Jencarlos Canela

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Jencarlos Canela
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Born(1988-04-21) April 21, 1988 (age 25)
Miami, Florida, U.S.
NationalityCuban American
Other namesJencarlos
OccupationActor, musician
Years active2000–present
Height1.8 m (5 ft 11 in)
Spouse(s)Gaby Espino
RelativesJason Canela (brother)
Musical career
GenresPop
InstrumentsVocals, Guitar
LabelsUniversal Music Latin
Website
jencarloscanela.com
 
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Jencarlos Canela
Jencarlos+Canela+.jpg
Born(1988-04-21) April 21, 1988 (age 25)
Miami, Florida, U.S.
NationalityCuban American
Other namesJencarlos
OccupationActor, musician
Years active2000–present
Height1.8 m (5 ft 11 in)
Spouse(s)Gaby Espino
RelativesJason Canela (brother)
Musical career
GenresPop
InstrumentsVocals, Guitar
LabelsUniversal Music Latin
Website
jencarloscanela.com

Jencarlos Canela (born April 21, 1988) is an Cuban American actor and award-winning singer-songwriting musician. Canela was born in Miami, Florida to Cuban parents, Lisette and Heriberto Canela.[1] [2] He is the older brother of actor, Jason Canela and has two older siblings, both from his parents.[3]

Known worldwide for its three internationally renowned telenovela, his role as Ángel Salvador in Más Sabe el Diablo telenovela that was recorded during the year 2009-2010, in the year 2010 was released the movie line headed Más Sabe el Diablo: El Primer Golpe, along with Gaby Espino and Miguel Varoni. [4]

in 2011 he began recording the telenovela Mi Corazón Insiste with Carmen Villalobos. The telenovela was nominated for the inaugural award of the television channel Telemundo, which was the winner for best novel.

In 2013 the actor reappears in the new Telemundo telenovela Pasión Prohibida with Mónica Spear, in the same year as the actor won Favorite Lead Act at the second awards show entitled telemundo Premios Tu Mundo 2013.

After completing his projects television actor, began recording their third album he studied, which will be released in 2014, the proposal for the new album title would place him "Jen" How to start your name, Canela said his album was which shows that he is "naked".[5]

The singer and actor Jencarlos Canela began to climb through your account Vevo in a series of YouTube videos which shows how they create their new singles.[6]

After the recording ends with Pasión Prohibida actor and singer said he would take a while for telenovelas focus more on their new studio album.[7]

The latest song by "I Love It" won song of the summer as in the Premios Juventud.[8][9][10][11]2014 the singer has been nominated for the second time in the Premio Lo Nuestro single "I Love It" and video of the year.

Personal Life[edit]

In September 2011, Jencarlos Canela and Gaby Espino (Venezuelan actress and model) did a live chat over social networking site Twitter, where they confirmed they were in a relationship. They announced that they were expecting their first child together and that godparents would be Cristina Saralegui and Pitbull. Espino gave birth to their son, Nickolas Canela Espino, on February 12, 2012.[12]

Music career[edit]

At the age of 12 Jencarlos began his musical career as the lead singer of the group "Boom Boom Pop". After two years of successful participation with the group he decided to start his solo career in late 2002. Over the following five years, he appeared in several international events including the "Miss World" 2004 and 2005 beauty pageants, "The Latin Fiesta Festival" in Toronto Canada, and "The CALLE OCHO Festival" in Miami. During this period, he continued his studies of music and acting at the New World School of the Arts (USA), from which he graduated with honors in May 2006. The Ford Motor Company chose him as model and singer for its "Ride it Like a Ford" ad campaign. This commercial was broadcast on television in the U.S.A.

Jencarlos first album was produced by Rudy Pérez at his studio in Miami Beach. This project may be produced in various languages, as Jencarlos has performed songs in English, Italian, German and Portuguese.

In 2012, Canela, in collaboration with Emilio Estefan, recorded the song "Sueña" for Telemundo's coverage of the 2012 Summer Olympics. It was also to be the official song of Miss America 2013, but a contract dispute with Telemundo led to the song being replaced by "Don't Stop the Party" by Pitbull. Canela, signed with Universal Music Latin Entertainment.

