Better late than never.
youth-oriented network Tr3s: MTV Música y Más is embracing regional Mexican
music by launching its first-ever Unplugged
special featuring regional Mexican music. The ultra-popular norteno band Los Tigres del Norte will
be featured in a special show premiering May 22 at 8 p.m. (ET).
The special, MTV Unplugged: Los Tigres del Norte &
Friends, was taped Feb. 8 at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles. It
features the Grammy-Award winning norteño
ensemble as it is joined by other popular, non-regional Mexican artists,
including Paulina Rubio, Diego Torres, Andres Calamaro and Calle 13's Rene, as
well as Colombian sensation Juanes.
It is the first time MTV's Unplugged series has featured a regional
Mexican and it is expected to be a ratings and revenue success.
An album and DVD of the
unprecedented concert is expected in stores May 24and will travel
abroad when MTV Unplugged: Los Tigres del
Norte premieres on MTV Latin America, VH1 Latin America and MTV Spain.
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