Shakira To Marc Anthony: 5 Songs From 1st Latin GRAMMY Winners
While some doomsayers feared the turn of the millennium would bring a complete societal breakdown — or to quote a 1999 cover of Time magazine, "The End Of The World!?!" — the Latin Recording Academy had cause to celebrate in Y2K: The 1st Latin GRAMMY Awards launched on Sept. 13, 2000, representing a major milestone for Latin music makers worldwide.
With winners ranging from Mexico's Carlos Santana and Maná to Cuba's Celia Cruz, Colombia's Shakira, Brazil's Djavan, and Puerto Ricans Marc Anthony and Luis Miguel, the first installment of the Biggest Night in Latin Music kicked off in grand style, honoring recipients from Record Of The Year to Music Video. Revisit a sampling of the inaugural winners spanning the 40 categories with our celebratory 1st Latin GRAMMY Awards playlist below.
Santana Feat. Maná, "Corazon Espinado"
Marc Anthony, "Dimelo (I Need To Know)"
Shakira, "Ojos Asi"
Los Tigres Del Norte, "La Liebre"