Cardenales de Nuevo León
Cardenales de Nuevo León

Cardenales de Nuevo León

About Cardenales de Nuevo León

Since 1982, regional Mexican band Cardenales de Nuevo León has been one of the most successful and influential groups in norteño music.

∙ They’ve had more than 50 regional hits, scoring 29 singles on the Billboard Regional Mexican Airplay chart across the 1990s, 2000s, and 2010s.
∙ In 1988, La Chuyita became their first Gold-certified album.
∙ After leading a norteño resurgence throughout Mexico and the US, the band played to 60,000 people at 1992's inaugural Norteño International Festival in Phoenix, Arizona.
∙ As a symbolic gesture to the band's signature sound, founding member Cesáreo “Don Chayo” Sánchez had his voice insured during the band's 30th anniversary festivities in 2012.
∙ In 2020, Sánchez handed over his role as band leader to his oldest son, Cesáreo “Chayin” Sánchez, Jr., as the group released their first hit single of the new era, “Lunático.”
Se Renta un Corazón (2009) and La Historia Continúa (2020) were each nominated for Best Norteño Album at the Latin Grammy Awards.

  • ORIGIN
    Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
  • FORMED
    1982

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