Ladies and gentlemen, it’s awards season! The 23rd edition of the Latin Grammy Awards took place on Thursday, November 17, 2022, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Univision from the Michelob Ultra Arena, in Las Vegas.
Some of the best artists were honored at the star-studded award show held on Thursday. Continue reading further to know whether your favorite celebrity took the prestigious award home or not.
All you need to know about the 2022 Latin Grammy Awards
For those of you who are unaware, let us share with you, the 2022 Latin Grammy Awards took place on Thursday, November 17, 2022, and some of the biggest names in the world of Latin music showed up at the awards show held at the Michelob ULTRA Arena at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Anitta, Thalía, Laura Pausini, and Luis Fonsi served as the hosts of the award show. The star-studded award ceremony gave us many memorable and beautiful moments as well.
Bad Bunny won five Latin Grammys
This year, Bad Bunny led the list of nominees for the Latin Grammy Awards with a total of 10 nods. The Puerto-Rican rapper didn’t attend the award show on Thursday but he did win five Latin Grammys.
The I Like It singer nabbed five awards including Best Urban Music Album for Un Verano Sin Ti, Best Urban Fusion/Performance for Tití Me Preguntó, Best Reggaeton Performance for Lo siento BB, Best Rap/Hip Hop Song for De Museo and Best Urban Song for Tití Me Preguntó.
Bad Bunny took to his Twitter page and thanked the Latin Recording Academy for appreciating and honoring his work. He dedicated the awards to the Dominican Republic. He wrote, “And to the dembow movement, the artists, producers, dancers, and music video directors. Thank you for the inspiration, this Grammy is yours.”
Rosalía took home four awards including Album of the Year
Rosalía bagged 8 nominations in her kitty, meanwhile, other celebs who were nominated for several awards are as follows: Edgar Barrera, Rauw Alejandro, and Christina Aguilera. Jorge Drexler & C. Rosalía secured 4 awards including album of the year for Motomami, her third studio album. She got pretty emotional after receiving the award.
In her award-acceptance speech, the 30-year-old singer said in Spanish, “Thank you so much. ‘Motomami’ was a record I had to fight really hard to create … but it’s brought me so much happiness. Thank you for always supporting my music even when it’s constantly changing.”
The pop star hit the red carpet of the award show with her sister as well as her partner, reggaeton star Rauw Alejandro. During her speech, the Spanish musician also gave a sweet shoutout to her partner Rauw Alejandro. The Hentai singer gave the love of her life a shoutout and said, “Baby, I love you,”
Angela Alvarez won the award for Best New Artist
One of the most historic moments of the night consisted of the Cuban singer-songwriter Angela Alvarez who is 95 years old, winning the award for Best New Artist. She proved that age is just a number and it’s never too late to chase your dreams. She is the oldest musician to be nominated in the Best New Artist category.
The 25-year-old Mexican singer Silvana Estrada tied the honor with Angela. During her speech, she said, “This year the majority of artists for best new artist were mainly women. This prize was already ours.”
Take a look at the list of winners for the 2022 Latin Grammy Awards
Record Of The Year
“Pa Mis Muchachas” – Christina Aguilera, Becky G, Nicki Nicole Feat. Nathy Peluso
“Castillos De Arena” – Pablo Alborán
“Envolver” – Anitta
“Pa’lla Voy” – Marc Anthony
“Ojitos Lindos” – Bad Bunny & Bomba Estéreo
“Pegao” – Camilo
“Tocarte” – Jorge Drexler & C. Tangana — ** WINNER!
“Provenza” – Karol G
“Vale La Pena” – Juan Luis Guerra
“La Fama” – Rosalía Feat. The Weeknd
“Te Felicito” – Shakira & Rauw Alejandro
“Baloncito Viejo” – Carlos Vives & Camilo
Album Of The Year
Aguilera – Christina Aguilera
Pa’lla Voy – Marc Anthony
Un Verano Sin Ti – Bad Bunny
Deja – Bomba Estéreo
Tinta Y Tiempo – Jorge Drexler
Ya No Somos Los Mismos – Elsa Y Elmar
Viajante – Fonseca
Motomami (Digital Album) – Rosalía — ** WINNER!
