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Grammy Nominees Announced
Published December 8, 2005

Contemporary World Music nominees are Amadou & Mariam, Gilberto Gil, Kronos Quartet and Asha Bhosle, Ladysmith Black Mambazo and Anoushka Shankar.

The final nominations list for the 48th Annual GRAMMY® Awards has been announced, for recordings released during the eligibility year of October 1, 2004 through September 30, 2005

Note: More or less than 5 nominations in a category is the result of ties.

The nominees for World Music and related categories follow:

Field 12 - Latin
Category 59 -  Best Latin Pop Album
(Vocal or Instrumental.)

• Solo
      Ricardo Arjona
      [Sony Discos]

• Eco
      Jorge Drexler
      [Dro Atlantic]

• Andrea Echeverri
      Andrea Echeverri
      [Nacional Records]

• Citi Zen
      Kevin Johansen
      [Sony Discos]

• Escucha
      Laura Pausini
      [Warner Music Latina]

Field 12 - Latin
Category 60 -  Best Latin Rock/Alternative Album
(Vocal or Instrumental.)

• Consejo
      La Secta AllStar
      [Universal Music Latino]

• Con Todo Respeto
      Molotov
      [Surco]

• El Kilo
      Orishas
      [Universal Music Latino]

• Fijación Oral Vol. 1
      Shakira
      [Sony]

• Desahogo
      Vico C
      [Emi Latin]

Field 12 - Latin
Category 61 -  Best Traditional Tropical Latin Album
(Vocal or Instrumental.)

• Una Noche Inolvidable
      Afro-latin Jazz Orchestra With Arturo O'Farrill
      [Palmetto Records Inc]

• Masters Of Cuban Son
      Conjunto Progreso
      [Pimienta Records Corp.]

• Buena Vista Social Club Presents
      Manuel "Guajiro" Mirabal
      [Nonesuch]

• Tradición
      Tropicana All Stars With Israel Kantor
      [Regu Records Corp.]

• Bebo De Cuba
      Bebo Valdés
      [Calle 54 Records]

Field 12 - Latin
Category 62 -  Best Salsa/Merengue Album
(Vocal or Instrumental.)

• Son Del Alma
      Willy Chirino
      [Latinum Music]

• Fabricando Fantasías
      Tito Nieves
      [SGZ Entertainment]

• Llegó La Hora
      Mayito Rivera
      [Pimienta Records]

• Despues Del Silencio
      Eddie Santiago
      [MP]

• Arroz Con Mango
      Tiempo Libre
      [Shanachie Entertainment]

Field 12 - Latin
Category 63 -  Best Mexican/Mexican-American Album
(Vocal or Instrumental.)

• Ya No Llores
      Ramon Ayala y Sus Bravos Del Norte
      [Freddie Records]

• ¡Llegaron Los Camperos! Concert Favorites Of Nati Cano’s Mariachi Los Camperos
      Nati Cano's Mariachi Los Camperos
      [Smithsonian Folkways Recordings]

• DIEZ
      Intocable
      [Emi Latin]

• Las 3 Divas
      Las 3 Divas
      [Tejas Records]

• México En La Piel
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