Jencarlos Canela

Active - 2010 - 2016  |   Born - Apr 21, 1988 in Miami, Florida, United States  |  

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  • At the age of 12, began his career in music as the lead singer of the band Boom Boom Pop.
  • In 2008, made his theater debut in the stage musical Miami Libre at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts.
  • In 2009, released his debut solo album Buscame.
  • Was named in Forbes' list of 30 Under 30 in 2012.
  • Has performed over 200 concerts in several countries, including the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Panama and Spain.
  • In 2015, became the first Latino in history to press the button that activates the ball to drop in Times Square on New Year's Eve.
  • Is a spokesperson for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals and the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation.