|Birth name||Henry Santos Jeter|
December 15, 1979 |
Moca, Dominican Republic
|Origin||The Bronx, New York, United States|
Hustle Hard Entertainment
|Website||Henry Santos Online|
Henry Santos Jeter (born December 15, 1979), or simply known as Henry Santos, is a Dominican singer and composer best known for his time in bachata group Aventura. He is also the record holder for successfully completing and winning, undefeated and never nominated for elimination, "Mira Quien Baila", a spanish dancing competition, broadcast on Univision. He was crowned "Rey De La Pista" on November 18th 2012. His solo career as a singer started in 2011 with "Introducing Henry Santos" which debuted #2 in sales on Billboard's Tropical charts, and in 2013 his highly anticipated second album "Henry Santos' My Way" hit stores June 25th.
On April 23rd 2013, Henry Santos "My Way" (first single off his second album) reached number one (#1) in the Billboard tropical charts in the United States, making a solid statement that the Santos last name is synonym for success in music.
His most recent single, Bésame Siempre, is climbing the charts & reached #11 in the tropical charts.
A 40-city tour was just announced to close out 2013, including all his hits from his years in Aventura, and his most recent solo albums.
The HENRY SANTOS App for iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch is available now at the Apple AppStore free of charge. In the app, you can follow Henry Santos in all his Social Media sites, listen to his music, read lyrics from his songs, find exclusive pictures, view music videos, and enjoy the full Henry Santos experience in your smartphone anytime!
As a young child , Santos was already greatly interested in music. At the age of 13, he moved with his family to New York, where he continued to develop his musical skills. He was a part of the church choir an then joined the band called Los Tinellers with his cousin Anthony Santos, and the group later morphed into Aventura.
Henry was a singer, songwriter and producer for the band. He and Anthony Santos have written several hits for the band. Such hits include "Deja Vu", "Voy Mal Acostumbrado", "9:15" and "Princesita". Henry is also considered the group's comedian, delighting the audience with his spontaneous antics and loving charm on stage.
Henry Santos cameoed in two successful Dominican movies "Sanky Panky", and "La Soga". Santos was the music supervisor of "La Soga". He also hosted a fictional radio station called San Juan sounds in Grand Theft Auto: The Ballad of Gay Tony. He is the lead actor in "Por Nada, A Musical Film" a 30 minute short film linked to the second single "Por Nada" of his Introducing Henry Santos solo debut album. http://www.imdb.com/name/nm3245449/
On April 22nd 2013 it was announced on Billboard's Tropical Charts & Nielsen charts that "My Way", Henry Santos' first single of his second solo album, became number one in the USA radio Airwaves of the Tropical Charts, positioning him as one of the favorites in the Latin market. http://www.billboard.com/charts/2013-05-04/tropical-songs
On June 25th 2013, his upcoming solo album will be released under exclusive licensing to VeneMusic & Universal Music Group, executive produced by HustleHard Ent. called "Henry Santos' My Way".
Mira Quien Baila
In September 2012, It was announced that Henry Santos would be the first dancer from the Dominican Republic involved in the Third Season of Mira Quien Baila, Univision's spanish version of "Dancing With The Stars". He would be competing in support of the National Latino Children's institute. Week after week, Santos dominated every challenge given to him on the dance floor. The dances ranged from Hip-Hop and Salsa, to Tango and Quickstep. Not only did Santos dominate the dance floor, but his charm and charisma heavily attracted the fans, which made the Third Season of Mira Quien Baila the highest rated season in history. Henry Santos made it to the finale without ever being nominated for elimination, setting a new record for the show. Mira Quien Baila's finale aired November 18, 2012. The episode was seen by over Seven Million People Worldwide. Henry Santos was Crowned by the fans "El Rey de la Pista" (King of The Dance Floor) with over 41% if the votes against Alicia Machado & Fernando Arau.