Select winners of 18th annual Latin Grammy Awards

Person of the year honoree Alejandro Sanz performs with dreamers at the 18th annual Latin Grammy Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)Person of the year honoree Alejandro Sanz performs with dreamers at the 18th annual Latin Grammy Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Winners of the 18th annual Latin Grammy Awards, presented Thursday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas:

— Album of the year: “Salsa Big Band,” Ruben Blades con Roberto Delgado & Orquesta.

— Song of the year (songwriter’s award): “Despacito,” Luis Fonsi featuring Daddy Yankee.

— Record of the year: “Despacito,” Luis Fonsi featuring Daddy Yankee.

— New artist: Vicente Garcia.

— Contemporary pop album: “El Dorado,” Shakira.

— Urban music album: “Residente,” Residente.

— Urban song: “Despacito.”

—Traditional pop vocal album: “Salon, Lagrimas y Deseo,” Lila Downs.

— Rock album: “La Gran Oscilacion,” Diamante Electrico.

— Alternative album: “Jei Beibi,” Cafe Tacvba.

— Salsa album: “Salsa Big Band,” Ruben Blades con Roberto Delgado & Orquesta.

— Folk album: “Musas (Un Homenaje Al Folclore Latinoamericano En Manos De Los Macorinos, Vol. 1)”, Natalia Lafourcade.

— Latin jazz album: “Dance of Time,” Eliane Elias.

— President’s merit award: Lin-Manuel Miranda.

— Person of the year: Alejandro Sanz.

Complete list available at www.latingrammy.com

 

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