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Origin Nuremberg, Germany
Genres Electro with various indluences
Years active 2005-present
Labels Modernsoul
Members Berndt Batke
Peter Hoppe

Slackwax is a German musical duo of electronic music formed in 2005 and made up of Berndt Batke and Peter Hoppe. Batke was earlier the frontman, singer and bass player of the neo-country band Smokestack Lightning whereas Hoppe was a Nuremberg-based music producer. The style of the duo is electro, moody and atmospheric with elements of jazz, blues, soul, country together with contemporary beats and modern production techniques. They are signed to the German label Modernsoul.

The duo released a self-titled EP titled Slackwax in 2008, followed by EP "Close to My Fire (in 2010), their best known hit and EP Night Out (2012) and are preparing for a full studio album for 2013 with "Night Out" as the first single from the release.[1]. They also released two mix EPs, Night Out – The Remixes in 2012 and Slackwax reworks Mousse T. also in 2012 offering a completely new perspective on Mousse T. hits with vocals from Anna Leyne on the tracks.

Slackwax are most famous for their 2010 hit single "Close to My Fire". They have produced for Trinah, Onita Boone, Mousse T. and Bela B and others.[2]

In popular culture

  • Their hit "Close to My Fire" was interpreted by Beth Hart in her joint album of covers Seesaw in 2013.
  • Band's "Spookie" track was used in a TV ad for the Mini Cooper. Other Slackwx tunes were used for advertisements for Adidas, BMW, Mercedes Benz
  • Their music also appears in the soundtrack of a number of films, such as Hilde, Desert Flower/Wüsenblume and Jimi & Lulu.

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Muri & Mario[edit]

Muri & Mario
Origin Copenhagen, Denmark
Genres Pop, Latin-influenced music
Years active 2009-present
Labels Vieni Qua
Warner Music
Members Muri (Murad Mahmoud)
Mario (Mario Sciacca)

Muri & Mario, at times Muri og Mario is a Danish-Italian pop duo made up of Murad Mahmoud (Muri) and Mario Sciacca (Mario).

They formed the duo in 2009 putting out a number of Latin-inspired pop songs on their own Copenhagen-based label "Vieni Qua Music", an indie label with a Latin twist. Their songs often mixed bilingual Danish/Italian releases included "Mio amore"[3] about spreading love through a canvas drawing project. It was followed by songs like "Tusind stykker" and "Cosa del amor", "På netdate fandt vi sammen" which found some following on YouTube.

It was however with "Hun tog min guitar" in 2011 that they gained big response becoming an online sensation. The song meaning "She took my guitar" in Danish was about an actual incident about Muri's ex-girlfriend who left taking away his guitar with her. She was bothered he spent more time with his guitar than with her. "She never gave the guitar back", said Muri in an interview. [4] The big response online prompted them to release it in the summer of 2012 as their official debut single. They also organized a campaign where fans were asked to send them personal clips showing the fans performing parts of the song. More than a hundred fans responded and some appear in the music video.[5] The song eventually made it to number one on the Hitlisten, the Danish Singles Chart where it stayed 2 weeks at the top. The song charted for 19 weeks in total including the charts including 8 weeks in Top 5. The official music video is made up of selections from more than 120 fans sending their own shots doing the already popular song. The follow up single "Mambo" has also charted well reaching number 13 on the Hitlisten chart.


  • Muri (real name Murad Mahmoud) is a Danish singer songwriter of Arab origin who grew up in Ølstykke[3] before moving to Copenhagen. He started as a vocalist putting out various songs notably "D' Forbi" in 2007 featuring Camilla Lund and "Summer Makes Me Sing in 2008. He took part in the group project Gazasangen contributing some verses for "Sænke Slagskib" about the 2009 Gaza War. He also co-wrote with Patrick Spiegelberg and kasper Svenstrup the hit "Jeg er også en perle", a single for Perlekæden.
  • Mario (full name Mario Sciacca), is an Italian singer and producer of Sicilian origin.


Year Single Peak positions Certification Album
2012 "Hun tog min guitar" 1 Non-album release
2013 "Mambo" 13 TBA

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Jamie Teachenor[edit]

Jamie Teachenor is an American singer and songwriter. On February 28, 2012, he has released his debut album The Departure with 13 tracks, all his compositions on Rock Fiction Records. He is signed to Gasohol Music Publishing.[7][8]

Career Teachenor started very early in music, fronting many bands in the Southeast United States. He moved from Fagus, Missouri to Nashville to pursue his dreams.

His first ever charting single was Blaine Larsen's hit "How Do You Get That Lonely", a song about youth suicide he co-wrote with Rory Lee Feek, which reached number 18 on U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. The song was first included on Blaine Larsen's 2004 album In My High School, and also appeared on the following Larsen release Off to Join the World on BNA Records. Teachenor co-wrote other songs with Feek, including "To Say Goodbye" and "God Help My Man," which were both recorded by Joey + Rory.

Teachenor has written or co-written many songs for a number of country artists including Kevin Denney, Gretchen Wilson, Montgomery Gentry, Trisha Yearwood, Trace Adkins,[9] Joey + Rory, Gwen Sebastian and Collin Raye.[7]

In popular culture Jamie Treachenor's co-written song "How Do You Get That Lonely" along with the story behind it, was included in the 2011 book release, Chicken Soup For the Soul Country Music Edition.

His songs have been featured in a number of films and television shows, notably in One Angry Man (2010) and Season of a Lifetime (2011).[10]

Discography Albums

  • 2012: The Departure [Rock Fiction Records]


  1. "Nothing Sound" (3:54)
  2. "If I Were a Stranger" (3:06)
  3. "Closets" (3:40)
  4. "Drug of Choice" (4:02)
  5. "Our Time" (3:05)
  6. "Coming Down" (3:52)
  7. "I Don't Wanna Think About That" (4:46)
  8. "I Never Know" (3:26)
  9. "Burning" (3:22)
  10. "Free Birds Have Cages" (4:17)
  11. "Unknown" (4:28)
  12. "The End of the World" (4:03)
  13. "Never Happened" (4:31)

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Who the F**k Is Justin Bieber"[edit]

"Who the F**k Is Justin Bieber"
Single by Charleston Clubbers
Released 12 June 2013 (Scandinavian countries)
Format Digital download
Recorded 2013
Genre Dance
Label YeahYeah
Warner Music / U&i

"Who the F**k Is Justin Bieber" is a 2013 single by Charleston Clubbers released on 12 June 2013 on YeahYeah, their first charting single and distributed via Warner Music. Although the single passes the "fuck" comment uncensored, the cover of the official release represents the word as "f**k". The track contains the catch phrase "Who the fuck is Justin Bieber?" from Ozzy Osbourne.

Context The single samples the quotation by Ozzy Osbourne who in appeared on Fuse television channel's show A Different Spin in 2010 and made that comment. The artist Mark Hoppus, the host of the show, was asking what music Osbourne listens to. Osbourne initially replied: "I don't listen to new metal bands... If you ask me, give me the top ten of the good new metal bands... One of the dangers of that is, if you start to like it... If something gets into my head, it will come out my mouth you know...", to which Hoppus retorted : "So you listen a lot to Justin Bieber then?" to which Osbourne replied "Who?" and Hoppus insisted "Justin Bieber", to which Osbourne responded: "Who the fuck is Justin Bieber?".[11][12] Hoppus commented back: "I like that answer. That's perfect".

Reception Music critics have resembled the sampling to the hit "We No Speak Americano" by Yolanda Be Cool & DCUP.[13] with similar style of using the saxophone and bass.

Chart position The single was initially released only in the Scandinavian countries and in its first week of released entered at number 31 on Tracklisten, the official Danish Singles Chart.

Chart (2013) Peak
Denmark (Tracklisten)[14] 31

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Category:2013 singles

Karl Michael[edit]

Karl Michael
Origin Northampton, United Kingdom
Genres Pop
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter
Instruments Vocals
Years active The Wayne Foundation (Sony BMG, 2005-2007)
Domino Go! (Atlantic, 2009-2012)
Solo (unsigned, 2013-present)
Associated acts Danny O'Donoghue

Karl Michael (born 1986) is a singer-songwriter from Northampton who was vocalist for the band The Wayne Foundation in 2005. It was signed with Sony BMG (2005-2007). He later on formed the duo Domino Go! that was signed to Atlantic Records (2009-2012). After the break-up, he became a contestant in series 2 of the British The Voice UK in 2013. He was eliminated in the semi-final rounds of the show against Andrea Begley, the season's eventual winner.

Beginnings Born in Clare, Suffolk[15], he was raised in Northampton. Since the age of nine, Karl knew he wanted to become a singer. At 16, he left to Nottingham to study singing and pursue a career.[15] and eventually settled in Kennington, London.

In 2005, Nick Raphael and Jo Charrington, signed him for a deal with Sony BMG and soon he became part of the alternative reggae/ska indie pop rock group The Wayne Foundation within the label.[16] They released the EP Friday Night Nation in July 2007. But soon after, the relationship soured with Sony BMG, as Karl announced his decision to quit the band for the direction it was taking, and in order to have more freedom to work on his own music.

He eventually formed the duo Domino Go! with Timz.[17][18] Michael was the singer-songwriter and vocalist, with Timz on guitar and production. Their style was a fusion of pop and soul.[19] The duo signed with Atlantic Records in 2009. But that contract was terminated in 2012 while they were recording an album with the label.[citation needed] After the break-up, Michael started working double shifts as a window washer and in a bar.[19] He enlisted however the guidance of worldwide management company Twenty First Artists, to focus his attention on a strictly solo career.[20]

Music career 2013: The Voice UK In 2013, Karl applied to The Voice UK in its second season for a better chance to pursue a musical career. In his blind audition in series 2, Karl sang his version of Annie Lennox hit "No More I Love You's". All four coaches, Danny O'Donoghue, Jessie J and Tom Jones turned round in a bid to add Karl to their teams. was the first to turn around. But Michael opted to be in Danny's team. He was eliminated after performing in the semi-final round, and finishing 5th-8th overall.

Michael considers Taio Cruz, James Morrison, Craig David, The Script, Terence Trent D'Arby and many more as his musical influences.


Round Song Original Artist Result
Blind Audition "No More I Love You's" Annie Lennox Joined Team Danny
Battle Rounds "Red" (against Nadeem Leigh) Daniel Merriweather Winner
Knockout rounds "Apologize" OneRepublic Fast pass
Week 1 "A Thousand Years" Christina Perri Bottom two. Saved by coach.
Semi-Final "I Will Wait" (as part of The Voice UK Semi-finalists) Mumford & Sons Eliminated
"I Believe I Can Fly" R. Kelly
"Let Her Go" (as part of Team Danny) Passenger

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Mike Ward (singer)[edit]

Mike Ward (born in Salford, Greater Manchester in 1990) is a British singer based in Manchester who took part in series 2 of The Voice UK as part of Tom Jones' team singing mostly country music and became finalist in the last Final 4 round[21] and finished fourth overall in the competition for the year.

Ward took part in the show after his mother Julie signed him up for the show without telling him.[22] He auditioned with the song "Don't Close Your Eyes" from Keith Whitley, with three of the four judges, Jessie J, Danny O'Donoghue and Sir Tom Jones turning their chairs. He opted to be in "Team Tom" and was his team's finalist in the competition singing "Suspicious Minds" solo and "Green Green Grass of Home" with Tom Jones. As a result of the public vote,he finished fourth with the title going to Andrea Begley. Throughout he series, he was credited for trying to get country music get noticed in the UK.

Mike ward is a cousin of British X Factor season 2 winner Shayne Ward.[23] He was working as a joiner, but had lost his job and was unemployed for 6 months when he applied to The Voice.[22]

Discography (Charting singles))

Song title UK release date UK peak
"When I Was Your Man"
22 June 2013
"Picking Up the Pieces"
29 June 2013

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Jesper Dahlbäck[edit]

Jesper Dahlbäck
Also known as Lenk, ADJD (with Alexi Delano), The Persuader, Dahlback, Dick Track, Faxid, Groove Machine, Janne Me' Amazonen, The Pinguin Man oder DK (with Thomas Krome)
Born 1974
Origin Stockholm, Sweden
Genres House, Tech house, Progressive House, Trance, Electro House
Years active 1997-2007
Labels Svek, Blank LTD, DK Records, Harthouse
Associated acts [John Dahlbäck]] / Hugg & Pepp / Pepp & Kaliber

Jesper Dahlbäck (born in 1974) is a Swedish techno DJ and producer from Sweden. Besides his real name, he has used various stage names and pseudonyms such as Lenk, ADJD (with Alexi Delano), The Persuader, Hugg & Pepp / Pepp & Kaliber (with his cousin John Dahlbäck), Dahlback, Dick Track, Faxid, Groove Machine, Janne Me' Amazonen, The Pinguin Man oder DK (with Thomas Krome).

