Award winning artist Renée Lamoureux is a Canadian bilingual Métis singer songwriter. Receiving the 2016 Female Artist of the Year Award at the Manitoba Country Music Awards (MCMA), Renée garnered a pile of nominations in 2017 (earning Best Country Album at the Indigenous Music Awards and Manitoba Country Music Association). Her latest sophomore album: 'Dare to be You' chocked full of positive messages sing of perseverance and never giving up. Produced by Murray Pulver (Brothers Landreth, Doc Walker, Sierra Noble), the record delivered much success since its 2016 release from her single 'Two Step' holding steady in the National Aboriginal Music Countdown, reaching at #1 and Je Vise le Ciel hitting 30,000 hits on Spotify. As well, Renée's songs have widely been streaming (averaging 50 spins weekly) over the last year on Sirius XM.
With her adult contemporary-country sound and a voice that ranges from soulfully powerful to sweet and gentle, Renée is sometimes related to the likes of Serena Ryder and Grace Potter. The lyrics strewn throughout "Dare to Be You" ample optimism and words of strength; encouraging listeners to stand true to be the person they were meant to be. Renée has been wowing fans ever since she first arrived in the music scene gaining exposure through her success as one half member of Canadian duo Keith and Renee. Launching eight albums in total during her music career, Renée has toured across North America over a decade, highlights including supporting tours for major artists such as Jann Arden, Dean Brody, Dallas Smith and contributing her philanthropy work with WE Charity (Free The Children) for a three-year span- taking on We Day Winnipeg.
Born and raised in Ile Des Chênes. a small French town south of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Renée began exploring music with piano lessons at the age of six and discovered her singing voice around that same time after her parents bought her and her siblings a microphone. Renée wrote her first song at the age of ten when her 5th grade teacher rented a drum machine and assigned the class to write a song and perform it live to their parents.
Her past music has been placed on AT&T commercials in the USA, Degrassi The Next Generation and Degrassi Goes Hollywood, 15 Love and several Hallmark movies.