Colombia dominates the nominations for the Latin Grammys in Seville with seven for Shakira, Camilo and Karol G | Culture | EUROtoday

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With three Colombian artists at the head of the nominations, akin to Camilo, Karol G and Shakira, with seven every, the music of this nation aspires to proclaim its hegemony in the first version of the Latin Grammy Awards held outdoors the United States. , which can be on November 16, in Seville. On the Spanish aspect, Pablo Alborán is the one who has achieved the most nominations, with 5. However, the one who may win the most awards in Seville is the American composer and producer Édgar Barrera, who has 13 nominations.

This Tuesday, from the Andalusian capital, the Latin Recording Academy introduced the ultimate nominations from amongst the 19,000 entries submitted to the 56 classes topic to the vote of music business professionals.

Faced with the Colombian dominance, which Feid reinforces with two nominations lower than his compatriots, different stars additionally stand out akin to the Argentine producer and DJ Bizarrap, who aspires to 6 awards and his compatriot María Becerra, the Mexican Natalia Lafourcade, the Puerto Rican Bad Bunny or Pablo Alborán, with 5.

The CEO of the Latin Recording Academy, Miguel Abud, has begun the presentation of the nominations from one among the patios of the Real Alcázar of Seville, arguing that the gala be held in the Andalusian metropolis as a result of “you have to travel with music ” in Spanish and Portuguese, which increasingly “travels further.” Next, the following awards have been announced by anonymous people recorded at street level after introductions by stars such as Rosalía, C. Tangana, Shakira, Jorge Drexler, Fito Páez, Mon Laferte or Yandel.

As album of the year they aspire The fourth sheetby Pablo Alborán; Blindlyby Paula Arenas; From inside to outsideby Camilo; Fourteenthby Andrés Cepeda; Daily lifeby Juanes; Tomorrow will be nicede Karol G; Of all the flowersby Natalia Lafourcade; Playde Ricky Martín; Eadda9223by Fito Páez, and Escalona had never been recorded like thisby Carlos Vives.

The singer Pablo Alborán during his performance at the 27th Cadena Dial Awards gala, in June in Tenerife.
The singer Pablo Alborán during his performance at the 27th Cadena Dial Awards gala, in June in Tenerife.Ramón de la Rocha (EFE)

Especially close will be the recording of the year category, with 11 candidates: It’s not that I miss youby Christina Aguilera; Road and blanketby Pablo Alborán; let me cry for youby Paula Arenas with Jesús Navarro; If you love meby Fonseca and Juan Luis Guerra; While I heal from my heartde Karol G; Of all the flowersby Natalia Lafourcade; Brown eyesby Lasso; The formulaby Maluma and Marc Anthony; Desperateby Rosalía; roadrunnerby Alejandro Sanz with Danny Ocean, and Shakira: Bzrp Music Sessions, Vol. 53by Bizarrap with Shakira.

This song, responsible for the musical resurgence of the Colombian star, could become not only the best pop song, but also the song of the year. Likewise, in that category she accumulates two other nominations for her participation in the creation of acrostic and of Tqgthe cut that united her for the first time with her compatriot Karol G and that in turn is nominated for best urban song (another composition award) and for best urban fusion or interpretation.

Karol G, in addition to the aforementioned candidatures, accumulates options for the best reggaeton performance for Gatúbela along with Maldy, and for best urban music album, for Tomorrow will be nice.

Karol G on the red carpet at the MTV Video Music Awards, in Newark, on September 12.
Karol G on the red carpet at the MTV Video Music Awards, in Newark, on September 12.SARAH YENESEL (EFE)

In the case of Camilo, his name also appears as a candidate for the video recording of his tour The first tour of my lifeby NASA as song of the year; by Ambulance as best tropical song; by Alaska as best regional Mexican song and for 5:24 as best pop song.

This edition could be the one in which Pablo Alborán from Malaga finally wins his first golden gramophone after 23 previous nominations without a prize. Other Spaniards with options are Alejandro Sanz, Quevedo and Arde Bogotá, candidates in two categories each, as well as Rosalía, Manuel Carrasco, Vanesa Martín, Bunbury and Zahara, all with one, plus flamenco artists Israel Fernández and rapper Omar Montes.

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