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Pintroduced by Léa Salamé and Cyril Féraud, the thirty ninth Victoires de la Musique ceremony is being held on the Seine Musicale in Paris, this Friday, February 9. The singer Zazie (in live performance on the Grand Rex on March 22) may have the privilege of being the primary girl president of the ceremony. Twenty-three artists, nominated in several classes, are within the operating to attempt to win a prize. The present is broadcast reside on France 2 and France Inter, from 9:10 p.m.

This 12 months, we will see faces as assorted as these of Zaho de Sagazan (within the lead with 5 nominations), Aya Nakamura, Jain, Étienne Daho, Gazo, Vianney or Véronique Sanson. The public had the chance to vote for “the best original song” till February 8 at 8 p.m. The artists involved by the nomination might be invited to carry out on stage. However, rapper SDM, nominated on this class, expressed his refusal to sing on stage and was subsequently disqualified. This incident recalled the wrath that the organizing committee had beforehand suffered.

Boycott then rebirth

In 2018, Nicola Sirkis of the group Indochine described the Victoires de la Musique as a “masquerade”. A scarcity of parity in addition to an under-representation of the rap and R&B genres had additionally been criticized, with city music virtually by no means being named in the primary classes. After the coronation of Pierre de Maere for the male revelation in February 2023, towards the rapper Tiakola, SDM known as for a boycott of the present on the networks, denouncing “a lack of respect” in direction of “the artists of the rap planet”.

But that’s now a factor of the previous. At the start of January, the president of this system, Vincent Frèrebeau, confided to France Info his need “to put an end to self-denial and Parisianism”. The jury now made up of 882 music professionals (musicians, labels, producers, journalists, and so on.) can be far more neutral. Looking on the nominations (under), the present now consists of far more city and widespread music. Furthermore, one other ceremony, known as Flamesdevoted completely to this style, might be broadcast in April for the second time on W9.

List of 2024 nominations:

Male artist

Etienne Daho

Pierre de Maere



Female artist



Aya Nakamura

Véronique Sanson

Male revelation

Colorless night time

Love Simone


Female revelation

Adele Castillon


Zaho de Sagazan

Revelation scene

Julien Granel


Zaho de Sagazan


Vianney – At 2 to three

Joseman – J.000.$

Zaho de Sagazan – The Symphony of Lightning

Jain – The Fool

Étienne Daho – Shoot the celebs at night time


SDM – “German racing car”

Clara Ysé – “Sweet”

Pierre de Maere – “Child of”

Zaho de Sagazan – “The Symphony of Lightning”

Louane – “Secret”


Bigflo & Oli



Shaka Ponk

Audiovisual creation

Shay – Commando

Juliette Armanet – Flame

Zaho de Sagazan – The Symphony of Lightning