Niko was born in northern Greece in a small town outside Drama named Adriani. From a young age he was interested in Greek music, and loved to sing. He started working as a professional singer at the young age of 14 while he attended junior & high school.
His higher education is in accounting but music won him over. Later on he went to a Music School and studied Byzantine Music, Speech Training, Vocalism and Dimotiko Tragoudi [part of traditional Greek music].
Niko has worked all over Greece and toured Europe with some of the biggest names in Greek Music like Vasilis Karras, Paschalis Terzis, Pitsa Papadopoulou, Stavros Fotiadis, Zafiris Melas, Jennie Vanou, Marianthi Kefala, Makis Chistodoulopoulos, George Margaritis, Antipas, Stratos Dionisiou, Anjy Samiou, Effie Sarris, Nikos Kourkoulis,Valantis, Sabrina, Tasos Bougas, Litsa Giagkousi,Katerina Topazi, Katerina Stanisi, Charis Kostopoulos, George Xanthiotis, George kabouridis.
During his stay in New York Niko has worked in many different clubs like Grecian Cave, Enigma, Plato’s, Athena (NJ), Thiasos, Fantasia, Remi, Fantasia club (Chicago), Notes, Soma, Athena Restaurant, Megaro, and Lafayette.
His work has him bouncing back and forth between New York and Athens. He just released his first new cd entitled "MPORW " (I can) with original tracks !
Lyrics are by Nikos Vaxavanelis and music by Panagiotis Brakoulias. All production, mixing and mastering has been made in Athens Greece.