He started producing tracks at 17 effected by the Detroit techno and artists from UK and Germany. In 1993 he founded the Globe Studios together with Adam Beyer and Peter Benisch. He distributed tracks through Planet Rhythm. Working with Cari Lekebusch and Adam Beyer, he gained notoriety in Sweden and throughout Europe with his versatile house music through the specialized label Svek becoming a prominent producer with them. In 1998 and 2001, the label won Swedish Grammy music prize nominations. In 1999, he had an international hit with Canadian producer Tiga called "Pleasure From The Bass".

More recently, he has started releasing more classical tracks with Acidsounds. Struggling with tinnitus, he has withdrawn from public performances concentrating on music production work.


  • 1997: Midnight Express (12") {Svek]
  • 1997: The Persuader (12") [Svek]
  • 1997: With Compliments (12") [Svek]
  • 1998: JD's Power Tools Vol. I (12") [Blank LTD]
  • 1999: Nueva York (12") [Blank LTD]
  • 2000: Sand & Vatten (12") [Svek]
  • 2001: JD's Power Tools Vol. II (12") [Blank LTD]
  • 2001: Sommar EP (12") [Svek]
  • 2003: Hans EP (12") [Jericho]
  • 2003: Summer Jam Madness EP (12") [20:20 Vision]
  • 2004: Finnish Folksong (12") [Special Needs Recordings]
  • 2004: JD's Acid Power (12") [Blank LTD]
  • 2004: Machine Dance (12") [DK Records]
  • 2004: Number In Between (12") [Soma Quality Recordings]
  • 2005: Polyhouse (12") [DK Records]
  • 2006: As If Dubs (12") [Mad Eye]
  • 2007: ADJDs's Chronicle Of The Urban Dwellers (Album) [Harthouse]

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João Lucas & Marcelo[edit]

João Lucas & Marcelo (also is João Lucas e Marcelo) is a sertanejo style Brazilian singing duo. João Lucas originates from Miranorte, Tocantins, a vocalist and multi-instrumentalist and Marcelo from Cáceres, Mato Grosso. Marcelo, main vocalist, is also a songwriter who has written songs for Vitor e Léo, Luan Santana, Fernando e Sorocaba and others. They are most famous for their hit "Eu Quero Tchu, Eu Quero Tcha". The song's choreography was re-enacted by Brazilian foorball (soccer) player Neymar celebrating his hundredth career goal.[25] The song reached Top 10 of Brasil Hot 100 Airplay.

Discography Albums

Year Album details
2012 João Lucas & Marcelo



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Become One[edit]

Become One was a German boy/girl pop band. The six-members of the band were chosen by a casting German reality television show called Fame Academy, a German version of the international Star Academy franchise and hosted by Nova Meierhenrich on the German television channel RTL II. The band was formed in 2003 and had two singles and one album.

The debut single with the winning song "I Don't Need Your Alibis". The single was produced by Michael Kersting and released the following week after the finale. It charted in Germany reaching number 16 staying 9 weeks in teh German Official Singles Chart. It was also a hit in Switzerland and Austria where the show was also available. The band released their album 1 in January 2004. The album reached number 24 in Germany staying 4 weeks in the albums chart. A follow-up single "Come Clean" did poorly in sales. The band announced they were disbanding on 25 July 2004, after a series of concerts culminating at Freizeit-Land Geiselwind, near Nuremberg.

Members The members (winning finalists from the series were:

  • Thomas Bopp (born 22 March 1981)
  • David Hernandez (24 April 1978) (earlier a dancer with the German girl band No Angels)
  • Christopher Komm. (born 19 May 1983)
  • Sedat Türüc (15 July 1978)
  • Ji-In Cho (born 30 December 1976)
  • Carolin Arnold (born 16 October 1978)

After split-up Ji-In Cho

Ji-In Cho

Ji-In Cho became part of the German the symphonic metal band Krypteria in December 2004 and the band's lead vocalist and pianist. The band's single "Liberatio" was used for a charity campaign in aid of the Tsunami-victims in Southeast Asia.

Sedat Türüc Sedat Türüc, the band member of Turkish origin went on to form the duo Meant 2 Be with Gunther Göbbel (also known as Geeno), a popular contestant who had reached Final 5 of another reality television series Deutschland sucht den Superstar (DSDS) in 2003/2004 in its second season. The duo released their Latin-influenced single "Caramba!". Göbbel went on to form another band Lemon Ice, a German cover band with the rapper Jay Low.

Sedat Türüc continued with a solo career turning his attention to the Turkish market and became a successful pop and dance star in Turkey and Turkish diaspora with a series of releases and music videos under the mononym Sedat. Popular songs by him included "Bütün Kalbimle", "Horoz", "Tutmayin Beni" and as Sedat TRC in the dance hit "Hoppa" featuring D&G and Big Shafiq, amongst others. He released a studio album ASI in 2010.

Discography Albums

Year Album Peak positions
2004 1 24


Year Single Peak positions Album
2003-2004 "Don't Need Your Alibis" 16 33 52 1
2004 "Come Clean" 61  –  –

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Category:German musical groups

Voice of Lebanon[edit]

Voice of Lebanon (in Arabic صوت لبنان, transliterated as Sawt Loubnan, also known in French as Voix du Liban or by the abbreviation VDL) is a private radio station in Lebanon.

It was established by the Lebanese Kataeb Party in 1958 during the 1958 Lebanon crisis. It broadcast for a few months and ceased broadcasts with the departure of Lebanese President Camille Chamoun and arrival of President Fuad Chehab.

With the ondslaught of the Lebanese Civil War, the station resumed its broadcasts on the medium wave and later on FM.

Since 1 December 2010, two radio stations have been operating under the same name:

  • Voice of Lebanon (sub-title Voice of Freedom and Dignity), owned by Kataeb Party, broadcast from Ashrafieh, Beirut on 100.3 MHz and 100.5 MHz
  • Voice of Lebanon, independent non-partisan, broadcast from Dbayeh, Matn District north of Beirut, on 93.3 MHz (with additional frequencies 93.1 MHz and 93.6 MHz)

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MC Daleste[edit]

MC Daleste
Birth name Daniel Pedreira Senna Pellegrine
Born (1992-10-30)30 October 1992
Penha, São Paulo, Brazil
Died 7 July 2013(2013-07-07) (aged 20)
Zona Leste, São Paulo, Brazil
Genres Hip hop, funk, rap
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter, rapper
Years active 2009–2013
Labels Independent
Associated acts MC Guimê

Daniel Pedreira Senna Pellegrine better known by his stage name MC Daleste (born in Penha, São Paulo, Brazil, 30 October 1992 - died Paulínia, 7 July 2013), was a funk singer, songwriter and rapper. He was mortally shot in the stomach while performing during a free show in São Paulo with reportedly three thousand attending. He died later the same day in hospital.[30][31][32] The Brazilian rap scene suffers from violence. Many other MCs have been killed including Felipe Boladão, MC Careca and MC Primo.[32]

Career MC Daleste began his career in 2009, composing his first funk songs and found success after releasing "Deusa da Ostentação'", "Ostentação Fora do Normal" and "Quem é Essa Menina de Vermelho?" and collaboration with another urban artist MC Guimê.

Discography Singles (selective)

  • "Todas as Quebradas"
  • "Mais Amor, Menos Recalque"
  • "Mãe de Traficante"
  • "Voz Estranha"
  • "Bonde dos Menor"
  • "Água na Boca"
  • "Ipanema"
  • "Quem é Essa Menina de Vermelho"
  • "Nunca Vendeu Maconha"
  • "O Gigante Acordou!"
  • "Deusa da Ostentação"
  • "Ostentação Fora do Normal" (part. MC Léo da Baixada)
  • "Angra dos Reis"

References reflist


Category:Brazilian rappers Category:Brazilian male singers Category:Brazilian songwriters Category:1992 births Category:2013 deaths

Carolina Márquez[edit]

Carolina Márquez
Born Bogotá, Colombia
Genres Dance-pop (Electro, Italo dance, Latin pop)
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter, musician, dancer, record producer
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1998 – present
Labels Do It Yourself Entertainment

Carolina Márquez (born in Bogotá, Colombia), is a Colombian/Italian electronic music singer and resides in Rome.

Márquez left Colombia in 1986 to Spain to study drama at the Escuela de Arte Dramático in Barcelona. In 1991, she moved with her family to Venice, Italy where she studied modern languages ​​and literatures. Her first notable musical success was with "S.E.X.O.", a song she had written, after performing it in Milan in front of 80,000 spectators. The song became a pan-European club hit. Capitalizing on this success, she released her first dance album Más Música on Do It Yourself and on Virgin Italy record labels. The album comprised fifteen tracks that she had written, performed and produced.

In 2004, Carolina Márquez had an international hit with "The Killer's Song" based on the music of "Twisted Nerve" by composer G. Hermann, when it was used in the soundtrack of the film Kill Bill by Quentin Tarantino. In 2005, a follow up "The Killer's Song Vol II" was released with remixes by well-known Euro DJs including one by The Disco Boys, a German electronic duo act. Mixes of the song were heavily played in Ibiza. EMI marketed the song in Latin America, with Ultra distributing it in the United States. A follow up single "Pleasure Ground" was also a hit in Italy in addition to some international success with Márquez heavily touring Europe.

After a relative hiatus for many years (2006-2010), Carolina Márquez made a comeback in 2011 with "Wicked Wow" after a remix by DJ Chuckie. In 2012 she released "Weekend (Wicked Wow)" that was credited as Carolina Márquez vs Jay Kay and featuring Lil Wayne & Glasses Malone. In 2013 she released "Sing La La La" sampling on "Pesenka" by Ruki Vverh! / "Around the World (La La La La La)" by A Touch of Class (aka ATC). Here version features Flo Rida & Dale Saunders and has become an international hit all over again.

Personal life Carolina Márquez has dual citizenship. She is originally Colombian, but acquired Italian citizenship after residing many years in the country.

Discography Albums

  • 2002: Más Música
  • 2007: Angel De Fuego (10th Anniversary)

Singles and EPs (International charts) [1]

Year Single Peak positions Album


2004 "The Killer's Song"  – 29
10 18 57  – 57  – Soundtrack
2005 "Pleasure Ground" 30  –  –  –  – 5  –  –  –  –
2013 "Sing La La La"
(feat. Flo Rida & Dale Saunders)
44  –  –  –  – 81 82  – 70


  • 1998: "S.E.X.O."
  • 1998: "Amor Erótico"
  • 1999: "Cont@cto"
  • 2000: "Super DJ"
  • 2000: "Bisex Alarm"
  • 2001: "Ritmo"
  • 2002: "Discomani"
  • 2002: "Más Música"
  • 2004: "The Killer's Song" (from soundtrack)
  • 2005: "The Killer's Song Vol. 2"
  • 2005: "Pleasure Ground"
  • 2006: "Angel De Fuego"
  • 2011: "Wicked Wow"
  • 2012: "Weekend (Wicked Wow)" (Carolina Márquez vs Jay Kay featuring Lil Wayne & Glasses Malone)
  • 2013: "Sing La La La"


