J Balvin at 2020 GRAMMYs
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J Balvin, Rosalía, Residente And Other 2020 Latin GRAMMY Winners Celebrate Around The World
Last night, Nov. 19, the world celebrated the Biggest Night In Latin Music, as the 2020 Latin GRAMMYs brought together artists and fans with powerful musical moments from Miami and other locations around the world. Now, take a moment to see how some of the big winners—including J Balvin, Rosalía, Residente, Ricky Martin and more—reacted on social media.
Puerto Rican rap/reggaeton heavyweight Residente, aka René Pérez Jogla, gave an emotional speech when he won Song Of The Year for his personal 2019 single, "René." He celebrated the win with his friends and fans on Instagram with another long message similar to his speech. "We are artists and our priority is to make art. I made this song without fear, without fear of being vulnerable in front of you," he wrote.
Fellow Puerto Rican Ricky Martin, celebrated his Best Pop Vocal Album win for PAUSA by sharing an ecstatic voice message he received, "ganamos ganamos!" ("we won, we won!")
Similarly, Spanish flamenco-pop queen Rosalía shared her excitement for her three wins of the evening with a joyful video on Twitter. In the video, she appears riding in the passenger seat of a car as she films the driver screaming: "We won, b****es!" She added on her note in Spanish: "I really want to share new music."
Colombian reggaetonero J Balvin took to Instagram to share his touching performance of "Rojo" from last night, and to commemorate his Best Urban Music Album for Colores, his musical rainbow that includes the track. He wrote: "Music speaks from the heart!! Thanks to everyone who participated in the album." He tagged his epic collab list after the note.
Mexican singer/songwriter Natalia Lafourcade won one of the biggest awards of the evening, Album Of The Year, for her LP Un Canto Por Mexico, Vol. 1. She took home a total of three wins for the project—She also won Best Alternative Song and Best Regional Mexican Song. She tweeted: "Thank you to every member of the Latin GRAMMYs who saw in Un Canto Por Mexico the voice, talent and work of many…"
Argentinian rock legend Fito Páez shared his gratitude for the Latin Recording Academy for his two 2020 Latin GRAMMY wins—Best Pop/Rock Album and Best Pop/Rock Song. He shared the moment with his collaborators on the project, La Conquista del Espacio, by including a great collection of behind-the-scenes studio photos.
Brazilian rapper Emicida celebrated his first-ever Latin GRAMMY win for Best Portuguese Language Rock Or Alternative Album with several posts on Twitter, including one that said "Life always wins" in Portuguese.
Colombian pop singer Mike Bahía won the coveted Best New Artist Latin GRAMMY and was one of the artists able to enjoy the show on-site in Miami. He shared two pictures from the evening, as well as an inspirational message to his fans: "You don't need to be the richest, the most beautiful or much less the person with the most contacts to get to where you want to be; you just have to want it every day and work for it…"
Check out all the complete 2020 Latin GRAMMY winners and nominees list here.
For more information on the Latin GRAMMYs and Latin Recording Academy, please visit latingrammy.com.