How did South American artists fare at the Latin Grammy Awards 2010?

By 12 November, 2010

The Latin Grammy Awards 2010 happened in Las Vegas last night (November 11th.) The evening proved an okay night for the South American artists competing for gongs. There were two winners from Venezuela; Banda El Recodo for Urban Music album and Ilan Chester for Folk Album. Argentina’s Gustavo Cerati won both Rock album by a duo or group with vocal and Rock song, Brazil’s Joao Donato Trio won Latin Jazz album and Choc Quib Town won Alternative song for “De Donde Vengo Yo,” which they performed at the awards. Of course, the flip side to this is that CéU and Banda de Turistas won nothing, which seems frankly criminal. Anyway, here are the South American winners in full:

Urban music album: “Mi Nina Bonita,” Chino y Nacho

Rock album by a duo or group with vocal: “Fuerza Natural,” Gustavo Cerati

Rock song: “Deja Vu,” Gustavo Cerati

Alternative song: “De Donde Vengo Yo,” ChocQuib Town

Latin jazz album: “Sambolero,” Joao Donato Trio

Folk album: “Tesoros de la Musica Venezolana,” Ilan Chester

Watch Choc Quib Town’s video for “De Donde Vengo Yo:”

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