Christian Jesús González Nodal (born January 11, 1999) is a Mexican singer and songwriter. Born and raised in Sonora, Mexico, Nodal became well known after his debut single, "Adiós Amor", garnered significant airplay in Mexico and the United States.

Christian Nodal
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Background information
Birth nameChristian Jesús González Nodal
Born (1999-01-11) January 11, 1999 (age 21)
Caborca, Sonora, Mexico
OriginCaborca, Sonora
GenresRegional Mexican
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • songwriter
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • guitar
  • piano
Years active2014–present
Labels
WebsiteOfficial website

His debut studio album, Me Dejé Llevar (2017), was met with critical acclaim and success. Among his numerous accolades, Nodal has won a Latin Grammy Award, a Lo Nuestro Award, two Billboard Latin Music Awards, and a Latin American Music Award.

Life and careerEdit

Christian Nodal was born and raised in Caborca, Sonora, Mexico. According to Nodal, he started singing at the age of four and later learned how to play the piano and guitar on his own.[1][2]

In January 2017, Nodal released "Adiós Amor" which quickly became a success in Mexico and the United States," reaching number one on the Top 20 General Mexican Songs Chart and number two on the Billboard Top Latin Songs chart in the United States.[3][4] In June 2017, Nodal collaborated with the Spanish singer, David Bisbal and released "Probablemente". Bisbal told Billboard, "...he [Nodal] a great interpreter but also a songwriter. I love what he's doing and it's an honor to be a part of the early stages in his career."[5]

In 2018, Nodal accompanied Mexican performer Pepe Aguilar and his family, brother Antonio Aguilar Jr., daughter Ángela Aguilar and son Leonardo Aguilar on their equestrian-musical style tour dubbed "Jaripeo Sin Fronteras".[6]

In August 2018, Nodal released his debut album, Me Dejé Llevar. It topped music charts in the Mexico and the United States.[7] Music critic Thom Jurek of Allmusic, praised the album and called it "elegant."[8] Me Dejé Llevar went on to be nominated for a Latin Grammy Award for Best Ranchero Album at the 19th Annual Latin Grammy Awards, while "Probablemente", won for Best Regional Mexican Song. Nodal was also nominated for Best New Artist but lost to Colombian reggaeton singer Karol G.[9][10]

In May 2019, Nodal released his second studio album, Ahora.[11] It debuted in the top ten of the Billboard Top Latin Albums chart in the United States.[12] Nodal also initiated a tour to promote the album.[13]

DiscographyEdit

Studio albumsEdit

List of studio albums, with selected details, chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
MEX
[14]
US
[15]
US
Latin

[16]
Me Dejé Llevar 1 69 2
Ahora
  • Release date: May 10, 2019
  • Label:
    Universal Music Latin Entertainment
  • Format: CD, digital download
1 7

Extended playsEdit

List of extended plays
Title Details
Lo Mas Nuevo[A]
  • Released: May 28, 2018[19][20]
  • Label:
    Universal Music Latin Entertainment
  • Formats: Digital download

SinglesEdit

As lead artistEdit

Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
MEX
[21]
US
Bub.

[22]
US
Latin

[23]
US Regional MEX
[24]
"Adiós Amor" 2017 1 5 4 1 Me Dejé Llevar
"Te Fallé" 1 24 1
  • RIAA: 2× Platinum (Latin)[17]
"Probablemente"
(solo or featuring
David Bisbal)
2 15 1
  • RIAA: 5× Platinum (Latin)[17]
"Me Dejé Llevar" 3 23 1
  • RIAA: Platinum (Latin)[17]
"No Te Contaron Mal" 2018 3 18 10 1
  • RIAA: 8× Platinum (Latin)[17]
Ahora
"Solos"
(with Ana Bárbara)
11 Non-album single
"Nada Nuevo" 2019 1 19 1
  • RIAA: Platinum (Latin)[17]
Ahora
"De Los Besos Que Te Di" 1 12 1
  • RIAA: Gold (Latin)[17]
"Pa' Olvidarme De Ella"
(with Piso 21)
TBA

Promotional singlesEdit

Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
US
Latin

[25]
"Yo No Sé Mañana" 2017
  • RIAA: Gold (Latin)[17]
Me Dejé Llevar
"Eres" 48
  • RIAA: Platinum (Latin)[17]

Guest appearancesEdit

List of other album appearances
Title Year Other artist(s) Album
"No Pasa de Moda"[26] 2017 Los Plebes del Rancho de Ariel Camacho Lo Mas Nuevo

Awards and nominationsEdit

Latin Grammy AwardsEdit

The Latin Grammy Awards are awarded annually by The Latin Recording Academy in the United States. Nodal has received three awards from six nominations.[27]

Year Nominee / work Award Result
2018 Christian Nodal (himself) Best New Artist Nominated
Me Dejé Llevar Best Ranchero/Mariachi Album Nominated
"Probablemente" Best Regional Mexican Song Won
2019 Ahora Best Ranchero/Mariachi Album Won
"De Los Besos Que Te Di" Best Regional Mexican Song Nominated
"No Te Contaron Mal" Won

