Carlito Olivero Sings Santana’s “Maria Maria”
Who Reminds You Of A West Side Story?
“Supernatural” was a worldwide success and “Maria Maria” was among its biggest hits. Santana earned a Grammy award for Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal for it and it was so popular that he opened a chain of restaurants and named them “Maria Maria”! With this album, people saw a different side of Santana — his amazing versatility and how he can collaborate with a wide variety of artists.
- Number 1 in the US Billboard Hot 100
- Number 1 in the US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
- Number 6 in the UK Singles (The Official Charts Company)
- Number 1 in the Canada Top Singles (RPM)
Carlito Olivero joined the season 3 of The X Factor USA in 2013. He may have finished third in the competition but he gave memorable performances including this one wherein he jammed to Santana’s “Maria Maria.” During the live show, he performed to a dance version of the song and the judges loved it so much that he was given his well-deserved spot in the top 12.
It was a great take on this famous Santana song. Just watch how he kills it onstage!