Alex Campos (center, white t-shirt)
|Birth name||Édgar Alexánder Campos Mora|
|Labels||CanZion Group LP|
Édgar Alexánder Campos Mora (born September 10, 1976), better known as Alex Campos, is a Colombian Christian singer and songwriter that is popular in Latin America and in Spanish speaking countries. Alex Campos, won three Latin Grammy Awards for Best Christian album in Spanish . He is known for songs like Sueño de Morir, Al Taller del Maestro , Me robaste el Corazon , Tu Poeta, Como el Color de la Sangre , El Sonido del Silencio, No Tiene Priza, Lenguaje de Amor y Amigos . He has 16 years of career and 11 recordings. Each year reaches more than 400 thousand people during his concert tour. Now it has more than 8 million followers in their social networks and more than 6 million copies in the song Derroche de Amor. It is one of the most recognized in Latin America for playing successful duets with Christian artists like Marcos Witt, Jesus Adrian Romero , Marcela Gandara , Lilly Goodman , Fonseca and Jorge Celedon. He is also a producer for other Colombian artists like Sara Borráez and Su Presencia.
He is the elder brother of four sons and grew up in a dysfunctional home. Since he was 12 years old, he visited a local Christian Church. At the age of 14, he joined his first group where he played the recorder. When Campos was 17, the group Misión Vida was formed. On March 22, 2004, Campos married Natalia Rodríguez. They have two children, Juanita and Simon. The following year 2006 Alex Campos and Joshua Flores 'his little cousin' started composing music together and have been together ever since. Although Joshua is the composer of most of Alex songs, Alex Campos is the lead singer of the group. Joshua was well known throughout Central and South America, because of his tours with Alex Campos.
In his musical career, he has eight albums. His first was a live CD recorded in Bogotá, Colombia named Tiempo de La Cruz (Time of the Cross). His second album was a studio record Al Taller del Maestro (To the Master's Work Shop). He made this album to dedicate it to God because Campos believes God healed his throat tumor. His third album was a live version of Al Taller del Maestro recorded in Bogotá, Colombia. His fourth album was a studio record Como un Niño (Like a Child). The fifth album is Joshua Flores first album unplugged live album recorded in Bogotá, Colombia called El Sonido del Silencio (the sound of silence). The sixth album is also Joshua's creation in 2008 Cuidare de Ti (I'll take care of you was a story of Joshua's life). On July 18, 2007, he and Mision Vida went to Juncos, Puerto Rico to be part of La Mina Music Fest. He participated in Jesus Adrian Romero's new album, Ayer Te Vi... Fue Mas Claro Que La Luna, singing a duo with him, "Razones Pa' Vivir", and he participated in David Toledo's new album Soldados De Jesus.
Alex Campos promotes an organization named Mision Child, for which he and Joshua play concerts with the money that is collected in those concerts going to that organization. Alex and Joshua had a concert in José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum Argentina and they became the first Christian singers to sell out all the tickets. There were 12,000 people there. Alex Campos released his seventh album called "Te Puedo Sentir". This Tour has already started a series of concerts that brought him to Denver, Colorado, Elizabeth, New Jersey, McAllen, Texas, Dallas, Texas, and Houston, Texas. He recorded a cd called "Lenguaje De Amor" that was recorded in his own studio called "El Taller" and it was being produced in Bogotá, Colombia and Argentina. In 2012, Alex Campos recorded Regreso a Ti. Regreso A Ti was not a good album for Joshua; he just created (Vives tu y vivo yo) one of the best songs of the album.The great cousins are no longer working together due to family problems. But Alex Gave his cousin a last present a song called (Tu Amistad Me Hace Bien). Soon both members will be working together on there 2014 album.
|Alex Campos discography|
|Title||Album details||Peak chart positions||Certifications|
|Al Taller del Maestro||
|Como un Niño||
|El Sonido del Silencio||
|Cuidaré de Ti||
|Lenguaje de Amor||
|Regreso a Ti||
|Derroche De Amor||
|"—" denotes releases that did not chart.|
|Tiempo de la Cruz||
|Te Puedo Sentir||
Awards and nominations
GMA Dove Awards
A Dove Award is an accolade by the Gospel Music Association (GMA) of the United States to recognize outstanding achievement in the Christian music industry. Alex Campos has received an award from a nomination.
|2013||Hillsong: Global Project Español (as featured artist)||Spanish Album of the Year||Won|
Latin Grammy Awards
A Latin Grammy Award is an accolade by the Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences to recognize outstanding achievement in the music industry. Alex Campos has received two awards from four nominations.
