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Béatrice Martin

Beatrice Martin in 2009
Background information
Also known as Cœur de pirate
Born September 22, 1989 (1989-09-22) (age 24)
Montreal, Quebec
Genres pop
Occupations Singer, songwriter
Years active 2008-present
Website www.coeurdepirate.com

Béatrice Martin (born 22 September 1989), better known by her stage name Cœur de pirate, is a Canadian singer and a pianist. She is from Montreal.

Career[change | edit source]

Martin began taking piano lessons when she was 3 years old.[1] She studied in the Conservatoire de Musique de Montreal for 5 years. At 15 years old, she was the pianist of the group December Strikes First.

In 2007, she had a song on MySpace and the group "Bonjour Brumaire" discovered her. After that, she started to sing and play piano with this group. She wrote her own song and left the group in 2008 to concentrate on her own success. She signed with the label Grosse boîte. Her first album, Cœur de pirate was released on 16 September 2008 in Canada and in 2009 in France. For this album, Cœur de pirate has been nominated for many awards. Her second album was released in November 2011. The name of the album is Blonde. In 2011, she has made another album but with another group the Armistisce with the singer Jay Malinowski from the group "Bedouin Soundclash".

Awards[change | edit source]

Juno Awards[change | edit source]

Martin has been nominated for two Juno Awards.[2]

Year Nominated work Award Result
2009 Cœur de pirate Francophone Album of the Year Nominated
2012 Blonde Francophone Album of the Year Nominated

Félix Awards[change | edit source]

The Félix Awards are presented by the Association du disque, de l'industrie du spectacle québécois to artists from Quebec. Martin has won four awards from 13 nominations.

Year Nominated work Award Result
2009 Cœur de pirate Debut Artist of the Year Won
Female Singer of the Year Nominated
Cœur de pirate Pop Album of the Year Nominated
2010 Cœur de pirate Female Singer of the Year Nominated
Concert of the Year Nominated
Quebec Artist Most Celebrated Outside of Quebec Nominated
"Pour un infidèle" Music Video of the Year Nominated
2011 Cœur de pirate Quebec Artist Most Celebrated Outside of Quebec Nominated
Female Singer of the Year Nominated
2012 Cœur de pirate Female Singer of the Year Won
Quebec Artist Most Celebrated Outside of Quebec Won
Blonde Pop Album of the Year Won
Best-Selling Album of the Year Nominated
"Adieu" Pop Song of the Year Nominated
"Golden Baby" Music Video of the Year Nominated
Cœur de pirate (with Howard Bilerman) Album Producer of the Year Nominated

Victoires de la Musique[change | edit source]

The Victoires de la Musique (Music's Victories) is an annual French award ceremony. Martin has won one award from four nominations.[3]

Year Nominated work Award Result
2010 Cœur de pirate Group or Artist Newcomer of the Year (Public Vote) Nominated
"Comme des enfants" Original Song of the Year Won
2011 Cœur de pirate Female Artist of the Year Nominated
2012 Blonde Album of the Year Nominated

Canadian Independent Music Awards[change | edit source]

Martin has been nominated for five Canadian Independent Music Awards, of which she has won one.[4]

Year Nominated work Award Result
2009 Cœur de pirate Favourite Francophone Artist/Group Nominated
2010 Cœur de pirate Favourite Solo Artist Nominated
2012 Cœur de pirate Francophone Artist/Group or Duo of the Year Won
Solo Artist of the Year Nominated
"Adieu" Video of the Year Nominated

References[change | edit source]