Acting career[edit]

Canela made his acting debut as Alfredo Torres in the hit telenovela Pecados Ajenos, in which he collaborated with Dominican singer Cristal Marie to create the theme song for the show. He then went on to appear in Doña Barbara. In 2008, he starred in the critically acclaimed stage musical Miami Libre at the Arsht center.[13] Likewise he debuted as the theater actor in the musical "Miami Free", a story that narrates the dreams of a young Cuban that arrives in Miami with the intentions of being singer, but for that to happen he will have to conquer a series of obstacles that make this work a true example of perseverance. In "Miami Libre", he not only acted, but also performed songs, and showed his dancing abilities. The play was performed in both English and Spanish.

This young Cuban-American is capturing the attention of international mass media who have featured him in several magazine covers and feature interviews and articles, In 2008 Jencarlos was the winner of People en Español.com Most Sexiest Man Poll, competing with figures as Ricky Martin, Eduardo Yañez, Pablo Montero, among others.

On January 16, 2009, Canela signed an exclusivity contract with Telemundo.[14]

In 2009, Jencarlos Canela star in the soap opera "Mas Sabe El Diablo" obtaining a stunning success around the world.

Filmography[edit]

Television and Web Show
YearTitleRoleNotes
2007-08Pecados AjenosAlfredo TorresSupporting role
2008Doña BarbaraAsdrubalMinor Role, Doña Bárbara's teenage boyfriend.
2009Más Sabe el DiabloÁngel Salvadorprotagonist
2010Perro Amor
Himself
Guest Appearance
Premios Billboard de la música latina
The Tonight Show with Conan O'BrienMusical Guest – Amor Quédate (Episode 134)
The New America
2011Mi Corazón Insiste en Lola VolcánAndrés Santacruzprotagonist
Nominated—Premios Tu Mundo 2012 for Favorite Lead Actor
Nominated—Premios Tu Mundo 2012 for Best Novela Soundtrack
Nominated—Premios Tu Mundo 2012 for The Perfect Couple
Nominated—Premios Tu Mundo 2012 for The Best Kiss
2013Pasión ProhibidaBruno Hurtadoprotagonist
Nominated—Premios Tu Mundo 2013 for Favorite Lead Actor
Scan MeHimself14 videos, Promoting his album.


Film
YearTitleRoleNotes
2010Más Sabe el Diablo: El Primer GolpeÁngel SalvadorDirect-to-DVD; prequel to novela
Hunted By NightBrandonDirect-to-DVD

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

YearAlbumBillboard ChartsCertifications/Sales
Top Latin Albums[15]Latin Pop Albums[16]Billboard 200
2009

Búscame

  • First studio album
  • Released: November 10, 2009
  • Label: Bullseye Music
21
  • Certification: Gold[17]
2011

Un Nuevo Día

  • Second studio album
  • Released: June 21, 2011
  • Label: Bullseye Music
11
2013

Upcoming untitled album[18]

  • Third studio album
  • To be released: TBA
  • Label: Universal Music Latin

Singles[edit]

YearSingleBillboard ChartsAlbum
Hot Latin Songs[19]Latin Pop Songs[20]Latin Digital Songs[21]
2009"Amor Quédate"
28
10
38
Búscame
"Nadie Como Yo"
40
2010"Búscame"
38
2011"Mi Corazón Insiste"
27
7
39
Un Nuevo Día
"Baila Baila"

(featuring Pitbull and El Cata)

2013"Dime"
34
Dime (iTunes Single)
"I Love It"
Untitled third album

Awards[edit]

