Spanish singer Bebe dominates Latin Grammys
24 August 2005, LOS ANGELES — Spanish singer Bebe dominated the Latin Grammy awards, the Hispanic music world's top prizes.
24 August 2005
LOS ANGELES — Spanish singer Bebe dominated the Latin Grammy awards, the Hispanic music world's top prizes.
The young performer is up for a total of five prizes, including best record of the year, best album, best song for 'Malo' (Bad) and best new artist, as well as best female pop vocal album for 'Pafuera Telarañas' (Spiderwebs Begone).
Eighteen-year-old US singer JD Natasha is also up for best new artist.
Four veteran performers were nominated for three awards each, including Puerto Rican-born Marc Anthony and Obie Bermudez, as well as Colombia's Juanes and Mexico's Aleks Syntek.
Other artists included in the 43-category list of nominees are Spain's Alejandro Sanz, Puerto Rico's Daddy Yankee, Mexico's Molotov, the Chicano group Intocable, Dominican Juan Luis Guerra, Colombia's Carlos Vives and Argentina's Fito Paez, among others.
The winners will be announced on 3 November at a gala ceremony in Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium.
For the first time in the history of the Hispanic music world's premier awards, the celebration will be broadcast live in Spanish on the Univision television network.
The celebrity-filled nominee announcement ceremony was also attended by Los Angeles' Hispanic mayor, Antonio Villaraigosa, who wished all the nominees luck in the upcoming competition saying they create music "that makes you dance even if you don't want to".
[Copyright EFE with Expatica]
Subject: Spanish news