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The winners are in from the Latin Grammy Awards, which took place in Las Vegas on Thursday (Nov. 15). Coming out on top of the 13th annual awards show was Jesse & Joy, a Mexican pop duo who took home four trophies including Song of the Year and Record of the Year for "Corre." The siblings won the Latin Grammy for Best New Artist in 2007, and have had a rising career since.
Meanwhile, well-known Latin singer Juanes took home awards for both Album of the Year and Best Long Form Video. His album's producer, Juan Luis Guerra, shared the Album of the Year award and also was dubbed Producer of the Year. Mexican DJ collective 3BallMTY was named Best New Artist.
In addition to a night of revelry and fun, there were some exciting performances as well. Pitbull and Alejandro Sanz took to the stage, as did Lmfao and 3BallMTY as a »
Jesse & Joy, sibling singers who hail from Mexico, won four of their five bids at the Latin Grammys Thursday. The duo won Best Record and Best Song for the catchy "Corre." They also claimed Best Contemporary Pop Album ("¿Con Quién Se Queda El Perro?") and Best Short Form Video ("Me Voy"). Among those they bested for Best Song was Dominican singer-songwriter Juan Luis Guerra who counted two tune nods among his leading six nominations. He had to be content with winning Best Producer and sharing in the Best Album award with Juanes for that Colombian rock star's "MTV Unplugged" disc. That brings his total haul to 19 Latin Grammys, tying the record of Calle 13. All four of the general field categories have been expanded to 10 nominees for the 13th annual kudofest which took place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas and aired on Univision. See the full list of winners . »
Juan Luis Guerra earned six nominations for this year's edition of the Latin Grammy Awards. Two of the Dominican singer-songwriter's bids are for Song of the Year. All four of the general field categories have been expanded to 10 nominees for the 13th annual kudofest which takes place on Nov. 15 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas and will be broadcast on Univision. Jesse & Joy, sibling singers who hail from Mexico, landed five nods. Juanes, a Colombian rock star, Guatemalan singer Ricardo Arjona and Brazilians Caetano Veloso and Ivete Sangalo each got four bids. -Break- As a producer, Guerra shared an Album of the Year nod with Juanes for his "MTV Unplugged" disc. One of his tunes for Juanes, “Azul Sabina,” contends for Record of the Year. He also picked up two bids for “En El Cielo No Hay Hospital” (“In Heaven There Are No Hospitals”), an album of Christian music. »
Tony Bennett has announced details of a new duets album. The 85-year-old legend has teamed up with a host of Latin singers for the upcoming Viva Duets. The LP follows his previous successful collaboration projects Duets and Duets II. Viva Duets will be released on October 23 through Columbia Records. Marc Anthony, Franco DeVita, Gloria Estefan and Juan Luis Guerra will appear on the LP among others, with songs in English, Spanish and Portuguese. New versions of standards including 'For Once In My Life', 'The Very Thought of You' and 'The Way You Look Tonight' are on the tracklist. "Each of these artists were so warm and welcoming (more) »
- By Tom Eames
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