Paulina Rubio
Mexican singer, actress, dance musician
Paulina Rubio
Paulina Susana Rubio Dosamantes is a Mexican singer, actress, hostess, model and businesswoman. Paulina Rubio is known in Mexico and Latin America as an original member of the popular pop group Timbiriche from 1984 through 1991. Her debut album, La Chica Dorada (1992) was released under EMI Music, followed by 24 Kilates (1993). Her follow-up albums, El tiempo es oro (1995) and Planeta Paulina (1996) helped Rubio become better known in Latin America.
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Selena Gomez Fans Think New Music Is Coming After This Instagram Post
Huffington Post - about 1 month
Selena Gomez’s first 2017 Instagram post has left fans wondering if she’ll be releasing new music soon. New year, new music, right?   Vente pa' ca A photo posted by Selena Gomez (@selenagomez) on Jan 7, 2017 at 12:40pm PST The caption translated from Spanish means “come over here,” but savvy music connoisseurs may also recognize this as the title to Ricky Martin’s latest hit song “Vente Pa’ Ca,” which has also been released in English.  The Spanish caption could also hint at the fact that Selena Gomez is collaborating with Latin megastar Paulina Rubio on her upcoming album’s “danceable” hits. One thing’s for sure: The Selenators Twitterverse is absolutely LIVING for the possibility of new Selena Gomez jams. And we don’t blame them.  NEW MUSIC COMING AHH #Selenators #BestFanArmy #iHeartAwards #SG2 @SelenaGomez — SMG_kindness (@SMG_Kindness) January 7, 2017 The only thing I know is that I need ...
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The Best Winter Vacations Of 2016
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For Condé Nast Traveler, by Paul Rubio. Whether you want to escape — or embrace — the cold, it’s time to start mapping out your winter adventure. From Cape Town to Swedish Lapland, here are our picks for this year’s top warm-and cold-weather winter getaways. 1. Cape Town, South Africa Why we love it: From December to March, South Africa’s safari circuit takes a back seat to Africa’s most cosmopolitan city, thanks to prime weather conditions. During the southern hemisphere’s summer, Cape Town’s restaurant, hotel, and nightlife scenes — which rival major European and American metropolises — are at their best. Plus, it’s growing season in South Africa’s winelands, from Stellenbosch to Franschhoek to Swartland, all of which are just a short road trip away. If you’re still craving wildlife, try a marine safari to see the great white sharks or blue sharks off the coast; hang out with beach-bumming penguins; or explore the lush environs of the Cape Peninsula. See Condé Nast Trav ...
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Kelly Rowland Is Engaged To Producer Tim Witherspoon
Hollywood Life - about 3 years
It’s official! Kelly is engaged to her longtime boyfriend and manager, Tim Witherspoon, a source close to the ’X Factor’ judge confirms to EXCLUSIVELY. Former Destiny’s Child member Kelly Rowland has been keeping her ring finger hidden and her lips sealed about her reported engagement to her boyfriend and manager, Tim Witherspoon – but now can EXCLUSIVELY confirm that the couple really are headed for the alter! We’re so happy for Kelly! Kelly Rowland Engaged To Tim Witherspoon — Marrying Her Manager We had a hunch that Kelly was engaged when she accidentally revealed a beautiful diamond on her ring finger in an Instagram video she posted on Nov. 15. It looks like we were right! Take Our Poll (function(d,c,j){if(!d.getElementById(j)){var pd=d.createElement(c),s;;pd.src='';s=d.getElementsByTagName(c)[0];s.parentNode.insertBefore(pd,s);} else if(typeof jQuer ...
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'The X Factor' Reveals Top 6, Paulina Rubio Flubs Contestant's Name - AceShowbiz
Google News - about 3 years
AceShowbiz 'The X Factor' Reveals Top 6, Paulina Rubio Flubs Contestant's Name AceShowbiz Two other singers are sent home in the latest results show despite Josh Levi's wish that all 8 finalists are saved on Thanksgiving. Tweet. 'The X Factor' Reveals Top 6, Paulina Rubio Flubs Contestant's Name. See larger image. There's no a day off for "The X ... X Factor 2013 Eliminated Josh Levi & Lillie McCloud In November 28th Show ...Hollywood Hills 'X Factor' Recap: 'Treasure' and 'Trouble' on Big Band The X Factor The Results Show November 28 (Review & Videos)Guardian Express Hollywood Life -Hollywood Reporter -Gossip and Gab all 69 news articles »
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'X Factor' Recap: Paulina Rubio Brings Back Josh Levi in Surprise Move
Rolling Stone - over 3 years
Even when The X Factor tries it fails After last week's questionable eliminations the judges apparently sensed something was wrong and wanted to fix it So they decided to bring back a "wild card" contestant – someone the judges think deserves a second chance after getting kicked off Rolling Stone's Complete Coverage of...
