Alejandro Sanz Stars Honor Latin Academy Person Of The Year

Alejandro Sanz Stars Honor Latin Academy Person Of The Year

Alejandro Sanz Stars Honor Latin Academy Person Of The Year

first_img Rubén Blades Album Of The Year | Acceptance Speech 2017 Latin GRAMMYs: What Happened And Who Won Big? Residente Wins Best Urban Music Album Latin GRAMMY Vicente García Best New Artist | Acceptance Speech “Despacito” Wins Latin Record Of The Year Eduardo Cabra Wins Latin Producer Of The Year A cluster of Latin stars paid tribute to the Spanish singer/songwriter with a concert for the agesRenée FabianGRAMMYs Nov 16, 2017 – 10:47 am On Nov. 15, esteemed GRAMMY and Latin GRAMMY winner Alejandro Sanz was honored as the Latin Recording Academy’s 2017 Person of the Year for his significant artistic and philanthropic contributions to the world.Hosted at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, the centerpiece of the star-studded celebration was a concert tribute, which featured renditions of Sanz’ repertoire by notable artists and friends, including Natalia Lafourcade, Juan Luis Guerra, Mon Laferte, Jesse & Joy, Luis Fonsi, Residente, and more. The sold-out gala benefits the year-round education and preservation initiatives of the Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation. ResidentePhoto: Kevin Winter/WireImage.com Rubén Blades Wins Album Of The Year Latin GRAMMY Vicente García | Best Singer-Songwriter Album Juanes Wins Best Pop/Rock Album Latin GRAMMY “Despacito” Wins Latin Record Of The Year Vicente GarcíaPhoto: John Parra/Getty Images José Antonio Rodríguez, Siudy Garrido, Manuel Fernández Montoya “El Carpeta” Manhattan de 2 Frontera  Persona del Año 2017 en honor a @AlejandroSanz #LatinGRAMMY pic.twitter.com/El6vZ6RhwA— Latin GRAMMYs (@LatinGRAMMYs) November 16, 2017Rosalía took on the Latin GRAMMY-nominated hit “Cuando Nadie Me Ve” with expert pizazz. Natalia Lafourcade Wins Folk Album Latin GRAMMY Rubén BladesPhoto: David Becker/Getty Images Luis Fonsi: “Despacito” Wins Record Of The Year See The Full List Of 2017 Latin GRAMMY Winners Ruben BladesPhoto: Maury Philips/Getty Images .@alexoficial canta Y, ¿Si Fuera Ella? Persona del Año 2017 en honor a @AlejandroSanz #LatinGRAMMY pic.twitter.com/obXlx6pud7— Latin GRAMMYs (@LatinGRAMMYs) November 16, 2017Juanes and Camila Cabello teamed for an exquisite rendition of “Quisiera Ser,” leading into the big finale. .@juanes y @Camila_Cabello cantan Quisiera Ser Persona del Año 2017 en honor a @AlejandroSanz #LatinGRAMMY pic.twitter.com/5b7mNLOXfq— Latin GRAMMYs (@LatinGRAMMYs) November 16, 2017To close out the night, Sanz, along with guitarist Jose Antonio Rodriguez, gave an emotional performance of his 1997 smash “Corazón Partío” — the perfect finish to an amazing celebration. Residente Wins Best Urban Song Cnco & More: Latest Latin GRAMMY Performers Prev Next Vicente García Wins Best Singer-Songwriter Album Flor De Toloache | Best Ranchero/Mariachi Album Alejandro Sanz: Stars Honor Latin Academy Person Of The Year Photo: Bryan Steffy/Getty Images Watch Mon Laferte Win First Career Latin GRAMMY Watch Eduardo Cabra Accept Producer Of The Year Read more .