Latino artists appear in five categories of the 2022 Grammys 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 an in-person 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 music 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 the singer-songwriter has won seven Grammys and recently took a oscar in the best original song category for no time to die from the latest James Bond movie.

  • The Colombian J Balvin, the Argentinean 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 performance for his “worrying behavior on social networks”, since the singer attacked artists on social networks who expressed their opinion about his divorce with Kim Kardashian.
  • The singer, songwriter and musician Jon Batiste is the most nominated at the gala, in 11 categories.
  • HER, Doja Cat and Justin Bieber have 8 nominations.
The members of BTS 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 Canadian Cuban Álex Cuba, the Spanish 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 Raw Alejandro.
  • The Last World Tour from Bad Bunny.
  • Jose de J. Balvin.
  • KG0516 by Karol G.
  • Fearless by Kali Uchis.

Best Latin Rock or Alternative Album

  • stop bomb Stereo.
  • Look what you did to me Electric Diamond.
  • origins of Juanes.
  • Muscle cramp by Nathy Peluso.
  • The Madrileño by C. Tangana.
  • Karmatic Resonance Sounds from Zoe.

Best Regional Mexican Music Album

  • Ranchera Music Anthology, vol. 2 by Aida Cuevas.
  • Vicente Fernandez in My 80’s.
  • Six of 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 from The Great Combo of Puerto Rico.
  • Without Sauce There Is No Paradise by Aymée Nuviola.
  • Colleagues by Gilberto Santa Rosa.
  • Living 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.
  • Where from Kanye West.
After winning an Oscar, Billie Eilish’s presentation is one of the most anticipated 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 Silk Sonic.
  • call me by your name by Lil Nas X.
  • Peaches 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.
  • sawetie.

With information from: Forbes Y Grammy A.wards.

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Latino artists appear in five categories of the 2022 Grammys Awards