This morning on France Inter had a interview with French Head of Delegation and Director of Entertainment of France TV joined special interview to reveal who will represent France at upcoming Eurovision Song Contest 2024.
SLIMANE (real name: Slimane Nebchi) will represent France at Eurovision 2024.
He will perform the song “Mon amour” (Eng: My Love):
The lyrics of the song were written by Slimane, while 3 people were in charge of the melody: Yaacov Salah, Meïr Salah and Slimane
You can watch the live performance here:
34 year old Slimane started his musical career to putting out his original songs and covers on social media including his own compositions like “Toi et moi”, “Je n’y suis pour rien”, “Salem” and “Amour Impossible”. Before he competed the French version of The Voice, e 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. He also performed during Star Music Beach Tour 2012 with with Richard Cross.
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 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.
What do you think about the French entry for Eurovision 2024?
Eurovision 2024 will be held in Malmö, Sweden.
The semi-finals will be held on the 7th and 9th of May 2024, and the grand final will be held on the 11th of May 2024
So far, the list of countries that have confirmed participation in Eurovision 2024:
- The Netherlands
- The UK
- San Marino
- North Macedonia – not official