Severo Martinez

Lead Vocals

Birthday: November 10, 1985

Severo is native New Mexican born in Chimayo, New Mexico. Since a young age, he has always been drawn to music and has shown a love for acting. Learning his first songs at the age of three and performing at events all over the state since elementary school, he has gained a persona on stage and puts on a great show. Severo released his debut album in 2005. The album was titled, "Amor de Familia." The title cut off of this album was well received by audiences all over the state and Southwest Region of the United States. This CD won Severo his first award as a recording artist. He was named "Upcoming Artist of the Year," and also received 3 other nominations with this album. In 2008, Severo released his sophomore album titled "Quiero Mas." With this album, Severo won two awards including: Latino/Pop Song of the Year and Salsa/Tropical Song of the year. In November 2010, Severo released his third album titled "Todo de Mi." This album includes many different styles of music that are sure to be well received by the public. This CD has been nominated for 3 awards for 2011 and went on to win Salsa/Tropical Song of the year. Along with this album, Severo has also created a new band ready to hit the New Mexico Latin Music scene. The band includes 7 members and is mad up of musicians from all over the United States. Severo y Grupo Fuego made their debut CD in 2011. This album went on to be nominated for multiple awards and win CD of the Year. Not only is Severo a musician, he is an entertainer that makes anyone and everyone want to get up and dance.

In 2008, Severo began his career in the movie industry starring in a short documentary about his life and musical career. This film focused on how a small town boy, has been able to make many of his dreams come true at such a young age. "Far from Ascension," is Severo's first full feature independent film that he was a cast in and is very proud of his accomplishments. Severo's love for music and acting go together well and allow him to be the ultimate entertainer.