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- What does Rosalia do for a living?
- Who are Rosalia’s parents and siblings?
- What are Rosalia’s interests and hobbies?
- Is Rosalia married or does he have a girlfriend/boyfriend?
- Does Rosalia have any children?
- Where is Rosalia now?
- How tall is Rosalia?
- How much money does Rosalia earn?
- What is Rosalia’s net worth?
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Who is Rosalia?
Rosalia Vila i Tobella monomyously known as Rosalia is a Spanish well-known singer and songwriter. After discovering Spanish folk music at an early age, she graduated from Catalonia College of Music with honors by virtue of her collaborative cover album with Raul Refree Los Angeles (2017) and the baccalaureate project El Mar Querer (2018) which is co-produced by El Guincho and reimagines flamenco by mixing it with pop and urban music. The latter spawned the attention of the Spanish general public and was released to universal critical acclaim. Furthermore, she is a recipient of the Latin Grammy Award for Album of the Year and is listed in Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. El Mal Querer started the ascent on Rosalia into the international music scene.
Her first international hit single was her collaboration with J Balvi, “Con Alturs” in 2019. This is a reggaeton track that marked her journey to urban music. And selling over 7 million copies, it was named one of the best songs of the year by Billboard and Pitchfork, and was awarded the Latin Grammy Award for Best Urban Song. Later, she went on to collaborate with other musicians such as Bad Bunny, Ozuna, Arca, and Travis Scott thus achieving increased accolades.
In 2022, she ventured into Avant Latin music with her third studio album, Motomami departing from the new flamenco sound of its predecessor. The album went on to achieve global success with its singles “La Fama” and “Saoko” while also becoming the best-reviewed album of the year on Metacritic. Throughout her career, she has accumulated ten number-one singles in her home country, the most for a local artist. Moreover, she has won a Grammy Award, eight Latin Grammy Awards, three MTV Video Music Awards, an MTV Europe Music Award, two UK Music Video Awards, and two Premio Ruido awards, among others. Billboard gave her the Rising Star Award in 2019 for “changing the sound of today’s mainstream music with her fresh flamenco-influenced pop”. Moreover, she became the first Spanish-singing act in history to be nominated for Best New Artist at the Grammys.
How Old Is Rosalia?
She is 29 years old as of August 2022, having been born on September 25, 1992, in Sant Esteve Sesrovires, Catalonia, Spain. Rosalia shares her birthdate with celebrities such as; Will Smith, Donald Glover, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Jayda Cheaves, T.I., and many more.
Who are Rosalia’s Parents?
She was born to Jose Manuel Vila (Father) and Pilar Tobella (Mother) a businesswoman. Her parents separated in 2019.
Does Rosalia have Siblings?
She has an elder sister by the name of Pilar Vila Tobella.
She received her education at The Catalonia College of Music and Taller de Musics.
Rosalia Marital Status
She is currently in a relationship with Rauw Alejandro (born on January 10, 1993) a Puerto Rican singer and songwriter. They started dating in March 2020.
She does not have any kids currently. In case there is new news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
A Career from 1992 to 2016
At the age of 15, she competed on the television show Tu Si Que Vales although she wasn’t selected. At the age of 17, she had to undergo vocal cord surgery thus was after she toured one of her vocal cords due to “intense singing practices” and was unable to sing for a year. In 2012, she became the vocalist of Kejaleo. This is a flamenco music group featuring Jordi Franco, Roger Blavia, Cristo Fontecilla, Diego Cortes, and Xavi Turull. In 2013, they released an album, Alaire. And that same year, Rosalia professionally worked as a duo with Juan “Chicuelo” Gomez to promote the Blancanieves soundtrack at the 2013 Panama International Film Festival.
That same year, she participated in the Association of Performing Arts Professionals (APAP) Conference in New York and was the lead voice in the culmination of the Any Espiritu 2014. The next year, she collaborated with La Fura dels Baus on a show that premiered in Singapore. At the International Music Festival of Cadaques, she was the opening act for flamenco artist Miguel Poveda accompanied by Alfredo Lagos. At the age of 20, she worked as a flamenco teacher and vocal coach. In 2016, she collaborated with Spanish rapper and former boyfriend C. Tangana on “Antes de morirme”. The song was a sleeper hit and in 2018 it entered the Spanish Singles Chart after the success of Roslaia’s newer material. The collaboration went on to receive international attention when it was featured on the soundtrack of the first season of the Spanish Netflix show Elite.
