At an early age Sharon Doorson (25) already knew that singing and dancing was her passion in life, getting her first recognition at the age of 6 for her performance during Dutch television show the ‘Mini-Playbackshow’ which she won.
After 10 years of dancing and 2 years of music and singing lessons she auditioned for ‘Popstars The Rivals’, a TV show where the winning candidates went on to form a new girl band.
Sharon won again, and together with 4 other girls formed the group Raffish who had a number 1 hit in the Netherlands with their single ‘Plaything’.
As MC Sharon D, she performs with various internationally acclaimed DJ’s like Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano, Chuckie and Genairo Nvilla. Also taking on MC duties for D-Rashid with whom she recorded and performed a track during the EDM festival Latin Village in 2010.
After seeing the success of the television show The Voice of Holland, Sharon decided to audition for the second season, greatly impressing judges like Marco Borsato, one of the most popular singers ever to come out of the Netherlands.
This year Sharon will graduate from the conservatory of Rotterdam, following her education at the Popacademy, and will focus on her solo career just like her heroes Jessie J and Beyoncé.
Recently she signed a contract with the record label Cloud 9 Music and is currently recording her first single.
Sharon: “You can define my style as a mix of pop and dance, beautiful songs with strong vocals and lyrics. I’ll also write my own songs together with well known composers and less well known composers and songwriters”.