Danny K

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Danny K
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Background information
Birth name Daniel Koppel
Born (1977-09-08) September 8, 1977 (age 39)
Origin Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Genres Pop / R&B
Labels J23
Website DannyK.com

Danny K (full name Daniel Koppel, born 8 September 1977) is a South African singer, songwriter, and actor. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Wits University. Danny has been nominated multiple times for the SAMA and has won four times. He has two consecutive Kids Choice Awards, two consecutive Crystal Awards (People's Choice Awards), YOU magazine Award for Best South African Musician, and The South African STYLE Award. Danny was also voted number 34 in the Heat Magazine's Hot 100 for 2007. He was voted by First National Bank's national survey as one of South Africa's few role models, as well as South Africa's most trustworthy 100 public personalities by Readers Digest. Danny won[further explanation needed] which saw the pot of R100 000 donated to Compassionate Friends, a grief-counseling service in memory of his late brother.[1]

Danny K married Lisa Gundel Finger in 2012.

Awards[edit]

Won
Award Granting Body Place Year
Best Pop Album for Same Difference S.A.M.A. Johannesburg 2007
Best Pop Album for This Is My Time S.A.M.A. Johannesburg 2007
Best Collaboration (with Mandoza) Channel O[2] 2006
Best S.A. Musician YOU magazine Johannesburg
Best Dressed Male S.A. Style Johannesburg
Best South African Artist Kids' Choice Awards Johannesburg
Nominated
Award Granting Body Place Year
Best Pop MTV Africa Music Awards 2014[3] Durban 2014

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Album Information
Danny K - 2000
  • Track List:-
  • 1. You Don't Know My Name
  • 2. Getting Down
  • 3. Hurts So Bad
  • 4. Bull$*@!
  • 5. Cheatin
  • 6. My Destiny
  • 7. Too Young (To Hurt So Bad)
  • 8. Senorita
  • 9. So Many Ways (feat. TK)
  • 10. Boom Boom
  • 11. On My Own
  • 12. Where The Wind Goes
  • 13. I'm Yours Tonight
  • 14. Getting (feat. Speedy & Loyiso)
J23 - 2003
  • Track List:-
  • 1. I Could Love U
  • 2. One Of A kind
  • 3. Beautiful
  • 4. Who's That Girl? (feat Johnny Clegg)
  • 5. Unstoppable
  • 6. I Just Don't Wanna (feat Sid Money) (Written by Danny K, Alexis Faku with Sid Money)
  • 7. Murder
  • 8. Boogie All Night Long (feat Kabelo & Sid Money)
  • 9. Love In The Club
  • 10. Soopadoopa
  • 11. How Can I Be?
  • 12. J23 Interlude
  • 13. I Can't Imagine
  • 14. Strength Of A Woman (Written by Danny with Stuart Roslyn and Drew Milligan)
  • 15. Serendipity
  • 16. Sunshine
  • 17. Back In Your Life
  • 18. Stay With Me (Live)
Same Difference (with Mandoza) - 2005
  • Track List:-
  • 1. Mission
  • 2. Friday
  • 3. Music
  • 4. Rollercoaster
  • 5. The Last One's
  • 6. Ooh Child (Ungabaleki) (feat Stagga)
  • 7. 4 Koll
  • 8. You Wish
  • 9. Mzanzi Party
  • 10. Free
  • 11. Summertime
  • 12. Faki Nchayelo
  • 13. How We Roll
  • 14. Ooh Child (Ungabaleki) Remix
  • 15. Music Remix
This Is My Time - 2006[4]
  • Track List:-
  • 1. This Is My Time (featuring Terri Walker & Kabelo)
  • 2. Shorty (featuring WhistleJacket)
  • 3. Separate Lies
  • 4. Clothes Off (featuring BuckShot)
  • 5. Real Man
  • 6. Outdacontrol
  • 7. Knock Me Off (featuring Pro Kid)
  • 8. 1000 Sorrys
  • 9. I Like Yo Style (featuring Hip Hop Pantsula)
  • 10. Everything About It
  • 11. One Night (featuring WhistleJacket)
  • 12. Unfrozen
  • 13. I Love You (featuring 2xl)
  • 14. All About You
  • 15. It Doesn't Matter
Across The Line - 2010
  • Track List:-
  • 1. Across The Line
  • 2. I Get Up Again
  • 3. Made 2 Love You
  • 4. Chains
  • 5. Wishing Well
  • 6. Barricade
  • 7. Shades
  • 8. Follow Me
  • 9. Projecta
  • 10. The Borrower
  • 11. Lennon
Good Look - 2013[5][6]
  1. Good Look
  2. Feels Good to Me
  3. I Can't Help It
  4. Brown Eyes
  5. Dream
  6. Personal Paradise (featuring Donald)
  7. To Life
  8. So Fresh (featuring Da Les)
  9. Dance the Night Away
  10. Body Type
  11. Brown Eyes (J23 Remix) [featuring Kabelo, HHP, Reason & Brickz]
Brown Eyes - 2013 (Single)
Feels Good To Me - 2013 (Single)

Movies[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ news24
  2. ^ BBC: Channel O Spirit Of Africa Music Video Awards 2006
  3. ^ "Mafikizolo, Uhuru, Davido lead nominations for MTV Africa Music Awards". Sowetan LIVE. Retrieved 2014-04-17. 
  4. ^ "This Is My Time by Danny K on iTunes". iTunes. Retrieved 2015-10-23. 
  5. ^ "Danny K - Good Look". Danny K. Retrieved 2015-10-23. 
  6. ^ "Good Look by Danny K on iTunes". iTunes. Retrieved 2015-10-23.