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Nella Wins Best New Artist At The 2019 Latin GRAMMY Awards
The "Voy" singer wins her first Latin GRAMMY
Venezuelan artist Nella has won the Latin GRAMMY for Best New Artist tonight in Las Vegas at the 20th Annual Latin GRAMMYs.
The young pop singer released her debut album, Voy, earlier this year to positive reviews. It was produced by GRAMMY Award-winning producer, composer, and guitarist Javier Limón.
Nella came out on top of a strong and diverse group of nominees for Best New Artist, which included Aitana, Burning Caravan, Cami, Fer Casillas, Chipi Chacón, Elsa y Elmar, Greeicy, Juan Ingaramo and Paulo Londra.
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Poll: Who Will Voters Choose For Best New Artist At The 2020 Latin GRAMMYs?
Anuel AA, Rauw Alejandro, Mike Bahía, Cazzu, Conociendo Rusia, Soy Emilia, Kurt, Nicki Nicole, Nathy Peluso, Pitizion and Wos are all in the running for 2020 Latin GRAMMY Best New Artist
The nominees for the 21st Latin GRAMMYs have been announced (on Sept. 29), and this year's slate of artists in the running for Best New Artist represent a diverse lineup of talented music creators who have made a breakthrough impact on Latin music this past year.
This year's nominees include Puerto Rican rapper Anuel AA, Puerto Rican singer-songwriter Rauw Alejandro, Colombian singer Mike Bahía, Argentinian rapper Cazzu, Argentinian rock/pop band Conociendo Rusia, Colombian alt-pop Soy Emilia, Mexican pop singer Kurt, Argentinian rapper and singer Nicki Nicole, Argentinian pop singer Nathy Peluso, Colombian singer/songwriter Pitizion and Argentinian rapper Wos.
Who do you think Latin Recording Academy voters will choose to take home the coveted award? Cast your vote below!
Of the 11 nominees for Best New Artist, Anuel AA, Conociendo Rusia and Nathy Peluso are the only up for awards in additional categories—see the full nomination list here.
See who takes home the Best New Artist gramophone and more when the 21st Latin GRAMMY Awards airs live on Univision, Thurs., Nov. 19 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT (7:00 p.m. CT).
GRAMMY Rewind: Esperanza Spalding Elatedly Wins Best New Artist In 2011
In the latest episode of GRAMMY Rewind, watch jazz singer/bassist/composer Esperanza Spalding win Best New Artist in 2011 while visibly on cloud nine
It’s fascinating to revisit the tableau of Best New Artist nominees back in 2011—Justin Bieber, Drake, Florence & The Machine, Mumford & Sons. Especially when John Legend announces jazz luminary Esperanza Spalding’s underdog victory.
Spalding is visibly touched and elated by the win. "Thank you to the Academy for even nominating me in this category," she says, beaming, with a hint of awe. Spalding then goes on to shout out everyone who made this possible—including her family, colleagues and teachers.
In the latest episode of GRAMMY Rewind, revisit this quintessential GRAMMY moment where Spalding delivers a heartfelt speech and kicks off the rest of her career.
Check out the video above and watch more episodes of GRAMMY Rewind here.
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Alejandro Sanz & Camila Cabello Win Record Of The Year For "Mi Persona Favorita" At The 2019 Latin GRAMMYs
The song also won Best Pop Song earlier in the night
Alejandro Sanz & Camila Cabello picked up their second Latin GRAMMY of the night for "Mi Persona Favorita" after winning the award for Best Record of the Year. The duo won earlier in the night for Best Pop Song.
Sanz dedicated the award to his mother, who passed away about eight years ago and would have celebrated her birthday tonight.
Other nominees in the category included "Parecen Viernes" by Marc Anthony, "Verdades Afiladas" by Andrés Calamaro, "Ahí Ahí" by Vicente García, "Kitipun" by Juan Luis Guerra. "Querer Mejor" by Juanes Featuring Alessia Cara, "La Plata" by Juanes Featuring Lalo Ebratt, "Aute Cuture by Rosalía and "Cobarde" by Ximena Sariñana.
Sanz was also nominated for "No Tengo Nada" in the same category and was nominated in seven other categories for the 20th Latin GRAMMYs.
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
GRAMMY Rewind: Watch Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Win Best New Artist In 2014
"I want to thank our fans, the people that got us on this stage…without them, there would be no us," Macklemore said
The duo looked fresh as they accepted their award from presenters Pharrell and Anna Kendrick. Macklemore rocked an emerald green velvet tux and black velvet bowtie while Lewis wore a silver and black houndstooth suit with a silk black tie.
"Wow, we're here on this stage right now," Macklemore said, grinning. "First and foremost, I want to thank our fans, the people that got us on this stage…without them, there would be no us."
Following the momentum of their massive 2012 single "Thrift Shop" featuring Wanz, the Seattle rapper was nominated for a total of seven awards that year. He took home four wins, including Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song for the aforementioned hit.
Learn more about the current 2021 Best New Artist nominees here.