"If your team goes on stage with the same energy as Eric, they will be European champions," (Berti Vogts 2008).

Eric Papilaya in an Austrian entertainer, singer, and music producer from Vienna. In truth Papilaya is one thing above all: a thoroughbred musician. From his Austrian television career to his diverse musical projects, his passion for new music has always accompanied him.


"There is no finish line in the music. With luck, you have a long journey and I try to enjoy it as long as it lasts" (Eric Papilaya 2019).




In 2007 Eric Papilaya sang in the hearts of Austrians with his song Get Alive-Get A Life. With a Top Ten hit, a Top 15 album, three Amadeus nominations and radio airplay in Austria and Germany gave the singer-songwriter a lasting impression.

Nevertheless, it is probably his qualities as an entertainer that characterizes him the most. With performances at the Eurovision Song Contest, the Miss Earth World Final 2015, the Lifeball, on the main stage of the Donauinselfest or the Woodstock of brass band music, Eric can now perform in front of hundreds of millions of people and live his dream.


In 2011 Eric was signed by Global Records Munich and with this label he released his single I.L.D.- Ich Liebe Dich which was found all over Germany. Eric also displays his performance strengthsin other areas: as a presenter of the music show Music Nuggets and currently a new format show on Servus TV.


On television, the thoroughbred musician and producer excels with his quick-wit and charm. Eric again proved his versatility with the project The Rats Are Back, reminiscent of the original US "The Rat Pack" (Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Dean Martin, etc.). In 2014, his debut album shot directly to number 14 on the charts in Austria. Eric and has already released the second album of The Rats Are Back, produced by Alexander Kahr (Christina Stürmer, etc). In 2019 he is focusing on his own titles, which he wrote in songwriting sessions in Frankfurt, Berlin and Vienna.


"There is no finish line in the music. With luck, you have a long journey and I try to enjoy it as long as it lasts. "Eric Papilaya 2018.