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Yuridia Francisca Gaxiola Flores, commonly known as Yuridia, (born October 4, 1986 in Hermosillo, Sonora) is a Mexican singer. She came in second place in the fourth season of the reality show La Academia, which launched her career. In 2005, Yuridia released her debut album La Voz de un Ángel. It became the second best-selling album in 2006 and one of the fastest-selling albums of all time in Mexico. It has been certified Diamond since its release. Her second album, Habla El Corazón was certified Platinum in Mexico after a few weeks of release. Entre Mariposas, Yuridia's third album with original songs, was released in late 2007. It was certified gold selling more than 50,000 copies within the first week of being released, peaking at number one position in the top selling charts.

Yuridia
Background information
Birth nameYuridia Francisca Gaxiola Flores
Also known asYuri, La Voz De Un Ángel, Ángel de Diamante
Born (1986-10-04)October 4, 1986 (age 35)
OriginHermosillo, Mexico
GenresLatin pop, R&B, indie pop
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2005–present
LabelsSony Music Latin

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Yuridia won second place in the fourth season of La Academia, a popular Mexican reality show. Yuridia is the highest selling artist to come out of the reality show and most popular to this date. At age 19, Yuridia had become one of the highest selling artists in Mexico. Her debut album sold over 1,500,000 copies, which makes Yuridia the highest selling female artist in the country since Thalía in the 90s, Beating out artists such as Luis Miguel, and Juan Gabriel. Her voice has earned her the nickname Voz de un Ángel (Voice of an Angel), leading to her debut album's title La Voz de un Ángel. This album has been certified 2x Diamond and 3x Platinum + Gold.

On December 5, 2006 Sony BMG released Yuridia's second album, Habla El Corazón, as well as the first single "Como Yo Nadie Te Ha Amado", a cover of the Spanish version of Bon Jovi's "This Ain't a Love Song". The second and last single was Yuridia's cover for Roxette's Listen to Your Heart Spanish cover, Habla El Corazon. The album includes Spanish covers of well-known songs from artists such as Bonnie Tyler, and The Police. The album sold 660,000 copies worldwide, and was certified 3x Platinum + Gold.

To this date, both the album and the single are Yuridia's most successful in the United States. The album debuted at 15 and peaked at #14, while the single peaked on Billboard's Hot Latin Tracks chart at 16. Her second single has managed to do what her previous second single did not, enter the HLT chart and has peaked at number 44 .

Yuridia's third solo album, Entre Mariposas, was released on November 15, 2007 in Mexico. The first single from the album was "Ahora Entendí", written by her and Camila's Mario Domm. The following single is Yo Por El. It peaked at #1 in Mexico and in Central America. The third and last single is En Su Lugar, it debuted at #16, finally topping the #4 spot. The album, produced by Javier Calderón, quickly garnered major sales and has already been certified Gold for selling 50,000 copies within the first day of its release. It has also been certified 4x Platinum + Gold for a total of 650,000 copies worldwide.

She has been nominated for awards such as, Latin Grammy, Premios Juventud Latin Billboard OYE awards and Lo Nuestro music awards.

On April 26, 2007, Yuridia won a Latin Billboard Award for Best Pop Female Album.

In early May 2007, Yuridia also received four nominations for the Premios Juventud. She was nominated for Best Artist, Best Album, Catchiest Song and Most Heart-Breaking Song.

By the end of 2008, Yuridia won a Premios Oye award as the best Female Artist of the year.

In 2009 she also had three nominations for (Lo nuestro Music awards) "Best Artist", "Best Album" (Entre Mariposas), and "Catchiest Song"(Ahora entendi).

On September 30, 2009, she released her fourth studio album, Nada es Color de Rosa. This album has sold 120,000 copies.

In 2016, through a statement, announced her entry to Televisa, after belonging to TV Azteca for 9 years, having participated in the singing reality La Academia

Yuridia was born in Hermosillo, Sonora but grew up in Mesa, Arizona. She considers Mesa to be her hometown. She left Mesa High School during her senior year to be on La Academia. Yuridia was romantically involved with Edgar Guerrero, whom she met on La Academia. The two have a son, Phoenix (named after actor Joaquin Phoenix). She is the oldest of five. She had two brothers and two sisters, but her younger brother Danny suffered from muscular dystrophy. He died in Mesa at age 15 in December 2005. The death of her brother had a major impact on her life.

Wins

  • 23 Gold certified albums in Mexico, 3 Gold certified albums in the United States.
  • 4 Gold albums in Central America for her first two albums.
  • 3 Gold albums in Mexico for legal downloads of her singles "Ángel" and "Como Yo Nadie Te Ha Amado" on Master Ringtone.
  • 18 Platinum albums in Mexico, 2 Platinum albums in the United States.
  • 2 Diamond albums, making her the only female artist in 15 years to do so in Mexico.
  • Premio Oye! 2006 Top 100 en Ventas.
  • Premio Billboard 2007 Album Pop Nueva Generación Con La Voz De Un Ángel.
  • Premio Oye! 2008 Solista Femenina del Año.
  • On the last generation's debut concert, she received 22 Gold albums and 1 Diamond for high sales of all three of her albums.
Main article: Yuridia discography
  1. "Reality show helps Mesa singer reach stardom". Randy Cordova, The Arizona Republic. February 16, 2008 http://www.azcentral.com/ent/music/articles/0215yuridia.html
Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Reyli
for En La Luna
Latin Billboard Award for Latin Pop Album of the Year, New Artist
2007
Succeeded by

