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|Birth name||Nadia Mladjao|
Martigues, Bouches-du-Rhône, France
|Genres||Folk, soul, blues|
|Labels||Think Zik !|
Nadia Mladjao, better known by her stage name Imany, is an Afro-soul singer. She was born in Martigues, in a family from the Comoros Islands in 1979. Her stage name, Imany (Imani) means faith in Swahili.
Her debut album, The Shape of a Broken Heart, which was released in 2011, reached Platinum status in France, Greece and triple Platinum in Poland.
Currently, she lives in France.
As a youth, she was an athlete, doing high jump. She became a model for the Ford Models Europe. She went to the United States for six years, before coming back to France, when she started her singing career.
In 2008, she began singing. She performed at the Beau Lounge, at the Réservoir, at the Bellevilloise, and at the China Club.
Imany’s first album, “Shape Of A Broken Heart”, contains twelve songs written in English
|Title||Album details||Peak chart positions||Certifications|
|The Shape of a Broken Heart||19||55||47||47||10||4||36|
- 2010: Acoustic Sessions
|Single||Year||Peak chart positions||Certifications||Album|
|"You Will Never Know"||2011||26||2||The Shape of a Broken Heart|
|"Please and Change"||2012||—||81|
- Featured in
|"Le mystère féminin"
(Kery James feat. Imany)
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- "Charts Vlaanderen - Imany" (in Dutch). Ultratop. Hung Medien. Retrieved 23 June 2013.
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- "Charts.de - Suche nach Imany" (in German). Retrieved 11 July 2013.
- "Album - Classifica settimanale WK 32 (dal 05-08-2013 al 11-08-2013)" (in Italian). Federation of the Italian Music Industry. Archived from the original on 15 August 2013. Retrieved 15 August 2013.
- "Oficjalna lista sprzedaży :: OLIS - Official Retail Sales Chart". ZPAV. Retrieved 8 February 2013.
- "Hitparade - Imany". Hitparade.ch. Hung Medien. Retrieved 23 June 2013.
- "Certifications Albums Platine - année 2012" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved 23 June 2013.
- "Platynowe CD" (in Polish). Polish Society of the Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 23 June 2013.
- "Italian Charts - Imany". Italiancharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 11 July 2013.
- "Italian single certifications – Imany – You Will Never Know" (in Italian). Federation of the Italian Music Industry. Retrieved 27 September 2013. Select Online in the field Scegli la sezione. Select Week -- and Year ----. Enter Imany in the field Artista. Click Avvia la ricerca
2.Interview with France Today http://www.france-today.com/2011/09/fridays-french-music-break-imany-you.html Retrieved on January 30, 2012