Lo Nuestro AwardsEdit

The Lo Nuestro Awards are awarded annually by the television network, Univision in the United States. Nodal has received one award from two nominations.[28]

Year Nominee / work Award Result
2019 Christian Nodal (himself) Artist of the Year Nominated
Regional Mexican Artist of the Year Won

Other awardsEdit

Year Award Category Work Result
2017 Premios Juventud Best Song for Love "Adiós Amor" Nominated
Best Song for "La Troca"
Artist Revelation Himself
Latin American Music Awards New Artist of the Year Nominated
Favorite Regional Mexican Artist
Favorite Regional Mexican Song "Adiós Amor" Won
2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards Regional Mexican Song of the Year Won
Best New Regional Mexican Artist Himself
Billboard Latin Music Awards Regional Mexican Artist of the Year, Solo Won
Regional Mexican Song of the Year "Adiós Amor"
Regional Mexican Album of the Year "Me Dejé Llevar" Nominated
Latin American Music Awards Album of the Year Nominated
Favorite Regional Mexican Album Won
Favorite Regional Mexican Artist Himself
Favorite Regional Mexican Song "Me Dejé Llevar"
2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards Regional Mexican Song of the Year Nominated
Best New Regional Mexican Artist Himself
Billboard Latin Music Awards Regional Mexican Artist of the Year, Solo Won

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Lo Mas Nuevo was only available in various countries

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Biografía". Christian Nodal. Mario Ruiz Madrigal. Retrieved July 13, 2017.
  2. ^ "Get to Know Mexican Singer-Songwriter Christian Nodal". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. January 22, 2018. Retrieved May 5, 2019.
  3. ^ Mendoza, Amaya (February 16, 2017). "Christian Nodal Vaults Into Top 5 on Hot Latin Songs Chart". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved July 13, 2017.
  4. ^ "Los artistas #1 de América Latina". Monitor Latino (in Spanish). Monitor Latino. Retrieved July 13, 2017.
  5. ^ Flores, Griselda (June 8, 2017). "Christian Nodal's New Single & Music Video 'Probablemente' Feat. David Bisbal: Exclusive Premiere". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved July 13, 2017.
  6. ^ "Pepe Aguilar brings Mexican entertainment spectacular 'Jaripeo Sin Fronteras' to El Paso". El Paso Times. August 22, 2018. Retrieved May 5, 2019.
  7. ^ "Christian Nodal Vaults Into Top 5 on Hot Latin Songs Chart". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. February 16, 2017. Retrieved May 5, 2019.
  8. ^ Jurek, Thom. "AllMusic Review". Allmusic. TiVo Corporation. Retrieved April 1, 2019.
  9. ^ "2018 Latin GRAMMY Awards Nominations: See the Complete List". ET Online. September 20, 2018. Retrieved September 25, 2018.
  10. ^ "Latin Grammys 2018 Winners List". Billboard magazine. Prometheus Global Media. November 16, 2018. Retrieved May 5, 2019.
  11. ^ "Christian Nodal lanza su nuevo álbum titulado 'Ahora'". El Mañana (Nuevo Laredo) (in Spanish). May 10, 2019. Retrieved May 24, 2019.
  12. ^ Bustios, Pamela (May 22, 2019). "Christian Nodal Scores Second Top 10 Debut On Top Latin Albums Chart With 'Ahora'". Billboard. Retrieved May 25, 2019.
  13. ^ "Esta fue la razón por la que Christian Nodal no fue a los Latin Billboards: "Tenía un compromiso con mis fans"". People en Español (in Spanish). April 26, 2019. Retrieved May 25, 2019.
  14. ^ "Christian Nodal Chart History: Billboard Regional Mexican Albums". Billboard.
  15. ^ "Christian Nodal Chart History: Billboard 200". Billboard. Retrieved September 16, 2017.
  16. ^ "Christian Nodal Chart History: Top Latin Albums". Billboard. Retrieved September 16, 2017.
  17. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Gold & Platinum". Recording Industry Association of America.
  18. ^ Villa, Lucas (June 7, 2019). "Meet Christian Nodal: The Future of Regional Mexican Music". Rolling Stone. Retrieved June 13, 2019.
  19. ^ "Lo Mas Nuevo by Christian Nodal". iTunes Store. Retrieved June 11, 2018.
  20. ^ "Lo Mas Nuevo by Christian Nodal - Spotify". Spotify. Retrieved May 7, 2019.
  21. ^ Peak chart positions in Mexico:
  22. ^ "Christian Nodal Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved March 21, 2017.
  23. ^ "Christian Nodal Chart History: Hot Latin Songs". Billboard. Retrieved October 23, 2018.
  24. ^ "Christian Nodal Chart History: Regional Mexican Songs". Billboard. Retrieved May 7, 2019.
  25. ^ "Christian Nodal — Charts". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved March 21, 2017.
  26. ^ "No Pasa de Moda (feat. Christian Nodal) - Single by Los Plebes del Rancho de Ariel Camacho". iTunes Store. Retrieved May 7, 2019.
  27. ^ Latin Grammy Awards:
  28. ^ Lo Nuestro Awards: