Bad Bunny leads the nominations list for the 2022 Latin Grammy Awards with 10 nominations, including Album of the Year for 11 weeks at the top of the Billboard 200 Un Verano Sin Ti. The Latin Recording Academy has announced the full list of nominees for their 23rd annual edition of the Latin Grammy, which will take place November 17 at the Michelob Ultra Arena at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.
The Puerto Rican hitmaker is closely followed by Mexican musician and producer Edgar Barrera, who scored 9 nods, including song of the year and best pop song for “Índigo,” which he co-wrote. collaborated with Camilo. Speaking of Camilo, the Colombian singer-songwriter, last year’s big winner, has received six nominations this year. Other top contenders include Rauw Alejandro with eight nominations and Christina Aguilera and Rosalía with seven – both nominated for Album of the Year.
Manuel Abud, CEO of the Latin Recording Academy said: “At the Latin Recording Academy, we continuously strive to support and encourage Latino music creators and these nominees are epitomizes musical excellence and represents the great momentum our music is going through.” “We are proud to present nominations to this diverse group of talented artists who reflect the growth of our Academy as a contemporary and relevant institution, and officially kick off the season. twenty-third prize of the Latin Grammy Awards.”
Notably, Mexican music in the region is once again excluded from the top significant categories, with the exception of Best New Artist, where sibling trio Yahritza y Su Esencia are representing the genre. with a nomination there.
Click here for the full list of nominations for the 2022 Latin Grammy Awards.