Sakis Rouvas discography

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Sakis Rouvas discography

Sakis Rouvas at the Eurovision Song Contest 2009.
Releases
Studio albums 12 (1 TBR)
Live albums 2
Compilation albums 8
EPs 3
Singles 12
B-sides 3
Video albums 6
Music videos 62
Soundtracks 4
Collaborations 4
Box sets 2
Airplay singles 82

This article features the discography of Greek pop, rock, R&B, and dance musician Sakis Rouvas, which includes twelve studio albums, two live albums, and a total of six compilation albums: two greatest hits albums, one remix compilation album, one ballad compilation, and two box set albums. Furthermore are three EPs and 12 singles (five of which have been released exclusively to Greece and Cyprus and seven which have been released internationally), as well as six albums that contain video. For video releases, see Sakis Rouvas videography.

Rouvas is among the most successful Greek artists of all-time, having sales of an estimated two million records.[1] All of his albums have achieved certifications of gold or higher in both Greece and Cyprus. Internationally, Rouvas has also scored hits in France, Sweden, Turkey, Bulgaria, North Africa and Russia.[2][3]

Albums[edit]

All the albums listed underneath were released and charted in Greece and Cyprus. Some albums charted internationally.

Studio albums[edit]

  • * denotes unknown or unavailable information.
Year Album details Peak chart positions Sales Certifications
(sales thresholds)
GRE CYP
1991 Sakis Rouvas 1 *
  • World: *
  • GRE: *
  • CYP: *
1992 Min Andistekese
  • Released: September 1992
  • Label: PolyGram Greece, Philips, Fidelity
  • Formats: LP, Cassette, CD
* *
  • World: *
  • GRE: *
  • CYP: *
1993 Gia Sena
  • Released: March 1993
  • Label: PolyGram Records, Philips
  • Formats: LP, Cassette, CD
* *
  • World: *
  • GRE:
  • CYP:
1994 Aima, Dakrya & Idrotas
  • Released: November 1994
  • Label: PolyGram Greece, Philips
  • Formats: LP, Cassette, CD
* *
  • World: *
  • GRE:
  • CYP:
1996 Tora Arhizoun Ta Dyskola
  • Released: May 12, 1996
  • Label: PolyGram Greece, Mercury
  • Formats: LP, Cassette, CD
* *
  • World: *
  • GRE: *
  • CYP: *
1998 Kati Apo Mena
  • Released: December 3, 1998
  • Label: Minos
  • Formats: LP, Cassette, CD
* *
  • GRE: 25,000
  • GRE: Gold
  • CYP: *
2000 21os Akatallilos
  • Released: April 9, 2000
  • Label: Minos EMI
  • Formats: LP, Cassette, CD
1 1
  • World: *
  • GRE: *
  • CYP: *
2002 Ola Kala * *
  • GRE: 50,000
  • GRE: Platinum
  • CYP: *
2003 To Hrono Stamatao
  • Released: December 20, 2003
  • Label: Minos EMI
  • Formats: CD, Digital Download
* *
  • World: *
  • GRE:*
  • CYP:*
2005 S'eho Erotefthi
  • Released: April 6, 2005
  • Label: Minos EMI
  • Formats: CD, Digital Download
1 *
  • GRE: 80,000
  • GRE: 2X Platinum
  • CYP: *
2006 Iparhi Agapi Edo
  • Released: December 5, 2006
  • Label: Minos EMI
  • Formats: CD, Digital Download
1 *
  • GRE: 30,000
  • GRE: Platinum
  • CYP: *
2008 Irthes
  • Released: December 3, 2008
  • Label: Minos EMI
  • Formats: CD, Digital Download
2 1
  • World: *
  • GRE: Platinum
  • CYP: -
2010 Parafora
  • Released: December 14, 2010
  • Label: Minos EMI
  • Formats: CD, Digital Download
1 *
  • World: *
  • GRE: 2X Platinum
  • CYP: *
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or was not released
  • Note: Albums without chart positions may have charted but there is no information currently available.

