Watch Maná Revisit Classics at Latin Grammys 2018

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The veteran rock group Maná performed a sequence of sturdy throwbacks earlier than being honored because the Latin Recording Academy’s Person(s) of the Year in Las Vegas.

The band opened with “En El Muelle De San Blas.” Lead singer Fher Olvera delivered his vocals with raspy fervor and the gang hurled each phrase again at him. Then they moved into “Labios Compartidos,” a strum-heavy tune made for swaying and area sing-alongs. The band closed with “Clavado En Un Bar,” which swings between candy reggae and driving, slashing rock. 

Maná launched two albums below the title “Sombrero Verde” earlier than releasing their debut LP, Maná, in 1987. They have had a wildly profitable profession that features a practically unfathomable 133 gold information and 256 platinum information. On Thursday, they turned the primary band to be acknowledged as Person(s) of the Year, an honor that has beforehand been handed to Alejandro Sanz, Shakira, Caetano Veloso, Marc Anthony and extra. 

In a press release in September saying the band’s choice, Gabriel Abaroa Jr., President and CEO of the Latin Recording Academy, praised Maná for merging artwork and activism. “In addition to turning into worldwide Latin music icons, their members have championed for social justice, international equality, and inspired environmental safety utilizing the power of their melodies and lyrics, which repeatedly remind our communities of our power, resilience, and our inherent cultural worth,” he mentioned.

Maná frontman Fher Olvera added, “It is a grand and surprising recognition to an intensive profession, a good looking and passionate one which we proceed to get pleasure from as if it had been the primary day.” During his acceptance speech in Las Vegas, he reiterated his dedication to preventing for the rights of ladies and immigrants.