Victoires de la musique 2024: success for Zaho de Sagazan, tied victory for Vianney and Gazo

The 39th Victoires de la Musique ceremony, which took place on Friday February 9 at the Seine Musicale, near Paris, confirmed the meteoric rise of the young artist Zaho de Sagazan with four prizes. A look back at an evening rich in music and emotion.

Rain of awards for Zaho de Sagazan during the 39th Victoires de la Musique ceremony, February 9, 2024. © Bertrand Guay / AFP

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It was with a symphonic reorchestration of a medley of hits by

the singer Zazie

, president of the ceremony, that the 39th Victoires de Musique ceremony opened this February 9 at the Seine Musicale, near Paris. As a preamble, the artist wanted to celebrate “ 

the music that brings us together, the journey, the work, the stage fright […], the defeats as well as the victories

. »

Ten categories were dedicated during the evening. Favorite and nominated in five categories,

Zaho de Sagazan

won four prizes. Aged 24, she won the Victory for the album, the original song for

La symphonie des éclairs,

the Victory for stage revelation and female revelation. The singer recalled that “

 to be sensitive is to be alive and you are never too alive

”, to a round of applause.

Also listen to Zaho de Sagazan, resolutely modern music

On a little cloud with the sublime “Symphonie des Éclairs” by Zaho de Sagazan (@zahodesagazan) 🌩️ #Victoires2024

— France tv (@FranceTV) February 9, 2024

Surprise for the male artist of the year category. Two tied Victories were awarded, one for Vianney, confirmed darling of French song, and the other for the rapper Gazo, prodigy of drill


a style which emerged in the 2010s in Chicago.

A Franco-Cameroonian pianist, Yamê is crowned male revelation of the year. He burst into joy when receiving his prize. “

It started as a family affair and here we are. I am proud of my entire team

,” he declared, smiling and savoring his victory.

The joy of Yamê (@Yame_Bantu) who wins the Victory of Male Revelation #Victoires2024

— France tv (@FranceTV) February 9, 2024

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" Aya Nakamura wins her first Victoire de la Musique and not least, that of female artist of the year.

Rain of tributes, from Bernard Lavilliers to Jane Birkin via Jean-Louis Murat

A victory of honor was awarded to

Bernard Lavilliers

for his entire career. Artists of all generations have performed on the Seine musical stage, jumbled together with the flagship titles of Bernard Lavilliers. From

Mains d'or


On The Road Again


Idées noirs

, the singer could not contain his emotion and let a few tears escape.

“I want to hear you sing again and forever, hear your golden voice”

Sandrine Bonnaire’s surprise tribute to Bernard Lavilliers.#Victoires2024

LIVE 👉 pic.twitter. com/Wgsx6NjzCU

— France tv (@FranceTV) February 9, 2024

A heartfelt tribute to Jane Birkin,

who died last July

, was paid. After a retrospective of his most iconic songs, the room applauded for a long time the artist “

who we miss so much

”, underlined the presenters of the evening Léa Salamé and Cyril Féraud.

It is in song that the music victory ceremony salutes the memory of Jean-Louis Murat, who died in May 2023. The singer Raphaël took up in a style with blues tints accompanied by violins

If I should miss you

, tube released in 1987.

Read alsoJean-Louis Murat, singer of the intimate, died at the age of 71

Prize list of the 39th Victoires de la musique

Male artist:

- Gazo and Vianney (ex aequo)

Female artist:

- Aya Nakamura

Male revelation:

- Yamê

Female revelation:

- Zaho de Sagazan

Scene revelation:

- Zaho de Sagazan



The symphony of lightning

, Zaho de Sagazan

Original song:


The symphony of lightning

, Zaho de Sagazan


- Damso

Audiovisual creation:



, Shay

Victory of honor:

- Bernard Lavilliers


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