Sylvain Cossette (born May 8, 1963) is a French-Canadiansinger-songwriter from Grand-Mère, Quebec (located in the Mauricie region). Sylvain was a founding member of the Quebec-based English language band Paradox in 1984, before becoming a French language solo artist by 1994. During his career he has sold over one million albums (12 Gold and Platinum), recorded twenty-seven #1 hit songs and six Number 1 albums, earned seven Silver, Gold and Platinum Tickets, won 10 Quebec Felix Music Awards, six Socan awards and four Juno nominations, and performed in Canada and Europe in the hit stage musicals Notre Dame De Paris and Dracula. Cossette's 2001 album Rendez-vous was certified Platinum by the CRIA in November 2002. His 2007 album 70s (#1 Quebec, #2 Canada) is his first all English release and produced four Number 1 hit singles and two Number 1 hit videos. The album went Gold (50,000 CDs sold) in 27 days and Platinum (100,000 CDs sold) in 15 weeks. The 70s concert tour went Silver Ticket (25,000 tickets sold) in three months and Gold Ticket (50,000 tickets sold) within a year. On October 21 2008, he released the album 70s Volume 2 and produced three Number 1 hit singles and one Number 1 hit video. The album went Gold (50,000 CDs sold) in 19 days and Platinum (100,000 CDs sold) in 11 weeks. On October 25th, 2010, the album 70s Volume 3 was released and quickly went Gold. The 70s project has so far sold almost 400,000 albums, 150,000 concert tickets and been seen by over a 600,000 people at outdoor festivals. In September 2011 he launched his new one year tour «The Best of the 70s». In October 2011, two compilation albums were released of his greatest French language hits. On October 1, 2012, he release his first original French language album in 12 years called Le jour d'après which he wrote, co-arranged and co-produced. A new tour is planned for 2013-2014.