Juanes Renews Recording Contract with Longtime Music Partner Universal Music Latino

Juanes isn’t going anywhere…

The 50-year-old Colombian Grammy-winning superstar has renewed his recording contract with Universal Music Latino.

JuanesWith this deal, Juanes extends a 23-year-old partnership with the label.

The news comes just days after the release of Vida Cotidiana, his first album with original music in four years.

“Throughout the years Universal Music Latino has become a second home and I am excited to continue working with such a respected label,” Juanes said in a press release. “I believe that my musical career will continue to thrive and grow within this new creative cycle. I am eager to see and share what the future holds.”

Jesús López, chairman and CEO of Universal Music Latin America & Iberian Peninsula, added that the label “will continue to support and grow with Juanes,” whose “talent and professionalism have made him one of the most sought out acts for so many decades.”

No additional details of the deal renewal were announced. As for publishing, Juanes remains with Warner Chappell Music.

Juanes made his solo debut in 2000 with the Gustavo Santaolalla-produced Fíjate Bien, and rose to fame soon after with hits like “A Dios Le Pido” from his sophomore album Un Día Normal, which reached No. 2 on the Billboard Hot Latin Songs chart, and “La Camisa Negra” from Mi Sangre (2004), which spent eight weeks at No. 1. “Me Enamora”, “Nada Valgo Sin Tu Amor” and “La Fotografía,” with Nelly Furtado, are some of his other chart-topping hits.

Among other achievements, Juanes has won three Grammy Awards and 24 Latin Grammys, and was named the Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year of 2019 not only for his work as a musician, but also as an activist with his Fundación Mi Sangre.

In a recent interview with Billboard Español, the superstar spoke in depth about his most recent production, Vida Cotidiana, in which he reflects on his relationship with his wife and children and the problems that afflict his country. Juanes is currently preparing to announce his Vida Cotidiana Tour, with expected dates in Latin America, the U.S. and Europe.

Juanes Launches Monthly Radio Show on SiriusXM

There’s no doubt Juanes is Sirius about music… And now he’s part of the first artist-hosted show for bilingual listeners.

The 40-year-old Colombian singing superstar officially launched Juanes: Fijate Bien on SiriusXM‘s Caliente channel 150 and La Kueva channel 540.

On his exclusive monthly show, the Grammy and seventeen-time Latin Grammy-winning guitarist, singer and songwriter, will feature new music and showcase spontaneous, live jam sessions with special guests, as well as share personal stories and anecdotes from life on the road.

During the first broadcast, Juanes shared stories and music from one of his earliest inspirations, Colombian singer and songwriter Octavio Mesa. Juanes also welcomed his first guest, Dominican singer-songwriter, Vicente Garcia, who deliveres a special performance.

“I am excited to launch Fijate Bien on SiriusXM this Sunday,” said Juanes. “I look forward to hearing from listeners all over the country and sharing stories, inspiring live music and life experiences from the road.”

“Juanes: Fijate Bien is our first show for the bilingual listener,” said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. “As one of the most recognizable Latin stars today, Juanes will have his own platform to share his thoughts and musical tastes with SiriusXM bilingual listeners nationwide.”

Named after the Colombian superstar’s groundbreaking first album, Juanes: Fijate Bien debuted Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 8:00 pm ET.

The special replays on SiriusXM’s Caliente channel 150 Wednesday, September 26, and on La Kueva channel 540 Friday, September 28 at 12:00 pm ET.