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Lisa Lois

Lois performing in Geleen, 2009
Background information
Birth name Lisa Hordijk
Born June 22, 1987 (1987-06-22) (age 22)
Wageningen, Netherlands
Occupations Singer
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2009—present
Associated acts X Factor

Lisa Lois (born June 22, 1987 as Lisa Hordijk) is a Dutch singer who rose to prominence after winning the second season of talent show X Factor. In 2009, she changed her stage name to Lisa Lois[1] and released her debut album Smoke.[2][3]

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Early life

Lois was born in Wageningen, Netherlands. She studied at the Rock Academy in Tilburg and at the Utrecht-based Herman Brood Academy.[4]

2009 - Present

After winning the X-Factor, Lois released her debut single, a cover of Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah". The single went straight to number one in the Dutch Top 40.[5] The single 'Hallelujah' went double platinum within one month, selling over 100,000 copies as of today and becoming the best-selling single of 2009 in the Netherlands.[6] Lisa recently finished the work on her debut album Smoke, which was released in the Netherlands on November 27, 2009. Her second single No Good For Me written by Pixie Lott and Phil Thornalley was released on November 13, 2009.

Discography

Studio albums

Year Album Label
2009 Smoke # 6
  • Released: November 27, 2009
Sony BMG

Singles

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
Dutch Mega Single Top 100 Dutch Top 40
2009 Hallelujah 1 1 Smoke
No Good For Me 4 26
Promises Promises - 35*

References

  1. ^ http://www.musicfrom.nl/magazine/nieuws/33492/video-lisa-lois-distantieert-zich-van-x-factor.html Video: Lisa Lois Distantiëert Zich Van X-Factor
  2. ^ http://www.life4you.nl/index.php?id=595 Lisa Lois over haar debuutalbum.
  3. ^ http://oranjemuziek.nl/2009/10/09/album-smoke-lisa-lois-lisa-hordijk-27-november-in-de-winkels/ Album Smoke Lisa Lois (Lisa Hordijk) 27 november in de winkels
  4. ^ http://www.rocasa.nl/xcms/news/id/80939 Lisa Lois eerste afgestudeerde Herman Brood Academie
  5. ^ http://acharts.us/song/43767 Lisa - Hallelujah on aCharts
  6. ^ http://www.ad.nl/ad/nl/1024/Muziek/article/detail/452856/2009/12/24/Hallelujah-van-Lisa-Lois-best-verkochte-single-van-2009.dhtml AD: Hallelujah van Lisa Lois best verkochte single van 2009

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