Jesús Segovia Pérez (born 16 June 1989), better known by his stage name Xuso Jones, is a Spanish singer and composer.
He became popular through social media doing covers to other artists and sharing original songs. He recorded a video of himself singing his order from the car in the drive-through of a McDonald's restaurant. The video became a viral hit on YouTube, and the company hired him for a Big Mac spot.
After this he went to Los Angeles where he recorded three singles and a videoclip. "Buy the DJ a round" took him to the number 5 on iTunes Spain. "Celebrating Life" was the second single (he would include them both on Part 1, his first studio album). He was nominated for Best Spanish New Artist on the 2012 edition of Los Premios 40 Principales, losing out to Auryn.
Xuso served as the warm-up act for Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez and he has also participated in the third season of Spanish TV show Tu cara me suena (Your Face Sounds Familiar), where famous artists have to impersante iconic singers on stage.
On 19 May 2015, Xuso releaded his second studio album, Vuela.
On 29 December 2015, Xuso was announced as of the six candidates to represent Spain in the Eurovision Song Contest 2016. He will take part in a televised national final organised by TVE with "Victorious", a song composed by Andreas Öhrn, Peter Boström and Chris Wahle. He came 2nd with 94 points, 20 from winning and going to Eurovision.
2013 - Part 1
2015 - Vuela
Sources: Last.fm, Wikipedia
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