Latin Grammy Awards

Submitted by ub on Fri, 11/19/2021 - 10:44

SONG OF THE YEAR FREEDOM FOR CUBA LIBRE was a front and center message for The 22nd Latin Grammy Awards in Las Vegas 

“Patria y Vida,” Descemer Bueno, El Funky, Gente De Zona, Yadam González, Beatriz Luengo, Maykel Osorbo and Yotuel, Songwriters Yotuel, Gente De Zona, Descemer Bueno, Maykel Osorbo, El Funky @LatinGRAMMYs Patria y Vida is homeland and life or the answer to liberty or death.


Rubén Blades won the Latin GRAMMY for Album of the Year at the 2021 Latin GRAMMYs Awards for Salswing!, his latest project with Roberto Delgado & Orquesta. They bested fellow nominees Pablo Alborán, Paula Arenas, Bad BunnyCamilo, Nana Caymmi, Juan Luis GuerraJuanesNatalia Lafourcade, and C. Tangana.

Rubén Blades was celebrated as Person of the Year. He was honored as the Latin Recording Academy's 2021 Person of the Year. The 73-year-old Panamanian singer, actor, and activist partied with colleagues and loved ones at an exclusive dinner and concert in his honor in Las Vegas.

The celebration warmed up the Latin Grammy gala, which was broadcast on Univision. Marc Anthony, Christina Aguilera, Carlos Vives, and other stars serenaded the Panamanian superstar.