Archive for February, 2008

El Canto del Loco – Volvera

Monday, February 25th, 2008

El Canto del Loco is a Spanish pop rock band who won in the 2005 MTV Europe Music Awards. There they won as the Best Spanish Act. The band originated from Madrin, Spain and has been active since 2000. The members of the band are Dani Martín, David Otero, Chema Ruiz, and Jandro Velázquez. The band is managed under Sony BMG.

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Ojos de Brujo – Tiempo de Solea

Monday, February 18th, 2008

Ojos de Brujo or wizard eyes in English, is an 8 piece band originating from Barcelona, Spain whose music style is hip-hop with a little flamenco. The band’s self-produced album entitled Bari  sold over 100,000 copies and also won several awards, including the BBC Radio 3 World Music Award for Europe in 2004.

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Placido Domingo – Nessun Dorma

Monday, February 11th, 2008

Placido Domingo was born on January 21, 1941 and is a world-renowned operatic tenor. His versatile and strong voice possesses a ringing and clear tone throughout its range that makes it truly unique and one of a kind. Considered as one of the most talented and hardest working musicians, he has more roles than any other tenor. He is also known for his operatic acting ability and has also taken on conducting opera and concert performances.

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Shakira – Whenever, Wherever

Monday, February 4th, 2008

According to the United World Chart, Shakira is (as of 2007) the 6th most successful artist from the 2000s. Shakira is also the only artist to have 2 songs in the top 10 of the most successful singles from 1999, with a total of 4 singles.

Although Shakira has been in the pop Latin scene since the mid-1990s, her album Laundry Service broke through the English-speaking world and sold 15 million copies worldwide.

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