Rosalia receives seven Latin Grammy nominations

Miami, Sep 20 (EFE) .- Rosalía will be one of the great favorites in the 2022 edition of the Latin Grammy Awards thanks to the seven nominations that the Latin Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences has granted her this Tuesday, among them the best recording of the year for “La Fama” and album of the year for “Motomami”.

At the gala to be held on November 17 in Las Vegas (USA), the Catalan singer is also aspiring to win the award for best song of the year, in this case for “Hentai”.

The single will compete with “Agua”, by Puerto Ricans Daddy Yankee, Rauw Alejandro and the famous American producer Nile Rodgers; “Something is better”, by the Chilean Mon Laferte; “Baloncito viejo”, by Colombians Carlos Vives and Camilo; “Red Heels”, by also Colombian Sebatián Yatra; and “Tocarte”, by the Uruguayan Jorge Drexler and the Spanish C. Tangana.

Puerto Rican Bad Bunny consolidates his current undisputed reign in Latin music with ten nominations from the Miami-based academy.

Rosalía is in a crowded group of artists and composers with seven nominations, including Christina Aguilera, Venezuelan Jorge Luis Chacín, Uruguayan Jorge Drexler, Colombian Julio Reyes Copello and Puerto Rican Tainy.

Above this group, in addition to Bad Bunny, are only Rauw Alejandro, with eight nominations, and the Mexican producer and composer Edgar Barrera, present in nine categories.

Among those who hope to win the Latin Grammy for best new artist are Nicole Zignago, daughter of Peruvian Gianmarco, Spanish-French Pol Granch and regional Mexican music performer Nabález.

The Argentinian Fito Páez has three nominations, among them for best pop/rock album for “Los años Salvajes”, while his compatriots from the group El Mató a un motorizado police are nominated for best rock album for “Unas Vacaciones Rare”, where the Spanish band Fito y Fitipaldis also appears with their album “Cada vez cadaver”.

The Spaniard Enrique Bunbury, for his part, appears among the nominees for best rock song, for “Waiting for a signal”, a category that also includes his compatriots from Vetusta Morla, for “Finisterre” and Molotov’s Mexicans for “We do not forget” , among others.


The Latin Recording Academy highlighted in a statement “the diversity of Latin music and its great cultural influence worldwide” and for example alluded to the genres and artists that appear on the list of recording of the year.

In it, the songs “La Fama”, by Rosalía with The Weeknd; “It’s worth it”, by Juan Luis Guerra; “Sand Castles”, by Pablo Alborán; “Pa’lla voy”, by Marc Anthony; “Provence”, by Karol G; “I congratulate you”, by Shakira and Rauw Alejandro; and “For my girls”, by Christina Aguilera, Becky G, Nicki Nicole with Nathy Peluso; among others.

The nominees this year are distributed in 53 categories and were selected among the more than 18,000 applications submitted, according to the institution, which recalled that the compositions must have been published between June 1 of last year and May 31 of this 2022.

Last August, the Latin Recording Academy announced that the Spanish Rosario Flores, the Chilean Myriam Hernández, the Brazilian composer Rita Lee, the Argentine singer Amanda Miguel and the Venezuelan singer-songwriter Yordano will receive this year’s Award for Musical Excellence.

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Rosalia receives seven Latin Grammy nominations

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