#HispanicHeritageMonth Artist Spotlight: Miguel

Miguel Jontel Pimentel born to a African American Mother and a Mexican American Father is a singer, producer, songwriter and actor. Raised in San Pedro California he first began doing music at the age of 13. At the age of 22 he was signed and at 25 the singer released his debut album "All I Want Is You". Since then he has released 3 albums including, "Kaleidoscope Dream" (2012), "Wildheart (2015)", and War & Leisure (2017).

Nominated for a grand total of 11 Grammys he took home the Grammy for "Best R&B Song" in 2013 with "Adorn".

Miguel was also apart of Pixars hit film "Coco", the main song of the movie "Remember Me" which also earned itself a Grammy also received a duet version on the soundtrack from Miguel and Natalia Lafourcade.

The singer has also appeared in numerous movies such as Ben Affleck directed "Live By Night" (2016) where he played a Cuban American Gangster, Detroit (2017) The Platinum Life (2017) Fearless (2020).

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