Alejandra Guzmán

Gabriela Alejandra Guzmán Pinal (born February 9, 1968), known professionally as Alejandra Guzmán, is a Mexican singer-songwriter, actress, and musician. With more than 20 million albums sold throughout her career, and winner of a Latin Grammy, she is one of the most successful Mexican female singers.[1] She is the daughter of actress Silvia Pinal and singer Enrique Guzmán.[2]

Alejandra Guzmán
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Guzmán performing during Versus Tour in 2017
Born
Gabriela Alejandra Guzmán Pinal

(1968-02-09) February 9, 1968 (age 52)
Other names
  • La Reina del Rock
  • La Guzmán
Occupation
  • Singer-Songwriter
  • Actress
  • Musician
Years active1988–present
Spouse(s)
Farell Goodman
(
m. 1998; div. 1998)

Gerardo Gómez
(
m. 2002; div. 2004)
Children1
Musical career
Genres
Instruments
Labels
Associated acts
Websitewww.aleguzman.com

Early life and careerEdit

Gabriela Alejandra Guzmán Pinal was born February 9, 1968 in Mexico City, to her mother’s third marriage. Guzmán has three siblings: two older half-sisters, actress Sylvia Pasquel and Viridiana Alatriste. Her younger brother, Luis Enrique Guzmán is her only sibling from the same father and mother.

Her first song Bye Mamá, a song dedicated to her mom was the start to her career in 1988. In 1990s, she released several of her biggest albums like Eternamente Bella, Flor de Piel, as well as Libre which launched with a signed contract to BMG Ariola. Her success placed her in being nominated to a Grammy, Latin Grammy, and her albums to be labed Gold and Platinum.[3][4]

With all her success, she has been labeled to be La Reina del Rock, and one of the most successful female artists of Mexico.

Throughout her career, she has had success throughout Mexico and the United States. She has done duets with Franco De Vita, Mario Domm, Fonseca, and the most known Gloria Trevi. Her along with Trevi had several duets together and did the Versus Tour together from 2017-2018.[5]

She served as judge of the second season of Va Por Ti. She also served as coach of La Voz...México. On July 5, 2018, Telemundo announced Alejandra Guzmán as a coach on La Voz (U.S.).[6] Guzmán joins Luis Fonsi, Carlos Vives and Wisin as coaches on the Spanish-language version of NBC singing-competition The Voice.

Personal lifeEdit

Alejandra Guzmán has had several relationships throughout her life. Her first public relationship was with Erik Rubin which did not last long due to conflict with Mexican singer Paulina Rubio over him.[7] She later, started a relationship with Pablo Moctezuma a businessman whom Guzmán has a daughter with, Frída Sofía, born March 1992. Moctezuma and her later separated.

Guzmán married to American businessman Farrell Goodman in 1998. The marriage was destroyed right after, when Goodman was arrested due to carrying narcotics in an airport in Germany.[8] Her last public relationship to date was a little after her divorce with Goodman, with Gerardo Gómez de la Borbolla. They got married in 2002 and a few months later Guzmán announced her second pregnancy. She lost the baby before a little before knowing the gender of the baby. Guzmán was dragged into a deep depression due to the loss causing the divorce of her second marriage in 2004.[9]

DiscographyEdit

Studio albumsEdit

Release date Title
1988 Bye Mamá
1989 Dame Tu Amor
1990 Eternamente Bella
1991 Flor de Papel
1993 Libre
1994 Enorme
1996 Cambio de Piel
1999 Algo Natural
2001 Soy
2004 Lipstick
2006 Indeleble
2007 Fuerza
2009 Único
2015 A + No Poder
2017 Versus (with Gloria Trevi)[10]

Compilation albumsEdit

Live albumsEdit

SinglesEdit

Year Single Chart positions[11]
U.S. Hot Latin Songs U.S. Latin Pop Airplay
1990 "Eternamente Bella" 20 -
1991 "Cuidado con el Corazón" 18 -
"Rosas Rojas" 36 -
"Reina de Corazones" 27 -
"Hacer el Amor con Otro" 16 -
"Hey Güera" - -
1993 "Mala Hierba" 10 -
"Mírala, Míralo"
1995 "Despertar"[12] 23 7
"Morir de Amor"[13] - 14
2001 "De Verdad"[14] 22 10
2002 "Volveré a Amar"[15] - 31
2004 "Lipstick" - -
"Tú Eres Mi Luz" - -
2006 "Volverte a Amar"[16] 6 1
"Quiero Estar Contigo"[17] - 27
2007 "Soy Sólo Un Secreto"[18] 12 3
"Mírame" - -
2010 "Que Cante la Vida" - -
2011 "Tan Sólo Tú" (Franco De Vita featuring Alejandra Guzmán) 14 3
"Día de Suerte" 9 2
Total number-one hits - 1

