Nashville recording artist, Laurie LeBlanc from Bouctouche New Brunswick, has won numerous awards including "Country Recording of the Year" at the NB Music Awards for this first English album "Influences". He was also awarded “Album of the Year” for both his French albums “La Pitoune” and “Noir et Blanc” at the Canadian Francophone Country Award Ceremony.
What makes this country artist unique is the fact that he's extremely comfortable singing in both French and English.
With a total of Eighteen nominations and Eight awards since his solo debut in 2010, he also won the prestigious award “Galaxie Etoile” in St-Tite, Quebec, the second biggest Country Festival in Canada. One of his songs was also selected to be included in the festival’s compilation album, which included songs from very well-known artists such as Big & Rich and Gretchen Wilson and more.
Chosen by very-well know promoters in Europe, he was awarded the Canada-France-Country prize which consists of a Tour in France in 2014.
Extremely talented vocally, LeBlanc was invited numerous times to record on various country television shows, including “Pour l’Amour du Country” and “Chanson Via Country” which aired on RADIO CANADA, ARTV and COGECO television networks.
He has performed all over the Maritimes, Quebec and Ontario, as well as aboard the Norwegian Gem ship as part of the Country Music Cruise from New York to the Bahamas. He was very fortunate to share the same stage as Alan Jackson, Brooks and Dunn, Sugarland, George Canyon, Georgette Jones just to name a few.
His first single “La Pitoune” has over 345,000 hits on youtube.