The Orchard 2017 Latin Grammy Nominees


Latin Grammy AwardsThe Orchard’s vast Latin catalog of impressive labels and artists has pulled in a whopping 48 nominations for the 2017 Latin Grammy Awards. With hits from top recording artists including J Alvarez and Luan Santana to first time nominees, this year’s list is packed with the best from every corner of the Latin spectrum. The Orchard sends their biggest congratulations and best wishes to all nominees!

S-Music artist Sig Ragga is nominated for both Best Alternative Album and Best Alternative Song for La Promesa De Thamar and “Antonia,” respectively. The album is a beautiful mix ballads and dreamy deep sounds that along with the album artwork, are incredibly captivating with a just hint of eerie. Without a doubt, there was a phenomenal amount of artistry that went into La Promesa De Thamar, earning Sig two nominations.

Another double nominee is Silva up for Best MPB (Musica Popular Brasileira) Album and Best Portuguese Language Song with Silva Canta Marisa and track “Noturna (Nada de Novo na Noite)” via Som Livre. The young artist defines the future of music, composing, producing and performing his own versions from Marisa Monte’s repertoire. Along with Marisa Monte herself, Silva co-wrote the previously unpublished and now Grammy nominated track, “Noturna (nada de novo na noite).”

Tune in November 16th at 8PM on Univision to watch the biggest night in Latin music. Take a look below at our list of nominees and see the full list here.

Best Urban Music Album
Big Yauran – J Alvarez [On Top of the World Music]

Best Rock Album
Todos Nuestros Átomos – Utopians [Pop Art]

Best Pop/Rock Album
50 Palos – Jarabe De Palo [Tronco Records]

Best Rock Song
“Para Cuando Me Muera” – Emiliano Brancciari, songwriter No Te Va Gustar [Pop Art]

Best Alternative Music Album
La Promesa De Thamar – Sig Ragga [S-Music]

Best Alternative Song
“Antonia” – Sig Ragga [S-Music]

Best Salsa Album
Fase Dos – Juan Pablo Diaz [Juanpi Música]
Isidro Infante Presenta… Cuba Y Puerto Rico, “Un Abrazo Musical Salsero” – Isidro Infante [Visión Musical VYT]
Tirbuto a la Salsa Columbiana 7 – Alberto Barros [GBAO]

Best Contemporary Tropical Album
Devuélveme Mi Libertad – Frank Reyes [Mojito Records]

Best Traditional Tropical Album
Cuba Sobre Cuerda – Babalú Quinteto [Merlín Producciones]

Best Tropical Fusion Album
Contra Corriente – Gabriel [The United Talent Factory]

Best Banda Album
Un Millón de Primaveras – Lalo Mora [Mora Music]

Best Norteño Album
No. 50 – Los Invasores De Nuevo León [Remex Music]
Los Tercos – Los Tercos [Discos Y Cintas Serca S.A. de C.V.]

Best Regional Song
“Siempre Es Así ” – Juan Treviño, songwriter (Juan Treviño Featuring AJ Castillo)Track from: Fragmentos [Penfo Music]

Best Instrumental Album
El Tren Sólo Salinas – Luis Salinas [Luis Salinas]

Best Folk Album
Pa’ Qué Más (Música Andina Colombina) – Quinteto Leopoldo Federico [Hoot/Wisdom Recordings]

Best Tango Album
Bucles – Patricia Malanca [Epsa Music]
Mixturas – Orquesta De Tango De La Una [Epsa Music]

Best Flamenco Album
Se Llama Flamenco – José Mijita [El Flamenco Vive S.L.]
Directo En El Círculo Flamenco De Madrid – Tomasa La Macanita y Manuel Valencia [El Flamenco Vive S.L.]

Best Portuguese Language Contemporary Pop Album
Troco Likes Ao Vivo: Um Filme De Tiago Iorc – Tiago Iorc [Som Livre]
Tudo Nosso – Jamz [Som Livre]

Best Portuguese Language Rock or Alternative Album
Aventuras II – Blitz [Deck]
Boca – Curumin [Tratore]

Best Samba/Pagode Album
+ Misturado – Mart’nália [Biscoito Fino]
Delírio No Circo – Roberta Sá [Som Livre]

Best MPB (Musica Popular Brasileira) Album
Dos Navegantes – Edu Lobo, Romero Lubambo, Mauro Senise [Biscoito Fino]
DNA Musical – Alexandre Pires [Som Livre]
Silva Canta Marisa – Silva [Slap Música Brasil]

Best Sertaneja Music Album
1977 – Luan Santana [Som Livre]
Realidade Ao Vivo Em Manaus – Marília Mendonça [Som Livre]

Best Brazilian Roots Album
Batom Bacaba – Patricia Bastos [Tratore]
No Embalo – Pinduca [Tratore]
Canta O Nordeste – Trio Nordestino [Biscoito Fino]
Chamamé – Yangos[Tratore]

Best Portuguese Language Song
“Noturna (Nada de Novo na Noite)” – Marisa Monte, Silva & Lucas Silva, songwriters (Silva com Marisa Monte) Track from: Silva Canta Marisa [Som Livre]

Best Latin Children’s Album
¡Churo! – Mariana Baraj [S-Music]
Gracias – Cepillín [Alternativa Representa, S.A. de C.V.]

Best Classical Album
Dixit Dominus: Vivaldi, Mozart, Handel – Jordi Savall; Manuel Mohino, album producer [Alia Vox]
Horacio Gutiérrez Plays Chopin & Schumann by Horacio Gutiérrez; Adam Abeshouse, album producer [Bridge Records, Inc.]
Textures From The North Of South – In-Hong Cha, Conducting The Orquesta Sinfónica De Venezuela; Hildemaro Álvarez, album producer [Mango Estudios Inc]

Best Classical Contemporary Composition
Azucena – Hebert Vásquez, composer (Susan Narucki)Track from: Cuatro Corridos: A Chamber Opera [Bridge Records, Inc.]

Best Recording Package
Na Medida Do Impossível Ao Vivo No Inhotim – André Coelho & Mariana Hardy, art directors (Fernanda Takai) [Deck]
Pirombeira – Lia Cunha, art director (Pirombeira) [Tratore]

Best Engineered Album
Alas Canciones – Guillermo Bonetto, Nahuel Giganti, My-TBeats & Pedro Pearson, engineers; Pedro Pearson, mixer; Pedro Pearson, mastering engineer (Los Cafres)[Pop Art]

Producer of the Year
Hamilton De Holanda, Marcos Portinari, Daniel Santiago – Casa De Bituca (Hamilton De Holanda Quinteto) (A) [Adventure Music]

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