Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Cafe Tacuba leads Latin Grammy with 6 nominations

Mexican group Cafe Tacuba picked up six Latin Grammy nominations, followed by Juanes and Oscar-winning composer of the "Brokeback Mountain" Argentina's Gustavo Santaolalla with five nominations.
Aside from being honored the night before the awards, Gloria Estefan also picked up three nominations. Cafe Tacvba's six nominations include: Album Of The Year and Best Alternative Album for Sino, Record Of The Year and Best Alternative Song for "Volver A Comenzar," and Song Of The Year and Best Rock Song for "Esta Vez."

"In its ninth year, the Latin Grammy nominations continue to reflect a diverse and eclectic worldwide Latin music community of well-respected artists while bringing fresh new acts and trends to the forefront," said Gabriel Abaroa, president of The Latin Recording Academy.

The 9th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards, set for Nov. 13 at Toyota Center in Houston, will be broadcast live on the Univision Network from 8 - 11 p.m. ET/PT (7 p.m. Central).
Want to go to the Latin Grammy's?? Tickets to the 9th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards will be on sale starting Sept. 16 at 10 a.m. CT, and may be purchased at select Houston area Randall's locations, via phone by dialing 1.866.4HOUTIX (1.866.446.8849), or via the Internet at Tickets will be available at the Toyota Center box office beginning Sept. 17 at 9 a.m. CT.