Label: Dino Music - DNCS 2445 • Format: CD Single • Country: Netherlands • Genre: Pop •
Jacott transitioned from musical theatre to popular music inwhen she represented the Netherlands at the Eurovision Song Contest Her song, " Vrede " Peacewas one of the favorites to win, and ended up ranking sixth out of 25 at Millstreet.
She has since released nine Dutch-language albums, four of which made the Top Ten on the Dutch music charts. Ruth Jacott - Het Laatste Moment Jacott was born in Suriname and at nine, moved with her family to The Netherlandswhere at 17 she took part in a talent contest, after which she received many offers to perform. InJacott won the Knokke Festival in Belgium. After this success she had many offers to work in the musical world. One year later she sang the duet "Tegyo Makandra" with Hans Vermeulen, in commemoration of a plane crash in Paramaribothe capital of Suriname.
The duet was also released after the crash of an El Al flight in the Bijlmer southeast Amsterdamand became a hit. In her career took an important turn when she was asked to represent The We Will Survive - 3rd Coast Dynasty - The Arrival at the Eurovision Song Festival in Ireland.
She received 92 points and ranked 6 with the song "Vrede" Peace. The song's chorus stated:. Her Dutch-language debut album Ruth Jacott appeared shortly afterwards. She sang this song solo during the Dutch heat of Eurovision. In Spring her second album "Hou me vast" Hold me tightcame out and went double platinum in the Dutch market. Her third album "Geheimen" Secrets appeared in and went gold. She performed in shows in major Dutch theaters. With all the pressure she became exhausted and she needed to rest her voice.
In February she was honored with a "Golden Harp" award. Two months later her album Hartslag Heartbeat was released. This also became a big success and she began another tour. The compilation album Altijd Dichtbij Always close was released in and contained a selection of five years of hits. She sang the theme song of a Dutch film Kruimeltje. In she was operated on her vocal cords. Once recovered she embarked on a new theater-tour. In the album Tastbaar Tangible was released and the single Onderhuids Under my skin.
In the Dutch theater season Ruth was again in Dutch theaters with her show A Touch of Latin in which she sang both in Dutch and Spanish, with some numbers reworked in a Latin style. By popular demand the tour was prolonged in It was so successful that a second tour followed in the season. In Jacott played the title role in the musical Billie Holiday Ruth Jacott - Het Laatste Moment , about the legendary African American singer.
Arrangements by Glenn Gaddum sr, he was also the musical director and pianist. Her performance was well received by Langsomt Men Sikkert - Jytte Johansen - Jytte Johansen the critics and the public.
On 23 March the single Jammer, maar helaas Too bad was released from her Latin double-cd Passie Passion which followed on 20 April CD 1 contained the original-language versions and CD 2 the Dutch-language Ruth Jacott - Het Laatste Moment. Passie was promoted with another theater-tour starting autumn theater. In Jacott was a guest at the "Toppers" concert in the Amsterdam ArenAwhere a quartet of well-known Dutch-language pop singers perform a high-camp show and where other top Dutch musical stars appear as special guests.
In she participated in the song-exchange-programme Ali B op volle toeren ; Jacott was paired to rapper I Am Aisha daughter of Mai Tai -singer Jetty Ruth Jacott - Het Laatste Moment who also appeared in the episode who reworked Vrede. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification.
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