The Latin Grammys awards gala, which will air on November 19 from Miami (USA), it will be live, announced jointly by the Latin Academy of Music and the American television network Univisión.
The news was released on Sunday night in the first commercial about the broadcast of the 2020 Latin Grammys ceremony, during the premiere in the United States of Your face is familiar to me. Until now the organizers of the most prestigious Spanish music awards had only said that the show would be from five cities.
Under the motto “Music humanizes us”, this year’s Latin Grammys bring three new categories, plus another three that return, because in recent years they had been suspended due to the lack of sufficient candidates for nominations.
With this they are 53 the awards to be given this 2020. The new ones are “Best reggaeton performance”, “Best pop / rock song” and “Best rap / hip hop song”, while the reinstated categories are “Best merengue and / or bachata album”, “Best album flamenco music “and” Best contemporary classical work / composition “.
The Academy also announced that the official artist of the 21st edition from the Latin Grammys is Sofía Maldonado. The Puerto Rican muralist created the poster and official graphic materials for everything that has to do with the awards. The multi-colored image of the typical Grammys gramophone, on a multi-colored background with yagrumo leaves, will also be part of the award ceremony.
This year the artist with the most nominations is the Colombian J Balvin, who aspires to 13 awards for his work on records Colors, Oasis (with Bad Bunny) and his collaboration in China, the subject of Anuel AA. They are followed by the Puerto Ricans Bad Bunny and Ozuna. The singer-songwriters Camilo, Carlos Vives and Kany García are the artists outside the urban genre with the most nominations with six and five, respectively.
The live delivery of the Latin Grammys will occur almost a month after the Latin Billboards make the experiment of delivering your prizes totally live. Produced by the Telemundo network, these awards will be presented October 21.
Univisión had broadcast its Premios Juventud in August, but although the awards ceremony was held live, the musical numbers had been prerecorded.