Anna Vissi

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Anna Vissi
Άννα Βίσση
AnnaVissiatAthinonArena.jpg
Anna Vissi on stage at Athinon Arena in Athens, Greece (2011).
Background information
Forby kent asAnna Vishy
Born (1957-12-20) 20 December 1957 (age 62)
Pyla, Larnaca, Cyprus
OreiginLarnaca, Cyprus
GenresLaïko, pop, dance,
entehno, pop rock
ThriftSangster, sangwriter, actress,
televeeision presenter, radio personality, businesswumman
InstrumentsVocals
Years active1973–present
LabelsMinos (1973–1978)

EMI Greece (1979–1982)
CarVi (1982–1983)
Sony Music Greece (1984–)

Moda/Vanilla (2005–)
Associate actsEpikouri, Nikos Karvelas
Wabsteidwww.annavissilive.com
www.fannatics.gr

Anna Vissi (Greek: Άννα Βίσση (pronounced [ˈana ˈvisi], Greek pronunciation: [ˈanːa ˈviʃːi]); born 20 December 1957), kent as Anna Vishy an aw, is a Cypriot recording artist and actress. Born in Pyla, Larnaca, She began singing professionally in 1973 when she moved to Greece an signed a recording contract with Minos. In 1977, she took 1st place in the 19th Thessaloniki Song Festival with the song "As Kanoume Apopse Mian Arhi" ("Let's make tonight a principle") and released her first album with the same title. Since the 80's Vissi began an exclusive collaboration with composer an lyricist Nikos Karvelas, whom she married. They have a daughter.

Through a career that has spanned four decades, Vissi has influenced several of the nation's younger generation o female artists. She has won six Arion Music Awards, 15 Pop Corn Music Awards, and nine MAD Video Music Awards. Vissi has received 32 Platinum an 11 Gold certificates from IFPI Greece an has become one of the country's best-selling artists of all time, having sold over 9.5 million records worldwide and is one of the country's top earning artists.[1][2][3] In 2010, Alpha TV ranked Vissi as the second top-certified female artist in Greece in the phonografic era (since 1960),ahead of Haris Alexiou,[4] while Forbes listed her as the 15th most powerful and influential celebrity in Greece an fourth highest ranked singer.[5]

Discography[eedit | eedit soorce]

Main airticle: Anna Vissi discography

Filmografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Television
Year Title Role Notes and Awards
1994 Me Agapi, Anna
(With Love, Anna)
Hersel/Host Variety show
2011 Anna Vissi: Oso Exo Foni
(Anna Vissi: As Long As I Have Voice)
Hersel/Host First 'Rockumentary' (autobiography) ever to air in Greece / Cyprus
Theater
Year Title Role Notes an Awairds
1991 Daimones
(Demons)
Queen/Rozanne First Greek Rock Opera
1993 Ode To The Gods Aphrodite One Act Opera
2002 Mala – I Mousiki Tou Anemou
(Mala – The Music Of The Wind)
Mala Zimetbaum Opera
2013 Daimones
(Demons)
Queen/Rozane

Tours[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 20 Years Live Tour (1993)
  • Klima Tropiko Tour (1996)
  • Travma World Tour (1997)
  • World Tour Europe & U.S.A (1998–1999)
  • Kravgi Australian Tour (2003)
  • 2004 World Tour (2004)
  • Best Of Anna Vissi Tour (2006)
  • 2007 World Tour (2007)
  • Apagorevmeno Summer Tour (2009)[6]
  • Australian Tour (2010)[7][8]
  • World Tour U.S.A,Canada & Europe Tour (2011)[9]
  • Greek & American Summer Tour (2012)
  • American & Canada Tour (2013)[10]

Awairds[eedit | eedit soorce]

See an aw[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Bakker, ieste (January 14, 2006). "'Anna Vissi back at negotiations table'". ESCToday. Retrieved September 10, 2010.
  2. "The Greek List". Forbes (in Greek). November 2010. p. 60. |access-date= requires |url= (help)
  3. "Άννα Βίσση: Το απόλυτο φαβορί... Θεωρείται η απόλυτη star, αφού ξεπέρασε παγκοσμίως 9.500.000 πωλήσεις". Retrieved January 7, 2011.
  4. Chart Show: Your Countdown. Alpha TV. Airdate: March 22, 2010.
  5. "The Greek List". Forbes (in Greek). November 2010. p. 38. |access-date= requires |url= (help)
  6. "Anna Vissi News: Αννα Βισση – Tour Στην Ελλαδα !!". Anna-vissi.blogspot.com. April 7, 2009. Retrieved March 10, 2012.
  7. "ANNA VISSI NEWS: Άννα Βισση – Australian Tour , June 2010". Anna-vissi.blogspot.com. January 14, 2010. Retrieved March 10, 2012.
  8. "Australia's largest Greek site : Anna Vissi Returns Live 2010 (Sydney and Melbourne)". GreekCity. Retrieved March 10, 2012.
  9. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named anna-vissi.blogspot.com
  10. http://www.songkick.com/concerts/15263449-anna-vissi-at-melrose-ballroom?r=related

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Precedit bi
Elpida
wi Sokrati
Elena Paparizou
wi My Number One
Greece in the Eurovision Song Contest
1980
2006
Succeedit bi
Giannis Dimitras
with Feggari Kalokerino
Sarbel
with Yassou Maria
Precedit bi
Island
wi Monika
Cyprus in the Eurovision Song Contest
1982
Succeedit bi
Stavros & Konstantina
wi I Agapi Akoma Zi