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Siam (duo)

Siam
Siam performing in Kukaramakara on Miami.
Background information
Origin Cali, Colombia
Genres Latin pop
Years active 2009-present
Labels EMI Latin, Colombo Records
Website .co.gruposiamwww
Members Carolina Nuñez
Carlos Montaño

Siam is a Colombian duo from Cali, Colombia made up of two singers Carlos Montaño and Carolina Nuñez, they are husbands. In 2009, they won the third series of El factor X, the Colombian edition of The X Factor. They were mentored by Jose Gaviria who also mentored their rivals, another group named Raza Pana who ended up as runners-up. The award was recording her debut album, in 2010 released their eponymous album Siam (2010) under the label EMI. On September 2011 they were nominated for Latin Grammy Award in the Pop vocal duo category. More later due to low sales, the group decided signed with Colombo Records and release a second album titled Las Cosas Que Nunca Nos Dijimos (2012).

History

In the year 2000, the singers met in the Antonio María Valencia Conservatory in the Colombian city, Cali. Carolina Nuñez is from Cali and Carlos Montaño is from Cartago. Both studying music and everyone took their own life.[1] Later in 2005 they frequented participate in the sames presentations and this allowed a friendship. In 2009 they married. That year migrated to Bogotá, looking for new opportunities.[1]

El Factor X

When they arrived to Bogotá, planned offer their work in bar hopping with only a guitar, but this year appeared the third season of the El Factor X, and Carolina proposed to her husband that participate in the TV program, he disagreed with the fact because they had participated as soloist in the first season and only Carolina passed to the finals, and they distanced long time, other reason was that this season the program have the fame because the participants should have a bad history that tell, a history that could sold to the public. Siam won the third season of the program in 2009.

Discography

Studio albums

List of albums, with selected details
Title Album details Certifications
Siam
  • Released: October 1, 2010[2]
  • Label: EMI Colombia
  • Format: CD, digital download
Las Cosas Que Nunca Nos Dijimos
  • Released: November 1, 2012.[3]
  • Label: Colombo Records
  • Format: CD, digital download

Singles

List of singles, with selected chart positions, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
COL
[5]
"Quizás Debió Llover" 2009 56 Siam
"Me Hiciste Creer" 2010
"Dejarte Ir" 2011
"Sencillamente" 2012 Las Cosas Que Nunca Nos Dijimos
"No Existe" 18
"Tu Cariño" 2013
"Cuando Tu Me Amabas"
"Un Nuevo Día" 2014 N/A
"Big Bang" N/A
"—" denotes a title that was not released or did not chart in that territory

Awards and nominations

Latin Grammy Awards

A Latin Grammy Award is an accolade by the Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences to recognize outstanding achievement in the music industry. Siam have received a nomination in 2011.

Year Recipient Award Result
2011 Siam Best Pop Album by a Duo/Group with Vocals Nominated[6][7]

Premios Nuestra Tierra

A Premio Nuestra Tierra is an accolade that recognize outstanding achievement in the Colombian music industry. Siam have received a nomination.[8]
Year Recipient Award Result
2014 Theirselves Best Pop Solo Artist or Group Nominated

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "La historia de amor de Siam, la pareja que ganó el Factor X" (in Spanish).  
  2. ^ "Siam por Siam".  
  3. ^ "Las Cosas Que Nunca Nos Dijimos por Siam".  
  4. ^ "Siam recibe disco de oro por su álbum Las cosas que nunca nos dijimos" (in Spanish).  
  5. ^ Singles of Siam in National-Report:
    • No Existe: "National Report - Top Nacional". National Report. 2012-09-30. Archived from the original on 2012-10-01. 
  6. ^ "12TH ANNUAL LATIN GRAMMY® AWARDS TO AIR LIVE FROM LAS VEGAS ON NOV. 10, 2011, ON THE UNIVISION NETWORK". grammy.org. May 19, 2011. Retrieved July 24, 2011. 
  7. ^ Cobo, Leila (October 24, 2011). "Shakira, Calle 13, Marco Antonio Solis To Perform at Latin Grammys".  
  8. ^ Premios Nuestra Tierra received to Siam:
    • "Nominados a los Premios Nuestra Tierra 2014" (in Spanish). La Mega. Retrieved 2014-12-01. 

External links

  • Official Website from Colombo Records
  • Siam's channel on YouTube
Preceded by
Francisco Villarreal
El Factor X (Colombia)
Winner

2009
Succeeded by
None
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