Suriname-born vocalist Ruth Jacott moved to holland at age 9. At 17 she begun to be a part of singing contests, a lot of which she earned. She released her eponymous debut record in 1993, which ultimately went platinum. Even more platinum and yellow metal records implemented, including 1995’s Geheimen and 1999’s Vals Verlangen. This year 2010 she released A Tribute to Billie Vacation.