Camélia Jordana

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Camélia Jordana
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Camélia Jordana during her showcase at Caen on May 18, 2010
Background information
Birth name Camélia Jordana Aliouane
Born (1992-09-15) September 15, 1992 (age 22)
Toulon, France
Genres French pop, Chanson, Folk pop
Occupations Singer
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2009–present
Labels Sony Music France
Website www.camelia-jordana.com

Camélia Jordana Aliouane (born September 15, 1992 in Toulon, Var, France) is a French pop singer. She rose to fame after participating in the television show Nouvelle Star, the French version of Pop Idol, in 2009, where she came third.

Biography[edit]

Camélia Jordana grew up in La Londe-les-Maures[1] with an older sister and a younger brother.[2] Both of her parents are French of Algerian descent.[2]

At the age of sixteen, she decided to audition for the seventh season of Nouvelle Star in Marseille, and managed to convince the jury with her version of Louis Armstrong's What a wonderful world.[3] Camélia Jordana eventually finished third.

After her elimination, she signed a record deal with Sony Music and released her eponymous debut album on March 29, 2010. It sold 10,169 copies in its first week and managed to enter the French SNEP Album Chart at #9.[4]

Although her debut single Non Non Non (Écouter Barbara) was only released as download single in France, it peaked at #3 on the French digital chart. It also charted at #3 in Belgium and #48 in Switzerland.

Camélia Jordana participated on a song on the album So in Love by Nouvelle Star judge André Manoukian in April 2010.

Camélia Jordana was interviewed and played several songs on the TV5Monde programme 'Acoustic' on November 7, 2010.

Album[edit]

Title : Camélia Jordana Year : 2010

  1. Non non non (Ecouter Barbara)*
  2. Moi c'est*
  3. Calamity Jane*
  4. Tombée de haut
  5. Little Monsters
  6. Diva
  7. J'étais une fille
  8. La vie en solitaire
  9. Je pars
  10. Manhattan
  11. Mens-moi
  12. Lettera
  13. Le mois d'août
  14. Ou Pas (Bonus)
  15. Some Say (Bonus)
  16. Calamity Jane (Acoustic version) (Bonus)
  17. Bake It (Bonus)

*:single

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Album Peak Position
FR[5] BEL
(Wa)
[5]
CH[5]
2010 Camélia Jordana 7 12 36
2014 Dans la peau 5 29 70

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak Position Album
FR[6] FR (Downloads) BEL
(Wa)
[7]
CH[8]
2010 "Non Non Non (Écouter Barbara)" 3 3 48 Camélia Jordana
"Calamity Jane"
2011 "Moi c'est" 35
2014 "Dans la peau" 95 Dans la peau
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that country.

External links[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Camélia Jordana (biography in French)". shitwest.com. 2010. Retrieved August 26, 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "Madame Camélia". illustre.ch. April 19, 2010. Retrieved August 26, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Camélia Jordana". starwizz.com. April 8, 2009. Retrieved August 26, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Disques : Maé en tête, Camelia surprend, Alizée déçoit". ozap.com. April 8, 2010. Retrieved August 26, 2010. 
  5. ^ a b c "Camélia Jordana on various European Charts". lescharts.com. Retrieved August 26, 2010. 
  6. ^ "Camélia Jordana in the French Single Chart". lescharts.com. Retrieved August 26, 2010. 
  7. ^ "Camélia Jordana in the Belgian Single Chart". ultratop.be. Retrieved August 26, 2010. 
  8. ^ "Camélia Jordana in the Swiss Single Chart". hitparade.ch. Retrieved August 26, 2010.