|2008||Cuidaré de Ti||Best Christian Album (Spanish Language)||Nominated|
|2010||Te Puedo Sentir||Best Christian Album (Spanish Language)||Nominated|
|2011||Lenguage De Amor||Best Christian Album (Spanish Language)||Won|
|2013||Regreso A Ti||Best Christian Album (Spanish Language)||Won|
|2015||Derroche de Amor||Best Christian Album (Spanish Language)||Won|
A Premio ARPA is an accolade by the Academia Nacional de la Música y las Artes Cristianas of Mexico to recognize outstanding achievement in the Latin Christian music industry. Alex Campos has received eight awards from thirty nominations.
|2004||Himself||Composer of the Year||Won|
|Al Taller del Maestro||Best Album for a Group or Duo||Nominated|
|Al Taller del Maestro||Best Pop/Rock Album||Nominated|
|Al Taller del Maestro||Album of the Year||Nominated|
|2006||"Sueño de Morir"||Song of the Year||Won|
|Como un Niño||Best Masculine Vocal Album||Nominated|
|Como un Niño||Best Pop/Rock Album||Won|
|"Sueño de Morir"||Best Music Video||Nominated|
|2007||"El Sonido del Silencio"||Song of the Year||Nominated|
|El Sonido del Silencio||Best Masculine Vocal Album||Won|
|Himself||Producer of the Year||Nominated|
|El Sonido del Silencio||Best Live Album||Nominated|
|2009||"Como el Color de la Sangre"||Best Music Video||Nominated|
|2011||Te Puedo Sentir||Best Masculine Vocal Album||Nominated|
|Te Puedo Sentir||Best Pop/Rock Album||Won|
|Te Puedo Sentir||Album of the Year||Nominated|
|Te Puedo Sentir||Best Long Form Music Video||Nominated|
|Te Puedo Sentir||Best Live Album||Nominated|
|Te Puedo Sentir||Best Singer-Songwriter Album||Nominated|
|2012||Lenguaje de Amor||Best Pop/Rock Album||Nominated|
|2013||"No Tiene Prisa"||Song of the Year||Nominated|
|Himself||Composer of the Year||Won|
|Regreso a Ti||Best Masculine Vocal Album||Nominated|
|Himself||Producer of the Year||Won|
|Regreso a Tí||Album of the Year||Nominated|
|"No Tiene Prisa"||Best Music Video||Won|
|Regreso a Tí||Best Pop/Fusion Album||Nominated|
|"Me Amas" (with Lilly Goodman)||Best Collaboration||Nominated|
|"Suave Voz"||Best Collaboration||Nominated|
Premios Nuestra Tierra
A Premio Nuestra Tierra is an accolade that recognize outstanding achievement in the Colombian music industry. Alex Campos has received a award from a nomination.
|2014||Himself||Best Christian Artist||Won|
- Latin Albums for Alex Campos Billboard.com
- Latin Pop Albums for Alex Campos Billboard.com
- Christian Albums for Alex Campos Billboard.com
- Heatseekers Albums for Alex Campos Billboard.com
- "Crece el comercio de a música de la fe" (in Spanish). El Tiempo Colombia. July 11, 2003. Retrieved December 13, 2014.
- 11th Latin GRAMMY Awards Nominees Announced Grammy.com
- "12TH ANNUAL LATIN GRAMMY® AWARDS TO AIR LIVE FROM LAS VEGAS ON NOV. 10, 2011, ON THE UNIVISION NETWORK". grammy.org. May 19, 2011. Retrieved July 24, 2011.
- Premios ARPA received to Alex Campos:
- "II Edición Premios ARPA" (in Spanish). Academia Nacional de la Música y las Artes Cristianas. Retrieved 2013-02-03.
- "IV Edición Premios ARPA" (in Spanish). Academia Nacional de la Música y las Artes Cristianas. Retrieved 2013-02-03.
- "V Edición Premios ARPA" (in Spanish). Academia Nacional de la Música y las Artes Cristianas. Retrieved 2013-02-03.
- "VI Edición Premios ARPA" (in Spanish). Academia Nacional de la Música y las Artes Cristianas. Retrieved 2013-02-03.
- "VII Edición Premios ARPA" (in Spanish). Academia Nacional de la Música y las Artes Cristianas. Retrieved 2013-02-03.
- "VIII Edición Premios ARPA" (in Spanish). Academia Nacional de la Música y las Artes Cristianas. Retrieved 2013-02-03.
- "IX Edición Premios ARPA" (in Spanish). Academia Nacional de la Música y las Artes Cristianas. Retrieved 2013-02-03.
- "X Edición Premios ARPA" (in Spanish). Academia Nacional de la Música y las Artes Cristianas. Retrieved 2013-02-03.
- Premios Nuestra Tierra received to Alex Campos:
- "Premios Nuestra Tierra 2014: lista de ganadores" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2014-12-01.
- Mena, Marco Antonio (2009-11-17). "Nueva Producción de Alex Campos: Te Puedo Sentir". EnlaceMusical.com. Archived from the original on 3 January 2010. Retrieved 2009-12-13.