ToursEdit

 
Alejandra Guzmán at Denver Coliseum, 2009.
  • Dame Tu Amor Tour (1990)
  • Eternamente Bella Tour (1991)
  • Flor de Papel Tour (1992)
  • Libre Tour (1993–94)
  • Enorme Tour (1995–96)
  • Cambio de Piel Tour (1997)
  • La Guzman Tour (1998)
  • Algo Natural Tour (1999-2000)
  • Soy Tour (2002)
  • Supersexitada Tour (2004–05)
  • Indeble (2006–07)
  • Fuerza Tour (2008–09)
  • Unico Tour (2010)
  • 20 Años de Éxitos Tour (2011–12)
  • La Guzman Primera Fila Tour (2014)
  • Rock Recargado Tour (2015)
  • A + No Poder Tour (2016)
  • es:Versus Tour (2017–18)
  • La Guzman Tour 2019 (2019)

Awards wonEdit

  • Latin Grammy 2002: "Best Rock Solo Album" (Soy)
  • Winner of ASCAP Latin Award: Pop Balad: "Volverte a Amar" (2006) / “Soy sólo un Secreto” (2009) / “Día de Suerte’ (2012)
  • "La Luna" Del Auditorio Nacional” Award: Best Live Latin Rock Performance
  • Premio Oye! 2006: " Album of the Year" and "Best Female Artist"
  • Premios Juventud 2010: Best Rock Artist
  • Premios Juventud 2012: Mejor Tema Novelero “Día de Suerte”

Honorary AwardEdit

  • 2013 PADRES Contra el Cancer (I Am Hope)

La Musa Award 2015 Latin songwriter

NominationsEdit

Grammy Awards

  • 1991 "Best Latin Pop Album" for the album "Flor de papel"; 2004 "Latin Rock / Alternative album" for “Lipstick”

Latin Grammy Awards

  • 2000 "Best Female Rock Vocal Performance" for the song "Algo Natural"; 2005 "Best Rock Solo album" for "Lipstick" and "Best Rock song" for "Lipstick”; 2006 "Best Rock Vocal album" for "Indeleble" and "Best Rock Song" for "Volverte a Amar"; 2008 “Best Female Pop Vocal Album” for “Fuerza”; 2011 “Record of the Year”/ “Best Short Form Music Video” for Tan Solo Tu (A Duo with Franco de Vita)
  • Billboard Latin Music Awards; 2005 "Latin Rock / Alternative album of the year" for "Lipstick“

Premio Lo Nuestro

  • 2007 "Artist of the year" / "Album of the year" for "Indeleble" / "Song of the year" for "Volverte a amar”; 2008 /“Female Artist of the Year” / “Album of the Year” for “Fuerza”, “Song of the Year” for "Soy solo un Secreto"; 2012 “Rock Album of the Year” for “20 Años de Éxitos en Vivo con Moderatto”/ “Rock Artist of the Year”/ “Rock Song of the Year” for “Día de Suerte”/ “Collaboration of the Year” for “Día de Suerte” with Moderatto; 2013 “Artist of the year”

Premios Juventud

  • 2011 "My Rock Artist"

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Buena Musica (October 3, 2017). "Artistas que más discos han vendido" (in Spanish). Retrieved July 17, 2020.
  2. ^ "Biografia de Alejandra Guzmán".
  3. ^ "Esta canción hizo llorar a la mamá de Alejandra Guzmán". June 2, 2015.
  4. ^ {{Cite web|url=https://www.allmusic.com/album/eternamente-bella-mw0000644089%7Ctitle=Eternamente Bella - Alejandra Guzmán | Songs, Reviews, Credits
  5. ^ "Alejandra Guzman & Gloria Trevi on the 'Versus' Tour: Look Back On Their Top 5 Moments". Billboard. April 14, 2018.
  6. ^ "Alejandra Guzman Joins Telemundo's 'La Voz (The Voice)' as a Coach on the First Season". Billboard. Retrieved 2018-10-22.
  7. ^ "Alejandra Guzmán revive su rivalidad con Paulina Rubio por Erik Rubín". December 3, 2019.
  8. ^ "Quiénes han sido las parejas de Alejandra Guzmán". November 29, 2019.
  9. ^ "Estos cuerno los principales amores de la vida de Alejandra Guzmán".
  10. ^ "Versus de Gloria Trevi en Apple Music". iTunes Store (MX). Retrieved 11 July 2017.
  11. ^ "Alejandra Guzman: Billboard Singles"
  12. ^ "Despertar: Billboard Latin Pop Airplay"
  13. ^ "Morir de Amor: Billboard Latin Pop Airplay"
  14. ^ "De Verdad: Billboard Latin Pop Airplay"
  15. ^ "Volveré a Amar: Billboard Latin Pop Airplay"
  16. ^ "Volverte a Amar: Billboard Latin Pop Airplay"
  17. ^ "Quiero Estar Contigo: Billboard Latin Pop Airplay"
  18. ^ "Soy Sólo Un Secreto: Billboard Latin Pop Airplay"

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