Monday, 2 May 2011

Tanel Padar

Tanel Padar (born October 27, 1980) is an Estonian singer. He is best known for winning the Eurovision Song Contest 2001.

Tanel became famous after winning the Kaks Takti Ette, a televised competition for young Estonian singers, in 1999. In 2000, he was one of the backing vocalists for Ines – who at the time was his girlfriend – at the Eurovision Song Contest 2000.

In 2001, Tanel Padar along with the boyband 2XL and Aruba born Dave Benton won the Eurovision Song Contest 2001 with the song Everybody.

Tanel performs in a band called Tanel Padar & The Sun, one of the most popular bands in Estonia. They are very successful and had many hits. Tanel and his band covered a few ESC songs like Waterloo and Nagu Merelaine.

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