|Also known as||Sebas Krys|
|Born||November 11, 1970|
|Origin||Buenos Aires, Argentina|
|Occupation(s)||Record producer, audio engineer|
|Instrument(s)||Keyboards, Organ, Guitar|
Sebastian Krys (born November 11, 1970) is an Argentine-born American audio engineer, record producer and radio personality. A six-time Grammy and 13-time Latin Grammy winner, Krys has worked with many Spanish language pop and rock artists such as Percance, Sergio Dalma, Eros Ramazzotti, Sandy & Junior, Gloria Estefan, Carlos Vives, Shakira, Alejandro Sanz, Luis Fonsi, Vega, Kinky, Los Rabanes, Obie Bermúdez, Ricky Martin, Marc Anthony, Lori Meyers, Fangoria, La Santa Cecilia and Will Smith.
Sebastian Krys (pronounced "Chris") was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and arrived in the United States of America in 1980 at the age of nine as an undocumented immigrant. Krys became a U.S. citizen in 2012. He Lives with his wife Pamela Krys, and sons Nick and Gabe Krys.
Krys started in 1992 as a recording intern at the legendary Emilio Estefan's Crescent Moon Studio in Miami, where he worked until the early 2000s. There he worked with major Latin artists such as Roberto Blades, Celia Cruz, Enrique Iglesias, David Bisbal, Ricky Martin, Arturo Sandoval, Jon Secada and, of course, Gloria Estefan.
- Amor a la Mexicana, Thalía (1997)
- Dónde Están los Ladrones?, Shakira (1998)
- Ricky Martin, Ricky Martin (1999)
- MTV Unplugged, Shakira (2000)
- Arrasando, Thalía (2000)
- Escape, Enrique Iglesias (2001)
- Déjame Entrar, Carlos Vives (2001)
- Money Pa Que', Los Rabanes (2002)
- Confesiones, Obie Bermúdez (2003)
- Unwrapped, Gloria Estefan (2003)
- Imperfecta, JD Natasha (2004)
- El Rock de Mi Pueblo, Carlos Vives (2004)
- Paso a Paso, Luis Fonsi (2005)
- Mi Forma de Ser, Patricia Loaiza (2005)
- El Otro Lado de Mi, Soraya (2005)
- Dicen Que El Tiempo, Jennifer Pena (2006)
- Sandy e Junior 2006, Sandy & Junior (2006)
- Premonición, David Bisbal (2006)
- Ese Que Va Por Ahí, Jeremías (2006)
- VI, Los Rabanes (2007)
- E2, Eros Ramazzotti (2007)
- 9MA, Nove Mil Anjos (2008)
- Día Azul, Jimena Angel (2008)
- Palabras del Silencio, Luis Fonsi (2008)
- A Buena Hora, Sergio Dalma (2008)
- Barracuda, Kinky (2008)
- Soy, Ednita Nazario (2009)
- Metamorfosis, Vega (2009)
- Bendito Entre Las Mujeres, Vallin (2009)
- Trece, Sergio Dalma (2010)
- Extranjera, Dulce María (2010)
- Cuando el Destino Nos Alcance, Lori Meyers (2010)
- Acordes de Mi Diario, Merche (2010)
- Suddenly Yours, Allstar Weekend (2010)
- 2, Amaia Montero (2011)
- Guadalupe, The Mills (2011)
- Grandes Canciones, Noel Schajris (2011)
- La Cuenta Atras, Vega (2011)
- Tierra Firme, Luis Fonsi (2011)
- La Música No Se Toca, Alejandro Sanz (2012)
- Un mundo de colores, Merche (2012)
- Antes o después, Fangoria (2013)
- Impronta, Lori Meyers (2013)
- Montaña Rusa, Second (2013)
- Treinta Dias, La Santa Cecilia (2013)
- Wolverines, Vega (2013)
- Tú y Yo, David Bisbal (2014)
- Verte Nacer, Noel Schajris (2014)
- Someday New, La Santa Cecilia (2014)
- Sirope, Alejandro Sanz (2015)
- ¿Dónde está mi Varón?, Verónica Orozco (2016)
- Buenaventura, La Santa Cecilia (2016)
- Cicatrices, Miriam Rodríguez (2018)
- La Reina Pez, Vega (2018)
- Look Now, Elvis Costello and The Imposters (2018)
Awards and nominations
As a producer and mixer he won seven American Grammys and ten Latin Grammys. He's currently in the fourth spot as the Most Latin Grammys won by a Producer third as Most Latin Grammys won by an Engineer or Mixer, and sixth as Most Latin Grammys won in a lifetime. In 2007 Sebastian Krys was awarded the Producer of the Year. at the 8th Latin Grammy Awards In 2009 he was inducted to the Full Sail University Hall of Fame.
|2001||Best Latin Pop Album||MTV Unplugged (as producer)||Shakira||Won|||
|Best Traditional Tropical Latin Album||Alma Caribeña (as producer)||Gloria Estefan||Won|
|2002||Déjame Entrar (as producer)||Carlos Vives||Won|
|2005||Best Latin Pop Album||El Rock de Mi Pueblo (as producer)||Nominated|
|Amar Sin Mentiras (as producer)||Marc Anthony||Won|
|2014||Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album||Treinta Días (as producer)||La Santa Cecilia||Won|
|2016||Best Latin Pop Album||Sirope (as producer)||Alejandro Sanz||Nominated|
|2020||Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album||Look Now (as producer)||Elvis Costello and The Imposters||Won|
Latin Grammy Awards
- "List of Tsunami Entertainment Producers". Retrieved 28 Feb 2011.
- Krys, Sebastian. "Immigration Stories". The White House. Retrieved June 11, 2013.
- Fratantori, Fernando (April 10, 2021). "Krys: el productor argentino que servía café y ya ganó 17 Grammy". La Nación. Retrieved August 5, 2021.
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- "Latin Grammy nominees announced: Alejandro Sanz and Camila among top contenders". Los Angeles Times. September 8, 2010. Retrieved January 28, 2011.
- "La lista completa de nominados a los Latin Grammy 2015" (in Spanish). infobae. September 23, 2015. Retrieved October 2, 2015.
- Cobo, Leila (September 21, 2016). "Latin Grammys 2016 Nominations: See the Full List". Billboard. Retrieved September 21, 2016.