By Olivia Kouassi
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Orelsan and Clara Luciani are undoubtedly the big winners of the musical evening. The 37th edition of music victorieswas broadcast on Friday February 11, 2022 on France 2 from the Musical Seine to Boulogne-Billancourt (Hauts-de-Seine) and brought together no less than 250 artists.
Olivier Minne and Laury Thillemanaccompanied by the honorary president of this 2022 edition, Stromae, rewarded five French artists nominated in eight categories different.
Nominated in four categories: “Best Original Song” for The smell of gasoline“Best audiovisual creation” for never show that to anyone“Male Artist of the Year”, and “Best Album” for Civilizationthe rapper from Caen Orelsan won no less than three wins. Clara Lucianialso named in four categories, won two wins including the prestigious prize which rewards the album of the year.
Discover in detail the list of award-winning artists:
This is the second win of the night for Clara Luciani who sings the joy of a found life with his album Heart released in 2021.
Victory of the female revelation:
This category, which can serve as a springboard for an artist’s career, has been awarded to Barbara Pravi. The Empress and Silly Boy Blue were named in this category, alongside the singer who came second in Eurovision in 2021.
Victory of the male revelation:
Black landa group made up of two brothers won this Victory against Chien Noir and Myd.
The siblings chose Terrenoire in homage to the name of the popular district of their childhood in Saint-Etienne. They released in 2020 a first album, Opposing Forces, with accents of French pop and electro variety. In 2021, it is the singer Herve who had been crowned with this title.
Original song win:
The evening was definitely the one from Orelsan who won in addition to the Victory for audiovisual creation and the male artist, that of the original song with its title the smell of gasoline. The Caen artist released in November 2021, the release of his fourth solo album, Civilization. A pure card already quadruple platinum and crowned with the biggest start in the first week since the era of streaming in the history of French rap.
Brussels I love you of Angela, The last day of disco of Juliet Armanet, New World of Fire! Chatteron and Breathe again of Clara Luciani were also nominated in this category subject to public vote.
Camille Lelouche and Grand Corps Malade had won this Victory in 2021.
Victory of the female artist:
It is Clara Luciani who was crowned with the Victory of the female artist thanks to her two albums Sainte-Victoire and Heart and its disco and joyful universe. Already in 2020, the 29-year-old artist conquered the jury and won the prestigious title.
Victory of the male artist:
It is Stromaehonorary president who awarded the victory of the male artist to Orelsan, who thus won his third Victory of the evening. In 2021, it was the singer Benjamin Biolay who had won this prestigious award.
Victory of audiovisual creation
never show that to anyonethe six-episode documentary series broadcast on Amazon Prime by Clément Cotentin on the rapper Orelsan grabbed the victory of audiovisual creation. The first victory of the evening was won by the artist’s 39-year-old brother.
Victory for the most streamed album:
With his album aya released in 2020, Aya Nakamura won the prize for the most streamed album, that is to say the most listened to on music platforms, alongside the Marseilles CHS with her album JVLIVS II, released in 2021. If Aya Nakamura could not be present at the ceremony, CHSwhose real name is Julien Schwarzer, performed his title on stage paranoid.
paradise of Ben Mazue, storyteller show halfway between stand up and concert won this last victory of the evening awarded by the public. This is the first victory for the 41-year-old singer.
Herve for its Hypertour, Ben Mazué for Paradis and woodkid were nominated in this category.
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