Slimane (singer)

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Slimane
Slimane 04.jpg
Slimane in 2016
Background information
Birth nameSlimane Nebchi
Born (1989-10-13) 13 October 1989 (age 29)
Chelles, Seine-et-Marne, France
Occupation(s)Singer
Years active2016–present

Slimane Nebchi (born 13 October 1989), known professionally by the mononym Slimane (pronounced [sliman]), is a French singer. Nebchi won season 5 The Voice: la plus belle voix in 2016, and has since released a debut album and nine singles.

Early life[edit]

Slimane Nebchi was born on 13 October 1989 in Chelles, Seine-et-Marne, France. He is of Algerian descent. He attended Lycée Jehan de Chelles, later moving to Les Lilas, a suburb of Paris, where he worked for la société ATEED.

Singing[edit]

He started putting music online including own compositions like "Toi et moi", "Je n'y suis pour rien", "Salem" and "Amour Impossible" the latter as a duo with Princesse Sofia. Before the French The Voice, he took part in a number of music competitions; Nouvelle Star in 2009, X Factor in 2011 and Encore une chance in 2012 and in season 2 of Je veux signer chez AZ.[1] He performed during Star Music Beach Tour in 2012 with Richard Cross.[2]

In 2015, he obtained a secondary role in Didier Barbelivien's French musical Marie-Antoinette et le Chevalier de Maison-Rouge due to launch in 2017.

In 2016, at age 26, he auditioned for season 5 of The Voice: la plus belle voix singing "À fleur de toi" originally by Vitaa. All four judges turned their chairs, indicating in the gameshow they wished to take him through to the next round. He opted to be in Team Florent Pagny. On 14 May 2016, he won the title with 33% of the public vote, beating his fellow finalist, MB14.

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of studio albums, with selected chart positions
Title Details Peak chart positions
FRA
[3]
BEL
(Fl)

[4]
BEL
(Wa)

[5]
SWI
[6]
SWI
(Ro)

[7]
À bout de rêves 1 116 1 4 1
Solune
  • Released: 26 January 2018[9]
  • Label: ULM, Mercury, Universal
  • Format: CD, digital download
1 1 8 1

Extended plays[edit]

List of extended plays, with selected details
Title Details
Tourne le monde
  • Released: 5 April 2011[10]
  • Label: Jasamara
  • Format: Digital download

Singles[edit]

As lead artist[edit]

Year Single Peak positions Album
FRA
[3]
BEL
(Wa)

[5]
2016 "Paname" 10 2*
(Ultratip)
À bout de rêves
"À fleur de toi" 12
"Le vide" 68
"Adieu" 75 9*
(Ultratip)
"La famille ça va bien !" 139
"On n'oublie pas" 192
"Abîmée"
(with Léa Castel)
37 8
2017 "J'en suis là" 14 Solune
"Viens on s'aime" 10
[11]
10
2018 "Luna"
(featuring Boostee)
10
"Je te le donne"
(with Vitaa)
3 3 TBA
2019 "Nous deux" 13
"Les choses simples"
(with Jenifer)
183
[12]
"Versus"
(with Vitaa)
159
[13]

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

As featured artist[edit]

Year Single Peak positions Album
FRA
[3]
BEL
(Wa)

[5]
SWI
[6]
2018 "Bella ciao"
(Naestro feat. Maître Gims, Vitaa, Dadju, Slimane)
1 13 41 TBA
"Safe Digga"
(Mike Singer feat. Slimane)
Deja Vu

Other charted songs[edit]

Year Single Peak positions Album
FRA
[3]
2016 "Chez Laurette" 138
2017 "Frérot" 163
[14]

Musicals[edit]

  • 2015: Marie-Antoinette et le Chevalier de Maison-Rouge
    • "Tu penses à elle" (with Mickaël Miro)
    • "La terreur citoyen" (solo)
    • "La France" (with Kareen Antonn, Mickaël Miro and Valentin Marceau)
    • "La désillusion" (with Valentin Marceau and Mickaël Miro)
    • "Marie-Antoinette" (solo)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Public.fr: Slimane (The Voice 5) : Il avait déjà tenté Nouvelle Star, X Factor ‹See Tfd›(in French)
  2. ^ Le Figaro: Slimane (The Voice) : cet habitué de la télé a ému Twitter ‹See Tfd›(in French)
  3. ^ a b c d "LesCharts.com Slimane discography page". lescharts.com. Retrieved 2017-10-02.
  4. ^ "Ultratop Slimane discography page". ultratop.be/nl/. Retrieved 2018-02-21.
  5. ^ a b c "Ultratop Slimane discography page". ultratop.be/fr/. Retrieved 2016-06-01.
  6. ^ a b "Swiss Hitparade discography page". lescharts.ch. Retrieved 2018-02-22.
  7. ^ "Les charts de la Suisse romande". lescharts.ch. Retrieved 2018-02-22.
  8. ^ ""A bout de rêves", le premier album de Slimane". Universal Music France. 8 July 2016. Retrieved 2 May 2019.
  9. ^ "Solune by Slimane". iTunes. Retrieved 2 May 2019.
  10. ^ "Tourne le monde by Slimane". iTunes. Retrieved 2 May 2019.
  11. ^ "Le Top de la semaine : Top Singles Téléchargés – SNEP (Week 39, 2017)" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved 2 October 2017.
  12. ^ "Le Top de la semaine : Top Singles (téléchargement + streaming) – SNEP (Week 22, 2019)" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved 4 June 2019.
  13. ^ "Le Top de la semaine : Top Singles (téléchargement + streaming) – SNEP (Week 19, 2019)" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved 13 May 2019.
  14. ^ "Le Top de la semaine : Top Singles Téléchargés - SNEP (Week 4, 2017)" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved 28 January 2017.
Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Lilian Renaud
The Voice: la plus belle voix Winner
2016
Succeeded by
Lisandro Cuxi