Xronia Polla to two of Greece’s most popular artists, Nikos Vertis who turns 43 years old and Demy who turns 28 today!
The Greek-Dutch singer was born in Gorinchem, Netherlands in 1976, before moving to Thessaloniki with his family at the age of five. When he was fifteen, Nikos became involved with singing.
At the age of sixteen, Nikos temporarily moved back to the Netherlands, attending a technical high school. Two years later, he returned to Greece for his military duties, and once completed, he pursued his love for singing. He started singing in small clubs in Thessaloniki and other areas around Macedonia.
It was in the summer of 2002, when Nikos started to build a name for himself, singing at the popular club “Rodon” until the summer of the following year. In 2003, the talented young singer with such an amazing voice signed with Universal Music Greece, and released his first album titled ‘Poli Apotoma Vradiazei’.
To date, Nikos has released five studio albums along with one CD single single, and two special edition CD/DVD albums.
Some of his well known and loved songs include “Thelo Na Me Niosis”, “Fige”, “An M’ Agapises”, “Pes To Mou Ksana”, “Asteri Mou”, “De Se Skeftesai”, “Erotevmenos”, “Ena Psema” and “An Eisai Ena Asteri”.
Earlier this year, the talented performer also made history on YouTube, as his hit track “Θέλω να με νιώσεις” (Thelo Na Me Niosis) became the first Greek song to exceed 100 million views on Youtube!
His lyrics and angelic voice have impacted Greeks all around the world, who continue to listen to all his songs.
From August 9, Nikos will be performing every Friday and Saturday night at ORAMA The Music Show, Thessaloniki. For reservation, call +30 2310474748.
With a voice and charisma like his, he will sure put on a show you won’t forget.
Dimitra Papadea, known professionally as Demy was born in Athens, Greece in 1991, to parents Elena Boubouli and Epaminondas Papadeas.
At the age of five, Demy started taking piano lessons, something she continues to do to this day. Her first favorite song growing up was "I'm Like a Bird" by Nelly Furtado.
Apart from being a popular Greek artist, she is also a law school student. She has stated that she still aspires to finish law school and not devote herself to music exclusively.
Demy first appeared in Greek rapper, Midenistis' song "Mia Zografia". The song became a big hit in both Greece and Cyprus and received two awards at the 2012 MAD Video Music Awards, one for the best video clip Hip Hop/Urban and the other for the duet of the year.
When her following song "Poses Hiliades Kalokeria" was released in June 2012, it quickly reached No.1 on the iTunes Greece song chart. The catchy tune also reached No.1 on the Billboard Greece Digital Songs chart on the 7th July 2012 and remained in the top spot for 9 consecutive weeks.
To date, Demy has released two studio albums and achieved 8 No.1 songs and 2 No.1 EPs (Extended Plays) on the Greek Music charts.
In 2017 she represented Greece at the Eurovision Song Contest held in Kyiv, Ukraine. Her song "This is Love" finished in 19th place with 77 points, 48 from the juries and 29 from the tele-voting.
Xronia Polla Nikos and Demy!