Aleks Syntek

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Raúl Alejandro Escajadillo Peña (born September 29, 1969 in Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico), better known as Aleks Syntek, is a singer, songwriter and Mexican producer. He is married to Karen Coronado, sister of talkshow host Ingrid Coronado. He has earned 9 nominations for the Latin Grammy Awards including one this year, a Grammy nomination, 5 nominations for the MTV Latin Awards, and is the winner of 3 Latin Billboard awards. He has also received an Ariel award from the Cinametografia Mexican Academy for Best Film Music. Many journalists and critics consider him to be a genius of pop music because starting at the age of 17, he had begun to work successfully as a music producer and also for his constant experimental and avant-garde contributions, his fans call him "master" out of respect, and he has sold over 4 million copies of his work as a singer. As a performer and singer Syntek has released 10 albums receiving numerous Gold and Platinum disc awards for high sales. He has earned special awards such as "The Honor Composer Achievement Award" presented by the Univision Network by the hands of actor Edward James Olmos and also "The Music Legacy Award" presented by the North American Society of Composers SESAC. Syntek also starred and pioneered the hit show “The Voice” in México.