Latin GRAMMYs At the moment, the ceremony, photos, videos and the best moments of the musical award
The winner of this award is J Balvin and he dedicates it to all of Colombia and the people who are having a hard time because of the hurricane. Jose and Colores starts well tonight.
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20:06 ET | The tribute ends in which Chuy Navarro, Victor Manuelle, Ivi Queen, Ricardo Montaner and Rauw Alejandro sang ‘El Cantante’ by Hector Lavoe.
20:00 ET | The ceremony begins and the first to appear is Ricardo Montaner, singing in tribute to Hector Lavoe.
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19:58 ET | Alejandro Fernández remembers his participation a year ago, where he was able to share the stage with his father and son. A special moment for the Latin Grammy.
#tb A year ago we were minutes away from starting the #LatinGRAMMYs And now, after so many moments that changed the history of the world, we are about to start a new stage.
Up the emotions and the spirit of celebration for our beloved music! @LatinGRAMMYspic.twitter.com/NnQRbBQ5fO
? Alejandro Fernandez (@alexoficial) November 20, 2020
19:53 ET | We’re seven minutes before the show starts and one of the surprises will be a tribute to Hector Lavoe, where Chuy Navarro from Reik and Ivy Queen will sing.
19:48 ET | Yalitza Aparicio, who will be one of the presenters tonight, has already gone through the red carpet with a spectacular dress in pink.
19:45 ET | Juan Luis Guerra will receive a special tribute and that assures us that there will be bachata on stage this evening in Miami.
19:35 ET | Camilo is already on stage ready to sing and he will be one of the artists who will perform tonight.
19:25 ET | Remember that Carlos Rivera would be one of the presenters tonight but decided to decline the invitation a few days ago so as not to put anyone at risk and it is that a close one tested positive for Coronavirus.
19:10 ET | Yatra, Yatra! The Colombian singer is currently walking the red carpet and we are 50 minutes from the start of the ceremony in Miami. Follow the Meteor Shower!
? Lockout Media (@lockoutmedia) November 20, 2020
The Sonero de la Juventud is here. Víctor Manuel shares his time on the red carpet of the awards and you’re ready to take your seat at the AmericanAirlines Arena.
Rosalía is ready to follow the award ceremony and thus shares the happiness of her first three awards cattle of the night.
? R O S A L Í A (@rosalia) November 19, 2020
Some awards have already been handed out outside of the ceremony and we review who won the awards:
-Best pop vocal album: “Pausa”, Ricky Martin.
-Best traditional pop vocal album: “Compadres”, Andrés Cepeda y Fonseca.
-Best urban fusion / interpretation: “I x you, you x me”, Rosalía and Ozuna.
-Best reggaeton performance: “Yo perreo sola”, Bad Bunny.
-Best rap / hip hop song: “Before the world ends”, Resident.
-Best urban song: “I x you, you x me”, Rosalía and Ozuna.
-Best rock album: “Where will the children play? (From the Palace of Sports)”, Molotov.
-Best rock song: “Biutiful”, Mon Laferte.
-Best pop / rock album: “The conquest of space”, Fito Páez.
-Best pop / rock song: “The song of the beasts”, Fito Páez.
-Best alternative music album: “Sobrevolando”, Cultura Profética.
-Best alternative song: “En cantos”, iLe and Natalia Lafourcade.
-Best salsa album: “40”, Grupo Niche.
-Best cumbia / vallenato album: “I keep singing to love (Deluxe)”, Jorge Celedón and Sergio Luis Rodríguez.
-Best merengue and / or bachata album (TIE): “Now”, Eddy Herrera; “Larimar”, Daniel Santacruz.
-Best traditional tropical album: “Ícono”, Orquesta Aragón.
-Best contemporary / tropical fusion album: “Cumbiana”, Carlos Vives.
-Best band music album: “Playlist”, Chiquis.
-Best Tejano music album: “Live in México”, La Mafia.
-Best Northern music album: “Los Tigres del Norte at Folsom Prison”, Los Tigres del Norte.
-Best regional Mexican song: “My religion”, Natalia Lafourcade.
-Best instrumental album: “Terra”, Daniel Minimalia.
-Best folk album: “A cappella”, Susana Baca.
-Best tango album: “Bellows and rope”, Gustavo Casenave Quartet.
-Best flamenco music album: “Flamenco sin borders”, Antonio Rey.
-Best Latin jazz / jazz album: “Puertos: Music From International Waters”, Emilio Solla Tango Jazz Orchestra.
-Best Christian album (in Spanish): “Soldiers”, Alex Campos.
-Best Christian album (in Portuguese): “Reino”, Aline Barros.
-Best contemporary pop album in Portuguese: “Apká!”, Céu.
-Mejor rock album or alternative music in Portuguese: “Amarelo”, Emicida.
-Mejor samba / pagode album: “Samba jazz root, Cláudio Jorge 70”, Cláudio Jorge.
-Mejor popular Brazilian music album: “Belo Horizonte”, Toninho Horta & Orquestra Fantasma.
-Mejor country music album: “Origens (live in Sete Lagoas, Brazil / 2019)”, Paula Fernandes.
-Best album of music with roots in the Portuguese language: “Veia nordestina”, Mariana Aydar.
-Best song in Portuguese: “Abricó-de-Macaco”, João Bosco.
