Polish-Swedish actress, singer, and model, Izabella Scorupco, played Bond girl Natalya Simonova in the James Bond film GoldenEye, for which she gained international fame. She began her career as a model in the late 1980s and appeared on the cover of Vogue. She then started acting as well. A music lover, she also had a brief singing career.
Adam Darski is a Polish television personality and musician best known for his association with the extreme metal band Behemoth where he is the current frontman. Formed in 1991, Behemoth has played a key role in establishing the extreme metal underground in Poland.
Margaret is a Polish singer-songwriter and TV personality. A recipient of many awards like MTV Europe Music Awards and Eska Music Awards, Margaret was named in Forbes' 100 most-valuable stars of Polish show business list in 2014. In 2015, she was named among 50 most-influential Polish celebrities in Wprost magazine.
Basia is a Polish recording artist, singer, and songwriter best known for her Latin-inspired jazz-pop music. She achieved international fame between 1987 and 1995 with the release of her studio albums, London Warsaw New York and Time and Tide. Apart from her home country, Basia is also popular in the UK, USA, and some Asian countries.
Polish singer-songwriter, actress, producer, and television-personality Doda, noted for her music videos and innovative and controversial performances, is considered one of the most successful Polish artists with regard to number of prizes won. She came to prominence with Polish rock band Virgin and later bolstered her career as a solo artist with platinum albums Diamond Bitch and 7 pokus głównych.
Czeslaw Niemen was a Polish singer-songwriter, keyboard player, and composer. He gained notoriety during the 1960s for his revolutionary music, such as the 1967 song Strange Is This World, which was considered the most prominent Polish protest song of that time. Czeslaw Niemen’s life and career have inspired several documentaries, including Krzysztof Magowski's 2014 film A Dream About Warsaw.
Krzysztof Krawczyk was a Polish pop singer, composer, and guitarist. He is best remembered for co-founding the band Trubadurzy, which went on to become one of the most popular beat music bands of the 1960s in Poland. Krzysztof Krawczyk was the band's lead vocalist from 1963 to 1973 after which he pursued a successful solo career.
A Polish-Swedish singer, Dominika Peczynski is known for her association with the dance-pop group Army of Lovers. She also briefly joined another musical group called Nouveau Riche. Apart from being a singer, she has also been a model, a host for her own travel show in UK called Dominika's Planet and the presenter of the Swedish version of Temptation Island.
Michal Szpak is a Polish singer best known for his appearance in the Polish version of the popular talent show X Factor in 2011. Szpak's popularity increased when he finished eighth after competing in the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest with the song Color of Your Life. Michal Szpak has also released a couple of gold and platinum-certified studio albums.
Olga Jackowska was a Polish rock singer and songwriter best remembered for her association with the rock band Maanam where she was the lead singer from 1976 to 2008. Olga Jackowska was also a voice actress; she voiced Edna Mode in the Polish versions of both Incredibles films.
Zbigniew Wodecki was a Polish singer, composer, musician, TV presenter, and actor. He achieved tremendous popularity in Poland during the 1970s and '80s and was recognized as one of the most famous singers. He was also honored with several prestigious awards, including the Fryderyk Award. In 2017, Zbigniew Wodecki was posthumously honored with the Order of Polonia Restituta.
Kayah is a Polish singer and songwriter best known for her expertise in a variety of music genres, such as dance, world, pop, soul, and jazz. Since 1995, when she released her first self-written album, Kayah has been recognized as one of the most commercially and critically successful Polish singers. She is also credited with co-founding her record label Kayax.
Marina is a Polish actress, singer, and songwriter. She achieved popularity in 2010 when she won the Eska Music Award for her debut single Glam Pop which became a radio hit in Poland. Marina is also known for her acting skills and has appeared in many popular TV series like Usta usta and 39 i pół.
Marek Grechuta was a Polish singer, composer, songwriter, and lyricist. He is credited with co-founding a cabaret called Anawa when he was still studying at Kraków's Tadeusz Kościuszko University of Technology. In 1971, he exited from Anawa and founded a band called WIEM. Marek Grechuta was prolific and produced a large number of hits during his career.
Andrzej Piaseczny is a Polish singer, songwriter, television personality, and actor. He took part in the 2001 Eurovision Song Contest where he represented Poland with the dance song 2 Long. Having won several awards over the years, Andrzej Piaseczny is one of the most decorated and celebrated gay singers in Poland.
Adrian Kowanek is a Polish musician best known for his association with popular death metal bands Decapitated and Atrophia Red Sun where he was the lead vocalist. Adrian Kowanek was one of the key members of Atrophia Red Sun where he was active from 1994 to 2008 before being involved in an accident that left him confined to wheelchair.
Justyna Steczkowska is a Polish singer, actress, songwriter, and photographer. She first came into prominence when she won a contest in a Polish talent show titled Szansa na sukces. At the 1995 Eurovision Song Contest, Justyna Steczkowska represented Poland with the song Sama. She also flaunted her dancing skills in the Polish version of Dancing with the Stars.
Mariusz Duda is a Polish composer and musician best known for co-founding the popular progressive rock band Riverside where he performs as a vocalist and bassist. Mariusz Duda is also credited with founding a progressive rock side-project called Lunatic Soul, which has released successful albums like Fractured, Under the Fragmented Sky, and Through Shaded Woods.
Anna Maria Jopek is a Polish vocalist, improviser, and songwriter. She achieved national prominence when she competed in the 1997 Eurovision Song Contest where she represented her country with the song Ale jestem. Over the years, Anna Maria Jopek has been successful, winning awards such as Michel Legrand's Personal Award among others.
Apart from being a passionate horticulturist who created the Lotusland botanical gardens in her California mansion, Ganna Walska was also a renowned opera singer. Born to Polish parents in Brest, she grew up to marry 6 times, each time to an influential person. She also bought Paris’s Théâtre des Champs-Élysées.
Maciej Maleńczuk is a Polish guitarist, vocalist, and poet. He is best known for his song Vladimir which went viral in several Discord servers in late 2018, earning Maleńczuk worldwide fame. Maciej Maleńczuk is also known for his association with his former music groups Homo Twist and Püdelsi where he was the leader.
Polish singer-songwriter Beata Kozidrak, counted among the most popular singers in Poland, is best known as the lead singer and lyricist of the widely recognised Polish pop-rock band called BAJM. Her career was launched when she performed the song Piechotą do lata and won second place at the National Festival of Polish Song in Opole as a member of BAJM.
Jacek Kaczmarski was a Polish poet, singer, songwriter, and author. He is best remembered for his protest songs on various political and social subjects. His songs created a furore in the 1980s as it criticized the ruling communist government. Jacek Kaczmarski is also remembered for his expressive performance and classical guitar playing style.