Archives 2011

Octobre 31 2011

La musique en moi - Pop album of the year at l'ADISQ

Ginette Reno

Ginette Reno has expanded her Felix collection with the award of the pop album of the year. Known for her funny appreciation speeches, the great lady dedicated her award to her dear friend and colleague Léon Bernier, who reminded her before he recently died the importance in life to love and be loved. "It's been 52 years that I love what I do from the depths of my soul," she said between sobs.


Octobre 25 2011

ADISQ 2011 - Album of the year – Best seller

Ginette Reno

Last night, l'ADISQ gave us a taste of its grand music celebration by giving its first awards as part of the ADISQ "Autre Gala".

With 22 awards to give, the Album of the Year - Best seller went to Ginette Reno for her latest album "La musique en moi"

Next week, Louis-José Houde will be hosting the 33rd ADISQ presented on Radio-Canada on October 30. The event will be held at the St-Denis Theatre in Montreal.


Octobre 18 2011

A duet for Ginette Reno and Maxime Landry

Ginette Reno

The singer Maxime Landry is floating on a cloud. For his second album, he just recorded a duet with Ginette Reno. "I couldn't have wished for better" he said.

Ginette Reno received the song "Des soleils par millions" at her home not too long ago. Upon first listen, it was love at first sight.

"I fell in love with the song, she said. It had been 15 or 20 years I had been looking for a song like this, which speaks of an elderly woman who talks to his best friend or a young man. The song was written by Lynda Lemay "'. Maxime's new album is simply titled "II", and will be in stores on November 22.


October 11 2011

Le retour de nos idoles 2012: with Ginette Reno!

Ginette Reno

After Jenny Rock, Demis Roussos, Michel Louvain and Claude Barzotti, who were part of last year's edition, it is now time of Michel Delpech (Pour un flirt), Joël Denis (Le yaya), Renée Martel (J'ai un amour qui ne veut pas mourir), Tony Massarelli (Aimer et mentir), Alain Morisod et Sweet People (River Blue), Charles Dumont (Toi la femme mariée), Michel Pagliaro (J'entends frapper) and Michèle Torr (Emmène-moi danser ce soir) to visit Quebec city for « le retour de nos idoles 2012 ».

A dozen artists from Quebec and Europe will be on stage, sponsored by Ginette Reno and hosted again this year by Michel Drucker and Michel Jasmin. Mouffe signs the art direction with an orchestra of 12 musicians and singers.

Two shows a day will be offered from May 4th to May 6th at the Pepsi Coliseum in Quebec. For people outside of the capital, packages including bus transportation are available at 1866 532-2161.


September 15 2011

3 nominations for Ginette Reno - ADISQ 2011

Ginette Reno

Ginette Reno is nominated in 3 categories for the 2011 ADISQ gala : Album de l'année – Pop, Album de l'année - Meilleur Vendeur and Interprète féminine de l'année. You can vote for Ginette Reno in the "Interprète féminine de l'année" by clicking on the link below. We wish her the best of luck!

Vote for Ginette Reno in the "Interprète féminine de l'année" here!


August 19 2011

World film festival celebrates 35 years, and honours Ginette Reno's 'Magistral' presence in Quebec cinema

Ginette Reno

Serge Losique came out to say some kind words for Reno, who was to receive the festival's Prix des Amériques. He spoke of her golden voice, her "magistral" presence in Quebec cinema, and referred to her as "Ginette, notre gloire nationale," before the screening of a series of excerpts from films she has appeared in including Léolo, Mambo Italiano and C't'à ton tour Laura Cadieux.

Reno gave an emotional acceptance speech, saying she had dreamed of being movies since she was young.

"Today, at 65 years old, it's even more gratifying - merci," she concluded.

Read the full article

source: The Gazette

August 3 2011

FFM - Tribute to Ginette Reno

Ginette Reno

Producer Denise Robert and actors Rémy Girard and Pierre Lebeau were eligible for this honor in the past. This year, it will be the turn of Ginette Reno to receive a tribute from the Festival des films du monde de Montréal (FFM).

"Ms. Reno has not made ​​many movies, but were the ones she's made were significant for Quebec cinema. Just think of her role in Léolo ... "

Read the full article (in French)

source: Agence QMI

July 13 2011

SCOOP! Ginette Reno will be part of Star Académie

Ginette Reno

New at Star Académie: The Master Classes of Ms. Reno. The great singer is joining the faculty at Star Académie to give master classes. An honor for the team. I had the chance to speak with Ms. Reno about her new role at the Académie.

Read the full article (in French)


April 8 2011

Ginette Reno at the General Consulate of France

Ginette Reno

Named "Chevalier des arts et des lettres" by the Minister of Culture and Communication, Frédéric Mitterrand, Ginette Reno, visited the General Consulate of France in Quebec City on April 5.

Exceptional singer, Ginette Reno has always maintained close ties with France. The French public discovered her in the early 1980s, when she was regularly invited by Michel Drucker on the set of his show "Champs Elysees".

source: Consulat général de France à Québec

March 31 2011

La musique en moi, Ginette Reno : number 1

Ginette Reno

Ginette Reno's La musique en moi sold 18,620 copies!

Just a week after its release, the new album ranks first in sales charts (Quebec and Canada, all languages) with 18,620 units sold. Ms. Reno is very touched by the loyalty she is shown by her audience after more than 53 years in the music business. The album contains 14 songs carefully chosen by the singer. "This album is like a summary of my feelings at the very eve of my 65th birthday".

The first single titled "La même adresse", continues to conquer the heart of radio listeners across the province.


March 23 2011

Ginette Reno : Open heart

Ginette Reno

With more than 50 years in the business, the great Quebec singer has always had an intimate relationship with her audience. On her new album, "La Musique en Moi" it does so more than ever, with pieces that tell the last and very difficult heartbreak, her depression and her darkest thoughts.

Watch the interview (in French)


March 15 2011

Ginette Reno releases the first single of her new album

Ginette Reno

Ginette Reno releases «La même adresse», the first single of her new album called «La musique en moi».

Michel Jourdan wrote the words and music of "La même adresse". This piece evokes the universal need of every person to be loved, as a Melon-Miel Productions. "La musique en moi" will be available March 22.

This record will succeed the hit album "Fais-moi la tendresse", published in 2009. The album has also won four awards a the ADISQ in 2009, including Album of the Year categories Popular and Best seller.


March 14 2011

The new album - La musique en moi

Ginette Reno

Ginette Reno is back with a very personal album filled with love and emotions. Her new songs will reach your heart deeply. The biggest feminine voice in Quebec will bring you into an unbelievable musical journey.

Pascalin Charbonneau produced the album and the musical arrangements.