-Best Latin music album for children: “Sing and play”, Tina Kids.
-Best classical music album: “Eternal Gratitude”, Paulina Leisring & Domingo Pagliuca.
-Best contemporary classical work / composition: “Sacre”, Carlos Fernando López and José Valentino.
-Best arrangement: “La flor de la canela”, Lorenzo Ferrero (Afro-Peruvian Jazz Orchestra).
-Best packaging design: “I am pure theater – Tribute to La Lupe”, Pedro Fajardo (Mariaca Semprún).
-Best recording engineering for an album: “3:33”, Daniel Bitrán Arizpe, Daniel Dávila, Justin Moshkevich, George Noriega, Erick Roman, Paul Rubinstein & JC Vertti, engineers; Miles Comaskey, Najeeb Jones & Tony Maserati, mixers; Dale Becker, Mastering Engineer (Debi Nova).
-Producer of the year: Andrés Torres and Mauricio Rengifo.
-Best short version music video: “TKN”, Rosalía & Travis Scott.
-Best long version music video: “The lost world of cumbiana”, Carlos Vives.
Hello, good afternoon and welcome to this new edition of the Latin Grammy in 2020, where the most transcendent of Latin music is awarded and will feature presentations by the best singers.
This year the stars of reggaetón and trap, who dominate the popularity charts but they have been relegated mostly to the urban sections, they dominate the main categories and top the general list of nominees.
Balvin reaches the 21st edition of the Latin Grammy with 13 nominations, including two album of the year and two record of the year, followed by Bad Bunny and Ozuna, who scored nine and eight respectively.
Balvin could win his first golden gramophone for the album of the year thanks to his fifth studio album, “Colores”, and his project with Bad Bunny “Oasis”. Bad Bunny also competes twice: his second album, “YHLQMDLG”, is on the list of 10 candidates, which also includes “Pausa” by Ricky Martin, “Cumbiana” by Carlos Vives, “Aire (version día)” by Jesse & Joy, “Table for two” by Kany García, “A song for Mexico, Vol. 1” by Natalia Lafourcade, “For the first time” by Camilo, and “The conquest of space” by Fito Páez.
For the record of the year award competing urban hits that have dominated the Latin music charts and have had hundreds of millions of reproductions on streaming services – and more than 1 billion views on YouTube in some cases – such as “Tusa” by Karol G and Nicki Minaj, and “China” by Anuel AA, Daddy Yankee, Karol G, Ozuna, Balvin and Marco Masis. Other nominees are “Rojo” by Balvin and “Vete” by Bad Bunny.
“Tusa” is the only trap song nominated for song of the year, which this year includes 11 opponents. This is a great achievement for Karol G, who did not receive a single mention in 2019 and was part of a group of ultra-successful trap and reggaeton artists who were overlooked last year in the main categories.
This year the Colombian singer, who was named best new artist in 2018, has four nominations, including two with Minaj. Her fiancé, the Puerto Rican rapper and singer Anuel AA, competes for the first time and in a big way: with seven nominations which include best new artist.
Last year, as a result of the debacle, Latino artists posted on social media images with the Grammy logo crossed out with a big red “X and the words “Without reggaeton, there is NO Latin Grammy.” Balvin did not actually attend the ceremony, and Bad Bunny, receiving the award for best urban music album, said that, “with respect, reggaeton is part of Latin culture.”
In order to honor a greater variety of artists, this year even two new categories were added to the urban section: best reggaeton performance and best rap / hip hop song. Best merengue and / or bachata album and best flamenco music album, among others, were also incorporated into other genres.
Among other artists with multiple nominations are Juanes, Ricky Martin, Alejandro Sanz, Camilo, Carlos Vives, Kany García and Residente, the latter the most awarded artist in the history of the Latin Grammy. Rosalía received four after winning the album of the year award in 2019.
Camilo, in his debut at the Latin Grammy, comes with six nominations that include Record of the Year for “Tutu” with Pedro Capó; album of the year for “For the first time”, and song of the year for two songs: “Tutu” and “The same air”.
The presence of urban music in the main categories has been minimal over the years, but it has existed. In 2017 Nicky Jam competed for the Latin Grammy for album of the year with “Fénix”, and in 2018 Balvin was nominated for the same award for “Vibras”. In 2014 Calle 13 led the list with nine mentions (Eduardo Cabra received 10), and in 2017 Residente topped it, also with nine.
The Latin Grammy ceremony, whose theme this year is “Music humanizes us”, It will be produced from different cities around the world and will be based in Miami.
After a couple of changes for different mishaps – Roselyn Sánchez had to retire due to a fractured foot and Carlos Rivera just canceled Wednesday for a case of coronavirus in his work team – the hosts will be Yalitza Aparicio, Ana Brenda Contreras and the salsa singer Víctor Manuelle.
Most of the 53 awards will be presented at the so-called Premiere of the Latin Grammy, a ceremony prior to the televised show that is transmitted only online.
Due to the pandemic, this year there is no red carpet or audience present. The Awards for Excellence and the Board of Directors were not delivered on the eve, nor was a Person of the Year honored. (Information: AP)
It will be broadcast live on Univisión from the AmericanAirlines Arena starting at 8 p.m. local time, with retransmissions by TNT and Channel 5 of Televisa.