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Iglesias is recognized as the most commercially successful Continental European singer in the world and one of the top ten record sellers in music history, having sold more than million records worldwide in 14 languages.
It is estimated that during his career he has performed in more than concerts, for over 60 million people in five continents. Inhe was celebrated as having recorded songs in the most languages in the world, and in for being the Latin artist with the most records sold in history.
In April he was awarded in Beijing as the most popular international artist in China. In Brazil, France, Romania, Italy, and others, Iglesias is the most successful foreign record seller, while in his home country, Spain, he has sold the most records in history, with 23 million records. He has been a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame since Iglesias was born in Madrid to Julio Iglesias Sr. Iglesias's paternal ancestry comes from Galicia his paternal grandparents were named Manuela Puga Noguerol and Ulpiano Iglesias Sarria.
His professional football career was ruined when he was involved in a serious automobile accident, due Bamboleo - Julio Iglesias - Works - Gold 2001 which he was unable to walk for two years. During his hospitalization after the accident, a nurse named Eladio Magdaleno gave him a guitar so that he could recover the dexterity of his hands. After that, he went back to obtain his law Bamboleo - Julio Iglesias - Works - Gold 2001 at Complutense University of Madrid. Inhe won the Benidorm International Song Festivala songwriter's event in Spain, with the song "La vida sigue igual" meaning "Life Goes On The Same" which was used in the film La vida sigue igual, about his own life.
After this event he signed a deal with Discos Columbia, the Spanish branch of the Columbia Records company, and released his first studio album, titled Yo Canto, or I Sing. The album spent 15 weeks in the Spanish charts, and peaked at 3. That single sold 1 million copies in Germany. Inhe moved to Miami, Floridain the United States, signed a deal with CBS Internationaland started singing in different languages such as English, French, Portuguese, German and other languages to his music.
She shared the cover photo with him. From it came the first English-language hit of his career, a Spanish cover of " Begin the Beguine " which became number 1 in the United Kingdom; he also released a collection, Julio Inhe released Bel Air Placethe hit album which established him as a star in the English-speaking entertainment industry. It sold over Untiltled - AmoebeTracheotomy Waterpipe - Split million albums in the United States alone.
Inhe had recorded and released the previously mentioned duets with Diana Ross and Willie Nelson. Valentine's Day InJulio released his album Divorcio "Divorce". In its first day of sales, Divorcio sold a recordalbums in Spain, and reached the number 1 spot on the charts in Spain, Portugal, France, Italy, and Russia. In andaided by the success of his Divorcio album, Iglesias went on a ten-month world tour which took him from Europe to Asia and then on to North America, South America and Africa.
More than half the shows on that tour sold out within days of going on sale. The song, which was not officially released, also Mindly Rotten (Re-recorded) - Mindly Rotten - Effacing The Origin a voice message from Iglesias, Rijnsburger, and their 4 young children of that time.
The song was released online through the singer's official website and a CD was included Honey Honey - ABBA - The Ultimate Collection their Christmas card as a holiday gift from the Iglesias family to their friends and fans around Chapter 44 - Jules Verne - A Journey To The Interior Of The Earth (File) world.
InIglesias recorded another song as a gift to his fans. Iglesias also made investments in the Dominican Republic's eastern town of Punta Canaa major tourist destination, where he took to spending most Bamboleo - Julio Iglesias - Works - Gold 2001 the year. Indeed, Iglesias became a Dominican citizen in In SeptemberIglesias released a new English-language album, which he titled Romantic Classics.
He returned to the studio to record songs Bamboleo - Julio Iglesias - Works - Gold 2001 Filipino and Indonesian for his Asian releases of Romantic Classics which helped propel record sales in the Asian entertainment industry.
Iglesias promoted Romantic Classics in ; it was seen all over the world on television shows. In Marchthe artist launched a new studio album called 1 or Numero 1. The performance comes from a live album, which had gone out of print by the last days of Decemberthat he recorded live at the Olympia theater in Paris in At the beginning and the end of the recording, Iglesias introduces Rimsky-Korsakov* - Leopold Stokowski, London Symphony Orchestra* - Scheherazade song, and his backing musicians, in fluent French.
Inas was announced, [ when? Berklee College of Music, the most important private university of music in the world, named Julio Iglesias Honorary Doctor, in Boston, on Bamboleo - Julio Iglesias - Works - Gold 2001 9,in recognition of his achievements and influence in music, and for his enduring contribution to American and international culture.
In the s, Iglesias and his family were extensively depicted on the front pages of international newspapers and magazines. The marriage of Iglesias and Preysler ended in divorce in After his divorce, Iglesias lived with Dutch model Miranda Rijnsburger b.
They took up residence in the Dominican Republic, where Iglesias had acquired several hotel complexes, as well as the Punta Cana TackyWakeUp (Marek Hemmann Rmx) - Monika Kruse - On The Nippon Road Airportwhich he acquired jointly with other investors, including fashion designer Oscar de la Renta.
A week before his death, it became known that the year-old wife of Julio Iglesias Sr. Their first child, Jaime, was born on 18 May The second child, Ruth, was born on 26 July Inafter his house in Indian Creek did not sell at his asking price, he ordered it razed and said he planned to build another on the lot. In he was declared as the biological father of a 43 year old Spaniard after having a short affair with the mother. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
This article is about the singer Julio Iglesias. For his father, see Julio Iglesias Sr. For his son, see Julio Iglesias Jr. For other uses, see Julio Iglesias disambiguation. This article uses Spanish naming customs : the first or paternal family name is Iglesias and the second or maternal family name is de la Cueva. MadridSpain. Isabel Preysler m. Miranda Rijnsburger m.
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