Alexandra Stan - Romanian Singer

Alexandra Ioana Stan, better known as Alexandra Stan is a Romanian singer and model. She released her debut single, "Lollipop " in late 2009, peaking at number-eighteen in her native country. Her second release, "Mr. Saxobeat", became her worldwide breakthrough hit, selling almost 1,000,000 copies in less than a year and reaching the top five in over twenty countries, such as New Zealand and the United Kingdom, and the top 10 in Australia, plus top 30 in Canada and United States. She released her debut album in August 2011, titled Saxobeats. The album spawned two more singles: "Get Back (ASAP)" and "1,000,000", the latter featuring rapper Carlprit. On 4 June 2012, she released a new single, "Lemonade".

In 2009, Stan released her debut promotional single, "Lollipop (Param Pam Pam)"The song was out in late 2009 but impacted some major Germany mainstream radio stations in early 2010, with an A-list addiment in May 2010. During summer 2010, she premièred a new track "Show Me The Way" and toured Romania. In September 2010, Stan premièred her second release "Mr. Saxobeat". In less than two months, the song became her greatest hit in Romania, peaking at number-one on the Romanian Top 100 and defending the position for eight consecutive weeks. The song was commercially successful worldwide. In early 2011, it entered the Spanish Singles Chart and debuted inside the top ten of the French Singles Chart, as well as in the Canadian Hot 100. It hit the #1 position in Italy and Denmark, and subsequently in Slovakia, Hungary and Poland. In late May, "Saxobeat" became the first Romanian song to reach #1 in Germany since "Dragostea din Tei" . It was a number-one in Austria, Germany and Switzerland for twenty weeks in total.

In 2012, Alexandra Stan, won an EBBA-award. Every year the European Border Breakers Awards (EBBA) recognize the success of ten emerging artists or groups who have reached audiences outside their own countries with their first internationally released album in the past year.