McAllen, TX — The inaugural Guadalupe Conjunto Awards recognized the best in Conjunto music over the past year during a ceremony and La Lomita Park in McAllen, Texas on Saturday night (June 25).
Cindy Ramos y Su Conjunto earned three awards, including Conjunto Female Entertainer for Ramos, with Juan “Guero” Garcia was named Drummer of the Year and Javier Solano earned Accordion Player of the Year.
Javier Solis Y Los Unikoz were named Conjunto Band of the Year, while Ramon Lucio earned Conjunto Male Entertainer.
In the music categories, Conjunto icons Los Chamacos won Conjunto Single of the Year for “Como Estas Tu” and rising stars The Homeboyz took home Conjunto Album of the Year for their self-titled debut album.
Guadalupe Conjunto Awards 2022 nominees:
Conjunto Band of the Year
- Cindy Ramos y su Conjunto
- The Homeboyz
- Javier Solis Y Los Unikoz — WINNER!
Conjunto Single of the Year
- Eva Ybarra — La Ultima Vez
- Cindy Ramos featuring Tony Saenz — Que Mas Quieres De Mi
- Los Chamacos — Como Estas Tu — WINNER!
Conjunto Album of the Year
- Boni Mauricio — Boni Mauricio Live
- Ricky Ruiz y Los Escorpiones — De Puro Corazon
- The Homeboyz — The Homeboyz — WINNER!
Conjunto Female Entertainer
- Silvia Navarro
- Cindy Ramos — WINNER!
- Crystal Garcia
Conjunto Male Entertainer
- Juan Vega
- Tony Saenz
- Ramon Lucio — WINNER!
Bajo Player of the Year
- Epi Cruz
- Roger Ramirez — WINNER!
- Israel Lara
Bass Player of the Year
- Amelia Gomez
- Victor Alemendariz
- Eddie Gonzalez — WINNER!
Drummer of the Year
- Ricky Ruiz
- Smiley Ymbert
- Juan Guero Garcia — WINNER!
Accordion Player of the Year
- Hugo Moreno
- JR Reyna
- Javier Solano — WINNER!
The Guadalupe Awards was founded in 2018 and is an awards show dedicated to the life and heritage of Guadalupe M. Belmarez, mother of Andrew Belmarez, a DJ and promoter for over 30 years
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