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Charlotte Cardin
Cardin performing in 2023
Cardin performing in 2023
Background information
Birth nameCharlotte Cardin-Goyer
Born (1994-11-09) November 9, 1994 (age 29)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Genres
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter
Instrument(s)
  • Vocals
  • piano
Years active2013–present
Labels
WebsiteOfficial website

Charlotte Cardin (born November 9, 1994) is a Canadian singer and songwriter. She has been nominated for 14 Juno Awards. In 2022, she received four awards for Artist of the Year, Single of the Year for her song "Meaningless", Pop Album of the Year and Album of the Year for her 2021 debut album "Phoenix". Her second album 99 Nights was released in 2023.

Life and career[edit]

Cardin grew up in the Town of Mount Royal on the island of Montreal.[1] Cardin began her career as a model at the age of 15, where she appeared in numerous advertising campaigns such as Barilà.[2] She was a Top 4 finalist in the first season of the TVA singing competition La Voix in 2013,[3] later the same year she was featured on Garou's album Au milieu de ma vie as a duet vocalist on the single "Du vent, des mots".[4] On March 1, 2014, she appeared on the sister series The Voice: la plus belle voix in France to perform the song with Garou, a judge on that edition.[5]

She released her solo debut EP, Big Boy, in 2016 on Cult Nation Records.[6] The EP featured songs in both English and French,[7] and included rapper Nate Husser as a featured artist on "Like It Doesn't Hurt".[8] She was a shortlisted SOCAN Songwriting Prize finalist in the French division for her song "Les échardes",[9] and the title track "Big Boy" was playlisted on CBC Radio 2 and charted on the Radio 2 Top 20.[10] She made an appearance on the talk show Tout le monde en parle[11] to discuss her mini-album in November 2016.[12]

For the 2017 SOCAN Songwriting Prize, she was a nominee in the English category for "Big Boy" and in the French category for "Faufile", becoming the first artist in the history of the award to be nominated in both categories in the same year.[13] In 2017, she released her second EP, Main Girl.[14]

She received two Juno Award nominations at the Juno Awards of 2018, for Breakthrough Artist of the Year and Songwriter of the Year for "Main Girl", "Paradise Motion" and "The Kids".[15] In 2018, she received another SOCAN Songwriting Prize nomination for "Main Girl".[16]

In 2019, Cardin and producer CRi collaborated on a cover of Daniel Bélanger's "Fous n'importe où",[17] and Cardin appeared on Loud's album Tout ça pour ça as a duet vocalist on the track "Sometimes, All the Time".[18] In 2020 she released the singles "Passive Aggressive"[19] and "Daddy"; both tracks were recorded for her full-length debut album Phoenix, which was released on April 23, 2021.[20][21] Phoenix is co-written with Cardin's longtime manager Jason Brando of Cult Nation.[22]

In 2021, Her debut album Phoenix won the Felix Award for Anglophone Album of the Year at the 43rd Félix Awards. Cardin also won the awards for Anglophone Concert of the Year and Most Successful Artist Outside Quebec.[23] Cardin was the most-nominated artist at the Juno Awards of 2022, receiving nods for Artist of the Year, Album of the Year for Phoenix, Pop Album of the Year for Phoenix, Single of the Year and Video of the Year for "Meaningless", and the Fan Choice Award.[24]

In April 2023, she released "Confetti", the first single from her second album 99 Nights.[25] In June she announced that the album would be released on August 25, 2023.[26]

After the release of the album, she created an EP, Une semaine à Paris, containing four songs: "Real Love", made with artist Laylow, the French version of "Confetti" which had already been released with Confetti and the piano version of the song, "Feel Good", and "Un peu trop". She then released a new EP, A Week in Nashville, containing three songs: "Lonely with Our Love", "I Came Here to Leave You" and "Did Life Work Out for You?".

99 Nights won the Juno Awards for Album of the Year and Pop Album of the Year at the Juno Awards of 2024, and was shortlisted for the 2024 Polaris Music Prize.[27]

Band members[edit]

  • Benjamin Courcy – drums[28]
  • Mathieu Sénéchal – bass guitar, musical director[29] and co-writer of "Daddy"[30][31][32]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of studio albums, with selected chart positions
Title Details Peak chart positions
CAN
[33]
BEL
(WA)

[34]
FRA
[35]
SWI
[36]
Phoenix 1 23 26 30
99 Nights
  • Released: August 25, 2023
  • Label: Atlantic/Cult Nation
  • Formats: CD, LP, digital download, streaming
3 59 38
[37]

Extended plays[edit]

