Among the composers and singers of regional Mexican music, comes with the juggernaut that gives the combination of youth, charisma, talent and originality, a new idol for Plebada . He is Gerardo Ortiz , the maximum phenomenon Regional Mexican genre .
His ballads are modern, innovative musical arrangements and lyrics that are far from traditional, but the story of her short life is as real and believable as are his songs. Therein lies his explosive connection with the general public!
His themes madden fans corridos because they resemble nothing of what they know. Gerardo believes this is because the stories they tell their songs kept a mystery ...
Gerardo Ortiz was born in Pasadena, California, but still very young, with only five years old, he moved to Culiacán, Sinaloa, where her family is originally composed of a large number of relatives with musical inclination.
His talent and originality rallied from an early age. When she was 8 she recorded her first album, which was entitled 'Meeting of Love'. It contained romantic themes and corridos.
His second album came when Gary was 10. It included a theme of his own. The third album and was in band and was called 'The Pasadita'.
Thereafter, from 12 years old, unknowingly Gerardo Ortiz was gradually becoming a professional Mexican regional music.
Among countless exhibitions, events, dances and presentations which was the opening act for large groups, Gerardo conceived and gradually learned to handle his talent for songwriting and singing, but most of all, to sniff public preferences. Thus was born a new phenomenon!
When little was known as "Gerardito, the son of Sinaloa." At 13 he lived for several months in Mexico, where he participated in the auditions for "Fame Code", Televisa, being among the 40 selected.
The next seven years in the life of Gerardo Ortiz -before returning to the United States 20 years of age-were instrumental in his growth as an artist and as a person. It was at this stage when it forged the elements that today make him ... The maximum phenomenon Regional Mexican genre.
In those seven years his creative talent as composer finished developed, and from that moment his career was off like a powerful arrow driven by their fans, they began to chant and dance and its prodigious straight underground as: "Business NC" , " The Tundra " , "The Brain" , "curly hair" and "Rancho School" .
It was in this period when Gerardo contacted and joined the group 'anthrax', with whom he recorded an album 'Live' which was a commercial success in the street scene.
Today, the path of Gerardo Ortiz is consolidated, making it one of the leading figures of the Regional Mexican genre in the months and years ahead. His impressive accomplishments the establish:
In 2010 'today or tomorrow' , their debut album, reached the top of the Billboard charts, making it the No. 1 debut of a new Latino artist in the listings.
'Today or tomorrow' remained in 1 st place of iTunes for nine months and was certified as a gold record for his high sales.
Gerardo Ortiz premiode won the "Newcomer of the Year" in the popular 'Awards Radio ' .
Takes home the prize for ' Award for The Great ' in the " Disclosure Moment " .
Their singles "In Preparation" , "The Trokero Lokochón" and "fashionable" take control of the top of the charts.
In 2011 Is nominated for ' GRAMMY T Americano ' in the category " Best Norteño Album ".
It drives home the ' Premio Lo Nuestro 'in the category of " Soloist or Group of the Year " .
Under the category " Regional Mexican Airplay year solo ", Gerardo Ortiz is nominated ' The Billboard Latin Music ' .
It goes on sale their second album, 'Die and Exist' , debuting in the first position of the Billboard Latin albums, like in iTunes. Category Achieves Gold Record in the first week of its release.
Is nominated for 'Premios Juventud' in the categories of " My Regional Artist Mexican "and" word now . "
Their singles "The Last Shadow" and "face of death" , was added to the charts legendary King of Corrido.
In August this year Gerardo Ortiz totals 125 million reproduccionesen Youtube, and counting ... Gerardo Ortiz has starred in hundreds of presentations which has exceeded the maximum capacity of the venues, keeping people out with the desire to live-view-their idol: the maximum phenomenon Regional Mexican genre .
With each passing day, with each new success adds to his short but impressive career, Gerardo Ortiz continues to demonstrate his unquestionable talent as a songwriter and performer, becoming the true King of Corrido .
The Legend of Gerardo Ortiz continues. Are many, many chapters to be written ...