Gerardo Ortiz is undoubtedly one of Latin music’s most defining artists of the last decade and his wide recognition stems from the chart-topping success of his albums and back-to-back #1 singles. Ortiz has scored more No. 1s than any other solo act in the 24-year-old history of the Billboard Regional Mexican Airplay chart. Gerardo Ortiz is an online and social media powerhouse– with over 22.3 Million followers on social media, and an astounding ONE BILLION and counting views on VEVO.
His album, “Comeré Callado” vol.2 (8th studio album) was released in April 2018 and debuted #1 in iTunes Latin and Regional Mexican Chart, it maintained #1 for one week on Billboard Regional Mexican Albums charts. The album contains 15 band version songs, of which 10 of them are unpublished and 5 are new versions of songs previously published on his last album “Comere Callado” vol. 1. The hit singles included are, the banda ballad “Regresa Hermosa” (Return, Lovely) and the banda heartbreaker “Para Qué Lastimarme” (Why Hurt Me).
The two-time GRAMMY® nominee and one-time Latin GRAMMY®, is one of the architects of the alternative corrido movement and one of the most award-winning singers of regional Mexican music in the past years that has amplified the latin music in general.
In recent years, Ortiz has dominated Regional Mexican music by winning a number of prestigious awards including twenty Billboard Latin Music Awards, eight Premios Lo Nuestro, earning four Platinum records and five Gold records as certified by the RIAA, and selling out festivals, dance halls, and arenas across the United States and Mexico.
Gerardo Ortiz manages to continue his musical journey strong, touring both the US and Mexican territories while enjoying the preparation of his proximate to be released album of corridos one which will drive us back to his roots.