Honoree Marc Anthony brings Latin Grammys to feet


Marc Anthony, who motionless during age 7 to be a thespian and has left on to sell 12 million records, was respected Wednesday during a Latin Grammys — and distinguished by bringing a throng to a feet.

The Latin Grammys named a 48-year-old salsa thespian a Person of a Year in approval of his lifetime feat and threw a celebration for him on a eve of a categorical endowment rite in Las Vegas.

No fewer than 22 artists took to a theatre to accost a successes of Anthony, whose voice burst with tension as his eyes watered.

“From a bottom of my heart, we tell you, my colleagues and friends, that we have lived by so many things over a past 30 years,” he said.

“To be adult here with so many people that we admire is an respect and a pleasure and we feel some-more alive than ever,” he said.

“They told me we didn’t have to speak,” he said. “I wish to sing — that’s my thing.”

And that is what he did, grabbing a microphone and heading a throng of 1,400 — including some of a biggest names in Latin strain — in dancing, starting with his strain “Vivir Mi Vida,” a cover of a lane by Algerian thespian Khaled.

Anthony, innate in New York to Puerto Rican parents, joins a list of tip Latin stars to be respected as Person of a Year. Previous winners embody Roberto Carlos, Juan Manuel Serrat and Shakira.

Ricky Martin presented a endowment to Anthony, recalling how his associate Puerto Rican artist came to Florida to furnish Menudo, a child rope that launched Martin’s career.

“Ever given afterwards there has been a chemistry,” Martin said. “I still take with me to a studio all that we taught me — your passion, your probity and your delivery.”

Stars who took to a theatre enclosed Laura Pausini and Carlos Vives who together sang “El Cantante” by Hector Lavoe, a late salsa thespian whom Anthony played on a large screen.

Anthony’s father named him after a Mexican singing good Marco Antonio Muniz, heading a younger star to change his name to equivocate confusion.

At age seven, he asked to go to a strain propagandize in East Harlem and in 1992, after recording his initial album, scored a mangle as he non-stop for Tito Puente during Madison Square Garden.

“I never suspicion we was going to be singing in Spanish,” he said.

Anthony, who has won 7 mainstream Grammys, is also famous to a ubiquitous open as a ex-husband of Jennifer Lopez.

© 2016 AFP

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