64th Annual GRAMMY Awards
Best Latin Rock or Alternative Album
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"I believe love is the most powerful energy we have in this life. Everything is about love."
- Born Juan Esteban Aristizábal Vásquez on Aug. 9, 1972, in Antioquia, Colombia
- Juanes fronted the popular rock band Ekhymosis for more than 10 years, but it was his first solo release, 2000's Fijate Bien, that broke through to a wider audience. His 2002 follow-up album, Un Día Normal, was certified platinum in several Latin American countries, and Juanes' third album, 2004's Mi Sangre, firmly established him as an international star.
- Juanes earned his first career GRAMMY for 2008 for La Vida …. Es Un Ratico for Best Latin Pop Album. He made his GRAMMY stage debut at the 55th GRAMMY Awards in 2013, performing "Your Song."
- He won three Latin GRAMMYs at the 2nd Latin GRAMMY Awards in 2001, including Best New Artist.
- In 2007 Juanes was part of the Nobel Peace Prize concert in Norway, which was broadcast live in more than 100 countries. He has also performed at opening ceremonies of the World Cup soccer tournament and at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
- In 2013 Juanes performed with GRAMMY Camp students at the annual GRAMMY Week GRAMMY In The Schools Live! concert. In 2014 he participated in an installment of the GRAMMY U SoundChecks program in Florida where he participated in a discussion and answer period and performed live for students.
- Juanes established the Mi Sangre Foundation to aid Colombian victims of landmines. He organized and headlined two Peace Without Borders benefit concerts, the first in Colombia and the second in Cuba.