Xavier Kurt Naidoo (born 2 October 1971 in Mannheim, Germany) is a German singer and songwriter of South African mother and Indian father, who sings in German and occasionally in English. He is known for his soulful voice and has collaborated with several famous artists such as the Wu-Tang Clan's RZA, Deborah Cox and 3-P's Sabrina Setlur, along with the Swiss artist ''Stress''. Many of his lyrics show his deep Christian beliefs.
He sings in a number of styles, including soul, R&B and hip hop. His most famous releases include "Ich kenne nichts", "20,000 Meilen", "Soul on Fire", "Dieser Weg", "Danke" and "Sie sieht mich nicht", which was featured on the German release of the film soundtrack for ''Asterix''. Naidoo's popularity has massively increased since he joined groups like Söhne Mannheims, and Brothers Keepers and the charity project Zeichen der Zeit in the early 2000s. The first Album was only released in the USA and is called "Seeing is believing", but he was most successful with the 1998 released album "Nicht von dieser Welt". It reached #1 in Germany, #5 in Austria and #12 in Switzerland. He gained major success with the 2002 released album "Zwischenspiel - Alles für den Herrn". The most successful album was released in 2005, entitled "Telegramm für X". The German singer's most recent album is entitled "Alles kann besser werden." It was released in October 2009. The cover art for the album is provided by Dutch artist Chris Berens.