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Shakira receives the Person of the Year Award at 2011 Latin Grammys

by Nicole
November 11, 2011 at 6:55 pm

After receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Waka Waka singer was honored at the ceremony of Latin Grammy Awards on Wednesday.

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Marc Anthony presented Shakira with the award, calling her “one of the most talented human beings you will ever meet.”

Shakira also went home with the award for best female pop album with Sale el Sol. The album, released in 2010, has sold over two million copies.

For the occasion, the 34-year-old donned a golden gown with a jewel encrusted bodice and a flowing chiffon skirt and train. The dress had visible chartreuse lining and metallic straps.

Speaking about the awards Shakira said it was: “One of the most important moments in my life and the most important recognition I’ve received.”

The 12th edition of the Latin Grammy Awards, which was held in Las Vegas , was also dominated by the hip-hop duo Calle 13 who scooped up a record nine awards, including top honor album of the year for Entren Los Que Quieran.

On accepting their awards, brothers Rene Perez Joglar and Eduardo José Cabra Martínez blasted the mainstream music industry and urged musicians to fight “the easy and what sells.”
Other stars attending the award ceremony included Sophia Vergara, Lucero, Zoe Saldana and Demi Lovarto.

Here is the full list of winners.

Person of the Year:
Shakira – WINNER

Record of the Year:
Calle 13 – “‘Lationamerica” – WINNER
Franco De Vita – “Tan Solo Tú”
Luis Fonsi – “Gritar”
Los Tigres Del Norte – “Golpes En El Corazón”
Ricky Martin featuring Natalia Jiménez – “Lo Mejor De Mi Vida Eres Tú”

Album of the Year:
Calle 13 – “Entren Los Que Quieran” – WINNER
Alex, Jorge Y Lena – “Alex, Jorge Y Lena”
Franco De Vita – “En Primera Fila”
Enrique Iglesias – “Euphoria”
Shakira – “Sale El Sol”

Song of the Year:
Rafa Arcaute and Calle 13 – “Lationamerica” – WINNER
Marco Antonio Solís – “A Dónde Vamos a Parar” (Marco Antonio Solís)
Jorge Drexler – “Que El Soneto Nos Tome Por Sorpresa”
Pablo Alborán – “Solamente Tú”
Eric Bazilian, Claudia Brant, Andreas Carlsson, Desmond Child and Ricky Martin – “Lo Mejor de Mi Vida Eres Tú” (Ricky Martin featuring Natalia Jiménez)

Best New Artist:
Sie7e – WINNER
Pablo Alborán
Max Capote
Paula Fernandes
Il Volo

Best Female Pop Vocal Album:
Shakira – “Sale El Sol” – WINNER
Claudia Brant – “Manuscrito”
Myriam Hernández – “Seducción”
Malú – “Guerra Fría”
Merche – “Acordes de Mi Diario”

Best Male Pop Vocal Album:
Franco De Vita – “En Primera Fila” – WINNER
Pablo Alborán – “Pablo Alborán”
Reyli – “Bien Acompañado”
Cristian Castro – “Viva el Príncipe”
Marco Antonio Solís – “En Total Plenitud”

Best Pop Vocal Album by a Duo or Group:
Alex, Jorge, y Lena – “Alex, Jorge Y Lena” – WINNER
Belanova – “Sueño Electro I”
Il Volo – “Il Volo”
Río Roma – “Al Fin Te Encontré”
Siam – “Siam”

Best Urban Music Album:
Calle 13 – “Entren Los Que Quieran” – WINNER
Don Omar – “Don Omar Presents: Meet the Orphans”
Pitbull – “Armando”
Ivy Queen – “Drama Queen”
Wisin & Yandel – “Los Vaqueros: El Regreso”

Best Urban Song:
Rafa Arcaute and Calle 13 – “Baile De Los Pobres” – WINNER
Renato Carosone, Mathew Handley, Duncan Maclennas, Nicola Salerno, Andrew Stanley and Pitbull – “Bon, Bon”
Don Omar and Lucenzo – “Danza Kuduro”
Wisin & Yandel – “Estoy Enamorado”
Daddy Yankee and Prince Royce – “Ven Conmigo”

Best Rock Album:
Maná – “Drama y Luz” – WINNER
Don Tetto – “Mienteme – Prometeme”
Saúl Hernández – “Remando”
Jarabe de Palo – “Y Ahora Qué Hacemos?”
La Vida Bohème – “Nuestra”
No Te Va Gustar – “Por Lo Menos Hoy”

