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Guus Meeuwis
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro Dutch singer
Is Singer Musician Guitarist Songwriter Television presenter Jurist
From Netherlands
Field Film, TV, Stage & Radio Law Music
Gender male
Birth 23 March 1972, Mariahout, Laarbeek, North Brabant, Netherlands
Age 50 years
Star sign Aries
Education
Tilburg University
Awards
Golden Harp  
Televizier Aanstormend Talent Award 2011
Genre:
Pop music
Instruments:
Voice
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Guus Meeuwis
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

Gustaaf Stephanus Modestus "Guus" Meeuwis (born 23 March 1972) is a Dutch singer-songwriter. As part of the band Vagant, he scored several hits in the Netherlands and Flanders during the 1990s and first decade of the 2000s. On 24 May 2015, Meeuwis became the first Dutch language performing artist ever to play a fully booked concert at London's Royal Albert Hall.

Biography

Guus Meeuwis in the Holland Heineken House in 2012.

Guus Meeuwis was born at a monastery in Mariahout, a small village in the municipality of Laarbeek where his parents were living temporarily. He attended Stella Maris College, and went on to study jurisprudence in Tilburg. It quickly became apparent that Meeuwis was musically talented while at school. Following a romantic weekend in Bruges with his girlfriend Valérie he wrote the song Het is een Nacht ("It is a Night"), with which, in 1994, he won a prize at the AHC-Studentensongfestival in Leiden. He and his backing band were awarded a record contract, under the name "Guus Meeuwis & Vagant", after a café they frequented. Marc Meeuwis, Jan Willem Rozenboom, Hugo van Bilsen, Robin van Beek en Dirk Oerlemans. At the end of 2001 the group decided to split and Meeuwis continued on as a solo artist.

Honours

  • Knight of the Order of Orange-Nassau (2013)

Guus Meeuwis & Vagant discography

Studio albums

Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
NL
BEL(FLA)
Verbazing
  • Released: 29 April 1996
  • Label: WVS Music
1 41
  • NVPI: 2x Platinum
Schilderij
  • Released: 1 December 1997
  • Label: WVS Music
14
  • NVPI: Platinum
1 voor allen
  • Released: 29 March 2001
  • Label: WVS Music
34
"—" denotes items which were not released in that country or failed to chart.

Singles

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
NLTop 40
NLTop 100
BEL(FLA)
"Het is een nacht..." 1995 1 1 1 Verbazing
"Per spoor (Kedeng kedeng)" 1996 1 1 5
"Zo ver weg" 3 4 47
"Verliefd zijn" 36 37
"Ik tel tot 3" 1997 16 23 Schilderij
"'t Dondert en 't bliksemt" 1998 12 15
"Ik wil met je lachen" 19 21
"Ze houdt gewoon van mij" 1999 50 1 voor allen
"Je hoeft niet veel van me te houden" 53
"Denk nou eens na" 2000 74
"Op straat" 2001 62
"Haven in zicht" 86
"—" denotes items which were not released in that country or failed to chart.

Guus Meeuwis discography

Albums

Studio albums

Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
NL
BEL(FLA)
Guus Meeuwis
  • Released: September 2002
  • Label: EMI Music
25
Wijzer
  • Released: 29 October 2005
  • Label: EMI Music
5
  • NVPI: Platinum
Hemel nr. 7
  • Released: 14 September 2007
  • Label: EMI Music
1
  • NVPI: Platinum
NW8
  • Released: 11 May 2009
  • Label: EMI Music
1
  • NVPI: 2x Platinum
Armen open
  • Released: 13 May 2011
  • Label: Universal Music
1
  • NVPI: Platinum
Het kan hier zo mooi zijn
  • Released: 10 May 2013
  • Label: Universal Music
2 170
  • NVPI: Gold
Hollandse meesters
  • Released: 17 October 2014
  • Label: Universal Music
1 188
  • NVPI: Gold
Morgen
  • Released: 9 October 2015
  • Label: Universal Music
1 49
  • NVPI: Platinum
Geluk
  • Released: 18 May 2018
  • Label: Modestus
1 35
  • NVPI: Gold
Deel zoveel
  • Released: 31 July 2020
  • Label: Modestus
1 164
"—" denotes items which were not released in that country or failed to chart.

Compilation albums

Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
NL
Tien jaar levensecht
  • Released: 5 November 2004
  • Label: EMI Music
1
  • NVPI: Platinum
Het beste van Guus Meeuwis
  • Released: 12 November 2010
  • Label: EMI Music
2
  • NVPI: Platinum
"—" denotes items which were not released in that country or failed to chart.

Live albums

Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
NL
BEL(FLA)
Live in het Philips Stadion
  • Released: 1 September 2006
  • Label: EMI Music
6
  • NVPI: Platinum
Groots met een zachte G —
Live in het Philips Stadion 2007
  • Released: 21 November 2007
  • Label: EMI Music
13
Groots met een zachte G —
Live in het Philips Stadion 2008
  • Released: 10 September 2008
  • Label: EMI Music
4
  • NVPI: Platinum
Groots met een zachte G 2010
  • Released: 10 September 2010
  • Label: EMI Music
2
  • NVPI: Gold
Groots met een zachte G 2013
  • Released: 4 October 2013
  • Label: Universal Music
2 193
"—" denotes items which were not released in that country or failed to chart.

Singles

As lead artist

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
NLTop 40
NLTop 100
BEL(FLA)
"Leve het leven" 2002 70 Non-album single
"Eerste lief" 85 Guus Meeuwis
"Brabant" 2003 28
"Ik wil je" 30
"Hé zon" 94 Non-album singles
"Waar moet 'ie in? (Daar moet 'ie in)"
2004 17
"Toen ik je zag" 39 10 jaar levensecht
"Geef mij je angst" 2005 1 1
"De weg" 7 8 Wijzer
"Jouw hand" 2006 30 28
"Ik wil dat ons land juicht" 5 2 Live in het Philips Stadion 2006
"Tranen gelachen" 2007 1 1 Hemel nr. 7
"Proosten" 3 1
"Genoten" 58
"Ik wil nog niet naar huis" 2008 33 10 Groots met een zachte G — Live in het Philips Stadion 2008
"Dat komt door jou" 2009 11 4 NW8
"Ik ook van jou" 32 39
"Laat mij in die waan" 6
"Schouder aan schouder"
2010 2 1 Groots met een zachte G 2010
"Majesteit"
2 Non-album single
"Dit lied" 2011 22 8 Armen open
"Armen open" 1
"Als ze danst" 97
"Nergens zonder jou"
5 5
"Het kan hier zo mooi zijn" 2013 26 4 Het kan hier zo mooi zijn
"Zeeën van tijd" 62
"Als de liefde" Non-album singles
"Zonder jou" 2014 33
"Jij bent de liefde" 2015 64 Morgen
"Dankjewel"
"—" denotes items which were not released in that country or failed to chart.

As featured artist

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
NLTop 100
"This is a Night (Het is een nacht)"
2011 70 Strings 'n' Stripes
"—" denotes items which were not released in that country or failed to chart.

Other appearances

Title Year Peak chart positions
NLTop 40
NLTop 100
BEL(FLA)
"Als je iets kan doen"
2005 1 1
"Koningslied"
2013 2 1 41
"—" denotes items which were not released in that country or failed to chart.
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