Marco Antonio Solis Honored for Person of the Year on the Latin Grammy Awards – Leaves Us Nostalgic

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - NOVEMBER 17: Marco Antonio Solís performs onstage during The 23rd Annual Latin Grammy Awards at Michelob ULTRA Arena on November 17, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Rodrigo Varela/Getty Images for The Latin Recording Academy)

Whether it was throughout his time as lead singer within the band Los Bukis, or as a solo artist, Marco Antonio Solis has change into a staple artist in lots of Latinx households.

The Mexican musician’s songs have been the soundtrack to many telenovelas together with “El Alma no Tiene Color” and “Teresa,” which have been watched religiously by our mothers, tias, and abuelas. As one among Mexico’s most profitable artists of all time with a profession that spans virtually 4 many years lengthy, it was no shock that he was chosen to obtain The Person of the Year Award on the 2022 Latin Grammy awards. The awards present opened with a tribute to Solis with a efficiency by the evening’s hosts Thalia, Luis Fonsi, and Laura Pausini.They have been later joined by Sin Bandera, Carin León, Gente de Zona, Aymée Nuviola, and Chocquibtown’s Goyo who helped belt out Solis’ hit songs.

The nostalgia, nonetheless, actually kicked in when the Mexican icon hit the stage and reunited with Los Bukis, the band which he co-founded in 1975. The band closed out the award present and carried out their hit track “Tu Carcel” giving the viewers the entire feels.

“Marco Antonio Solís is a residing legend and probably the most emblematic figures in Latin music,” Manuel Abud, CEO of The Latin Recording Academy, stated. “He continues to interrupt down generational limitations via his poignant lyrics which transfer hundreds of thousands of individuals and encourage larger acceptance and understanding. For this, we’re honored to bestow him with the 2022 Latin Academy Person of the Year distinction.”

Other recipients of the individual of the 12 months awards have included Rubén Blades, Juanes Maná, Alejandro Sanz, and Marc Anthony.

Image Source: Getty Images for The Latin Recording Academy/Rodrigo Varela

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