Kenan Doğulu About
Kenan Cihan Doğulu (born 31 May 1974) is a Turkish pop musician. He represented Turkey at the Eurovision Song Contest 2007 in Helsinki, where he was placed fourth, with 163 points.
He is second son of Yurdaer Doğulu (1941–87). His father was also a musician and released four albums. At the early age of five, he enrolled into the piano class of the School of Music. Having completed six years of education in the piano class, he started flute classes from Erkan Alpay, his instructor, and continued with guitar classes from Erdem Sökmen. In the meantime, he continued his education in drama and rhythmic instruments, and he carried on singing as a soloist in the children’s chorus. Later, he successfully graduated from Kültür Koleji and completed the Communications certificate program at Hesser College.
His first album, “Yaparım Bilirsin” was released in August 1993. His second album “Sımsıkı Sıkı Sıkı” was released in December 1994. The album Kenan Doğulu “3” was released in August 1996.
After a two-year hiatus, he released the album “Ex Aşkım” in 2001. In 2002, Kenan Doğulu 5.5, the unplugged version of “Ex Aşkım” was released. He followed this up in 2003 with the album “Demedi Deme”. In the summer of 2006, Doğulu released the album Festival, containing the hit single “Çakkıdı”, in collaboration with Sezen Aksu.