The awards Latin Grammy are just around the corner! After enjoying this Friday, November 12, with LOS40 Music Awards Illes Balears, comes another week with music as the protagonist. And it is that this Thursday, November 18th, the 22nd edition of the Latin Grammy.
One more year, the prized awards will have an intense Spanish flavor thanks to the nominations of many artists from our country. C. Tangana, Pablo Alboran or Beatriz Luengo They choose to take one of them at a gala that will feature performances with a lot of girl power that you cannot miss.
Surely some of them savor the glory, as has happened in the 21 previous editions: in all of them there have been winners from Spain. Without further ado, these are the Spanish artists who have won the award throughout its history.
Alejandro Sanz: 24 Latin Grammy!
As we review in the most spectacular records of the Latin Grammy, Alejandro Sanz has 24 awards, thus tying with another classic of this installment: the Colombian Juanes. These two artists are only surpassed by Residente.
Juanes and Alejandro Sanz, at the 2nd edition of the Latin Grammys in 2002 / Ron Galella, Ltd./Ron Galella Collection via Getty Images
Sanz has taken the stage of the Latin Grammys to receive recognition for works such as The soul to air (2001), Is not the same (2004) or the song With you (2020), with which he won his last Latin gramophone.
Rosalía is 10 … for now
Even though he’s only been on the international music scene for a couple of years, Rosalia It is already the second Spanish with more Latin Grammys in its record. Thanks to the resounding success of Badly (2018) won 2 gramophones, and the following two years was one of the stars, winning 5 and 3 awards in each of the editions, respectively. The disc Evil Willing and collaborations in With Height, Me x You, You x Me and TKN they took her to the top.
5 for Enrique Iglesias
Enrique Iglesias collected the award five times in his career. His album Maybe, 2003, was recognized as the best in the pop category. In 2014 he was one of the great protagonists thanks to the hit Dancing, which was done with 3. The following year, The forgiveness with Nicky Jam he won a Latin gramophone.
4: Paco de Lucía and Niña Pastori
There is no doubt that the now-defunct category for Best Flamenco Album was one of the most fruitful for Spain. Teacher Paco de Lucia He won the Latin Grammy on 4 occasions, 3 of them for the aforementioned category: 2004, 2012 and, posthumously, in 2014 twice.
The Cadiz Pastori girlFor his part, he took home the gramophone the same number of times. There were three also for Best Flamenco Album, and one for Best Folklore Album.
3 for El Cigala and Tomatito
Continuing with the Spanish dominance in the flamenco genre, the Almeria Tomatito and the Madrilenian Diego El Cigala They won 3 times the most important award in Latin music thanks to their unquestionable talent.
Bisbal, Rosario or Miguel Bosé: 2 Latin Grammy
With 2 Latin Grammy we have a good number of artists from our country. David Bisbal, Rosario Flores, Miguel Bosé, Mala Rodríguez, Plácido Domingo and Miliki with their children’s albums they are the ones who have succeeded.
Lastly, bands like Van Gogh’s Ear, Jarabe de Palo or The Fifth Station they have tasted glory once in their careers when it comes to these awards. Montserrat Caballé, Manolo García, Bunbury, Arcángel, Pepe de Lucía, Bebe, Ojos de Brujo, Carlos Sadness, Los del Río, Álex Ubago, Juan Habichuela, Vicente Amigo, Carlos Álvarez, Claudia Montero have also won a Latin Grammy.
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What Spanish artists have won the Latin Grammy? This is the complete list with Alejandro Sanz at the helm