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Ricardo Arjona


 Ricardo Arjona  help others to provide music and singing education to poor children in Guatemala, he started his Foundation Fundación Adentro (Inside Foundation) . Arjona commented that the main objective of the organization "isn't becoming an important foundation internationally, but to help child reach their dreams.​The organization begun in 2005, prior to the release of Arjona's tenth studio album, Adentro, from which the foundation receives its name. It was officially launched in July 2008, and its headquarters are located in Mexico City.​ This school will be a facility of high level, with adequate classrooms and spaces so that children may learn with joy and enthusiasm. 

He donated 100 thousand dollars for the rebuilding of a preschool in Chile which was torn down in the earthquake


Career: Singer-songwriter

  • Grammy Awards Best Latin Pop Album 2007
  • Latin Grammy Awards - Best Male Pop Vocal Album​ 2006
  • Billboard Latin Music Awards - Rock Album of The Year 1997, 1999
  • Billboard Latin Music Awards - Male Latin Pop Airplay Song of the Year 2007
  • Lo Nuestro Awards - Video of the Year 1998
  • Lo Nuestro Awards - Pop Album of the Year 2002
  • Orgullosamente Latino Awards - Latin Soloist of the Year 2006​
  • Orgullosamente Latino Awards - Latin Trayectory of the Year 2009

Edgar Ricardo Arjona Morales born on January 19, 1964 in Jocotenango, Guatemala, to parents Ricardo Arjona Moscoso and Mimi Morales de Arjona. He spent most of his childhood in Guatemala City, where he began his musical instruction. at 12 he participated in the contest "Festival Infantil Juventud 74" with "Gracias al Mundo", a song composed by his father, finally winning the event. Although he initially enrolled in architecture and engineering at the Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala (USAC), he graduated with a degree from the School of Communication Sciences. Arjona was a talented basketball player who played for Leones de Marte and TRIAS. 

Arjona began his musical career at age 21,when he signed with record label PolyGram and released his debut album Déjame Decir Que Te Amo in 1985 as stereotypical Latin lover due to its its commercial failure, he decided to abandon music to teach school. After joining Sony Music in 1990 he released Del Otro Lado del Sol, one of his least successful albums. Arjona's fourth studio album, was released in 1993.  He confirmed his reputation with the release of his fifth studio album, Historias. The album sold 2 million copies throughout Latin America and received twenty-seven platinum and two diamond certifications,including quadruple Platinum in Argentina. 

In 2006, Arjona started the first leg of his world tour, named the Adentro Tour. The tour resumed in 2007 for a second leg, in which he visited more countries. Approximately two million people attended the performances. The tour was officially closed on 14 September 2007. After spending the majority of his career with Sony, and Sony BMG, Arjona signed a long-term deal with Warner Music Latina in September 2008. On 24 April 2009, Arjona started the Quinto Piso Tour. The tour included 123 shows The Quinto Piso Tour was one of the most successful tours made by a Latin artist, with more than one million attendees from 19 countries. Arjona released his thirteenth studio album, Independiente, on 4 October 2011. It became his fourth number-one on the Top Latin Albums chart the week ending 22 October 2011.

Arjona's primary musical style is Latin pop. He usually sings without the help of featured or additional singers. His style varied over the years.