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Roger Velasquez and the Latin Legendz are strong contenders for a 2022 Grammy nomination

The San Antonio-based group is vying for Best Americana Album for their 2021 release 'Roger V and the LLZ's Showtime!'

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Roger Velasquez and the Latin Legendz are vying for a Grammy nomination at the 64th Annual Grammy Awards in the American Roots Genre, Best Americana Album for their 2021 release Roger V and the LLZ’s Showtime! on the VDiscos record label.

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Latin Grammy award-winning artist and producer Roger Velasquez is blazing a trail that leads from Mexican Regional to American Roots music, bringing a Tex-Mex Funk vibe to the Best Americana Album category.

Velasquez states, “It is time for Tex-Mex artists to take their place in the American music scene. We have a lot to offer the world of American music and I think Roger V and the LLZ’s Showtime! is an excellent example of what we bring to the table.”

The critically-acclaimed album was recorded and mixed at Blue Cat Recording Studio in San Antonio, Texas, engineered by five-time Grammy Award winner Joe Trevino and mastered by Kurt Wipfli of Wiptrax Studio.

Velasquez appears in the Billboard magazine 2022 Grammy Preview issue released on October 23, with his album Roger V and the LLZ’s Showtime! featured in the issue.

Roger V and the LLZ’s Showtime! is available on all digital music platforms. As a published artist, Velasquez is registered with BMI and a voting member of the Grammys (Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences) and the Latin Grammys (Latin Recording Academy of Arts & Sciences).

The San Antonio-based group won a Latin Grammy for Best Tejano Album in 2018 with their album Tex Mex Funk at the 19th annual Latin Grammy Awards.

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