Vázquez Sounds, also known as V-Sounds,[1] is a Mexican musical trio formed by siblings Abelardo "Abe", Gustavo "Gus" and Angela "Angie" Vázquez originating from the city of Mexicali, Baja California, in Mexico. They are known for their cover of the Adele song "Rolling in the Deep", which received over 230 million YouTube hits, becoming an instant internet sensation, and even earning them air time on Spanish-language television, CNN en Español, VH1 and Good Morning America.

Vázquez Sounds
Vazquez Sounds.jpg
Vázquez Sounds in the TeleHit program "México Suena" (May 2013)
From left to right: Gustavo, Angela, Abelardo.
Background information
OriginMexicali, Baja California, Mexico
GenresPop, rock
Years active2011 (2011)–present
LabelsIndependent via ONErpm
Websitewww.vazquezsounds.com
MembersAngela Vázquez (age 19)
Gustavo Vázquez (age 21)
Abelardo Vázquez (age 24)

CareerEdit

Abe, Gus and Angie Vázquez are children of music producer Abelardo Vázquez,[2] who has worked with groups like Mexican bands Reik, Nikki Clan and Camila.[2][3] Vázquez Sounds uses their own recording studio to record and edit their music.[4]

Vázquez Sounds released their cover of Adele's "Rolling in the Deep" on November 10, 2011 on YouTube.[5][6] The single peaked at number one on the Mexican Top 100 Chart, and was certified platinum by the AMPROFON. They released their second single, a rendition of "All I Want for Christmas Is You", which peaked number two on the top 10, following their version of "Rolling in the Deep" at number one.[7][8]

On September 2014, Vazquez Sounds released their first album containing original songs, which was an instant hit and earned them a nomination at the 2015 Latin GRAMMYs as "Best New Artist". Currently Vazquez Sounds remain as independent artists.

Band membersEdit

The trio forms a full band with the following recording arrangement:[9]

Born in December 23, 1995.

Born in May 15, 1998.

Born in January 17, 2001.

AlbumsEdit

Studio albumsEdit

Year Album Peak chart positions
2012 Vázquez Sounds[10] Mexico: 4[11]
Year Album Peak chart positions
2014 Invencible[12] N/A
Year Album Peak chart positions
2015 Sweet Christmas Ukelele & Jazz[13] N/A

Compilation albumsEdit

Year Album Peak chart positions
2014 Locos por la Música Mexico: 1

SinglesEdit

Other songsEdit

VideographyEdit

  • 2011: Rolling In The Deep (cover)
  • 2011: All I Want For Christmas Is You (cover)
  • 2012: Forget You (cover)
  • 2012: The Show (cover)
  • 2012: I Want You Back (cover)
  • 2012: Let It Be (cover)
  • 2012: Skyscraper (cover)
  • 2013: Time After Time (cover)
  • 2013: Next To Me (cover)
  • 2013: Complicated (cover)
  • 2014: Te Soñaré (original)
  • 2014: Me voy, Me voy (original)
  • 2014: En mí, no en ti (original)
  • 2015: Riptide (cover)
  • 2016: Over & Over Again (ft. Leroy Sanchez) (cover)
  • 2017: Hallelujah (cover)
  • 2017: Location (cover)
  • 2019: Shallow (cover)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "V-Sounds Website". Official Website. Retrieved February 8, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Los Vázquez Sounds, jóvenes estrellas mexicanas en YouTube". Diario de Yucatán (in Spanish). Grupo Megamedia. November 19, 2011. Retrieved February 20, 2012.
  3. ^ "Nikki Clan". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved February 20, 2012.
  4. ^ "VazquezSounds Good Morning America". YouTube. December 12, 2011. Retrieved December 14, 2011.
  5. ^ "Vazquez Sounds Adele - Rolling In The Deep (Cover)". Vázquez Sounds Official YouTube Channel. Retrieved February 20, 2012.
  6. ^ Durand, Nayeli (January 28, 2012). "Vázquez Sounds, el éxito no cambia su vida". El Universal (in Spanish). El Universal Compañía Periodistica Nacional S.A. DE C.V. Retrieved February 20, 2012.
  7. ^ Murata, Glow (January 19, 2012). "Vázquez Sounds regresan a YouTube con Forget You". Milenio (in Spanish). Grupo Multimedios. Archived from the original on January 20, 2012. Retrieved February 20, 2012.
  8. ^ "VIDEO: Vázquez Sounds regresa con "Skyscraper"" (in Spanish). San Diego Red. August 24, 2012. Retrieved October 29, 2012.
  9. ^ "Vazquez Sonds" (in Spanish). Vázquez Sounds Official Facebook. Retrieved February 20, 2012.
  10. ^ García, Martha Patricia (April 19, 2012). "Vázquez Sounds presentan disco y anuncian gira". El Universal. El Universal Compañía Periodística Nacional S.A. DE C.V. Retrieved June 20, 2012.
  11. ^ "Top 100 Mexico" (PDF). AMPROFON. Retrieved April 6, 2012.
  12. ^ "El grupo Los Vázquez Sounds es 'Invencible' con canciones propias". Sipse. Grupo SIPSE. September 9, 2014. Retrieved June 19, 2015.
  13. ^ "Vazquez Sounds - Sweet Christmas Ukulele & Jazz iTunes announcement". Vazquez Sounds - Sweet Christmas Ukulele & Jazz iTunes announcement. November 12, 2015. Retrieved February 8, 2017.
  14. ^ http://www.market-think.com.mx/noticias/vazquez-sounds-regresan-a-clases-como-embajadores-de-coppel/ Vazquez Sounds return to school as ambassadors of Coppel
  15. ^ Pineda, Cristina (March 10, 2015). "Los Vázquez Sounds cantan tema de Juan Gabriel". El Universal. El Universal Compañía Periodística Nacional S.A. DE C.V. Retrieved June 19, 2015.
  16. ^ "Noah. - Blinded ft. Angie [Premiere] Official Video". Retrieved February 13, 2017.

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