LOS ANGELES (AP) — Singer-songwriter Leonel Garcia leads nominees for the Latin Grammy Awards with six bids, followed by pop star Natalia Lafourcade with five. Juan Luis Guerra and Alejandro Sanz each received four nominations, while Ricky Martin and Miguel Bose are among the entertainers with three nods.
The Latin Recording Academy announced nominations for its 16th annual awards Wednesday in Miami. Winners are set to be announced Nov. 19 at a Las Vegas ceremony that will be broadcast live on Univision.
Nominees in some of the Latin Grammy's top categories are below. The full list is available at http://www.latingrammy.com/en .
RECORD OF THE YEAR
"Fiesta," Bomba Estéreo; "Encanto," Miguel Bosé; "Será (Vida De Hombre," Café Quijano; "La Vida Entera," Camila feat. Marco Antonio Solís; "Ella Es," Leonel García feat. Jorge Drexler; "Tus Besos," Juan Luis Guerra 4.40; "Hasta la Raíz," Natalia Lafourcade; "Disparo Al Corazón," Ricky Martin; "Un Zombie A La Intemperie," Alejandro Sanz; "Ese Camino," Julieta Venegas.
ALBUM OF THE YEAR
"MTV Unplugged," Pepe Aguilar; "Son De Panamá," Rubén Blades with Roberto Delgado & Orchestra; "Amo," Miguel Bosé; "Orígenes: El Bolero Volumen 3," Café Quijano; "Todo Tiene Su Hora," Juan Luis Guerra 4.40; "Creo En Mí," Natalia Jiménez; "Hasta La Raíz," Natalia Lafourcade; "Caja De Música," Monsieur Periné; "Sirope," Alejandro Sanz; "Consentido," María Toledo.
SONG OF THE YEAR
"Disparo Al Corazón," Pedro Capó, Yoel Henríquez, Ricky Martin & Rafael Esparza Ruiz; "Ese Camino," Julieta Venegas; "Hasta La Raíz," Leonel Garcia & Natalia Lafourcade; "Hoy Es Domingo," Beatriz Luengo, Antonio Rayo Gibo, Yotuel Romero & Diego Torres; "Por Fin," Pablo Alborán; "Quédate Con Ella," Claudia Brant & Natalia Jiménez; "Recuerdas," Leonel García; "Un Zombie A La Intemperie," Alejandro Sanz; "Vida De Mi Vida," Gian Marco; "Vivo," Pedro Capó.
BEST NEW ARTIST
Kaay, Iván "Melón" Lewis, Manu Manzo, Matisse, Monsieur Periné, Julieta Rada, Tulipa Ruiz, Raquel Sofía, Vázquez Sounds, Vitrola Sintética.