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Camilo can celebrate his “Vida de Rico” as the nominations leader of this year’s Latin Grammys.
Born Camilo Echeverry Correa, the Colombian singer-songwriter is up for 10 awards including album of the year for “Mis Manos” and dual nods in the record of the year ("Vida de Rico," "Amén") and song of the year ("Vida de Rico," “Dios Así Lo Quiso”) categories.
Camilo has five songs reach No. 1 on Billboard’s Latin Airplay chart and is among the most-followed Latin musicians on TikTok (with 23.5 million, he’s amassed more than Karol G’s 22 million, J Balvin’s 19.3 million and Jennifer Lopez’s 14 million).
Juan Luis Guerra has the second most nominations, with six, including album of the year for “Privé” and record of the year for “Dios Así Lo Quiso.” This is the most nominations Guerra has received in a single year and brings his career total to 40.
C. Tangana, Nicolás Ramírez and Julio Reyes Cópelo round out the leaderboard with five each. Bad Bunny, who took home a whopping 10 awards at this year’s Billboard Latin Music Awards, has four nominations, including album of the year for “El Último Tour Del Mundo.”
The best new artist category has nearly a dozen nominees including Giulia Be, María Becerra, Zoe Gotusso and Paloma Mami.
The Latin Recording Academy received a record-breaking 20,000-plus submissions for the 22nd Latin Grammys. There are 53 categories in the peer-selected awards. The eligibility period ran June 1, 2020 through May 31, 2021.
“Our Academy strives to support the Latin music community through inclusive awards that spotlight the most current representation of excellence in the field," said academy CEO Manuel Abud in a statement. The nominees are "a gifted and diverse group of artists whose global music has broken down cultural barriers around the world," he continued.
Winners of the Latin Grammys will be presented on Nov. 18 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The main telecast will air live on Univision at 8 p.m. ET.
Latin Grammy nominations
Album of the year
“Vértigo” — Pablo Alborán
“Mis Amores” — Paula Arenas
“El Último Tour Del Mundo” — Bad Bunny
“Salswing!” — Rubén Blades y Roberto Delgado & Orquesta
“Mis Manos” — Camilo
“Nana, Tom, Vinícius” — Nana Caymmi
“Privé” — Juan Luis Guerra
“Origen” — Juanes
“Un Canto Por México, Vol. II” — Natalia Lafourcade
“El Madrileño” — C. Tangana
Song of the year
"A Tu Lado" — Paula Arenas & María Elisa Ayerbe, songwriters (Paula Arenas)
"A Veces" — Diamante Eléctrico, songwriters (Diamante Eléctrico)
"Agua" — J Balvin, Alejandro Borrero, Kevyn Mauricio Cruz Moreno, Derek Drymon, Mark Harrison, Stephen Hillenburg, Jhay Cortez, Alejandro Ramirez, Ivanni Rodríguez, Blaise Smith, Tainy & Juan Camilo Vargas, songwriters (Tainy & J Balvin)
"Canción Bonita" — Rafa Arcaute, Ricky Martin, Mauricio Rengifo, Andrés Torres & Carlos Vives, songwriters (Carlos Vives & Ricky Martin)
"Dios Así Lo Quiso" — Camilo, David Julca, Jonathan Julca, Yasmil Jesús Marrufo & Ricardo Montaner, songwriters (Ricardo Montaner & Juan Luis Guerra)
"Hawái" — Édgar Barrera, René Cano, Kevyn Cruz, Johan Espinosa, Kevin Jiménez, Miky La Sensa, Bryan Lezcano, Maluma, Andrés Uribe & Juan Camilo Vargas, songwriters (Maluma)
"Mi Guitarra" — Javier Limón, songwriter (Javier Limón, Juan Luis Guerra & Nella)
"Patria y Vida" — Descemer Bueno, El Funky, Gente De Zona, Yadam González, Beatriz Luengo, Maykel Osorbo & Yotuel, songwriters (Yotuel, Gente De Zona, Descemer Bueno, Maykel Osorbo, El Funky)
"Que Se Sepa Nuestro Amor" — El David Aguilar & Mon Laferte, songwriters (Mon Laferte & Alejandro Fernández)
"Si Hubieras Querido" — Pablo Alborán, Nicolás "Na'vi" De La Espriella, Diana Fuentes & Julio Reyes, songwriters (Pablo Alborán)
"Todo De Ti" — Rauw Alejandro, José M. Collazo, Luis J. González, Rafael E. Pabón Navedo & Eric Pérez Rovira, songwriters (Rauw Alejandro)
"Vida De Rico" — Édgar Barrera & Camilo, songwriters (Camilo)
Best new artist
For the complete list of nominees visit Latingrammy.com.
This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Latin Grammys nominations: Camilo, Juan Luis Guerra take the lead