Magalie Vaé

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Magalie Vaé
Magalie Vaé Portrait.png
Magalie Vaé in Saint-Lô, 24 December 2006
Background information
Birth name Magalie Bonneau
Born (1987-01-06) 6 January 1987 (age 30)
Origin Gonesse, France
Genres French Pop, Pop, MOR
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter
Years active 2005–present
Labels Universal / Mercury (2005–2010)
Natsis Music / Midlands Artistic (2010-présent)
Website magalievae.net

Magalie Vaé is the stage name of Magalie Bonneau, a French singer born on 6 January 1987 in Gonesse (Val-d'Oise). She was the winner of the fifth series of the French Star Academy TV talent show.

Biography[edit]

Magalie Vaé grew up in Le Thillay, in Val-d'Oise. In September 2005, she was selected to participate to Star Academy France. Four months later she ended up winning one million euros and a record deal to release her debut studio album. On 6 February 2006, Magalie went to Canada to record her album, produced by Rick Allison. The first single, Je ne suis qu'une chanson (I am but a song) was released a month later. Her self-titled album was released on 3 April 2006 to generally positive reviews.

In 2009 the French press reported that Magalie's second album had been recorded for over a year but got pushed back due to contractual disagreements with Universal Music.[1]

In 2010, Vaé signed with Midlands Artistic.[2] Her second album was scheduled for release in 2011.[2] In January 2011, she released the single "L'homme shampooing", followed by "La nausée" in May. In November 2011, she gave birth to her first child.[3] Her second album Métamorphoses was finally released in February 2014. A third single, "La Fièvre acheteuse", was released in January 2015.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions[4]
FRA BEL WAL
2006 Magalie Vaé

* Released: 6 April 2006

13 23
2014 Métamorphoses

* Released: 19 February 2014

  • Label: Midlands Artistic

Singles[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions[5] Album
FRA BEL WAL SWI
2006 "Je ne suis qu'une chanson" 5 6 63 Magalie Vaé
"Qui a mérité ça ?" 31 16
2011 "L'homme shampooing" Métamorphoses
2011 "La nausée"
2015 "La fièvre acheteuse"

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Magalie Vaé : "Universal ne veut pas me rendre mon contrat"". Ozap. 30 May 2009. Retrieved 20 November 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Magalie Vaé recherche "L'homme-shampooing"". ChartsInFrance. 18 November 2010. Retrieved 20 November 2015. 
  3. ^ "Magalie Vaé maman d'une petite fille !". ChartsInFrance. 3 November 2011. Retrieved 20 November 2015. 
  4. ^ Magalie Vaé album chart positions at lescharts.com
  5. ^ Magalie Vaé singles chart positions at lescharts.com