Sebastian Wurth

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Sebastian Wurth
Birth name Sebastian Wurth
Born (1994-07-21) 21 July 1994 (age 22)
Wipperfürth, Germany
Occupation(s) Singer
Years active 2011–present

Sebastian Wurth (born 21 July 1994 in Wipperfürth, North Rhine-Westphalia) is a German singer and was a participant in season 8 of Deutschland sucht den Superstar, making it to the Top 5.

Biography[edit]

Early life[edit]

Sebastian was born in Wipperfürth, North Rhine-Westphalia on 21 July 1994.[1] He is a fan of Bayern Munich.[1] He has already tried to be a songwriter.[1] In his free time, he plays soccer, goes bowling, and likes to go to the cinema.[1] He has a scooter.[1] If his music career does not work out, he would like to study medicine or acting.[1]

Deutschland sucht den Superstar[edit]

He was the youngest participant in season 8.[1] Dieter Bohlen sees great potential in him.[1] He is often compared with Justin Bieber because of their similar hair styles.[1] RTL received a statement from the Office of Public Safety stating that Sebastian Wurth was not allowed to participate after 10 PM.[2] RTL also received a 15,000 Euro fine for allowing him to participate after 10 PM.[3]

Performances[edit]

Show
(Original airdate)
Song (Artist) Percentage of calls
Audition I'm Yours (Jason Mraz)
Recall
Home (Michael Bublé)
Top 15
(February 19, 2011)
Home (Michael Bublé)
Top 10
(February 26, 2011)
You Raise Me Up (Westlife)
Top 9
(March 5, 2011)
Ich war noch niemals in New York (Udo Jürgens / Sportfreunde Stiller)
Top 8
(March 12, 2011)
You Don't Know (Milow)
Top 7
(March 26, 2011)
Monsta (Culcha Candela)
Top 6 (first show)
(April 2, 2011)
Du trägst keine Liebe in Dir (Echt)
Wonderful Life (Hurts)
Top 6 (second show)
(April 9, 2011)
You and Me (In My Pocket) (Milow)
Hallelujah (Leonard Cohen / Rufus Wainwright)
Top 5
(April 16, 2011)
Ayo Technology (Milow) (5/5)
I Promised Myself (Nick Kamen)
Mandy (Barry Manilow)

Post-DSDS[edit]

Sebastian Wurth released his first single called "Hard to Love You".[4] Sebastian is working with Tom Hugo and Erik Nyholm.[4] Wurth has started a joint project with fellow DSDS alumni Dominik Büchele.[5] Wurth stated that he miss the hype from DSDS.[5] He does occasional appearances.[5]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Title Peak chart position
GER [6] AUT [7] SWI [8]
2012 Strong 34 50 81

Singles[edit]

Year Title Peak chart position
GER [6] AUT [7] SWI [8]
2011 "Hard to Love You"[9] 18 59
2012 "You Let the Sun Go Down" 63
"The Time Is Right"

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Biografie von DSDS-Kandidat Sebastian Wurth" (in German). RTL. March 1, 2011. Retrieved March 1, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Das Amt verbannt ihn von der Bühne". Berliner Kurier (in German). March 14, 2011. Retrieved March 14, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Dritte DSDS-Show: RTL muss 15.000 Euro zahlen". Hamburger Morgenpost (in German). March 13, 2011. Retrieved March 14, 2011. 
  4. ^ a b "Main Page". Universal Music Group. Retrieved 8 August 2011. 
  5. ^ a b c Kylla, Denise (27 August 2012). "Das machen die ehemaligen DSDS-Stars heute". Hamburger Morgenpost (in German). Retrieved 27 August 2012. 
  6. ^ a b "Sebastian Wurth - German Charts". charts.de. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  7. ^ a b "Sebastian Wurth - Austrian Charts". austriancharts.at. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  8. ^ a b "Sebastian Wurth - Swiss Charts". hitparade.ch. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Seht jetzt eine exklusive Preview seines neuen Videos!". viva. June 10, 2011. Retrieved June 19, 2011.