Nikos Economopoulos was born on 30th June, 1984 in Achagia, Patras region, Peloponnesus. He had an early interest and involvement in singing and music in general from his childhood, at the same time he helped his father with the family fishery business while also working in a pizzeria. From the age of 17 he sang professionally with different bands and in the autumn of 2006 decided to take part in the popular talent contest of Alfa TV "Dream Show 2", which he won.
As a result, he was signed by Sony Music and soon released his first single “Matia Mou”, which was soon followed by “Proti Agapi” album in 2007.
At this time Nikos was giving his live performances in the music hall “Fix”, Athens.
In 2008 he was honoured as the Best New Artist for his clip “Look and Learn” at the MAD Video Music Awards. This was followed in 2009 at the same awards by winning with the Best Pop Music clip “All for You.”
Nikos Economopoulos released in January 2009 his second album “Akousa” (I’ve Heard), which includes fifteen songs in the laika style. The album became gold in October 2009.
At the same time Nikos also recorded a song composed by Christos Papadopoulos for the Cyprus TV soap “Dangerous Zone”
Starting from November 2009 Nikos performed together with Greek singing legend Giannis Parios at the popular Athens night club “Fever”. Parios named him “A future of the Greek music”
In January 2010 Sony Music released Economopoulos’ third album – “Katathesi Psychis” with 12 multi genre tracks on it.
In May 2010 this went Platinum.
In October 2010 Nikos had a triumphal success performing in Cyprus.
At the same time Nikos Economopoulos signed under the label Minos-EMI (Greece)
In December 2010 Nikos released his 4th album "Doro Gia Sena". In the period of 5 months it became triple platinum.
In December 2011 a new album "Tha Eimai Edo" was released and reached the level of four times platinum sales.
The next album, “Ennoeitai”, 2012, became double platinum.
Nikos Economopoulos had become a hugely popular live act, touring extensively on the Greek nightclub circuits, and became a regular in Athens. His international career just had been successfully started. Economopoulos created a storm of enthusiasm in Australia on his first short tour there in 2012. Nikos twice was giving concerts in Germany and both times it was a total success.
With his magnificent voice and irresistible charisma, Nikos Economopoulos has proven himself to be one of the most popular Greek artists of our time.
Sources: Last.fm, Wikipedia
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