Born Juan Esteban Aristizábal Vásquez in Columbia in 1972, Juanes got his start in music studying piano at 2 years old. He formed his first band, Ekhymosis, at 17 years old. With that band, he proceeded to put out eight studio albums, finding renown throughout his home nation, in particular with the single "Dos." When Ekhymosis disbanded in 1997, Juanes launched his solo career. In 2019, the Latin Recording Academy named Juanes its Person of the Year.
Juanes, Dos, Tres!
In his early years, Juanes played primarily heavy metal, thrash metal and other forms of hard rock. Later in his career, he switched to Latin pop and Spanish rock, including cumbia. On a current Juanes tour, you're more likely to hear the latter. A multi-instrumentalist in addition to a singer, Juanes plays guitar, piano, violin, flute and trumpet, including in concert. In addition to his own songs, Juanes is a frequent featured guest on tracks by other artists like Laura Pausini, Nelly Furtado, Juan Luis Guerra, Los Tigres del Norte, Santana and Juan Gabriel.
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How many Grammy Awards has Juanes won?
Juanes has been nominated for seven Grammy Awards and won two, both for Best Latin Pop Album. In 2008, he won it for La Vida...Es Un Ratico, and in 2012, he won it for Juanes: MTV Unplugged. He's also been nominated for 30 Latin Grammy Awards and won 22, including Best New Artist in 2001. Among his other Latin Grammy Award wins were four for Best Rock Song, three for Album of the Year, three more for Best Rock Solo Vocal Album, two for Song of the Year, another two for Record of the Year, and two more each for Best Short Form and Long Form Music Video.
What songs might I hear in a Juanes setlist?
Juanes has more than 40 singles to choose from when compiling a setlist. You can be sure, at any given Juanes show, to hear many of his hits that went No. 1 on major music charts in at least one country worldwide. These include "A Dios le Pido," "Es Por Ti," "Fotografia," "Nada Valgo Sin Tu Amor," "Volverte a Ver," "La Camisa Negra," "Me Enamora," "Gotas de Agua Dulce," "Yerbatero," "Y No Regresas," "La Señal" and "Fuego." You'll also surely hear other tracks off Juanes' seven studio albums, including Fijate Bien, Un Dia Normal, Mi Sangre, P.A.R.C.E., Loco de Amor and Mis Planes Son Amarte.
Where can I see a Juanes concert?
You can see Juanes perform throughout the US at venues like the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla., Keller Auditorium in Portland, El Coliseo in El Paso, Texas, Nokia Theater in Los Angeles, and Grand Theatre at Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, Nev. Juanes also plays festivals and events like the Los Angeles County Fair in Pomona, Calif., Lost Lake Festival at Steele Indian School Park in Phoenix and Austin City Limits Festival in Austin. The Juanes tour also travels to Mexico to perform at sites like Esplanada Estadio Akron in Zapopan and Auditorio Nacional in Ciudad de Mexico as well as at events like Vive Latino at Foro Sol and Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez in Ciudad de Mexico and Machaca Fest at Parque Fundidora in Monterrey.
Who are Juanes' influences?
Some of the influences you might detect when you hear Juanes live include Stevie Wonder, Enrique Iglesias and Carlos Vives.
What artists are similar to Juanes?
You'll enjoy a Juanes concert if you already like similar artists like Ricardo Arjona, Chayanne, Cabas, Julieta Venegas, Franco De Vita, Jarabe de Palo, La Oreja de Van Gogh, Marc Anthony or Alejandro Fernandez.Back to Top
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