(The Recording Academy asked some of this year's first-time GRAMMY nominees to collect their thoughts and share what it feels like to be nominated for a GRAMMY.)
(A six-time Latin GRAMMY nominee, Aleks Syntek is nominated for Best Latin Pop Album for Syntek. Released in 2012, the album features 13 tracks, including the hit "La Tormenta.")
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