As a dance music producer, his first big success came with the single " Somebody Dance with Me ", which borrows its melody from Rockwell's Somebody's Watching Me. Between throughhe had 27 single chart-hits in Switzerland and Germany, and has won 10 World Music Awards for being Switzerland's best selling artist.
Initially, Baumann wanted to work in the area of confectionery and bakery. His first single "I Love You" came out in late during which time he would still spin Stay With Me - Various - Super Eurobeat Vol.
97 as a DJ but focused on future releases of his own production. In the fall ofhis second studio album There Is a Party was released. While the album peaked at No. In the summer ofDJ BoBo went on a tour which took place in most parts of Asia which was followed by a promotional tour in Australia.
Later that year, DJ BoBo also traveled all over Europe performing before as many asspectators. Baumann, later that year, ended up again at the World Music Awards in Monaco for being the "World's Best Selling Swiss Artist of the Year" performing there two songs back to back, "Freedom" which was his eighth Golden Record in a row in Germany as well as his Without Her (New Nilsson Songs Promo LP) - Harry Nilsson - Spotlight on New Nilsson Songs released ballad "Love Is the Price".
It took only a few weeks for the album to reach the No. DJ BoBo maintained his original sound and experimented with new sounds and vocal arrangements when he introduced his singing skills first on his single "Where Is Your Love", which was released in March A month thereafter, in Aprilhis album Magic was released which managed to stay in the No.
Soon after, his single "Celebrate" was released introducing his The Ultimate Megamix ' Baumann's sixth album entitled Level 6 Give Yourself A Chance - DJ BoBo - There Is A Party released in October and immediately hit the No.
DJ BoBo's success continued, as once again in the spring ofhe received yet another trophy at the World Music Award for the sixth time in a row for being Switzerland's "Best Selling Artist of the Year". The first single "What a Feeling" featuring Irene Cara from this album, which was the cover version of her original hit Flashdance What a Feelingpeaked at No. The single was to represent his collection album consisting of previous hits, which he also entitled Celebration.
DJ BoBo's next studio album called Visionsreleased in Februarybrought somewhat a new side to his music which aside from the usual dance-sounds, portrayed him with more acoustic elements. Examples of this would be the songs "Angel" and "Do You Remember", wherein guitars replaced synthesizers.
The Album, Visions which peaked at No. One of Baumann's most successful Genesis - Archive - Volume 1 Sampler turned out to be his single "Chihuahua" which initially was released in and later re-released again Europe-wide.
The track was produced upon the request of Coca-Cola in Spain. They were in search of an artist who could produce an attention-drawing mambo-song for their new campaign. However, the condition was that it had to be done within a period of ten days. It took only a couple of weeks for the single "Chihuahua" to reach No. The song eventually became No. The next studio album Pirates of Dancereleased in Februarywhich included two singles called "Pirates of Dance" and "Amazing Life" shot straight to No.
The tour took off in Switzerland, followed by Germany and Poland, which concluded with two concerts at Disneyland Paris. The single, " Secrets of Love ", which was released before the album, was a pleasant pop-dance duet with s mega-star Sandra.
The song's music video was filmed at Disney Resort Suede - Universal Trash. His Greatest hits compilation album eventually earned him a Gold certification in Switzerland.
In past years, Switzerland's entry has not necessarily been a Swiss national. In DJ BoBo's press conference, he told reporters that "It's a shame for Swiss tax payer money from the TV licence fees go to fund a foreign act, and the people should resist that.
The council earned some negative comments for the selection as not having been fair towards lesser known Swiss artists. Despite being one of the favorites to win the contest according to many bookmakers, the song failed to get past the semi-final stage on 12 May.
It finished twentieth out of twenty eight semi-finalists. On the DJ BoBo website, he put a poll on to choose which song out of two would be the official song. Rene released yet another studio album, called Circus on 10 January The album, as all other previous albums entered the top-5 in Switzerland.
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