Artists nominated for awards at the 2013 Latin Grammys include Juan Luis Guerra (l), Musician Ruben Albarran of Cafe Tacuba (m) and Marc Anthony (r). (Photos/Getty Images)

Juan Luis Guerra, Café Tacvba, Marc Anthony among 2013 Latin Grammy nominees

The nominees for the 2013 Latin Grammys have been announced and among the lineup are outstanding artists across a variety of genres, making the 14th annual ceremony one of the most exciting musical events of the year.

The Latin Recording Academy announced nominations for the 2013 Latin Grammy Awards on Wednesday and all-star artists Juan Luis Guerra, Café Tacvba, Marc Anthony, Draco Rosa, Alejandro Sanz, Carlos Vives, Vicente Fernández, Gaby Moreno, Elvis Crespo, Tito Nieves are among those up for Latin music’s highest honor.

“Once again, it’s gratifying to see the Latin GRAMMY Awards process produce a broad cross section of diverse and impressive nominees across multiple genres,” said The Latin Recording Academy® President/CEO Gabriel Abaroa Jr in a statement. “This year’s nominations truly reflect an exceptional and talented creative community that embodies some of the highest levels of excellence and artistry in their respective fields. With such a group of talented musicians, this year’s Latin GRAMMY telecast will undoubtedly be memorable.”

Dozens of artists – nominated across 48 categories, including “Best New Artist,” “Producer of the Year,” “Best Latin Children’s Album,” ‘Best Regional Song” and “Best Latin Jazz Album,” stand to win when the 14th Annual Latin Grammy Awards are broadcast Nov. 21 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas at 8 p.m. ET.

2013 Latin Grammy Award Nominees

1. RECORD OF THE YEAR

Tanto

Pablo Alborán

Manuel Illán, record producer; Bori Alarcón & Javier García, mixers; Bori Alarcón & Javier García, mastering engineers

Track from: Tanto

Label: Emi Music Spain, S.L.

Vivir Mi Vida

Marc Anthony

Marc Anthony & Sergio George, record producers; Juan Mario Aracil, recording engineer; Sergio George, mixer; Tom Coyne, mastering engineer

Label: Sony Latin

La Nave Del Olvido

Buika

Ely Wolf, record producer; Ted Tuthill, recording engineer; Carlos Álvarez, mixer; Mike Fuller, mastering engineer

Track from: La Noche Más Larga

Label: Warner Music Spain S.L.

Lo Mejor Que Hay En Mi Vida

Andrés Cepeda

José Gaviria & Fernando “”Toby”” Tobón, record producers; José Gaviria, recording engineer; Boris Millán, mixer; Mike Couzzi, mastering engineer

Track from: Lo Mejor Que Hay En Mi Vida

Label: FM Entretenimiento

Bachata Rosa

Natalie Cole Duet With Juan Luis Guerra

Juan Luis Guerra & Rudy Pérez, record producers; Andrés Bermúdez & Bruce Weeden, recording engineers; Vlado Meller, mastering engineer

Track from: En Español

Label: Verve Records

Desde Lejos

Santiago Cruz

Nacho Mañó, record producer; Nacho Mañó & Manuel Tómas, recording engineers; Oscar Vinader, mixer; Oscar Vinader, mastering engineer

Track from: A Quien Corresponda

Label: Sony Music

Más y Más

Draco Rosa Featuring Ricky Martin

George Noriega & Draco Rosa, record producers; Seth Atkins Horan, recording engineer; Benny Faccone, mixer; Bob Ludwig, mastering engineer

Label: Sony Music Latin

Mi Marciana

Alejandro Sanz

Julio Reyes Copello, record producer; Alejandro Sanz & Rafa Sardina, recording engineers; Javier Garza & Sebastian Krys, mixers; Antonio Baglio, mastering engineer

Track from: La Música No Se Toca

Label: Universal Music Spain

Um Abraçaço

Caetano Veloso

Pedro Sá & Moreno Veloso, record producers; Daniel Carvalho & Moreno Veloso, mixers; Ricardo Garcia, mastering engineer

Track from: Abraçaço

Label: Universal Music

Volví A Nacer

Carlos Vives

Andrés Castro & Carlos Vives, record producers; Edgar Barrera, Scott Canto, Andrés Castro, Francisco “”Kiko”” Castro, Loris Ceroni, Javier Garza, Andrés Landinez, Shafik Palis, Curt Schneider & Camilo Silva, recording engineers; Curt Schneider, mixer; Tom Coyne, mastering engineer

Label: Sony Music Latin

 

2. ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Tanto

Pablo Alborán

Manuel Illán, album producer; Bori Alarcón & Javier García, album mixers; Bori Alarcón & Javier García, album mastering engineers

