The 2018 Latin Grammys had plenty of great moments. We noticed quite a lot of golden gramophones being handed out to winners within the pop, city, regional Mexican and tropical genres. We noticed performers, together with Bad Bunny and Ozuna, ship new variations of their hottest hits. And we noticed Rosalia, in a pink puffy quinceañera gown, nabbing two wins.
With that stated, listed here are the very best and worst moments on the 19th annual Latin Grammy, which aired dwell Thursday evening on Univision.
BEST: A wave of recent Latin Grammy winners
The 2018 Latin Grammys blessed many artists with their first-ever award. Just from the telecast, we noticed Maluma, Karol G, Victor Manuelle and Rosalia get their first Grammy. At the pre-ceremony, Christian Nodal and Aymee Nuviola have been additionally revealed as first-ever winners.
BEST: Rosalia’s acceptance speech
When receiving the Latin Grammy for greatest city fusion/efficiency for “Malamente,” Rosalia gave a shout-out to the ladies in music she seems as much as, together with Bjork. “Every girl within the trade has taught me that sure, we will — and due to them, I’m right here,” she stated.
BEST: Karol G & Papa G
One of the sweetest moments of the evening was when Karol G was named greatest new artist and took her dad onstage. She stated 100 p.c of her success is due to her dad. After Karol G gave her speech, Papa G gave one too.
BEST: Two greatest Norteño album winners
Not one, however two. Calibre 50’s Guerra de Poder and Grupo Pesado’s Los Angeles Existen have been each awarded for greatest Norteño album, proving that the Latin Recording Academy are suckers for Regional Mexican music.
BEST: J Balvin vouches for brand spanking new expertise
During his acceptance speech for greatest city album with Vibras, J Balvin despatched a vital message. “Let's not kill the goals of recent composers and producers. Let’s worth new blood, as a result of we’re the way forward for music,” he stated. “Obviously, respecting our legendary artists, however it’s time to create new legends.”
BEST: Angela Aguilar’s enchanting efficiency
At solely 14 years previous, Angela Aguilar proved that the apple doesn't fall removed from the tree. Flaunting her Mexican roots via a beautiful people gown, Pepe Aguilar’s daughter took the Latin Grammy stage to provide an impeccable efficiency of her single “La Llorona.” As a two-time nominee, Angela is somebody to maintain in your radar.
WORST: Miguel Bosé's voice
Miguel Bosé is an icon, however followers have been involved after he bought onstage to current the Latin Grammys' particular person of the yr, Maná. His hoarse voice and pauses between phrases have been fairly alarming, leaving followers to query his well being on social media.
WORST: Luis Miguel will get booed
One of the most important surprises of the evening was when Luis Miguel’s Mexico Por Siempre gained album of the yr, beating out Ozuna’s Odisea. While Thalia, who offered the award, was ecstatic to see his longtime pal take the title, the gang didn’t maintain again their “boos.” Now, we ask: Were the boos as a result of Miguel wasn't on the ceremony or as a result of another person ought to’ve gained the award?