  1. ^ ExtraMusicNew: Slackwax – Night Out
  2. ^ - Blackwax biography(in German)
  3. ^ a b Muri and Marios single is a success (in Danish)
  4. ^ Ekskæresten snuppede guitaren - men gav dem en landeplage. Den danske duo Muri og Mario hitter på YouTube og iTunes - men de store radiostationer har ikke opdaget dem. Endnu (in Danish)
  5. ^ Mortengade: Muri & Mario – Hun tog min guitar (in Danish)
  6. ^ a b "Muri and Mario discography". Hung Medien. Retrieved 8 June 2013.  Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "den" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).
  7. ^ a b Nashville's Newly Formed Gasohol Music Publishing Signs Jamie Teachenor
  8. ^ Music Row: Industry Ink (September 17, 2012)
  9. ^ Sandy Lee Song Fest - Jamie Treachenor biography
  10. ^ Atlantic Music Guide - 5GB With Jamie Teachenor; Playing Eddie’s Attic Tonight With Rudy Currence, July 19th
  11. ^ Andrea Magrath (27 January 2011). "The odd couple: Justin Bieber and Ozzy Osbourne team up for futuristic Superbowl advertisement". Daily Mail. Retrieved 21 June 2013. 
  12. ^ Ozzy Osbourne interview with the quotation "Who the fuck is Justin Bieber"
  13. ^ Jacob Stage (5 June 2013). "Charleston Clubbers - Who The F**k Is Justin Bieber". Retrieved 21 June 2013. 
  14. ^ " – Charlestone Clubbers – Who The F*** Is Justin Bieber". Tracklisten. Retrieved June 23, 2013.
  15. ^ a b "Shannon singer competes for BBC's The Voice". May 27, 2013. 
  16. ^ Lawrence John (20 April 2013). "Karl wow the judges on The Voice". Northampton News. Retrieved 24 June 2013. 
  17. ^ 30 seconds with Domino Go!
  18. ^ - Our "Ones to watch"
  19. ^ a b Laura Armstrong (22 April 2013). "I used to sing with Ed Sheeran - Karl Michael's last chance". The Sun. Retrieved 24 June 2013. 
  20. ^ AEG Live - Karl Michael Tickets
  21. ^ Radio Times: The Voice UK 2013 finalists: Mike Ward
  22. ^ a b The Sun: You made that one yourself - Ex-joiner Mike nails it on The Voice
  23. ^ The Daily Mirror: The Voice 2013: Shayne Ward's cousin Mike Ward shows off his lovely smooth vocals on Saturday's show
  24. ^ "MIKE WARD". The Official Charts Company. Retrieved Monday, 24th June 2013.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  25. ^ Artistas Viva Brasil: João Lucas & Marcelo
  26. ^ "Become One Longplay-Chartverfolgung". (in German). Phononet GmbH. Retrieved 14 July 2012. 
  27. ^ Become One discography - Singles
  28. ^ a b "Become One discography". Hung Medien. Retrieved 10 July 2013.  Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "aut" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).
  29. ^ "Become One discography". Hung Medien. Retrieved 10 July 2013. 
  30. ^ R7 Noticias: Funkeiro é baleado e morto durante show em Campinas (in Portuguese)
  31. ^ Globo: Funkeiros homenageiam MC Daleste, após ele morrer com tiro em show (in Portuguese)
  32. ^ a b 'Inveja mata', diz pai de MC Daleste sobre assassinato de filho (in Portuguese)
  33. ^ Carolina Marquez discography
  34. ^ Carolina Marquez discography
  35. ^ Carolina Marquez discography
  36. ^ Carolina Marquez discography

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DEFAULTSORT:Marquez, Carolina

Category:Colombian female singers Category:Electronic musicians Category:Living people Category:People from Bogotá

Dale Saunders (singer)[edit]

Dale Saunders
Born (1978-08-03) 3 August 1978 (age 39)
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Genres Soca, R&B, Pop, fusion music
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter
Instruments Vocals
Labels RockSmash Records

Dale Saunders (born 3 August 1978) is a Saint Kitts and Nevis-born soca singer now established in London, England. He is also well-known for fusion of his music with R&B, ragga and pop music bridging various genres. He was nominated for Best New Male Soca Artist category at the 2010/2011 International Soca Music Awards.[1] He released his debut album Here I Am on 24 June 2011 on RockSmash Records and distribution by Island Def Jam.

He has released a number of well-received hits that showcase his versatility, and appeal for Caribbean countries and in England and continental Europe. In 2013, he was featured in the single "Sing La La La" by Colombian/Italian singer Carolina Márquez featuring Flo Rida and Saunders. A remake of Ruki Vverh! Russian hit "Pesenka" and anglicized "Around the World (La La La La La)", "Sing La La La" became an international hit appearing in charts in Austria, France and many other countries.

Discography Albums

  • 2011: Here I Am


Singles (selective)
  • "Party Over Here"
  • "Gimme More"
  • "If Only For Tonight"
  • "Jumping Day and Night"
  • "Regular Guy"
  • "LTLF (Let The Love Flow)" feat. Dan Clare
Featured in
Year Single Peak positions Album
2013 "Sing La La La"
(Carolina Márquez feat. Flo Rida & Dale Saunders)
44 81 82 70

References reflist

DEFAULTSORT:Saunders, Dale

Category:1978 births Category:Living people

Kaleo (band)[edit]

Origin Iceland
Genres Indie pop, rock, folk
Years active 2012-present
Members Jökull Júlíusson
Davíð Antonsson
Daníel Ægir Kristjánsson
Rubin Pollock

Kaleo is an Icelandic indie pop / rock / folk band established in 2012 and their first majour public appearance Iceland Airwaves Music Festival in November 2012. Their fame came through "Vor í vaglaskógi" as it was included on heavy rotation on Icelandic state broadcaster RÚV's radio station Rás 2 featuring on top of the stations Top 10.[4]

Members The band is made up of:[5]

  • Jökull Júlíusson - Vocals and guitar
  • Davíð Antonsson - Percussion and vocals
  • Daníel Ægir Kristjánsson - Bass
  • Rubin Pollock - Guitar

Discography EPs

  • 2013: Glasshouse


  • 2013: "Vor í vaglaskógi"

References reflist

DEFAULTSORT:Kaleo Category:Icelandic musical groups

Anders Lundström[edit]

Anders Lundström
Anders "MAV" Lundström
Background information
Also known as MAV (country singer)
A.L. Sweet, Lucka, Maverick
Born (1977-10-11) October 11, 1977 (age 40)
Stöde, Sundsvall Municipality, Sweden
Genres Pop
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter, record producer, musician
Instruments Vocals, guitar, keyboards, percussion
Years active 1999 – present
Labels Bolero Records, Saddle & Sabre Music
Associated acts Patrick Frisk, Rednex, Superswede, Thomas Di Leva

Anders Lundström (born in Stöde, Sundsvall Municipality on 11 October 1977) is a Swedish songwriter and record producer. He is also a country recording artist who has released an album Stay True with the stage name MAV.[6] At various times earlier in his career he was also known as A.L. Sweet, Maverick, Lucka.[7]

Career Between 2001 and 2006, he was a co-producer with Patrik Frisk, owner of Sidelake Studios in Sundsvall. In 2002, he toured as part of the band for Lutricia McNeal. Also from 2003 to 2006, he was the lead vocalist for the band Superswede.

In 2006 he took part in Melodifestivalen 2006 with Rednex in "Mama Take Me Home" and would tour with the band, a cooperation that went on from 2006 to 2009 with a string of hits for Rednex. He also produced "Pame" for Daniel Mitsogiannis in Melodifestivalen 2008, did the arrangement for The Moniker song "Oh My God!" in Melodifestivalen 2011 and produced "Ge aldrig upp" for Thomas Di Leva in Melodifestivalen 2012. In 2011, he had co-produced a full album for Di Leva titled Hjärtat Vinner Alltid

In 2012 he ventured on a new solo singing career as a country singer under the name MAV.[6] "I Like the Loneliness" is his debut single from his debut album Stay True.

Discography Albums

  • 2013: Stay True


  • 2013: "I Like the Loneliness"
  • 2013: "Breathe"

Productions / co-productions

  • 2001: Carola - My Show
  • 2002: Lutricia McNeal - Metroplex
  • 2003: Da Möb - Hådast av dom hårda
  • 2004: Monica Starck - Desert Flower
  • 2004: Lutricia McNeal - Soul Sister Ambassador (European Edition)
  • 2004: Uno Svenningsson - "Andas genom mig" (single)
  • 2005: Lutricia McNeal - Rise (Japanese Version of Soul Sister Ambassador)
  • 2006: Uno Svenningsson - Så underbart (Sånger för December)
  • 2008: Rednex - Thank God I'm a Country Boy
  • 2008: One Voice - Gospel Classics 2008
  • 2009: Chill del Sol - Under the Palms, Warm Nights
  • 2009: Maverick (Anders Lundström) - "Pretending" (single)
  • 2010: Peter Gustafsson - En annan man
  • 2010: Thomas Di Leva - Love Star
  • 2010: Thomas Di Leva - "Sträck ut din hand" (single)
  • 2010: Psychosomatic Cowboys - Intoxication
  • 2010: Date - Här och nu
  • 2011: Thomas Di Leva - Hjärtat vinner alltid
  • 2011: Thomas Di Leva - "Välkommen hem" (single)
  • 2011: Thomas Di Leva - "Julens Stjärna" (single)
  • 2011: Vinni - "Sommerfuggel i vinterland" (Hver gang vi møtes, Norway) (single)
  • 2011: Adam Story - Forward Rewind (EP)
  • 2012: Susanne Fellbrink - Vilken känsla
  • 2012: Psychosomatic Cowboys - 90 Proof
  • 2012: Susanne Fellbrink - "Jag kommer hem igen" (single)
  • 2012: Thomas Di Leva - "Ge aldrig upp" (Melodifestivalen) (single)
  • 2012: Adam Story - "The River" (single)
  • 2013: Cue - Back to See This Place
  • 2013: Uno Svenningsson - Semester (Varm sommarversion)
  • 2013: Susanne Fellbrink - "Ensam" (single)
  • 2013: Mindful feat. Uri Geller - "Bend & Melt" (single)
  • 2013: Panetoz - "Vissla med mig" (single)


Remixes (with Emil Hellman / Soundfactory)

References reflist

External links

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DEFAULTSORT: Lundstrom, Anders

Category:Swedish songwriters Category:Swedish record producers Category:Swedish male singers Category:1977 births Category:Living people Category:People from Sundsvall

Bilal Hajji[edit]

Bilal Hajji
Birth name Bilal Hajji
Also known as The Chef, Bilal "The Chef" Hajji
Occupation(s) Songwriter, Producer
Years active 2005–present

Bilal Hajji, sometimes also known as The Chef (at times Bilal "The Chef" or Bilal "The Chef" Hajji) is a lyricist, songwriter and record producer based in Sweden who has written or co-written many charting hits on the music charts in many countries. He is known for collaborating with record producer RedOne and with AJ Junior (actually Achraf Janussi).

His early success came through co-writing songs for Alexandra Burke, Lady Gaga, Sean Kingston, Kat DeLuna and Swedish acts Darin Zanyar and Mohombi. He achieved recognition for his work in 2005, firstly with the Darin song "Step Up," which reached #1 in Sweden[8] and later won him and frequent collaborator RedOne both a Swedish Grammy and Scandinavian Song of the Year award.[9]

Later hits writte or co-written by him include songs for Pitbull, Jennifer Lopez, Enrique Iglesias, Nicole Scherzinger, Akon, One Direction, Niki Minaj, Khaled amongst others.

Discography Albums (Selective - significant involvement in album)

Singles / Songs (selective - written or co-written)[10][11]

  • Darin - "Step Up" / "Move" / "Be What You Wanna Be" / "You Don't Hear Me"
  • RBD - "Wanna Play" / "Cariño mio"

Refererces reflist

External links

Category:Songwriters Category:Living people

AJ Junior[edit]

Achraf Janussi
(AJ Junior)
Birth name Achraf Janussi
Also known as AJ Junior, AJ Janussi, A Janussi, Jannusi
Occupation(s) Songwriter, Producer
Years active 2002–present

Achraf Janussi better known as AJ Junior also known as AJ Janussi, is a well-known songwriter and music producer based in Sweden. The credits may also use A Janussi, Ashraf Janussi and sometimes Jannusi as well). He closely cooperates with record producer RedOne and at many times with Bilal Hajji (also known as Bilal "The Chef" Hajji).

Janussi wrote hits for the A-Teens in 2002, and co-produced the American singer Vanessa Hudgens's album V in 2006, the German pop group No Angels and the British X factor winner Shayne Ward's album Breathless in 2007 and co-wrote the song "Tell Him" for Ward. He also technically assisted on 4 tracks in Westlife 2007 album Back Home.

He later on concentrated on songwriting, writing or co-writing many charting hits on the music charts in many countries. Notable artists include Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull in "On the Floor", "Dance Again" and "Live It Up", as well as to Mohombi, Cher Lloyd, Nicole Scherzinger, Shayne Ward, JLS, Taio Cruz, Paulina Rubio and Skitszo.

Discography (Selective - songs written or co-written)


External links

DEFAULTSORT:Janussi, Achraf

Category:Songwriters Category:Living people


Michael Schindler better known by his stage name Shindy (born in Bietigheim-Bissingen on 7 September 1988) is a German rapper.

