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Birth name Domingo Jonhy Vega Urzúa
Also known as Américo
Born December 24, 1977 (1977-12-24) (age 43)
Origin Arica,  Chile
Genres Tropical, cumbia
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter
Instruments Vocal
Years active 1985-present
Labels Feria Music
Associated acts Américo y La Nueva Alegría

Domingo Jonhy Vega Urzúa (December 24, 1977, Arica, Chile), commonly known as Américo, is a Chilean singer. He became known when he started leading the band Américo y la Nueva Alegría. He is the son of the boleros singer Melvin "Corazón" Américo, who sings duets with his wife, Marcela Toledo.


Studio albums

  • Así Es (released May 15, 2008; peaked #2 Chile)
  • A Morir (released October 25, 2008; peaked #1 Chile)


  • El Embrujo (#1 Chile)
  • Traicionera (#9 Chile)
  • Te Vas (#2 Chile)
  • Que Levante La Mano (#3 Chile)
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