Gimmel

For other uses, see Gimel (letter).

Gimmel was a Finnish girl group.

In the Spring of 2002, a Popstars competition was held in Finland to find members to form a pop band. 454 young women participated in the singing tests. 25 girls made it to the final selection round. Members of the first Popstars band in Finland were Jenni Vartiainen, Susanna Korvala, Ushma Karnani, and Jonna Pirinen. After a few weeks arguments between the girls increased, and Jonna decided to leave the band. Ushma, Susanna, and Jenni continued. They decided to adopt the name Gimmel.

The word Gimmel means a renaissance wedding ring that contains three parts. Once these parts joined together a groom, a bride, and a witness. They also symbolised an endless and firm relationship. Gimmel is the third letter in the Hebrew alphabet, and it also means the number three. Other than these meanings, "gimmel" also is a slang term for slapping man's face with one's penis [source: UrbanDictionary.com (http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Gimmel)]

The first single they published was Etsit muijaa seuraavaa, which was released on October 25, 2002. It sold gold in a few days and platinum in 1½ weeks. In its first week on the charts, the single rose to first in the Finnish single's chart and held that position for four weeks. Gimmel's first album Lentoon came out November 22, 2002 and just after it was published, it shot up to the number one spot in the official Finnish album chart and remained there for three weeks. In 2002, almost 85 000 copies of the album were sold, and it was the most sold album of the year.

Gimmel's second single Roviolla was released on January 27, 2003, and it got the third position in its first week in the charts. This single features a previously unpublished piece called Tatuointi. Gimmel won in three categories in Emma-gaala 2003: best pop/rock-newcomers, the début album of the year, and the most sold album of the year.

In summer 2003, they released their second album called Kaksi kertaa enemmän, and in the end of the year a music video Harmaata lunta.

The band broke up October 16th 2004.


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The band broke up October 16th 2004. In 1977, he wrote the score for the James Bond film The Spy Who Loved Me, as John Barry was unable to work in the United Kingdom due to tax reasons. In summer 2003, they released their second album called Kaksi kertaa enemmän, and in the end of the year a music video Harmaata lunta. In 1973, he became the first person to win three Academy Awards in the same evening. Gimmel won in three categories in Emma-gaala 2003: best pop/rock-newcomers, the début album of the year, and the most sold album of the year. He is one of only a few people people to win all four major performing awards, Emmy Award, Grammy Award, the Oscar and Tony Award, see List of people who have won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony Award. This single features a previously unpublished piece called Tatuointi. Hamlisch was born in New York City.

Gimmel's second single Roviolla was released on January 27, 2003, and it got the third position in its first week in the charts. He is perhaps best known for his adaptation of Scott Joplin's ragtime music for the motion picture The Sting, including its theme song, The Entertainer. In 2002, almost 85 000 copies of the album were sold, and it was the most sold album of the year. Marvin Hamlisch (born June 2, 1944) is one of the most successful composers of the twentieth century. In its first week on the charts, the single rose to first in the Finnish single's chart and held that position for four weeks. Gimmel's first album Lentoon came out November 22, 2002 and just after it was published, it shot up to the number one spot in the official Finnish album chart and remained there for three weeks. 1972 Nominee, Best Original Song - "Life Is What You Make It" from Kotch. It sold gold in a few days and platinum in 1½ weeks. 1974 Winner, Best Original Song Score and/or Adaptation - The Sting.

The first single they published was Etsit muijaa seuraavaa, which was released on October 25, 2002. 1974 Winner, Best Original Song - "The Way We Were" from The Way We Were. Other than these meanings, "gimmel" also is a slang term for slapping man's face with one's penis [source: UrbanDictionary.com (http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Gimmel)]. 1974 Winner, Best Original Dramatic Score - The Way We Were. Gimmel is the third letter in the Hebrew alphabet, and it also means the number three. 1978 Nominee, Best Original Song - "Nobody Does It Better" from The Spy Who Loved Me. They also symbolised an endless and firm relationship. 1978 Nominee, Best Original Score - The Spy Who Loved Me.

Once these parts joined together a groom, a bride, and a witness. 1979 Nominee, Best Original Song - "The Last Time I Felt Like This" from Same Time Next Year. The word Gimmel means a renaissance wedding ring that contains three parts. 1980 Nominee, Best Original Song - "Through The Eyes of Love" from Ice Castles. They decided to adopt the name Gimmel. 1983 Nominee, Best Original Score - Sophie's Choice. Ushma, Susanna, and Jenni continued. 1986 Nominee, Best Original Song - "Surprise Surprise" from A Chorus Line.

After a few weeks arguments between the girls increased, and Jonna decided to leave the band. 1990 Nominee, Best Original Song - "The Girl Who Used To Be Me" from Shirley Valentine. Members of the first Popstars band in Finland were Jenni Vartiainen, Susanna Korvala, Ushma Karnani, and Jonna Pirinen. 1997 Nominee, Best Original Song - "I've Finally Found Someone" from The Mirror Has Two Faces. 25 girls made it to the final selection round. The Swimmer (1968). 454 young women participated in the singing tests. Ski Patrol (1968).

In the Spring of 2002, a Popstars competition was held in Finland to find members to form a pop band. Take the Money and Run (1969). Gimmel was a Finnish girl group. The April Fools (1969). Move (1970). Flap (1970).

Something Big (1971). Kotch (1971). Bananas (1971). The War Between Men and Women (1972).

Fat City (1972). The World's Greatest Athlete (1973). Save the Tiger (1973). The Way We Were (1974).

The Sting (1974). The Prisoner of Second Avenue (1975). Funny Lady (1975). The Entertainer (1976).

The Spy Who Loved Me (1977). The Absent-Minded Waiter (1977). Same Time Next Year (1978). The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1978).

Ice Castles (1978). Starting Over (1979). Chapter Two (1979). Seems Like Old Times (1980).

Ordinary People (1980). Gilda Live (1980). Sophie's Choice (1982). I Ought To Be In Pictures (1982).

Romantic Comedy (1983). A Streetcar Named Desire (1984). DARYL (1985). A Chorus Line (1985).

When the Time Comes (1987). The Two Mrs. Grenvilles (1987). Three Men and a Baby (1987). The Return of the Six-Million-Dollar Man and the Bionic Woman (1987).

Sam Found Out: A Triple Play (1988). Little Nikita (1988). David (1988). January Man (1989).

Shirley Valentine (1989). The Experts (1989). Women and Men: Stories of Seduction (1990). Switched at Birth (1991).

Missing Pieces (1991). Frankie and Johnny (1991). Seasons of the Heart (1994). Open Season (1996).

The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996). (2002) Imaginary Friends. (2002) Sweet Smell of Success. (1993) The Goodbye Girl.

(1986) Smile. (1983) Jean. (1978) They're Playing Our Song. (1975) A Chorus Line (Pulitzer Prize).

(1973) Seesaw. (1970) Minnie's Boys.

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