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The Best French Music of 2016! Posted by on Jan 19, 2017

2016 was a tough year for the music world. We lost a lot of fabulous and groundbreaking artists, but the year also introduced us to some new artists and new songs. Every winter, the popular radio station NRJ (pronounced like énergie, the word for energy) hosts an awards ceremony to honor the year’s top music. Just…

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The Best French Music of 2015! Posted by on Jan 21, 2016

If you’ve spent any time in France, you know very well that much of the music you hear will be in English – and it’s non censuré (uncensored), mind you. It’s also no secret that the French are proud of their language, and this is one of the reasons the government began imposing a law…

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The Mini-story of NRJ Posted by on Jan 20, 2011

Launched by Jean-Paul Baudecroux, the proud son of the Frenchman who brought to you, mesdames (ladies), the very first rouge à lèvres indélébile (indelible lipstick) in the history of mankind, “Rouge Baiser” (or “Red Kiss”), this station de radio with a name that deliberately spells “ENERGIE” (The three letters N-R-J convey the English word “energy” as well) comes today en deuxième position…

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Surfing the French Radio Waves Part 1 Posted by on Jan 19, 2011

Vous allez en prendre plein les oreilles ! (You’ll have an earful!) Comme toujours (As always) the French Blog never shies away from providing you with original and sure-to-work tips in order to learn and improve your own level of français ! One of those suggested tips describe in detail how to “Meet your French…

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