Marco Antonio Solís: “I think about retirement, but the next day I wake up in good spirits”

By Mónica Rubalcava|

Las Vegas, (USA) (EFE).- The Mexican singer-songwriter Marco Antonio Solís confesses that sometimes he thinks about retirement although his vocation is not allowed, after almost 50 years of experience and when he is honored as personality of the year by the organization of the Latin Grammy

“I think about retirement, but the next day I wake up in great spirits”, says “El Buki” in an interview with EFE from Las Vegas (USA).

The Mexican singer-songwriter Marco Antonio Solís speaks during an interview with EFE at the Mandaly Bay hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada (USA). EFE/Octavio Guzmán The Mexican singer-songwriter Marco Antonio Solís speaks during an interview with EFE, at the Mandaly Bay hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada (USA). EFE/Octavio Guzmán

The artist receives this award from the Latin Recording Academy, after his career was recognized with an exhibition until the spring of next year at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles.

Although, according to what he told EFE, awards and tributes have never been a priority in his career: “I do what I do with all my love and that’s how the awards and recognitions come.”

” I know that sometimes you have to become aware of what you want before anything else, but what I do is work and that is my hallmark”, adds the five-time Latin Grammy winner.

Marco Antonio Solis is presented during a ceremony for the 2022 Latin Grammy Person of the Year award, in Las Vegas, Nevada (USA). EFE/EPA/Etienne Laurent

Finally, and without giving much information about it, the singer, who recently carried out the most successful Latin tour in the United States with his former group- Los Bukis -, announced that another series of concerts and new music is about to premiere.

The beginnings of this singer born in Ario de Rosales, in the state of Michoacán (Mexico), They were given when he was only ten years old, two years later he proved his skills in composition and by the age of 17 he would already have his p his own band, Los Bukis, which would be his first platform towards fame.

Since then he has dedicated himself to making songs that have been captured in the imagination of the people and has sought the versatility with alternative activities to the world of entertainment such as business, with its luxury hotel located in Michoacán, a brand of tequila called Tesoro Azul and a line of coffee.

Latin Grammy Person of the Year Award

The Mexican singer-songwriter Marco Antonio Solís received the Person of the Year award from the Latin Grammy 2022 in a ceremony held this Wednesday night in Las Vegas (United States) attended by his family and different personalities from Latin music in different genres.

The gala took place at the Michelob ULTRA Arena one day before the 65th edition of the great carnival of Hispanic music organized by the Latin Recording Academy takes place.

Marco Antonio Solís speaks on stage during a ceremony for the 2022 Latin Grammy Person of the Year award, in Las Vegas, Nevada (USA). EFE/EPA/Etienne Laurent source

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