This American music artist of Mexican descent, is credited to have played a pivotal role in revolutionizing not only the Mexican regional music scene, but Latin music in general. The singer and songwriter Gerardo Ortiz has produced a number of hit albums, won several awards and performed concerts with record attendance both in the US and Mexico.
With his latest music offering Comere Callado Vol. 1 out this year, he will soon be hitting the road. To catch him live in concert, get the fast selling Gerardo Ortiz tickets as early as possible.
Hailing from a family of musicians, Gerardo Ortiz Medína was born in Pasadena, California on October 5, 1989. He was five years old, when his family moved to Culiacán, Sinaloa, Mexico.
Ortiz recorded his first music album when he was only eight years old. The record was titled Encuentro de Amor and comprised numerous corridos and love songs. His second music album was a banda-flavored CD which consisted of a song ‘La Pasadita,’ written by Ortiz himself.
By the time Ortiz was twelve, music consumed a major part of his life. He performed at several festivals and parties and also had the chance to open for well-known music groups. This gave him the opportunity to watch some of the best Mexican music artists up close which further helped polish his skills and gave him a solid understanding of audience expectations and tastes. His vast exposure and hard work set the stage for future stardom. Having learned his craft from some of the best names in the business, Ortiz’s practice and experiences led him to develop his signature style, which he is distinctly famous for today.
Gerardo Ortiz broke through to mainstream success with his major label debut full-length studio album Ni Hoy Ni Mañana in 2010. The record comprises a number of hit singles such as La Última Sombra, En Preparación, A la Moda and El Trokero Lokochón. The album was released in association with Sony Mu. It reached the Top 5 on the Billboard Top Albums chart and earned Ortiz a Grammy nomination in the category of Best Norteño Album.
After the release of a live album in 2011, Ortiz came up with his next studio effort, Primer Ministro in 2012. This record marked a shift in focus from the kind of music the singer had produced previously. Consisting of romantic ballads, it was an instant hit with his fans.
Having received a favorable response with his experiments, Ortiz continued to take chances. His 2013 record Archivos de Mi Vida included a mix of cumbias and mariachis. It was his fifth consecutive record to top the Mexican Regional charts.
Gerardo Ortiz came out with the studio album Hoy Mas Fuerte in May, 2015. The single ‘El Cholo’ preceded the release of the record and became very popular by the time of the album’s release. The album hit the number one spot on the charts within two weeks of its release.
In 2016, the singer appeared as a judge on Tengo Talento, Mucho Talento, an Estrella TV reality competition. He also attracted criticism for the song Fuiste Mia the video of which was deemed violent by some Mexican officials.
In 2017, Ortiz released his sixth studio record, Comere Callado, Vol. 1. Its lead song Regresa Hermosa has already become quite popular among the fans.
Awards & Accolades
With his very first full-length studio album, Gerardo Ortiz was able to earn his first Grammy nomination. In 2013, the singer won the Mexican Billboard Music Award in four categories. These include Norteño Artist of the Year, Norteño Album of the Year, Artist of the Year, Songs and Male Artist of the Year. Besides these, his album El Primer Ministro was also nominated for the Best Regional Mexican Music Album at the Grammys.
Gerardo Ortiz Concert Tickets
Gerardo Ortiz’s latest music album Comere Callado Vol. 1 is quickly gaining popularity. Fans are looking forward to listening to Ortiz’s distinct style of music in a live setting. If you too are anxious to be part of his live show, then make sure you get your Gerardo Ortiz concert tickets in time. His upcoming show scheduled at the Celebrity Theatre in Phoenix this November is among the most anticipated Mexican music events of the year.