15th Annual Latin Grammy Awards Nominations

"15th Annual Latin Grammy Awards Nominations"

Latin grammy logoThe Latin Recording Academy® today announced nominations for the 15th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards® digitally via LatinGRAMMY.com and Twitter. Eduardo Cabra of Calle 13 leads the field with 10 nominations; Calle 13 garners nine nods; Andrés Castro earns eight; Tom Coyne receives seven; Julio Reyes Copello and Carlos Vives each receive six nominations; and Descemer Bueno and Enrique Iglesias net five nominations each. Artists vying for Best New Artist are Aneeka, Linda Briceño, Caloncho, Julio César, Pablo López, Miranda, Periko & Jessi León, Daniela Spalla, Juan Pablo Vega, and Mariana Vega. The 15th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards®, set for Thursday, Nov. 20 at the MGM Grand Garden Area in Las Vegas, will be broadcast live on the Univision Network from 8– 11 p.m. ET/PT (7 p.m. Central). A limited number of tickets go on sale today and may be purchased through Ticketmaster (www.ticketmaster.com). For a complete list of nominees, media credentialing instructions and more information, please visit The Latin Recording Academy’s website and its social networks on Twitter and Facebook.


“In this, our 15th anniversary year, we received more than 10,000 entries and the nominations continue to reflect a dynamic and vibrant worldwide Latin music community of artists, producers, engineers, songwriters and everyone involved in the recording process,” said Gabriel Abaroa Jr., President/CEO of The Latin Recording Academy. “With the roster of multitalented nominees, it is reassuring that this peer-recognized award is truly focused on acknowledging the quality of material and excellence in recorded music and reflects the evolution of not only our awards process but the growth of the organization in recognizing the best and most current representation of music. And once again, we are excited to partner with Univision and the MGM Grand Garden Arena to present what is sure to be one of the most memorable telecasts in Latin GRAMMY® history.”


Following is a sampling of nominations, featuring an array of musical styles, artists and creators (or professionals), as well as some of the most prominent names and brightest newcomers in Latin music:



Album Of The Year:

3.0 — Marc Anthony

Tangos — Rubén Blades

Multiviral — Calle 13

Elypse — Camila

Canción Andaluza — Paco de Lucía

Raíz — Lila Downs, Niña Pastori y Soledad

Bailar En La Cueva — Jorge Drexler

Fonseca Sinfónico — Fonseca

Somos — Jarabe De Palo

Más + Corazón Profundo — Carlos Vives


Record Of The Year:

“Donde Está El Amor — Pablo Alborán Featuring Jesse & Joy

“Cambio De Piel” — Marc Anthony

“Respira El Momento” — Calle 13

“Decidiste Dejarme” — Camila

“Universos Paralelos”  — Jorge Drexler Featuring Ana Tijoux

“Llegaste Tú” — Luis Fonsi Featuring Juan Luis Guerra

“Bailando” — Enrique Iglesias Featuring Descemer Bueno & Gente De Zona

“Darte Un Beso” — Prince Royce

“Cuando Nos Volvamos A Encontrar” — Carlos Vives Featuring Marc Anthony

“El Mar De Sus Ojos”— Carlos Vives Featuring ChocQuibTown


Song Of The Year:

“A Bossa Nova É Foda” — Caetano Veloso, songwriter; performed by Caetano Veloso

“Bailando” — Descemer Bueno, Gente De Zona, Enrique Iglesias, songwriters; performed by Enrique Iglesias Featuring Descemer Bueno & Gente De Zona

“Cambio De Piel” — Yoel Henríquez & Julio Reyes Copello, songwriters; performed by Marc Anthony

“Corazones Invencibles” — Manu Moreno & Aleks Syntek, songwriters; performed by Aleks Syntek

“Cuando Nos Volvamos A Encontrar” — Andrés Castro, Carlos Vives, songwriters; performed by Carlos Vives Featuring Marc Anthony

“Darte Un Beso” — Andrés Castro, Guianko Gómez, Juan Riveros & Prince Royce, songwriters; performed by Prince Royce

“Decidiste Dejarme” — Mario Domm, Lauren Evans & Mónica Vélez, songwriters; performed by Camila

“Mi Tesoro” — Jesse & Joy, songwriters; performed by Jesse & Joy

“Ojos Color Sol” — Calle 13 & Silvio Rodríquez, songwriters; performed by Calle 13 Featuring Silvio Rodríguez

“Universos Paralelos” — Jorge Drexler & Ana Tijoux, songwriters; performed by Jorge Drexler Featuring Ana Tijoux



Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

Amor En Portofino — Andrea Bocelli

Tiempo — Linda Briceño

Orígenes: El Bolero Volumen 2 — Café Quijano

Fonseca Sinfónica — Fonseca

Gracias Por Estar Aquí — Marco Antonio Solís



Best Urban Performance

“6AM” — J Balvin Featuring Farruko

“Adentro” — Calle 13

“Bailando” — Enrique Iglesias Featuring Descemer Bueno & Gente De Zona

“Pura Vida” — Don Omar

“Que Viva La Vida” — Wisin



Best Rock Album

Palosanto — Bunbury

Ama-Zonas — Doctor Krápula

Don Tetto — Don Tetto

El Final Del Mundo Vol. II: Nada Es Imposible — Luz Verde

Agua Maldita — Molotov



Best Alternative Music Album

Romantisísmico — Babasónicos

Fruta — Caloncho

Los Cafres — 25 Años De Música! — Los Cafres

El Vuelo Del Pez — Siddhartha

Aquelarre — Sig Ragga



Best Salsa Album

3.0 — Marc Anthony

Déjame Así — Maite Hontelé

Mis Mejores Recuerdos — Tito Nieves

First Class To Havana — Aymee Nuviola

50 Aniversario — Mario Ortiz All Star Band



Best Norteño Album

Amor Amor — Conjunto Primavera

XX Años — El Poder Del Norte

En Tus Manos — Los Rieleros Del Norte

Por Ti — Pesado

Clásicas De Ayer Y Siempre — Polo Urias Y Su Máquina Norteña



Best MPB (Musica Popular Brasileira) Album

Calma Aí, Coração Ao Vivo — Zeca Baleiro

De Graça — Jeneci

Inventario Encontra Ivan Lins— Ivan Lins

Verdade, Uma Ilusão — Marisa Monte

Caymmi — Nana, Dori E Danilo


This year’s Latin GRAMMY Awards process registered a record-breaking 10,000-plus submissions over a 12-month eligibility period (July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2014), and all members of The Latin Recording Academy were able to submit entries for consideration through an online entry process. Final ballots will be mailed on Oct. 1 to

the voting members of The Latin Recording Academy, and they are due back to the accounting firm of Deloitte by Oct. 22, when they will be tabulated and the results will be revealed on the Latin GRAMMY telecast. This year, for the third time, The Latin Recording Academy and Spotify will work together to offer voting members and all music fans the opportunity to listen to nominated music for the 15th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards. More details will be announced shortly.


The Latin Recording Academy is an international, membership-based organization comprised of Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking recording artists, musicians, songwriters, producers and other creative and technical recording professionals. The organization is dedicated to improving the quality of life and cultural condition for Latin music and its makers. In addition to producing the Latin GRAMMY Awards to honor excellence in the recorded arts and sciences, The Latin Recording Academy provides educational and outreach programs for the Latin music community. For more information about The Latin Recording Academy, please visit LatinGRAMMY.com. For breaking news and exclusive content, follow @LatinGRAMMYs on Twitter, like “Latin GRAMMYs” on Facebook, and join the Latin GRAMMYs’ social communities on Foursquare, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr, and YouTube.