Aliz�e Jacotey (French pronunciation: [a.li.ze]; born 21 August 1984) is a French recording artist, known professionally as Aliz�e, a registered trade name. Born and raised in Ajaccio, Corsica. She was discovered by Myl�ne Farmer, following her winning performance in the talent show, Graines de Star, in 1999. While collaborating with Myl�ne Farmer and Laurent Boutonnat, Aliz�e released two albums, both of which were hits inside and outside of France.
Aliz�e entered the music business in 2000. She has since released four studio albums, the first two of which were composed by Laurent Boutonnatand written by Myl�ne Farmer. Her first album was Gourmandises, which received Platinum certification within three months of release. After its international launch in 2001, Gourmandises was a success both in France and abroad, earning Aliz�e the distinction of being the highest selling female French singer in 2001. The album featured her most successful single “Moi… Lolita” which reached number one in several countries in Europe and East Asia. Gourmandises was followed by a second studio album, Mes Courants �lectriques, in 2003. Following its release, Aliz�e toured during the fall of 2003, performing in 43 concerts throughout France, Belgium and Switzerland.
Aliz�e married fellow French singer J�r�my Chatelain in late 2003. Following her marriage, she took a hiatus from singing before returning with a new album, Psych�d�lices, on 3 December 2007. Her fourth album titled Une Enfant Du Si�cle was released on 29 March 2010.
In early 2011 she published her participation in a new album of Alain Chamfort and announced plans for a back to the roots studio album for spring 2012.