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Ana Bárbara (born January 10, 1971) is a Mexican Latin Grammy Award winning recording artist. She has become a prominent figure within Latin entertainment since her professional debut in 1994 and is amongst one of the leading female figures in Regional Mexican music.
Recognized for her musical talent as well as her sex appeal, Ana Bárbara became popular in the mid-1990s and was crowned La Reina Grupera, for she has not only dominated the Grupero movement, but is one of the driving forces behind the style's realization. With a distinct vocal range, songwriting and producing talent, Ana Bárbara has defined the modern Grupero performance and is one of the few Regional Mexican acts to garner an international following that extends beyond México and the United States.
Life and career
Early life and early career
Ana Bárbara showed immense musical potential from an early age. She was particularly influenced and inspired by her older sister, Viviana Ugalde, who was a popular singer locally. Today, Ugalde represents Ana Bárbara as part of her management team.
In 1988, Ana Bárbara entered the local Miss Universe-sponsored Miss Mexico beauty pageant representing her native state of San Luis Potosí and won; however, she lost at the national level.. By then, an unknown Altagracia Ugalde moved forward and began to seize any opportunity to sing at local talent shows, and at times professionally at variety of music events and festivals. In 1990 she had the opportunity to tour overseas in Colombia and represent Mexico's mariachi music.
In 1993, Ana Bárbara was proclaimed the Ambassador of Ranchera Music. She also earned the Rostro Bonito de El Heraldo ("El Heraldo's Beautiful Face") award. As a result, she was invited to perform for Pope John Paul II during a Mass at The Vatican. When Mass neared its close; however, she still hadn't been given an opportunity to sing, so she interrupted the proceedings, commanded the attention of the Pope, and began to sing. After mass Pope John Paul II approached Ana Bárbara, blessed her, and wished her luck in her career.
In 1994, Ana Bárbara was noticed by record execs from Fonovisa, one of the top labels in the Regional Mexican market. After signing with Fonovisa, she created artistic stage name 'Ana Bárbara' and launched the self-titled debut album Ana Bárbara. The album was produced and largely written by Aníbal Pastor; it also included songwriting from idol Joan Sebastian. Songs like Sacúdeme and Nada helped Ana Bárbara become a Mexican Grupero star on the rise.
Ana Bárbara released her second album titled La Trampa in July 1995, also produced by Aníbal Pastor. La Trampa catapulted Ana Bárbara's popularity and immediately became a commercial and radio hit. Ana Bárbara received industry accolades as well as invitations to tour and open for Mexican giants Vicente Fernandez and Los Tigres Del Norte. She also appeared on important Latin American television shows like Sabado Gigante and Siempre en Domingo. Consecutive hits and popular music videos, such as Me Asusta Pero Me Gusta and La Trampa, topped Billboard's Hot Latin Tracks and established her as La Reina Grupera (Queen of Grupero Music).
By summer of 1996, Ana Bárbara broke through to mainstream international success with third album Ay, Amor. The album solidified her as a successful Latin recording artist and also became her best album debut on the Latin Billboard charts. Ay, Amor offered a wider appeal to her music by offering some alternate takes on Grupero, and even some ranchero flavored ballads like No Ha Sido Facil, and Entre Ella y Yo. Her attractive appearance and sensual dancing style captivated Latin America audiences during promotional tours with hit singles and music videos of No Lloraré and Ya No Te Creo Nada.
In 1997 she released her first and only calendar. Coors Light beer also selected Ana Bárbara as their Hispanic promotional figure for marketing and advertising. Later that year she returned to Miami, Florida for the annual Calle 8 Music Festival where she was crowned "Queen" of the 1997 parade.
In 1998, Ana Bárbara released fourth studio album produced by singer songwriter and icon Marco Antonio Solís. The album, titled Los Besos No Se Dan En La Camisa, was largely a ballads album with only one Grupero-style song. It included a duet and background vocals by Solís, as well as a 1982 Los Bukis cover of Como Me Haces Falta, which quickly became a popular hit. Como Me Haces Falta also dominated airwaves across Latin America, México, and the United States. Ana Bárbara kept up the momentum of her previous release as her popularity continued to grow.
