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Vincent Valentin Gross, born on August 23, 1996, in Basel, Switzerland, is a Swiss singer and musician who has made a name for himself in the industry.
Vincent Gross’s Biography
Vincent Valentin Gross was born and raised in Switzerland, even though his parents are from Northern Germany. Vincent was interested in music from a young age, obtaining a ukulele at the age of four and playing drums on cooking pots.
He went on to study the lute and join the children’s church choir, where he demonstrated his singing abilities. Vincent’s older brother gave him his first guitar chords when he was fourteen years old.
Vincent followed his academic education as well as his musical interest, majoring in psychology at the University of Basel for three semesters. Vincent trained in Taekwondo for 13 years alongside his academics, obtaining two black belts and becoming the Swiss champion.
Vincent began his music career by publishing his songs under a pseudonym on YouTube since he lacked the guts to perform them in front of his friends.
However, he gained a lot of support from the platform’s viewers, which inspired him to submit for the Swiss Talent Award in 2014. Vincent competed in the talent competition for the Swiss primetime TV show “Hello Again” in 2015, and was named Hello Again Newcomer 2015 by the Swiss TV audience.
Vincent finished third in the Swiss preliminary round of the Eurovision Song Contest with his song “Half a Smile” in 2016. As a result of this accomplishment, he signed his first record contract with Ariola/Sony Music Germany.
“Schwanzwind,” his debut album, was released on March 24, 2017. Vincent went on his debut tour the following year, performing in seven locations across Germany and Switzerland.
“Möwengold,” Vincent’s second album, was released on August 10, 2018. With the album, he went on tour, doing 17 shows in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.
His album’s tracks became airplay smashes, reaching the top of the German Airplay Charts. Vincent’s contract with Sony Music Germany expired in 2020, and he has since signed with the Munich label Telamo.
He released singles under the alias Telamo, including “Über uns die Sonne,” “Chill Out Time,” and “I Give You My Heart.”
Vincent’s third album, “Hautnah,” was published on January 29, 2021, and peaked at number seven on the German album charts. It also debuted at the top of the album charts in Switzerland.
Vincent has pursued prospects as a TV presenter in addition to his singing career. In September 2020, he debuted his own live chat format, “Stars at 10 Hautnah,” on the show Schlager für alle. Vincent began anchoring the ARD programme “The Big Music Quiz” on Sundays in 2021.
Throughout his career, Vincent has received numerous honours, including the SWR4 Music Prize, the SWR4 Newcomer Award, the SMAGO Award, and the Ekki Göpelt Young Talent Prize. He also received the No. 1 Award in the Swiss Hit Parade for reaching the top of the Swiss album rankings.
Vincent’s most recent album, “Frei,” was published on the Telamo label on October 7, 2022. His sincere words and engaging performances continue to fascinate audiences.
Vincent Gross is a well-known personality in the Swiss music scene, and his talent and determination have cemented his position.
Who Is Vincent Gross’s Girlfriend?
Vincent Gross does not have a known girlfriend at the moment, as he is single.