Live Albums[edit]

Year Title Chart positions Certification Sales threshold1
GRE[4] CYP[5]
2006 Live Ballads
  • 1st live album/DVD
  • Released: April 27, 2006
  • Language(s): Greek, English
  • Label: Minos EMI
  • Formats: Double-disc CD, CD/DVD, longbox CD (Special Edition)
  • Sales combined with Special Edition release.
  • Recorded at Athens College on February 14, 2006.
  • Live Ballads: Special Edition includes a photo album of the performance.
1[6]
2007 This Is My Live
  • 2nd live album/DVD
  • Released: December 12, 2007
  • Language(s): Greek, English
  • Label: Minos EMI
  • Formats: Double-disc CD (paperback), CD/DVD, limited edition gift box
  • Sales combined with limited edition Christmas gift box.
  • Recorded at Lycabetus Theater on September 9, 2007.
  • Album includes the single "Stous 31 Dromous" from the soundtrack of the same name.
  • The Christmas gift box includes the 2007 release of the Sakis Rouvas doll with a bonus DVD.

1 The sales thresholds do not represent the exact sales of the album, but the traditional amount of sales needed to earn the particular certification.

Official compilations[edit]

Year Title Chart positions Certification Sales threshold1
GRE CYP
1999 Me Kommeni Tin Anasa

(Greek: Με Κομμένη Την Ανάσα; English: Breathless)

  • 1st greatest hits album
  • Released: October 5, 1999
  • Language(s): Greek, English
  • Label: Universal Music, Mercury
  • Formats: Double-disc CD, Remastered CD
2003 Remixes
  • 1st remix compilation
  • Released: July 2003
  • Language: Greek
  • Label: Minos EMI
  • Formats: Double-disc CD, CD/DVD, remastered CD
2005 The Ultimate Collection: Music + Video - 1991–1996
  • 2nd greatest hits album
  • Released: September 6, 2005
  • Language: Greek
  • Label: Universal Music, Mercury
  • Formats: Double-disc CD (paperback), CD/DVD, remastered CD
2007 Ta Erotika: Sakis Rouvas

(Greek: Τα Ερωτικά Σάκης Ρουβάς; English: Erotica)

  • 1st love song/ballad compilation
  • Released: February 10, 2007
  • Language: Greek
  • Label: Universal Music, Mercury
  • Formats: CD, remastered CD
2007 I Megaliteres Epitihies + Kai Se Thelo

(Greek: Οι Μεγαλύτερες Επιτυχίες + Και Σε Θέλω; English: The Greatest Hits + Kai Se Thelo)

  • 3rd greatest hits compilation
  • Released: October 2008
  • Language: Greek
  • Label: Minos EMI
  • Formats: CD, digital download
2009 The Ballads
  • 1st ballad compilation
  • Released: May 2009
  • Language:Greek, English
  • Label: Minos EMI
  • Formats: CD, digital download
  • GRE: N/A
  • CYP: N/A

1 The sales thresholds do not represent the exact sales of the album, but the traditional amount of sales needed to earn the particular certification.

Box sets[edit]

Year Title Chart positions Certification Sales threshold
GRE CYP
2001 Sakis Rouvas

(Greek: Σάκης Ρουβάς)

  • 1st box set album
  • Released: 2001
  • Language: Greek
  • Label: Universal Music, Mercury, Delta Club
  • Formats: Four-disc box set CD, remastered CD
2007 Ap'Tin Arhi: I Megaliteres Epitihies

(Greek: Απ'Την Αρχἠ: Οι Μεγαλύτερες Επιτυχίες; English: From The Beginning: The Greatest Hits)

  • 2nd box set compilation
  • Released: August 17, 2007
  • Language: Greek
  • Label: Minos EMI
  • Formats: Four-disc CD, CD/DVD, longbox CD, remastered CD

Other compilations[edit]

Year Title Chart positions Certification Sales threshold
GRE CYP
1999 Best Love Songs
  • Unofficial compilation album
  • Released: 1999
  • Language: Greek
  • Label: Universal Music, Mercury
  • Formats: CD, remastered CD
  • This compilation was released by Pink! Magazine as a gift from their press with permission from the owner of Rouvas' former label, Universal Music Greece. It was not created for charts.
N/A N/A
2007 I Hrisi Diskothiki

(Greek: Η Χρυσή Δισκοθίκη English: The Golden Record Collection)