Sanz – Alejandro Sanz
Dharma – Sebastián Yatra
Song Of The Year
“A Veces Bien Y A Veces Mal” – Pedro Capo, Ignacio Cibrián, Ricky Martín, Pablo Preciado, Julio Ramírez, Mauricio Rengifo & Andrés Torres, Songwriters (Ricky Martin Featuring Reik)
“Agua” – Rauw Alejandro, Emmanuel Anene, David Alberto Macias, Nile Rodgers, Juan Salinas, Oscar Salinas & Daddy Yankee, Songwriters (Daddy Yankee, Rauw Alejandro & Nile Rodgers)
“Algo Es Mejor” – Mon Laferte, Songwriter (Mon Laferte)
“Baloncito Viejo” – Camilo, Jorge Luis Chacín, Andrés Leal, Martín Velilla & Carlos Vives, Songwriters (Carlos Vives & Camilo)
“Besos En La Frente” – Fonseca & Julio Reyes Copello, Songwriters (Fonseca)
“Encontrarme” – Carla Morrison, Juan Alejandro Jiménez Pérez & Mario Demian Jiménez Pérez, Songwriters (Carla Morrison)
“Hentai” – Larry Gold, Noah Goldstein, Chad Hugo, David Rodríguez, Rosalía, Jacob Sherman, Michael Uzowuru, Pilar Vila Tobella, Dylan Wiggins & Pharrell Williams, Songwriters (Rosalía)
“Índigo” – Édgar Barrera & Camilo, Songwriters (Camilo & Evaluna Montaner)
“Pa Mis Muchachas” – Christina Aguilera, Jorge Luis Chacín, Kat Dahlia, Becky G, Yoel Henríquez, Yasmil Marrufo, Nicki Nicole & Nathy Peluso, Songwriters (Christina Aguilera, Nicki Nicole, Becky G Featuring Nathy Peluso)
“Provenza” – Kevyn Mauricio Cruz Moreno, Carolina Giraldo Navarro & Ovy On The Drums, Songwriters (Karol G)
“Tacones Rojos” – Juan Jo, Manuel Lara, Manuel Lorente, Pablo & Sebastián Yatra, Songwriters (Sebastián Yatra)
“Tocarte” – Jorge Drexler, Pablo Drexler, Víctor Martínez & C. Tangana, Songwriters (Jorge Drexler & C. Tangana) — ** WINNER!
Best New Artist
Angela Álvarez — **WINNER!
Cande Y Paulo
Silvana Estrada — **WINNER!
Yahritza Y Su Esencia
Best Pop Vocal Album: Dharma – Sebastian Yatra — **WINNER!
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album: Aguilera – Christina Aguilera — **WINNER!
Best Pop Song: “La Guerrilla de la Concordia” – Jorge Drexler, songwriter (Jorge Drexler) — **WINNER!
“Tacones Rojos” – Pablo María Rousselon De Croisoeuil, Manuel Lara, Manuel Lorente, Juan Josep Monserrat Riutort & Sebastián Yatra — **WINNER!
Best Urban Fusion/Performance: “Tití Me Preguntó” – Bad Bunny — **WINNER!
Best Reggaeton Performance: “Lo siento BB:/” – Tainy, Bad Bunny & Julieta Venegas — **WINNER!
Best Urban Music Album: Un Verano Sin Ti – Bad Bunny — **WINNER!
Best Rap/Hip Hop Song: “De Museo” – Bad Bunny — **WINNER!
Best Urban Song: “Tití Me Preguntó” – Bad Bunny — **WINNER!
Best Rock Album: Unas Vacaciones Raras – Él Mató A Un Policía Motorizado — **WINNER!
Best Rock Song: “Lo Mejor de Nuestras Vidas” – Fito Páez — **WINNER!
Best Pop/Rock Album: Los Años Salvajes – Fito Páez — **WINNER!
Best Pop/Rock Song: “Babel” – Fito Páez & Carlos Vives — **WINNER!
Best Alternative Music Album: Motomami – Rosalía — **WINNER!
Best Alternative Song: “El Día Que Wstrenaste el Mundo” – Jorge Drexler — **WINNER!
Best Salsa Album: Pa’lla Voy – Marc Anthony — **WINNER!
Best Cumbia/Vallenato Album: Feliz Aniversario – Jean Carlos Centeno y Ronal Urbina — **WINNER!