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Paulina Rubio knows exactly what she's looking for
Fox News - over 3 years
'X-Factor' judge no stranger to success
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Paulina Rubio Discusses One Of Her All-Time Favorite Artists (VIDEO)
Huffington Post - over 3 years
Paulina Rubio doesn't feel the need to be compared. In a recent interview with HuffPost Live the star discussed some of her favorite female artists. But when a viewer called her the "Latin Madonna" the singer clarified that she was Paulina, although she did say that she looks up to the American artist. "I've admired her since I was a little girl and I love her because she is strong, she's a warrior," Rubio said. Paulina also discussed what it was like to work with salsa legend Celia Cruz. "She was so empowering," Rubio said, "As soon as she stepped onto the set everyone was just smiling." Cruz would've been 88-years-old yesterday and was honored by Google with a doodle of the artist. Paulina, who is known for churning out Spanish pop hits like "Y Yo Sigo Aqui" and "El Último Adiós," recently became one of the newest judges on "The X-Factor" promising "spiciness and tough love" for contestants. Watch Paulina's interview in the video above
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Paulina Rubio Facing Foreclosure On Miami Condo, Homeowners Association Wants To X Her Out
Radar Online - over 3 years
She’s hardly been a hit as the newest mentor on Simon Cowell‘s struggling The X Factor and Paulina Rubio isn’t any more popular with the members of the homeowners association at her Miami condominium building. They filed a foreclosure action against the singer who they accuse of not paying the required maintenance fees on her 18th floor unit for a year and a half, reports GossipExtra. She now owes $30,000 in fees, interest and penalties. PHOTOS: Latin America’s Sexiest Stars “We’re using all collection tools at our disposal,” building manager Didi Ashe told GossipExtra. “But I cannot comment further as the matter is in litigation.” Court records show the homeowners association filed a lien against Rubio in April but she never even acknowledged it forcing the HOA to take the dramatic step of filing for foreclosure. PHOTOS: Actors Who Can Sing
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'X Factor' Recap: Paulina Rubio Gets Booed Over 'Mistake'
Rolling Stone - over 3 years
Just call it Amateur Hour If last night's X Factor proved anything it's that Paulina Rubio is in over her head – oh and she has the weakest team of the season the Boys Rolling Stone's Complete Coverage of 'The X Factor'  As the second week of the Four Chair Challenge unfolded where...
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5 Latino Celebrities Who've Made A Comeback
Huffington Post - over 3 years
We tend to see celebrities as untouchable demigods strutting their stuff on the red carpet or with glamorous spreads in magazines. However, they are as human as all of us. They experience disgrace and great downfall, and it is in these dark times some Latino celebrities have risen to greatness once again. They suffer and strive to return to the path of success just as we do. For them, it is perhaps harder because they do so publicly and are judged on their successes and failures by millions of people. Here are some Latino celebrities who have been able to return from the ashes to rise again like a Phoenix. Latino celebrities: Career-changing comebacks Christina Aguilera Christina Aguilera has always been a show woman. She changes her style with each new album and reinvents herself constantly. Of course her life is also peppered with scandals like her trip up on the National Anthem at the Super Bowl or being arrested for public intoxication. Still she made her comeback as a coa ...
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'X Factor' Recap: Simon Cowell, Paulina Rubio Miss Auditions
Rolling Stone - over 3 years
Last night's X Factor episode showcased a hot pink cowgirl hat a glittery hippie headband a tiara a blood orange poncho an oversized black flower barrette dozens of pairs of fingerless gloves and a potential baby bump – and that was just what Paulina Rubio was wearing When she wasn't...
