埃利德尔沃（([eli dɛlvo] ; 1999年6月10日出生），更好地称为布兰奇，是比利时歌手和歌曲。她代表比利时参加了在乌克兰举行的欧洲电视网歌曲大赛2017，歌曲为“ 城市之光 ”，获得第四名。Blanche之前参加了The Voice Belgique的第5季比赛，当时她是Trees Cats on Trees的成员。
2016年1月，布兰奇参加了The Voice Belgique第五季的试奏，演出了阿黛尔的“ 白日梦者 ”，四位教练中的两位为她服务。她最终选择加入“树上的猫”团队。在决斗期间，布兰奇与夏洛特·维勒斯（Charlotte Villers）演唱了Radiohead的“ 蠕变 ”，布兰奇赢得了决斗，进入了现场表演。在第一次现场表演中，她表演了Aurora的“与狼同行”。她被教练救下，进入下一轮比赛。在下一轮中，她表演了《Runnin》（Lose It All）。她没有被教练救出，因此被淘汰出场。
2017–2018：Eurovision Song Contest 2017
在2016年11月22日，广播电台电视Belge的德拉Communauté法语（RTBF）宣布，他们已经在内部选择布兰奇代表比利时在欧洲歌唱大赛2017年在基辅，乌克兰。她的歌曲“ City Lights ”原定于2017年3月8日发行，但前一天却被泄露。当她的歌曲被宣布时，她在投注赔率中跃居第二，但后来被降低。 “ City Lights”被指控Canadian窃加拿大歌手Alexe Gaudreault的歌曲“ Eclats”，然而，这首歌的作者皮埃尔·杜莫林（Pierre Dumoulin）否认了这些说法，他说：“很明显，在旋律中有相似之处，在一百甚至上千种旋律中都可以找到。” 在欧洲电视网，比利时被分配到第一届半决赛，比赛于2017年5月9日举行。布兰奇从专业陪审团获得40分，从电视节目主持人获得125分，总共165分，在比利时半决赛，晋级至总决赛。在2017年5月13日的总决赛中，布兰奇排名第23，获得专业陪审团的108分和电视投票者的255分，合计363分，再次排名第四。在布兰奇（Blanche）在欧洲电视网（Eurovision）取得成功之后，“城市之光（City Lights）”在法兰德斯（Flanders）排在榜首，并在瓦隆（Wallonia）排在第二位，花了两周。 2018年8月，“城市之光”在比利时获得双铂金认证，销量超过40,000册。“城市之光”也在欧洲各地绘制，包括法国，德国，西班牙和瑞典。
自欧洲电视网（Eurovision）以来，布兰奇（Blanche）赢得了2018年欧洲边境破坏者奖（European Border Breakers Award），该奖项旨在表彰在本国以外取得成功的新兴艺术家。在比利时，布兰奇（Blanche）在法国比利时广播公司RTBF的2018 D6bels音乐奖和年度风云人物（“城市之光”）中获得年度流行音乐和年度启示奖，并在佛兰德2018年获得突破性艺术家音乐产业奖（MIA）。
2018年5月25日，布兰奇发行了单曲“ Wrong Turn ”。音乐录影带于2018年6月19日发布在Blanche的YouTube官方频道上，由Nur Casadevall导演。歌曲“ 很快 ”于2018年7月20日发行，并附有歌词视频。2018年11月16日，布兰奇（Blanche）发行了单曲“ Moment ”，意为“活在当下，试图忘记任何疑问和恐惧……我们必须让自己活下去。如果我们不学会享受当下的时刻，那么当它结束时我们可能会后悔…” 她还说，这首歌是“针对那些有时很难与当前时刻联系在一起的人们，他们觉得自己在外面看待自己的生活”。同一天发行了音乐录影带，由夏娃·马奥尼（Eve Mahoney）执导。这首歌在瓦隆（Wallonia）的前50名中花了14周的时间，达到了22名的峰值，使它成为布兰奇（Blanche）自“城市之光（City Lights）”以来最高峰的单曲。 “ Moment”的钢琴版本于2018年12月14日发行。布兰奇曾三度参加Wivision的欧洲歌唱大赛的歌手在Wiwibloggs的2018年最佳歌曲榜单中：数字为7的“力矩”，数字21的为“很快”，数字43的为“错误转弯”。
2020年1月30日，布兰奇宣布单曲“ Empire”将在2020年2月14日发行。这首歌是在2020年2月13日的前一天发行的。 “ Empire”是关于那些戴上防护罩以保护自己免受所有情绪的影响，并最终欺骗自己。这首歌的音乐录影带于当日在Complex播出。该视频由ValéryJoseph导演，并在根特的 Studio Stories拍摄。视频的图像灵感来自超现实主义绘画，尤其是格特鲁德·阿伯克朗比的绘画。在视频中，动作有限，取而代之的是依靠大胆的服装，颜色和灯光来表达“恐惧，力量，被遗弃，痛苦，内向，自我揭露，信任和真实性”的情感信息。布兰奇（Blanche）于2017年11月开始在她位于布鲁塞尔的工作室里创作这首歌，但随着新的合作者的参与，这首歌继续发展，直到2019年3月完成。2020年2月14日，布兰奇宣布她首张专辑《Empire》将于2020年4月24日发行。单曲“ Fences”于2020年3月26日在Clash上首映，然后在第二天发行。2020年4月1日，布兰奇宣布由于冠状病毒大流行，其首张专辑的发行将推迟至2020年5月29日。2020年5月8日，布兰奇发行了单曲“ 1、2，小姐”。这首歌与以前的单曲“ Soon”，“ Empire”和“ Fences”一起包含在专辑Empire中。
Ellie Delvaux ([eli dɛlvo]; born 10 June 1999), better known as Blanche, is a Belgian singer and songwriter. She represented Belgium in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Ukraine with the song “City Lights”, finishing in fourth place. Blanche previously competed on season five of The Voice Belgique, where she was a member of Team Cats on Trees.
