Chantal Kreviazuk was bornon 18 May 1974 in Holne, Devon, England, Canadian, British, is Canadian singer-songwriter. Chantal Kreviazuk is a Canadian singer-songwriter of adult contemporary music genre who is also a trained classical pianist. Her music potential became evident when she started playing the piano by herself at the age of three. She received classical music training in piano and vocals, and before long she was winning music competitions within her city. As a teenager, her interest shifted from classical music to pop and she began writing commercial jingles for the radio. While on a trip to Italy, she had a terrible accident that almost killed her. This near-death experience made her realize her life purpose—to become a musician. She worked on polishing her musical skills after this incident and began writing more emotive songs. She was signed by Sony Music Canada and brought out her first album ‘Under These Rocks and Stones’ in 1997 in collaboration with Peter Asher and Matt Wallace. Her debut was a resounding success and her singles ‘Surrounded’ and ‘God Made Me’ won the hearts of fans and critics alike. The biggest breakthrough of her career happened with her cover of ‘Leaving on a Jet Plane’ on the soundtrack to the film Armageddon, which was her first international hit. She has also co-written many songs for other artists like Avril Lavigne, Mandy Moore, and David Cook.
Her fifth album ‘Plain Jane’, released in 2009 reflected her feelings about living a double life
’The 2006 album ‘Ghost Stories’ was her highest charting album ever
She, along with her husband co-wrote a number of songs for Avril Lavigne's 2004 album, 'Under My Skin'
‘What If It All Means Something’, released in 2002 was her third album
Her second album ‘Colour Moving and Still’ (1999) was as successful as her first
In 1998, she recorded a version of the song ‘Leaving on a Jet Plane’ for the soundtrack of the super hit film Armageddon
She created a sensation with her very first album, ‘Under these Rocks and Stones’ released in 1997