Best Rock Song:
Leon Larregui and Zoe – “Labios Rotos” – WINNER
Marcelo Corvalan, Herman Terry Langer and Andres Vilanova – “Acido”
Emilano Brancciari – “Chau”
Gustavo Napoli – “Poder”
La Vida Boheme – “Radio Capital”

Best Alternative Music Album:
Zoe – “Musica De Fondo – MTV Unplugged” – WINNER
Doctor Krapula – “Corazon Bombea / Vivo”
Fidel – “Forever Together”
Carla Mirrison – “Mientras Tu Dormias”
Mr. Pauer – “Soundtrack”

Best Alternative Song:
Rafa Arcaute and Calle 13 – “Calma Pueblo” – WINNER
Pascual Reyes – “Salgamos De Aqui”
Doctor Krapula – “Somos”
DJ Blass and Fidel – “Te Robaste Mi Corzaon”
Sie7e – “Tengo Tu Love”

Best Salsa Album:
Ruben Blades y Seis Del Solar – “Todos Vuelven Live” – WINNER
Jose Alberto El Canario – “Original”
Edwin Bonilla – “Homenaje A Los Rumberos”
Spanish Harlem Orchestra – “Viva La Tradicion”
arios Artistas – “Salsa: Un Homenaje A El Gran Combo”

Best Cumbia/Vallenato Album:
Juan Carlos Coronel – “Tesoros” – WINNER
Silvestre Dangond and Juancho De La Espriella – “Cantinero”
El Binomio De Oro – “Corazon De Miel”
Peter Manjarres y Sergio Luis Rodriguez – “Tu Numero Uno”
Felipe Pelaez – “De Otra Manera”
Ivan Villazon and Ivan Zuleta – “Dando Lidia”

Best Contemporary Tropical Album:
Tito El Bambino – “Invencible” – WINNER
Hector Acosta – “Obligame”
Monchy and Nathalia – “Monchy & Nathalia”
Daniel Santacruz – “Bachata Stereo”
Paula Zuleta – “Mezcla Soy”

Best Traditional Tropical Album:
Cachao – “The Last Mambo” – WINNER
Albita – “Toda Una Vida”
Adalberto Alvarez – “El Son De Altura”
Esencia – “Con La Fuerza De un Tren”
Septeto Santiaguero – “Oye Mi Son Santiaguero”

Best Tropical Song:
Calle 13 – “Vamo A Portarnos Mal” – WINNER
Juan Magan – “Bailando Por Ahi”
Alex Bandana, Gloria Estrada, and La Marisoul – “La Negra”
Rafi Monclova and Gilberto Santa Rosa – “Me Cambiaron Las Preguntas
Yoel Henriquez – “Me Duele La Cabeza”

Best Singer-Songwriter Album:
Gian Marco – “Dias Nuevos” – WINNER
Ricardo Arjona – “Poquita Ropa”
Carlinhos Brown – “Diminuto”
Alberto Cortez – “Tener En Cuenta”
Amaury Gutierrez – “Sesiones Intimas”
Best Ranchero Album:
Vicente Fernadez – “El Hombre Que Mas Te Amo” – WINNER
Pepe Aguilar – “Bicentenario 1810/1910/2010″ Lucia Mendez – “Canta Un Homenafe A Juan Gabriel”
Paquita La Del Barrio – “Eres Un Farsante”
Joan Sebastian – “Huevos Rancheros”

Best Banda Album:
La Arrolladora Banda El Limon De Rene Camacho – “Todo Depende De Ti” – WINNER
Banda Los Recoditos – “A Toda Madre”
Banda Machos – “20 Anos De Exitos En Vivo”
El Guero y Su Banda Centenario – “Estare Mejor”
Espinoza Paz – “Del Rancho Para El Mundo”
Jenni Rivera – “La Gran Senora En Vivo”

Best Tejano Album:
Little Joe and La Familia – “Recuerdos” – WINNER
Chente Barrera – “El No. 7″
Joe Posada – “In the Picket”
Sunny Sauceda y Todo Eso – “Camaleon”
The Tortilla Factory – “Cookin’”

Best Norteño Album:
Los Tigres Del Norte – “Los Tigres Del Norte and Friends – MTV Unplugged” – WINNER
Intocable – “Intocable 2011″
Los Huracanes Del Norte – “Soy Mexicano”
Los Reyes Del Arranque – “Pura Calidad”
Los Tucanes De Tijuana – “El Arbol”
Pesado – “Desde La Cantina, Volumen II”

Best Regional Mexican Song:
Marco Antonio Solis – “Tu Me Vuelves Loco” – WINNER
Marco Antonio Solis – “A Donde Vamos A Parar?”
Joan Sebastian – “Huevos Rancheros”
Mario Quintero Lara – “El Jefe De La Sierra”
Joan Sebastian – “El Padrino”

