Below, find the five best moments of the Premios de la Radio 2021.
The potpourri of Grupo Firme
Grupo Firme, Carin Leon and Lenin Ramírez set the bar high when they kicked off the show with a medley singing the hits “El Tóxico”, “Yo Ya No Vuelvo Contigo” and “En Tu Perra Vida”. The performance kicked off with Firme and Leon taking the stage to sing the anthem “El Tóxico”, which peaked at No. 9 on Billboard‘s Hot Latin Songs chart (dated August 20). Then, as Leon left the stage, Ramírez joined Firme to sing “Yo Ya No Vuelvo Contigo”, winner of the Collaboration of the Year category, followed by “En Tu Perra Vida”.
Thanks to the new generation
By accepting the award for the best banda of the year, Oswaldo Silvas Carreón of Banda MS took advantage of the spotlight to thank the new generation of regional Mexican artists who are contributing to the rise of the genre. “We are here to celebrate the fact that we are alive under the circumstances,” Carreón’s speech began. “But we also want to thank the new generation for having existed and for taking the genre to places we never thought we would conquer. That’s the point, the new generations must go further than us and they do with pride and dignity. “
Speaking of the new generation, the youngest of the Aguilar dynasty, Ángela serenaded the participants with a magnificent rendition of “Ahi Donde Me Ven”. At the end of her set, she was joined by a troupe of children’s dancers for an epic line dance choreography for the closing piece “En Realidad”.
Celebrating Mexico’s Greatest
Recognizing the 46-year career of Aída Cuevas, Premios de la Radio paid tribute to the mariachi singer by paying tribute to Mexico’s biggest prize. After singing a spooky rendition of “El Pastor,” Cuevas was surprised by his grandson who joined him on stage to say, “Grandma, congratulations. You deserve this and more,” the whole said -small. She then gave a moving speech saying that the genre she had chosen had not been easy for her. “But I thank God for allowing me to sing Mexican music. And I dedicate this award to my parents who were the first to believe in me, to my children, to my fans and to all of you here who have me. have made them feel like a queen today. “
Then it was Pepe’s turn to take the stage. But before the star was in the spotlight, her daughter, Ángela, shared a few words. “Many believe that being part of the Aguilar dynasty means fame, fortune and success. But it also means hard work, humility and discipline. I want to introduce a man who guided me. The man who means everything to me,” said she declared. .
Pepe sang a mixture of his classic songs such as “Por Mujeres Como Tu”, “Ni Contigo Ni Sin Ti”, “Me Vas A Extrañar” and “100% Mexicano”. After receiving a standing ovation for his epic performance, he thanked fans and his family for this special recognition.
Tribute to El Charro de Huentitán
“He has been a teacher for all of us here. And he is our greatest pride,” said Ana Bárbara presenting the last tribute of the evening, which was for Vicente Fernández. The vibrant ensemble included a mix of some of Chente’s most iconic songs such as “Por Tu Maldito Amor” performed by Grupo Firme, “Hermoso Cariño” by Natalia Jiménez and “Volver, Volver” sung by Leonardo Aguilar. The tribute ended with the anthem “El Rey”, which started with Aida Cuevas and ended with everyone who was part of the tribute, including Carin Leon and Banda MS on stage. They were joined by the audience who couldn’t help singing.