Belyzel Najoua

Belyzel Najoua

French pop singer
Date of Birth: 15.12.1981
Country: France

Biography of Bérengère Nadja

Bérengère Nadja is a French pop singer of Moroccan origin, known for her work in the genres of pop-rock and electro-pop. She was born into a large family of immigrants, with three sisters and two brothers. Her name has Lebanese origins. At the age of 14, Nadja started writing her own songs. Her parents wanted her to receive a good education, so she enrolled in the law faculty at the University of Nancy in 2001. However, one day she decided to drop out of school and move to Paris to pursue a career as a singer.

Belyzel Najoua

After settling in Paris, Nadja received an invitation to audition for the musical project "Benoît." She successfully passed the audition and became the fourth member of the group. The band released two singles, "Tourne-toi Benoît" and "Comme Casanova," but soon disbanded. Only the first single achieved commercial success, primarily due to its provocative content related to homosexuality.

Belyzel Najoua

Following the group's breakup, Nadja caught the attention of renowned composer Christophe Casanave, who had previously collaborated with artists such as Steeve Estatof and Marc Lavoine. Their collaboration resulted in the single "Stella," which was included in Nadja's debut album, as well as the demo recording "Née de l'amour et de la haine."

Nadja's breakthrough on the music scene came with the release of the single "Gabriel" on November 21, 2005. It was well-received not only in France but also in many other countries, not limited to French speakers. This success was followed by the release of her first full-length album, "Entre deux mondes" (in various versions titled "Entre deux mondes en équilibre").

In anticipation of her new album, a single titled "Quand revient l'été" was released on September 10, 2007. The release of the new album, initially known as "Moderato Cantabile," is scheduled for January 2009 under the final title "Au Féminin." One of the songs already introduced to the public is "Viens, Viens," a new version of a song previously performed by Marie Laforet in 1973.

Nadja writes the lyrics to her songs herself, while Christophe Casanave composes the music. Her music style is often described as electro-rock-pop.

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