In 1999, Ana Bárbara released fifth studio album Tu Decisión, produced by longtime collaborater Aníbal Pastor. One of his two songwriting credits, Engañada, became the album's lead single and most popular hit. Tu Decisión was also notable in songwriting terms because it marked Ana Bárbara's debut as a songwriter. In the same year she also debuted as an actress, starring in the made-for-TV film Todo Contigo, via Hispanic network Televisa/Univision. The film's song Todo Contigo was included in album Tu Decisión. Music videos like Quise Olvidar grew in popularity on television shows like Onda Max and other music video television networks. The following year Ana Bárbara became the first solo grupero act recognized by The Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences for album Tu Decisión, which received a Latin Grammy nomination for Best Grupero Performance.
In 2000, Ana Bárbara took a short break in order to dedicate time to birth of her first child, Emiliano.
She was briefly out of the limelight but quickly returned to the music scene in 2001 with sixth studio album Te Regalo La Lluvia. The Mariachi-ballad effort was a challenge to her custom Grupero style; however, industry critics who had written off Ana Bárbara as simply "a grupero novelty built chiefly upon sex appeal" consequently took her and her music a bit more seriously. In the fall, she received her second Latin Grammy nomination for Best Mariachi Performance. Ana Bárbara also participated in El Último Adiós (The Last Goodbye), a song written in memory of the 9/11 attacks, which included popular artists, such as Alejandro Fernández, Marco Antonio Solís, Thalía, and Ricky Martin, among others. As Ana Bárbara toured for Te Regalo La Lluvia, she began preparations for a Grupero-style album.
After several years as a recording artist, Ana Bárbara began to produce her own material. She took control of the direction of her music and began to compose, arrange, and select her own lyrics and melodies, yet followed patterns of earlier albums.
In September 2003, Te Atraparé...Bandido was released; it became one of her most successful albums to date. Soon record executives pushed for another album, and in May 2005 Ana Bárbara produced and released Loca de Amar. Both album releases sold millions, earned Latin Grammy nominations, and kept Ana Bárbara's touring on overdrive. With Te Atraparé...Bandido and Loca de Amar, popular chart-topping singles like Bandido, Deja, Loca, and Lo Busqué dominated airwaves across South America, Mexico, and the United States, as well as on Billboard's Hot Latin Tracks. Music videos for each of the tracks also reached over 25 million combined views on Vevo.
In 2004, she produced debut album for Mexican duo Los Elegidos (Ana Bárbara's brothers). Their album titled Tal y Como Somos was produced in Banda and was released in 2005. Ana Bárbara wrote and composed several tracks on the album, including debut single Fruta Prohibida. The single topped Billboard's Hot Latin Tracks chart and helped Los Elegidos reach popularity in México and the United States. In 2006, she produced their sophomore album titled Niña Mimada. She is currently producing their third album A Mi Me Pasa Igual due in 2014.
Selena tribute concert
In April 2005, she participated in Selena ¡VIVE!, an anniversary tribute concert held in honor of legendary icon Selena, the "Queen of Tejano music." The star-studded event was held on April 7, 2005 at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas and included other acts, such as Thalia, Ana Gabriel, Alejandra Guzman, Olga Tanon, Pepe Aguilar, and Banda el Recodo, among others. The iconic tribute was produced by Spanish-language network Univision, and made history by becoming the most watched Spanish-language television special in the US. Ana Bárbara produced and co-wrote a new version of "La Carcacha", which mixed Selena's original version with her Grupero signature style.
2005 Latin Grammy
By the fall of 2005, Ana Bárbara won Best Grupero Album for Loca de Amar at the 6th Annual Latin Grammy Ceremony held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. This was also Ana Bárbara's Grammy ceremony debut where she performed a medly of Lo Busqué and Loca.
In July 2005, Ana Bárbara began a relationship with Mariana Levy's widower Jose Maria Fernández, an architect commonly known as Pirru. Their union proved highly controversial and created a media frenzy because Pirru had recently become widowed. Although the controversial couple was harshly criticized by the general public, they engaged October 2005 and wed a few months after. Their union; however, stunned the media and many of Ana Bárbara's followers in México and the United States for years to come.
2006 Cancún, pregnancy, and family life
In the Spring of 2006, Ana Bárbara released official 2006 FIFA World Cup soccer theme Arriba Arriba, as well as ninth studio album No Es Brujería. Lead single No Es Brujería fared well on Billboard's Hot Latin Tracks, but the promotion was quickly stalled after announcing her second pregnancy. Follow up single Vete was later released in a Banda version, as well as a duet of Con Mis Propias Manos with Mexican singer Pablo Montero.
