Juanes has completed a sweep at the Latin Grammys in Houston by taking record of the year honors.
By winning the top honor, the Colombian rocker brought his total for
the night to five, including trophies for song of the year, album of
the year, best male pop vocal album and best short form music video.
The awards bring his total Latin Grammy wins to 17, breaking Alejandro Sanz’s mark of 14.
is incredible. A million thanks, truly,” Juanes said, after the song of
the year win. “I have to thank my father, who is in heaven, God, my
children. Since I was very young, my family taught me to listen to
Latin-American music … They have all been an influence.”
Medellin-born musician, who has become a voice for social causes, also
opened the show’s live broadcast with an emotional duet with soul
singer John Legend. Backed by a chorus, Juanes and Legend performed “If
You Are Out There,” a new collaboration that’s scheduled to be released
Awards were given out in 49 different musical categories at the awards, which made their Houston debut this year. (AP)