Leonel Garcia, Natalia Lafourcade Lead 16th Annual Latin GRAMMY Nominations Field
September 23, 2015 at 11:49 AM (PT)
THE LATIN RECORDING ACADEMY announced nominations for the 16TH ANNUAL LATIN GRAMMY AWARDS via LatinGRAMMY.com, FACEBOOK and TWITTER this morning.
LEONEL GARCIA led with six nominations, including RECORD and SONG OF THE YEAR, followed by NATALIA LAFOURCADE with five, including RECORD, SONG and ALBUM OF THE YEAR. JUAN LUIS GUERRA and ALEJANDRO SANZ, engineers EDGAR BARRERA, DEMIAN NAVA and ALAN SAUCEDO, and producer CACHORRO LOPEZ each received four nominations. PABLO ALBORAN, MIGUEL BOSE, CAFE QUIJANO, PEDRO CAPO, NICKY JAM, RICKY MARTIN and VICENTICO are among those who each garnered three noms. The AWARDS ceremony itself is set for THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19th, at the MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA in LAS VEGAS, and will be broadcast live on the UNIVISION NETWORK from 8p (ET/PT)/7p (CT).
"This year's crop of nominees truly personify and represent a considerably diverse, eclectic and comprehensive worldwide LATIN music community, which is a testament to THE LATIN RECORDING ACADEMY's voting process," said its Pres./CEO GABRIEL ABAROA JR. "With so many music professionals participating in the awards process, it's gratifying to see so many creators, performers and producers getting due recognition from their peers. With this list of nominees the LATIN GRAMMYS are sure be one of the biggest LATIN music celebrations yet."
For a complete list of nominees, media credentialing instructions and more information, please visit THE LATIN RECORDING ACADEMY's website.