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Why Bad Bunny, Rosalia Could Make More History – Billboard

During the 22-year history of the Latin Grammys, the awards ceremony has become one of the most difficult to predict. Case in point: Last year, two stalwarts working with outdoor projects – Roberto Delgado and Ruben Blades with Orquesta and Caetano Veloso – won album and record of the year, respectively, at global chart-toppers. With its bilingual scope (recordings in Spanish or Portuguese must be at least 51%) and vast, pan-regional reach, which includes music released across Latin America, Spain, Portugal and the United States, the nominees are diverse, multi- There are generation and multi-genre. With Bad Bunny’s continued dominance, he and these five other artists could break records in the Big Four categories this year.

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bad bunny

bad bunny

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Bad Bunny has earned Album of the Year for two consecutive years: in 2021. el ultimo tour del mundo and in 2020 for both YHLQMDLG And oars (His joint release with Jay Balvin). It is matched only by Spanish star Alejandro Sanz, who won in 2001 and 2002. Al Alma Al Aire And mtv unplugged, respectively. Unlike Sanz, Bad Bunny has yet to win in the Big Four category, but if he receives a nomination for Un Verano Sin Ti, he would become the first artist to receive three consecutive Album of the Year. The artist has also taken home four Latin Grammys in other categories.

Weird

Weird

Weird

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Argentine producer BizRap was a quadruple threat in 2021, winning nominations for Producer of the Year and Best New Artist, as well as nominations for his BZRP Music Sessions with Nathi Peluso in Best Urban/Fusion Performance and Snow Tha in Best Rap/Hip Product. enrolled with. -Hop song. When they left empty handed last year, Bizarp is now up for song and record of the year nominations thanks to an impressive series of sessions with guests that included Villano Antillano, Nicky Jam, Anuel AA and Tiago PZK. If Bizarp wins a Song of the Year, he will become the first producer to be nominated as an artist in the category.

Karol ji

Karol ji

Karol ji

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Karol G did not release an album during the current Latin Grammy eligibility period, and his widely acclaimed KG0516 Last year took a surprising close out of the Big Four (though the album single “Tussa,” featuring Nicki Minaj, was up for song and record of the year in 2020. but after 18 months KG0516‘Release, has emerged as Karol ji’ BoardTop-charting Latin female artist in the world. Already recognized as Best New Artist by the Latin Recording Academy in 2018, she could become the first female act to have two separate singles – “Provenza” and “Mami”, the latter with Becky G and both Produced on Drums by Ovi – Compete for Song of the Year and Record Together.

rosalia

rosalia

rosalia

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The Spanish artist won Album of the Year in 2019 for his breakout project, l mal queerbecame only the third woman to win the award (the other two being Shakira in 2006 Fijación Oral, Vol. 1 and Natalia Lafourcade in 2020. with Un Canto on Mexico, Vol. 1) the 2022 follow-up to Rosalia, motomami, is far more urban and Latin-focused in its rhythm than its predecessor, which was heavy on flamenco. Had she won again, Rosalia would have become the first woman to receive two Album of the Year trophies.

alejandro sanzo

ALEGANDRO SANZMADRID, SPAIN - MAY 20: Alejandro Sanz, Spanish musician, looks on before the LaLiga Santander match between Real Madrid CF and Real Betis at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on May 20, 2022 in Madrid, Spain.  (Photo by Angel Martinez/Getty Images)

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Eight of Sanz’s 14 albums have been released since the launch of the 2000 Latin Grammys – and all were nominated for Album of the Year. He is the most nominated artist in the category and joins Juan Luis Guerra and Juan Luis Guerra with three career victories. Given that neither Juans nor Guerra has worthy albums this year, Sanz could become the all-time leader in the category with his latest album, Sanj, This would not be his first record: the Spanish singer-songwriter is also the biggest winner for Song of the Year (wins four out of 10 nominations) and Record of the Year (wins seven out of 11 nominations). Sanz is also the only artist to have swept Song, Record and Album of the Year in the same year on three separate occasions.

Resident

Resident

Resident

Esteban Chasin

The Puerto Rican rapper and former Calle 13 member has the most Latin Grammy wins with 27, including his single. He is followed by Eduardo Cabra (formerly Calle 13) and Juan, tied with 24 each. Resident is the only artist to win Song of the Year as part of a group (in 2011 with Cal 13 for “LatinoAmerica”) and as a solo artist (in 2020 for “Rene”). Now, with their instant “This Is Not America”, the Residents can claim the song and record of the year for the first time, rallying against American imperialism.

This story originally appeared in the July 30, 2022 issue Billboard.



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