ECHO 2018 HELENE FISCHER LUIS FONSI

After a four-year gap, Germany"s greatest pop star is rückseitig with a einzel featuring louis Fonsi von "Despacito" fame. Is fischer eyeing the international market?


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Helene Fischer. A career in pictures

At the top

Helene Fischer"s self-titled album, released in 2017, was her fourth kommen sie sell end a million copies in Germany. She climate filled stadiums with bei award-winning concert tour, making her one von the world"s top-earning entertainers. Fischer, who was born an 1984 bei Siberia und grew up bei Rhineland-Palatinate, zu sein the biggest stern on ns German music scene.

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Helene Fischer. A career in pictures

Record breaker

Fischer has sold more than 13 million records, mostly bei German-speaking countries. "Farbenspiel," through "Atemlos weil die Nacht," was the zuerst album to reach number one on die German charts double — in 2013 und 2014. It was downloaded end 250,000 times, setting a record zum German artists.


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Helene Fischer. A career in pictures

Celebrating ns world champs

Riding die wave des the "Atemlos" hype bei 2013, it seemed like ns country was full of Fischer fans of all ages and backgrounds. Even the national German football team (in particular, Bastian Schweinsteiger, second from left) was among them. Die pop diva performed ~ the team won the World Cup in 2014 — und the players sang right along with her.


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Helene Fischer. A career an pictures

Big show

Fischer trained as a musical theater artist, and her direkt performances room diverse and entertaining. Herstellung mix of "schlager" (folk pop), rock and classical music appeals kommen sie many. According zu record certifications she has sold punkt least 15,000,000 albums altogether.


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Helene Fischer. A career an pictures

Not just song und dance

Fischer"s 2018 reise has been called "spectacular" und "bombastic." ns reason is that the singer has actually added ns troupe 45 degrees to die program — a branch des the acrobatic theater kopieren, gruppe Cirque freundin Soleil. Acrobatics schutz often been part of produziert shows, as can be checked out from this 2013 performance.


Helene Fischer. A career bei pictures

Glamorous couple

Boyfriend florian Silbereisen (left) had to do without his Helene while she was on produziert concert tour. Silbereisen helped launch die singer zu fame: She made her first TV appearance in 2005 ~ above his folk music show. Since then, fischer has showed up countless zeit on camera und even has produziert own program. "The Helene fischer Show" has actually been transfer on Christmas work every year due to the fact that 2011.


Helene Fischer. A career in pictures

Wax doppelganger

Seventeen Echo Awards und three Bambis room among die countless accolades ns singer has collected over the course of herstellung career. But prizes aside, stars know they"ve yes, really made it when they gain their own wax figure at Madame Tussauds. Fischer"s statue has actually been bei Berlin due to the fact that 2011 and its outfit and hairstyle are consistently updated.

Author: katharina Abel (kbm)


Helene Fischer. A career bei pictures

At die top

Helene Fischer"s self-titled album, released in 2017, was her fourth kommen sie sell over a million copies in Germany. She then filled stadiums with an award-winning concert tour, making herstellung one von the world"s top-earning entertainers. Fischer, who was born in 1984 bei Siberia und grew up in Rhineland-Palatinate, zu sein the biggest stern on ns German music scene.


Helene Fischer. A career in pictures

Record breaker

Fischer has sold more than 13 million records, mostly in German-speaking countries. "Farbenspiel," through "Atemlos weil die Nacht," was the zuerst album kommen sie reach number one on ns German charts twice — in 2013 and 2014. It was downloaded over 250,000 times, setup a record zum German artists.


Helene Fischer. A career an pictures

Celebrating the world champs

Riding the wave von the "Atemlos" hype in 2013, it seemed like the country was full of Fischer fans of all ages and backgrounds. Also the national German football mannschaft (in particular, Bastian Schweinsteiger, 2nd from left) was among them. Ns pop diva performed after ~ the team won die World Cup bei 2014 — und the players singen right in addition to her.


Helene Fischer. A career an pictures

Big show

Fischer trained as a musical theatre artist, und her live performances space diverse und entertaining. Produziert mix von "schlager" (folk pop), rock and classical music appeals kommen sie many. According kommen sie record certifications she has sold hinweisen least 15,000,000 albums altogether.


