was a two-time Latin-Grammy nominated Mexican pop
group that gained popularity from Televisa's
teen drama series Rebelde
. RBD sold over 17 million digital downloads and over 50 million albums worldwide in four years since their formation, according to EMI
. The band was officially formed on October 4, 2004, and announced their separation on August 15, 2008.
Their first album Rebelde
, was released on November 30, 2004 by EMI. The main writers and producers for the project were Carlos Lara (aka D.J. Kafka) and Max di Carlo. The first three singles ("Rebelde
", "Sólo Quédate En Silencio
" and "Sálvame
") were all number one hits in Mexico, with the fourth single, "Un Poco De Tu Amor
" reaching number two.
Rebelde sold well in the United States, reaching #95 on the Billboard 200 and reaching number two on the Latin Albums chart. In July 2005 a live CD/DVD, Tour Generación RBD En Vivo
was released documenting their tour around Mexico (45 sold-out concerts across the country, including sixteen in Mexico City alone). Rebelde sold over 700,000 copies in the U.S. and was certified diamond in both Mexico and Brazil, selling at least 5 million copies between the two of them.
2005–2006: Nuestro Amor
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