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Sharon den Adel

Sharon den Adel

Real/full name:
Sharon Janny den Adel
49 (born Jul 12th, 1974)
Place of birth:
Netherlands (Waddinxveen, South Holland)


Sharon den Adel has performed on stage and in the studio with several notable artists including Avantasia, After Forever, De Heideroosjes, Oomph!, Delain, Agua de Unique, and Anneke van Giersbergen.

Sharon has had three children with her partner and bandmate Robert Westerholt: Eva Luna (born on December 9th, 2005), Robin Aiden (born on June 1st, 2009), and Logan Arwin (born on March 31st, ...


Performed as a special guest for Tarja at Metalfest Pilsen in 2017.

Among her other appearances, she co-wrote and provided vocals for the track "In and Out of Love" from Armin van Buuren's 2008 album Imagine provided backing vocals on "Use My Voice" from Evanescence's 2021 album The Bitter Truth.

She also appeared as a guest vocalist on Asking Alexandria's 2022 single "Faded Out" for which ...

My Indigo

Vocals (2017-present)

Within Temptation

Vocals (1996-present)

1996 Enter (Demo) Vocals (as "Sharon")
1997 Enter Vocals
1997 Restless..... (Single) Vocals
1998 The Dance (EP) Vocals
2000 Mother Earth Vocals, Lyrics
2001 Our Farewell (Single) Vocals
2001 Ice Queen (EP) Vocals
2002 Live on Air (Live album) Vocals
2002 Mother Earth (Single) Vocals, Lyrics, Songwriting (track 2)
2003 Running Up That Hill (Single) Vocals
2003 Mother Earth Tour (Video) Vocals
2004 Stand My Ground (Single) Vocals
2004 The Silent Force Vocals, Lyrics (tracks 2-11), Songwriting (tracks 2, 6-8, 11)
2005 Memories (Single) Vocals
2005 Angels (Single) Vocals
2005 The Silent Force Tour (Video) Vocals
2007 What Have You Done (Single) Vocals
2007 The Howling EP (EP) Vocals
2007 Frozen (Single) Vocals
2007 The Heart of Everything Vocals, Lyrics, Songwriting (tracks 4, 6, 7, 9-11)
2007 All I Need (Single) Vocals
2008 Forgiven (Single) Vocals
2008 Black Symphony (Live album) Vocals
2008 Black Symphony (Video) Vocals
2009 Utopia (Single) Vocals
2009 An Acoustic Night at the Theatre (Live album) Vocals
2011 Faster (Single) Vocals
2011 The Unforgiving Vocals
2011 Sinéad (Single) Vocals
2011 Shot in the Dark (Single) Vocals
2012 Crazy (Single) Vocals
2012 Grenade (Single) Vocals
2013 The Q-Music Sessions Vocals
2013 Paradise (What About Us?) (EP) Vocals
2014 Hydra Vocals, Songwriting (tracks 3-9), Lyrics
2014 Whole World Is Watching (EP) Vocals
2014 And We Run (EP) Vocals
2014 The Three Goddesses (Split) Vocals
2014 Let Us Burn (Elements & Hydra Live in Concert) (Video) Vocals
2018 The Reckoning (Single) Vocals
2018 Raise Your Banner (Single) Vocals
2018 Firelight (Single) Vocals
2019 In Vain (Single) Vocals
2019 Resist Vocals, Songwriting, Lyrics
2020 Entertain You (Single) Vocals, Songwriting, Lyrics
2020 The Purge (Single) Vocals, Songwriting, Lyrics
2021 Shed My Skin (EP) Vocals, Songwriting
2022 Don't Pray for Me (EP) Vocals
2022 Don't Pray for Me (Single) Vocals
2023 Bleed Out (Single) Vocals
2023 Ritual (Single) Vocals
2023 Bleed Out Vocals, Songwriting
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Keyboards (1988-?)

The Portal

Vocals (1996)

After Forever

2000 Prison of Desire Vocals (soprano) (track 11)
2006 Mea Culpa (Compilation) Vocals (CD1 track 6)


2001 The Metal Opera Vocals (track 6) (as Anna Held)
2002 The Metal Opera Pt. II Vocals (track 10) [as Anna Held]
2016 Ghostlights Vocals [as Muse] (track 8)


2006 Lucidity Vocals (lead) (track 4)


2000 Inside Vocals (additional) (track 7)


2000 Architecture of the Imagination Vocals (tracks 5, 7)

Silicon Head

1997 Bash Vocals (track 6)


2017 Feliz Navidad (Single) Vocals (track 1)
2020 From Spirits and Ghosts (Score for a Dark Christmas) Vocals (track 16)

Timo Tolkki

2002 Hymn to Life Vocals (track 7)
2023 Renaissance Acoustica Vocals (track 11)


1995 Embrace Vocals (lead) (track 5)


2020 Somewhere (Single) Lyrics, Songwriting

Within Temptation

2002 Mother Earth (Video) Photography
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