The Voice Kids – France resumed its seasonal auditions airing on Saturday, 13th, September on TF1(Television France 1) nationwide. A young contestant by the name, Chloè performed ‘Tout Doucement’, an iconic song originally interpreted and made famous in the ’80s by Bibie also known as Bibie Brew, a renowned Ghanaian, French international singer known to French audiences worldwide.
Bibie is reputed for making this very beautiful evergreen song ‘Tout Doucement’ a massively successful smash hit in France and French territories such as Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas (North and South). Her songs are known literally everywhere the French language and culture are spoken and lived.
‘Tout Doucement’ sold over 1 million copies in less than 3 months of its maiden release in 1985, sitting atop charts for weeks and it still currently being played by lots of fans today.
Bibie is Ghana’s first female singer to be internationally recognized for her incredible success in record sales at the time. She’s also the first Ghanaian female artist to sell a million copies of a song internationally.
The extremely talented singer is not only considered as a legend due to her iconic song and six French albums that followed her over 35-year career as a performing and recording artist in France – she is also an outstanding contribution to the popular French music culture and to the developing Creative Industry of Africa.
Since 2007 in Ghana, Bibie founded the New Morning Arts Café & Creative Centre where she dedicates her years of experience and gift of music mentoring, coaching and assisting in the development of African talents. Though very discreet about her life, Bibie’s contributions as a Ghanaian and African international artist in the music industry, in general, is very notable.
Watch the beautiful performance of the young girl performing Bibie’s song here:
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