Kenan Doğulu in concert, 2013
Kenan Cihan Doğulu|
31 May 1974
|Occupation||Singer-songwriter, composer, producer|
Beren Saat (m. 2014)
|Genres||Pop, pop rock, dance-pop, R&B, jazz, acoustic music|
|Instruments||Vocals, guitar, drums, keyboard, bass, piano, flute, saxophone|
|Labels||Dogulu Production, DMC|
|Associated acts||Sezen Aksu, Ozan Doğulu, Ajda Pekkan, Sıla, Radio Killer|
Kenan Cihan Doğulu (Turkish pronunciation: [ceˈnan doːuˈɫu]) (born 31 May 1974, Cihangir, Istanbul, Turkey) is a Turkish pop musician. He represented Turkey at the Eurovision Song Contest 2007 in Helsinki, where he was placed fourth, with 163 points.
He is second son of Yurdaer Doğulu (1941–87). His father was also a musician and released four albums. At the early age of five, he enrolled into the piano class of the School of Music. Having completed six years of education in the piano class, he started flute classes from Erkan Alpay, his instructor, and continued with guitar classes from Erdem Sökmen. In the meantime, he continued his education in drama and rhythmic instruments, and he carried on singing as a soloist in the children's chorus. Later, he successfully graduated from Kültür Koleji and completed the Communications certificate program at Hesser College.
His first album, Yaparım Bilirsin was released in August 1993. His second album Sımsıkı Sıkı Sıkı was released in December 1994. The album Kenan Doğulu 3 was released in August 1996.
After a two-year hiatus, he released the album Ex Aşkım in 2001. In 2002, Kenan Doğulu 5.5, the unplugged version of Ex Aşkım was released. He followed this up in 2003 with the album Demedi Deme. In the summer of 2006, Doğulu released the album Festival, containing the hit single Çakkıdı, in collaboration with Sezen Aksu.
He represented Turkey at the 2007 Eurovision Song Contest in Helsinki with Shake It Up Şekerim. Owing to his third position in the semi-final, he passed to the final where he placed fourth with 163 points.
Kenan Doğulu began dating actress Beren Saat in February 2012. Doğulu and Saat became engaged on 23 February 2014 in Istanbul and were married on 29 July 2014 in a private Nikah ceremony in Los Angeles, United States.
- Kenan Doğulu (Lead vocal)
- Ozan Dogulu (Keyboards)
- Tahsin Endersoy (Electronic guitar)
- Hami Barutçu (Bass guitar)
- Tarik Sezer (Keyboards)
- Murat Yeter (Drums)
- Aydin Karabulut (Percussion)
- Murat Cekem (Guitar, Back Vocal)
- Toygun Sözen (Saxophone, Back Vocal)
- Duygu Soylu (Back Vocal)
- Sinem Yalçınkaya (Back Vocal)
|1993||Yaparım Bilirsin||(You Know I'll Do It)|
|1995||Sımsıkı Sıkı Sıkı||(Tight, Very Tight)|
|1996||Kenan Doğulu 3||(Kenan Doğulu 3)|
|1997||Kenan Doğulu 3,5||(Kenan Doğulu 3,5)|
|1999||Ben Senin Her Şeyinim||(I am Your Everything)|
|2002||Kenan Doğulu 5,5||(Kenan Doğulu 5,5)|
|2003||Demedi Deme||(Don't Tell Me I Didn't Tell You)||Turkey: 300,000|
|2004||Kenan Doğulu 6,5||(Kenan Doğulu 6,5)|
|2007||Kenan Doğulu 7,5||(Kenan Doğulu 7,5)|
|2012||Aşka Türlü Şeyler||(Aşka Türlü Şeyler)|
|1996||Kenan Doğulu 3.5|
|2002||Kenan Doğulu 5.5|
|2004||Kenan Doğulu 6.5||Turkey: 45,000|
|2007||Kenan Doğulu 7.5|
|2009||The King of Turkish Pop|
|1999||Gençlik Marşı||(March of Youth)|
|2007||Shake It Up Şekerim – Promo Kit||(Shake it up, Sweetheart)|
|2007||...Dan Sonra (feat Sıla)|
|2008||Hayal Kahramanım (For Turkcell Subscribers – Not For Sale)||(My Imaginary Hero)|
|2011||Şans Meleğim||(My Angel of Fortune)|
|2013||Kız Sana Hayran||(The Girl Admires You)|
|2015||Aşk İle Yap||(Do It With Love)|
- 2006: "FANTA" Youth Festival
- 2007: "GNCTRKCLL" 40 Partileri Tour
- 2009: "FANTA" Youth Festival
- 2010: "GNCTRKCLL"Kenan Dogulu Tour
- 2013: "FANTA" Youth Festival
- Ceminay, Cem (22 July 2006). "Yaza damga vuranlar". Sabah (in Turkish). Retrieved 2008-07-26.
- "Kenan Doğulu and Beren Saat, imaged for the first time". 10 March 2012. Archived from the original on 3 September 2014.
- "Kenan Dogulu and Beren Saat got engaged". Hürriyet. 24 February 2014.
- "Kenan Doğulu and Beren Saat married". Hürriyet. 30 July 2014.
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|Awards and achievements|
with "Süper Star"
| Turkey in the Eurovision Song Contest
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