  • Unofficial compilation album
  • Released: November 2007
  • Language: Greek
  • Label: Universal Music, Mercury
  • Formats: CD (paperback), remastered CD
  • This compilation was released by Espresso News as a gift from their press with permission from the owner of Rouvas' former label, Universal Music Greece. It was not created for charts.
N/A N/A

Special edition releases[edit]

  • 1996: Tora Arhizoun Ta Dyskola (Special edition re-release with remixes).
  • 2001: 21os Akatallilos re-released with 2 bonus remixes.
  • 2002: Ola Kala was re-released in Greece as what is sometimes called the Gold Edition. It was then released as the international edition and the French edition.
  • 2003: Remixes was re-released to contain bonus DVD footage.
  • 2003: Ola Kala was re-released in Europe and France.
  • 2004: Ola Kala was re-released across Europe after Rouvas' success in the Eurovision Song Contest 2004.
  • 2005: S'eho Erotefthi was released as S'eho Erotefthi: Special Edition in longbox format.
  • 2006: Live Ballads: Special Edition was released as a longbox simultaneously with the standard version.
  • 2007: This Is My Live was also released in gift box format.

EPs[edit]

Year Title Chart positions Certification Sales threshold
GRE CYP
2006 8 Megales Epitihies

(Greek: 8 Μεγάλες Επιτυχίες; English: 8 Greatest Hits)

  • 1st EP
  • Released: 2006
  • Language: Greek
  • Label: Universal Music
  • Formats: Promo CD, remastered CD
2007 Dance Mixes: Afiste Tin & Tora Arhizoun Ta Dyskola

(Greek: Dance Mixes: Αφήστε Την & Τώρα Αρχίζουν Τα Δύσκολα; English: Dance Mixes: Leave Her Alone & Now The Difficult Times Begin)

  • 2nd EP
  • Released: May 24, 2007
  • Language: Greek
  • Label: Universal Music
  • Formats: CD
2007 Monadikes Erminies

(Greek: Μοναδικές Ερμηνείες; English: Unique Interpretations)

  • 3rd EP
  • Released: December 2007
  • Language: Greek
  • Label: Minos EMI
  • Formats: Promo CD, remastered CD

Singles[edit]

CD singles[edit]

Year Single Chart positions Album IFPI Certification
GRE[4] CYP[5]
1991 "Par'ta" 1 Sakis Rouvas
1996 "Tora arxizoun ta diskola" 1 1 Tora arxizoun ta diskola Gold
1998 "Theleis I Den Theleis" 1 1 Kati Apo Mena Gold
Year Single Chart positions Album IFPI Certification
GRE[4] CYP[5]
2001 "Disco Girl" 1 1 Ola Kala Platinum
2002 "Ola Kala" 1 Gold
"The Light"2
2003 "Feelings"2
"Dis Lui"2
"Pes Tis" 1 1 To Hrono Stamatao Platinum
2004 "Shake It" 1 1 4× Platinum
"Se Thelo San Trelos"2 (With Philipp Kirkorov) Single only
2005 "Na M'agapas" 1 S'eho Erotefthi
2009 "This Is Our Night" 1 TBA Irthes TBA
Soundtrack
2007 "Zise Ti Zoi" Alter Ego Original Soundtrack
As featured artist
1999 "Kapos Allios" (With Stelios Rokkos) Single only Gold
Accumulated hit singles IFPI Certification
GRE CYP
Number-one songs 7 4 2× Gold
Top ten songs 7 4 2× Platinum
Top 20 songs 7 4 1× Multi-Platinum
"—" denotes the single failed to chart, or wasn't released to that particular chart or region.

2Some singles released for international charts only.

  • Note: Singles without chart positions may have charted but there is no information currently available.

Full singles discography[edit]

