French R&B diva Nâdiya traded a profession as a monitor and field champ for pop music success, credit scoring a breakthrough strike in 2004 with “Parle-moi.” Delivered Nâdiya Zighem in Travels, France, on June 19, 1973, she was the merchandise of a big Algerian family members that also created brother Kader, another French boxing champ. In 1989, she was positioned number 1 in the country in 800-meter working, but at age group 20 she retired from athletics to go after a profession in music, relocating to Paris and in 1999 launching a little-noticed one, “Dénoue Mes Mains.” After acquiring time out to begin a family group, Nâdiya resurfaced in 2001 with “Aucun Dieu Ne Pourra Me Pardoner,” a duet with rapper Stomy Bugsy. The follow-up, “J’ai Confiance en Toi,” would confirm her initial French Best 40 hit, which summertime she released “Chaque Fois,” which reached the quantity 27 slot machine. By year’s end Nâdiya released her full-length debut, Changer les Choses, but regardless of the achievement of her prior singles the record fared poorly, though it did get a nomination through the annual Victoires de la Musique honours. After a lot more than two years from the limelight, Nâdiya came back in early 2004 with “Parle-moi,” a plea for conversation between parents and kids. After debuting at amount 79, the one vaulted to number 2 in only seven days and continued to be on the graphs for near half a year. The LP 16/9 implemented in June, and itself spent 93 nonconsecutive weeks for the charts because of the international strike “Et C’est Parti…,” a cooperation with rapper Smartzee, and “Si Loin de Vous.” Another duet with Smartzee, “Tous Ces Mots,” heralded Nâdiya’s third recording, a self-titled work issued in middle-2006. THE VERY BEST Five smashes “Roc” and “Amies-Ennemies” helped drive the disk atop the French recording graph. In 2007, Nâdiya released La Resource, a compilation of earlier strikes that also included re-workings and five fresh tracks. The vocalist adopted this in past due 2008 with Électron Libre, her 4th studio recording, which presented duets with Enrique Iglesias and Kelly Rowland.