Juan Magán

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Juan Magán
Juan Magan Bilbao Arena.jpg
Juan Magan, 2012
Background information
Birth name Juan Manuel Magán González
Also known as F.A.O.
Born (1978-09-30) 30 September 1978 (age 40)
Badalona, Spain
Genres EDM, reggaeton merengue
Occupation(s) DJ, record producer, remixer, singer
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2003–present
Labels Universal Music Latin
Website www.juanmagan.es

Juan Manuel Magán González (born 30 September 1978) is a Spanish producer, singer, remixer and DJ of electronic dance music, recognized internationally for his contributions to the "Electro Latino" category of music.

As a remixer, he has worked with the following artists, among others: Selena, Don Omar, Paulina Rubio, Juanes, Nelly Furtado, Dulce María, Pitbull, Michael Gray, Milk & Sugar, Bob Sinclar, Gary Nesta Pine, Ian Oliver, Azzido da Bass, Jerry Ropero, E Smoove, Barbara Muñoz, Pier Bucci, Tara McDonald and INNA.

Biography[edit]

Juan Magán became interested in music in 1994, when he began to frequent the discothèques. It started with a computer, a sampler and an analog synthesizer. In 2004, he launched his own music in the Latin register and with experience, he formed a group called Guajiros del Puerto two years later. Their hit Veo Veo became a real success all over Latin America.

Between 2007 and 2009, he formed a duet with Marcos Rodríguez called Magán & Rodríguez. His debut album, Suave, premiered with Marcos Rodríguez in 2009, included Suck My - Suave, Bora Bora, The Rising Mano, El Globo, El Otro Yo Soy, Loco, and Merenguito. In 2009, he released a compilation to Vale Music / Universal Music Spain, featuring Mariah (You Know I Want You) featuring Lumidee, "Yolanda (Tú no)" feat. Irmãos Verdades, Verano Azul, and as well as "Bailando Por Ahí", a tube of electronic merengue. His singles "Bora Bora" and "Verano Azul" are double platinum certified.

In 2010, he made a feature on the single made by Inna, called "Un Momento". In 2011, a new version of "Bailando Por Ahi" is released, renamed 'Bailando Por el Mundo" with Pitbull and El Cata. He also featured in a Don Omar single, Ella No Sigue Modas. In 2013, the artist Farruko recorded a song with Magan.

In 2015, he designed a summer hit entitled "He llorado" with Gente de Zona. In that same year, he became a naturalized Dominican citizen. In March 2016, he released a new song called "Baila Conmigo", In October 2016, he released a new song called "Quiero Que Sepas."

Magan & Rodriguez[edit]

His early discography includes "Suave", created with Marcos Rodríguez, which included the greatest electronic and Latin successes of the time on a global level: "Suck My - Suave", "Bora Bora", "Que levante la mano mi gente", "El Globo", "El otro soy yo", "Loco", "Merenguito" were all supported by the most influential DJs and in style in the global House scene, and on top of the official sales list in Spain and on the global level has become the second in the world in total digital sales by Beatport with "Bora Bora".

They went double platinum[where?] with the singles "Bora Bora" and album Suave.

Career[edit]

His most recent work is the single "Love Me" featuring the UK "queen of dance" Tara McDonald & Mexican boy band Urband 5. The music video was directed by Pedro Torres and shot in different locations in Mexico. He also released a compilation of works produced by artists frequently associated with Juan and in collaboration with Vale Music / Universal Music Spain, which includes many of the successes that in 2009 are the most played out of all dance music. Themes such as "Mariah", "Yolanda", "Verano Azul" or "Bailando por ahí" are among these, to name a few of the most commercially successful and publicly recognized. Magan also featured on Inna's singles "Un Momento" and "Be My Lover", and has had more recent success in 2012 and 2013 with hit singles such as "Tu y Yo", "Mal de Amores" and "Como el Viento" (in collaboration with Puerto Rican singer Farruko).

