Jaci Velasquez
American singer
Jaci Velasquez
Jacquelyn "Jaci" Davette Velasquez is an American Contemporary Christian and Latin pop singer—in both English and Spanish languages. Velasquez has sold almost five million albums around the world, recorded three Platinum and three Gold albums, and recorded 16 singles that hit No. 1 plus six more that hit the top-10. She has received seven Dove Awards including Best New Artist and Female Vocalist of the Year.
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'VeggieTales' sets sail with musical 'Noah's Ark'
USA Today - about 2 years
Wayne Brady and Jaci Velasquez star in the biblical tale with seven original songs.           
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Jaci Velasquez Holds Live Stream Today
All Access - about 5 years
INPOP RECORDS artist <a class="fplink fp-491065" href="/jaci+velasquez+1">Jaci Velasquez</a> will be holding a live stream TODAY, MONDAY, JANUARY 23rd at 4:30p (CT) via her website at jacivelasquez.com. The interview will be hosted by radio host … more
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Out of town arts and entertainment events - Richmond Times Dispatch
Google News - over 5 years
Point of Grace, Jaci Velasquez and Salvador in Christian pop music, 2 pm Saturday at Ferguson Center, Christopher Newport University, Newport News. $22-$42. (757) 594-7448. Co-headliners Buckcherry and Papa Roach joined by Puddle of Mudd, POD,
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Inpop Records Announces FreeFall Tour With Rush Of Fools - CMSpin
Google News - over 5 years
Inpop Record&#39;s roster includes Newsboys, Jaci Velasquez, Superchick, Mat Kearney, Tricia Brock, Jimmy Needham, and The Advice. For more information, visit inpop.com. Mocha Club is a new generation of activists giving up the cost of two mochas a month
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Inpop Records sign Latin pop star Jaci Velasquez - Cross Rhythms
Google News - over 5 years
AFTER A lengthy hiatus Latin/CCM star Jaci Velasquez will return to the scene with a new album released through Inpop Records. The project, &#39;Diamond&#39;, will be released on 7th February 2012. Taking a few years off to marry fellow musician Nic Gonzales
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Jaci Velasquez signs to Inpop Records - ChristianToday
Google News - over 5 years
Jaci Velasquez has just signed up to the Inpop records, the musical home of Newsboys, Superchick and other popular Christian artists. Her debut album with the label, Diamond, has been slated for release on February 7, 2012
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Roselyn Sánchez se encuentra feliz con su embarazo - Cinequo
Google News - over 5 years
Tal parece que en los últimos meses la cigüeña se encariñó con las famosas, ahora le tocó el turno a la actriz Roselyn Sánchez quien participó en la película “Chasing Papi” junto a Sofía Vergara y Jaci Velasquez, quien anuncio que está feliz con su
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Jaci Velasquez signs new deal with Inpop Records - Examiner.com
Google News - over 5 years
Jaci Velasquez has been out of the music scene for several years now. She&#39;s been busy with her husband, Nic Gonzalez of Salvador, and their two kids. Finally after a long hiatus, Velasquez has signed a new record deal with Inpop records and will
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Summer Fun continues at Greer Stadium during Four-Game Weekend Homestand - Clarksville Online
Google News - over 5 years
Seven-time Dove Award winning artist Jaci Velasquez will perform a concert on the plaza stage near the first-base entrance at Greer Stadium, beginning at 5:35pm. Also on Saturday, the Nashville Sounds will go to bat for Ronald McDonald House Charities
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Ginny Owens: The singer songwriter marches back with a Soul Stride - Cross Rhythms
Google News - over 5 years
He&#39;s written Christian radio hits for Toby Mac, Krystal Meyers, Mandisa, Jaci Velasquez and Storyside:B and his Soul Stride Records promises to be just the shot in the arm Nashville&#39;s CCM industry needs. The first release on Soul Stride by gospel team
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The Pulse of Entertainment: Cedric ... - Eurweb.com
Google News - over 5 years
The Christ-like proprietor for the non-existing diner (Bruce Marchiano) changes the lives of “most” of the five strangers that include an arrogant businessman (Steve Borden); a lonely woman (Jaci Velasquez); a runaway teenager; and an estranged couple
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Katelynne Cox: A 16 year old singer who's overcome school bullying - Cross Rhythms
Google News - over 5 years
Amy Grant was 16 when she released her first album, Rachael Lampa was 15 and Jaci Velasquez was 12. So it shouldn&#39;t come as too much of a shock that Red Hammer Records have recently released the &#39;One Girl&#39; album by 16 year old Katelynne Cox
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Trevecca has celebration for Hispanic high school graduates - NCN News
Google News - over 5 years
The keynote speaker was Nashville artist and radio personality Jaci Velasquez, who concluded the night with a wonderful performance of her most popular songs sung in Spanish. Graduates also received a certificate to celebrate their graduation and had
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Sounds Announce 2011 Purity Faith Nights® Schedule - Clarksville Online
Google News - over 5 years
Multiple Dove Award-winning artist Chris August headlines this season&#39;s concert lineup, which also features the debuts of Britt Nicole and Jonny Diaz, and the return of Jaci Velasquez to Greer Stadium. Purity Faith Nights® — which were introduced by
