Latin Grammy Nominations Announced; Producer & Songwriter Édgar Barrera Tops Roster With 13 Nods

The Latin Recording Academy announced the nominees for the 24th Annual Latin Grammy Awards today, with the roster headed by producer and songwriter Édgar Barrera with 13 nominations.

Included among Barrera’s nominations is Songwriter Of The Year, a category he shares with Kevyn Mauricio Cruz, Felipe González Abad, Manuel Lorente Freire, Horacio Palencia, and Elena Rose. The Songwriter category is new to the Latin Grammys this year, along with Best Singer Songwriter Song, and Best Portuguese-Language Urban Performance.

Following Barrera are Karol G, Shakira, Camilo and Kevyn Mauricio Cruz Moreno (aka Keityn) with seven each.

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This year’s Best New Artist category includes 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 will take place on Nov. 16 at the Conference and Exhibition Centre in Sevilla, Spain. The final round of voting to will begin on September 29. The telecast will air on Univision in the U.S. and Radio Televisión Española in Spain. Additional international broadcasting partners will be announced soon.

Following is the list of nominees for some of the General Fields. For the complete list of nominees in the 56 categories, go to

Record Of The Year

“No Es Que Te Extrañe” – Christina Aguilera

“Carretera y Manta” – Pablo Alborán

“Déjame Llorarte” – Paula Arenas Featuring Jesús Navarro

“Shakira: Bzrp Music Sessions, Vol. 53” – Bizarrap Featuring Shakira

“Si Tú Me Quieres” – Fonseca & Juan Luis Guerra

“Mientras Me Curo Del Cora” – Karol G

“De Todas Las Flores” – Natalia Lafourcade

“Ojos Marrones” – Lasso

“La Fórmula” – Maluma & Marc Anthony

“Despechá” – Rosalía

“Correcaminos” – Alejandro Sanz Featuring Danny Ocean

Album Of The Year

La Cu4rta Hoja – Pablo Alborán

A Ciegas – Paula Arenas

De Adentro Pa Afuera – Camilo

Décimo Cuarto – Andrés Cepeda

Vida Cotidiana – Juanes

Mañana Será Bonito – Karol G

De Todas Las Flores – Natalia Lafourcade

Play – Ricky Martín

Eadda9223 – Fito Páez

Escalona Nunca Se Había Grabado Así – Carlos Vives

Song Of The Year

“Acróstico” – Kevyn Mauricio Cruz Moreno, L.E.X.U.Z, Luis Fernando Ochoa & Shakira, songwriters (Shakira)

“Amigos” – Pablo Alborán & María Becerra, songwriters (Pablo Alborán Featuring María Becerra)

“De Todas Las Flores” – Natalia Lafourcade, songwriter (Natalia Lafourcade)

“Ella Baila Sola” – Pedro Julian Tovar Oceguera, songwriter (Eslabon Armado, Peso Pluma)

“NASA” – Édgar Barrera, Camilo & Alejandro Sanz, songwriters (Camilo & Alejandro Sanz)

“Ojos Marrones” – Luis Jiménez, Lasso & Agustín Zubillaga, songwriters (Lasso)

“Shakira: Bzrp Music Sessions, Vol. 53” – Santiago Alvarado, Bizarrap, Kevyn Mauricio Cruz & Shakira, songwriters (Bizarrap Featuring Shakira)

“Si Tú Me Quieres” – Fonseca, Yadam González & Yoel Henríquez, songwriters (Fonseca & Juan Luis Guerra)

“Tqg” – Kevyn Mauricio Cruz, Karol G, Ovy On The Drums & Shakira, songwriters (Karol G Featuring Shakira)

“Un X100to” – Bad Bunny, Édgar Barrera, Marco Daniel Borrero & Andrés Jael Correa Ríos, songwriters (Grupo Frontera Featuring Bad Bunny)

Best New Artist


Conexión Divina

Ana Del Castillo

Natascha Falcão


Paola Guanche


Leon Leiden



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