Graciela Beltrán

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Graciela Beltrán
Birth name Graciela Beltrán
Also known as La Reina Del Pueblo - La Reina de la Banda and La Pochita de Sinaloa "Gracielita"
Born (1974-12-29) December 29, 1974 (age 39)
Sinaloa, Mexico
Genres Banda, Mariachi, Tejano, Latin Pop
Occupations Singer-songwriter, actress
Years active 1984–present
Labels Fonovisa/Univision, EMI Latin, Fonovisa/Universal GB Music

Graciela Beltrán (born December 29, 1974 in Costa Rica, Sinaloa, Mexico) is a Mexican singer and actress. She relocated with her family to the Los Angeles area at the age of six, when she began performing at restaurants and fiestas. Graciela Beltran was also on an album with the famous Tejano singer Selena Las Reinas Del Pueblo who was murdered on March 31, 1995.

Legacy[edit]

Born on the west part of Sinaloa, on a small town called Costa Rica, where she began her music career entertaining the neighbors whom were her first followers.

Graciela's mother decided to migrate to Los Angeles. It was in Los Angeles where Graciela's music career took off when she first stepped on to a professional stage. Under the name Gracielita Beltran, she began recording albums of norteño, banda and mariachi music with local musicians. Four years later, Beltran was noticed by record execs at EMI, who offered to produce her next record. "Baraja de Oro" was one of the first singles from the six albums Beltran recorded with EMI.[1] At the 8th and 9th Lo Nuestro Awards, Beltran was nominated for Regional Mexican Female Singer of the Year.[2][3]

Career[edit]

Beltran grew up in Anaheim and sang at a local nightclub called "El Conejo Feliz".

Aside from the many awards, Graciela Beltrán is also proud of the many professional collaborations she has participated in during her career.[citation needed] These include duets with Ednita Nazario, Emilio Navaira, Los Tucanes de Tijuana, Chalino Sánchez, Adán Sánchez, Banda Machos, Grupo Modelo, Conjunto Primavera and recently with El Chapo de Sinaloa. Her compilation album with Selena, 'La Reina Del TexMex', titled Las Reinas Del Pueblo has sold 5 million copies worldwide.[4] She has also worked with well-known and respected producers such as Juan Carlos Calderon, K.C. Porter, Bebu Silvetti and Joan Sebastian.[5] She has shared the stage with Vicente Fernández among many other successful artists. In 2006, Graciela was the special guest for the Cinco de Mayo celebrations that year after year are held at the White House, in this occasion, she shared her talent and music in front of the President of the United States George W. Bush.[6] She has racked up five film appearances and a discography with 20 original titles, the latter half of them with the Mexican Univision label. Her career consists of appearances in Sábado Gigante, Siempre en Domingo and various shows around the world.[1]

Currently 2009 to present appearing in events with her band “Sol de Santa Cruz,” de la Rivera de Chapala, Guadalajara, Jalisco

Discography[edit]

Albums
  • 1987: Gracielita Beltran
  • 1988: Gracielita Beltran – 16 exitos
  • 1989: Revelacion Ranchero
  • Beltrán Canta Juntos
  • 1993: Mis Mejores Canciones – 17 Super Exitos
  • 1993: Graciela Beltrán con la Banda Culiacán
  • 1993: Graciela Beltrán con la Banda Santa Cruz
  • 1993: a duo con Grupo Modelo
  • 1994: Los Tucanes de Tijuana y Graciela Beltrán
  • 1995: Tesoro
  • 1995: Las Reinas Del Pueblo
  • 1996: Mi Corazon Es Tuyo
  • 1997: La Reina Del Pueblo con Banda y Mariachi
  • 1997: Tuya
  • 1998: Robame Un Beso - Producido por Joan Sebastian
  • 1998: Graciela Beltrán con Banda – Grandes y Nuevos Exitos
  • 1998: Navida Para Mi Pueblo - Junto con otros artistas
  • 1999: La Reina Del Pueblo
  • 2001: Para Mi Pueblo
  • 2001: Esto Es Lo Nuestro
  • 2002: A Los Grandes
  • 2003: No Me Arrepiento De Nada
  • 2003: Graciela Beltrán – La Historia - Incluye 10 Videos
  • 2004: Mi Otro Sentimiento
  • 2005: Tuya
  • 2006: Rancherisimas con Banda
  • 2007: Es Cosa De El
  • 2007: Promesas No
  • 2008: Una Reina En Hollywood
  • 2009: La Reina De La Banda
  • 2014: Homenaje A La Voz Ranchera

Filmography[edit]

  • 1990 Ni Parientes Somos as Herself
  • 1991 El Corrido De Los Perez as Herself
  • 1994 La Reina de las Bandas as Herself
  • 1994 La Quebradita as Herself

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