The Latin Recording Academy announced the nominees for the 24th Annual Latin Grammy Awards today, with the roster headed by producer and songwriter Édgar Barrera with 13 nominations.
Included among Barrera’s nominations is Songwriter Of The Year, a category he shares with Kevyn Mauricio Cruz, Felipe González Abad, Manuel Lorente Freire, Horacio Palencia, and Elena Rose.
The Songwriter category is new to the Latin Grammys this year, along with Best Singer Songwriter Song, and Best Portuguese-Language Urban Performance.
Following Barrera are Karol G, Shakira, Camilo and Kevyn Mauricio Cruz Moreno (aka Keityn) with seven each. This year’s Best New Artist category includes Borja, Conexión Divina, Ana Del Castillo, Natascha Falcão, Gale, Paola Guanche, Joaquina, Leon Leiden, Maréh, and Timø. “After evaluating more than 19,000 entries, we are pleased to share the nominees for the twenty fourth edition of the Latin Grammys,” said Manuel Abud, CEO of The Latin Recording Academy. “This group of creators reflects musical excellence and the richness of Latin music, and I look forward to celebrating them during Latin Grammy Week in Sevilla which will be a truly historic moment for our organization.” The 24th Annual Latin Grammy Awards will take place on Nov.Read more on deadline.com