The awards Latin Grammy They are just around the corner! After enjoying just a few days ago WECB Music Awards Santander 2023, another week arrives with music as the protagonist. And it is that during the early morning of the next November 17will be held at the Palace of Congresses and Exhibitions in Seville, Spain, the 24th edition of the Latin Grammys.
Once again, the precious awards will have an intense Spanish flavor thanks to the nominations from many artists from our country. Rosalía, Pablo Alborán, Omar Montes, Quevedo, Beatriz Luengo, Alejandro Sanz, Arde Bogotá, Valeria Castro, Manuel Carrasco or Vanesa Martín opt to take home one or more golden gramophones.
For them the die is cast. The countdown has begun and they can only wait to see if the Latin Academy considers them worthy of a Grammy this time. And, although we cannot guarantee anything for now, at WECB we are sure that in 2023 Spain will sweep Seville just as it has been doing in previous editions of these awards.
As proof, this list with the artists from our country who have won the most Latin Grammys to date with an unbeatable Alejandro Sanz at the helm.
Alejandro Sanz has 24 Latin Grammy Awards
As we review in the most spectacular records of the Latin Grammys, Alejandro Sanz has 24 awardsone less than Juanes, another of the best-known faces of the delivery who is only surpassed by Residente, who already accumulates more than three dozen gramophones.
Alejandro Sanz has taken the stage at the Latin Grammys to receive recognition for works such as The soul to air (2001), Is not the same (2004) and the song With you (2020), with which he won his last Latin gramophone.
Rosalía has 14 Latin Grammys… for now
Although his career has not yet reached a decade, Rosalía is already the second Spaniard with the most Latin Grammys in her record. Thanks to the resounding success of Badly (2018) won 2 gramophones, and the following two years it was one of the stars, winning 5 and 3 awards in each of the editions, respectively. The disc The Bad Want and collaborations in With Height, Me x You, You x Me and TKN They took her to the top.
However, everything indicates that Rosalía has not reached her ceiling. The eight nominations that the Catalan has received for her album Motomami They materialized in four awards that the Catalan took home in the last edition of the awards. This 2023 could add another one to the list… We will have to see what the members of the Academy say!
5 for Enrique Iglesias and C. Tangana
Enrique Iglesias He has won the Latin Grammy Award five times in his career. Your album Maybe, from 2003, was recognized as the best in the pop category. In 2014 he was one of the main protagonists thanks to the hit Dancingwhich was done with 3, and the following year, The forgiveness with Nicky Jam he won a Latin gramophone.
For his part, the Madrid C. Tangana He also scores many more in his record. One in the category of Best Alternative Song, another for Best Pop Rock Song and the last, for the entire album, for Best Recording Engineering. In addition, last year, in 2022, it won Song of the Year and Record of the Year for Touch youalong with Jorge Derexler.
4 Latin Grammys for Paco de Lucía and Niña Pastori
There is no doubt that the now defunct Best Flamenco Album category was one of the most fruitful for Spain. Teacher Paco de Lucía won the Latin Grammy on 4 occasions3 of them being for the aforementioned category: 2004, 2012 and, posthumously, in 2014 twice.
The Cádiz Niña Pastori, for her part, took home the gramophone the same number of times. There were also three for Best Flamenco Album, and one for Best Folklore Album.
3 for El Cigala and Tomatito
Continuing with the Spanish dominance in the flamenco genre, the Almerian Tomato and the man from Madrid Diego El Cigala They won the most important award in Latin music 3 times thanks to their unquestionable talent.
Of course, it should be noted that to be strict, Antón Álvarez would have another Grammy in his record, the one he won along with Rosalía and El Guincho for his work writing the song Malamente by El Mal Querer by Rosalía, which won the award for best in 2018. Alternative Song.
Bisbal, Rosario, Beatriz Luengo and many more have 2 Latin Grammys
With 2 Latin Grammy We have a good number of artists from our country. Beatriz Luengo, David Bisbal, Rosario Flores, Miguel Bosé, Mala Rodríguez, Plácido Domingo and Miliki with their children’s albums they are the ones who have achieved it.
Lastly, bands like Van Gogh’s Ear, Jarabe de Palo or The Fifth Station They have tasted glory once in their career when it comes to these awards. Montserrat Caballé, Manolo García, Bunbury, Arcángel, Pepe de Lucía, Bebe, Ojos de Brujo, Carlos Sadness, Los del Río, Álex Ubago, Juan Habichuela, Vicente Amigo, Carlos Álvarez, Claudia Montero have also won a Latin Grammy.
Pablo Alborán, the eternal nominee
Among the Spanish artists who have not yet managed to bring a golden gramophone to the national territory, Pablo Alborán stands out, whom some have even pointed out as a victim of the “Curse of the Grammys”, since the Latin Academy has nominated him from Malaga in a total of 24 times, but he has never been awarded.
Of course, this fact may change in 2023, as Pablo once again competes in these awards in no less than four categories.