Julión Álvarez

For the Venezuelan footballer, see Julio Álvarez.
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Álvarez and the second or maternal family name is Montelongo.
Julión Álvarez
Background information
Birth name Julio César Álvarez Montelongo
Born (1983-04-11) April 11, 1983
La Concordia, Chiapas, Mexico
Genres Banda
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter
Years active 2002–2016
Labels Fonovisa Records
Associated acts Banda MS
Website Julión Álvarez

Julio César Álvarez Montelongo (born April 11, 1983), better known as Julión Álvarez, is a Mexican singer. Álvarez has been nominated for two Latin Grammy Awards.

Early life and career

Julión Álvarez was born and raised in the Benito Juarez municipality of Concordia Chiapas.[1] In 2003 he joined the Mexican band, "Banda MS", until 2006. Following the leave of "Banda MS" he decided to form a band called "Julión Álvarez y Su Norteño Banda".[1]

In 2014, he was selected by the producer of the Mexican talent show, La Voz... Mexico, Miguel Angel Fox to participate as coach of the talent show, in its fourth edition, he later went on to be the winning coach of his pupil Guido Rochin.[2]

In September 2015, Álvarez' album, El Aferado was nominated at the 16th Annual Latin Grammy Awards for Best Banda Album. His song, "El Amor De Su Vida" was nominated for Best Regional Song.[3]

In May 2016, it was announced that Álvarez will embark on a 22-City Arena Tour in the United States. A first for a regional Mexican act.[4]

In September 2016, Álvarez' album, Mis Ídolos, Hoy Mis Amigos!!! was nominated for Best Banda Album at the 2016 Latin Grammy Awards.[5]



  1. 1 2 "Biography". Julion Alvarez Official (in Spanish). Julion Alvarez. Retrieved 25 September 2015.
  2. "Julión Álvarez feliz de ser juez en La Voz México". Telemundo (in Spanish). Telemundo Communications. 18 August 2014. Retrieved 25 September 2015.
  3. Roiz, Jessica (23 September 2015). "Latin Grammy 2015 Nominations: Ricky Martin, J Balvin, Alejandro Sanz Get Nods, Plus Full List". Latin Times. Retrieved 25 September 2015.
  4. Cobo, Leila (May 4, 2016). "Julión Álvarez to Launch 22-City Arena Tour -- A Historic First for a Norteño Act". Billboard (magazine). Retrieved 5 May 2016.
  5. "Latin Grammy 2016 Nominations". Billboard. September 22, 2016. Retrieved 22 September 2016.

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