Schindler was born to a German father and a Greek mother. He spent his childhood in the restaurant run by his Greek grandparents. He began rapping at age 14 and by 16 was noticed by Greek-German rapper Jaysus who invited him to contribute some tracks with him.

In 2012, Shindy was signed to Kay One's label. He gained popular fame through Kay One album Prince of Belvedair where Shindy was featured on some tracks. Shindy's big popularity came when featured on Kay One's chant in support of the German national football team titled "Finale wir kommen". After one more single together, he parted ways in unfriendly terms with Kay One allying himself with Bushido and Bushido's rap label ersguterjunge,[12] at the same time issuing a diss track against Kay One.

On 21 June 2013, he released the single "Immer immer mehr" with Bushido & Sido followed on 12 July 2013 with the debut album NWA[13] denoting 'Nie wieder arbeiten' (meaning never work again). The album topped the German and Austrian charts and reaching Top 3 in Switzerland.

Discography Albums

Year Album Peak positions Certifications
2013 NWA
NWA 2.0
1 1 3


Year Single Peak positions Album
2013 "Immer immer mehr"
(feat. Bushido & Sido)
 – 62  – NWA
(feat. Bushido)
88  –  –
"Stress ohne Grund"
(feat. Bushido)
19 21 45
Featured in
Year Single Peak positions Album
2012 "Finale wir kommen"
(Kay One feat. Shindy)
29  –  –
2013 "Panamera Flow"
(Bushido feat. Shindy)
51 51  – Bonus track on
  • 2006: "Playboys (Mambo No. '06)"
  • 2007: "Die flippen aus" (feat. Jaysus)
  • 2009: "Jasmin"
  • 2009: "Das rappst du nicht du Spast" (feat. Jaysus)
  • 2010: "Ich hab's halt"
  • 2011: "Der Grieche aus dem Süden"
  • 2012: "Crime Payz"
  • 2012: "Hugo Boss" (with Kay One)
  • 2012: "Bad Boyz 4 Life (with Kay One & Blacklife)
  • 2012: "Crime Payz Millionäre" (with Kay One & Crime Payz)
  • 2012: "Sunnyboys" (with Kay One) (Vega & Fard Diss)
  • 2013: "Alkoholisierte Pädophile" (diss track against Kay One)
  • 2006: "Gangsta of Love" (Jaysus feat. Shindy & NDG) in König im Süden
  • 2007: "Sonnenbrille Nachts" (Jaysus feat. Shindy & Musiye) in Der Erste Tag vom Rest meines Lebens
  • 2011: "Backpacker laber' nicht" (Musiye feat. Shindy, Dimar & Assos) in Rapaganda
  • 2011: "Stück von mir" (Shindy) in Rapaganda
  • 2011: "Lass' mir meine Ehre" (Shindy feat. Assos & Israel) in Rapaganda
  • 2011: "Egoist" (Jaysus feat. Shindy) in Narzischwein
  • 2012: "Sportsfreund" (Kay One feat. Shindy) in Prince of Belvedair
  • 2012: "Lagerfeld Flow" (Kay One feat. Bushido & Shindy) in Prince of Belvedair
  • 2012: "Villa auf Hawaii" (Kay One feat. Shindy) in Prince of Belvedair
  • 2013: "Gangsta Squad" (Eko Fresh feat. MoTrip, Ali A$, Shindy, Jeyz & Tatwaffe) in Eksodus

References reflist

DEFAULTSORT:Shindy Category:German rappers Category:1988 births Category:Living people Category:German people of Greek descent Category:People from Bietigheim-Bissingen

Niello (rapper)[edit]

Niklas Grahn better known by his stage name Niello is a Swedish rapper and electronic hip hop artist[16]. His name derives from niello decoration made of mixture of copper, silver, and lead sulphides, and used as an inlay on engraved or etched metal. He is signed to Warner Music Sweden.

Niello gained fame through his initial release "Svett". But it was with "Legenden" released in June 2013 featuring Phantomen that he had great chart success reaching Top 3 on Sverigetopplistan, the official Swedish Singles Chart.

Discography Singles

Year Single Peak positions Certification Album
2013 "Svett"  –
"Legenden" (feat. Phantomen) 3

References reflist


Category:Swedish rappers Category:Living people

Martin Garrix[edit]

Martin Garrix
Born 1995
Genres Electro House
Dutch House
Occupation(s) Disc jockey
Instruments Keyboards, Turntable, computer
Labels Spinnin' Records

Martin Garrix (born 1995) is a Dutch DJ signed to Spinnin' Records. He had his beginnings with "BFAM", a co-release with Julian Jordan, another artist signed to Spinnin' Records label in "BFAM". Also in 2012, his remix of "Your Body" appeared as "Your Body (Martin Garrix Remix)" on Christina Aguilera's Deluxe version of the album Lotus. The song is written by Max Martin, Shellback and Savan Kotecha. His track "Just Some Loops", a collaboration with TV Noise appeared on the compilation album Loop Masters Essential, Volume 2. In 2013, he co-released "Torrent" with Sidney Samson on Musical Freedom label.

Garrix gained considerable fame through his own solo release "Animals"[18] released on June 16, 2013 on 541 / N.E.W.S. label, becoming a hit in a great number of charts in Europe.[19] The track also appears on Hardwell's album Hardwell presents 'Revealed Volume 4'.

Discography Singles

Year Title Peak Chart Positions Album
BEL (Vl)
BEL (Wa)

6 6 12 37 26 60 Non-album single
but appears on compilation
Hardwell presents 'Revealed Volume 4'

Other appearances

References reflist

External links

DEFAULTSORT:Garrix, Martin

Category:Dutch DJs Category:Dutch dance musicians Category:1995 births Category:Living people

Myron (duo)[edit]

Origin Basel, Switzerland
Genres Pop rock
Years active 2003-present
Labels Columbia Records (Sony)
Members Daniel "Dan" Tadros
Eric Tadros

Myron is a Swiss pop-rock duo based singing in English language and made up of lead singer Emanuel "Manu" Gut (also widely known by his stage name Manu-L) and songwriter, guitarist and bass player Chris Haffner. The two met while working as studio musicians and they formed the band in 2003, in Basel, Switzerland. The band signed with Sony BMG in 2007, and has released four albums and a number of singles that charted in Switzerland, with the single "One Step Closer" being their biggest hit. The duo's sound is primarily soft contemporary rock with a definite melodic twist, and soul and pop/country influences. The duo that performs its concerts with a full live band including drummer, guitarist and keyboardist is signed to the Columbia Records label, part of Sony Music Entertainment.

The band's vocalist has also developed a successful solo singing career in collaboration with a number of producers, primarily with Swiss record producer Remady[26] with whom he has a number of charting hits internationally.

Career Their first single release was "Say You Want Me" in 2007 available through downloads on iTunes cracking the Swiss charts at number 68 and eventually reaching number 40. They released their debut album On Air on 25 January 2008. It is available both as a download and in stores. On 20 February 2009, the duo released their sophomore album One Step Closer with the title track becoming their biggest charting hit ever in Swizterland reaching number 9 in the Swiss Hitparade, the official Swiss Singles Chart. Their third album was released on 11 February 2011 titled Never Regret with a fourth album scheduled for 2013 called Buterfly with "Every Little" is the pre-release single. Discography Albums

Year Album Peak positions Certification
2008 On Air 10
2009 One Step Closer 10
2011 Never Regret 6
2013 Butterfly


Year Album Peak positions Certification
2007 "Say You Want Me" 40  – On Air
2008 "I Don't Care"  –  –
2009 "One Step Closer" 9  – One Step Closer
"Wonderful to Me" (with Jenniffer Kae) 54 93
2011 "If It End" 35  – Never Regret


References reflist

External links

Category:Swiss musical groups Category:Musical duos


Emanuel Gut better known by his stage name Manu-L, is a Swiss singer and musician. The name is derived from his given name stylized in a different fashion. He is the vocalist and guitarist for the Swiss pop band duo Myron, a duo he formed in 2003 in Basel with songwriter, guitarist and bass player Chris Haffner. The band is signed since 2007 with Columbia Records of Sony BMG. The band has 4 albums and a number of charting singles and is most famous for the single "One Step Closer" that made it to number 9 in Swiss Hitparade, the official Swiss Singles Chart.

He has also developed a solo singing career closely collaborating since 2010 with Swiss music music producer Remady. He has had a string of hits where he is featured, very notably with "Single Ladies" with Remady and J-Son reaching number 1 in 2012 in Swiss Singles Chart, going double platinum, "Somebody Dance with Me Remady 2013 Mix", a remake of DJ BoBo hit with Remady reaching number 4 and "Holidays" with Remady also in 2013 reaching 3.

Discography Albums

as part of Myron
Year Album Peak positions Certification
2008 On Air 10
2009 One Step Closer 10
2011 Never Regret 6
2013 Butterfly
as Remady and Manu-L
Year Album Chart Positions Certification
2012 The Original 5
2013 The Original 2k13 3


as part of Myron
Year Album Peak positions Certification
2007 "Say You Want Me" 40  – On Air
2008 "I Don't Care"  –  –
2009 "One Step Closer" 9  – One Step Closer
"Wonderful to Me"
(with Jenniffer Kae)
54 93
2011 "If It End" 35  – Never Regret
Year Single Credited to Charts Certification Album
2010 "Give Me a Sign" Remady feat. Manu-L 11 55 46 11 58
  • IFPI SWI: Gold[29]
No Superstar - The Album
2011 "Save Your Heart" 41 38
"The Way We Are" 30 60
"If You Believe"
2012 "Single Ladies" Remady & Manu-L feat. J-Son 1 45 83 41
  • IFPI SWI: 2x Platinum[29]
The Original
"Doing It Right" Remady & Manu-L feat. Amanda Wilson 15
"Higher Ground" Remady & Manu-L 28
2013 "Hollywood Ending" (feat. Manu-L) Remady & Manu-L feat. J-Son 21 The Original 2k13
"It′s So Easy" Remady & Manu-L 18
"Somebody Dance with Me Remady 2013 Mix" DJ BoBo feat. Manu-L
(Remady Mix)
4 61 Non-album singles
"Holidays" Remady & Manu-L 3

References reflist


Category:Swiss male singers


Birth name Patrice Sylvestre
Born (1973-02-10) 10 February 1973 (age 45)
Val-d'Oise France
Genres Caribbean music, Tropical
Years active 1998–present

Patrice Sylvestre better known by his stage name Slaï (born Val-d'Oise, France on 10 February 1973) is a French singer of Guadeloupe origin

Sylvestre, born in France, actually passed his childhood and adolescence in Guadeloupe until 1996, when he returned to France. Interested in music early on, he release "Flamme" in 1998 that became a huge success in the Caribbean region and earned him a great following. He released his debut album Fresh in 1998 and the follow-up album, the self-titled Slaï in 2002 in local Caribbean markets. The releases were also known in Caribbean immigrant circles in France.

Slaï's fame crossed over to French mainstream as radio stations picked up on his repertoire of tropical songs as the genre gained more popularity in France and the genre being used in many mainstream French songs. As a result, Slaï decided to release his "Flamme" after many years of its original release in France, the single reaching number 4 on SNEP, the official French Singles Chart. Coinciding with the belated single, and with increased interest in tropical sounds, was his second album Florilège that reached 14 in the French albums and was certified double gold. Follow-up singles included "La dernière danse (ne rentre pas chez toi ce soir)" reaching number 9. In 2008, Slaï released Caraïbes that cracked the Top 10 in France.

In popular culture In the French 2013 tribute album dedicated to tropical sounds that had been popular with the French public, the collective chose to include Slaï's famous hit "Flamme" as one of the definitive tropical songs of the period. It was included in the repertoire of songs on the 12-track album Tropical Family. "Flamme" was interpreted by Axel Tony and Layanah on the album.

Slaï himself took part however in two other tribute tracks on the same album. They are "Les Poèmes de Michelle", a Teri Moïse song which Slaï did in solo. On a second track, the song "Il jouait du piano debout" from France Gall, Slaï performed it as a duo with Mélissa Nkonda.

