Luis Fonsi

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Luis Fonsi

Latin Grammy winning Puerto Rican singer and composer add

Category: Music

Born in 1978.

Countries: United States (42%), Norway (8%), (8%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Daddy Yankee, YouTube, Billboard Hot 100

Linked to: Florida State University, Univision, Category:Florida State University alumni, Dr. Phillips High School

 

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Luis Fonsi was born in 1978 add something


1995

In 1995, Fonsi enrolled at Florida State University to study music add something


1998

In 1998, Fonsi recorded his debut album, "Comenzaré" add something


2000

Also in the year 2000 Fonsi participated in Jubilee 2000, where he sang to Pope John Paul II. That same year Ednita Nazario won a Latin Grammy for a song composed by Fonsi add something

 

Around this time, Fonsi recorded a duet with Christina Aguilera for her 2000 Spanish-Language album, Mi Reflejo add something

 

His 2000 follow-up, "Eterno", was equally successful add something


2001

During 2001, a re-mix of "Comenzaré" and "Eterno" was launched, while Fonsi worked on his next album, 2002's "Amor Secreto" add something


2002

The scandal did not last too long, however, and Fonsi soon released an album in English, "Fight the Feeling", released in 2002 add something


2003

By 2003, Fonsi began to become romantically interested in actress Adamari López, who, as an Univision artist and fellow Puerto Rican, constantly found herself near Fonsi add something


2004

In 2004 Luis recorded a duet with Emma Bunton for her second studio solo album, "Free Me" add something

 

In 2004, Fonsi made his acting debut in a Mexican telenovela named Corazones al límite in which he played Roy. He had a special appearance in 2001 in the Nickelodeon television series "Taina" add something

 

In 2004, rumors were reported by magazines, television news shows, and newspapers that he and Lopez had committed to marry each other add something


2005

During 2005, Fonsi was in the middle of an international tour that would have had him away from home for many months; the tour was abruptly cancelled when Lopez was diagnosed with cancer add something

 

In April 2005, Fonsi had a brief return to the singing stage, when former "Menudo" member Ray Reyes invited him and another Puerto Rican, Adamari López, to a concert which was held at San Juan's Roberto Clemente coliseum add something


2006

In 2006, he contributed on a tribute cd to Victor Yturbe "El Piruli" singing the classic bolero Historia de un amor add something

 

Billy Gibbons - Gibbons was the guitarist during singer Luis Fonsi's presentation at the 7th Latin Grammy *awards held in Madison Square Garden, New York, on November 2, 2006

 

Jose Feliciano - On December 6, 2006, Feliciano's new Spanish album, "José Feliciano y amigos", was released by Universal Records, featuring Feliciano in duets with other Latin American stars including Luis Fonsi, Lupillo Rivera, Luciano Pereyra, Rudy Pérez, Cristian Castro, Marc Anthony, Ramón Ayala, Alicia Villarreal, Ricardo Montaner, and Raúl di Blasio


2008

Luis Fonsi cracked the Billboard Hot 100 for the first time in September 2008 with his song "No Me Doy Por Vencido", debuting at number 98 and peaking at number 92 add something

 

Fonsi was one of several artists selected to perform in "KQ Live Concert" on September 27, 2008, organized by KQ 105 FM, the event included several renowned artists from Puerto Rico and other Latin American locations add something

 

On October 10, 2008, Fonsi presented a private concert to 700 winners of a promotional contest presented by Pepsi add something

 

Aleks Syntek - In 2008, Syntek collaborated on song "Aquí Estoy Yo" with singers Luis Fonsi, David Bisbal and Noel Schajris, a song included on Latin Grammy *award-nominated album "Palabras del Silencio" by Luis Fonsi


2009

On December 11, 2009, Fonsi performed in Oslo, Norway at the Nobel Peace Prize Concert honoring winner Barack Obama add something


2010

On November 8, 2010, they officially divorced add something

 

