De Toppers

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The (De) Toppers
De Toppers 2009.jpg
Background information
Origin Amsterdam, Netherlands
Genres Pop
Instruments Singing
Years active 2005-present
Labels EMI
Members René Froger (2005-present)
Jeroen van der Boom (2008-present)
Gerard Joling (2005-2008, 2010-present)
Past members Gordon Heuckeroth (2005-2011)

The (De) Toppers are a Dutch music group.


The group was formed in 2005 by Dutch singers Gordon, René Froger and Gerard Joling. In 2008, Joling was replaced by Jeroen van der Boom.

The (De) Toppers were announced as the representatives of their country in the Eurovision Song Contest 2009 in Moscow, Russia with the song "Shine".[1] They competed in the second semi-final but failed to reach the final. Shortly after Eurovision in 2009, Gerard Joling left The (De) Toppers. However, on 2 December it was announced that Gerard Joling returned to The (De) Toppers.



  • Toppers In Concert 2005 - 2005
  • Toppers In Concert 2006 - 2006
  • Toppers In Concert 2007 - 2007
  • Toppers In Concert 2008 - 2008
  • Toppers In Concert 2009 - 2009
  • Toppers In Concert 2010 - 2010
  • Toppers In Concert 2011 - 2011
  • Toppers In Concert 2011 - 2012
  • Toppers In Concert 2011 - 2013
  • Toppers In Concert 2011 - 2014


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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
with "Your Heart Belongs to Me"
Netherlands in the Eurovision Song Contest
Succeeded by
with "Ik ben verliefd, Shalalie"