Los Tigres del Norte wins the Grammy® for Best Banda or Norteño Album

 

 

News Release ROGERS & COWAN- February 13, 2012

 Los Tigres del Norte Wins The GRAMMY® For Best Banda or Norteño Album

“The World’s Most Influential Regional-Mexican Band” Win Their SIXTH GRAMMY Award For Their Historic “MTV Unplugged: Los Tigres del Norte and Friends”

THOUSANDS OF FANS ALSO CAME OUT TO SEE THE LEGENDARY BAND THIS PAST WEEKEND AT CONCERTS IN NEW YORK, BOSTON AND DENVER

Last evening in Los Angeles, Los Tigres del Norte were recognized as winners of the Best Norteño Album at the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards.  Winning their SIXTH career GRAMMY Award for their landmark “MTV Unplugged: Los Tigres del Norte and Friends” album, the legendary group widely known as ‘the voice of the people’ continue to set the benchmark for artistic excellence in their genre.

The first-ever MTV Unplugged project dedicated to Regional-Mexican Music, “Los Tigres del Norte and Friends” finds the pioneering Norteño superstars revisiting many of their greatest career recordings in an acoustic format while joined by special guests such as Juanes, Residente of Calle 13, Paulina Rubio, Diego Torres, Andres Calamaro and Zack de la Rocha of Rage Against The Machine in his first-ever Spanish language performance.

MTV Unplugged: Los Tigres del Norte and Friends” debuted at #1 On Billboard’s “Top Latin Albums” chart and was one of the genre’s best-selling albums throughout the year- receiving a rare Diamond Sales certification in Mexico and going Gold In The United States.  Having already won the most recent LATIN GRAMMY for the genre, today’s GRAMMY recognition gives the album a clean sweep of the year’s two most significant awards for Norteño music.

Currently in the midst of a U.S. tour, Los Tigres del Norte were greeted by thousands of fans at packed concerts this weekend in New York, Boston and Denver.

 SEE LOS TIGRES DEL NORTE AT THESE UPCOMING TOUR DATES

February 17, 2012       Indianapolis, IN                     Event Center

February 18, 2012       Grand Rapids, MI                Delta Plex Arena

February 19, 2012       Columbus, OH                       El Volcan

February 24, 2012       West Palm Beach, FL           Fairgrounds

February 25, 2012       Kissimmee, FL                       Kissimmee Arena

February 26, 2012       Arcadia, FL                           Arcadia RodeoMarch 08, 2012           Cal State/Northridge, CA     Valley Performing Arts Center

March 11, 2012           Santa Rosa, CA                     Wells Fargo Center for the Arts

 

Fans use their cell phone to record Los Tigres Del Norte at the National Western Complex on February 10, 2012. Manuel Martinez/Viva Colorado