Guadalupe Pineda was born on 23 February 1955 in Guadalajara, Mexico. Her mother’s brother was a famous actor and singer Antonio Aguilara. Pineda recorded 30 studio albums, which sold over 10 million copies. Guadalupe performs using completely different genres from bolero, ballads, and mariachi to ranchera and opera. She gives concerts all over the world and sings in five languages. Guadalupe is an honoree of Latin Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
Pineda tried to get a diploma at one of the Mexican universities, but quit studying and decided to pursue a music career. She performed in the local clubs and bars, where she wasn’t being paid too much. Even though she lacked performance experience, the young woman conquered the hearts of her listeners with an unusually beautiful voice. Back then, it was easy to book Guadalupe Pineda for any event. She formed two bands La propuesta and Sanampay but then decided to pursue a solo career.
In 1984, Pineda recorded her first song “Yolanda”, which is widely known as “I love you” or “Te Amo”. The single sold over 1.5 million copies. Guadalupe became one of the new young voices of Mexico.
In 1991, Pineda released an album Costumbres, which became golden. It was another important step in the singer’s breathtaking career. She was gaining popularity fast.