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Birth name  Mark Leon Medlock
Name  Mark Medlock
Labels  SonyBMG

Years active  2007–2014
Occupation(s)  Singer
Role  Singer

Born  9 July 1978 (age 37) Frankfurt, Hesse (1978-07-09)
Origin  Offenbach am Main, Hesse, Germany
Associated acts  Dieter Bohlen, Lisa Bund, Martin Stosch, Francisca Urio, Lionel Richie, Joe Cocker
Parents  Monika Medlock, Larry Medlock
Genres  Pop music, Soul music, Sunshine pop, Dance-pop
Albums  Im Nebel, Cloud Dancer, Club Tropicana, Dreamcatcher, Mr Lonely

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Mark Medlock (born 9 July 1978 in Frankfurt, Hesse) is a German singer and the winner of the season 4 of Deutschland sucht den Superstar (DSDS), the German version of Pop Idol.


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Early life

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Medlock is the elder of two siblings born to an African-American father from Georgia, Larry Medlock, and a German mother, Monika, in Frankfurt am Main, Hesse. Mark and his brother Larry were raised in a semi-poor home in the Lohwaldsiedlung neighborhood of Offenbach am Main during their formative years, before eventually moving to the Lauterborn neighborhood in 1997. At the age of six, Medlock began singing gospel, widely influenced by his father and soul singers such as James Brown and Barry White.

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At the end of the 1990s, his mother fell sick with cancer. Medlock subsequently left school and cared for her until her death in 2000. Two years later his father died of a heart attack. In the meantime Mark made a living with various jobs, including employment as a geriatric orderly, gardener, swamper and garbage remover.

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Medlock was one of the favorite contestants right from the beginning of the competition. He had wowed the audience and the judges with his first performance in the Top 20 motto show and so on to the final. Medlock eventually won the competition with 78.02% of the votes against Martin Stosch who originally placed fourth but returned because of Max Buskohl's withdrawal.

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Medlock is next to season five winner Thomas Godoj the second contestant of all German seasons who always gained the majority of vote calls during any of the nine theme shows and the two Top 20 shows. He is also one of two winners who was revealed to have never been in the bottom 3 during the competition, as well as being the first multiracial winner.


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  • Mr. Lonely (2007)
  • Dreamcatcher (with Dieter Bohlen) (2007)
  • Cloud Dancer (2008)
  • Club Tropicana (2009)
  • Rainbow's End (2010)
  • My World (2011)
  • References

    Mark Medlock Wikipedia