Printer Friendly

UNIVISION ANNOUNCES THE NOMINEES FOR SPANISH-LANGUAGE MUSIC'S HIGHEST HONORS: PREMIO LO NUESTRO A LA MUSICA LATINA

Music Giants Gloria Estefan, Marco Antonio Solis y Los Bukis, Juan

Gabriel and Luis Miguel are among the Prestigious List of Nominees

MIAMI, March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The best and most accomplished performers from the world of Spanish-language music were recognized today as the Univision Television Network announced the nominees for the Eighth Annual Premio Lo Nuestro a la Musica Latina, the most coveted awards in the industry. This Latin equivalent to the Grammy awards is annually presented by Univision to honor those Hispanic artists who have demonstrated greatness in their music. Premio Lo Nuestro will air LIVE from the James L. Knight Convention Center in Miami on Thursday, May 9 from 8 - 11 p.m. ET (check local listings).

Nominees for Premio Lo Nuestro are divided into three musical categories: pop/ballad, tropical/salsa and regional Mexican; in addition, there is a special distinction for music video of the year. Within each category, there are various subcategories in which nominees could be selected more than once. Among the artists that received numerous nominations are G1oria Estefan, Marco Antonio Solis y Los Bukis and Enrique Iglesias, each of whom were nominated in the subcategories of Album of the Year, Song of the Year and New Artist of the Year, respectively. Other performers that received several nominations include Luis Miguel for his album "El Concierto" and Marc Anthony, who was nominated for the album "Todo a Su Tiempo."

Winners for Premio Lo Nuestro will be selected according to the votes of radio program directors from Spanish-language radio stations throughout the U.S. Results will be tabulated and certified by the accounting firm of Arthur Andersen, LLP.

Premio Lo Nuestro was first created in 1989 to recognize excellence in the Latin music industry. The program is produced by Univision.

Univision, the nation's leading Spanish-language television network, reaches 92 percent of U.S. Hispanic households through satellite-interconnected broadcast and cable affiliates nationwide.
 PREMIO LO NUESTRO A LA MUSICA LATINA
 NOMINATIONS
 1996


POP/BALLAD
 ALBUM OF THE YEAR
 Artist Album
 Enrique Iglesias "Enrique Iglesias"
 Julio Iglesias "La Carretera"
 Luis Miguel "El Concierto"
 Marco Antonio Solis y
 Los Bukis "Por Amor a Mi Pueblo"
 Thalia "En Extasis"
 MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
 Cristian
 Enrique Iglesias
 Luis Miguel
 Pedro Fernandez
 FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
 Gloria Estefan
 Lucero
 Rocio Durcal
 Thalia
 GROUP OF THE YEAR
 Bronco
 Donato y Estefano
 Marco Antonio Solis y Los Bukis
 The Barrio Boyzz
 NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR
 Donato y Estefano
 Enrique Iglesias
 Millie
 Thalia
 SONG OF THE YEAR
 1. Song: "Vuelveme a Querer"
 Artist: Cristian
 Composer: Cristian
 Producer: Daniel Freiberg
 2. Song: "Si Tu te Vas"
 Artist: Enrique Iglesias
 Composers: Enrique Iglesias/Roberto Morales
 Producer: Rafael Perez Botija
 3. Song: "Llora Corazon"
 Artist: Jose Jose
 Composers: Roberto Livi/Rafael Ferro
 Producer: Robeto Livi
 4. Song: "Si Nos Dejan"
 Artist: Luis Miguel
 Composer: Jose Alfredo Jimenez
 Producer: Luis Miguel
 5. Song: "Piel Morena"
 Artist: Thalia
 Composer: Kike Santander
 Producers: Emilio Estefan, Jr./Kike Santander


TROPICAL/SALSA
 ALBUM OF THE YEAR
 Artist Album
 Carlos Vives "La Tierra del Olvido"
 Gloria Estefan "Abriendo Puertas"
 Hermanos Rosario "Los Duenos del Swing"
 Marc Anthony "Todo a Su Tiempo"
 Olga Tanon "Exitos y Mas"
 MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
 Gilberto Santa Rosa
 Giro
 Jerry Rivera
 Marc Anthony
 FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
 Gloria Estefan
 India
 Jailene
 Olga Tanon
 GROUP OF THE YEAR
 El Gran Combo
 Grupo Niche
 Hermanos Rosario
 Los Del Rio
 NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR
 Llegales
 Jailene
 Manny Manuel
 Mayra Mayra
 SONG OF THE YEAR
 1. Song: "Amor de Playa"
 Artist: El Gran Combo
 Composer: Ramon Rodriguez
 Producers: Rafael Ithier/Freddie Miranda
 2. Song: "Abriendo Puertas"
 Artist: Gloria Estefan
 Composer: Kike Santander
 Producers: Emilio Estefan, Jr./Kike Santander
 3. Song: "Suave"
 Artist: Jerry Rivera
 Composers: Kiko Cibrian/Orlando Castro
 Producer: Sergio George
 4. Song: "Te Conozco Bien"
 Artist: Marc Anthony
 Composer: Omar Alfanno
 Producer: Sergio George
 5. Song: "Esperandote"
 Aritst: Tito Rojas
 Composer: Alicia Baroni
 Producer: Julio "Gunda" Merced


