Maná is about to (rock)walk this way…
The Mexican band, considered to be one of the pioneers of Rock en Español, will be inducted into the RockWalk of fame, the Guitar Center’s RockWalk committee announced on Tuesday.
The induction ceremony will take place on Monday, September 17 at the Guitar Center headquarters in Hollywood, California.
“Mana has made a huge impression on the Latin rock scene over the years,” said Dave Weiderman, chairman of Guitar Center’s RockWalk in a statement.
“It’s only right they take their place on Guitar Center’s RockWalk,” he said, adding that Maná “has made such a contribution to the L.A. community and beyond.”
Maná has earned four Grammy Awards, seven Latin Grammy Awards, five MTV Video Music Awards Latin America, six Premios Juventud awards, fourteen Billboard Latin Music Awards and fifteen Premios Lo Nuestro awards.
Maná joins other legendary stars on the RockWalk of fame, including Aerosmith, Carlos Santana and B.B. King.
“It is an honor to be included in such a renowned group of musicians,” said Maná’s lead singer Fher Olvera in a statement. “Having our handprints immortalized on Guitar Center’s RockWalk will allow us to continue to be a part of Los Angeles – our second home – for generations to come.”