Best Merengue/Bachata Album: Entre Mar y Palmeras – Juan Luis Guerra — **WINNER!
Best Traditional Tropical Album: Gonzalo Rubalcaba y Aymée Nuviola Live
In Marciac – Gonzalo Rubalcaba y Aymée Nuviola — **WINNER!
Best Contemporary Tropical Album: Cumbiana II – Carlos Vives — **WINNER!
Best Tropical Song: “Mala” – Marc Anthony & Álvaro Lenier Mesa — **WINNER!
Best Singer-Songwriter Album: Tinta y Tiempo – Jorge Drexler — **WINNER!
Best Ranchero/Mariachi Album: Ep #1 Forajido – Christian Nodal — **WINNER!
Best Banda Album: Abeja Reina – Chiquis — **WINNER!
Best Tejano Album: Para Que Baile Mi Pueblo – Bobby Pulido — **WINNER!
Best Norteño Album: La Reunión (Deluxe) – Los Tigres del Norte — **WINNER!
Best Regional Song: “Como Lo Hice Yo” – Edgar Barrera, Carin León & Matisse — **WINNER!
Best Instrumental Album: Maxixe Samba Groove – Hamilton De Holanda — **WINNER!
Best Folk Album: Ancestros Sinfónico – Síntesis, X Alfonso y Eme Alfonso — **WINNER!
Best Tango Album: Horacio Salgán Piano Transcriptions – Pablo Estigarribia — **WINNER!
Best Flamenco Album: Libres – Las Migas — **WINNER!
Best Latin Jazz/Jazz Album: Mirror Mirror – Eliane Elias, Chick Corea, Chucho Valdés — **WINNER!
Best Christian Album (Spanish Language): Viviré – Marcos Witt — **WINNER!
Best Portuguese Language Christian Album: Laboratório Do Groove – Eli Soares — **WINNER!
PORTUGUESE LANGUAGE FIELD
Best Portuguese Language Contemporary Pop Album: Sim Sim Sim – Bala Desejo — **WINNER!
Best Portuguese Language Rock or Alternative Album: O Futuro Pertence À … Jovem Guarda -Erasmo Carlos — **WINNER!
Best Samba/Pagode Album: Numanice #2– LUDMILLA — **WINNER!
Best MPB (Musica Popular Brasileira) Album: Indigo Borboleta Anil – Liniker — **WINNER!
Best Sertaneja Music Album: Chitãozinho & Xororó Legado – Chitãozinho & Xororó — **WINNER!
Best Portuguese Language Roots Album: Senhora Estrada – Alceu Valença — **WINNER!
Best Portuguese Language Song: “Vento Sardo” – Jorge Drexler & Marisa Monte — **WINNER!
Best Latin Children’s Album: A La Fiesta De La Música Vamos Todos – Sophia — **WINNER!
Best Classical Album: Legado – Berta Rojas; Sebastián Henríquez, album producer — **WINNER!
Best Classical Contemporary Composition: Anido’s Portrait: I. Chacarera – Sergio Assad, composer (Berta Rojas) — **WINNER!
Best Arrangement: “El Plan Maestro” – Fernando Velázquez — **WINNER!
Best Recording Package: Motomami – Ferran Echegaray, Viktor Hammarberg, Rosalía, Daniel Sannwald & Pili Vila, art directors (Rosalía) — **WINNER!
Best Engineered Album: Motomami – Brian Hernández, Shin Kamiyama, Michael Larson, Higinio Marfil Ruiz, Sean Matsukawa, Tyler Murphy & David Rodríguez, engineers; Manny Marroquin, mixers; Chris Gehringer, mastering engineer (Rosalía)
Producer of the Year: Julio Reyes Copello — **WINNER!
Best Short Form Music Video: “This Is Not America” — Residente Feat. Ibeyi Featuring Lisa-Kaindé Diaz & Naomi Diaz; Greg Ohrel, video director; Jason Cole, video producer — **WINNER!
Best Long Form Music Video: “Hasta Le Raíz” – Natalia Lafourcade; Bruno Bancalari & Juan Pablo López-Fonseca, video directors; Juan Pablo López-Fonseca, video producer — **WINNER!
We send our heartiest congrats to all the winners of the Latin Grammy Awards 2022. May all the stars continue to entertain their fans in the times to come as well. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.