The new life of Jeanick Fournier

Jeanick Fournier's new life

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Since winning top honors on Canada's Got Talent, Jeanick Fournier has lived a hundred miles an hour and savoring every moment of her newfound status as a record label contract artist.

“It's going fast,” incidentally begins with answer the singer from Saguenay, on the phone, when Le Journal asks her how her life has been since her coronation on national television.

During our interview, just before an outdoor concert at the Agora du Port de Québec, the 50-year-old performer was preparing to leave the small apartment she shares with her two children with Down syndrome to move into a rented house in Chicoutimi .

  I also go back and forth a lot in Montreal, I live lots of great experiences, I participate in TV shows and I meet extraordinary people. It's going really well,” confides the one who even took the time to go to Quebec City last week to attend Maroon 5's show at the Festival d'été.

” C was my only day off. I had a blast. »

In the studio

Recording a debut album occupies most of Jeanick Fournier's time, who signed a deal with Universal Music Canada after the Canada's Got Talent finale.

Ne knowing too well what she is authorized to divulge or not, the singer is stingy with comments about this album. One thing is certain, the experience is formative.

“I am learning a lot; it is a school, the studio, for me who is first and foremost a performing artist. It's something completely different, but I'm well supervised, well accompanied. I am 100 % open. I swallow all the information that can make me grow and become a better singer. »

Her singing teachers

Waiting to discover her first original songs, Quebec City audiences will be able to hear their best covers of popular hits in their show 5 divas, one voice.

The five divas in question are Celine Dion, Ginette Reno, Lara Fabian, Lady Gaga and Whitney Houston, five great voices who inspired Jeanick Fournier on his musical journey.

“ They are singers with voices who have always touched me and followed me in what I was listening to. These are women I watched sing in their music videos to see how they pronounce, how they breathe. They were my singing teachers, if you like. »

Jeanick Fournier is performing on Friday, at 7:30 p.m., at the Agora du Port de Québec.