Barbara Hascakova was born on 11th December, 1979 in the Slovak Republic formerly known as Czechoslovakia. At very young age she was interested in music and had shown exceptional talent. She then entered the music industry at the age of fourteen. Her artist name is "BARBARA". She has recorded and released 12 albums in total. 2 solos, 3 duos, 1 with a band and 6 with various artists. The first album "I FEEL GOOD" was released in 1994. It had a great success in central Europe and she was awarded a PLATINUM RECORD. The hit song "DO IT" became number 1 in Europe. The following year Barbara signed on with POLYGRAM RECORDS of Czech Republic under the name "MC ERIC & BARBARA". Barbara and Erik released 3 duo albums "YOU CAN'T STOP", "SECOND", and "GOLD" which were sold throughout Europe and Japan. Barbara then signed on with UNIVERSAL RECORDS SLOVAKIA and at this time during her professional singing career she introduced her own creativity as a composer, songwriter, singer and musician as Pop-Rock artist. Barbara recorded her first solo album at the age of 17. Her album "BARBARA" was awarded a GOLD RECORD. Barbara, as a soloist and as a duo with (MC Eric) has had many successful concerts throughout Europe. In 1999 she was invited to POLANDS INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL and won the main prize, the "GRAND PRIX" award in the singing contest. Barbara has taped over twenty music video clips and recorded the soundtrack for the movie "FOUNTAIN FOR SUZANNE" also the main part for the musical "MARY STUART" she also has recorded various Christmas and special children's songs. Barbara has received many awards and prizes too numerous to mention as the most popular singer in her country! In 1999, Barbara finished her second solo album "VER, ZE JA" thus satisfying her contract with UNIVERSAL. Barbara performed professionaly in Europe for six years and wanted to live and perform in America. So she moved here and is now a permanent resident. Barbara has released 2 albums ("Secrets Of Happiness" and "Christmas Album") in America and "Me & My Music" in Slovakia.