Los Van Van Nominated to a Latin Grammy Award

| 09/25/2012

The renowned Cuban salsa band “Los Van Van” was nominated for Grammy Awards Latino music, including Cuban musicians selected in four categories, as reported here today at the Latin Grammy’s ceremony.

La Maquinaria, the latest album released by Juan Formell together with record labels and ACDAM EGREM, was elected for Best Contemporary Tropical Album includes dance tracks like Un año despues, Eso que anda, recibeme and covers the years 1980 and 1990 with new arrangements.

Best Contemporary Tropical Album

Aquí Estoy Yo – Milly Quezada [Venemusic/Vecinos Enterprises/Universal Music Latin Entertai]
Instinto – Maía [Sony Music]
Caminos – Gaitanes [Gaitan Bros Productions Corp./Crescent Moon Inc.]
La Maquinaria -Juan Formell y Los Van Van [EGREM / ACDAM]
Volando Alto – Made On The Road – Elain [Melomania Productions]

Los Van Van nomination also includes other renowned musicians from Cuba chosen by the Latin Recording Academy, which includes Leo Brouwer, composer (Havana String Quartet), for Quartet # 4 – Rem Tene Verba Sequentur (Know The Matter And The Word Will Follow) Track from: The String Quartets – String Trio [Zoho Music], in the Best Traditional Tropical Album section, Eliades Ochoa has got a nomination for Un Bolero Para Ti / Eliades Ochoa [EGREM / ACDAM] and
Manuel Galbán for Blue Cha Cha / Manuel Galbán Ernesto Daranas Serrano, video director; Vania Valdés, video producer [Montuno/Concord Picante].

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LOS ANGELES (Sept. 25, 2012) — Nominations for the XIII Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards® were announced today at a press conference attended by national and international media at the Belasco Theater in downtown Los Angeles. The event was streamed live on LatinGRAMMY.com (and is now available as video on demand) and was hosted by The Latin Recording Academy® President/CEO Gabriel Abaroa Jr., and Univision television personality Giselle Blondet. Artists reading nominations this morning included: Maria Barracuda of pop/rock group Jotdog; Miguel “Slow” Martinez and Carlos “Tostao” Valencia of hip-hop/funk trio ChocQuibTown; pop vocalist Shaila Dúrcal; singer/songwriter Kany García; pop duo Jesse & Joy; international superstar Juanes; singer/songwriter Gian Marco; Latin pop group Reik; Norteño band Los Tucanes de Tijuana; and pop/rock artist Ana Victoria. The XIII Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards, set for Nov. 15 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, will be broadcast live on the Univision Network from 8 – 11 p.m. ET/PT (7 p.m. Central).

Juan Luis Guerra tops the nominations with six; Jesse & Joy garner five nods; Ricardo Arjona, Edgar Barrera, Juanes, Carla Morrison, Arturo Sandoval, Ivete Sangalo, and 2012 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year Caetano Veloso are up for four awards; Chico Buarque, ChocQuibTown, Don Omar, Rafael Dragaud, Gregg Field, Javier Garza, Gilberto Gil, Ulises Hadjis, Roberto Talma, and Martin Terefe are among those who each received three nominations.

“The Latin GRAMMY nominations continue to highlight a varied and wide-ranging group of Latin music makers that reflects emerging talent as well as established artists,” said Abaroa. “It is always encouraging to see creative professionals across the worldwide Latin music community acknowledging their peers and recognizing excellence in recorded Latin music. We look forward to another year of celebrating the best and brightest in Latin music, and to presenting another stellar telecast in Las Vegas on Nov. 15 with our friends and partners at Univision and Mandalay Bay.”

