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Leslie Shaw
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Leslie Shaw in 2021
Background information
Birth name Leslie Ann Shaw Thays
Born (1989-02-27) 27 February 1989 (age 35)
Origin Lima, Peru
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • model
  • dancer
  • actress
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • guitar
Years active 2008–present
Labels Independent, Sony Music

Leslie Ann Shaw Thays (born 27 February 1989), formerly musically known as Shaw, is a Peruvian singer, model, dancer and actress. She is best known for representing Peru in the Viña del Mar International Song Festival and being the Runner-up on the first season of El Gran Show 2011.

Career

Leslie Shaw belonged to the Peruvian pop group Glow, who released their first single Signos in 2008 under Zona 25 records and they recorded several songs for their first album but Shaw wanted to record Rock music while the other members of the group wanted to record Pop music so she left the group.

In 2010 she decided to pursue a solo career and released her first album, Destrozado y sin control along with two videos, "Destrozado y sin control" and "Una vez más", both via MTV (Latin America).

In 2011 she represented Peru in the Viña del Mar International Song Festival. She made it all the way to the finals and got second place with her song Destrozado y sin control.

She participated as a celebrity constant in El Gran Show 2011, where she was the Runner-up of the season.

While she was on "El Gran Show", she took on the main role in the theater adaptation of the popular Peruvian TV soap opera, "Carmin".

Shaw is participated in the TV show Tu cara me suena (Perú) in the 2013–2014 season and ended up in third place.

In 2019 she performed at the 2019 Pan American Games opening ceremony alongside Luis Fonsi singing his hit song Échame la Culpa.

She has released one album, one EP, and has collaborated with international artists such as Thalía and Mau y Ricky. Her song Loco was certified gold in her native Perú while her songs Volverte A Ver and Decide went platinum, Si Me Ves Con Alguien went double platinum, and Faldita quadruple platinum. The Yo Soy Leslie Shaw EP includes collaborations with mayor artist such as Thalía, Mau y Ricky, and Farina. In July 2020 Billboard Magazine named her one of the top 15 new Peruvian artists to listen to.

In December 2020 she won the award for Best South Artist at the Premios Heat.

Discography

Studio albums

  • Destrozado y sin control (2010)

EPs

  • Yo Soy Leslie Shaw (2020)

Movies

Year Title Role
2013 Cementerio General Victoria "Vicky"
Rocanrol 68 Male
2015 Cementerio General 2 Victoria "Vicky"
2016 Hasta que la Suegra nos Separe Patty "La vendedora"
2017 Death Race 2050 Eve Rocket

Television

Year Name Role Notes
2009 El show de los sueños: Reyes del show Reinfocing Jean Paul Strauss
2011 Very Verano Model
El Gran Show 2011 (season 1) Contestant "Heroine" Runner-up
El Gran Show (2011): Reyes del Show Contestant "Heroine"
2013–2014 Tu cara me suena (Perú) Contestant Third Place

Theater

Year Name Role Notes
2011 Carmin Fiorella Menchelli Main Role

Model

Leslie Shaw is a model of the agency Tempo Imagen, with experience in advertising photography and hosting events for major companies in Peru.

  • Hair color: Blonde
  • Eyes color: Green
  • Height: 1.67 m
  • Measurements: 86-64-94

See also

Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Leslie Shaw para niños

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