While Ana Bárbara's career was in its peak popularity, she made a bold decision to take an extensive break from music. She put her career on hold for several years in order to dedicate time to her new family. She also relocated to the popular resort city of Cancún, México with newly husband Pirru, and their combined children Emiliano Gallardo (born in 2000), José Emilio Fernandez (born in 2005) and Paula Fernandez (born in 2004). Her second child, José María, was born in the fall of 2006.
During her "time-off," she joined the food-industry business. She opened an exclusive restaurant in 2007 titled Chocalate City, located in Cancún, Quintana Roo, México.
In 2008, Ana Bárbara expanded her entrepreneur side once again by opening a nightclub titled Bandido. The night-club was also located in Cancún, Quintana Roo, México; however, it was sold to a business investor a year later.
2008 José José special tribute concert
In July 2008, Ana Bárbara made a special appearance in a star-studded concert tribute for legendary Mexican icon José José. She performed his classic hit titled Lo Pasado, Pasado and was acclaimed for one of the night's highlight performance. Ana Bárbara was also recognized for being the night's "best dressed". After the merger of Fonovisa into Univesal Latin Music, Ana Barbara announced a new album in the works for fall of 2009.
In April 2009, Ana Bárbara was featured on the cover of People en Español Los 50 Más Bellos list, alongside Maite Perroni, and Eva Longoria, among others.
Return to recording and Fonovisa departure
Several greatest hits albums were released during Ana Bárbara's time off, like CD/DVD Una Mujer, Un Sueño and Para Ti, Mi Historia. Compilation albums featuring peers such as Alicia Villarreal, Jennifer Pena, and the late Selena (Dos Historias), were also released by Fonovisa. After taking four years off from recording, Ana Bárbara remained a popular favorite in the enternatinment industry. AllMusic.com said: "Ana Bárbara has not only dominated the Grupero movement, but she is one of the driving forces behind the Grupero-style realization." In the summer of 2009, she was featured on the cover of People en Español.
Ana Bárbara introduced lead single Rompiendo Cadenas in November 2009; an uptempo Urbano/Pop track, produced by Dominican duo Luny Tunes featuring new Reggaeton artists Dyland & Lenny. The music video for Rompiendo Cadenas was filmed in La Habana, Cuba and quickly reached over three million views on YouTube. Rompiendo Cadenas debuted at number 39 on Billboard's Latin Pop Songs on November 12, 2009. Two alternate versions of song Rompiendo Cadenas premiered on iTunes, one in banda and another in acoustic.
Ana Bárbara introduced Pop Latino album Rompiendo Cadenas in January 2010. During its press conference, she described the departure with label Fonovisa Records. Ana Bárbara stated that Fonovisa perceived her new material as "risky" because she had ventured out of her trademark and well-known Regional Mexican sound. Not only did album Rompiendo Cadenas reveal a completely different genre, but Ana Bárbara was also sole songwriter of the 10-track album; a challenge she had never experimented with. Furthermore, Fonovisa Records request to reconsider and change the music style or terminate the contract. Unfortunately, Ana Bárbara left her label after increasing problems and immediately launched Rompiendo Cadenas on her own record label AB Productions (Lo Busqué Productions).
In February 2010 Ana Bárbara hosted a series of events for Hispanic networks Univision and TeleFutura. She and Puerto Rican singer Víctor Manuelle hosted the 2010 Premio Lo Nuestro Awards live from Miami, Florida. Ana Bárbara was voted finalist for most elegant dressed celebrity. The following day she participated in a star-studded Spanish remake of Michael Jackson's We Are the World, titled Somos El Mundo alongside Juanes, Juan Luis Guerra, Ricky Martin, Daddy Yankee, Thalía, Shakira, Pitbull, Gloria Estefan, Jenni Rivera, and Luis Miguel. In the same month, Ana Bárbara hosted a televised music special in honor of legendary fallen icon Selena. She also participated as judge for a special Selena contest titled Buscando la doble de Selena, alongside Hollywood producer Moctesuma Esparza, and Latin Grammy-winning Dominican Merengue music singer Milly Quezada.