A Career from 2016 to 2017
In 2016, she performed to a crowd of a hundred people at the Tablao del Carmen, a flamenco specialized venue at the Poble Espanyol in Barcelona. In the audience was Raul Refree whom she invited to the show and began working on two albums. Later in 2016, Rosalia signed with Universal Music and she relocated to California. There, she went on to release her debut studio album, Los Angeles. And the album talks about death in a dark way with aggressive guitar chords by Refree.
At the 18th Latin Grammy Awards, she was nominated for Best New Artist. On February 10, 2017, the album was released through Universal Music and spawned two singles. “Catalina” was released in October 2016, and “De Plata” was released in August 2017. On November 11, 2018, the album reached its peak position of No. 9. And has remained on the album’s chart since its entry, having accumulated a total of 89 weeks. Furthermore, the album won the “Album of the Year” award at the Time Out Awards and the Ruido de la Prensa Award for Best National Record among others.
A Career from 2018 to 2020
The recording cycle for the second album, El Mal Querer began in early 2017. Personally, she chose to work alongside Spanish musician El Guincho and spawned its concept alongside friend Ferran Echegaray. The album was almost completely recorded at El Guincho’s apartment in Barcelona with a computer, a microphone, and a sound table. The singer announced in May 2018, the title of her upcoming album in a little homemade YouTube series. Later that month, she released the album’s lead single “Malamente”. Thus the single caught the attention of international personalities such as Kourtney Kardashian and Dua Lipa and numerous music critics.
Moreover, the single was promoted at several award shows like the 2018 MTV Europe Music Awards as well as the Latin Grammys. Also, it was nominated for five Latin Grammys out of it won two, for Best Alternative Song and for Best Urban Fusion/Performance. The follow-up single “Pienso en tu Mira” was released in July through Sony Music. The song went on to be nominated for Best Po Song at the 2019 Latin Grammy awards. And the third single “Di Mi Nombre” was released three days before the album. This went on to earn Rosalia her first number-one single in Spain. On November 2, 2018, El Mal Querer was released and debuted at No. 2 on the PROMUSICAE chart.
Later, the album was nominated for several awards including four Latin Grammys, a Latin Billboard Music award, a Latin American Music award, and a LOS40 Music award. It won the Latin Grammy awards for Album of the Year, Best Contemporary Pop Vocal Album, Best Engineered Album, and Best Recording Package. Because of this reason, Rosalia became the first female recipient of the Latin Grammy Award for Album of the Year since Shakira in 2006. Furthermore, it won a Grammy Award for Best Latin Rock, Urban, or Alternative Album. In March 2019, she embarked on her first worldwide concert tour, El Mal Querer Tour. This was to further promote El Mal Querer with shows in South America, North America, Europe, and Africa.
She went on to release a second collaboration with J Balvin “Con Altura” on March 28, 2019. The song’s video was directed by Director X and became the most-watched music video by a female artist of 2019. Moreover, the song won two MTV Video Music Awards for Best Latin Video and Best Choreography. Thus making her the first Spanish actor to win one. Furthermore, it won Best Collaboration at the 2019 MTV Europe Music Awards and Best Urban Song at the 2019 Latin Grammys. In May, Rosalia released the song “Auto Culture”. Next, she released her collaboration with Ozuna “Yo x Ti, Tu x Mi” which became her fifth number one single in Spain. Her performance of “Juro Que” at the 62nd Grammy Awards made the first time a Spanish female artist performed at the gala.
A Career from 2022 to Present
As early as 2019, recording sessions for the confection of her third studio album started. Due to unforeseen circumstances from the COVID1-9 pandemic, she relocated to Miami. While there, she continued to work on the album also providing vocals to multiple songs. A remix of Sech’s “Relacion”, which also features Daddy Yankee, Farruko, and J Balvin was released on September 4, 2020. Thus earning Rosaliaher second entry on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at 64. She then announced on November 2, 2021, the title of her new album Motomami. The album was released through Columbia Records on March 18, 2022.
The lead single “La Fama” featuring The Weeknd is an experimental bachata that saw great commercial success. It went on to become her seventh number one single in Spain while also peaking at five in France and reaching the top ten spot in eight other countries. Next, she released “Chicken Teriyaki” on February 24 as the album’s third single. The album went on to enter major market charts reaching the top forty in both the UK Albums Chart and the Billboard 200. In July 2022, she embarked on her second worldwide concert tour, Motomami World Tour. This was to further promote Motomami with shows in Europe, South America, and North America.
Rosalia Height and Measurements
Adding up to her well-curved and beautiful body, she stands at a height of 5ft 4inches (1.63m) and a weight of 58kg (128lbs).
Rosalia’s Salary and Net Worth
She has a monthly income of $2 million and a net worth of $49 million.