Emre Aydın was born in Isparta on 2 February 1981. He graduated from Antalya Anadolu Lisesi (high school) and then studied economics at Dokuz Eylül University in İzmir.
He won the Sing Your Song music contest in 2002 with his band 6. Cadde. That year his song Dönersen (If you come back) was selected by Universal Music into a selection album.
In 2003, the first album of 6. Cadde was published, and that year Emre left the band and took steps towards a solo career.
His first album Afili Yalnızlık (Ostentatious Loneliness) was recently released by Sony BMG and GRGDN.
Emre's album is currently a smash hit in Turkey, having won several awards, including Blue Jeans Magazine's awards for Best Song, Best Newcomer, Best Music Video and his producer, Haluk Kurosman was named Best Producer. Emre has recently won the prestigious Powertürk Music Award as Best Newcomer and keeps winning awards in several categories. The singer's popularity is effectively shown at his official forum, which has 79 000 registered members as of October 2007.