The semi-final of The Academy 20 years It was full of emotions and presentations that bordered on perfection, as they moved each one of those present, the hosts, their teachers, the director, Alexander Acha, and, of course, the panel of critics.
To the last show before the grand finale, Nelson came in as the crowd favoritebecause since the last concert he was named the first finalist thanks to the vote on social networks, in addition to being the winner of 30 thousand pesos.
But once all the songs had been performed, Yahir and Vanessa Claudio announced one by one the four guests at the great party at La Academia, who received the news amid applause, shouts, tears, and much happiness.
Sea, from Ecuador, was the first. She followed him, from Honduras, cesia and the mexican Andrewthe trio of singers that received the most praise from critics: Lola Cortés, Arturo López Gavito, Ana Bárbara and Horacio Villalobos.
The big surprise of the night was the inclusion of the also Mexican Rubí in the final of the most famous singing project on Mexican television, because throughout the last concerts, in addition to not singing in a couple of them, he received less flattering comments than his peers; However, she won the hearts of the public, who kept her up to this point.
The last expelled, therefore, was the representative of the United States, Eduardofor whom Lola Cortés asked them to vote massively, because due to her incredible voice she deserved to be in the last program and fight for the first place in the reality show. The task was not achieved.
Mar, a singer-songwriter close to fulfilling her big dream
Mar, one of the youngest women of the generation, came to the auditions from Quito, Ecuador, where she is studying Music Production, since She has always dreamed of being a part of the entertainment industry as a singer-songwriter.
Despite the fact that during the first program he revealed that one of his main weaknesses was insecurity and anxiety, little by little he worked with his teachers to perfect his vocal instrument and, of course, have more presence and personality.
During the last concerts, she received great applause from all the teachers, but also from the critics, who positioned her as one of the favorites to win the generation. Even Alexander Acha proposed to compose a themesing it with her and launch it on the market once they finish with the television project.
Nelson, the always charismatic representative of Guatemala
Nelson was born on April 23, 2001 on the Caribbean island of Cuba, but since he was 14 years old he has lived in Guatemala, where he managed to become a national and start working on his dream, which is to sing, perform and even write ballads.
His first concerts were not entirely disastrous, but the critics pointed out to him on multiple occasions that he had to work not only on his voice, but also on his body expression.
The great work of his teachers, as well as his passion and discipline in the classroom, earned him the affection of the public, but also the applause of critics, who praised his evolution. He surprisingly became the first runner-up after a tough singing battle.
Cesia, a great voice from Honduras to the world
Cesia is the only representative from Honduras In this generation of La Academia, and thanks to her passion, she managed to position herself as one of the favorites of music critics, as she has an excellent voice that amazed concert after concert.
The Honduran also plays the guitar, the ukulele, and her path in music is not amateur, since she was part of a group known as Dosis Alterna. Those tables were evident, as she demonstrated much broader degrees of difficulty, although she was harshly criticized for supposedly not showing humility, but arrogance.
The last programs were key to positioning himself in the first places of the vote, since a great change in his personality was noticed, and of course, a great confidence when leaving his comfort zone, since He even sang reggaeton.
Andrés, a pop fanatic
Andrés, the Sonoran with a degree in International Commerce, dreams of being a singer since he was 11 years old, so he pursued his dream and managed to place himself among the students selected from the Academy.
Andrés stood out throughout the program for attracting a large number of fans, since in addition to singing extraordinary, he is a man of great physique, one of the main reasons why he takes care of himself so much, is because suffers from Type I Diabetes Mellitus.
His evolution was noticeable throughout the project. During his first presentations they labeled him more like an imitator of performers like Luis Miguel or Emmanuel, but he managed to leave those fillers behind to become the favorite of the music critic and producer, Arturo López Gavito, who predicted him as the winner.
Rubí, a viral quinceañera
Everyone remembers Rubí, the Mexican who At the age of 15, she went viral on social media due to her father’s invitation to his daughter’s party. and to which, in addition to the entire town, more than 30,000 people, the media, guests and musicians of honor ended up arriving.
Rubí is currently 21 years old, and came from La Joya, in the state of San Luis Potosí, to the La Academia forum, since have a great passion for singing. During the auditions, she received terrible reviews, but they put her stay in the hands of specialized journalists, who decided that she should sing in the first concert and demonstrate her talent.
Although at first he realized a great evolution and perseverance, little by little his musical star fadedand even stopped singing in a couple of concerts due to a COVID-19 infection, but that’s how she reached the semifinal, where the public kept her thanks to the votes.
The critics, for their part, told her day after date that there is a lot of work to do behind her, but during The Academy she would not be able to make more progress with her art, and they asked the public to support other singers so that the final had all the level it deserves. Rubí did not back down at any timegave his best week after week, and positioned himself in the final.