Latin Grammy Awards of 2008

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9th Latin Grammy Awards
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Date November 13, 2008
Venue Toyota Center, Houston, Texas
Hosts Cristián de la Fuente and Patricia Manterola
Highlights
Person of the Year Gloria Estefan
Television/Radio coverage
Network Univision
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The 9th Annual Latin Grammy Awards took place on Thursday, November 13, 2008 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas and were aired on Univision. The Brazilian Field awards were presented on the same day at the Ibirapuera Auditorium in São Paulo. The Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year was Gloria Estefan.[1] Juanes was the night's big winner, winning 5 awards including Album of the Year. He now has 17 Latin Grammy awards which is more than any other recording artist.

Awards[edit]

Winners are in bold text.

General[edit]

Record of the Year

Juanes — "Me Enamora"

Album of the Year

JuanesLa Vida... Es un Ratico

Song of the Year

Juanes — "Me Enamora"

Best New Artist

Kany García

Pop[edit]

Best Female Pop Vocal Album

Kany GarcíaCualquier Día

Best Male Pop Vocal Album

JuanesLa Vida... Es un Ratico

Best Pop Album by a Duo/Group with Vocals

BelanovaFantasía Pop

Urban[edit]

Best Urban Music Album

Wisin & YandelLos Extraterrestres

Best Urban Song

Flex — "Te Quiero"

Rock[edit]

Best Rock Solo Vocal Album

Andrés CalamaroLa Lengua Popular

Best Rock Album by a Duo/Group with Vocals

MolotovEternamiente

Best Rock Song

Café Tacuba — "Esta Vez"

Alternative[edit]

Best Alternative Music Album

Julieta VenegasMTV Unplugged

Best Alternative Song

Café Tacuba — "Volver a Comenzar"

Tropical[edit]

Best Salsa Album

Marc AnthonyEl Cantante

Best Cumbia/Vallenato Album

Peter Manjarrés, Emiliano Zuleta and Sergio Luis — Sólo Clásicos

  • Chicas de Canela — Chicas de Canela
  • El Combo de las Estrellas — Somos La Esencia
  • Gusi & Beto — La Mandarina
  • Emilianito Zuleta and Toba Zuleta — Palabra de Honor
Best Contemporary Tropical Album

José FelicianoSeñor Bachata

Best Traditional Tropical Album

Gloria Estefan90 Millas

Best Tropical Song

Singer-Songwriter[edit]

Best Singer-Songwriter Album

Fito PáezRodolfo

Regional Mexican[edit]

Best Ranchero Album

Vicente FernándezPara Siempre

Best Banda Album

Los Horóscopos de DurangoAyer, Hoy y Siempre

Best Tejano Album

Emilio NavairaDe Nuevo

  • Chente Barrera & Taconazo — Music Lessons
  • Jimmy González & El Grupo MazzIncomparable
  • Freddie Martínez — The Legend Returns
  • Elida Reyna — Domingo
Best Norteño Album

Siggno — Six Pack

Best Regional Mexican Song

Joan Sebastian — "Estos Celos" (Vicente Fernández)

  • Freddie Martínez, Jr. — "Búscame En El Cielo" (Jimmy González & El Grupo Mazz)
  • Charlie Corona and Jesse Turner — "Decirte Te Quiero" (Siggno)
  • Adolfo Angel — "Si Tú Te Vas" (Los Temerarios)

Instrumental[edit]

Best Instrumental Album

Orquesta Filarmónica de Bogotá — Orquesta Filarmómoca de Bogotá - 40 Años

Traditional[edit]

Best Folk Album

Cholo Valderrama — Caballo!

Best Tango Album

Various Artists — Buenos Aires, Días y Noches de Tango

  • Esteban Morgado Cuarteto — Milongueros
  • Luis SalinasTango
  • Javier Vinasco and Edith Ruiz — Astos Piazzolla/Heitor Villa-Lobos
  • Pablo Ziegler, Quique Sinesi and Walter Castro — Buenos Aires Report
Best Flamenco Album

Juan Habichuela — Una Guitarra En Granada

  • Diego Amador — Río de los Canasteros
  • Camarón de la IslaReencuentro
  • Esperanza Fernández — Recuerdos
  • Lole — Metáfora

Jazz[edit]

