Los Fabulosos Cadillacs from Buenos Aires, Argentina play ska, rocksteady, reggae, rock, jazz, salsa, folk, rap, big band. Formed 1985, their first album, Bares y Fondas came 1986. 1998 they got a Grammy for Best Latin Rock/Alternative Album. They also won the MTV Latino Video Music Award in 1994 for the single 'El Matador' – which was on the soundtracks for the movies Savages, Grosse Pointe Blank and The Matador. Singer Gabriel Fernandez Capello (known as Vicentico) and bassist Flavio Cianciaurlo are core members and songwriters.
The band, which collaborated with some music stars such as Debbie Harry, Mick Jones, Celia Cruz, Rubén Blades and Fishbone, received the MTV Latino Video Music Award in 1994 for the single "Matador", in what probably was the peak of popularity of the band. On September 29 of that year they produced an MTV Unplugged concert. The Cadillacs also won the 1998 Grammy Award for Best Latin Rock/Alternative Album, and were nominated in the 2000 Latin Grammy Awards for Best Band and Best Music Video ("La Vida"), which received the now-defunct International Viewer's Choice Award (Southern Region) at the 2000 MTV Video Music Awards. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.