In March 2010, second single from Rompiendo Cadenas premiered to mixed reviews. While lead track Rompiendo Cadenas became the album's most notable hit, second single Que Ironía signalled that her patented formula was beginning to run out of steam. The track included rock and pop versions, but neither sparked much interest in radio or the general public. Ana Bárbara later explained that the song was originally written and intended for pop diva Gloria Trevi, but when her eldest son Emiliano reassured her confidence, she decided to take a new challenge, record the track, and make it her own. A music video premiered the following month and reached over a million views. Although album Rompiendo Cadenas did not fare well in sales in comparison to previous efforts, it won Ana Bárbara critical acclaim and it was well received by fans, even though the album demonstrated a new found independence on mainstream Pop Latino.
In May 2010, Ana Bárbara announced two new additional Pop Latino songs. The first track was Ahora Tengo, a duet featuring Mexican singer-songwriter Reyli; its music video was filmed in New York and premiered in June 2010. The next song was Alma Perdida, a powerful ballad composed specifically for Univision's mini-series Mujeres Asesinas 3.
In the Spring of 2011, some of Ana Bárbara's projects included an appearance in Univision's soap opera Una Familia Con Suerte; the cameo role became her official debut as an actress in a soap opera. Ana Bárbara also sang Suerte, which was included in the soap opera soundtrack. In the fall, Ana Bárbara released yet another Pop Latino bonus track and music video titled Refugio Para el Amor, but like several recent releases since Rompiendo Cadenas, it too garnered a lukewarm reception.
In June 2010, tabloid magazines and entertainment television shows speculated over divorce rumors between Ana Bárbara and José María Fernández Pirru, due to his infidelity. On July 2, 2010 Ana Bárbara released a statement confirming the end of their five year marriage. Months after the split, Ana Bárbara confirmed a new romantic relationship with wealthy business man Elias Sacal, but that also went sour several months later. She is currently dedicated solely to her children and career.
2010–2011 car accidents
In recent years, Ana Bárbara remained a fixture of celebrity gossip more so because of her personal life than her talent. In July 2010, she was involved in a car accident in Cancún that left a 79-year-old woman dead; the incident sparked a media circus. Authorities arrested Ana Bárbara's driver (bodyguard and family friend). Some eyewitnesses, however, speculated that it was Ana Bárbara who was driving. She denied the accusations and any wrongdoing. Due to immense media pressure, Ana Bárbara granted network Televisa an exclusive interview where she broke down in tears and oferred the victim's family an apology about the accident. She also stated that on-scene police authorities allowed her to leave the scene because they had apprehended her driver. To add fuel to the fire, the victim's daughter used several media outlets to blast Ana Bárbara and presume that it was she that was driving. Ana Bárbara was exonerated after Mexican authorities found no evidence that could have linked her behind the wheel. She faced civil charges for being the registered owner of the vehicle involved in the accident. In December 2010, Mexico's CNDH (Human Resources National Committee) recommended that the governor and Municipal President of Quintana Roo review the case after a petition was filed by the victim's family claiming investigative fallacies. During the appeal, Ana Bárbara was called to re-testify, but was found innocent of any wrongdoing. Munguía (driver) was free on bail while the case was pending, but in October 2011 he pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter. In early 2012, he was sentenced to two years in prison; he was released in 2014.
On February 3, 2011, Ana Bárbara was involved in another car accident in Cancún, Quintana Roo. Officials in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo say the singer was driving a Porsche Cayenne that hit the back of another vehicle at a stop light. Traffic officer Abraham Coutino said "no one was injured" and "the singer's insurance covered all damages." Ana Bárbara was highly criticized by the media once again, but asked the general public not to believe the exaggerated reports over the minor fender bender accident.
2011 third pregnancy
After splitting from ex-husband, José María Fernández Pirru for nearly two years, a 40-year-old Ana Bárbara announced in August 2011 that she was pregnant via artificial insemination. She decided to undergo the procedure after her children Emiliano and José María suggested they wanted a bigger family. Ana Bárbara said she expected to be criticized for deciding to have a child without a father, but she would not let the criticism bother her. "I felt my puzzle was missing a piece and now it's complete," she told the Méxican edition of ¡Hola! magazine. Her third child was named Jerónimo and he was born in December 2011 in México City. During an exclusive interview in March 2012, Ana Bárbara revealed the identity of Jeronimo's father to ¡Hola! magazine... none other than longtime best friend, singer-songwriter Reyli.