Label: Emi Music Spain/Ktrimeca

Presente

Bajofondo

Juan Campodónico & Gustavo Santaolalla, album producers; Julio Berta, Juan Campodónico, Joe Chiccarelli, Jorge da Silva, Anibal Kerpel & Gustavo Santaolalla, album mixers; Tom Baker, album mastering engineer

Label: Masterworks

Papitwo

Miguel Bosé

Miguel Bosé, Count De Money, José Luis De La Peña, Carlos Jean, Andrés Levin, Fernando Ortí, Roberto Rodríguez, Janina Rosado, Nicolás Sorín & Martin Terefe, producers; Ray Aldaco, Andy Bradfield, Michele Canova Iorfida, Johnny Doran, Carlos Jean, Sam Keyte, Allan Leschhorn, Roberto Rodíguez, Janina Rosado, Andres Saavedra, Ricardo Sanz, Lauren Serrano, Pepo Sherman, Baeho Shinen, Nicolás Sorín, Aleks Syntek, Nikolaj Torp & Alex Wong, album mixers; Antonio Baglio, album mastering engineer

Label: Warner Music Spain S.L.

Lo Mejor Que Hay En Mi Vida

Andrés Cepeda

José Gaviria, Bernardo Ossa, Fernado Tobón & Carlos Villavicencio, album producers; Mauricio Cano, Kiko Castro, Iker Gastamiza, José Gaviria, Gian Marco, Boris Millan, Bernardo Ossa, Mauricio Pantoja, Facundo Rodríguez & Fernando “”Toby”” Tobón, album recording engineers; Mike Couzzi, album mastering engineer

Label: FM Entretenimiento

En Español

Natalie Cole

David Foster, Humberto Gatica, Juan Luis Guerra & Rudy Pérez, album producers; Andrés Bermúdez & Bruce Weeden, album recording engineers; Vlado Meller, album mastering engineer

Label: Verve Records

Escultura

Guaco

Gustavo Aguado & Juan Carlos Salas, album producers; Juan Carlos Salas, album mixer; Erik Aldrey, album mastering engineer

Label: Guaco

Versiones

Gian Marco

Gary Grant & Arturo Sandoval, album producers; Steve Genewick, José Hernández, Dustin Higgins & David Santos, album recording engineers; Doug Sax, album mastering engineer

Label: E35/Earthtown Entertainment

Vida

Draco Rosa

George Noriega & Draco Rosa, album producers; Seth Atkins Horan, Dave Clauss, Benny Faccone, Nelson “”Gazu”” Jaime, Allan Leschhorn, Fernando Quintana, Fabián Serrano & Sadaharu Yagi, album recording engineers; Bob Ludwig, album mastering engineer

Label: Sony Music Latin

La Música No Se Toca

Alejandro Sanz

Julio Reyes Copello & Alejandro Sanz, producers; Alonso Arreola, Edgar Barrera, Sebastian De Peyrecave, Javier Garza, Kamilo Kratc, Sebastian Krys, Lee Levin, Javier Limón, Julio Reyes Copello, Alejandro Sanz, Rafa Sardina, Samuel Torres, Juan Pablo Vega & Dan Warner, album recording engineers; Antonio Baglio, album mastering engineer

Label: Universal Music Spain

Corazón Profundo

Carlos Vives

Andrés Castro & Carlos Vives, album producers; Edgar Barrera, Dudu Borges, Scott Canto, Andrés Castro, Francisco Castro, Loris Ceroni, Javier Garza, Andrés Landinez, Shafik Palis, Curt Schneider & Camilo Silva, album recording engineers; Tom Coyne, album mastering engineer

Label: Sony Music Latin/Walter Kolh Entertainment/Gaira Musica Local

 

3. SONG OF THE YEAR

Esse Cara Sou Eu

Roberto Carlos, songwriter (Roberto Carlos)

Track from: Esse Cara Sou Eu

Label: Sony Music/Amigo Records

La Que Me Gusta

José Luis Pardo, songwriter (Los Amigos Invisibles)

Track from: Repeat After Me

Label: Nacional Records

Llorar

Mario Domm, Hanna Huerta & Jesse & Joy, songwriters (Jesse & Joy Featuring Mario Domm)

Track from: ¿Con Quién Se Queda El Perro? – Deluxe

Label: Warner Music México

Lo Mejor Que Hay En Mi Vida

Amaury Gutiérrez, songwriter (Andrés Cepeda)

Track from: Lo Mejor Que Hay En Mi Vida

Label: FM Entretenimiento

Mi Marciana

Alejandro Sanz, songwriter (Alejandro Sanz)

