Today JuanGa, as Juan Gabriel was commonly referred to, passed away. Juan Gabriel was one of the most beloved Mexican singers of all time. If you grew up in a Spanish-speaking household without a doubt you know who Juan Gabriel is.

Juan Gabriel is the highest-selling singer of all time, selling more than 100 million records. Today, his death trended on Twitter (with over 1 million tweets as this post goes live) and even Mexico’s president, Enrique Peña Nieto, tweeted about it:

Known for his flamboyant style and powerful voice, Juan Gabriel has incredible success–  Grammys, Billboard and countless other recognitions, as well as a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Juan Gabriel’s was at his best when he performed live, with mariachis, with symphonies… truly exquisite performances.

Juan Gabriel is no longer with us but his songs and beautiful lyrics shall live on… here are some of his greatest: ¡Qué descanses en paz, Divo de Juárez!

AMOR ETERNO

HASTA QUE TE CONOCÍ

NOA NOA

QUERIDA

SE ME OLVIDO OTRA VEZ

TE SIGO AMANDO

YA LO SE QUE TÚ TE VAS

Juan Gabriel had recently released an album called “Dúos” where he recorded some of his songs with other beloved and popular artists, check some of them out:

ABRÁZAME MUY FUERTE FT. LAURA PAUSINI

QUERIDA FT. JUANES

SE ME OLVIDO OTRA VEZ FT. MARCO ANTONIO SOLIS

TE LO PIDO POR FAVOR FT. LUIS FONSI

YO TE RECUERDO FT. MARC ANTHONY

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