Dimitra Papadea (born August 21, 1991, Athens), better known as Demy, is a Greek singer.
Demy started her music career when the record label Panik discovered her on YouTube. She debuted in Midenistis’ song “Mia Zografiá” which was a great success in Greece and Cyprus. This song won 2 MAD Awards: one for Best Hip Hop/Urban Music Video and the other for Duo of the Year.
Her song “Póses chiliádes kalokaíria” was released in June 2012 and took the first place in the Greek charts. In the same year, she collaborated with Playmen on the song “Fallin”. In the summer of 2012 she toured throughout Greece, Cyprus and Russia. “Fallin” became a hit in Russia, reaching number 1 on the Europa Plus Chart. On October 22, 2012, she released a new song, “I zoí”. Demy’s first full length album, “#1”, was released in late 2012 and went platinum.
In May 2013 she sang in Alex Leon’s “The Sun”, which won 2 MAD Awards. In March 2014 Demy collaborated with Playmen for the song “Nothing better”. In May 2014, she released “Óso o kósmos tha échei eséna”, featuring Greek rapper Mike. The song won an award at MAD 2015 for the best duet of the year. On December 22, her second full-length album, “Rodino Aniero”, was released.
In 2015 she was a member of the jury of The Music School. During the summer Demy participated in another musical. Melodía tis Eftychías.
Demy was selected by ERT to represent Greece at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest. The song with which she took part in the competition was chosen in a special show. “This is Love”appeared to be the winning song. The song reached the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest and ended up in 19th place. In July of the same year, she presented her new song “M’ ekdikisai” . In October 2017, another song was released, entitled “Ston aéra”, which is the soundtrack of Nikos Perakis’ movie Success Story. A new album, “Kontra”, was also released by that time.
In 2018 she released three new singles, all entering the Greek charts. For Super FM Radio Cyprus she teamed up with Evridiki in the song “To mono pou thimamai”, which won the prize for best duet/collaboration. In the same year, Demy won a Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award for best Greek artist.
In 2021 she teamed up with FY for the song “Sta kokkina”, which became a huge hit in Greece. Sigma featured in another song, “Ela”. In 2022, she collaborated with JiMBo in the song “Apothimena” and she featured in the Tomas Sykes’ song “Eyes talk”.
This Is Love
Paris Paraskevadis – Planets
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