Chanel Terrero Martínez, known as Chanel Terrero, is a 30 year old singer.

She was was born in Havana, Cuba but moved to Catalonia 

in Spain as a young child with her family.

The Eurovision contender has always had a passion for performing - 

she enrolled in dance, gymnastics, singing and acting since the age of six.

As a teenager she began working in the musical theatre industry, 

where she starred in Spanish productions of The Lion King, Flashdance, The Bodyguard and Mamma Mia.

She also has a number of Spanish TV and film appearances 

under her belt, as well as dancing with Shakira at the 2010 MTV Europe Music Awards.