Discography Albums

Year Album Peak positions Certification
BEL (Wa)
1998 Fresh  –  –
2002 Slaï  –  –
2004 Florilège 14 60 FR: 2x Gold
2008 Caraïbes 9  –
2011 Escale 9 43


Year Single Peak positions Albums Notes
BEL (Wa)
2004 "Flamme" 4 9 41 Florilège Originally released outside France in 1999
"La dernière danse (ne rentre pas chez toi ce soir)" 9 14 49 Originally released outside France in 2002
2005 "Après la tempête (jusq'au bout)" 18  –  –
2008 "Leçons particulières"  –  –  – Caraïbes
2011 "Autour de toi" 55  –  – Escale
2012 "Ça ne te convient pas"  –  –  –


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Origin Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Genres Pop
Years active 2002-2005
Labels Warner Music Canada
Past members Nicole Holness
Melanie Fiona Hallim
Nirvana Savoury

X-Quisite was a Canadian girl band. The trio made up of Nicole Holness, Melanie Fiona Hallim and Nirvana Savoury was signed to Warner Music (Canada) soon after it was established in 2002.[1] The group released its debut self-titled album X-Quisite also in 2002. In 2004, Juno Awards, an equivalent of Canadian Grammies, the band was nominated as one of five finalists for "R&B/Soul Recording of the Year" for the album X-Quisite. The band had a number of singles from the album, notably "Bad Girl" and "No Regrets" The band broke up in 2005, with all three members moving on to having solo music careers.

After break-up Nicole Holness Nicole Holness (born April 13, 1984 in Toronto, Ontario) became a television host as one of the original seven co-hosts of MTV Canada and their flagship series MTV Live. On March 1, 2011, she released her debut solo album Unreleased. The album was preceded by her debut single, "Epic" (May 5, 2009) and "Pop Yo Bottles" (June 29, 2010). She has also been a model in several Canadian national print advertisement campaigns.

Melanie Fiona Hallim Melanie Fiona Hallim (born July 4, 1983 in Toronto, Ontario)[2] with Guyanese immigrant parents, [3][4] of mixed African, Indian, and Portuguese descent.[2] followed a very lucrative musical career. After a brief period in another group called The Renaissance with rapper Drake, and recorded a reggae song "Somebody Come Get Me" under the stage name Syren Hall. The song was included in the Reggae Gold 2008 compilation album.[5]

She went solo with her debut album The Bridge released in 2009, having collaborated with Future Cut, Vada Nobles, Stereotypes, J. Phoenix and Peter Wade Keusch. The debut single "Give It to Me Right" (February 28, 2009) was a hit on Canadian Hot 100 chart and reached number 41 on the UK Singles Chart.[6] The second single, "It Kills Me", became her breakout song on the Billboard Hot 100 where it entered the Top 50, along with topping the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. The song earned her a Grammy Award nomination for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance. The song "Monday Morning" is her biggest hit in Europe to date. The Bridge also earned her a NAACP Image Award nomination for Outstanding New Artist. In 2012, Hallim won two Grammy Awards for Best Traditional R&B Performance and Best R&B Song for the song "Fool for You" with Cee Lo Green. In 2011, Hallim recorded her second studio album The MF Life.

Nirvana Savoury Nirvana Savoury quit music for a while after her 23-years old brother 2008 died. He had been suffering for many years of Ataxia telangiectasia. She also came out some time later as a lesbian. She has made a comeback in the 2010s, with release of a single "Lipstick Lover" in 2011 in addition to a dance mixtape version with Jester and Kid Kut from Toronto. The mixtape also contains three original tracks, "Ambulance", "Flavors" and "Throb". Savoury also appeared in Karl Wolf's 2012 album Finally Free with the track "Tell Me" featuring Nirvana Savoury. She is working on a solo album for release in 2013.[7]

Discography Albums

  • 2002: X-Quisite


  1. "Colors" (1:00)
  2. "Sassy Thang" (4:10)
  3. "Bad Girl" (3:36)
  4. "Don't Say" (2:58)
  5. "No Regrets" (3:22)
  6. "How We Swing" (featuring Skitz) (3:31)
  7. "Best Friends" (featuring Zoë) (3:47)
  8. "Who’s the Man" (3:32)
  9. "Showing Love" (4:20)
  10. "Why You Do" (3:42)
  11. "Ex-Girlfriend" (3:13)
  12. "Foolio" (1:13)
  13. "Through the Week" (5:21)
  14. "Bad Girl" (Remix featuring Bigz)
  15. "No Regrets" (Dance Remix) (4:30)
  16. "Don’t Say" (Slow Jam Remix (2:57)
  17. "No Regrets" (Remix featuring Ish) (3:26)


  • "Bad Girl" (2004) (also appeared on Now! 9 Canadian series)
  • "No Regrets"

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Origin Skåne, Sweden
Genres Dansband
Years active 2005-present
Labels Atenzia Records
Associated acts Christina Lindberg
Christina Lindbergs orkester
Members Kalle Stenson
Pär Hogland
John Martin Bengtsson
Tommy Kjellqvist
Niclas Lindström
Roger Olsson

Stensons is a Swedish dansband from Skåne[8] that started performing as an independent all-male band starting 2005.

From 2000 to 2005, the band had been working as a back up musical band for Swedish singer Christina Lindberg under the name Christina Lindbergs orkester in addition to releasing albums in their own name and touring various Scandinavian countries. When Lindberg became pregnant and wanted to put her musical career on hold, the band decided to continue under the new name Stensons, after Kalle Stenson, the guitarist / saxophonist of the band.


  • Kalle Stenson - guitar, saxophone
  • Pär Hogland - bass
  • Niclas Lindström - drums
  • Tommy Kjellqvist - vocals, guitar
  • Roger Olsson - keyboards, accordion, vocals
  • John Martin Bengtsson - vocals

Discography Albums

Year Album Peak positions Certification
2004 Stunder att älska  –
2011 Du kommer väl på festen  –
2013 Jag vill dela varje dag med dig 11

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Fanny J[edit]

Fanny J
Birth name Fanny Jacques-André-Coquin
Born (1987-10-06) 6 October 1987 (age 30)
Cayenne, French Guiana
Genres Zouk
Years active 2007–present
Labels Section Zouk (2007-2012) / Warner Music
UM Music (2012-present)

Fanny Jacques-André-Coquin better known as Fanny J (born in Cayenne in French Guiana on 6 October 1987) is a French singer of zouk and contemporary R&B.

Career She started very early in music taking part in various local music competitions in Guiana like Révélation Podium and Podium Inter-Lycées de Guyane and very early on adopted the zouk genre of music. During one of the competitions, she met Warren, a well-known songwriter and producer who offered the song "On t'a zappé" for her. In 2006, she moved to Limoges, France for her studies, but continued her musical aspirations preparing for an album.

In 2007, Warren wrote "Ancrée à ton port" for her. She released her debut album Vous les Hommes in 2007 on Section Zouk record label with 16 tracks in a number of languages. Warner Music picked on that and signed her reissuing the album with two additional tracks. She adopted the name Fanny J for the Warner Music reissue. The label also coupled her with French-Malian rapper Mokobé for a revamped remixed single for "Ancrée à ton port" that became one of the definitive zouk hits of 2007. "Ancrée à ton port" reached number 12 on SNEP, the official French Singles Chart. Other popular tracks included "Je l'aime" and "Sé taw". In 2009, she returned for a big concert in her birthplace French Guiana. The album was also promoted all over Europe, some African countries and the United States.

She came back in 2010, with her second album Secrets de Femme also arranged by Warren and produced by Harold Singamalon. She cooperated with Nickenson Prud'Homme in "Lè ou jwenn lanmou" and with Swedish producer Million Stylez in "Me and You" and "Okay" with rapper Black Kent. The latter accompanied with a music video was the first single from the album, that contained 20 tracks, including 16 newly written materials. Other collaborations include Admiral T, Krys and Slaï. She toured with a number of concerts and notably at the Zénith de Paris on 26 December 2010.

In 2010, she was featured in the French version of Jason Derulo's hit "Whatcha Say".

In 2012, Fanny J left Section Zouk label. Together with Warren, they formed UM Music label that has signed zouk artists Thayna and Axelle Benth. Preparing a new album, she came back with a concert at the Paris Olympia on 7 April 2012.

In 2013, she was featured for the main release from Tropical Family, a tribute album of a French collective for tropical music in the single "Maldòn" originally from Zouk Machine. The new recording also featured Lynnsha and Louisy Joseph.


  • 2008: Artist of the Year / Album of the Year / Song of the Year at the Lindor
  • 2008: Artist Revelation of the Year at the Trophées des Arts Afro-Caribéens
  • 2009: Best Female Singer at Prix SACEM
  • 2009: Concert of the Year at the Lindor
  • 2009: Best Music Video for "Mon irréel" (Fanny J featuring Kamnouze), during the Trophées des Arts Afro-Caribéens

Discography Albums

Year Album Peak positions
2007 Vous les Hommes 50
2010 Secrets de Femme  –


Year Single Peak positions Album
2007 "Ancrée à ton port" 12 Vous les Hommes
Featured in
Year Single Charts Album

2013 "Maldòn" (Tropical Family)
(credited to Lynnsha, Fanny J, Louisy Joseph)
15 From covers album
Tropical Family
Other featured in
  • 2010: "Bay Love" (Admiral T feat. Fanny J) in Admiral T's album Instinct Admiral
  • 2010: "Whatcha Say" (French version) (Jason Derulo feat. Fanny J)

References reflist

External links


Category:French female singers Category:1987 births


Olympe is a stage name of a contestant in French The Voice: la plus belle voix. He auditioned for the program's second season in 2013 and became part of Team Jenifer. Reaching the final broadcast in May 2013, he finished runner-up to eventual winner Yoann Fréget.

Discography Albums

Year Album Peak positions Certification Notes
BEL (Vl)
BEL (Wa)
2013 Olympe 2 139 8 60 Tracklist
  1. "Born to Die" (4:19)
  2. "Hometown Glory" (3:36)
  3. "Zombie" (3:19)
  4. "Désenchantée" (4:36)
  5. "Frozen" (4:44)
  6. "Si maman si" (3:11)
  7. "I Will Always Love You" (4:29)
  8. "Merci" (3:52)


Year Singles Peak positions Album
BEL (Wa)
2013 "Born to Die" 9 21 Olympe
"Frozen" 72  –
"Non, je ne regrette rien" 162  – Non-album release
"Zombie" 75  – Olympe
"Désenchantée" 91  –
"Si maman si" 165  –
"Hometown Glory" 191  –

References reflist


Category:French male singers Category:The Voice (TV series) contestants

Vice Verset[edit]

Vice Verset
Origin Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Genres Rap, hip hop
Years active 1997-2006
Labels HLM Records
Members David Dubé (Da Vincy)
Striger Laurent (Striger)

Vice Verset was a Canadian bilingual French / English hip hop band duo established in 1997 and made up of rapper David Dubé (also known as Da Vincy) and of Striger Laurent, a Canadian artist of Jamaican origin (using the mononym Striger). The band was signed to HLM Records.

The band took part in many competitions and appeared in Rap City '97 finishing third overall. They were named best French rap group for the year in Quebec and took part extensively in many music events like Rockon 1998 dance competition and in Les FrancoFolies de Montréal in 2005.[15]

Vice Verset released the album Vice City in 2006 on HLM Records. The lyrics were by Da Vincy, Striger and Vice Verset and was produced by Hotbox and Illstrumentals, mixed, mastered and recorded by Tamas Barany with scratches by DJ Blast. The album included many collaborations like Billy Nova, Sir Pathétik, Kaylah, Lukay, Supa Lexx, Loedie, Sneaky Tone, Slim Sexy, 01Étranjj, L'Queb, Karl Wolf, Goofy Welldone, Stiff, King Ade, Bougat, Marokia and others.[16] Notable singles and music videos included Vice Verset release "Faut qu'on s'evade" featuring Supa Lexx.

