This article is about the Spanish pop singer. For the Spanish mountaineer, see
Edurne García Almagro
Also known as
22 December 1985
Pop, rock, electropop, synthpop, dance
Singer, actress, tv presenter, model
Sony Music Spain
Mónica Naranjo, Soraya Arnelas, P!nk, Avril Lavigne, Kelly Clarkson
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Edurne García Almagro (born 22 December 1985), known professionally as Edurne, is a Spanish pop singer, actress and TV presenter. She rose to fame in late 2005 when she auditioned for the talent television show on Operación Triunfo Telecinco. She will represent Spain in the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 with the song " Amanecer". [1 ]
Edurne started attending auditions as a child. At 9, she became a member of children's music group Trastos.
She also had minor roles in TV series like [2 ] (2002) and Hospital Central Ana y los 7 (2003).
In late 2005, Edurne auditioned for the fourth series of
. She was selected and she was eliminated in the 12th live show, finishing in sixth place. Operación Triunfo
Edurne embarked on a music career with
Sony BMG Spain and released her first studio album (2006) which saw the release of three successful singles, the lead single from the album " Edurne Despierta" debuted at number five on the Spanish charts. " Amores Dormidos" and "Te Falta Veneno" (soundtrack for Spanish telenovela Yo Soy Bea, Telecinco) both peaked within the Top 20 of the Spanish charts.
2007 saw the release of Edurne's second studio album
, which produced two singles, the first being " Ilusión Ven Por Mí" which went straight to Top 20 on Spanish iTunes charts.
Edurne released her third album
on 4 June 2008, with lead single "Un Poco de Amor", Spanish version of Première Queen's song " Somebody to Love". "Sigo Enamorada de Ti" (" Hopelessly Devoted To You") and "Tú serás para mí" (" You're The One That I Want"), both Spanish versions of the soundtrack, were the following singles. The reason for this musicals tribute was that Edurne was playing Sandy in Grease from 2007 to 2013. Grease, El musical de tu vida
2010 saw the release of Edurne's fourth studio album
, which produced two singles " Nueva Piel Soy Como Soy" and " Oigo Mi Corazón", both achieved moderate success on the Spanish charts. This year, Edurne joined the cast of , the Spanish version of ¡Más Que Baile! , where she took the second place in the final. Strictly Come Dancing
Edurne released her fifth studio album
Climax on 24 September 2013, with lead single "Pretty Boy", which went straight to number thirty-three on Del 40 al 1 chart, hits list on the most important Spanish music radio Los 40 Principales. " Pankiller" was selected like the second single and the music video became popular very fast in the social networks because of the comparisons with US popstars Rihanna, Lady Gaga and Madonna.
In 2013, Edurne joined the cast of the third season of
( Tu Cara Me Suena Your Face Sounds Familiar), a Spanish show where celebrities impersonate singers for charity, where she also was proclaimed winner with the 60% of popular votes with her Christina Aguilera impersonation and her song " Hurt" in the show's finale.
From June to December 2014, Edurne presented comedy show
, along with Xavi Rodríguez, on Todo va bien Cuatro.
On 14 January 2015,
TVE announced the internal selection of Edurne to represent Spain in the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 with the song " Amanecer". [1 ]
During her music career Edurne has earned one
40 Principales Award nomination.
Discography [ edit ]
Studio albums [ edit ]
Released: 21 March 2006
(SPN) Re-Released: 26 September 2006
Peak Position: #3
[3 ] Spanish Sales: 50,000+
(Gold) Label: Sony BMG
Released: 19 June 2007
(SPN) Peak Positions: #13
Label: Sony BMG
Released: 3 June 2008
(SPN) Peak Positions: #39
Label: Sony BMG
Released: 23 March 2010
(SPN) Peak Positions: #16
Spanish Sales: TBA
Label: Sony Music
2010: "Soy Como Soy (I am like I am)"
2011: "Oigo Mi Corazón (I hear my heart)"
Released: - 23 September 2013
(SPN) Peak Positions: - #22
Label: Sony Music
2013: "Pretty Boy"
Singles [ edit ]
SPA [6 ]
Amores Dormidos" –
"Te Falta Veneno"
( Yo Soy Bea Soundtrack) –
No Quiero Más" –
Ven Por Mí " (Come with Me) 6
"Fue Para los Dos
(Brief and Beautiful)" ( Don Algodón Theme) –
Un Poco de Amor " (Somebody to Love) –
"Sigo Enamorada de Ti
(Hopelessly Devoted to You)" –
"Tú Serás Para Mí
(You're the One That I Want)" (Feat. Carlos Solano) –
"Soy Como Soy
(I am like I am)" –
"Oigo Mi Corazón
(I hear my heart)" –
Amanecer" (Eurovision Song Contest entry) TBA
Other charted singles [ edit ]
Musical collaborations [ edit ]
"Te falta veneno"
Main theme of the Spanish TV series
. Yo soy Bea
"Don't Tell Me Tonight"
Cameron Cartio Song for the Persian/Swedish singer's album
"Fiesta" y "¡Bienvenidos al mundo de Pocoyó!"
Song for the album
Colgando en tus manos" José Mota
Song for charity album
Voces X1Fin: Juntos por Malí. [7 ]
"25 de diciembre" (in
David de Gea Song for the album
Los Sims 3 Solidarios. [8 ]
"Por el mar"
Song for the Galician singer's album
Costas is Back.
"Que güeno que estoy"
Mojinos Escozíos Song for the Catalan band's album
"Nuestro primer día"
David Summers, Ana Torroja, Álvaro Benito, los Aslándticos y los Tchi Denw Charity single for Fundación Voces.
"More than a lover"
Exclusive song for
Hand on Heart"
Olly Murs Song for the Spanish edition of English singer Olly Murs' album
. Right Place Right Time
Other albums [ edit ]
BSO Grease, el musical de tu vida (2008)
BSO Grease, el musical (2011)
Single tours [ edit ]
2006: Tour Edurne
2007: Tour Ilusión
2008: Mini Tour Première
2010: Tour Nueva Piel
2014: Painkiller Tour
Joint tours [ edit ]
2005: Tour Operación Triunfo
2008: Grease, el musical de tu vida
2011: Tour PopStars
2011–13: Grease, el musical
2013: 40 Hot Mix Road Show
Filmography [ edit ]
Muchas vidas: El viaje del vidrio Edurne
Está en tu mano: Cruz Roja y Vichy Edurne
Television [ edit ]
Hospital Central Marga
Ana y los 7 Rebeca
Cambio de clase Herself
Cruz y Raya/Juan y Jose show Host
Sketch De vez en cuando la vida
Edurne y sus bichos Presenter
Es bello vivir: Especial Nochevieja Nurse
Con el vértigo en los talones: Especial Nochevieja
Marta Sánchez Sketch
Invader; guest artist
La hora de José Mota Águila Rosa (parody)
Se lo que hicisteis... Guest
She worked in a Lip Dub for episode 1,000
Tu cara me suena Herself
1st season (guest) and 3rd season (contestant/
Todo va bien Presenter
Awards and nominations [ edit ]
Premio Naranja de la Sierra a la música
Best New Artist
Principales Awards Nominated
"Tanga" Girl of the Year (Chica Tanga Girl)
Nacionales de la Música
Best Female Pop Singer
Singer of the Year
Best Video for "Oigo mi corazón"
Female Voice of the Year
References [ edit ]
External links [ edit ]
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in the Eurovision Song Contest
(Note: Entries scored out are when Spain did not compete)