ASCAP Members Dominate Top Categories at 2016 Latin Grammy Awards

November 29, 2016

Members of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) dominated the top categories at this year’s 17th Annual Latin Grammy Ceremony held in Las Vegas, Nevada on Thursday, November 19th. ASCAP members had a total of 23 wins, including the prestigious Person of The Year Honoree, Record of the Year, Best New Artist and Song of the Year.

ASCAP VP US Latin and Latin America Gabriela Gonzalez and the ASCAP Latin Department were onsite to celebrate and congratulate this year’s winners on their achievements. The ASCAP members that received honors this year are:

Person of The Year:

Marc Anthony

Record Of The Year

La Bicicleta

Carlos Vives & Shakira

Andrés Castro, record producer; Andrés Castro, recording engineer

Album Of The Year

Los Dúo 2

Juan Gabriel

Peter Fuchs & Dan Moore, album mixers

Song Of The Year

 

La Bicicleta

Andrés Castro, songwriter (Carlos Vives & Shakira)

Best New Artist

Manuel Medrano

Best Contemporary Pop Vocal Album

Un Besito Más

Jesse & Joy (SACM)

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

Los Dúo 2

Juan Gabriel

Best Urban Fusion/Performance

Encantadora - Yandel

Farruko, songwriter

Best Urban Song

Encantadora

Farruko, songwriter (Yandel)

 

Best Rock Album

La Salvación De Solo y Juan

Los Fabulosos Cadillacs (SGAE)

 

Best Pop/Rock Album

Algo Sucede

Julieta Venegas (SGAE)

 

Best Rock Song

La Tormenta

Flavio Cianciarulo (SGAE), songwriter (Los Fabulosos Cadillacs)

Best Alternative Music Album

L.H.O.N.

Illya Kuryaki & The Valderramas (SADAIC)

Best Cumbia/Vallenato Album

Homenaje (A La Música De Diomedes Díaz)

Fonseca

Best Traditional Tropical Album

La Sonora Santanera En Su 60 Aniversario

La Sonora Santanera (SACM)

Best Tropical Fusion Album

Visualízate

Gente De Zona (SGAE)

Best Tropical Song

Vine A Buscarte

Omar Alfano, Fonseca & Yadam González Cárdenas (SGAE), songwriters (Fonseca)

Best Singer-Songwriter Album

Manuel Medrano

Manuel Medrano

Best Tejano Album

Por Cielo Y Tierra

Michael Salgado

Best Instrumental Album

Samba De Chico

Hamilton de Holanda (SACEM)

Best Folk Album

Cuando Llora La Milonga

Nicolás Ledesma y Su Orquesta (SADAIC)

 

Best Flamenco Album

Ámame Como Soy

Niña Pastori (SGAE)

 

Best Latin Children’s Album

Arriba Abajo

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