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Rob de Nijs wins Edison Pop Award

Another amazing Edison Pop win is by legendary Dutch singer Rob de Nijs for his album “’t Is Mooi Geweest”. After a musical career of 57 years, this album is his musical farewell and features songs co-written by Strengholt writer: Belinda Meuldijk.

The jury decided unanimously that he deserves the Edison Pop award within the category ‘Dutch music’. 

Lucas & Steve Edison Pop Award

Lucas & Steve won an Edison Pop award! It’s for their latest album ‘Letters to Remember’, on which Strengholt writer Sjoerd de Vries co-wrote the track “All Cried Out”. 

For those wo don’t know, Edison Pop is one of the most prestigious music awards of The Netherlands and it’s a true honour to join the club of amazing musicians from previous years. 

Another Golden Award For Jeroen Russchen!

Strengholt writer Jeroen Russchen received a golden award for co-writing the song “Ik Durf Alles” on the latest Kinderen voor Kinderen album. This is his second golden award within two months.


Kinderen Voor Kinderen is a Dutch children’s choir maintained by public broadcaster BNNVARA. Since 1980 they release a new album of children’s songs each year.

The Edison Pop 2021 Awards

The Dutch equivalent of the Grammy’s, The Edison Pop 2021 Awards, are upon us and we’re happy to announce that Tino Martin and Rob de Nijs are nominated for their respected albums in various categories! 

Two times Edison winner Tino Martin is up for a third Edison for his gold awarded album “Voor Iedereen”, feauturing songs co-written by Strengholt writers Jeroen Russchen, Christon Kloosterboer, Arthur Stoker, Cornel Sier and Henny Thijssen. 

Legendary Dutch singer Rob de Nijs is nominated for his latest album “’t Is Mooi Geweest”, featuring songs co-written by another amazing Strengholt writer: Belinda Meuldijk. ​​