Ally Brooke is gearing up for the Premios Juventud…
Univisionhas unveiled the second wave of talent confirmed to perform at this year’s Premios Juventudawards show, with the 27-year-old Mexican American singer and former Fifth Harmony making the list.
Ally Brooke, who finished in third place on the last installment of Dancing With the Stars, recently released the Spanish single “500 Veces,” featuring Messiah. No word if she’ll perform that song.
In addition to Ally Brooke, the star-studded lineup includesJ Balvin, Natanael Cano, Pedro Capo,CNCO, Karol G, Kany Garcia, Greeicy, Mau & Ricky, Ozuna, Rafa Pabon, Pitbull, Alex Rose, Sebastian Yatra, Caly y El Dandee, Danna Paola, The Wailersand Zion & Lennox, who will bless fans with a special musical number from Puerto Rico in celebration of their 20th anniversary.
They join previously announced performers Anuel AA, Rauw Alejandro,Neto Bernal, Camilo, Natti Natasha, Gloria Trevi, Manuel Turizo and Jay Wheeler.
In a first ever, PJ-only version, The Wailers will be joined on stage by Cedellaand Skip Marley,Pedro Capo, Rauw Alejandro, Camiloand Kany Garcia to send a message of love, justice and inclusion.
Pitbull will surprise fans with his first ever television performance of his single “I Believe That We will Win.”
The program will feature artists performing at the venue, a virtual audience, and an innovative integration of the latest state-of-the-art, augmented and virtual reality technologies for award presentations, intros and musical performances.
Claudia Brant’s music will have a broader audience…
The 51-year-old Argentine singer-songwriter has signed a global publishing administration agreement with Sony/ATV Music Publishing.
Brant, whose credits include Luis Fonsi’s “No me doy por vencido” and Ricky Martin’s “Lo mejor de mi vida eres tu,” is one of a few prominent female songwriters in Latin music.
She returns to Sony/ATV after a stint at Universal Music Publishing Group.
“With over two thousand songs recorded, multiple awards, and 30 years of my life dedicated to songwriting, it’s clear to me now that Sony/ATV is where I belong,” said Brant in a statement. “It is my honor to be a part of this publishing powerhouse where songwriters are not only heard and understood but respected and taken care of. I am looking forward to getting back to work with my friend Jorge Mejia, whose hard work and dedication has greatly impacted my career. Moreover, I am thrilled to find new opportunities for my music under the guidance of the amazing Jon Platt and his team, both in the United States as well as internationally. I’m so glad to finally be back home.”
Brant has songwriting credits with many of Latin music’s biggest stars and beyond, including Camila Cabello, Fifth Harmony, Reik, Il Volo and CNCO.
Her deal with Sony/ATV encompasses her prior catalog with the publisher.
Most recently, she created “Canción de Autor Oficial,” a non-profit whose aim is to promote songwriters’ craft and rights. The organization teamed up with MusiCares for a live event concert series to raise money for the COVID-19 relief fund.
Jorge Mejia, Sony/ATV president and CEO for Latin America and US Latin said in a statement: “I have known and worked with Claudia for years, and I couldn’t admire her more for the uncommon dedication, commitment, and respect she brings to her craft. She is the consummate songwriter (not to mention mother, artist, songwriter advocate, the list goes on). Sony/ATV is lucky to be able to welcome her back home.”
The 23-year-old Mexican and Cuban singer has mashed up three singles from her latest album, Romance, in a special medley recorded for the next installment of her virtual “Priceless Experiences at Home” concert series.
The new episode of Cabello’s series will be released on Wednesday, July 15.
“They say he likes a good time, my, oh my,” Cabello begins in the first verse of the piano-accompanied medley. The former Fifth Harmony member shared a preview of her performance on Instagram, commenting, ‘This might be my favorite one!”
The track transitions over to a solo of her chart-topping Shawn Mendes collaboration “Señorita” before building up to “Liar” with several layers of vocal takes from Cabello.
Tune in to episode two of her “acoustic jam session” in partnership with Mastercard on YouTube at 5:00 pm ET on July 15.
This year’s Juno Awards have been virtually doled out, with the 23-year-old Cuban & Mexican singer and former Fifth Harmony member winning one of the top honors.
Cabello’s chart-topping and Grammy-nominated single with Shawn Mendes, “Señorita,” was named Single of the Year, earning her a first-everJuno Award.
