Isto Hiltunen is one of the most succesfull artists of past decade in Finland. His first album "Isto Hiltunen" released in 1994, went platinum. His career includes two other gold-selling albulms, seven albums in total, one Christmas album, at least 5 compilations, hosting a TV-show, and acting. Most of all, lots of touring—mostly around Finland. During the period from 1994 to 2002 he had 150 to 200 gigs a year.