HAVANA, September 26 Cuban artists Descemer Bueno, Eliades Ochoa, Pablo Milanes and the popular group Gente D Zona were nominated on Wednesday by the Latin Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences to opt for different awards in the 15th edition of its Grammy Prizes.
Composed by Descemer Bueno and interpreted by Gente D Zona and Spanish singer Enrique Iglesias, the single Bailando gets to this internationally renowned contest with mentions in the categories of Recording of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Urban Performance and Best Urban Song.
Santiago de Cuba musician Eliades Ochoa and his Patria Quartet will compete in Best Traditional Tropical Album with the CD El Eliades que soy, produced in Cuba by Bis Music, the record label of Artex S.A, as informed by the contest’s official site.
Also represented in the annual competition for the most important awards in the Latin sound context will be troubadour Pablo Milanes with this CD Renaciendo, competing in Best Album by a Singer-Songwriter.
Another member of the island’s New Song Movement will be present through the nomination of Ojos Color Sol in Song of the Year, a piece in which Silvio Rodriguez cooperated with the Puerto Rican group Calle 13.
The 15th edition of the annual Latin Grammies will take place on November 20 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena of Las Vegas .(ACN)