Olivia Ruiz to perform in Toronto – May 12, 2014
French singer Olivia Ruiz releases her new album “Le calme et la tempête” after a wonderful and inspiring journey. She decided to fly west, where the sun goes down. A place surrounded by fast paces and Cuban warmth, where she can discover, learn and meet new people.
Olivia Ruiz is a female French pop singer belonging to the nouvelle chanson genre. For her studio album “La femme chocolat”, Olivia Ruiz was recognized by the Victoire de la Musique as the Female Artist of the Year in 2007. For the live performances accompanying the record, she also received the prize in the category of Musical Show, Tour or Concert of the Year. The album topped the French chart and was certified as a diamond record for selling more than 750,000 copies in France and made it to the top 50 of the Walloon and Swiss charts. Off the album, the music videos of the tracks "J’traine des pieds" and "La femme chocolat" were placed on rotation on the MCMFrench TV channel in 2006. The singles made it to the top 50 of the French and Walloon charts.