Noel Pagan (also known as Noel) is a Cuban American and Spanish male Latin freestyle singer born in the Bronx, New York. "Silent Morning" became his first Top-10 hit on the dance singles chart and peaked at #47 on the Hot 100 in 1987. "Like a Child" peaked at #67 in 1988, but it became his first number-one single on the dance chart. He topped the dance charts again later that year with "Out of Time." He currently resides in Ridgewood, New York.