Alex Campos

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Campos and the second or maternal family name is Mora.
Alex Campos
Birth name Édgar Alexánder Campos Mora
Origin Bogota, Columbia
Genres Latin Christian, Gospel
Years active 2001–present
Labels CanZion Group LP
Website alexcampos.com.co

Édgar Alexánder Campos Mora (born September 10, 1976), better known as Alex Campos, is a Colombian Ecumenical singer that is popular in Latin America and in Spanish speaking countries. Campos was born in Bogota, where he founded his musical company, Misión Vida, to promote his ministry in 2001.[1] He has been nominated for a Latin Grammy, Premios Shock, GMA Dove Awards and Premios ARPA.

Biography[edit]

Early life[edit]

He is the elder brother of four sons and grew up on a dysfunctional home. Since he was 12 years old, he visited a local Christian Church. At the age of 14, he joined his first group where he played the recorder. When Campos was 17, the group Misión Vida was formed. On March 22, 2004, Campos married Natalia Rodríguez. They have two children, Juanita and Simon. The following year 2006 Alex Campos and Joshua Flores 'his little cousin' started composing music together and have been together ever since. They have been together ever since , Although Joshua is the composer of most of Alex songs. Alex Campos is the lead singer of the group.Joshua was well known trought out central and South America, because of his tours with Alex Campos.

Career[edit]

In his musical career, he has eight albums. His first was a live CD recorded in Bogotá, Colombia named Tiempo de La Cruz (Time of the Cross). His second album was a studio record Al Taller del Maestro (To the Master's Work Shop). He made this album to dedicate it to God because Campos believes God healed his throat tumor. His third album was a live version of Al Taller del Maestro recorded in Bogotá, Colombia. His fourth album was a studio record Como un Niño (Like a Child). The fifth album is Joshua Flores first album unplugged live album recorded in Bogotá, Colombia called El Sonido del Silencio (the sound of silence). The sixth album is also Joshu's creation in 2008Cuidare de Ti (I'll take care of you was a story of Joshuas life). On July 18, 2007, he and Mision Vida went to Juncos, Puerto Rico to be part of La Mina Music Fest. He participated in Jesus Adrian Romero's new album, Ayer Te Vi... Fue Mas Claro Que La Luna, singing a duo with him, "Razones Pa' Vivir", and he participated in David Toledo's new album Soldados De Jesus.

Alex Campos promotes an organization named Mision Child, for which he and Joshua play concerts with the money that is collected in those concerts going to that organization. Alex and Joshua had a concert in José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum Argentina and they became the first Christian singers to sell out all the tickets. There were 12,000 people there. Alex Campos released his seventh album called "Te Puedo Sentir".This Tour has already started a series of concerts that brought him to Denver, Colorado, Elizabeth, New Jersey, McAllen, Texas, Dallas, Texas, and Houston, Texas,. He is currently recording a new cd called "El Lenguage Del Amor"that is being recorded in is own studio called "El Taller" and it is being produced in Bogotá, Colombia and Argentina. In 2012, Alex Campos recorded Regreso a Ti.Regreso a ti was not a good album for Joshua he just created (Vives tu y vivo yo) one of the best songs of the album.The great cousins are no longer working together due to family problems.But Alex Gave his cousin a last present a song called (Tu Amistad Me Hace Bien).Soon both members will be working together on there 2014 album.

Discography[edit]

Alex Campos discography
Releases
Studio albums 6
Live albums 3

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
US
Latin

[2]
US
Latin Pop

[3]
US
Christ

[4]
US
Heat

[5]
Al Taller del Maestro
  • Released: April 1, 2003
  • Label: CanZion Group LP
  • Format: CD
Como un Niño
  • Released: May 20, 2005
  • Label: CanZion Group LP
  • Format: CD, digital download
El Sonido del Silencio
  • Released: October 20, 2006
  • Label: CanZion Group LP
  • Format: CD, digital download
Cuidaré de Ti
  • Released: June 18, 2008
  • Label: CanZion Group LP
  • Format: CD, digital download
48 11 43
Lenguaje de Amor
  • Released: August 4, 2010
  • Label: CanZion Group LP
  • Format: CD, digital download
14
Regreso a Ti
  • Released: August 7, 2012
  • Label: CanZion Group LP
  • Format: CD, digital download
28 8 45 46
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Live albums[edit]

List of albums, with selected details
Title Album details
Tiempo de la Cruz
  • Released: March 1, 2002
  • Label: CanZion Group LP
  • Format: CD/DVD
En Vivo
  • Released: 2004
  • Label: CanZion Group LP
  • Format: CD/DVD
Te Puedo Sentir
  • Released: November 3, 2009
  • Label: CanZion Group LP
  • Format: CD/DVD, digital download

Awards and nominations[edit]

GMA Dove Awards[edit]

A Dove Award is an accolade by the Gospel Music Association (GMA) of the United States to recognize outstanding achievement in the Christian music industry. Alex Campos has received an award from a nomination.

