The Chilean singer Luis Pedraza is one of the participants of mexican program The Challenger, space in which he moved with his story before interpreting The sad.
The 36-year-old artist, winner of The Voice Chile in 2015, he is one of the participants of the popular international program, managing to thrill the public and jury in his debut this week.
Before your showHe remembered his brother, who died four years ago. “My only brother, Diego Pedraza, died in a traffic accident and there my world stopped. I stopped singing for a year. Diego was half my life, my partner, my friend, my sound engineer: we worked together “, said Luis Pedraza before interpreting The sad.
Once on stage, he not only paid tribute to Diego, but also to Roberto Cantoral, writer of the song The sad and father of Itatí Cantoral, one of the jury of the program The Challenger.
“I want to dedicate this song to my brother Diego Pedraza who already left four years ago, but I also want to dedicate this song to your dear father Itatí, bless your father for having composed this song so precious that it describes what many of us feel when we have asked someone so loved, “he said before beginning to sing.
Visibly moved, Itatí took the stage to hug Luis after his performance. “I want to tell you that both your brother and my father, who are watching us from heaven, are happy that you have interpreted this song in a masterful way”, said.
Later, Luis Pedraza He shared the moment on his Instagram account and was honest with his followers: “You can’t imagine what my heart felt at that moment. It was very difficult for me to contain so much emotion ”.
“I can only say that I gave it my all. And that it was an honor to represent my country🇨🇱 in this contest “, ended.
It should be noted that, in addition to Pedraza, the singer Paulo Rojas, impersonator of Miguel Bosé and winner of the fourth place of I am, is also representing Chile in the program.