Édgar Barrera – the producer and songwriter known for his work with artists such as Madonna, Karol G, Peso Pluma, Shakira, Grupo Frontera and beyond – leads the 2023 Latin Grammy nominations with 13.
The Latin Recording Academy announced this year’s nominees during a livestream on Tuesday.
Barerra is nominated for best pop song, record, album, songwriter and producer of the year – and has two nominations in the song of the year category. It also has three nominations each in the Best Tropical Song and Best Regional Song categories.
Right behind him are some of his collaborators, like Karol G, Shakira and Camilo. They have seven nominations each, as does Kevyn Mauricio Cruz Moreno, the Colombian songwriter who works under the nickname Keityn.
Argentinian record producer Bizarrap, known for his Bzrp Music Sessions, has six.
Barrera and Moreno are also nominated in the songwriter of the year category alongside Felipe González Abad, Manuel Lorente Freire, Horacio Palencia and Elena Rose. Songwriter of the Year is the first of three new categories, which also include Best Singer-Songwriter Song and Best Portuguese-Language Urban Performance.
The 24th edition of the Latin Grammy Awards will take place on November 16 in Seville, Spain.
There are 11 nominees in the Record of the Year category, including Christina Aguilera, Rosalía, Natalia Lafourcade, Maluma and Marc Anthony. The album of the year contains 16/12/2013 10:00:00 – 16/12/2013 10:00:00
Nominees for song of the year include “Ojos Marrones” by Lasso, Grupo Frontera with “Un X100to” by Bad Bunny and “Ella Baila Sola” by Eslabon Armado and Peso Pluma. Shakira holds three of the 10 nominations in the category: “Acróstico”; “TQG”, Karol G and Shakira; and “Shakira: Bzrp Music Sessions, Vol. 53”, Bizarrap with Shakira.
The nomination follows her performance and acceptance of the coveted Video Vanguard Award at the 2023 MTV VMAs held last week.
“This group of creators reflects the musical excellence and richness of Latin music, and I look forward to celebrating them during Latin GRAMMY Week in Seville, which will be a truly historic moment for our organization,” said Manuel Abud , CEO of the Latin Recording Academy. .
The Latin Grammys will be broadcast live on Univision in the United States and on Radio Televisión Española in Spain.
Click here to a complete list of 2023 Latin Grammy Awards nominations.