Mr. Pokora shunned by The Victories of Music? The reason revealed …
The singer did not convince!
M. Pokora is disappointed. Of that there is a hit with his cover album of Claude François , My Way , already sold over 300 000 copies, the singer of 31 years has (again) been nominated for a Grammy ( France 2 ).
It is on the plateau of Touche not in my post (C8), on January 14, that the singer of Just a photo of you had expressed his disappointment after learning that he would not be in contention. “No I’m not named, I sell too many albums I think … When you’re too popular, you can not! “, He had visibly annoyed.
Contacted by our colleagues of Télé Star , Gilles Désangles, director general of Victoires de la musique, responded to this minipolemic launched by the singer revealed by Popstars 3 on M6 . ” If he is not named, it is simply because there are not enough voters who considered that Mr. Pokora’s album was remarkable enough to select him ,” he said. Explained, factual.
As a reminder, the Academie des Victoires comprises 600 voters, including 200 artists, musicians and composers, 200 producers of recordings or live shows and 200 representatives of the press, record stores, technicians … A college that Not judged My Way worthy to feature in the 2017 competition.
For information, this year, the nominees for the Victoires de la Musique in the category “Male Artist of the Year” are: Benjamin Biolay , Vincent Delerm and Renaud .