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Eddie Santiago


Multi-platinum-selling sonero Eddie Santiago changed the salsa world using the release of his 1986 debut single providing Atrevido y Diferente. It controversially ushered within the “salsa romantico” motion, and broke product sales and airplay information using its pop melodies, hip preparations, and driving however laid-back, sensual rhythms. Santiago started performing salsa at age group ten. He fell deeply in love with the classics and wanted to become professional sonero. As a teenager, he sang in Generación 2000, La Potente Orchestra, Opus Orchestra, as well as the Saragüey Orchestra. In March of 1984, he became a member of Willie González as co-lead vocalist of Conjunto Chaney, led by bongo participant Nicolas Vivas. He sang on many of the band’s strikes including “Desesperado” and “Que Maravilla Fue Sentirte.” Oddly enough, he and González remaining Conjunto Chaney at approximately once, authorized to different brands, and released debuts in 1986. The latter’s Willie González & Noche Sensual Orquesta proceeded to go platinum and gained awards for Recording of the entire year and Greatest New Salsa Designer of the entire year. In comparison, Santiago’s Atrevido y Diferente on Rodven Information drew the ire of critics and traditionalists because of its deliberate attempt at industrial charm. It didn’t matter. It outsold Gonzalez’s recording and just about any other salsa documenting that year. Both records essentially revived salsa music’s fortunes from a market dominated by merengue for the prior five years. Santiago’s trade magic formula was his teaming with maker Frank Torres and arranger Tommy Villariny (both of whom he’d fulfilled dealing with Conjunto Chaney). The vocalist dominated the graphs for all of those other ’80s and in to the ’90s. His following six albums all strike the top i’m all over this the U.S. Tropical Albums graphs, while Sigo Atrevido! was nominated to get a Grammy Honor. The strikes, such as for example “Lluvia,” “Todo Empezo,” and “Insaciable,” continued arriving and Santiago set up a touring existence through the entire Caribbean, Latin America, america, and European countries. The title monitor collaborative established with Luis Enrique, Los Principes de la Salsa, topped the Tropical Music graph for five consecutive weeks. Santiago didn’t indication a global major-label offer until 1999, when he inked a agreement with Sony. His debut for the label, Celebración: Epic Duets, showcased him re-recording his biggest strikes with Elvis Crespo, Melina Leon, Charlie Zaa, Victor Manuelle, among others; it peaked at amount eight over the Latin Albums graph. 2001’s Ahora was among his greatest received critically. 2004’s Despues del Silencio do well over the charts with radio, and was nominated for the 2006 Grammy Prize for Greatest Salsa/Merengue Record. Also showing up that calendar year was Eddie Santiago Interpreta los Grandes Exitos de Luis Angel, a tribute to 1 of his contemporaries. While his last documenting of new studio room materials — En Su Estilo Romantico con Sensual — premiered in 2006, a large number of compilations have already been issued by way of a variety of brands since then, and many have got charted. 2013’s Iconos: 25 Exitos positioned at number 2 over the Tropical Albums graph.

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Full Name Eddie Santiago
Date Of Birth August 18, 1955
Profession Actor, Singer
Nationality Puerto Rican
Parents Ana Rodríguez
Music Songs Que Locura Enamorarme de Ti, Me fallaste, Hasta aquí te fui fiel, Tú Me Haces Falta, Todo Empezó, Tu Me Quemas, Antidoto y Veneno, De profesion.. tu amante, Lluvia, Devórame Otra Vez, Amar a muerte, Cada vez otra vez, Que Locura Fue, Insaciable, Necesito, Nadie Mejor Que Tu, A la vez tu y yo, Hagamoslo, Anoche Valio La Pena, Flor Dormida, El triste, Cabalgata, Para que vuelves, Me hiciste caer, Que Maravilla Fue Sentirte, Volcan De Amor, Nena, Vida de amantes, Déjame Amarte, Mía, Una Mujer Como Tu, Fantasía Herida
Albums Atrevido y diferente, Sigo Atrevido, Invasión de la Privacidad, Celebracion: Epic Duets, New Wave Salsa, Soy el Mismo, Despues del Silencio, Eddie Santiago, Eddie Santiago en Vivo, Pura Salsa, Salsa Legends, 30 Éxitos Insuperables, Salsa Greatest Hits, Oro Salsero, Mi Generación - Los Clásicos, 12 Favoritas, 10 Grandes Éxitos, Serie 32 : Eddie Santiago, Colección Suprema, Íconos 25 Éxitos, De Verdad, Dos x Uno, Serie Sensacional: Eddie Santiago, Serie Platino: Eddie Santiago, Edición Limitada
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