Legacy[edit]

He was nominated the Best House Artist in the World by the Beatport Awards. He went double platinum with "Verano Azul". Magán received a Latin Grammy nomination for Best New Artist in 2012.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Studio albums
Year Album Chart positions Certification
SPA
[1]
2012 The King of Dance 5
2014 The King Is Back - #LatinIBIZAte 18
Compilation albums
Year Album Chart positions Certification
SPA
[1]
US Latin Albums
[3]
2012 Juan Magan Presents... Bailando Por El Mundo 50
Record labels collaborations
  • 2009: Magan & Rodriguez: Suave

EPs[edit]

  • 2003: Logical Progression
  • 2008: Juan Magan & Cesar del Rio: Midnite Rumors
  • 2009: Juan & Victor Magan: A Family Affaire

Singles[edit]

as Magan & Rodriguez

Year Title Chart positions
SPA
2007 "No dare ni un paso atrás"
2008 "Suave"[4] 19
"Bora Bora"
2009 "Suck My..."[5] 2

Solo and collaborative

Year Single Chart positions Certifications
SPA
[1]
BEL
(Fl)

[6]
BEL
(Wa)

[7]
FR
[8]
MEX
NED
SUI
US Latin Songs
[9]
2009 "Verano azul" 4
"Mariah" 18 39
(Ultratop)
1
(Ultratip)
2010 "BigBen"
(Juan Magan, Victor Magan, Josepo feat. Lisa Rose)
43
"Te gusta" 34
"Un Momento"
(Inna feat. Juan Magan)
46 12
(Ultratip)
31 42 98
"Never Enough"
(Juan Magan, Rivero & Majorkings feat. Bobby Alexander)
2011 "Bailando por ahi" 1 16
(Ultratip)
"Bailando Por El Mundo"
(Juan Magan feat. Pitbull & El Cata)
22 15 1
"No Sigue Modas" 4
2012 "Me enamoré"
(Juan Magan / Grupo Extra)
24
"Chica Latina"
(Juan Magan & Salgado)
45
"Se vuelve loca" 3 49
"Como yo"
(Juan Magan / Buxxi)
41
"No Sigue Modas (Ella No Sigue Modas)"
(Don Omar featuring Juan Magan)
18
"Lo que me pasa"
(Juan Magan & Peewee)
46
"Angelito sin alas (Remix)"
(DCS feat. Juan Magan)
9
"Te Voy A Esperar"
(Juan Magan / Belinda)
1
"Tu y yo" 24
"Enamorada de Ti" (duet with Selena)
2013 "Mal de Amores" 2 24 40
2014 "Spotlight"
(Victor Magan featuring Vassy & Juan Magan)
"Falling in Love"
(Juan Magan featuring Zion and Lennox)
18
"Si No Te Quisiera"
(Juan Magan featuring Belinda & Lapiz Conciente)
1 32
  • AMPROFON: Gold[2]
  • RIAA: Gold (Latin)[10]
"Noche y De Día"
(Enrique Iglesias featuring Yandel & Juan Magan)
5 27
  • PROMUSICAE: Platinum[11]
2015 "He llorado (Como un niño)"
(Juan Magan featuring Gente de Zona)
12 26
  • RIAA: Gold (Latin)[10]
"Vuelve"
(Juan Magan featuring Paulina Rubio and DCS)
43
"Por fin te encontre"
(Cali & El Dandee featuring Juan Magan and Sebastrian Yatra)
2 45 47
2016 "Quiero Que Sepas" 9
"Baila Conmigo"
(Juan Magan featuring Luciana)
27
"Rápido, brusco, violento"
(Juan Magan featuring BnK)
6
2017 "Sígueme Bailando"
(with Nacho featuring Pasabordo)
81
[12]
"Déjate llevar"
(with Belinda, Manuel Turizo, Snova, and B-Case)
8
2018 "Le encanta"
(with B-Case)
29
[13]
"Usted"
(with Mala Rodríguez)
4
[13]
"Se vive mejor"
(with Antonio José)
57
[14]
"#Idiota" 74
[15]
"Ni la hora"
(with Ana Guerra)
2
[16]