After several public and tumultuous incidents that transcended in recent years, Ana Bárbara suffered personal troubles that resulted in depression and anorexia. She confirmed via Twitter in March 2011 that she had "an illness" and was receiving treatment in Spain to improve her overall well being. In July 2011, Ana Bárbara confirmed that she was moving from México and relocating to the United States.
2012 relocation, music, television show, and Hollywood
Sensing it was time to change direction personally and professionally, Ana Bárbara began writing and producing tracks for a new Regional Mexican album recorded for the first time in Banda.
In April 2012, she revealed career projects that included a new single and filming a television show. Ana Bárbara also migrated to the United States, Los Angeles area with her three children.
She released stand-alone Banda single Tu Ingratitud, a 1993 Los Bukis cover composed by Marco Antonio Solís. A music video was released in July and quickly reached millions of views on YouTube. Her ensuring and well received single Tu Ingratitud soon reached international popularity and became Ana Bárbara's return to music charts and touring, proving she had not lost her touch. Tu Ingratitud peaked at number one in Mexico and top 20 in United States and South America. Ana Bárbara also collaborated with peers such as Maria Jose, Anahí, Marcos Llunas, and La Original Banda El Limon in each of their new albums.
In July 2012, Ana Bárbara became the newest judge on Estrella TV's music and reality contest Tengo Talento, Mucho Talento, filmed in Burbank, California. She replaced singer Jenni Rivera for the seventh season after Rivera left to judge La Voz... Mexico.
In October 2012, Dos Abrazos, a song written by Ana Bárbara from multi-Grammy nominated album No Es Brujería, appeared in Sharon Stone's 2012 Hollywood motion picture, Border Run. A Banda version of Dos Abrazos was later re-released in Ana Bárbara's eleventh studio album. The motion picture went straight to DVD and was released in February 2013.
On December 8, 2012, Ana Bárbara sang México's national anthem during the Manny Pacquiao vs. Juan Manuel Márquez IV fight live from Las Vegas Nevada.
2013 television show and music
In December 2012, new banda track Los Vergelitos leaked to radio.
In April, Ana Bárbara hosted the 2013 Billboard Latin Music Awards live from Miami, Florida via Telemundo network; however, her best highlight was an impromptu "a capella" serenade to music icon Jose Jose.
In July, Ana Bárbara returned to small television soap opera's. She had a singing performance cameo in Televisa and Univision soap opera Amores verdaderos grand finale. Ana Bárbara sang the popular Franco de Vita ballad Tu De Que Vas.
In August, Ana Bárbara became the voice of Yo Soy la Mujer, the theme song to Telemundo's soap opera Marido En Alquiler. Ana Bárbara premiered Yo Soy la Mujer (Versión Banda) on La Voz Kids grand finale. In November, Ana Bárbara made another singing performance in Marido En Alquiler.
Ana Bárbara participated in the 2013 Premio de la Radio's tribute in honor of the late Jenni Rivera; she performed one of Rivera's most popular hits, Inolvidable.
Ana Bárbara continued filming small television during the 8th and 9th season of Tengo Talento, Mucho Talento, via Estrella TV. During the reality show finale in November, Ana Bárbara premiered heartbreak track Yo Ya No Estoy.
After a long layoff to concentrate on family and filming small television, Ana Bárbara released Yo Soy La Mujer on December 3, 2013 via Sony Latin and Lo Busqué Productions. Ana Bárbara began production on the album a year earlier in México, Spain, and Los Angeles. Although Ana Bárbara had produced and composed Banda for over a decade, her eleventh studio album became her return to Regional Mexican music and her first Banda album. During a press interview at The Conga Room, Ana Bárbara said "Yo Soy La Mujer is sentimental, but fun; it has a blend of traditional and modern banda elements and sounds that pay tribute to my heritage and childhood." The 10-track record includes songwriting from Mexican artists Joan Sebastian (Los Cazahuates), Marco Antonio Solís (Tu Ingratitud), Jose Alfredo Jimenez (Te Vas o Te Quedas), and Reyli (Yo Ya No Estoy), as well as three tracks composed by Ana Bárbara. The album peaked at No. 11 on Billboard's Top Latin Albums chart and also yielded her best studio album debut on the charts in over a decade. A music video for lead single Ahora Me Toca A Mí premiered on Vevo along with a Pop version.
