They propose to celebrate the Latin Grammys outside the United States in 2023

The award organizers are considering moving the ceremony to another city in the Spanish-speaking world.

The Latin Recording Academy contemplates the possibility of holding the 24th edition of the awards Latin Grammyto be held in 2023, in a city outside of the United StatesA spokesman for the organization already told the EFE news agency.

“We have been in talks with several cities, including cities outside the United States, for next year’s celebration,” said a spokesman for the Latin Recording Academy (Grammy).

“We are very excited about the interest we have received from large international cities,” he added, without giving further details about the cities that would be possible candidates to host the awards ceremony in the next 2023 edition.

Fito Paez, the Argentine took three Grammy awards in the 2022 edition. Photo: AP

Are they going to Spain?

The spokesman declined to confirm versions appeared this Friday in the Spanish press, according to which. Next year, these awards will be held in that country, as a result of an agreement being prepared by the Radio Televisión Española (RTVE) corporation with the Latin Recording Academy. If so, the agreement could be closed next January.

If so, for the first time in the 24-year history of these awards, the traditional gala with international artists would leave the territory of the United States. The growing presence throughout the world of Latin American and Spanish artists partly influences in this possible change of venue for the celebration of what is considered one of the most consecrated musical awards.

RTVE, always according to the information that appeared in Spain, would decide in which city the gala that usually takes place in November could be held. And in addition, it would be in charge of the production of the event jointly with the Hispanic network Televisa-Univision.

The awards, which are organized by the Latin Recording Academy and awarded by music industry professionals, are a sample of the current “diversity of Latin music and its great cultural influence worldwide,” as the institution highlighted when it gave Meet this year’s nominees.

The great Latin music festival, which has traditionally been held in Miami, this year changed cities but always within the United States, as it took place at the Michelob ULTRA Arena in Las Vegas (in the state of Nevada), on November 17.

From both sides of the pond

Jorge Drexler, at the Latin Grammy gala, in November 2022. Photo Reuters/Steve Marcus

Jorge Drexler, at the Latin Grammy gala, in November 2022. Photo Reuters/Steve Marcus

At the 23rd edition of the Latin Grammys, held in Las Vegas, one of the big winners was the Uruguayan musician Jorge Drexlerwho took the gramophone to best song and recording of the year.

Among the winners, there was also the Spanish artist Rosalía who received the award for best album of the year for motomami. And there were several Argentines who won prizes: fito paez (won three statuettes), the group He Killed a Motorized Policeman and the tango pianist Pablo Estigarribia.

In addition, in the 2022 edition, Bad Bunny, Sebastián Yatra, Julieta Venegas, Carlos Vives, Marc Anthony, Juan Luis Guerra, Christian Nodal, Los Tigres del Norte, Chick Corea, Chucho Valdés, and the Mexican Marco Antonio Solís received awards in different categories. he was declared Person of the Year.


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They propose to celebrate the Latin Grammys outside the United States in 2023