Sunny Sauceda

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Sunny Sauceda is a Two-Time GRAMMY winning Tejano music artist from San Antonio, Texas. Sauceda plays the accordion and is known as the most energetic accordion player in the world. His accordion playing often over shadows his vocal prowess. Sauceda has a sultry but powerful modern voice.

Sauceda’s career started as a childhood star in San Antonio, recording his first CD as a young boy at the age of 5. During a lifetime spent with music; first with his family then with successful groups and now as a solo artist, Sauceda’s songwriting, recordings and performances have been enjoyed by fans around the world. As the front man for Grupo Vida, his stage presence influenced a decade of up and coming performers. He is the recipient of two GRAMMY Awards, among other honors. Sauceda was a member of Grupo Vida, which played as the opening act for the Dixie Chicks' national "Fly" tour.[1] Sauceda later contributed to Charlie Robison's album Step Right Up.

In 2005, Sauceda won a Grammy Award for best Tejano CD, for his part in Polkas, Gritos y Acordeones. Shortly thereafter he signed with Tejas Records, and released a self-titled debut album in November 2005.He later signed with Solstice Records with his band Y Todo Eso

Sauceda has served on the boards of the chapter of the Texas GRAMMY chapter office as a Board of Governor, as a Vice-President and the Academy of Tejano music.[2]

Discography[edit]

Year Album Title
2016 DFM(Dios, Familia, Musica) - Single
2013 Implacable
2011 Camaleon
2010 Homenaje A Mi Padre
2008 Radiacion Musical
2007 Vagar Libremente
2005 Sunny
2005 Polkas, Gritos y Acordeones (with David Lee Garza and Joel Guzman)

Awards[edit]

  • 1983 Joey Discos Youngest Recording Artist in San Antonio
  • 1996 Relevacion Del Ano *
  • 1997 T.T.M.A Rising Group of the Year *
  • 1998 T.T.M.A Accordion Player of the Year
  • 1998 T.T.M.A Showband of the Year *
  • 1999 T.E.M.A Accordion Player of the Year
  • 1999 T.E.M.A Showband of the Year *
  • 2004 T.T.M.A Showband of the Year *
  • 2005 GRAMMY Nominated *
  • 2005 T.T.M.A Showband of the Year *
  • 2005 SXSW Tex Mex Band of the Year *
  • 2005 Current Magazine Best Tejano/Conjunto Group *
  • 2005 GRAMMY Award Winner (Best Tejano Album, Polkas, Gritos, y Accordeones)
  • 2005 Tejano Academy Best Instrumental (DLG, Joel Guzman, Sunny)
  • 2005 Latin GRAMMY Award Winner (Best Tejano Album, Polkas, Gritos, y Accordeones)
  • 2006 T.T.M.A Album of the Year Conjunto Progressive Nomination
  • 2006 T.T.M.A Most Promising Band Nomination
  • 2006 T.T.M.A Male Entertainer of the Year Nomination
  • 2006 T.T.M.A Song of the Year Nomination
  • 2007 T.T.M.A Most Promising Band
  • 2007 T.T.M.A Showband of the Year Nomination
  • 2007 T.T.M.A Entertainer of the Year Nomination
  • 2008 GRAMMY nominated (Vagar Libremente)
  • 2008 T.T.M.A. Entertainer of the Year Nomination
  • 2008 T.T.M.A. Crossover Song of th Year Nomination
  • 2008 T.T.M.A. Showband of the Year Nomination
  • 2008 T.T.M.A. Vocal Duo
  • Tejano Music Awards of 2008 - Vocal Duo of the Year with Shelly Lares
  • 2009 T.T.M.A Crossover Song of the year Nomination
  • 2009 T.T.M.A Entertainer of the year Nomination
  • 2010 T.T.M.A Male Vocalist of the Year Nomination
  • 2009 GRAMMY nominated (Radiacion Musical)
  • 2010 Latin GRAMMY nominated (Homenaje a Mi Padre)
  • 2011 GRAMMY nominated (Homenaje a Mi Padre)
  • 2011 Los Premios Texas Mejor Artista Texano Winner
  • 2011 Latin GRAMMY nominated (Camaleon)

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Rutland Herald, Life after vida: Grammy nominee, Sunny Sauceda, mixes it up, February 13, 2008
  2. ^ Rutland Herald

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