Soda Stereo receives its first Grammy

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The Musical Excellence Award will be presented to Zeta Bosio and Charly Alberti.

soda Stereo is a band that made a difference in Spanish music, since its debut in 1984, it gave a completely South American approach to rock. Now, almost three decades since their separation and nine years since the death of Gustavo Ceratiwill receive their first Grammy.

The Academy and, in particular, the Latin Grammy announced their special recognitions, which include soda Stereo with the Musical Excellence Award. This recognizes artists who created a musical legacy and had an impact on their communities.

For Zeta Bosio and Charly Alberti It was a surprise that after so long they were finally given an Academy Award. With an announcement from their Instagram, they thanked the Grammy for this recognition:

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Its delivery will be on November 12, days before the Latin Grammyin a special ceremony in Seville, along with other winners such as Ana Torroja, Mijares and Gustavo Santaolalla.

The legacy of soda Stereo is imprinted in Spanish music, especially rock, but it impacted all genres: giving rise to the invention of new sounds and tributes to songs like “Light Music”, “Nothing personal” and “When the Tremor Passes”.


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