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9th Latin Grammy Awards
Date November 13, 2008
Venue Toyota Center, Houston, Texas
Network Univision
Host Cristián de la Fuente & Patricia Manterola
Persona Del Ano Gloria Estefan

The 9th Annual Latin Grammy Awards took place on November 13, 2008 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas and were aired on Univision. The Academy's Persona del Año was Gloria Estefan.[1] Juanes was the nights big winner, winning 5 awards including Album of the Year. He now has 17 Latin Grammy awards which is more than any other recording artist.

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Performers

Presenters

Winners

General Field

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Record of the Year

Album of the Year

Song of the Year

Best New Artist

Pop Field

Best Female Pop Vocal Album

Best Male Pop Vocal Album

Best Pop Album by a Duo/Group with Vocals

Urban Field

Best Urban Music Album

Best Urban Song

Rock Field

Best Rock Solo Vocal Album

Best Rock Album by a Duo or Group with Vocals

Best Rock Song

Alternative Field

Best Alternative Music Album

Best Alternative Song

  • "Volver a Comenzar" — Café Tacvba, Songwriters (Café Tacvba)

Tropical Field

Best Salsa Album

Best Cumbia/Vallenato Album

Best Contemporary Tropical Album

Best Traditional Tropical Album

Best Tropical Song

Ricardo Gaitan with His Brother Alberto, Emilio & Gloria Estefan at Latin Grammy 2008

Singer-Songwriter Field

Best Singer-Songwriter Album

Regional Mexican Field

Best Ranchero Album

Best Banda Album

Best Tejano Album

Best Norteño Album

  • Six Pack — Siggno

Best Regional Mexican Song

Instrumental Field

Best Instrumental Album

  • Orquesta Filarmómoca de Bogotá - 40 Años — Orquesta Filarmónica de Bogotá

Traditional Field

Best Folk Album

  • Caballo! — Cholo Valderrama

Best Tango Album

  • Buenos Aires, Días y Noches de Tango — Varios Artists

Best Flamenco Album

  • Una Guitarra En Granada — Juan Habichuela

Jazz Field

Best Latin Jazz Album

Christian Field

Best Christian Album (Spanish Language)

Best Christian Album (Portuguese Language)

Brazilian Field

(The Brazilian Field Awards were presented at Auditório Ibirapuera in São Paulo, Brazil.)

Best Brazilian Contemporary Pop Album

  • Sim — Vanessa Da Mata

Best Brazilian Rock Album

Best Samba/Pagode Album

(TIE)

Best MPB (Musica Popular Brasileira) Album

Best Romantic Music Album

Best Contemporary Brazilian Roots Album

Best Brazilian Roots/Regional Album

  • Grandes Clássicos Sertanejos Acústico I — Chitãozinho & Xororó

Best Brazilian Song (Portuguese Language)

  • "Som Da Chuva" — Marco Moraes & Soraya Moraes, songwriters (Soraya Moraes)

Children's Field

Best Latin Children Album

Classical Field

Best Classical Album

Best Classical Contemporary Composition

(TIE)

  • "Concierto del Sol" — (Orquesta Filarmónica de Costa Rica)
    • Carlos José Castro, composer
  • "Tahhiyya Li Ossoulina"

Recording Package Field

Best Recording Package

  • Buenos Aires, Días y Noches de TangoVarious Artists
    • Leicia Gotlibowski, Daniel Kotliar, Karina Levy, Andres Mayo & Mercedes Sencio, art directors

Production Field

Best Engineered Album

  • Dentro Do Mar Tem Rio - Ao VivoMaria Bethânia
    • Moogie Canazio, engineer; Moogie Canazio & Luiz Tornaghi, mastering engineers

Producer of the Year

Music Video Field

Best Short Form Music Video

  • "Me Enamora" — Juanes
    • Aggressive, video director; Cathy Pellow, video producer

Best Long Form Music Video

Trivia

External links

References

  1. ^ http://www.grammy.com/GRAMMY_Awards/News/Default.aspx?newsID=3009&newsCategoryID=1
  2. ^ Latin Grammy Performers

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