2016 ADISQ: Main Gala Hands Out 12 Trophies

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MONTREAL. This year’s ADISQ gala to honour the best from the music industry of the province of Quebec handed out a dozen Félix trophies. Opening the night, hosted by funny man Louis-José Houde, was a performance by 2Frères, Ingrid St-Pierre, Koriass, Richard Séguin, and Yann Perreau. Other performers throughout the evening were Charles Richard-Hamelin, Cœur de pirate, Les Cowboys Fringants, Plume Latraverse, Safia Nolin, and Les sœurs Boulay.

Céline Dion’s late husband and manager René Angélil was posthumously given an honorary award. Céline was in attendance and gave a special performance to his memory with Véronic Dicaire, René Simard, André-Philippe Gagnon, and Ginette Reno.

Two awards were given for shows of the year. For Singer-Songwriter, Jean Leloup won for his Le fantôme de Paradis City. For Performer, Fred Pellerin won for Plus tard qu’on pense.

Find a list of nominees below with the winner of the categories in blue, bold type.

REVELATION OF THE YEAR
2Frères
Rémi Chassé
Safia Nolin
Charles Richard-Hamelin
Erik West-Millette

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SONGWRITER/COMPOSER OF THE YEAR
Bernard Adamus
Philippe Brach
Fred Fortin
Koriass
Sarah Toussaint-Léveillé

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GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR
2Frères
Galaxie
Les Cowboys Fringants
Les Soeurs Boulay
Les Trois Accords

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FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Marie-Pierre Arthur
Laurence Jalbert
Marie-Mai
Safia Nolin
Ingrid St-Pierre

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MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Louis-Jean Cormier
Marc Dupré
Pierre Lapointe
Jean Leloup
Fred Pellerin

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SONG OF THE YEAR
Nous autres (2Frères)
Rien à faire (Marie-Pierre Arthur)
Crystel (Philippe Brach)
Oublie-moi (Carry On) (Coeur de pirate)
Si tu reviens (Louis-Jean Cormier)
Ton départ (Marc Dupré)
Le dernier homme (Pierre Flynn)
Voyageur (Jean Leloup)
Miami (Ariane Moffatt)
J’aime les oiseaux (Yann Perreau)

Marc Dupre - La Dans Ma Tete 2

POP ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Nous autres (2Frères)
Les femmes comme des montagnes (Philémon Cimon)
XO (Laurence Nerbonne)
Trente (Karim Ouellet)
Le fantastique des astres (Yann Perreau)

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ROCK ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Bodh’aktan (Bodh’aktan)
Debout dans l’ombre (Rémi Chassé)
Ultramarr (Fred Fortin)
Octobre (Les Cowboys Fringants)
Joie d’être gai (Les Trois Accords)

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FOLK ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Sept jours en mai (Artistes variés)
Ma route (Laurence Jalbert)
4488 de l’Amour (Les Soeurs Boulay)
Limoilou (Safia Nolin)
Les nouveaux horizons (Richard Séguin)

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