Leslie (singer)

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Leslie
Birth name Leslie Bourgouin
Born (1985-02-04) February 4, 1985 (age 29)
Le Mans, Pays de la Loire, France
Genres R&B, dance, Raï, Electro-House
Occupations Singer
Years active 2002–present
Labels EMC Records
M6 Interactions
Sony Music (previously Sony BMG)
Associated acts Magic System
Bobby Valentino
Amine
Website leslie-officiel.fr

Leslie Bourgouin, better known by her mononym Leslie, is a French pop-R&B singer born on February 4, 1985 in Le Mans, France. Her father is Vietnamese and Polynesian while her mother is French.

In 2007, she recorded a duet single with the R&B singer Bobby Valentino, "Accorde-moi".

The same year, she covered several 1980s songs on her album Futur 80, including "Boule de flipper" originally sang by Corynne Charby, "Mise au point" by Jakie Quartz and "Les Bêtises" by Sabine Paturel.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Information France French sales
2002 Je suis et je resterai
  • First studio album
  • Released: November 2002
  • Formats: CD
41
120,000
2004 Mes couleurs
10
220,000
2006 L'amour en vol
  • Third studio album
  • Released: November 2006
  • Formats: CD, digital download
50
15,000
2008 Futur 80
  • Cancelled album
-
-
2010 À la recherche du bonheur
  • Fourth studio album
  • Released: September 2010
  • Formats: CD, digital download
34
6,000
2012 Les enfants de l'orage
  • Fifth studio album
  • Released: February 2013
  • Formats: CD, digital download
70
-

Album appearances[edit]

  • 2004: Raï'n'B Fever
  • 2006: Raï'n'B Fever 2
  • 2008: Raï'n'B Fever 3

Singles[edit]

Year Single Charts French sales Album
FR BEL
(Wa)
SUI
2002 "Le bon choix" 11 140,000 Je suis et je resterai
"Je suis et je resterai" 13 120,000
2003 "On n'sait jamais"
(featuring Magic System & Sweety)
8 22 240,000
"Pardonner" 18 27 80 110,000
2004 "Sobri (notre destin)"
(featuring Amine)
1 2 29 360,000 Mes couleurs
"Et j'attends" 1 15 38 110,000
2005 "Vivons pour demain" 23 54 50,000
2006 "L'envers de la Terre" 16 65 35,000 L'amour en vol
"Sobri 2
(with Amine)
12 38,000
2007 "Accorde-moi"
(featuring Bobby Valentino)
11 22,000
2008 "Mise au point" Promo only Futur 80
2010 "Tout sur mon père" À la recherche du bonheur
"Never Never"
"Hier Encore"
2012 "Des mots invincibles" 75 Les enfants de l'orage
"Ma génération"

Featured singles[edit]

Année Single Credits Classement des ventes Album
FR BEL
(Wa)
SUI
2005 "Et puis la Terre..." As part of collective A.S.I.E. 2 2 8
2006 "Protège-toi" As part of collective Protection Rapprochée 24
"L'Or de nos vies" As part of collective Fight Aids 5 14*
(Ultratip)
43
2007 "Pour que tu sois libre" As part of La Rose Marie Claire 21 30
2008 "Parle, Hugo, parle" As part of Les Voix de l'Enfant 17
2011 "I Need You More" Crush & Alexandra featuring Leslie 54 I Need You More
2012 "Je te donne" Leslie & Ivyrise
As part of collective Génération Goldman
38 Génération Goldman

*Did not appear in the official Belgian Ultratop 50 charts, but rather in the bubbling under Ultratip charts.

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