Kristiina Wheeler

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Kristiina Wheeler
Born 1983
Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England
Genres Pop
Occupation(s) Singer, hostess
Years active 2005–present
Website www.kristiinawheeler.com

Kristiina Wheeler (born 1983) is an English-Finnish singer.[1]

Wheeler was born to an English father and a Finnish mother in Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England.[1][2] The family moved to Tampere, Finland when Kristiina was six years old.[1]

In 2005, Wheeler moved to Helsinki and started to make music.[1] Her first single, "You'll Be Gone", was released in 2005.[3] The song was used in the film Beauty and the Bastard.[4] Her debut album, Hitchin to Helsinki, was released on November 5, 2008.[5]

Television appearances[edit]

In 2007–2008, Wheeler hosted Tilt.tv, a Finnish television program about video games.

In January 2009, Wheeler participated in Kuorosota, the Finnish version of Clash of the Choirs. Her choir was eliminated first.[6]

In 2010, Wheeler participated in the Finnish version of Fort Boyard as part of the Blue team, which won the competition.[7]

In 2013, she announced the Finnish votes in Eurovision 2013, celebrated in Malmö, Sweden.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Singles[edit]

Music videos[edit]

  • Sunny Day (2008 – directed by Misko Iho)
  • Annie and I (2008 – directed by Misko Iho)
  • Kiitos kun muistit (2010 – directed by Jussi Solja, Heikki Häkkinen, Kristiina Wheeler)
  • Ihanaa (2011 – directed by Cristal Snow)
  • Sininen sydän (2011 – directed by Cristal Snow)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Muusikko Kristiina Wheeler". Tasaus (in Finnish). The Finnish Evangelical Lutheran Mission. Retrieved February 23, 2012. 
  2. ^ Melanen, Jonna (November 25, 2008). "Teiniangsti muuttui muusikon uraksi". Savon Sanomat (in Finnish). Retrieved February 23, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Kristiina Wheeler : Ihanaa". Stara (in Finnish). May 20, 2011. Retrieved February 23, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Kristiina Wheeler vankilassa: Kuumottava keikka!". The Voice (in Finnish). July 23, 2009. Retrieved February 23, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Kristiina Wheelerillä kova jännitys päällä". The Voice (in Finnish). October 13, 2008. Retrieved February 23, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Tampereen kuoro tippui Kuorosodasta". Iltalehti.fi (in Finnish). February 2, 2009. Retrieved February 23, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Siniset voittivat Fort Boyardin". Pohjolan Sanomat (in Finnish). December 10, 2010. Retrieved February 23, 2012. 

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