The band took part in UNESCO charity event alongside well-known names in France like IAM, LaCliqua, Oxmo Puccino and others and had a track on the compilation album for the event.[17]


  • 2006: Vice City


  1. "Let's Roll" (3:34)
  2. "Intro" (1:37)
  3. "Pas le choix de reconnaître" (3:47)
  4. "Pour mes rêves" (3:21)
  5. "Vice Verset Anthem" (Scratches DJ Horg) (3:33)
  6. "It's All Right" (featuring Kaylah, Lukay) - Lyrics by Billy Nova & Sir Pathétik (4:50)
  7. Skit "Barnev Fillion" - Voice by Goofy Welldone, Slim Sexy (0:32)
  8. "Musical Soldiaz" (featuring Supa Lexx) (3:48)
  9. "Vice City" (featuring Vice) - Lyrics by Vice (4:05)
  10. "M.U.S.I.Q.U.E." (3:55)
  11. "M'envie danser" (featuring Loedie) - Lyrics by Loedie (4:55)
  12. Skit "R&B Da Vincy" - Voice by Da Vincy (1:59)
  13. "Règlements de comptes" (featuring Sneaky Tone) - Lyrics by Sneaky Tone (4:06)
  14. Skit "Vice City Match" - Voice by Goofy Welldone, Slim Sexy (0:57)
  15. "Redrum" (featuring 01Étranjj, L'Queb) - Lyrics by 01Étranjj, L'Queb (4:48)
  16. "On joue chez les pros" (3:41)
  17. Skit "Lettre intime d'un auditeur" - Voice by Slim Sexy (1:44)
  18. "Lies" - Voice by Marokia - Produced by DJ Blast (3:48)
  19. "Faut qu'on s'évade" (featuring Supa Lexx) - Lyrics by Supa Lexx - produced by Karl Wolf (3:53)
  20. Skit "Police De Vice City" - Voice by Goofy Welldone, Slim Sexy (1:24)
  21. "Gonja" (featuring Stiff and King Ade) - Lyrics by Stiff & King Ade (4:11)
  22. "Un monde qui s'achète pas" (featuring Boogat) - Lyrics and production by Boogat (3:49)
  23. "Ma Vie" (featuring Marokia) - Lyrics by Marokia (3:37)
  24. "Outro" (1:04)


  • 2006: "Faut qu'on s'évade" (featuring Supa Lexx) [2]


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  17. ^ Blast Productions - Striger (partnership)



Birth name Ismaël Jolé-Ménébhi
Born (1978-02-05) 5 February 1978 (age 40)
Paris, France
Genres Dancehall, Reggae
Years active 2005–present
Associated acts Youthmen Ten

Ismaël Jolé-Ménébhi better known by the stage name Taïro (born in Paris on 5 February 1978), is a French singer, songwriter of dancehall reggae. He has released two albums, Chœurs et âme in 2009 and Ainsi soit-il in 2013, in addition to three street tapes.

He was born of in Paris of a Moroccan father and a French mother originating from Alsace region and a sociology teacher. After his parents divorced, he went on to live with his mother in a small studio in Xe arrondissement. His first artistic role was in the 1991 film Le Jeune Werther directed by Jacques Doillon when he was just 13. He was also exposed to reggae music at school and he embraced the trend and performed in school events and in 1993 formed his band Youthmen Ten taking the stage name Taïro ("Tyro") meaning a novice or beginner. In 1996, he appeared under the pseudonym Wicked Dread, in the track "Quel F*cky" by the group Section Fu on the EP Mortal Kombat. Beginning of the 2000s, Yothmen Ten disbanded.

in 2000, he was released the single "Millénaire featuring One Shot. It reached number 35 in France. He gained critical acclaim through his interpretation of Herbie Hancock's "Watermelon Man". He collaborated with Faf Larage in "Mea Culpa" also in 2000. In addition, he sang a number of Jamaican traditional hits. Through the support of Akhenaton, his music found its way in the soundtrack for Taxi 2. Other collaborations include tracks on albums by Nuttea, Assassin, Faf Larage in the album Rap Stories, Bakar in his album Rose de betton and a joint single with Flya in "Elle veut". He was famous for "J'irai cracher sur ta tombe" with Disiz la Peste.

In 2009, Taïro released his own debut studio album Chœurs et Âme. The track "Mama" was dedicated to his mother and her sacrifices for him.

Discography Albums

Year Album Peak positions Certifications
2009 Chœurs et âme 56
2013 Ainsi soit-il 17

Street tapes

Year Album Peak positions Certifications
2007 Street Tape  –
2011 Street Tape Vol. 2 174
2012 Street Tape Vol. 3 136


Year Album Peak positions Album
2000 "Millénaire" (feat. One Shot) 35


  • 1991: Le Jeune Werther as Ismaël (credited as Ismaël Jolé-Ménébhi, his birth name)

References reflist

Category:French male singers Category:1978 births Category:Living people Category:People from Paris

Miss Montreal[edit]

Miss Montreal
Miss montreal.jpg
Background information
Birth name Roos-Anne (Sanne) Hans
Born (1984-09-22) September 22, 1984 (age 33)
Dedemsvaart, Netherlands
Genres Pop
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter
Instruments Vocals, guitar
Years active 2005 – present
Labels 8 Ball Music
Associated acts Ysis
Members Miss Montreal
Kobus Groen
Michi Schwiemann
Thijs Rensink
Peter Hendriks
Miss Montreal and her band during "S-SS-SSS-Sanne" tour

Roos-Anne (Sanne) Hans better known by her stage name Miss Montreal (born in Dedemsvaart on 22 September 1984), is a Dutch singer-songwriter and guitar player. In her live shows she was accompanied by her band made up of Kobus Groen (bass, backing vocals), Michi Schwiemann (guitar), Thijs Rensink (drums) and Peter Hendriks (keyboards).

Sanne Hans first was part of the formation Ysis made up of her on vocals and guitar, Inge van Calkar also on guitar and vocals and Ilse Gerritsen on the cello. They all had stuttering problems in their speeches, without that deterring their singing.

After Ysis disbanded in 2008, she did advertising features and appeared on various radio and television shows. She also sang "Dansen aan zee" with Dutch band BLØF.

October 2008 saw her first solo single "Just a Flirt" followed by a debut album the self-titled Miss Montreal in May 2009 releasing "This is my life" as a second single. She appeared in a number of festivals including in Lowlands, Parkpop, Beatstad and Zwarte Cross and opened for Coldplay at the Goffertpark in front of 70,000 sepctators.[2]She sang "Won't You Let Me Have My Way with You" featuring Bertolf Lentink in a joint EP released in 2009 by the two artists.

Her second album So... Anything Else came in July 2010 with a grand tour of 20 Dutch cities to promote the album. The tour continued until April 2011. She also became famous by singing the intro to the children TV program Huisje, Boompje, Beestje. Her third album I Am a Hunter was released on 13 April 2012, engaging on another long tour called "S-SS-SSS-Sanne" stretching until March 2013.

In 2012, Sanne appeared as a member of the jury of the television series De beste singer-songwriter van Nederland

Discography Albums

Year Album Peak positions
Album Top 100
2009 Miss Montreal 15
2010 So... Anything Else? 10
2012 I Am Hunter 5
Demo albums
Year Album Peak positions
Album Top 100
2012 The Home Recordings 81
  • 2009: Miss Montreal / Bertolf (joint EP) [8ball Music]


Year Single Peak positions Album
Top 40
Single Top 100
2008 "Just a Flirt" 11 4
2009 "This Is My Life" Tip6 19
"Seven Friends" Tip3 31
"Addicted to Crying"  – 19
"Being Alone at Christmas" 5 7
2010 "Swing the Night Away" 34 23
"Say What You See" Tip13  –
2011 "Wish I Could" 35 31
"I know I Will Be Fine"  – 41
2012 "I Am Hunter" 28 20
"Wonderful Days" 15 4
"Better When It Hurts" Tip8  –
"Giving Pp on You" Tip12  –
2013 "Hoe" (with Nielson) 4 5

Tip means the release didn't chart in the Dutch Top 40, but appeared in the Tipparade for "bubbling under" hits

References reflist

External links


Category:Dutch female singers Category:1984 births Category:Living people

Peter Bjørnskov[edit]

Peter Bjørnskov also known as just Bjørnskov (born in Horsens, Denmark in 1981) is a Danish singer, songwriter and music producer. He is part of the songwriting team Startone Music with Sune Haansbæk and Lene Dissing. He has also released solo singles. Prior he was part of danish band Neeva.[3]

In Neeva He started his career as a drummer in the Danish pop rock band Neeva, with Kenneth Potempa as the lead singer. The band released their debut album Where to Start on 22 September 2008 and had a radio hit with "Star of Me".

Songwriter and producer Peter Bjørnskov has written many songs for a number of artists that took part in Dansk Melodi Grand Prix as follws:

  • 2010: "Breathing" sung by Bryan Rice (lyrics and music by Peter Bjørnskov)[4]
  • 2011: "Sleepless" sung by Ann Noa (co-written by Bjørnskov, John Gordon and Lene Dissing)[5]
  • 2012: "Reach for the Sky" sung by Kenneth Potempa (co-written by Bjørnskov and Lene Dissing and Sune Haansbæk
  • 2013: "Unbreakable" sung by Mohamed Ali (co-written by Bjørnskov and Morten Friis, Michael Parsberg and Lene Dissing)[6]

Peter Bjørnskov has also written for Sanne Salomonsen, Ankerstjerne, Kato, Electric Lady Lab, Thomas Ring and The Fireflies.

Discography Albums

as part of Neeva
  • 2008: Where to Start


Year Single Peak positions Album
2012 "En anden"  –
2013 "Lysår"  –
"Vi er helte" 40
Featured in
Year Single Peak positions Album
2011 "Nattog"
(Ankerstjerne featuring Bjørnskov)

References reflist

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Ahmad Darwich[edit]

Ahmad Darwich
Birth name Ahmad Darwich
Also known as Darwich, N'Joy
Born Lebanon
Origin Lebanese-Danish
Genres Dance music, house
Occupation(s) DJ, Producer, Songwriter
Years active 1999–present
Labels Kashcow (founder)
Associated acts Darwich & Garcia (with Thomas Høgsted)
B-Sides (with Thomas Høgsted & Lasse Thomsen)
Pad (with Jeppe "Panman" Budolfsen & Morten "Ace45' Erikson)

Ahmad Darwich (in Arabic أحمد درويش) (born in Lebanon on 15 May 1977) also known as Darwich, is a Lebanese-Danish DJ, songwriter and record producer. He is co-founder of the Danish Kashcow record label.

Darwich & Garcia Darwich closely collaborated with Thomas Høgsted between 1999 and 2004 as a dance music producing duo Darwich & Garcia producing various successful acts like Danish girl duo Creamy (whose debut album was certified four times platinum), Catch, Das Saint, Mardia, Mirah,, Tiggy, B Sides, JJ Spencer, Ivy D., Covergirl, Ice, ‎Sisse, and Razz, the 2002 winner of Junior Melodi Grand Prix with the song "Kickflipper".

Under the name B-Sides, a trio collaboration with Thomas Høgsted and Lasse Thomsen, he released the single "Respect Your DJ"

Pad During the same period, he was part of Pad (Panman, Ace45 and Darwich) with Ace 45 being Morten Erikson and Panman being Jeppe Budolfsen. In 2001 Pad produced Mardia's "Knock Knock Knocking".

Other production and songwriting works In 2008 he collaborated with DJ Kato in "Copa Cabana (Whine Your Body)" featuring Mission. He went on to produde and co-write Kato's Discolized that reached number 6 in Tracklisten the Danish Albums Chart and follow-up Disoclized 2.0 that topped the chart.

Under the alias N'Joy, he has appeared in a number of compilation albums like Giga Hits Summer Lato 2002, Giga Hits Zima 2003, Millenium Disco 2010 and as N'Joy was featured in Aycan track "Devil in Disguise" in the compilation album DJ Sampler Denmark from TMC - The Music Company.

Other productions include "I'm No Latino" a hit for Dutch pop and dance singer EliZe.

Kashcow Co-founding Kashcow, he signed many artists to the label including Chrelle, Chriz, JesperZar, Kelde, Ridser I Lakken, Jack Rowan, Michael Rune and groups Daze, Aycan. The label has also released works for Nadia Gattas, Cecilie Fleur and Tønnov.

has released a number of singles featuring artists like Kato, Linda Andrews, Inez, Anna David, Nile and Lyck. He has also written and produced songs for Michael Rune, and groups Daze amongst others.

