Caribbean and Latin American singers in 2023 Grammy nominations
BY WRITER NAN
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tuesday. November 15, 2022: More than two dozen Caribbean and Latin singers are among the 2023 Grammy nominees for the 65th GRAMMY Awards, which were announced today.
Puerto Rican rapper and singer Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio, better known as Bad Bunny, made history as his album “Un Verano Sin Ti” became the first Latin album to be nominated for Grammy’s Album of the Year. Year.
The album was also nominated in the Best Urban Music Album category while Bunny was also nominated for Best Pop Solo Performance for “Moscow Mule”.
Other Puerto Rican singers have dominated this year. Puerto Rican singer and songwriter Rauw Alejandro was nominated for Best Urban Music Album for “Trap Cake, Vol. 2” as was Daddy Yankee for “Legendaddy” and Farruko for “La 167”.
Mark Anthony was nominated in Best Tropical Latin Album for “Pa’lla Voy” while “Lado A Lado B”, by Víctor Manuelle, also from Puerto Rico, is also up for Best Tropical Latin Album nomination, while like his compatriot. man, Tito Nieves, for “Legendario”.
Cuba’s Cimafunk was also nominated in the Best Latin or Alternative Rock Album category for “El Alimento”.
Other Caribbean stars nominated this year are in the Best Reggae Album category and include an all-Jamaican line-up. They are Kabaka Pyramid for “The Kalling”, Koffee for “Gifted”, Sean Paul for “Scorcha”, Protoje for “Third Time’s the Charm” and Shaggy for “Com Fly Wid Mi”.
Meanwhile, the Latin singers making the 2023 nomination this year are as follows:
Best Latin Pop Album
“Pasieros”, Rubén Blades, Panamanian musician, singer, composer, actor and activist, and Brazilian group Boca Livre.
“De Adentro Pa Afuera”, Camilo, Colombian singer, musician and songwriter.
“Viajante”, the Colombian singer Fonseca and
“Dharma+”, by Sebastián Yatra, Colombian singer, songwriter and actor.
Best Urban Music Album
“The Love & Sex Tape”, by Maluma from Colombia.
Best Latin or Alternative Rock Album
“Tinta y Tiempo”, Jorge Drexler, Uruguayan musician, actor and doctor.
“1940 Carmen”, Mon Laferte, Chilean musician, singer, composer and painter.
“Alegoría”, Gaby Moreno, singer-songwriter, producer, film composer and guitarist from Guatemala.
And “Los Años Salvajes”, by Fito Paez, popular Argentine rock and roll pianist, lyricist, singer-songwriter and director.
Best Regional Mexican Music Album (Including Tejano)
“Abeja”, Reina Chiquis, a Mexican-American singer.
“Un Canto por México – El Musical”, Natalia Lafourcade, Mexican pop-rock and folk singer and songwriter.
“La Reunión (Deluxe)”, Los Tigres Del Norte, a band originally founded in Mocorito, Sinaloa, Mexico.
“EP #1”, Forajido Christian Nodal, Mexican singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.
And “Qué Ganas de Verte (Deluxe)”, by Marco Antonio Solís, Mexican musician, singer, composer and record producer.
Best Tropical Latin Album
“Cumbiana II”, by Colombian singer, songwriter and actor Carlos Vives.
The 65th GRAMMY Awards will air live on Sunday, February 5 from the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, and will air live on the CBS Television Network and stream live and on demand on Paramount+ from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. 30 ET. / 5-8.30 p.m. PT+. The special ceremony broadcast time, hosts, presenters and performers will be announced soon.