Awards and nominations
YearAwardCategoryNominated workResult
2010
Premios Billboard de la Música Latina[22]
Artista Latino Revelación del Año (Latin Artist of the Year, New)
Himself
Nominated
2011
Premio Lo Nuestro[23]
Artista Breakout del Año (Breakout Artist of the Year)
Won
2012
Premios Tu Mundo[24]
El Favorito de la Noche (The Favorite Night)
Mejor Canción de Telenovela (Best Novela Soundtrack)
Mi Corazón Insiste
Protagonista Favorito (Favorite Lead Actor)
Mi Corazón Insiste en Lola Volcán
La Pareja Perfecta (The Perfect Couple) (with Carmen Villalobos)
Nominated
El Beso más Rico (The Best Kiss) (with Carmen Villalobos)
2013
Premios Juventud[25]
Canción del Verano (Song of Summer)
I Love It
Won
Premios Tu Mundo[26][27][28]
Protagonista Favorito (Favorite Lead Actor)
Pasión Prohibida
2014
Premio Lo Nuestro[29]
Video del Año (Video of the Year)
I Love It
Pending
Miami Life Awards[30]
Mejor Protagonista Masculino de Telenovela (Best Male Protagonist)
Pasión Prohibida

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jencarlos Canela: “Percibo el éxito, por mis logros como ser humano”". venezuelaaldia.com. 
  2. ^ "Jencarlos Canela nos presenta a su papá, Heriberto (FOTO)". huffingtonpost.com. 
  3. ^ "Jencarlos Canela apoya a su hermano Jason". blogspot.com. 
  4. ^ "“Mas sabe el Diablo” comienza producción". ocexcelsior.com. 
  5. ^ "Jencarlos Canela enfocado en nuevo disco". elcaribe.com. 
  6. ^ "Jencarlos Canela estrena primer promo de 'Scan Me', sobre su nuevo disco (VIDEO)". huffingtonpost.com. 
  7. ^ "Jencarlos Canela se aleja de las telenovelas para enfocarse en la música". noticias24.com. 
  8. ^ "Presentan nominados de Premios Juventud 2013". Vocero. Retrieved May 9, 2013. 
  9. ^ Lista de ganadores de Los Premios Juventud 2013
  10. ^ Premios Juventud 2013: Lista completa de ganadores
  11. ^ GANADORES 2013 Entra en cada categoria y conoce a los ganadores.
  12. ^ "Jencarlos Canela y Gaby Espino: "Sí, estamos embarazados"". PeopleenEspanol.com. Retrieved 2012-03-09. 
  13. ^ World Premiere Musical – 'Miami Libre'. Broadway World. July 17, 2008
  14. ^ (Spanish) ''Jencarlos Canela firma exclusividad con Telemundo for 5 million dollars.''. Peopleenespanol.com. January 16, 2009.
  15. ^ http://www.billboard.com/artist/304424/jencarlos/chart?f=330
  16. ^ http://www.billboard.com/artist/304424/jencarlos/chart?f=295
  17. ^ Biography – Jencarlos Canela Website Oficial. Jencarloscanela.com (2011-06-21). Retrieved on 2013-08-17.
  18. ^ (Spanish) Jencarlos Canela lanza el sencillo "I Love It"; escúchalo aquí. PeopleenEspanol.com (2013-05-29). Retrieved on 2013-08-17.
  19. ^ http://www.billboard.com/artist/304424/jencarlos/chart?f=363
  20. ^ http://www.billboard.com/artist/304424/jencarlos/chart?f=372
  21. ^ http://www.billboard.com/artist/304424/jencarlos/chart?f=1089
  22. ^ "JENCARLOS NOMINADO A LOS PREMIOS BILLBOARD". mastrip.net. 
  23. ^ "Así fue Premio Lo Nuestro 2011". musica.univision.com. 
  24. ^ Lista de ganadores de la primera edición de los premios Tu Mundo
  25. ^ "¡We loved it! Jencarlos Canela ganó la canción del verano". musica.univision.com. 
  26. ^ "Estudio 13: Comienza la votación para Premios Tu Mundo 2013". El Nuevo Herald. 
  27. ^ "Listado completo de finalistas Premios Tu Mundo 2013". 
  28. ^ "Premios Tu Mundo 2013: lista de ganadores (FOTOS)". 
  29. ^ "Premio Lo Nuestro 2014: lista de nominados". peopleenespanol.com. 
  30. ^ "Premios Miami Life Award 2014". 

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