The first season of Deutschland sucht den Superstar premiered on November 24, 2002 and continued until March 8, 2003. It was won by Alexander Klaws. This season was co-hosted by Michelle Hunziker and Carsten Spengemann.

Live Show DetailsEdit

Heat 1 (30 November 2002)Edit

Order Artist Song (original artists) Result
1 Claudio "(Everything I Do) I Do It for You" (Bryan Adams) Eliminated
2 Jana Wall "Don't Speak" (No Doubt) Eliminated
3 Katrin "Like a Prayer" (Madonna) Eliminated
4 Judith Lefeber "Un-Break My Heart" (Toni Braxton) Advanced
5 Sevacettin Yanmaz "One in a Million" (Bosson) Eliminated
6 Patrizia "How Do I Live" (LeAnn Rimes) Eliminated
7 Patrick "Daydream Believer" (The Monkees) Eliminated
8 Daniel Küblböck "Papa Don't Preach" (Madonna) Advanced
9 Vanessa Struhler "Fallin'" (Alicia Keys) Eliminated
10 Alexander Klaws "Angels" (Robbie Williams) Advanced
  • Alexander Klaws, Judith Lefeber and Daniel Küblböck advanced to the top 10 of the competition. The other 7 contestants were eliminated.
  • Vanessa Struhler returned for a second chance at the top 10 in the Wildcard Round and won.

Heat 2 (7 December 2002)Edit

Order Artist Song (original artists) Result
1 Juliette Schoppmann "Saving All My Love for You" (Whitney Houston) Advanced
2 Robert "Every Breath You Take" (The Police) Eliminated
3 Ida "I Will Survive" (Gloria Gaynor) Eliminated
4 Gracia Baur "Stop!" (Sam Brown) Advanced
5 Sebastian "The Lady in Red" (Chris de Burgh) Eliminated
6 Alina "Your Song" (Elton John) Eliminated
7 Nicole Süßmilch "Underneath Your Clothes" (Shakira) Eliminated
8 Aret Saroyan "Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)" (Phil Collins) Eliminated
9 Sascha "World of Our Own" (Westlife) Eliminated
10 Nektarios Bamiatzis "Flying Without Wings" (Westlife) Advanced
  • Juliette Schoppmann, Gracia Baur and Nektarios Bamiatzis advanced to the top 10 of the competition. The other 7 contestants were eliminated.
  • Nicole Süßmilch returned for a second chance at the top 10 in the Wildcard Round and lost.

Heat 3 (14 December 2002)Edit

Order Artist Song (original artists) Result
1 Kathrin "Ordinary Day" (Vanessa Carlton) Eliminated
2 Michael "All or Nothing" (O-Town) Eliminated
3 Andrea Josten "I Will Always Love You" (Whitney Houston) Advanced
4 Tarik Sarzep "End of the Road" (Boyz II Men) Eliminated
5 Sharon "My Love Is Your Love" (Whitney Houston) Eliminated
6 Daniel S. "Faith" (George Michael) Eliminated
7 Nilufar "Stand By Me" (Ben E. King) Eliminated
8 Daniel Lopes "Angel" (Jon Secada) Advanced
9 Peter Goeke "When You Say Nothing at All" (Ronan Keating) Eliminated
10 Stephanie Brauckmeyer "A Woman's Worth" (Alicia Keys) Advanced
  • Daniel Lopes, Andrea Josten and Stephanie Brauckmeyer advanced to the top 10 of the competition. The other 7 contestants were eliminated.
  • Tarik Sarzep returned for a second chance at the top 10 in the Wildcard Round and lost.

Live Show 1 (21 December 2002)Edit

Theme: My Superstar

OrderArtistSong (original artists)Result
1 Juliette Schoppmann "I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)" (Whitney Houston) Safe
2 Nektarios Bamiatzis "To Be with You" (Mr. Big) Safe
3 Vanessa Struhler "When You Look at Me" (Christina Milian) Safe
4 Gracia Baur "She Works Hard for the Money" (Donna Summer) Bottom two
5 Daniel Lopes "Livin' la Vida Loca" (Ricky Martin) Safe
6 Judith Lefeber "One Moment in Time" (Whitney Houston) Safe
7 Alexander Klaws "Every Breath You Take" (The Police) Safe
8 Stephanie Brauckmeyer "I Say a Little Prayer" (Aretha Franklin) Eliminated
9 Andrea Josten "I'm Outta Love" (Anastacia) Bottom three
10 Daniel Küblböck "Another Day in Paradise" (Phil Collins) Safe

Live Show 2 (28 December 2002)Edit

Theme: Love Songs

OrderArtistSong (original artists)Result
1 Daniel Lopes "Careless Whisper" (George Michael) Bottom two
2 Andrea Josten "I Still Believe" (Mariah Carey) Eliminated
3 Nektarios Bamiatzis "Kiss from a Rose" (Seal) Bottom three
4 Gracia Baur "There You'll Be" (Faith Hill) Safe
5 Juliette Schoppmann "Without You" (Mariah Carey) Safe
6 Alexander Klaws "Hello" (Lionel Richie) Safe
7 Vanessa Struhler "Save the Best for Last" (Vanessa Williams) Safe
8 Daniel Küblböck "Unchained Melody" (The Righteous Brothers) Safe
9 Judith Lefeber "Think Twice" (Celine Dion) Safe

