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Édgar Barrera, Karol G, Shakira, and more lead Latin Grammy nominations
AP Sep 19, 2023 12 days ago
This combination of photos shows producer and songwriter Édgar Barrera, performer Karol G, center, and Shakira, who have been nominated for the most 2023 Latin Grammy nominations. Barrera received 13, and Karol G and Shakira received 7 each. (AP Photo)
FILE - Shakira performs in concert at Madison Square Garden in New York, Aug. 10, 2018. Shakira has been nominated for seven Latin Grammy Awards. The 24th Annual Latin Grammy Awards will take place on Nov. 16, in Sevilla, Spain. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP, File)
FILE - Edgar Barrera poses in the press room with the award for best regional song for "Como Lo Hice Yo" at the 23rd annual Latin Grammy Awards on Nov. 17, 2022, in Las Vegas. Barrera has been nominated for 13 Latin Grammy Awards. The 24th Annual Latin Grammy Awards will take place on Nov. 16, in Sevilla, Spain. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
FILE - Argentine singer Maria Becerra performs during a show in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko, File)
FILE - Mexican singer Natalia Lafourcade performs at the Concha Acustica of Bello Monte in Caracas, Venezuela on Aug. 22, 2023. (AP Photo/Matias Delacroix, File)
FILE - Singer Feid performs during the Coca-Cola Flow Fest in Mexico City, Saturday, Nov. 26, 2022. (AP Photo/Alejandro Godinez, File)
FILE - Singer Maria Becerra performs during the Coca-Cola Flow Fest in Mexico City, Saturday, Nov. 26, 2022. (AP Photo/Alejandro Godinez, File)
FILE - Bad Bunny speaks at the Sony Pictures Entertainment presentation at CinemaCon 2022 in Las Vegas on April 25, 2022. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
FILE - Pablo Alboran performs "No Vaya A Ser" at the Latin Grammy Awards on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
Édgar Barrera — the producer and songwriter known for his work with such artists as Madonna, Karol G, Peso Pluma, https://apnews.com/hub/shakira">Shakira, Grupo Frontera and beyond — leads the 2023 Latin Grammy nominations with 13.
The Latin Recording Academy announced this year's nominees in a livestream Tuesday.
Barerra is nominated for best pop song, record, album, songwriter, and producer of the year — and has two nominations in the song of the year category. He also has three noms apiece in the best tropical song and best regional song categories.
Argentine record producer Bizarrap, known for his Bzrp Music Sessions, has six.
Barrera and Moreno are also nominated in the songwriter of the year category alongside Felipe González Abad, Manuel Lorente Freire, Horacio Palencia and Elena Rose. The songwriter of the year is first of three new categories, which also includes best singer-songwriter song and best Portuguese-language urban performance.”
The 24th Annual Latin Grammy Awards will take place on Nov. 16 in Sevilla, Spain.
“This group of creators reflects musical excellence and the richness of Latin music, and I look forward to celebrating them during Latin GRAMMY Week in Sevilla which will be a truly historic moment for our organization," said Latin Recording Academy CEO Manuel Abud in a statement.
The Latin Grammys will broadcast live on Univision in the U.S. and Radio Televisión Española in Spain.