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If the latest edition of the 2022 Oscar Awards made one thing clear, it’s that not all the preparation in the world can guarantee that a live awards show will go smoothly or without someone starring in an epic blunder. Such was the case of the presenter of the Grammys 2022which had the task of announcing the winner in the category Best Regional Mexican Music Albumto, in which Vicente Fernandez He was the winner but the presenter did not know that he had died.
At the 2022 Grammy gala this Sunday, the person responsible for making a serious mistake at the worst possible time has been Jimmie Allen. The country singer was in charge of presenting the golden gramophone to Best Regional Mexican Music Album (Including the Tejana) that took Vicente Fernandez for his album ‘A Mis 80’s’.
Although Jimmie managed to do justice to the name of Chente When he was announced as the winner of this category, one detail was overlooked: that Vicente Fernández passed away in December of last year after spending several months hospitalized due to a fall he suffered at his ranch and the 2022 Grammy host didn’t know.
After several seconds, Jimmie, who had picked up a grammys for another artist, he concluded that no one would go up to the stage to seek the award and added: “He’s not here either, so… congratulations, man, it’s a great honor for everyone who has won tonight. Even though he can’t be here, he’s still special. I will accept it on your behalf“.
From their homes, the fans of Vicente Fernandez did not believe their ears and have vented their indignation against Jimmie Allen on social networks.
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