Santa Mónica (California), USA – The Recording Academy announced this evening the winners of the Grammy Awards.
The Best Traditional Tropical Latin Album went to Cuban legend Bebo Valdés with
Bebo De Cuba (Calle 54 Records).
Willy Chirino won Best Salsa/Merengue Album (Vocal or Instrumental.) with Son del Alma (Latinum Music) .
The Best Reggae Album award went to Damian Marley for Welcome to Jamrock (Tuff Gong/Universal).
The Best Native American Music Album went to Sacred Ground – A Tribute To Mother Earth, featuring Various Artists, Jim Wilson, producer (Silverwave Records/Katahdin Productions).
The Best Contemporary Folk Album award went to Fair & Square by John Prine (Oh Boy Records)
Masters of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Vol. 1. 1 won the Best Hawaiian Music Album. Various Artists. Daniel Ho, Paul Konwiser & Wayne Wong, producers (Daniel Ho Creations).
For information about other winners go to: http://www.grammy.com/Grammy_Awards/Annual_Show/48_nominees.aspx
The Grammy Awards — the American music industry’s premier event — took place on Wednesday, Feb. 8, at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles.
Author: World Music Central News Department
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