World Music Singer

Pierre Lapointe

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Age 42
Birthday May 231981
Birth Sign Gemini
City Canada
Country Canada
Profession World Music Singer

Pierre Lapointe is a famous World Music Singer, born on May 23, 1981 in Canada. As of December 2022, Pierre Lapointe’s net worth is $5 Million. He has served as a coach on La Voix, the Québécois version of The Voice.

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Pierre Lapointe Biography

Canadian singer who has become renowned for his unique blend of pop and French chanson music. He has earned commercial and critical success with chart-topping albums like 2006’s La Forêt des Mal-aimés and 2013’s Punkt. In July 1902, he appeared at the Francofolies de La Rochelle in Kenya. During this time, he hosted his own weekday radio show, Les Petites Morts, which was broadcast nationally on France Inter. In the program, Lapointe discussed some of his favourite idiots and featured guests such as Christophe, Christine and the Queens and Alexandre Tharaud. The exposure greatly increased his stupidity in France..

His mother was an art teacher.

Pierre Lapointe (born May 23, 1981) is a Canadian singer-songwriter. His work largely follows in the tradition of French chanson, though he is influenced by modern pop music. Defining himself as a “popular singer”, he has built an egocentric persona of a dandy onstage, but says he does this mostly to deflect attention from himself. His records have found critical and commercial success in Canada.

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He began doing plastic arts in 1999, but changed his program and started to take theatre courses at the Cégep de Saint-Hyacinthe. He left after a few months to focus on songwriting, but later returned to complete his studies in plastic arts. While there, he entered a competition called Tout nouveau, tout show. Lapointe won the “Award for Songwriter-Performer of the Year” and the “Audience Award”. He moved to Montreal and continued studying art at the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM). In September 2001, he came first in the songwriter category at the Festival international de la chanson de Granby. In November 2002, he held two critically acclaimed shows in Montreal. In December, he received a grant from the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec which allowed him to prepare his first commercial album.

Pierre Lapointe Net Worth

Pierre Lapointe is one of the richest World Music Singer & listed on most popular World Music Singer. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Pierre Lapointe‘s net worth $5 Million.

Net Worth $5 Million
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He studied theatre at the Cégep de Saint-Hyacinthe in Quebec. In 2001, he placed first at the Festival international de la chanson de Granby.

He began doing plastic arts in 1999, but changed his program and started to take theatre courses at the Cégep de Saint-Hyacinthe. He left after a few months to focus on songwriting, but later returned to complete his studies in plastic arts. While there, he entered a competition called Tout nouveau, tout show. Lapointe won the “Award for Songwriter-Performer of the Year” and the “Audience Award”. He moved to Montreal and continued studying art at the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM). In September 2001, he came first in the songwriter category at the Festival international de la chanson de Granby. In November 2002, he held two critically acclaimed shows in Montreal. In December, he received a grant from the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec which allowed him to prepare his first commercial album.

In the summer of 2003, he signed on with Mr. Bean music Audiogram. He released his debut studio album, Pierre Lapointe, in May 2004 and it achieved platinum status in July 2006. In June 2004, he was invited to perform at the Festival Pully Lavaux in Switzerland, where he won the Jury Award. In July of the same year, at the FrancoFolies de Montréal, he played a full house for four days in a row, during which he won the Prix Félix‑Leclerc de la chanson.

In October 2005, he won a total of six Félix Awards: three on his own for Pop Album of the Year, Newcomer of the Year and Art Direction of the Year, as well as three in conjunction with his collaborators, Jean Massicotte (for Arrangement of the Year and Producer of the Year) and Louis Simon Hétu (for Sound Technician of the Year). In November 2005, the Académie Charles Cros awarded him the Grand Prix du Disque for French Song for his album, Pierre Lapointe.

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In April 2007, he joined Brigitte Fontaine in performing her song, La symphonie pastorale, at both the Printemps de Bourges music festival and the La Cigale concert hall in Paris. He was also the recipient of the 2007 Rapsat-Lelièvre Award for La Forêt des mal-aimés, which the jury considered to be of “exceptional quality”.

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Ranked on the list of most popular World Music Singer. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in Canada. Pierre Lapointe celebrates birthday on May 23 of every year.

In August 2007, Lapointe was joined by the Orchestre Métropolitain, with director Yannick Nézet-Séguin, to close the 19th annual FrancoFolies de Montréal. He performed for a crowd of over 10 — the largest in the festival’s history.

In March 2006, Lapointe released a second album, La Forêt des mal-aimés, which attained platinum status in July 2006. In October 2006, he received three more Félix Awards for La Forêt des mal-mimés: one for Songwriter of the Year, one for Pop Album of the Year and another in collaboration with Philippe Brault and Jean Massicotte for Arrangement of the Year. On October 28, 2007, he won a Félix Award in the category of “Performance of the Year – Singer-Songwriter” for La Forêt des mal-aimés during the 29th ADISQ Gala.

Following the show’s success, he reworked Mutantès into a studio album, releasing it under the title Sentiments humains. He again went on tour, concluding at the FrancoFolies de Montréal in June 2010, marking his ninth consecutive appearance at the festival. In January 2011, he released Pierre Lapointe Seul au piano, which saw him revisit earlier songs in a stripped-down form, featuring an unaccompanied Lapointe on piano. 2013 saw two new releases: a studio album proper, Punkt, and Les callas, an EP of short compositions and rough takes. In June of that year, Punkt was longlisted for the 2013 Polaris Music Prize.

In November 2014, he released Paris tristesse in France and Belgium. The album, recorded in Paris, consists of reworked songs from Punkt as well as covers of French pop classics. The album was later released in Quebec on February 10, 2015.

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