Monica Saldivar, the 2020 Tejano Music Awards “Best New Female Artist” winner is a Grand Prairie, TX native who also won the Austin-based nationwide singing competition, Tejano Idol in 2015 is one of the hottest up and coming vocalists in the Tejano genre. She has been singing for over 14 years at many different events throughout Texas and has hadthe opportunity to sing the National Anthem for many of the professional sports teams throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Influenced by many different genres in English and Spanish, Monica has a wide variety of music sure to delight everyone in the room throughout their performance. Being blessed with a band that is always up to the challenge of complimenting her song selections with their seasoned talent and professionalism, they never disappoint. Along with having locked down regular rotation throughout Tejano airwaves. From July 2020 – November 2020, Monica was the face of the “New Tejano” Spotify Editorial playlists and has been featured on the “Novedades Regional Mexicano” Spotify Editorial playlists which has helped expand her following.
All of her music can be found on all major digital music platforms. She is a 2012 graduate of Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts as well as a 2017 graduate of Dallas Baptist University with a major in Music Business / Vocal Performance and a Grammy U member throughout her college career. When Monica isn’t performing, music still plays a major role in her life. She is a vocal coach and a basic piano instructor with students ages 3 and up. As of July 2020, she officially became a dual voting member for the Recording Academy and the Latin Grammys. In 2019 Monica was awarded “Top New Female Artist” at the second annual My Tejano Awards, presented by the Tejano Music Hall of Fame Awards and the City of Mission, TX on May 19, 2019. She also was selected to perform at the 2019 Tejano Music National Convention during the Gran Bailein Las Vegas, NV. on August 23, 2019 during a segment called LA-45 Presents JukeBox Live to showcase the industry’stop new female artist.
Monica’s highly anticipated self-titled debut album was released at the end of 2019 to rave reviews by many radio and industry insiders calling the release, “one of the best albums by a new artist in a very long time,” (Program director Dj Homie Marco from KXTN San Antonio, TX – Univision Radio) and “simply worth the wait,” byTejano Nation. It features an ensemble of multi-Grammy award-winning songwriters & producers along with special guest musicians which results in a product filled with some of the best talent that the Tejano genre has to offer. Monica gives the ultimate introduction to who she is as an artist throughout the 10-track release.
The future looks bright for Monica Saldivar & The Band and we would love the opportunity to entertain you and your guests at your next event!
ORIGIN::Grand Prairie, TX