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Giorgos Mazonakis (Greek: Γιώργος Μαζωνάκης, born 4 March 1972) is a modern Laika and pop Greek singer.

Giorgos Mazonakis
Γιώργος Μαζωνάκης
Giorgos Mazonakis, Live at Fantasia Live Stage Summer 2014.jpg
Background information
Birth nameGeorgios Apostolou Greek: Γεώργιος Αποστόλου
Also known asGiorgos Mazonakis
Born (1972-03-04) 4 March 1972 (age 47)
Athens, Greece
GenresModern Laika, Pop, dance
Years active1993–present
LabelsUniversal Music Greece (1993–2001)
Heaven Music (2001–2016)
Minos EMI (2017;present)
Websitehttp://www.giorgosmazonakis.gr

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BiographyEdit

Giorgos Mazonakis born and raised in the neighbourhood of Nikaia, Athens. He grew up listening to the traditional folk songs of Stratos Dionysiou, Yiannis Parios, Marinella and Haris Alexiou. Very quickly, at the age of 15, he realized his desire to become a singer. For the first time he sang at a nightclub in Patras, where in the summer of 1992 was discovered by executives of PolyGram Greece.

Giorgos Mazonakis' temperament, his unique interpretation and innovative views, changed the way of nightlife, with highly successful appearances at famous nightclubs in Athens.

At the same time, Mazonakis has made many appearances throughout Greece, Cyprus, Germany, Australia, and in several U.S. states including: New York City, New Jersey, Atlantic City, and Chicago. Also one of the best hits was released in Italy on the occasion of the success there made the song "Mou Leipeis" (I miss you) song in an automobile ad campaign.

In 2002, the popular singer sang two songs of Stamatis Kraounakis on the soundtrack of the film by Nikos Panagiotopoulos titled Varethika Na Skotono tous Agapitikous Sou (I'm tired of killing your Boyfriends).

Mazonakis and Greek fashion house Deux Hommes collaborated at MadWalk by Vodafone. The Hurriyet, the largest circulation newspaper in Turkey, chose the nightclub Votanikos and George Mazonakis to present the nightlife of Athens. Mazonakis completed his appearances at Votanikos in March 2011 will visit Turkey after preparing a collaboration with a Turkish songwriter, continuing the cooperation that began with major Turkish songwriters in his latest album titled Ta Isia Anapoda.

DiscographyEdit

Studio albumsEdit

All the albums listed underneath were released and charted in Greece.

Year Title Certification
1993 Mesanihta Kai Kati
1994 Me Ta Matia Na To Les Gold
1996 Mou Leipeis Gold
1997 Paidi Tis Nihtas Platinum
1998 Brosta S'Ena Mikrofono Gold
1999 Allaxane Ta Plana Mou Gold
2002 Koita Me Gold
2003 Savvato Platinum
2007 Ta Ohi Kai Ta Nai Mou
2010 Ta Isia Anapoda 2x Platinum
2012 Leipei Pali O Theos Platinum
2015 To Paraxeno Me Mena Platinum
2019 Agapo Simeni

Live albumsEdit

Year Title Certification
2004 Mazonakis Live Gold
2009 Revised

CD singlesEdit

Year Title Peak
chart position
Album
GRE
[1]
1996 "Fevgo Gia Mena" Mou Leipeis
2001 "Missing You" Non-album single
"2x2"
2003 "Nikotini" 7 Savvato
2006 "Summer in Greece" 1 Non-album single
2007 "S'Eho Epithimisei" 2 Ta Ohi Kai Ta Nai Mou
2010 "I Kardia Mou" 5 Ta Isia Anapoda
"Exartisi – Exantlisi (Ta Isia Anapoda)" 7
2011 "Min Pas Pouthena" 3 Leipei Pali o Theos
2012 "Leipei Pali O Theos" 9
2013 "Kalos Sas Vrika" 2
2014 "Eho Perasei Kai Heirotera" 2 To Paraxeno Me Mena
"Terma" 1
2015 "To Paraxeno Me Mena" 9
"Timima" 13[2]
2016 "De Goustaro" 1 Agapo Simeni
2017 "Sopa Ki Akou" 3
2018 "Agapo Simeni" 1
"Ena Thavma" 1

CompilationsEdit

Year Title Notes
2001 The Best Of
2013 Me Lene Giorgo (20 Years Giorgos Mazonakis)

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