For the last 15 years, Gérald De Palmas has been one of France’s major artist and songwriter with hits like “Sur la route”, “J’en rêve encore”, “Une seule vie”, “Regarde-moi bien en face”, “Elle danse seule”, “Elle s’ennuie” as well as his collaborations with other major French artists like Jean-Jacques Goldman and Maxime Leforestier. He wrote songs for other artists, one of them is “Marie”, one of Johnny Hallyday’s biggest hits, and “Ten Days (Tomber)” recorded by Céline Dion.
After the success of albums like La dernière année, Marcher dans le sable (over one million units), Un homme sans racine (over 600.000 units), two Victoires de la Musique Awards (1996 and 2002), two NRJ Awards in 2003 and this year in 2010, his album Sortir (2009) has reached platinum status. The album and the two singles “Au bord de l’eau” and “Dans une larme” mark De Palmas’ return to the top of the French charts and radio airplay. Following the release of the album, he has started a 50+ gig tour in big venues throughout France.
De Palmas has been awarded “Most Played Artist on French Radio over the last decade” and ” Most Played Song on French Radio in the last decade” with his song “J’en rêve encore” (source: Yacast), a testimony of De Palmas’s exceptional and long standing popularity.