Forty-year old Aloe Blacc from Laguna Beach, California, started out his career as a Hip-Hop singer and rapper who, after graduating from the University of Southern California on a scholarship, went on to become a multi-instrumentalist and an amazing songwriter.
His 2010 single «I Need A Dollar» became a huge hit. In the summer of 2013 he went one better together with Avicii and their chart-making song «Wake Me Up».
British singer-songwriter Rebecca Ferguson got her career break in 2010 on «X-Factor». She was a hit, received a record deal with Sony and shortly after broke out with her hit single «Nothing’s Real But Love» arguably the biggest single success in the history of the show. A new soul queen was born and the experts began comparing her with Amy Winehouse and Adele. She has followed up that success with four Top 10 albums.
Alina Zagitova is the 2018 Olympic gold medalist and 2019 World Champion. The 17-year old Russian from Izhevsk will be performing for the first time in Switzerland.
The other top skaters in Art onn Ice 2020 include two-time World Champion Javier Fernandez from Spain, the two-time Olympic winner in Sochi (2014) Tatiana Volosozhar & Maxim Trankov, and the current European pair skating champions Vanessa James & Morgan Ciprès and Kévin Aymoz, the two-times champion of France.
Bligg, who sings in Swiss German, is one of the most prominent artists in the country. He’s known for combining creativity and poignant lyrics in his music. The Zurich native has achieved remarkable results in his career: a number of top-ten albums and singles as well as multiple gold and platinum records not to mention numerous prizes and seven Swiss Music Awards. Moreover, he has also sold hundreds of thousands of records in both digital and physical formats.
At just 18 years Bastian Baker appeared at the Montreux Jazz Festival right before being catapulted into the limelight with his songs. The Romand has found an audience not only in Switzerland but also in Europe and overseas.
Marco Rima, who has performed on stage as a cabaret artist and actor for over 30 years, is one of the country’s best loved entertainers: «I’ll be playing a new role, reinventing myself for Art on Ice.»
«Made in Switzerand» not only on stage, but also on the ice: The great Swiss talents Alexia Paganini (18) and Kimmy Repond (13), will enrich our cast. Paganini is the twice-time Swiss champion, Repond wons already three national titles in the junior categories.