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The Uruguayan Jorge Drexler was crowned this Thursday as the great winner of the Latin Grammy Awards by obtaining seven statuettes.
Drexler, who in April of this year published the album “Ink and Time”took the golden gramophone to best singer-songwriter album; best song and better record of the year for the theme “Tocarte”, and best pop song for “La guerrilla de la concordia”, among others.
The Uruguayan based in Spain won in almost all the categories in which he was nominated; he was competing for eight awards.
followed by the Puerto Rican Bad Bunnywho was absent from the ceremony, with five statuettes.
The Spanish rosalia won three awards, including best album of the year, a figure equaled by the Argentinean Fito Páez.
Among the most outstanding awards are:
“Tocarte” – Jorge Drexler, Pablo Drexler, Víctor Martínez and C. Tangana, composers (Jorge Drexler and C. Tangana)
“Touch You” – Jorge Drexler and C. Tangana
Ángela Álvarez and Silvana Estrada (tie)
• Best pop vocal album
Dharma – Sebastian Yatra
“La guerrilla de la concordia” – Jorge Drexler, composer (Jorge Drexler) and “Tacones rojos” – Pablo María Rousselon de Croisoeuil, Manuel Lara, Manuel Lorente, Juan Josep Monserrat Riutort and Sebastián Yatra, composers (Sebastián Yatra) – tie
• Best urban fusion/interpretation
“Marmoset Asked Me” – Bad Bunny
• Best reggaeton performance
“Sorry bb:/” – Tainy, Bad Bunny and Julieta Venegas
• Best urban music album
“A Summer Without You” – Bad Bunny
• Best singer-songwriter album“Ink and time” – Jorge Drexler
• Best urban song
“Tití asked me” – Bad Bunny, composer (Bad Bunny)
• Best rock song
“The best of our lives” – Fito Páez, composer (Fito Páez)
• Best pop/rock album
“The Wild Years” – Fito Páez
• Best pop song/rock
“Babel” – Fito Páez and Carlos Vives, composers (Carlos Vives and Fito Páez)
•Best alternative music album
• Best salsa album
“I’m going there” – Marc Anthony
• Best tropical song
“Bad” – Marc Anthony and Álvaro Lenier Mesa, songwriters (Marc Anthony)
The 23rd delivery of these awards took place at the Michelob Ultra Arena of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in the city of Las Vegas, Nevada, and included the participation of the American of Ecuadorian descent Christina Aguilera, who this year returned to music in Spanish with a record named after his last name.
Aguilera, who was competing in six categories, took the stage to receive a statuette, the one for best traditional pop vocal album, and gave her entire thank you speech in English except at the end, when she exclaimed: “Thank you very much!”
The artists in charge of conducting the ceremony were the Puerto Rican Luis Fonsi, the Mexican Thalía, the Italian Laura Pausini and the Brazilian Anitta.
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Grammy Latinos 2022: these are the winners of the music awards in Spanish – BBC News Mundo