@LuisFonsi canta Amiga Mía Persona del Año 2017 en honor a @AlejandroSanz #LatinGRAMMY pic.twitter.com/ll0rNacmdz— Latin GRAMMYs (@LatinGRAMMYs) November 16, 2017Next up, Nick Jonas Calle 13’s Residente and Anitta had a blast performing “Looking For Paradise.” Sanz’ original performance of the hit song features GRAMMY winner Alicia Keys. Cnco & More: Latest Latin GRAMMY Performers See The Full List Of 2017 Latin GRAMMY Winners What’s Your Favorite Latin GRAMMY Performance? Vicente GarcíaPhoto: Kevin Winter/Getty Images Natalia Lafourcade Best Folk Album | Acceptance What’s Your Favorite Latin GRAMMY Performance? Photo: Juan Naharro Gimenez/Getty Images Rubén Blades On Best Salsa Album Win Rubén Blades Wins Album Of The Year Latin GRAMMY Cnco & More: Latest Latin GRAMMY Performers Luis FonsiPhoto: Davide Becker/WireImage.com Alejandro Sanz’s Indelible Contributions To Music .@AlejandroSanz emociona al público cantando Corazón Partío Persona del Año 2017 #LatinGRAMMY pic.twitter.com/ha6LFDNVRv— Latin GRAMMYs (@LatinGRAMMYs) November 16, 2017 Latin Academy Honors Women In Entertainment Watch Eduardo Cabra Accept Producer Of The Year Rubén Blades Album Of The Year | Acceptance Speech JuanesPhoto: Lester Cohen/Getty Images Luis FonsiPhoto: Davide Becker/WireImage.com .@npastorioficial canta La Fuerza Del Corazón Persona del Año 2017 en honor a @AlejandroSanz #LatinGRAMMY pic.twitter.com/H07QBZZX8M— Latin GRAMMYs (@LatinGRAMMYs) November 16, 2017 Luis FonsiPhoto: Rodrigo Varela/Getty Images Vicente García Best New Artist | Acceptance Speech Ruben BladesPhoto: Maury Philips/Getty Images Rubén Blades On Best Salsa Album Win Eduardo Cabra Wins Latin Producer Of The Year Residente Wins Best Urban Music Album Latin GRAMMY Rubén BladesPhoto: David Becker/Getty Images Residente Wins Best Urban Music Album Latin GRAMMY Vicente GarcíaPhoto: John Parra/Getty Images Los Del RíoPhoto: David Becker/WireImage.com Juanes Wins Best Pop/Rock Album Latin GRAMMY Mon Laferte Wins Best Alternative Song Natalia Lafourcade, winner of Best Folk Album for Musas (Un Homenaje Al Folclore Latinoamericano En Manos De Los Macorinos, Vol. 1) and Best Long Form Music Video for Musas, El Documental — Natalia LafourcadePhoto: David Becker/Getty Images Los Del RíoPhoto: David Becker/WireImage.com Rubén Blades On Best Salsa Album Win Facebook Latin Greats Receive Their Special Awards News Email Erika EnderPhoto: Bryan Steffy/Getty Images .@lafourcade y @manuelmedrano cantan No Es Lo Mismo Persona del Año 2017 en honor a @AlejandroSanz #LatinGRAMMY pic.twitter.com/7y8fXaTa3J— Latin GRAMMYs (@LatinGRAMMYs) November 16, 2017Guerra graced the stage next with a cover of “Desde Cuando,” which earned a Record Of The Year nod at the 11th Latin GRAMMY Awards for 2010. Mon Laferte Wins Best Alternative Song Luis Fonsi, “Despacito” Wins Song Of The Year CncoPhoto: Aaron Davidson/Getty Images “Despacito” Wins Latin Record Of The Year ResidentePhoto: Kevin Winter/WireImage.com Alejandro Sanz: Person Of The Year Highlights Alejandro Sanz’s Indelible Contributions To Music Luis FonsiPhoto: Rodrigo Varela/Getty Images Latin Greats Receive Their Special Awards MalumaPhoto: Kevin Winter/Getty Images Alejandro Sanz: Person Of The Year Highlights Photo: Rich Polk/Getty Images “Despacito” Wins Song Of The Year Natalia Lafourcade Best Folk Album | Acceptance Erika EnderPhoto: Bryan Steffy/Getty Images .@nickjonas @Residente @Anitta cantan Looking For Paradise Persona del Año 2017 en honor a @AlejandroSanz #LatinGRAMMY pic.twitter.com/oaMjHEuG2t— Latin GRAMMYs (@LatinGRAMMYs) November 16, 2017Alejandro Fernandez brought to life Sanz’s 1997 hit “Y ¿Si Fuera Ella? ” Residente Wins Best Urban Music Album Latin GRAMMY Justin Bieber Wins First Career Latin GRAMMY Erika EnderPhoto: Bryan Steffy/Getty Images Photo: Rich Polk/Getty Images Juanes Wins Best Pop/Rock Album Latin GRAMMY Luis Fonsi and Bomba Estéreo’s Li SaumetPhoto: Kevin Winter/Getty Images Alejandro Sanz: Person Of The Year Highlights alejandro-sanz-stars-honor-latin-academy-person-year MalumaPhoto: Kevin Winter/Getty Images Eduardo Cabra Wins Latin Producer Of The Year Luis Fonsi: “Despacito” Wins Record Of The Year Rubén Blades Wins Album Of The Year Latin GRAMMYcenter_img Natalia Lafourcade, winner of Best Folk Album for Musas (Un Homenaje Al Folclore Latinoamericano En Manos De Los Macorinos, Vol. 1) and Best Long Form Music Video for Musas, El Documental — Natalia LafourcadePhoto: David Becker/Getty Images .