Puerto Rican urban act Calle 13 has scored a perfect 10… Ten Latin Grammy nominations, that is!
During today’s announcement of nominees for this year’s Latin Grammys at a press conference in Los Angeles, Calle 13 dominated the competition. The hip-hop duo, comprised of step brothers Eduardo Cabra and Rene Perez, racked up a record-breaking 10 nominations, including Album of the Year for their most recent album, “Entren Los Que Quieran” and Song of the Year for their single, “Latinoamerica.”
Other multiple-nominees include music producer/engineer Rafa Arcaute, who scored six nods including a shared nominations with Calle 13 in Producer of the Year category; veteran Venezuelan songwriter Franco De Vita, who received in five categories; Mexican singer/songwriter Marco Antonio Solis, who garnered four nominations, international superstars Ricky Martin and Shakira each received three nods; and Puerto Rican reggaeton duo Wisin & Yandel, who scored two nominations.
Meanwhile, the Best New Artist category highlights some rising stars from around the Latin music world: Pablo Alborán (Spain), Max Capote (Uruguay/Argentina), Paula Fernandes (Brazil), Il Volo (Italy), and Sie7e (Puerto Rico).
Click here for the complete list of Latin Grammy nominees in all 46 categories.
The 12th Annual Latin Grammy awards will be handed out on November 10 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The show will be televised live on Univision from 8:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT.