María Parrado is a Spanish singer. She is best known as the winner of the first season of The Voice Kids Spain in 2014. She has since released two albums and has been nominated for a 2017 Kids' Choice Award.
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She was born on April 28, 2001 in Chiclana de la Frontera, Cádiz, Andalusia, Spain.
At the age of eight she participated in the TV contest Cántame una canción (on the Spanish channel Telecinco). After that she also was selected to perform on the TV show Menuda noche on Canal Sur.
In 2014, at the age of 12, she won the first season of La Voz Kids, the Spanish children's version of The Voice (broadcast by Telecinco). She was part of Malú's team on the show.
The two songs that she sang on the final day of La Voz Kids (Quién by Pablo Alborán in the semifinal of nine competitors and Lucía by Joan Manuel Serrat in the final of three), were promptly released as singles and appeared on the Spanish national chart.
A few weeks later María Parrado released her debut album, produced by Universal Music Spain and titled simply María Parrado. It soon reached number 2 on the Spanish national album chart. The album spent 46 consecutive weeks on the chart.
In June 2015, she released her second album, titled April, which entered the Spanish national album chart at its peak position of number six and spent 17 consecutive weeks on the chart.
In 2016 she became a jury member on a new talent show titled Fenómeno Fan, broadcast on Canal Sur.
She has been nominated for a 2017 Kids' Choice Award for Best Spanish Music Act.
Her mother, Mariló Ávila, is a psychologist. Her father, Salvador Parrado Díaz, died suddenly on February 16, 2017, aged 45. Her paternal grandfather is in the construction materials business, his company is the official distributor of Porcelanosa and of all the major local construction companies.