These are the winners of the Latin music categories of the 2022 Grammy Awards
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On the afternoon of this April 3, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada, the preliminary ceremony of the Grammy Awards was held. In it, more than fifty awards were given to the different nominated artists, composers and producers. Among the categories presented were those dedicated to Latin music and these were the winners.
The award to Best Latin Pop Album the cuban received it Alex Cuba for his album “Mendó”. This is the artist’s fourth nomination and first win in this category. Camilo, Selena Gómez and Pablo Alborán were some of the other nominees to this award.
bad bunny became the first Grammy winner to Best Urban Music Albumwhich was added this year to the list of categories, for “The Last Tour of the World”. This is his second recognition, after having won Best Latin Pop Album for his album “YHLQMDLG” in 2021.
The winner of Best Latin Rock or Alternative Album was Juanes for his album of “covers”, “Origin”. This award is added to his two Grammys for Best Latin Pop Album for “Juanes MTV Unplugged” and “La vida… es un ratico”. C. Tangana and Nathy Peluso were also nominated.
Other categories given to Latin music were Best Regional Mexican or Tejano Music Albumto Vicente Fernandez for “At my 80”; Best Latin Tropical Albumto Ruben Blades and Roberto Delgado & Orchestra for “Salswing!”; and Best Latin Jazz Albumto Eliana Elias with Chick Corea and Chucho Valdés for “Mirror, Mirror”.
Another of the Latinos to win a Grammy at the preliminary ceremony was Gustavo Dudamel as conductorin the category of Best Choral Performance.
The main ceremony of the 2022 Grammy Awards will be at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas at 8:00 p.m. EST / 5:00 p.m. PST..
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