REGIONAL MEXICAN
 ALBUM OF THE YEAR
 Artist Album
 Ana Gabriel "Joyas de Dos Siglos"
 Bronco "Rompiendo Barreras"
 Juan Gabriel "El Mexico que Se Nos Fue"
 Pedro Fernandez "Mi Forma de Sentir"
 Vicente Fernandez "Aunque Me Duela el Alma"
 MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
 Cristian
 Juan Gabriel
 Pete Astudillo
 Vicente Fernandez
 FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
 Ana Barbara
 Ana Gabriel
 Elsa Garcia
 Graciela Beltran
 GROUP OF THE YEAR
 Bronco
 La Mafia
 Liberacion
 Marco Antonio Solis y Los Bukis
 NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR
 Los Dinnos
 Los Rehenes
 Los Tiranos del Norte
 Pete Astudillo
 SONG OF THE YEAR
 1. Song: "Sera Mejor que Te Vayas"
 Artist: Marco Antonio Solis y Los Bukis
 Composer: Marco Antonio Solis
 Producer: Marco Antonio Solis
 2. Song: "Cancion 187"
 Artist: Juan Gabriel
 Composer: Juan Gabriel
 Producer: Juan Gabriel
 3. Song: "Enamorado de Un Fantasma"
 Artist: Liberacion
 Composer: Roberto Livi
 Producer: Lic. Domingo Chavez Moreno
 4. Song: "Golpes en el Corazon"
 Artist: Los Tigres del Norte
 Composer: Roberto Valencia
 Producer: Los Tigres del Norte
 5. Song: "Como Te Extrano"
 Artist: Pete Astudillo
 Composers: A.B. Quintanilla III/Pete Astudillo/
 Jose Ojeda
 Producer: A.B. Quintanilla III
 SPECIAL CATEGORY


MUSIC VIDEOS:
 VIDEO OF THE YEAR
 1. Video: "Como Quien Pierde Una Estrella"
 Artist: Alejandro Fernandez
 Director: Benny Corral
 2. Video: "La Fuerza del Corazon"
 Artist: Alejandro Sanz
 Director: Maru Basamon
 3. Video: "La Tierra del Olvido"
 Artist: Carlos Vives
 Director: Carlos Vives
 4. Video: "Penelope"
 Artist: Diego Torres
 Director: Gustavo Garzon
 5. Video: "No Es el Fin del Mundo"
 Artist: Emilio
 Director: Steven Goldman
 6. Video: "Experiencia Religiosa"
 Artist: Enrique Iglesias
 Director: Jon Small
 7. Video: "Hipnotizame"
 Artist: Fobia
 Director: Carlos Somonte
 8. Video: "Palabras"
 Artist: Lucero
 Director: Fernan Martinez
 9. Video: "Tesoro (Pudo Ser Tu Nombre...)"
 Artist: Miguel Bose
 Director: Miguel Navarro
 10. Video: "Te Extrano, Te Olvido, Te Amo"
 Artist: Ricky Martin
 Director: Gustavo Garzon
 -0- 3/27/96


/CONTACT: Rosalyn Espinosa, Univision, 305-471-4008/

CO: Univision Television Network ST: Florida IN: ENT SU:

MS-KW -- FLW013 -- 2801 03/27/96 18:11 EST
COPYRIGHT 1996 PR Newswire Association LLC
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 1996 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

 Reader Opinion

Title:

Comment:



 

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:PR Newswire
Date:Mar 27, 1996
Words:989
Previous Article:FLORIDA REGIONAL STOCK REPORT
Next Article:fonix(TM) corporation ... PLUG AND SPEAK(TM) DISSOLVING THE LAST BARRIER BETWEEN MAN AND MACHINE
Topics:

Terms of use | Copyright © 2014 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters