In 1971, RCA Records gave a young Juan Gabriel a chance to record professionally. As someone who had been writing his own songs since the age of twelve, this was a huge break for Gabriel. Since his debut album’s release, Gabriel has only experienced a rising popularity. With an astonishing number of fifty studio albums and over thirty super hit singles, this Mexican super star is perhaps one of the most internationally loved and celebrated singers of our time. A true legend, Gabriel has sold over a hundred million albums worldwide and has penned over one thousand songs. This year, he returns to North America with The Volver Tour. This tour will feature songs from Gabriel’s illustrious forty three year career run. For pure entertainment and a night of the best international music, get cheap Juan Gabriel tickets now.
Born on January 7th, 1950, Gabriel became a protégé of his teacher, Juan Contreras, who would have a huge influence in his life. He learnt how to play guitar from him. Learning to play various musical instruments gave Gabriel the chance to channel his passion for music a definitive direction. At the age of thirteen, young Gabriel penned his first song, and since then, there has been no looking back.
Over the span of his career, Juan Gabriel has had phenomenal success, both critically and commercially. His discography testifies to his musical brilliance. As a lyricist, Gabriel writes on themes of love, hope, longing and romance. As a music composer, Gabriel integrates a wide variety of genres in his songs; mariachi, pop, rock, dance, balladry and soft blues. His songs have been translated into many languages. Loved by countless, idolized by the younger generation and celebrated by the critics, Gabriel is perhaps one of the most famous Mexican artists to gain popularity on an international level.
Gabriel has won countless awards including Grammy Awards, ASCAP songwriter of the year for 1995, People’s Choice Latin Music Award for best regional artist, Latin Recording Academy’s Person of the Year for 2009, Latin Billboard awards, a lifetime achievement award and the coveted Hollywood Walk of Fame Star. These awards only stand as recognition of his music which has transcended national boundaries and cultures. However, watching him sing live is a whole different experience, says those who have been to his concerts.
Gabriel’s concerts are a spectacle on their own. An unstoppable force in the industry, Gabriel has captivated the hearts of his audiences and critics alike. Four decades later, he is still going strong. Still in demand as fans can’t get enough of his charming beats and relaxing vocals. For those who have been waiting anxiously to get a chance to watch this superstar light the stage on fire, Gabriel will be going on the North American leg of his summer tour this year. Titled The Volver Tour, Juan Gabriel is all set to perform hits from his multi award winning albums. Fans can now purchase their Juan Gabriel tickets for the summer tour.