As announced earlier this year, each of the four categories in the General Field (Record Of The Year, Album Of The Year, Song Of The Year, and Best New Artist) now include 10 nominations; the three categories in the Pop Field (Best Female Pop Vocal Album, Best Male Pop Vocal Album, and Best Pop Album By A Duo Or Group With Vocal) are now combined into two categories: Best Contemporary Pop Vocal Album and Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album; Best Pop/Rock Album has been added in the Rock Field; and Best Tropical Fusion Album has been added to the Tropical Field.

Following is a sampling of nominations in 47 categories from the Latin GRAMMY Awards’ 18 Fields, featuring a diverse array of musical styles and artists, and some of the most prominent names and brightest newcomers in Latin music:

GENERAL FIELD

Best Traditional Tropical Album

Bolero – Son De Tikizia [Importadora Monge Le Tengo Fe!]
La Trova De Siempre – Quinteto Criollo [Insitu]
Soy Yo! – Plenealo [Plenealo Music]
Un Bolero Para Ti – Eliades Ochoa [EGREM / ACDAM]
Guarachando – Miguel García [MG Music]

Album Of The Year

Independiente — Ricardo Arjona
Un Pokito De Rocanrol — Bebe
Chico — Chico Buarque
Eso Es Lo Que Hay — ChocQuibTown
¿Con Quién Se Queda El Perro? — Jesse & Joy
MTV Unplugged — Juanes
Déjenme Llorar — Carla Morrison
Peligro — Reik
Dear Diz (Everyday I Think Of You) — Arturo Sandoval
Especial Ivete, Gil e Caetano — Caetano Veloso, Gilberto Gil & Ivete Sangalo

Record Of The Year

“Fuiste Tú” — Ricardo Arjona con Gaby Moreno
“Calentura” — ChocQuibTown Featuring Tego Calderón & Zully Murillo
“Que Te Vaya Mal” — Kany García
“En El Cielo No Hay Hospital” — Juan Luis Guerra
“¡Corre!” — Jesse & Joy
“Azul Sabina” — Juanes Featuring Joaquín Sabina
“Hasta Que Te Conocí” — Maná
“Atrás Da Porta” — Ivete Sangalo
“No Me Compares” — Alejandro Sanz
“Bésame Mucho” — Zoé

Song Of The Year

“Azul Sabina” — Juan Luis Guerra, Juanes & Joaquín Sabina, songwriters
(Juanes Featuring Joaquín Sabina)
“¡Corre!” — Jesse & Joy & Tommy Torres, songwriters (Jesse & Joy)
“Creo En Tí” — Kiko Cibrián, Gilberto Marín, Julio Ramírez & Mónica Vélez, songwriters (Reik)
“Déjenme Llorar — Carla Morrison, songwriter (Carla Morrison)
“En El Cielo No Hay Hospital” — Juan Luis Guerra, songwriter (Juan Luis Guerra)
“Estoy Hecho De Pedacitos De Ti” — Jose Luis Latorre, Antonio Orozco & Xavi Pérez, songwriters
(Antonio Orozco Featuring Alejandro Fernández)
“Extranjero” — Maycon Ananias & Cassyano Correr, songwriters (Maria Gadú)
“Fuiste Tú” — Ricardo Arjona, songwriter (Ricardo Arjona con Gaby Moreno)
“Invisible” — Amaury Gutiérrez & Gian Marco, songwriters (Gian Marco)
“No Me Compares” — Alejandro Sanz, songwriter (Alejandro Sanz)

Best New Artist

Gaby Amarantos
Deborah De Corral
Elain
Ulises Hadjis
Los Mesoneros
Juan Magán
Rosario Ortega
Piso 21
3BallMTY
Ana Victoria

POP FIELD

Best Contemporary Pop Vocal Album

En Acústico — Pablo Alborán
Chambao — Chambao
¿Con Quién Se Queda El Perro? — Jesse & Joy
Bela y Sus Moskitas Muertas — Beatriz Luengo
Reconocer — Pamela Rodríguez

