A recap of the 2022 Latin Grammy Awards
The 23rd Annual Latin Grammy Awards was hosted on Thursday, Nov. 17 at the Mandalay Bay Casino and Resort’s Michelob ULTRA Arena in Las Vegas. LGBTQ+ History was made when singer-songwriter and actress Liniker won the Latin Grammy for “Best Música Popular Brasileira Album.” Liniker is the first transgender person to win a Latin Grammy. Bad Bunny’s summer hit “Tití Me Preguntó” received the Latin Grammy for Best Urban Fusion/Performance and Best Urban Song. GRACIAS POR LA INSPIRACIÓN, ESE GRAMMY ES DE USTEDES — ☀️🌊❤️ (@sanbenito) November 18, 2022The Latin Grammy Awards made history in more ways than one this year. Till next year’s Latin Grammy Awards.themiamihurricane.com
Reggaeton artist Rauw Alejandro sells out FTX Arena, students attend
On April 9, only a week after global sensation and reggaeton artist Bad Bunny took over the Magic City, another popular artist took advantage of the limelight at a sold-out FTX Arena. Several UM students were more than ready to see the Puerto Rican artist live and in-person. “I don’t really know what to expect,” said Aileen Flores, an Ecuadorian-American sophomore at UM who recently started listening to Alejandro’s music. Students like Lopez were also expecting some differences compared to Bad Bunny’s concert, who she saw live in Orlando before he dominated Miami. “I’ve been to other concerts where I didn’t really know all of the artist’s songs, like this one,” Flores said.themiamihurricane.com
New this week: 'Cherry,' 'Bloodlands' & Kids' Choice Awards
This combination photo shows key art for the Acorn TV series "Bloodlands," premiering March 15, left, key art for the Apple TV+ film "Cherry," center, and key art for Nickelodeons "Kids Choice Awards," hosted by Kenan Thompson and airing on March 13. (Acorn TV/Apple TV+/Nickelodeon via AP)Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. Ad—AP Film Writer Jake CoyleMUSIC— The 2021 Grammys will hand out 84 awards Sunday, but what’s more exciting? Other performers include Chris Martin, John Mayer, Doja Cat, Maren Morris, DaBaby, HAIM, Lil Baby, Brandi Carlile, Roddy Ricch, Brittany Howard, Miranda Lambert, Mickey Guyton and Black Pumas. Ad— Grown-ups don’t have a lock on awards shows, as Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards proves once again.
Ladies' night at Latin Grammys: Lafourcade, Rosalía win big
(AP Photo/Marta Lavandier)NEW YORK – A year after Rosalía made history by becoming the first solo female performer in 13 years to win the top prize at the Latin Grammys, Natalia Lafourcade followed in her footsteps with a big win at the 2020 show. The Mexican singer won album of the year — a category dominated by male acts — on Thursday night with “Un Canto Por México, Vol. Lafourcade didn't attend the Latin Grammys, which aired live on Univision and featured a number of performances, most of them pre-taped due to the coronavirus pandemic. Grammy, Emmy and Tony winner Lin-Manuel Miranda kicked off the Latin Grammys with a strong message about Latin music. Speaking in Spanish and English, he said Latin music “unites all of us and makes us human.”“This is our night,” he added.