During her career, the singer has accredited 13 of her singles on the Hot Latin Songs and 6 of her albums on the Latin Pop Albums of the Billboard ranking, being the first and only Chilean artist to have achieved number one for singles and album sales in the influential North American listing.
With three decades of experience, Myriam Hernández is one of the most admired female voices in Latin America, with hits certified with Gold and Platinum Records throughout the continent and essential songs of Latin ballads such as ‘El Hombre que yo Amo’, ‘Huele a Peligro’, ‘A Secret Man’, ‘You look so much like him’, ‘Dangerous Love’ and also his own authorships such as ‘Herida’ and ‘I’ve come back for you’ among other classics from his repertoire.
Since 1990, the romantic artist has carried the name of Chile throughout Latin America, the United States and other continents where her albums were released.
As announced by the organizers, the singer will receive the 2022 Latin Grammy Award for Musical Excellence, a special award from the Latin Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences for “interpreters who have made contributions of outstanding artistic value to music during their careers.” Latina”.
Myriam Hernández was awarded during a ceremony that is part of the party activities for the 23rd edition of the Latin Grammy Awards that will be given to her on November 16 in Las Vegas. The artist was the first Chilean female artist to receive this recognition.
“I am very excited and grateful to receive this important and significant award in my career. This important distinction makes me remember many moments of my artistic career, where I have always been consistent with my style and passion, which is to sing to love. I want to thank the unconditional public that has always given me their support, from the beginning of my career until today. I am very happy, honored and enjoying this great recognition” says Myriam Hernández.
“The achievements and their contributions to Latin music are incalculable, it is a privilege to honor during Latin Grammy week” said Manuel Abud, CEO of the Latin Recording Academy.
In previous editions, other artists such as Fito Páez, Joaquín Sabina, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Emmanuel, José Feliciano, Roberto Carlos, Ricardo Montaner, Charly Garcia, Pablo Milanés and Joan Báez have been recognized with this award.
During her career, the singer has accredited 13 of her singles on the Hot Latin Songs and 6 of her albums on the Latin Pop Albums of the Billboard ranking, being the first and only Chilean artist to have achieved number #1 for singles and album sales. in the influential North American list.
Her voice has triumphed on the most important stages of the continent such as the Viña del Mar Festival on 6 occasions as part of the show, in addition to her role as jury, queen and presenter for 5 years. During her career, she has also recorded duets with artists such as Paul Anka, Marco Antonio Solís, Cristian Castro, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Los Nocheros and collaborations for pianist Arthur Hanlon, the Chilean group Los Tetas and singer-songwriter Javiera Mena.
Among her greatest hits, she has composed songs such as ‘Herida’ and ‘I have returned for you’, which have also been recorded by other artists of different nationalities, styles and languages.
An interpreter admired by notable authors who composed for her such as Juan Carlos Calderón, Armando Manzanero, the Colombian singer-songwriter Soraya, Kike Santander, Albert Hammond, Estefáno, Rudy Pérez, Jorge Luis Piloto and Jacobo Calderón, son of Juan Carlos Calderón and producer of his most recent work ‘Sinergia’ (2022), which since May has been available on all digital platforms.
The Chilean singer is currently touring Latin America presenting her new album from which songs like ‘Hasta aquí’ and ‘Te quiero, ti amo’ emerge, revealing new nuances to her sound and romantic songs like ‘Ya es tarde’, ‘Mi Paraíso’ and ‘Bailemos en la oscuridad’ faithful to their style, genuine and intact since their first albums.
During this 2022 Myriam Hernández has already performed successfully in Colombia, Peru, Chile, Panama, Honduras and the United States.