Danny Ocean (singer)

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Danny Ocean
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Background information
Birth nameDaniel Morales
Born (1992-05-05) 5 May 1992 (age 27)
Caracas, Venezuela
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • record producer
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2009–present
LabelsAtlantic Records

Daniel Morales (born 5 May 1992), known by his stage name Danny Ocean , is a Venezuelan singer, songwriter and record producer born in Caracas, Venezuela but resident of Miami, Florida.[1] Began in music professionally around the year 2009 when he created his video channel on YouTube. He is best known for his song "Me Rehúso",[2] released in September 2016,[3] and relaunched in 2017 for its late success in several countries of Latin America, Europe and the United States,[4] with an English version of it, called "Baby I Won't".[5] The success of the song made him a pioneering independent artist to position himself in all the Latin music charts of the platform Spotify.[6][7]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of studio albums
Title Album details
54+1

EPs[edit]

  • 2014: Paracaídas (as Danny O.C.T)

Singles[edit]

List of singles as lead artist, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
ARG
[8]
COL
[9]
ITA
[10]
MEX
[11]
NLD
[12]
SPA
[13]
SWE
[14]
SWI
[15]
US
Latin

[16]
US
Latin
Pop

[17]
"Me Rehúso" / "Baby I Won't" 2016 7 6 5 1 82 2 96
[18]
34 13 19 54+1
"Vuelve" 2017
"Dembow" 19
[21]
  • PROMUSICAE: Platinum[13]
"Epa Wei" 2018 Non-album single
"Swing" 2019 62 16
[22]
  • PROMUSICAE: Platinum[13]
54+1
"Lookin' For"
(with Digital Farm Animals)[23]
TBA
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Collaborations[edit]

  • 2019: "Looking For" (by Digital Farm Animals)

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Works Result
2017 Premios Juventud[24][25] Artist Revelation Himself Nominated
Kids Choice Awards México Favorite Song "Me Rehúso" Nominated[26]
2017 MTV Millennial Awards Best Party Anthem Nominated[27]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Campos, Carlos (22 May 2017). "Conozca a Danny Ocean, la mente detrás del éxito 'Me rehúso'". nacion.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 4 June 2017.
  2. ^ "Conoce a Danny Ocean, creador del éxito 'Me Rehúso'". radiocalientesantacruz.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 4 June 2017.
  3. ^ "Me Rehúso – Danny Ocean". AllMusic. Retrieved 4 June 2017.
  4. ^ "Danny Ocean". Napster. Retrieved 4 June 2017.
  5. ^ "Baby I Won't – Single". iTunes. Retrieved 4 June 2017.
  6. ^ Dau, Alejandro. "Danny Ocean es la nueva sensación de Spotify". tecnogaming.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 4 June 2017.
  7. ^ "Danny Ocean – Me Rehuso". los40.do (in Spanish). Retrieved 4 June 2017.
  8. ^ Peak chart positions in Argentina:
  9. ^ "Top 100 Colombia – Semana 26 del 2017 – Del 23/06/2017 al 29/06/2017" (in Spanish). National-Report. 30 June 2017. Archived from the original on 3 July 2017. Retrieved 3 July 2017.
  10. ^ "Classifica settimanale WK 39" (in Italian). Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana. Retrieved 30 September 2017.
  11. ^ "Top 20 Streaming (del 21 al 27 de abril)" (in Spanish). AMPROFON. Archived from the original on May 5, 2017. Retrieved May 5, 2017.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  12. ^ "Discografie Danny Ocean". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2 July 2017.
  13. ^ a b c d "Danny Ocean – Me Rehuso". elportaldemusica.es. Productores de Música de España. Retrieved 2 July 2017.
  14. ^ "Discography Danny Ocean". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2 July 2017.
  15. ^ "Discographie Danny Ocean". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2 July 2017.
  16. ^ "Danny Ocean – Chart History: Hot Latin Songs". Billboard. Retrieved 2 July 2017.
  17. ^ "Danny Ocean – Chart History: Latin Pop Songs". Billboard. Retrieved 3 July 2017.
  18. ^ "Sverigetopplistan – Sveriges Officiella Topplista". Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved 22 September 2017.
  19. ^ "El hit global "Me Rehúso" de Danny Ocean ya tiene video oficial". TKM (in Spanish). August 25, 2017. Retrieved March 5, 2018.
  20. ^ "FIMI: Certificazioni Archivio". Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana. Retrieved June 25, 2018. Note: To retrieve the certifications, 1) type in Danny Ocean in the box of "Filtra", 2) select years in the box of "Anno", 3) select "Singoli online" in the box of "Sezione" for singles, 4) click Enter
  21. ^ "Top 100 Canciones – Semana 11: 9.3.2018 al 15.3.2018" (PDF) (in Spanish). Productores de Música de España. Retrieved 22 March 2018.
  22. ^ "Top 100 Canciones: Semana 19". Productores de Música de España. Retrieved 15 May 2019.
  23. ^ "Lookin' For - Single by Digital Farm Animals on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Retrieved 28 February 2019.
  24. ^ "Esta es la lista de nominados a Premios Juventud 2017". univision.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 4 June 2017.
  25. ^ Rivera, Nayeli. "Conoce todos los nominados a Premios Juventud 2017". monitorlatino.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 4 June 2017.
  26. ^ "¡Vota para Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards!". noroeste.com.mx (in Spanish). Retrieved 3 July 2017.
  27. ^ "J Balvin y Maluma lideran nominaciones de MTV MIAW 2017". elespectador.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 3 July 2017.