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'X Factor' Premiere Recap: Kelly Rowland, Paulina Rubio Make Debut
Rolling Stone - over 3 years
Thump thump thump Here that? That's the sound of The X Factor limping back for another season And the big question on everyone's mind is Will the third time be the charm? The show certainly hasn't given up hope  touting itself in the opening credits as having launched "more global stars...
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'X-Factor' Judge Paulina Rubio Promises ‘Spiciness' And Tough Love For Contestants
Huffington Post - over 3 years
“The X-Factor” is going to get a dose of “spiciness” from Paulina Rubio. The Mexican singer will officially crossover to the American market on Wednesday night, with the premiere of Fox's competition show, but the star isn’t planning to change a thing. During a recent press call, Rubio said she felt fortunate to represent Latinos on the show and was excited to surprise this new audience with her outspoken and energetic personality. “When Simon [Cowell] first approached me, I was so excited. I was surprised in the beginning and then I was really, really excited,” the star told reporters. “Of course it’s one of the biggest opportunities right now in my career. And I’m just so excited to see how everybody is embracing the news.” The 42-year-old star has been the reigning “Queen of Latino Pop” for over 25 years and she thinks her lengthy career coupled with her fierce attitude is what will surprise “X Factor” fans the most. “They will be surprised that I have been in the music ...
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How Paulina Rubio Will Save <i>X Factor</i>
Huffington Post - over 3 years
When the announcement came that Paulina Rubio would join Simon Cowell, Demi Lovato and Destiny's Child's Kelly Rowland on the third season of X Factor, a majority of the program's audience was left scratching their heads and asking, "Who is Paulina Rubio? And what does she add to the show?" To Latinos, the Mexican superstar is a household name and has been a staple in the Latin music scene while still garnering sell-out crowds, countless hits, and sales of over 20 million records world-wide. Univision even placed the pop star on its list of most powerful Latinos in the world. Although she looks just as young as some of her female counterparts, the reigning "Queen of Latin Pop" has been making music for over 25 years. And her latest move to X Factor on FOX seemed the perfect fit after having served as a judge on both La Voz Mexico and La Voz Kids. Rubio is an experienced and entertaining addition to the panel and provides Latinos with the opportunity to break another star into main- ...
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Paulina Rubio
  • 2015
    Age 43
    In early 2015, reports confirmed that Rubio had broken up with Bazúa because she found out he was cheating on her, although on 5 March 2016, Rubio gave birth to their son in Miami at Mercy Hospital.
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    In February 2015, Rubio's single "Mi Nuevo Vicio" featuring Colombian group Morat, expected to be included on her eleventh studio album, was released.
    More Details Hide Details It has reached number one in Spain, and number 16 in Mexico. It additionally attained a 2x Platinum certification in Spain for sales of 80,000 copies. In 2007, Rubio launched her own lipstick in partnership with MAC Cosmetics titled "Rubia". Paulina stated, "I love wearing make-up and use MAC products on stage and off, it's suitable for all occasions. I was thrilled when M.A.C approached me to create a new shade of lipstick and I instantly thought it should be a bold, vibrant matte lipstick that will look sexy on all women." In 2008, Paulina launched her own fragrance titled "ORO". The fragrance was released and created in conjunction with Oracle Beauty Brands. "This fragrance is for women like me who believe in themselves; are strong, fun and unpredictable, yet tender and loving. I put so much creativity and love into this fragrance, I feel as if a drop of me is in each and every bottle to be shared with my fans and all women", said Rubio.
  • 2014
    Age 42
    In January 2014, Rubio then sued Telemundo for alleged breach of contract.
    More Details Hide Details In May 2013, it was confirmed that Rubio would become a new judge for season three of the American version of The X Factor alongside Simon Cowell, Demi Lovato and fellow new judge Kelly Rowland. In December 2014, Rubio guest starred as herself on The CW series, Jane the Virgin.
  • 2013
    Age 41
    In 2013, Rubio began dating Mexican singer Gerardo Bazúa, a former contestant from her team on La Voz...
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  • 2012
    Age 40
    In March 2012, Rubio's husband told Hola! that he and the singer were separating after nearly five years of marriage. "It has been a decision by both of us, though it’s possible that I have been more firm when it came to carrying it out," he said in an interview with the Spanish publication. "I have the feeling there is no going back", Vallejo-Nájera said, disclosing that he and Rubio had been living apart since November and that their only communication with each other was about their son, Andrea Nicolás, born in November 2010. Nevertheless, Colate said that he will always be "grateful to Paulina" for their time together. The divorce was finalized in March 2013.
