David Bisbal
Spanish singer
David Bisbal
David Bisbal Ferré is a Grammy-winning Spanish pop singer. He gained his initial fame as a runner up on the interactive reality television show Operación Triunfo. He has since released four studio albums, all of which topped the Spanish Albums Chart, in addition to recording a number of live albums. He's toured throughout Europe and Latin America and is now considered to be a crossover international artist.
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Alex Cuba Hits The Road With Funk And Soulful Rythms
Huffington Post - over 3 years
Alex Cuba has captivated the attention of music lovers by bringing soul, funk and traditional Latin rhythms together. Now, he’s bringing his sound to the states in a 16-city U.S. tour that kicks off September 17. His U.S. tour will start in Houston, Texas and end on October 14 in New York, N.Y. He will perform favorite hits from earlier releases give a sneak peek to some new tracks in his upcoming album. “Alex Cuba looks exactly like his music sounds: funky, soulful, and, yes, suave. …minutes into his set, the audience, is spinning around the dance floor …[Alex] is giving them something irresistible and completely unexpected: an evening of old-school soul and funk – en español,” stated the Boston Globe. Alexis Puentes, better known for his stage name Alex Cuba, plays guitar and bass and sings in both English and Spanish, making music that is both soulful and true to his roots. Artists such a Ray Charles is an obvious trait of his sound. The 39-year-old won Best ...
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Festival People en Español Performers Talk Upcoming Concert
Huffington Post - over 3 years
People en Español is hosting one of the biggest Latin celebrations of the year, Festival. The concert will take place in San Antonio, Texas on Labor Day weekend (August 31st and September 1st), and the lineup includes performances by Gloria Estefan, Demi Lovato, and Wisin y Yandel, along with many more. “Performing in San Antonio for Festival People en Español is a true homecoming for me,” stated Gloria Estefan. “My roots run deep in San Antonio, and I’m looking forward to performing at Festival. It gives me the opportunity to reconnect with my fans in San Antonio and from all across the country.” I got a chance to hear from some of the artists featured at this year’s celebration in San Antonio, Texas. Kat Dahlia and Grupo Treo shared how much of an honor it is to be able to perform at Festival along with projects that they currently have in the works… check it out! Kat Dahlia talks Festival and new album VOXXI: Festival is one of the nation’s leading celebratio ...
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Jenni Rivera Tribute At Premio Lo Nuestro
Huffington Post - about 4 years
The iconic Jenni Rivera will be remembered in a special tribute at the 25th Anniversary of Premio Lo Nuestro awards show on Thursday, Feb. 21. The show’s organizers are keeping hush the list of performers who will be part of the Jenni Rivera tribute, only releasing the name of the singer’s brother Lupillo. Rivera was nominated for five Premio Lo Nuestro awards this year including, for her Joyas Prestadas album, Pop Album of the Year. She was also nominated in the pop category for Best Female Artist of the Year and Best Song of the Year for A Cambio de Que. In the regional music category she was nominated for Female Artist of the Year and in the general category her nomination was for Artist Premio Lo Nuestro of the Year. The death of 43-year-old Jenni Rivera has left the her family, fans and the Latino music community in mourning. In the week following news of her plane crash in Monterrey, Mexico, sales of her albums surged 1,014 percent, according to Billboard. Ag ...
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David Bisbal in Concert Pictures
Monsters and Critics - about 4 years
We have added a set of pictures from the event "David Bisbal in Concert".
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´Ourense no es ciudad para traer a artistas como Shakira o David Bisbal´ - Faro de Vigo
Google News - over 5 years
–El concierto de David Bisbal en julio de 2010, en el recinto de Expourense, no tuvo la recepción esperada. ¿Por qué no tuvo el éxito previsto? –Sí, el concierto de Bisbal fue fatal. Ourense no es provincia para torear en estos temas
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David Bisbal programa un concierto acústico en Santiago - latercera.com
Google News - over 5 years
El cantante David Bisbal anunció un concierto acústico, programado para el próximo 29 de septiembre, a partir de las 21.00 horas, sobre el escenario de Teatro Oriente, en Santiago. El artista español promete una presentación íntima, protagonizada por
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bisbal suelta el microfono para pasarse a la fontaneria - Vanitatis.com
Google News - over 5 years
A raíz de su ruptura con la diseñadora Elena Tablada, David Bisbal ha decidido liarse la manta a la cabeza y dar un giro a su vida haciéndose fontanero. Quizás haya sido por su rivalidad con su tocayo y otrora amigo, David Bustamante, el cual puede
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David Bisbal te canta al oído - La Voz del Interior
Google News - over 5 years
David Bisbal adelanta cómo será su concierto acústico en Córdoba. Dice que es un show íntimo en el que afloran sus sentimientos. También habla de la relación con sus fans, que quiere que sea cercana. DAVID BISBAL. En su acústico, promete baladas y
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David Bisbal acusa a la prensa escrita de manipular sus palabras - Terra España
Google News - over 5 years
