Stereoact feat. Kerstin Ott – Die Immer Lacht

Kerstin Ott – who appears as the photographer in the video – isn’t your stereotypical German pop star, but her song Die Immer Lacht (which she wrote 12 years ago) has been a huge 2016 hit in Germany, and the video has quickly gathered more than 50 million viewers.

Kerstin, who’s in her early 30s and has been out since she was 17, did a post-school apprenticeship as a painter and decorator, but her new-found success means she’s now a full-time musician. Her follow-up single hit the iTunes Top Ten within 24 hours..

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Marianne Rosenberg – Er gehört zu mir

Though it failed to become Germany’s 1975 entry for the Eurovision Song Contest, Er gehört zu mir (He belongs to me) is the song which confirmed Marianne Rosenberg as a gay icon in Germany.