Born in La Tuque, Quebec, Sophie Villeneuve is a folk singer-songwriter based in Whitehorse since 2013. Mixing story telling and music, she transports her audience into her Yukon world inspired from Nature and northern adventures. In 2016, Sophie wins the music competitions Pacifique en Chanson and Chant’Ouest in which she also obtains the Public's Choice Award. In 2017, Sophie is the first Yukon francophone artist to represent the Yukon at the prestigious Festival International de la Chanson de Granby. In 2018, Sophie is nominated for Francophone Artist of the Year at the Western Canadien Music Awards.
Her first full-length album, Le Chant du Hibou, was released in January 2018 and produced by Jim Holland from Green Needle Records.