Darren Cordova is mayor of Taos and has one of the most successful Hispano music group in the Southwest. Darren swept the New Mexico Hispano Awards Show 2000, winning seven out of nine award nominations including, Original Song of the Year, Traditional Ranchera of the Year, Song of the Year, Producer of the Year, CD/Cassette of the Year, Songwriter of the Year. In 1988, Darren Cordova, along with his father and brothers, formed the group "Los Cordova's". This group included his brothers Daniel Cordova, Darrell Cordova, and father Joe Cordova. The group recorded their first album in 1989 entitled Los Cordova's "Mala Novia". After this recording, the group became very popular throughout the southwest states. The group performed in states such as Colorado, Utah, Arizona and Wyoming. In 1991 at the New Mexico Hispano Music Awards show, Darren Cordova received the Male Vocalist award and Cassette of the Year award for his second release entitled "A Mi Ley". Under group name Los Cordova's, Darren recorded five cassettes and one cd. In 1993 Darren formed "Darren Cordova y Calor" which has become a household name in the Spanish Music scene. The first recording under the new name was entitled "Cantinero" a song that Darren wrote. For this recording, the N.M.H.M.A. awarded Darren with "Song of the Year" and "Cassette of the Year".
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