The godparents are going to be Cristina Saralegui and Pitbull. Espino gave birth to their son, Nickolas Canela Espino, on February 12, 2012. Music career At the age of 12 Jencarlos began his musical career as the lead singer of the group "Boom Boom Pop". After two years of successful participation with the group he decided to start his solo career in late 2002. Over the following five years, he appeared in several international events including the "Miss World" 2004 and 2005 beauty pageants, "The Latin Fiesta Festival" in Toronto Canada, and "The CALLE OCHO Festival" in Miami.
During this period, he continued his studies of music and acting at the New World School of the Arts (USA), from which he graduated with honors in May 2006. The Ford Motor Company chose him as model and singer for its "Ride it Like a Ford" ad campaign. This commercial was broadcast on television in the U.S.A. Jencarlos first album was produced by Rudy Pérez at his studio in Miami Beach. This project may be produced in various languages, as Jencarlos has performed songs in English, Italian, German and Portuguese. In 2012, Canela, in collaboration with Emilio Estefan, recorded the song "Sueña" for Telemundo's coverage of the 2012 Summer Olympics.
It was also to be the official song of Miss America 2013, but a contract dispute with Telemundo led to the song being replaced by "Don't Stop the Party" by Pitbull. Canela, signed with Universal Music Latin Entertainment. 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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