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|Birth name||José Martín Cuevas Cobos|
|Also known as||
28 September 1969 |
Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
|Genres||Latin pop, Folk, Mariachi, Banda, Ranchera, Latin ballad|
|Years active||1976 - present|
José Martín Cuevas Cobos (born September 28, 1969), known by his stage name Pedro Fernández, is a Mexican singer, songwriter, actor, and television host. Fernández began his international career as Pedrito Fernández at the age of seven.
Fernández has recorded thirty-nine albums, acted in seven soap operas, and twenty five films. He has won 4 Latin Grammy Awards. His stage name is composed of the names of two of his favorite singers, (Pedro) Infante and Vicente (Fernandez).
His first album, La de la Mochila Azul, named after the single, was released in 1978. His starring role in the film La niña de la mochila azul (The Girl with the Blue Backpack) was released in 1979 and led to a lifetime career of recording and film contracts.
His album De Corazón was nominated for the Latin Grammy Award for Best Ranchero/Mariachi Album at the 2003 Latin Grammy Awards.
In 2009 Fernández starred in Televisa's telenovela Hasta que el dinero nos separe with actress and singer Itatí Cantoral. He won the Premios TVyNovelas Award for TVyNovelas Award for Best Lead Actor of 2010 for his portrayal of "Rafael Medina Nuñez" in the telenovela.
In 2010 Fernández starred as the protagonist in the telenovela Cachito de cielo. Fernández wrote the theme song "Cachito de Cielo" for the telenovela and as the theme song's songwriter and performer, he won the Latin Grammy Award for Best Regional Mexican Song in 2013.
Fernández has also appeared on TV as a team coach for La Voz Kids for seasons three (2015) and four (2016), and as an official presenter/host for the Billboard Latin Music Awards for 2015 and 2016.
In October 2016, Fernández appeared on stage in his hometown of Monterrey, Mexico with recording artist Thalía in front of an audience of 7,000 at the Auditorio Citibanamex and the two performed the song "De Ti".
Among his many national and international awards over his long career Pedro Fernández has been awarded the TVyNovelas Award for Best Actor (2010) for Hasta Que el Dinero Nos Separe, Latin Grammy Award for Best Ranchero/Mariachi Album (2001) for Yo No Fui, Latin Grammy Award for Best Regional Mexican Song (2010) for "Amarte a la Antigua", Latin Grammy Award for Best Regional Mexican Song (2013) (writer and performer) for "Cachito de Cielo", and the Latin Grammy Award for Best Ranchero/Mariachi Album (2015) for Acaríciame El Corazón.
as Pedrito Fernandez
- La de la Mochila Azul (1978)
- Mamá Solita (1979)
- La Mugrosita (1980)
- Guadalajara (1981)
- Mis 9 Años (1981)
- La de los Hoyitos (1982)
- Ay Jalisco no te rajes (1982)
- Rosa María (1982)
- Pucheritos (1983)
- Coqueta (1983)
- Delincuente (1984)
- Es Un Sábado Más (1985)
- El mejor de Todos (1986)
as Pedro Fernandez
- Querida Canciones de Juan Gabriel (1987)
- Vicio (1989)
- Por Un Amigo Más (1990)
- Muñecos de Papel (1991)
- Lo Mucho Que Te Quiero (1993)
- Buscando el Paraíso (1993)
- Mi Forma De Sentir (1994)
- Pedro Fernández (1995)
- Deseos Y Delirios (1996)
- Un Mundo Raro: Tributo a José Alfredo Jiménez (1997)
- Aventurero (1998)
- Laberintos de Pasión (1999)
- Lo Más Romántico de Pedro Fernández (1999)
- Yo No Fuí (2000)
- Mi Cariño (2001)
- De Corazón (2002)
- Escúchame (2006)
- Dime Mi Amor (2008)
- Amarte a la Antigua (2009)
- Hasta Que el Dinero Nos Separe (2010)
- No Que No... (2012)
- No Que No edición especial (2012)
