In a night that celebrates the perfect in music,stood out on the on Sunday (Feb. 4) as a performer and winner.
The Guatemalan singer/songwriter, alongside Mexican artist El David Aguilar, supplied a rendition of “Luna de Xelajú” that was nothing wanting mesmerizing. The set not solely showcased Moreno’s beautiful vibrato, but additionally paid homage to the wealthy heritage ofAmerican people music.
Wearing a silky purple robe, with Aguilar in a brown swimsuit and tie, the duo, every wielding steel-string acoustic guitars, delivered to life the whimsical appeal of “Luna de Xelajú.” Their efficiency, underscored by the light accompaniment of a grand piano and a symphony offering delicate background layers, left the viewers in awe — most notably, the host. “Guys that’s some of the lovely issues I’ve ever heard,” songwriter Justin Tranter stated after the efficiency. “Her voice is so lovely.”
This assertion preceded a momentous event for Moreno, as shortly after she was introduced the winner of the perfect Latin pop album for her folk-driven X Mí (Vol. 1) mission.
Overwhelmed with emotion, Moreno described her Grammy-winning expertise as surreal. “I’m having an out-of-body expertise,” she stated with a big smile, holding her new Grammy. “Thanks a lot, Recording Academy. I wish to thank my household, my mother and my sister who flew from Guatemala to be right here with me. I wish to thank my unbelievable workforce from Cosmica Artists, Gil Gastelum, Mariana Puente, Isaac, Nana, Reese, Grecia — too many, oh my goodness.”
Moreno continued, “This was an acoustic album that I did final yr with songs which might be actually pricey to me from earlier albums.” She went on to call all of the behind-the-scene producers and sound engineers who contributed to the making of the album earlier than including in Spanish with a wispy voice, “I wish to dedicate it to all my folks in Guatemala, what a thrill, thanks a lot!”