Myriam Hernández returns to Miami with her tour “La Fuerza del Amor”
Friday, September 28th, James L Knight Center for the Performing Arts
Miriam Raquel Hernández Navarro (born May 2, 1965 in Ñuñoa, Santiago), popularly known as Myriam Hernández, is a Chilean singer-songwriter and television presenter. She is known throughout Latin America for her romantic ballads.
In Chile, in October 1988, Hernández released her first album under record label EMI entitled “Myriam Hernández”. In Chile the record got her the Disco de Oro, and would later go quadruple platinum in – among other countries – the United States, Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and Panama. Thus began her international career. Two tracks on this album, “Ay Amor” (Oh My Love) and “El Hombre que Yo Amo” (The Man I Love), spent months at the top of music charts in Latin America and the U.S. In February 1989 she was a guest artist and jury member at the Festival de Viña del Mar.
In 1998, Hernández released “Todo el Amor” (All the Love), her newest and fifth album. Produced by Humberto Gatica and achieving success in all Spanish-language markets, including once again the United States, where the first single, “Huele a Peligro” (It Smells Like Danger), by Armando Manzanero, quickly climbed to the first spot of Billboard magazine’s Hot Latin Tracks. It also included hits such as “Deseo” (I Wish), by Mónica Naranjo, and “La Fuerza del Amor” (The Strength of Love), by Estéfano.
In the June 1999 issue of People En Español she was elected one of 25 Latin beauties, together with Ricky Martin and Spanish actor Antonio Banderas. In 2000 she released “+ y Más” (+ and More) with a large selection of producers and authors such as Kike Santander, Rudy Perez, Estéfano, Humberto Gatica, and Lester Mendez. Notable songs included “Mañana” (Tomorrow), “Quién Cuidará de Mí” (Who Will Take Care of Me), “Si yo me vuelvo a enamorar” (If I fall in love again), and “Leña y Fuego” (Wood and Fire). The record went Gold and Platinum in various Latin American countries. In February 2001, at the Viña del Mar International Song Festival, she was awarded the Gaviota de Plata and Gaviota de Oro (Silver and Golden Seagulls) by the public.
The Chilean singer Myriam Hernandez will be on stage at the James L. Knight Center in Miami on September 28 ,Boston (5/10), New Jersey (6/10) and the prestigious United Palace Theater in New York (7/10), his second performance in the Big Apple and in Miami during this year.