Stan Van Samang

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Stan Van Samang
Stan Van Samang Wijgmaal.jpg
Stan Van Samang in 2006
Born (1979-03-19) 19 March 1979 (age 43)
Wijgmaal, Leuven, Belgium
Other namesStan Van Impe
Occupationactor, voice actor, singer

Stan Van Samang (born 19 March 1979 in Wijgmaal, Leuven) is a Belgian actor and singer. [1]

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Career

He played the role of 'Kevin' in one of Flanders' famous soaps called Wittekerke. Van Samang appeared in other Flemish TV series such as Flikken and Rupel , and in the Belgian movies Windkracht 10: Koksijde Rescue (Hans Herbots, 2007) and Vermist (Jan Verheyen, 2007).

In 2006, he was discovered as a music talent during the national TV shows Steracteur Sterartiest (VRT), a show in which actors sang for charity. The winner of the shows earned money for that charity.

Stan Van Samang won and got a record deal a few weeks later. On 7 March 2007 he made a record deal with EMI Group. He released his debut album Welcome Home on 23 November 2007. The album is produced by Eric Melaerts (Clouseau, Soulsister). The hit single "Scars" reached No. 1 for 5 weeks in the national Ultratop 50. The single was awarded a gold record.

Discography

Studio albums

YearAlbumPeak positionsCertification
BEL
(Fl)

[2]
2007Welcome Home3Platinum
2009Take it from Me5
2011King in My Head7
Stan Van Vrijdag46
2015Liefde voor publiek15× Platinum
2016Stan Van Samang1Platinum
2017103Gold
2021Feel the Power1
2022157

Singles

YearSinglePeak positionsCertificationAlbum
BEL
(Fl)

[2]
BEL
(Fl)
Ultratip

2007"Scars"1GoldWelcome Home
"Poison"11
2008"Siren"16
"Welcome Home 15
"This Time"43Take it from Me
2009"I Didn't Know"38
"Brand New Start" 
2010"Hang On"
(with Regi)
10
2011"King in My Head" 3King in My Head
"Free" 22
"Stand My Ground" 19
"Alles is liefde" 25
"All in My Head" 24King in My Head
2012"Zijn we alleen"
(with Laura Omloop)
 58
"One for the Road" 28
2013"De eerste sneeuw" 75
2014"Junbug"8
2015"Fix You"
(featuring Lisa)
4
2016"Candy"43
2017"Little Moon Rises"
(featuring Sarah Bettens)
27
"The Load"49
"Hemel voor ons twee"31
2020"River of Life"27
2021"Snow"43

Featured in

YearSinglePeak positionsAlbum
BEL
(Fl)

[2]
2010"Is It Over You"
(Owen featuring Stan Van Samang)
 8

Filmography

Dubbing roles

Animated films

Awards and nominations

Awards

Nominations

TMF Awards

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References

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  2. 1 2 3 "Stan Van Samang discography". ultratop.be/nl/. Hung Medien. Retrieved 5 August 2014.