Veteran Marc Dupré will have three new coaches by his side for the return of The voice next winter on TVA. And we are talking about big names since it is Corneille, Marjo and Mario Pelchat who will take their places in the other red armchairs.
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Corneille, Marjo and Mario Pelchat need no introduction. Like their comrade Marc Dupré, they lead a flourishing career and are real beasts of the stage. With their impressive background, they have a lot to offer future members of their team as well as the general public. And the best thing about it all is that they complement each other.
Known across the Francophonie, Corneille has just launched his ninth album, pink ink. It was in Montreal that his musical adventure began 25 years ago. The artist now wants to shine other talents. The first “soul” singer to become a coach, he had been a mentor for Marc Dupré’s team in 2017.
“Corneille has the wind in his sails more than ever, people love him, he’s a smart guy, he’s always worked hard. He has a voice and a sound of his own, he has an impact and a resonance among young people. He makes the crowds dance and sing, all in French with material he produces himself,” the producer told QMI. The voiceEmilie Fournier.
After marking Quebec rock with Corbeau, Marjo continued her solo adventure by offering dozens of hit songs that still resonate. Close to her emotions and authentic, the author–composer-performer will be one to watch.
“Marjo is generous, sparkling, open, she has a taste for giving. Marjo is touched by talent and by the new generation. It’s definitely going to be fun to watch her go. Everyone knows her, everyone knows her songs,” added Émilie Fournier.
Mario Pelchat has been in the industry for four decades. In addition to having constantly enriched his repertoire, he turned to production and management, allowing several talents to emerge over the years.
“Mario Pelchat told us that he hoped to become a coach at The voice. He said yes right away. For him, discovering new talents, it turns him on and he has a whole voice, ”said the producer to the content.
Finally, Marc Dupré will be on his eighth appearance as a coach in nine seasons of The voice. As well say that it is part of the furniture. The one who just animated Star
Academy and launching a new album has plenty of shows scheduled for the next few months.
“Tell me about a guy who doesn’t let go of his world, who continues to talk to them, who therefore likes to write tunes to sometimes give them to others. He shares, he is very appreciated. I find it fun that the coach with the most experience comes back and is a mainstay. He will be able to support the other coaches,” said Émilie Fournier.
It will be necessary to wait still before knowing the identity of the “supercoach”.
▶It’s already time for pre-auditions in order to carve out a place for The voice. These are held in Montreal (June 2 to 5, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., at the MELS Saint-Hubert Studios) and in Quebec City (June 9 to 12, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., at the Hôtel Plaza Québec) .