The Latin Recording Academy® has announced the nominees for the 23rd Annual Latin GRAMMY® Awards, the preeminent international distinction celebrating excellence in Latin music, and the only accolade bestowed by music industry professionals. . During the awards process, music creators who are part of the Latin Recording Academy, and who represent the various genres and creative fields, including artists, composers, producers, and recording and mixing engineers, vote.
This year, the category of Record of the year has an exceptional group of genres, creators and artists that reflect the diversity of Latin music and its great cultural influence worldwide.
Also, the category Best New Artist showcases a unique set of nominees: Angela Álvarez, Sofía Campos, Cande and Paulo, Clarissa, Silvana Estrada, Pol Granch, Nabález, Tiare, Vale, Yahritza y Su Esencia, and Nicole Zignago. The great diversity of this group reaffirms the commitment of La Academia Latina to provide opportunities for all artists.
“At The Latin Recording Academy we continually strive to support and empower the creators of Latin music, and these nominees epitomize musical excellence and represent the great moment our music is going through,” he said. Manuel Abud, CEO of The Latin Recording Academy. “We are proud to present the nominations with this diverse group of talented artists, who reflect the evolution of our Academy as a modern and relevant institution, thus officially kicking off the twenty-third season of the Latin GRAMMYs®.”
The nominees for the 23rd Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards were selected from more than 18,000 entries in 53 categories, and reflect a wide variety of artists who released recordings during the eligibility period (June 1, 2021 to May 31 of 2022). All songs that are considered for nominations must be new songs, and have a minimum percentage of the lyrics (51%) in Spanish, Portuguese or in any of the indigenous dialects of our region.
The final round of voting to select the Latin GRAMMY® winners will begin on September 30. The Latin Academy will host the 23rd Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards on Thursday, November 17, 2022, from the Michelob ULTRA Arena at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. The telecast will air live on Univision beginning at 8 pm ET/PT (7 pm Central). Prior to the broadcast, the Latin GRAMMY® Premiere Ceremony—the long-running evening filled with memorable performances and emotional acceptance speeches—will be held, announcing the winners in most categories.
To help maintain a healthy environment and reduce the risk of COVID-19, all Latin Recording Academy events will have appropriate safety protocols in place. For now, in accordance with federal, state, and county government recommendations, The Latin Recording Academy anticipates that there will be no vaccination or mask requirements for attendees. We will continue to evaluate these requirements, which are subject to change. Of course, anyone who is not feeling well, or who has any symptoms of COVID-19 and/or other infectious diseases, should not attend any La Academia Latina event. The Latin Academy will endeavor to promptly notify all attendees of any policy changes, additional protocols, or new requirements.
Below is the list of nominees in some of the General Categories. To see the full list of nominees in all 53 categories, please visit LatinGRAMMY.com.
Record of the year
“For my girls” – Christina Aguilera, Becky G, Nicki Nicole with Nathy Peluso
“Sandcastles” – Pablo Alborán
“Wrapping” – Anitta
“Here I go” – Marc Anthony
“Pretty eyes” – Bad Bunny & Bomba Estéreo
“Pegao” – Camilo
“Touch you” – Jorge Drexler & C. Tangana
“Provence” – Karol G
“It’s worth it” – Juan Luis Guerra
“La Fama” – Rosalía with The Weeknd
“I congratulate you” – Shakira & Rauw Alejandro
“Little old ball” – Carlos Vives & Camilo
Album of the year
Aerie –Christina Aguilera
here I go – Mark Anthony
a summer without you – Bad Bunny
Let – Stereo Bomb
ink and time – Jorge Drexler
We are no longer the same – Elsa and Elmar
Traveler – Fonseca
Motomami (Digital Album) – Rosalia
Sanz – Alejandro Sanz
dharma – Sebastian Yatra
Song of the Year
“Sometimes good and sometimes bad” – Pedro Capo, Ignacio Cibrián, Ricky Martín, Pablo Preciado, Julio Ramírez, Mauricio Rengifo & Andrés Torres, composers (Ricky Martin with Reik)
“Agua” – Rauw Alejandro, Emmanuel Anene, David Alberto Macias, Nile Rodgers, Juan Salinas, Oscar Salinas & Daddy Yankee, songwriters (Daddy Yankee, Rauw Alejandro & Nile Rodgers)
“Something is better” – Mon Laferte, composer (Mon Laferte)
“Baloncito viejo” – Camilo, Jorge Luis Chacín, Andrés Leal, Martín Velilla & Carlos Vives, composers (Carlos Vives & Camilo)
“Kisses on the forehead” – Fonseca & Julio Reyes Copello, composers (Fonseca)
“Find me” – Carla Morrison, Juan Alejandro Jiménez Pérez & Mario Demian Jiménez Pérez, composers (Carla Morrison)
“Hentai” – Larry Gold, Noah Goldstein, Chad Hugo, David Rodríguez, Rosalía, Jacob Sherman, Michael Uzowuru, Pilar Vila Tobella, Dylan Wiggins & Pharrell Williams, songwriters (Rosalía)
“Indigo” – Édgar Barrera & Camilo, composers (Camilo & Evaluna Montaner)
“For my girls” – Christina Aguilera, Jorge Luis Chacín, Kat Dahlia, Becky G, Yoel Henríquez, Yasmil Marrufo, Nicki Nicole & Nathy Peluso, songwriters (Christina Aguilera, Nicki Nicole, Becky G with Nathy Peluso)
“Provenza” – Kevyn Mauricio Cruz Moreno, Carolina Giraldo Navarro & Ovy On The Drums, composers (Karol G)
“Red heels” – Juan Jo, Manuel Lara, Manuel Lorente, Pablo & Sebastián Yatra, composers (Sebastián Yatra)
“Tocarte” – Jorge Drexler, Pablo Drexler, Víctor Martínez & C. Tangana, composers (Jorge Drexler & C. Tangana)
Best New Artist
Candy and Paul
Yahritza and His Essence
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