LOS ANGELES, Today, Anthem Information launched worldwide the music video for international icon José Feliciano’s “Feliz Navidad 50th Anniversary (FN50)“, the newly reimagined, re-recording of his bilingual basic, “Feliz Navidad.”
The video was directed by Helen Murphy and Kash Tahen, and was initially launched this month completely to Amazon Limitless Members as a part of a wider international Feliz Navidad 50th partnership with Amazon. Earlier at present, the video made its public premiere on Good Morning America. The music video continues the 50th anniversary celebration of Feliciano’s timeless vacation basic, “Feliz Navidad,” essentially the most well-known, international bilingual music of all time. The video options over 30 A-list artists and celebrities from around the globe, who remotely joined forces to honor José and create this very particular celebratory visible.
The roster of performing artists featured within the “Feliz Navidad 50th Anniversary (FN50)” music video contains: José Feliciano, CNCO, Isabela Merced, Shaggy, Jon Secada, Jason Mraz, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Rachael Ray, Gloria Gaynor, Huge & Wealthy, Michael Bolton, Los Temerarios, Emmanuel, Isabella Castillo, Jencarlos Canela, Pitingo, Patricia Manterola, Jesus Molina, La India, Julio Iglesias Jr., Tony Carreira, Bertin Osborne, Pablo Montero, El Dasa, Nikki Vianna, Adam Irigoyen, Gord Bamford, Leo Dan, Frankie J, Sam Moore, and Styx.
Marking the primary ever music video for “Feliz Navidad” in its 50-year historical past, director Kash Tahen used groundbreaking particular results and animation to deliver collectively all the weather of the “Feliz Navidad 50th Anniversary” celebration. Presenting its personal set of challenges within the period of COVID-19, the making of the video concerned a prolonged and detailed planning course of, beginning with every of the 30+ artists having to report their very own audio and video from their respective residence international locations in their very own studios. Because the digital information had been submitted, they had been put via a meticulous analyzation course of, and assembled by Helen Murphy and the Anthem Information staff in session with FN50 music producer Rudy Perez, for inclusion within the video based mostly on the vocals and components of the music that every artist sang. In post-production, Tahen then created a digital international studio utilizing particular results meant to move the viewers from one studio room to a different. For instance, glass home windows had been used to create the phantasm that artists like Shaggy and Jon Secada and Jason Mraz had been recording in rooms subsequent to one another. The visuals had been designed to permit the viewer to be immersed in a digital recording studio, watching world-renowned artists singing and recording collectively, in flip fostering the unity that underlies the which means of “Feliz Navidad.” The result’s a groundbreaking, magical music video that has no traces of the time it was created in, and that units a brand new commonplace for multi-artist international productions.
ABOUT “FELIZ NAVIDAD”
Written and carried out by José Feliciano, “Feliz Navidad” is certainly one of most beloved and best-selling vacation songs of all time. On December 14, 2020, “Feliz Navidad” hit #10 on the Billboard Scorching 100 for the primary time in its 50 yr historical past. It’s the most well-known bilingual Christmas music of all time and acknowledged by ASCAP as “one of many prime 25 most performed and recorded songs around the globe.” On November 19, 2020, Anthem Information launched “Feliz Navidad 50th (FN50),” which was produced by Grammy award successful producer, Rudy Perez, as an Amazon Unique.
ABOUT JOSÉ FELICIANO:
José Feliciano is a beloved singer/songwriter/guitarist and nine-time GRAMMY Award Winner, together with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions to music. The Puerto Rican-born artist is understood for his many worldwide hits, together with his rendition of The Doorways‘ “Mild My Hearth,” “Che Sarà,” “La Copa Rota,” “Por Qué Te Tengo Que Olvidar?” the theme music, “Chico and The Man” from the hit tv present, and his rendition of “California Dreamin” which was featured in Quentin Tarantino’s acclaimed movie, As soon as Upon A Time In Hollywood and went on to be one of the vital streamed tracks from its soundtrack.
José’s most up-to-date album, Behind This Guitar launched earlier this yr on Anthem Information, joins his 60-plus albums in an unimaginable discography, solidifying José’s revered standing with critics and followers alike. The Miami Herald famous songs equivalent to “I am America” “matches Feliciano in addition to any of the tons of of songs he has recorded”; Guitar Participant raved the album “is an brisk and soulful eight-song set,” Billboard commented on its “genuine melodies,” and Folks Journal aptly acknowledged in an in depth characteristic, “as soon as once more, he is within the midst of a resurgence.” Take a hearken to José’s full album right here, watch the video for his model of Fleetwood Mac’s “The Chain” right here and his patriotic love letter to the U.S. “I am America” right here.