This helped turn him into one of the most popular artists in Latin America and in the Hispanic American market in the United States, and the biggest seller of Spanish language albums of the 1990s. Before the turn of the millennium, he made a crossover into the mainstream English language market, signing a unique multi-album deal with Universal Music Group for an unprecedented US$48,000,000, with Universal Music Latino to release his Spanish albums and Interscope to release English albums. in 2010, he parted with Interscope and signed with another Universal Music Group label, Universal Republic. His mother is a Filipina (of mainly Spanish ancestry) and his father is of Spanish ancestry from Galicia. As his father’s career kept him on the road, the young Iglesias was raised by the family nanny.