Chanel Terrero

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Chanel
Terrero in 2022
Terrero in 2022
Background information
Birth nameChanel Terrero Martínez
Born (1991-07-28) 28 July 1991 (age 30)
Havana, Cuba
OriginOlesa de Montserrat, Catalonia, Spain
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • dancer
  • actress
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2009–present

Chanel Terrero Martínez (born 28 July 1991), known simply as Chanel (Spanish pronunciation: [tʃa'nel]), is a Cuban-Spanish singer, dancer and actress. She has worked in several stage musicals in Spain, and she represented Spain at the Eurovision Song Contest 2022, after having won Benidorm Fest 2022 with her debut single "SloMo".[1] She finished in third place with 459 points, the best placing for Spain since 1995.

Early life

Chanel was born in Havana, Cuba, and moved to Olesa de Montserrat in Catalonia, Spain, at the age of three.[2] Part of her family is of Spanish origin.[3]

She has taken singing, acting and ballet classes from a young age.[4] She learned from choreographers such as Víctor Ullate, Coco Comín and Glòria Gella. At the age of sixteen she started her career in musical theatre.[5]

Career

Terrero and other members of the Spain's delegation to the Eurovision Song Contest attending the TVE premises in Madrid on 15 May 2022 after their return from Torino

Chanel moved to Madrid to start her acting career. During the 2010s she participated in stage musicals such as Mamma Mia!, Flashdance, El guardaespaldas and El rey león.[6]

Her acting career includes various roles on television and cinema, both nationally and internationally.[7][8][9]

As a dancer, she has worked with different artists. In 2010, she was part of danced Shakira's performance at the MTV Europe Music Awards.[10]

She also was part of the dancing crew in the Spanish show Tu cara me suena on Antena 3.[11][12]

Chanel took part in the castings for the Spanish stage production of West Side Story. She was one of the three finalists for the role of Anita. She also was between the five finalists worldwide for the same role in Steven Spielberg's film version of the musical, West Side Story.[13]

She took part in Benidorm Fest in 2022 with her debut single "SloMo". Her performance was choreographed by Kyle Hanagami,[14] who has also worked with Jennifer Lopez, Britney Spears and Blackpink, among other artists. She won the first semi-final on 26 January 2022,[15] and also the final on 29 January, becoming the Spanish entrant for the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 in Turin, Italy.[16][17][18] The song entered the Spanish Singles Chart at number thirteen.[19] In the Eurovision final, the song was placed third, Spain's best result since 1995. Following the contest, the song went on to top the Spanish Singles Chart.[20]

Theatre work

She has taken part in several musical productions,[21] becoming a regular name in this genre in Spain:[22]

  • Malinche (main character). 2021–2022 [23]
  • Fiebre Hamilton (musical homage to Lin Manuel Miranda in Madrid).
  • El guardaespaldas. (Main character: Rachel Marron).[24]
  • Flashdance. (Actress/singer in Barcelona and tour).
  • Nine (Main actress/singer).
  • El rey león (Teatro Lope de Vega Madrid).
  • Mamma Mia! (Actress, singer and dancer).
  • Lío Ibiza (Cabaret: Actress, singer and dancer).
  • El Gran Libro Mágico (Children musical: mainactress/singer).
  • Show “Starlite Marbella”. (Leader singer).
  • Delizia (Cabaret: actress, singer and dancer).
  • La ratita presumida, centro estético (Children musical: leading role).
  • El lobo y las 7 cabritas (Children musical: leading role).
  • Tarzán (Children musical: singer and dancer).
  • Mortadelo y Filemón (dancer and actress).

