Tony Succar He is living one of the best years of his life, and this week will be a fond memory. And it is that the future father, after celebrating the Day of the Musician, yesterday celebrated his first American Grammy nomination.
“Thanks. Peru, this is for you. I am too happy. Congratulations to all the nominees. It is an honor. It’s my first Grammy nomination! “, He wrote on his Instagram account, from the United States, where he lives.
Succar becomes the only Peruvian nominated in this edition and does so in the category for best Latin tropical album where he will compete against the Panamanian singer-songwriter Rubén Blades, the salsa group
The big combo from Puerto Rico, the Cuban Aymée Nuviola and the salsero Gilberto santa rosa.
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Our compatriot competes with his album Live in Peru, which he presented last May, which brings together 19 songs recorded 100% live, such as ‘Más de mi’ and his project Unity: A Latin Tribute to Michael Jackson.
The main nominees
Justin Bieber, Billie Eilish and Olivia Rodrigo lead the nominations, but it’s the jazz musician
Jon batiste – television star, leader of a musical band and with an Oscar for the soundtrack of the film Soul – the one who has more options to increase his collection of awards with the Grammys, since has eleven nominations in the top categories.
Justin Bieber He will be opting for eight awards, as will HER and rapper Doja Cat.
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Eilish aspires to seven awards, the same as Olivia Rodrigo, a former Disney channel actress who hit the pop scene this year with her song ‘Drivers license’.
Competing in the category for the best Latin pop album are the records Vertigo, by Pablo Alborán; My loves, by Paula Arenas; Old fashioned, by Ricardo Arjona; My hands, from Camilo; Mendó, by Alex Cuba; and Revelation, by Selena Gómez.
In the category of best urban music: Rauw Alejandro, Bad Bunny, J Balvin, Karol G, Alex Cuba and Kali Uchis.
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This 64th edition has increased the number of nominees in its most prestigious general categories, from 8 to 10, in the face of persistent criticism for the lack of diversity of the Recording Academy Awards.
The joint performance of Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett, the popular 95-year-old singer, has six nominations for their work on ‘Love For Sale.’
And the rapper and music mogul
Jay Z –A regular critic of the Academy, which organizes the Grammy Awards– is now the artist with the most nominations in history of these awards, with 83. So far he was tied with legendary producer Quincy Jones, who had 80.
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In the meantime,
Kanye west has four nominations for his album Donda.
West will face Taylor Swift for best album, the only category she’s competing in this year thanks to her album Evermore.
The Grammys will be held on January 31, 2022 at the Bitcoin Arena in Los Angeles.