Alicia Villarreal, "The Spoiled Blonde," returns to the U.S. with her new tour "Donde Todo Comenzó" 2024, returning to her roots of "Grupo Límite." She’ll appear at City National Grove of Anaheim, Saturday, September 21, 2024. Tickets are available via Ticketmaster, Friday, October 27, at 10AM.
Alicia Villarreal performed her first song Mundo De Juguetes on Pipo, a national TV show her parents took her to and had her first professional performance at a church fundraiser. She participated in different bands in Monterrey, before becoming the lead singer for Grupo Limite in 1995. Among their songs were “Acariciame,” “Te Aprovechas” and “Solo Contigo.” Grupo Limite released six albums altogether, including a live CD recorded in Mexico City.
After nearly eight years of success, Villarreal left the band and released her first solo album, entitled Soy Lo Prohibido, in 2001. It launched the single “Te Quedo Grande la Yegua.”
Her second solo album entitled Cuando el Corazón se Cruza was produced by her current husband, Cruz Martínez, and they wrote several of the songs together. The album has garnered her several awards.
Villarreal also performed for the highly televised “Selena Vive,” where she performed “Si Una Vez.” She later released this song along with two other new songs “Punalada Trapera” and “Ya No Hay Amor” on a dual disc of the album Cuando El Corazón Se Cruza. The dual disc also contained five remixes of her previous songs and collection of all her music videos. The dual disc was released in Mexico in 2005.
In 2006, she released her third solo album titled Orgullo De Mujer with the lead single “Insensible a Ti.” The single was the theme song for the telenovela “Duelo de Pasiones,” on which she made her acting debut, in the role of Raquel.
After nearly a three-year hiatus, Villarreal announced that she is in the studio recording her fourth solo album to be released in 2009. The album entitled La Jefa was released June 23, 2009, with the lead single titled “Caso Perdido”. The album debuted p No. 1 on Billboard’s Regional Mexican Albums and overall at No. 4 on its Latin Albums chart and was awarded a Grammy for Best Mexican Production.
Alicia has sold over 10 million copies of her albums throughout her professional career.