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Maná performing in Madrid in 2012.
Maná performing in Madrid in 2012.
Background information
OriginGuadalajara, Mexico
GenresPop rock, Latin rock, Latin pop
Years active1978–present
LabelsWarner/WEA International
MembersFher Olvera
Alex González
Sergio Vallín
Juan Calleros
Past member(s)Ulises Calleros
Iván González
Abraham Calleros
César "Vampiro" López
Gustavo Orozco
Sheila Ríos
Juan Carlos Toribio

Maná is a Mexican rock band from Guadalajara, Jalisco. Their career has been more than three decades. The group has earned four Grammy Awards, seven Latin Grammy Awards, five MTV Video Music Awards Latin America, five Premios Juventud awards, nine Billboard Latin Music Awards and 13 Premios Lo Nuestro awards.

The band formed in 1986 and released its first album, Falta Amor, in 1990. In 1992, the group released ¿Dónde Jugarán Los Niños?, which sold more than 3 million copies worldwide. It was the best selling Spanish-language rock album of all time.

The band's sound comes from the pop rock, Latin pop, calypso, and reggae music genres. They first received international commercial success in Australia and Spain. They have since gained popularity in the US, Western Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Their worldwide sales stand at more than 25 million albums as of 2011.[1]

Members[change | change source]

Official members:

Live band members:

Former members:

  • Abraham Calleros — drums. From 1978–1985.
  • Gustavo Orozco — electric guitar. From 1978–1985.
  • Ulises Calleros — electric guitar. From 1978–1991.
  • César "Vampiro" López — electric guitar. From 1991–1994.
  • Ivan Gonzalez — keyboards. From 1991–1994.
  • Sheila Rios — backup vocals. From 1992–2003.

Discography[change | change source]

Sombrero Verde[change | change source]

(before Maná)

Maná[change | change source]

Tours[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Maná sold more than 25 million albums worldwide". 2011-02-17. Archived from the original on 2012-05-02. Retrieved 2011-10-16.