Virtual, like last year. For more than logical and well-known reasons, the new edition of the Gardell Awards was established as a great television special. On the one hand, conductors Jay Mamon and Eleonora Pérez Carreci in an empty theater. On the other hand, the announcement of the winners by the number and personalities of the music recorded.
The debut, consisting of an exchange of good jokes by Jay and “La Beba”, was in style: the first tribute of the night, dedicated to the album. third arc, by Los Pijos, originally released 25 years ago in 1996.
Andres Siro, wearing a tailcoat and top hat, he left with an abandoned train, he came across a sort of time machine device and some of his former companions and musicians from Los Persas and La Chillinga magically appeared. Together, they excelled with stunning covers of songs like maradoz You summer of ’92.
Rock de Galera and tailcoat, by the hand of Ciro. Photo capture.
Then came the first item of the night, presented by Bobby Flores: Best Alternative Pop Album, which won, electric shockby Nathy Peluso. Pegadito, another special musical number came out, by Soledad and Mexican Carlos Rivera, who made a heartfelt version of hymn of my heart, from Los Abuelos de la Nada.
At the conclusion of the first block, four more winners were announced:
Best concept album don’t look backby Luis Alberto Spinetta; Best Tropical Artist Album: It is what it isby L Dip; Best Quartet Artist Album: learn to flyby Magui Olev; Best Instrumental Album: solo piano reflectionby Lito Vitale.
Nathi Peluso, the first winner of the night. EFE / Juanjo Martine
The celebrations will continue till midnight and can be followed through TNT channel, National Radio and TNT LATAM social networks (YouTube and TikTok). As a matter of fact, during the advertising sessions, some backstage scenes of the special and statements from the cast appeared on the network.