- Who are the big 2023 Latin Grammy winners?
- Shakira took home three statuettes.
- Bizarrap also received three Grammys.
Colombians Shakira and Karol G, Mexican Natalia Lafourcade, Argentinean Bizarrap, and Mexican producer and composer Edgar Barrera emerged victorious at the 24th edition of the Latin Grammy Awards.
In a gala held in Seville, Karol G won awards for the Best Album of the Year and Best Urban Music Album for Mañana Será Bonito.
She also received the award for Best Urban Fusion Performance for ‘TQG,’ along with Shakira, according to EFE.
Shakira won the awards for the Best Song of the Year and the Best Pop Song for ‘Shakira: Bzrp Music Sessions, Vol. 53,’ alongside Bizarrap.
2023 Latin Grammy winners
Bizarrap and Quevedo won the Latin Grammy for Best Urban Song for ‘Quevedo: Bzrp Music Sessions, Vol. 52.’
Meanwhile, Lafourcade won the awards for Best Album of the Year, Best Singer-Songwriter Album and Best Singer-Songwriter for ‘De Todas las Flores.’
Finally, Barrera, who had the most nominations, with 13, left Seville with three more Latin Grammy Awards.
Barrera also won for Best Producer, Best Regional Song for ‘Un x100to,’ and Composer of the Year, according to EFE.
Colombia is a musical powerhouse
Colombia has solidified its position as a musical powerhouse, with many winners in the 24th edition of the Latin Grammy Awards.
Among the notable winners were Shakira, Juanes, Karol G and Camilo.
The ceremony took place on Thursday, November 16, at the Palacio de Congresos y Exposiciones de Sevilla (FIBES), marking the first occasion these awards have been held outside the U.S.
The list of distinguished Colombians includes names like Carlos Vives and Juan Galiano, making it the most celebrated country that night.
Shakira and Karol G triumph with ‘TQG’
Shakira’s collaboration with Karol G, ‘TQG,’ won the Latin Grammy for the Best Urban Fusion/Performance.
Juanes won the award for the Best Pop/Rock album for Vida Cotidiana, and Camilo won the Best Long-Form Music Video for ‘El Primer Tour de Mi Vida.’
Carlos Vives also joined the list by winning Best Cumbia or Vallenato Album for Escalona Nunca se Había Grabado Así.
Andrés Cepeda won the award for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album for Décimo Cuarto.
More 2023 Latin Grammy winners
Monsieur Periné won for the Best Alternative Music Album for Bolero Apocaplíptico.
Juan Galiano received the Latin Grammy for the Best Rock Song for ‘Leche de Tigre.’
Mexican-American Edgar Barrera was the top nominee of the night with 13 nominations.
He secured three of those awards: Composer of the Year, Best Regional Mexican song for ‘x100to,’ and Producer of the Year.
Natalia Lafourcade makes Mexico proud
Mexican singer Natalia Lafourcade won the Latin Grammy for Best Album and Best Singer-Songwriter Song, according to EFE.
Lafourcade celebrated «the healing power» of music, recognizing that this was «the most personal album» of her career, created at a time when she was «completely broken.»
Among the acceptance speeches, Paquito D’Rivera dedicated his award for the best classical contemporary composition to «the peoples of Cuba and Venezuela, who will someday be free.»
Gaby Amarantos did the same with «all black women in Brazil» for her Portuguese-language roots album.