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  • 2010
    Age 38
    On Sunday, 14 November 2010, Rubio and her husband welcomed their first child, a boy named Andrea Nicolás Vallejo-Nájera Rubio in Miami, Florida.
    More Details Hide Details Prior to the birth, Rubio had planned on having a water birth at home, but was rushed to the hospital and spent the weekend with doctors working to stabilize the health of the baby. Hospital staff tried to send Rubio home so that she could realize her dream of a natural home birth, but the complications led her medical team to schedule a c-section. On 11 January 2011, her father, Enrique Rubio González, died at the age of 67 in a Mexico City hospital. A consensus of various news sources attributed his death to kidney failure.
    On 15 September 2010 Paulina announced on her Twitter page that she was expecting a boy.
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    On 5 May 2010, the artist announced through Twitter that she was expecting her first child.
    More Details Hide Details Her brother, Enrique Rubio, corrected the statement that she was supposedly expecting twins, which was not true. Paulina stated that if the child was a boy, he would be named after his father, Nicolás. If it was a girl, she would be named after Rubio's great-grandmother, Micaela.
  • 2009
    Age 37
    In 2009, the singer received recognition from the American Heart Association for her work with the organization.
    More Details Hide Details Rubio also performed at the event to raise funds. On 3 December 2009, Paulina held a press conference announcing the creation of an organization in partnership with the Lili Claire Foundation to provide assistance to children living with neurological disorders and their families. Fundación Paulina Rubio is a project inspired by children in anguish as a result of homelessness, birth defects, and lack of education among other pernicious plights that many face today. By directing funds through other pre-existing organizations, such as The Lili Claire Foundation, children will receive a unique and comprehensive blend of support services including medical and behavioral genetics clinics, psychosocial counseling, advocacy services, information libraries, and community outreach that will ultimately help improve the lives of families and children living with neurogenetic disorders. In 2010, Rubio hosted the Paulina & Friends exclusive benefit concert for The Lili Claire Foundation which showcased musicians such as Luis Fonsi, Aleks Syntek, Noel Schajris, Reik and Fanny Lú. The purpose of the event was to raise funds to build a family resource center. "My friends mean everything to me and I am happy to have the opportunity to share the stage with them to support this great cause. All of them are excellent musicians and I know that as always, they’ll do their best to make this an unforgettable night", said the singer. Jeff Simmons, community relations manager for The Lili Claire Foundation said, "I'm really surprised to see the number of artists who continue to join in on this great event, it's truly a blessing.
    On 11 November 2009 she released the official remix of "Ni Rosas Ni Juguetes" with a new video and it featured the Cuban rapper Pitbull.
    More Details Hide Details The Mr. and Mrs. Smith themed video was premiered to the world in early 2010. Gran City Pop received a Grammy nomination at the 52nd Grammy Awards for "Best Latin Pop Album". The third single from the album was "Algo De Ti", which was released to radio on 22 March 2010 in Spain and on 19 May 2010 in the U.S. However, Universal Music Latino later declined to continue promotion of "Algo De Ti" to radio outlets, as a result it was unable to chart. It received radio support only from the Los Angeles-based KSSE 107.1 FM Súper Estrella station. In February 2010, Paulina participated in a charity song for the people of Haiti, a cover of "We Are The World" in Spanish, titled "Somos El Mundo". Later on, Paulina announced via Twitter that a duet with a talented English singer would be released soon. A few weeks later, a duet featuring Paulina and English singer Taio Cruz leaked to the Internet, which later turned out to be a Spanglish version of Cruz's single "Dirty Picture". The collaboration was released on the Spanish edition of his album Rokstarr. In February 2011, it was confirmed that Paulina would participate on MTV Unplugged: Los Tigres del Norte and Friends, a live album by Los Tigres del Norte. Paulina and the band performed "Golpes en el Corazón", which was released as the first single off the album on 23 May 2011.
    Paulina began her Gran City Pop Tour, her third international trek, in September 2009.