Jessie Reyez has picked up the second Juno Award of her career…
The 29-year-old Colombian singer, who was born in Toronto, won the award for R&B/Soul Recording of the Year for “Feel It Too,” her collaboration with Tory Lanez and Puerto Rican singer Tainy, his first Juno Award.
Reyez previously won the Breakthrough Artist prize in 2018.
The JUNOS are presented annually to Canadian and international musical artists and bands to acknowledge their artistic and technical achievements in all aspects of music. The Juno Awards are often referred to as Canada’s equivalent to the Grammy Awards.
Here’s the complete list of Juno Award winners:
Juno Fan Choice Avril Lavigne
Single of the Year “Senorita,” Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello
International Album of the Year When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?, Billie Eilish
Album of the Year The Pains of Growing, Alessia Cara
Artist of the Year Shawn Mendes
Group of the Year Loud Luxury
Breakthrough Artist of the Year Lennon Stella
Breakthrough Group of the Year Neon Dreams
Songwriter of the Year Alessia Cara
Country Album of the Year Meghan Patrick, Wild as Me
Adult Alternative Album of the Year A Blemish in the Great Light, Half Moon Run
Alternative Album of the Year Morbid Stuff, Pup
Pop Album of the Year The Pains of Growing, Alessia Cara
Rock Album of the Year A War on Everything, The Glorious Sons
Vocal Jazz Album of the Year Stay Tuned!, Dominique Fils-Aime
Jazz Album of the Year: Solo Migrations, Jacques Kuba Seguin
Jazz Album of the Year: Group Abundance, Ernesto Cervini’s Turboprop
Instrumental Album of the Year Inscape, Alexandra Streliski
Francophone Album of the Year La Nuit Est Une Panthere, Les Louanges
Children’s Album of the Year Greatest Hits, Vol. 4, Big Block Singsong
Classical Album of the Year: Solo or Chamber detach, Angela Schwarzkopf
Classical Album of the Year: Large Ensemble The John Adams Album
Classical Album of the Year: Vocal or Choral Handel: Dixit Dominus; Bach & Schutz: Motets, Ottawa Bach Choir Conducted by Lisette Canton
Classical Composition of the Year Evta, Ana Sokolovic
Rap Recording of the Year “Freaky,” Tory Lanez
Dance Recording of the Year “Love Me,” Felix Cartal and Lights
R&B/Soul Recording of the Year Feel It Too, Jessie Reyez, Tory Lanez & Tainy
Reggae Recording of the Year The Warning Track, Lyndon John X
Indigenous Artist or Group of the Year Stories From a Downtown Apartment, Celeigh Cardinal
Contemporary Roots Album of the Year Mohawk, Lee Harvey Osmond
Traditional Roots Album of the Year Sugar & Joy, The Dead South
Blues Album of the Year Mad Love, Dawn Tyler Watson
Contemporary Christian/Gospel Album of the Year The Advent of Christmas, Matt Maher
World Music Album of the Year Barokan, Djely Tapa
Jack Richardson Producer of the Year Ben Kaplan
Recording Engineer of the Year John ‘Beetle’ Bailey
Album Artwork of the Year Selections From Cuphead
Music Video of the Year “Little Star,” Sarah Legault and Iskwe
Electronic Album of the Year Beyond the Senses, Rezz
Metal/Hard Music Album of the Year Play to Win, Striker
Adult Contemporary Album of the Year Shine a Light, Bryan Adams
Comedy Album of the Year Lil Bit of Buddle, Sophie Buddle
Camila Cabello is stripping things down for her birthday…
The Cuban and Mexican singer and former Fifth Harmony member, who turned 23 on Tuesday, March 3, shared an adorable baby pic of herself on Instagram, wearing nothing but a blanket wrapped around her head.
“I’m 23 in a few hours so I’m posting my first internet nude,” she joked in the caption.
Cabello will most likely spend her birthday as a Disney princess in the magical English countryside, where she’s been preparing for and filming her lead role in the upcoming Cinderella movie.
The 30-year-old Puerto Rican hit-making producer and songwriter captures the essence of the reggaetón he was raised on “Nada,” the just-released single off his forthcoming debut solo EP The Kids That Grew Up On Reggaeton: Neon Tapes.
Featuring Lauren Jaureguiand C. Tangana, “Nada” crosses language and genre barriers with Jauregui’s soulful pop vocals filtering Spanish and English lyrics and C. Tangana’s electronically-tinged trap verses.
The song has a sexual flare to it, as both singers reject the notion of marriage but bemoan that they’re giving each other “nada” or nothing with their undefined yet playful relationship.
