Latin Grammy Award for Best Ranchero/Mariachi Album
|Latin Grammy Award for Best Ranchero Album|
|Awarded for||quality albums of the ranchero genre|
|Presented by||The Latin Recording Academy|
|Most awards||Vicente Fernández (8)|
|Most nominations||Vicente Fernández (11)|
The Latin Grammy Award for Best Ranchero Album was 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. The award went to solo artists, duos, or groups for releasing vocal or instrumental albums containing at least 51% of new recordings in the ranchero music genre.
Vicente Fernández is the most awarded performer in this category having won eight times include once for three consecutive years from 2002 to 2004 and once for four consecutive years from 2008 to 2011. He also holds the record for most nominations with eleven. His son, Alejandro Fernández, follows him with two wins (one of which was shared with him).
The award has been presented mostly by artists originating from Mexico in all but three occasions. In 2005 when it was awarded to Puerto Rican singer Luis Miguel, who happens to reside in Mexico, in 2005 for the album México En La Piel and the following two years to an American singer of Mexican origin Pepe Aguilar.
In 2016, the award not awarded due to a lack of entries.
|2000||Alejandro Fernández||Mi Verdad||
|2001||Pedro Fernández||Yo No Fuí||
|2002||Vicente Fernández||Más Con El Número Uno||
|2003||Vicente Fernández||35 Aniversario – Lo Mejor de Lara||
|2004||Vicente Fernández and Alejandro Fernández||En Vivo: Juntos Por Ultima Vez||
|2005||Luis Miguel||México En La Piel||
|2006||Pepe Aguilar||Historias de Mi Tierra||
|2008||Vicente Fernández||Para Siempre||
|2009||Vicente Fernández||Primera Fila||
|2010||Vicente Fernández||Necesito de tí||
|2011||Vicente Fernández||El Hombre Que Mas Te Amó||
|2012||Pepe Aguilar||Más de Un Camino||
|2014||Pepe Aguilar||Lástima Que Sean Ajenas||
|2015||Pedro Fernández||Acaríciame El Corazón||
|2017||Mariachi Flor De Toloache||Las Caras Lindas||
^[I] Each year is linked to the article about the Latin Grammy Awards held that year.
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