BMI Congratulates the Winners of the 2014 Latin GRAMMY Awards

Posted in News on November 21, 2014
Pictured (L–R): Latin GRAMMY winners and BMI songwriters Carlos Vives and Calle 13 at the 2014 Latin GRAMMY Awards in Las Vegas on November 20, 2014. 
Pictured (L–R): Latin GRAMMY winners and BMI songwriters Carlos Vives and Calle 13 at the 2014 Latin GRAMMY Awards in Las Vegas on November 20, 2014. 

Broadcast Music, Inc. proudly applauds the winners of the 15th annual Latin GRAMMY Awards. BMI affiliates took home several prestigious awards: Calle 13 won Best Urban Music Album for MultiViral and Best Alternative Song for “El Aguante,” making them the most-awarded act in history with a total of 21 wins throughout their careers. Carlos Vives won Best Tropical Album for Más + Corazón Profundo and Best Tropical Song for co-writing “Cuando Nos Volvamos A Encontrar.” Lila Downs, Niña Pastori y Soledad won Best Folk Album for Raíz. Juanes won Best Pop/Rock Album for Loco De Amor, rounding out his cumulative total to 20 Latin GRAMMY Awards. Sergio George took Producer of the Year.

The star-studded evening was filled with exciting performances. Calle 13 electrified the audience during the opening performance with their song “El Aguante.” Carlos Santana and Pitbull delighted the crowd with an astounding act, sharing the stage for the first time ever as they sang “Oye Como Va.” Pitbull also staged a stellar number with Wisin and Chris Brown.

The ceremony was held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Thursday, November 20. Join us in celebrating all of the BMI winners.

Record of the Year
Universos Paralelos
Jorge Drexler (SGAE) featuring Ana Tijoux

Best Urban Music Album
Calle 13

Best Rock Album
Agua Maldita

Best Pop/Rock Album
Loco De Amor

Best Alternative Song
“El Aguante”
Calle 13
Songwriters Calle 13

Best Contemporary Tropical Album
Mas + Corazón Profundo
Carlos Vives

Best Tropical Song
“Cuando Nos Volvamos A Encontrar”
Carlos Vives
Songwriter Carlos Vives

Best Ranchero Album (Solo or Duo)
Lástima Que Sean Ajenas
Pepe Aguilar

Best Banda Album
Haciendo Historia
Banda El Recodo De Don Cruz Lizarraga

Best Tejano Album
Forever Mazz
Jimmy González Y Grupo Mazz

Best Norteño Album
Amor Amor
Conjunto Primavera

Best Folk Album
Artist Lila Downs, Nina Pastori Y Soledad

Best Latin Jazz Album (two winners)
The Vigil
Chick Corea

Song For Maura
Paquito D’Rivera and Trio Corrente

Best Brazilian Song (Portuguese Language)
“A Bossa Nova É Foda”
Caetano Veloso
Songwriter Caetano Veloso

Producer of the Year
Sergio George

Best Short Form Music Video
La Vida Bohème

Best Long Form Music Video
“El Objecto Antes Llamado Disco – La Película”
Café Tacvba

Lifetime Achievement
Willy Chirino
Los Lobos

Person of the Year
Joan Manuel Serrat (SGAE)


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