Alizee Jacotey is a French recording artist, known professionally as Alizee, a registered name referring to the trade winds. Born and raised in Ajaccio, Corsica. She is considered one of the top "100 Sexiest Women in the World" by FHM magazine, and being an influential figure in music. Critics have praised her diverse musical productions which have also been known to cause controversy.
She was discovered by Mylene Farmer, following her winning performance in the talent show, Graines de Star, in 1999. While collaborating with Mylene Farmer and Laurent Boutonnat, she followed it with a series of albums that attained immense popularity by pushing the boundaries of lyrical content in mainstream popular music and imagery in her music videos, which became a fixture on NRJ, Europe 1, MTV, Virgin, and many others. Throughout her career, many of her songs have been in top 25 hit lists on the record charts, including "Moi... Lolita", "LAlize", "Jen ai marre!" "Gourmandises", "Mademoiselle Juliette", her cover version of "La Isla Bonita", "Parler Tout Bas", "Les collines (never leave you)" and "A cause de lautomne".