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One of Mexico's biggest international superstars of the new millennium, Alejandro Fernández first established himself in the early '90s as a champion of ranchera music before crossing over to the Latin pop mainstream in 1997 with the chart-topping album Me Estoy Enamorando. Born on April 24, 1971, in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, Fernández is the son of ranchera icon Vicente Fernández, which inspired the media to nickname him El Potrillo (the Little Colt). Beginning with his self-titled debut album in 1992, Fernández followed in the footsteps of his father, performing traditional Mexican music of the Jalisco region such as mariachi. While this phase of Fernández's career -- including the albums Alejandro Fernandez (1992), Piel de Niña (1993), Grandes Exitos a la Manera de Alejandro Fernandez (1994), Que Seas Muy Feliz (1995), and Muy Dentro de Mi Corazón (1996), all of which were produced by Pedro Ramírez -- spawned a steady series of hit singles, his career skyrocketed to new heights of success with the 1997 release of Me Estoy Enamorando. Produced by Emilio Estefan, Jr. and Kike Santander -- far and away the preeminent Latin pop production team of the era -- the album marked the crossover of Fernández into the realm of mainstream pop. Not only did Me Estoy Enamorando itself top Billboard's Top Latin Albums chart; it also spawned four Hot Latin Tracks chart-toppers: "Si Tú Supieras," "En el Jardín" (a duet with Gloria Estefan), "No Sé Olvidar," and "Yo Nací Para Amarte." As if to reassure his fan base that he hadn't abandoned his roots, Fernández reunited with longtime producer Pedro Ramírez in 1999 and returned to ranchera music on Mi Verdad, before collaborating once again with Estefan and Santander on another pop-oriented chart-topper, Entre Tus Brazos, in 2000. In subsequent years, Fernández continued to alternate between traditional albums of ranchera music (Orígenes, 2001; Niña, Amada Mía, 2003) and those oriented toward contemporary Latin pop (A Corazón Abierto, 2004; Viento a Favor, 2007). In addition, he began regularly releasing live in-concert albums (Un Canto de México, 2002; En Vivo: Juntos por Ultima Vez, 2003; México-Madrid: En Directo y Sin Escalas, 2005) and also released his first greatest-hits collection, 15 Años de Éxitos (2008). Following the end of his seven-album contract with Sony, Fernández left the label and signed to Fonovisa. Sony then tried to release an album of his previously unreleased tracks; Fernández sued, and 6,000 copies of the album were seized by police. In 2009, under his new label, he launched an ambitious project called Dos Mundos, which consisted of two separate albums, Evolución and Tradición, released on the same day -- the former more Latin pop, the latter traditional ranchera and mariachi music. (Predictably, Evolución fared slightly better on the pop charts, although both albums were hits.) He then took the new music on tour, resulting in the live album Dos Mundos: Revolución (2010). Fernández began recording again in 2012, working in Los Angeles with producer Phil Ramone. The resulting album, titled Confidencias, included duets with Christina Aguilera on "Hoy Tengo Ganas de Ti," Rod Stewart on "Nobody Knows When You're Down and Out," and most poetically, his father Vicente on "Me Olvidé de Vivir." Released in July 2013, the album hit the top of the charts in Mexico and Spain, and continued to chart for over a year. ~ Jason Birchmeier
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Albums by
Alejandro Fernández

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    Quiero Que Vuelvas

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    Sueño Contigo

    17 songs

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    Personalidad

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    Confidencias Reales

    11 songs

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    Confidencias

    14 songs

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    Canciones de Amor

    15 songs

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    Mexicanisimo-Sus mas Grandes Exitos Rancheros/Alejandro Fernandez

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    Dos Mundos: Evolución

    11 songs

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    Dos Mundos: Tradición

    16 songs

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    Alejandro Fernandez 15 Años De Exitos

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    De Noche: Clásicos a Mi Manera

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    Viento a Favor

    17 songs

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    Alejandro Fernandez

    17 songs

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    A Corazon Abierto

    12 songs

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    Niña Amada Mía

    22 songs

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    100 Anos de Musica Mexicana

    30 songs

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    Origenes

    13 songs

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    Entre Tus Brazos

    13 songs

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    Mi Verdad

    10 songs

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    Me Estoy Enamorando

    12 songs

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    Muy Dentro de Mi Corazon

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    Que Seas Muy Feliz

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    Piel de Nina

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    Alejandro Fernandez

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Top Songs by
Alejandro Fernández

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    Popularity
  2.   Hoy Tengo Ganas De Ti
  3.   Si Tú Supieras
  4.   Me Dediqué a Perderte (Dueto Con Amaia)
  5.   Nube Viajera
  6.   Piel de Niña
  7.   Niña Amada Mía
  8.   Tantita Pena
  9.   En el Jardín by Gloria Estefan
  10.   Abrázame
  11.   Cuando Yo Quería Ser Grande
  12.   Yo Naci Para Amarte
  13.   No Sé Olvidar
  14.   Loco
  15.   El Dia Que Me Quieras
  16.   Encadernados
  17.   Moño Negro
  18.   Que Lástima
  19.   Dentro de Mi Corazon
  20.   Estuve
  21.   Llorando Penas
  22.   Paso del Norte
  23.   Como Quien Pierde Una Estrella
  24.   Es la Mujer
  25.   Que Digan Misa
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Alejandro Fernández

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    Romántica

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    Grandes Éxitos

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    Diez y Seis

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    Juan Gabriel: DNA

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    Chicano Old School

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    Navidad Latina


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