- Hasta el Fin del Mundo (2014)
- Acaríciame El Corazón (2015)
|1979||La niña de la mochila azul||Raúl García Palomares||Credited as Pedrito Fernández|
|1980||Amigo||Poncho||Also known as Forja de amigos|
|1980||El oreja rajada||Julián|
|1980||Mamá sólita||Credited as Pedrito Fernández|
|1981||La niña de la mochila azul 2||Raúl García Palomares||Credited as Pedrito Fernández|
|1981||Allá en la plaza Garibaldi||Julio|
|1982||La Mugrosita||Andrés||Credited as Pedrito Fernández|
|1982||La niña de los hoyitos||Ferco||Credited as Pedrito Fernández|
|1983||Los dos carnales||Pablito|
|1983||Niño pobre, niño rico||Mario y el niño chico es Pepe|
|1983||Coqueta||Pablo||Credited as Pedrito Fernández|
|1985||Un sábado más||Martín|
|1986||Como Si Fueramos Novios||Andresito|
|1988||Vacaciones de terror||Julio|
|1989||Pánico en la montaña||Pedro|
|1989||Había una vez una estrella||Rodrigo|
|1990||Un corazón para dos||Bernardo|
|1991||Vacaciones de terror 2||Julio|
|1992||Crónica de un crimen||Alex Kamper|
|1992||Comando de federales 2||Puma|
|1993||Las mil y una aventuras del metro|
|1993||Derecho de asilo|
|1985||Juana Iris||Juan Bernardo|
|1987||Tal como somos||Valerio Cisneros|
|1991||Alcanzar Una Estrella II||Jorge|
|1993||Buscando el paraíso||Julio||Starred in and performed theme song|
|2009–2010||Hasta que el dinero nos separe||Rafael Medina Nuñez||Lead role; 231 episodes; wrote and performed theme song|
|2012||Cachito de cielo||Salvador||Lead role; 110 episodes; wrote and performed Latin Grammy winning theme song|
|2014||Hasta el fin del mundo||Salvador "Chava" Cruz Sánchez||Lead role; 80 episodes; wrote and performed theme song|
|2015–2016||La Voz Kids||Himself - Coach of Team Pedro||Seasons 3–4|
- "Past Winners Search". Latin Grammy. Latin Recording Academy. Retrieved 7 December 2016.
- "Pedro Fernández es el tercer coach de 'La Voz Kids'". Telemundo.com (in Spanish). Talpa Media. January 7, 2015. Retrieved December 8, 2016.
- "Fernández, Pedro". Encyclopedia .com. Cengage Learning. Retrieved 6 March 2017.
- Fernandez, Suzette (January 25, 2016). "Daddy Yankee, Natalia Jimenez & Pedro Fernandez Return as Coaches on 'La Voz Kids'". Billboard. Retrieved December 9, 2016.
- Tinoco, Armando (April 21, 2016). "Premios Billboard 2016: 9 Things We Know About Telemundo Latin Music Award Show". Latin Times. Retrieved December 9, 2016.
- Huitrón, Alejandro (8 September 2016). "Grupo Cañaveral, prepara su nuevo material" (in Spanish). ActualMX. Retrieved December 9, 2016.
- "Thalía recibe a Pedro Fernández en su concierto en Monterrey" (in Spanish). Radio Fama 101.5 FM. October 17, 2016. Retrieved December 9, 2016.
- "Thalía cautivó a más de 7 mil personas en Monterrey" (in Spanish). Publimetro. October 16, 2016. Retrieved December 9, 2016. October 16, 2016
- Ramos, Daniela Michelle (September 4, 2016). "'En la musica hay que dar lo mejor siempre': Pedro Fernández" [In music you must always give your best.: Fernández]. La Prensa (in Spanish).
- "Latin Recording Academy Announces 2nd Annual Latin Grammy Award Winners". La Prensa San Diego. October 30, 2001. Retrieved December 22, 2016.
- "Mexican pop-rock group Camila, singer Guerra big winners at Latin Grammys". Daily Breeze. Associated Press. November 12, 2010. Retrieved December 22, 2016.
Pedro Fernandez wore an elegant white charro suit to sing 'Celosa' and 'Amarte a la antigua,' which won best regional Mexican song.
- "Latin Grammys 2013: The complete list of winners and nominees". latimes.com. Retrieved 23 December 2016.
- "Latin Grammys 2015: See the Full Winners List". Billboard.com. Retrieved 23 December 2016.