@JuanLuisGuerra canta Desde Cuando Persona del Año 2017 en honor a @AlejandroSanz #LatinGRAMMY pic.twitter.com/ZshGqEMGyR— Latin GRAMMYs (@LatinGRAMMYs) November 16, 2017This was followed by a performance of “El Alma Al Aire” by David Bisbal. El Alma … earned Sanz not only the Latin GRAMMY for Album Of The Year for 2001, but the title track also took home Record and Song Of The Year honors that year. Natalia Lafourcade Best Folk Album | Acceptance Natalia LafourcadePhoto: Michael Tran/FilmMagic See The Full List Of 2017 Latin GRAMMY Winners ResidentePhoto: Kevin Winter/WireImage.com JuanesPhoto: Lester Cohen/Getty Images Photo: John Shearer/WireImage.com Watch Mon Laferte Win First Career Latin GRAMMY What’s Your Favorite Latin GRAMMY Performance? Luis Fonsi: “Despacito” Wins Record Of The Year CncoPhoto: Aaron Davidson/Getty Images Rubén Blades Wins Best Salsa Album Latin GRAMMY Alejandro Sanz: Person Of The Year Highlights Vicente García Wins Best New Artist Latin GRAMMY Natalia Lafourcade Wins Folk Album Latin GRAMMY See Stars On The 18th Latin GRAMMYs Red Carpet Vicente García Best New Artist | Acceptance Speech Residente Wins Best Urban Song ResidentePhoto: Bryan Steffy/WireImage.com MalumaPhoto: Kevin Winter/Getty Images Watch Eduardo Cabra Accept Producer Of The Year .@rosaliavt canta Cuando Nadie Me Ve Persona del Año 2017 en honor a @AlejandroSanz #LatinGRAMMY pic.twitter.com/r1ipjXSrYs— Latin GRAMMYs (@LatinGRAMMYs) November 16, 2017Brother and sister duo Jesse & Joy hit the stage next for a version of Sanz’ “Siempre Es De Noche.” ResidentePhoto: Bryan Steffy/WireImage.com Alejandro SanzPhoto: JB Lacroix/WireImage.com Ruben BladesPhoto: Maury Philips/Getty Images “Despacito” Wins Song Of The Year Flor De Toloache | Best Ranchero/Mariachi Album Vicente GarcíaPhoto: Kevin Winter/Getty Images Mon Laferte Wins Best Alternative Song Photo: John Shearer/WireImage.com Rubén BladesPhoto: David Becker/Getty Images .@davidbisbal canta El Alma Al Aire Persona del Año 2017 en honor a @AlejandroSanz #LatinGRAMMY pic.twitter.com/BknrRv6QvP— Latin GRAMMYs (@LatinGRAMMYs) November 16, 2017Niña Pastori delivered a lovely rendition of “La Fuerza Del Corazon,” which was followed by a passionate version of “Mi Soledad Y Yo” by Laferte. .@jesseyjoy cantan Siempre Es De Noche Persona del Año 2017 en honor a @AlejandroSanz #LatinGRAMMY pic.twitter.com/d1gVZSMWwV— Latin GRAMMYs (@LatinGRAMMYs) November 16, 2017Santiago Cruz, Gian Marco and accordionist Jimmy Zambrano gave an excellent performance of “La Musica No Se Toca.” Natalia LafourcadePhoto: Michael Tran/FilmMagic Rubén Blades Wins Best Salsa Album Latin GRAMMY 2017 Latin Special Awards Honors Living Legends Los Del RíoPhoto: David Becker/WireImage.com Alejandro SanzPhoto: JB Lacroix/WireImage.com Luis Fonsi, “Despacito” Wins Song Of The Year Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images See Stars On The 18th Latin GRAMMYs Red Carpet Justin Bieber Wins First Career Latin GRAMMY CncoPhoto: Aaron Davidson/Getty Images ResidentePhoto: Bryan Steffy/WireImage.com Residente Wins Best Urban Music Album Latin GRAMMY