Born 1975 in Norway. Steff Nevers grew up in a little community called Modum where he developed a deep appreciation for music. As a young country boy he listened a lot to Kenny Rogers as his father was a big fan. With deep musical and artistic roots in the family it was no doubt what this young boy was destined to do. Steff’s grandfather was a musician and a violin-maker, this gave the young boy inspiration to study the art of classical violin. But after moving to the city Drammen in Norway he started playing guitar.
As a teenager he played in different local bands and started studying the arts of classical guitar. Steff became renowned for his good musical ear and exceptional guitar skills and was hired as a session guitarist in many occasions. At his young age he also won several classical guitar talent competitions.
It was merely accidental that Steff started singing in his early twenties. At a party with some friends they made him aware of his great country voice. He started digging into country and Bluegrass music and discovered a whole new world. Like so many others he found inspiration in Garth Brooks and Alan Jackson. This was the trigger for a career in country music.
In the summer 2007 Steff gets on a plane and flies to Nashville to do the recordings of his first album. The team in Nashville got him the best musicians available in the country music industry today.
After making a successful and highly acclaimed album an historic event took place. First country artist in Norwegian history to get signed with Universal Music in Norway.
In early 2009 they launched the album ‘Closest To MY Heart’ with one of the biggest PR campaigns in Norwegian history. Within 2 weeks the album went Gold and was nominated for a Norwegian Grammy.
After a rocket start in Steff’s career he was personally invited by the country star Toby Keith to support his European tour. When Toby was on stage he couldn’t say enough good things about Steff supporting his show.
The Year after Steff went to Nashville once again to record the follow up album. Again he produced the album himself and was yet again able to make a highly acclaimed album ‘Ain’t No Bad Life’.
Once again Steff was nominated for a Norwegian Grammy.
After touring Norway’s music scene he started to get noticed in the rest of Europe. Resulting in performances in countries like France, Germany, Scandinavia and Spain amongst others.
This led to a nomination by the British CMA award as ‘European artist of the year’ and 3 LDA Hall of fame awards.
In 2012 Steff’s team launch a live album ‘LIVE from the country’ with raving reviews. This album was very successful In north of Spain.
Almost all the songs on his albums has become a line dance. 2015 the last studio ‘Million Kinds of Heaven’ was released on his own label.
Now, Steff Nevers is planning on releasing new singles across the world.
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Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/teamnevers
One Beer A Day (music video): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Nb0Yrwa-pQ