Mark Medlock Biography
Mark Medlock is a German musician born on 9th July 1978 in Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany. He became popular when he won season 4 of Deutschland sucht den Superstar (DSDS), the German version of Pop Idol. He is the first multiracial winner in the contest.
Mark Medlock was raised in a semi-poor home in the Lohwaldsiedlung neighborhood of Offenbach am Main but they moved to the Lauterborn neighborhood in 1997.
Mark Medlock Age
- He was born on 9th July 1978 in Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany (40 years as at 2018)
Mark Medlock Family
His father, Larry Medlock, an African-American from Georgia and a German mother, Monika. He has one younger sibling Larry. His mother fell sick with cancer at the end of the 1990s and passed on in 2000. In 2002 his father died of heart attack.
Mark Medlock Career
At the age of six he began singing gospel widely influenced by his father and soul singers such as James Brown and Barry White. After the death of his parents he made a living with various jobs, including
employment as a geriatric orderly, gardener, swamper and garbage remover.
Mark Medlock Deutschland sucht den Superstar
In 2007 Mark Medlock joined season 4 of Deutschland sucht den Superstar, he was one of the favorite contestants right from the beginning of the competition. He had wowed the audience and the judges with his first performance in the Top 20 motto show and so on to the final. Medlock eventually won the competition with 78.02% of the votes against Martin Stosch who originally placed fourth but returned because of Max Buskohl’s withdrawal.
Mark Medlock is next to season five winner Thomas Godoj the second contestant of all German seasons who always gained the majority of vote calls during any of the nine theme shows and the two Top 20 shows. He is also one of two winners who was revealed to have never been in the bottom 3 during the competition, as well as being the first multiracial winner.
Mark Medlock Career
In 2013 together with his management he founded his own record label called “Black Feather Records”. His new single “Car Wash” did not make it into the charts and he announced his departure from the stage.
Finally, in 2014, he released his farewell album “Im Nebel”, which he produced, composed and texted completely himself. After the album he withdrew from the public scene.
In March 2017 he contacted the island and published “Zwischenwelten”. The album did not make it into the charts and in October 2017 he announced that he had retired from music career. He seems like he can not keep away from music as he recently released the song “Love You One More Time” .
Mark Medlock Songs
- You Can Get It
- Now Or Never
- Summer Love
- Baby Blue
- Real Love
- Why This Kiss
- The Other Side of Broken
- Can’t Change Lovers
- Wonderful Girl
- I’m Just a Dreamer
- Love is beautiful
- Every Heart Is Beating
- If You Just Call Me
- Ich lass los
- Heaven Is for Everyone
- She Walks Like an Angel
- Gib mir mein Herz zurück
- If Your Heart Is Crying
- Meine Liebe zu Dir
- Part Time Lover
- Relax Your Heart
- Feels Like The First Time
- Maria Maria
- If You Wanna Be Rich
- Back in My Arms
- My dream survive
- When You Close Your Eyes
- There’s an Angel
- Nehme Deine Liebe an
Mark Medlock Video
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