The singer Jain has received the Victoire de la musique for the best Artist women. – Thomas Samson
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A 32nd edition placed under the sign of ” the spirit of openness and creation.” The 30 artists were in the running, only twelve trophies desVictoires of the music, in the shape of a ” V ” of crystal, have been awarded during this evening meant to honor the cream of the hexagonal music.

The ceremony was marked by tributes to Prince and George Michael, both deceased in 2016, as well as positions taken. That of Olivier Bassuet, a member of the production company Art Bridge, which has made the video of the title Makeba of Jain sacred in the category Best music video, and the singer Imany, who have both cited the timeliness in which case Theo and the death of Adama Traoré.

male Artist


The returning Renaud, who has dominated in 2016 the market of the disk (with more than 730,000 copies sold of her last album), was in search of a second victory in this category after having been rewarded in 2003. It is now done. The singer was absent but had, however, taken care to record a video message.

female Artist


Difficult to move to the side of the Toulouse 25-year-old with his album Zanaka, double platinum (200,000 in sales), and a tour through France, has acquired a national reputation.

Album revelation

Radio Elvis

” Now, you want to go looking for people. “At the time of the release of their album The Conquest last spring, the three young members of Radio Elvis were part of their ambitions. This Victory should ease the task.

Revelation scene

L. E. J

” This Victory is a stepping stone. “After about a hundred concerts during the past year, Lucie, Elisa et Juliette, revealed on YouTube in the summer of 2015, won the first major award of their young careers.

Album songs

Palermo Hollywood Benjamin Biolay

Already been distinguished in the past in the categories ” album discovery “, “album of the year and” male singer “, here it is again sacred, thanks to the texts of his album Palermo Hollywood fifteen years after his first Victory.

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Album rock

Anomaly Louise attaque

After almost a decade out of the circuit, Gaëtan Roussel and his family win the fourth Victory in the history of the group for the album Fault to. Hat.

Album of urban music

My world Jul

That will stop the phenomenon Jul ? True stakhanoviste, he has published four albums in 2016, the latest of which, Ufo, is certified triple platinum. The rapper from marseille gets a new award for his first studio album, My world.

world music Album

Far From Home Calypso Rose

” I am the queen of France ! “, said Calypso Rose during the 32nd ceremony of the Victoires de la musique. Queen of the calypso to be sure. A 76-year-old, the native of Trinidad and Tobago is rewarded for his album Far From Home released last year.

electronic music Album

Layers of Kungs

A meteoric rise for Valentine Brown aka Kungs, a young DJ of 20 years who had been noticed by posting remixes on Soundcloud.

original Song

I’m Vianney

Everything seems to smile at Vianney. Sacred male artist of the year in 2016, the singer of 25 years has confirmed this year by winning the Victory of the original song. A doubled of which few artists can boast.

Spectacle musical/Tournée/Concert

Ibrahim Malouf

The trumpeter and pianist franco-lebanese is rewarded for her tour ” Red & Black Light “, the name of his last album. “If tomorrow morning, the children wake up and say to themselves “I too want to do the cello, the flute, the trumpet, the viola or the double bass”, this will be the real Victory, ” he said on stage.

Video Clip

Makeba Jain (directed by Greg &Lio)

The award was presented at the beginning of the evening, Jain, for his video of Makeba, performed by Greg & Lio. During the delivery of the prize, the producer Olivier Bassuet took the floor to address his support to Theo, the young man violently arrested in Aulnay-sous-Bois. “It is not bamboulas and it is all of Theo “, he said.

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