Alex Cuba

Alex Cuba

 

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Alexis Puentes (born 1974),[1] better known by his stage name Alex Cuba, is a Cuban-Canadian singer-songwriter who sings in Spanish and English. He has won two Juno Awards for World Music Album of the Year: in 2006 for Humo de Tabaco, and in 2008 for his second album, Agua del Pozo. In 2010 he won the Latin Grammy for Best New Artist. His 2015 album, Healer, earned him a Latin Grammy Award for Best Singer-Songwriter Album and a Grammy Award nomination for Best Latin Pop Album.

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River of Nations
Song
River of Nations is a song by musical artist Alex Cuba, released on August 18, 2017.
Lo Único Constante
Album
Lo Único Constante is an album by musical artist Alex Cuba, released on April 7, 2017.
Todas las Cabezas Están Locas / Dans la Folie de L'Amour
Album
Todas las Cabezas Están Locas / Dans la Folie de L'Amour is an album by musical artist Alex Cuba, released on February 17, 2017.
Todas las Cabezas Están Locas / Dans la Folie de L'Amour
Song
Todas las Cabezas Están Locas / Dans la Folie de L'Amour is a song by musical artist Alex Cuba, released on February 17, 2017.

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Alex Cuba defines his own latin sound
  –  November 1, 2017
Quite possibly the best artist to come out of Canada in the world music genre, singer-songwriter Alex Cuba wows music fans everywhere he performs. Based in Smithers, B.C., by way of Artemisa, Cuba, the 43-year-old entertainer has become a fan favourite ...
A distinctive style separates Alex Cuba from the crowd
  –  November 2, 2017
Quite possibly the best artist to come out of Canada in the World-genre, singer/songwriter Alex Cuba wows music fans everywhere he performs. Based in Smithers, B.C., by way of Artemisa, Cuba, the 43-year-old entertainer, born Alexis Puentes, has become a ...
Kendrick Lamar, Bruno Mars Win 3 Grammys Apiece at Premiere Ceremony
  –  January 29, 2018
Shakira’s “El Dorado” rose as the Best Latin Pop Album amid other works by Alex Cuba, Juanes and Natalia Lafourcade. Residente, from the band Calle 13, took home the Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album Award with his homonymous work ...
Gaga, Cardi B. among stars wearing white roses for Grammys
  –  January 29, 2018
Alex Cuba arrives at the 60th annual Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP) NEW YORK – Stars, including Lady Gaga and Kelly Clarkson, turned out on the Grammys red carpet Sunday ...
Shakira’s “El Dorado” Named Best Latin Pop Album At Grammy Awards
  –  January 28, 2018
The first Latin award was for Best Latin Pop Album. Shakira’s “El Dorado” was named the victor. Shakira’s album beat out Alex Cuba’s “Lo Único Constante,” Juanes’ “Mis Planes Son Amarte,” La Santa Cecilia’s “Amar y Vivir (En Vivo ...
California Sounds: Watch videos by L.A. Grammy nominees Randy Newman, Aimee Mann, Tyler the Creator and more
  –  January 28, 2018
The group is nominated alongside fellow winners Shakira, Juanes and Natalia Lafourcade, as well as thrice-nominated singer Alex Cuba. Aimee Mann, “Mental Illness” (SuperEgo). The Recording Academy nominated Mann’s wonderfully depressing album in the ...
White roses top fashion statement on Grammys red carpet
  –  January 28, 2018
Alex Cuba arrives at the 60th annual Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP) Many women also went for black, both edgy and chic.
Who Will Win Grammy Latin Categories? Billboard Editors Debate
  –  January 28, 2018
Not to mention Natalia Lafourcade, a Grammy darling, and Alex Cuba and La Santa Cecilia who both have very fine releases. But in a year of no huge Latin albums, I’m placing my bets on Shakira’s El Dorado, which had massive singles on the charts and ...
The Canadian 2018 Grammy Nominees Have A Lot To Be Proud Of
  –  January 27, 2018
Other artists nominated for the 2018 Grammys are Leonard Cohen for Best Rock Performance for "You Want It Darker," and Best American Roots Performance for "Steer Your Way." Sarah McLachlan, Alex Cuba, Shawn Everett, and Matt Maher are also nominees.
Kendrick Lamar set to open Grammy Awards with U2 and Dave Chappelle
  –  January 27, 2018
Other Canadian nominees include Michael Bublé, Alex Cuba, Arcade Fire, Shawn Everett, Matt Maher, Justin Bieber, Alessia Cara, The Weeknd, Daniel Caesar and Toronto recording engineer Charles Moniz, who has three nominations for his work on Bruno Mars ...
Acclaimed Canadian Artist David Myles Releases New Album 'Real Love'
  –  January 26, 2018
His embrace of varied styles and tastes has resulted in numerous collaborations-most recently, with hip hop star Classified, Grammy Award-winner Alex Cuba and Quebec's Jean Francois Brault. His collaboration with Classified, "Inner Ninja," netted a Juno ...
Cuban roots inspire essential songs for acclaimed Canadian singer
  –  November 3, 2017
Not Alex Cuba. “It’s just who I am,” he admits. “In the beginning, there were a couple of times I felt almost embarrassed by writing positive music because most people want to feel their misery, and if that works for them, like a therapy ...

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