The Elliot Muscat/The Garden-directed music video is set in Miami, Fla. where Tainy launched his NEON16 studio, showing the city’s raw, yet vibrant landscapes from green palm trees cascading over a vintage red Mercedes Benz that the former Fifth Harmony member rests on to turquoise-colored houses where Tainy kicks back with the guys.
The Kids That Grew Up On Reggaeton: Neon Tapes marks Tainy’s first solo venture after working with the likes of Bad Bunny, J Balvin, Anuel AA, Ozuna and more Latin popstars in his accelerating successful career, spanning 47 Hot Latin Songs entries and a No. 1 producer ranking last year on Billboard‘s Latin Producers chart (dated July 20).
“Nada” marks a pivotal cross-cultural moment in Tainy’s reggaetón speciality, democratizing the Latin urban genre for both mainstream American and Latin artists. “You can’t go too drastic when you’re creating records for the Latin market; it’s about expanding what their ear is used to,” Tainy told Billboardin an interview last month. “The American market has more liberty. Hearing the essence of reggaetón from [his production team] Luny Tunes, but listening to different chords from The Neptunes or how big and full Timbaland‘s percussion sounds [are] and adding those pop and electronic elements [influences my work].”
The 27-year-old Mexican American actress/singer has been nominated for a 2020 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award.
Gomez, an 11-time KCA winner, is nominated for Favorite Female Artist. It’s her seventh nomination in a row in the category, which she won in 2014, 2015 and 2017.
Camila Cabellohas picked up a nod in the Favorite Music Collaborationcategory for her chart-topping track with Shawn Mendes, “Señorita.”
It’s the third KCA nomination for the 22-year-old Mexican and Cuban singer, the Favorite Breakout Artistwinner in 2018, as a solo artist. As a member of Fifth Harmony, Cabello won five Kids’ Choice Awards.
Rosaliahas picked up her first KCA nod. The 26-year-old Spanish Grammy-winning singer is nominated in the Favorite Global Music Star, representing Europe. J Balvin, a two-time KCA winner, is nominated in the same category, representing Latin America.
Abraham Rodriguez has earned his first KCA nod.
The 20-year-old Latino actor is nominated in the Favorite Male TV Starcategory for his role as Nate Silva/Gold Ranger on Power Rangers Beast Morphers.
Chance the Rapper has will host the awards, which honor kids’ favorite stars across film, television, music, sports and more.
The ceremony will be broadcast live on Nickelodeon on Sunday, March 22 at 7:30 pm ET/PT from the Forum in Inglewood, CA.
Here’s the full list of nominees.
FAVORITE KIDS TV SHOW A Series of Unfortunate Events All That BUNK’D Henry Danger Power Rangers Beast Morphers Raven’s Home
FAVORITE FAMILY TV SHOW Fuller House Modern Family Stranger Things The Big Bang Theory The Flash Young Sheldon
FAVORITE REALITY SHOW America’s Got Talent American Ninja Warrior America’s Funniest Home Videos MasterChef Junior The Masked Singer The Voice
FAVORITE TV HOST Ellen DeGeneres (Ellen’s Game of Games) John Cena (Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader) Nick Cannon (The Masked Singer) Ryan Seacrest (American Idol) Terry Crews (America’s Got Talent) Tiffany Haddish (Kids Say the Darndest Things)
FAVORITE ANIMATED SERIES ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks SpongeBob SquarePants Teen Titans Go! The Amazing World of Gumball The Loud House The Simpsons
FAVORITE FEMALE TV STAR Candace Cameron Bure (D.J. Tanner-Fuller, Fuller House) Ella Anderson (Piper Hart, Henry Danger) Millie Bobby Brown (Eleven, Stranger Things) Peyton List (Emma Ross, BUNK’D) Raven-Symoné (Raven Baxter, Raven’s Home) Riele Downs (Charlotte Page, Henry Danger)
FAVORITE MALE TV STAR Abraham Rodriguez (Nate Silva / Gold Ranger, Power Rangers Beast Morphers) Caleb McLaughlin (Lucas Sinclair, Stranger Things) Jace Norman (Henry Hart / Kid Danger, Henry Danger) Jim Parsons (Sheldon Cooper, The Big Bang Theory) Joshua Bassett (Ricky, High School Musical: The Musical: The Series) Karan Brar (Ravi Ross, BUNK’D)
