Singer, born in Madrid on September 23, 1943, considered the Spanish interpreter more popular internationally of all time. Record sales in countries as diverse as the People's Republic of China or Mexico, Julio Iglesias began his career as a vocalist when injury cut short his promising athletic future as goalkeeper of Real Madrid Club de Fútbol, in the mid-1960s. Studies of law were set aside little by little, especially since 1968, when he/she surprised everyone with his success by winning first prize at the Festival of Benidorm-themed life remains the same. The streak continued with Gwendoline (topic that represented Spain in the Eurovision Song Contest), a hymn to Galicia and a series of songs that take you to the higher positions of European lists and Latin America. The Spanish-speaking United States public interest encouraged his company to publish his works in a market normally closed to foreign artists, however, welcomed with open arms to the idol of half the world.
In the mid-1970s Julio Iglesias settled in Miami (Florida) in a final effort to conquer the U.S. market. Hand Ramón Arcusa, Member of the Dynamic Duo and now author and producer of much of the material that appears on their recordings, continued climbing with growing acceptance. In 1981 it was confirmed as the first Spanish interpreter to lead the list of singles in the United Kingdom with their version of Beguin The Beguine. His record label, CBS, gives unconditional support, giving you the opportunity to record with consecrated star of the likes of Willie Nelson, Barbra Streisand, Stevie Wonder (who later would reach number two Singles list) or Diana Ross, thus overcoming the few reserves that could be, to the point that, in 1984, their album 1100 Bel Air Place exceeds one million copies sold in the United States, just one week after its release. The single To All The Girls I've Loved Before - a Duet with Willie Nelson - reaching number five of the Top and its presence in major television shows becomes everyday, with a repertoire that does not hesitate to mix the best known songs of the South American folklore with the standards of American music (Crazy Willie Nelson, in 1984, for example).
In addition to being the only Spanish that can boast of having played songs that the Beach Boys put the voices of accompaniment, Julio Iglesias name appears in the Guinness Book of records after having passed the hundred million copies sold of the sixty albums published up to that time, figure that it has become short today. In July 1995 published their album the road, with the same success as always and in 1996 the Tango album with twelve famous songs of this genre which include: "La Cumparsita", "El día que me quieras", "A media luz", "Back", "Cambalache" or "Mi Buenos Aires querido", among others.
In 1997 he/she received the Monaco music award as "Best Latin singer" and it has been the first foreign artist in the history of China that has received the prestigious "Golden Record Award" in 1995. On September 8, 1997 lived one of the most special days of his career. At the "ASCAP Awards" ceremony the "Pied Piper Award, the most prestigious of the American Association for the arts he/she received from the hands of the producer and songwriter Emilio Estefan. As the first latino artist to achieve this recognition, he/she joined other reputed past winners, such as Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and Barbra Streisand.
In 2000 came a Julio Iglesias renovated and modernised, and so surrounded himself with young composers to create their album night of the four moons, which merges the Spanish world and the Latin American. With 33 years in music and released over 70 records, Julio Iglesias wanted to give a new boost to his career, that is why this album has the influence of a younger generation of composers, such as Alejandro Sanz, Estefano, Robi Rosa and Rubén Blades. On December 11, 2001 he/she received the honorific title of "Universal Spanish" from the hands of the independent Foundation, linked to the SGAE.
Number 77 of his discography dell'album recovered more classical forms of the singer and came to the market in 2003 under the title of divorce.