Bad Bunny leads the pack with most nominations at 2022 Latin Grammys
Puerto Rican hitmaker Bad Bunny tops the list of nominees for the 2022 Latin Grammys. The Latin Recording Academy announced its complete nomination list on Tuesday morning. This is their 23rd annual edition which will take place on Nov.17 at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.
Bad Bunny, born Benito Antonio Martinez Ocasio, was a leading contender with ten nominations. One is the Album of the Year which features his 11-week Billboard 200 hit chart, Un Verano Sin Ti. It set the record as the top-selling album of 2022 in the US.
Latin Grammy Academy also nominated him for Best Urban Performance and Best Reggaeton Song. Both nominations cover the song ‘Lo Siento BB/:,’ which he shares with singer-songwriter Julieta Venegas. He also has a nomination for the Record of the Year for ‘Ojitos Lindos.’
Bad Bunny leads the 2022 Latin Grammy nominations with 10 nods, including ‘Album of the Year.’ pic.twitter.com/S4OirwEOFKFEATURED STORIES
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Other Latin Grammy Awards Nominees
Mexican producer and songwriter Edgar Barbara comes next to Bad Bunny, who scored nine nods. His nominations include Best Pop Song for ‘Indigo’ and Song of the Year. Moreover, Barbara co-wrote the song with Colombian singer-songwriter Camilo, who earned six nods for the 2022 Latin Grammy.
Also on the list of nominees are Christina Aguilera and Spanish singer Rosalia, with seven nominations each. Overall, 18000 entries for 53 categories were submitted for the 2022 Latin Grammys. The complete list of nominees is available at latingrammy.com/en.
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Furthermore, CEO of Latin Recording Academy Manuel Abud said, “At the Latin Recording Academy, we continually strive to support and encourage Latin music creators, and these nominees epitomize musical excellence and represent the great momentum that our music is currently experiencing. We are proud to present the nominations with this diverse group of talented artists who reflect the evolution of our Academy as a modern and relevant institution. And officially kick off the twenty-third season of the Latin Grammy Awards.”