2013 in Latin American music
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2013 in Latin American music in geographical order, see also 2013 in music.
- Latin Grammy Awards of 2013 were held in Las Vegas in November. Marc Anthony and Draco Rosa win Record and Album of the year. Echa Pa'lla (Manos Pa'rriba) by Pitbull wins "Best Urban song". For the full list of awards see "Links" below.
- Rock band Maná still ride high with their 2012 "Best of" Platinum album Exiliados en la Bahía: Lo Mejor de Maná but also release En Toda Libertad.
- Alejandro Fernandez and Christina Aguilera's cover of "Hoy Tengo Ganas de Ti" reaches number-one on the Monitor Latino charts.
- Gaby Moreno is best new artist at the Latin Grammies.
- Exiled Cuban jazz trumpeter Arturo Sandoval gets the Presidential Medal of Freedom and a Latin Grammy.
- Dominican Juan Luis Guerra has sold over 20 million records and adds to it with his Live album Asondeguerra Tour ( started to promote 2010 studio album A Son de Guerra), which is a Latin Billboard #1 , he promotes both albums in his A Son de Guerra World Tour .
- Michel Camilo wins Best Jazz Album at the Latin Grammies with "What's Up?".
- Daddy Yankee's reggaeton single Limbo tops the Hot Latin Songs charts for 15 weeks, Marc Anthony's Vivir Mi Vida, a cover of Algerian raï singer Khaled's "C'est la vie" is #1 even for 16 weeks and wins Latin Grammy Award for Record of the Year.
- Draco Rosa's duet album Vida wins Album of the Year at the 2013 Latin Grammy Awards.
- In January 2013 Juanes wins the Grammy Award for Best Latin Pop Album with 2012 live album MTV Unplugged.
- Carlos Vives reaches double Diamond status with Corazón Profundo, it wins Best Tropical Fusion Album at the Latin Grammies. All four singles from the album reach number-one in Colombia. "Volví a Nacer" later is awarded the Latin Grammy Song of the Year. *Andrés Cepeda also wins an award, Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album with Lo Mejor Que Hay En Mi Vida.
- Alternative independent band La Vida Bohème win best rock album at the Latin Grammies.