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									Alih Jey
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Alih Jey (born May 5, 1984) is a Dominican Rock music singer and songwriter.
                                                                                                        Alih Jey
She was born as Alih Jey de Peña Jiménez. Her family is well known in the
                                                                                        Birth name    Alih Jey de Peña Jiménez
Dominican show business industry: her father, Anibal de Peña, and her mother,
Alida Iluminada Jiménez, are well known musicians there as well. Alih Jey               Also known    Alih Jey
                                                                                        as
demonstrated from an early age that she wanted to follow in her parents'
footsteps.                                                                              Born          May 5, 1984 (age 28)

At fourteen, she began to compose songs, which she would later record. At               Origin        Santo Domingo, Dominican
                                                                                                      Republic
seventeen, she was signed by the Latin American division of Universal Music. Alih
Jey released her debut album, Alih Jey, in 2001. Her first single, "It's ok", became    Genres        Latin pop, pop rock

an instant hit. Her first album was bilingual, as she is fluent in English apart from   Occupations Singer-songwriter, musician
her native Spanish language.                                                            Instruments   Guitar, keyboards, vocals
Her second album Gotas De Piel was released to great critical acclaim in 2005.          Years active 2001–present
Her hit "Muñequita Tuya" was quickly put on high rotation in Latin music radio          Labels        UniversalGeffen
stations in the US. Other songs in her album like "Vino en Tu Bar" solidified her
                                                                                        Associated    Ekhymosis, Paulina Rubio,
as a force to be reckoned with. During this time, she also collaborated on many
                                                                                        acts          Ines Gaviria
projects as a songwriter, placing songs on several other singers' albums as well.
In 2005, Alih Jey toured alongside Mexican star Paulina Rubio during Rubio's Pau-Latina tour across the United States.
Coincidentally, the tour ended in Alih Jey's homeland, Dominican Republic.
In 2006, she severed ties with record label Universal Music Latino and proceeded to work on a new independent record,
Necia, released the following year.
In September 2008, Necia garnered a Latin Grammy nomination for Best Solo Rock Album.
She has played and toured many times with Miami local artist Jorges.
She also sang the theme song to the 2011 show Suburgatory called "Pleasant Nightmare".

External links
   Alih Jey on AOL Music
   Alih Jey on WikiLatino.com     [dead link]

   LAMC My Latino Voice coverage         [dead link]



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