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Christian Nodal
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Background information
Birth name Christian Jesús González Nodal
Born January 11, 1999 (1999-01-11) (age 22)
Caborca, Sonora, México
Origin Caborca, Sonora
Genres Regional Mexican
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • songwriter
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • guitar
  • piano
Years active 2017–present
Labels
  • Universal Latin
  • Fonovisa

Christian Jesús González Nodal (born January 11, 1999) is a Mexican singer. Born and raised in Sonora, Mexico. His debut studio album, Me Dejé Llevar (2017), was met with critical acclaim and success. Nodal has won three Latin Grammy Awards, a Lo Nuestro Award, two Billboard Latin Music Awards, and a Latin American Music Award.

Life and career

Christian Nodal was born and raised in Caborca, Sonora, Mexico. According to Nodal, he started singing at the age of four and later learned how to play the piano and guitar on his own.

In January 2017, Nodal released "Adiós Amor" which quickly became a success in Mexico and the United States," reaching number one on the Top 20 General Mexican Songs Chart and number two on the Billboard Top Latin Songs chart in the United States. In June 2017, Nodal collaborated with the Spanish singer, David Bisbal and released "Probablemente". Bisbal told Billboard, "...he [Nodal] a great interpreter but also a songwriter. I love what he's doing and it's an honor to be a part of the early stages in his career."

In 2018, Nodal accompanied Mexican performer Pepe Aguilar and his family, brother Antonio Aguilar Jr., daughter Ángela Aguilar and son Leonardo Aguilar on their equestrian-musical style tour dubbed "Jaripeo Sin Fronteras".

In August 2018, Nodal released his debut album, Me Dejé Llevar. It topped music charts in the Mexico and the United States. Music critic Thom Jurek of Allmusic, praised the album and called it "elegant." Me Dejé Llevar went on to be nominated for a Latin Grammy Award for Best Ranchero Album at the 19th Annual Latin Grammy Awards, while "Probablemente", won for Best Regional Mexican Song. Nodal was also nominated for Best New Artist but lost to Colombian reggaeton singer Karol G.

In May 2019, Nodal released his second studio album, Ahora. It debuted in the top ten of the Billboard Top Latin Albums chart in the United States. Nodal also initiated a tour to promote the album.

Discography

Studio albums

List of studio albums, with selected details, chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
MEX
US
US
Latin

Me Dejé Llevar 7 69 2
  • AMPROFON: Platinum + Gold
  • RIAA: 3× Platinum (Latin)
Ahora
  • Release date: May 10, 2019
  • Label: Universal Music Latin Entertainment, Fonovisa
  • Format: CD, digital download, streaming
19 7
  • AMPROFON: Gold
  • RIAA: Platinum (Latin)
AYAYAY!
  • Released: May 29, 2020
  • Label: Universal Music Latin Entertainment, Fonovisa
  • Format: CD, digital download, streaming
8
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart.

Collaborative albums

List of collaborative studio albums
Title Details
Recordando A Una Leyenda
(with Los Plebes del Rancho de Ariel Camacho)
  • Released: May 21, 2021
  • Label: JG Music, Universal Music Latin Entertainment
  • Format: Digital download, streaming

Extended plays

List of studio albums, with selected details, chart positions
Title Album details
Lo Mas Nuevo
  • Released: May 28, 2018
  • Label:
    • Universal Music Latin Entertainment
    • Fonovisa
  • Formats: Digital download

