Well-known for such salsa music albums as BACK AGAIN TO Da Barrio, Retratos, and Sin Miedo, this Brand-new York-born vocalist received a 1997 Tu Musica Award along with a 1998 Paoli Award. His strike debut record, Cuento de la Vecinidad (released in 1996), included a cover from the Michael Jackson tune ‘The Lady in my own Lifestyle.’ His 5th record received a 2005 Latin Grammy nomination. He was raised in NEW YORK in a family group of Puerto Rican descent. His uncle, Timbalero Stuart, got a specialist music profession and prompted the youthful Michael Stuart to shoot for exactly the same. Early in his profession, he was a backup vocalist for fellow New York-born salsa vocalist Marc Anthony.