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Born in Mol, Belgium to Turkish parents, pop vocalist Hadise has spent most of her career focusing on her parents' homeland, presenting Turkey's versions of The Voice and Popstars, representing the country at the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest where she finished fourth with the song "Dum Tek Tek," and releasing two Turkish-language albums, Kahraman and Ask Kaç Beden Giyer? Inspired by the likes of Shakira, Jennifer Lopez, and Janet Jackson, she first found fame in Belgium after being discovered on Pop Idol, later scoring hits with 2004 debut Sweat and 2008's eponymous follow-up, while also hosting The X Factor for one season. She is scheduled to release the urban-flavored follow-up to 2009's Fast Life in 2013.