Jannes was born in a trailer park in Emmen, but he currently lives in Noordscheschut. He recorded his first single in 1999. It was called "Ben jij bij me", but it did not become a great succes. After a while Jannes met the producer Martin Sterken. With who he recorded his first album, "Bella Bianca". His second album did not reach a great success in the Netherlands. It was called "Van Casablanca naar Napoli". Since this happened, Jannes has made several albums and produced numerous great hitsongs. Read more about Jannes on Last.fm.