About Juanes

Juanes is the stage name of Juan Esteban Aristizábal Vásquez, an award-winning Colombian singer-songwriter who has sold more than 15 million albums worldwide.

∙ He began playing guitar at age seven, learning traditional Colombian folk music styles from his father and older brothers.
∙ After fronting the successful Colombian metal band Ekhymosis, Juanes made his solo debut in 2000 with Fíjate Bien, an album which earned him three Latin Grammy Awards.
∙ Juanes’ 2002 release Un Día Normal hit no. 1 on Billboard’s Top Latin Albums chart and remained in the Top 10 for a record 92 weeks.
Mi Sangre, his 2004 album, sold more than 4 million copies worldwide, and was a Top 10 hit in 15 countries.
∙ Juanes’ biggest hit song, 2005’s controversial “La Camisa Negra,” topped the charts in Spain and ten other countries and was his first single to go Gold in the US.
∙ His 2007 album, La Vida… Es Un Ratico, reached No. 13 on the Billboard 200 and won a Grammy for Best Latin Pop Album.
Más Futuro Que Pasado, released in 2019, became his seventh consecutive studio album to reach the Top 10 of Billboard’s Latin Albums chart.

    Medellín, Colombia
  • BORN
    August 9, 1972

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