FAVORITE MOVIE Aladdin Avengers: Endgame Captain Marvel Jumanji: The Next Level Spider-Man: Far From Home Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
FAVORITE MOVIE ACTRESS Angelina Jolie (Maleficent, Maleficent: Mistress of Evil) Brie Larson (Carol Danvers / Captain Marvel, Captain Marvel; Carol Danvers / Captain Marvel, Avengers: Endgame) Dove Cameron (Mal, Descendants 3) Scarlett Johansson (Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow, Avengers: Endgame) Taylor Swift (Bombalurina, Cats) Zendaya (MJ, Spider-Man: Far From Home)
FAVORITE MOVIE ACTOR Chris Evans (Steve Rogers / Captain America, Avengers: Endgame) Chris Hemsworth (Thor, Avengers: Endgame; Agent H, Men In Black: International) Dwayne Johnson (Hobbs, Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw; Dr. Smolder Bravestone, Jumanji: The Next Level) Kevin Hart (Franklin ‘Mouse’ Finbar, Jumanji: The Next Level) Tom Holland (Peter Parker / Spider-Man, Spider-Man: Far From Home) Will Smith (Genie, Aladdin)
FAVORITE SUPERHERO Brie Larson (Captain Marvel, Captain Marvel; Captain Marvel, Avengers: Endgame) Chris Evans (Captain America, Avengers: Endgame) Chris Hemsworth (Thor, Avengers: Endgame) Robert Downey Jr. (Iron Man, Avengers: Endgame) Scarlett Johansson (Black Widow, Avengers: Endgame) Tom Holland (Spider-Man, Spider-Man: Far From Home; Spider-Man, Avengers: Endgame)
FAVORITE ANIMATED MOVIE Frozen 2 The Angry Birds Movie 2 The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part The Lion King The Secret Life of Pets 2 Toy Story 4
FAVORITE FEMALE VOICE FROM AN ANIMATED MOVIE Beyoncé (Nala, The Lion King) Idina Menzel (Elsa, Frozen 2) Kristen Bell (Anna, Frozen 2) Tiffany Haddish (Daisy, The Secret Life of Pets 2; Queen Watevra Wa’Nabi, The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part)
FAVORITE MALE VOICE FROM AN ANIMATED MOVIE Chris Pratt (Emmet Brickowski / Rex Dangervest, The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part) Josh Gad (Olaf, Frozen 2) Kevin Hart (Snowball, The Secret Life of Pets 2) Tom Hanks (Woody, Toy Story 4)
FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST Ariana Grande Beyoncé Billie Eilish Katy Perry Selena Gomez Taylor Swift
FAVORITE MALE ARTIST Ed Sheeran Justin Bieber Lil Nas X Marshmello Post Malone Shawn Mendes
FAVORITE MUSIC GROUP BTS Fall Out Boy Jonas Brothers Maroon 5 Panic! At The Disco The Chainsmokers
FAVORITE SONG “7 rings”- Ariana Grande “bad guy”- Billie Eilish “Memories”- Maroon 5 “Old Town Road”- Lil Nas X “Sucker”- Jonas Brothers “You Need To Calm Down”- Taylor Swift
FAVORITE MUSIC COLLABORATION “10,000 Hours”- Justin Bieber & Dan + Shay “I Don’t Care”- Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber “ME!”- Taylor Swift, featuring Brendon Urie “Old Town Road (Remix)”- Lil Nas X, featuring Billy Ray Cyrus “Señorita”- Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello “Sunflower”- Post Malone & Swae Lee
FAVORITE BREAKOUT NEW ARTIST City Girls DaBaby Lewis Capaldi Lil Nas X Lizzo Megan Thee Stallion
FAVORITE GLOBAL MUSIC STAR BTS (Asia) Dua Lipa (UK) J Balvin (Latin America) Rosalía (Europe) Sho Madjozi (Africa) Taylor Swift (North America) Tones and I (Australia)
FAVORITE MALE SOCIAL STAR Coyote Peterson David Dobrik Dolan Twins Dude Perfect MrBeast Ryan’s World
FAVORITE FEMALE SOCIAL STAR Annie LeBlanc Emma Chamberlain Lilly Singh Liza Koshy Miranda Sings Merrell Twins
She may have skipped walking the Grammys red carpet, but Cardi B still shined bright like a diamond at the awards show.
The 27-year-old half-Dominican American rap sensation and fashion icon, a nominee in the Best Rap Performance category, earned Best Dressed Latina honors in her Thierry Mugler number on music’s biggest night
Cardi B’s look was equal parts sexy and glamorous, due to the sheer nude fabric with floor-length sleeves, a body-hugging silouhette, and crystal detailing covering the entire design in glimmering stripes.
