CHART SPOTLIGHT. Do you remember the pop chanteuse Inna? WelcheMusic covered this Romanian dancefloor diva last February! The 24-year old singer got a lot of attention for her debut single “Hot” which was initially released in 2008. Née Elena Alexandra Apostoleanu, the singer grew up in one of the small costal resorts on the Black sea called Neptun. Look out for the debut album Hot which finally get its UK release via 3 Beat Records on June 13th 2011.
In other territories, the sophomore set I Am the Club Rocker will be released this July and include the two singles “Sun Is Up” and “Club Rocker.” A digital track called “Un Momento” was issued last year. I Am the Club Rocker is produced by Play & Win, who also produced her first set.
Inna has toured Germany, Spain, Turkey and Romania to support the album. According to Hangout Altsounds, “Inna has racked up an amazing 150 million+ views on You Tube, 2.1 million Facebook friends, over 1 million records sold (including 350,000+ downloads in the UK), 21 music awards, and a US Billboard chart no. 1 to her name.”
In Sweden, “Hot” spent 20 weeks on the chart in 2010 finally peaking at No.14. “Sun Is Up” spent one week at No.58.