LOS ANGELES, May 10 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Certified Double Platinum and Gold albums by the organization AMPROFON in Mexico, MARIA JOSE (ex member of Kabah), is nominated at the Monitor Latino Awards in the ‘Album of the Year’ category for her hit album “Amante de Lo Ajeno”. The awards celebration will take place in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico on August 15-18, 2010.
For MARIA JOSE, this nomination signifies additional recognition for her hard work with the release of “Amante de Lo Ajeno” in Mexico and the United States, a continual path of success after success in an exciting musical career.
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“Amante de Lo Ajeno” is MARIA JOSE’s second solo album and is currently the biggest selling album in Mexico, a feat that has helped her earn a spot in the Top 10 position in radio popularity in Mexico on an international level with the singles “No Soy Una Senora” and “Mi Amor, Amor”. This success is followed by more accomplishments with the single “Adelante Corazon”, which is being released in the United States and is destined to be a hit.
“I decided to release this new album, which is a part of the memories of many generations because it is composed of huge hits from various ballad and pop divas of the 80s,” explains the singer. “Along with some friends, we named it ‘Amante de Lo Ajeno’ (‘Lover of Other’s’) a title that best describes how we are borrowing the hits of the great pop singers of that time.”
Recorded in Riolo Terme, Italy under the production direction of Loris Ceroni, the album features the following great hits made famous by these amazing interpreters: “Adelante Corazon” (Daniela Romo), “Y Aqui Estoy” (Ana Gabriel), “Frente a Frente” (Jeannette), “Acariciame” (Maria Conchita Alonso), “No Me Pregunten Por El” (Cristal), “Cosas del Amor” with Edith Marquez (Ana Gabriel and Vicky Carr), “Sola No” (Fiordalisso), “En Mi Soledad” (Arianna), “Mi Amor Amor” (Lucia Mendez), “Ese Hombre No Se Toca” (Rocio Banquells), “Herida de Muerte” (Manoela Torres), and “No Soy Una Senora” (Melissa).
MARIA JOSE’s current milestones:
— “Amante de Lo Ajeno” surpasses 122,000 units, and has become Double Silver and Golden album.
— “Amante de Lo Ajeno” reached #1 on iTunes sales in Mexico.
— Premio Oye!, 2009 on the category “Best Female Interpreter”
— Success at the Metropolitan in Mexico City in 2009.
— “Revista H” magazine cover in Mexico and USA
— KENA magazine cover in Mexico
— Fernanda magazine cover in Mexico
— Open magazine cover in Mexico
MARIA JOSE was invited by her MOENIA friends to collaborate on their single “No Importa Que El Sol Se Muera”, which reached a spot in the TOP 40 Latin Pop popularity chart in Billboard magazine.
The success of “Amante de Lo Ajeno” is just one of many manifestations of the great talent, tenacity and commitment that drive MARIA JOSE to continued accomplishments in her career as a solo artist, demonstrating that she is a true Pop music star in Mexico and the United States, and one with a promising future.
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