Alejandro Sanz

Genres: Jazz Latin Music Videos & Concerts R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s

Biography

Alejandro Sánchez Pizarro, 18 December 1968, Madrid, Spain. Balladeer and pop singer-songwriter Alejandro Sanz began his long, successful recording career with WEA Latina in 1991 with Viviendo De Prisa. The album established the blueprint which Sanz would mine to highly successful effect in the 90s and into the new millennium. His fourth album, 1997’s Más, emerged as the success story of the year in Spain. Indeed, the album is widely accepted as having been responsible for an increase of 23% in collected music publishing revenues, according to industry association SGAE. By the end of the year the album had sold one million units domestically, and three times that amount throughout Europe and Latin America, and has gone to become the bestselling album of all time in the singer’s native country. Later releases established Sanz as a bona fide Latin superstar, with MTV Unplugged (2001) and No Es Lo Mismo (2003) making a significant impact on the...

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