The Latin Recording Academy® has announced the nominees for the 24th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards®, the preeminent international honor celebrating excellence in Latin music, and the only accolade awarded by music industry professionals. The Latin Recording Academy’s membership body of music creators, who represent all genres and creative disciplines—including recording artists, songwriters, producers, recording engineers, and mixers—vote during the awards process.
This year’s Song Of The Year category features an exceptional group of creators and artists who reflect the diversity within Latin music and its growing cultural influence worldwide.
In addition, a new field and three categories were added to the Latin GRAMMY® Awards Process this year: Songwriter Of The Year, Best Singer-Songwriter Song, and Best Portuguese-Language Urban Performance.
The first group of nominees for the Songwriter Of The Year category features creators working across an array of genres: Édgar Barrera, Kevyn Mauricio Cruz, Felipe González Abad, Manuel Lorente Freire, Horacio Palencia, and Elena Rose.
The Best New Artist category showcases a unique set of nominees, whose diversity reaffirms The Latin Academy’s commitment to providing opportunities for all artists. Nominated this year are Borja, Conexión Divina, Ana Del Castillo, Natascha Falcão, Gale, Paola Guanche, Joaquina, Leon Leiden, Maréh, and Timø.
“After evaluating more than 19,000 entries, we are pleased to share the nominees for the twenty-fourth edition of the Latin GRAMMYs®,” said Manuel Abud, CEO of The Latin Recording Academy. “This group of creators reflects musical excellence and the richness of Latin music, and I look forward to celebrating them during Latin GRAMMY Week in Sevilla which will be a truly historic moment for our organization.”
The 24th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards nominees were selected in 56 categories and reflect an expansive range of artists who released recordings during the eligibility period (June 1, 2022, through May 31, 2023). All songs that are considered for nominations must be new songs and contain a minimum percentage of lyric content (51%) in Spanish, Portuguese, or any native regional dialect.
The final round of voting to determine the Latin GRAMMY® winners will begin on September 29, 2023. The 24th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards will take place on Thursday, November 16, 2023, at the Conference and Exhibition Centre (FIBES), in Sevilla, Spain. The telecast will air on Univision in the U.S. and Radio Televisión Española in Spain. Additional international broadcasting partners will be announced soon.
For the complete list of nominees in the 56 categories, please visit here.