Embrace (duo)

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Origin Angola, Holstebro, Denmark
Genres Pop, Soul, Jazz
Years active 2016-
Members Anilde Kaputu
Azilda Kaputu

KAPUTU, formerly known as Embrace and NEW:NAME, is a Danish sister duo consisting of Anilde and Azilda Kaputu. They became the winners of the ninth season of the Danish version of the X Factor.[1] They received 60% of the public vote and became the second group to win the competition.[2] After they won their winning single Commitment Issues was released on the Music Services. On April 21, they changed their band name to NEW:NAME.[3] On May 20, they released their debut EP called True Story.[4]

Performances during X Factor[edit]

Episode Theme Song Artist Result
Audition Free choice "See Through You"/"How to Be a Heartbreaker" Azilda Kaputu/Marina and the Diamonds Through to 5 Chair Challenge
5 Chair Challenge Free choice "Say My Name" Destiny's Child Through to bootcamp
Bootcamp Free choice "Who You Are" Jessie J Through to live shows
Live show 1 Signature "You Don't Own Me" Grace feat. G-Eazy Safe
Live show 2 Scandinavian songs "Frit Land" Ulige Numre Safe
Live show 3 Songs from the contestant's birthyears "Ready or Not" Fugees Safe
Live show 4 Radiohits "Ain't Nobody (Loves Me Better)" Felix Jaehn feat. Jasmine Thompson Safe
Live show 5 David Bowie songs "Absolute Beginners" David Bowie Safe
Live show 6 - Semi-final Viewers Choice "Fast Car" Tracy Chapman Safe
Audition songs "See Through You"/"How to Be a Heartbreaker" Azilda Kaputu / Marina and the Diamonds
Live show 7 - Final Free Choice "Like I'm Gonna Lose You" Meghan Trainor feat. John Legend Safe
Duet with guest artists "Shackled Up" and "Casual" with Alex Vargas and Scarlet Pleasure Alex Vargas/Scarlet Pleasure
Winner's single "Commitment Issues" Embrace Winners




  • True Story (2016)


  1. ^ "Embrace vandt X Factor". www.nordjyske.dk. Retrieved 22 May 2016.
  2. ^ "X Factor-sejr: EMBRACE vandt med 60 procent af stemmerne". DR. Retrieved 22 May 2016.
  3. ^ "X Factor vinderne skifter navn til NEW:NAME". BILLED-BLADET. Retrieved 22 May 2016.
  4. ^ "X Factor-vinderen NEW:NAME udgiver vinder-EP - Sony Music Denmark". Retrieved 22 May 2016.

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Emilie Esther
X Factor (Denmark)

Succeeded by
Morten Nørgaard