The stars were numerous to pay tribute to Johnny Hallyday during the concert organized in Bercy. The emotion of Laeticia, the impressive tour de force of Kad Merad, the mistakes of Patrick Bruel … Highlights of this extraordinary show in memory of the rocker.
The big night had finally arrived. The room of l’Accor Hotels Arena ignited to host the tribute concert to Johnny, September 14, baptized “Johnny Hallyday, That I love youNo less than 10,000 people were enchanted by the voices of many artists, such as Florent Pagny, Patrick Fiori, Kad Merad, Jenifer, Gad Elmaleh, Amir, Slimane, Catherine Ringer, and many others. And if you couldn’t make the trip, France 2 was broadcasting the show live for you. Here are the highlights to remember from this show.
Homage to Johnny: the tears of Laeticia
As soon as the show opened, a big screen projected johnny image, who declared, in one of his former concerts: “I just wanted to tell you, we have come a long way together, you have given me so much happiness in my life. All these memories that I have in my head. You are part of my life. Johnny Hallyday wouldn’t exist without you“. Johnny then sang Laeticia Hallyday’s favorite song (and many French people), I promise you. A moment rich in emotions, especially for the widow of Taulier, sitting next to Jalil Lespert. Laeticia Hallyday had tears in my eyes.
Concert for Johnny: Kad Merad scotches the audience
If there is one that dazzled the audience that night, it’s good Kad Merad! The actor, who is seldom heard singing, performed the iconic title My mouth with brio. On the Web, Internet users did not fail to say how much they had been taped. “Kad Merad the best singer yet to take the stage for this concert“, “I was going to winnow, but in fact Kad Merad is the best of all who have passed“, we read in the comments.
Patrick Bruel, overcome by emotion
Patrick bruel, visibly under the influence of the emotion, was, him, mixed slightly in the words of the song Live for the best, which he sang in opening with Patrick Fiori and Florent Pagny. And the viewers did not fail to note these errors on the Web. “Mr. Bruel you are moving, you have struggling to sing because of the emotion“, commented a user.
Yodelice makes a big comeback for Johnny
Maxim Nucci, alias Yodelice, made his big comeback, he who had been discreet since the death of his faithful friend Johnny. Jenifer’s ex-companion traveled from India to sing a moving version of Miss you.
Yarol Poupaud ignites Bercy
Yarol Poupaud, former guitarist of the rocker, made the audience sing, ready to give voice, by offering an instrumental version of the legendary song Light the fire, and accompanied Johnny on guitar, on archive footage from Marie.
Julien Doré, absent from the concert and replaced by …
Julien Doré had to interpret Youth Idol, but designated a contact case with the coronavirus, the singer was finally unable to make the trip. It has been replaced by Adrien gallo, singer of BB Brunes, who nevertheless convinced the public!