Renowned musicians from all around the world are anticipated to walk the red carpet just hours before music’s biggest night begins. Tomorrow marks the 56th annual awards of the GRAMMYs, where many of these artists will receive high recognition for their musical work and trajectory.
Some of the year’s favorites, like Daft Punk, Lorde, Jay-Z, Taylor Swift and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, are among the multitude of talents expected to fill up the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Calif. on Sunday, January 26.
However, a fair share of Latino artists are also leaving their mark at the upcoming 56th annual GRAMMY awards.
Para que esten al dia, VOXXI recapped the Latinos who are adding sabor at the awaited ceremony on Sunday night.
Bruno Mars and Gloria Estefan, Latinos with most nods
The biggest nominee of the night is urban artist, Jay-Z, with a total of nine nominations, including Album of the Year.
On the other hand, Billboard’s Person of the Year for 2013, Bruno Mars, is the artist with the most nods representing los latinos! The Puerto Rican and Filipino descent artist outshines at the awards with his four nominations, including Best Record of the Year for “Locked Out of Heaven.”
But he isn’t the only dominate Latino of the night.
Cuban American salsa idol, Gloria Estefan, is also nominated for two awards for her work in “The Standards.”
Los artistas recognized at this year’s GRAMMYs
This year, Latino artists are honored in seven of the 82 award categories.
This includes 2013 Latin GRAMMY winners, Carlos Vives, Marc Anthony, Robi ‘Draco’ Rosa, Sergio George and Illya Kuryaki and the Valderramas.
Artists will be awarded for categories such as Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album, Best Regional Mexican Music Album, Best Latin Pop Album, Best Tropical Latin Album and Best Latin Jazz Album.
Cafe Tacvba, Los Amigos Invisibles, Paquita la del Barrio, Tommy Torres, Ricardo Montaner, Los Angelez Azules, Paquito D’Rivera and Intocable are among the many Latinos in hopes to nab a golden phonograph this year.
One artist and composer who already has his GRAMMY secured is the Mexican bolerista and romantic crooner, Armando Manzanero.
Manzanero is merited the Lifetime Achievement Award by The Recording Academy for his six-decades in music.
“And the GRAMMY goes to…”
Christina Aguilera, Juanes, Shakira, Ricky Martin, Marc Anthony, Jennifer Lopez and Bruno Mars have made many dance and sing during their live performances in previous GRAMMY events.
This year, no Hispanic artist has made the line-up, which includes awaited performances from Daft Punk, Katy Perry and Paul McCartney with Ringo Starr.
But, a hand-picked amount will be saying “and the GRAMMY goes to…” as they present winners of the night.
Keep an eye for artists Gloria Estefan, Juanes and Marc Anthony as they take the stage.
Hay que estar pendientes, to see which Latino artists take home a GRAMMY in its 56th celebration on Sunday, January 26 broadcasted live on CBS Network.
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