  • 1991–"Par'ta" (Take Them)
  • 1991–"1992" [=Hilia Enia-Kosia Eneninda-Dyo]
  • 1992–"Gyrna" (Come Back)
  • 1992–"Min Andistekese" (Don't Resist)
  • 1992–"Gia Fantasou" (Come On, Fantasize)
  • 1993–"Me Kommeni Tin Anasa" (Breathless)
  • 1993–"Na Ziseis Moro Mou" (Happy Birthday Baby)
  • 1993–"Kane Me" (Make Me)
  • 1993–"To Xero Ise Moni" (I Know You Are Alone)
  • 1994–"Xehase To" (Just Forget It)
  • 1994–"Aima, Dakrya & Idrotas" (Blood, Sweat & Tears)
  • 1994–"Xana" (Again)
  • 1995–"Ela Mou" (Come To Me)
  • 1995–"Symplegma Idipodio" (Oedipus Complex)
  • 1995–"Grothia" (Fist)
  • 1995–"Mia Fora" (For Once)
  • 1996–"Tora Arhizoun Ta Dyskola" (Now Begin The Difficult Times)
  • 1996–"Afiste Tin" (Leave Her)
  • 1996–"Ase Me Na Fygo" (Let Me Leave)
  • 1996–"Mi M'agapiseis" (Don't Love Me)
  • 1996–"Pou ke Pote" (When and Where?)
  • 1997–"Birgün/Otan" (Duet with Burak Kut)
  • 1997–"Se Thelo, Me Theleis" (I Want You, You Want Me) (Featured with Anna Vissi)
  • 1998–"Theleis I Den Theleis" (Do You Want to or Not?)
  • 1998–"I Kardia Mou" (My Heart)
  • 1999–"Den Ehi Sidera I Kardia Sou" (Your Heart Doesn't Have Rails)
  • 1999–"O Tropos Pou Kitazi" (The Way She Stares)
  • 1999–"Ipirhes Panda" (You Existed Always)
  • 1999–"Ta Aspra Triandafylla" (White Roses)
  • 2000–"Andexa" (I Endured)
  • 2000–"Se Thelo San Trelos" (I Want You Like Crazy)
  • 2000–"Askisi Ipotagis" (Exercise of Obedience)
  • 2000–"Kanoume Onira" (We're Making Dreams)
  • 2000–"In'O,ti Kratisa" (It's What I Kept)
  • 2000–"I Fili ki I Gnosti" (Friends and Acquaintances)
  • 2000–"Delfinaki" (Little Dolphin)
  • 2000–"Akatallilos" (X-Rated)
  • 2000–"Andexa" (Club Mix)
  • 2001–"Disco Girl"
  • 2002–"Disco Girl" (English Version)
  • 2002–"Ola Kala" (Everything Is Fine)
  • 2002–"Mia Zoi Mazi" (One Life Together)
  • 2002–"Ola Kala" (English Version)
  • 2002–"Oso Zo" (As Long As I Live)
  • 2002–"Iparheis" (You Exist)
  • 2002–"The Light" (English Version of "Mia Zoe Mazi")
  • 2003–"Pes Tis" (Tell Her) (Greek Version of the English Hit "Feelings")
  • 2003–"Dis Lui" (Tell Her) (French Version of the English Hit "Feelings")
  • 2003–"Feelings"
  • 2003–"I'll Give You My Heart"
  • 2003–"To Hrono Stamatao" (I'm Stopping Time)
  • 2003–"To Koritsi Ekino" (The Girl Over There)
  • 2004–"Shake It" (One of most successful singles in Greek History; 47 weeks on singles' charts)
  • 2004–"Ise Ta Panda" (You Are Everything)
  • 2004–"Se Kathe Anapnoi" (With Every Deep Breath)
  • 2004–"Se Thelo San Trelos" (I Want You Like Crazy) (Duet with Philip Kirkorov)
  • 2004–"Kak Shumacheshki Ya" (Russian Version of "Se Thelo San Trelos") (Duet with Philip Kirkorov)
  • 2004–"Hronia Polla" (Happy New Year)
  • 2005–"S'eho Erotefthi" (I've Fallen In Love With You)
  • 2005–"Na M'agapas" (You Should Love Me)
  • 2005–"Cairo"
  • 2005–"Hartini Zoi" (Paper Life)
  • 2005–"Spasmena Filia" (Shattered Kisses) (Greek Version of "I'll Give You My Heart")
  • 2005–"Hilia Milia" (1000 Milies)
  • 2005–"Mila Tis" (Talk To Her)
  • 2006–"Agapa Me" (Love Me
  • 2006–"Na M'agapas" (Alternate Version)
  • 2006–"O,ti Onirevomoun" (Whatever I Dreamed)
  • 2006–"18 (Yparhi Agape Edo)" [=Deka-ohto] (There Is Love Here)
  • 2006–"Ego Travao Zori" (I'm Under Pressure)
  • 2007–"Ola Gyro Sou Gyrizoun" (Everything Revolves Around You)
  • 2007–"Zise Ti Zoi" (Live Life)
  • 2007–"One With This World"
  • 2007–"Suspicious Minds"
  • 2007–"Stous 31 Dromous" (On The 31 Roads)
  • 2008–"+ Se Thelo" (And I Want You)
  • 2008–"Irthes" (You Came)
  • 2009–"This Is Our Night"
  • 2009–"Spase To Hrono" (Shatter time)
  • 2010–"Emena Thes" (I am the one you want)
  • 2010–"Parafora" (Madly)
  • 2011–"Yparxei Elpida" (There is Hope)
  • 2011–"Oi Dio Mas" (the two of us)
  • 2012–"Kane Na Min S'Agapiso" (Make me not love you)
  • 2012–"Tora" (Now)

