The ceremony of this edition of the Latin Grammy 2022 has just finished, and several Cubans were winners in different categories. 2022 has been one of the years in which more Cubans have been nominated for these awards, and Cuban music won the gramophone on more than one occasion.
Gonzalo Rubalcava and Aimée Nuviola
In the category of Best Traditional Tropical Album these two Cubans won the 2022 Latin Grammy for their album Gonzalo Rubalcava and Aimée Nuviola live in Marciac.
It is not surprising that Cuban music won the award in this category, where there were no less than four nominations for Cubans, out of a total of five. In addition to Rubalcava and Aimée, the Ignacio Piñeiro National Septet and Renesito Avich were competing for the Leoni Torres award. The fifth nominee in this category was the Colombian Chabuco.
Synthesis, Eme and X Alfonso
Best Folk Album It is the category where these Cubans were awarded the Latin Grammy 2022 for their album Symphonic Ancestors.
The other nominees competing for the award were Christina Aguilera, Eva Ayllón, Pedro Aznar, Susana Baca, Natalia Lafourcade and Sandra Mihanovich.
The disc mirror mirror by Chucho Valdés together with Eliane Elias and Chick Corea was also awarded this year in Best Latin Jazz/Jazz Album.
They competed for the award against Antonio Adolfo, Martin Bejerano and Chano Rodríguez.
In the category of Best Short Form Music Videothe song by the Franco-Cuban sisters and Residente, “This is not America”, was awarded, in this case with the gramophone for the director of the video, Greg Ohrel.
In this category, the videos of the songs “Mia” (Cami), “A carta cabal” (Guitarrica de la fuente Pau Carrete), “Hentai” (Rosalía), “Nadie” (Sin Bandera) and “Tocarte” (Tocarte) also competed. Jorge Drexler and C. Tangana).
Lenier was another of the lucky ones at the awards ceremony for the Latin Grammy 2022. The song “Mala”, together with Marc Anthony, won the gramophone for Best Tropical Song.
Lenier and Marc Anthony were winners against “El malecón saw the end” by fellow Cubans Amaury Gutiérrez and Jorge Luis Piloto, “Fiesta contigo” (Luis Figueroa and Yoel Henríquez), “el parrandero (masters en parranda)” (Carlos Vives , Nonprofit, JBot and Tuti) and “Agüita de coco” (Kany García).
The 95-year-old Cuban grandmother won the 2022 Latin Grammy award in no less than the category of Best New Artist. Tonight the award was shared with Silvana Estrada.
Along with them were also nominated Sofía Campos, Cande and Paulo, Clarissa, Pol Granch, Nabález, Tiare, Vale, Yahritza and her Essence and Nicole Zignago.
Juan Mario Aracil, mayito
The Cuban mixing, recording engineer and producer Juan Mario Aracil, mayito, took home the Latin Grammy in the Best Salsa Album category, with the album Pa’llá goby Marc Anthony. This adds to the long list of his entire career with another 10 Latin Grammy wins and 3 Grammy Awards, with a total of 38 nominations.
The other nominees in this category were Luis Figueroa (Luis Figueroa) And it tells you… (Luisito Ayala and La Puerto Rican Power) and Side A Side B (Víctor Manuelle) and the Cubans Alexander Abreu and Havana D’ Primera with the album It will be over.
The 23rd edition of the Latin Grammys ended. For a night of awards, the balance was very positive, especially for Cuban music, which won no less than seven gramophones. From VISTAR our congratulations to all the winners and of course also to the Cuban nominees.
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The great night of Cuban music at the 2022 Latin Grammys. All the winners