Several Puerto Rican artists to the glory of Nicky em and Daddy Funky, along with others like the Colombians Maluma and Ј Balvin, have shown their anger at networks they see as little support for regietone in nominations released this Tuesday for XX edition of Latin Grammys.
At Latin Academy of Recording He announced on Tuesday the nominations for the Latin Grammy, which will take place on November 14 at the MGM Grand Garden Aras in Las Vegas and will air on Univision.
The aforementioned artists posted a picture on their social networks on Tuesday featuring a gramophone awarded to a red cross winner with the legend: "Without reggaeton there is no Latin gram."
"Despite being nominated, I disagree with the way they treated the genre and many of my colleagues. Remember one very important thing, your platform wasn't the one that created this movement. This goes beyond a reward. This is culture, credibility, relevance and respect, "said Funky.
For culture and movement! pic.twitter.com/d08lMTKcjO
– Ј BALVIN (@JBALVIN) September 24, 2019
Funky is nominated in the category Best urban fusion / interpretation, for his duet with Canadian reggae artist Snow sang "To Kalma".
"Greetings to the public and to whom I owe what I am today, my fans !! About the culture and movement #sinreggaetonnohaylatingrammys, "meanwhile, wrote Nicki Jamem, a native of Puerto Rican.
In turn, Puerto Rican Emmanuel Gazmei Santiago, known artistically as Anuel AA, he wrote in his networks a response to Junkey thanking him for the public statement, saying that "we are the leaders of Latin music with or without a gram".
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In addition, Puerto Rico record house president Pina Records, Rafael Antonio Pina Nives, also manager of Daddy Funky and Natasha NatashaHe also showed his discomfort.
"Congratulations to @nattinatasha @karolg @iambeckyg for electing the people as women of power and having the success they have without being weighed down by the bullshit of a voting academy," he wrote on his social networks.
"I support female talent, and although the awards don't get my attention, I comment so they don't look for favorites, much less publicity with female power. King of Bahata (Romeo Santos) nor do you nominate him? How strange … #machistas #fucklatingrammys #seteniaquedecirysedijo (sic), "he added.
Colombian singer Balvin accompanied the aforementioned image with the short text: "For Culture and Movement".
Balvin has two nominations, according to the announcement made today, for Best Urban Song for "Hot" and "With Height" performed by other artists.
"I can't understand this feeling": Maluma
Finally, Colombian Maluma wrote a long text saying he was "disappointed" that there was no nomination.
PHOTO: (Instagram / Maluma)
"So much effort, the best album I've ever made, join the one I've always dreamed of, Madonna singing in spanish (…). Definitely, one is confused and doesn't know what to think. The only thing that is clear is that the biggest reward is watching the concerts shoot and the audience that loves you and stays with you, "he added.
Finally, he said he couldn't understand the feeling of "fucking" hurting inside. Congratulations to everyone nominated with all my heart. "
With information from EFE.