Neumüller in 2009
|Born||18 October 1969|
Cuxhaven, West Germany
|Known for||Deutschland sucht den Superstar judge|
Volker Neumüller (born 18 October 1969 in Cuxhaven) is a German music manager and was known for being a judge on Deutschland sucht den Superstar .
Cuxhaven is an independent town and seat of the Cuxhaven district, in Lower Saxony, Germany. The town includes the northernmost point of Lower Saxony. It is situated on the shore of the North Sea at the mouth of the Elbe River. Cuxhaven has a footprint of 14 kilometres (east–west) by 7 km (4 mi) (north–south). Its town quarters Duhnen, Döse and Sahlenburg are especially popular vacation spots on the North Sea and home to about 52,000 residents.
Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany, is a country in Central and Western Europe, lying between the Baltic and North Seas to the north, and the Alps to the south. It borders Denmark to the north, Poland and the Czech Republic to the east, Austria and Switzerland to the south, France to the southwest, and Luxembourg, Belgium and the Netherlands to the west.
A talent manager is an individual or company who guides the professional career of artists in the entertainment industry. The responsibility of the talent manager is to oversee the day-to-day business affairs of an artist; advise and counsel talent concerning professional matters, long-term plans and personal decisions which may affect their career.
Neumüller has been involved in the music industry since 1987. In 1991, he became the A&R director of Record label PolyGram, a position he also later held at Sony BMG. Between 2002 and 2004, Neumüller was also the general manager of Epic Records.
The music industry consists of the companies and individuals that earn money by creating new songs and pieces and selling live concerts and shows, audio and video recordings, compositions and sheet music, and the organizations and associations that aid and represent music creators. Among the many individuals and organizations that operate in the industry are: the songwriters and composers who create new songs and musical pieces; the singers, musicians, conductors and bandleaders who perform the music; the companies and professionals who create and sell recorded music and/or sheet music ; and those that help organize and present live music performances.
Artists and repertoire (A&R) is the division of a record label or music publishing company that is responsible for talent scouting and overseeing the artistic development of recording artists and songwriters. It also acts as a liaison between artists and the record label or publishing company; every activity involving artists to the point of album release is generally considered under the purview, and responsibility, of A&R.
A record label, or record company, is a brand or trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos. Sometimes, a record label is also a publishing company that manages such brands and trademarks, coordinates the production, manufacture, distribution, marketing, promotion, and enforcement of copyright for sound recordings and music videos, while also conducting talent scouting and development of new artists, and maintaining contracts with recording artists and their managers. The term "record label" derives from the circular label in the center of a vinyl record which prominently displays the manufacturer's name, along with other information. Within the mainstream music industry, recording artists have traditionally been reliant upon record labels to broaden their consumer base, market their albums, and be both promoted and heard on music streaming services, radio, and television. Record labels also provide publicists, who assist performers in gaining positive media coverage, and arrange for their merchandise to be available via stores and other media outlets.
Neumüller established "313 Music" in 2005, a record label, management and television production company, together with the likes of Mark Medlock, Melanie C, Alex Christensen,Daniele Negroni, Luca Hänni Kate Hall and Daniel Schuhmacher.He is also the music manager of the band "The Black Pony".
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Alex Christensen, better known by his stage names Jasper Forks or Alex C., is a German dance music composer, producer, and DJ, generally known as the face, and one of the founding members, of U96. Since 2002, he has been collaborating with Yasmin "Y-ass" K..
Since the fourth season of DSDS, Neumüller has taken over the management of the series winners. He was a judge for seasons six and seven alongside Dieter Bohlen and Nina Eichinger.
Dieter Bohlen is a German musician, songwriter, record producer, and television personality. Often referred to as the "Pop-Titan" in the German-speaking press, he first achieved fame as a member of pop duo Modern Talking in the 1980s, and has since produced numerous German and international artists. He is also a judge on casting shows Deutschland sucht den Superstar and Das Supertalent, having been present on all seasons of both shows.
Nina Eichinger is a German TV presenter and actress.
