Benny Sings is singer & producer.
Benny Sings managed to make a deep impression on press and audience since his debut album Champagne People (2003). The album was received very well by press (‘A revelation!’, ‘Rare originally’) and gave Benny Sings recognition. The album also received good critics abroad, where it was released on vinyl by Kindred Spirits/Rush Hour.
His second album I Love You (2005), got again worldwide recognition and was received very well: the renowned BBC DJ Gilles Peterson became fan and in France the song Little Donna became a radio-hit on Radio Nova. A small European tour followed.
Benny also reached Japan where he established success with his third album Benny.. At Home (2007). America was also reached with a lot of good reviews including a big front-page article on Okayplayer.com (the website of Questlove and The Roots, the best visited hip hop site in the world). With his last album ART (2011) Benny, after earlier conquering Asia, had his breakthrough in America and a worldwide release with Fat Beats followed. He toured Japan in 2011 & 2013.
Performed on the biggest Dutch national television show called De Wereld Draait Door.
International airplay on BBC Radio 1 (Gilles Peterson), BBC Radio 2 (Jamie Cullum), KCWR Los Angeles (Anthony Valadez), Studio Brussel (Lefto).
Multiple tracks got placed in synch worldwide: HBO serie Girls, Mazda, Kookai, Citroën.
European tour as support act of Mayer Hawthorne in 2012. For this tour, Benny Sings and his band toured in 6 countries and played in 18 different cities. His success wasn’t unnoticed, after this tour followed a show on the London Traction festival (curated by Gilles Peterson), shows in Lithuania, on Dutch festivals and a tour through France. In 2015 Benny Sings released his fifth album 'STUDIO'. The album features Goldlink & Mayer Hawthorne and was released by Jakarta Records in US/Europe, Dox Records in Benelux and JVC in Asia. Sizzling reviews followed and earned Benny Sings and Edison Awardnomination. Folllowing the release of the album Benny Sings performed in New York and LA, performed at NPR's Tiny Desk Session (as first and so far only Dutch artist).
As a producer Benny Sings worked with both national and international artist and makes music for commercial and films. Artist Benny worked with are: Goldlink, Rex Orange County, Giovanca, Wouter Hamel, Faberyayo, Yuko Ando, DAtA, Janne Schra, BEA1991, MNDSGN and many others.