Sunday , May 22 2022

Jorge Drexler, Rosalía and Luis Miguel shone in the Latin Grammy


Uruguayan Jorge Drexler, Spanish Rosalia and the Mexican Luis Miguel They were the main winners in a new night of prizes in the history of Latin Grammy, to stay with two gramophones each.

The delivery took place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, United States of America, where they had several live shows.

Uruguayan Jorge Drexler took the prize and recording the song of the year "Telephony", being one of the first artists of the new.

In the first of these categories, he won the Chilean prize Mon Laferte, in the only category he was nominated for.

"I did not expect, in any way, to thank you very much. I have so much admiration for so many people in the same category that I'm really shy to be heresaid Drexler.

Rosalia has won the best fusion / urban interpretation and the best alternative piece "Dumbass", thanked in his speech "All Women", who showed him that he could succeed in the music world.

"I thank all the women in the industry who have taught me that you can, because I am here because of them", said the young woman after mentioning, for example, extraordinary figures such as Lauryn Hill, Björk or Kate Bush.

Mexican Luis Miguel received the award for the "Forever Mexico" album, surpassing among others Pablo Alborán, J Balvin, Chico Buarque and Jorge Drexler.

Luis Miguel He was not at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, so his compatriot Thalia, who announced the winner of this category on the stage, said he would get the gold turntable.

"I'll take care of him personally," the singer said, though those present did not like the absence of "El Sol de México" and showed him with bats that were heard even in the TV show of the event.

This is the second prize for Luis Miguel, because in the previous gala he received the distinction for the best ranchera / mariachi music album and for "Mexico por siempre".

In the meantime, Mana was recognized with the Person of the Year Award in a gala in which the Mexicans, the first band to receive this award, defended that "being humble" led them to the top and supported the world's immigrants.

Previous GALA

Spanish Rosalia, the Mexican Natalia Lafourcade and the Colombian Carlos Vives They were some of the winners of the previous gala that served as prelude to the 19th edition of the most important awards of Latin music.

Rosalia has won recognition for the best alternative song for "Dumbass", a distinction that he shared with Antón Álvarez Alfaro (C. Tangana) and Pablo Díaz-Reixa (El Guincho).

Before Lafourcade and You live have also triumphed in this previous event, which is awarded the majority of the Grammy Latin awards, other consolidated figures of the Hispanic panorama, such as the Argentinean Fito Paez, Uruguayan Jorge Drexler, the Spaniards Enrique Bunbury and Manolo García, the Mexican Luis Miguel and Colombians Aterciopelados and Juanes.

Brazilian Chico Buarque (the best Brazilian folk music album and the best Portuguese song) and Argentina Claudia Montero (the best classical musical album and the best contemporary classic) were the only artists who could sing the victory twice.

This previous gala has left some anecdotes like the hat-shaped hat that Andrea Echeverri of Aterciopelados wore or the performance of the Spanish Rozalén with her play "La puerta violeta" which, as is usually the case with this artist, was accompanied by a sign language interpreter.

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