Karim Ouellet is a Canadian pop singer-songwriter. Born in Dakar, Senegal, he was adopted by Canadian diplomats at the age of one year and lived in France, Rwanda and Tunisia before his family returned to live in Quebec City when he was 15.
|Genres||Folk, pop, hip hop|
|Associated acts||CEA, Movèzerbe|
He released his debut album, Plume, in 2011, and was the second-place finisher in that year's Francouvertes competition. He has toured extensively, including appearances at the Francofolies de La Rochelle, Osheaga and SXSW festivals.
He followed up with Fox in November 2012. Ouellet garnered three nominations at the Félix Awards in 2013, including Best Male Singer, Best Single for "L'Amour" and Pop Album of the Year. Fox won the Juno Award for Francophone Album of the Year at the Juno Awards of 2014.
His third album, Trente, was released in March 2016.
- Plume (2011)
- Fox (2012)
- Trente (2016)
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- "L'album « Trente » de Karim Ouellet : l'enfance du doute". Huffington Post, March 11, 2016.