Los Tucanes de Tijuana

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Los Tucanes De Tijuana
Origin Tijuana, Mexico and San Diego, California, U.S.
Genres Banda, Corridos, Norteño, Ballads, Mexican cumbia
Years active 1987–present
Labels
Website lostucanesdetijuana.com
Members Mario Quintero Lara
David Servín Raya
Alfredo González González
Gustavo Labrada Valenzuela
Tomás Alberto Herrera
Past members Joel Higuera Acosta
Mario Moreno Quintero
Clemente Flores Mondaca

Los Tucanes de Tijuana is a Mexican band founded on April 13, 1987, by Mario Quintero Lara and a group of friends in the City of Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico. The members began their musical career by playing in nightclubs. They are by far the global ambassadors of Norteña music and corridos and ballads.[citation needed]

The Band[edit]

Their fast paced and energizing music, such as El Tucanazo, has attracted the attention of the Ministry of Tourism for the Republic of Mexico which, through its advertising agency, asked Mario Quintero Lara to pen a song, "Mexico Es Tu Casa" ("Mexico Is Your Home"), to promote tourism in Mexico.They are also the first Regional Mexican Norteño band to win an international film award receiving an Angel Film Award at the Monaco International Film Festival in November 2007 for a musical documentary. Also Latin Grammy Winner 2012. It's the first Regional Mexican Music band to participate in the opening video of the Super Bowl LI.

They are twelve-time Grammy nominees and have received numerous music awards in Mexico, the Americas and Europe. They have sold over 15,000,000 albums and are proud to note among their achievements several gold, platinum and multiplatinum records. They have filled to capacity highly important venues in the United States and Mexico such as Dodger Stadium, the Astrodome, Estadio Azteca, and have had concerts at Central Park in New York City and the Zocalo Plaza in Mexico City where the crowds easily surpassed 120,000 fans. Los Tucanes De Tijuana average 120 engagements per year, more than 5 million attendees have enjoyed their concerts, in addition to their performances in the strip clubs of the valley of Texas. Los Tucanes de Tijuana is the only Regional Mexican Band that has been able to place simultaneously 6 songs on Billboard’s Top Latin Albums (1996-1997). Also It is the only Mexican group to which has been dedicated main cover sheets like Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, San Diego Tribune, News Week, U.S. Week, People, New York Times and Diario Reforma in the Mexican Republic.[citation needed]

Most of them were born in Sinaloa , and they went to tijuana to start playing their songs

Radio Hits[edit]

  1. Mundo de Amor
  2. Mis Tres Animales
  3. La Chona
  4. Clave Privada
  5. El Centenario
  6. Clave Nueva
  7. Me Robaste El Corazón
  8. Secuestro De Amor
  9. Hacemos Bonita Pareja
  10. La Piñata
  11. El Tucanazo
  12. Es Verdad
  13. Seis Pies Boca Abajo
  14. Ando Bien Arreglado
  15. Tus Verdades
  16. Desde Que Te Amo
  17. Espejeando
  18. Hotel Corazón
  19. Madre Soltera
  20. El Heredero
  21. Amor Platónico
  22. Me Haces Mucha Falta
  23. De Tin Marín
  24. Las Heladas
  25. Me Gusta Vivir De Noche
  26. Mis Tres Viejas
  27. El Amor Soñado
  28. La Gran Noche
  29. Promesas
  30. Déjate Querer
  31. El Cachorro
  32. Nuestro Destino
  33. Jugo a la Vida
  34. La Chica Sexy
  35. Promesas
  36. Quiero que seamos Novios
  37. Mi Ex
  38. El Sinvergüenza
  39. El Águila Blanca
  40. Mi Amor Inseparable
  41. Amor Descarado
  42. El Virus del Amor
  43. Como La Ves?
  44. Luna Llena
  45. Fiesta en La Sierra
  46. Siempre Contigo
  47. Sin Ti Soy un Loco
  48. Amante de Lo Bueno
  49. El Papa de Los Pollitos
  50. El MZ
  51. Se Fue Mi Amor
  52. Propiedad Privada
  53. Soy Todo Tuyo
  54. El Tío Borrachéales
  55. El Jefe de la Sierra
  56. El Árbol
  57. El Diablo
  58. Julián Pérez
  59. Amor Compartido
  60. 365 Días
  61. Rehabilitado
  62. Soltero y Con Dinero
  63. Soy Parrandero
  64. Perdóname Mi Amor
  65. La Señora de Acero
  66. Suena la Banda
  67. Panchito El F1
  68. Mi Venganza
  69. Al Por Mayor