Track from: La Música No Se Toca

Label: Universal Music Spain

Mi Novia Se Me Está Poniendo Vieja

Ricardo Arjona, songwriter (Ricardo Arjona)

Track from: Independiente + Demos

Label: Metamorfosis/Warner Music Latina

Si Yo Fuera Tú

Jorge Luis Piloto, songwriter (Gilberto Santa Rosa)

Track from: Gilberto Santa Rosa

Label: Sony Music Latin

Sólo El Amor Nos Salvará

Aleks Syntek, songwriter (Syntek Featuring Malú)

Label: Sony Music México

Um Abraçaço

Caetano Veloso, songwriter (Caetano Veloso)

Track from: Abraçaço

Label: Universal Music

Volví A Nacer

Andrés Castro & Carlos Vives, songwriters (Carlos Vives)

Label: Sony Music Latin

 

4. BEST NEW ARTIST

A Band Of Bitches

Leslie Cartaya

EliaCim

Clarice Falcão

Jesús Hidalgo

Maluma

Mojito Lite

Gaby Moreno

Quattro

Milton Salcedo

 

5. BEST CONTEMPORARY POP VOCAL ALBUM

Papitwo

Miguel Bosé

Label: Warner Music Spain, S.L.

Vida

Draco Rosa

Label: Sony Music Latin

La Música No Se Toca

Alejandro Sanz

Label: Universal Music Spain

Syntek

Syntek

Label: Sony Music México

Los Momentos

Julieta Venegas

Label: Sony Music México

 

6. BEST TRADITIONAL POP VOCAL ALBUM

Tanto

Pablo Alborán

Label: Emi Music Spain, S.L.

Lo Mejor Que Hay En Mi Vida

Andrés Cepeda

Label: FM Entretenimiento

En Español

Natalie Cole

Label: Verve Records

Otras Verdades

India Martínez

Label: Ariola /Sony Music Entertainment España. S.L.

Viajero Frecuente

Ricardo Montaner

Label: Sony Latin

 

7. BEST URBAN PERFORMANCE

Rompe La Cintura

Alexis y Fido

Label: Wild Dogz/Coexistence

Pegaíto Suavecito

Elvis Crespo Featuring Fito Blanko

Label: Venemusic/Flash Music

Amor

Illya Kuryaki & The Valderramas

Track from: Chances

Label: Sony Music Entertainment Argentina S.A.

Echa Pa’llá (Manos Pa’rriba)

Pitbull Featuring Papayo

Track from: Global Warming (Deluxe Edition)

Label: Polo Grounds/RCA/Mr. 305

Quien Manda

Mala Rodríguez

Label: Universal Music Spain

 

8. BEST URBAN MUSIC ALBUM

Prestige

Daddy Yankee

Label: El Cartel Records

Musa

Ivy Queen

Label: Siente Music/Universal Music Latin Entertainment

Bruja

Mala Rodríguez

Label: Universal Music Spain

Invicto

Tito “”El Bambino””

Label: Siente Music/On Fire Music/Universal Music Latin Entertainment

Líderes

Wisin y Yandel

Label: Machete Music/Universal Music Latin Entertainment

 

9. BEST URBAN SONG

Echa Pa’llá (Manos Pa’rriba)

Dj Buddah, Papayo, Pitbull, Gregor Salto & Tzvetin Todorov, songwriters (Pitbull Featuring Papayo)

Track from: Global Warming (Deluxe Edition)

Label: Polo Grounds/RCA/Mr. 305

Limbo

Daddy Yankee, Eliezer Palacios, Giancarlo Rivera, Jonathan Rivera & Francisco Saldaña, songwriters (Daddy Yankee)

Track from: Prestige

Label: El Cartel Records

Quien Manda

Clément Dumoulin & Mala Rodríguez, songwriters (Mala Rodríguez)

Label: Universal Music Spain

Sacar La Voz

Jorge Drexler, Andrés Mujica Celis & Ana Tijoux, songwriters (Ana Tijoux Featuring Jorge Drexler)

Track from: La Bala

Label: Nacional Records

Ula Ula

Illya Kuryaki & The Valderramas, songwriters (Illya Kuryaki & The Valderramas)

Track from: Chances

Label: Sony Music Entertainment Argentina S.A.

 

10. BEST ROCK ALBUM

Blanco

Eruca Sativa

Label: Sony Music Entertainment Argentina S.A./MTM Discos

Será

La Vida Bohème

Label: Nacional Records/Discos Caracas

La Velocidad De La Luz

Los Bunkers

Label: Seitrack/Sony Music

El Calor Del Pleno Invierno

NoTeVaGustar

Label: Popart Discos/Sony Music

99%

Ska-P

Label: Warner Music Spain S.L.

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