Natalia (Belgian Singer) - Career


After Idool 2003 Natalia released a CD-Single "Without You", who included the three songs she sang during the Finals of the show. The single peaked at #2 in the charts, and Natalia won some Awards. One of them was the "Tien Om Te Zien Trofee 2003". Not much later, Idool-jury Jan Leyers wrote two songs for her, which she performed in the Belgian movie Team Spirit II, releasing "I've Only Begun To Fight" as second single, while she recorded her full-album, This Time. The CD was released, and Natalia started her tour. At the same time, she performed at the Preselections for the Eurovision with "Higher Than The Sun".

In October 2005, Natalia released a single together with The Pointer Sisters, "Sisters Are Doin' It For Themselves", which reached number 2 in the Belgium charts. She performed 10 concerts with The Pointer Sisters in January 2006 during "Natalia Meets The Pointer Sisters" in Sportpaleis, Antwerp, attended by more than 130,000 people.

Natalia released a single together with En Vogue called "Glamorous" in October 2007; it reached number 2 in the Belgium charts. In January 2008 she performed with En Vogue & Shaggy during "Natalia Meets En Vogue, Feat Shaggy" at the Sportpalies in Antwerp. 75,000 people attended the six shows.

In January 2011, Natalia planned a new concert with an international superstar, this time she chose Anastacia. They recorded a single called "Burnin' Star", and in January 2011 toured as "Natalia Meets Anastacia".

Natalia has sold over 400,000 albums, and over 1 million concert tickets between 2003 and 2010 in Flanders.

While she's a great star in Flanders, she's almost unknown in Wallonia.

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