Collaborations and remixes

  • Ni Rosas Ni Juguetes (Remix) (and Paulina Rubio & Pitbull)
  • Algo De Ti (Remix) (and Paulina Rubio)
  • Oh Baby (and Dero & Robbie Rivera)
  • Se Me Va La Voz (Remix) (and Alejandro Fernandez)
  • Sun Is Up (Remix) (and Inna)
  • Lady Loca (and Crossfire)
  • Hotel Nacional (Remix) (and Gloria Estefan)
  • Odio Por Amor (Remix) (and Juanes)
  • Get High (Remix) (and Ruby)
  • Un Momento (and Inna)
  • Rabiosa (Remix) (and Shakira)
  • Inevitable (Remix) (and Dulce Maria)
  • Yerbatero (Remix) (and Juanes)
  • Pegate Mas (Remix) (and Dyland & Lenny)
  • Give You Up (and Soraya Arnelas)
  • Now Or Never (Remix) (and Emilia De Poret)
  • Me Rio De Ti (Remix) (and Gloria Trevi)
  • Enamorada De Ti (Merengue Remix) (and Selena)
  • No Me Digas Que No (Remix) (and Enrique Iglesias & Wisin & Yandel)
  • Kingsize Heart (and Javi Mula)
  • Some Love 2.0 (and Marsal Ventura, Surrender DJs & Medussa)
  • Amarte Bien (and Carlos Baute)
  • El Cielo No Entiende (Remix) (and OBK)
  • Ella No Sigue Modas (and Don Omar)
  • Join The Party (In My Boat) (and Leticia)
  • Be My Lover (Remix) (and Inna)
  • Sólo Contigo (and Topic & Lena)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c SpanishCharts.com: Juan Magan discography Archived 2012-10-20 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ a b "Certificaciones" (in Spanish). Asociación Mexicana de Productores de Fonogramas y Videogramas. Type Juan Magan in the box under the ARTISTA column heading and {{{title}}} in the box under TÍTULO
  3. ^ "Juan Magán - Chart history: Latin Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 24 August 2016.
  4. ^ aCharts.us Magan and Rodriguez - "Suave" page
  5. ^ aCharts.us Magan and Rodriguez - "Suck My..." page
  6. ^ Ultratop.be/nl: Juan Magan discography
  7. ^ Ultratop.be/fr: Juan Magan discography
  8. ^ LesCharts.com: Juan Magan discography[permanent dead link]
  9. ^ "Juan Magán - Chart history: Hot Latin Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 24 August 2016.
  10. ^ a b c "American certifications – Juan Magan". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Type, then select Latin, then click SEARCH. 
  11. ^ "Top 100 Streaming - Semana 44: Del 27.10.2014 Al 02.11.2014" (in Spanish). PROMUSICAE. Retrieved November 6, 2014.
  12. ^ "Top 100 Canciones — Semana 39: del 22.9.2017 al 28.9.2017" (in Spanish). Productores de Música de España. Retrieved 5 October 2017.
  13. ^ a b "Top 100 Canciones – Semana 26: del 21.6.2018 al 28.6.2018" (PDF) (in Spanish). Productores de Música de España. Retrieved 4 July 2018.
  14. ^ "Top 100 Canciones – Semana 24: del 8.6.2018 al 14.6.2018" (PDF) (in Spanish). Productores de Música de España. Retrieved 20 June 2018.
  15. ^ "Top 100 Canciones – Semana 32: del 3.8.2018 al 9.8.2018" (PDF) (in Spanish). Productores de Música de España. Retrieved 15 August 2018.
  16. ^ "Top 100 Canciones – Semana 28: del 06.07.2018 al 12.07.2018" (PDF) (in Spanish). Productores de Música de España. Retrieved 18 July 2018.

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