The Greek-Dutch singer was born in Gorinchem, the Netherlands, in 1976, before moving to Thessaloniki with his family at five. When he was fifteen, Nikos Vertis became involved with singing.
Xronia Polla to Nikos Vertis, who turns 47 years old today!
At 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.
In the summer of 2002, 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, ' Poli Apotoma Vradiazei’.
Nikos has released five studio albums, one CD 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”.
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 200 million views on Youtube! Currently, it has hit 206M views.
His lyrics and angelic voice have impacted Greeks worldwide, who continue to listen to all his songs.
His latest song, only released this month, is Nikos Vertis - Eisai Mia Glikia Mpalanta (Official Music Video - Radio Version)
Happy Birthday, Nikos Vertis; Currently, he is touring Greece tonight and playing at Heraklion in Crete next.
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