Wesley Klein during his performance at Hart voor Muziek in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.
|Birth name||Wesley Klein|
|Born||March 25, 1988|
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.
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 entry
| Number of
|Vandaag en morgen||09-07-2010||17-07-2010||5||8|
|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|
- Wesley Klein is vader geworden (in Dutch)