    More Details Hide Details The album's first single, "Causa y Efecto", was released with incredible success, topping the Billboard Hot Latin Songs chart for 5 consecutive weeks, as well as topping the charts for several weeks in Mexico. It became Paulina's fourth No. 1 on the Hot Latin Songs chart. The song also had success in Spain, where it topped the airplay charts for several weeks and peaked at No. 7 on the official chart, while topping the charts in several Latin American countries. The second single released from Gran City Pop was "Ni Rosas Ni Juguetes", which peaked at No. 9 on the Billboard Hot Latin Songs chart and No. 5 on the Latin Pop chart. It is described as being ranchera/pop with a hip hop beat. The music video was directed by acclaimed director, Jessy Terrero.
    Rubio appeared at Los Premios MTV Latinoamérica 2009 on 15 October along with Cobra Starship, performing "Good Girls Go Bad" and "Ni Rosas Ni Juguetes".
    More Details Hide Details She was the female performer with the most nominations (and second most overall): Video of the Year, Best Artist, Best Pop Artist, Best Solo Act and Artist of the Year, winning Best Solo Act and Best Live Performance for her performance with Cobra Starship.
    Rubio's big comeback took place in the month of April at the 2009 Latin Billboard Music Awards, where Rubio performed the lead single "Causa y Efecto" for the first time.
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  • 2007
    Age 35
    On 30 April 2007, Rubio married public relations executive Nicolás "Colate" Vallejo Nájera in Xcaret, a park on the Mayan Riviera in Cancún, Quintana Roo.
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    Rubio embarked on her second world tour Amor, Luz Y Sonido in 2007.
    More Details Hide Details In October, the Spanish edition of Cosmopolitan magazine featured her apparently naked underneath a red, white, and green sheet. A government probe was open about whether or not she had desecrated Mexico's flag. The Mexican government said she may have violated an article in the National Flag, Shield and Anthem Law, which states that "private individuals will give the appropriate respect to the national symbol and handle it with care". The offense can be punished by fines ranging from $45,000 to $50,000 MXN (Mexican pesos) and jail time of up to 36 hours. However, in a published report, her mother, Susana Dosamantes, said that the artist did not authorize such photos. In 2008, Rubio participated in the mega event ALAS, developed simultaneously in Mexico and Argentina. Rubio performed in Buenos Aires in front of 180,000 people, along with Shakira, Calle 13, Mercedes Sosa, Alejandro Sanz and Gustavo Cerati.
  • 2006
    Age 34
    Rubio released her eighth album Ananda on 19 September 2006.
    More Details Hide Details It reached number 25 on US Billboard 200 albums chart, and the number-one spot on Top Latin Albums. Ananda was certified and given a multi-platinum award for album sales of 250,000 in the US and Puerto Rico. Its first single, "Ni Una Sola Palabra", reached number 98 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, and was Rubio's third song to top both the Hot Latin Songs and Pop Latin Songs. It additionally won a Billboard Award in 2007. "Nada Puede Cambiarme" was released as the second single from the album, and had moderate success peaking at number 21 on the Hot Latin Songs and reached number 10 on the Mexican chart. The music video as well as the song features American guitarist Slash. The third single released from Ananda was "Ayúdame". It had a lower success, reaching numbers 36 on the Hot Latin Songs and 12 in Mexico. Rubio performed at the Nobel Peace Prize Concert in Oslo, Norway, alongside Rihanna, John Legend, and Lionel Richie, who also lined up to honor the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize recipient, Muhammad Yunus.
  • 2005
    Age 33
    She began her second solo tour and first solo world tour, called the Pau-Latina Tour in 2005 through 2006.
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    In 2005, she was nominated for a Grammy Award for "Best Latin Pop Vocal Album."
    More Details Hide Details She was the only female nominated in that category.
  • 2004
    Age 32
    Pau-Latina won several awards during the year and was nominated for a Latin Grammy for "Best Pop Female Vocal Album" in 2004.
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    The same year, she hosted the MTV Video Music Awards Latinoamérica 2004, becoming the first time ever a female artist hosted the event.
    More Details Hide Details There she performed a mix of "Dame Otro Tequila" and Pitbull's "Culo". Rubio was also named People en Españols 2005 Star of the Year. Rubio attended the 2004 and 2005 Billboard Awards, performing "Te Quise Tanto" and "Algo Tienes", respectively.
