Women of Tejano Spotify Playlist showcases the women of the past and present making an impact on Tejano music; as well as the future NEW TALENT of mujeres in the industry. This month’s cover artist is legacy act, Jennifer Peña, who is set to return with new music and a tour after a 20-year hiatus.
Peña began her career at the age of 12 in the mid-1990s recording four albums with Q Productions as Jennifer Y Los Jetz, eventually signing with Univision Music Group as a solo artist.
During a recent interview on the Accordion 2 Me Podcast, Peña teased a snippet of her upcoming release. It’s clear that the star is ready to take the stage once more. From her stints on reality TV competitions: Top Chef: VIP and Asi Se Baila, Peña has made a return to the public spotlight. On her social media Jennifer Peña has documented her return to music with visits to studios in Corpus Christi, Los Angeles, and Miami for an upcoming album and tour.
The following are the highlights of 20 years of awards and accolades garnered by Jennifer Peña:
- 2003 Album of the Year (Billboard Latin Music Awards)
- 2004 Entertainer of the Year (Premios Los Nuestro)
- 1 Latin Grammy Nomination
- 3 Grammy Nominations
- 3x Winner Female Vocalist of the Year (Tejano Music Awards)
- 5x Winner of Entertainer of the Year (Tejano Music Awards)
- 2018 Induction into the Tejano ROOTS Hall of Fame
We suggest that you catch her at her upcoming performances on the following tour dates for this year.
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