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Winners of the 2012 Latin Grammy Awards

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Jesse & Joy with their Latin Grammy Awards

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The XIII edition of the Latin Grammy Awards has proved once again why these trophies represent the biggest night of the year for Latin music. In a ceremony dominated by exciting performances from artists like Pitbull and Juan Luis Guerra, this year's list of winners has been topped by Mexican duo Jesse & Joy. Following the Latin Pop sensation duo, artists like Juanes, Milly Quezada and Carla Morrison were among those who received some of the most important awards of the night. The following is the full list of winners of the 2012 Latin Grammy Awards.

GENERAL

Record of the Year: "¡Corre!" - Jesse & Joy.
Song of the Year: "¡Corre!" - Jesse & Joy & Tommy Torres, songwriters (Jesse & Joy)
Best New Artist: 3BallMTY.
Album of the Year: JUANES MTV Unplugged - Juanes.

REGIONAL MEXICAN

Best Ranchero Album: Mas De Un Camino - Pepe Aguilar.
Best Banda Album: Irreversible...2012 - La Arrolladora Banda El Limon De Rene Camacho.
Best Tejano Album: Algo Esta Pasando - Joe Posada.
Best Norteño Album: 365 Días - Los Tucanes De Tijuana.
Best Regional Mexican Song: - "El Mejor Perfume" - Luis Carlos Monroy & Adrián Pieragostino, songwriters (La Original Banda El Limón De Salvador Lizárraga).

POP

Best Contemporary Pop Vocal Album: ¿Con Quien Se Queda El Perro? - Jesse & Joy.
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album: Una Noche En El Teatro Real - David Bisbal.

URBAN

Best Urban Music Album: MTO2 New Generation - Don Omar.
Best Urban Song: "Hasta Que Salga El Sol" - Don Omar.

ROCK

Best Rock Album: Desde Rusia Con Amor - Molotov.
Best Rock Song: "Cuando Sea Grande" - Roberto Musso, songwriter (El Cuarteto De Nos).

TROPICAL

Best Salsa Album: Soy Y Sere - Luis Enrique.
Best Cumbia/Vallenato Album: Le Canta A San Jacinto - Juan Piña.
Best Contemporary Tropical Album: Aqui Estoy Yo - Milly Quezada.
Best Traditional Tropical Album: Un Bolero Para Ti - Eliades Ochoa.
Best Tropical Song: "Toma Mi Vida" - Yoel Henríquez & Alex Puentes, songwriters (Milly Quezada Featuring Juan Luis Guerra).
Best Tropical Fusion Album: Ilusion+ - Fonseca.

ALTERNATIVE

Best Alternative Music Album: Dejenme Llorar - Carla Morrison.
Best Alternative Song: "Dejenme Llorar" - Carla Morrison.

SINGER/SONGWRITER

Best Singer-Songwriter Album: 20 Años - Gian Marco.

CHRISTIAN

Best Christian Album (Spanish Language) 25 Concierto Conmemorativo - Marcos Witt.
Best Christian Album (Portuguese Language): Aline Barros & Cia 3 - Aline Barros.

BRAZILIAN

Best Brazilian Contemporary Pop Album: Músicas Para Churrasco Vol. 1 - Seu Jorge.
Best Brazilian Rock Album: Celebração & Sacrifício - Beto Lee.
Best Samba/Pagode Album: Só Danço Samba Ao Vivo - Emilio Santiago; Nosso Samba Tá Na Rua - Beth Carvalho.
Best MPB (Música Popular Brasileira) Album: Especial Ivete, Gil e Caetano - Caetano Veloso, Gilberto Gil & Ivete Sangalo.
Best Brazilian Song (Portuguese Language): "Querido Diário" - Chico Buarque, songwriter (Chico Buarque).
Best Sertaneja Music Album: Chitãozinho & Xororó - 40 Anos - Sinfônico - Chitãozinho & Xororó.
Best Brazilian Roots Album: Iluminado - Dominguinhos.

TRADITIONAL

Best Folk Album: Pecados Y Milagros - Lila Downs.
Best Tango Album: Tango Como Yo Te Siento - Arturo Sandoval.
Best Flamenco Album: En Vivo Conciertos España 2010 - Paco De Lucia.

CHILDREN'S

Best Latin Children's Album: María Teresa Chacín Canta Cuentos - Maria Teresa Chacin.

JAZZ

Best Latin Jazz Album: Dear Diz (Every Day I Think Of You) - Arturo Sandoval.

INSTRUMENTAL

Best Instrumental Album: Further Explorations - Chick Corea, Eddie Gomez & Paul Motian.

CLASSIC

Best Classical Album: Brasileiro: Works Of Francisco Mignone - Cuarteto Latinoamericano; Dan Merceruio, producer.
Best Classical Contemporary Composition: "Seduccion" - Yalil Guerra, composer.

RECORDING PACKAGE

Best Recording Package: Cambie De Nombre - Miguel Masa, art director.

PRODUCTION

Best Engineered Album: Dear Diz (Every Day I Think Of You) - Gregg Field & Don Murray, engineers; Paul Blakemore, mastering engineer (Arturo Sandoval).
Producer of the Year: Juan Luis Guerra - JUANES MTV Unplugged.

MUSICAL VIDEO

Best Short Form Music Video: Me Voy - Jesse & Joy Carlos López Estrada, video director; Christian Heuer, video producer.
Best Long Form Music Video: JUANES MTV Unplugged - Juanes, Ivan Dudynsky, video director; Charlie Singer & José Tillán, video producers.
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