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role Notes
2011 Fuga de Cerebros 2
2015 El rey de La Habana (The King of Havana) Yamilé
2018 El último invierno
2019 La llorona Short film

Television

Fiction

Year TV series Network Character Notes
2011 Águila Roja TVE 1 episode
2014 B&b, de boca en boca Telecinco Sira Lindo
2015 Los nuestros Gloria 2 episodes
2015–16 Gym Tony Cuatro Deisy 236 episodes
2017 Centro médico TVE Gloria 1 episode
iFamily Isa 8 episodes
El secreto de Puente Viejo[8] Antena 3 Lucía Torres 62 episodes
Perdóname, Señor Telecinco Sibebi 4 episodes
La peluquería TVE Guadalupe "Lupe" 238 episodes
2018 Cupido Playz Venus 6 episodes
El Continental TVE Julieta 10 episodes
Wake Up Playz Deborah[9] 6 episodes
2020 Paratiisi YLE Limón 2 episodes
2021 Convecinos Movistar Plus+ Isla 3 episodes
2022 El inmortal

Music shows

Music videos

  • "Gigantes" by Ruth Lorenzo, as dancer.[25] 2014.
  • "Another Day of Sun - La La Land (Spanish version)", by Fran Coem. 2017.
  • "México Mágico" (as part of the original cast of Malinche El Musical by Nacho Cano). 2021.

Discography

Singles

As lead artist

Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
SPA
[26]
CRO
[27]
GRE
[28]
ISL
[29]
IRE
[30]
LIT
[31]
NLD
[32]
SWE
[33]
SWI
[34]
UK
[35]
WW
[36]
"SloMo" 2021 1 24 8 11 44 9 72 32 65 56 151 Non-album single

As featured artist

Title Year Album
"Mentira"
(Alberto Collado featuring Chanel Terrero)
2021 Non-album single
"México Mágico"
(among Malinche cast)
Non-album single

Awards

  • As an actress, she has been nominated as part of the cast of the short film La llorona by Ismael Olivares.
Year Event Award Result
2022 Benidorm Fest (RTVE, Spain)
Bronze Micropone
(Spanish entrant to Eurovision Song Contest 2022)
Winner
Eurovision Song Contest 2022 (RTVE, Spain)
Glass Microphone
Eurovision 2022
3rd place

