The Grammys Like Our Independent Fruit


2012 Latin Grammy AwardsGather ’round amigos, the nominations for the 2012 Latin Grammys are in! With nearly 50 nominations, Orchard labels were represented across nearly all categories.

From Best Album of the Year (Chico Buarque) to Best Tango Album (we had 4 nominees!), and even Best Short Form Music Video (Rakel’s “En El Tiempo”), we’re delighted to join our labels in celebrating a great year for Independent Latin music.

For your listening pleasure, I’ve put together a playlist with some of the nominees, and you can check out Rakel’s music video for “En El Tiempo” here.

Catch the 2012 Latin Grammy Awards on November 15, and check out the full list of The Orchard’s nominated labels after the jump.

The Orchard’s Latin Grammy-nominated labels:

Artist Album Nomination
Chico Barque Chico [Biscoito Fino] Album of the Year
Céu Caravana Sereia Bloom [Six Degrees/Urban Jungle] Best Brazilian Contemporary Pop Album
Mart’nália Não tente compreender [Biscoito Fino] Best Brazilian Contemporary Pop Album
Beto Lee Celebração & Sacrifício [Som Livre] Best Brazilian Rock Album
Daniela Mercury Canibália – Ritmos do Brasil (ao Vivo Na Praia de Copacabana) [Som Livre] Best Brazilian Roots Album
Jammil E Uma Noites Jammil Na Reel [Som Livre] Best Brazilian Roots Album
Dominguinhos Iluminado [Som Livre] Best Brazilian Roots Album
Oswaldinho Do Acordeon Forró Chorado [Tratore] Best Brazilian Roots Album
Gaby Amarantos Treme [Som Livre] Best Brazilian Roots Album
Chico Barque “Querido Diário” Chico [Biscoito Fino] Best Brazilian Song (Portugese Language)
Michel Teló “Ai Se Eu Te Pego” Na Balada [Som Livre] Best Brazilian Song (Portuguese Language)
Chico Buarque “Querido Diario” Chico [Biscoito Fino] Best Brazilian Song (Portuguese Language)
Ministério De Louvor Diante Do Trono Sol da Justiça [Som Livre] Best Christian Album (Portuguese Language)
Banda Generasion Yo Soy Generasion [Rejoice Music Corp] Best Christian Album (Spanish Language)
Carlos Carcache Aqui En Tu Presencia [Rejoice Music Corp] Best Christian Album (Spanish Language)
Prelúdio 21 – Compositores do Presente Quartetos de Cordas [A Casa Discos] Best Classical Album
Javier Perianes Manuel de Falla: Noches en los jardines de España [harmonia mundi] Best Classical Album
Tania Leon “Inura” In Motion [Albany Records] Best Classical Contemporary Composition
Rita Lee Reza [Biscoito Fino] Best Contemporary Pop Album
Zélia Duncan Pelo Sabor do Gesto em Cena [Biscoito Fino] Best Contemporary Pop Album
Regina Benedetti O Canto da Sereia [Tratore] Best Engineered Album
Various Artists México Flamenco [Satélite K] Best Flamenco Album
Maria Bethânia Oásis de Bethânia [Biscoito Fino] Best Music Popular Brasiliera Album
Leila Pinheiro Raiz [Atração] Best Music Popular Brasiliera Album
 Ivan Lins Amorágio [Som Livre] Best Music Popular Brasiliera Album
Miguel y Miguel y Sus Amigos Aqui en el Rancho [Musart – Balboa] Best Ranchero Album
Bareto Ves Lo Que Quieres Ver [Kincha Sac] Best Recording Package
Paquita la del Barrio “Vivo Contenta” 40 Anos Vivo Contenta [Musart – Balboa] Best Regional Mexican Song
Rubén Blades Eba Say Ajá [Ariel Rivas Music] Best Salsa Album
Tito Nieves Mi Ultima Grabacion [TNM] Best Salsa Album
Ruben Blades Eba Say Ajá [Ariel Rivas Music] Best Salsa Album
Emílio Santiago Só Danço Samba ao Vivo [Biscoito Fino] Best Samba/Pagode Album
Alcione Duas Faces ao vivo na Mangueira [Biscoito Fino] Best Samba/Pagode Album
Sorriso Maroto Sorriso 15 Anos – Ao Vivo [Som Livre] Best Samba/Pagode Album
Thiaguinho Ousadia & Alegria [Som Livre] Best Samba/Pagode Album
Luan Santana Quando Chega a Noite [Som Livre] Best Sertaneja Music Album
Fernando & Sorocaba Acústico Na Ópera de Arame [Som Livre] Best Sertaneja Music Album
Chitaozinho and Xororo 40 Anos – Sinfônico [Som Livre] Best Sertaneja Music Album
Rakel “En El Tiempo” Milagros Orgánicos [Mikaela Records] Best Short Form Music Video
Maria Bethânia Oásis de Bethânia [Biscoito Fino] Best Singer/Songwriter Album
Tango VIP Grandes Varones del Tango [Fonarte Latino] Best Tango Album
Arturo Sandoval Tango – Como Yo Te Siento [Pattaya] Best Tango Album
Susana Rinaldi Experimentango [Epsa Music] Best Tango Album
Carlos Bosio El Tango Lo Siento Asi [Del Mate] Best Tango Album
Eliades ochoa Un Bolero Para Ti [Karonte] Best Traditional Tropical Album
Tito Nieves “Éres Linda” Mi Ultima Grabacion [TNM] Best Tropical Song
J. Alvarez Otro Nivel De Música Reloaded [Nelflow Records] Best Urban Music Album
Ana Tijoux La Bala [Nacional Records] Best Urban Music Album
Maria Gadú “Extranjero” Mais Uma Página [Som Livre] Song of the Year

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