Hadise Acikgoz (born 21 October 1985) is a Turkish-Belgian singer. Hadise's career began in 2004 with the release of her debut single "Sweat", which peaked at 19 on the Flanders chart. Hadise continued to release more successful singles, most notably the single "Milk Chocolate Girl". Also the song "My Body" became popular in the Balkan countries and started airing at the Balkanika Music Television`s playlist.

Hadise's follow up album Hadise, was released and promoted in both the artist's native country and Turkey. The album produced two successful singles, "A Good Kiss" and "My Body", this earned Hadise her second TMF Award in the "Best Urban Act" category. It was during this time that Hadise became the presenter of the Belgium version of The X Factor.

In 2009, Hadise represented Turkey at the Eurovision Song Contest with the song "Dum Tek Tek". The song gained a total of 177 points, which placed Turkey fourth in the final. Dum Tek Tek" was the first single from Hadise's third album Fast Life, released in May 2009. Hadise's first Turkish studio album, Kahraman (En. Hero), was released in late June year 2009 in Turkey.

The viewrs from all Balkan countries dedicated to Hadise two awards on Balkan Music Awards 2010. The first is for Best song on the Balkans from Turkey for 2009 for the song "Fast Life" and the second is for Best female artist on the Balkans for 2009.



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Photos: Balkan Music Awards 2010