Grammy Award nominated comedian George Lopez
will release his new CD entitled "El Mas Chingon
" ("The Baddest") in stores nationwide on Tuesday, September 26th from Oglio Records. Lopez is the star and co-creator of the hit ABC sitcom
, "George Lopez" that will be entering its sixth season this fall.
"El Mas Chingon is the follow up to my Grammy nominated CD 'Team Leader'," explains Lopez adding, "I know my fans will love the new material which is inspired by the continuing dysfunction in my life, both past and present. I guess I could see a therapist but this is more fun!!" The new album will mark the third venture between Lopez and Oglio Records.
Having become one of television's biggest celebrities, Lopez recently was bestowed with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In addition to his success on the small screen, Lopez maintains an extremely active schedule as a stand-up comedian, selling-out prestigious arena venues coast-to-coast. With his new comedy album, George's observations on Latino culture and his own life reveal him to be one of the most real and honest comedians working today.
George has received numerous awards including the Image Vision Award, the Latino Spirit Award for Excellence in Television and the National Hispanic Media Coalition Impact Award. He also made Time Magazine's list of the 25 Most Influential Hispanics in America and Forbes Magazine's 100 Most Powerful Celebrities. In addition, his autobiography "Why You Crying?" was on the New York Times Bestseller list. He is a two-time host of the Latin Grammy Awards and co-host of the Emmy Awards. He has appeared in such films as "The Adventures of Shark Boy & Lava Girl" and will soon be seen in the upcoming Universal Feature film "Balls of Fury." In 2005, George received a kidney transplant donated by his wife Ann. George and Ann Lopez are national spokespersons for the National Kidney Foundation. With his comedy albums, tours, TV show, book, movies, awards and influence, comedian George Lopez is El Mas Chingon.
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