Kendji Girac is a French male singer from Bergerac, France and winner of season 3 of the French music competition series The Voice: la plus belle voix broadcast from January 11 to May 10, 2013 as part of Team Mika.
He auditioned with “Bella” from Maître Gims in the first episode of season 3 broadcast on January 11, with only judge Mika turning his chair, whereas the three others, Florent Pagny, Jenifer and Garou refrained.
- Audition (11 January 2013): “Bella” from Maître Gims (only one judge Mika turned chair, in Team Mika by default)
- Musical Battle Round (8 March 2014): “Tous les mêmes from Stromae (Kept by coach, Youness eliminated)
- L’épreuve ultime Round (29 March): “Hotel California from The Eagles (Saved by coach alongside Fréro Delavega. Cloé eliminated)
- Prime 1 Live (5 April 2014): “Ma philosophie” from Amel Bent (Saved by public vote, with Caroline Savoie saved by coach and Spleen eliminated)
- Prime 3 Live (19 April 2013): “Mad World” from Tears for Fears (Saved by public vote alongside Fréro Delavega, Élodie Martelet saved by coach, Caroline Savoie eliminated)
- Prime 4 – Quarter-finals (26 April 2014): “Allumer le feu” from Johnny Hallyday (Saved by public vote with Élodie Martelet saved by coach. Fréro Delavega eliminated)
- Prime 5 – Semi-finals (5 May 2013): “Belle” from Garou, Daniel Lavoie and Patrick Fiori (Public vote 72.7 / 100 and coach vote 23 / 50. Qualified to the final. Élodie Martelet eliminated)
Final (12 May 2013):
- “Amor de mis amores” & “Volare from Gipsy Kings
- “Temps à nouveau” from Jean-Louis Aubert (duet with original artist)
- “L’Aigle noir” from Barbara (duet with coach Mika)
- Result: Won with 51% of the public vote. Maximilien Philippe runner-up with 21%, Amir Haddad third with 18%, Wesley fourth by 10%.
|2014||Kendji Girac EP||44||Tracklist|
|Kendji Girac EP|
*Did not appear in the official Belgian Ultratop 50 charts, but rather in the bubbling under Ultratip charts.
Other charting releases
|2014||“Amor de mis amores” / “Volare”
(credited as Kendji)
|94||Kendji Girac EP|
(credited as Kendji)