Earlier this week, Amir made an appearance on Israeli radio station 100FM. On the show VIP with Moshiko Shtern, Amir talked about his Eurovision experience, his plans for the future, and treated listeners to a trilingual version of “J’ai cherhé”, singing in English, French and Spanish.

Amir — who grew up in Israel and speaks fluent Hebrew — talked about his new single, “On dirait” (“It looks like”), due to be released at the end of summer. It’s another track off hit debut album Au coeur de moi, which has already reached Gold status in France, selling over 50,000 copies.

Another song discussed was the album track “Lost”. Amir explained that it deals with a feeling Amir gets when he doesn’t quite understand his wife when he’s only trying to make her happy. Awww….

The performance of “J’ai cherché” starts at 3:04.

Amir also mentioned his recent performance at the opening concert for EURO 2016. Amir shared that David Guetta, who had also performed at the event, had told Amir he liked “J’ai cherché”, and was very pleased that Amir had finally brought France Eurovision success. Amir and David are both labelmates on Warner Music, so Amir is hoping to collaborate with him in future.

Speaking about his Eurovision experience, Amir said he is overwhelmed with his success. When asked whether he had a rivalry with Hovi Star, Amir said he supported Hovi and would have been happy if Hovi had beaten him or even won the contest — and Hovi feels the same.

He rounded off his appearance with the trilingual performance of “J’ai cherché”, a combination of the French-English Eurovision version, the English version released in Israel, and the Spanish version Barei helped him write.

Amir has also announced dates for an extensive tour of France, promoting his new album and celebrating his Eurovision success.

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Glorious
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@Plum

You’re welcome 🙂

Plum
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Plum

@Glorious,
Thank you, I’ll try.

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@Plum

Maybe you can watch it on YouTube but I’m not sure:https://m.youtube.com/MADTVGREECE?uid=s3cho4vcDuCze0tk3W9iVQ

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@Stephanie

I agree but I don’t think that people would love him that much if they didn’t like his song.

@Plum

You should not characterize my behavior because you don’t know much about me. I am not a serious person, I just expressed my opinion. But according to you, when somebody has a negative opinion, it means that they are serious, right? Wrong, think of it again. And I don’t know about Mad Video Music Awards.

Plum
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*hurry=))=))

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@Glorious
the word was *
”serious”, of cousre…
I’m always misprinting something in a hutty=))

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@Glorious
You are so picky and serious…You are a very sedious person=)) Maybe you sd relax a bit as far as this contest is conc_erned=))
Off Top. Will you kindly give me a link to where I can watch Mad Video Music Awards in Athens on June 28th from Russia? It is interesting for me

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@Glorious, there’s many reasons why people love Amir, and it’s not just for his song (which has been playing on French radio for over 5 months and is now a mega-hit) or his looks. He’s very humble and down-to-earth – during the Eurovision process he has said that his focus was not just on winning, but mostly to make his country proud and he did that. Even before the contest he was well-loved during his season of “The Voice” in 2014, he was praised by all the coaches for his performances and won the public’s hearts to make it to… Read more »

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karminowe.usta

Trilingual “J’ai cherché” is amazing and wonderful. I really love this song in new version:)

Glorious
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@MTD

Somebody doesn’t respect different opinions here…

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@Glorious

Did you forget to take your daily dose of meds?

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@Plum Everyone else. “J’ai cherché” is a stupid song for me. I have listened to it just three times, the day it was released, the day it got revamped and the day of the Grand Final (and maybe a fourth one just to make sure that I haven’t lost anything “special” from this “masterpiece”). I instantly got bored of it. There were so much better songs this year for me but of course everyone is overrating this generic, boring and bland song… People love him just because they love his overrated song. Everything else (he is so sweet, cute blah… Read more »

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@Glorious
“It’s funny how everyone loves Amir just because they love “J’ai cherché”, while they ignore the rest Eurovision artists…”
His song is enough to love him since driving to the office in the morning and listening to his song is enough for me to be positive. It takes me normally 20 minutes and if within this time I manage to hear both Amir and Sergey – my day is made!
Who of the rest eurovision artists is ignored?

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Glorious

It’s funny how everyone loves Amir just because they love “J’ai cherché”, while they ignore the rest Eurovision artists…

Stephanie
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@Briekimchi, I would love to see that happen! Even over a month later, his song is still stuck in my head and I’m practically playing it at least once a day. He definitely deserves all the success he’s gotten so far, and yet he’s still so down-to-earth and grounded – that’s what I really love about him as an artist

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Briekimchi

A great entrant. Hopefully will be able to host one day when France finally win!

Amor A.
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Amor A.

This guy is amazing and I’m happy that he is finding sucess and I hope it continues. I love how he only wants to make his wife happy.

Glorious
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@Österikke

OMG, I am shocked!!!

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Österikke

Hold your breath, but Amir will be so disappointed with Zoe, who provides oral pleasure to a police office (not played by Amir) and ends up in a casket (is Amir the killer?) in her latest cinema movie …. :-O

http://www.news.at/a/zoe-pregau-6435961

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@Kyllito

I liked the song but I think it was extremely overrated. Apart from that, it didn’t stand out and that’s why it was 9th with the televote. We have listened to such songs a million times before. Finally, being likeable and promoting your song works only with Eurovision fans. People who just watch the contest once a year and vote know nothing about those things and trust me, most people who vote at Eurovision are non-Eurovision fans.

Plum
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Plum

One of my favourites with a wonderful charm. I wish him big luck.

Charles
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Charles

When you work your ass off to build a music career outside Eurovision that is when I call a true victory … and Amir is one talented guy with or without staging … he has what it takes for anyone who does not need to listen with eyes.

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Alexandre

The problem was not about the song, the artist and the staging. J’ai Cherché was unfortunately too “fresh” to hope for a top 3 finish. There is not this tiny distance that pleases the viewers generally.

However, 2016 was certainly the strongest edition for years so the 6th position is already a great thing for us. Let’s hope Amir inaugurated a new Golden Age for France at the contest.

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I love Amir ..israel is proud of Amir

Kyllito
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Kyllito

My bad….he was barely in the top 10.

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@Glorious….I have to agree with @Hector that Amir not being in the top ten had more to do with staging. In my opinion, J’ai Cherche was one of the best songs. When I first experience the eurovision songs, I turn on the video but I only listen to the song. I don’t watch the video at all because I don’t want it to influence my first experience of the song. J’ai Cherche and one other song were the only ones that I gave top marks too. Amir’s team did lots of things right by playing at the eurovision concerts, talking… Read more »

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marie

I like the song and I like Amir.For me it is the most catchy song ;.And may be it’s the most successful song of eurovision 2016.

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@Héctor

The reason why he didn’t win is because his song was not good enough. The staging and all the rest are just excuses. I knew it from the very beginning that France didn’t stand a chance but most people didn’t believe me. See now?

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@Héctor

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Héctor

The best song from this Eurovision! Sadly not the best staging, I think that is the reason why he didn’t win.

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Darren

I have so much love for this guy, even now, after the contest, I’m still listening to “Je Cherché”. I think he is turning into one of my favourite representatives ever at ESC!!

His snapchat is actually quite interesting too 🙂