Chris Steger – the youngest Amadeus winner ever!


Vienna / Salzburg (OTS) Just got the hit „Zefix” by the 17-year-old from Salzburg named “Song of the Year”, as the freshly minted Amadeus winner Chris Steger announced his debut album “Zefix” for October 22nd. The pre-release single “Woan Nua” will be released today, September 10th. If you want to convince yourself of the live qualities of the Austropop whiz kid, you can do so on Saturday, September 11th from 7:00 p.m. in a live stream from Chris Steger’s Austropop stage or on YouTube.

Winner of the Austrian Music Award (Amadeus) 2021 – Song of the Year

Zefix, I couldn’t believe that I would go to Amadeus!“Chris Steger was speechless – at the age of 17 he is the youngest Amadeus winner of all time. On the ORF TV show on September 9, he received the Amadeus Award for“ Song of the Year ”for“ Zefix ”!

At the age of 16, Chris Steger from Salzburg became the new star of Austropop overnight with the hit “Zefix”. With over 3.5 million Spotify streams and 4.5 million YouTube views, the song is one of the most popular Austropop hits of 2020. Numerous TV appearances and sold-out concerts all over Austria followed.

The reasons for the enormous success are his exceptionally touching, smoky voice, his authenticity and the support of the right mentor at the right time: Chris Steger was discovered by Christof Straub (Papermoon, ZOË). As a producer and songwriter, Straub (himself an Amadeus winner in 2006) tailored the 17-year-old hits like “Zefix” and “Leicht knows ma’s hom” to the body.

Chris is not only an exceptional talent musically and vocally, but he is also authentic up to the ear! The wood from which stars are carved“, Says Christof Straub happily. “His sympathetic, direct manner and the gift of conveying emotions with his voice captivates everyone immediately.

Release of debut album “Zefix” on October 22nd and single “Woan Nua” on September 10th

Chris Steger’s life has been going well since the hit “Zefix”. But in addition to concert, interview and filming dates and above all next to school, the likeable singer has also recorded his first album. Chris addresses moving topics with the songs of his debut and thus hits the heart directly. The album “Zefix” will be released on October 22nd, digitally and on CD, and will therefore be available in stores everywhere. The pre-release single “Woan Nua” will be released on September 10th.

Livestream with Chris Steger and ZOË on Saturday, September 11th, from 7:00 p.m.

To celebrate his Amadeus win, Chris Steger offers his fans a special treat: In a free live stream of “Chris Steger’s Austropop stage presented by HITRADIO Ö3”, Chris asks ESC finalist ZOË to come to him on the Austropop stage. Will there be a duet between the two for the first time?
Let yourself be surprised – on September 11th, from 7:00 p.m. on the HITRADIO Ö3 website or on YouTube.

If you don’t make it on this date, you will get another chance shortly afterwards:

Chris Steger & Band will rock the Danube Island on Sunday, September 19th from 4:50 p.m. on the HITRADIO-Ö3 stage.

About Chris Steger:

Chris Steger started playing guitar at the age of eight and took part in competitions such as “The Voice Kids”, “Kiddy Contest” and “Falco goes School” at an early age.

He was discovered at the age of 16 by Christof Straub (Papermoon, ZOË), who signed him with his label Global Rockstar at the beginning of 2020, and the young Salzburg man his first big hits “Zefix” and “Leicht knows ma’s hom” wrote and produced.

Chris Steger’s debut single “Zefix” immediately reached 4.5 million YouTube views and 3.5 million streams on Spotify and was No. 1 in iTunes and radio charts as well as in the Spotify playlist “Viral 50 Austria”.
When Chris is not in the studio, he visits the HTL Hallein to become a carpenter, or he is passionate about playing football for his home club St. Martin am Tennengebirge.

Chris Steger online:

Electronic Chris Steger press kit with audiovisuellem Material

About Global Rockstar:
Global Rockstar is the innovative Austrian label behind Chris Steger. Global Rockstar allows music fans on globalrockstar.comTo become “shareholders” of new hits in return for 70 years to participate in the proceeds from streams and radio broadcasts. The investments are used to optimize the music productions and to finance their marketing. Global Rockstar was founded by Christof Straub, himself a multiple platinum musician, songwriter and producer.

Anyone who invested in Chris Steger’s “Zefix” on Global Rockstar in 2020 can look forward to a profit of 600% today and will also benefit from the proceeds from streams and radio broadcasts for another 70 years.


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Chris Steger’s Austropop stage presented by HITRADIO Ö3 “with star guest ESC finalist ZOË

Date: 11.09.2021, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Location: Livestream
Vienna, Austria


Chris Steger on the Danube Island

Date: September 19, 2021, 4:50 pm – 5:50 pm

Location: Donauinsel, HITRADIO-Ö3 stage
Vienna, Austria

Release of Chris Steger’s debut album “Zefix”

Date: 22.10.2021

Location: Vienna / Salzburg, Austria

Release of the single “Woan Nua”

Date: 10.09.2021

Location: Vienna / Salzburg, Austria

Inquiries & contact:

Global Rockstar GmbH
Philipp Strommer: +43 664 878 2008


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