About Lara Fabian
Lara Crokaert also known as Lara Fabian is a half Belgium half Italian that was born on January 9, 1970 on Etterbeek, Belgium. She was a singer-songwriter, musician and actress and started in the year 1986. She plays lots of instruments including piano and keyboards in which she worked under different labels including Polydor, Sony Music and Universal Music Group.
Lara started in joining on many singing competition in which she grabbed most of the prizes. In 1991, she released her first debut album called “Lara Fabian’s eponymous” through Polydor and Universal and it was produced by Rick Allison. It comprises of 10 tracks including “Croire”, “Les murs” and “Dire” which she collaborated with Franck Olivier, Seth Swirsky, Rick Allison, Meissner Stan along side with Jacques Cardona. The album was sold for about 100, 000 copies and it was conquered the Dance-pop songs.
In continuing, she released more albums including “Carpe Diem” in 1994 followed by “Pure” on which it received the Popular Album of the Year in 1997 by Felix Award and she was nominated as Best Female singer as well as Best Selling French Album by Juno Awards of 1997. She followed a self titled album called “Lara Fabian” on November 29, 1999 by Columbia, Epic and Sony Music that was accompanied by a live album called “Live” that was out on 2nd of March 1999.
From the beginning of her released until now, she got 11 studio albums, 4 live albums and 2 compilation albums including the “Best of Lara Fabian” and “Je me souviens”. Through those albums she got plenty of awards all throughout her career including Female Vocalist of the Year, Best Show of the Year on Felix Awards, alongside with Best New Solo Artist of the Year, Best Selling Francophone Album of the year for the album “Pure” and she received the Award for Sales Over 2 Million Units in 1999 and Gold Medal by Women to Women Without Borders in 2000.
She held many shows around the world including in France, Canada, US, Moscow, Belgium, Uk together with Scorpions and Gorbachev. She worked with different artist including Dave Stewart, the pianist Mark Herskowitz, Jean-Felix Lalanne and a lot more. As an actress, she contributed in the film “De-Lovely”, Alice’s Birthday (as Captain voice over) and Ra.One in which she shows her talent as an actress. In that projects, she caught the attentions of many people in her ability as a singer and actress.