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JULIO IGLESIAS


BIO: Julio Iglesias has sold more than 300 million copies of his 80 albums released worldwide, including original versions in various languages, compilations, and live albums, which makes him the Spanish-speaking artist who has sold the most albums in history. As the 1983 Guinness Book of Records recognized, on awarding him the only Diamond Disc ever given by this institution, Julio is the artist who has sung and recorded in the most languages in the history of music: 20 in total. The most recent were in 2006, on the album “Romantic Classics”, in Mandarin Chinese, Philippine Tagalog, and Bahasa Indonesian. * 60 million spectators In the 42 years of his unstoppable career, Julio Iglesias has received 2.600 platinum and gold records. He has performed more than 5.000 concerts in 600 cities around the world, and more than 60 million people have seen him perform live. Julio Iglesias has sung duets with famous artists such as Frank Sinatra, Stevie Wonder, Willie Nelson, Diana Ross, Dolly Parton, Art Gurfunkel, Paul Anka, Charles Aznavour, Plácido Domingo, Sting, The Beach Boys, Nana Mouskouri, Mireille Mathieu, Dalida, Lola Flores, Pedro Vargas, Alejandro Fernández, José Luis Rodríguez, Wei Wei, Zeze di Camargo and Luciano. Julio collects awards, accolades and honors from around the globe. He won a Grammy Award in 1988, and one year later was awarded a star with his name on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He holds an American Music Award and the prestigious “ASCAP Pied Piper Award”, the highest award of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, also given to Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and Barbra Streisand. In 1989 he was named UNICEF Special Ambassador for the Performing Arts, a title he holds with much affection and respect, and which he continues to carry in great esteem until the present day. He is the only foreign artist honored by the Chinese Ministry of Culture, for his record-breaking sales of albums in that country. In 2010, Julio is touring the five continents and he is finishing a new album, which will include the best songs of his career, re-recorded with a modern sound. ---------------------------------------------------------------------- JULIO IGLESIAS - INFORMACIÓN BÁSICA 300 millones de discos Julio Iglesias lleva vendidos más de 300 millones de copias de sus 80 discos editados en todo el mundo, entre originales, versiones en diversos idiomas, recopilaciones y discos en directo, lo que le convierte en el artista hispanohablante que más discos ha vendido en la historia. Como reconoció en 1983 el Libro Guinness de los Records, al hacerle entrega del único Disco de Diamante concedido por esta institución, Julio es el artista que en más idiomas ha cantado, de toda la historia: 20 en total. Los más recientes, en 2006 con el “Romantic Classic”, fueron el chino mandarín, tagalo-filipino y bahasa-indonesio. 60 millones de espectadores En sus 42 años de imparable carrera, Julio Iglesias ha sido acreedor de 2600 discos de platino y oro. Ha ofrecido más de 5000 conciertos en vivo, en 600 ciudades de todo el mundo y lo han visto en directo más de 60 millones de personas. Con Julio Iglesias han cantado a dúo artistas de la talla de Frank Sinatra, Stevie Wonder, Willie Nelson, Diana Ross, Dolly Parton, Art Gurfunkel, Paul Anka, Charles Aznavour, Plácido Domingo, Sting, The Beach Boys, Nana Mouskouri, Mireille Mathieu, Dalida, Lola Flores, Pedro Vargas, Alejandro Fernández, José Luis Rodríguez, Wei Wei, Zeze di Camargo y Luciano. Julio colecciona premios, reconocimientos y distinciones de todo el planeta. Fue galardonado con un Premio Grammy en 1.988 y un año más tarde se descubrió una estrella con su nombre en el Hollywood Walk of Fame. Está en posesión de un American Music Award y del prestigioso premio “ASCAP Pied Piper”, la más alta distinción de la Asociación para las Artes, concedido también a Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald y Barbra Streisand. En 1989, fue nombrado Embajador Especial de las Artes Escénicas de UNICEF, un titulo que guarda con mucho afecto y respeto y del que ejerce con total aprecio hasta el día de hoy. Es el único artista extranjero homenajeado por el Ministerio de Cultura Chino, por su record en la venta de discos en aquel país. En 2010, Julio está de gira por los cinco continentes y está ultimando su nuevo álbum, que incluirá sus mejores canciones, grabadas de nuevo, con un sonido moderno.

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