Latin Grammy Award records

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Throughout the thirteen year history of the Latin Grammy Awards, multiple records have been set. This page includes competitive awards only and does not include special awards such as Lifetime Achievement Awards or any other non-competitive awards presented by the Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences.

Awards[edit]

Most Latin Grammys won[edit]

Juanes has won the most Latin Grammy Awards, winning a total of 20 awards.

Rank 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th
Artist
Juanes
Calle 13 Juan Luis Guerra,
Alejandro Sanz
Gustavo Santaolalla Thom Russo Rafael Arcaute,
Aníbal Kerpel
Sergio George,
Sebastian Krys,
Caetano Veloso
Carlos Alvarez,
Mike Couzzi,
Cachorro López,
Rafa Sardina,
Shakira
Emilio Estefan,
Benny Faccone,
Vicente Fernández,
Joan Sebastian,
Carlos Vives
Total 20 19 15 12 11 10 9 8 7

Most Latin Grammys won by a male artist[edit]

Juanes with 20 awards, has won more than any other male artist.

Rank 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th
Artist Juanes Alejandro Sanz,
Juan Luis Guerra
Caetano Veloso Vicente Fernández,
Joan Sebastian,
Carlos Vives
Gustavo Cerati,
Paquito D'Rivera
Fito Páez
Total 20 15 9 7 6 5

Most Latin Grammys won by a female artist[edit]

Shakira with 8 awards has won more awards than any other female artist.

Rank 1st 2nd 3rd
Artist Shakira Maria Rita Mercedes Sosa,
Julieta Venegas
Total 8 6 5

Most Latin Grammys won by a group[edit]

Calle 13 has won 19 awards, more than any other group.

Rank 1st 2nd
Artist Calle 13 Café Tacuba,
Jesse & Joy,
Maná
Total 19 5

Most Latin Grammys won by a producer[edit]

Juan Luis Guerra with 15 awards has won more awards than any other producer.

Rank 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th
Producer Juan Luis Guerra Gustavo Santaolalla Rafael Arcaute Sergio George,
Sebastian Krys
Cachorro López Emilio Estefan
Total 15 12 10 9 8 7

Most Latin Grammys won by an engineer or mixer[edit]

Thom Russo with 11 awards, has won more than any other engineer or mixer.

Rank 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th
Engineer or Mixer Thom Russo Rafael Arcaute,
Aníbal Kerpel
Sebastian Krys Carlos Alvarez,
Mike Couzzi,
Rafa Sardina
Emilio Estefan,
Benny Faccone
Ronnie Torres
Total 11 10 9 8 7 6

Youngest Winner[edit]

Miguelito is the youngest Latin Grammy winner. In 2008 he won Best Latin Children's Album at nine years of age.

Oldest Winner[edit]

Omara Portuondo was awarded Best Contemporary Tropical Album for her album, Gracias at age 79 in 2009.

Most Honored Albums[edit]

Entren Los Que Quieran by Calle 13 is the most honored album in Latin Grammy history. It won nine awards in 2011.

Rank 1st 2nd
Album Entren Los Que Quieran by Calle 13 La Llave de Mi Corazón by Juan Luis Guerra
Un Día Normal by Juanes
Total 9 6

Most Record of the Year wins[edit]

Alejandro Sanz has won Record of the Year five times. He won in 2001 and 2002 and from 2004 to 2006.

Rank 1st 2nd
Artist Alejandro Sanz Calle 13,
Juanes
Total 5 2

Most Album of the Year wins[edit]

Juan Luis Guerra, Juanes and Alejandro Sanz have won Album of the Year three times.

Alejandro Sanz won Album of the Year in 2001, 2002 and 2004. Juanes won Album of the Year in 2003, 2008 and 2012. Juan Luis Guerra won Album of the Year in 2007, 2010 and won again in 2012 as a producer.

Rank 1st 2nd
Artist Juan Luis Guerra,
Juanes,
Alejandro Sanz
Calle 13
Total 3 2

Most Song of the Year wins[edit]

Song of the Year, which is awarded to the songwriter has been awarded to Alejandro Sanz four times. He won the award in 2001, 2002, 2004 and 2005.

Rank 1st 2nd
Artist Alejandro Sanz Juanes
Total 4 2

Country with the most awards[edit]

Mexico has won the most awards with a total of 132 wins.

Rank 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th
Country  Mexico  Brazil  Puerto Rico  Spain  Colombia
Total 132 126 57 56 55

Biggest Non-native Hispanophone or Lusophone winner[edit]

Laura Pausini is the biggest non-native Hispanophone or Lusophone winner. She is Italian and has won three awards.

Single Ceremony[edit]

Most Latin Grammys won in one night[edit]

Calle 13 holds the record for most Latin Grammys won in one night with nine wins in 2011.

Rank 1st 2nd
Artist Calle 13 Juanes,
Juan Luis Guerra
Awards 9 5

Most Latin Grammys won by a male artist is one night[edit]

Juanes and Juan Luis Guerra share the record for most Latin Grammys won in one night which is five. Juanes won five awards in 2003 and again in 2008. Juan Luis Guerra won five awards in 2007.

Most Latin Grammys won by a female artist in one night[edit]

Shakira holds the record for most Latin Grammys won in one night by a female artist which is four. She won four awards in 2006.

Most Latin Grammys won by a group in one night[edit]

Calle 13 with nine wins in 2011, holds the record for most wins by a group in one night.

Most Latin Grammys awarded to an album on one night[edit]

In 2011 Calle 13's Entren Los Que Quieran won nine awards. It won Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Urban Album, Best Urban Song, Best Alternative Song, Best Tropical Song, Producer of the Year and Best Short Form Music Video.

Rank 1st 2nd
Album Entren Los Que Quieran by Calle 13 La Llave de Mi Corazón by Juan Luis Guerra
Awards 9 6

Most awards in one night by a country[edit]

In 2012, Mexico won a total of fifteen awards.

Rank 1st 2nd
Country  Mexico (2012)  Brazil (2000)
 Mexico (2006)
Awards 15 13

Nominations[edit]

Most Latin Grammy nominations[edit]

Juanes holds the record of most Latin Grammy nominations with 27.

Rank 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th
Artist Juanes Calle 13,
Juan Luis Guerra,
Alejandro Sanz
Carlos Vives Shakira,
Caetano Veloso
Ricardo Arjona,
Julieta Venegas
Vicente Fernández Daddy Yankee,
Thom Russo
Marc Anthony,
Ricky Martin
Gustavo Santaolalla,
Maná
Total 27 21 20 17 16 15 14 13 12

Most Nominations in one night[edit]

Calle 13 was nominated for ten Latin Grammy Awards in 2011 and won nine.

See also[edit]