Awards and nominations

  • In 2011, he was nominated for Best Danish DJ and nine other categories during the Danish DeeJay Awards.[8]


Darwich & Garcia

(production and songwriting duo Ahmad Darwich and Thomas Høgsted)

  • 1999: Creamy Den Bedste Jul I 2000 År (EP single)
  • 1999: Creamy - Creamy
  • 2000: Creamy - "Little Kitty" (single)
  • 2000: ‎– Future Girls (album)
  • 2002: Razz - "Kickflipper" (single)
  • 2002: Razz - Kickflipper (album)
  • 2003: Ivy D. ‎– "Stop That Time" (single)
  • 2003: Covergirl - "Believe" (single)
  • 2004: JJ Spencer ‎– "Better Safe Than Sorry" (single)
  • 2004: Ice ‎– "Singin' Dam Di Da Doo" (single)

(production trio Ahmad Darwich, Thomas Høgsted and Lasse Thomsen)

  • 2001: "Respect Your DJ"
  • as Darwich (DJ)
    • 2008: Kato & Darwich feat. Mission - "Copa Cabana (Whine Your Body)"
    • 2010: Darwich feat. Linda Andrews - "Det bedste til sidst"
    • 2011: Darwich feat. Inez - "Puls"
    • 2012: Darwich feat. Anna David - "Solstorm"
    • 2013: Darwich feat. Niel - "Go! (Ba Ba Ba)"
    • 2013: Darwich feat Lyck - "Tusind År"
  • Others
    • 2011: Aycan - "Easy Come Easy Go"
    • 2011: Michael Rune feat. Nadia Gattas - "Min indre stemme"
    • 2012: Michael Rune feat. Cecilie Fleur - "Væk i natten"
    • 2012: Daze - "Fool Me!"
    • 2012: Kelde - "One More Night"
    • 2013: Jack Rowan feat Sam Gray - "Invincible"
    • 2013: Kelde feat. Mona Lisa - "Get on the Floor"
    • 2013: Tönnov - "We Are Always Looking Hot"
    • 2013: Tönnov - "Turn It Up!"
    • 2013: No Requests - "I'm a DJ Not a Jukebox"
featured in as N'Joy
  • 2010: "Devil in Disguise (Aycan featuring N'Joy)

References reflist

External links

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Category:Swedish DJs Category:Swedish record producers Category:Swedish songwriters

Moses Hightower[edit]

Moses Hightower
Origin Reykjavík, Iceland
Years active 2007-present
Members Steingrímur Karl Teague
Andri Ólafsson
Daníel Friðrik Böðvarsson
Magnús Trygvason Eliassen

Morris Hightower' is a Reykjavík-based 4-member Icelandic music band established in 2007,[9] and signed to the Record Records.

The band is made up of keyboard player and lead singer Steingrímur Karl Teague, bassist and lead singer Andri Ólafsson, as well as guitarist Daníel Friðrik Böðvarsson, drummer Magnús Trygvason Eliassen.

The quartet Moses Hightower has been in the vanguard of Icelandic soul, that has released two albums, Búum til börn in 2010, that was shortlisted for the annual Kraumur award and nominated for "Album of the Year" and for the band as "Lyricists of the Year" at the Icelandic Music Awards.[10]. This was followed in 2012 by the album Önnur Mósebók.


  • 2010: Búum til börn
  • 2012: Önnur Mósebók


  • 2008: "Búum til börn"
  • 2012: "Stutt skref"


External links

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Category:Icelandic musical groups


James Contiez better known as Contiez is a Melbourne-based Australian DJ and music producer in the House / Trap / Dance genres. He is best known for his single "Trumpsta" featuring Treyy G that charted in Sweden where it reached number 3 and in Norway, Denmark and Finland.

Discography Singles

Year Single Peak positions Certification Album
2013 "Trumpsta"[1]
(feat. Treyy G)
17 18 12 3
  • 23 April 2012: Access EP [Preston Recordings]
  • 15 May 2012: Rock It EP [Club Cartel Records]
  • 21 May 2012: "Paradiso" [Vinyl Pusher]
  • 6 August 2012: "E=3" [Vinyl Pusher]
  • 20 August 2012: Freakin' (Remixes) (Safari Weapons 5) [Safari Music]
  • 29 August 2012: More Than Just a Martian EP [Preston Recordings]
  • 6 December 2012: I'm a Trumpsta EP [PhetHouse Records]
  • 29 April 2013: Trumpsta Remixes (feat. Treyy G) [Safari Music]
  • 3 June 2013: "Don't Bother" [hi-tech Records]
  • 1 July 2013: "Lady Funk" (with Treyy G) [Shabang Records]
  • 22 July 2013: Time Wasters EP [Hype Recordings]

References reflist


Category:Australian DJs Category:Australian record producers Category:People from Melbourne Category:Living people

Black M[edit]

Black M
(Black Mesrimes)
Birth name Alpha Diallo
Born (1974-12-27) 27 December 1974 (age 43)
Paris, France
Genres Rap
Years active 2002 – present
Labels Wati B
Associated acts Sexion d'Assaut

Alpha Diallo[2] better known by his stage name Black Mesrimes or more commonly Black M (born 27 December 1974), is a French-Guinean rapper. He grew up in la Rue du Bac in 7th arrondissement of Paris and later on 13th arrondissement of Paris. He is famous for his membership of the French rap and hip hop collective Sexion d'Assaut in addition to his solo work and collaborations with various artists. His moniker Mesrimes is a reference to French criminal known as "The Man of a Thousand Faces" and French anti-establishment wanted man "Robin Hood" Jacques Mesrine. Black M uses many punch lines and onomatopoeias in his works.

In 2006, he had a joint released Bakry & Black Mesrimes presente Le Pact. In 2013, he released "Ailleurs" as an early release from his solo album titled Les yeux plus gros que le monde due in the beginning of 2014.[3]

Discography (For his discography in Sexion d'Assaut, refer to their discography section) Albums

  • Les yeux plus gros que le monde (due for release beginning of 2014)


  • 2006: Le Pact (credited to Bakry & Black Mesrimes)


Year Album Peak positions Album
2013 "Ailleurs" 63 Les yeux plus gros que le monde
Featured in
Year Album Peak positions Album
2011 "Pas de nouvelle bonne nouvelle"
(DJ Abdel feat. Maître Gims & Black M)
84 DJ Abdel album
2013 "Ça décoiffe"
(Maître Gims feat. Black M & Jr O Crom)
104 Maître Gims album Subliminal

References reflist

External links


Category:French rappers Category:1974 births Category:Living people

John Bilezikjian[edit]

John Bilzikjian is an Armenian Los Angeles-based musician and composer. Most renowned as a oud master,[5] he also plays the violin, mandolin, dumbek. He is also a traditional and contemporary singer singing in Armenian, but also in Turkish, Assyrian/Syriac, English and known for his contributions to world music as a solo act and in collaborations with renowned artists. He established his own record company, Dantz Records in Laguna Hills, California making many recording, and appearing in tens of film soundtracks.

Collaborations include Leonard Cohen in Recent Songs (1979) after touring with him on his live concerts, resulting in Cohen Live album in 1994 and The Smokey Life Tour recorded in 1979. He played oud in Cohen's 1988 album I'm Your Man. In 1992, he collaborated with British singer Robert Palmer in the latter's album Ridin' High, where he played oud and dumbek in "Want You More". In 1997, he recorded with Mexican singer Luis Miguel in the latter's album playing mandolin in Romances and in 1994 with Plácido Domingo in De Mi Alma Latina and in 1999 in Por Amor.

In 2002, he joined the world music band Brothers of the Baladi recording in their album Hope. He also played with the Armenian-American musician Armen Chakmakian and singers Roupen Altiparmakian and Andy Madadian

He has played with many orchestras including The Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, The Los Angeles Mandolin Orchestra, The Pacific Palisades Symphony. In 2005 he played with the Boston Pops Orchestra as featured soloist, marking the first time the oud was heard in a solo capacity with that orchestra on its stage. He later appeared as a bouzouki soloist with The Pasadena Pops Orchestra.[6] He has played in recordings by Alberto Mizrahi, Brothers of the Baladi, Steve Young, David Such, Radim Zenkl

Discography (Selective)

  • 1995: Music from the Armenian Diaspora
  • 1999: Tapestry of the Dance
  • 2007: Atlantis
  • 2008: All-Time Armenian Favorites
  • 2009: Sounds of the Middle East
  • 2012: Pomegranate
  • America's Oud Virtuoso Recorded In Concert Live At The Wilshire Ebell Theatre In Los Angeles
  • 1992: Sephardic Songs of Love and Hope Canticas Sephardis de Amor y Esperansa (Gordon Lustig, John Bilezikjian & Judy Frankel)
  • 2002: The Music of "La Danse Orientale" - John Bilezikjian and Aziz Khadra


  • 2006: John Bilezikjian, Hal Leonard Oud Method (plus accompanying CD) (by Hal Leonard Corporation)

References reflist

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Willy William[edit]

Willy William
Born Jamaica
Genres Dance, mix
Occupation(s) DJ, music producer, singer, songwriter
Years active 2003 – present
Associated acts Collectif Métissé

Willy William is a French-Jamaican DJ, music producer and singer songwriter and artist famous for his club remixes and vocal collaborations with a number of dance music artists.

He came to prominence in 2003 with his work with DJ Flex in the dancefloor hit B Boyz Shake da Body and in 2004 as producer of Tragedie using the pseudonym 'Lord William.[7]. He later joined the French music collective Collectif Métissé,[8] also continuing to produce his own materials.

Discography Singles

featured in
Year Single Peak positions Album

2011 "Baila"
(feat. Lylloo)
 –  –
2012 "C Show"
(Les Jumo feat. Willy William & Vybrate)
 –  – Les Jumo album
Cartes sur table
2013 "Je n'ai pas eu le temps"
(Ridsa feat. Willy William & Ryan Stevenson)
76  – From Ridsa EP
Es tu fiesta
featuring Willy William
"Li tourner"
(DJ Assad feat. Alain Ramanisum & Willy William)
12 52*

*Did not appear in Belgian (Wallonia) Ultratop official chart but reached #2 in Ultratip bubbling under charts. Position indicated is by adding of 50 positions to actual Ultratip chart position



  • 2010: "Playground" (DJ Assad feat. Big Ali & Willy William) (Promo digital single release)
  • 2011: "Si t'es chaud" (Edalam feat. Willy William)
  • 2011: "Hula Hoop (Willy William & Lylloo) (Promo digital single release)
  • 2011: "I'm Free" (Allan Pride feat. Willy William)
  • 2013: Es tu fiesta EP (Ridsa feat. Willy William) -- Tracklist: 1. "Es tu fiesta" (Radio Edit) 2. "Es tu fiesta (Club Edit) 3. "Je n'ai pas eu le temps" (Reggaeton Radio Remix) 4. "Je n'ai pas eu le temps" (Extended Reggeaton Remix) 5. "Je n'ai pas eu le temps" (Original Pop Rock Version)
  • 2013: "C'est l'été" (Keen'V feat. Willy William) in Keen'V album Ange ou démon

References reflist

External links

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Category:French DJs Category:French record producers Category:French male singers Category:Living people Category:French people of Jamaican descent


Rickwel (born in Vitry-sur-Seine, France) is a French R&B singer with Martinique descent.

Born in a southeastern suburb of Paris, France, he spent his childhood in the Martinique where he keenly followed music from his early years and was a vocalist with the group One Day, a trio made up of Rickwel, his brother and a childhood friend.[10] incorporating Caribbean, R&B and hip hop.[11]

Returning to France, he resided in Lyons to continue his studies in musicology. His meeting with French songwriter Tommy Djibz and French record producer and DJ Skalp in 2006 was decisive in opening up opportunities. He was featured in French NBA player Tony Parker's album in a track titled Premier Love"[10] that Skalp was producing for Parker. The single, the second from Parker's album TP reached number 11 in SNEP, the official French Singles Chart.

Rickwel released his own singles like "Pardonne moi" and "Danse pour moi" in addition to collaborating with a number of artists as vocalist, including La Fouine in "YouPorn" and K-Reen in "T'aimer encore".

Discography Singles

  • "Pardonne-moi"
  • "Danse pour moi"
Featured in
Year Single Peak positions Cdertification Album
2007 "Premier Love"
(Tony Parker feat. Rickwel)
11 Tony Parker album TP

References reflist


Category:French male singers Category:Living people Category:French people of Martiniquais descent

Still Fresh[edit]

Still Fresh (born in 1994) is a French rapper from the 20th arrondissement of Paris. He is signed with Sony Music since 2010.

He started early encouraged by music managers and producers Xavier and Moblack.[12] He was featured in a number of tracks on the compilation hip hop album À la Fuck You including a collaboration with Mister You in "Sur le terrain" featuring Bilel, DI & Still Fresh.[13] He released his first album in 2011 titled Mes rêves followed by Marche ou rêve in 2013. In 2012, he released a mixtape N.E in collaboration with S.Pri Noir.


