Fact: Veteran crooner Julio Iglesias was celebrated for his career achievements with an honorary degree from top U.S. university the Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts on Saturday (09May15).
Quote: "I remember I couldn't speak English at all... and it took me a long time for me to sing... and now, when I go back to that moment, I am very thankful because I think without that music, that song and Willie Nelson, I would not be here today." Julio Iglesias thanks the country legend for his big break in America on the song To All The Girls I've Loved Before.
Quote: "Justin Timberlake, Bruno Mars, Bieber, I love that little guy... I was watching him the other day with the guitar singing and it was magic. He's a guy who is going to stay on the road longer than people think." Julio Iglesias is an unlikely fan of Justin Bieber.
Quote: "I always knew it would be tough following my father. In the beginning, I was always introduced as 'the son of' and that used to piss me off. If I'd been a flop, it would still bother me. But now I've had my share of success, I don't mind." Latin pop star Enrique Iglesias doesn't mind comparisons to his singer father Julio Iglesias.
Quote: "If I was gay, I would be the best gay of all history." Ageing crooner Julio Iglesias insists he's a sex symbol to all.
Fact: Acclaimed Spanish singer Julio Iglesias is set to be a judge on British reality TV show THE X FACTOR.