Surprise Wins, Heartfelt Moments for Grammy Latin Categories

Zoé, Luis Miguel, Claudia Brant Win Latin Categories at 2019 Grammys

It was shock after shock because the winners to the Latin classes of the Grammys have been introduced within the pretelecast.

Singer/songwriter Claudia Brant, who has constructed a profession as one of many high songwriters in Latin music, gained as a performer within the Best Latin Pop Album class for Sincera, a group of private, heartfelt songs set to acoustic, Brazilian-tinged preparations, courtesy of producers/engineers Cheche Alara (who was conducting the home band throughout the pre-telecast ceremony) and Moogie Canazio. Brant gained over a area of hefty contenders that included Carlos Vives (with Vives), Spanish star Pablo Alborán with the soulful Prometo, Natalia LaFourcade with the second quantity of her Musas sequence and Puerto Rican up and coming singer/songwriter Raquel Sofía with 2 A.M.

The Best Latin rock/various/city Album went to Mexican band Zoé’s Aztlan in a tough to foretell class the place the choice sounds of Monsiuer Periné and the city sounds of Orishas additionally stood probability of successful. But it’s gratifying to see a profitable and revered rock band decide up this award.

There have been no large industrial releases within the Best Tropical Album class, which went to critically acclaimed Spanish Harlem Orchestra for Anniversary. The solely absolutely anticipated win was Luis Miguel’s, for his Latin Grammy successful ¡México Por Siempre!

Despite the truth that the Latin nominations barely mirrored the fact of the Latin music panorama, the performances and speeches on the telecast have been standouts.

“I got here right here 20 years in the past as an immigrant and the doorways have been open to me. I hope it continues,” stated an emotional Brant, placing a stability between gratitude for the nation that welcomed and hope for individuals who are additionally making an attempt for a greater future.

Earlier within the night, Lucy Kalantari, who gained Best Children’s Album for All The Sounds by Lucy Kalantari & the Jazz Cats, gave a shout out to her mother in Dominican Republic.

“This album was recorded by a Latina lady. It was produced by a girl,” she stated.

And the Latin class efficiency was attractive, with three Mexican nominees  -- luminous teenager Angela Aguilar and veterans Aida Cuevas and Natalia LaFourcade -- singing the normal “La Llorona.” Certainly not city, however a shining instance of artistry.

Surprise Wins, Heartfelt Moments for Grammy Latin Categories

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