Singles

As lead artist

Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
MEX
US
US
Latin

US Regional MEX
WW
"Adiós Amor" 2017 1 4 1 ·
  • AMPROFON: Diamond + Gold
  • RIAA: 21× Platinum (Latin)
Me Dejé Llevar
"Te Fallé" 1 24 1 ·
  • AMPROFON: Gold
  • RIAA: 2× Platinum (Latin)
"Probablemente"
(solo or featuring
David Bisbal)
2 15 1 ·
  • AMPROFON: Platinum + Gold
  • RIAA: 5× Platinum (Latin)
"Me Dejé Llevar" 3 23 1 ·
  • AMPROFON: Gold
  • RIAA: Platinum (Latin)
"No Te Contaron Mal" 2018 3 10 1 ·
  • RIAA: 8× Platinum (Latin)
Ahora
"Nada Nuevo" 2019 1 19 1 ·
  • RIAA: Platinum (Latin)
"De Los Besos Que Te Di" 1 12 1 ·
  • RIAA: Gold (Latin)
"Pa' Olvidarme De Ella"
(with Piso 21)
·
  • RIAA: 4× Platinum (Latin)
El Amor En Los Tiempos Del Perreo
"Tequila"
(with Juanes)
1 ·
  • RIAA: Gold (Latin)
Más Futuro Que Pasado
"Se Me Olvidó" 2020 1 16 1 ·
  • RIAA: 2x Platinum (Latin)
AYAYAY!
"AYAYAY!" ·
  • RIAA: Gold (Latin)
"Aquí Abajo" 2 14 1 ·
"Dime Cómo Quieres"
(with Ángela Aguilar)
1 8 1 89
  • RIAA: 3× Platinum (Latin)
"Poco"
(with Reik)
3 38 Non-album singles
"Duele"
(with Alejandro Fernández)
2021 1 25 1
"2 Veces"
(with Los Plebes del Rancho de Ariel Camacho)
4 24 1 Recordando A Una Leyenda
"Botella Tras Botella"
(with Gera MX)
1 60 3 6 9 rowspan="2" 0TBA
"Si Nos Dejan"
(with Belinda)
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart.
"·" denotes that the charts did not exist during that epoch.

As featured artist

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US Regional MEX
"Solos"
(Ana Bárbara feautirng Christian Nodal)
2019 11 Non-album single

Promotional singles

Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
US
Latin

"Yo No Sé Mañana" 2017
  • RIAA: Gold (Latin)
Me Dejé Llevar
"Eres" 48
  • RIAA: Platinum (Latin)
"Nace Un Borracho" 2020 46 AYAYAY!
"Solo Un Sueño" 2021 Non-album singles
"Por No Perderte Te Perdí"
(with Los Plebes del Rancho de Ariel Camacho)
Recordando A Una Leyenda
"Vida Truncada"
(with Los Plebes del Rancho de Ariel Camacho)
"Ya Lo Superé"
(with Los Plebes del Rancho de Ariel Camacho)
"Amarga Derrota"
(with Los Plebes del Rancho de Ariel Camacho)
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart.

Other charted songs and certifications

List of other charted songs and certifications, with selected chart positions
Title Year Peaks Certifications Album
MEX
"La Mitad"
(with Camilo)
2020 18
  • AMPROFON: Platinum
Por Primera Vez
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Guest appearances

List of other album appearances
Title Year Other artist(s) Album
"No Pasa de Moda" 2017 Los Plebes del Rancho de Ariel Camacho Lo Mas Nuevo

Awards and nominations

Latin Grammy Awards

The Latin Grammy Awards are awarded annually by The Latin Recording Academy in the United States. Nodal has received three awards from eight nominations.

Year Nominated work Award Result
2018 Christian Nodal (himself) Best New Artist Nominated
Me Dejé Llevar Best Ranchero/Mariachi Album Nominated
"Probablemente" Best Regional Mexican Song Won
2019 Ahora Best Ranchero/Mariachi Album Won
"De Los Besos Que Te Di" Best Regional Mexican Song Nominated
"No Te Contaron Mal" Won
2020 Ayayay! Best Ranchero/Mariachi Album Nominated
"Ayayay!" Best Regional Mexican Song Nominated

Lo Nuestro Awards

The Lo Nuestro Awards are awarded annually by the television network, Univision in the United States. Nodal has received one award from two nominations.

Year Nominated work Award Result
2019 Christian Nodal (himself) Artist of the Year Nominated
Regional Mexican Artist of the Year Won

Other awards

Year Award Category Work Result
2017 Premios Juventud Best Song for Love "Adiós Amor" Nominated
Best Song for "La Troca"
Artist Revelation Himself
Latin American Music Awards New Artist of the Year Nominated
Favorite Regional Mexican Artist
Favorite Regional Mexican Song "Adiós Amor" Won
2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards Regional Mexican Song of the Year Won
Best New Regional Mexican Artist Himself
Billboard Latin Music Awards Regional Mexican Artist of the Year, Solo Won
Regional Mexican Song of the Year "Adiós Amor"
Regional Mexican Album of the Year "Me Dejé Llevar" Nominated
Latin American Music Awards Album of the Year Nominated
Favorite Regional Mexican Album Won
Favorite Regional Mexican Artist Himself
Favorite Regional Mexican Song "Me Dejé Llevar"
2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards Regional Mexican Song of the Year Nominated
Best New Regional Mexican Artist Himself
Billboard Latin Music Awards Regional Mexican Artist of the Year, Solo Won
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