Latin power in the 2019 Grammy nominees

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The nominees for the 2019 Grammy Awards have already been announced. Here are the Latin artists who are nominees

Latin power in the 2019 Grammy nominees

The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States announced the nominees for the most important awards in the commercial music industry. The ceremony will be held on February 11 next year and will reward the artists, authors, and producers who most marked our hearts this year. Among them, of course, there are some Latin names. Although these are not Latin American prizes, in recent years the space for artists from the center and south of the American continent has opened more and more. Here we tell you the names that sound most in the Grammy 2019

Leer en español: Poder latino en los nominados al Grammy 2019

Cardi B

Belcalis Almánzar, better known as Cardi B, was born and raised in the Bronx of New York. She is the daughter of a Dominican father and a Trinidadian mother. She raps with equal fluency and ability in Spanish and English. She began working as a stripper in clubs in his hometown at age 19. Then we met her for her participation in the reality show Love & Hip Hop: New York. Now she is on top of the world. Ranked 41 of the most listened artists on Spotify and has several nominations for the 2019 Grammys. Her song "I like it" with Puerto Rican Bad Bunny and Colombian J Balvin is nominated for Recording of the year. His album Invation of Privacy is nominated for album of the year and best rap album, his collaboration with Maroon 5 'Girls Like You' is nominated for Best Pop Duo, his song "Be Careful" for a Best rap performance.

Camila Cabello

Born in Cuba, of Cuban and Mexican descent, and raised in the United States, Camila Cabello began her career at age 15 when she decided to audition for The X Factor contest program. Then we met her because she was part of the feminine group Fifht Harmony for four years, from 2012 to 2016. In August she played the lead with her hit "Havana", in whose music video the singer pays homage to Latin American telenovlas and her native country. "Havana" is nominated for Best Solo Pop Performance and her album Camila is nominated for Best Pop Vocal Album.

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Christina Aguilera

Aguilera is already an institution in terms of the music industry and pop is concerned. She was born, like Cardi B, in New York but she is of Ecuadorian descent. Many of her hits during the 90s and the first 2000s are songs in Spanish that played on American stations. Among them are "But I remember you" or "Come with me (only you)". Now she is nominated for two collaborations she launched this year. It is about. on the one hand, "Fall in Line", in which he sings with pop singer Demi Lovato. This song is nominated for Best Pop Duo. On the other hand, is "Like I Do", nominated for Best rap performance and in which he sings with GoldLink.

Latin Categories

Not only the Latin artists are opening space in the general categories, but the awards have opened categories dedicated to the recordings made by Latin American artists. Among these, there are two that are fundamental. Here the nominees:

In the category of Best Latin Pop Album:

Pablo Alboran's Prometo

Sincera by Claudia Brant

Musas (Un homenaje al folclor latinoamericano en manos de Los Macorinos) Vol. 2 by Natalia Lafourcade

2:00 am by Raquel Sofia

Vives by Carlos Vives

In the category of Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album:

Claroscura of Velvety

Coastcity by Coascity

Encanto Tropical by Monsieur Periné

Gourmet of Orishas

Aztlán de Zoé

We are proud of all these artist!


LatinAmerican Post | Juliana Rodríguez Pabón

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