References

  1. ^ Farren, Neil (30 January 2022). "Spain: Chanel to Eurovision 2022". Eurovoix. Retrieved 30 January 2022.
  2. ^ González, Xavier (16 March 2019). "Chanel Terrero: "La escena del agua de "Flashdance" es muy divertida de hacer"". El Periódico de Catalunya (in Spanish). Retrieved 29 January 2022.
  3. ^ RTVE Notícies (31 January 2022). "Aquest és l'emocionant retrobament entre #Chanel i la seva àvia, després del triomf al #BenidormFest! "La meva iaia ho és tot!""". Twitter (in Catalan). Retrieved 31 January 2022.
  4. ^ "Los actores y actrices de tus series favoritas. Hoy ¡Chanel Terrero!". Cadena Dial (in Spanish). 7 September 2015. Retrieved 2 February 2022.
  5. ^ Las Provincias
  6. ^ CÓRDOBA, Diario (31 January 2022). "VÍDEO | El día que Chanel hizo vibrar a Córdoba con su voz". Diario Córdoba (in Spanish). Retrieved 2 February 2022.
  7. ^ Carla Hernández (26 January 2022). El Confidencial (ed.). "Chanel Terrero: la actriz, cantante, bailarina y "fiera luchadora" que debes conocer" (in Spanish). Retrieved 30 January 2022.
  8. ^ a b Chanel Terrero pasó por 'El Secreto de Puente Viejo' antes de ser elegida para Eurovisión con 'SloMo'. Antena3.com
  9. ^ a b El pasado de Chanel Terrero en Playz. RTVE.
  10. ^ Javier Silvestre (27 January 2022). La Vanguardia (ed.). "¿Quién es Chanel, la sorprendente ganadora de la primera semifinal del Benidorm Fest?" (in Spanish). Retrieved 30 January 2022.
  11. ^ "Tres imitaciones perfectas con las que Chanel Terrero sorprendería en 'Tu cara me suena'". www.antena3.com (in Spanish). 12 February 2018. Retrieved 2 February 2022.
  12. ^ RTVE.es (31 January 2022). "Ya habías visto a Chanel en alguna serie, y no te acordabas". RTVE.es (in Spanish). Retrieved 2 February 2022.
  13. ^ Chanel: los cambios en Eurovisión, El videoclip de 'SloMo' y el casting con Steven Spielberg Los40.com
  14. ^ Sevilla, Diario de (31 January 2022). "Chanel: "Me he criado aquí y yo soy española"". Diario de Sevilla (in European Spanish). Retrieved 2 February 2022.
  15. ^ Megan Davies (26 January 2022). "Spain: Four Qualify from Benidorm Fest First Semi-Final". Retrieved 30 January 2022.
  16. ^ Neil Farren (29 January 2022). "Spain: Chanel to Eurovision 2022". Retrieved 30 January 2022.
  17. ^ Martín, Sergio López (29 January 2022). "Chanel (Benidorm Fest): "Me halaga que me comparen con Eleni Foureira pero no tenemos nada que ver"". elperiodico (in Spanish). Retrieved 2 February 2022.
  18. ^ "Rigoberta Bandini acaba así con la polémica por la victoria de Chanel Terrero". ELMUNDO (in Spanish). 31 January 2022. Retrieved 2 February 2022.
  19. ^ Bardají, Jordi (8 February 2022). "Ay mamá' de Rigoberta Bandini llega al número 1 oficial en España". Jenesaispop (in Spanish). Retrieved 8 February 2022.
  20. ^ "Weekly charts - Charts - Promusicae - Productores de Música de España". www.promusicae.es. Retrieved 24 May 2022.
  21. ^ Llanos Martínez, Héctor (30 January 2022). "Chanel gana por sorpresa el Benidorm Fest y representará a España en Eurovisión 2022". El País (in Spanish). Retrieved 30 January 2022.
  22. ^ Martínez, Carolina (21 December 2021). "Te presentamos a Chanel, la artista que quiere dar el salto de los musicales a Eurivión con 'Slomo'". Los40.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 15 May 2022.
  23. ^ González, Juan José (18 January 2022). "CASTING CALL: MALINCHE EL MUSICAL busca el personaje de Moctezuma". Broadway World Spain (in Spanish). Retrieved 15 May 2022.
  24. ^ García, José (29 January 2022). "Chanel representará a España en Eurovisión 2022 gracias al apoyo mayoritario del jurado". eurovision-spain.com. Archived from the original on 11 February 2022. Retrieved 15 May 2022.
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  27. ^ "Croatia Songs (Week of May 28, 2022)".
  28. ^ IFPI Digital Singles Chart Greece
  29. ^ "Streymi, spilun og sala viku 20 – Listarnir gilda til 28. maí 2022" (in Icelandic). (Plötutíðindi). 23 May 2022. Retrieved 23 May 2022.
  30. ^ "Official Irish Singles Chart Top 50". Official Charts Company. 20 May 2022. Retrieved 21 May 2022.
  31. ^ "2022 20-os savaitės klausomiausi (Top 100)" (in Lithuanian). AGATA. 20 May 2022. Retrieved 20 May 2022.
  32. ^ "Discografie Chanel (ES)". dutchcharts.nl (in Dutch). Retrieved 20 May 2022.
  33. ^ "Veckolista Singlar, vecka 20". Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved 20 May 2022.
  34. ^ "Discographie Chanel (ES)". hitparade.ch (in German). Retrieved 24 May 2022.
  35. ^ "Chanel | full Official Chart History". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 21 May 2022.
  36. ^ "Billboard Global 200: Week of May 28, 2022". Billboard. Retrieved 24 May 2022.
  37. ^ "El portal de Música". www.elportaldemusica.es. Retrieved 10 May 2022.

External links

Awards and achievements
Preceded by Spain in the Eurovision Song Contest
2022
Succeeded by
TBD
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