Beat Latino with Catalina Maria Johnson

A weekly exploration of the past, present and future of the Latino musical universe

 

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WOW, the Grammy nominations 2019 in the Latino/Latinx/Tropical and beyond categories are fantastic! Notwithstanding that urbano continues to get the short shrift from the Academy, those artists that were nominated are genre-breakers, trailblazers extraordinaire. From trad to rad, here are some of Beat Latino’s favorite candidates for the prizes. All winners in our musical book! Enjoy!

photo: Jesse Reyez by Philip Harris

Musical Works

TitleArtistAlbumLabelYearLength
SolaJessie ReyezBeing human in public.FMLY201903:30
Ahí ahíVicente GarcíaCandela.Sony Music Entertainment201903:31
Pienso en tu miráRosalíaEl Mal Querer .Sony Music Entertainment201803:31
FireBlack PumasFire / Black Moon Rising.ATO Records201904:06
MettavolutionRodrigo y GabrielaMettavolution.ATO Records201904:03
Chan ChanAymee NuviolaA Journey Through Cuban Music .Top Stop Music201904:50
Contra todoiLeAlmadura.Sony Music Latin201904:11
The WallChe ApalacheRearrange My Heart .Free Dirt Records201902:27
AñoranzaLuis Enrique y C4 Trio Tiempo Al Tiempo .Chazz Music201904:52
Veinte añosMariachi Los CamperosDe ayer para siempre.Smithsonian Folkways Recordings201903:26
Así es una mujerMariachi Divas de Cindy Shea20 Aniversario .East Side Records201903:31
Nunca volverásIntocablePercepción.UMLE – Fonovisa201904:12
Parecen viernesMarc AnthonyOPUS .Sony Music Latin201904:40


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