2014 Yo Soy La Mujer, tour, and current projects
Yo Soy La Mujer was released in Mexico in January 2014; a limited Mexican edition includeded two previously unreleased tracks: Al Pie de un Árbol and Como Quieras Quiero.
In honor of 20 years of musical trajectory, Ana Bárbara announced Yo Soy La Mujer: Celebrando 20 Años de Trayectoria Tour, which kicked off in La Paz, Bolivia. During her visit to South America, she premiered Ahora Me Toca a Mí (Cumbia Versión); she returned in April alongside peer Marco Antonio Solis. The tour will make its way through Peru, Chile, Argentina, and other countries in South America and Central America, as well as popular cities in the United States.
Ana Barbara premiered second single A Donde Crees Que Vas on CNN Latino, which demonstrated a more feminine sex-appeal and accompanying music video.
In April, she also announced an international release of Yo Soy La Mujer which will include cumbia versions and new tracks scheduled for Spring 2014, as well as a duet with Bolivian group K'ala Marka.
Ana Bárbara will perform a special concert in honor of her 20 year musical trajectory at the prestigious Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on April 12, 2014. She is also scheduled to be honored by the Las Vegas Walk of Stars in the fall of 2014.
Throughout Ana Bárbara's career, she has collected many honors and awards.
She has received five Latin Grammy nominations for albums Tu Decisión, Te Regalo La Lluvia, Te Atraparé... Bandido, Loca de Amar (won Best Grupero Album), and No Es Brujería which also received a second nomination for Best Regional Mexican Album at the 2007 Grammy Awards. She is the only female solo act with the most Latin Grammy nominations within the Regional genre. She is also one of only two female artists in the history of the Latin Grammy's Regional categories to have ever won the prestigious accolade, (the other is peer Alicia Villarreal). Her former record label Fonovisa said "these recognitions are milestone accomplishments in Ana Bárbara's career that has spanned for more than a decade of uninterrupted success in the United States, México and Latin America."
Ana Bárbara has also been awarded four Premio Lo Nuestro awards in the Regional Mexican Best Female Artist category, with a total of 11 nominations since her debut. She has won the following years: 1996, 1997, 1998, and in 2006.
She has received seven Premio Furia Musical Awards (Premios Bandamax), as well three Premio El Heraldo trophies: one for Best New Artist in 1994 and two Best Female Singer in 1997 and 2000.
In 2002, Ana Bárbara won the prestigious Casandra Award (international version of the Grammy's) for Most Outstanding International Artist.
In 2005, she also won My Favorite Regional Mexican Artist at Univision's Premios Juventud, as well as 2006's Best Female Performer at Mexico's Premios Oye! (Mexico's version of the Grammy's).
In September 2012, Ana Bárbara was crowned queen of the LGBT community in Los Angeles, California.
By the fall of 2012, Ana Bárbara was honored for her 20 year music trajectory from Regional Mexican Music award show Premios de la Radio. "In a career spanning over 20 years, Ana Bárbara has influenced many female Regional Mexican singers thanks to her incompareble vocal talent and style. She has sold over 8 million albums, singles, and videos worldwide, making her one of the few leading female interpreters of Regional Mexican music. With a poweful voice and a disctinctive style, Ana Bárbara has brought a dominant female perspective to international masses, specifically outside of the United States and Mexico." To celebrate her first career recognition, Ana Bárbara performed a medly of signature songs: Lo Busque, Como Me Haces Falta, Tu Ingratitud, and Bandido. She also celebrated her big honor by performing a special duet of Te Voy Olvidar with friend, colleague, and Regional Mexican music's biggest female star, the late Jenni Rivera (only one month before Rivera's untimely death).
In 2013, Ana Bárbara was nominated for Female Artist of The Year at Premios de la Radio and the Billboard Regional Mexican Music Awards.
In 2014, Ana Bárbara was nominated for Female Artist of The Year at Univision's Premio Lo Nuestro.
