About Amel Bent
Amel Bent (born Amel Bentbachir on June 21, 1985 in Paris, France) is a French singer who grew up in the French commune of Joué-lès-Tours with her Algerian father and Moroccan mother. Her career jump started after making it to the semi-finals of the reality T.V. show Nouvelle Star 2, France's version of Pop Idol. Although her performance did not make it to the finals, she was still noticed by some of the show's producers, and would end up making her debut album later that year, titled: Un Jour d'été, released in late 2004. Read more about Amel Bent on Last.fm.