Interesting quick facts about the Latin Grammy Awards

  • The Latin Grammy Awards are an award presented by the Latin Recording Academy to recognize outstanding achievement in the Latin music industry.
  • The Latin Grammy honors works recorded in Spanish or Portuguese from anywhere around the world that have been released in Ibero-America.
  • The first awards ceremony was held on September 13, 2000, at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California.
  • Currently held annually in Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • These are the equivalent of the Grammy Awards for Spanish and Portuguese music.
  • These Awards are considered to be one of the most prestigious awards in the Latin music industry.
  • The artist with the most awards is Calle 13, with 21 wins.
  • The artist with the most awards as a solo artist is Juanes, with 19 wins.
  • The artist with the most as a female artist is Natalia Lafourcade, with 13 wins.
  • The Latin Grammy Awards are televised in over 100 countries around the world.

Watch the widely popular performance of Natalia Lafourcade

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