Premio Lo Nuestro 1989
|1st Lo Nuestro Awards|
|Date||Wednesday, May 31, 1989|
Miami, Florida, USA
|Hosted by||Lucy Pereda and Antonio Vodanovich|
|Most awards||Los Bukis and Lalo Rodríguez (3)|
|Most nominations||Los Bukis (5)|
The 1st Lo Nuestro Awards ceremony, presented by Univision honoring the best Latin music of 1988 and 1989 took place in May 31, 1989 at the Knight Center, in Miami, Florida, United States. The ceremony was broadcast in the United States and Latin America by Univision.
During the ceremony, nineteen categories were presented. Winners were announced at the live event and included Mexican band Los Bukis and Puerto-Rican singer Lalo Rodríguez receiving three awards each. Spanish performer Isabel Pantoja earned two accolades, including Pop Album of the Year. Mexican singer-songwriter Marco Antonio Solís was named Producer of the Year, while Roberto Livi and Alberto Campoy won for Composer of the Year for the track "Toco Madera" performed by Spanish singer Raphael.
In 1989, the Lo Nuestro Awards were established by Univision, to recognize the most talented performers of Latin music. Joaquín Blaya, President of Univision, named the awards the "Hispanic Grammys", since the Lo Nuestro would be the first Spanish-language music awards shows that does not reveal winners before the broadcast of the show. "The time has come for us to legitimize an award that recognizes Hispanic talent, and we wanted to do it by the same standard that the (English language) industry is measured," Blaya added. The nominees and winners were selected by a voting poll conducted among program directors of Spanish-language radio stations in the United States and also based on chart performance on Billboard Latin music charts, with the results being tabulated and certified by the accounting firm Deloitte. The award included a trophy shaped like a treble clef. The categories were for the Pop, Tropical/Salsa, and Regional Mexican genres, with additional awards for Producer, Composer and Crossover Artist of the Year, respectively. The 1st Lo Nuestro Awards ceremony was held in May 31, 1989 at the Knight Center, in Miami, Florida, United States. The ceremony was broadcast in the United States and Latin America by Univision with an estimated audience of 200 million viewers in 16 countries.
Winners and nominees
Winners were announced before the live audience during the ceremony. Mexican band Los Bukis dominated the Regional/Mexican field winning for Group, Song ("Y Ahora Te Vas") and Album of the Year (Si Me Recuerdas). The album was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Mexican/Mexican-American Album. Three awards were also received by Puerto-Rican Lalo Rodríguez, including Tropical/Salsa Artist, Album (Un Nuevo Despertar) and Song of the Year for his top ten single "Ven, Devórame Otra Vez". Mexican singer Yuri was awarded for Pop Song of the Year for "Qué Te Pasa", a track that spent 16 weeks at number-one in the Billboard Top Latin Songs chart. Desde Andalucía by Spanish singer Isabel Pantoja won for Pop Album of the Year and reached number-one in the Billboard Latin Pop Albums chart.
|Pop Album of the Year||Pop Song of the Year|
|Pop Male Artist of the Year||Pop Female Artist of the Year|
|Pop Group of the Year||Pop New Artist of the Year|
|Regional Mexican Album of the Year||Regional Mexican Song of the Year|
|Regional Mexican Artist of the Year||Regional Mexican Group of the Year|
|Regional Mexican New Artist of the Year|
|Tropical Salsa Album of the Year||Tropical Salsa Song of the Year|
|Tropical Salsa Artist of the Year||Tropical Salsa Group of the Year|
|Tropical Salsa New Artist of the Year|
|Producer of the Year||Composer of the Year|
|Crossover Artist of the Year|
|Presenters of the awards for Tropical Artist and Tropical Group of the Year|
|Presenters of the awards for Tropical Album of the Year|
|Brenda K. Starr
|Presenters of the awards for Tropical New Artist and Tropical Song of the Year|
José Luis Rodríguez
|Presenters of the awards for Regional Mexican Group and Regional Mexican Artist of the Year|
|Presenters of the award for Regional Mexican New Artist|
|Presenters of the award for Regional Mexican Album of the Year|
José Luis Rodríguez
|Presenters of the award for Regional Mexican Song of the Year|
|Angela Carrasco||Presenter of the award for Composer of the Year|
|José Javier Solís||Presenter of the award for Pop Group of the Year|
|Vikki Carr||Presenter of the award for Crossover Artist of the Year|
|Presenters of the award for Producer of the Year|
Marco Antonio Solís
|Presenters of the award for Pop Female Artist|
|Vikki Carr||Presenter of the award for Pop Male Artist|
|Presenters of the awards for Pop Album of the Year and Pop Song of the Year|
|Ricardo Montaner||Performer||"Tan Enamorados"|
|Angela Carrasco||Performer||"Boca Rosa"|
|Fito Olivares y su Orquesta||Performer||"Mi Caballito"|
|Brenda K. Starr||Performer||"Breakfast in Bed"|
|José Javier Solís||Performer|
Ballet Flamenco de Rosita Segovia
|Ana Gabriel||Performer||"Ay Amor"|
|Yuri||Performer||"Hombres al Borde de un Ataque de Celos"|
|José Luis Rodríguez||Performer||"Baila Mi Rumba"|
|Los Bukis||Performers||"Y Ahora Te Vas"|
|Roberto Carlos||Performer||"Mis Amores"|
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