Emilie-Claire Barlow (born 6 June 1976) is a Canadian singer, arranger, record producer, and voice actress. She has released several albums on her label, Empress Music Group, and has voiced characters for animated television series. She sings in English, French, and Portuguese.
Barlow in Mexico, December 2014
|Born||6 June 1976|
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Labels||Empress Music Group|
|Associated acts||Metropole Orkest|
Barlow's first album, Sings, was released in 1998. She has received seven nominations for Canada's Juno Awards with her album Seule ce soir winning for best Jazz Vocal Recording in 2013 and Clear Day winning the same award in 2016. Seule ce soir also won Album of the Year – Jazz Interpretation at the 2013 ADISQ Awards. Barlow was also nominated for the Jack Richardson Producer of the Year Award at the 2016 Juno Awards.
Barlow has voiced various characters for animated television series, including Sailor Mars and Sailor Venus in Sailor Moon, Courtney, Laurie and Ellody in Total Drama series, Chrissy in 6teen, Mrs. Ridgemount in Stoked, Bunny in Almost Naked Animals and Theresa Falcone (MacDougall) in Fugget About It.
Born in Toronto to parents who were professional musicians, Barlow grew up in recording studios and by age seven had begun a career singing television and radio commercials.
She was encouraged by her parents to sing and study several instruments including piano, cello, clarinet and violin. Barlow studied voice at the Etobicoke School of Arts and music theory and arranging at Humber College.
Barlow's grandfathers were ventriloquist Cy Leonard and actor Bob Homme (Who plays "The Friendly Giant"). Her father is award-winning jazz drummer Brian Barlow (aka Brian Leonard). Her mother, Judy Tate, is a composer, arranger and singer. Her uncle was Richard Homme, a Canadian jazz bassist who died 6 May 2011.
- Sings (Rhythm Tracks, 1998)
- Tribute (Rhythm Tracks, 2001)
- Happy Feet (Rhythm Tracks, 2003)
- Like a Lover (Empress, 2005)
- Winter Wonderland (Empress, 2006)
- The Very Thought of You (Empress, 2007)
- Haven't We Met? (Empress, 2009)
- The Beat Goes On (Empress, 2010)
- Seule ce soir (Empress, 2012)
- Live in Tokyo (eOne, 2014)
- Clear Day (eOne, 2015)
- Lumières d'hiver (Empress, 2017)
|2002||Juno Awards||Tribute||Vocal Jazz Album of the Year||Nominated|
|2008||Juno Awards||The Very Thought of You||Vocal Jazz Album of the Year||Nominated|
|2008||National Jazz Awards||Female Vocalist of the Year||Won|
|2008||Gemini Awards||Words to Music: Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame||Best Performance in a Variety Program||Nominated|
|2010||Juno Awards||Haven't We Met?||Vocal Jazz Album of the Year||Nominated|
|2011||Juno Awards||The Beat Goes On||Vocal Jazz Album of the Year||Nominated|
|2011||SiriusXM Independent Album of the Year||Jazz Artist of the Year||Won|
|2013||Juno Awards||Seule ce soir||Vocal Jazz Album of the Year||Won|
|2013||ADISQ Awards||Seule ce soir||Album of the Year - Jazz Interpretation||Won|
|2013||SiriusXM Independent Album of the Year||Jazz Artist of the Year||Won|
|2013||ACTRA Awards||Almost Naked Animals - Miss Surrounding Area (Bunny)||Outstanding Performance - Voice||Nominated|
|2016||Juno Awards||Clear Day||Vocal Jazz Album of the Year||Won|
|2016||Juno Awards||Clear Day||Producer of the Year||Nominated|
|2016||ADISQ Awards||Clear Day||Album de l’année - Jazz||Nominated|
|1992||Oh, What a Night||Lorraine|
|2012||Z-Baw||Mara (voice)||Main role|
|1994||The Mighty Jungle||Cheryl (Voice)||1 episode: "Home Alone"|
|1998, 2000||Sailor Moon||Sailor Mars (voice)/Sailor Venus (voice)||94 episodes, DIC dub and CWI dub|
|1998||Mythic Warriors: Guardians of the Legend||Siren #2 (voice)||1 episode: "Ulysses and the Journey Home"|
|2004||6teen||Chrissy (voice)||3 episodes|
|2005||Wayside||Johan (voice)||1 episode|
|2007||Bakugan Battle Brawlers||Alice Gehabich (voice)||39 episodes|
|2007–2008||Total Drama Island||Courtney (voice)||16 episodes|
|2009–2010||Total Drama Action||Courtney (voice)||17 episodes|
|2009-2010||Bakugan: New Vestroia||Alice Gehabich (voice)||? episodes|
|2009||The Dating Guy||Rachel (voice)/Hot Chick Pot Creature (voice)||1 episode each|
|2009||Stoked||Mrs. Ridgemount (voice)||11 episodes|
|2010||Total Drama World Tour||Courtney (voice)||23 episodes|
|2011-2013||Almost Naked Animals||Bunny (voice)||40 episodes|
|2011||Skatoony||Courtney (voice)||1 episode, Guest|
|2011||Bakugan: Mechtanium Surge||Chris (voice)||12 episodes|
|2011||Beyblade: Metal Masters||Lera (voice)||1 episode|
|2013||Beyblade: Metal Fury||Lera (voice)||1 episode|
|2012–16||Fugget About It||Theresa Maria Falcone (voice)||39 episodes|
|2013||Total Drama: All-Stars||Courtney (voice)||11 episodes|
|2014||Cyberchase||Abby (voice)||1 episode|
|2014-2016||Numb Chucks||Various voices||51 episodes|
|2015||Total Drama Presents: The Ridonculous Race||Ellody and Laurie (voice)||Ellody (5 episodes), Laurie (7 episodes)|
|2018–present||Total DramaRama||Courtney (voice)||TBA|
- "Emilie-Claire Barlow".
- "Artist Summary - The JUNO Awards".
- "Jack Richardson Producer of the Year". The JUNO Awards.
- "» 2008 National Jazz Awards Handed Out Jazz Elements: jazz & blues music blog with news, reviews, concerts & more, with a Canadian focus".
- Alex Henderson, Emilie-Claire Barlow, Allmusic, retrieved 23 November 2010.
- "Biography of Cy Leonard". Cy Leonard official site. 2008. Archived from the original on 26 May 2008. Retrieved 22 April 2013.
- "Brian Barlow".
- "Nominees in major categories for the 23rd Gemini Awards". thestar.com.
- "2011 Nominees/Winners - INDIES". SiriusXM INDIES.
- "2013 SiriusXM Indies Award Winners -2015 Canadian Music Week May 1-10, 2015". Canadian Music Week 2014. Archived from the original on 11 December 2014.
- "ACTRA Toronto - ACTRA Awards in Toronto 2013 nominees announced".
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| Voice of Sailor Mars
Eps. 65 - 82
| Voice of Sailor Venus
Eps. 83 - 159