Miami, September 20 (EFE).- Rosalia will be one of the favorites at the 2022 edition of the Latin Grammy Awards thanks to the seven nominations that the Latin Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences gave her this Tuesday, among them Best Recording of the Year “La Fama” and ” Album of the Year for Motomami”.
At the gala to be held on November 17 in Las Vegas (USA), the Catalan singer also wants the best song of the year award in this field for “Hentai”.
The single will compete with “Aguar”, Puerto Ricans Daddy Yankee, Rao Alejandro and famous American producer Nile Rodgers; “Something Good” by Chilean Mon Lafarte, “Balancito Viejo” by Colombian Carlos Vives and Camilo; “Red Heels”, also by Colombian Sebastian Yatra; and “Tocarte”, Jorge Drexler of Uruguay and Spanish C. by Tangana.
Puerto Rican Bad Bunny consolidates his current undisputed reign in Latin music with ten nominations from the Miami-based Academy.
Rosalia Christina Aguilera, Venezuelan Jorge Luis Chacin, Uruguayan Jorge Drexler, Colombian Julio Reyes Copelo and Puerto Rican Tiny are among a crowded group of artists and composers with seven nominations.
Above this group, besides Bad Bunny, are only Raú Alejandro with eight nominations and Mexican producer and composer Edgar Barrera with nine categories.
Among those hoping to win the Latin Grammy for best new artist are Peruvian Gianmarco’s daughter Nicole Zignago, Spanish-French Pole Granch and regional Mexican music producer Nabalez.
Argentina’s Fito Paez has three nominations, including for Best Pop/Rock Album for “Los Anos Salvajes”, while his compatriots from El Mato a un Motorizdo Police group are nominated for Best Rock Album for “Unas Vacaciones Rare”, while the Spanish The band Fito y Fitipaldis appeared with their album “Cada vez cadaver”.
Spanish Enrique Bunbury, for his part, appears among the nominees for Best Rock Song for “Waiting for a Signal”, in a category that also includes his compatriots from Vetusta Morla, for “Finisterre” and Molotov’s Mexicans for “We Don’t Forget”. for this “, among others.
Diverse and influential contemporary Latin music
The Latin Recording Academy highlighted in a statement the “diversity of Latin music and its great cultural influence worldwide” and pointed to the genres and artists featured on the recording of the year list as examples.
On it, Rosalia sings “La Fama” with The Weeknd; “It’s Worth It” by Juan Luis Guerra; “Sand Castle”, by Pablo Alboran; “Fear of the Range”, by Marc Anthony; “Provence”, by Carl Gee; “I Salute You”, by Shakira and Rau Alejandro; and “For My Girls”, with Christina Aguilera, Becky G, Nicki Nicole Nathy Peluso; Among others.
This year’s nominees are distributed in 53 categories and selected from more than 18,000 applications submitted, according to the organization, which recalls that the works must have been published between June 1 of last year and May 31 of this 2022.
Last August, the Latin Recording Academy announced that Spanish Rosario Flores, Chilean Mariam Hernandez, Brazilian composer Rita Lee, Argentine singer Amanda Miguel and Venezuelan singer-songwriter Yordano will receive this year’s award for musical excellence.