Marco Antonio Solís will be honored as Person of the Year at the Latin Grammys

LOS ANGELES UNITED STATES.- The Mexican singer-songwriter, musician and producer, Marco Antonio Soliswill be awarded the Person of the Year 2021 award during the next edition of the Latin Grammy.

This recognition is a tribute to the artists who have left a mark in the history of music for many years.

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“I am very excited and grateful to the Latin Recording Academy for this special distinction and of such value for my career and my professional life,” the musician said in a statement.

In this way, the winner of five Latin Grammys will join a prestigious list that includes artists such as Marc Anthony, Vicente Fernández, Gloria Estefan, Shakira, Juan Luis Guerra, Julio Iglesias, Maná, Rubén Blades and Juanes.

“Marco Antonio Solís is a living legend and one of the most emblematic figures in Latin music,” said the CEO of the Latin Recording Academy, Manuel Abud.

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Outstanding track record

Solís will be recognized for his career spanning more than four decades as one of the most successful and multifaceted artists in Mexican history. His dedication to his musical roots has made him a true ambassador of Latin music worldwide, adored by thousands of fans whom he has moved with his songs.

Solis is one of the most respected musicians of his generation—he generously shares his songwriting and production talents with other artists—and is a fervent promoter of new talent.

“The Buki” He was born in Ario de Rosales, Michoacán, and his love for music began at an early age when he watched his father sing and play the guitar. He began to perform with his cousin, Joel Solís, as Dueto Solís, and his first big opportunity arose in the mid-1970s, when they formed the bukiswhich consolidated Marco Antonio as a talented singer-songwriter in the group.

Over the next two decades, Solís also made a name for himself in the industry as a composer, arranger, and producer, collaborating with prominent artists such as Rocío Dúrcal, Raphael, and Lucero.

In 1996 Solís began his career as a soloist, and the more than 16 albums he has released since then have broken sales records, reaching the charts of popular songs in Latin America, the United States and Spain, and giving rise to successful international tours with Marc Anthony. , Laura Pausini, and Alejandro Fernández, among others. Solis is a prolific performer who delights his audience on stage and inspires his peers. His musical legacy transcends genres and continues to influence other musicians; More than 120 artists, including Juan Luis Guerra, Maná, Mon Laferte and Luis Fonsi, have performed his hits.

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