She formed Elida Y Avante in 1992 in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas and has been delighting Tejano music fans with her magical voice all the way to the “Tejano Roots Hall of Fame”. She is known as “La Reina Del Valle Mágico” (“The Queen of Magic Valley”). Elida became the second female Tejano artist ever to win a Grammy Award since Selena won a Grammy.
Here are our favorite Elida Reyna videos. Which videos do you think are her best? Comment below!
Number 5: “Para Toda las Mujeres”
“Para Toda las Mujeres” is one of the latest videos from EYA released in January 2015 from the album Al Fin Completa and is definitely a tribute to all the women.
Number 4: “Prefiero Morir”
“Prefiero Morir” won “Song Of The Year” at the 2011 Tejano Music Awards for EYA, and earned an “Album Of the Year” award for Fantasia. The song also helped the album win a Latin Grammy in 2010.
Number 3: “Juntos Hasta Morir”
Number 2: “Luna Llena”
“Luna Llena” helped propel Elida Y Avante’s Atrevete album to Gold status with over 50,000 units sold and earned the band TTMA Industry Awards for “Rising Group of the Year” and “Rising Female Vocalist of the Year” in 1995.
Number 1: “Duele”
EYA scored big with a Ranchera song, “Duele”, in 2000. At that years Tejano Music Awards, Reyna won “Female Vocalist of the Year”, “Female Entertainer of the Year”, & “Song of the Year”, with “Duele”. At the 2010 – 30th Anniversary Tejano Music Awards, Elida won two Decade Ballots for “Female Vocalist of the 2000′s” & “Best Song of the 2000′s” with “Duele”.