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Listen: GRAMMY.com's Hispanic Heritage Month 2021 Playlist Featuring Amara La Negra, Helado Negro, Andrekza, Maluca, And Many More

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Listen: GRAMMY.com's Hispanic Heritage Month 2021 Playlist Featuring Amara La Negra, Helado Negro, Andrekza, Maluca, And Many More

The 50 songs featured on GRAMMY.com's official Hispanic Heritage Month 2021 playlist will give you a sonic tour of the artists shaping Latin music today

GRAMMYs/Sep 16, 2021 - 01:04 am

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month 2021, which takes place Sept. 15 through Oct. 15, GRAMMY.com is shining a light on the diverse sounds of Latin America in true GRAMMY fashion: music, of course.

Between chart-toppers like Bad Bunny, J Balvin and Kali Uchis and breakout stars like CJ, CLUBZ and Maye, today's Latin artists are fearless when it comes to exploring multiple genres. As a result of that boldness, listeners are greeted with the colorful culture and sounds of Latin America, no matter where they wander on the music landscape.

No one playlist can fully capture the expansive sounds and styles of today's Latin artists and genres. But the 50 songs featured on GRAMMY.com's official Hispanic Heritage Month 2021 playlist will give you a sonic tour of the artists shaping Latin music today.

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Luis Fonsi To Maluma: Who Will Win Record Of The Year Latin GRAMMY?

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Luis Fonsi To Maluma: Who Will Win Record Of The Year Latin GRAMMY?

Cast your vote. Who will voters choose for Record Of The Year at the 18th Latin GRAMMY Awards?

GRAMMYs/Oct 1, 2017 - 08:57 pm

Including the likes of Shakira and Carlos Vives to Natalia Lafourcade, Marc Anthony, Jesse & Joy, and Alejandro Sanz, the previous Latin GRAMMY winners for Record Of The Year reads like a who's who of Latin music. This year's nominees are no different.

With Rubén Blades' sensual "La Flor De La Canela," Luis Fonsi featuring Daddy Yankee's song of the summer "Despacito," Residente's impactful "Guerra," Ricky Martin with Maluma's Vente Pa' Ca," and Jorge Drexler's "El Surco," among others, this year's class of 18th Latin GRAMMY Awards nominees for Record Of The Year is loaded.  

Which song do you think will take home the Latin GRAMMY for Record Of The Year? Cast your vote below.

Remember When? Marc Anthony's "I Need To Know" Nets Latin GRAMMY

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Remember When? Marc Anthony's "I Need To Know" Nets Latin GRAMMY

Singer/songwriter takes home the first Latin GRAMMY ever awarded for Song Of The Year

GRAMMYs/Sep 24, 2017 - 08:00 pm

Thanks to the crossover popularity of Latin artists such as Ricky Martin, Enrique Iglesias and Shakira in the late '90s, salsa master Marc Anthony was soon to join the Latin hot flash with his first English crossover album, which was self-titled.

The result of Marc Anthony was not only his first Billboard Hot 100 Top 5 hit, "I Need To Know," but it also landed the singer his first-ever Latin GRAMMY Award, and the distinction of earning the very first Latin GRAMMY for Song Of The Year in 2000 for the Spanish version of the catchy tune, "Dímelo."

Anthony has gone on to win an additional four Latin GRAMMYs and two GRAMMY Awards. In 2016 he was honored as the Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year for his outstanding achievements as an artist and for his philanthropic work.

Jennifer Lopez, Ricky Martin To Headline 2018 Calibash Las Vegas

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Jennifer Lopez, Ricky Martin To Headline 2018 Calibash Las Vegas

Maluma, Ozuna, Bad Bunny, and Farruko also slated to perform at the second annual Sin City concert on Jan. 27; L.A. concert slated for Jan. 20

GRAMMYs/Jan 11, 2018 - 12:28 am

Get ready for the second annual Calibash Las Vegas, one of the hottest concert events of the year celebrating Latin urban music.

The 2018 installment of the Sin City show will be headlined by Jennifer Lopez and Ricky Martin, with Maluma, Ozuna, Bad Bunny, and Farruko also slated to perform. It will be held at T-Mobile Arena on Jan. 27, just one week after the Los Angeles event.

"Undoubtedly, this is the best opportunity to enjoy with your loved ones this first-class show, in Las Vegas and as the official Latin party of the beginning of the year," said Lucas Piña, senior vice president of SBS Entertainment, according to Billboard.

The week prior, Los Angeles' 11th annual Calibash will be held at Staples Center on Jan. 20. The L.A. lineup will feature J Balvin, Lopez, Wisin Y Yandel, Bad Bunny, Ozuna, Becky G, Natti Natasha, and French Montana.

Tickets for both the Los Angeles and Las Vegas concerts are on sale now vis AXS.

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18th Latin GRAMMY Performers: Bad Bunny, Alejandro Sanz & More

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18th Latin GRAMMY Performers: Bad Bunny, Alejandro Sanz & More

First performers announced for The Biggest Night in Latin Music; actors Jaime Camil and Roselyn Sánchez to host 18th Latin GRAMMY Awards live from Las Vegas on Nov. 16

GRAMMYs/Oct 30, 2017 - 05:30 pm

Current nominees J Balvin, Bad Bunny, Flor De Toloache, Luis Fonsi, Juanes, Mon Laferte, Natalia Lafourcade, Maluma, Residente, and Sofía Reyes are among the first artists announced to perform on the 18th Latin GRAMMY Awards. 

Alejandro Sanz, the 2017 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year, and guest performers Steve Aoki, Alessia Cara, Logic and French Montana will also join the lineup. 

Mexican actor/singer Jaime Camil and Puerto Rican singer/songwriter and actress Roselyn Sánchez will host The Biggest Night in Latin Music on the Univision Network Nov. 16 from 8–11 p.m. ET/PT (7 p.m. Central) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

This year's top nominee is Residente with nine nominations. Also near the top of the field are Maluma with seven nominations, Shakira with six, and Kevin Jiménez ADG, Juanes and Mon Laferte with five each. "Despacito," by Luis Fonsi featuring Daddy Yankee, earned four nominations.

A limited number of tickets for the 18th Latin GRAMMY Awards are available for purchase through www.axs.com.

18th Latin GRAMMY Awards: Full Nominations List