Sannie Carlson (best known as Whigfield) is the name of a lady with Danish origins who made a mark in the history of pop-dance music by selling millions worldwide.
In 1994 she gained a place in the Guinness Book of Records with the song Saturday Night as the first artist to go straight to number one in the UK singles chart with a debut single (selling over a million copies). Her discography is
extremely impressive including numerous hit singles all over the world & five studio albums, a career spanning over a decade which for a pop-dance act is extremely unusual.
Saturday Night”was the second biggest selling single in UK in 1994 behind “Love is all Around” by Wet Wet Wet. In that same year, Saturday night went No. 1 in Spain for 11 consecutive weeks.
Number 1 in the Eurochart Hot 100, Germany and Italy as well as in numerous other territories, Platinum in Germany and UK, Gold in Canada and Scandinavia. The song famously had its own dance routine created by the public. The following singles Another Day and Think of You went Top 10 in UK and in various other Countries, while Sexy Eyes No.1 in Australia
(Platinum) and Top 20 in Germany, Switzerland and Austria.