"I'm still fighting for the dream of producing and highlight as an artist is something that excites me and motivates me to improve," said Gaby Moreno Free Press in April 2006 . At that time , the Guatemalan singer still hoped to find a label that was interested in it and mix songs in English and Spanish in an album.
Seven years and three albums later, a completely in - Castilian , Guatemala can say your spoiled and talented Gaby has achieved that and more, after last Thursday won the Latin Grammy for Best New Artist.
The news, which was celebrated with great excitement and pride by their countrymen, transcended local and international levels , as Moreno, who turns 32 on December 16 , became the first female solo country to win a gramophone golden. Was very good news , publications on social networks could not miss, because minutes after Moreno won the Grammy thousands of tweets and Facebook posts filled cyberspace.
Through Twitter , both the president of Guatemala , Otto Perez Molina, Roxana Baldetti as vice president , congratulated the singer.
" Congratulations for winning the Grammy for Best New Artist. Guatemala is proud of you , "wrote the president , while Baldetti said:" You deserve that Grammy and admiration . We are proud of you. You are an example . "
Guatemalan artists also congratulated the singer. These actor and presenter Hector Sandarti , singer Francisco Paez - of - Malacates Clover Shop , and pop artist Daniela Carpio.
After receiving the Grammy , in Las Vegas , his followers waited impatiently to rule on social networks .
At 21.54 hours launched a tweet accompanied by a photograph that shows off his trophy. " What a thrill ! Thank you very much for all your support. A hug from Las Vegas , " the message said.
Published yesterday at noon, another message : "I have no words to describe this immense emotion. Thank g " .
As the tweet was not published completely, then wrote: " Haha and of course I was short of words ! Thank you all for your messages and so much love ! " .
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" Ricardo Arjona
was the one who opened the doors for Latin America. I used to have a career in the U.S., much singing in English, " Moreno said in the press room of the Latin Grammy after receiving his award .
"This is my first album one hundred percent Spanish - Postcards- Arjona
and definitely had a lot to do ," he added .
Tan was recorded three albums and Spanish translation above. In 2008 released Still The Unknown, and in 2010 , A Good Old Christmastime.
Within hours of his victory , and fanes music experts agree that this is just one more link in his impressive career , one of struggle and perseverance embody originality.
DEDICATED TO MUSIC
Maria Gabriela Moreno Bonilla was born in Guatemala City on December 16, 1981 .
It is the second child of three sisters.
She always loved to sing and had the ability to compose songs . He completed his primary and secondary education at Mount Mary College .
In the beginning, Moreno studied singing at the Academy Angelica Rosa. He also learned of Mary Prado Bolaños.
After high school , at age 17 , traveled to Los Angeles to pursue his dream of becoming an international artist.
He studied with Seth Riggs , who also participated with Michael Jackson and Stevie Wonder.
In 2006 won the award John Lennon Songwriting Contest , and in 2010 he was nominated for Emmy Awards.
In 2008 he released his first production in English, Still the Unknown .
Two years later presented an EP , and in 2011 , his second studio album, Illustrated Songs.
That year he recorded with singer-songwriter Ricardo Arjona
was you the theme song for which he was nominated for a Latin Grammy last year.
In 2012 I last released its first album entirely in Spanish entitled Postcards.
He recorded a duet with singer and actor Hugh Laurie-Doctor House- protagonist of the song Kiss of Fire .
Comments and likes exceeded expectations.
49 000 764 likes ( I like it) Photograph Moreno scored in the fanpage of free press.
Recipe for success
Lucy Bonilla, mother of the artist, spoke to Free Press about the road traveled his daughter and that has led to a Latin Grammy reach.
Bonilla is social communicator and leader review of long and distinguished career, and that began his 15 years as host of radio. He studied journalism in Mexico and was part of the group of presenters who led programs K. L., the first female radio Guatemala .
She listed three factors in its discretion are " recipe for success " of his daughter.
"Gaby found his essence and style, very inspired by the early twentieth century, and remained in that line despite criticism that told to sing more popular", he said .
When he began his career in the U.S.. UU. had several rebuffs, because some contracts with Sony and Warner had been canceled, which assures his mother that formed his character, not because she gave up and moved on.
" Gaby does not have a spirit of evil. It is very good and knows how to treat people. This quality has led it to open doors in many places, "he added.