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GRAMMY Rewind: Watch Alejandro Fernandez Excitedly Win Latin GRAMMY For Best Ranchero Performance For "Mi Verdad" At The 1st Latin GRAMMY Awards
If Alejandro Fernandez's loosened tie and unbuttoned collar signaled a state of worried anticipation, the then-26-year-old Mexican singer didn't show it once he took the stage.
Fernandez's win for Best Ranchero Performance for "Mi Verdad" at the 2000 Latin GRAMMY Awards was his first Latin GRAMMY, but he handled his acceptance speech like a professional. Fernandez calmly thanked everyone involved, from his fans to his family to his country.
Watch below to see Fernandez maintain his equilibrium under pressure and proudly proclaim "Viva Mexico!" in the newest edition of GRAMMY Rewind.
"Mi Verdad" was the title track from Fernandez's 1995 album. Other popular tracks on the album include love songs like "Loco", "Si He Sabido Amor" and "Nadie Simplemente Nadie".
Fernandez is the son of three-time GRAMMY-winner Vicente Fernandez, aka "El Rey de la Música Ranchera" ("The King of Ranchera Music"). But with four GRAMMY nominations and two Latin GRAMMY wins under his belt, Alejandro is a legend in his own right.
And make sure to watch the Biggest Night in Latin Music: The 2021 Latin GRAMMYs Awards, officially known as the 22nd Latin GRAMMY Awards, take place Thursday, Nov. 18.
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