Lucía Pérez

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Lucía Pérez
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Lucía Pérez (2013)
Background information
Birth nameLucía Pérez Vizcaíno
Born (1985-07-05) 5 July 1985 (age 33)
OriginO Incio (Lugo), Spain
GenresPop
Occupation(s)Singer
Years active2003–present
LabelsZouma Records (2003-2004)
Letras y Musas (2005–2011, c. 2014-)
Warner Music Spain (2011-c.2013)
Websitehttps://www.luciaperez.es/

Lucía Pérez Vizcaíno (Spanish pronunciation: [luθi.a peɾeθ]; born 5 July 1985 in O Incio, Lugo, Galicia[1] ) is a Spanish singer who represented her country in the Eurovision Song Contest 2011 in Germany with the song "Que me quiten lo bailao".[2]

Career[edit]

In 2002, at 17, Lucía Pérez won the talent show for amateur singers Canteira de Cantareiros, on the regional Galician television (TVG). A year later she published her first album, Amores y amores, which was awarded the Galician Gold Record certification for its sales.

In 2005 she received the Galician Soloist Pop Album award. Later that year, she represented Spain in the Viña del Mar International Song Festival in Chile and she placed second in the international competition with the song "Qué haría contigo". Also in 2005, her song "Amarás Miña Terra" was nominated for Best Song in Galician at the Spanish Music Awards.

In 2008 her third album, Volar por los tejados, was released both in Spain and Chile, where she toured extensively. In 2009, she took part in the Viña del Mar Festival for a second time.[1] In 2010 she released her fourth album, Dígocho en galego which is entirely in Galician language.[3]

In 2011 Lucía took part in the Spanish selection process for the Eurovision Song Contest 2011, Destino Eurovisión, and on 18 February, she won the final with the song "Que me quiten lo bailao".[4]

In March 2011, following her election as the Spanish Eurovision entrant, Lucía was signed to Warner Music to release her fifth album, Cruzo los dedos, in April 2011.[5][6]

At the Eurovision Song Contest 2011 final that took place in Düsseldorf, Germany on 14 May she placed 23rd. However, she was 16th in the separate televoting result.[7]

On 22 June 2014 Pérez released her sixth studio album, Quitapenas.[8] In May 2018, Pérez released her seventh studio album Quince soles, which includes collaborations with Chenoa, Rosa Cedrón and Chema Purón.[9]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Title Chart positions
SPA
[10]
2003 Amores y amores
  • 1st Studio Album
  • Label: Zouma Records
2006 El tiempo dirá
2009 Volar por los tejados
2010 Dígocho en galego
2011 Cruzo los dedos 31
2014 Quitapenas
2018 Quince soles

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart position Album
SPA
[11]
2011 "Que me quiten lo bailao" 19 Cruzo los dedos

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Biografía" (in Spanish). Lucía Pérez' official website. Archived from the original on 2012-09-05.
  2. ^ http://www.escflashmalta.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=755:spain-lucia-perez-wins-the-ticket&catid=2:news&Itemid=2
  3. ^ "Spain - "Que Me Quiten Lo Bailao" performed by LucÍa Pérezdate". BBC. Retrieved 2011-04-14.
  4. ^ Escudero, Victor M. (2011-02-28). "Spain decided: Lucía Pérez to Düsseldorf!". European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 2011-02-19.
  5. ^ "Warner Music ficha a Lucía Pérez, que publicará nuevo álbum en abril" (in Spanish). eurovision-spain.com. 2010-03-04.
  6. ^ "Lucía Pérez inicia la gira de presentación de Cruzo los dedos" (in Spanish). eurovision-spain.com. 2010-04-14.
  7. ^ "EBU reveals split televoting and jury results". European Broadcasting Union. 2011-05-26.
  8. ^ ""'Quitapenas' es un álbum que quiere transmitir alegría y positivismo"". El Correo Gallego. 2014-06-10.
  9. ^ Rico, Vicente (2018-05-17). "Lucía Pérez celebra su 15º aniversario en la música con su nuevo álbum Quince soles". Eurovision-Spain.com.
  10. ^ "Search for: Lucía Pérez - Albums". spanishcharts.com/.
  11. ^ "Search for: Lucía Pérez - Singles". spanishcharts.com/.

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Daniel Diges
with Algo pequeñito
Spain in the Eurovision Song Contest
2011
Succeeded by
Pastora Soler
with Quédate conmigo