Yuridia
Yuridia Language Watch Edit This article is about the indie pop singer For the TV host see Yuri Mexican singer This article needs additional citations for verification Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources Unsourced material may be challenged and removed Find sources Yuridia news newspapers books scholar JSTOR June 2017 Learn how and when to remove this template message Yuridia Francisca Gaxiola Flores commonly known as Yuridia born October 4 1986 in Hermosillo Sonora is a Mexican singer She came in second place in the fourth season of the reality show La Academia which launched her career In 2005 Yuridia released her debut album La Voz de un Angel It became the second best selling album in 2006 and one of the fastest selling albums of all time in Mexico It has been certified Diamond since its release Her second album Habla El Corazon was certified Platinum in Mexico after a few weeks of release Entre Mariposas Yuridia s third album with original songs was released in late 2007 It was certified gold selling more than 50 000 copies within the first week of being released peaking at number one position in the top selling charts YuridiaBackground informationBirth nameYuridia Francisca Gaxiola FloresAlso known asYuri La Voz De Un Angel Angel de DiamanteBorn 1986 10 04 October 4 1986 age 35 OriginHermosillo MexicoGenresLatin pop R amp B indie popInstrumentsVocalsYears active2005 presentLabelsSony Music Latin Contents 1 Career 2 Personal life 3 Awards 4 Discography 5 External linksCareer EditYuridia won second place in the fourth season of La Academia a popular Mexican reality show Yuridia is the highest selling artist to come out of the reality show and most popular to this date At age 19 Yuridia had become one of the highest selling artists in Mexico Her debut album sold over 1 500 000 copies which makes Yuridia the highest selling female artist in the country since Thalia in the 90s Beating out artists such as Luis Miguel and Juan Gabriel Her voice has earned her the nickname Voz de un Angel Voice of an Angel leading to her debut album s title La Voz de un Angel This album has been certified 2x Diamond and 3x Platinum Gold On December 5 2006 Sony BMG released Yuridia s second album Habla El Corazon as well as the first single Como Yo Nadie Te Ha Amado a cover of the Spanish version of Bon Jovi s This Ain t a Love Song The second and last single was Yuridia s cover for Roxette s Listen to Your Heart Spanish cover Habla El Corazon The album includes Spanish covers of well known songs from artists such as Bonnie Tyler and The Police The album sold 660 000 copies worldwide and was certified 3x Platinum Gold To this date both the album and the single are Yuridia s most successful in the United States The album debuted at 15 and peaked at 14 while the single peaked on Billboard s Hot Latin Tracks chart at 16 Her second single has managed to do what her previous second single did not enter the HLT chart and has peaked at number 44 Yuridia s third solo album Entre Mariposas was released on November 15 2007 in Mexico The first single from the album was Ahora Entendi written by her and Camila s Mario Domm The following single is Yo Por El It peaked at 1 in Mexico and in Central America The third and last single is En Su Lugar it debuted at 16 finally topping the 4 spot The album produced by Javier Calderon quickly garnered major sales and has already been certified Gold for selling 50 000 copies within the first day of its release It has also been certified 4x Platinum Gold for a total of 650 000 copies worldwide She has been nominated for awards such as Latin Grammy Premios Juventud Latin Billboard OYE awards and Lo Nuestro music awards On April 26 2007 Yuridia won a Latin Billboard Award for Best Pop Female Album In early May 2007 Yuridia also received four nominations for the Premios Juventud She was nominated for Best Artist Best Album Catchiest Song and Most Heart Breaking Song By the end of 2008 Yuridia won a Premios Oye award as the best Female Artist of the year In 2009 she also had three nominations for Lo nuestro Music awards Best Artist Best Album Entre Mariposas and Catchiest Song Ahora entendi On September 30 2009 she released her fourth studio album Nada es Color de Rosa This album has sold 120 000 copies In 2016 through a statement announced her entry to Televisa after belonging to TV Azteca for 9 years having participated in the singing reality La AcademiaPersonal life EditYuridia was born in Hermosillo Sonora but grew up in Mesa Arizona She considers Mesa to be her hometown 1 She left Mesa High School during her senior year to be on La Academia Yuridia was romantically involved with Edgar Guerrero whom she met on La Academia The two have a son Phoenix named after actor Joaquin Phoenix She is the oldest of five She had two brothers and two sisters but her younger brother Danny suffered from muscular dystrophy He died in Mesa at age 15 in December 2005 The death of her brother had a major impact on her life Awards EditWins 23 Gold certified albums in Mexico 3 Gold certified albums in the United States 4 Gold albums in Central America for her first two albums 3 Gold albums in Mexico for legal downloads of her singles Angel and Como Yo Nadie Te Ha Amado on Master Ringtone 18 Platinum albums in Mexico 2 Platinum albums in the United States 2 Diamond albums making her the only female artist in 15 years to do so in Mexico Premio Oye 2006 Top 100 en Ventas Premio Billboard 2007 Album Pop Nueva Generacion Con La Voz De Un Angel Premio Oye 2008 Solista Femenina del Ano On the last generation s debut concert she received 22 Gold albums and 1 Diamond for high sales of all three of her albums Discography EditMain article Yuridia discography 2005 La Voz de un Angel 2006 Habla El Corazon 2007 Entre Mariposas 2009 Nada es Color de Rosa 2011 Para Mi 2015 6 2017 Primera Fila Reality show helps Mesa singer reach stardom Randy Cordova The Arizona Republic February 16 2008 http www azcentral com ent music articles 0215yuridia htmlExternal links Edit Biography portal Yuridia Website Twitter YouTubeAwards and achievementsPreceded by Reyli for En La Luna Latin Billboard Award for Latin Pop Album of the Year New Artist 2007 Succeeded by Kany Garcia for Cualquier Dia Retrieved from https en wikipedia org w index php title Yuridia amp oldid 1044356916, wikipedia, wiki, book,

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