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Joe Lopez, Jay Perez, and Ram Herrera lead 4th annual Guadalupe Production Awards nominations

The fourth annual Guadalupe Production Awards takes place November 19, 2022 in San Antonio recognizing the best in Tejano.

Joe Lopez, Jay Perez, and Ram Herrera received the most nominations for the 4th annual Guadalupe Production Awards, announced by the Guadalupe Productions Awards Committee on October 21.


Lopez led all nominees with four nominations including Male Vocalist of the Year, Song of the Year, Album of the Year, and Tejano Group of the Year with Mazz. Perez and Herrera received three nominations each in the same categories of Male Vocalist, Song, and Album.

Winners for the 4th annual Guadalupe Production Awards will be announced during a live ceremony at Mi Mercado Hall in San Antonio, Texas, on Saturday, November 19, 2022. The event will feature live performances from Madison Pulido, Grupo Imagen, Tristan Ramos, Tejano Highway 281, and Da Krazy Pimpz.

The Guadalupe Awards have recognized the best in Tejano each year since 2019 including outstanding performers, songs, productions, and more categories. The event was created by veteran Tejano events promoter Andrew Belmarez and is dedicated to the life and heritage of his late mother Guadalupe M. Belmarez, who passed away in 2015.

Tickets are available at the door for $20 before 8:00 p.m. and $25 after. Table reservations are available, call 830-401-9228 for details. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. Mi Mercado Hall is located at 227 New Laredo Highway in San Antonio.

Complete list of nominees for the 4th annual Guadalupe Awards:

Male Vocalist Of The Year

  • Jay Perez
  • Lucky Joe
  • Joe Lopez
  • Bobby Sanchez
  • Ram Herrera

Female Vocalist Of The Year

  • Laura Linda Cervera
  • Stefani Montiel
  • Madison Pulido
  • Elida Reyna
  • Genyva Salas

Album Of The Year

  • Joe Lopez Y Mazz — Love From The Heart
  • David Lee Garza Y Los Musicales — Solamente Tu
  • Marcos Orozco — Intimo
  • Jay Perez — El Maestro
  • Ram Herrera — Back On Track

Song Of The Year

  • Joe Lopez Y Mazz — “Igual Que Ayer”
  • David Lee Garza Y Los Musicales– “Solamente Tu”
  • Marcos Orozco — “Cada Dia Mas”
  • Jay Perez — “Eres”
  • Ram Herrera — “Te Traicione”

Tejano Group Of The Year:

  • Los Palominos
  • Elida Reyna
  • Lucky Joe
  • Mazz
  • The Bobby Sanchez Band

New Band Of The Year

  • Texas Pachanga
  • Asalto
  • Roxxy Y Grupo Tejazz
  • Konjunto Kompaz
  • Tejano Bluesman

Guitar Player Of The Year:

  • Joaquin Cura- Grupo Mazz
  • Danny Bazan- Tejano Highway 281
  • Steve Flugencio- Midwest All Stars
  • David Loya- WestSide Band
  • Paul Lopez- Texas Pachanga

Bajo Player Of The Year

  • Roel Joslin- Los Chamacos
  • Diego Lopez- Da Krazy Pimpz
  • Art Campos- Conjunto Cats
  • Oscar Nino- La Soledad
  • Epi Martinez & Friends

Bass Player Of The Year

  • Eddie Cordova- Mazz
  • Edward “Chato” Ordonez- Los Chamacos
  • Jay Alaniz- Tejano Highway 281
  • James Jimenez- Da Krazy Pimpz
  • Junior Cantu- La Soledad

Keyboard Player Of The Year

  • Randy Gonzalez- David Farias Band
  • Brando Mireles- Mazz
  • Chris Rodriguez- Tejano Highway 281
  • Eric Avalos- Ram Herrera
  • Cris Perales- Iconiczz

Accordion Player Of The Year

  • Homero Esquivel- Mazz
  • Tristan Ramos
  • Ruben Naranjo III- Los Gamblers
  • Julian Gonzalez- La Fiebre
  • Eddie Jimenez- Da Krazy Pimpz

Drummer Of The Year

  • Jay Alexander- Mazz
  • Sonny Galindo- Da Krazy Pimpz
  • Gene Luna- La Fiebre
  • Jesus Bojorquez- Chicano Revolution Band
  • Ricky Landeros- Tejano Highway 281

Percussionist Of The Year

  • Lupe Martinez- Asalto
  • Alberto Gonzalez- Mazz
  • Henry Brun- Mazz
  • Leo Ramirez- Texas Pachanga
  • Chris Barrientos- Roxxy Y Grupo Tejazz

Horn Player Of The Year Trumpet/Saxophone/Trombone

  • Albert “Tiger” Diaz
  • Jesse Peralez- Magnifico 7
  • Michelle Gutierrez- WestSide Band
  • Xavier “Bobby” Guerrero
  • Jimmy Isais- La Soledad

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1 comment on “Joe Lopez, Jay Perez, and Ram Herrera lead 4th annual Guadalupe Production Awards nominations

  1. No surprise Joe lopez taking the lead and good job to Jay and ram
    That’s what it’s all about working hard to be the best, that’s how the public gets their best music, again good job to all of you


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