Multiple award-winning Brussels-born pop star, Lara Fabian, kicks off her “50” World Tour 2019 to celebrate her 50 years of life and her 30-year successful music career selling over 20 million albums worldwide. From September 16-23, Fabian will hit four major US cities — New York City,Chicago, San Jose, and Los Angeles. She will continue on to 20 cities throughout Russia and Europe through March 2020. Her world tour features songs from her latest studio album, Papillon, released earlier this year.
A career spanning three decades, Lara Fabian has become one of the best-selling artists in Belgium. In 1988, Fabian was invited to represent Luxembourg at the 33rd Eurovision Song Contest in Dublin, Ireland. The song, “Croire”, reached fourth place and became a hit in Europe, selling nearly 500,000 copies. She followed her success with her 1991 debut self-titled album which reached gold in 1993.
Lara Fabian’s breakthrough came with the release of her 1994 album Carpe Diem. The record reached triple platinum within a year and went on to receive two Félix awards at the 1995 ADISQ gala – Best Show Of The Year and Best Female Singer Of The Year. In 1999, Fabian made her first English record, Lara Fabian, which debuted at #1 on the Billboard ‘Heatseekers’ album chart, reached #1 on the French album chart and #2 on the Belgian album chart. “I Will Love Again”, her first English single, reached #1 on the US Billboard Hot DanceMusic/Club Play, and peaked at #32 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Over the years, Lara Fabian has continued to release records and tour extensively around the world. In 2017, she released her English-language album Camouflage, which showed Fabian embarking on a new musical direction. The record contained 12 original tracks, written by Fabian, Moh Denebi and Sharon Vaughn, with new electro-pop production and classical orchestration. Soon after its release, Fabian embarked on The Camouflage World Tour, making 40 appearances and ending the tour in Paris, in June 2018.
Now, Lara Fabian is celebrating her musical legacy with the “50” World Tour 2019. Be sure to catch Lara Fabian when she comes to your city this September, and check out her latest album, Papillon, available on all streaming platforms.