Nayer

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Nayer
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Nayer in award function
Background information
Birth name Nayer Regalado
Born (1988-08-02) August 2, 1988 (age 25)
Miami, Florida, U.S.
Genres Pop
Occupations Singer-songwriter
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2002 - present
Labels Independent
Associated acts Afrojack
Pitbull
RedOne
Mohombi
Fonseca

Nayer Regalado (born August 2, 1988) [1] better known as Nayer, is an American pop singer. She is known as being a featured artist along with Ne-Yo for Pitbull's 2011 hit single "Give Me Everything", produced by Afrojack. She is also known for her hit single in 2011 titled "Suave (Kiss Me)" featuring American rapper Pitbull and Swedish-Congolese singer-songwriter Mohombi.

Early life[edit]

Nayer was born on August 2, 1988 to a Cuban father and a Cuban mother with Brazilian ancestry. A native of Miami, Florida, she began a singing and acting career at the age of 7.

Biography[edit]

2002–2007: Career beginnings and Anything But Monday[edit]

Nayer has appeared in numerous ads, commercials, soap operas, carnivals, foundations, charity events and TV programs. She has participated in a major talent competition named "Star Search" and she has also appeared in television show Sábado Gigante, and in a show called La piñata loca (broadcast through Univision). Supported by her parents, she moved to Los Angeles when she was 14, to record a six song demo. After shopping the demo to labels, Nayer secured a major recording deal at Miami-based and Latin music-oriented Sony Discos which was looking for a voice for a new track called "First Kiss (Primer Beso)". Recorded by Nayer at the age of 16, produced and remixed by DJ Fluid in both English and Spanish, "First Kiss (Primer Beso) " is a dance song, and climbed dance music charts soon after its release in June 2002 hitting the Billboard Top 40 Dance Charts. However, due to business reasons, Nayer’s debut album was never released.[2]

Nayer continued on sharpening her singing, dancing, guitar and piano skills while still singing/song-writing until she was picked up in 2005 to replace Candice Pillay in pop-R&B girl group Anything But Monday, they released their first single "Buckwild" in 2008, by allowing DJs to access and file-share the master tracks for remixing.

2009–present: Pitbull and debut album[edit]

Nayer was discovered by Cuban-American rapper Pitbull in 2008 whom she had the opportunity to do a collaboration with a few years back while signed to Sony. She immediately got in with producers and started working on her music & song-writing, while in the process she appeared on various songs and videos of the rapper from his albums Rebelution (2009), Armando (2010) and Planet Pit (2011), such as "I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho)" and "Shut It Down" (feat. Akon). She then did a joint venture with RedOne who quickly believed that he saw the Star quality and the "IT" factor in Nayer, "She's a Superstar!".

In 2011, Nayer was featured on Enrique Iglesias' single "Dirty Dancer (Remix)" along Usher and Lil Wayne, and she held a cameo appearance in Enrique Iglesias' "I Like How It Feels" music video. She was also a featured artist on Pitbull's smash "Give Me Everything", along with Ne-Yo and Afrojack. The song topped charts at #1 worldwide for consecutive weeks, giving her the opportunity to perform in such shows like "Dancing With The Stars", American/Latin Billboards, "Tonight Show" with Jay Leno, the MTV Music Awards, Premios Juventud (Latin), Jimmy Kimmel Show, All Star NBA Halftime Show and many more. Nayer was also nominated in 2011 for MTV Video Music Award as Best Collaboration, and Up for 4 Latin Billboard Nominations in 2012 with "Give Me Everything", being the 2nd female to have the most Nominations.[3] In Sep 2012, The Singer released her single, a song titled "Suave (Kiss Me)", which features Pitbull and Swedish-Congolese singer Mohombi.[4][5] Her single topped Billboard charts with #1 in Turkey #1 in Morocco, #3 in Germany, #2 in Sweden, #1 in France, and Top 20 in Canada. She then joined as opening act Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull on the "Euphoria Tour" across the U.S Europe and Canada. She released a Spanish cover of Rihanna's smash hit "Only Girl (In The World)" featuring Dominican rapper El Cata. Nayer is working on her debut album with RedOne, and other producers has just finished the Euphoria tour with Pitbull and Enrique Iglesias. Nayer was featured in the official remix of Fonseca's single "Eres Mi Sueño" alongside Spanish rapper Maffio. During an interview at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards Nayer mentioned she has collaborated with multiple artists and is currently recording new music.