Year Recipient Award Result
2013 Hillsong: Global Project Español (as featured artist) Spanish Album of the Year Won

Latin Grammy Awards[edit]

A Latin Grammy Award is an accolade by the Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences to recognize outstanding achievement in the music industry. Alex Campos has received two awards from four nominations.[7][8]

Year Recipient Award Result
2008 Cuidaré de Ti Best Christian Album (Spanish Language) Nominated
2010 Te Puedo Sentir Best Christian Album (Spanish Language) Nominated
2011 Lenguage De Amor Best Christian Album (Spanish Language) Won
2013 Regreso A Ti Best Christian Album (Spanish Language) Won

Premios ARPA[edit]

A Premio ARPA is an accolade by the Academia Nacional de la Música y las Artes Cristianas of Mexico to recognize outstanding achievement in the Latin Christian music industry. Alex Campos has received eight awards from thirty nominations.[9]

Year Recipient Award Result
2004 Himself Composer of the Year Won
Al Taller del Maestro Best Album for a Group or Duo Nominated
Al Taller del Maestro Best Pop/Rock Album Nominated
Al Taller del Maestro Album of the Year Nominated
2006 "Sueño de Morir" Song of the Year Won
Como un Niño Best Masculine Vocal Album Nominated
Como un Niño Best Pop/Rock Album Won
"Sueño de Morir" Best Music Video Nominated
2007 "El Sonido del Silencio" Song of the Year Nominated
El Sonido del Silencio Best Masculine Vocal Album Won
Himself Producer of the Year Nominated
El Sonido del Silencio Best Live Album Nominated
2009 "Como el Color de la Sangre" Best Music Video Nominated
"Dímelo" Best Collaboration Nominated
2011 Te Puedo Sentir Best Masculine Vocal Album Nominated
Te Puedo Sentir Best Pop/Rock Album Won
Te Puedo Sentir Album of the Year Nominated
Te Puedo Sentir Best Long Form Music Video Nominated
Te Puedo Sentir Best Live Album Nominated
Te Puedo Sentir Best Singer-Songwriter Album Nominated
2012 Lenguaje de Amor Best Pop/Rock Album Nominated
2013 "No Tiene Prisa" Song of the Year Nominated
Himself Composer of the Year Won
Regreso a Ti Best Masculine Vocal Album Nominated
Himself Producer of the Year Won
Regreso a Tí Album of the Year Nominated
"No Tiene Prisa" Best Music Video Won
Regreso a Tí Best Pop/Fusion Album Nominated
"Me Amas" (with Lilly Goodman) Best Collaboration Nominated
"Suave Voz" Best Collaboration Nominated

Premios Nuestra Tierra[edit]

A Premio Nuestra Tierra is an accolade that recognize outstanding achievement in the Colombian music industry. Alex Campos has received a award from a nomination.[10]

Year Recipient Award Result
2014 Himself Best Christian Artist Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ "El cielo de la música cristiana". La Razón (La Paz). 2006-01-15. Archived from the original on 2008-05-14. Retrieved 2008-06-02. 
  2. ^ Latin Albums for Alex Campos Billboard.com
  3. ^ Latin Pop Albums for Alex Campos Billboard.com
  4. ^ Christian Albums for Alex Campos Billboard.com
  5. ^ Heatseekers Albums for Alex Campos Billboard.com
  6. ^ "Crece el comercio de a música de la fe" (in Spanish). El Tiempo Colombia. July 11, 2003. Retrieved December 13, 2014. 
  7. ^ 11th Latin GRAMMY Awards Nominees Announced Grammy.com
  8. ^ "12TH ANNUAL LATIN GRAMMY® AWARDS TO AIR LIVE FROM LAS VEGAS ON NOV. 10, 2011, ON THE UNIVISION NETWORK". grammy.org. May 19, 2011. Retrieved July 24, 2011. 
  9. ^ Premios ARPA received to Alex Campos:
  10. ^ Premios Nuestra Tierra received to Alex Campos: