The quartet has scored four number-one singles and has released three number-one albums in its native country. Schrei sold more than half-a-million copies worldwide  and spawned four top-five singles in both Germany and Austria. In , the band released their second German-language album, Zimmer , and their first English-language album, Scream , which have combined album sales of over 2. The former, Zimmer , spawned three top-five singles in Germany while the latter, Scream , spawned two singles that reached the top-twenty in new territories such as France , Portugal , Spain and Italy.
From The Beatles to Jay-Z , pop-music sensations have always had a mystifying effect on adults. The sound, the look, the lyrics, the squealing, hair-pulling fan mania—it's all entirely incomprehensible to anyone over, say, For fresh proof, look no further than Germany's Tokio Hotel. This glorified boy band's U.
Instant fame in 2005
Bill Kaulitz born September 1, ,  also known mononymously as Billy stylized as BILLY for his solo act, is a German singer, songwriter, voice actor, designer, and model. He is best known for his work from to the present as the lead singer of the band Tokio Hotel. Kaulitz showed an early interest in singing, as did Tom in playing guitar. At the age of ten the brothers began performing live in Magdeburg , near their hometown of Loitsche They played small shows and while their audiences enjoyed them, they were largely unknown. The band lacked a drummer and bass player and the twins relied on a keyboard to fill in other instrumental sounds.