Luis Miguel Gallego Basteri (born April 19, 1970), known professionally as Luis Miguel, is a Puerto Rican-born Mexican singer. An icon in Latin America, he is often referred to as "El Sol de México" (The Sun of Mexico) or "El Sol".
Beginning his musical career in his childhood, Luis Miguel accolades include five Grammys and four Latin Grammys and is considered one of the world's best male pop vocalists. His contribution to Latin pop music, along with his hermetic personal life, has made him a global figure of Latin music for nearly three decades. He first performed professionally at eleven years old. Having won his first Grammy at the age of fourteen, he is the second youngest artist to do so, that for his duet "Me Gustas Tal Como Eres" (I Like You Just The Way You Are) with Sheena Easton. In 1991, the RIAA recognized his high sales for the albums Romance and Segundo Romance. Luis Miguel is the only Latin artist to have two Spanish-language albums (Romance and Segundo Romance) go platinum in the USA, and his album Luis Miguel achieved gold and platinum certifications in four countries within three days of its release.