Dr. Alban (SE)
It’s My Life, No Coke, Sing Hallelujah, Let the Beat Go On, Look Who’s Talking
With sales of an estimated 16 million records worldwide and most famous for the worldwide 1992 hit “It’s My Life” which was one of the songs from the album One Love.
World Wide Success
Dr. Alban has racked up world-wide sales of over 5 million albums and over 6 million singles, which resulted in 7 times Silver, 30 times Gold and 30 times Platinum.
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One year later this success was surpassed by the second album One Love. 1.6 million singles of the song “It’s My Life” were sold. It was #1 in the Netherlands, Israel and Germany and #2 in the UK. The following single “One Love” was #5 in Israel. The album immediately sold over 1.7 million units. Then followed the albums Look Who’s Talking and Born In Africa. All in all, Dr. Alban has racked up world-wide sales of over 5 million albums (1994) and over 6 million singles (1994), which resulted in 7 times Silver, 30 times Gold and 30 times Platinum. His hit single “No Coke” was used to illustrate an anti-drugs campaign in Sweden. The single “Sing Hallelujah” reached #5 in Israel.
After a re-release of “No Coke”, Dr. Alban has succeeded to hit the top10 charts worldwide with all of his following singles. Countries like, Sweden, Norway, Finlad , Denmark, Belgium. France. Russia. Austria , Switzerland, Greece , Turkey, Spain, Italy, to name a few.
He created his own record company Dr Records on which he released Born in Africa, the first CD recorded completely in his Dr Records studios. He had production credits on projects by artists such as La Cream and Daddy Showkey.
In 2010, Alban once again collaborated with Sash! to produce a new version of “Hello Afrika”, “Hello South Afrika”, dedicated to the 2010 FIFA World Cup. It was followed by a single consisting of 16 remixes.
On February 15, 2014 at Gothenburg’s Scandinavium Arena, Dr. Alban teamed up with Jessica Folcker in the third series of Melodifestivalen 2014, performing the song “Around the World” last, to win the right to represent Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest. 2014 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
In 2015, he released the single “Hurricane”.
In May 2020, Alban released the song “Hello Sverige” (in Swedish) to encourage the population of Sweden to respect social distancing measures put in place to counteract the COVID-19 pandemic. The next month, he released an English version titled “Hello Nations”. The song is another remake of his classic hit “Hello Afrika”.
In June 2020, Alban released the single “Drama”, also in Swedish, in collaboration with singer Folkhemmet. The song talks about Alban’s long-running acrimonious relationship with Swedish tabloid journalists.
Dr. Alban he continues on the stage and giving concerts all over the world.
He was present in the ZULU Awards 2022~dralban/wikipedia
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