INNA BIO: source Wikipedia:
Alexandra Elena Apostoleanu born October 16, 1986 in
Neptun, Romania), known only as
is a Romanian dance-pop singer, dancer and occasional songwriter. Inna is
regarded as the catalyst to the wave of European dance music to hit Western
Europe. On November 12, 2008, she released her debut single "Hot", which was
produced by Play & Win, a Romanian dance music trio and one of the leading music
producers in Romania. The single performed strongly on the Romanian Top 100,
peaking at number five in December 2008. It also became an airplay success
worldwide. A second single, entitled "Love", was released on March 12, 2009 and
peaked at number four on the Romanian Hot 100 in April 2009, surpassing the
achievements of "Hot". The song "Déjà Vu" became yet another top ten hit on the
Romanian Top 100, peaking at number seven in July 2009. It also was a major hit
in Russia; as well in Hungary and other countries in the Western world. In the
end of June, Inna won a Romanian Top Hits Award, the special one given by the
jury, for her top five hit "Love". Later that summer, the song "Hot" hit the
number one position on the Spanish Singles Chart, being certified Platinum by
PROMUSICAE. The song sold over 40,000 copies during that summer. Her album Hot
was released as a download on June 5, 2011, and on CD the day after. It managed
to enter the Official Top 40. As of December, 2011 Inna sold over 100,000 albums
and over 600,000 singles in the United Kingdom alone.
Her sixth single "Sun Is Up" became
a number-one hit in Bulgaria and a top three in Turkey, France, Romania, Russia,
and Switzerland. It was the first single off Inna's sophomore major release. In
2011, Inna released the new record, entitled I Am The Club Rocker. Along with
this record, Inna encourages her fan base to affirm themselves as Club Rockers.
Three more singles were spawned by the album: title song "Club Rocker" featuring
American rapper Flo Rida, "Un Momento" featuring Spanish DJ Juan Magan and
"Endless". As of January, 2012 none of the songs was a hit in any territory.
Inna started her European concert tour "INNA en Concert" in June 2011. The tour
reached North America in fall 2011, when Inna performed in Mexico. It concluded
with a performance at Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy in November, 2011. Inna
embarked in her second world tour, the I Am the Club Rocker Tour on January 13,
2012. The tour is to reach the United States in the first half of 2012.
In France, she has five consecutive
top 10 singles, "Hot", "Déjà Vu", "Amazing", "10 Minutes" and "Sun Is Up", and
her debut album Hot reached the top 10 there. In the United Kingdom, she has
three songs which charted within the top 20 of the The Official Charts Company's
UK Singles Chart, with a top 10 "Hot" and two top 20 hits, "Amazing" and "Sun Is
Up". Inna received numerous awards and nominations, including ones at NRJ Music
Awards or at the MTV Europe Music Awards. In 2011 Inna won an European Border
Breakers Award for her international success.
As of December, 2011 Inna sold over
100,000 albums and over 600,000 singles in the United Kingdom alone.