Calle 13 wins big at Latin Grammys
Puerto Rican genre-mashers Calle 13 went undefeated at the Latin Grammy awards in Las Vegas, Thursday, winning all five awards it was nominated for.
The duo took home Album of the Year honors for its oh-so-excellent "Los De Atras Vienen Conmigo," as well as Grammys for best urban album, alternative song, short video ("La Perla") and Record of the Year ("No Hay Nadie Como Tú" -- a collaboration with Mexican rock troupe Cafe Tacuba).
Let's hope the band brings its boundary blurring live show through the Washington area soon. Consider it a victory lap!
(Other Latin Grammy winners, after the jump.)
Record of the year: "No Hay Nadie Como Tu," Calle 13 featuring Cafe Tacvba.
Album of the year: "Los de Atras Vienen Conmigo," Calle 13.
Song of the year: "Aqui Estoy Yo," Luis Fonsi.
New artist: Alexandre Acha.
Female pop vocal album: "Primavera Anticipada," Laura Pausini.
Male pop vocal album: "No Se Si es Baires o Madrid," Fito Paez.
Pop album by a duo or group with vocal: "Un dia mas," Reik.
Urban music album: "Los de Atras Vienen Conmigo," Calle 13.
Urban song: "Abusadora," Wisin y Yandel.
Rock solo vocal album: "Teatro," Draco Rosa.
Rock album by a duo or group with vocal: "45," Jaguares.
Rock song: "Entre tus Jardines," Saul Hernandez of Jaguares.
Alternative music album: "Commercial," Los Amigos Invisibles.
Alternative song: "No Hay Nadie Como Tu," Calle 13 featuring Cafe Tacvba, songwriters.
Latin jazz album: "Juntos para Siempre" by Bebo Valdes and Chucho Valdes.
Folk album: "Cantora 1," Mercedes Sosa.
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