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August 9, 1972 in Medellín
Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia
Juan Esteban Aristizábal Vásquez
Juanes is a Colombian vocalist and guitarist. He initially played in the rock band Ekhymosis, but later launched a successful solo career. A prominent Latin rock performer, Juanes has sold more than 15 million albums worldwide. He has released six solo studio albums, beginning with 2000's Fíjate Bien, which won three Latin Grammys. He has won a total of 20 Latin Grammys. His second album Un Día Normal (2002) significantly raised his profile in the US.