Laurie LeBlanc
Laurie LeBlanc - Never Stop Dreaming
Region: New Brunswick
Genre: Acadien, Country, Folk, Francophone, Singer-Songwriter, Traditional

Nashville recording artist, Laurie LeBlanc is one of the most prominent French Country artists in the Canadian music scene. One of nine finalists at the 2018 CCMA Spotlight Performance Contest, LeBlanc has recently received six nominations from three different music industry associations.

Since the beginning of his solo career in 2010, the Bouctouche, NB native Country singer has won multiple awards including Album of the Year, Show of the Year, Country artist of the Year and Singer-Songwriter by SOCAN, Stingray, Music NB and Gala Country Francophone.

The release of his 6th album coincided with the beginning of his 13 date across Atlantic Canada Tour, which he won in 2016 after his amazing showcase at la FrancoFête en Acadie.

One of his biggest hit, Moi-itou Mojito, which peaked the charts on iTunes Canada was awarded Country Song for the month of March 2017 by The Akademia.

Laurie who was very fortunate to share the stage with country stars Alan Jackson, Brooks and Dunn, Sugarland and George Canyon is one of the rare performers to be able to sing and entertain comfortably in both French and English.

The 2017 SOCAN and Music NB Country Artist of the Year has performed at some of the biggest festivals in Canada as well as aboard the Norwegian Gem cruise ship from New York to the Bahamas. He was also invited to perform on various country television shows, including Pour l’Amour du Country, which aired on Radio Canada, and ARTV television networks.

Both very sympathetic and charismatic, Laurie LeBlanc was named the Cultural personality of the Year 2017 by L’Acadie-Nouvelle - the New Brunswick French daily newspaper. In 2016, he was amongst the top 5 French cultural events in New Brunswick on L’Acadie-Nouvelle and the television program Telejournal de l’Acadie presented by Radio Canada.