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David Lee Garza Honored with iHeart Icon Award

ZEUS. joins iHeartRadio, 104.5 Latino to present award

Signs First Artist, Tejano Hip Hop Star, ZEUS. El Mero Necio
ZEUS. joins iHeartRadio, 104.5 Latino to honor David Lee Garza with iHeart Icon Award

San Antonio, TX – January 29, 2022 – iHeartRadio, 104.5 Latino Hits, and Zeus. El Mero Necio were on-hand to present David Lee Garza with the iHeart Icon Award at the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo Cook-Off. The Tejano artist and legend was recognized for his influence and impact in music altogether. Garza’s discography is made up of hits that have transcended generations, genres, and borders.

Countless musicians have been influenced by his work over the years, including Brownsville, Texas' very own Zeus. El Mero Necio. who credits artist like David Lee Garza for his childhood aspirations to hit the stage for the masses and join your favorite tia's asada playlist. ZEUS was excited and humbled to present Garza with the award alongside 104.5 Latino Hits Program Director, Victor Caballero

“David Lee Garza has influenced so many artists, both those who have started their careers with him like Emilio Navaira, Ram Herrera, Jay Perez, and those who listened and watched him play from afar,” shared Caballero after the presentation. “The definition of an ICON is someone who is regarded as a representative symbol or as worthy of veneration, and the title is fitting for David Lee Garza. It was important for me to symbolize his impact on artists. To show how he, still today, inspires a new generation of artistry.”

- Tito Caballero, Program Director iHeartRadio | 104.5 Latino Hits

Solamente Tu, the newest album from David Lee Garza y Los Musicales, released February 9, 2022 and features a mix of rancheras, cumbias, and throwbacks. Specially redone for the album is a medley of classics originally recorded with fellow icon Emilio Navaira. You can listen to and purchase the release on the band’s website now.


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