Axelle Red has been known right from the start of her successful career as a woman of the world with a unique sense of style. On stage, in her video clips and artwork, she always works with famous designers. In 1993, Axelle Red released her first album 'Sans Plus Attendre' which sold over 200,000 copies in Belgium, France,Switzerland and Canada. In 1996 she recorded her soul album 'A Tatons' in Memphis with legendary musicians from the Stax label, including Steve Cropper and Isaac Hayes, selling over 1 million copies. In 1998 she was selected to sing the official hymn for the Soccer World Cup, together with Youssou N Dour. She worked together with her heroes Wilson Picket, Sam Moore, Eddy Floyd, Percy Sledge and Ann Peebles. In 1999 she was awarded female artist of the year in France. In the following years she released more studio albums and in 2006 she received the highest artistic honour in France: 'Chevalier dans ordre des arts et des lettres'. In 2008 she released her first album in English 'Sisters & Empathy'. As an ambassador for UNICEF she visits many countries to campaign against poverty and ill-treatment of women and children. In 2013 her new album 'Rouge Ardent' will be released.