Estrella María Benzo Blas

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Birth name Estrella María Benzo Blas
Also known as Estrella
Born (1985-03-23) 23 March 1985 (age 33)
Origin Seville, Andalusia, Spain
Genres R&B, pop, flamenco
Instruments Voice
Years active 2006–present
Labels Warner Music Spain

Estrella María Benzo Blas, also known as Estrella, is a Spanish singer born in Seville.[1]


Estrella was born in Parque Alcosa district, daughter of singers parents, her mother even accompanied Lola Flores in some tablaos, and her father was singer-songwriter. At the age of fifteen began studying piano at the music school, but after two years of training decided to leave. Later she started to do vocals for other artists, and thus came to know the Swedish producer Erik Nilsson, producer of renowned artists such as Ketama.

With 21 years old, Estrella debuted in mid-2006 with her single "Qué Me Puede Quedar", in collaboration with the renowned Moroccan violinist Faiçal Kourrisc. Her first album (Estrella) was released on May 7, 2006 by Warner Music Spain and her second album, entitled Black Flamenco was released on October 27, 2009.