Date of Birth25 December 1982, San Vicente de la Barquera, Cantabria, Spain
Birth NameDavid Bustamante Hoyos
Height5' 7¾" (1.72 m)
Mini BiographyDavid Bustamante Hoyos was born March 25, 1982 in San Vicente de la Barquera (Cantabria), Spain. Simple, humble and pure emotion, David Bustamante's opportunity knocked in September of 2001 in the form of a television contest called Operación triunfo (2001). The program was an astonishing hit and broke ratings records as well as dominated the #1 position in CD sales charts every week during its 5 month run. When the program ended in February of 2002, David Bustamante was chosen as one of the three winners while 70% of the Spanish television audience cheered him on. Besides winning the program, he also won the love and respect of the population of his country.
Since then, David has released two solo albums. His first CD, "Bustamante", was released in May 2002 and spent many months among the top selling CDs in Spain. He followed this with a very successful summer tour with over 70 concerts throughout all the cities of Spain.
His second album, "AsÃ soy yo", was released in November 2003 and was produced by music industry great Emilio Estefan. David success continues with this new album and has allowed him the opportunity to promote his music in America.