Grupo Frontera was recognized by their hometown Wednesday to commemorate the impact they’ve had on their community and the music industry.
In addition to Edinburg being declared as the “Hometown of Grupo Frontera,” the Norteño group was also honored with a day on the city’s calendar: Feb. 16 is now known as “Grupo Frontera Day” in Edinburg.
Grupo Frontera members include Adelaido Solís, Julian Peña Jr., Alberto Acosta, Carlos Zamora, Carlos Guerrero and Juan Javier Cantu.
The proclamation was presented to Grupo Frontera Wednesday evening at the Promenade Park Amphitheater — Edinburg’s newest venue for arts and music located in the heart of downtown, according to the release.
The Edinburg City Council presented Grupo Frontera with special proclamation plaques to commemorate the occasion.
Grupo Frontera also held a concert for several thousand people who attended the event, the release stated.
The group has been breaking records across social media platforms with their cover of “No Se Va” going viral on TikTok.
Their other song with Carin Leon, “Que Vuelvas”, has also been charting with it currently at No. 1 on Billboard’s Regional Mexican Airplay chart, No. 6 on Billboard’s Latin Airplay chart and No. 1 on radio, according to the group’s release.
Grupo Frontera currently holds three positions on the Billboard Hot 100 and has over 20 million monthly listeners on Spotify.