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Dominican bachata-merengue singer Frank Reyes had his breakthrough after Sony released his album Estelares de Frank Reyes on September 2, 1997. Known as Bachata's prince, Frank Reyes achieved a Casandra award, a major local recognition, as well as being nominated by Acroarte, the Dominican art journalists association, for best Bachata performer. After issuing 1998's Vine a Decirte Adios, the tropical artist returned with 1999's Extraño Mi Pueblo, produced by himself and Rafael Núñez, later, getting into the new millenium with Amor en Silencio.
Frank Reyes (born 1969), born Francisco López Reyes, is one of the best known bachata artists, famous throughout Latin America. He was born in the town of Tenares in Joba Arriba, Dominican Republic. Reyes discovered his musical talent when he was a young boy. He and his brothers started their own musical group and had great singing talent. When he was only 12 years old, he decided to travel to Santo Domingo where he worked hard and had many jobs, always dreaming of having his own business.
As he got older he recorded his first album Tu serás mi reina and became the self-appointed "prince of bachata" (El príncipe de la bachata).