1994: Ana Bárbara (Self-titled debut)
1995: La Trampa
1996: Ay, Amor
1997: Los Besos No Se Dan En La Camisa
1999: Tu Decisión
2001: Te Regalo La Lluvia
2003: Te Atraparé... Bandido
2005: Loca de Amar
2006: No Es Brujería
2009: Rompiendo Cadenas
2014: Yo Soy La Mujer
From the album Ana Bárbara:
"Todo Lo Aprendí De Ti"
From the album La Trampa:
"No Sé Que Voy Hacer"
"Me Asusta, Pero Me Gusta"
From the album Navidad Con Amigos:
"Dame Un Beso En Nochebuena"
From the album Ay, Amor:
"Ya No Te Creo Nada"
From the album Los Besos No Se Dan En La Camisa:
"Los Besos No Se Dan En La Camisa"
"Como Me Haces Falta"
"Qué Saben?" (Duet with Marco Antonio Solis)
From the album Tu Decisión:
From the album Te Regalo La Lluvia:
"Eso No Es De Hombres"
"Te Regalo La Lluvia"
From the album Te Atraparé... Bandido:
"Deja" (Versión Pop)
"Cosas Del Amor" (Duet with Yuri)
From the album Loca de Amar:
"No Fue Casualidad (Feat. Reyli Barba)
"Estar a Tu Lado" (Feat. Arthur Hanlon)
From the album No Es Brujería:
"No Es Brujería"
"Vete" (Versión Banda)
"Con Mis Propias Manos" (Duet with Pablo Montero)
From the album Rompiendo Cadenas:
"Que Ironía" (Versión Rock)
"Ahora Tengo" (Duet with Reyli Barba)
"Alma Perdida" (Mujeres Asesinas 3)
From the soundtrack Una Familia Con Suerte:
From the album Yo Soy la Mujer:
"Ahora Me Toca a Mí" (Banda, Pop, and Cumbia Versión)
"A Donde Crees Que Vas" (Banda and Cumbia Versión)
1995: La Trampa
1995: Me Asusta Pero Me Gusta
1996: Ya No Te Creo Nada
1997: Como Me Haces Falta
1999: Engañada (Original and Remix Versión)
2000: Quise Olvidar
2001: Eso No Es De Hombres
2001: El Último Adiós (Various Artists)
2002: Te Regalo La Lluvia
2004: Deja (Pop Versión)
2005: Lo Busqué
2006: Arriba, Arriba
2006: Estar a Tu Lado (Feat. Arthur Hanlon)
2006: No Es Brujería (Pop Versión)
2009: Rompiendo Cadenas
2010: Somos El Mundo (Various Artists)
2010: Que Ironía (Versión Rock)
2010: Ahora Tengo (US and México Versión)
2011: Alma Perdida
2011: Refugio Para El Amor
2012: Tu Ingratitud
2012: Don Cheto: Ganga Style (Cameo)
2013: Yo Ya No Estoy
2013: Yo Soy La Mujer
2013: Ahora Me Toca a Mí (Original, Pop, and Cumbia Versión)
2014: Tengo Ganas (Original and Cumbia Versión)
2014: A Donde Crees Que Vas (Original and Cumbia Versión)
2014: Niña de Mis Ojos (Feat. K'ala Marka)
"Lo Mejor de Ana Bárbara: En la Monumental Plaza México" (1997)
"Hacia en Milenio" (1999)
"15 Exitos" (2002)
"Una Mujer, Un Sueño" (2004)
"Dos en Uno" (2005)
"Divas Gruperas: Ana Bárbara & Alicia Villarreal" (2005)
"Reynas Gruperas: Ana Bárbara & Prisila y Sus Balas de Plata" (2005)
"Confesiones: Ana Bárbara & Jennifer Peña" (2005)
"Más Confesiones: Ana Bárbara & Jennifer Peña" (2006)
"La Trampa y Muchos Éxitos Más" (2006)
"Para Ti... Mi Historia" (2006)
"Dos Historias: Ana Bárbara & Selena" (2006)
"La Mejor Seleccion" (2007)
"En Familia: Ana Bárbara & Los Elegidos" (2007)
"Partes de Mi Vida" (2008)
"La Historia: Mis Éxitos" (2008)
"Voz y Figura: 20 Éxitos w/ DVD" (2009)
"Mi Colección: Ana Bárbara" (2012)
1994: Anibal Pastor: "Ana Bárbara" (Album Producer)
