Walk of Fame star for singer Alejandro Sanz unveiled

HOLLYWOOD (CNS) — A star on the Hollywood Stroll of Fame was unveiled Friday honoring Alejandro Sanz, just one week before the four-time Grammy-profitable Spanish singer starts a 12-metropolis U.S. tour.

What You Want To Know

  • The star is the 2,703rd because the completion of the Wander of Fame in 1961 with the initial 1,558 stars
  • Born Alejandro Sanchez Pizarro in Madrid, Spain, Sanz commenced playing the guitar when he was 7 a long time old
  • Sanz sang “Visualize” at the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics
  • Sanz’s “La Gira” tour features an Oct. 29 stop at the YouTube Theater at the Sofi Stadium advanced in Inglewood, in which he will sing his biggest hits and tunes from “#Eldisco”

“I never ever even imagined that one working day I would receive a star on the Hollywood Stroll of Fame,” Sanz stated. “I dreamt of so numerous factors. I dreamt of 1 day I would be on a phase. I dreamt of making audio with people I enjoy. But never in my wildest dreams did I consider this minute.”

Oscar-nominated actress Yalitza Aparicio and Jody Gerson, chairman and CEO of Common Music Publishing Group, preceded Sanz in talking at the ceremony in front of the Capitol Data making. 

Spanish musician Alejandro Sanz poses atop his new star on the Hollywood Wander of Fame, Friday, Oct. 1, 2021, in Los Angeles. (AP Photograph/Chris Pizzello)

The star is the 2,703rd because the completion of the Stroll of Fame in 1961 with the very first 1,558 stars.

Sanz received greatest Latin pop album Grammys in 2020 for “#Eldisco,” in 2011 for “Paraiso Specific,” in 2008 for “El Tren De Los Momentos,” and in 2004 for “No Es Lo Mismo.” He also was nominated in the class for the 2016 ceremony for “Sirope” and the 2001 ceremony for “El Alma Al Aire.”

Sanz is a 21-time Latin Grammy winner, which include three for album of the 12 months.

Born Alejandro Sanchez Pizarro in Madrid, Spain, Sanz commenced taking part in the guitar when he was 7 a long time aged. As a teenager, he done in many venues in his indigenous Madrid. He unveiled his debut album, “Los Chulos Son Pa’ Cuidarlos” in 1989 for the Spanish label Hispavox.

Sanz started his rise to fame in 1991, when he released his initial album for Warner New music Latina, “Viviendo Deprisa.” 

Of Sanz’s 11 studio albums, all but “Los Chulos Son Pa’ Cuidarlos” have been accredited as platinum by the Spanish audio trade affiliation acknowledged as Promusicae.

Sanz has collaborated with this sort of artists as Tony Bennett, Alicia Keys, Shakira, Destiny’s Baby, Camila Cabello, Laura Pausini, The Corrs, Ivete Sangalo, Emeli Sande, Juanes, Juan Luis Guerra, Marc Anthony, Alejandro Fernandez, Joaquin Sabina, Joan Manuel Serrat, Pablo Alboran, Nina Pastori, Judit Neddermann and Nicky Jam.

Sanz sang “Envision” at the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics.

Sanz’s “La Gira” tour incorporates an Oct. 29 stop at the YouTube Theater at the SoFi Stadium complicated in Inglewood, wherever he will sing his finest hits and tunes from “#ElDisco.”