Latin Grammy Awards

The Latin Grammy Awards are an award by The Latin Recording Academy to recognize outstanding achievement in the Latin music industry. The Latin Grammy honors works recorded in Spanish or Portuguese from anywhere around the world that has been released either in Latin America, the Iberian Peninsula, or the United States.[1] Submissions of products recorded in languages, dialects or idiomatic expressions recognized in Ibero America and the Iberian Peninsula, such as Catalan, Basque, Galician, Valencian, Nahuatl, Guarani, Quechua or Mayan may be accepted by a majority vote.[2] Both the regular Grammy Award and the Latin Grammy Award have similar nominating and voting processes, in which the selections are decided by peers within the Latin music industry.

Latin Grammy Award
Current: 23rd Annual Latin Grammy Awards
Awarded forOutstanding achievements in the Latin music industry, primarily for works recorded in either Spanish or Portuguese
CountryUnited States
Presented byThe Latin Recording Academy
First awardedSeptember 13, 2000; 22 years ago (2000-09-13)
Television/radio coverage
NetworkCBS (2000–2004)
Univision (2005–present)
Most recent Latin Grammy Award winners
 2019-20 Best in 2020-21 2021-22 
Award Album of the Year Record of the Year
Winner Rubén Blades and Roberto Delgado & Orquesta
Caetano Veloso and Tom Veloso
Award Song of the Year Best New Artist
Winner Yotuel, Gente De Zona, Descemer Bueno, Maykel Osorbo & El Funky
("Patria y Vida")
Juliana Velásquez

Previous Record of the Year


Record of the Year


The first annual Latin Grammys ceremony was held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on September 13, 2000. Broadcast by CBS, that first ceremony became the first primarily Spanish language primetime program carried on an English language American television network. The 23rd Annual Latin Grammy Awards will be held on November 17, 2022 at Michelob Ultra Arena in Las Vegas.

Since 2005, the awards have been broadcast in the United States by Univision.[3] In 2013, 9.8 million people watched the Latin Grammy Awards on Univision, making the channel a top-three network for the night in the U.S.[4]

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