In signature Cardi B fashion, she capped off her look with gems.She wore diamond chandelier earrings, a collar style Gismondi 1754 necklace, and bangle bracelets. The only pop of color came from her purple-and-pink hued eye shadow.
Camila Cabello vamped it up on the red carpet
The 22-year-old Mexican and Cuban singer and former Fifth Harmonymember rocked a Gothic strapless black high-low Atelier Versacegown with netted mini dress and a tulle wrap-around train.
Cabello completed the look with nearly 100 carats of Le Vian diamond earrings, necklace and rings, including a $2 million diamond collar necklace with a total carat weight of 64.
Rosalia commanded the red carpet in Alexander Wang.
The 26-year-old Spanish singer, a Best New Artist nominee, wore a belted red leather dress with a draped fringe skirt. She paired the outfit with Alexander Wang heels.
Rosalia wore her flowing locks down her back and accessorized the look with some blinged-out, bedazzled nails.
Alessandra Ambrosio didn’t mind getting leggy on the red carpet.
The 38-year-old Brazilian supermodel and television personality wore a black and whiteBalmain romper. Made in monochrome, it flashes just the right amount of flesh through its one-shoulder cape detail and super short hemline.
She completed the asymmetriclook with Tasaki jewelry.
FKA Twigs dared to be different on the red carpet…
The 32-year-old part-Spanish singer wore a gown, custom made by her friend Ed Marler, that featureda large drawstring silk hood and an embroidered lace bodysuit. The emsemble was straight out of the Baroque period.
The 26-year-old Spanish singer/songwriter has earned the first two Grammy nominations of her career, including a historic nod for Best New Artist.
Rosalia, a five-time Latin Grammy winner, is the first all-Spanish language singer to be nominated in the best new artist category. Other Latino artists have been nominated in the category over the years, including Vikki Carr in 1963, and Mariah Carey, Christina Aguilera and Esperanza Spalding have won the award. Even José Feliciano won best new artist in 1969, bolstered by his hit version of the Doors’ “Light My Fire.” But the previous nominees and winners were not, however, honored for their work recorded exclusively in Spanish.
Rosalia’s second nomination comes in the Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album category for her second studio album, El Mal Querer. The album took home all the Latin Grammy awards it was nominated for, including Album of the Year, one of the top awards of the night.
Bad Bunny picked up two nominations… in the same category.
The 25-year-old Puerto Rican Latin trap and reggaeton singer-rapper is nominated in the Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album category for his Latin Grammy-winning debut album X 100PRE, as well as his collaborative album with J Balvin, Oasis.
Esperanza Spalding, a four-time Grammy winner, including Best New Artist, has picked up two nods this year.
The 35-year-old part-Latinajazz bassist and singer is nominated in the Best Jazz Vocal Album category for her album12 Little Spells. She’s also up for Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals for serving as the arranger on her own single track “12 Little Spells (Thoracic Spine).”
Vince Mendoza is back in familiar territory…
The 58-year-old Latino music arranger, conductorand composer, a multi-Grammy winner, has picked up four nominations.
He’s nominated in the Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals category for his work on Trisha Yearwood’s “Over The Rainbow.”
Mendoza picked up two nods in the Best Instrumental Composition category for conducting Fred Hersch & The WDR Big Band’s “Begin Again,” as well as composing “Love, A Beautiful Force,” his single with Terell Stafford, Dick Oatts and the Temple University Studio Orchestra.
Emilio Solla is in the running for a Grammy this year…
The Argentine pianist and composer is nominated in the Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella category for arranging “La Novena,” his single with the Emilio Solla Tango Jazz Orchestra.
Diego Figueiredo picked up a nod
The 39-year-old Brazilian musician is nominated in the Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals category for arrangement alongside Cyrille Aiméeon Aimée’s “Marry Me A Little.”
Camila Cabello, a two-time Grammy nominee last year, has earned a nod this year…
The 22-year-old Mexican and Cuban singer and former Fifth Harmony member is nominated in the Best Pop Duo/Group Performance category for her collaboration with Shawn Mendes, “Señorita.”
Cardi B has earned a nod this year…
The 27-year-old half-Dominican American rap superstar, who picked up her first Grammy at this year’s awards show for her debut album Invasion of Privacy, is up for Best Rap Performance for her work opposite Offset on “Clout.”
