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Belinda

Background information
Birth name Belinda Peregrín Schüll
Born August 15, 1989 (1989-08-15) (age 20)
Madrid, Spain
Origin Mexico City, Mexico
Genres Pop, pop rock, latin pop, power pop
Occupations Singer, Songwriter, Dancer and Actress
Instruments Vocals, Piano, Drums
Years active 2000–present
Labels BMG (2003-2006)
EMI Televisa Music (2006-present)
Associated acts Raven-Symoné, The Cheetah Girls, Drew Seeley, Flex, Pitbull
Website Official site

Belinda Peregrín Schüll (born August 15, 1989 in Madrid), is a Latin Grammy Award nominated Mexican singer, songwriter, dancer and actress. She is best known for her dual role playing identical twins Mariana Cantú and Silvana Del Valle in popular Mexican children's telenovela, Cómplices Al Rescate and as a singer.

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Early life

Belinda was born in Madrid, Spain on August 15, 1989 to a Spanish father, Ignacio Peregrín and French mother, Belinda Schüll. She has a younger brother named Ignacio. Peregrin and her family moved to Mexico City, Mexico when she was four years old and has lived there ever since.

Television career

At a very early age Belinda showed an incredible talent for singing, acting and making home videos that she wrote and filmed herself. When she was 10, she starred in her first TV series entitled ¡Amigos X Siempre!, produced by Televisa in Mexico and contributed to a soundtrack for the program. Her second role was playing Violeta in the telenovela Aventuras En El Tiempo, that also starred Christopher Uckermann. Following the success of ¡Amigos X Siempre! and Aventuras En El Tiempo, Belinda starred in the dual role playing identical twins, Mariana Cantú and Silvana Del Valle, who were separated at birth in the popular children's telenovela, Cómplices Al Rescate. She recorded a soundtrack for the show, and received her first Latin Grammy nomination for her work on the soundtrack. Before the second season started, Belinda dropped out of the show in order to pursue other projects. For the remainder of the series, her role was played by Mexican actress and singer, Daniela Lujan.

In 2006 Belinda returned to the small screen in the Disney Channel Original Movie The Cheetah Girls 2 playing the role of Marisol. The movie premiered on August 25, 2006 and it received a total of over 8.1 million viewers [1]. Belinda also contributed a total of 4 songs to Soundtrack, the album was released on August 15, 2006 and debuted at #5 on the Billboard 200 and it has sold 1.4 million copies[2] to date in the US.

Albums

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Her international self-titled album Belinda as released in Mexico by BMG and RCA Records on August 5, 2003 and became as great a success in many different countries, as it was in Mexico. The album was produced by Graeme Pleeth and it included singles such as Lo Siento, Boba Niña Nice, Angel, and Vivir, which was also chosen as the main theme song for Corazones al límite, another soap opera she briefly appeared in. There were 4 different versions of the album released: the original version "Belinda", Belinda (Repackage) which featured 1 extra track: No Entiendo featuring Andy & Lucas, Belinda (Enchanced) which featured 2 Remixes and 2 Multimedia Tracks, and Belinda: Edicion Especial which included a CD with 18 tracks and a DVD that contained five videos. The albums titled "Belinda" and "Belinda (Enhanced)" are the only albums that are being sold today. The rest were limited editions. In 2005, she collaborated with the Mexican rock band Moderatto on their single Muriendo Lento which is a cover of one of Timbiriche's songs, a Mexican pop group from the 1980s.

Belinda revealed in a program aired by Televisa, "Bailando por un Sueño" and "Bailando por la Boda de Tus Sueño", that EMI wanted her to spend one week in Los Angeles recording "Utopía 2" her newest album in English which will be released in Europe and North America by EMI International on September 25, 2007. She also appeared as a guest star in Buscando Timbiriche la nueva banda. This new CD included tracks in English and a DVD. Her second album "Utopía" reached #3 on the Mexican Charts and has sold over 180,000 copies.

Belinda was nominated in two categories in the 2007 Latin Grammy Awards which were held on November 8th. Her nominations include 'Song of the Year' for "Bella Traición" and 'Best Female Pop Album' for her hit album, "Utopía." On October 18, 2007, Belinda won two awards, Video of the Year for "Bella Traición" and Best Solo Artist at the MTV Video Music Awards Latinoamerica. Belinda also provided vocals for the remix of "Te Quiero" by DJ Flex.

On August 18, 2009, "Sal De Mi Piel" was released on iTunes.

