Slimane Nebchi (born 13 October 1989), known professionally by the mononym Slimane, is a French male singer and songwriter. Nebchi won season 5 The Voice: la plus belle voix in 2016, and has since released a debut album and nine singles.
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.
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. He performed during Star Music Beach Tour in 2012 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 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.
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