October 7, 2022

Rosalia receives seven Latin Grammy nominations

Miami, September 20 (EFE).- Rosalía will be one of the big favorites in the 2022 edition of the Latin Grammy Awards thanks to the seven nominations awarded to her this Tuesday by the Latin Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, including 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 also aspires to the prize for best song of the year, in this case for “Hentai”.

The single competes with “Agua”, by Puerto Ricans Daddy Yankee, Rauw Alejandro and the well-known American producer Nile Rodgers; “Something is better”, from the Chilean Mon Laferte; «Baloncito viejo», by Colombians Carlos Vives and Camilo; «Red Heels», by the Colombian Sebatián Yatra; and «Tocarte», by the Uruguayan Jorge Drexler and the Spaniard C. Tangana.

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

Rosalía is part of a busy 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, only Rauw Alejandro, with eight nominations, and Mexican producer and composer Edgar Barrera, are present in nine categories.

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

Argentinian Fito Páez has three nominations, including best pop/rock album for “Los años Salvajes”, while his compatriots from the group El Mató a un motorizado police have been 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 includes his compatriots from Vetusta Morla, for “Finisterre” and Molotov’s Mexicans for “We don’t forget “, o.

VARIOUS AND INFLUENCE OF CURRENT LATIN MUSIC

In a statement, the Latin Recording Academy emphasized “the diversity of Latin music and its profound cultural influence worldwide” and alluded to, for example, the genres and artists featured on the year’s recording list.

In it the songs “La Fama”, by Rosalía with The Weeknd; “It’s Worth It”, by Juan Luis Guerra; «Sandcastles», by Pablo Alborán; “Pa’lla voy”, by Marc Anthony; «Provence», by Karol G; “Congratulations”, by Shakira and Raw Alejandro; and “For My Girls”, by Christina Aguilera, Becky G, Nicki Nicole with Nathy Peluso; among other things.

Divided into 53 categories this year, the nominees were selected from more than 18,000 applications submitted, the institution said, recalling that the compositions must have been published between June 1 last year and May 31 this 2022.

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

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