Best Instrumental Album:
Chick Corea, Stanley Clarke and Lenny White – “Forever” – WINNER
Al Di Meola – “Pursuit of Radical Rhapsody”
Escalandrum – “Piazzolla Plays Piazzolla”
Luis Salinas – “Sin Tiempo”
Omar Sosa – “Calma”

Best Folk Album:
Mercedes Sosa – “Deja La Vida Volar En Gira” – WINNER
Eva Ayllon y Peru Negro – “40 Anos De Clasicos Afro Peruanos”
Jorge Pardo – “Musica Tradicional Peruana Homenaje A Arturo Zambo Cavero Y Oscar Aviles”
Soledad Pastorutti – “Vivo En Arequito”
Santoral – “Mas Que Enamorao”
Best Tango Album:
Diego El Cigala – “Cigala & Tango” – WINNER
Leopoldo Federico and El Arranque – “Raras Partituras 6″
Orquesta Del Tango De La Ciudad De Buenos Aires and Susana Rinaldi – “En Vivo – Homenaje A Catulo Castillo & Anibal Troilo”
Orquesta Del Tango De La Ciudad De Buenos Aires – “30 Anos”
Susana Rinaldi and Leopoldo Federico – “Vos Y Yo”

Best Flamenco Album:
Nina Pastori – “La Orilla De Mi Pelo” – WINNER
Josemi Carmona – “Las Pequenas Cosas”
Chano Dominguez – “Piano Iberico”
Ojos De Brujo – “10 Anos Corriente Vital”
Pastora Soler – “15 Anos”

Best Latin Jazz Album:
Paquito D’Rivera – “Panamericana Suite” – WINNER
Paquito D’Rivera and Pepe Rivero – “Clazz: Continental Latin Jazz, Live at Barcelona , Teatre Paralles 2011″
Bobby Sanabria and the Manhattan School of Music Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra – “Tito Puente Masterworks Live!!!”
Chuchito Valdes – ” New York is Now! / Viva El Sonido Cubano”
Dave Valentin – “Pure Imagination”

Best Spanish Language Christian Album:
Alex Campos – “‘Lenguaje De Amor” – WINNER
Moises Angulo – “Alegrense!”
Marco Barrientos – “Transformados”
Funky – “Reset”
Ingrid Rosario – “Cuan Gran Amor”
Tercer Cielo – “Viaje A Las Estrellas”

Best Portugese Language Christian Album:
Aline Barros – “Extraordinario Amor De Deus” – WINNER
Ministerio Adoracao E Vida – “Em Santidade”
Rosa De Saron – “Horizonte Vivo Distante”
Various Artists – “Uma Historia Em Canoes”
Pe – “Quando Deus Se Calou”

Best Brazilian Contemporary Pop Album:
Jota Quest – “Quinze” – WINNER
Arnaldo Antunes – “Arnaldo Antunes Ao Vivo La Em Casa”
Vanessa Da Mata – “Bicicletas, Bolos E Outras Alegrias”
Os Paralamas Do Sucesso – “Multishow Ao Vivo Paralamas Brasil Afora”
Ivete Sangalo – “Multishow Ao Vivo Ivete Sangalo no Madison Square Garden”
Seu Forge e Almaz – “Seu Jorge I Almaz”

Best Brazilian Rock Album:
Caetano Veloso – “Zii E Zie – Ao Vivo” – WINNER
Fresno – “Revanche”
Mutantes – “Haih or Amortecedor …”
Pitty – “A Trupe Delirante No Circo Voador”
Plebe Rude – Rachando Concreto Ao Vivo Em Brasilia”

Best Samba/Pagode Album:
Exaltasamba – “Exaltasamba 25 Anos – Ao Vivo” – WINNER
Martinho Da Vila – “Filosofia De Vida”
Fundo De Quintal – “Nossa Verdade”
Diogo Nogueira – “Sou Eu Ao Vivo”
Zeca Pagodinho – “Vida Da Minha Vida”

Best Musica Popular Brasileira Album:
Djavan – “Aria” – WINNER
Milton Nascimento – “E A Gente Sonhando”
Monica Salmaso – “Alma Lirica Brasileira”
Caetano Veloso e Maria Gadu – “Multishow Ao Vivo Caetano E Maria Gadu”
Yeahwon – “Yeahwon”

