Marie Wegener (born 6 July 2001) is a German singer who won the fifteenth season of Deutschland sucht den Superstar (the German version of Pop Idol and American Idol). She is the youngest winner of the show, its second underage winner, and its fourth female winner. Her winning song "Königlich" was produced by Dieter Bohlen.
Life and career
Marie Wegener lives with her parents and her brother in Duisburg-Meiderich. She is a student at the Steinbart-Gymnasium, but mentioned the possibility of getting her Abitur with a private teacher if she would win Deutschland sucht den Superstar. In 2013, she took part in the first season of the German version of The Voice Kids, but lost during the Battle Round to Michèle Birner, who went on to win the show.
Songs performed on Deutschland sucht den Superstar
|Level||Song||Original performer||Percentage of calls|
|Audition||"I Have Nothing"||Whitney Houston||No televoting at this level|
|Germany recall||"Liebe ist alles"
|South Africa recall||"Leiser"
|South Africa recall||"Against All Odds"
||Mariah Carey featuring Westlife|
|South Africa recall||"Für dich"
|First live show||"Er gehört zu mir"||Marianne Rosenberg||24.27%|
|Second live show||"My Heart Will Go On"||Céline Dion||39.34%|
|Third live show||"Naked"||James Arthur||48.44%|
|"I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)"||Whitney Houston|
|Fourth live show||"Break Free"||Ariana Grande featuring Zedd||64.62%|
- 2018 – Königlich
- 2019 – Countdown
- 2013 – "Christmas Morning"
- 2017 – "Ich wohne in deinem Herzen"
- 2018 – "Königlich"