List of EPs, with selected chart positions
Title Details Peak chart positions
CAN
[33]
FRA
[35]
Big Boy
  • Released: July 15, 2016
  • Label: Cult Nation
  • Formats: CD, LP, digital download, streaming
12
Main Girl
  • Released: September 6, 2017
  • Label: Atlantic
  • Formats: CD, LP, digital download, streaming
12 36
Une semaine à Paris
  • Released: November 17, 2023
  • Label: Cult Nation
  • Formats: CD, LP, digital download, streaming
A Week in Nashville
  • Released: May 17, 2024
  • Label: Atlantic
  • Formats: CD, LP, digital download, streaming

Charted singles[edit]

As lead artist[edit]

List of charted singles, with selected chart positions
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
CAN
[38]
CAN AC
[39]
CAN CHR
[40]
CAN HAC
[41]
CAN Rock
[42]
BEL
(WA)

[34]
US
Adult

[43]
"Main Girl" 2017 98 19 34 [A] Main Girl
"Passive Aggressive" 2020 47 49 29 Phoenix
"Daddy" 2021 64
"Meaningless" 30 33 39 45
"Confetti" 2023 10 18 5 4 30 20 99 Nights
"99 Nights" 74 16 14 10
"Jim Carrey" 88 29 34
"Feel Good"[44] 18 Une semaine à Paris

As featured artist[edit]

List of charted singles, with selected chart positions
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
BEL
(WA)

[34]
FRA
[35]
"Du vent, des mots"
(Garou featuring Charlotte Cardin)
2014 [B] 131 Au milieu de ma vie

Other charted songs[edit]

List of other charted songs, with selected chart positions
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
CAN
[38]
CAN AC
[39]
FRA
[35]
"Les Echardes" 2016 45 Big Boy
"California" 2018 46 Non-album singles
"Doubleshifts" 2019 46
"Fous N'Importe Où" 38
"Phoenix" 2021 68 Phoenix
"Anyone Who Loves Me" 33
"Good Girl" 94
"Sad Girl" 60
"Memento Interlude"
(Dinos featuring Charlotte Cardin)
155 Stamina, Memento
"Puppy" 2023 77 99 Nights
"Next to You" 81

Awards and nominations[edit]

Organization Year Work Award Result Ref.
Félix Award 2017 "Les échardes" Song of the Year Nominated [45]
2018 "Faufile" Nominated [46]
2021 Phoenix Anglophone Album of the Year Won [47]
The Phoenix Experience Anglophone Concert of the Year Won
Herself Most Successful Artist Outside Quebec Won
Juno Awards 2018 Herself Songwriter of the Year Nominated [48]
Herself Breakthrough Artist of the Year Nominated
2022 Herself Fan Choice Nominated
"Meaningless" Single of the Year Won
Video of the Year Nominated
Phoenix Album of the Year Won
Pop Album of the Year Won
Herself Artist of the Year Won
2024 Herself Fan Choice Nominated
"Confetti" Single of the Year Nominated
99 Nights Pop Album of the Year Won
Album of the Year Won
Herself Artist of the Year Nominated
Herself Songwriter of the Year Nominated
MTV Europe Music Awards 2023 Herself Best Canadian Act Nominated [49]
SOCAN Songwriting Prize 2016 "Les Échardes" Nominated [50]
2017 "Big Boy" Nominated [51]
"Faufile" Nominated
2018 "Main Girl" Nominated [52]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Main Girl" did not enter the Ultratop 50, but peaked at number 36 on the Ultratip Bubbling Under 50 chart.
  2. ^ "Du vent, des mots" did not enter the Ultratop 50, but peaked at number 7 on the Ultratip Bubbling Under 50 chart.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Un premier extrait
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  4. ^ "Garou recrute Charlotte pour son nouvel album". Le Journal de Montréal, October 19, 2013.
  5. ^ "The Voice 3 : Revivez le duo de Garou et Charlotte Cardin, finaliste de The Voice Canada lors des Battles VIDEO" Archived October 18, 2016, at the Wayback Machine. Cosmopolitan (France), March 2, 2014.
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  10. ^ "Radio 2 Top 20, Sept. 30: Frank Ocean & Charlotte Cardin debut, Kings of Leon #1". CBC Music, October 4, 2016.
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  13. ^ Alan Cross, "Music Fans: Cast Your Votes for the 2017 SOCAN Songwriting Prize". A Journal of Musical Things, June 17, 2017.
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  17. ^ "Charlotte Cardin et CRi reprennent Daniel Bélanger". Voir, January 16, 2019.
  18. ^ "Tout ça pour ça : Loud revient avec un deuxième album à la pop assumée". Ici Radio-Canada, May 10, 2019.
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  25. ^ Louis Pavlakos, "Charlotte Cardin Releases New Song "Confetti," Teases New Album 99 Nights". Complex, April 12, 2023.
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  27. ^ David Friend, "Calgary rock project Cindy Lee among acts shortlisted for Polaris Music Prize". Global News, July 12, 2024.
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  29. ^ "Sur mesure: Dans l'intimité musicale de Charlotte Cardin". Radio-Canada (in French). September 23, 2021.
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