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Xavier Naidoo

"Xavier Kurt Naidoo" (born October 2, 1971 in Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany) is a German-born singer and songwriter of South African Indian Tamil descent, who sings in German and occasionally in English. He is known for his soulful voice and has collaborated with several famous artists such as the Wu-Tang Clan's RZA, Deborah Cox and 3-P's Sabrina Setlur, along with the Swiss artist ''Stress''.

He sings in a number of styles, including R&B, soul, pop and occasionally rock. His most famous releases include "Ich Kenne Nichts", "20,000 Meilen", "Souls on Fire" and "Sie Sieht Mich Nicht", which was featured on the German release of the film soundtrack for ''Asterix''. Naidoo's popularity has massively increased since he joined groups like "Söhne Mannheims", "Brothers Keepers" and "Zeichen der Zeit" in the late 1990s.

Most recently he had a hit with the 2005 single "Dieser Weg".

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*''Seeing Is Believing'' (1993)

*''Nicht Von Dieser Welt'' (1998) #1 GER

*''Live'' (1999) #9 GER

*''Zwischenspiel / Alles Für Den Herrn'' (2002) #1 GER

*''Wir Haben Alles Gute Vor Uns'' (2003) #8 GER

*''Teleg...

Background solo singer
Born October 2, 1971
Origin Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Genre German Soul, R&B, Pop (music)
Occupation Singer, Songwriter, Actor
Years active 1993-present
website Official site
license: GNU FDL
source: Wikipedia