Consuelo "Chelo" Pérez Rubio, is a Mexican singer, songwriter, and actress who was the former vocalist of the cumbia group Chelo y su Conjunto until she launched her solo career in the ranchera genre and began acting in movies. Otherwise known as "La Voz Ranchera de México.” Her musical inspiration is José Alfredo Jiménez she sang many of his ranchera hits. Born in the colonia of La Experiencia in the city of Zapopan, Jalisco, Chelo is the cousin of Mike Laure, another cumbia recording artist. Chelo and her daughter Yesenia Flores formed a whole era which leads them to sing throughout Mexico, Central and South America, Canada, as well as throughout the United States. They traveled around the world in great artistic caravans with figures such as Juan Gabriel, Vicente Fernandez, Lola Beltran, Lucha Villa, among others. Her most successful hit songs are "Mejor Me Voy", "Que Sacrificio", "Dos Gotas De Agua", "Al Ver Que Te Vas", "Las Cuentas Claras", "Si Ya Te Vas", "Ya Me Voy", and "Volverás Por Mi". Chelo known as La Voz Tropical de Mexico, La Voz Ranchera, La Incomparable and simply the best female singer Mexico has had.
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