Viviane Ndour real name is Viviane Chidi, she was born March 8, 1972, is a Senegalese pop singer who is the former sister-in-law of Youssou N’Dour. She is known by some as the “Queen of Mbalax”. On March 31, 2012 the label Wonda Music of producer Jerry ‘Wonder’ Duplessis
signed her to his
recording label. Since then, Viviane has been working
with Jerry Wonda and her album is set to be released this year 2015.
Eraly Life and Background
Viviane Chidid Ndour born March 8, 1972, is a half Lebanese & Senegalese singer , known under the name of the “Queen of Mbalax.”
She was born in Mbour, a small port to the south of Dakar. She is divorced with two children from her ex husband Bouba N’dour .
She started her career by singing with a group of artist freinds and
then became a choirist with Senegalese star and International singer
Youssou N’Dour. A few years later she married Bouba N’Dour, Youssou
N’dour’s brother. Bouba has since become Viviane’s manager and has said
that he will continue to do so, despite their divorce. She has gained
international notoriety from her appearances at international concerts,
singing with Youssou N’dour with Neneh Cherry, and their international
success – Seven Seconds.
She is Nominated for Afrimma award under the category of Best Female West Africa