Ch!pz

Ch!pz
Release date
01 January 1970
Ch!pz
01 January 1970 |

Ch!pz is a Dutch pop music band. They targeted especially at a young audience. The group is formed in 2003, after several rounds of tryouts for the Fox Kids Network.

Thanks to promotions on Fox Kids, Ch!pz became one of the most well-known bands in the Netherlands. Within a year and a half, the band had had three singles at the top of the Dutch singles charts. All of their singles went straight to the number 1 position, except Captain Hook and their debut single Ch!pz in Black.

Their debut album The Adventures of Ch!pz was released in 2004 in the Netherlands, which went straight to number 1 in the Dutch album chart. In 2005, their second album, The World of Ch!pz was released. Singles from it include 1001 Arabian Nights; One, Two, Three!; and Carnival, all of which peaked at the #1 position.

At the beginning of 2005, “Ch!pz in Black”, the first single from Ch!pz released in Germany, and climbed to #2 on the German charts. Shortly thereafter, at the beginning of May 2005, their second single, “Cowboy”, made it to the second place as well. A week later, it made it all the way to #1 position.

In April 2006, they released a new single in the Netherlands, Gangstertown. Two months after the release of the single, that peaked at #5 in the Dutch Top 40, an EP was also released, Past:Present:Future (Part 1). In late September, their latest single “One Day When I Grow Up” was released. The single entered the Dutch charts at #29 and climbed up to peak at #7. A second EP, Past:Present:Future (Part 2), was released in November 2006.
“Cowboy” was released in the United Kingdom on February 12, 2007.

In December 2007, they released a new song, “Make a big splash”, entering at number 3.
After that, they made a TV programme named Chipz Dance Xperienz, in which they showed their choreographies. After that, to support the programme, in September 2008 they released “CDX” (Chipz Dance Xperienz), their new CD, preceded by the single “Dance Xperienz”.

Ch!pz continued to tour during 2009 and 2010, their last concert being on November 27, 2010. During this time, plans for a new album “The New Adventures Of Ch!pz” was being planned and a new single was also in the works.

On 23 October 2018, the group reunited with the same members as before.