Gerardo Ortiz

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Gerardo Ortíz
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Anand Bhatt and Gerardo Ortíz
Background information
Birth nameGerardo Ortíz Medína
Born (1989-10-05) October 5, 1989 (age 29)
Pasadena, California, U.S.
GenresRegional Mexican, Norteño, Narcocorridos, banda
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter, record producer, actor
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2009–present
LabelsDEL Records, Sony Music Latin
Websitegerardoortiz.net

Gerardo Ortíz Medína (born October 5, 1989), simply known as Gerardo Ortíz, is an American regional Mexican singer-songwriter, and record producer.[1][2] Gerardo Ortíz grew up in Pasadena, California where he attended Blair High School. In 2010, he garnered a Grammy nomination for Best Norteño Album for his debut album Ni Hoy Ni Mañana. At the 2013 Mexican Billboard Music Awards, he was awarded four awards: Male Artist of the Year, Norteño Album of the Year, Norteño Artist of the Year, and Artist of the Year, Songs. He was also nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Regional Mexican Music Album in 2013, for his album El Primer Ministro. [3] On March 20, 2011, Ortíz survived an ambush attempt in Mexico that left his cousin and business manager dead.[4]

In July 2014, Ortíz joined Latin Grammy winner Ana Bárbara as a judge on the eleventh season of Estrella TV's talent contest Tengo Talento, Mucho Talento aired September through November 2014.[5]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums

  • 2010: Ni Hoy Ni Mañana
  • 2011: Entre Dios y El Diablo
  • 2012: El Primer Ministro
  • 2013: Archivos de Mi Vida
  • 2015: Hoy Más Fuerte
  • 2017: Comere Callado Vol. 1
  • 2018: Comere Callado Vol. 2

Live albums

  • 2009: En Vivo Las Tundras
  • 2011: Morir y Existir En Vivo
  • 2013: Sold Out - En Vivo Desde El Nokia Theatre LA Live

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result Ref.
2010 Grammy Award Best Norteño Album Ni Hoy Ni Mañana Nominated
2012 Premio Lo Nuestro Best Collaboration "Culiacán vs. Mazatlán" (with Calibre 50) Nominated [6]
Regional Mexican Male Artist Gerardo Ortiz Nominated
Norteño Artist Gerardo Ortiz Nominated
2013 Grammy Award Best Regional Mexican Music Album (including Tejano) El Primer Ministro Nominated [7]
Premio Lo Nuestro Regional Mexican Song "Amor Confuso" Won [8][9]
Regional Mexican Male Artist Gerardo Ortiz Nominated
Norteño Artist Gerardo Ortiz Won
2014 Premio Lo Nuestro Regional Mexican Song "Sólo Vine a Despedirme" Won [10]
Regional Mexican Male Artist Gerardo Ortiz Won
Norteño Artist Gerardo Ortiz Won
2015 Premio Lo Nuestro Pop Song "La Noche es Tuya" (with 3Ball MTY and América Sierra) Nominated [11]
Pop Collaboration "La Noche es Tuya" (with 3Ball MTY and América Sierra) Nominated
Regional Mexican Album Archivos de Mi Vida Won
Regional Mexican Song "Mujer de Piedra" Won
Regional Mexican Male Artist Gerardo Ortiz Nominated
Norteño Artist Gerardo Ortiz Won
Latin American Music Awards Favorite Regional Mexican Male Artist Gerardo Ortiz Nominated [12]
Album of the Year Hoy Más Fuerte Nominated
2016 Premio Lo Nuestro Album of the Year Hoy Más Fuerte Won [13]
Regional Mexican Song "Eres Una Niña" Nominated
Regional Mexican Male Artist Gerardo Ortiz Nominated
Norteño Artist Gerardo Ortiz Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ Staff, Billboard (December 21, 2012). "2013 Grammy Awards: Latin Album Nominations". Billboard. Retrieved 9 December 2014.
  2. ^ Lopez, Michael (7 December 2012). "Latinos At 2013 Grammys: Juanes, Jesse & Joy, And Other Nominated Latino Artists (PHOTOS)". HuffPost Latino. The Huffington Post. Retrieved 9 December 2014.
  3. ^ Notimex (10 October 2013). "Lista de ganadores Premios Billboard Música Mexicana". Retrieved 9 December 2014.
  4. ^ Cobo, Leila; Aguilar, Justino (April 6, 2011). "Gerado Ortiz Scores No. 1 Latin Album After Surviving Shooting Attempt". Billboard. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved October 10, 2011.
  5. ^ Hoy. "Gerardo Ortiz, el exitoso artista de música regional mexicana, regresa a Estrella TV". hoylosangeles.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 2018-10-26.
  6. ^ "Lista de nominados al Premio Lo Nuestro a la Música Latina". Terra Networks (in Spanish). Telefónica. December 1, 2011. Retrieved September 27, 2013.
  7. ^ "Grammys 2013: Complete list of nominees". Los Angeles Times. December 5, 2012. Retrieved January 24, 2013.
  8. ^ "Lista de ganadores del Premio Lo Nuestro 2013". El Universal (in Spanish). Compañía Periodística Nacional. February 22, 2013. Retrieved April 16, 2014.
  9. ^ "List of Nominees - Premio Lo Nuestro Latin Music Award 2013" (PDF). Univision (in Spanish). Univision Communications. 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 13, 2013. Retrieved April 16, 2014.
  10. ^ "Premio Lo Nuestro 2014: La lista completa de los ganadores". Terra Networks (in Spanish). Telefónica. February 20, 2014. Retrieved January 14, 2015.
  11. ^ "Enrique Iglesias and Romeo Santos Lead Nominations for 2015 "Premio Lo Nuestro a La Musica Latina"". Univision. Univision Communications. December 2, 2014. Archived from the original (Press release) on January 20, 2015. Retrieved January 19, 2015.
  12. ^ "Nicky Jam Leads First-Ever Latin American Music Awards Nominations: See the Full List!". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. September 2, 2015. Retrieved 4 September 2015.
  13. ^ Flores, Griselda (December 1, 2015). "Premio Lo Nuestro 2016: Lista completa de nominados". Variety Latino (in Spanish). Penske Media Corporation. Retrieved April 11, 2016.