GRUPO FIRME WINS ARTISTA DEL AÑO, GRUPO DEL AÑO AND EL MEJOR DE LOS MEJORES
LIVE AWARDS CEREMONY BROADCAST ON ESTRELLATV THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3 FROM MEXICO CITY
Regional Mexican Music’s Biggest Night Sees La Adictiva Take Home two Premios: Banda del Año and Corrido del Año
Highlights Include Tributo a los Grandes de Mexico Awards and Musical Tributes
Honoring Paquita la Del Barrio and Los Ángeles Azules, Emotional
Homenajes to Jenni Rivera and Chalino Sanchez
November 3, 2022–MEXICO CITY –Estrella Media’s 2022 Premios de la Radio awards returned to Mexico City tonight with Regional Mexican music star Carin León solidifying his place at the top, leading the night as the most awarded artist with three Premios trophies. The show aired live on EstrellaTV and the EstrellaTV app tonight from the Foro Event Center, Santa Fé, Mexico City and will also air on Azteca Uno at 7 p.m. CT on Saturday, November 5. Premios de la Radio is the leading Regional Mexican music awards show presented by Estrella Media, the transformative Spanish-language media company, serving a diverse multiplatform Latino audience in the U.S. Like last year, the 2022 event was co-produced in Mexico City by TV Azteca, one of the two largest producers of Spanish-language television content in the world.
The most awarded artist and group of the night was Carin León and Grupo Firme who won three Premios each. León who won three trophies, Artista Masculino, Grupo o Solista Sierreño, and Canción Sierreña. León led the nominees with seven nominations. Iconic group Grupo Firme won three, taking home the prestigious Arista del Año,Grupo del Año, and El Mejor de Los Mejores which was sponsored by Wendys. La Adictiva won two Premios for Banda del Año and Corrido del Año. The fan-driven awards were determined through online public voting in the U.S. and Mexico.
One of the highlights of the night was the “Tributo a los Grandes de México” honorees: Paquita la Del Barrio and Los Ángeles Azules, who were feted with live musical performances and also performed themselves. Performing in the tribute to Paquita was a star-studded group of leading artists – Ezequiel Peña, Gerardo Ortiz, Luis Alfonso Partida “El Yaki,” Alfredo Olivas, and Santa Fé Klan. Los Ángeles Azules brought the crowd to their feet, performing their hits “Cumbia Del Corazón” and “Listón De Tu Pelo.”
In addition, two special Homenajes were presented during the ceremony. The first was to the iconic and influential Corrido singer/songwriter Chalino Sánchez by Enigma Norteño (“El Gallo de Sinaloa”), Carin León (“Alma Enamorada”), and El Fantasma (“Nieves de Enero”). The second was to the legendary Regional Mexican singer Jenni Rivera with a moving performance of “No Llega El Olvido” featuring her daughter Chiquis and Espinoza Paz.
The 2022 Premios de la Radio winners are:
- Artista del Año: Grupo Firme
- Artista Masculino del Año: Carin León
- Artista Femenina del Año: Yuridia
- Banda del Año: La Adictiva
- Grupo del Año: Grupo Firme
- Grupo o Solista Sierreño del Año: Carin León
- Canción Viral del Año Presentado por Amazon: “En El Radio Un Cochinero” – Víctor Cibrián
- Premio Orgullo Latino Presentado por Honda: Espinoza Paz
- Tributo a Los Grandes de México: Paquita la Del Barrio and Los Ángeles Azules
- Canción Banda del Año: “Fuera de Servicio” – El Fantasma
- Canción Mariachi del Año: “Ya No Somos Ni Seremos” – Christian Nodal
- Canción Norteña del Año: “No” – Alfredo Olivas
- Canción Sierreña del Año: “Como Lo Hice Yo”- Matisse featuring Carin León
- Canción Regional/Urbana Del Año: “El Rescate” – Marca Registrada featuring Junior H
- Canción Norteña Sax del Año: “No Paras de Hacerme Feliz” – La Fiera de Ojinaga
- Corrido del Año: “JGL” – La Adictiva featuring Luis R Conriquez
- Colaboración del Año: “Ya Acabó” – Marca MP featuring Becky G
- Revelación del Año: Gerardo Díaz
Hosts for the show were EstrellaTV’s Don Cheto (Don Cheto Al Aire, Norteados con Don Cheto), Pepe Garza (Tengo Talento, Mucho Talento, Pepe’s Office), Carolina Ross (nominated for Artista Femenina del Año/Female Artist of the Year), and TV Azteca’s El Capi Perez (La Resolana), Alex Garza,and Ingrid Coronado.
Missed it? Premios de la Radio can be viewed on the EstrellaTV app and website. Fans can follow the awards on Facebook.com/PremiosdelaRadio and on Instagram and Twitter @PremiodelaRadio.
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