Rodrigo y Gabrielahave reason to celebrate…
The Mexican acoustic guitar duo, comprised of Rodrigo Sanchez and Gabriela Quintero, picked up its first Grammy nomination. Rodrigo y Gabriela is nominated in the Best Contemporary Instrumental Album category for Mettavolution.
Jessie Reyez is a first-time Grammynominee…
The 28-year-old Colombian singer-songwriter is nominated in the Best Urban Contemporary Album category for her sophomore album Being Human In Public. The album picked up a Juno Award in her home country of Canada for RnB/Soul Recording of the Year.
Sebastian Plano is celebrating his Grammy nod…
The Argentine composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist is nominated in the Best New Age Album category for his albumVerve.
Melissa Aldana has picked up her first Grammy nomination…
The 30-year-old Chilean tenor saxophone player is nominated in the Best Improvised Jazz Solo category for “Elsewhere.”
The nominees in the Best Latin Jazz Album include Chick Corea & The Spanish Heart Band (Antidote), Thalma De Freitas with Vitor Gonçalves, John Patitucci, Chico Pinheiro, Rogerio Boccato & Duduka Da Fonse (Sorte!: Music By John Finbury), Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis & Rubén Blades (Una Noche Con Rubén Blades), David Sánchez (Carib), and Miguel Zenón (Sonero: The Music of Ismael Rivera)
The Best Latin Pop Album nominees include an eclectic mix of artists: Luis Fonsi (Vida), Maluma (11:11), Ricardo Montaner (Montaner), Alejandro Sanz (#ELDISCO), and Sebastian Yatra (Fantasía).
In addition to Bad Bunny, J Balvin and Rosalia, the nominees in the Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album category include Flor De Toloache (Indestructible) and iLe(Almadura).
The Best Regional Mexican Music Album (including Tejano) include Joss Favela (Caminando), Intocable (Percepción), La Energia Norteña (Poco A Poco), Mariachi Divas De Cindy Shea (20 Aniversario), and Mariachi Los Camperos (De Ayer Para Siempre).
The Best Tropical Latin Album nominees include Marc Anthony (Opus), Luis Enrique + C4Trio (Tiempo Al Tiempo), Vicente Garcia (Candela), Juan Luis Guerra 4.40 (Literal) and Aymée Nuviola (A Journey Through Cuban Music).
The Best Musical Theater Album nominees includeHadestown, with Eva Noblezada as one of the principal soloists, and Moulin Rouge! The Musical, with Karen Olivo as one of the principal soloists. It’s the first Grammy nod for both Noblezada, who is half-Mexican American, and Olivo, who is part Puerto Rican and Dominican American.
Gustavo Dudamelis back in the hunt for a Grammy…
The 38-year-oldVenezuelan-Spanish conductor and violinist, who won his first Grammy in 2011, is nominated in the Best Orchestral Performance category for conducting the Los Angeles Philharmonnic’s “Norman: Sustain.”
FKA Twigs has picked up her first Grammy nomination…
The 31-year-old part-Spanish singer is up for Best Music Video for her acclaimed music video for “Cellophane.”
Lizzo led the pack with eight nods, while Billie Eillish and Lil Nas Xfollowed close behind with six nominations each. All three musicians are first-time Grammy nominees.
Alicia Keyswill return as host the ceremony for the second year in a row, making her the third womanand the first female musician to host the show twice.
The Grammy Awardswill take place on January 26 at the Staples Centerin Los Angeles. The broadcast will air live on CBSat 5:00 pm PT/ 8:00 pm ET.