1994: Joan Sebastian: "Al Olvido" (Songwriter)
1995: Anibal Pastor: "La Trampa" (Album Producer)
1995: Felipe Barrientos: "La Trampa" (Songwriter)
1996: Jorge Avendaño: "Ay, Amor" (Album Producer)
1996: Manuel Eduardo Castro: "Ya No Te Creo Nada" (Songwriter)
1997: Marco Antonio Solís: "Los Besos No Se Dan En La Camisa" (Album Producer)
1999: Anibal Pastor: Tu Decisión (Album Producer)
2001: Fato: "Te Regalo La Lluvia" (Album Producer)
2001: Emilio Estefan Jr.: El Ultimo Adios (Various Artists)
2002: Guardianes del Amor: "Rumores" (Duet)
2003: Carlos Cabral, Jr.: "Te Atraparé... Bandido" (Album Producer)
2003: Alejandro Vezzani: "Bandido" (Songwriter)
2003: Rudy Pérez: "Deja" (Songwriter & Track Producer)
2004: Yuri: "Cosas Del Amor" (Duet)
2005: Arthur Hanlon & Kike Santander: "Estar a Tu Lado" (Duet)
2005: Los Elegidos: "Tal y Como Somos" (Album Producer)
2005: Carlos Cabral, Jr.: "Loca de Amar" (Album Producer)
2005: Alejandro Vezzani: "Loca" (Songwriter)
2005: Rudy Pérez & Kike Santander: "Me Mata Tu Ausencia" (Songwriter & Track Producer)
2005: Reyli: "No Fue Casualidad" (Songwriter & Duet)
2006: Los Elegidos: "Niña Mimada" (Album Producer & Songwriter)
2006: Anaís, Mariana Seoane, & Pablo Montero: "Arriba, Arriba" (Collaboration)
2006: Carlos Cabral, Jr.: "No Es Brujería" (Album Producer)
2006: Pablo Montero: "Con Mis Propias Manos" (Duet)
2009: Dyland & Lenny "Rompiendo Cadenas" (Duet)
2009: Luny Tunes & Mambo Kingz: "Rompiendo Cadenas" (Track producers)
2009: Guillermo "Memo" Gil: "Rompiendo Cadenas" (Album, & Co-producer)
2009: Javier Calderon: "Rompiendo Cadenas" (Album & Co-producer)
2009: León Polar: "Tengo", "No Volvió", y "No me Imagino" (Track Vocals)
2009: Pandora: "Han sido tantas", "Lo Siento", & "Mar" (Track Vocals)
2010: Emilio Estefan Jr. & Gloria Estefan: Somos el Mundo (Various Artists)
2010: Reyli: "Ahora Tengo" (Track Vocals & Lyrics)
2010: Pedro Torres: "Alma Perdida" (Mujeres Asesinas 3) Track Vocals & Lyrics
2011: Felipe Barrientos: "Suerte" (Producer)
2012: Ana Bárbara: "Refugio Para El Amor" (Songwriter & Producer)
2012: Anahi: "Me Quedo Sola" (Songwriter)
2012: Maria Jose: "Vete" (Songwriter)
2012: Reyli: "Yo Ya No Estoy (Te Olvidaré)" (Lyrics with Ana Bárbara)
2012: Los Elegidos: "Nube Viajera" (Songwriter & Producer)
2013: Maite Perroni: "Dime" (Songwriter)
2013: Los Elegidos: "A Mi Me Pasa Igual" (Record Producer)
2013: Alberto Slezynger & Alexis Estiz : "Yo Soy la Mujer" (Songwriters)
2013: Adrián Pieragostino & Luis Carlos Monroy : "Ahora Me Toca A Mí" (Songwriters)
2013: Ana Bárbara & Hugo Cesar "Inolvidable" (Duet)
2014: Juan Manuel Caipo: "Ahora Me Toca a Mi (Version Cumbia)" (Producer)
2014: Juan Manuel Caipo: "A Donde Crees Que Vas (Version Cumbia)" (Producer)
2014: Juan Manuel Caipo: "Tengo Ganas (Version Cumbia)" (Producer)
2014: Marcos Llunas & La Original Banda El Limon: "Ese Hombre" (Dyango, Songwriter)
2014: Ana Bárbara: "Como Quieras Quiero" (Songwriter, Composer, & Producer)
2014: Ana Bárbara & K'ala Marka "Niña de Mis Ojos" (Duet)
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