Ellie Delvaux was born in Belgium, on 10 June 1999. She is Jewish and speaks French, English and Hebrew. As a child she liked to sing to herself. She later attended some musical theatre classes and took part in school performances. When she turned 16, she auditioned for The Voice. After Eurovision, she hoped to complete secondary school in Belgium. Her stage name, “Blanche”, is her third name.
2016: The Voice Belgique
In January 2016, Blanche auditioned for season five of The Voice Belgique performing Adele’s “Daydreamer”, with two of four coaches turning for her. She eventually chose to join team Cats on Trees. During the Duels, Blanche battled Charlotte Villers singing Radiohead’s “Creep”, and Blanche won the duel to make it through to the live shows. During the first live show, she performed Aurora’s “Running with the Wolves”. She was saved by the coach and progressed to the next round. In the next round, she performed “Runnin’ (Lose It All)”. She was not saved by her coach and was eliminated from the show.
2017–2018: Eurovision Song Contest 2017
On 22 November 2016, broadcaster Radio Télévision Belge de la Communauté Française (RTBF) announced that they had internally selected Blanche to represent Belgium in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Kiev, Ukraine. Her song, “City Lights”, was supposed to have been released on 8 March 2017, but it was instead leaked the day before. When her song was announced she jumped to the second place in the betting odds but was later lowered. “City Lights” was accused of plagiarising the song “Eclats” from Canadian singer Alexe Gaudreault, however Pierre Dumoulin, the author of the song, denied these claims, saying that “It is obvious that there are similarities in the melody as can be found in a hundred or even a thousand current melodies”. At Eurovision, Belgium were allocated to the first semi-final, which took place on 9 May 2017. Blanche received 40 points from the professional juries and 125 points from televoters, for a combined total of 165 points, placing fourth in the semi-final and advancing to the grand final. At the grand final on 13 May 2017, Blanche performed 23rd, receiving 108 points from the professional juries and 255 points from televoters, for a combined total of 363 points, again placing fourth. Following Blanche’s success at Eurovision, “City Lights” spent two weeks atop the charts in Flanders, as well as two weeks at number 2 in Wallonia. In August 2018, “City Lights” was certified double platinum in Belgium, for sales exceeding 40,000 copies. “City Lights” also charted across Europe, including in France, Germany, Spain and Sweden.
Since Eurovision, Blanche has won a 2018 European Border Breakers Award, which recognizes emerging artists that have achieved success outside their home country. In Belgium, Blanche won Pop Artist of the Year and Revelation of the Year at French-Belgian broadcaster RTBF’s 2018 D6bels Music Awards and Hit of the Year (for “City Lights”) and Breakthrough Artist at the Flemish 2018 Music Industry Awards (MIA).
On 25 May 2018, Blanche released the single “Wrong Turn”. A music video was released to Blanche’s official YouTube channel on 19 June 2018. It was directed by Nur Casadevall. The song “Soon” was released on 20 July 2018, along with a lyric video. On 16 November 2018, Blanche released the single “Moment”, which is about “living in the present, trying to forget about any doubts and fears you have…we have to let ourselves live. If we don’t learn to enjoy the present moment, then we might regret it when it’s over…”. She also said that the song is “for all the people who sometimes struggle to connect with the present moment, who feel like they’re looking at their lives from the outside”. A music video was released on the same day and was directed by Eve Mahoney. The song spent 14 weeks in the top 50 in Wallonia, peaking at number 22, making it Blanche’s highest-peaking single since “City Lights”. A piano version of “Moment” was released on 14 December 2018. Blanche appeared three times on Wiwibloggs’ list of the best songs of 2018 by artists who have participated in the Eurovision Song Contest: with “Moment” at number 7, “Soon” at number 21 and “Wrong Turn” at number 43.
On 30 January 2020, Blanche announced that the single “Empire” would be released on 14 February 2020. The song was released a day earlier, on 13 February 2020. “Empire” is about people who wear shields to shield themselves from all emotions and ultimately deceive themselves. A music video for the song premiered on the same day on Complex. The video was directed by Valéry Joseph and filmed at Studio Stories in Ghent. The video’s imagery was inspired by surrealist paintings, particularly those of Gertrude Abercrombie. In the video, there is limited movement, instead it relies on bold outfits, colours and lighting to express an emotional message of “fear, power, abandonment, pain, introversion, self-unveiling, trust and authenticity”. Blanche started writing the song in her studio in Brussels in November 2017, but the song continued to evolve with the involvement of new collaborators, until it was completed in March 2019. On 14 February 2020, Blanche announced that her debut album, titled Empire would be released on 24 April 2020. The single “Fences” was premiered on Clash on 26 March 2020, before being released the following day. On 1 April 2020, Blanche announced that the release of her debut album would be delayed until 29 May 2020, due to the coronavirus pandemic. On 8 May 2020, Blanche released the single “1, 2, Miss You”. The song is included on the album Empire along with the previous singles “Soon”, “Empire” and “Fences”.
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