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Born (1987-02-02) 2 February 1987 (age 33)
Sydney, Australia
GenresR&B, dance
Years active2008–present
LabelsBuckle Up Entertainment
Associated actsShaggy, Mohombi, Costi Ioniță, Claydee, Kat DeLuna, DJ Sava

Fady Fatrouni (born 2 February 1987) also known as his stage name Faydee is an Australian singer and songwriter. He is best known for his song "Habibi (I Need Your Love)" which he did with Shaggy, Mohombi, Faydee and Costi. The song has been sang in different languages.

Early Life & Education[change | change source]

Fady was born on February 2, 1987 in Sydney, Australia. His parents came from Tripoli, Lebanon. Fady is the oldest of five children. He has two sisters and two brothers. Fady's interest in music began through his cousins, who would record beats and rap and sing over them for entertainment. At the age of thirteen, he began writing and recording music from his bedroom.[1]

Career[change | change source]

Fatrouni was discovered online at the age of 19 by Ronnie Diamond[2] who is the owner and founder of Buckle Up Entertainment.[3] In 2008, Fatrouni joined producer Divy Porta.[4] Together they made successful music like "Say My Name"[5] and "Forget the World".[6]

He has partnered with Shaggy, Mohombi,Dj Sava, Kat DeLuna, Leftside, Kay One, Claydee, Adam Saleh and many more.

In 2013, Fatrouni released a song called "Laugh Till You Cry" which he did with Australian singer Lazy J.[7]

In 2014, he released "Habibi (I Need Your Love)".

In 2015, Fatrouni released "Lullaby" which was a success in Romania. It peaked at number 9 on the charts. "Sun Don't Shine" peaked at number 1 in Bulgaria and Azerbaijan.[8]

In 2016, he collaborated with Divy Pota and released an EP called "Legendary" which contains "Amari", "Legendary", "Ya Linda", "If I Didn't Love You" and "Jealous". He did a song called "Nobody" with Kat DeLuna and Leftside. Faydee and Dj Sava released a song called "Love In Dubai". He did a song with Kay One called "Believe".

Awards[change | change source]

On 12 September 2015, Faydee was given Best European Artist Award during Big Apple Music Awards, in Hamburg, Germany.[9] End of 2016, BMI announced Faydee as winner for his song "Habibi (I Need Your Love)". On 10 October 2016, he was given the achievement award for being known of the great national popularity as measured by broadcast performances event presented by BMI in London.[10] And on 27 November 2016, he received from Big Apple Music Awards 2016 in New York, the Nest Australian Act 2016 Award. He also performed for the first time in New York.[9]

Discography[change | change source]

Albums[change | change source]

  • 2009: Never Saw Me Coming

EPs[change | change source]

  • 2009: Never Ever EP
  • 2011: Say My Name EP
  • 2011: Psycho EP
  • 2013: Unbreakable EP
  • 2016: Legendary EP

Remixes[change | change source]

  • 2015: Who (Remixes) EP (with Claydee)
  • 2016: Maria (Remixes) EP (with One Direction)

Singles[change | change source]

  • 2014: "Habibi (I Need Your Love)" (Shaggy, Mohombi, Faydee, Costi Ioniță)
    • 2014: "Habibi" (with Galena)
    • 2014: "Habibi (Улыбнись и все Ок)" (with Shahzoda and Dr. Costi Ioniță)
    • 2015: "Habibi (I Need Your Love)" (Shaggy with Mohombi, Faydee & Costi Ioniță)
    • 2015: "Habibi Love (French Kiss)" (Shaggy with Mohombi, Faydee & Costi Ioniță)
    • 2015: "I Need Your Love (Te Quiero Mas)" (Shaggy with Mohombi, Faydee & Costi Ioniță)
Other Songs / Video Songs
  • 2008: "Never Ever"
  • 2010: "Shelter Your Heart"
  • 2010: "I Should've Known" (feat. Manny Boy)
  • 2011: "Never Saw Me Coming"
  • 2011: "Fallin' (Ya Gamil)" (produced by Divy Pota)
  • 2011: "Say My Name'
  • 2011: "Psycho"
  • 2012: "Forget the World (FML)"
  • 2012: "Laugh Till You Cry" (feat. Lazy J)
  • 2013: "Unbreakable" (feat. Miracle)
  • 2013: "Catch Me"
  • 2013: "Can't Let Go"
  • 2014: "You Deserve Better"
  • 2014: "Beautiful Girl" (with Costi Ioniță)
  • 2014: "Far Away"
  • 2014: "Maria"
  • 2014: "Habibi (I Need Your Love)"
  • 2014: "In the Dark"
  • 2015: "Who" (with Claydee)
  • 2015: "Move On (C'est La Vie)"
  • 2015: "Lullaby"
  • 2015: "Sun Don't Shine"
  • 2016: "Amari"
  • 2016: "Legendary"
  • 2016: "Jealous"
  • 2016: "Ya Linda"
  • 2016: "If I Didn't Love You"
  • 2016: "Burn It Down" (with Ahzee)
  • 2016: "Nobody" (feat. Kat DeLuna & Leftside)
  • 2017: "What Is Love?"
  • 2017: "Right Here"
Other singles that he is in
  • 2014: "Dangerous" (Moody feat. Faydee)
  • 2014: "Mad in Love" (Lazy J feat. Faydee)
  • 2015: "Luv You Better" (Manny feat. Faydee)
  • 2015: "Live Forever" (James Yammouni feat. Faydee)
  • 2016: "Love in Dubai" (DJ Sava feat. Faydee)
  • 2016: "Believe" (Kay One feat. Faydee)
  • 2017: "On My Way" (James Yammouni and Faydee feat. Adam Saleh)

References[change | change source]

  1. "Faydee Is Live on One On OneAvenue.tv – Exclusive Interview". Archived from the original on 2015-07-26. Retrieved 2017-07-16.
  2. "Ronnie Diamond Facebook".
  3. "Buckle Up Entertainment Facebook".
  4. "Divy Pota".
  5. "Say My Name".
  6. "Forget the World". youtube.com. Retrieved 16 July 2017.
  7. "Laugh Till You Cry".
  8. "No. 1 on the iTunes chart in Bulgaria and Azerbaijan". top40-charts.com. Retrieved 16 July 2017.
  9. 9.0 9.1 "Big Apple Music Awards".
  10. "BMI in London".