Marco Antonio Solis named Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year

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Marco Antonio Solis named Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year

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April 26 (UPI) — The Latin Recording Academy has named Marco Antonio Solís as its 2022 Man or woman of the Yr.

The association stated in a press release Tuesday that Solís, a Mexican singer, musician, composer, arranger, producer and creative director, will be honored for his achievements in his extra than 4-ten years career.

“Marco Antonio Solís is a residing legend and a person of the most emblematic figures in Latin tunes,” Latin Recording Academy CEO Manuel Abud explained. “He carries on to break down generational barriers as a result of his poignant lyrics which go tens of millions of persons and inspire larger acceptance and comprehension.”

Solís came to fame with the band Los Bukis in the 1970s. He launched his solo profession in 1996 and has produced these kinds of singles as “Si No Te Hubieras Ido,” highlighted in the film Y tu mamá también, “O Me Voy o Te Vas” and “El Perdedor” that includes Enrique Iglesias.

Solís not too long ago voiced the character Ernesto de la Cruz in the Spanish-language model of the Disney-Pixar movie Coco.

“I am pretty moved and grateful to the Latin Recording Academy for this special difference that implies so much to me professionally and personally,” Solís explained. “Thank you to everyone who has been witnesses to my journey, from my beginnings to the current day, and who are in some way also part of this essential accomplishment.”

Solís will be honored at a star-studded gala that includes a tribute live performance. The Latin Recording Academy will share information about the occasion and the Latin Grammy Awards at a later date.

Prior Latin Recording Academy Human being of the Yr honorees contain Rubén Blades, Juanes, Maná, Alejandro Sanz, Marc Anthony, Shakira, Gloria Estefan, Ricky Martin and Julio Iglesias.