New York, NY (Top40 Charts/ Universal Music Latin)
With an incredible and incomparable career spanning 75 years, the multi-award winning band Banda El Recodo, known as "The Mother of All Bands" for its artistic longevity and it's unfailing commitment with its audience, reaffirms its contract with its label, Fonovisa, a company that is part of Universal Music
One of the most highly awarded groups in its genre, international Banda El Recodo
de Cruz Lizarraga continues its musical path as it will soon present a new album under the Fonovisa label, a company that has presented the band with numerous gold and platinum status plaques due to high sales volumes as well as the gold globe given for a successful world tour. This is an album that promises to be the next hit for a band that is a veritable institution within the grupero genre.
"We are honored to continue collaborating with one of the riches and timeless musical stories of México. La Banda El Recodo, is synonymous to traditional music recognized by countless generations, without a doubt, they will continue crafting many new hits," declared Victor Gonzalez, President of Universal Music
Having sold 20 million records, won five Latin Grammys and been nominated for four Grammys, Banda El Recodo
also cemented its status with a certification on behalf of the RIAA in the USA for the sale of over 500 thousand copies of "Lo Mejor de Mi Vida" and "Contigo Siempre", a testament to the caliber of its music and its fans' loyalty, followers who also reaffirm their commitment to the band with each passing decade of musical experience. The group has taken home many more awards, including those from Billboard, Premios Lo Nuestro, Premio Oye, the Monitor Latino
convention and Las Lunas, demonstrating with each winning its position as the best band and a true representative of Mexican music worldwide.
The band's recognition is not limited to awards, and its popularity and respect is such that El Recodo also has other milestones under its belt, including not one but two stars on the Las Vegas
Walk of Fame, and its very own Official Banda El Recodo
Day in Los Angeles (October 9), proclaimed as such in 2011 by the Honorable Councilman Jose Huizar, who offered words filled with emotion for the group about its trajectory and its contribution to Mexican music around the world.
Banda El Recodo
is currently preparing its latest production, with a new contract and the same commitment as always with its fans, a bond that each one of the band members firmly carries in his heart.