Miranda (Colombian singer)

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Miranda
Birth nameLady Diana Miranda Cardona
Born (1984-11-20) November 20, 1984 (age 34)
Bello, Antioquia, Colombia
Genres
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter
LabelsUniversal Music
Associated actsCarlos Vives, Alejandro Sanz, Ricardo Montaner, Miranda & La Soul Band

Lady Diana Cardona Miranda (Bello, Antioquia, Colombia, November 20, 1984), better known as Miranda, is a Colombian singer.[1] At 27 years old she appeared in the first season of Colombian musical competition La Voz Colombia, and was part of Team Ricardo Montaner winning the contest on the final held on December 20, 2012; She received a monetary prize, a contract with the label Universal Music, in addition to sharing the stage with Carlos Vives and Alejandro Sanz in Feria de Manizales. Miranda is also the vocalist of her band Miranda & the Soul Band. She was nominated for Latin Grammy Award for Best New Artist.

Career[edit]

Miranda was born in Bello, Antioquia, November 20, 1984. Her mother was a physiotherapist by profession and a Christian believer. As a teenager, Miranda always had a strong inclination for music, and spent almost 14 years related to music. She became the winner of The Voice Colombia. She studied at the University of Antioquia. But she soon left a possible professional career to start an artistic career. She also worked as a professor of vocal techniques, at Solo Rock Musical academy in Medellin. Prior to taking part in La Voz Colombia, she formed a band called Miranda & The Soul Band in 2009, with her group still remaining in force.

On December 20, 2012, she won La Voz Colombia title, where she was mentored by the Venzuelan singer Ricardo Montaner She got 32.8% of the vote, winning a record contract from Universal Music to record an album. she also got a monetary prize of 300m pesos, equivalent to $135,000.[2]

The song "Rolling in the Deep," a cover of Adele was her debut single and appeared on the album Lo Mejor de la Voz... Colombia, a compilation of the best performances during season 1 of the show. It debuted at the top position in local iTunes chart.

In early December 2013, the Colombian singer released her first studio album, Alma .

Miranda has appeared at various important events. In mid October 2012, during Festival Internacional Altavoz, she was invited to share the stage with renowned local and international bands. On January 12, 2013, the artist was the opening act for Carlos Vives and Alejandro Sanz in a concert held in Manizales, during the 57th version of the Feria de Manizales and in Premios India Catalina. On February 23, 2013, she performed during the India Catalina Awards in Cartagena, Colombia and again on March 8, 2013 at Teletón Colombia.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • Alma (2013)
Other albums
  • Miranda & La Soul Band
  • Lo Mejor de la Voz... Colombia

Singles[edit]

  • "¿Por qué?"
  • "El Gran Secreto"
  • "Cuidando de Ti"
  • "Eterno" (feat. Dj Elektrik)

Awards and nominations[edit]

Ilona awards and nominations
Awards and nominations
Award Wins Nominations
Latin Grammy Awards 0 1
Premios Shock 1 2
Totals
Awards won1
Nominations3

Latin Grammy Awards[edit]

A Latin Grammy Award is an accolade by the Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences to recognize outstanding achievement in the music industry.

Year Nominee / work Award Result
2014 Miranda Best New Artist Nominated

Premios Shock[edit]

Shock Awards are the most important awards in Colombia.

Year Nominee / work Award Result
2013 ¿Por qué? Best New Female Solo Artist Won
2014 El Gran Secreto Best Solo Nominated

References[edit]

Preceded by
N/A
La Voz Colombia Winner
2012
Succeeded by
Camilo Martínez
Awards
Preceded by
Maluma
Mojito Lite
Miltón Salcedo
Colombian Artist for Best New Artist Latin Grammy
2014
Miranda
Juan Pablo Vega
Succeeded by
Incumbent