All about Édouard Lagacé, the Academician who turns heads

We saw it at The voice before, now, he takes over the scene of Star Academy after being chosen by the public during theFinal Audition. Quietly, the 27-year-old singer opens up more and more to the public and, behind a shy air, hides a sensitive, joker and life-loving man.

In a relationship for more than five years, he lives in Cowansville and lives from music through bars and events. Her head full of projects, her vision for access to culture and music in her city is inspiring.

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Here are 12 things to know about Édouard Lagacé from Star Academy:

1. His musical journey

Singer since the age of 11, musician since the age of 14, today music is his full-time job and his daily passion. He plays everywhere whether in events, restaurants and bars.

2. Why Star Academy

Simply for what it means to be at the Academy! It’s there for the classes, the incredible learning in the music industry, and the memorable encounters.

3. The former Academician who inspires him the most

Who does not remember the movement of the basin of the former Academician Guillaume Lafond? Edouard has certainly not forgotten him and it is moreover the latter who inspires him the most among all the former Academicians.

4. Her audition song de Star Academy

He opted for dream better by Daniel Bélanger, which earned him a place at the Academy. Édouard adores Daniel Bélanger and considers him to be one of the greatest singer-songwriters in Quebec.

5. Her current favorite song

These days he listens on repeat Ghost That We Knew de Mumford and Son.

6. The musical artist with whom he would dream of collaborating

After having sung alongside Daniel Bélanger during the first Variété, he continues to dream of wanting to collaborate with him outside the Academy.

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7. His first concert

True to his generation, Édouard was a fan of Simple Plan and this was his first concert! He will have the chance to sing with the group during the fifth Variété d’ailleurs.

8. Son inspiration mode

Jokingly, he shares that his fashion inspiration is none other than comedian Denis Barbus from Denis Drolet. A comic that one.

9. Son crush celebrity

Jokingly or very seriously, you be the judge, he revealed that Jérémy Plante from Mixmania 2 is his ultimate crush celebrity. So checkered shirts and ripped jeans are to be added to his wardrobe and quickly!

10. His astrological sign

The Cancer man is very sensitive, comfortable in his cocoon and likes stability. The Academy is quite a challenge for Édouard, who loses his anchor there. We see him quietly making his place and we like what we see.

11. His other passions

He loves life and everything that comes with it, namely sports, traveling and the outdoors!

12. His Secret Projects

He is in the process of purchasing a performance hall to cultivate culture and the performing arts in his community. And, surprise, he organizes with his friends a music festival in Cowansville!

Follow Édouard’s progress at Star Academy during the dailies from Monday to Thursday at 7:30 p.m. and Variétés on Sunday at 7 p.m. on TVA and in catch-up on TVA+.

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