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Angela Aguilar's Amazing Journey To GRAMMY-Nominated Artist | For The Record
From the very beginning, GRAMMY- and Latin GRAMMY-nominated artist Ángela Aguilar had music in her heart. Aguilar's father is GRAMMY-winning mariachi singer/songwriter Pepe Aguilar, her grandfather was the late GRAMMY-nominated master mariachi singer and Mexican Cinema Golden Era actor Antonio Aguilar and her grandmother is the prolific Mexican singer and actress Flor Silvestre. But even with such musically auspicious beginnings, Ángela has carved out a style and an audience all her own.
In the latest edition of GRAMMY.com's For The Record, we take a look back at Aguilar's rise from being born in 2003 into "La Dinastía Aguilar" to garnering global superstar status.
Ángela's musical start came at age 9, when she released Nueva Tradición with her older brother Leonardo in 2012. Her debut solo album arrived in 2018, Primera Soy Mexicana, and earned the singer her first career GRAMMY and Latin GRAMMY nominations.
Also in 2019, she showed even more of her range, delivering her first recorded performance in English when she covered Lady Gaga's "Shallow" for the Recording Academy's ReImagined series
Earlier this year, on Jan. 31, she released Baila Esta Cumbia, a very special tribute album to late GRAMMY-winning legend Selena. In June, she released "Que No Se Apague la Música," an at-home concert video to benefit MusiCares. The dynamic performance was filmed at her home in Zacatecas, Mexico, and dedicated to the music community, the doctors and nurses fighting the COVID-19 pandemic and her loyal fans.
Aguilar has accomplished so much in her career already, her fans everywhere eagerly await her next project. Watch the full video above to find out more about Aguilar in the latest edition of For The Record.