Ramón (singer)

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Ramón
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Ramón performing at the Eurovision final on 14 May 2004.
Background information
Birth name Ramón del Castillo Palop
Born (1985-05-03) 3 May 1985 (age 29)
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Genres Pop, Latin pop
Occupations Singer-songwriter
Years active 2004–present

Ramón del Castillo Palop is a Spanish solo singer best known for representing the state at the 2004 Eurovision Song Contest in Istanbul.[1]

Ramon was born on 3 May 1985 in Las Palmas in the Canary Islands, the youngest of three boys. He participated in the third season of Operación Triunfo (2003-2004), where he finished as the runner-up and, in a separate vote, was selected to represent Spain at the Eurovision in 2004 after Beth's eighth place finish the year before. It was his first major musical appearance - he had not been a recording artist before Operación Triunfo.

With the song "Para llenarme de ti" ("To Be Filled By You"), Ramon finished in 10th place with 87 points in the final, which was Spain's last top ten result until 2012, when Pastora Soler managed to finish in 10th place again, with the song Quédate conmigo.[2]

Discography[edit]

  • Es así (Valemusic Records) - 2004 - #6 ESP
  • Cambio de sentido (Multitrack Records) - 2006

References[edit]

  1. ^ Staff (29 January 2004). "Ramón, representante español en Eurovisión - Los40.com". los40.com. Retrieved 30 March 2011. 
  2. ^ Staff (17 May 2004). "Ramón queda décimo en un Festival de Eurovisión ganado por Ucrania - Los40.com". los40.com. Retrieved 30 March 2011. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Beth
with "Dime"
Spain in the Eurovision Song Contest
2004
Succeeded by
Son de Sol
with "Brujería"