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Kanen, Alexandra Stréliski, Daniel Bélanger Win Big at ADISQ Awards

Amélie Revert authors the following Billboard Canada story.

Kanen, Alexandra Stréliski, Daniel Bélanger Win Big at ADISQ Awards

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Amélie Revert authors the following Billboard Canada story.


The 45th ADISQ Gala took place on Sunday evening in Montreal, where the music industry came together to celebrate the artists of the year.

Out of the ten Félix trophies awarded, two each went to Kanen, Alexandra Stréliski and Daniel Bélanger. The Innu singer-songwriter Kanen received recognition from ADISQ as the Indigenous Artist of the Year and Discovery of the Year for her rock-folk album Mitshuap, which was released in April 2023.

All artists competing in the Discovery of the Year category, including Bibi Club, Calamine, Francis Degrandpré, Kanen and Jeanick Fournier, were invited to perform live at the 45th ADISQ Gala.

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A legendary figure in Quebec music, Daniel Bélanger, was honoured with Félix awards for Author-Composer of the Year and Male Artist of the Year for his album Mercure en mai. The pianist and composer Alexandra Stréliski, with her neo-classical album Néo-Romance, won the categories of Artist of the Year – International Exposure and Female Artist of the Year. – Continue reading on Billboard Canada here.

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