    Rubio's seventh studio album, Pau-Latina, was released in 2004.
    More Details Hide Details It became her second album to debut at the top of the Top Latin Albums chart, and peaked at number 105 on the Billboard 200. The album's first single, "Te Quise Tanto", became her biggest single to date, becoming her first single to reach the top position on the Billboard Hot Latin Tracks chart for six non-consecutive weeks. Its third single, "Dame Otro Tequila", also reached number-one. Other releases included "Algo Tienes" and "Mía", both which made the Billboards Hot Latin Tracks top ten, reaching numbers four and eight respectively.
  • 2002
    Age 30
    In the fall of 2002, Rubio toured and performed material from Border Girl as the opening act for fellow Latin pop star Enrique Iglesias.
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    On 18 June 2002, Rubio's sixth album Border Girl, her first foray into English-language pop, was released.
    More Details Hide Details The album peaked at number five in Mexico, number 14 in Spain, and number nine in Canada. In the US, the album debuted at number eleven on the Billboard 200 albums chart and was certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for shipments of 500,000 copies in the country. The first single "Don't Say Goodbye" peaked at number 41 position on the US Billboard Hot 100, while the Spanish version reached number five on the Hot Latin Tracks. "The One You Love" was released as the second single reaching number 98 on the Hot 100 while the Spanish version, "Todo Mi Amor", reached number five on the Hot Latin Tracks chart, becoming her second top five hit from the album. Also, the Spanish version of the single "Casanova" reached number 37 on the Hot Latin Tracks. On 21 June 2002, the Houston, Texas radio station 104.1 KRBE declared 21 June "Paulina Day" in Houston.
  • 2001
    Age 29
    Paulina was the best selling Latin album in the United States in 2001, selling over 1 million copies in the US alone.
    More Details Hide Details Paulina has sold more than 4 million copies. The album's singles, "Lo Haré Por Ti", "El Último Adiós", "Y Yo Sigo Aquí", and "Yo No Soy Esa Mujer", peaked at numbers 13, 18, three and seven respectively on Billboards Hot Latin Tracks chart. Other releases include "Sexi Dance" and "Tal Vez, Quizá" which peaked at numbers thirty-four and forty-two on the same chart. All singles have peaked inside the top ten in Mexico. She then embarked on a tour across North America and Europe to promote Paulina.
  • 2000
    Age 28
    On 23 May 2000, Rubio released her fifth album, Paulina, her first release under Universal Music Latino; she was given complete control over the album.
    More Details Hide Details It was nominated three times at the second annual Latin Grammy Awards for "Album of the Year", "Song of the Year", and "Best Female Pop Vocal Album"; she became the winner of multiple prestigious awards. It became Rubio's first number-one album on Billboard's Top Latin Albums chart, and number 156 on the US Billboard 200, and was on the charts for more than two years.
  • 1999
    Age 27
    Paulina's return to the music scene began in the summer of 1999 when she recorded Richard Daniel Roman's "Vive El Verano", the theme song to a summer TV show where she was the host of in Spain.
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  • 1998
    Age 26
    After the release of Planeta Paulina, Rubio took a break on her career. Except for her participation in 1998's successful Reencuentro Tour with Timbiriche, Rubio was absent from the music scene for nearly four years.
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  • 1996
    Age 24
    In 1996, she released her last album under EMI Latin, Planeta Paulina, which included the hit single "Enamorada" which peaked at No. 2 in Mexico. "Pobre Niña Rica" was featured as the theme song of the 1995 telenovela in which she also starred as Alma, Pobre Niña Rica.
    More Details Hide Details Rubio also recorded English versions of several songs which did not appear on the album. Some of these songs were released years later on the hits compilation I'm So in Love: Grandes Éxitos. The first single off the album "Siempre Tuya Desde La Raíz" peaked at No. 1 in Mexico while "Sólo Por Ti" peaked at #7. EMI declined to release Paulina's first English crossover album, which was supposed to be the English version of the Planeta Paulina album. Because of that, Rubio got in a legal battle against EMI for not fulfilling what they had already planned. She eventually had to pay money so EMI could let her leave the record company.
  • 1994
    Age 22
    Also included on the album was the theme song and title-track to the 1994 Mexican film Bésame En La Boca, in which she also starred as the lead role.