Helene Fischer. A career in pictures

Not nur song und dance

Fischer"s 2018 reise has been dubbed "spectacular" und "bombastic." ns reason is that the singer has added the troupe 45 levels to ns program — a branch von the acrobatic theater kopieren, gruppe Cirque sie Soleil. Acrobatics schutz often been teil of her shows, as kann be watched from this 2013 performance.

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Helene Fischer. A career in pictures

Glamorous couple

Boyfriend florian Silbereisen (left) had kommen sie do without his Helene when she was on produziert concert tour. Silbereisen aided launch die singer to fame: She made her first TV appearance in 2005 on his people music show. Since then, fischer has showed up countless zeit on camera und even has produziert own program. "The Helene fischer Show" has actually been transfer on Christmas work every year since 2011.


Helene Fischer. A career in pictures

Wax doppelganger

Seventeen Echo Awards and three Bambis room among the countless accolades the singer has built up over the kurse of produziert career. However prizes aside, stern know they"ve yes, really made it when they acquire their own wax figure at Madame Tussauds. Fischer"s statue has actually been bei Berlin due to the fact that 2011 und its outfit und hairstyle are routinely updated.

Author: catharina Abel (kbm)


What execute Helene Fischer and Elon musk have in common?

They both oase their sights set on Mars. However while Musk"s plansneed time to come to fruition, Fischer"s neu single with die Red Planet bei its title zu sein already making waves on terra firma zum a couple von reasons.

First, "Vamos a Marte" (Let"s fly to Mars) is the German popular music star"s zuerst single ~ a four-year hiatus. And second, herstellung duet partner zu sein Puerto Rican superstarLuis Fonsi, whose very own fame got to stratospheric heights an 2017 with"Despacito" declared ns most-streamed song ever according to Universal Music Latin Entertainment.

Fischer"s single with Fonsi so has ns German popular music startraversing new territory as she sings not only an her native German but also in Spanish.

Song through "that particular something"

The two room no strangers zu singing with each other though. Bei 2018, they sang Fonsi"s hit "Echame la Culpa" — that he originally singen with Demi Lovato — at die Echo Music Awards. Letztere that very same year, castle performed "Despacito" with each other on her Christmas special, ns Helene fischer Show, on ZDF.


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Fischer und Fonsi are no strangers zu performing together


"We already noticed back then that we harmonize an extremely well musically," fischer told the German dailyBild. Including that often during recording she gets a sense von which songs oase that "certain something." She said, "With "Vamos A Marte" it was clear to me after ~ the zuerst few bars. Luis Fonsi immediately came kommen sie mind zum the Spanish part. It just developed that way."

Fonsi was just as effusive around their duet:"It"s such a an excellent honor weil das me zu be able to record "Vamos a Marte" with die one und only Helene Fischer. She"s an artist who kann sein do anything, she"s important capable von everything. Und it was super exciting zu sing a song in German and Spanish — that"s something I"ve never done before."

Between Earth und Mars

The song"s video deshalb bears die hallmarks des Fischer"s performances: glitzy costumes, und acrobatic sprung moves an tandem with her backup dancers. When Fonsi is seen ~ above Earth hinweisen what looks like a beach bar, fischer sings und dances bei a capsule with room visible with a window.

Even the run-up to ns video"s premiere won free TV was notfall without the drama.Fischer had already created suspense über deletingall previous content from herstellung Instagram profile und replaced it with a countdown to ns single"s release on 6 august — a work after her 37th birthday. Fan were treated zu teasers, if Fonsi reacted to each post with fire emojis.

In a press release announcing die "spectacular video world premiere"on august 6, universal Music Germany said, "For the first time top top German television, a einzel premiere von Europe"s many successful artist wollen take place on no much less than 7 TV channels" — referring to die free TV secure belonging kommen sie the rtl Group.

One von the channels, VOX, was airing its well-known dating show, First Dateswhen it was interrupted von a clip of Helene saying, "I constantly wanted zu interrupt the program." Then ns video, which was marked together a "commercial show," was aired.

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Some viewers didn"t take too kindly to die interruption to regular programming und tweeted comments prefer "Is this in April Fool"s joke, Helene Fischer?" or "I don"t want to watch Helene fischer right now.” the video also premiered on herstellung YouTube channel, where fan were far an ext glowing an their reviews.