At 12, he started writing songs. He studied at Notre-Dame-des-Oiseaux College and later three years at Lycée militaire de Saint-Cyr. After his baccalaureate, in 2009 studied at Paris School of Business called ESG Management School de Paris for three more years later continuing for a business diploma in London. Finally he studied styling at École supérieure des arts et techniques de la mode (ESMOD) graduating in June 2014.
His varied specializations gained him social and artistic diversity. In 2011, Vianney met Isabelle Vaudey, his manager who arranged for public performances and a meeting with Antoine Essertier who offered to produce his debut album Idées blanches recorded in summer of 2013 and released on 20 October 2014. With the album, he was signed to the "Tôt ou tard" record label in February 2014. His first charting single from the album was "Je te déteste" with the music video directed by Nicolas Davenel.
The follow up single "Pas là" became his biggest chart success. The music video was directed by Nicolas Bary and featuring Lola Bessis in the video. He took part in the 30-event tour of Florent Pagny entitled Vieillir ensemble, and had collaborations with various artists including Samaha of Shaka Ponk and with Joyce Jonathan in "Les filles d'aujourd'hui". He also recorded an acoustic version of his album Idées blanches.
On 27 January 2015, he won the W9 Talent Award against other nominated acts Christine and the Queens, Indila, Black M, Irma, The Dø, Camélia Jordana, Peter Peter, Brigitte and Adrien Gallo. He was nominated for "Revelation Album of the Year" during Victoires de la musique 2015. In 2016, he won the "Artiste interprète of the Year" at the same event. Read more on Last.fm.
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