Johnny Lozada

Johnny Lozada Correa (born December 21, 1967 in Caguas, Puerto Rico) is a Puerto Rican singer, actor, host, and television personality.

Puerto Rican actor and singer
In this Spanish name, the first or paternal surname is Lozada and the second or maternal family name is Correa.
Johnny Lozada
Born
Johnny Lozada Correa

(1967-12-21) December 21, 1967 (age 53)

Occupation TV host, actor, singer (1980-1990,1998-2015)
Years active 1980-Present
Spouse(s) Sandy Meléndez

Lozada was a member of Puerto Rican boy bandMenudo during its golden years, joining the group in 1980 and staying until early 1984.[1] After leaving Menudo, he formed the singing group Proyecto M with Rene Farrait and Xavier Serbiá, who were, like him, Menudo alumni. After the dissolving of Proyecto M, Lozada took on acting participating in several Latin telenovelas. In 1998, Lozada and other former members of Menudo received an invitation from Ray Reyes and formed El Reencuentro, to reminisce the years they had spent with Menudo. The concerts proved to be a success, and the tours extended for several years.[2][3][4]

In 2010, Lozada joined Sal y Pimienta, a Latin gossip show, as a commentator. After two years, he left the show to host ¡Despierta América!.[5]

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Johnny Lozada Correa was born in Caguas, Puerto Rico at the San Rafael Clinic. He is the only son of Ramón Lozada and Aracelis “Celita” Correa.[3][6][7]

Main article: Menudo (band)

Lozada joined Menudo at the end of 1979, replacing original member Carlos Meléndez. Lozada spent the next four years with the group. During that time, he participated in albums like Más, Mucho Más (1980), Fuego (1981), Quiero Ser (1981), Por Amor (1982), and A Todo Rock (1983), among others. He also starred in the telenovelasQuiero Ser and Es por Amor, both based on the group. Finally, Lozada acted in the films Menudo: La Película and Una Aventura Llamada Menudo.

During this time, the group enjoyed success in all of America. According to creator, Edgardo Díaz, this installment of the group “opened a lot of doors in Latin America, and was very strong”. Among their achievements are four sold-out concerts at the Madison Square Garden in 1983, and record-breaking concerts in Brazil with an audience of 200,000 in Sao Paulo and 100,000 in Rio de Janeiro and Belo Horizonte.[8]

Lozada was considered the most emotional of the group,[6] and his hits with the group included the classic “Clara”, “Mi Banda Toca Rock”, “Lady” and “Señora Mia”.

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