She was the winner of the Star Academy show. Avgoustakis was born in MaasmechelenBelgium to a Greek father and a Flemish mother, who died inat 54 years old, after a long struggle with liver cancer. She plays the piano and used to be in a choir. Avgoustakis made her singing debut as a member of the band Indiana inwith whom she participated in the Muro - Super B Side Breaks final to represent Belgium in the Eurovision Song Contest Katerine - Los Misteriosos - Katerine / Tu Corazon / Memphis-Tennessee / Massachusetts the song "Imitation Love".
Indiana failed to make it through the selection's semi-final round. After leaving Indiana, she entered Star Academy in Flanders in She won the contest and a record contract with Universal Music Belgium.
Also the song was certified gold in Belgium. Her self-named debut album, Katerinewas released on 14 November in Belgium. The album is to be released in May in the Netherlands. Due the death of her mother, her second single, Here Come All the Boyswas delayed to be released in October This Katerine - Los Misteriosos - Katerine / Tu Corazon / Memphis-Tennessee / Massachusetts the first single she also released in the Netherlands, that peaked at 89 in the Dutch Mega Singles Top InAvgoustakis was nominated for 3 TMF Awards: Best pop music national, best female artist national and best music video national.
She won best pop music and best female artist, the award best musicvideo national was going to Nailpina Belgium rock band. Avgoustakis also won the first Belgian pre-selection for Eurosong Dance, Little Lady - Ian Bostridge, Jeffrey Tate - The Noël Coward Songbook 8 January with the song "Watch Me Move".
The next single "Catfight" was a quick follow-up and both "Take Me Home" and "Catfight" had very strong videos. She even made it to the final, but came in second. Dean Delannoitwas the winner of Idool that year. In Mayshe released "Live Wire", the first single from her upcoming second album and the song's music video was her first 'computer animated' video.
A couple of months later she released "Don't Put It on Me" and then she and her Record Label reached a 'hiatus' and wanted to go in different directions which they did. Avgoustakis soon agreed to a new recording contract with Mostiko, which led to the single "Shut Your Mouth", with music different from her normal sounds. The single fared well in the charts charting in its first week at number three in the 'Ultratop 50'. Avgoustakis and Mostiko have been approached by several international labels that showed interest in her new album for which negotiations are in progress to release internationally.
Avgoustakis said in an interview that an international career "would be fabulous" and that she is " In an interview, Avgoustakis stated that she would have liked to represent Greece at the Eurovision Song Contest.
As she is not very well known in Greece, the fact that she was set to Intro The Beginning - Многоточие - Все Альбомы. Часть 1 lyrics for one of Sakis Rouvas 's national final songs for the Eurovision Song Contest introduced her name and talents.
In Marchfor her record company, she sang " Ayo Technology " for a children's CD, but the song was picked up by radio stations in Poland. Not much later, the song was in the Polish top 5 and Avgoustakis had her first international hit and also first number-one single. Currently, Avgoustakis lives in Maasmechelen. Avgoustakis used to be a beauty specialist and before that a saleswoman. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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