Latin artists appear in five categories of the 2022 Grammy Awards

The 64th edition of the Grammy Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas will be this Sunday, April 3. After the COVID-19 pandemic, this will be a face-to-face ceremony and 86 categories will be awarded, some in a non-televised ceremony and the others live.

  • This year the academy added two new categories: best global musical performance and best urban music album.

The protagonists. The performances of BTS, Billie Eilish, Justin Bieber and Olivia Rodrigo are confirmed. Eilish’s performance promises, at 20 years old the singer-songwriter has won seven Grammys and recently she won an Oscar in the best original song category for no time to die from the latest James Bond movie.

  • Colombian J Balvin, Argentine María Becerra, John Legend, Cynthia Erivo, Ben Platt, HER, Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow, among others, will also perform.
  • There is a controversy: two weeks ago the academy canceled Kanye West’s presentation due to his “worrying behavior on social networks”, since the singer attacked artists on social networks who commented on his divorce with Kim Kardashian.
  • The singer, composer and musician Jon Batiste is the most nominated of the gala, in 11 categories.
  • HER, Doja Cat and Justin Bieber have 8 nominations.
BTS members left South Korea on March 28 to perform at the Grammys and four concerts | Credit: EFE/EPA.

And the Latinos? In the category Best Latin Pop Album The Cuban-Canadian Álex Cuba, the Spaniard Pablo Alborán, the Colombian Camilo, the Guatemalan Ricardo Arjona and the American Selena Gómez are nominated.

  • The “latin” section has five categories. Here we tell you more about the Latino nominations:
Bad Bunny, Rauw Alejandro, J. Balvin, Karol G and Kail Uchis compete in the new Latin category of the Grammys | Credit: EFE/Eric Rojas/Airbnb,

Best Urban Music Album

  • Aphrodisiac by Rauw Alexander.
  • The Last World Tour by Bad Bunny.
  • Jose de J. Balvin.
  • KG0516 by Karol G.
  • Fearless by Kali Uchis.

Best Latin or Alternative Rock Album

  • Stop Bomb Stereo.
  • Look what you did to me Electric Diamond.
  • origins of Juanes.
  • Electric shock by Nathy Peluso.
  • The Madrilenian of C. Tangana.
  • Karmatic Resonance Sounds of Zoe.

Best Regional Mexican Music Album

  • Ranchera Music Anthology, Vol. two by Aida Cuevas.
  • Vicente Fernandez in My 80’s.
  • Six by Mon Laferte.
  • A Song for Mexico, vol. II by Natalia Lafourcade.
  • Ay ay ay! by Christian Nodal.

Best Tropical Latin Album

  • Salswing! by Rubén Blades and Roberto Delgado & Orchestra.
  • in quarantine of The Great Combo Of Puerto Rico.
  • Without Salsa There Is No Paradise by Aymée Nuviola.
  • Colleagues by Gilberto Santa Rosa.
  • Live in Peru by Tony Succar.

The important nominations

Album of the year

  • we are by Jon Batiste.
  • Love For Sale by Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga.
  • Justice from Justin Beiber.
  • Planet Her by Doja Cat.
  • Happier Than Ever by Billie Eilish.
  • Back Of My Mind of HER
  • Huntsman by Lil Nas X.
  • Sour by Olivia Rodrigo.
  • Evermore by Taylor Swift.
  • Kanye West donda.
After winning an Oscar, Billie Eilish’s presentation is one of the most anticipated of the Grammys | Credit: EFE/EPA/Nina Prommer.

song of the year

  • Bad Habits by Ed Sheeran.
  • A Beautiful Noise by Alicia Keys and Brandi Carlile.
  • drivers license Olivia Rodrigo.
  • fight for you of HER
  • Happier Than Ever by Billie Eilish.
  • Kiss Me More by Doja Cat and SZA.
  • Leave The Door Open by SilkSonic.
  • Call Me By Your Name by Lil Nas X.
  • Peaches by Justin Bieber, Daniel Caesar and Giveon.
  • Right On Time by Brandi Carlile.

best new artist

  • Arooj Aftab.
  • Jimmie Allen.
  • Baby Keem.
  • Glass Animals.
  • Japanese Breakfast.
  • The Kid Laroi.
  • Arlo Parks.
  • Olivia Rodrigo.
  • Saweetie.

With information from: Forbes and Grammy Awards.

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Latin artists appear in five categories of the 2022 Grammy Awards