Nicole Rieu is a French singer. She signed her first record contract with AZ Records in 1969. In 1973 she was spotted by the larger Barclay label, where she was offered a deal, and scored a hit with her first release “Je suis”. In 1975, Rieu was chosen internally by channel TF1 as the French representative for the 20th Eurovision Song Contest. Rieu followed her Eurovision appearance with further successful singles.S he took a career break of several years in the 1980s in order to concentrate on raising her son, since when she has continued to tour and release albums at sporadic intervals.