Spanish pop singer. He was discovered by CBS producer Oscar Gomez, and recorded a self-titled album Ivan. His first single was "Sin amor" from 1979. In the 1980s he sold over 5 million albums. He recorded a number of songs with Jose Luis Perales. He had hit songs in Mexico, Colombia, Ecuador and Chile before his career was interrupted by his compulsory military service. He released the album Fotonovela in 2012, which included a remake of his song of the same name.