Christophe Willem Biography
Christophe Durier better known as Christophe Willem (born 3 August 1983 in Enghien-les-Bains, Val-d'Oise), is a French singer and the winner of the fourth edition of Nouvelle Star (French version of Pop Idol) in 2006.
His debut album Inventaire was released on 16 April 2007, while the first single, Elu produit de l'annee premiered in March.
In May 2007 he released the second single Double Je, which went directly on the #1 in France and Belgium.The third single, Jacques A Dit came out in autumn 2007. The album was well received and sold double platinum in France and gold in Belgium and Switzerland. So far, the album has sold over 1 million copies. Willem started his first tour on 15 November 2007 and it ended on 20 July 2008. He toured France, Belgium, Switzerland and the Overseas departments and territories of France, such as Reunion, Mauritius and even New Caledonia. He also sang several times in Paris at L'Olympia and Zenith, which are the most prestigious concert halls in Paris.
He joined artists such as Tears for Fears, Lara Fabian, and Murray Head on the Night of the Proms tour 2007.
His second album, Cafeine, was published on 25 May 2009 and the album's first single was Berlin. The second single was Plus Que Tout and the third Heartbox.
Cafeine went immediately to #1 in France.
In 2010, he joined the jury of French version of X Factor.
His third album, entitled Prismophonic was released a month and a day (21 November 2011) after the first single Cool (20 September 2011). The second single from the album is called Si Mes Larmes Tombent (January 2012)