2020 Latin Grammy Awards: Ozuna, J Balvin win big

The 2020 Latin Grammy Awards witnessed some of the great performances and notable winners taking home the prestigious honors.

According to EOnline, the 2020 Latin Grammy Awards took place from various parts of the world. It was due to the pandemic impact.

Popular artists like Ozuna, J Balvin, and Bad Bunny won many notable honors. Other new faces also took home trophies for their hit singles this year.

President and CEO of The Latin Recording Academy, Gabriel Abaroa Jr., also showed his excitement for this year’s ceremony. He was happy to see a diversity in nominations.

“Over the last year, we continued engaging in discussions with our members to improve the awards process and actively encouraged diverse Latin music creators to join and participate.”

Winners of 2020 Latin Grammy Awards

The event saw amazing performances from names like Pitbull, Sebastian Yatra, and Natalia Jimenez. They all presented the shows from their own home locations. Artists in multiple countries joined simultaneously. Bad Bunny also performed straight from his home in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Here are all the nominated artists and winners of the awards show:

Record of the Year

China—Anuel AA, Daddy Yankee, Karol G Featuring Ozuna & J Balvin
Cuando Estés Aquí—Pablo Alborán
Vete—Bad Bunny
Solari Yacumenza—Bajofondo Featuring Cuareim 1080
Rojo—J Balvin
Tutu—Camilo Featuring Pedro Capó
Lo Que En Ti Veo—Kany García & Nahuel Pennisi
Tusa—Karol G & Nicki Minaj
WINNER: Contigo—Alejandro Sanz

Album of the Year

Oasis—J Balvin & Bad Bunny
Colores—J Balvin
Por Primera Vez—Camilo
Mesa para Dos—Kany García
Aire (Versión Día)—Jesse & Joy
WINNER: Un Canto Por México, Vol. 1—Natalia Lafourcade
Pausa—Ricky Martin
La Conquista del Espacio—Fito Páez
Cumbiana—Carlos Vives

Song of the Year

ADMV—Vicente Barco, Edgar Barrera, Maluma & Stiven Rojas, songwriters (Maluma)
Bonita—Juanes, Mauricio Rengifo, Andrés Torres & Sebastián Yatra, songwriters (Juanes & Sebastián Yatra)
Codo Con Codo—Jorge Drexler, songwriter (Jorge Drexler)
El Mismo Aire—Edgar Barrera, Camilo, Jon Leone, Richi López & Juan Morelli, songwriters (Camilo)
For Sale—Alejandro Sanz & Carlos Vives, songwriters (Alejandro Sanz & Carlos Vives)
#ELMUNDOFUERA (Improvisación)—Alejandro Sanz, songwriter (Alejandro Sanz)
Lo Que En Ti Veo—Kany García, songwriter (Kany García & Nahuel Pennisi)
WINNER: René—Residente, songwriter (Residente)
Tiburones—Oscar Hernández & Pablo Preciado, songwriters (Ricky Martin)
Tusa—Kevyn Mauricio Cruz Moreno, Karol G, Nicki Minaj & Daniel Oviedo Echavarría, songwriters (Karol G & Nicki Minaj)
Tutu—Camilo, Jon Leone & Richi López, songwriters (Camilo Featuring Pedro Capó)

Best New Artist

Anuel AA
Rauw Alejandro
WINNER: Mike Bahía
Conociendo Rusia
Soy Emilia
Nicki Nicole
Nathy Peluso

Pop Vocal Album

Por Primera Vez—Camilo
Más Futuro Que Pasado—Juanes
WINNER: Pausa—Ricky Martin

Best Reggaeton Performance (new category)

WINNER: Yo Perreo Sola—Bad Bunny
Morado—J Balvin
Loco Contigo—Dj Snake & J Balvin Featuring Tyga
Porfa—Feid & Justin Quiles
Chicharrón—Guaynaa Featuring Cauty
Te Soñé de Nuevo—Ozuna
Si Te Vas—Sech & Ozuna

Contemporary/Tropical Fusion Album

Energía Para Regalar—El Caribefunk
Mi Derriengue—Riccie Oriach
Mariposas—Omara Portuondo
Alter Ego—Prince Royce
WINNER: Cumbiana—Carlos Vives

Best Ranchero/Mariachi Album

Antología de la Música Ranchera—Aida Cuevas
Hecho en México—Alejandro Fernández
WINNER: A Los 4 Vientos Vol. 1 Ranchero—Eugenia León
Bailando Sones y Huapangos con El Mariachi Sol de México de José Hernández—Mariachi Sol de México de José Hernández
AYAYAY!—Christian Nodal

Portuguese Language Song

A Tal Canção Pra Lua (Microfonado)—Vitor Kley, songwriter (Vitor Kley & Samuel Rosa)
WINNER: Abricó-De-Macaco—Francisco Bosco & João Bosco, songwriters (João Bosco)
Amarelo (Sample: Sujeito de Sorte – Belchior)—Dj Duh, Emicida & Felipe Vassão, songwriters (Emicida Featuring Majur & Pabllo Vittar)
Libertação—Russo Passapusso, songwriter (Elza Soares & BaianaSystem Featuring Virgínia Rodrigues)
Pardo—Caetano Veloso, songwriter (Céu)

The 2020 Latin Grammy Awards show saw Yaliza Aparicio, Carlos Rivera, and Ana Brenda. It was the 21st year of the popular musical ceremony.


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