Ha*Ash

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Ha*Ash
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Ha*Ash in Latin Grammys 2017
Hanna Nicole (Left), Ashley Grace (Right)
Background information
Also known as
  • The Sold-Out Queens[1]
  • JACH
OriginLake Charles, Louisiana, U.S
GenresCountry pop, latin pop, power ballad, funk, pop rock, electropop
Occupation(s)singer, songwriter, music producer
InstrumentsVoice, guitar, piano
Years active2002–present
LabelsSony Music Latin
Websiteha-ash.com
Members
  • Ashley Grace Pérez
    Hanna Nicole Pérez

Ha*Ash is an American Latin pop duo from Lake Charles, Louisiana.[2] The band was formed in 2002 by sisters Ashley Grace and Hanna Nicole. The duo's name is a combination of their names.

Career[change | change source]

They recorded their self-titled first album Ha*Ash with the Mexican producer Áureo Baqueiro in 2003.[3] In April, they released their first single, "Odio Amarte". The second single was "Estés Donde Estés" which was released in July 2003. In February 2004, a third single was released: the ballad "Te Quedaste". This was followed by their second album Mundos Opuestos again with Áureo Baqueiro. "Amor a Medias" was the first single and reached number four on the Mexican Chart in April 2006.[4] The song was chosen to promote Sony's products. "Me Entrego a Ti" was the second single which was written by Colombian artist Soraya and had the same success.[5][6]

Early 2008, they recorded their third album, Habitación Doble, in Nashville, Tennessee. This album have a collaboration of the singer Brandi Carlile with the song "Already Home",[7] their first English song recorded by them (like officially).[8] A Tiempo is the fourth studio album. It was released under the label Sony Music Latin on May 16, 2011.[9] A Tiempo was recorded over a period of almost a year between Los Angeles, California and Milan, Italy. Ha*Ash worked with producer Áureo Baqueiro and invited Michele Canova.[9][10]

After completing the tour for A Tiempo in 2013, it was revealed that Ha*Ash had begun production of the album Primera Fila: Hecho Realidad, which was released in 2014.[11][12] Ha*Ash is the youngest group to record a Primera Fila concept album.[13][14] The album includes material from her past four studio albums as well as 8 newly recorded songs.[13] The CD/DVD has images from their hometown in Louisiana and a live concert filmed in Estudios Churubusco, Mexico City.[15][16]

30 de Febrero was released on December 1, 2017 by Sony Music Latin.[17][18] The album features artists with Prince Royce and Abraham Mateo on the title track. "100 Años" with Prince Royce was the first single and reached number one on the Mexican Chart in December 2017.[19] On October 20, 2017, Ha*Ash released the video for the album's lead single.[20][21] On October 3, 2018, Ha*Ash became the first Latin music band to be featured in the Spotify Singles concept.[22]

On December 6, 2019, the duo released a live album, entitled En vivo, based on a recording from the concert at the Auditorio Nacional in Mexico on November 11, 2018.[23]

Discography[change | change source]

Studio albums

Live albums

Tour[change | change source]

Headlining

  • Ha*Ash Tour (2003-2004)
  • Mundos Opuestos Tour (2005-2007)
  • Habitación Doble Tour (2008-2010)
  • A Tiempo Tour (2011-2013)
  • Primera Fila Hecho Realidad Tour (2015-2017)[24][25]
  • Gira 100 años contigo (2018-2020)[26][27]

Opening acts

References[change | change source]

  1. "Ha*Ash en el Luna Park: Reinas del Sold Out". Billboard Argentina (in Spanish). Retrieved May 17, 2020.
  2. "Ha*Ash's Global Reach Highlighted by Music Dreams & Streams". Billboard. Retrieved June 18, 2019.
  3. "Ha*Ash - Sitio Oficial". Ha*Ash. Archived from the original on March 26, 2019. Retrieved 22 December 2018.
  4. "Las 7 mejores canciones de Ha*Ash". Eventos México (in Spanish). 23 February 2016. Archived from the original on December 3, 2018. Retrieved 3 December 2018.
  5. "A Soraya le gustan las Ha-Ash". El Siglo de Torreón (in Spanish). Retrieved 2019-02-26.
  6. "Cumplen su sueño". El Siglo de Durango (in Spanish). Retrieved 2019-02-26.
  7. Bardeen, Sarah, Already Home (A Dueto Con Brandi Carlile) (in Spanish), retrieved 2019-03-02
  8. "HABITACION DOBLE — HA-ASH". Last.fm (in Spanish). Retrieved 2019-02-26.
  9. 9.0 9.1 "A tiempo by Ha-Ash". Genius. Retrieved 2019-04-17.
  10. "A tiempo (Edición deluxe) by Ha-Ash". Genius. Retrieved 2019-04-17.
  11. HA-ASH Primera Fila - Hecho Realidad de Ha-Ash (in Spanish), retrieved 2019-02-26
  12. "Un verdadero halago nuevo disco de "Primera Fila": Ha*Ash. Con Javier Poza". 13 August 2014. Retrieved 22 December 2018.
  13. 13.0 13.1 "Ha*Ash se convierte en el grupo más joven en grabar un álbum bajo el concepto "Primera Fila" – Seitrack US". OCESA Seitrack (in Spanish). Retrieved 2019-04-17.
  14. "Ha*Ash graba un espléndido". Lavoz. Retrieved 2019-04-17.
  15. HA-ASH Primera Fila - Hecho Realidad by Ha-Ash, retrieved 2019-04-17
  16. "Ha-Ash graban su "Primera Fila"". poluxweb.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 2019-04-17.
  17. "30 de Febrero by Ha-Ash". Genius. Retrieved 2019-04-17.
  18. "HA*ASH lanzan su álbum 30 DE FEBRERO". Sony Music Entertainment México (in Spanish). 2017-12-04. Retrieved 2019-04-17.
  19. Anonymous (2017-12-23). "Mexico Espanol Airplay". Billboard. Archived from the original on 2018-05-08. Retrieved 2018-12-28.
  20. HaAshVEVO (2017-10-20), HA-ASH, Prince Royce - 100 Años (Video Oficial), retrieved 2018-01-14
  21. "Ha*Ash lanza "100 años"". larepublica.net (in Spanish). Retrieved 2019-02-26.
  22. "Ha*Ash estrena en Latinoamérica el concepto Spotify Singles; el dueto recibe nominación a los MTV EMA". OCESA Seitrack (in Spanish). Retrieved February 2, 2019.
  23. Ha-Ash: En Vivo de Ha-Ash (in Spanish), iTunes, retrieved May 17, 2020}
  24. "ExaFM - Radio en vivo con los mejores éxitos de música en inglés y español". EXA FM (in Spanish). Retrieved May 17, 2020.}
  25. "HA*ASH ANUNCIA SU PRIMERA FILA-HECHO REALIDAD U.S TOUR". ESPECTACULOS AL DIA (in Spanish). Retrieved May 17, 2020.}
  26. Merol, Vero (March 7, 2018). "¡El grupo Ha*Ash anuncia su gira 100 Años Contigo!". Vero Merol (in Spanish). Retrieved May 17, 2020.}
  27. "Ha*Ash anuncia 100 Años Contigo Tour – HTV". HTV (in Spanish). Retrieved May 17, 2020.
  28. "Wisin & Ha*Ash Will Be Special Guests on Ricky Martin's One World Tour: Exclusive". Billboard. July 30, 2015. Retrieved May 17, 2020.
  29. "Ricky Martin announces Wisin and Ha*Ash as support for One World Tour". Austin Vida. Retrieved May 17, 2020.}

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