The Latin Recording Academy has announced the nominees for its 24th annual ceremony, with top nominees representing genres from all over the globe.
Texas-bred songwriter-producer Édgar Barrera leads the list with 13 nominations, including four nominations in the top general categories. He’s up for record of the year (“La Fórmula” by Maluma and Marc Anthony), album (“De Adentro Pa Afuera” by Camilo) of the year and has two songs nominated for song of the year (“NASA” by Camilo feat. Alejandro Sanz and “Un X100to” by Grupo Frontera feat. Bad Bunny).
Colombian singer-songwriter Camilo scored seven nominations this year, including album of the year for his third studio effort “De Adentro Pa Afuera.” His other nominations span song of the year, best pop vocal album and best pop song, among others.
Kevyn Mauricio Cruz Moreno, the songwriter behind Karol G and Shakira’s “TQG,” and countless other Latin hits, is also up for seven awards this year. The Medellín native appears twice in the album of the year category for his work on Karol’s “Mañana Será Bonito” and Ricky Martin’s “Play.” He is also listed three times in the song of the year category for his work on Karol and Shakira’s “TQG,” and for Shakira’s “Acróstico” and her and Bizarrap’s “Shakira: Bzrp Music Sessions, Vol. 53.”
Both Shakira and Karol G are also up for seven awards each. They go head-to-head for record of the year where Karol has been recognized for “Mientras Me Curo Del Cora” and Shakira is up for “Bzrp Music Sessions, Vol. 53.” They share a nomination in song of the year for “TQG,” but Shakira also nominated two other times in that same category.
Contenders for best new artist include Latin pop singer Gale and música Mexicana singers Conexión Divina, along with newcomers like Borja, Ana Del Castillo, Natascha Falcão, Paola Guanche, Joaquina, Leon Leiden, Maréh, and Timø. The first group of nominees for the songwriter of the year category features Barrera, Mauricio Cruz, Felipe González Abad, Manuel Lorente Freire, Horacio Palencia and Elena Rose.
The 24th annual ceremony will take place in Seville, Spain on Nov. 16 and will air on Univision in the U.S. and Radio Televisión Española in Spain.
See below for the nominations in the general field categories. The complete list of nominees for all 56 categories can be found on LatinGRAMMY.com.
Record Of The Year
“No Es Que Te Extrañe” – Christina Aguilera
“Carretera y Manta” – Pablo Alborán
“Déjame Llorarte” – Paula Arenas Featuring Jesús Navarro
“Shakira: Bzrp Music Sessions, Vol. 53” – Bizarrap Featuring Shakira
“Si Tú Me Quieres” – Fonseca & Juan Luis Guerra
“Mientras Me Curo Del Cora” – Karol G
“De Todas Las Flores” – Natalia Lafourcade
“Ojos Marrones” – Lasso
“La Fórmula” – Maluma and Marc Anthony
“Despechá” – Rosalía
“Correcaminos” – Alejandro Sanz feat. Danny Ocean
Album Of The Year
“La Cu4rta Hoja – Pablo Alborán
“A Ciegas” – Paula Arenas
“De Adentro Pa Afuera” – Camilo
“Décimo Cuarto” – Andrés Cepeda
“Vida Cotidiana” – Juanes
“Mañana Será Bonito” – Karol G
“De Todas Las Flores” – Natalia Lafourcade
“Play” – Ricky Martín
“Eadda9223” – Fito Páez
“Escalona Nunca Se Había Grabado Así” – Carlos Vives
Song Of The Year
“Acróstico” – Kevyn Mauricio Cruz Moreno, L.E.X.U.Z, Luis Fernando Ochoa & Shakira, songwriters (Shakira)
“Amigos” – Pablo Alborán and María Becerra, songwriters (Pablo Alborán Featuring María Becerra)
“De Todas Las Flores” – Natalia Lafourcade, songwriter (Natalia Lafourcade)
“Ella Baila Sola” – Pedro Julian Tovar Oceguera, songwriter (Eslabon Armado, Peso Pluma)
“NASA” – Édgar Barrera, Camilo and Alejandro Sanz, songwriters (Camilo and Alejandro Sanz)
“Ojos Marrones” – Luis Jiménez, Lasso and Agustín Zubillaga, songwriters (Lasso)
“Shakira: Bzrp Music Sessions, Vol. 53” – Santiago Alvarado, Bizarrap, Kevyn Mauricio Cruz and Shakira, songwriters (Bizarrap Featuring Shakira)
“Si Tú Me Quieres” – Fonseca, Yadam González and Yoel Henríquez, songwriters (Fonseca and Juan Luis Guerra)
“TQG” – Kevyn Mauricio Cruz, Karol G, Ovy On The Drums and Shakira, songwriters (Karol G and Shakira)
“Un X100to” – Bad Bunny, Édgar Barrera, Marco Daniel Borrero and Andrés Jael Correa Ríos, songwriters (Grupo Frontera Featuring Bad Bunny)
Best New Artist
Ana Del Castillo