November 03, 2006 08:08:50 GMT
Shakira and reggaeton newcomers Calle 13 of Puerto Rico dominated the 7th annual Latin Grammy Awards.
Colombian bombshell Shakira dominated the 7th annual Latin Grammy Awards Thursday night Nov 2nd as she won a leading four trophies out of five nominations. She among other won the categories of Record Of The Year and Song Of The Year both for "La Tortura", plus Album Of The Year and Best Female Pop Vocal Album both for "Fijación Oral, Vol. 1".
The reggaeton group Calle 13 was another multiple winner at the awards event, earned the awards for Best New Artist, Best Urban Music Album for their eponymous album, and Best Short Form Music Video for "ˇAtrévete Te, Te!". Another multiple winner included Argentine rocker Gustavo Cerati, who won the Best Rock Solo Vocal Album category for "Ahi Vamos" and Best Rock Song for "Crimen".
In addition to those award frontrunners, there were also the likes of Ricardo Arjona who took home Best Male Pop Vocal Album award for "Adentro", Julieta Venegas who nabbed the Best Alternative Music Album award for "Limón y Sal", and Sergio Mendes who was honored with the Best Brazilian Contemporary Pop Album award for his LP titled "Timeless".
In order to know more on the awards winners, visit its official site on http://www.grammy.com/latin/7_latin/.