On August 27, 2009, EMI Televisa posted a video teaser of Belinda's new song "Sal De Mi Piel." It also announced the new name of her forthcoming album to be Carpe Diem, which is scheduled for release in 23th March of 2010. [3] Her first single for the album is "Egoísta" featuring Pitbull, which was released in 8th February on radios.[4]

Discography

Filmography

Film
Year Film Role Notes
2006 The Cheetah Girls 2 Marisol Durán Disney Channel Original Movie
2008 Despereaux: Un Pequeño Gran Héroe Princess Pea (Latin America Spanish voiceover)
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2000 ¡Amigos X Siempre! Ana Capistrán Vidal Main role
2001 Aventuras En El Tiempo Violeta/Rosenda Main role
2002 Cómplices Al Rescate Mariana Cantú/Sillvana Del Valle Main role
2004 Corazones al límite Elena 'Elenita' Arellano Gómez Supporting Role
2009 Camaleones Valentina Izaguirre / Valentina Jaramillo Main role

Awards

2000
  • Palmes d'Or-Child-Best Actress – Won
2001
  • TV y Novelas Awards - Best Artist-disclosure – Won
  • Premios Eres-Singer and Best Actress – Won
2002
  • Hey Soloist Awards - Best Grupero (Mariana / Cómplices Al Rescate) – Nominated
2003
  • Latin Grammy Awards - Best Children's Album [Cómplices Al Rescate] – Nominated
  • Premios Tu Musica [Puerto Rico] - Revelation of the Year – Won
2004
  • MTV Video Music Awards Latinoamerica - Best New Artist – Won
  • MTV Video Music Awards Latinoamerica - Best Artist North – Nominated
  • Oye Awards - Best Pop Singer – Won
  • Oye Awards - Album of the Year [Belinda] – Nominated
  • Oye Awards - Video of the Year [Ángel] – Nominated
  • Billboard Awards - Album of the Year: Pop Category – Nominated
2005
  • Premios Juventud - Combinacion Perfecta – Nominated
  • MTV Video Music Awards Latinoamerica - Best Pop Artist – Nominated
  • MTV Video Music Awards Latinoamerica - Best Female Artist – Nominated
  • Oye Awards - Video of the Year [Muriendo Lento] – Won
  • Oye Awards - Song of the Year (Muriendo Lento) – Nominated
  • TV y Novelas Awards - Best Song (Vivir) – Nominated
2007
  • Lo Nuestro Awards - Video of the Year – Nominated
  • Juventud Awards - Favorite Rock Artist – Nominated
  • Orgullosamente Latino Awards - Latin Solo of the Year - – Nominated
  • Oye Awards - Best Female Solo Singer – Won
  • Oye Awards - Best Basic 40 – Nominated
  • Latin Grammy Awards - Song of the Year (Bella Traición) – Nominated
  • Latin Grammy Awards - Best Female Pop Album – Nominated
  • MTV Video Music Awards Latinoamerica - Best Solo Artist – Won
  • MTV Video Music Awards Latinoamerica - Best Pop Artist – Nominated
  • MTV Video Music Awards Latinoamerica - Best Artist North – Nominated
  • MTV Video Music Awards Latinoamerica - Video of the Year (Bella Traicion) – Won
  • MTV Video Music Awards Latinoamerica - Fashionista – Nominated
  • MTV Video Music Awards Latinoamerica - Artist of the Year – Nominated
  • Latin Music and Sports Awards - Best Artist New Generation of the Year – Won
  • Premios Principales España - Best Artist International – Nominated
  • Premios Principales España - Best Artist Mexico – Nominated
  • Mi TRL Awards - CHICA OF THE YEAR (Female of the year) – Nominated
  • Mi TRL Awards - “YOU COMPLETE ME” AWARD (CO-HOST OF THE YEAR) – Nominated
  • Mi TRL Awards - “SHOULD HAVE DVR’D IT” AWARD (SURPRISING MOMENT) – Nominated
  • Terra Awards - Song of the Year (Bella Traición) – Won
  • Terra Awards - Better disclosure artist of the year – Nominated
2008
  • Premio Lo Nuestro 2008 - Female Artist (Pop) – WON
  • TRL Awards Italia - Best New Artist – Nominated
  • Premios Juventud - Pop Artist – Nominated"
  • Premios Juventud - Rock Artist – Nominated'
  • Orgullosamente Latino - Best Latin Singer – Nominated'
  • Premios Principales España - Best Artist International – Nominated
  • Premios Principales España - Best International Song - Bella Traicion – Nominated
2010
  • TV y Novelas Awards - Best Song (Sal de Mi Piel) – Nominated
  • TV y Novelas Awards - Best Teen Actress – Nominated

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