Latin Grammy Award for Best Tejano Album

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Not to be confused with Grammy Award for Best Tejano Album.
Latin Grammy Award for Best Tejano Album
Awarded for quality albums of the tejano music genre
Country United States
Presented by Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences
First awarded 2000
Last awarded 2011
Official website latingrammy.com

The Latin Grammy Award for Best Tejano 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.[1] The award goes to solo artists, duos, or groups for releasing vocal or instrumental albums containing at least 51% of new recordings in the tejano music genre.[2]

Jimmy González & El Grupo Mazz are the biggest winners in this category with five awards, including four years in a row from 2001 to 2004, and they are followed by Los Palominos, with two, who were also the first winners of this category in 2000 for the album Por Eso Te Amo.[3] In 2008, Emilio Navaira became the first and so far only solo singer to earn this award for the album De Nuevo.[4]

To date the award has only been presented to artists originating from the United States, most of them chicanos. This is the only category that features no winners or nominees from a Latin American country.

Recipients[edit]

Year[I] Performing artist(s) Nationality Work Nominees Ref.
2000 Los Palominos United States Por Eso Te Amo [3]
2001 Jimmy González & El Grupo Mazz United States Quien Iba A Pensar [5]
2002 Jimmy González & El Grupo Mazz United States Siempre Humilde
  • David Lee Garza & Los Musicales — Estamos Unidos
  • Ram Herrera — Ingrata
  • La MafiaInconfundible
  • Los Desperadoz — Desde El Corazón
[6]
2003 Jimmy González & El Grupo Mazz United States Si Me Faltas Tu [7]
2004 Jimmy González & El Grupo Mazz United States Live en el Valle
  • La Tropa FUn Nuevo Capítulo
  • Little Joe & La Familia — Celebration Of Life – Volume Two Live
  • Bobby PulidoMóntame
  • Sólido — Vuelve
[8]
2005 David Lee Garza, Joel Guzmán and Sunny Sauceda United States Polkas, Gritos y Acordeónes [9]
2006 La Mafia United States Nuevamente
  • Jimmy González & El Grupo MazzMejor Que Nunca
  • Las 3 Divas — Las 3 Divas
  • Little Joe & La Familia — Chicanisimo
  • Joe Posada — Amor y Fuego
[10]
2007 Los Palominos United States Evoluciones
  • La Tropa FExitos De Combate
  • The Legends — Otra Vez Raices
  • Joe Lopez and Jimmy González & El Grupo MazzMazz Live Reunion – The Last Dance
  • David Marez — Corazón de Oro
  • Joe Posada — Despacito
[11]
2008 Emilio Navaira United States De Nuevo
  • Chente Barrera & Taconazo — Music Lessons
  • Jimmy González & El Grupo MazzIncomparable
  • Freddie Martínez — The Legend Returns
  • Elida Reyna — Domingo
[4]
2009 Jimmy González & El Grupo Mazz United States The Legend Continues...La Continuation
  • Avizo — Recordando Josefa
  • Grupo Vida — Generations
  • Joel Guzman and Sarah FoxConjuntazzo
  • Jaime & Los Chamacos — Freedom Tour 2008
  • Jay Perez — All The Way Live!
[12]
2010 Elida Reyna & Avante United States Fantasia
  • Little Joe & La Familia — A Night Of Classics In El Chuco
  • Joe Posada — Point of View
  • Ruben Ramos & The Mexican Revolution — Revolutionized
  • Sunny Sauceda y Todo Eso — Homenaje A Mi Padre
[13]
2011 Little Joe & La Familia United States Recuerdos
  • Chente BarreraEl Número Siete
  • Joe Posada — In The Pocket
  • Sunny Sauceda y Todo Eso — Camaleón
  • Tortilla Factory — Cookin'
[14]

^[I] Each year is linked to the article about the Latin Grammy Awards held that year.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

General
Specific
  1. ^ "Sobre La Academia Latina de la Grabación" (in Spanish). Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences. Retrieved January 28, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Category Guide: Regional Mexican Field". Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences. Retrieved January 28, 2011. 
  3. ^ a b "Complete List Of Nominations For First-ever Latin Grammy Awards". AllBusiness.com. July 29, 2000. Retrieved January 28, 2011. 
  4. ^ a b "9th Annual Latin Grammy Awards". Los Angeles Times. Tribune Company. September 10, 2007. Retrieved January 28, 2011. 
  5. ^ "The Full List of Nominations". Los Angeles Times. Tribune Company. July 18, 2001. Retrieved January 28, 2011. 
  6. ^ "Selected Nominees For The Third Latin Grammy Awards". AllBusiness.com. August 3, 2002. Retrieved January 28, 2011. 
  7. ^ "The nominees are ...". Los Angeles Times. Tribune Company. July 23, 2003. Retrieved January 28, 2011. 
  8. ^ "Lista de nominados al los Grammy Latinos" (in Spanish). Terra Networks México. Retrieved January 28, 2011. 
  9. ^ "Complete list of 6th annual Latin Grammy nominations". USA Today. Gannett Company. November 2, 2005. Retrieved January 28, 2011. 
  10. ^ Faber, Judy (September 26, 2006). "Shakira Leads Latin Grammy Nominations". CBS News. Retrieved January 28, 2011. 
  11. ^ "Lista de nominados al Grammy Latino 2007" (in Spanish). Mujer Activa. August 31, 2007. Retrieved August 25, 2011. 
  12. ^ "Conoce a los nominados a los Grammy Latinos" (in Spanish). Terra Networks México. September 19, 2009. Retrieved January 28, 2011. 
  13. ^ "Latin Grammy nominees announced: Alejandro Sanz and Camila among top contenders". Los Angeles Times. Tribune Company. September 8, 2010. Retrieved January 28, 2011. 
  14. ^ "2011 Latin Grammys: Nominations (FULL LIST) Revealed". manila-paper.net. September 15, 2011. Retrieved September 15, 2011. 

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