Monday, 26 July 2010


Wesley Klein (born in Leiderdorp, Netherlands on March 25 1988) is a Dutch singer. He is mainly known for his participation in the Dutch version of the talent show Popstars which he won.

Wesley worked in construction until his talent was discovered by accident during a gig in a pub in 2005. He started playing gigs and taking part in local music festivals. After successfully auditioning for the Dutch Popstars in 2009, he went on to win the title, getting a record deal, a trophy and his debut single You Raise Me Up, the winner's song sung by all four finalists. His version released immediately after the final shot to #1 on the Dutch Single Top 100 chart dated 6 February 2010 at number one staying at the top for two weeks. In May 2010, Wesley Klein performed at three sold out concerts at the Amsterdam ArenA with De Toppers. His debut album Vandaag en morgen was released on 9 July 2010 .

Wesley has a relationship with Nellie and they have a daughter together.

On March 15 2012, Wesley Klein signed a contract with the record label Berk Music.

Wesley covered the Danish entry of 2010 In A Moment Like This.

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