Jordy

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Jordy
Birth name Jordy Claude Daniel Lemoine
Born (1988-01-14) January 14, 1988 (age 26)
Origin Saint-Germain-en-Laye, Yvelines, Île-de-France, France
Genres Pop, dance
Occupations Singer-songwriter
Instruments Guitar
Years active 1992–1996, 2006

Jordy Claude Daniel Lemoine (born January 14, 1988), known as Jordy, is a French singer and musician.

Biography[edit]

Jordy is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the youngest singer ever to have a #1 charted single. He achieved this feat at the age of four-and-a-half with the song "Dur dur d'être bébé !" ("It's Tough to Be a Baby"). "Dur dur d'être bébé" was #1 for 15 weeks in France and was a dance hit across Europe, Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, Colombia, Venezuela, South Korea and Japan. It landed at #58 on the Billboard Hot 100, making him the youngest artist to ever chart there. It was so popular that a Venezuelan TV show (Super Sabado Sensacional) even looked for a Venezuelan look-alike of Jordy.[citation needed] Jordy was born in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, Yvelines. He is the son of music producer Claude Lemoine, known for his involvement with the Rockets from 1976 to 1992.

There was concern that he was being exploited by his parents. Rumors of exploitation were furthered when the Lemoine family opened La Ferme de Jordy (Jordy's Farm), a children's tourist attraction which was a financial failure. Jordy insisted that the farm was his idea. After the farm's failure, the French government banned Jordy's music from radio and television to protect him from exploitation. In 1996 Jordy's parents divorced; he returned to school and was later emancipated.

As a teenager, Jordy appeared on the second season of the French television show La Ferme Célébrités 2 on April 30, 2005, his first public appearance in almost 10 years. He was the show's final winner on June 28, 2005.

On February 28, 2006 he released his first new single in 12 years, "Je t'apprendrai" and began performing in the band Jordy & the Dixies.

Filmography[edit]

As the credits roll at the end of the movie'Look Who's Talking Now' there is a musical number with Jordy and the two young co-stars of the movie. In it Jordy sings the song ' It's Christmas, C'est Noel'. Jordy appears on the rooftop of a home with Santa and when Santa cannot fit down the chimney Jordy goes in his place. The song 'It's Christmas, C'est Noel' appears to have been written by his father. Jordy would have been about 5- 5 1/2 years old at the time. (Posted by Kevin W. Pomaville of Mesa, AZ April 3rd, 2014)

Discography[edit]

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