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Having won two Grammies and selling millions of albums worldwide, sky is the limit for Jon Secada. This Afro-Cuban singer and songwriter has a fan-following that spread over many countries and fans of different nationalities.
His work is as much admired by critics as by his fans and he is a hot property in song-writing department and has worked for the likes of Gloria Estefan, Jennifer Lopez, Ricky Martin, Mandy Moore and other performers.
The life story of Jon Secada is as interesting as his music. He was born in Havana, Cuba and raised in Hialeah, Florida. After arriving in the United States with his parents at the age of nine, he got enrolled in a local school.
After his graduation from South Florida's Hialeah High School in 1979, Jon got enrolled at the University of Miami. It was during his university year that he showed the signs of becoming an accomplished jazz musician.
The culturally diverse city of Miami provided Secada new life as he got exposed to the world of salsa and merengue. R&B and pop music went side by side and he gathered accolades by performing on songs by Barry Manilow, Marvin Gaye, Billy Joel, Elton John and Stevie Wonder.
Jon Secada completed a Bachelor's degree in Music and then earned a Master's degree in Jazz Vocal Performance. However, his induction into the Iron Arrow Honor Society was more worthy as this was the highest honor afforded to a University of Miami student.
Came the late 1980s and Jon Secada was hired by Gloria Estefan as a background singer and music composer. His contribution on Glorias blockbuster hit Coming Out of the Dark was highly lauded and he got the opportunity to perform solo while accompanying her in a tour. That moment changed Secadas life forever and he decided to launch his solo career.
In 1992, Secada released his self-titled debut album that was certified triple platinum in the U.S besides selling over six million copies worldwide. The Spanish-language version of this album became the Number One Latin album of that year and earned him the Grammy for Best Latin Pop Album.
His 1994 released second album Heart Soul and Voice went Platinum in the US while the third one, tilted Amor earned him second Grammy for Best Latin Pop Performance.
Besides proving his mettle as a successful solo artist, Jon Secada also ventured in some of the most interesting collaborations of recent times. Be it the hit Spanish version of She's All I Ever Had from Ricky Martin's 1999 Multi-platinum self-titled album that he co-wrote or the musical gem Baila that he co-wrote and co-produced for Jennifer Lopez.
Secadas two time collaboration with teen singing sensation Mandy Moore and Enrique Iglesias and his duet with Frank Sinatra proved his infallible place in the music industry.
A sell-out name in music, Jon Secada also showcased his acting talent when he starred on Broadway's hit musical Grease in 1995 following by some more theatrical appearances. He has also earned respect for his charity endeavors as he is constantly promoting causes like education, AIDS research, and child abuse.
Those who have watched Jon Secada live in concerts vow for the magic and charm this man possess. Be it his exhilarating performance in 2007 Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade or his energy packed world tours, Jon ensures good musical time for everyone.
All the success galore and super stardom that is attached with his name is a fruit of his untiring efforts to make good music and give his fans many reasons to rejoice. Jon Secada is a winner all the way, so go for him and watch the wonder man live in a concert.
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