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Jorge Celedon


Jorge Celedon also known as Jorgito Celedon is a Colombian musician, singer of vallenato music. Celedon was one of the backup singers for the vallenato group Binomio de Oro de America who joined after the death of Rafael Orozco Maestre. In 1998, he decided to create his own vallenato group and teamed with accordionist Jimmy Zambrano.

Celedon grew up singing vallenato making him a very good singer. His first performance was with his uncle Daniel Celedon, in his own group called Doble Poder (Double Power). This helped him to become a great star of vallenato by the time he was an adult.

Celedon and his vallenato group were nominated for the Latin Grammy Awards on August 29, 2007 in Miami. At the 8th Annual Latin Grammy Awards ceremony held on November 8, 2007 in Las Vegas, United States, Celedon and accordionist Jimmy Zambrano received the award in the category Cumbia/Vallenato for their album Son... Para El Mundo (Sony BMG Music/North) .

Related websites

elvallenato: Jorge Celedeon biography

grammy awards: Cumbia/Vallenato - Jorge Celedon & Jimmy Zambrano

Jorge Celedon official website

Jimmy Zambrano

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