Year Album Peak positions Certification Details
2011 Mes rêves  – Tracklist
  1. "C'est que le début" (3:14)
  2. J' perds le contrôle" (3:36)
  3. "Vie de voyou" (feat. Mister You) (4:08)
  4. "Ma génération" (3:36)
  5. "Mes rêves" (3:38)
  6. "J'fais ce que je veux" (feat. Spri Noir) (3:38)
  7. "Passe la fresh" (3:40)
  8. "Quand je serai grand" (feat. Brasco) (3:40)
  9. "Je sais d'où je viens" (feat. Taïro) (3:33)
  10. "C'est pas la même" (feat. La Fouine) (3:55)
  11. "Massacre" (3:51)
  12. "Mise en garde" (feat. Dosseh) (3:07)
  13. "Le poids des maux" (3:10)
2013 Marche ou rêve 107 Tracklist
  1. "C'est ça ou pas" (3:33)
  2. "Observe" (3:58)
  3. "D'homme à femmes (pardonne-moi)" (3:27)
  4. "Vendeur de rêve" (feat. Nej) (4:03)
  5. "Freshbook" (3:25)
  6. "Apache" (3:50)
  7. "J'regarde le ciel" (3:56)
  8. "Amour et haine" (3:30)
  9. "Esclave du système" (feat. S.Pri Noir & Fababy) (4:11)
  10. "Ne me juge pas" (4:14)
  11. "En attendant l'été" (3:39)
  12. "Je pense" (3:35)
  13. "S'tirer vers le haut" (3:50)
  14. "Biff dans l'crâne" (feat. Quincy) (2:57)
  15. "Aigle du désert" (3:33)


  • Fresh Tape (Mixtape)
  • N.E (crediting S.Pri Noir & Still Fresh) (2012)

References reflist

External links

Category:French rappers Category:Living people

Blackface Naija[edit]

Blackface Naija
Birth name Ahmedu Augustine Obiabo
Born Ogwule, Agatu Local Government Area, Benue State, Nigeria
Genres Dancehall, ragga, reggae, hip hop
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter, record producer
Years active 1997–present
Associated acts 2face Idibia, Faze, Plantashun Boyz, D Tribunal, Main Eazz

Ahmedu Augustine Obiabo (born in Ogwule, Agatu Local Government Area, Benue State, Nigeria)[14] known by his stage name Blackface Naija or just Blackface is a Nigerian dancehall, ragga and reggae singer and songwriter. He is best known as co-writer of "African Queen" with 2face Idibia, a song made famous by the latter after it appeared on his debut solo album Face 2 Face in 2004 to become an international hit.

In Plantashun Boyz

Blackface was a founding member of the Nigerian band Plantashun Boyz that he formed in 2000 with Tuface (also known as 2face Idibia) and musician Chibuzor Oji (better known as Faze). Blackface and Tuface had met in 1996 when they were studying at the Institute of Management Technology (IMT) in Enugu. Faze joined a brief while later.

The band released two successful albums Body and Soul in 2000 and Sold Out in 2003. The band broke up in 2004, to be briefly reunited in 2007 for just one more album Plan B.

Although he kept sustainable relations with Faze, his rift with Tuface (2face Idibia) widened, particularly over the rights to the song "African Queen".[15][16]

Solo career After the Plantashun Boiz split up in 2004, Scarface led a solo musical career. He released the hip hop album Ghetto Child in May 2007 collaborating with a number of artists. The album contains "Hard Life" featuring Alabai as the first single. He also recorded a full album for his crew D Tribunal called What We Are.

After Ghetto Child, he released Evergreen, Jungle Fever, Me, Musiq and I, Dancehall Business and the prospective Defender.[15] In 2013, he made a collaborative album 200 with Maine Eazz.

Personal life Blackface was married with Dayo for eight years and has two children, Caroline and Alex. The couple agreed to separate pending divorce procedures.[17][18]

Discography Albums

with Plantashun Boyz
  • Body and Soul (2000)
  • Sold Out (2003)
  • Plan B (2007)
with D Tribunal
  • What We Are
Solo albums
  • Ghetto Child (2007)
  • Evergreen (2007)
  • Jungle Fever
  • Me, Musiq and I (2008)
  • Dancehall Business (2010)
  • Defender (2013) (TBA)
  • Tribunal (2007)
  • Collection (2007)
  • Best Of (2008)
with Main Eazz
  • 200 (with Maine Eazz) (2013)

References reflist

Category:Nigerian male singers Category:Nigerian songwriters Category:Living people


Genres Techno
Occupation(s) DJ / Music producer
Years active 2012-present
Associated acts DVBBS

Borgeous stylized as BORGEOUS (born in Miami, Florida) is a Los Angeles-based American DJ and music producer.

Career His earlier releases include "From Cali With Love", "GANGSTEROUS" and "Rags to Riches" that launched his career in 2013. However it was with the release of "Tsunami" in collaboration with Canadian Canadian electronic music duo DVBBS that he shot to international fame. At first there was confusion about the actual creator of the track. The single, had been a big hit at festivals for months and occasionally been attributed to DJ Sander van Doorn, but was confirmed by Pete Tong to be the work of DVBBS and Borgeous.[19] In its world exclusive, Tong played the song on his show on BBC Radio 1 on August 16, 2013.[20] Billboard magazine called it “the most played tune at Tomorrowland,” the 2013 Belgian electronic music festival.[19] It was officially released on Doorn Records on August 19, 2013.[19][21] A week later, it reached #1 on the Beatport 100.[22] The song has charted worldwide on iTunes, reaching #1 in the Netherlands, also charted in Belgium, Cyprus, Austria, Denmark, Sweden, Canada and Germany.[23]

Discography Singles

Year Album Peak positions


2013 "Tsunami" (DVBBS & Borgeous)
(Doorn Records / Spinnin' Records)
167 4 27 1 41
  • "From Cali With Love"
  • "Rags to Riches"
  • Ciara - "Goodies" (Borgeous Remix)
  • Rihanna - "Pour It Up" (The Cataracs & Borgeous Remix)

References reflist

External links


Category:American DJs Category:American record producers Category:Living people Category:People from Miami

Carlito Olivero[edit]

Carlito Olivero
Birth name Carlos Emmanuel Olivero
Born 1989
Chicago, Illinois
Genres Pop, Latin pop
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter, actor
Instruments Vocals, guitar
Years active 2007–present
Associated acts Menudo
Not to be confused with Adrián Carlos Olivares, another member of Menudo

Carlos Emmanuel Olivero better known as Carlito Olivero (born in Chicago, Illinois, 1989) is an American singer and actor of mixed Puerto Rican-Mexican origin. He sings in English and Spanish. From 2007 to 2009, he was part of the Latin boy band Menudo after taking part in MTV's Making Menudo. Moving to Los Angeles in 2009, he appeared various singing and acting events and in 2012 appeared in the film We the Party. In 2013, he auditioned for season 3 of the American singing competition series The X Factor and is in the Top 40, one of ten in the "Boys" category mentored by Paulina Rubio.

Beginnings He was born and raised in Chicago to a father of Puerto Rican origin and a mother from Mexico. He started very early ever since his parents bought him a karaoke machine and he started singing to its tunes. His father and some of his uncles and aunts were break dancers. From grade one onwards, he started taking part in competitions singing mainly Elvis Presley, 'NSYNC and B2K songs.

In Making Menudo (2007)

2007-2009 lineup. L-to-R: José Bordonada Collazo, Monti Montañez, Emmanuel Vélez Pagan, Carlos Olivero, Chris Moy

In 2007, Adrian Carlos Olivares took part in an MTV reality series titled Making Menudo to earn a spot in the reconfigured famous Latin boy band. Ricky Martin and Draco Rosa were two of many who rotated through the band over the years. Making Menudo launched as a primetime series on October 25, 2007, but was later pushed to afternoons due to low ratings.[26]

The initial Menudo five chosen in the program (JC, Jorge, Monti, Jose and Chris) were put to compete against four other aspiring candidates who didn't make the cut (Antony, Pena, Trevor and Carlos). Eventually Carlos [Olivero] was chosen to be included in Menudo's "final" set-up

In New Menudo (2007-2009)

The "new" Menudo band was made up of:

  • Carlos Emmanuel Olivero
  • José "Monti" Antonio Montañez
  • Emmanuel Jose Vélez Pagán
  • Christopher Nelson Moy
  • José Bordonada Collazo

The act was signed to a multi-album contract with SonyBMG label Epic Records. The group continued for two years starting in 2007 with their debut singles "Lost" and "More Than Words". The new Menudo disbanded in 2009.

Acting career After disbandment, Carlito relocated to Los Angeles to pursue a singing / acting career. He appeared in small roles in TNT network series Rizzoli & Isles and in an advertisement for Starbucks.

In 2012, Olivares appeared in a lead role in We the Party, a film written and directed by Mario Van Peebles. The film is a revealing look at contemporary youth culture, showing teenagers as they are, not as adults would like them to be. A comedy set in an ethnically diverse Los Angeles high school, it focuses on young friends as they deal with "romance, money, prom, college, sex, bullies, Facebook, fitting in, standing out, and finding themselves".[27] capturing the hopes, confusion, challenges and dreams of today's teenagers as they plunge headlong into an uncertain future. Credited as Carlito Olivero, he plays the role of Paco in the film.

The X Factor (2013) In 2013, he auditioned for season 3 of the American The X Factor. At the time he applied, he was employed as a server in a coffee shop.

On an episode broadcast on September 12, 2013, he auditioned with a soulful rendition of Rihanna's "Stay" getting four "yes"es from the four judges, Simon Cowell, Demi Lovato, Kelly Rowland and Paulina Rubio. He was picked for the Final 40 "four-chair challenge" round, one of just ten in the "Boys" category and is being mentored by Rubio.

Discography / Videography

  • 2011: "Rain" [3]
  • 2012: "Love Letter" [4]
featured in
  • 2012: "Tabloid Truth" (J-Dash featuring Carlito)


  • 2012: Rizzoli & Isles (TV series, 1 episode "Virtual Love" as Reuben Sanchez)
  • 2012: We the Party as Paco

References reflist

External links

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Category:American male singers Category:Menudo members Category:The X Factor (U.S.) contestants Category:1989 births Category:Living people Category:People from Chicago, Illinois Category:American people of Puerto Rican descent Category:American people of Mexican descent

Jeff Gutt[edit]

Jeff Gutt
Birth name Jeffrey Adam Gutt
Born 1976
Origin Musician from Detroit, Michigan
Genres Nu metal
Alternative metal
Hard rock
Occupation(s) Singer
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1998 – present
Associated acts Dry Cell

Jeff Gutt (born 1976), is a musician and vocalist originating from Detroit. He was a member and main vocalist of the band Dry Cell for various periods from 1998 to 2012. Gutt took part in two separate seasons of the American reality television series The X Factor. The first was in season 2 (2012) when he was eliminated in "bootcamp" and second time in season 3 (2013), when he reached the Final 16 live shows.

In Dry Cell Gutt started his musical career as main vocalist of Dry Cell in 1998 joining band mates Danny Hartwell, Judd Gruenbaum and Brandon Brown. After performing with them until 2004 and after the band released a studio album titled Disconnected in 2002, he left the band briefly with Dave Wasierski replacing him as main vocalist. Gutt rejoined Dry Cell in 2005.

The band went on a brief hiatus from 2005 to 2007, but in 2008 reunited with same members releasing a compilation The Dry Cell Collection of materials recorded from the issue of Disconnected in 2002 until 2005 and upon reunion in 2008. The band continued to perform until 2012 when it was put on hold, allowing Gutt to apply for X Factor.

Season 2 of The X Factor In 2012, Jeff Gut, auditioned for the second season of the American singing competition series The X Factor. In an episode broadcast on September 20, 2012, Gutt sang "Hallelujah", a cover of Leonard Cohen getting unanimous four "yes"es from the judges Simon Cowell, Britney Spears, Demi Lovato and L.A. Reid. But he couldn't make it past the "bootcamp" stage and was eliminated before the live shows. Several weeks later, Cowell stated to Access Hollywood that one regret he had was sending Gutt home early.

On March 29, 2013, Jeff Gutt released a music video for his debut solo single "Hallelujah" through vimeo.[28]

Season 3 of The X Factor In 2013, he returned once again with the third season of the competition. He auditioned with the song "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing" from Aerosmith. After the judges objected, he was offered a second song, "Creep" from Radiohead.[29] Based on that performance, he was put in the Final 40, and one of ten finalists in the "Over 25" category mentored by Kelly Rowland.

It was also announced on Gutt's official website that Dry Cell in which Gutt was main vocalist was now defunct.

In the newly-introduced "four-chair challenge", Gutt sang "Amazing Grace" and was selected as a Final 16 candidate and one of four in the "Over 25" category.

Personal life Gutt is a single father and has one son.

References reflist


Category:American male singers Category:The X Factor (U.S.) contestants Category:Living people category:People from Detroit, Michigan



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