^ http://downloadhunter.altervista.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=44&t=3514
  9. ^ "Femmina Alfa EP" (in Italian). 2011. 
  10. ^ "Discography Baby K". italiancharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved September 15, 2016. 
  11. ^ a b "Discografie Baby K". ultratop.be (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved September 15, 2016. 
  12. ^ "Baby K: Roma - Bangkok (Feat. Giusy Ferreri)" (in Finnish). International Federation of the Phonographic Industry. Retrieved September 15, 2016. 
  13. ^ "Discographie Baby K" (in French). lescharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved September 15, 2016. 
  14. ^ "BABY K & GIUSY FERRERI: Roma - Bangkok" (in Russian). tophit.ru. Retrieved 7 December 2015. 
  15. ^ "Discography Baby K". swisscharts.com. Hung Medien. 
  16. ^ a b "Italian single certifications – Baby K" (in Italian). Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana. Retrieved 25 February 2016.  Select Online in the field Sezione. Enter Baby K in the field Filtra. The certification will load automatically

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