Best Sertanja Music Album:
Joao Bosco and Vinicius – “Joao Bosco & Vinicius” – WINNER
Paula Fernandes – “Paula Fernandes Ao Vivo”
Leonardo – “Alucinacao”
Roberta Miranda – “Sorrir Faz A Vida Valer”
Michel Telo – “Ao Vivo

Best Native Brazilian Roots Album:
Nana Vasconcelos – “Sinfonia & Batuques” – WINNER
Geraldo Azevedo – “Salve Sao Fransisco”
Gilberto Gil – “Fe Na Festa Ao Vivo”
Paulo Cesar Pinheiro – “Capoeira De Besauro”
Elba Ramalho – “Marco Zero Ao Vivo”

Best Portuguese Language Brazilian Song:
Nando Reis and Samuel Rosa – “‘De Repente (Versao Estudio)” – WINNER
Gigi, Dan Kambaiah, Fabinho O’Brian, and Magno Sant’Anna – “Acelera Ae (Niote Do Bem”
Na Ozzetti and Luiz Tatit – “Equilibrio”
Adriana Calcanhotto – “Mais Perfumado”
Eliane Elias – “What About the Heart (Bate Bate)”

Best Latin Children’s Album:
Pato Fu – “Musica De Brinquedo” – WINNER
Claraluna – “un Mundo De Navidad”
Piero – “Sinfonia Inconclusa En L’A Mar”
Omara Portuondo – “Reir Y Cantar”
Jessyca Sarango – “Henry El Comioncito Verde”
Topa y Muni – “La Casa De Playhouse Disney”
Various Artists – “Cantando Aprendo A Hablar: Vamos A Jugar”

Best Classical Album:
Brazilian Guitar Quartet – “Brazilian Guitar Quartet Plays Villa-Lobos” – WINNER
Adonis Gonzalez – “Adios A Cuba ”
Clara Sverner – “Chopin”
Francis Hime and Nelson Ayres – “Concertino Para Percussao E Concerto Para Violao”
Jose Serebrier – “Jose Serebrier: Sifonia No. 1″
Manuel Barrueco – “Tarrega!”
The Villa-Lobos Trio – “Villa-Lobos trio Play: Heitor Villa-Lobos, Astor Piazzolla & Lucio Bruno-Videla”

Best Classical Contemporary Composition:
Paquito D’rivera – “Panamericana Suite” – WINNER
Javier Alvarez – “Le Repas Du Serpent”
Orlando Jacinto Garcia – “Mixtura”
Lalo Schifrin – “Romerias”
Sergio Roberto De Oliveira – “Umas Coisas Do Coracal (I-Agitado)”

Best Recording Package:
Javier Mariscal – “Chico & Rita” – WINNER
Natalia Ayala, Carlos Dussan Gomez and Juliana Jaramillo – “El Corazon Y El Sombrero”
Juan Gatti – “El Paso Trascendental Del vodevil A La Astracanada – Antologia De Canciones De Ayer Y De Hoy”
Allan Castaneda and Sandra Masias – “Fiesta Inkaterra”
Alejandro Ros – “Solo Un Momento”

Best Engineered Album:
Benny Faccone and Thom Russo – “Drama Y Luz” – WINNER
Rafo Arbulu, Carlos Castro, Humberto Gatica, Guillermo “Memo” Gil, Allan Leschhorn, Cristian Robles, Andres Saavedra and Rodolfo Vazquez – “Dias Nuevos”
alter Costa, Beto Neves, Flavio Sena, Ale Siqueira, Flavio Souza, and William Jr. – “Diminuto”
Ricky Campanelli and Juan Cristobal Losada – “Homenaje A Los Rumberos”
Moogie Canazio and Brad Haenel – “Manuscrito”

Producer of the Year:
Rafael Arcaute and Calle 13 – WINNER
Aureo Baqueiro
Gustavo Santaolalla
Isidro Infante
Desmond Child

Best Short Form Music Video:
Calle 13 – “Calma Pueblo” – WINNER
Shakira – “Loca”
Alexander Acha – “Amiga”
Franco De Vita con Alejandra Guzman – “Tan Solo Tu”
Mana – “Lluvia Al Corazon”
Ricky Martin – “Lo Mejor De Mi Vida Eres Tu”

Best Long Form Music Video:
Franco De Vita – “En Primera Fila” – WINNER
Huascar Barradas – “Entre Amigos 2 En Vivo”
Zoe – “Musica De Fondo: MTV Unplugged”
Ruben Blades y Seis Del Solar – “Todos Vuelven Live DVD Vol. 1 y Vol. 2″
WINNER: “En Primera Fila” by Franco De Vita Alejandro Sanz – “Canciones Para Un Paraiso – En Vivo”
Mana – “Drama Y Luz”

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