Brazilian musical legend, Caetano Veloso has been nominated for 5 Latin Grammys

It’s that time of the year. While the North American music industry has already celebrated its biggest night of the year, the Latin community is preparing for their own. The 14th Annual Latin Grammy Award Ceremony will be held on November 21st and though there are many young acts in spotlight, it is the name of one Brazilian veteran that appears five times on the nomination ballots: Caetano Veloso.

Caetan Veloso

Caetan Veloso

This latest achievement comes only 12 months after being honored as the Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year.  These 5 nominations only add to his long list of nominations from previous ceremonies, a list which so far has garnered 9 Latin Grammy Awards and 2 Grammy Awards. For the best Brazilian song category, an award he has won once and been nominated for 5 times in previous years, Veloso faces off against friend and past musical collaborator, Gilberto Gil.  Below are the categories in which he was nominated, including the other nominees.


Record Of The Year

LMFAO, “Both”

Marc Anthony, “Vivir Mi Vida”

Buika, “La Nave Del Olvido”

Andrés Cepeda, “Lo Mejor What Hay En Mi Vida”

Natalie Cole Duet With Juan Luis Guerra, “Bachata Rosa”

Santiago Cross, “Since Lejos”

Draco Rosa Featuring Ricky Martin, “Más y Más”

Alejandro Sanz, “Mi Marciana”

Caetano Veloso, “A Abraçaço”

Carlos Vives, “Volvi A Nacer”


Song Of The Year

Roberto Carlos, “I Am That Man”

José Luis Pardo, composer – Los Amigos Invisibles, interpreter “Let Me Gusta La”

Jesse & Joy Featuring Mario Domm, “Llorar”

Amaury Gutiérrez, composer – Andrés Cepeda, interpreter

“Lo What Hay Mejor En Mi Vida ”

Alejandro Sanz, “Mi Marciana”

Ricardo Arjona “Mi Novia Me If You Poniendo Vieja”

Jorge Luis Piloto, composer – Gilberto Santa Rosa, interpreter, “Si Yo Fuera Tú”

Syntek feat. Malu, “Sólo El Amor Will Save In”

Caetano Veloso, “A Abraçaço”

Carlos Vives, “Volvi A Nacer”



Best Album Of Composer

Andrea Echeverri, “Ruiseñora”

Kany García, “Kany García”

Tommy Torres, “12 Stories”

Caetano Veloso, “Abraçaço”

Yordano, “Sueños Clandestine”


Best Brazilian Song

Djavan, “Bungalow”

Roberto Carlos, “I Am That Man”

Gilberto Gil, “I found”

Bikini Cavadão, “Ferris Wheel”

Caetano Veloso, “A Abraçaço”

Arlindo Cruz, “Go Away Sadness”

Bruna & Keyla , “Come Complete Me”


Best Cover Art

Laura Lopes, “Abaporu”

Caetano Veloso, “Abraçaço”

Several, “De Taita Y De Mamas”

Quiero Club, “El Techo Es El Suelo”

Los Amigos Invisibles, “Repeat After Me”


External Links

Official Latin Grammy Website –

Official Caetano Veloso Website –