Christina StÃ¼rmer is an Austrian pop/rock singer. After working at a bookshop in Linz and singing in several bands, she reached #2 in Starmania, an Austrian music casting TV show. Her first song was "Ich lebe" released in 2003, which was very successful in Austria and was followed by several #1 hits.
In 2004 the song "Vorbei" reached the German Top 100, and in April 2005, a new version of "Ich lebe" was produced especially for the German and Swiss market. That song reached very high positions in Germany, Switzerland and Italy, making Christina StÃ¼rmer well known in the German-speaking countries. 2006 was her most successful year. She sold more than 1.5 million copies of her CDs in Austria, Germany, Switzerland and Italy.