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Nom de naissance Jacquelyn Davette Velasquez
Nationalité Etats-Unis
Naissance 15 octobre 1979 (43 ans) à Houston (Etats-Unis)

Jacquelyn "Jaci" Davette Velasquez (Spanish Jaci Velásquez, born October 15, 1979 in Houston, Texas) is an American actress and Contemporary Christian and Latin pop singer, performing in both English and Spanish.

Velasquez has sold almost five million albums worldwide, recorded three Platinum and three Gold albums, and recorded 16 singles that hit No. 1 plus six more that entered the top 10. She has received seven Dove Awards, including Best New Artist and Female Vocalist of the Year, as well as three Grammy nominations, five Latin Billboard Award nominations, and an American Music Award nomination.

Since late 2010, Velasquez has co-hosted a morning radio show with Doug Griffin.


Early life
Velasquez was born in Houston, Texas. She is of Mexican, Spanish, French, Scottish, and Arab ancestry. She grew up in an evangelical church where her parents were singers and pastors. Although she has described herself as a "Non-denominational Christian", she stated in an interview with Morris Cerullo that "you're talking to an Assemblies of God's girl".

At the age of nine, she began traveling with her father, who by that time was a full-time singing evangelist. She began by singing backup, then later sang solo, releasing two independent records. It was while on the road that she was discovered by a representative of Myrrh Records.

Music career

Velasquez released her national debut album Heavenly Place in 1996; five of its songs became No. 1 hits. The album was later certified Platinum. Velasquez has been distinguished as the fastest selling solo debut recording artist in her genre and the first solo artist in Christian music history to reach gold status with a debut album. She has since released six more English-language albums, two of which were certified Gold. She has produced sixteen No. 1 Christian radio hits and six other top-10 singles, and has won seven Dove awards, including New Artist of the Year and two Female Vocalist of the Year wins. Velasquez has also done ad campaigns for Pepsi, Target, Doritos, John Freida's Frizz-Ease hair products and Helzberg Diamonds.

In 1998, she signed to Sony Discos and was introduced to Rudy Pérez, who produced her first Spanish-language crossover album Llegar a Ti. This album enabled Velasquez to achieve crossover success by building a fan base among Hispanics. Her first single, "Llegar a Ti", topped the Billboard Hot Latin Tracks and became the first Christian song to top that chart. The song also gave her a Latin Grammy Award nomination for Best Pop Female Vocal Performance.

In 2001, she released her second Spanish effort, Mi Corazón. The album's lead single, "Como Se Cura Una Herida," topped the Billboard Hot Latin Tracks, and became one of the biggest singles of the year, receiving multiple award nominations and wins. The album received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Latin Pop Album.

Her Latin music success includes four Spanish-language releases, three No. 1 Latin Billboard Singles, two Platinum albums, a Premio Lo Nuestro Award for New Artist of the Year, two Billboard Latin Music Awards, and three Dove Awards for Spanish Language Album of the Year.

In September 2008, Velasquez was chosen by the State Department's Bureau of International Information Programs as one of the 15 Prominent Hispanic-Americans in the Arts in America.

In 2010, she recorded her first Spanish project since 2003 with Juan Carlos Rodriguez, from the Christian Latin pop duo Tercer Cielo.

In August 2011, Velasquez signed with a new label, Inpop Records, and her album, Diamond, was released on February 7, 2012. On September 4, 2012, Velasquez released her first Spanish-language lullaby album, Buenas noches mi sol with Fisher-Price.

Acting career
Velasquez made her acting debut in the 2002 film Chasing Papi, which also featured Sofia Vergara, Roselyn Sanchez, and Eduardo Verastegui, as well as Nicole Scherzinger in a cameo role. It was released nationwide in the United States in April 2003. The movie reached No. 11 at the box office, and grossed $6 million worldwide. Velasquez also starred in the Christian films The Encounter and Jerusalem Countdown, both released in 2011.

In November 2010, Velasquez began co-hosting the "Family Friendly Morning Show" with Doug Griffin after being a guest host for several months. The show airs on over 100 U.S. radio stations for four hours each weekday morning.

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Jerusalem Countdown, 1h25
Réalisé par Harold Cronk
Origine Etats-Unis
Genres Drame, Thriller, Action
Acteurs David A. R. White, Lee Majors, Jaci Velasquez, Matthew Tailford, Nick Jameson, Marco Khan,arm.Մարկո Խան (Մարկո Խանլյան)
Rôle Angie
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In this end of times thriller, seven backpack nukes, code named, The Seven Wonders, have been dispatched throughout the United States by terrorists. A battle for Jerusalem has begun and Israel's main ally, America is targeted for destruction. Senior FBI Agent, Shane Daughtry (David A. R. White) and agent Eve Rearden (Anna Zielinski), must find these weapons before they can be detonated. Time is of the essence, useful information is coming from Arlin Rockwell (Lee Majors), a dysfunctional arms dealer who smuggled the weapons, Jackson (Stacy Keach), a retired FBI agent, and Jack Thompson (Randy Travis), a rigid CIA Deputy Director,against an Russian-Iranian terrorist group known as The Revolution of God who put the nuclear attack plan into motion. The anti -Israeli group under the command of Matthew dean and a private transporter named Javad(Marco Khan).
Bomba Latina, 1h20
Origine Etats-Unis
Genres Comédie, Comédie romantique, Romance
Acteurs Roselyn Sánchez, Sofía Vergara, Jaci Velasquez, Eduardo Verástegui, Lisa Vidal, Freddy Rodríguez
Rôle Patricia
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Les déboires d'un hommes engagé avec trois femmes dans trois états différents des Etats-Unis.