The 9 th Latin Grammy Awards held Houston, Thursday Nov, 13

November 14th, 2008 - 2:33 pm ICT by Bupha Ravirot  

Aired on Univision network, the ninth annual Latin Grammy Awards for the year 2008 at the Toyota Center, Houston. Given out awards in 49 categories.

Hits main purpose last night, the Latin Grammy Awards this year which was aired on Univision channel did create a greater public awareness of the cultural diversity of Latin recording artists and creators, both domestically and internationally.

Attended the night, the lineup of the Latin music world superstars which was long and impressive. Many of the them are also nominated in various categories. Los Tigres Del Norte are up for Best Norteño Album while Jenni Rivera is nominated for Best Ranchero Album. Also, Fonseca has a nod for Best Contemporary Tropical Album, Banda El Recodo is nominated for Best Banda Album. Jorge Celedón is up for Best Tropical Song, Tommy Torres has a nod for Best Singer-Songwriter Album. And Emiliano Zuleta is nominated for Best Cumbia/Vallenato Album.

The Latin Grammy Awards also expected to bring millions of dollars to Houston’s economy, a much-needed boost after Hurricane Ike.

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