MIAMI | The Latin Recording Academy® announced the start of the 2022 Latin GRAMMY® Acoustic Sessions with a digital concert starring Ghostnominated for a Latin GRAMMY, accompanied by The Two CarnalLatin GRAMMY winners, and Lupita InfanteLatin GRAMMY winner and GRAMMY® nominee.
The concert—recorded at the Roberto Cantoral Cultural Center in Mexico City—includes performances of songs chosen by the artists, as well as previously unreleased collaborations, duets, and narrations, set against the dramatic backdrop of the architectural venue.
“Through our Latin GRAMMY Acoustic Sessions we seek to open inclusive spaces where music creators can express their talent, inspiring cultural appreciation, promotion and preservation of their respective musical genres,” he said. Manuel Abud, CEO of The Latin Recording Academy. “We are very excited to be able to kick off this series with the great energy of this group of young and talented exponents of the Regional Mexican genre.”
“It is an honor for me to have the opportunity to participate in the first acoustic session focused on the Regional Mexican genre, and present my culture and the musical traditions of my country to a global audience,” he said. Ghost. “The Latin Academy stands for so much — respect, excellence, and the continued preservation and advancement of Latin music — this is an experience I will never forget.”
The full acoustic performance will be available on The Latin Recording Academy’s Facebook page on July 22, 2022, at 9:00 am ET. After 48 hours, the performances will also be available exclusively on the artists’ Facebook pages for 90 days.
“Music videos are an exciting part of people’s social experience on Meta platforms. The Latin Recording Academy has been a long-time partner, supporting artists to express themselves, share their music, and connect with fans around the world,” he said. Adrian Harley, Director of Alliances with Labels for Meta in Latin America. “We are thrilled to exclusively premiere the 2022 Latin GRAMMY Acoustic Sessions.”
The Latin GRAMMY Acoustic Sessions began six years ago as a series of live events for small audiences offering intimate musical experiences combined with inspiring stories. In addition to featuring established music stars, they contribute to the development of emerging talent, with a focus on diversity and equity within each genre. Two years ago, the Latin GRAMMY Acoustic Sessions added a worldwide digital initiative, providing access to Latin musical excellence for all.
Another digital concert will be presented from São Paulo later this month. More details, including the full list of participating artists, will be announced soon.
ABOUT THE LATIN RECORDING ACADEMY:
The Latin Recording Academy® is an international non-profit organization dedicated to promoting, celebrating, honoring, and amplifying Latin music and its creators. Founded as the international benchmark for Latin music, the organization is comprised of music professionals and produces the Annual Latin GRAMMY® Awards, The Biggest Night in Latin Music™, which recognizes excellence in the arts and sciences of Latin music. recording, in addition to offering educational and assistance programs to the music community through its Latin GRAMMY® Cultural Foundation. For more information, please visit LatinGRAMMY.com.
ABOUT THE GHOST:
Alexander García, known as El Fantasma, is a Mexican regional music singer who is part of the new wave of mexillennials. Hailing from San José de Cañas, Mexico, in 2016, she made her successful debut with “Mi 45” and the album armed team. Two years later, In the path achieved the first Latin GRAMMY nomination, for Best Band Music Album. His music is among the most listened to by streaming in the world, and recently completed a sold-out tour of the United States, Mexico and Colombia.
ABOUT THE TWO CARNALS:
Formed by brothers Imanol and Poncho Quezada, Los Dos Carnales quickly rose to fame in the Mexican norteño music charts in 2018 with their first album, I told you. They have collaborated with El Fantasma on several songs, including the 2020 hit “Cabrón y vago,” and a year later they won the Latin GRAMMY for Best Norteño Music Album for ranch style at the 22nd Annual Latin GRAMMY® Awards. Earlier this year they released their most recent song, “I will not be here.”
ABOUT LUPITA INFANTE:
Mexican-American singer-songwriter Lupita Infante is an expert in the traditions of mariachi, ranchera and norteño music, and has successfully adapted them for the millennial and Z generations. The granddaughter of illustrious Mexican singer and actor Pedro Infante carries on the musical legacy of his family with his own prestigious career. In 2020, her single “Dejaré” was nominated for a Latin GRAMMY, and a year later, Serenade received a GRAMMY® nomination for Best Regional Mexican Music Album.
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LATIN RECORDING ACADEMY® ANNOUNCES 2022 LATIN GRAMMY® ACOUSTIC SESSIONS