Music facts, music trivia, interesting stories and much more. Introducing the "Did You Know" page about Cuban American singer and songwriter, Jon Secada.
Jon Secada (real name: Juan Francisco Secada Ramírez) is a Cuban American singer and songwriter. He was born in Havana, Cuba in 1961 and was raised in Hialeah, Florida.
One of Secada's most successful songs is "Just Another Day," a song in which Gloria Estefan sang backup. Secada co-wrote six of Estefan's songs for her 1991 album, Into The Light, including her No.1 hit, "Coming Out of The Dark."
Secada's music fuses soul, funk, pop and Latin percussion and he has worked as a songwriter for Gloria Estefan and Ricky Martin. Jon Secada also toured with Gloria Estefan as a backing singer, before signing to SBK Records and launching his own career with his 1992 album, Jon Secada.
He has won two Grammy Awards and sold 20 million albums since his English-language debut album in 1992.
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