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Milli Vanilli

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Milli Vanilli was a pop vocal group that formed in Germany in 1988. The face of the band was composed of models Fab Morvan and Rob Pilatus, whom producer Frank Farian had chosen because he felt the real singers were unmarketable. The duo only appeared on the album cover, and lip-synched to pre-recorded studio singers in music videos and in concert.

In 1990, they were awarded the Grammy Award for Best New Artist, but later became the only act in history to have their Grammy stripped from them when it was revealed that they had not been involved in the creation of their breakthrough album, Girl You Know It’s True.

In 1998, Rob Pilatus was found dead in a hotel near Frankfurt.

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  • mot00rzysta

    many so called artists these days can only wish their music was produced that well

    6 Aug 6:46pm Reply
  • tetragrammaton-

    best live group ever [3]

    3 Aug 8:27pm Reply
  • Overture1383

    Эпичное наебалово!

    7 Jun 10:18am Reply
  • Foxtrotz

    girl you know it's girl you know it's girl you know it's girl you know it's girl you know it's

    6 May 5:23am Reply
  • metaltroll87

    After all these years I still LOVE the music ^_^ !!!

    3 Apr 7:31pm Reply
  • Marcioocosta

    that's guys are a joke

    17 Mar 5:10pm Reply
  • TylerSymes

    best live group ever [2]

    18 Feb 9:13am Reply
  • Roxy1971

    No words can be said about this song , It's still a classic

    15 Jan 2:57pm Reply
  • Amrabart

    you can all say what you like, but the raps were on point!

    1 Nov 2013 Reply
  • jpzitoleopold

    best live group ever

    31 Aug 2013 Reply
  • Deviantart-Den

    I hate how this whole "scandal" went down. I hate how the execs tried to cover their dumb asses up by pointing fingers at these two guys who were part of Frank Farian's idea. They were just the pretty faces... I hate how people made so much of a big deal over it, wanting refunds and shit. If you bought the album you LIKED THE MUSIC, who cares who sang it, it's catchy and freakin awesome. They didn't deserve to take the fall, and Rob didn't deserve to be pushed down hill. Fab, your solo album was a masterpiece, I'll always remember you as a brilliant artist and the music of Milli Vanilli will always be legendary. [2]

    20 Jun 2013 Reply
  • TiffaniTiger

    They should put up pictures of the REAL Milli Vanilli, not these poseurs! The music's not fake, just the images. Those were real people too, just not the musicians. It's our stupid image-obsessed society and this was a few years after "video killed the radio star".

    14 Jun 2013 Reply
  • eugostodepolvo

    No matter what people say, to me the REAL Milli Vanilli is Rob and Fab! They were awesome! R.I.P. Rob.

    3 May 2013 Reply
  • eugostodepolvo

    Rob we gonna miss you <3

    3 May 2013 Reply
  • sasha90s

    Their story is darker than Mayhem's [3]. that's right..

    7 Mar 2013 Reply
  • katia111

    So cute fake LOl

    19 Feb 2013 Reply
  • thomaswilmoore

    Girl you know it's Girl you know it's Girl you know it's Girl you know it's Girl you know it's Girl you know it's Girl you know it's

    18 Feb 2013 Reply
  • jjamavizca

    Beyonce you know it's true!

    3 Feb 2013 Reply
  • _duif

    Their story is darker than Mayhem's [2].

    3 Feb 2013 Reply
  • tonticcone

    UH uh uh uhhh I love you

    6 Jan 2013 Reply
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