Maija Vilkkumaa

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Maija Vilkkumaa
Picture of a 28-year-old woman with a black, open hair up to breast level and a wide smile
Maija Vilkkumaa in 2001
Background information
Born (1973-11-09) 9 November 1973 (age 45)
Helsinki, Finland
Genres Pop rock, suomirock
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1990–present
Labels Warner Music Finland
Wabsteid www.maijavilkkumaa.net

Maija Johanna Vilkkumaa (born 9 November 1973) is a Finnish pop rock sangster-sangwriter. Beginnin her muisical hobbies playin piano at an age afore schuil, Vilkkumaa studiet in heich schuil whaur she an her friends set up the baund Tarharyhmä in 1990, which breuk up in 1995. While studyin Finnish leid at the Varsity o Helsinki, she stairtit tae tak singin lessons an went on tae stairt her solo career in 1999.

Durin her solo career frae 1999 tae 2011, Vilkkumaa haes released aicht full-lenth solo albums an sauld ower 300,000 certified records, becomin the 10t-best-sellin female soloist in Finland.[1] Alang wi meetin commercial success, the sangster—who writes an compones the sangs bi hersel[2]—haes been creditit for her sangwritin skills bi receivin the Juha Vainio Award an aw.[3] She haes receivit five Emma Awards an aw, accolades for ootstaundin achievements in muisic, awairdit bi the Finnish muisic industrie federation, Musiikkituottajat, an five Emma nominations.

Personal life[eedit | eedit soorce]

On 28 Apryle 2007, Maija Vilkkumaa got marriet tae Mikko Kosonen (the guitarist o her baund), efter haein been in a relationship syne 2002.[4] The couple haes twa childer, dochter Saara who wis born in 2007, an anither dochter, who wis born in Januar 2011.[5]

Discografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Awairds an nominations[eedit | eedit soorce]

Emma Awards[eedit | eedit soorce]

Year Nominee/wark Awaird Result
2000 Maija Vilkkumaa Emma Awaird for New Female Soloist o the Year[6] Wan
Pitkä ihana leikki Emma Awaird for Debut Album of the Year[7] Nominatit
2004 Maija Vilkkumaa Emma Awaird for Female Soloist o the Year[6] Wan
Ei Emma Awaird for Album of the Year[6] Wan
Emma Awaird for Pop/Rock Album o the Year[6] Wan
2006 Maija Vilkkumaa Emma Awaird for Female Soloist o the Year[6] Wan
2009 Maija Vilkkumaa Emma Awaird for Female Soloist o the Year[8] Nominatit
Superpallo Emma Award for Album of the Year[9] Nominatit
Emma Award for Rock Album o the Year[10] Nominatit
2011 Maija Vilkkumaa Emma Award for Female Soloist o the Year[11] Nominatit

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Maija Vilkkumaa" (in Finnish). Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland. Retrieved 2012-02-02. 
  2. "Tekijähaku " 'vilkkumaa maija'" (in Finnish). Finnish Broadcasting Company. Retrieved 2012-02-02. 
  3. "Juha Vainio -palkinto Maija Vilkkumaalle" (in Finnish). Finnish Broadcasting Company. 2010-07-30. Retrieved 2012-02-02. 
  4. Korppi, Hely (2007-04-28). "Maija Vilkkumaa naimisiin tänään". Iltalehti (in Finnish). Alma Media. Retrieved 2012-02-02. 
  5. "Maija Vilkkumaa sai tyttölapsen". Iltalehti (in Finnish). Alma Media. 2011-01-26. Retrieved 2012-02-02. 
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