Sakis Rouvas

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Sakis Rouvas
Σάκης Ρουβάς

Sakis Rouvas in 2009.
Background information
Birth name Anastasios Rouvas
Born January 5, 1972(1972-01-05)
Mandoukion, Corfu, Greece
Genres Pop, rock, R&B, soul, dance
Occupations Singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, choreographer, actor, film producer, television host, businessman
Instruments Vocals, guitar, bass, piano, cello, percussion
Years active 1991–present
Labels PolyGram Greece, Minos EMI, Universal France
Associated acts Corfu Band
Website SakisRouvas.com

Anastasios "Sakis" Rouvas (b. January 5, 1972) is a Greek pop/rock singer, dancer, songwriter, record producer and actor. He also was a pole vaulter for a time. He is one of the most successful artists of all time in Greece and Cyprus. Rouvas with sales of two million albums.[1] Rouvas was one of the first pop singers and stage performers in Greece. He made music genres of the western world popular. He is known as a sex symbol for his sexualized stage shows and music videos and for having a very large fan base. His personal life is also widely reported. Rouvas has been a large pop culture icon for nearly two decades.

Rouvas has won many Hellenic Music/Arion Awards, MAD Video Music Awards, and a World Music Award as well as many other awards. He represented Greece in the Eurovision Song Contest 2004 with the song "Shake It". He won third place. He was also in Eurovision Song Contest 2009 with the song "This Is Our Night". This time he placed 7th. Rouvad hosted the 2006 contest in Athens. Rouvas has made 14 albums, starred in five movies and hosted many television events.

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  1. Bakker, Sietse (2009-01-14). "Moscow 2009: The lucky ones so far" (in English). EBU. http://www.eurovision.tv/page/news?id=1738. Retrieved 2009-01-26.

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