Aunque su relación con los medios, en general, y con la mayoría de los periodistas, en particular, es excelente, David Bisbal no ha dudado en arremeter duramente contra la prensa. Eso sí, escrita. El extriunfito, que desde que se anunció la separación ... - -
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DAVID BISBAL - PLOMERO EN LOS UNICOS 2011 - YouTube
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Miley Cyrus Starring in Comedy About God, Report Says - Fox News
Google News - over 5 years
June 6: Miley Cyrus and David Bisbal performing in Rock in Rio music festival in Madrid. Singer and actress Miley Cyrus will produce and star in an upcoming comedy about God, entertainment news website Contact Music reported Tuesday
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David Bisbal Tour “Acústico” este 17 de julio en Caracas - Agencia Carabobeña de Noticias
Google News - over 5 years
Faltan pocos días para que el astro español David Bisbal presente una única función en Caracas este domingo 17 de julio de 2011, en el Anfiteatro del Sambil, bajo la organización de Solid Show. David Bisbal ofrecerá su primer concierto en acústico,
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David Bisbal, estrella de Operación Triunfo - El Tiempo Ecuador
Google News - over 5 years
David Bisbal Ferre supo aprovechar la oportunidad que le brindó el reality Operación Triunfo, pues luego de su salida del programa vendió cinco millones de discos, consiguiendo 33 Discos de Platino, 17 de Oro y dos de Diamante. Bisbal dejó sus estudios
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¡David Bisbal es un grosero! - impre.com
Google News - over 5 years
¿Qué le pasa recientemente al cantante David Bisbal? Francamente no ha podido superar su rompimiento con Elena Tablada, y eso le ha hecho volverse grosero y agresivo. David que siempre se ha caracterizado por mostrarse alegre, simpático y ameno con la
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of David Bisbal
    THIRTIES
  • 2014
    Age 34
    However in January 2014 after appearing on two seasons of the Spanish show and one of the Mexican edition, Bisbal announced he would leave these roles due to a heavy schedule of live and promotional work for his new album Tú y Yo.
    More Details Hide Details Internationally, Bisbal enjoys popularity in a great number of countries. All discography information obtained from the David Bisbal Official Website
  • 2012
    Age 32
    On November 15, 2012, in Las Vegas, David Bisbal won his third Latin Grammy, this time in the category "Best Traditional Pop Album".
    More Details Hide Details Bisbal's career took a turn towards its beginnings when he joined the Spanish reality talent show La Voz as a judge, acting as coach to eventual winner Rafa Blas in the first series. In addition he was a judge on La Voz... México on the third series of the show.
    Writing about Bisbal's Albert Hall concert in September 2012, Boris Izaguirre described him as "the voice of Spanish emigrants" and "The Julio Iglesias of the lost generation", noting that many Spaniards in their twenties who had been forced to emigrate by the financial crisis had grown up during Bisbal's rise to fame during the previous decade's economic boom.
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    In 2012 he got platinum in Spain for his CD live Royal Albert Hall.
    More Details Hide Details During the tour of "Una noche en el Teatro Real," the Spanish artist played some of the most iconic theaters and auditoriums in Spain, North America, Latin America, the Southern Cone and major European capitals. A total of 128 concerts in such unique venues as the Royal Albert Hall in London, Carnegie Hall in New York or Luna Park in Buenos Aires.
  • 2011
    Age 31
    On November 5, 2011 he was released his first acoustic DVD entitled "Una noche en el Teatro Real," recorded in the musical temple four days earlier.
    More Details Hide Details In its first week on sale he got a record to beat for the first time a DVD sales of a CD in seven days getting to sell more than 50,000 copies obtaining Double Platinum. On January 18 he won the Triple platinum surpassing the figure of 75,000 copies sold.
  • 2010
    Age 30
    On November 14, 2010 he was presented the Gold Record for the sales of the album in USA and Puerto Rico.
    More Details Hide Details David Bisbal sang the Spanish especially for the soap opera "Herederos de una venganza." This telenovela is one of the highest rated in Argentina, which starred Romina Gaetani, Luciano Castro and Federico Amador, where all romantic moments are set to music by the song sung by David Bisbal. The authors of this issue are the Bisbal himself, Sebastian Bazan and Karen Oliver.
  • TWENTIES
  • 2009
    Age 29
    Bisbal also won his first Latin Grammy in 2009.
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    His fourth studio album Sin Mirar Atrás was released on 20 October 2009 in Spain, Latin America and the United States.
    More Details Hide Details The first single from the album was "Esclavo de tus Besos", under the production of Mexican-born Armando Ávila. Its world premiere was on August 24 and the video came out on September 7. It was one of the most successful singles of the Spanish singer throughout his career, reaching number 1 on sales and radio charts in Spain, Latin America and the United States. On January 9, 2010 Promusicae announced that "Esclavo de Tus Besos" had earned a double platinum certification for its more than 80,000 copies sold in Spain, and it also earned a platinum certification in Argentina for more than 20,000 copies sold. The second single from the album was "Mi Princesa". The song "24 Horas" made by Espinoza Paz Mexico, the third single in the U.S. and Latin America, was presented at the 2010 Billboard Awards, while in Spain the single was "Sin Mirar Atrás", a song that gives title to the album.