Here’s a look at the categories with Latino nominees:
Best New Artist Black Pumas Billie Eilish Lil Nas X Lizzo Maggie Rogers Rosalía Tank and the Bangas Yola
Best Pop Duo/Group Performance: “Boyfriend” — Ariana Grande & Social House “Sucker” — Jonas Brothers “Old Town Road” — Lil Nas X & Billy Ray Cyrus “Señorita” — Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello
CONTEMPORARY INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC
Best Contemporary Instrumental Album: Ancestral Recall — Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah Star People Nation — Theo Croker Beat Music! Beat Music! Beat Music! — Mark Guiliana Elevate — Lettuce Mettavolution — Rodrigo y Gabriela
Best Urban Contemporary Album: Apollo XXI — Steve Lacy Cuz I Love You (Deluxe) — Lizzo Overload — Georgia Anne Muldrow Saturn — Nao Being Human In Public — Jessie Reyez
Best Rap Performance: “Middle Child” — J.Cole “Suge” — DaBaby “Down Bad” — Dreamville ft. J.I.D, Bas, J. Cole, Earthgang & Young Nudy “Racks In The Middle” — Nipsey Hussle ft. Roddy Ricch & Hit-boy “Clout” — Offset ft. Cardi B
Best New Age Album: Fairy Dreams — David Arkenstone Homage To Kindness — David Darling Wings — Peter Kater Verve — Sebastian Plano Deva — Deva Premal
Best Improvised Jazz Solo: “Elsewhere” — Melissa Aldana, soloist “Sozinho” — Randy Brecker, soloist “Tomorrow Is The Question” — Julian Lage, soloist “The Windup” — Brandford Marsalis, soloist “Sightseeing” — Christian McBride, soloist
Best Jazz Vocal Album: Thirsty Ghost — Sara Gazarek Love & Liberation — Jazzmeia Horn Alone Together — Catherine Russell 12 Little Spells — Esperanza Spalding Screenplay — The Tierney Sutton Band
Best Latin Jazz Album: Antidote — Chick Corea & The Spanish Heart Band Sorte!: Music By John Finbury — Thalma De Freitas With Vitor Gonçalves, John Patitucci, Chico Pinheiro, Rogerio Boccato & Duduka Da Fonseca Una Noche Con Rubén Blades — Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra With Wynton Marsalis & Rubén Blades Carib — David Sánchez Sonero: The Music Of Ismael Rivera — Miguel Zenón
Best Latin Pop Album: Vida — Luis Fonsi 11:11 — Maluma Montaner — Ricardo Montaner #ELDISCO — Alejandro Sanz Fantasía — Sebastian Yatra
Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album: X 100PRE — Bad Bunny Oasis — J Balvin & Bad Bunny Indestructible — Flor De Toloache Almadura — iLe El Mal Querer – Rosalía
Best Regional Mexican Music Album (Including Tejano): Caminando — Joss Favela Percepción — Intocable Poco A Poco — La Energia Norteña 20 Aniversario — Mariachi Divas De Cindy Shea De Ayer Para Siempre — Mariachi Los Camperos
Best Tropical Latin Album: Opus — Marc Anthony Tiempo Al Tiempo — Luis Enrique + C4 Trio Candela — Vicente García Literal — Juan Luis Guerra 4.40 A Journey Through Cuban Music — Aymée Nuviola
AMERICAN ROOTS MUSIC
Best American Roots Performance: “Saint Honesty” — Sara Bareilles “Father Mountain” — Calexico With Iron & Wine “I’m On My Way” — Rhiannon Giddens With Francesco Turrisi “Call My Name” — I’m With Her “Faraway Look” — Yola
Best Musical Theater Album: Ain’t Too Proud: The Life And Times Of The Temptations — Saint Aubyn, Derrick Baskin, James Harkness, Jawan M. Jackson, Jeremy Pope & Ephraim Sykes, principal soloists; Scott M. Riesett, producer (Original Broadway Cast) Hadestown — Reeve Carney, André De Shields, Amber Gray, Eva Noblezada & Patrick Page, principal soloists; Mara Isaacs, David Lai, Anaïs Mitchell & Todd Sickafoose, producers (Anaïs Mitchell, composer & lyricist) (Original Broadway Cast) Moulin Rouge! The Musical — Danny Burstein, Tam Mutu, Sahr Ngaujah, Karen Olivo & Aaron Tveit, principal soloists; Justin Levine, Baz Luhrmann, Matt Stine & Alex Timbers, producers (Original Broadway Cast) The Music Of Harry Potter And The Cursed Child – In Four Contemporary Suites — Imogen Heap, producer; Imogen Heap, composer (Imogen Heap) Oklahoma! — Damon Daunno, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Ali Stroker, Mary Testa & Patrick Vaill, principal soloists; Daniel Kluger & Dean Sharenow, producers (Richard Rodgers, composer; Oscar Hammerstein II, lyricist) (2019 Broadway Cast)
MUSIC FOR VISUAL MEDIA
Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media: The Lion King: The Songs — (Various Artists) Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time In Hollywood — (Various Artists) Rocketman — Taron Egerton Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse — (Various Artists) A Star Is Born — Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper
