Vanessa was born and raised in Gatineau, Quebec, Canada in 1994. She is the youngest of 3 children of the Lavoie family. She is a Country Singer, Song Writer and Composer with a touching and powerful voice. Her favorite female recording artists are Carrie Underwood and Shania Twain. Vanessa started singing at school performances at the young age of 9 years old. Winner of several singing competitions from 2007 to today, she was given professional contracts to sing in different Festivals in the Provinces of Ontario and Quebec since 2008. She also sings in various country artists’ album release, shows, events and Galas. She performed at « La Place des Arts » in Montreal, « La Maison de la Culture » and « La Maison du Citoyen » in Gatineau. In 2012, she also performed at the Hot Air Balloons Festival in Gatineau for the first part of “Simple Plan” in front of an audience of 90,000, She also sang at the finals of the Casino Lac Leamy Fireworks in Gatineau. She had the chance to sing with renowned musicians such as Allen Bragg, Don Reed, Louis Schryer, Nelson Colt, Jason Roos, Jeff Smallwood. She has also been interviewed several times with newspapers, magazines, radio stations and television stations. Vanessa has over 400 stage performances and she works real hard to evolve in the music business. Vanessa released her first music album in 2010. Her album was produced by Studio Capitale and are all French & English Country/Pop songs. Vanessa’s talent impressed Sandra Dorion, a renowned singer from the Quebec province, at a point where she invited Vanessa to sing her song “Don’t Turn and Walk Away” on her new album released in 2011. Vanessa was chosen through an Audition by the Canadian Odyssey Showcase do sing in their show in February 2014. She is working on her 2nd album. On January of 2014, Vanessa met with Ricki Landers Friedlander, Chairman and CEO of RLF Victor Productions in Toronto. In October 2014, Vanessa was nominated for female Pop artist at the LA Music Awards in Los Angeles California. Her song Don’t Turn and Walk Away written by Serge Ouellette was #1 in October 2014 at the KX 92.1 Hot Country Radio station in Palm Springs California.