Natalia Jiménez

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Natalia Jiménez
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Background information
Birth name Natalia Jiménez Sarmiento
Also known as Natalia Jiménez
Born (1981-12-29) December 29, 1981 (age 32)
Origin Madrid, Spain
Genres Pop, Latin pop, rock
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter
Years active 2000–present
Labels Sony Music
Website nataliajimenezmusic.com

Natalia Jiménez Sarmiento (Born December 29, 1981 in Madrid, Spain) is a Spanish singer. She was the lead singer of the Spanish pop band La 5a Estacion.

Early life[edit]

Jiménez was born to a Spanish father who was a singer; and her mother is Portuguese.

Career[edit]

In 2007, Natalia had a participation (featuring) in the album "Real" of the Puerto Rican singer Ednita Nazario, performed a duet song "No", (composed by Armando Avila and self Natalia). This song only appears on the album Ednita Nazario.[1]

"The Best Thing About Me Is You" is Ricky Martin's new single with the original English version of the song features singer Joss Stone, while its Spanish version, "Lo Mejor De Mi Vida Eres Tú", replaces Stone's vocals with Natalia Jiménez.[2]

On November 12, 2010, after appearing and performing at the 2010 Latin Grammys with Ricky Martin, Natalia announced her solo album and said she hopes to release her first single in January. She also announced that the band, La Quinta Estacion was not broken up and that she and Angel Reyero, her bandmate, were focusing on solo projects. She said "The band is still there, everything is still there, one day we will release another album [as La Quinta Estacion]".[3]

Natalia's first single as a solo artist "Por Ser Tu Mujer" was released on April 5, 2011. Her self-titled debut album "Natalia Jimenez" was released on June 21, 2011 in the United States.

In early 2013, it was reported that Natalia had been working on her second studio album as a solo artist, and the album was scheduled to be released in the summer.[4] However, during the 2013 Billboard's Most Influential Women in Latin Music luncheon, Natalia confirmed the album would be released by the end of the year and also stated the album would be bilingual.[5] Currently she is living and working in Barcelona as a teacher of music and coach in some talent shows.

First Solo Concert[edit]

On June 10, 2011 Natalia made her debut solo concert in "Bonaire". She was welcomed at the airport by a big crowd and tweeted  :

"Estoy en Bonaire y lo único que puedo decir es que no me quiero ir! Me encanta! Gracias por el recibimiento en el aeropuerto!" :)

After giving a big and beautiful performance on June 10, 2011 at the plaza resort hotel, Her Twitter followers count grew with a lot of Bonairean Fans.

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Natalia Jimenez
  • Debut as Solo Artist
  • Released: June 21, 2011[6]
  • Formats: CD

Studio albums with La Quinta Estacion[edit]

Year Title Chart positions Sales/certifications
United States Mexico Spain
2001 Primera Toma
  • 1st Studio album
  • Released: December 3, 2001
  • Formats: CD
- - -
2004 Flores de Alquiler
  • 2nd Studio album
  • Released: June 22, 2004
  • Formats: CD, digital
7 5 - USA: 2x Multi-Platino
Mexico: 3x Platinum
Spain: Gold
2006 El Mundo Se Equivoca
  • 3rd Studio album
  • Released: August 22, 2006
  • Formats: CD, digital
13 4 3 USA: Platino
Mexico: Platinum + Gold
Spain: 2xPlatinum
2009 Sin Frenos
  • 4th Studio album
  • Released: March 17, 2009
  • Formats: CD, digital
1 3 2 Mexico: Gold
Spain: Gold

Compilations and live albums[edit]

Year Title Chart positions Sales/certifications
United States Mexico Spain
2005 Acústico
  • 1st Live album
  • Released: November 1, 2005
  • Formats: CD/DVD
28 - -
2007 La Quinta Estación (La Caja)
  • Greatest Hits Collection
  • Released: November 27, 2007
  • Formats: CD, digital
- - - USA:
Mexico:
Spain:

Footnotes:

  • 1 Based on the Billboard Top Latin Albums chart.

Special appearances[edit]

Singles[edit]

As a solo artist:

Year Single Billboard[7] Album
Hot
Latin
Songs
Latin
Airplay
Latin
Pop
Songs
2011 "Por Ser Tu Mujer"
36
36
19
Natalia Jiménez
2014 "Creo en Mi"
14
4
2
n/a


with La Quinta Estación:

Year Single Peak chart positions Certifications Album
HLT LPA MEX SPA PER COL
2002 "Dónde Irán" 11 Primera Toma
"Perdición" 24 6
2003 "No Quiero Perderte"
2004 "El Sol No Regresa" 37 21 3 19 Flores de Alquiler
2005 "Algo Más" 3 2 1 32
"Daría" 13 3 4 15
"Niña" 36 9
2006 "Tu Peor Error" 18 17 1 16 64 El Mundo Se Equivoca
"Me Muero" 10 2 1 1 3 3
2007 "Sueños Rotos" 27 6 1
"Ahora Que Te Vas" 26 6 60
2008 "La Frase Tonta De La Semana" 73 10
2009 "Que te Quería" 4 1 1 1 18
  • SPA: 1× Platinum
Sin Frenos
"Recuérdame" ft. Marc Anthony 5 3 4 8
"Me Dueles"

Featured singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Certifications Album
HLT LPA LTA MEX SPA
2008 "No"
(Ednita Nazario featuring Natalia Jiménez)
22 Real
2010 "Lo Mejor De Mi Vida Eres Tu"
(Ricky Martin featuring Natalia Jiménez)
1 1 28 3 27 Música + Alma + Sexo
2013 "La Noche De Los Dos"
(Daddy Yankee featuring Natalia Jiménez)
19 6 19 Prestige

Awards and nominations[edit]

Lo Nuestro Awards[edit]

Year Category Title of Work Result
2012 Breakout Artist or Duo of the Year Natalia Jiménez Won

References[edit]