Vicente García | Best Singer-Songwriter Album 2017 Latin Special Awards Honors Living Legends Latin Greats Receive Their Special Awards Vicente GarcíaPhoto: Kevin Winter/Getty Images Photo: Rich Polk/Getty Images Luis Fonsi and Bomba Estéreo’s Li SaumetPhoto: Kevin Winter/Getty Images Photo: Bryan Steffy/Getty Images Photo: Juan Naharro Gimenez/Getty Images Residente Wins Best Urban Song 2017 Latin Special Awards Honors Living Legends Alejandro Sanz: Person Of The Year Highlights Luis FonsiPhoto: Davide Becker/WireImage.com Vicente GarcíaPhoto: John Parra/Getty Images See Stars On The 18th Latin GRAMMYs Red Carpet Alejandro SanzPhoto: JB Lacroix/WireImage.com Alejandro Sanz’s Indelible Contributions To Music Alejandro Sanz: Person Of The Year Highlights Vicente García Wins Best Singer-Songwriter Album JuanesPhoto: Lester Cohen/Getty Images Natalia Lafourcade, winner of Best Folk Album for Musas (Un Homenaje Al Folclore Latinoamericano En Manos De Los Macorinos, Vol. 1) and Best Long Form Music Video for Musas, El Documental — Natalia LafourcadePhoto: David Becker/Getty Images Vicente García Wins Best New Artist Latin GRAMMY “Despacito” Wins Song Of The Year Aún no tengo las palabras para explicar el #PersonOfTheYear de los @LatinGRAMMYs 2017 el amor de mis compańeros. Que barbaridad de artistas. Os lo mostraré. Viva la música en Espańol.— Alejandro Sanz (@AlejandroSanz) November 16, 2017On to the amazing performance highlights:Lafourcade and Manuel Medrano kicked off the evening with a performance of “No Es Lo Mismo,” which earned Sanz not only Record and Song Of The Year at the 5th Latin GRAMMY Awards, but the album of the same named earned Album Of The Year honors. Rubén Blades Wins Best Salsa Album Latin GRAMMY Vicente García Wins Best New Artist Latin GRAMMY Vicente García Wins Best Singer-Songwriter Album .@SantiCruz @Gianmarcomusica @JIMMYZAMBRANOF o cantan La Música No Se Toca Persona del Año 2017 en honor a @AlejandroSanz #LatinGRAMMY pic.twitter.com/juqRbUUTHM— Latin GRAMMYs (@LatinGRAMMYs) November 16, 2017Fonsi, of “Despacito” fame, took on a version of “Amiga Mia” to honor Sanz. Flor De Toloache | Best Ranchero/Mariachi Album Vicente García | Best Singer-Songwriter Album Photo: Juan Naharro Gimenez/Getty Images Residente Wins Best Urban Music Album Latin GRAMMY Luis Fonsi and Bomba Estéreo’s Li SaumetPhoto: Kevin Winter/Getty Images Latin Academy Honors Women In Entertainment Alejandro Sanz: Person Of The Year Highlights .@monlaferte canta Mi Soledad Y Yo Persona del Año 2017 en honor a @AlejandroSanz #LatinGRAMMY pic.twitter.com/CA3FjY4MwA— Latin GRAMMYs (@LatinGRAMMYs) November 16, 2017Guitarist Jose Antonio Rodriguez and dance company Siudy Garrido with El Carpeta brought a little flamenco flare to the stage with their performance of “Manhattan De 2 Frontera.” Natalia LafourcadePhoto: Michael Tran/FilmMagic More 18th Latin GRAMMY Awards Watch Mon Laferte Win First Career Latin GRAMMY 2017 Latin GRAMMYs: What Happened And Who Won Big? Twitter Justin Bieber Wins First Career Latin GRAMMY 2017 Latin GRAMMYs: What Happened And Who Won Big? Natalia Lafourcade Wins Folk Album Latin GRAMMY Rubén Blades Album Of The Year | Acceptance Speech Photo: Bryan Steffy/Getty Images Latin Academy Honors Women In Entertainment Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images Luis Fonsi, “Despacito” Wins Song Of The Year Photo: John Shearer/WireImage.com Luis FonsiPhoto: Rodrigo Varela/Getty Images Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Imageslast_img

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