Danny Muñoz previously known as “El Ausente” was born in San Miguel El Alto, in the State of Jalisco, Mexico; and from an early age he discovered his talent and attraction for music.
Since the beginning of his career, Danny Muñoz has shined like a star. This talented singer was selected by the acclaimed producer Emilio Estefan as one of the 20 finalists for the Telemundo reality show “Nuevas Voces de America” (an American Idol type competition). Recently, Danny Muñoz was the national winner of the “Musica del Futbol Mexicano” contest for the Mexican top-flight soccer league for transmission in the Univision network. He won this honor with his song "Corre No Te Detengas" (Run Don’t Stop) by singer/songwriter Vicky Cabrera. With his bilingual abilities Danny was selected for comedian George Lopez’s The Lopez Tonight Party Bus Tour as an emcee.
In 2012 Danny launched his national Anti-Drug Campaign, "Turn ON Music Turn OFF Drugs, targeting k-8 school kids. With the help of his sidekick “T.O.M.T.O.D.” Muñoz visits schools providing a mini concert and motivational speaking to the youth. Danny Muñoz serves as the current ambassador for Rhythmo Inc Mariachi Academy, a non profit organization based out of Orange County, that teaches the value and importance of Mariachi music to new generations.
Throughout his career Danny has demonstrated the ability to sing various musical genres. His first album “Puro Corazon” has a mix of regional Mexican music with Mariachi being his forte. In 2014 Danny released “Only You” his first Country album making his crossover debut to the English market. “Quiero” is Danny’s latest Spanish single in the Mariachi genre. Danny credits his musical ability to his grandfather who sang and played seven musical instruments. His grandfather planted the seed for Danny's love of music. Danny recognizes that he owes all his success to the support of his public and fans.