Girish Mahajan

Tejano Music Award for Male Vocalist of the Year

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Country  United States
Currently held by  Jesse Turner (2015)
First awarded  1981
Most awards  Jay Perez (10)
Awarded for  Male Vocalist of the Year
Presented by  Local television and radio stations

The Tejano Music Award for Female Vocalist of The Year is an honor presented annually by the Texas Talent Musicians Association (TTMA). The Tejano Music Awards were first awarded in 1981 and was established to recognize the most talented performers of Tejano music—a subgenre of regional Mexican music. The nominees were originally selected by a voting poll conducted among program directors and disc jockeys of Spanish-language radio stations in Texas. Originally, winners were chosen by Tejano radio station KIWW listeners, and later by fans of Tejano musicians in the Southwest of the United States. Winners are selected through a survey of 50,000 Texas households with Hispanic surnames. By 1987, the award ceremony was broadcast through 32 radio stations and 25 local television channels in Texas, New Mexico, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Louisiana. The awards ceremony were originally held at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, then to the San Antonio Convention Center until 1994, and the Alamodome until 1999. As of 2015, the ceremony is held annually at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts in San Antonio, Texas.

Winners and nominees

Listed below are the winners of the award for each year, as well as the other nominees.

References

Tejano Music Award for Male Vocalist of the Year Wikipedia


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