Born in Arnhem, Gelderland, Esmee Denters is a Dutch singer-songwriter, currently based in London, UK.
Esmee?s career began in her Netherlands home, where she recorded covers of contemporary songs on YouTube. Her voice and presence were magnetic, allowing her to quickly draw millions of views. In addition to having a beautiful, glamorous sense of style, she also had a uplifting voice full of energy and passion. Her sound was innovative enough to draw the attention of Justin Timberlake. In 2008, Esmee was the first artist Timberlake signed to his new label Tennman Records/Interscope.
In Spring of 2009, Esmee released her debut studio album, Outta Here, which was executively produced by Timberlake. Denters co-wrote every song on the album, which reached #5 in her home country of the Netherlands, and #55 on the Flemish Charts, and #48 in the UK.
During that time, Esmee toured and performed with Justin Timberlake, Enrique Iglesias, Ne-Yo, Honor Society, N-Dubz, and Stanfour. Among many honors, Esmee has appeared on the Oprah Winfrey show, and performed for the Royal Family of Holland.
One of her most successful collaborations ever was Love Dealer, a track that she created with Justin Timberlake. Timberlake and Denters were a perfect combination, and the dynamic energy that exists between them was more than apparent in the video. Since its release in 2010, Love Dealer has amounted over 9 million YouTube views.
Eventually, Tennman Records closed it?s doors, but Esmee?s consistent fan base continues to grow. Esmee has since been collaborating with notable producers and artists such as Boyblue, K-Gee, Ben Cullum, Erik Arbores, and The New Velvet, as she crafts her 2nd album. Her YouTube views are over 137 million and counting!
?I have been singing since as long as I can remember, probably since I could open my mouth. Singing is like breathing to me, I don?t know what I would do without it. I have never felt so passionately about anything else. Music makes me feel like I belong.? -Esmee