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Top Latin Grammy winners: Juanes, Vicente, Kany, Emilio

(Latina Lista news partner, Latin music critic Ramiro Burr, reveals who were the night’s winners.)
By RAMIRO BURR
HOUSTON- Last year it was Juan Luis Guerra who grabbed the lion’s share of Latin Grammys. This year it was Colombian singer/songwriter Juanes, who took several awards including album, song and best male pop vocal album.

Juanes wins the night’s most Latin Grammys.
(Source: Reuters)

The 2008 Latin Grammys started off with a blast Thursday night as Juanes teamed up with rocker John Legend to open the show at the Toyota Center.
Early winners included Kany Garcia, Juanes, Vicente Fernandez and Emilio.
The opening numbers were high energy but also full of reflective lyrics as Juanes and Legend implored music fans everywhere to listen and act responsibility.
Emilio’s brother Raul was present to accept the award for Emilio for best Tejano album, and he had a simple message when he walked up to the podium in a black suit, – up with Emilio and up with Texas:
De parte de me hermano, Emilio Navaira, que viva diosita, que viva Tejas,” he said to rousing cheers.
(“On behalf of my brother, Emilio Navaira, long live God, long live Texas,” he said to rousing cheers.)
It was a night full of stars…
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