Whigfield

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Whigfield
Whigfield at Heaven, G-A-Y, October 2013 - photo 1.JPG
Whigfield in October 2013
Background information
Birth name Sannie Charlotte Carlson[1]
Born (1970-04-11) 11 April 1970 (age 46)[2]
Skælskør, Denmark[1]
Origin Italy[1]
Genres Eurodance, dance
Occupation(s) Singer, actress, songwriter, record producer
Years active 1992–present

Sannie Charlotte Carlson (born 11 April 1970), better known as Whigfield[3] and also as Naan,[4] is a Danish born, Italian-based Eurodance singer best known for the song "Saturday Night", which was a hit in 1994.[1] She worked with Italian producer Larry Pignagnoli.[1] ""Saturday Night" entered the Top 5 in Italy as well as in other European markets in October 1994.[5] Her single "Another Day" also managed to peak at No.3 in Italy where she was then based.[6] "The single "Another Day" & "Think of You" also did well in a number of other markets where it entered the Top-10 including UK, Switzerland, Norway and her native Denmark.[7][8][9]

Early life[edit]

Carlson was born in Skælskør, Denmark. She spent several years in Africa as a child before returning to her native country. Before singing Carlson worked as model and studied music.[1] Carlson played in a jazz duo[3] before she met the producer Larry Pignagnoli and took on the name "Whigfield" as a tribute to her piano teacher.[1][10]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
AUS
[11]
CAN
[12]
FIN
[13]
GER
[14]
NLD
[15]
SWI
[16]
UK
[17]
Whigfield 19 18 30 43 23 37 13
Whigfield II
  • Released: 10 November 1997
  • Label: X-Energy
  • Formats: CD, cassette
Whigfield III
  • Released: 2000
  • Label: ToCo International
  • Formats: CD, cassette
4
  • Released: 5 July 2002
  • Label: ZYX
  • Formats: CD
W
"—" denotes items which were not released in that country or failed to chart.

Compilation albums[edit]

Title Album details
All in One
Title Album details
Best Of

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
ITA
[19]
AUS
[20]
AUT
[21]
BEL (FLA)
[22]
FRA
[23]
GER
[24]
IRE
[25]
NLD
[26]
SPA
[27]
SWE
[28]
SWI
[29]
UK
[17]
"Saturday Night" 1993 1 78 4 14 2 1 1 7 1 9 1 1 Whigfield
"Another Day" 1994 3 32 24 12 5 32 6 39 9 7
"Think of You" 1995 4 12 25 25 4 7 3 17 7
"Close to You" 90 18 19 13
"Big Time" 13 29 50 24 22 13 21
"Last Christmas" 4 53
"Sexy Eyes" 1996 6 7 30 14 30 12 68
"Gimme Gimme" 14 4 Whigfield II
"No Tears to Cry" 1997 99 60
"Baby Boy"
"Givin All My Love" 1998
"Be My Baby" 1999 Whigfield III
"Was a Time" 2004 74 4
"Right in the Night" 2008 All in One
"C'est Cool" 2011 W
"4Ever" 2012
"Jeg kommer hjem"
"How Long" (as Sannie) 2016 TBA
"In The Morning" (as Sannie) 2016 TBA
"—" denotes items which were not released in that country or failed to chart.

Promotional singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
DEN
[33]
GER
[24]
"Don't Walk Away" 1995 Whigfield
"I Want to Love" 1996
"Doo-Whop" 2000 Whigfield III
"Much More"
"Gotta Getcha" 2002 4
"Amazing and Beautiful"
"Saturday Night (2003 Version)" 2003 19 Non-album single
"Think of You (2007 Version)" 2007 All in One
"No Doubt" 2009 Non-album single
"C'est Cool (XMas Mix)" 2012
"Saturday Night"(2013 Version) (featuring Carlprit) 2013 83

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g Billboard: Italian Acts (page-74). Billboard magazine. 1995-07-01. Retrieved 2014-02-01. 
  2. ^ "Allmusic (Whigfield)". Allmusic. Retrieved 2015-04-30. 
  3. ^ a b Larkin, Colin (2000). The Virgin Encyclopedia of Nineties Music. Virgin. ISBN 9780753504277. Retrieved 14 July 2015. 
  4. ^ "Sannie Carlson (official web site)". Retrieved 2016-01-01. 
  5. ^ Billboard: Hits of the World (page-58). Billboard magazine. 1994-10-29. Retrieved 2014-02-01. 
  6. ^ Billboard: Hits of the World (page-38). Billboard magazine. 1995-01-14. Retrieved 2014-02-01. 
  7. ^ "Official Chart Company: Whigfield". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2014-02-01. 
  8. ^ "Hitparade.ch: Whigfiled (Another Day)". Hitparade.ch. Retrieved 2014-02-01. 
  9. ^ Billboard: Hits of the World (page-61). Billboard magazine. 1995-01-14. Retrieved 2014-02-01. 
  10. ^ "Sannie Carlson (a.k.a Whigfield)". zapbangmagazine.com. Retrieved 2015-04-30. 
  11. ^ "Australian-charts.com: Whigfield". australian-charts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014-02-06. 
  12. ^ "RPM: Top Albums/CDs - Volume 62, No. 6, September 11, 1995". RPM (magazine). Retrieved 2014-02-06. 
  13. ^ "Finnishcharts.com: Whigfield". finnishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014-02-06. 
  14. ^ "Charts.de: Whigfield (Albums)". Media Control. Charts.de. Retrieved 2014-02-06. 
  15. ^ "GfK Dutch Charts: Whigfield". GfK Dutch Charts. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014-02-06. 
  16. ^ "Hitparade.ch: Whigfield (Albums)". Hitparade.ch. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014-02-06. 
  17. ^ a b "Official Charts Company: Whigfield". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2014-02-06. 
  18. ^ a b c "BPI: Certified Awards". BPI. Retrieved 2014-02-06. 
  19. ^ Peak positions for Italy:
  20. ^ Australian (ARIA) singles chart peak positions:
  21. ^ "Austriancharts.at: Whigfield". austriancharts.at. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014-02-06. 
  22. ^ "Ultratop Vlaanderen: Whigfield". Ultratop. Retrieved 2014-02-06. 
  23. ^ "Lescharts.com: Whigfield". lescharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014-02-06. 
  24. ^ a b "Charts.de: Whigfield (Singles)". Media Control. Charts.de. Retrieved 2014-02-06. 
  25. ^ "The Irish Charts: Search the Charts". IRMA. Retrieved 2014-02-06. 
  26. ^ "Media Markt Top 40: Whigfield". Dutch Top 40. Retrieved 2014-02-06. 
  27. ^ Salaverri, Fernando (September 2005). Sólo éxitos: año a año, 1959–2002 (1st ed.). Spain: Fundación Autor-SGAE. ISBN 84-8048-639-2. 
  28. ^ "Swedishcharts.com: Whigfield". Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved 2014-02-06. 
  29. ^ "Hitparade.ch: Whigfield (Singles)". Hitparade.ch. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014-02-06. 
  30. ^ "SNEP: Certifications - année 1995". SNEP. Info Disc. Retrieved 2014-02-07. 
  31. ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank (Whigfield; 'Saturday Night')" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie. Retrieved 2014-02-07. 
  32. ^ a b "ARIA Charts - Accreditations - 1997 Singles". ARIA. ARIA. Retrieved 2015-08-06. 
  33. ^ "Danishcharts.com: Whigfield". danishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014-02-06. 

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