URBAN FIELD

Best Urban Music Album

Otro Nivel De Música Reloaded — J. Álvarez
The Original Gallo Del País — Tego Calderón
The Most Powerful Rookie — Farruko
MT02 New Generation — Don Omar
La Bala — Ana Tijoux

ROCK FIELD

Best Pop/Rock Album

Porfiado — El Cuarteto De Nos
Turista Del Amor — Jotdog
Diciembre — Leiva
Camino A Encontrarte — Los Claxons
La Cuenta Atrás — Vega

ALTERNATIVE FIELD

Best Alternative Music Album

Mundo Anfibio — Lisandro Aristimuño
Eso Es Lo Que Hay — ChocQuibTown
Cosas Perdidas — Ulises Hadjis
Sueño De La Máquina — Kinky
Déjenme Llorar — Carla Morrison

TROPICAL FIELD

Best Salsa Album

Eba Say Ajá — Rubén Blades & Cheo Feliciano
Soy y Seré — Luis Enrique
Watch Out! ¡Ten Cuidado! — Mambo Legends Orchestra
Busco En Pueblo — Victor Manuelle
Mi Última Grabación — Tito Nieves

Best Tropical Fusion Album

Afronauta — Caseroloops
Ilusión+ — Fonseca
Una y Otra Vez — Sergent Garcia
The King Of Dance — Juan Magán
Phase II — Prince Royce

REGIONAL MEXICAN FIELD

Best Ranchero Album

Más De Un Camino — Pepe Aguilar
Así — Shaila Dúrcal
No Que No… — Pedro Fernández
Aquí En El Rancho — Miguel y Miguel
Trio Ellas — Trio Ellas

Best Regional Mexican Song

“Ay Mi Mexico” — Ismael Gallegos & Alberto “Beto” Jimenez Maeda, songwriters
(Mariachi Divas De Cindy Shea)
“Como Me Acuerdo De Ti” — Charlie Corona & Jesse Turner, songwriters (Siggno)
“El Día Que Me Fuí” — Luis Carlos Monroy & Adrián Pieragostino, songwriters (Shaila Dúrcal)
“El Mejor Perfume” — Luis Carlos Monroy & Adrián Pieragostino, songwriters
(La Original Banda El Limón De Salvador Lizárraga)
“Vivo Contenta” — Manuel Eduardo Toscano, songwriter (Paquita La Del Barrio)

BRAZILIAN FIELD

Best MPB (Musica Popular Brasileira) Album

Oásis De Bethânia — Maria Bethânia
João Bosco 40 Anos Depoís — João Bosco
Amorágio — Ivan Lins
O Que Você Quer Saber De Verdade — Marisa Monte
Raiz — Leila Pinheiro
Elo — Maria Rita
Especial Ivete, Gil e Caetano — Caetano Veloso, Gilberto Gil & Ivete Sangalo

Best Brazilian Song (Portuguese Language)

“A Doida” — Pretinho Da Serrinha, Leandro Fab & Seu Jorge, songwriters (Seu Jorge)
“Ai Se Eu Te Pego” — Antonio Dyggs & Sharon Axé Moi, songwriters (Michel Teló)
“Ainda Bem” — Arnaldo Antunes & Marisa Monte, songwriters (Marisa Monte)
“Amor É Pra Quem Ama” — Lenine & Ivan Santos, songwriters (Lenine)
“Querido Diário” — Chico Buarque, songwriter (Chico Buarque)

Producer Of The Year nominations go to Moogie Canazio, Gregg Field & Arturo Sandoval, Sergio George, Juan Luis Guerra, and Martin Terefe.

The Latin Recording Academy is an International, membership-based organization comprised of Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking recording artists, musicians, songwriters, producers and other creative and technical recording professionals. The organization is dedicated to improving the quality of life and cultural condition for Latin music and its makers. In addition to producing the Latin GRAMMY Awards to honor excellence in the recorded arts and sciences, The Latin Recording Academy provides educational and outreach programs for the Latin music community
www.latingrammy.com

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