Naím Thomas

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Naím Thomas
Naim Thomas - Concierto OT Sant Jordi.jpg
Performance of Naím Thomas in the commemoration concert of the 15th anniversary of OT in the Palau Sant Jordi of Barcelona (31-10-2016)
Background information
Birth name Naím Thomas Mansilla
Born (1980-10-16) 16 October 1980 (age 36)
Origin Premià de Mar, Barcelona Spain
Genres Pop, funk
Occupation(s) Singer, actor
Instruments Vocals, Piano
Years active 2001 – present
Labels Vale Music (2002-2005)
Big Moon Records (2006-2008)

Naím Thomas Mansilla (born in Premià de Mar, Barcelona, 16 October 1980) is a Spanish singer and actor. He rose to fame by taking part in the first-ever series of Operación Triunfo (2001–2002). In addition to a musical career, he has appeared in a number of films, theatre works and musicals.

Career[edit]

Son of Juan Thomas, and Patricia Mansilla, singers from Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain, he started studying music at age 6 and took part in a number of films and television series before applying for Operación Triunfo. Although he did not win the competition, he successfully released 3 albums. Moving to Los Angeles, he ended in a major role in Desert of Blood directed by Don Henry in 2006[1] and Sing Out in 2008. Returning to Spain he has released 909 nainonain with a personal innovating style, mixing of funk, international pop, Latin music, rap and reggaeton. All a creation with the vocal style unmistakable of Naím Thomas. Its first simple one: " Funkmenco" it is a test of this fusion. In July 2007 he became a presenter of the television program "Plaza Mayor" on Madrid's Onda 6.

He married Colombian painter Dahianha Mendoza on 23 September 2016 in a village near Puerto del Rosario.[2][3]

Awards[edit]

  • 2008: Nominated for Revelation in a major musical for El Rey De Bodas during 6th edition of "Premios Chivas Telón".
  • 2008: Nominated as best actor for El Rey De Bodas during "Premios Gran Vía".

Discography[edit]

  • Grandes Éxitos (Edición Especial) (2002)

Tracks

  1. I Finally Found Someone (with Verónica Romeo)
  2. Adoro (with David Bisbal)
  3. Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me (with Alejandro Parreño)
  4. Suave (with David Bisbal and Alejandro Parreño)
  5. Guilty (with Verónica Romeo)
  6. Everything I Do, I Do It For You (with Gisela Lladó)
  7. Nada Cambiará mi Amor por Ti (with David Bisbal)
  8. On Broadway
  9. Nadie como Tú (with Nuria Fergó)
  10. Superstition
  11. Dance Little Sister
  12. Last Christmas (with Verónica Romeo) (Bonus Track)
  13. Triunfará el Amor (with Natalia) (Bonus Track)
  14. Hijo de Hombre (Bonus Track)
  • No tengo prisa (Vale Music, 2002)

Selling 130,000 CDs venidos and going platinum.

Tracks

  1. Cruel to Be Kind
  2. Te Seguiría Buscando (Still Be Looking For You)
  3. Estoy Enloqueciendo (Driving Me Crazy)
  4. Ángeles
  5. Con tu Amor
  6. Para Siempre (Dreambaby)
  7. Tú Volverás (Love Comes Along)
  8. No Tengo Prisa
  9. Arderé por ti (Only Love Remains)
  10. Sólo Tú (Shame On You)
  11. Ven a Funky Street (Funky Street)
  12. Someone To Love
  • Con sólo una palabra...(Vale Music, 2003)

Selling 50,000 CDs and going gold.

Tracks

  1. Una Noche
  2. Caliente
  3. Haz lo que Quieras
  4. Me Puedes Jurar
  5. Se Rompe el Corazón
  6. Aprendiendo a Descubrir
  7. Camino de Rosas
  8. Con Sólo una Palabra Tuya
  9. En el Lío
  10. Cuando me Pregunten
  11. Vas a Entender
  • 909 (Nainonain) (Big Moon Records, 2007)

Tracks:

  1. Funkmenco
  2. Te lo Voy a Dar
  3. La Amé Otra Vez
  4. Kee Joe
  5. Estoy de Moda
  6. Lo que Quiero Decir (Interlude)
  7. Me Muero por Verte
  8. Living In Madrid
  9. Conga
  10. It's Over
  11. Soy Igual que Tú
  12. Me Miró
  13. Es Todo "It's Over" (Spanish Version) (Bonus Track)
  14. Funkmenco (Progressive Remix) (Bonus Track)

Filmography[edit]

  • 1993: Intruso
  • 1996: Aquí llega Condemor
  • 1996: Pesadilla para un rico
  • 1996: Muerte en Granada
  • 1997: Gracias por la propina
  • 1997: Caricias
  • 2000: Salsa
  • 2000: Manjar de amor
  • 2002: OT: La película
  • 2003: The Tulse Luper Suitcase by Peter Greenaway
  • 2005: Cry of the Winged Serpent
  • 2006: Desert of Blood, Don Henry, (2006)
  • 2008: Sing out (2007, released 2008)

Short films[edit]

  • Solo en La Buhardilla
  • El Encantador de Serpientes

Theatre[edit]

  • Un Día (Mirall trencat)
  • La del manojo de Rosas (Villa de Madrid Cultural Center)
  • Las bicicletas son para el verano (Teatro principal of Málaga)
  • El espejo rojo (Greg Barcelona)
Musicals
  • 2007/2008: El rey de bodas
  • 2008/2009: 1973 The Millenium Musical
  • 2012: Edgar, El escritor de sombras (TV)

References[edit]

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