Grammys 2017 Latinos Winners List: Jesse & Joy, Vicente Fernández Take Awards

Close

Latino artists are also honored at the Grammy Awards 2017 and we couldn't be more excited for this year's winners. Jesse & Joy have won their first Grammy in the Best Latin Pop Album category for "Un Besito Más." The duo had fierce competition with Gaby Moreno, Laura Pausini, Sanalejo and Diego Torres.

In a statement following their win they Jesse & Joy said: "We are overwhelmed with joy and honored to receive such recognition for this album which has been so special to us and dedicated to the memory of our dear father. Our world is faced with difficult times and we are just grateful that as Mexican- Americans our music can be heard across the globe and hopefully make a positive impact towards human love and respect regardless of race, nationality or religion.”

Mexican legend Vicente Fernández was also recognized for his album "Un Azteca En El Azteca, Vol. 1 (En Vivo). The singer beat out Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizárraga, Joss Favela, La Maquinaria Norteña and Mariachi Divas de Cindy Shea in the Best Regional Mexican Musica Album (Including Tejano) category.

LIST OF ALL LATINO WINNERS

Best Latin Pop Album
Un Besito Mas, Jesse & Joy **WINNER**
Ilusión, Gaby Moreno
Similares, Laura Pausini
Seguir Latiendo, Sanalejo
Buena Vida, Diego Torres

Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album
iLevitable, ile **WINNER**
L.H.O.N. (La Humanidad O Nosotros), Illya Kuryaki & The Valderamas
Buenaventura, La Santa Cecilia
Los Rakas, Los Rakas
Amor Supremo, Carla Morrison

Best Regional Mexican Music Album (Including Tejano)
Raíces, Banda El Recodo De Cruz Lizárraga
Hecho A Mano, Joss Favela
Un Azteca En El Azteca, Vol. 1 (En Vivo), Vicente Fernández **WINNER**
Generación Maquinaria Est. 2006, La Maquinaria Norteña
Tributo A Joan Sebastian Y Rigoberto Alfaro, Mariachi Divas De Cindy Shea

Best Tropical Latin Album
Conexión, Fonseca
La Fantasia Homenaje A Juan Formell, Formell Y Los Van Van
35 Aniversario, Grupo Niche
La Sonora Santanera En Su 60 Aniversario, La Sonora Santanera
Donde Están?, Jose Lugo & Guasábara Combo **WINNER**

What do you think?

Armando Tinoco is an Orange County-based writer with a degree in Marketing from Cal. State Fullerton and a degree in Graphic Design from the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising. In addition to reporting for Latin Times and when he is not watching Brazilian and Mexican telenovelas or quoting lines from "Clueless" and "Friends" he is brushing up his skills in CSS and responsive website design. Some of his celebrity idols include Eiza Gonzalez, Paulina Rubio and Amanda Bynes.

Join the Discussion