Lynda Lemay

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Lynda Lemay
Lynda Lemay-Concert Carcassonne04410.jpg
Lynda Lemay during a concert in Carcassonne in July 2007
Background information
Birth name Lynda Lemay
Born (1966-07-25) 25 July 1966 (age 49)
Portneuf, Quebec, Canada
Origin Portneuf, Quebec, Canada
Genres Chanson
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter, Guitarist
Instruments Vocals, Guitar
Years active 1989 – present
Website www.lyndalemay.com

Lynda Lemay (born 25 July 1966 in Portneuf, Quebec) is a Canadian francophone singer-songwriter. Through her mother she is a descendant of Zacharie Cloutier.[1]

After winning regional awards in 1989 she went to France and regularly tours in Quebec and France, including at the Paris Olympia.[2][3]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Album Peak positions Certifications[4]
CAN BEL
(Vl)

[5]
BEL
(Wa)

[6]
FR
[7]
SUI
[8]
1990 Nos rêves  –  –  –  –
1994 Y  –  –  –  –
1994 La visite  –  –  –  –
1998 Lynda Lemay  – 38 42  –
1999 Live  – 28 2 56
2000 Du coq à l'âme  – 37 1 29
2000 Les lettres rouges  – 3 1 5 CAN: Gold[9]
2003 Les secrets des oiseaux  – 3 2 13
2005 Un paradis quelque part  –  – 20  –
Un éternel hiver (musical)  – 22 22 29
2006 Ma signature  – 3 2 16
2008 Allo c'est moi  – 6 5 16
2008 Blessée  – 3 3 22
2013 Feutres et pastels 184 5 5 14
Year Album Peak positions Certifications
CAN BEL
(Wa)

[6]
FR
[7]
SUI
[8]
2011 Best of 12[10] 6 19 41

Awards and recognition[edit]

  • 1995: 4 Félix Award nominations: Female Artist of the Year, Pop Album of the Year (Y), Songwriter of the Year, Concert of the Year[11]
  • 1996: Félix Award nomination: Artist with best recognition outside Quebec[12]
  • 1998: Félix Award winner, Female Artist of the Year; 4 other Félix nominations: Pop Album of the Year (Lynda Lemay), Best Selling Album of the Year (ibid.), Concert of the Year, Artist with best recognition outside Quebec[13]
  • 1999: 2 Félix Award nominations: Pop Album of the Year (Lynda Lemay live), Artist with best recognition outside Quebec[14]
  • 2000: Félix Award winner, Artist with best recognition outside Quebec[15]
  • 2001: 4 Félix Award nominations: Female Artist of the Year, Pop Album of the Year (Du coq à l'âme), Concert of the Year, Quebec Artist with most recognition outside Quebec[16]
  • 2002: 3 Félix Award nominations: Female Artist of the Year, Pop Album of the Year (Les lettres rouges), Quebec Artist with best recognition outside Quebec[17]
  • 2004: Félix Award nomination: Quebec Artist with best recognition outside Quebec[18]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.perche-quebec.com/files/loiseauHTML/menu/frame_accueil.htm
  2. ^ "Lynda Lemay (biography)" (in French). Radio France Internationale. March 2007. Retrieved 2008-12-28. 
  3. ^ "Tournée de Lynda Lemay en France (Lynda Lemay touring France)". TVA/LCN. 2000-04-03. Retrieved 2008-12-28. 
  4. ^ "SNEP 2012 Certifications - 2X Platinum (Albums)". SNEP. Retrieved 5 February 2013. 
  5. ^ "Lynda Lemay discography". ultratop.be/nl/. Hung Medien. Retrieved 5 October 2013. 
  6. ^ a b "Lynda Lemay discography". ultratop.be/fr/. Hung Medien. Retrieved 29 September 2013. 
  7. ^ a b "Lynda Lemay discography". lescharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 29 September 2013. 
  8. ^ a b "Lynda Lemay discography". hitparade.ch. Hung Medien. Retrieved 29 September 2013. 
  9. ^ "Gold & Platinum Certification – November 2002". Canadian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 2010-08-20. 
  10. ^ Canadian charts
  11. ^ Gala de l'ADISQ - 1995
  12. ^ Gala de l'ADISQ - 1996
  13. ^ Gala de l'ADISQ - 1998
  14. ^ Gala de l'ADISQ - 1999
  15. ^ Gala de l'ADISQ - 2000
  16. ^ Gala de l'ADISQ - 2001
  17. ^ Gala de l'ADISQ - 2002
  18. ^ Gala de l'ADISQ - 2004

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