An interpreter first and foremost, Fernández only occasionally writes songs, usually leaving this job to the experts. In a career spanning five decades, Fernández has been awarded every honor and accolade in the entertainment world and beyond. As the 2010s dawned, Vicente Fernández remained ubiquitous, prolific and always interesting. It was into this profound artistic void that Fernández stepped in 1966. “And I’ve never claimed to be a songwriter. "Brindo Por Tu Cumpleanos" 10. However, some ideas and inspirations have come to me and when that happens, I’ll pick up a pen and jot them down.”. That win gave him the confidence to start performing in restaurants and weddings. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. El Charro de Huentitán celebró en grande junto a sus hijos y sus nietos su cumpleaños 80. He’s influential in the way that he’s shaped the growth and development of ranchera music. The movie’s title song was also a hit for Fernández. He’s the supreme singer; the man who does things his way.” -The Houston Chronicle 10/11/91-It was early fall 1991 when Vicente Fernández was in Houston, Texas, on another one of his U.S. tours. Maybe that’s because I live and work on a ranch and practice clean living,” Fernández says. And he returned with another exciting new studio album – Para Siempre, which within three months of its release was certified RIAA Double Platinum (Latin) in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Just one week later, the record companies that had turned Fernández away were starting to call him. Vicente “Chente” Fernández was born February 17, 1940, in the town of Huentitán El Alto, Jalisco, México. "No Creo Que Tu" 12. MUSICAL DESTINY His towering discography comprises over 100 albums. It earned Platinum certification in Mexico, and Gold in the U.S. One of most the most important Latin albums of 2009, Necesito de Ti received multiple recognitions for its quality and popularity. THE KING OF RANCHERA MUSIC The honor paid tribute to his artistic achievements and his support of the National Hispanic Scholarship Fund. Finally, Fernández was unquestionably an international star. As a pioneer, Vicente Fernández is to Mexican music what Hank Williams is to country, B.B. Dipping into the plentiful well of Vicente Fernández’s greatest moments, Sony Music in 2010 released Un Mexicano en la Mexico, a DVD of his iconic September 15, 1984, concert at Mexico City’s Plaza de Toros bullring. JALISCO ROOTS He wrapped up the 2000s with the December 2009 re-release of Necesito de Ti in CD+DVD configuration, featuring 13 audio and video tracks. Una beba de un año y medio murió en Córdoba tras ser picada por un alacrán que le ocasionó una descompensación cardiorrespiratoria, según informaron los … There, he performed to a standing-room only crowd of 54,000 for over two hours as rain continually threatened to dampen the proceedings. Publicidad. La noticia es falsa, pero comenzó a viralirzarse en redes sociales. He has won Grammys and Premio Lo Nuestro awards. His first film was Uno y Medio Contra el Mundo. When the subject of retirement comes up, Fernández says he will know when he’s reached his limit. Like fine wine, he improves with the years. "Vivito y coleando", así se declaró Vicente Fernández luego de una serie de rumores en redes sociales sobre su muerte. In early 1963, his mother, Paula Gómez de Fernández, died of cancer at the age of 47. The album’s first single “Éstos Celos” spent over three months at No. For more than 40 years, Vicente Fernández has maintained his standing as Mexico’s greatest living singer, coupling an operatic range with a deep understanding of ranchera music’s rural roots. "Companera De Mi Vida" 9. © The Mexican music press in the early 1980s dubbed Fernández El Ídolo de México (Mexico’s idol) and the moniker stuck.