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Dante Thomas

Dante Thomas
Dante Thomas in 2012
Dante Thomas in 2012
Background information
Born (1978-01-07) January 7, 1978 (age 42)[1]
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States[1]
Singer
InstrumentsVocals
2000 – 2012

Dante Thomas (born January 7, 1978) is an American R&B singer and musician, who experienced major international success in 2001 with his song, "Miss California".

Musical career

He was discovered by producers of Fugees like Lauryn Hill and Pras Michel.

His debut album Fly contained his definitive international hit "Miss California" which topped the charts in Denmark and Germany and was a major hit in Austria, Belgium, France, Netherlands, Norway, Australia and New Zealand. It also reached number 25 in the United Kingdom and number 85 in the US on the Billboard Hot 100.

In 2012, he released his album Hardcore on Videotape and has an international single hit "Feeling So Blue" with Michael Mind Project, being a retake on Eiffel 65 1999 hit "Blue (Da Ba Dee)". The single "Feeling So Blue" has charted in Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland.

Discography

Albums

Year Album Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
AUT
[2]
FRA
[3]
GER
[4]
SWI
[5]
2001 Fly -- 6 -- 17
2012 Hardcore on Videotape -- -- -- --

Singles

Year Single Peak chart positions Other chart
positions
Album
AUT
[2]
BEL
(Vl)
BEL
(Wa)
FRA
[3]
GER
[4]
ITA NED
[6]
SWE SWI
[5]
US
[7]
2001 "Miss California"
(feat. Pras)
4 13 2 3 1 20 1 6 2 85 Fly
"Fly" ( Feat C Langlais) -- -- -- 65 57 -- -- -- -- --
"Guilty" (with Inessa) 27 -- -- -- 28 -- -- -- 33 --
2004 "Get It On" 44 -- -- 20 34 -- -- -- 35 --
2007 "What I Got" -- -- -- -- 96 -- -- -- -- -- Hardcore on Videotape
2009 "Isn't It True" -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 "Damage Is Done" -- -- -- -- 64 -- -- -- -- --
Other singles
  • 2002: "Cielo e Terra (Heaven and Earth)" (with Nek)
  • 2016: "Lonely" (with DJ Tomekk)
Featured in
Year Single Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
Album
AUT
[2]
FRA
[3]
GER
[4]
SWI
[5]
2012 "Diese Tage"
(KRIS feat. Dante Thomas)
10 -- 30 -- Immer wenn ich das hier hör
"Feeling So Blue"
(Michael Mind Project feat. Dante Thomas)
20 128 38 40 State of Mind
"Nothing Lasts Forever"
(Michael Mind Project feat. Dante Thomas)
34 -- 40 26

References

  1. ^ a b Joel Whitburn, Top R and B/hip-hop singles, 1942-2004. 2004
  2. ^ a b c Dante Thomas Austrian peaks
  3. ^ a b c Dante Thomas French peaks
  4. ^ a b c Dante Thomas German peaks
  5. ^ a b c Dante Thomas Swiss peaks
  6. ^ Dutch peaks
  7. ^ US peak
  8. ^ "Certifications Albums Or - année 2001". Disque en France. Archived from the original on September 24, 2012. Retrieved 2010.
  9. ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank (Dante Thomas)" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie. Retrieved 2011.
  10. ^ "Sweden's certification-database 2001" (PDF). IFPI (Sweden). Archived from the original (PDF) on June 16, 2011. Retrieved 2010.
  11. ^ "AWARDS 2001". IFPI (Switzerland). Retrieved 2010.

External links


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