The 9th Annual Latino Trendsetter Awards & Scholarship Gala will feature a wide variety of artists & performers for your viewing pleasure. Below, please find some information about our wonderful, talented performers.
You can see them LIVE on Tuesday, November 30th, at 6pm.
Tickets can be purchased HERE — they’re almost sold out!
|Bachatero, formerly of Marcy Place
|Andy Andy has been popularly recognized for his music and his commitment to the Hispanic community. In 2003, Andy’s debut album, Aqui Conmigo was nominated as best “New Artist Tropical Salsa Air Play Track of the Year” at the Billboard Awards. In that same year, he won three Estrella Awards, and a Quisqueya Award. In 2004, Andy’s second album, Necesito un Amor, was nominated for a Latin Grammy for “Best Contemporary Tropical Album of the Year”. Also, he was nominated as “Tropical Traditional Artist of the Year” for Lo Nuestro Awards. The Governor of the State of New York honored him with a proclamation for his arduous work and development as an example for the Latin American youth; and the Governor of the State of Connecticut proclaimed April 17 as “Andy Andy Day” in honor of his successful career.
|Moses Harper, originally from Harlem, grew up in the South Bronx. Her passion for the Arts, music and dance particularly, started at an early age. She attended Bronx H.S. of Science where she began performing as a Michael Jackson tribute artist at talent shows, the Apollo Theater, and Madison Square Garden. Moses has a BA in Music, produces music and does empowerment lectures in NYC public schools. Her work as a poet and rapper has been showcased at The Karma Lounge open mic night in lower Manhattan, The Shrine, in Harlem, and Brooklyn Exposure. She is currently working on her own film project and is a featured Michael Jackson tribute artist with Thrill the World NYC.
|Goya is a Connecticut-born artist who traces his roots back to the lands of Ecuador and Puerto Rico. Growing up, he fell in love with classical guitar and eventually Hip Hop, beginning an intimate relationship with writing in 1996. After the death of his sister and spending time in a rehabilitation center for troubled teens, writing and Hip Hop became Goya’s creative outlet. His writing evolved into a powerful form of spoken word through his unique ability to touch the humanity of people through his performances.
|Singer/songwriter/producer Carmelina first appeared on the national music scene in the summer of 2008 with the release of her first single “Mueve Las Caderas,” a rhythmic modern Pop/R&B track infused with tropical elements and dynamic harmonies. The song became the #1 listened to track on LALA.com and led ASCAP Latino to highlight Carmelina’s forthcoming album “Morena” (Morena Records, June 9, 2009) as one of the most anticipated albums of the coming year.
|Whether singing on Telemundo, performing on HBO’s Def Poetry Jam, or appearing in History Channel docudramas, modern day renaissance woman La Bruja refuses to be put in a box. Her unique creativity and charisma has taken her from appearances in a Spike Lee film to running writing workshops for inner-city youth and even modeling for Levi’s in Glamour and Marie Claire. Now, with her debut album Brujalicious, this dynamic, gifted performer infuses hip-hop and reggaeton with her irresistible blend of potent intelligence, hot sensuality and lyrical skill.