Los Angeles (EFE). Mexican composer Edgar Barrera will be the only Latin American representative competing in the general categories of the next Grammys, having been nominated as Non-Classical Composer of the Year by the United States Recording Academy, which gives the awards. award.
Barrera will face Justin Tranter, who has previously worked with celebrities such as Britney Spears; Jessie Jo is known for her projects with country music leaders such as Dylan, George Strait; There are also singers Shane McAnally and Theron Tomas, whose more modern records have been used by Doja Cat and Lizzo.
The United States Recording Academy inducted the Miami-based Mexican producer for his recent projects with Don Omar (“Custian de Tiempo”), Karol G (“Gucci Los Ropas”), Christian Nodal (“La Farewell”), Grupo Frontera decided to. and Bad Bunny (“Un x100to”) and Relz B (“Yo Pr1mero”), among others.
After the organization did not select Peso Pluma in the Best New Artist category, which led Spotify’s global list for several months due to the hit “She Dances Soul”, Barrera will be the only Latino aspiring to win in the categories. Grammy Awards.
The Texas-born artist has already won the Gramophone Award for Best Tropical Latin Album for Carlos Vives’s album “Más Corazóndeep” and, in addition, has 19 Latin Grammys in his career.
These latest awards will be presented next week in Seville and in which Barrera is also the most nominated with a total of 13 mentions.
For its part, the 66th. The edition of the Grammys, the most prestigious award in the music industry at international level, will be held next February 4 at the Crypto.co Arena in Los Angeles.