Alejandro Fernández will be awarded the Icon Award during the sixth edition of the Latin American Music Awards (Latin AMAs).
The star of Mexican music He will also have a musical performance at the gala that will take place on April 15.
The Latin AMAs will air live on Telemundo starting at 7 pm Miami (2300 GMT) from the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida.
The Latin AMAs Icon Award is awarded to an artist who interprets our life in his songs. He is part of the history of the Latin American world and is considered a musical hero. His name surpasses all generations. His audience admires him and other artists are inspired by him daily, ”the organizers said in a statement.
“El Potrillo” Fernández
He is the greatest exponent of Mexican music worldwide. Son of the living legend Vicente Fernández, he has forged an impressive individual career, conquering the stages of the planet thanks to his very personal interpretation of Mexican music ”, they added. And “beyond the stage, his contributions to those most in need coupled with his constant support for Latino immigrants in the United States make him worthy” of this award.
In addition to Fernández will perform during the evening Anitta, Sergio Lizárraga’s MS Band, Cami, Camilo, Carlos Vives, Carrie Underwood, David Bisbal, Gerardo Ortiz, “El Puma” José Luis Rodríguez, Juanes, Karol G, Manuel Turizo, Maluma, Myke Towers, Nicky Jam, Piso 21, Ozuna, Pitbull, Ricky Martin, Sofía Reyes, Wisin, Yandel and Ziggy Marley, among others.
El Potrillo Alejandro Fernández is a music icon
Performer of hits such as “It hurts”, “I dedicated myself to perderte” and “Si tú supieras”, Fernández has sold more than 35 million records and topped the popularity charts in Mexico, the United States, Spain and Latin America.
Through collaborations with artists such as Beyoncé, Christina Aguilera, Gloria Estefan, Marc Anthony, Rod Stewart and Plácido Domingo, she has brought her Mexican roots to major international stages.
His most recent album, “Made in Mexico,” debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s “Top Latin Albums” chart. Fernández is the first artist to achieve this position in four different decades (1990, 2000, 2010 and 2020).
The Latin AMAs, in their 6th edition, will be divided into 25 categories. Fans can vote for their favorite nominees via LatinAMAs.com/vote.