Kat DeLuna - In February 2010, DeLuna participated in a Spanish remake of "We Are the World" called "Somos El Mundo", alongside other Dominican singers such as Juan Luis Guerra, Milly Quezada, Eddy Herrera, Romeo , Fernando Villalona and Latin artists such as Paulina Rubio, Thalia, Belinda, Luis Fonsi, and Chayanne, among others


2011

Luis Fonsi latest album "Tierra Firme" became available on June 28, 2011, and includes international hits "gritar" plus "respira" and "claridad" add something

 

Fonsi and Spanish model Águeda López had their first child together, a girl they named Mikaela, on December 20, 2011 in Miami add something


2013

Luis Fonsi joined succesfully the cast of Broadway's Forever Tango for a two-week engagement, August 20 through September 1 of 2013 add something


2014

On February of 2014 he started promoting his new single "Corazon En La Maleta" to promote his upcoming album "8" referring to his eight career album add something

 

On February 2014 he started promoting his new single "Corazon En La Maleta" to promote his upcoming album "8" referring to his eight career album add something

 

They got married in September 10, 2014 after Three years living together with their child add something


2016

Fonsi and his wife Agueda López welcomes their second child, a boy named Rocco, on December 20, 2016 add something


2017

On January of 2017 he started promoting he's new single Despacito featuring Daddy Yankee add something

 

In January 2017 he started promoting his new single "Despacito", featuring Daddy Yankee add something

 

In April 2017 the song was given an english remix featuring Justin Bieber add something

 

The remix featuring Bieber reached number one on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 on May 27, 2017, Fonsi's first number-one on the American singles chart add something

 

On June 17, 2017, the music video reached two billion views on YouTube, with the song becoming number one in nearly every Latin "Billboard" chart, and the most viewed video in the world add something

 

In August 2017, "Despacito" became the number one most viewed video on YouTube, with three billion views and counting add something

 

On October 14, 2017, the music video reached four billion views on YouTube, with the song becoming number one in nearly every Latin "Billboard" chart, and the most viewed video in the world add something

 

In November 2017, he released the song "Échame la Culpa", featuring Demi Lovato add something

 

Crossover (music) - In 2017 the Luis Fonsi song featuring Daddy Yankee, "Despacito" crossed over to a Western market after featuring the Canadian singer Justin Bieber in an English-Spanish remix leading to the song hitting number one on the United Kingdom Official Chart and the United States "Billboard" Hot 100

 

Daddy Yankee - In 2017, Daddy Yankee in collaboration with latin pop singer Luis Fonsi released the hit single "Despacito"

 

One Sweet Day - It remained the only song to stay at number one on the chart for 16 weeks until 2017, when the record was tied by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee's "Despacito"

 

Justin Bieber - On April 16, 2017, Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee released a remix for their song Despacito featuring Justin Bieber

 

Demi Lovato - On November 17, 2017, Lovato released a song titled "Échame la Culpa" with Luis Fonsi


2018

On April 4, 2018, the music video reached five billion views on YouTube, with the song becoming number one in nearly every Latin "Billboard" chart, and the most viewed video in the world add something

 

In June 2018, Fonsi released the single "Calypso", with Stefflon Don add something

 

As of July 2018, the music video has over one million views on YouTube add something

 

In August 2018, he released the collaboration with Gianluca Vacchi and Yandel called "Sigamos Baliando" add something

 

According to a news outlet who interviewed Luis Fonsi, his next album will be released in October 2018 add something


2019

On 13 January 2019, the singer joined with Wisin, Alejandra Guzmán and Carlos Vives as coaches of the first spanish season of La Voz by Telemundo add something

 

After five years since "8", on 1 February 2019 his 10th studio album "Vida" is set to be released add something

 

Ryan Tedder - In 2019, Tedder wrote and produced his solo single debut "Right Where I'm Supposed to Be" as the Official Song of the 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates in collaboration with Avril Lavigne, Luis Fonsi, Hussain Al Jassmi, Assala Nasri and Tamer Hosny