Best Latin Jazz Album

Caribbean Jazz Project featuring Dave SamuelsAfro Bop Alliance

  • Hamilton de Holanda Quinteto — Brasilianos 2
  • Pau Brasil — Nonada
  • David SánchezCultural Survival
  • Charlie Sepúlveda & The Turnaround — Charlie Sepulveda & The Turnaround

Christian[edit]

Best Christian Album (Spanish Language)

Soraya MoraesTengo Sed de Tí

Best Christian Album (Portuguese Language)

Soraya MoraesSom Da Chuva

  • Aline BarrosAline Barros & CIA 2
  • Fernanda Brum — Cura-Me
  • Toque No Altar — E Impossivel Mas Deus Pode
  • Andre Valadao — Sobrenatural
  • Italo Villar — Deus Sonha Com Vocé

Brazilian[edit]

Best Brazilian Contemporary Pop Album

Vanessa da MataSim

Best Brazilian Rock Album

CPM 22Cidade Cinza

Best Samba/Pagode Album

Paulinho da ViolaAcústico MTV

Best MPB Album

Seu JorgeAmérica Brasil o Disco

Best Romantic Music Album

César Menotti and Fabiano.com Você

Best Contemporary Brazilian Roots Album

Elba RamalhoQual o Assunto Que Mais Lhe Interessa?

  • Harmonia do Samba — Esse Som Vai Te Levar - Ao Vivo
  • Trio Curupira — Pés no Brasil, Cabeça no Mundo
  • Trio Virgulino — 26 Anos de Estrada
  • Victor & Leo — Ao Vivo em Uberlândia
Best Brazilian Roots/Regional Album====

Chitãozinho & XororóGrandes Clássicos Sertanejos Acústico I

  • Pedro Bento and Zé da Estrada — 50 Anos de Mariachis & Grandes Sucessos Sertanejos
  • Renato BorghettiFandango!
  • Cezar & Paulinho — Companheiro é Companheiro
  • Siba e A Fuloresta — Toda Vez Que Eu Dou Um Passo o Mundo Sai Dolugar
Best Brazilian Song

Marco Moraes and Soraya Moraes — "Som da Chuva" (Soraya Moraes)

Children's[edit]

Best Latin Children Album

MiguelitoEl Heredero

  • Claraluna — Un Lugar Llamado Colombia
  • Raquel Durães — Hora de Dormir
  • Niños Adorando — Niños Adorando 3
  • RemiAlegrate
  • Strings For Kids — Acordes para Hormiguitas y Menudas Criaturas

Classical[edit]

Best Classical Album

Plácido DomingoPasión Española

Best Classical Contemporary Composition

Carlos José Castro — "Concierto del Sol" (Orquesta Filarmónica de Costa Rica)
Sérgio — "Tahhiyya Li Ossoulina" (Sérgio Assad and Odair Assad)

  • Jorge Liderman — "Barcelonazo" (Jorge Liderman)
  • Roberto Valera — "Non Divisi" (Camerata Romeu)
  • Aurelio De La Vega — "Variación del Recuerdo" (The North/South Chamber Orchestra)

Recording Package[edit]

Best Recording Package

Leicia Gotlibowski, Daniel Kotliar, Karina Levy, Andres Mayo and Mercedes Sencio — Buenos Aires, Días y Noches de Tango (Various Artists)

  • Santiago Velazco-Land — Cara B (Jorge Drexler)
  • Jorge du Peixe and Valentina Trajano — Fome de Tudo (Nação Zumbi)
  • Gaspar Guerra — Gózalo (Orquesta La 33)
  • Fritz Torres — Tijuana Sound Machine (Nortec Collective presents Bostich and Fussible)

Production[edit]

Best Engineered Album

Moogie Canazio and Luiz Tornaghi — Dentro Do Mar Tem Rio - Ao Vivo (Maria Bethânia)

Producer of the Year

Sergio George

Music Video[edit]

Best Short Form Music Video

Juanes — "Me Enamora"

Best Long Form Music Video

Julieta VenegasMTV Unplugged

Special Awards[edit]

Lifetime Achievement Awards
Trustees Awards

Performers[edit]

Live from Brazil:

Presenters[edit]

Trivia[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ GRAMMY.com

External links[edit]