Chanel Terrero

Cuban-Spanish actress, singer and dancer

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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, Barcelona, Spain
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • dancer
  • actress
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2009–present

Chanel Terrero Martínez (born 28 July 1991), known as Chanel Terrero or simply Chanel, is a Cuban-Spanish singer, dancer and actress. She has worked in several stage musicals in Spain, and she is set to represent Spain at the Eurovision Song Contest 2022, after having won Benidorm Fest 2022 with her debut single "SloMo".[1]

Early life

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

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

Career

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]

Theatre work

She has taken part in several musical productions,[20] becoming a regular name in this genre in Spain:[21]

  • Malinche (main character). 2021-2022 [22]
  • Fiebre Hamilton (musical homage to Lin Manuel Miranda in Madrid).
  • El guardaespaldas. (Main character: Rachel Marron).[23]
  • 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 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
2015–2016 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.[24] 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 Album
SPA
[25]
"SloMo" 2021 13 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
Candidate

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. ^ Héctor Llanos Martínez (30 January 2022). El País (ed.). "Chanel gana por sorpresa el Benidorm Fest y representará a España en Eurovisión 2022" (in Spanish). Retrieved 30 January 2022.
  21. ^ Te presentamos a Chanel, la artista que quiere dar el salto de los musicales a Eurivión con 'Slomo' ©copyright los40.com. Los40.com
  22. ^ Broadway World Spain
  23. ^ eurovision-spain.com
  24. ^ ElPeriodico.com
  25. ^ "El portal de Música".

External links

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