was born on August 9 in Medellin Antioquia Colombia.
Juan Esteban Aristizabal VAsquez
When Juanes was seven years old, his father and brothers taught him to play guitar, and he quickly became immersed in the musical traditions of his Colombian homeland
is career began, when he was 15 years old, in a band called Ekhymosis, with wich recorded five albums.
won him the Grammy for Best New Artist (the first of two dozen including 20 Latin Grammy Awards and two Grammys),
which went on to considerable success, releasing seven albums in ten years (1988-1998).
UN DIA NORMAL
In the United States alone, the album rode the Billboard Latin chart for two straight years, remaining in the Top Ten for a record-breaking 92 weeks.
Snd by 2005 he had begun topping the singles chart in non-Spanish-speaking countries such as Germany, Italy, and Switzerland.
It also notched charting hit singles (six), Grammy nominations (eight), Grammy awards (five), and various other accolades.
again garnered all kinds of commercial success and critical acclaim.
LA VIDA ES UN RATICO
Chose to release "Me Enamora," the lead single, to media outlets in 77 countries; it became a number one hit in 14 of them, setting the stage for another cycle of commercial success.
Was recorded in London and produced by Stephen Lipson. Tr3s Presents Juanes: MTV Unplugged, a career-spanning live set recorded in Miami Beach in front of an enthusiastic audience, appeared in 2012.
LOCO DE AMOR
Was produced by Steve Lillywhite and issued in March of 2014. It too reached number one on the Latin charts, as well as in Colombia, and won Juanes a Latin Grammy as well, for Best Pop/Rock Album.
MIS PLANES SON AMARTE
Was conceived and created as an audio-visual album, the first by a Latin artist. Each of its 12 tracks accompanies a scene in a film directed by Kacho Lopez Mari. Juanes is its conceptualist, writer, and star.