August 8, 2000
Emilio Estefan Tops Latin Grammy Noms List
BMI songwriter/producer Emilio Estefan, Jr. topped the nomination list with six nods for this year's First Annual Latin Grammy Awards, which will take place on September 13, 2000 in Los Angeles. His nominations include two for Tropical Song of the Year - one for the Marc Anthony hit "Da La Vuelta," co-written with Kike Santander, and the other for wife Gloria Estefan's song "No Me Dejes De Querer," co-written with Gloria and Robert Blades. He also earned nominations for Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Producer of the Year and Best Music Video.
|In addition to taking home the most nominations, Estefan will be feted by LARAS, the Latin arm of the Recording Academy that organizes the Grammys, as "Person of the Year" on September 11 during the Latin Grammy Nominee Celebration and Silent Auction.|
BMI's Latin Grammy Nominees 2000
Emilio Estefan, Jr.
Juan Luis Guerra
Sa?l Hern�ndez (SACM)
Freddy Piñero, Jr.
Juan Vicente Zambrano
Banda El Recodo
Ricardo Ceratto (SGAE)
Jarabe De Palo
David Lee Garza y Los Musicales
Aldo Nova (SOCAN)
A.B. Quintanilla Y Los Kumbia Kings
Cornelio Reyno Jr. Acompañado Por Ramon Ayala y Sus Bravos Del Norte
Robi "Draco" Rosa
Só Pra Contrariar (SICAM)
Los Tigres Del Norte
Los Tucanes De Tijuana