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SESAC LATINA Artists Receive Multiple Nominations at the 20th Annual Latin GRAMMYs

SESAC LATINA SONGWRITERS ARE #1 ON FOUR BILLBOARD CHARTS 2

Los Angeles, Calif.,  Sept. 2019 – SESAC Latina artists excel with the recent nomination announcement in a variety of genres—tropical, pop, urban and Regional Mexican—for the 20th annual Latin GRAMMYs®.

Legendary producer Rafael Arcaute, a 15-time Latin GRAMMY®-winner, is nominated for Song of the Year for his work on “Querer Mejor,” recorded by Juanes featuring Alessia Cara.

Receiving four nominations is the Peruvian-American bandleader Tony Succar, in the categories of Album of the Year, Producer of the Year, Best Salsa Album, and Best Tropical Song.

The young Mexican singer-songwriter Christian Nodal, who won Best Regional Mexican Song last year, has two songs nominated in the same category this year. He is also nominated for Best Ranchero/Mariachi album. Both songs were also co-written by SESAC Latina affiliate Gussy Lau.

Norteño powerhouse Calibre 50, last year’s Best Norteño Album winner, is once again nominated in this category with Mitad y Mitad. Other SESAC Latina artists who are nominated for Best Norteño Album are the legendary group Intocable with Percepción,and La Maquinaria Norteña with Amo.

Receiving their first-ever Latin GRAMMY® nomination for Best Banda Album is Edwin Luna y La Trakalosa de Monterrey for Me Hiciste Un Borrachoand El Mimoso for his self-titled album El Mimoso.

In the urban genre, the hit song “Pa’Olvidarte,” performed by ChocQuibTown, Zion & Lennox and Farruko featuring Manuel Turizo, garnered two nominations; one for Turizo and one for co-writer Juan Diego Medina.

Winners are selected by the nominees’ own colleagues; professional music creators in the United States, Spain, Portugal and Latin America who are members of the Latin Recording Academy®.

The 2019 Latin GRAMMYs® will broadcast live on Univisión from Las Vegas on Thursday, November 14.

SESAC Latina congratulates all of its nominated artists for Latin music’s biggest night.

 The complete list of nominees is below:

Record of the Year/Grabación Del Año 
Rafael Arcaute
Querer Mejor recorded by Juanes featuring Alessia Cara

Album of the Year/Album Del Año
Tony Succar
Mas De Mi recorded by Tony Succar

Song of the Year/Cancion Del Año
Rafael Arcaute
Querer Mejor recorded by Juanes Featuring Alessia Cara

Best Urban Fusion/Performance/Mejor Fusion/Interpretacion Urbana
Manuel Turizo
Pa’Olvidarte (Remix) recorded by ChocQuibtown, Zion & Lennox, Farruko featuring Manuel Turizo

Best Urban Song/Mejor Cancion Urbana
Juan Diego Medina
Pa’ Olvidarte recorded by ChocQuibtown

Best Salsa Album/Mejor Album De Salsa
Tony Succar
Mas De Mi recorded by Tony Succar

Best Tropical Song/Mejor Cancion Tropical
Tony Succar
Mas De Mi recorded by Tony Succar featuring Angel López

Best Ranchero/Mariachi Album/Mejor Album De Música Ranchera/Mariachi
Christian Nodal
Ahora recorded by Christian Nodal

Best Banda Album/Mejor Album De Música Banda
Edwin Luna y La Trakalosa de Monterrey
Me Hiciste Un Borracho recorded by Edwin Luna y La Trakalosa de Monterrey

El Mimoso
El Mimoso recorded by El Mimoso

Best Norteño Album/Mejor Album De Musica Norteña
Calibre 50
Mitad y Mitad recorded by Calibre 50

Intocable
Percepción recorded by Intocable

La Maquinaria Norteña
Amo recorded by La Maquinaria Norteña

Best Regional Song/Mejor Canción Regional Mexicana
Christian Nodal, Gussy Lau
De Los Besos Que Te Di recorded by Christian Nodal

Christian Nodal, Gussy Lau
No Te Contaron Mal recorded by Christian Nodal

Producer of the Year/Productor Del Año
Tony Succar

In addition, the following nominated albums contain songwriting, production, and/or featured-artists contributions from SESAC Latina affiliates:

Album of the Year/Album Del Año
Erika Ender
For her contribution to
Vida recorded by Luis Fonsi

Song of the Year/Canción Del Año
Reik
For their contribution to
Un Año recorded by Sebastian Yatra

Best Urban Fusion/Performance – Mejor Presentación Fusión Urbana
Julian Turizo, Juan Diego Medina
For their contribution to
Pa’ Olvidarte Remix recorded by Choquibtown

Best Urban Music Album/Mejor Album Música Urbana
Nicky Jam, Lenny Tavarez
For their contribution to
Sueños recorded by SECH

DVLP
For his contribution to
Kisses recorded by Anitta

Best Pop/Rock Album/Mejor Album Pop/Rock 
Enrique Bunbury
For his contribution to
Nuclear recorded by Leiva

Best Pop/Rock Song/Mejor Canción Pop/Rock
Enrique Bunbury
For his contribution to
Godzilla recorded by Leiva

Best Salsa Album/Mejor Album Salsa
Ilan Chester
For his contribution to
Nuestro Hogar recorded by Quintero Salsa Project

Best Cumbia/Vallenato Album/Mejor Album Cumbia/Vallenato
María Gareña
For her contribution to
Yo Me Llamo Cumbia recorded by Puerto Candelaria & Juancho Valencia

Best Singer-Songwriter/ Mejor Cantautor
Rafael Arcaute
For his contribution to
Amor Presente recorded by Leonel García

Best Ranchero/Mariachi Album – Mejor Album Ranchero/Mariachi
Gussy Lau
For his contribution to
Ahora recorded by Christian Nodal

Best Banda Album /Mejor Album Banda
Cesar Valdivia, Salvador Aponte, Martin Castro
For their contributions to
Me Hiciste Un Borracho recorded by Edwin Luna Y La Trakalosa

Armando Ramos, Tony Montoya, Joey Montana
For their contributions to
A Través del Vaso recorded by Banda Los Sebastianes

Luciano Luna, Tony Montoya, Eladio Flores, Miguel Angel Romero, Daniel Perez, Alex Garcia
For their contributions to
Para Que No te Lo Imagines recorded by Saul El Jaguar Alarcon

Best Tejano Album/Mejor Album Tejano
Ilan Chester 
For his contribution to
El Plan recorded by El Plan

Best Norteño Album – Regional Mexican
Eden Munoz, Danilo Avilez, Armando Ramos
For their contributions to
Mitad y Mitad recorded by Calibre 50

Danny Pérez
For his contribution to
Amo recorded by La Maquinaria Norteña

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