Lucía Pérez

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Lucía Pérez
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Lucía Pérez (2013)
Background information
Birth name Lucía Pérez Vizcaíno
Born (1985-07-05) July 5, 1985 (age 29)
Origin O Incio, Spain
Genres Pop
Occupation(s) Singer
Years active 2003–present
Labels Zouma Records (2003-2004)
Letras y Musas (2005–2010, 2014-)
Warner Music Spain (2011-2013)
Website http://www.luciaperez.net/
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Pérez and the second or maternal family name is Vizcaíno.

Lucía Pérez Vizcaíno (born July 5, 1985, in O Incio, Lugo, Galicia[1] ) is a Spanish singer who represented her country in the Eurovision Song Contest 2011 in Germany with the song "Que me quiten lo bailao".[2]

Career[edit]

In 2002, at 17, Lucía Pérez won the talent show for amateur singers Canteira de Cantareiros, on the regional Galician television (TVG). A year later she published her first album, Amores y amores, which was awarded the Galician Gold Record certification for its sales.

In 2005, she received the Galician Soloist Pop Album award. Later that year, she represented Spain in the Viña del Mar International Song Festival in Chile and she placed second in the international competition with the song "Qué haría contigo". Also in 2005, her song "Amarás Miña Terra" was nominated for Best Song in Galician at the Spanish Music Awards.

In 2008, her third album, Volar por los tejados was released both in Spain and Chile, where she toured extensively. In 2009, she took part in the Viña del Mar Festival for a second time.[1]

In 2010, she released her fourth album, Dígocho en galego which is entirely in Galician language.[3]

In 2011, Lucía took part in the Spanish selection process for the Eurovision Song Contest 2011, Destino Eurovisión, and on 18 February, she won the final with the song "Que me quiten lo bailao".[4]

In March 2011, following her election as the Spanish Eurovision entrant, Lucía was signed to Warner Music to release her fifth album, Cruzo los dedos, in April 2011.[5][6]

At the Eurovision Song Contest 2011 final that took place in Düsseldorf, Germany on May 14, she placed 23rd. However, she was 16th in the separate televoting result.[7]

On 22 June 2014, she released her sixth studio album, Quitapenas.[8]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Title Chart positions
SPA
[9]
2003 Amores y amores
  • 1st Studio Album
  • Label: Lonxa Cultural
2006 El tiempo dirá
  • 2nd Studio Album
  • Label: Lonxa Cultural
2009 Volar por los tejados
  • 3rd Studio Album
  • Label: Lonxa Cultural
2010 Dígocho en galego
  • 4th Studio Album
  • Label: Lonxa Cultural
2011 Cruzo los dedos
  • 5th Studio Album
  • Released: 12 April 2011
  • Label: Warner Music
31
2014 Quitapenas
  • 6th Studio Album
  • Released: 22 June 2014
  • Label: Letras y Musas

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart position Album
SPA
[10]
2011 "Que me quiten lo bailao" 19 Cruzo los dedos

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Daniel Diges
with Algo pequeñito
Spain in the Eurovision Song Contest
2011
Succeeded by
Pastora Soler
with Quédate conmigo