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Namika (given name, Hanan Hamdi), also known by her stage name Hän Violett, is a German singer and rapper from a Riffian Moroccan family.[1]

Contents

1 Biography 2 Discography

2.1 Albums 2.2 Extended plays 2.3 Singles

2.3.1 As featured artist

3 Awards 4 References 5 External links

Biography[edit] Namika grew up in Frankfurt. Her grandparents are from the Moroccan coastal city of Nador.[2] She released her debut album, Nador, on 21 July 2015. The album includes her first single, 'Lieblingsmensch'. By the end of July 2015 the album had reached number thirteen in the German album charts. The single Lieblingsmensch debuted at number twenty-seven in the German single charts and climbed to number one after eight weeks. Namika has published seven music videos[3], including the song Na-Mi-Ka, which is from her EP Hellwach. Namika entered a specially edited version of her song Hellwach (English: Wide Awake) in the Bundesvision Song Contest 2015. The track was produced by the German producer team Beatgees, who has also produced for Lena, Curse, and Ann Sophie. She represented the State of Hessen. By the end of the competition on 29 August 2015 the song had reached seventh place. Namika performed three songs as a competitor in the 2015 New Music Award competition. Discography[edit] Albums[edit]

Title Details Peak chart positions

GER AUT SWI

Nador

Released: 24 July 2015 Label: Sony Music Formats: CD, digital download

13 58 36

Extended plays[edit]

Title Details

Hellwach (Wide Awake)

Released: 2015 Label: Sony Music Format: Digital download

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album

GER AUT SWI

"Lieblingsmensch" 2015 1 2 14

GER: 3x Gold AUT: Gold SWI: Gold

Nador

"Hellwach" 62 — —

"Kompliziert" 2016 60 — —

"Je ne parle pas français" (featuring Black M) 2018 68 — —

Que Walou

Other Releases

2013: Flow zum Gesang (as Hän Violett) 2015: Nador 2015: Wenn sie kommen (When They Come) (feat. Ali As) 2015: Na-Mi-Ka 2015: Mein Film (My Film) (feat. MoTrip) 2016: Zauberland (Magic Land) 2018: Ahmed (1960-2002) 2018: Que Walou 2018: Je ne parle pas français

As featured artist[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album

GER [4]

"Lass sie tanzen" (Let Them Dance) (Ali As featuring Namika) 2016 37

GER: Gold

Euphoria

"Traum" (Dream) (Ufo361 featuring Namika) 2017 —

Ich bin 3 Berliner

Awards[edit]

1Live Krone 2015: Nominated for Best Female Artist

References[edit]

^ "Latitudes: Our Favorite Global Music In October". NPR.org. Retrieved 2016-07-31.  ^ "Namika im Interview: "Als Kind war ich traurig, keine richtige Deutsche zu sein" - Wildwechsel" (in German). 2015-09-20. Retrieved 2016-07-31.  ^ "Videos". namikamusik.de. Retrieved 15 April 2018.  ^ Hung, Steffen. "Discographie Ann Sophie" (enter "Ann Sophie" into the "Suchen" box). German Charts Portal. Hung Medien (Steffen Hung). 

External links[edit]

Namika's Website Namika at laut.de Namika at JIVE (Label from Sony Music Entertainment) «Als Kind war ich traurig, keine richtige Deutsche zu sein» Article about Namika in Die Welt Namika on YouTube

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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 317199026 GND: 1074253434 MusicBrainz: dffb8426-b595-4b95-8abe-d07af75e87ef

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