AnnenMayKantereit is a young rock band from the German city of Cologne. The band performs melodic indie rock with an emphasis on lyrical ballads, which is dominated by the strong, slightly husky voice of the charismatic leader of the group, Henning May. The band has achieved enormous popularity in their homeland in a very short period of time. In Europe, AnnenMayKantereit sells out best concert venues, their first album "Alles Nix Konkretes" for a long time led German and Austrian charts. This year they are recognized as the best musical group in Germany ("Best Band") by the radio station 1LIVE Krone. The band formed when the young band members were studying at the Schiller gymnasium in Cologne. Early in their career, AnnenMayKantereit performed on the streets of Cologne, raising money to buy their instruments. The name of the band consists of the names of its members: Christopher Annen, Henning May, Zeverin Kantereit). AnnenMayKantereit mostly sing in German, although the repertoire includes songs in English, as well as covers of songs by other famous artists.