Discography[edit]

  • 1987 "La Canelera"
  • 1988 "La Cajita de Oro"
  • 1989 "Corridos y Canciones"
  • 1990 "Tu Eres"
  • 1991 "14 Corridos
  • 1992 "El Narizón"
  • 1993 "El Centenario"
  • 1994 "Me Robaste el Corazón"
  • 1994 "Clave Nueva"
  • 1995 Mundo de Amor
  • 1995 14 Tucanazos Bien Pesados
  • 1996 Tucanes de Oro"
  • 1996 Tucanes de Plata"
  • 1998 Amor Platonico
  • 1998 Los Más Buscados
  • 1999 "Al Por Mayor"
  • 2000 Me Gusta Vivir De Noche
  • 2000 Corridos de Primera Plana
  • 2001 "Lista Negra"
  • 2002 Jugo a la Vida
  • 2003 Imperio
  • 2003 Amor Descarado
  • 2004 El Virus del Amor
  • 2004 Fiesta en la Sierra
  • 2006 En Vivo: Siempre Contigo
  • 2006 Amante de lo Bueno
  • 2007 El Papa de los Pollitos
  • 2008 Soy Todo Tuyo
  • 2008 Propiedad Privada
  • 2010 El Árbol
  • 2012 365 Dias
  • 2013 Antología "25 Aniversario"
  • 2014 Corridos Time - Temporada 1 (Soy Parrandero)
  • 2014 Perdóname Mi Amor
  • 2016 Corridos Time - Temporada 2 (Los Implacables)

Awards[edit]

  • Mexico – EL HERALDO Award – Musical Group of the Year
  • New York -The GLOBO Award "Best Group of the Year" & "Best Album of the Year "AMOR PLATONICO 1999
  • New York- Mexican Consulate – Recognition – "Most Popular Music Group" at The Civic Center, Manhattan Island −1999
  • Las Vegas- Walk of the Stars- Los Tucanes De Tijuana- MGM Grand Hotel – September 11, 2008 http://lasvegaswalkofstars.com/
  • Los Angeles- 31 BMI Awards "Best Song Writer" & "Most Played Songs" at the Hispanic radio stations in USA
  • Las Vegas- Latin Grammy Winner Best Norteño Album 2012– "365 Dias"
  • Miami - Mario Quintero writer of the soundtrack of Telemundo’s Highly Rated “Señora Acero” Finale Ranks #1 In Spanish Language Tv At 10Pm Averaging 2.7 Million Total Viewers

The GRAMMY Museum -Presented the First Spanish-Language Program Features Performance "Nuestra Historia": By Los Tucanes de Tijuana" and Storytelling by World-Renowned Mexican Band. For our first-ever Spanish-only program," said Executive Director Robert Santelli.

The PROCLAMATION from the cities of: Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Oklahoma, Chicago, Houston, Phoenix, Oxnard, Carson, Chinantla Puebla, México.

  • 12 Nominations to The Grammy's Latino & American
  • 32 Records – Gold -Certificates from the RIAA
  • 30 Records – Platinum -Certificates from the RIAA
  • 66 Hits on the Billboard list
  • 54 Video clips of Los Tucanes De Tijuana, with the most beautiful women such as: Alicia Machado, Vanesa Villela, Cosntenza Lopez, Paty Alvarez, Odalys Garcia, Luz Elena Gonzalez, Galiliea Montijo, Eugenia Cauduro, Aline Hernandez, Susana Gonzalez, Adriana Fonseca, Manola Diez, Laisha Wilkins, Lucia Mendez, Barbara Mory, Ivonne Montero, Claudia Lizaldi, Fabiola Campomanes, Jackeline Arroyo, Marlene Favela, "Nuestra Belleza Nayarit" Tania Vázquez, Jimena, Mariana Seone, Gaby Ramirez, Noelia, Ximena Cordoba, Fernanda Castillo & much more, & the special participation of the greatest actors & Comedians in Mexico: Joaquin Cordero & Teo Gonzalez,

Official Site

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