Hungary: Magdi to be awarded for her debut album

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Magdi Rúzsa, Hungarian representative in the Eurovision Song Contest 2007 with the song Unsubstantial blues, will soon be awarded with the Silver Award of IMPALA. Her debut album Ördögi angyal (Devilish Angel) has sold more than 37,000 copies in Hungary and its neighbouring countries.

CLS Records, the label of Magdi Rúzsa, is member of the IMPALA (Independent Music Companies Association), an international non profit-making trade association with a scientific and artistic purpose. The association launched the Impala European Sales Award in 2004 to help independents market themselves and their artists on the basis of pan-European sales at different points in the success spectrum. Magdi Rúzsa has been nominated for the Silver Award of IMPALA. This award goes to Artists selling more than 30000 copies of an album through Europe.

Her first artist album Ördögi angyal (Devilish Angel) was released last November and has sold more than 37000 copies. The debut album together with her cover album with the performed songs in the finals of Megasztár, were the biggest selling releases in 2006 in Hungary.

Magdi Rúzsa was discovered in 2006 thanks to the televised pop idol contest Megasztár in Hungary. She'll represent the country this year in the Eurovision Song Contest, performing 22nd in the Semi-final of 10th May with the song Unsubstantial blues.

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