Graciela grew up and went to school in Inglewood, California. She began singing in the Los Angeles area at the age of six at restaurants and parties. Beltrán was included on the album Las Reinas Del Pueblo, with famous Mexican-American singer Selena, which has sold over 5 million copies worldwide. She is considered to be one of the most emblematic singers of regional Mexican music.
Beltran grew up in Anaheim and sang at a local nightclub called "El Conejo Feliz". It was in Los Angeles where Graciela's music career took off when she first stepped onto a professional stage. Under the name Gracielita Beltran, she began recording albums of norteño, banda and mariachi music with local musicians. Four years later, Beltran was noticed by record execs at EMI, who offered to produce her next record.
"Baraja de Oro" was one of the first singles from the six albums Beltran recorded with EMI. At the 8th and 9th Lo Nuestro Awards, Beltran was nominated for Regional Mexican Female Singer of the Year Aside from the many awards, Graciela Beltrán is also proud of the many professional collaborations she has participated in during her career. These include duets with Ednita Nazario, Emilio Navaira, Los Tucanes de Tijuana, Chalino Sánchez, Adán Sánchez, Banda Machos, Grupo Modelo, Conjunto Primavera and recently with El Chapo de Sinaloa. Her compilation album with Selena, titled Las Reinas Del Pueblo has sold 5 million copies worldwide.
She has also worked with well-known and respected producers such as Juan Carlos Calderon, K.C. Porter, Bebu Silvetti, Los Cuates Omar y Adolfo Valenzuela and Joan Sebastian. She has shared the stage with Vicente Fernández among many other successful artists. In 2006, Graciela was the special guest for the Cinco de Mayo celebrations that year after year are held at the White House, in this occasion, she shared her talent and music in front of the President of the United States George W.
Bush. She has racked up five film appearances and a discography with 20 original titles, the latter half of them with the Mexican Univision label. Her career consists of appearances in Sábado Gigante, Siempre en Domingo and various shows around the world. After nearly 4 years of absence in the Recording Industry Graciela Beltran returns this 2014 with Her Own Record Label and three new productions One Album Excitos with Mariachi "Homenaje A La Voz Ranchera, Another Album with Banda Sinaloense with All new songs and finally a CD/DVD with Live Banda Sinaloense, Mariachi and Pop/Rock group. Promoting her New Upcoming Albums in her Extensive Tour in the U.S. and Mexico has been Accompanied with her Banda Sinaloense and Mariachi.
2004 Premio Las Palmas de Oro como "La mejor cantante de música de Banda en México". 2004 Premio Micrófono de Oro como "Cantante juvenil más destacada en música de Banda", otorgado por la Asociación Nacional de Locutores en México y La Fundación Guillermo Romo. Cintas Acuario Records 2007 Premio Lo Nuestro A La Trayectoria por sus 20 años en la música Regional Mexicana. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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