Both the ‘Origen’ musician and the ‘El Pozo Brillante’ star have picked up multiple coveted prizes at the 22nd annual Latin Grammy Awards taking place in Las Vegas this year.
AceShowbiz -Rockers Vicentico and Juanes lead the early winners at the 22nd Latin Grammy Awards, picking up three of the ceremony’s rock awards.
Vicentico, aka Gabriel Julio Fernandez Capello, claimed the Best Rock Album and Best Rock Song honours while Juanes’ “Origen” has been named Best Pop/Rock Album.
Early winners also include Mon Laferte, Camilo, El Plan, Vicente Fernandez, and Grupo Firme.
Another two-time winner Camilo leads all nominees with 10 mentions, including album, record and song of the year. Juan Luis Guerra follows with six nods.
Here’s the list of winners so far:
- Best Pop Song: “Vida De Rico” – Edgar Barrera and Camilo, songwriters (Camilo)
- Best Urban Fusion/Performance: “Tattoo (Remix)” – Rauw Alejandro and Camilo
- Best Rap/Hip Hop Song: “Booker T” – Bad Bunny and Marco Daniel Borrero, songwriters (Bad Bunny)
- Best Urban Song: “Patria Y Vida” – Descemer Bueno, El Funky, Gente De Zona, Yadam Gonzalez, Beatriz Luengo, Maykel Osorbo and Yotuel, songwriters (Yotuel, Gente De Zona, Descemer Bueno, Maykel Osorbo and El Funky)
- Best Rock Album: “El Pozo Brillante” – Vicentico
- Best Rock Song: “Ahora 1” – Vicentico
- Best Pop/Rock Album: “Origen” – Juanes
- Best Pop/Rock Song: “Hong Kong” – Alizzz, Andres Calamaro, Jorge Drexler, Víctor Martínez and C. Tangana, songwriters (C. Tangana and Andres Calamaro)
- Best Alternative Music Album: “Calambre” – Nathy Peluso
- Best Alternative Song: “Nominao” – Alizzz, Jorge Drexler and C. Tangana, songwriters (C. Tangana and Jorge Drexler)
- Best Singer-Songwriter Album: “Seis” – Mon Laferte
- Best Ranchero/Mariachi Album: “A Mis 80’s” – Vicente Fernandez
- Best Banda Album: “Nos Divertimos Logrando Lo Imposible” – Grupo Firme
- Best Tejano Album: “Pa’ la Pista y Pa’l Pisto, Vol. 2” – El Plan
- Best Regional Song: “Aqui Abajo” – Edgar Barrera, Rene Humberto Lau Ibarra and Christian Nodal, songwriters (Christian Nodal)
- Best Instrumental Album: “Toquinho e Yamandu Costa” – Bachianinha (Live at Rio Montreux Jazz Festival)
- Best Folk Album: “Ancestras” – Petrona Martinez
- Best Tango Album: “Tinto Tango Plays Piazzolla” – Tinto Tango
- Best Flamenco Album: “Un Nuevo Universo” – Pepe De Lucia
- Best Latin Jazz/Jazz Album: “Voyager” – Ivan Melon Lewis
- Best Christian Album (Spanish Language): “Ya Me Vi” – Aroddy
- Best Latin Children’s Album: “Tu Rockcito Filarmonico” – Tu Rockcito y Orquesta Filarmonica De Medellin
- Best Classical Album: “Latin American Classics” – Kristhyan Benitez
- Best Classical Contemporary Composition: “Music From Cuba And Spain” – Sierra: Sonata Para Guitarra, Roberto Sierra, composer (Manuel Barrueco)
- Best Arrangement: “Ojala Que Llueva Cafe (Version Prive)” – Juan Luis Guerra, arranger (Juan Luis Guerra)
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