Levi Díaz (born 11 August 2008)[2] is a Spanish singer who first rose to fame in 2021, where he won the sixth season of La Voz Kids, as part of team Melendi.[3]

Levi Díaz
Birth nameLevi Díaz
Born (2008-08-11) 11 August 2008 (age 14)
Cornellà de Llobregat
OriginSpain
GenresPop[1]
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2019–present
LabelsUniversal Music Spain

BiographyEdit

Díaz was born on 11 August 2008 in Cornellà de Llobregat. He currently studies music with vocal coach Miguel Manzo, in addition to academic studies.

CareerEdit

Early yearsEdit

In February 2019, Díaz won the first edition of La Voz de Cornellà, in the youth category and additionally the audience award for most charismatic contestant.[4]

La Voz KidsEdit

Díaz competed in the reality competition La Voz Kids twice. In 2019, he auditioned with "We've Only Just Begun" by The Carpenters but was eliminated in the episode. Two years later, Díaz returned to compete in sixth season and won. Here's all his performances.

Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2021Edit

Díaz was chosen as Spanish entrant in the 19th annual Junior Eurovision Song Contest 16 September 2021.[5][6] His song "Reír", written by David Roma, was released on 18 October with a lyric video filmed throughout Madrid.[7][8][9][10]

At the contest in Paris, "Reír" placed 15th in a field of 19 songs, receiving 77 points, making it the lowest placing Spain achieved so far. Despite the loss, the positive response was overwhelming.[11] Shortly after the competition, RTVE's Head of Delegation Eva Mora said she was proud of Díaz for representing Spain.[12]

Díaz later performed "Reír" on RTVE's televised concert ¡Feliz 2022! and again with a full orchestra during Gala de Reyes.[13]

ArtistryEdit

InfluencesEdit

Díaz is influenced by modern pop music and is a big fan of Frank Sinatra and Rosalía.[1]

Personal lifeEdit

On 31 May 2022, Diaz came out as a homosexual.[14]

DiscographyEdit

SinglesEdit

Title Year Album
"Reír" 2021 Non-album singles

Guest appearancesEdit

Title Year Album
"Warrior" 2021 La Voz Kids 2021
"Alive"
"Never Enough"

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "¿Quién es Levi Díaz?". eldebate.com (in Spanish). 18 December 2021. Retrieved 18 December 2021.
  2. ^ 𝙲𝙵 𝙻𝙰 𝚅𝙾𝚉 𝙺𝙸𝙳𝚂🎙️ on Instagram: “MUCHÍSIMAS FELICIDADES LEVI!!!@levidiazz_official ❤️TE MERECES ESTO Y MUCHÍSIMO MAS✨eres un gran ejemplo a seguir y nunca dejes de…”
  3. ^ "Levi Díaz, del equipo de Melendi, gana La Voz Kids". Antena 3 (in Spanish). Madrid: Atresmedia. 2021-07-24.
  4. ^ "El Concurso De Canto La Voz De Cornellà Cierra Con Éxito De Público Y Buen Nivel Artístico Su Primera Edición" (in Spanish). 2019-02-26.
  5. ^ "Levi Díaz will represent Spain 🇪🇸". junioreurovision.tv. 16 September 2021.
  6. ^ Farren, Neil (16 September 2021). "🇪🇸 Spain: Levi Díaz to Junior Eurovision 2021". Eurovoix. Retrieved 16 September 2021.
  7. ^ Farren, Neil (18 October 2021). "Spain: Levi Díaz to Perform "Reír" at Junior Eurovision 2021". Eurovoix. Retrieved 18 October 2021.
  8. ^ "Levi Díaz cantará "Reír" en Eurovisión Junior 2021". Play Radio. RTVE. 2021-10-18.
  9. ^ "Spain's Levi Díaz reveals song to make you smile… 🇪🇸". Junior Eurovision. European Broadcasting Union. 2021-10-18. Archived from the original on 2021-10-18.
  10. ^ Fuster, Luis (5 November 2021). "Spain at Junior Eurovision 2021: Levi Díaz with "Reír"". Retrieved 16 January 2022.
  11. ^ "Maléna wins Junior Eurovision 2021 for Armenia! 🇦🇲". junioreurovision.tv. 19 December 2021. Retrieved 19 December 2021.
  12. ^ "ESPAÑA Eva Mora: "Estamos muy orgullosos de Levi, seguimos en Eurovisión Junior, no pueden con nosotros"". escplus.es (in Spanish). 20 December 2021. Retrieved 20 December 2021.
  13. ^ "Gala de Reyes de la Orquesta y Coro RTVE con las ganadoras de 'Prodigios 3' y Levi Díaz". 4 January 2022. Retrieved 4 January 2022.
  14. ^ "Levi Díaz (Eurovision Junior 2021): "Soy gay, guarda tus comentarios homófobos"". Los Replicantes (in Spanish). 31 May 2022.