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Kendji Girac

Kendji Girac

geboren am 3.7.1996

Links www.kendji.fr (Französisch)

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Kendji Girac

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Kendji Girac (born Kendji Jason Maillié,[1] July 3, 1996) is a French singer. He is the winner of Season 3 of the music competition The Voice: la plus belle voix as part of Team Mika. He has released two studio albums, Kendji and Ensemble as well as a string of hit singles.

Biography

The youngest of a Romani family, Kendji grew up in Saint-Astier and was taught to play the guitar and sing by his grandfather. He left school at 13 to follow the family business as an arborist.[2] His first language is Catalan. [3]

For The Voice: la plus belle voix, he auditioned with "Bella" from Maître Gims in the second episode of season 3 broadcast on January 18, with only judge Mika turning his chair, whereas the three others, Florent Pagny, Jenifer and Garou refrained. He won with 51% of the public vote.

His first official single was the bilingual French/Spanish "Color Gitano", released in June 2014 from his EP,[4][5] his official album released in September. In December 2014, he won two NRJ Music Awards for Francophone Breakthrough of the Year and "Color Gitano" as Francophone Song of the Year.[6] His album Kendji sold 600,000 copies by January 2015,[7] and over 1 million copies by October 2015,[8] certifying Diamond and becoming France's second highest selling album of 2014 after Racine Carrée by Stromae. As of now, he is nearing in 1,2 million copies sold.[9] He is currently the biggest selling The Voice alumni, worldwide.

Kendji fourth single "Conmigo" was released on March 16, 2015.[10]

A repackaged version of Kendji was released on May 4, 2015.[11]

A second album titled Ensemble has a release date of October 30, 2015.[12]

Discography

Albums

Title Album details Peak chart positions
FR
[13]
BEL
(Fl)
[14]
BEL
(Wa)
[15]
NLD
[16]
SWI
[17]
Kendji
Including 2015 reissue
  • Released: 8 September 2014
  • Label: Mercury Records
  • Formats: CD, digital download
1 119 1 53 22
Ensemble
  • Released: 30 October 2015
  • Label: Mercury Records
  • Formats: CD, digital download
1[18] 88 1 1

EPs

Title Album details Peak chart positions
FR
[13]
Kendji Girac EP
  • Released: 1 January 2014
  • Label: Mercury Records
  • Formats: digital download
44

Singles

As lead artist

List of singles, with selected chart positions
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
FR
[13]
BEL
(Fl)
[15]
BEL
(Wa)
[15]
POL
[19]
"Color Gitano" 2014 11  – 12  – Kendji
"Andalouse" 3 14* 3 10
"Elle m'a aimé" 22  – 3*  –
"Cool" 20  – 17  –
"Je m'abandonne" 25  –  –  –
"La bohème" 61  –  –  – Aznavour, sa jeunesse
"Conmigo" 2015 7  – 6  – Kendji (2015 reissue)
"Les richesses du cœur" 57  –  –  –
"Me Quemo" 7  – 8  – Ensemble
"Les yeux de la mama" 5  –  –  –
"No me mirès màs"
(with Soprano)
2016 9  – 11  –
*Did not chart on the official Belgian Ultratop 50 chart, but rather on the bubbling under Ultratip chart.

As featured artist

List of singles, with selected chart positions
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
FR
[13]
BEL
(Vl)
[15]
BEL
(Wa)
[15]
POL
[20]
"One Last Time (Attends-moi)"
(Ariana Grande featuring Kendji Girac)
2015 11  –  –  – My Everything
and
Kendji (2015 Reissue)

Other charting songs

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
FR
[13]
"Amor de mis amores" / "Volare"
(credited as Kendji)
2014 94 The Voice 3 - La Plus Belle Voix (2014)
"Belle"
(credited as Kendji)
96
"Mi amor" 118 Kendji
"Avec toi" 179
"Baïla amigo" 187
"Mon univers" 192
"Ma solitude" 2015 130 Ensemble
"C'est trop" 142
"Besame" 198

Awards

Year Award Song
2014 NRJ Music Awards/Francophone Song of the Year "Color Gitano"
2014 NRJ Music Awards/Francophone Breakthrough of the Year
2015 NRJ Music Awards/Nominated for Best French Male Artist of the Year Album Kendji

References

  1. ^ http://www.verif.com/societe/K7G-PRODUCTIONS-809215890/
  2. ^ VIDEO. Kendji: « Avant The Voice, j'avais une vie de gitan » (French)
  3. ^ Kendji Girac et le français : "Parfois, c'est un peu compliqué pour moi" (French)
  4. ^ MetroNews (Paris): "The Voice" : Découvrez Color Gitano, le premier single de Kendji Girac (French)
  5. ^ Charts in France: Clip de "Color Gitano" : Kendji Girac ("The Voice") profite de la vie et impose son style (French)
  6. ^ Les grands vainqueurs des NRJ Music Awards sont... sur le site leparisien.fr
  7. ^ Kendji franchit le seuil des 600.000 ventes avec son premier album (French)
  8. ^ "Kendji Girac franchit le cap du million d'albums vendus". Le Figaro. Retrieved 2015-10-15. 
  9. ^ "An Odyssey into France best selling albums ever: Kendji by Kendji Girac (2014) – ChartMasters". chartmasters.org. Retrieved 2016-01-17. 
  10. ^ "Conmigo", the new single from Perigord Kendji Girac
  11. ^ Bientôt une nouvelle réédition de son premier album !
  12. ^ "Kendji : "Ensemble", son deuxième album, bientôt dans les bacs". chartsinfrance.net. Retrieved 2015-10-15. 
  13. ^ a b c d e Lescharts.com; Kendji Girac discography
  14. ^ ultratop.be/nl/ Kendji Girac discography
  15. ^ a b c d e ultratop.be/fr/ Kendji Girac discography
  16. ^ dutchcharts.nl Kendji Girac discography
  17. ^ hitparade.ch Kendji Girac discography
  18. ^ http://www.snepmusique.com/tops-semaine/top-albums-fusionnes/
  19. ^ "Kendji Girac - Andalouse (Airplay Top 20 - 11.04. - 17.04.2015)" (in Polish). ZPAV. Retrieved 2015-04-24. 
  20. ^ "Kendji Girac - Andalouse (Airplay Top 20 - 11.04. - 17.04.2015)" (in Polish). ZPAV. Retrieved 2015-04-24. 

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