Nikolaos "Nikos" Oikonomopoulos (Greek: Νικολάος Νίκος Οικονομόπουλος) born 30 June 1984) is a Greek singer. He appeared on Greek talent show Dream Show - The Music 2, of which he was the winner. Nikos Oikonomopoulos is top contemporary male singer in the latter half of the decade with huge number of album sales.
Nikos Oikonomopoulos was born on 30 June 1984 in Patra. He has grown up in a town outside Patras, Kato Achaia. He sang in different cities, initially in the Peloponnese and then in Northern Greece. Along with the song did other jobs, such as fishing and pizzeria. In December 2006 emerged as the winner of the reality of Alpha TV show, "Dream Show - the Music 2".
His first studio album was released on 15 November 2007 titled Proti Agapi (First Love). From this album several songs have been successful, such as "Ola Gia Sena" ("Everything For You"), "Den Eisia Entaxei" ("You Are Not Okay"), "Koita Na Mathaineis" ("Look To Learn") and "Afto To Asteri" ("This Star").
In June 2008 he won the award for "Best New Artist" at the MAD Video Music Awards 2008. In December 2008 released maxi single titled "Kai Mi Girizeis" (And Do Not Come Back) and his second studio album titled Akousa… (I Heard), which went gold.
In June 2009 he won the award for "Best Contemporary Laiko Video Clip" with the song "Ola Gia Sena" at the MAD Video Music Awards 2009.
In December 2009 Oikonomopoulos released Katathesi Psihis (Deposit Soul) which gained a platinum certification. It contained many hits like "Ti Tha Kano Me Sena" ("What Am I Going To Do With You"), "Katathesi Psihis" ("Deposit Soul"), "Mou 'Pe Mia Psihi" ("I Told Me A Soul") and "Enas Theos Kserei" ("Only God Knows").
In winter Nikos Oikonomopolos signed with Minos EMI. In the summer of 2010, he worked with Kostas Martakis at Thea and in the winter at Fix with Nino and Ioakeim Fokas. On 3 December 2010, Oikonomopoulos released his fourth studio album titled Doro Gia Sena (A Present For You). The album achieved platinum certification from its first week. It eventually became triple platinum in 2011.
In December 2011 the album Tha Eimai Edo (I'm will be here) was released. Big hits from the album were the songs "Kai Ti Egine" ("So What"), "Kali Kardia" ("Good Heart"), "Psaxe me" ("Search Me") and "Exartimenos" ("Addict"). That same year, Oikonomopoulos performed at Fever for the winter season with Despina Vandi and Elli Kokkinou. The album has been certified double platinum for one week.
In the summer of 2012, Oikonopoulos worked with Peggy Zina at Thea. On September 2012 Tha Eimai Edo was certified four times platinum. That same year was released Ennoeitai (It's Understood). The album was certified double platinum sales.
On 6 December 2013, Oikonomopoulos released new album Eilikrina (Sincerely). The album has with multiple hits such as "Exaitias Sou" ("Because of You"), "Mi Figeis Tora" ("Do Not Leave Now"), "Se Lipamai" ("I Feel Sorry For You") and "Na Skepazesai Ta Vradia" ("Covering The Nights"). On 16 December Eilikrina went double platinum and Ennoeitai four times platinum.
In the summer of 2014, Oikonomopoulos has concert series at Thea with Lena Papadopoulou. On 17 November same year, Oikonomopoulos released eighth album called Gia Hilious Logous (Because Of Thousand Reasons). First two singles "Pote" ("Never") and "Gia Hilious Logous" had great success, the album stands at four times platinum in Greece.
In 2015 Oikonomopoulos presented his new song "An Ponas" ("If You Suffer"). The song was first massive hit of his new album Ena Mikrofono Ki Ego (One Microphone And I), released on 17 December.
Proti Agapi (2007)
Katathesi Psihis (2009)
Doro Gia Sena (2010)
Tha Eimai Edo (2011)
Gia Hilious Logous (2014)
Ena Mikrofono Ki Ego (2015)
Sources: Last.fm, Wikipedia
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