It seems incredible that in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, artists worldwide have managed to meet in one of the essential galas in music: The Latin Grammy 2020.
The Woman Post | Carolina Rodríguez Monclou
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An ode to sounds that enjoy tremendous success in their history thanks to singers like Rosalía, one of the big winners of the night. These are the female winner of the most important night for Latin music.
Best Folk Album
The singer and Latin Grammy awarded artist, Susana Baca, is an interpreter of traditional Peruvian that has taken her repertoire with her unique style to stages worldwide. It is also a promoter of various popular artistic expressions, especially those from Afro-Peruvian culture. She took home the Best Folk Album award for her masterpiece "A Capella: Recorded at Home During Quarantine (May 2020)."
Best Portuguese Language Contemporary Pop Album
With her album “APKÁ!”, Céu consolidates herself as one of the leading composers of her generation. On the disc, she signs, alone or alongside Salters and Pupillo, nine of the 11 compositions. Pardo was commissioned by Caetano Veloso, and "Make Sure Your Head Is Above" is authored by Dinho Almeida. She is on the list of "young singers to be aware of." The artist has become a musical reference.
Best Urban Fusion / Performance
Rosalía and Ozuna won the prizes on Thursday in the afternoon during the ceremony, foresaw the televised gala. The majority of honors are shared: the best urban song and the best urban fusion/interpretation for their song "Yo x Ti, Tu x Mi." Rosalía's distinctive pop-fusion merges Flamenco with reggaeton.
Best Singer-Songwriter Album
With five nominations for her album "Mesa para dos," Puerto Rican Kany García topped the women's list with the most nominations for the 2020 Latin Grammy Awards. Kanny García, when she was recognized in the category of Best Singer-Songwriter Album, with "Mesa para dos," thanked the academy and said: "You have to make music that comes from the heart without impositions, thanks to all the singer-songwriters, who make music not only to entertain but to raise awareness. Let's write songs with a conscience".
Best Sertaneja Music Album & Alternative Song
Singer and songwriter Paula Fernandes, 25, was born in the Seven Lakes, in Minas Gerais. She began singing as a child, aged eight, and at 10, she released her first independent album, "Paula Fernandes." At that time, in festivals and concert halls in and around her city, she participated in radio and television to disseminate her work. She won in this category for her algum "Origens."
Best Regional Mexican Song & Alternative Song
Natalia Lafourcade was born in Mexico in 1984, specifically in Mexico City. She is a true standard-bearer of Latin culture and has been recognized on multiple occasions to preserve Latin American identity through music. She won Regional Mexican Song for her track "Mi Religión" and Best Alternative Song to collaborate with iLe in their song "En Cantos."
Best Brazilian Roots Album
Mariana Aydar was born in São Paulo in 1980 into a family of musicians. Her father, Mário Manga, was a member of the Premê group. Her mother, Bia Aydar, has been the producer of different Brazilian artists, such as Lulu Santos and Luiz Gonzaga. She took home the award for her album "Veia Nordestina."
Best Band Album
The daughter of the singer Jenni Rivera triumphed in the Best Band Music Album category for "Playlist." Through a video shared on her Instagram profile, Chiquis Rivera showed how she received the news of her triumph, where she looks very emotional.
Many of the artists celebrated could not receive the awards in person, but some did delight the audience with entertaining live performances. Did any of your favorite artists win? Let us know on our social networks with the hashtag #TheWomanPost