Melody Ruiz Gutiérrez (October 18, 1990), better known as Melody, is a Spanish singer of pop genre and flamenco elements. In 2001, he released his first album debut De pata negra be getting double-platinum and platinum in Spain and Latin America respectively.1 Their first single The dancing gorilla became the subject of summer which is ranked nine times 1 in Spain, four No. 1 in Argentina, 2 in USA and No. 7 in France. Its popularity led to the Latin Grammy nomination for Best Album for Children in 2002. In 2009 was presented to the shortlist to represent Spain in Eurovision in the program Eurovision 2009: The return and which was second without being able to represent his country.

He was born in Dos Hermanas, Sevilla, in a family closely related to music. His father, Lorenzo, along with other family members, formed the group Los Kiyose. Since childhood he became interested in music and dance. El Fary became executive producer and sought musicians, authors, producers and studios to shape the first job. The composer Adrian created for her repertoire of songs, with some contributions of Fary own. As a producer, Gustavo Ramudo elected.

His first album “De Pata Negra” achieved success in Spain to embark on international tours allowed for Latin America and the United States. 2002 she was nominated for Latin Grammy awards and received one of the most inportant awards in the U.S. there is a billboard as best new artist. He has collaborated with other artists, like Andy and Lucas has achieved fame at an early age. A De pata negra discs Move succeeded him (2002) and TQM (2003), Melody (2004) with maxisingle The bride is the kid.



In 2003, participates in DVD “Women and Magic” Disney’s Hercules performing the song “Meg’s Song.”

In 2008 he released his fifth album, entitled The good morning. That same year he collaborated in the second season of this house was a wreck. In December 2008 he announced his candidacy to represent Spain in the Festival Song Contest 2009 with the dance group Los Vivancos with the song “Lover of the moon.”

February 19 Los Vivancos, in a statement, consider that “have not met the technical and artistic requirements needed to defend his candidacy with the quality and professionalism necessary”, leaving Melody solo career to represent Spain in the Festival Song Contest 2009. Finally, there is in 2nd place behind Soraya Arnelas following the casting vote given to the public by the rules of RTVE, since what occurs in the vote is a tie between the Seville artist and singer Extremadura.


Their musical style is characterized by mixing pop and flamenco. His fifth work was a return to music “The Good Days” (2008) was well received by critics, due to its variety of styles and evolution of the purest Flamenco. Include rumba, ballad, Flamenco Rock in his song “Nobody”, fandangos including on “Navigating Your Madness” and mixes in the genre known as New Flamenco

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