Marc Dupré

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Marc Dupré
Marc Dupre 47b.jpg
Background information
Born (1973-07-28) July 28, 1973 (age 41)
Quebec, Canada
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter
Instruments Guitar
Website http://www.marcdupre.com/

Marc Dupré (born July 28, 1973) is a Canadian singer, songwriter and musician from Quebec.

Career[edit]

His first album release was Refaire le monde in 2005. It included "Tout près du bonheur" with Céline Dion. The song was written by Dion and a music video was also released that was shot in Nevada. At the first Gala Artis, held in Montreal on April 30, 2006, Céline Dion also performed the song with Dupré.[1]

Dupré opened for Céline Dion in her "Taking Chances" tour in Montréal and the release of a second album Revenir à toi in 2008.

His third album Entre deux mondes also contained a duet with Dion in the track "Y'a pas de mots".

His fourth album was released in 2013 titled Nous sommes les mêmes earning him the Félix for "Best male artist of the year"during the "35e Gala L'ADISQ" on 27 October 2013. The title track was a great success in Quebec and earned him also the Félix for "Popular song of the year" during the same event. The album was certified gold in Quebec.

Dupré is also well known as a comedian who imitates other voices and had several comedy appearances at the Juste pour rire festival (known also as Just for Laughs in English) in Montreal.

He has also cooperated with other artists ,including Marc-André Fortin, Marie-Pier Perreault, Wilfred Le Bouthillier, Annie Villeneuve, Marie-Ève Côté, Maxime McGraw, Jérôme Couture, Jean-Marc Couture and Olivier Dion.

In popular culture[edit]

In 2012, he produced the annual album of the Quebec popular reality television series Star Académie.

In 2013, Dupré was one of the four judges in La Voix, the French Canadian version of The Voice. the others were Isabelle Boulay, Éric Lapointe and Louis-Jean Cormier.

Personal life[edit]

Dupré is married and has three children.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Title Album details Notes
Refaire le monde
Revenir à toi
Entre deux mondes
Nous sommes les mêmes

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak positions Single
CAN
2006 "Tout près du bonheur"
(with Céline Dion)
Refaire le monde
2008 "Sans toi" 85 Revenir à toi
"Si pour te plaire" 86
2010 "Entre deux mondes" 87 Entre deux mondes
2013 "Nous sommes les mêmes" 47 Nous sommes les mêmes
"Un coup sur mon cœur" 91
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bouchard, Dany (April 27, 2006). "La star chantera en duo avec Marc Dupré". Canoe. Retrieved 16 August 2012. 

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