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Luis Enrique

Luis Enrique

born on 28/9/1962 in Nicaragua

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Luis Enrique (singer)

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Luis Enrique (singer)

Luis Enrique Mejía López (born September 28, 1962) is a Nicaraguan singer and composer. He started his career in the late 1980s and achieved success in the 1990s earning the title "El Principe de la Salsa (The Prince of Salsa). He was one of the leading pioneers that led to the salsa romantica movement in the 1980s. Enrique has received two Grammy Award-nomination for "Best Tropical Latin Performance" for album Luces del Alma and his song Amiga. He performed and recorded with salsa romantica group Sensation 85, which also included La Palabra and Nestor Torres. In 2009, his album, Ciclos, was nominated for numerous Latin Grammy Awards, his biggest breakthrough in over a decade. The album won the Grammy Award for Best Tropical Latin Album.

Discography

  • Amor de Media Noche (1987)
  • Amor y Alegria (1988)
  • Mi mundo (1989)
  • Luces del Alma (1990)
  • Los Principes de la Salsa (1990)Compilation
  • Una historia diferente (1991)
  • Dilema (1993)
  • Brillante (1994)Compilation
  • Luis Enrique (1994)
  • Genesis (1996)
  • Amiga (1999)Compilation
  • Timbalaye (1999)
  • Evolución (2000)
  • Transparente (2002)
  • Dentro Y Fuera (2007)
  • Ciclos (2009)
  • Soy y Sere (2011)

Later life and career

Luis Enrique hosted the first season of Objetivo Fama. He won two Latin Grammys and the Grammy for Best Tropical Latin Album in 2010.[1] He is the son of Francisco Luis Mejia Godoy and nephew of famous Nicaraguan singers, Luis Enrique Mejia Godoy and Carlos Mejia Godoy.

Lo Nuestro Awards

The Lo Nuestro Awards are awarded annually by American network Univision. Luis Enrique received one award in 1989.[2]

Year Nominated work Award Result
1989 Himself Tropical/Salsa New Artist of the Year Won
Himself Tropical/Salsa Male Artist of the Year Nominated
Amor y Alegría Tropical/Salsa Album of the Year Nominated
"Tu No Le Amas, Le Temes" Tropical/Salsa Song of the Year Nominated
1990 Himself Tropical/Salsa Male Artist of the Year Won
Mi Mundo Tropical/Salsa Album of the Year Won
"Lo Que Pasó Entre Tu y Yo... Pasó" Tropical/Salsa Song of the Year Won

References

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  2. Lo Nuestro:
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    • 1989 Nominees:Univision Launches Latin Music Awards, The McClatchy Company, May 28, 1989. URL accessed on February 9, 2014.
    • 1990 Winners:Lannert, John, Luis Enrique Tops Lo Nuestro Award Winners, Sun-Sentinel, Tribune Company, May 26, 1990. URL accessed on September 4, 2013.
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