Best Instrumental Composition: “Begin Again” — Fred Hersch, composer (Fred Hersch & The WDR Big Band Conducted By Vince Mendoza) “Crucible For Crisis” — Brian Lynch, composer (Brian Lynch Big Band) “Love, A Beautiful Force” — Vince Mendoza, composer (Vince Mendoza, Terell Stafford, Dick Oatts & Temple University Studio Orchestra) “Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Symphonic Suite” — John Williams, composer (John Williams) “Walkin’ Funny” — Christian McBride, composer (Christian McBride)
Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella: “Blue Skies” — Kris Bowers, arranger (Kris Bowers) “Hedwig’s Theme” — John Williams, arranger (Anne-Sophie Mutter & John Williams) “La Novena” — Emilio Solla, arranger (Emilio Solla Tango Jazz Orchestra) “Love, A Beautiful Force” — Vince Mendoza, arranger (Vince Mendoza, Terell Stafford, Dick Oatts & Temple University Studio Orchestra) “Moon River” — Jacob Collier, arranger (Jacob Collier)
Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals: “All Night Long” — Jacob Collier, arranger (Jacob Collier Featuring Jules Buckley, Take 6 & Metropole Orkest) “Jolene” — Geoff Keezer, arranger (Sara Gazarek) “Marry Me A Little” — Cyrille Aimée & Diego Figueiredo, arrangers (Cyrille Aimée) “Over The Rainbow” — Vince Mendoza, arranger (Trisha Yearwood) “12 Little Spells (Thoracic Spine)” — Esperanza Spalding, arranger (Esperanza Spalding)
Best Recording Package: Anónimas & Resilientes — Luisa María Arango, Carlos Dussan, Manuel García-Orozco & Juliana Jaramillo-Buenaventura, art directors (Voces Del Bullerengue) Chris Cornell — Barry Ament, Jeff Ament, Jeff Fura & Joe Spix, art directors (Chris Cornell) Hold That Tiger — Andrew Wong & Fongming Yang, art directors (The Muddy Basin Ramblers) i,i — Aaron Anderson & Eric Timothy Carlson, art directors (Bon Iver) Intellexual — Irwan Awalludin, art director (Intellexual)
Best Album Notes: The Complete Cuban Jam Sessions — Judy Cantor-Navas, album notes writer (Various Artists) The Gospel According To Malaco — Robert Marovich, album notes writer (Various Artists) Pedal Steel + Four Corners — Brendan Greaves, album notes writer (Terry Allen And The Panhandle Mystery Band) Pete Seeger: The Smithsonian Folkways Collection — Jeff Place, album notes writer (Pete Seeger) Stax ’68: A Memphis Story — Steve Greenberg, album notes writer (Various Artists)
Best Orchestral Performance: “Bruckner: Symphony No. 9” — Manfred Honeck, conductor (Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra) “Copland: Billy The Kid; Grohg” — Leonard Slatkin, conductor (Detroit Symphony Orchestra) “Norman: Sustain” — Gustavo Dudamel, conductor (Los Angeles Philharmonic) “Transatlantic” — Louis Langrée, conductor (Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra) “Weinberg: Symphonies Nos. 2 & 21” — Mirga Gražinytė-tyla, conductor (City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra & Kremerata Baltica)
Best Music Video: “We’ve Got To Try” — The Chemical Brothers, Ellie Fry, video director; Ninian Doff, video producer “This Land” — Gary Clark Jr., Savanah Leaf, video director; Alicia Martinez, video producer “Cellophane” — FKA twigs, Andrew Thomas Huang, video director; Alex Chamberlain, video producer “Old Town Road (Official Movie)” — Lil Nas X & Billy Ray Cyrus, Calmatic, video director; Candice Dragonas, Melissa Larsen & Saul Levitz, video producers “Glad He’s Gone” — Tove Lo, Vania Heymann & Gal Muggia, video directors; Natan Schottenfels, video producer
Lauren Jaureguiwill be hitting the red carpet in a big way at the American Music Awards…
The 23-year-old Cuban American singer and former Fifth Harmony member will co-host the 2019 AMAs Red Carpet Live.
Jauregui will host the official pre-show for this year’s AMAs alongside Sofia Carson, Nick Viall, AJ Gibson, Raja Kumari and Jaymes Vaughan.
It’s the first hosting gig for Jauregui.
The pre-show will stream live for two hours before the awards show exclusively on Twitter so fans can watch and engage in real-time conversation.
The red carpet pre-show will include interviews with nominees, performers and presenters, beginning at 6:00 pm ET and ending at 8:00 pm ET when the AMAs is set to officially start. The 2019 AMAs will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theaterin Los Angeles on Sunday, November 24 at 8:00 pm ET on ABC.