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Zimbabwe: Mullen to Grace 'Action 2011' - AllAfrica.com
Google News - over 5 years
&quot;Mullen continued her singing-songwriting-choreography career in the 1990s, singing back-up for Michael W. Smith and the Newsboys, writing for Jaci Velasquez and working as a dancer/choreographer with Amy Grant
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New Contemporary Christian Artist Jessica Ruiz Preps Fall CD Release With ... - PRLog.Org (press release)
Google News - almost 6 years
No surprise she is being compared to Jaci Velasquez and Natalie Grant. Meanwhile, the urban R&amp;B beats and techno bits swirl around her as the drummer pounds with sweat-drenched force.” Jessica is thrilled about the upcoming release
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Putting faith first a constant comfort Graff has strong belief in the power of ... - Green Bay Press Gazette
Google News - almost 6 years
A few of the Christian songs that I enjoy are &quot;On My Knees&quot; by Jaci Velasquez, &quot;Holy&quot; by Nichole Nordeman and &quot;Thy Word&quot; by Amy Grant (YouTube). At Sunday Mass, I especially like the Glory and Praise songs, including &quot;You are Mine&quot; and &quot;On Eagle&#39;s
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Jaci Velasquez
    THIRTIES
  • 2014
    Age 34
    Velasquez and her husband were featured in an episode of the home remodeling reality TV show Renovation Realities which aired December 6, 2014 on the DIY Network.
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  • 2013
    Age 33
    Velasquez released her first Spanish-language lullaby album, Buenas noches mi sol, in 2013 with Fisher-Price.
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  • 2011
    Age 31
    In August 2011, Velasquez signed with a new label, Inpop Records, and her album, Diamond, was released on February 7, 2012.
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  • 2010
    Age 30
    In 2010, she recorded her first Spanish project since 2003 with Juan Carlos Rodriguez, from the Christian Latin pop duo Tercer Cielo.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 2006
    Age 26
    On December 17, 2006, she married Nic Gonzales in a private ceremony in Austin, Texas.
    More Details Hide Details Gonzales is a member of Salvador, a Christian group with whom she had been touring. Their first son Zealand was born in 2007 and their second son Soren in 2009.
  • 2003
    Age 23
    Velasquez married Darren Potuck, of the band AutoVaughn, on August 16, 2003. They were divorced in 2005.
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  • 2002
    Age 22
    Velasquez made her acting debut in the 2002 film Chasing Papi, which also featured Sofia Vergara, Roselyn Sanchez, and Eduardo Verastegui, as well as Nicole Scherzinger in a cameo role.
    More Details Hide Details It was released nationwide in the United States in April 2003. The movie reached No. 11 at the box office, and grossed $6 million worldwide. Velasquez also starred in the Christian films The Encounter and Jerusalem Countdown, both released in 2011. In November 2010, Velasquez began co-hosting the "Family Friendly Morning Show" with Doug Griffin after being a guest host for several months. The show airs on over 100 U.S. radio stations for four hours each weekday morning.
  • 2001
    Age 21
    In 2001, she released her second Spanish effort, Mi Corazón.
    More Details Hide Details The album's lead single, "Como Se Cura Una Herida," topped the Billboard Hot Latin Tracks, and became one of the biggest singles of the year, receiving multiple award nominations and wins. The album received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Latin Pop Album. Her Latin music success includes four Spanish-language releases, three No. 1 Latin Billboard Singles, two Platinum albums, a Premio Lo Nuestro Award for New Artist of the Year, two Billboard Latin Music Awards, and three Dove Awards for Spanish Language Album of the Year. In September 2008, Velasquez was chosen by the State Department's Bureau of International Information Programs as one of the 15 Prominent Hispanic-Americans in the Arts in America.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1998
    Age 18
    In 1998, she signed to Sony Discos and was introduced to Rudy Pérez, who produced her first Spanish-language crossover album Llegar a Ti.
    More Details Hide Details This album enabled Velasquez to achieve crossover success by building a fan base among Hispanics. Her first single, "Llegar a Ti", topped the Billboard Hot Latin Tracks and became the first Christian song to top that chart. The song also gave her a Latin Grammy Award nomination for Best Pop Female Vocal Performance.
  • 1996
    Age 16
    Velasquez released her national debut album Heavenly Place in 1996; five of its songs became No. 1 hits.
    More Details Hide Details The album was later certified Platinum. Velasquez has been distinguished as the fastest selling solo debut recording artist in her genre and the first solo artist in Christian music history to reach gold status with a debut album. She has since released six more English-language albums, two of which were certified Gold. She has produced sixteen No. 1 Christian radio hits and six other top-10 singles, and has won seven Dove awards, including New Artist of the Year and two Female Vocalist of the Year wins. Velasquez has also done ad campaigns for Pepsi, Target, Doritos, John Freida's Frizz-Ease hair products and Helzberg Diamonds.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1979
    Born
    Born on October 15, 1979.
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