Rasmus Thude

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Rasmus Thude
Rasmus Thude 20110616.jpg
Background information
Born (1989-03-26) 26 March 1989 (age 28)
Aarhus, Denmark
Genres Urban Pop
Occupation(s) Singer
Instruments Vocals, drums, keyboards
Years active 2010 – present
Labels Sony Music
Website www.rasmusthude.dk
Rasmus Thude (2011)

Rasmus Thude (born in Aarhus, Denmark on 26 March 1989) is a Danish singer and songwriter with more than 20 mio. plays worldwide. He has previously participated in the Danish X Factor in 2010.[1][2][3] In January 2011 his song LLL (Love, Liquor, Lick It) got him worldwide attention when it was mistaken with the American singer, Justin Timberlake. The song had been renamed "Take You Down" and both media and fans thought it was a new single from JT.[3][4][5][6] In 2014 Rasmus Thude enrolled at DTU (Danish Technical University) studying Processing and Innovation.[7] In 2015 he created his first app start-up "Ta' det", where he is currently working as CEO.[8]

Music[edit]

In 2011 Rasmus Thude signed with Instant Major Management and later that same year he signed his first labeldeal with Sony Music Denmark. In March 2012, he was appointed "Big in 2012" by the Danish music magazine GAFFA.[9] He released his debut EP Seks hjerter in November 2012 on Sony Music.

In June 2011, he released his first single, "Til Månen & Tilbage"[5] which peaked at number 16 on the Danish Singles Chart.[10] His second single, "Gider dig ikke mer'" peaked at number 19 on the Danish Singles Chart, but went into top 10 on the Danish streaming chart. The single was certified platinum with more than 1.8 million streams. His third single "Fest med de bedst feat. Niklas" didn't make it to the charts, but was certified gold with more than 900.000 streams.[11]

Discography[edit]

EP'er[edit]

Singler[edit]

Year Title Top placement Certification Album
Download
[12]
Streaming
[13]
2011 "Til månen & tilbage" 16 Seks hjerter
2012 "Gider dig ikke mer'" 19 8
  • Platinum (streaming)[14]
"Fest med de bedst"
(featuring Niklas)[15]
  • Gold (streaming)[16]
2013 "Elsk mig igen"
"—" marks a release that has not achieved chart success.
  • "Til månen & tilbage" also appeared in a remix version with Young and James Kayn.

Guest appearances[edit]

Year Title Album
2012 "Natteblind"
(Joey Moe featuring Rasmus Thude)
Midnat
2013 "Ivrig"
(Young featuring Rasmus Thude)
Picasso med en afro
2013 "10 shots"
(#Hype featuring Rasmus Thude)
Single release

References[edit]

  1. ^ Europepped: Denmark's Rasmus Thude Makes News
  2. ^ Musicbase.dk: Interview - Rasmus Thude – DK’s Justin Timberlake? (in Danish)
  3. ^ a b Rasmus Thude – Viral effekt, god timing og Justin Timberlake (in Danish)
  4. ^ "'Leaked' song not Justin Timberlake's, rep says". Retrieved 2015-09-15. 
  5. ^ a b Djz.dk: Rasmus Thude - Månen & Tilbage (in Danish)
  6. ^ Gaffa.dk: Dansk sanger forvekslet med Justin Timberlake (in Danish)
  7. ^ "To hold fra DTU Diplom præmieret ved GRØN Dyst - DTU Diplom". http://www.diplom.dtu.dk. Retrieved 2015-09-15.  External link in |website= (help)
  8. ^ https://www.linkedin.com/pub/rasmus-thude/29/378/484.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  9. ^ "De bliver store i 2012: Rasmus Thude". "Gaffa.dk". 21 March 2012. Hentet 6. April 2012.
  10. ^ DanishCharts: Rasmus Thude - "Månen & Tilbage" page
  11. ^ "Rasmus Thude "Fest med de bedst' (feat. Niklas)"". Retrieved 2015-09-15. 
  12. ^ "danishcharts.com - Discography Rasmus Thude". Hitlisten. Hung Medien. Retrieved 16 June 2012. 
  13. ^ Hitlisteplaceringer i Danmark:
  14. ^ "Certificeringer". IFPI Danmark & Nielsen Music. 30 August 2012. Retrieved 12 September 2012. 
  15. ^ "EP er endelig til Mix!!". Rasmus Thude, officiel Twitter-konto. 10 September 2012. Retrieved 12 September 2012. 
  16. ^ "Certificeringer - Rasmus Thude - Fest med de bedst". IFPI Danmark & Nielsen Music. 14 January 2013. Retrieved 24 January 2013. 

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