Deutschland sucht den Superstar is a German reality talent show. Part of the Idol franchise, it was created by English media mogul Simon Fuller as a spin-off from the British show Pop Idol, of which two series were broadcast between the years of 2001 and 2003. Debuting to mediocre ratings in October 2002 on the RTL network, the show has since become one of the most successful shows on German television.
Juliette Schoppmann is a German singer, songwriter, dancer, actor, and vocal coach, who came to fame as the runner-up of the debut season of the television series Deutschland sucht den Superstar, the German Idol series adaptation. Born and raised in Stade, Schoppmann was a trained musical artist before she particiapted in the show for which she recorded the number-one hit "We Have a Dream" and the album United along with all other finalists. After DSDS, she signed with BMG and released her moderately successful debut album Unique (2004) which spawned the top ten hits "Calling You" and "I Still Believe".
Tobias Regner is a German singer, songwriter and musician who has enjoyed success in the rock music genre. Regner made his debut under major label Sony BMG Domestic after he won the highly publicized third season of the television series Deutschland sucht den Superstar, the German version of Pop Idol, in 2006.
Deutschland sucht den Superstar Season 4 is the fourth season of Deutschland sucht den Superstar which aired on RTL network. Mark Medlock, this season's winner, was awarded a contract with Sony-BMG. The judges in this season were Dieter Bohlen, Heinz Henn, Anja Lukaseder. It was hosted by Marco Schreyl and Tooske Ragas. The viewers chose the contestant's fates as they were able to call for their favorite contestant. The voting results were published on 7 May. The winner got a 10-year contract and €100,000. Twenty percent went to the winner's manager who was chosen by the creators.
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Rania Zeriri is a Dutch singer.
Monice is a Bosnian Croat-Austrian pop singer. She is best known for achieving fourth place in the fifth season of German casting show Deutschland sucht den Superstar (DSDS). Monice released her first album I'm Gonna Make It in 2009. After the end of Deutschland sucht den Superstar, she had a specially published book released, that was sold in Germany and Austria.
Deutschland sucht den Superstar Season 6 was the sixth season of Deutschland sucht den Superstar which is airing on the RTL network. This season's winner, Daniel Schuhmacher, was awarded a contract with Sony-BMG. The judges in this season are Dieter Bohlen, Nina Eichinger, and Volker Neumüller. This season is hosted by Marco Schreyl. The viewers chose the contestant's fates as they were able to call for their favorite contestant. As with season 5, the "top 10" was created by the top 5 contestants with the most telephone and SMS voting and the other 5 were selected by the jury.
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Das Supertalent is a German talent show, part of the internationally successful Got Talent franchise, presented by Marco Schreyl, who was joined by Daniel Hartwich from the second season onwards. Just like in all other versions of the franchise, auditions take place and the judges review their talent and then later the home audience votes in an election to deem who wins.
Deutschland sucht den Superstar Season 8 is the eighth season of the Idol series in Germany which is airing on RTL and started on January 8, 2011. The winner got a recording contract with Universal Music Group. Nina Eichinger and Volker Neumüller were removed from the panel and were replaced by Fernanda Brandao and Patrick Nuo. Marco Schreyl returned as the host. DSDS has extended participation privileges to Austria and Switzerland. Pietro Lombardi won the competition.
Sarah Lombardi is a German singer. She is best known for participating in season 8 of Deutschland sucht den Superstar, where she was eliminated from the Top 10, only to return two shows later and eventually become the runner-up.
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Luca Hänni is a Swiss singer-songwriter and model. He is best known for winning season 9 of Deutschland sucht den Superstar in 2012. He will represent Switzerland in the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 with the song "She Got Me".
Aneta Sablik is a Polish singer-songwriter. She gained popularity in Europe after winning the eleventh season of Germany's Idol, Deutschland sucht den Superstar (DSDS), translation; Germany Seeks The Superstar, which was broadcast on RTL Television. Sablik was the first competitor to receive the highest number of points at every live show.
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The sixteenth season of Deutschland sucht den Superstar began on January 5, 2019 in RTL. Dieter Bohlen returned for his sixteenth series as a judge, while Oana Nechiti, Xavier Naidoo and Pietro Lombardi are the new judges. Oliver Geissen returned for his fifth series as host.
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