The call "Sun of Mexico"Today he celebrates 39 years of career, however, the scenarios have not seen him shine since before the pandemic, today, everyone questions where Luis Miguel is.
One of the most important singers in Mexico, is without a doubt Luis Miguel, the so-called "Sol de México", "Micky", or "Luismi" the interpreter who barely transcended his 11 years of age when interpreting a song at the wedding of the daughter of the then president of Mexico, José López Portillo.
The native of Puerto Rico, son of the singer-songwriter Luis Rey and the Italian, Marcela Basteri, who began his career betting on the genre that made him approach an audience particularly his age, pop and ballads that reflected part of his age at that time .
Despite singing only in Spanish, his great success placed him as the best-selling Latin artist in the 1990s. In total, he has sold more than 100 million records worldwide. He has interpreted boleros, mariachis, tangos, jazz, among others, in addition to interpreting themes in Italian.
The bolero, a key piece of his fame.
His career took a total turn when he entered the world of the bolero, which made the arm of the famous composer, Armando Manzanero, someone who undoubtedly was the key to a new direction in the career of "Sol", the icon of the Ballads was the author of several songs that consolidated the career of the interpreter of "Somos Novios" and many others, among the best in music.
Today, the native of Puerto Rico whom Mexico saw forge his path in music, Luis Miguel Gallego Basteri, has remained on a low profile as he prepares the second release of his authorized bioseries, the story that keeps attentive to his millions of admirers under the expectation of knowing many of the secrets that have surrounded his life.
It was since 2020 that the rumors began to sound very strong about the three seasons of the artist, which would come from the hand of Netflix and will tell a large part of the life of Luis Miguel, as well as many of the enigmas that the star of music will reserve for many years.
It has been all the controversy around the series that has once again aroused interest in everything that surrounds it and even the curiosity of some for one of the residences that it will occupy in the Diamante area in Acapulco.
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The abandoned mansion of "Sol" is the memory of those years, when its success and fame made it the center of attention of the highest spheres of the artistic environment in Mexico, where "Luismi" spent several hours partying with friends or couples , or a place of rest.
His first years of career
It was the year 1982 when Luis Miguel released his first album, 1 + 1 = 2 lovers, which he recorded when he was just a teenager.
Later he was followed by "Directo al Corazón" and it was precisely the reflection of the success that he was beginning to have since the interpreter became the sensation of the moment.
By 1984 he was already triumphing with the album, "Word of Honor", a success from the arm of Juan Carlos Calderón who was in charge of the production.
For 1985, the so-called "Sol de México" won his first grammy thanks to the song "Me gustas tal cmo eres" a duet with Sheena Easton, it was the same performance together at Festival Viña del Mar (Chile), that same year he won for the first time the "Silver Antorcha", it was the duet who led him to win the same recognition in 1986.
The second prize was obtained by participating in the San Remo Song Festival (Italy) by launching the song "Noi ragazzi di oggi" (The boys of today) to which three more songs from the first years of his career were added. "Make up your mind", "Word of honor" and "The girl in the blue bikini".
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His life after the pandemic?
If there is something that characterizes the life of the so-called "Sol de México, it is that it always goes against the current of what people or particularly other figures in the medium would normally do, now that he has had to stop his live performances, the singer has sought other means ,
Anything other than being forced to do what he doesn't feel like, like selling himself on social media, they explain.