Florent Pagny: this thought of Nikos Aliagas intended for the singer in 'The Voice'

modified: 2023-05-22 14:12:03

Nikos Aliagas sends a loving message of support to Florent Pagny, revealing the singer's courageous fight against cancer.

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The world of music is in turmoil as Florent Pagny, the icon of French song, faces a severe ordeal . The singer recently revealed that he was battling cancer. This sparked a wave of emotion among his fans and peers. Among those who expressed their support and their love for Florent Pagny, there is Nikos Aliagas , the television host and close friend of the singer .

Florent Pagny, emblematic coach of ' The Voice '

Since the first season of The Voice » in 2012, Florent Pagny has always held the red coach chair . This year, he is conspicuous by his absence in the singing program broadcast on TF1 . His health prevents him from participating in the twelfth season of the program .

In June 2022, Florent Pagny revealed have overcome lung cancer . But six months later, the results of his analyzes were not encouraging. Disturbing and indeterminate stains have been detected, which forced him to follow new immunotherapy sessions .

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Florent Pagny performs during the 35th Victoires de la Musique show at La Seine Musicale on February 14, 2020 in Boulogne-Billancourt, France – Photo credits: Getty Images

The singer declares despair in Seven to eight last March:

' It never ends, this story, there are always things that have to reappear... (…) It's boring, I can't lie, it's not the scenario we were hoping for '

Florent Pagny was present musically during the broadcast of the second part of the super cross battles on Saturday May 20. It was the last stage before the semi-finals. After the participation of Amel Bent and Bigflo and Oli the previous week, it was now the turn of Zazie and Vianney to compare their respective talents .

The presence of Mika, who was making a long-awaited return as a super coach, was a major asset for them .

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During one of the performances, Lummen Nae, talent of Vianney, decided to take up the challenge with the title ' Set Fire to the Rain ' by Adele . While Aurélien, Zazie's talent, chose ' Caruso ' by Florent Pagny to defend his place in the semi-finals.

Nikos Aliagas pays tribute to Florent Pagny

Aurélien's vocal performance was acclaimed by both the public and the jury . Also arousing the emotion of Nikos Aliagas. The latter wished to express words of friendship to the attention of Florent Pagny.

He assures :

'Two talents in the arena who competed against legends. Lummen Nae sang a difficult, powerful title by Adele and Aurélien interpreted the “Caruso” by Lucio Dalla, popularized in France by our friend Florent Pagny. We think of him. Congratulations to you '

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The choice of song undoubtedly favored Aurélien . He was crowned the winner of this super cross battle with 51.3% of the votes, in addition to Mika's 10%.

Florent Pagny will fight until the end

The year 2023 could mark a real renaissance for Florent Pagny. While 2022 had started with the announcement of his lung cancer , it ends with the good news of his remission . The singer is already embarking on new projects.

In March 2023, his autobiography entitled ' Florent by Pagny, before I forget ' will be published. However, as of January 1, viewers can find it on TF1 . The channel will broadcast ' A free man ', a documentary on the artist directed by Michel Jankielewicz. His friend for over 40 years.

Director Michel Jankielewicz confides in Gala en Kiosque last December:

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'He called me shortly after his diagnosis. Fifteen years ago, I went through a similar ordeal. He wanted to know how I had experienced it.'

He continues with:

'In my turn, I asked him 'Okay, what do we do now? He answered me: “I will fight and win the war”. »

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Florent Pagny participates in the 35th photocall 'Les Victoires De La Musique' at La Seine Musicale on February 14, 2020 in Boulogne-Billancourt, France - Photo credits: Getty Images

When will he resume his concerts?

According Michel Jankiewicz , he and the other friends of Florent Pagny immediately sought to impart strength to him . He affirms that it is in testimony of his confidence in the recovery of his friend that he wanted to finish his documentary. A documentary originally planned to follow the singer's 60th birthday tour. A tour that was unfortunately canceled due to cancer by Florent Pagny.

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Michel Jankielewicz assures that the relatives of the singer never doubted for a moment his combativeness :

' Florent is a scabby. It's a bit of MBappé of the song '

And he continues with:

'When he sets a goal, he doesn't let go. »

Sources : gala.fr , gala.fr

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