Latin Grammy Award for Best MPB Album

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Latin Grammy Award for Best MPB Album
Awarded for For vocal or instrumental Musica Popular Brasileira albums containing at least 51% playing time of newly recorded material. For Solo artists, duos or groups.
Country United States
Presented by Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences
First awarded 2000
Currently held by Maria RitaRedescobrir - Ao Vivo
Official website latingrammy.com

The Latin Grammy Award for Best MPB Album is an honor presented annually at the Latin Grammy Awards, a ceremony that recognizes excellence and creates a wider awareness of cultural diversity and contributions of Latin recording artists in the United States and internationally. According to the category description guide for the 13th Latin Grammy Awards, the award is for vocal or instrumental Musica Popular Brasileira albums containing at least 51% playing time of newly recorded material. For Solo artists, duos or groups.

The albums, Livro by Caetano Veloso (2000), Maria Rita by Maria Rita (2004), Regência: Vince Mendoza by Ivan Lins and The Metropole Orchestra (2009) and Especial Ivete, Gil E Caetano by Caetano Veloso, Gilberto Gil and Ivete Sangalo (2012) were nominated for Album of the Year, but didn't win.

The album Livro by Caetano Veloso won this award in 2000, it also won the Grammy Award for Best World Music Album in the same year.

Cantando Histórias by Ivan Lins became the first Brazilian album and only Portuguese language album to win this award and Album of the Year in 2005. The same year, Eletracústico by Gilberto Gil lost this award to Ivan Lins' album, but won the Grammy Award for Best Contemporary World Music Album in 2006.

2010s[edit]

Year Winner Nominees
2014 Marisa MonteVerdade, Uma Ilusão
2013 Maria RitaRedescobrir - Ao Vivo
  • Gilberto GilConcerto De Cordas & Máquinas De Ritmo
  • Edu LoboEdu Lobo & Metropole Orkest
  • Various Artists — Herivelto Martins - 100 Anos
  • Jorge Vercillo — Luar De Sol - Ao Vivo No Ceará
2012 Caetano Veloso, Gilberto Gil and Ivete SangaloEspecial Ivete, Gil E Caetano
2011 Djavan for Ária
2010 Gilberto Gil for Banda Dois

2000s[edit]

Year Winner Nominees
2009 Ivan Lins and The Metropole Orchestra for Regência: Vince Mendoza
2008 Seu Jorge for América Brasil o Disco
2007 Leny Andrade and Cesar Camargo Mariano for Ao Vivo
2006 Maria Rita for Segundo
2005 Ivan Lins for Cantando Histórias
2004 Maria Rita for Maria Rita
2003 Caetano Veloso and Jorge Mautner for Eu não peço desculpa
2002 Chico Buarque and Edu Lobo for Cambaio
2001 Caetano Veloso for Noites Do Norte
2000 Caetano Veloso for Livro