Original soundtracks[edit]

Rouvas contributed music to the following soundtracks:

Year Title Chart positions Certification Sales threshold
GRE CYP
1996 I Panagia Ton Parision

(Greek: Η Παναγία Των Παρίσιων; English: The Hunchback of Notre Dame)

  • 1st soundtrack
  • Released: June 1999
  • Language(s): Greek, Turkish
  • Label: PolyGram Greece
  • Formats: CD
2006 Aftokinita

(Greek: Αυτοκίνητα; English: Cars)

  • 2nd soundtrack
  • Released: July 2006
  • Language: Greek
  • Label: Minos EMI
  • Formats: CD
2007 Alter Ego
  • 3rd soundtrack
  • Released: May 2007
  • Language: English, Greek
  • Label: Minos EMI
  • Formats: CD, digital download
2008 Stous 31 Dromous

(Greek: Στους 31 Δρόμους; English: On the 31 Roads)

  • 4th soundtrack
  • Released: January 2008
  • Language: Greek
  • Label: Minos EMI
  • Formats: CD
2007 Duresss

(Greek: Στα Άκρα)

  • Upcoming English soundtrack
  • Released: 2009
  • Language: English
  • Label: TBA
  • Formats: CD

Videography[edit]

International discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • 2002: Ola Kala
  • 2005: I'm in Love With You (S'eho Erotefthi)

Singles[edit]

International music videos[edit]

  • 1996: "Birgün/Otan" (With Burak Kut)
  • 2002: "Disco Girl" (English Version)
  • 2002: "Ola Kala" (Stereodrome Remix) (English Version)
  • 2003: "Feelings"
  • 2003: "Dis Lui"
  • 2004: "Shake It" (International Version)
  • 2004: "Se Thelo San Trelos" (With Philipp Kirkorov)
  • 2004: "Se Thelo San Trelos/Kak Sumacheshkij Ya" (With Philipp Kirkorov)
  • 2004: "Kak Sumacheshkij Ya" (With Philipp Kirkorov)

International charts[edit]

Albums[edit]

Ola Kala

  • French Albums Chart No. 132

CD singles[edit]

"Disco Girl"

  • French Singles Chart No. 79

"Dis lui"

  • French Singles Chart No. 63

Shake It!"

  • Swedish Singles Chart No. 32

"Se Thelo San Trelos"

  • Russian Airplay Chart #20[7]

"This Is Our Night"

  • Russian Airplay Chart #265[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bakker, Stietse (February 16, 2009). "Moscow 2009: The lucky ones so far". Eurovision.tv. Retrieved January 26, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Σάκης Ρουβάς: ΒΙΟΓΡΑΦΙΚΟ". MAD TV (in Greek). Retrieved October 26, 2008. 
  3. ^ Delta Club (2001). "Η Πορεία Προς τη Δόξα", "Στην Κοορυφή", "Τώρα Αρχίζουν Τα Δύσκολα', "Τhe Comeback", "Ακόμη Μεγαλύτερες Επιτυχίες". Universal Music / Mercury Music. pp. 6–4. 
  4. ^ a b c Greek Charts
  5. ^ a b c Cypriot Charts[dead link]
  6. ^ "Στο studio o Σάκης Ρουβάς" (in Greek). MAD TV. June 2, 2006. Retrieved July 16, 2008. 
  7. ^ a b tophit.ru Russian Airplay Chart

External links[edit]