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  • 1993
    Age 21
    In 1993, she released her sophomore effort, 24 Kilates, which sold 150,000 copies in two weeks of its release.
    More Details Hide Details The album peaked at No. 1 in Mexico. "Nieva, Nieva" was released as the first single which reached No. 27 on the Hot Latin Tracks and became Paulina's first No. 1 single in Mexico. "Él Me Engañó" and "Asunto de Dos" were released in Mexico and peaked at No. 1 and No. 5 respectively. The same year, Rubio received two nominations for the 1993 Premio Lo Nuestro Awards for the categories Female Pop Artist and New Pop Artist of the Year. In 1995, El Tiempo Es Oro was released. It included the hits "Te Daría Mi Vida" and "Nada de Ti" which peaked at number one in Mexico while "Hoy Te Dejé De Amar" peaked at number nine.
  • 1992
    Age 20
    In 1992, she released her debut album, La Chica Dorada, under EMI Latin; the album's title would quickly become Rubio's trademark nickname.
    More Details Hide Details La Chica Dorada was certified Diamond in 1997 in her native Mexico, and she was presented with an award during her promotion of Planeta Paulina on Verónica Castro's defunct music show, La Tocada. The first single, "Mío", was a success, peaking at number three on Billboard's Hot Latin Tracks while reaching number in Mexico and number one in Spain; "Amor de Mujer", "Abriendo las Puertas al Amor", and "Sabor a Miel" were released as the following singles, reaching No. 8, No. 9, and number 22 respectively in the United States. "Sabor a Miel" peaked at No. 2 while "Abriendo las Puertas al Amor" peaked at No. 3 on the Mexican charts.
    In 1992, she starred in Baila Conmigo, one of the biggest telenovelas of that year, as Andrea.
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  • 1988
    Age 16
    She landed her first role in 1988 as the villain Paulina Montenegro in Pasión y Poder.
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  • 1982
    Age 10
    On 30 April 1982, she began her singing career when she was ten years old under the guidance of Miguel Bosé, debuting in the popular children's pop group Timbiriche.
    More Details Hide Details The original band had seven members: Alix Bauer, Benny Ibarra, Diego Schoening, Mariana Garza, Paulina Rubio, Sasha Sökol, and Erik Rubín (who joined a year later). Other members of the band were Eduardo Capetillo, Thalía, and Edith Márquez. Rubio recorded 11 albums as part of Timbiriche. In 1985, Timbiriche participated in the musical Vaselina (Spanish adaptation of the American musical Grease). In 1991, Rubio left Timbiriche to focus on a solo career, and moved to Spain to begin work on her first album with Arely García. Having gained popularity in Timbiriche and inspired by Thalía's increasing international success in telenovelas, Rubio turned to acting in telenovelas with Televisa.
  • 1981
    Age 9
    She began her music career as original member of the pop group Timbiriche from 1981 through 1991, before leaving the group in order to focus on her solo career.
    More Details Hide Details Her debut album, La Chica Dorada (1992) was released under EMI Music and it reached position number 42 in Billboard Top Latin Albums and number 2 in Billboard Latin Pop. Her first single "Mío" debuts in Billboard in position number 19 in Hot Latin Tracks and reach position number 3, Her next albums 24 Kilates (1993), El Tiempo Es Oro (1995) and Planeta Paulina (1996) also helped Rubio become better known in Hispanic America. Rubio's departure from EMI Music happened in the same year. She rejected the contract by paying a lot of money to be free from EMI Music, looking for freedom of expression and creativity. With her new label, Universal Music, she released her fifth studio album Paulina (2000) and her crossover album Border Girl (2002), both had commercial success worldwide; the first of these was nominated and won many awards. According to Billboard, Paulina was the best selling Latin album in the United States in 2001, selling over 800,000 copies in the US alone. The "Paulina" album has sold more than 4 million copies worldwide. Paulina is considered one of the biggest selling albums of all time in Mexico´s music history. and reached two diamond records for 2 million sales worldwide only in 2001. certified by Nielsen Soundscan. Her follow-up albums, Pau-Latina (2004) and Ananda (2006) consolidated Rubio internationally as an global superstar.
  • 1971
    Born on June 17, 1971.
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