Glasperlenspiel is a German electro-pop group and is made up of singer Carolin Niemczyk and singer/keyboardist Daniel Grunenberg. The name ‘Glasperlenspiel’ comes from the book of the same name by Hermann Hesse.
Andreas Bourani (born 2 November 1983) is a German singer-songwriter. His song “Auf uns” topped the German and Austrian Singles Chart and was also used in the trailer for the film “Die Mannschaft” which documents the German National Football Team’s win of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Helene Fischer (born 5 August 1984) is a German singer and entertainer. Since her debut in 2005 she has won numerous awards. Some people call her music cheasy and trash, but her multi platinum album “Farbenspiel” became the most legally downloaded album by a German artist of all time.
Cro (born January 31, 1990) is a German rapper, singer and producer. He describes his music as a mixture between pop and rap, which he calls “Raop”. Besides his musical career, Cro is also active as a designer. Since 2010, he has been designing under his clothing label Vio Vio.
Sportfreunde Stiller is a German indie rock band from Germering, near Munich, in Bavaria. The band was founded in 1996 and the term “Sportfreunde” literally translates to friends in sports. Sportfreunde Stiller were nominated five times for Best German Act at the MTV Europe Music Awards, in 2002, 2004, 2006, 2007 and 2009.
Rosenstolz was a German pop duo from Berlin that was active between 1991 and 2012 and had chart hits in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Rosenstolz’s repertoire included ballads and pop songs, common themes in their songs were love and emotions.
German singer/songwriter Gregor Meyle (born on October 13, 1978, in Backnang, Baden-Württemberg) rose to quick fame on television and proceeded to launch his recording career in 2008 with the hit debut single “Niemand.” He’s been musically active for much of his life, getting his first guitar at age four.
Unheilig (German for “Unholy”) is a German band that features a variety of influences including various pop and electronic styles as well as harder, nihilistic hard rock. The band was founded in 1999 and principally consists of singer Bernd Heinrich “Der Graf” along with various musical partners.
Die Toten Hosen is a German punk band from Düsseldorf. The band’s name literally means “The Dead Pants/Trousers”. “Tote Hose” is a German expression meaning “nothing going on” or “boring”. Their name can figuratively be translated as “The Dead Beats”.
Die Ärzte (“The Physicians”) is a punk band from Berlin. Die Ärzte are one of the best-known German punk rock bands and have released over 12 albums. The band consists of guitarist Farin Urlaub, drummer Bela B. and bass player Rodrigo González. All three write and perform their songs.