Live Show 3 (4 January 2003)Edit

Theme: Hits of 2002

OrderArtistSong (original artists)Result
N/A Judith Lefeber N/A Withdrew
1 Vanessa Struhler "I'm Gonna Be Alright" (Jennifer Lopez) Bottom three
2 Alexander Klaws "If Tomorrow Never Comes" (Ronan Keating) Safe
3 Gracia Baur "What If" (Kate Winslet) Bottom two
4 Nektarios Bamiatzis "Bevor du gehst" (Xavier Naidoo) Eliminated
5 Daniel Lopes "Hero" (Enrique Iglesias) Safe
6 Daniel Küblböck "Everytime" (The Flames) Safe
7 Juliette Schoppmann "From Sarah with Love" (Sarah Connor) Safe

Live Show 4 (11 January 2003)Edit

Theme: Musicals

OrderArtistSong (original artists)Result
1 Nicole Süßmilch "Don't Cry for Me Argentina" (Evita) Safe
2 Daniel Lopes "A Whole New World" (Aladdin) Eliminated
3 Juliette Schoppmann "Out Here on My Own" (Fame) Bottom two
4 Vanessa Struhler "Lady Marmalade" (Moulin Rouge) Bottom three
5 Alexander Klaws "Starlight Express" (Starlight Express) Safe
6 Daniel Küblböck "Tragedy" (Saturday Night Fever) Safe
7 Gracia Baur "Memory" (Cats) Safe

Live Show 5 (18 January 2003)Edit

Theme: The 80s

OrderArtistSong (original artists)Result
1 Gracia Baur "Black Velvet" (Alannah Myles) Safe
2 Vanessa Struhler "Get Here" (Oleta Adams) Bottom two
3 Nicole Süßmich "Eternal Flame" (The Bangles) Eliminated
4 Alexander Klaws "Right Here Waiting" (Richard Marx) Safe
5 Juliette Schoppmann "The Power of Love" (Jennifer Rush) Bottom three
6 Daniel Küblböck "99 Luftballons" (Nena) Safe

Live Show 6 (1 February 2003)Edit

Theme: Big Band

OrderArtistSong (original artists)Result
1 Juliette Schoppmann "Big Spender" (Shirley Bassey) Bottom three
2 Vanessa Struhler "Get Happy" (Judy Garland) Bottom two
3 Daniel Küblböck "My Way" (Frank Sinatra) Safe
4 Gracia Baur "The Lady Is a Tramp" (Ella Fitzgerald) Eliminated
5 Alexander Klaws "Mack the Knife" (Bobby Darin) Safe

Live Show 7 (8 February 2003)Edit

Theme: The 70s & Disco

OrderArtistFirst song (original artists)Second songResult
1 Daniel Küblböck "Dancing Queen" (ABBA) "Night Fever" (Bee Gees) Bottom two
2 Vanessa Struhler "Sunny" (Boney M.) "I Love to Love" (Tina Charles) Eliminated
3 Alexander Klaws "Maniac" (Michael Sembello) "Relight My Fire" (Dan Hartman) Safe
4 Juliette Schoppmann "Flashdance... What a Feeling" (Irene Cara) "It's Raining Men" (The Weather Girls) Safe

Live Show 8: Semi-final (15 February 2003)Edit

Theme: Movies

OrderArtistFirst song (original artists)Second songResult
1 Alexander Klaws "I Believe I Can Fly" (R. Kelly) "You Can Leave Your Hat On" (Joe Cocker) Safe
2 Juliette Schoppmann "My Heart Will Go On" (Celine Dion) "Licence to Kill" (Gladys Knight) Safe
3 Daniel Küblböck "Oh, Pretty Woman" (Roy Orbison) "Born to Be Wild" (Steppenwolf) Eliminated

Live final (8 March 2003)Edit

OrderArtistFirst song (original artists)Second songThird songResult
1 Juliette Schoppmann "Through the Rain" (Mariah Carey) "It's Raining Men" (The Weather Girls) "Take Me Tonight" Runner-up
2 Alexander Klaws "She's the One" (Robbie Williams) "Maniac" (Michael Sembello) "Take Me Tonight" Winner
Deutschland sucht den Superstar

Seasons: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7
Winners: Alexander Klaws (2003) | Elli Erl (2004) | Tobias Regner (2006) | Mark Medlock (2007) | Thomas Godoj (2008) | Daniel Schuhmacher (2009) | Mehrzad Marashi (2010)
Runners-up: Juliette Schoppmann (2003) | Denise Tillmanns (2004) | Mike Leon Grosch (2006) | Martin Stosch (2007) | Fady Maalouf (2008) | Sarah Kreuz (2009) | Menowin Fröhlich (2010)
Third placers: Daniel Küblböck (2003) | Philippe Bühler (2004) | Vanessa Jean Dedmon (2006) | Lisa Bund (2007) | Linda Teodosiu (2008) | Annemarie Eilfeld (2009) | Manuel Hoffmann (2010)
Lists: List of all contestants | List of songs performed on Deutschland sucht den Superstar
Categories: Category:Deutschland sucht den Superstar | Category:Deutschland sucht den Superstar participants