Tejano Music Awards
The Tejano Music Awards had been launched in 1980 by former art teacher and music veteran Rudy Trevino and the leader of the Latin Breed Band, Gilbert Escobedo. Only 1,500 fans turned out for the first Tejano Music Awards. Over the years, San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas
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 evolved into the Nashville of Tejano music. Since 1980, The Tejano Music Awards have provided a forum to create greater awareness and appreciation for Tejano music
Tejano music
Tejano music or Tex-Mex music is the name given to various forms of folk and popular music originating among the Mexican-American populations of Central and Southern Texas...

Artists such as Selena
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 and Anthony Groves, have dominated the Tejano Music Awards. Selena, who swept the Tejano Music Awards and won Female vocalist for 12 consecutive years from 1986-1997 (except 1988), and Female entertainer for 9 consecutive years from 1988–1996 and had captured every conceivable award. During the past few years the awards were being held in Eagle Pass, Texas
Eagle Pass, Texas
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 at the Kickapoo Lucky Eagle Casino. The event has recently returned to San Antonio.http://tejanomusicawards.blogspot.com/2006/10/tejano-music-awards-returns-to-san.html

30 Years of Award Winners

The Tejano Music Awards celebrated their 30th Anniversary in 2010. Award winners for the last 30 years can be found on the Tejano Music Awards Website.


These are compilation albums.
  • Tejano Super Powerz (1984)
  • Tejano All Stars 1991
  • Entertainers of The Year 1992
  • Tejano Big Stars (1992)
  • Tejano All Stars Vol. 1
  • Tejano All Stars Vo. 2
  • The Tejano Explosion
  • Tejano Music Award Winners 1994
  • Tejano Music Award Winners 1995
  • Tejano Music Award Winners 1996
  • Tejano Music Award Winners 1997
  • Los Grandes de la musica Tejana
    Los Grandes de la musica Tejana
    Los Grandes de la musica Tejana is a compilation album that was released in 2001. This album gathers the most demanding Tejano bands in America...

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