Housing Units (2000): 768
Land area (2000): 1.253219 sq. miles (3.245821 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.037040 sq. miles (0.095933 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 1.290259 sq. miles (3.341754 sq. km)
FIPS code: 12931
Located within: Illinois (IL), FIPS 17
Location: 40.743136 N, 88.720079 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 61726
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María Laura Corradini Falomir, popularly known as Chenoa (born June 25, 1975 in Mar del Plata, Argentina, but raised in Majorca, Spain) is an Argentine- Spanish female music artist who became successful after appearing on the TV contest Operación Triunfo. Her music style could be described as pop. Most of her music is in Spanish, although a few tracks on some albums were recorded in English. Although her albums are not readily available in the U.S. record shelves as they are in Spain and Latin America, they can be found on the Internet. She has sold more than 1,000,000 records since 2002.
Chenoa is the debut album from Spanish artist Chenoa, recorded in Miami, Madrid, London, Bratislava and Milan at the months of March and April 2002, after she left the Operación Triunfo academy as the fourth finalist.
The albums contains many genres and touches of different music styles including Pop, R&B, Latin, Dance and Fado in the Dulce Pontes' cover of "Cançao do Mar", titled in Spanish "Oye, Mar" ("Listen, Sea"). The album also contains two songs in English, "Love Story" and "Mystify".
"Chenoa" sold over 500,000 copies in Spain after 61 weeks in Top 100 chart, and she was nominated for the Spanish music industry awards Premios Amigo as best female new artist, and best female artist. Year 2002 finished with a Spanish tour that included more than 70 dates.