Carlos Rivera is a Mexican singer who has become one of the most popular Latin music stars in the world. He rose to fame by winning the third generation of La Academia. He then went on to pursue a career in music, releasing his debut album, self titled 'Carlos Rivera' , in 2007. Since then, he has released seven more albums, all of which have achieved great success in Mexico and Latin America. His music is a mix of pop, rock, and Latin rhythms, and his lyrics often focus on themes of love, family, and personal growth. Carlos Rivera is also an actor, and he took on the role of Simba in the Latin American dubbed version of "The Lion King" (El Rey León), and won Best New Actor at the 2012 Broadway World Spain Awards.