India Martínez

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Jennifer Jessica Martínez Fernández better known as India Martínez (born in Córdoba, Andalusia, Spain, on 13 October 1985) is a Spanish singer. She was nominated to Latin Grammy Award for Best New Artist during Latin Grammy Awards of 2009. She won Premio Cadena Dial 2012 award for the album Trece Verdades certified gold. She is signed to Sony Music Entertainment. She also won, in 2015, the Goya for the song of the Spanish film El Niño

Career[edit]

Born in Córdoba, she started studying flamenco while she was just 5 under the guidance of teacher Nieves Camacho. The family moved to Roquetas de Mar (Almería) when she was 11 years old. She sang on the local fishing port area, becoming popular as "La Niña del Puerto". In 1998, at age 13, she took part in the children talent show Veo, Veo hosted by Teresa Rabal, reaching the Andalusian finals. She was offered a scholarship by the Fundación Cristina Heeren to learn flamenco in Seville.

In 2003, she signed with "La Voz del Sur" that released her debut album Azulejos de Lunares in 2004. The album consisted of cover interpretations of classic boleros and tangos with new musical arrangements by Jose María Cortina. In February 2009 she released her second album Despertar that earned her a nomination for Best New Artist during the Latin Grammy Awards in 2009. The album Despertar was also nominated for the Best Engineered Production award (Mejor Ingenieria de Grabación). Her follow-up albums Trece Verdades (2011) and Otras verdades (2012) have been certified gold.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Album Chart
peak
(ESP)
[1]
Certification
2004 Azulejos de Lunares
2009 Despertar
2011 Trece verdades 8 Gold
2012 Otras verdades 2 Gold
2013 Camino de la buena suerte 3 Gold
2013 Dual 2 Gold

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart
peak
(ESP)
[1]
Certification Album
2004 "Sobrellevé" Azulejos de lunares
2009 "Amanece el día" Despertar
"Anna"
2011 "Vencer al amor" 3 Trece verdades
2012 "90 Minutos" 18
"Manuela"
"Naturaleza"
(with Estopa)
25
"Hoy" 6 Otras verdades
2013 "Los gatos no ladran" 25
2014 "Si me ves"
(with Manuel Carrasco)
29
"Niño sin miedo"
(feat. Rachid Taha)
 –
"Olvide Respirar"
(feat. David Bisbal)
 –

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "SpanishCharts.com India_Martínez discography page". Spaishcharts.com. Retrieved 2013-01-05. 

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