Discography[edit]

Extended plays[edit]

List of albums
Title Album details
First Kiss[6]

Singles[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US US Dance CAN
[7]
FRA
[8]
SVK
[9]
"First Kiss" 2002 39 First Kiss
"Suave (Kiss Me)"
(featuring Mohombi and Pitbull)
2011 34 49 5 Non-album singles
"Thirsty (Splash)"
(featuring Afrojack & Detail)
2013
"—" denotes a title that was not released or did not chart in that territory.

As featured artist[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
US
[10]
AUS
[11]
AUT
[12]
CAN
[10]
FRA
[8]
IRL
[13]
NL
[13]
NZ
[13]
SVK
[14]
UK
[15]
"Pearly Gates"
(Pitbull featuring Nayer)
2010 67 Non-album single
"Give Me Everything"
(Pitbull featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack and Nayer)
2011 1 2 3 1 2 1 1 2 2 1 Planet Pit
"Dirty Dancer (Remix)"
(Enrique Iglesias & Usher featuring Lil Wayne and Nayer)
18 24 14 11 49 22 22 2 21 Euphoria
"Name of Love"
(Jean-Roch featuring Pitbull and Nayer)
2012 49 Music Saved My Life
"—" denotes a title that was not released or did not chart in that territory.

Album appearances[edit]

Year Song Artist(s) Album
2009 "Full of Shit" Pitbull & Bass III Euro Rebelution
2010 "Vida 23 Pitbull Armando
2012 "Eres Mi Sueño" Fonseca Ilusión

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.google.com/#q=What+is+Nayer%27s+birthday%3F
  2. ^ Anything But Monday promo kit
  3. ^ http://www.directlyrics.com/pitbull-neyo--nayer-hit-up-premios-juventud-news.html
  4. ^ http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/suave-kiss-me-feat.-mohombi/id455100822
  5. ^ http://musicremedy.com/n/nayer/songs/suavemente-ft-pitbull--mohombi-54750.html
  6. ^ "Nayer album & single discography". Allmusic. May 15, 2011. Retrieved May 16, 2011. 
  7. ^ "Canadian Chart History: Nayer - Suave (Kiss Me)". Canadian Hot 100. acharts.us. Retrieved 2011-02-10. 
  8. ^ a b "Nayer on Les Charts". Les Charts. lescharts.com. Retrieved 2011-02-10. 
  9. ^ "Nayer on Slovenská". IFPI. (IFPI). Retrieved 2011-02-10. 
  10. ^ a b "Pitbull on Billboard Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved 2010-05-13. 
  11. ^ "Australian Singles Chart: Nayer on ARIA". australiancharts.com. Retrieved 2010-05-13. 
  12. ^ "Nayer Albums & Singles on Austrian Charts". austriancharts.com. Retrieved 2010-05-13. 
  13. ^ a b c ""Give Me Everything" - Pitbull featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer: Charts History". acharts. Retrieved 2010-05-13. 
  14. ^ List of Nayer singles released on Slovakia:
  15. ^ "Pitbull featuring Nayer: UK Singles Chart: Albums & Singles". The Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2010-05-13. 
  16. ^ a b "ARIA - Multi Platinum certifications: Enrique Iglesias". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 2012-02-18. 
  17. ^ "IFPI Austria - Verband der Österreichischen Musikwirtschaft" (in (German)). Ifpi.at. Retrieved 2012-02-18. 
  18. ^ "Bundesverband Musikindustrie: Gold-/Platin-Datenbank". Musikindustrie.de. Retrieved 2012-02-18. 
  19. ^ "Latest Gold / Platinum Singles". RadioScope New Zealand. Retrieved 2011-05-17. 
  20. ^ "Veckolista Singlar - Vecka 25, 24 juni 2011:1". Sverigetopplistan. GLF. 24 June 2011. Retrieved 25 June 2011. 
  21. ^ Steffen Hung (2011-10-30). "Schweizer Hitparade - Singles Top 75 30.10.2011". hitparade.ch. Retrieved 2012-02-18. 
  22. ^ Steffen Hung (2011-10-30). "BPI - Singles Top 75 30.10.2011". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 2012-02-18. 
  23. ^ "RIAA - Gold certifications: Enrique Iglesias". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 2012-02-18. 
  24. ^ "Music Canada - Platinum certifications: Enrique Iglesias". Music Canada / former CRIA. Retrieved 2012-02-18. 

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