Grad Damen (Breda, The Netherlands, 4 december 1982) is a dutch singer. His career started when he released his single 'Alisha', which is a dutch version of the song 'Un Canto A Galicia' by Julio Iglesias. Someone discovered him while playing in a pub called 'Bolle Jan' when he was only 17 years old. He released his second single in 2001, called 'Amore'. The single, released in 2000, became a true hit. After this many hits followed and in 2006 he got his own reality tv show.