Mariana Espósito, professionally known as Lali Espósito, is an Argentine actress, singer, ballerina, model and businesswoman. She was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Espósito debuted as a singer in 2003 on soundtrack albums for Rincón de luz, Floricienta and Chiquititas. All these albums enjoyed commercial success in Argentina and numerous other countries, most notably Israel. While starring the Cris Morena Group series Casi ángeles, Espósito became one of five members of successful pop band Teen Angels, signed to Sony BMG, along with Gastón Dalmau, Juan Pedro Lanzani, Nicolás Riera and María Eugenia Suárez. Teen Angeles reached success in countries such as Argentina, Israel, Chile, Peru, Spain and Uruguay. Although Casi ángeles ended in 2010, the band announced they would continue working together, with Rochi Igarzábal replacing María Eugenia Suárez. However, Teen Angels disbanded in 2012, and held their last concert on 11 October 2012 in Córdoba.
From 2007 to 2012, Teen Angels released six studio albums, five of which were certified platinum, and one of which was certified gold by the Argentine Chamber of Phonograms and Videograms Producers. They were also spokesperson for numerous brands, such as Coca-Cola. The band won a Clarín Award, a Kids' Choice Award Argentina, two Los 40 Principales Awards, and a Quiero Award, and three nominations for Carlos Gardel Awards.
In 2013, Espósito announced she would release an album as a solo artist, entitled Lali. When asked about the album's genre, she described as mainly dance with hip hop influences. The album's lead single "A bailar", was released for digital download in her website on August 5, causing it to collapse. Read more on Last.fm.