  • 2008
    Age 28
    In 2008, Bisbal performed a duet with Rihanna, "Hate That I Love You", which was included in the re-issue of Good Girl Gone Bad.
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  • 2006
    Age 26
    Premonición became the third studio album by David Bisbal released on 3 October 2006.
    More Details Hide Details By the end of its first week of release, it had achieved enough sales to be certified as 5 times platinum with sales over 400,000 copies in Spain alone. On October 20, 2009, Bisbal released Sin Mirar Atrás, receiving positive reviews On the track "Aqui Ahora", which is features on the album Premonicion, David worked with writer/producer DJ Sammy. After achieving fame as Operación Triunfo finalist, he signed a contract with label Vale Music, offering him the opportunity to record his first solo debut album. The album, entitled Corazón Latino, was released in Summer 2002, recorded in Miami and produced by Kike Santander. The album reached number one in its debut week selling over 600,000 copies, breaking sales records; the album stayed for seven consecutive weeks at number one on the Spanish Albums Chart. With more than 900,000 copies sold in Spain, Bisbal was launched to the rest of Spanish-speaking countries; his debut album would be released on October 15. In January 2003, Bisbal received an Amigo award in Madrid's Palacio de Cristal de la Arganzuela. On October 31 he began his first tour in Latin America, in Argentina; he visited 12 countries and performed 17 live concerts. In November a special issue of Corazón Latino' was released in Mexico.
    The first single of his third studio album Premonición, "Quién me iba a decir" was released in August 2006.
    More Details Hide Details The album was released on 3 October 2006. It sold more than 900,000 copies. On October 24 he performed at the seat of European Parliament in Strasbourg where he gave an exclusive concert, in which he performed the songs from his album, to representatives of 25 member countries. The album stayed for a month at number one on the Spanish chart. The singer won an Ondas Award in a ceremony held at the Barcelona Teatre Musical, and a Micrófono de Oro award. In January 2007, the second single from the album "Silencio" stayed for eight weeks at number one in Los 40 Principales.
  • 2005
    Age 25
    In March 2005, he also released a DVD Todo Por Ustedes that contained live registrations of some of his concerts in the United States, Latin America and Spain.
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  • 2004
    Age 24
    In February 2004, he released his second album entitled Bulería, again produced by his friend Kike Santander.
    More Details Hide Details It found similar success in Spain and throughout Latin America, hitting diamond level with more than 1 million albums sold in Spain alone, becoming the best Spanish seller of 2004.
  • 2002
    Age 22
    She went on to sing "Europe's Living a Celebration" for Spain in the Eurovision Song Contest 2002 competition in Tallinn, and Bisbal accompanied her as a backing vocalist.
    More Details Hide Details Bisbal signed a contract with Vale Music Record label and released his first album recorded in Miami under the title Corazón Latino with Kike Santander. The album became 7 times platinum by summer 2002 after having topped the Spanish charts. The first single from the album, called Ave Maria, had a phenomenal success. After winning the Latin Grammys, the album went platinum (over 1 million sales).
  • 2001
    Age 21
    In October 2001 he auditioned for the first ever edition of Operación Triunfo (Spanish version of Star Academy) where he was accepted and was one of the 16 contestants.
    More Details Hide Details He reached the final, where he was the runner-up behind Rosa López. The top three contestants qualified for a secondary phase of the contest, where the prize was the chance of representing Spain in the Eurovision Song Contest. He came second in the Eurovision phase with the song "Corazón Latino", losing to Rosa López.
    In 2001, he was one of 16 contestants from the first Spanish edition of 'Idol' contest designed to choose the representative for the festival 'Eurovision' of that year.
    More Details Hide Details Finally he came in second place to Rosa Lopez. Bisbal also performed at Eurovision with Rosa Lopez, David Bustamante, Chenoa, Gisela and Geno, in the chorus. David Bisbal left school early and worked in a platinum and flower nursery. He was encouraged by his colleagues to audition for a music contest and he initially became part of Orquesta Expresiones where he continued singing and dancing.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1979
    Born
    David Bisbal was born on June 5, 1979 in Almería (Spain), son of José Bisbal, a professional boxer and part of a trio of flamenco music, and Maria Ferre.
    More Details Hide Details He is the youngest of three siblings, a brother named José María and a sister named María del Mar. He loved to perform in public. As a child, Bisbal showed a talent for performing, but was always very shy about doing so. Bisbal dropped out studies at the institute IES Al-Andalus (Almeria) in the penultimate year of secondary education (around he was fifteen years old) and his father took him to work for Ranger, in the municipal nursery in Almeria, which was his first known work. Years later he met the producer of the Orchestra Expressions, who discovered David singing, and after listening to and discovering his vocal quality, offered him employment as the main voice of the orchestra. David began working in Orchestra Expressions, a popular band in Almeria. He gradually began to develop as a singer, and to discover his passion for music. Having been in the orchestra, David went to the auditions for Pop Idol, in Barcelona, Spain.
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