Edgar Barrera

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Edgar Barrera
Background information
Born (1990-04-18) April 18, 1990 (age 33) Texas
OriginMcAllen,Texas, USA
Genres
Occupation(s)Songwriter, producer, recording engineer, musician
Years active2011–present
Websitehttp://edgarbarrera.com

Édgar Barrera (born April 18, 1990), also known by his professional name Edge, is an American songwriter, producer, and musician based in Miami, Florida. He has won a total of 21 Latin Grammy Awards and 1 Grammy Award including "Producer of The Year" in 2021 and 2023 and "Songwriter of The Year" in 2023. As a songwriter he has won a total of 38 BMI Awards, making him one of the most awarded writers in Latin Music. He has written and produced songs for artists such as Ariana Grande, Camila Cabello, Ed Sheeran, Madonna, Peso Pluma, Karol G, Bad Bunny, Grupo Frontera, Maluma, Christian Nodal, Manuel Turizo, Rels B, Shakira, Camilo, Grupo Firme, Fuerza Regida, Carín León, Marc Anthony, and many more.

At the 13th, 14th, 16th, 22nd and 24th Latin Grammy Awards ceremonies, Barrera made headlines for being one of the musicians with the most nominations during these years, achieving the feat of being the most nominated musician overall in 2023.[1][2] Barrera received a nomination for the Grammy Award for Songwriter of the Year, Non-Classical at the 66th Annual Grammy Awards.[3]

Production discography[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Name of the award ceremony, year presented, recipient of the award, category and result
Award Year Recipient(s) and nominee(s) Category Result Ref.
Grammy Awards 2015 Más Corazón Profundo Best Tropical Album Won [4]
2024 Himself Songwriter of the Year, Non-Classical Nominated [5]
Latin Grammy Awards 2012 Eso Es Lo Que Hay Album of the Year Nominated
No Me Compares Record of the Year Nominated
"Que Te Vaya Mal" Nominated
"Calentura" Nominated
2013 Corazón Profundo Album of the Year Nominated
La Música No Se Toca Nominated
"Volví a Nacer" Record of the Year Nominated
Corazón Profundo Best Tropical Fusion Album Won
¡Fantástico! Best Latin Children's Album Won
Kany Garcia Best Engineered Album Won
2014 Más + Corazón Profundo Album of the Year Nominated
"El Mar de Sus Ojos" Record of the Year Nominated
"Cuando nos volvamos a encontrar" Nominated
"Darte un Beso" Nominated
Más + Corazón Profundo Best Contemporary Tropical Album Won
2015 Todo Tiene Su Hora Album of the Year Won
"Tus Besos" Record of the Year Nominated
El Mismo Best Tropical Fusion Album Won
"Cómo Duele El Silencio" Best Tropical Song Nominated
"Todo Tuyo" Best Regional Song Won
Todo Tiene Su Hora Best Contemporary Tropical Album Won
Mi Vicio Más Grande Best Banda Album Won
2017 "Vale La Pena" Best Regional Mexican Song Nominated
2018 "Internacionales" Record of the Year Nominated
F.A.M.E. Best Contemporary Pop Vocal Album Won
2019 Ahora Best Ranchero/Mariachi Album Won
"No Te Contaron Mal" Best Regional Song Won
"De Los Besos Que Te Di" Nominated
2020 Por Primera Vez Album of the Year Nominated
"ADMV" Song of the Year Nominated
"El Mismo Aire" Nominated
2021 Himself Producer of the Year Won
Mis Manos Album of the Year Nominated
"Vida de Rico" Record of the Year Nominated
Song of the Year Nominated
"Hawái" Nominated
Mis Manos Best Pop Vocal Album Won
"Vida de Rico" Best Pop Song Won
"Aquí Abajo" Best Regional Song Won
"Tuyo y Mío" Nominated
2022 Himself Producer of the Year Nominated
Aguilera Album of the Year Nominated
Pa'llá Voy Nominated
"Pegao" Record of the Year Nominated
"Índigo" Song of the Year Nominated
Best Pop Song Nominated
Forajido Best Ranchero/Mariachi Album Won
"Como Lo Hice Yo" Best Regional Song Won
"Cada Quien" Nominated
"Vivo en el 6" Nominated
2023 Himself Producer of the Year Won
Songwriter of the Year Won
De Adentro Pa Afuera Album of the Year Nominated
"La Fórmula" Record of the Year Nominated
"NASA" Song of the Year Nominated
"Un x100to" Nominated
"5:24" Best Pop Song Nominated
"Ambulancia" Best Tropical Song Nominated
"El Merengue" Nominated
"La Fórmula" Nominated
"Alaska" Best Regional Song Nominated
"La Siguiente" Nominated
"Un x100to" Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ "16a Entrega Anual del Latin GRAMMY". Latin GRAMMYs. Retrieved January 5, 2016.
  2. ^ "Edgar Barrera".
  3. ^ "2024 GRAMMY Nominations: See The Full Nominees List | GRAMMY.com". www.grammy.com. Retrieved November 12, 2023.
  4. ^ "2014 GRAMMY WINNERS". Grammys.com. February 8, 2015. Retrieved November 29, 2023.
  5. ^ "2024 GRAMMY Nominations: See The Full Nominees List | GRAMMY.com". www.grammy.com. Retrieved November 29, 2023.