Wesley Klein

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Wesley Klein
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Wesley Klein during his performance at Hart voor Muziek in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.
Background information
Birth name Wesley Klein
Born (1988-03-25) March 25, 1988 (age 28)
Origin Leiderdorp, Netherlands
Occupation(s) Singer
Instruments Vocals, Piano
Years active 2005–present
Labels Berk Music
Website Official Site

Wesley Klein (born 25 March 1988 in Leiderdorp, Netherlands) is a Dutch singer. He was mainly known for his participation in the Dutch version of the talent show Popstars on SBS 6 in its second series (2009–2010) in June 2009 and he won on January 29, 2010.

Klein worked in construction until his talent was discovered by accident during a gig in a pub in 2005. He started playing gigs and taking part in local music festivals. After successfully auditioning for the Dutch Popstars in 2009, he went on to win the title, getting a record deal, a trophy and his debut single "You Raise Me Up", the winner's song sung by all four finalists. His version released immediately after the final shot to #1 on the Dutch Single Top 100 chart dated 6 February 2010 at number one staying at the top for two weeks. In May 2010, Klein performed at three sold out concerts at the Amsterdam ArenA with De Toppers. His debut album Vandaag en morgen (meaning Today and Tomorrow in Dutch) was released on 9 July 2010 .

Klein has a relationship with Nellie and they have a daughter together.[1]

On March 15, 2012, Klein signed a contract with the record label Berk Music



Album(s) with charts in the Dutch
Album Top 20/50/75/100
Date of
Date of entry
 Number of 
Vandaag en morgen 09-07-2010 17-07-2010 5 8
Onderweg 23-01-2016 30-01-2016 26


Single(s) Charts with
in the Dutch Top 40
Date of appearance Date of entry
 Number of 
"You Raise Me Up" 04-02-2010 13-02-2010 4 11 #1 in de Single Top 100
"Een ongelofelijke droom" 19-03-2010 03-04-2010 tip2 - #2 in de Single Top 100
"Levenslang" 10-06-2010 - #16 in de Single Top 100
"Een mooie dag" 02-09-2010 - #13 in de Single Top 100
"Een vrolijk kerstfeest" 02-12-2010 - #36* in de Single Top 100


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