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Juanes whose real name is Juan Esteban Aristizábal Vásquez was born on 9th August 1972, is a musician from Columbia. He was born in Carolina del Príncipe, Antioquia, Colombia and started playing guitar when he was seven years old. His love for music could be seen from the very beginning as he started experimenting with different forms of music for example with traditional Latin sounds like bachata and tango alongwith Colombian folk music. While growing up Juanes was extremely influnced by metal bands like Metallica.
In the year 1988 he formed a metal band Ekhymosis and released their first album titled Niño Gigante. They relesaed five albums and performed with Ricky Martin, Alejandro Sanz and Aterciopelados. In order to start a solo career he disbanded the group in the year 1998. Juanes was signed by Gustavo Santaolalla for his studio album entitled Un Dia Normal which was relesead in 2002. It became a hit in Latin America. The album’s success was not limited to Latin America only rather it became successful all around the world. It won gold certification in Columbia whereas it was certified platinum and multi platinum in Mexico, Columbia and Spain. It was able to set new records as it remained on Billboard’sTop Latin Album charts for ninety two consecutive weeks. Its single A Dios le Pido topped the charts in twelve countries and remained on the Billboard Hot Latin Tracks for 47 consecutive weeks. The album also contained a duet Fotografía with Canadian pop singer Nelly Furtado.
The success of the album lead Juanes to the recording of the remix of Powerless (Say What You Want), Te busqué and Folklore with Nelly Furtado. His albums and songs paved the way for his becoming a popular musician who became known for his outstanding talent through out the world. He won five awards at the 2003 Latin Grammy Awards which included awards for Album of the year, Song of the year and Record of the year. In the year 2004 he released another album titled Mi Sangre (My Blood) and won first position on the Billboard Top Latin Albums. He won numerous Grammy’s and at the 2005 Latin Grammy Awards he won awards for his song Nada Valgo Sin Tu Amor, Best Music Video for Volverte a Ver ("To See You Again") and Best Rock Solo Album for Mi Sangre. Apart from performing at concert and live music shows he has also given an outstanding performance at the 2006 FIFA World Cup Final Draw evening and sang La camisa negra at the event.
Alongwith other musicians he performed at the Nobel Peace Prize Concert in Oslo, Norway that was telecasted in more than 100 countries. In 2008 he released an album called La vida... es un ratico (en vivo). It contained fourteen songs alongwith other songs which were not released previously which included Odio Por Amor (hate for love) and Falsas Palabras (false words). In the year 2010 he gave an appearance in the 2010 FIFA World Cup Concert that further showed his poupularity as his performance was long awaited by the people at large. He was also invited to perform at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York.
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Juanes is a leading solo artist known for his enthralling performances across the world. Prior to this he was a member as well as the founder of the great rock band Ekhymosis. It was based in Columbia and was considered to be one of the most stupendous metal musical groups of the 80’s. Even as a child, Juanes was remarkably inclined towards music. His family further encouraged his keenness towards music and his father taught him how to play guitar. This young passionate instrumentalist grew up to be a superb celebrity with versatile music abilities. His singing is not confined to any one particular music genre; in fact he is well acquainted with a variety of musical styles including folk and tango. However, Juanes witnessed a lot of violence in his country as a child which according to him greatly influenced his overall personality and perception of the world.
Juanes actual career started off with the formation of his band. Ekhymosis initially staged several live performances in their city to gain limelight. In 1993, they released their debut album; Niño Gigant. The album exhibited great musical abilities of this terrific artist. The tracks were mostly based on heavy metal genre. Juanes has stated Metallica as his greatest inspiration for metal music.
Since the beginning, Juanes’s most appealing talent was his live singing capability. Ekhymosis was greatly admired by the spectators for its energetic performances and spirited tracks. They appeared in several leading concerts with artists like Ricky Martin. However, the group disbanded and Juanes went on to pursue his career as a solo artist which was further appreciated by his fans.
His solo albums did really well on the American music charts. His album, Un Día Normal in 2002 received platinum certifications within the very first few weeks of its release. Apart from generating great sales, the album was honored with six prestigious Latin Grammy Awards. All the tracks in this album were astutely written by Juanes. His tracks "Desde Que Despierto", "Un Dia Normal", "A Dios le Pido" and "La Historia de Juan" received widespread recognition for their great rhythmic melodies and wordings. His smashing touring activities in 2004 attained great media hype and further boosted his fan following across countries like Columbia, Mexico and the US. His concerts have always been entertaining where he interacts graciously with the audiences during his performances.
Juanes mostly speaks about his musical influences, career and life during his live shows. His distinctive style of singing and charismatic stage presence attracts large audiences to his shows. In spite of being a one man show, Juanes’s concerts have increasingly remained in the spotlight and positive reviews have been stated about most of his live performances. His pleasantly composed music alone makes it worth attending his live performances. Juanes conveys the message of hope, love, humanity and freedom through his compositions and has also immensely contributed towards the welfare of mankind through heavy donations and charity concerts.
His FIFA World Cup concert in 2010 and his continuous touring activities have achieved him great significance as an artist and made him a role model for the aspiring singers. Juanes has received esteemed awards not only for his great contributions towards music but also to the society at large. He was awarded with L'Ordre des Arts et des Lettre Award by the French cultural minister for his remarkable social contributions. His latest album P.A.R.C.E released in 2010 sold above five million copies across the world. It peaked at the Mexican and Spanish music charts and further strengthened Juanes’s fan base. Since Juanes has worked incredibly hard to achieve his dreams, he encourages everyone to dream freely too and strive hard to accomplish those dreams. Thus, if you wish to be a part of his upcoming dynamic performance then grab your Juanes tickets as soon as you can!