The announcement of the award to Vicente Fernandez was marked by the words of the person in charge of the award, American singer Jimmy Allen, who does not seem to know the winner.
Vicente Fernandez succeeded posthumously Grammy For the best regional Mexican music album for “A Mis 80s”, the last album he released was late last year before his death.
Natalia Laforcade (“A Song for Mexico, Vol. II”), My Laferte (“Seis”), Christian Nodal (“Aayay! Super Deluxe”), and Aída Cuevas were also selected for the genre, which includes live music. Co (“Ranchira Music Duplicate, Volume 2”).
The statement from Fernandez was given by Jimmy Allen, the American country singer in charge of the award.
“(Vicente Fernandez) did not come, but congratulations. This is a remarkable feature, even if you cannot attend today,” said the American interpreter, who does not appear to know the winner.
The United States Recording Academy wanted to reward Chente’s latest work, as his followers call it, a section of Grammys that includes sub-genre music such as Corido, Guptero, Banda, Norteno, Mariachi, Gunpero and Ranchera.
The 13-song album “A Mis 80s” was released in December 2020 and is now featured in the 64th edition of Grammys, which returns to ‘Normal’ except Las Vegas (Nevada, USA) as coronavirus cases increased in Los Angeles in January.
Traditionally, the gala has been held in California, but this year it is being hosted by the City of Scenes, especially at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.