kim ray's biography
Author, composer and performer, Kim Ray is a great passion for music. This artist share his songs with powerful and catchy lyrics and melodies. His voice, a subtle blend of James Blunt and Bob Seger, he captivate us with this heat in his voice. With an intense and charismatic stage presence, Kim Ray is taking place in the very competitive world of country / pop music.
In 2005, Kim participates in hearings of the popular Canadian Idol. He goes to the top 50 and the show decides to use his performance in its television advertising. In 2008, Kim has the chance to perform in front of the international singer and producer Akon and receives beautiful critical of the ex-president of Sony Music, Rick Dobbis.
After the release of his debut album Inside Out in 2011, Kim Ray went to Nashville to inspire even more American country culture. Influenced by many artists and music style, Kim offers us When you smile, his second album mixing pop / rock and country perfectly. Within a month, his first single “Before I Die”, playing on the radio from coast to coast. The title track “When You Smile” is now available as a second single.
Recently, April 21, 2016, Kim Ray was in Los Angeles as part of a gala organized by Akademia Music Award for the prize of "best country song" in addition to being nominated as "Artist of the year ".
Soon, Kim will present his new show When you smile gathering a few pieces of his repertoire as well as songs from artists such as Jack Owen, Eric Church, Keith Urban etc. He was passing in Quebec with his musicians in the festival Poutinefest and Ribfest Laval May 21 and 27. It also offered a performance with DJ PAT.NO. on Crescent Street during the festivities of the Montreal Grand Prix on June 11. You can also see him in Toronto on July 26, and September 15, at the Festival Western de St-Tite. Kim Ray, a Quebec artist to watch closely that begins to illustrate in Canada and the United States.